Looking for something new to read? Pick these up April 13th!

1blackroadBLACK ROAD #1
IMAGE COMICS (W) Brian Wood (A/CA) Garry Brown
Meet Magnus the Black, neither clean nor sober, neither Christian nor Pagan, but a man true to his word. When a ranking official under his care is brutally murdered, he’s prepared to hunt the killers to the frozen tip of Norway, religious war be damned. Northlanders creator BRIAN WOOD returns to the Viking genre along with artist GARRY BROWN (The Massive, Catwoman) and DAVE McCAIG (Batman, American Vampire) in this all-new series.

1gwenpoolGWENPOOL #1
MARVEL COMICS (W) Christopher Hastings (A) Gurihiru, Danillo Beyruth (CA) Gurihiru
2015’s overnight internet sensation takes center stage in her own ongoing series! Gwen Poole used to be a comic book reader just like you…until she woke up in a world where the characters she read about seemed to be real! But they can’t be, right? This must all be fake, or a dream or something, right? And you know what that means…NO CONSEQUENCES! Could Gwenpool truly be Marvel’s least responsible and least role-modely character to date? She can if she tries! Rated T

iharleygangHARLEY QUINN & HER GANG OF HARLEYS #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS (W) Frank Tieri, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Mauricet (CA) Amanda Conner
Straight from the pages of HARLEY QUINN comes the story of her strange new army of assistants, the Gang of Harleys! In this new miniseries, they’ve been on the job for just a few months, and the Gang is ready to stand up and show what they can do without Harley…and they just might have to, because Harley’s been kidnapped! The Gang’s homes, their loved ones-they’re all in danger from a strange new villain with a very personal grudge against Harley.

1housepenanceHOUSE OF PENANCE #1 (OF 6)
DARK HORSE (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Ian Bertram
The Winchester House-famous for its original owner’s bizarre compulsion to incorporate a multitude of architectural curiosities. But as the bereaved Sarah Winchester’s workers toil on stairways to nothing and doors to nowhere, a mysterious stranger arrives… and he could make Sarah’s demons all too real.
 “House of Penance is Peter Tomasi’s finest work to date, a haunting, macabre experience that will stay with any thoughtful reader long after its conclusion. A fine tale well told, and highly recommended.”-Garth Ennis (Preacher)

1moonknightMOON KNIGHT #1
MARVEL COMICS (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Greg Smallwood
THE BOOK YOU’D BE INSANE TO MISS! Rated T+
Marc Spector (a.k.a. Moon Knight/Jake Lockley/Steven Grant) has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years… or has he? When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime’s worth of medical records, his whole identity (indentities) are called into question. Something is wrong, but is that something Marc Spector himself? Jeff Lemire (EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN) and rising star Greg Smallwood are calling everything you know about Moon Knight into question.

1c3p0STAR WARS SPECIAL C-3PO #1
MARVEL COMICS (W) James Robinson (A/CA) Tony Harris
Follow everyone’s favorite protocol droid as he Journeys to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in this special one-shot leading up to his appearance in the film! Just how did Threepio get a red arm, anyway? Find out here as the blockbuster creative team of James Robinson and Tony Harris of DC’s Starman reunite for the first time in nearly two decades! You may be fluent in over six million forms of communication…but this book is a must have in any language! One-Shot/Rated T+

1xenaXENA WARRIOR PRINCESS #1
D.E. (W) Genevieve Valentine (A) Ariel Medel (CA) Greg Land, Jenny Frison
After the Twilight of the Gods, the world is precariously uncertain – and Xena and Gabrielle have been missing from it for twenty-five years. Even without Livia, the power of Rome is growing: Caesar is determined to conquer by lies what he can’t conquer by force, and the people at its edges know what’s coming. (All roads lead to Rome, and Rome is hunting.) Xena and Gabrielle scramble to stop him before they have to wage war against a man they once called a friend. But along the way, Xena will have to confront her past against a rogue band of women warriors, and Gabrielle, whose secret visions are becoming prophecy, will have to protect Xena – at any cost.