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What's on the Rack? Issue #13: New Comic Book Day 31st March - Shades, Witchblood and a Man-Thing!

We've been a bit hectic this week, so What's on the rack is alter than normal - but it's Wednesday, it's New Comic Book Day and it's time to see What's on the Rack!


As ever, we remain locked down and physically closed,


but you can browse the entire rack by clicking here.


If you're in more of a hurry, just scroll down for some of the highlights. As ever, click on the cover image to go directly to the product page.


AVENGERS CURSE MAN-THING #1

BURN AT THE TOUCH OF THE HARROWER! Critically acclaimed writer Steve Orlando (Martian Manhunter, Batman, Wonder Woman) makes his Marvel debut with a blockbuster celebration of MAN-THING'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY!


For decades, the Man-Thing has haunted the Florida Everglades. Now a new enemy has hijacked his body on a quest to take his incendiary abilities global!


We wake to fear as gargantuan monoliths menace cities worldwide, with only the AVENGERS standing between the population of Earth and a planetwide inferno.


Can they save Man-Thing in time to douse the fires? And does the man inside the thing, TED SALLIS, even want to be saved? Introducing a sensational new villain, THE HARROWER! PART 1 of 3! Parental Advisory



BETA RAY BILL #1

FROM THE PAGES OF DONNY CATES' THOR AND SPINNING OUT OF THE EVENTS OF KING IN BLACK!


The second-most famous wielder of Mjolnir. The right-hand man to the god of Thunder. And now, a warrior without his best weapon.


Beta Ray Bill is tired of playing second fiddle to Thor - and with Bill's famous hammer, Stormbreaker, recently destroyed at the new All-Father's hands, tensions are higher than ever. The Korbinite must strike out in search of a new weapon…and a new destiny.


Assuming he can first defeat a Knullified Fin Fang Foom! Writer/artist Daniel Warren Johnson (Extremity, Murder Falcon) and colorist Mike Spicer take Beta Ray Bill on a journey beyond the shadow of a god! Plus: This oversize first issue contains an exclusive conversation between Johnson and Beta Ray Bill's creator, the legendary Walter Simonson! Rated T+



MARVEL ACTION SPIDER-MAN #1

School can be tough, especially when you've got a secret - even if that secret is that you're Spider-Man!


Gifted with incredible powers, Peter Parker has defended the streets of New York City from all sorts of terrifying villians, but he's about to discover that the halls of his new school may be even MORE dangerous in this webslinging all-ages adventure from writers Sarah Graley and Stef Purenins (Donut the Destroyer, Our Super Adventure) and artist Philip Murphy (Star Trek vs. Transformers, Powerpuff Girls).






SHADECRAFT #1

Zadie Lu is afraid of her own shadow. She's a teenager, so she REALLY should have grown out of it by now, right?


But something weird is happening in her small town. Zadie could swear the shadows are coming to life. Watching her. Trying to KILL her. But how do you fight something you can't even touch? And how does all of this tie into her FAMILY, of all things?


From the creative team that brought you the Eisner-nominated SKYWARD, writer JOE HENDERSON (showrunner of Netflix's Lucifer) and artist LEE GARBETT (Captain Marvel).


Join Zadie Lu as she ventures into the shadows to face her fears and discovers a legacy she never knew she had. REGISTER PITCH: The dark tones of Demon Slayer and Something Is Killing The Children meets a cast of contemporary teen characters not unlike VERONICA FISH and KELLY THOMPSON's Sabrina the Teenage Witch.



SILK #1

By day Cindy Moon is an intrepid reporter for the upstart new media empire Threats & Menaces under her old boss, J. Jonah Jameson. By night, she's Silk, crime fighting super hero!


But those worlds are about to collide, as an investigation into a series of gangland murders puts Silk and everyone she loves in danger! Who is this powerful new player in New York's underworld, where did she come from, and what is she doing with that strange cat demon?


It will take all of Cindy's prowess as reporter and hero to find the answers…and stay alive! Written by Maurene Goo (I Believe in a Thing Called Love) and drawn by Takeshi Miyazawa (RUNAWAYS, GHOST SPIDER), Cindy is on assignment, and nothing can stop her! Rated T



WITCHBLOOD #1

Witchblood #1 Cover
Witchblood #1 Cover

We are so excited for this one!


A modern, Wild West road trip about a witch named Yonna cruising the Southwest as a band of bloodthirsty biker vampires, The Hounds of Love, hunt her scattered coven for the source of all magic: witch blood!


From the critically acclaimed creators of The Modern Witch Tarot Deck and Long Lost comes WITCHBLOOD, a blend of action, lore, and Americana-perfect for fans of Buffy and American Gods.