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What's on the Rack issue #17: New Comic Book Day 28th April 2021

Good morning and welcome to "What's on the Rack" for your New comic Book Day, 28th April! Once again, there's some fantastic stuff, as Witchblood, Harley Quinn and the controversial Keanu Reeves (with help from Matt Kindt) penned BZRKR (soon to be a film on Netflix) all reach their second issues, while Louise and Walter Simonson reprise their immensely successful run on the original X-Factor with a story set just before the events of X-Factor Vol 1, issue #43. As ever, you can:


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Our highlights and issues ones can be seen below. Just click the cover image to go to the product page.


HELM GREYCASTLE #1

New Latinx fantasy by HENRY BARAJAS, author of the critically acclaimed LA VOZ DE M.A.Y.O.: TATA RAMBO! The last dragon prince has been abducted-kept prisoner by an unknown threat: AZTEC MEXICA! Helm Greycastle and his outsider comrades are here to save the prince-but are recruited by a resistance plotting to overthrow Montezuma. Will Greycastle help save the people of MEXICA...or rescue the dragon prince and flee?


BONUS! HELM GREYCASTLE #1 includes a Latinx one-shot RPG (5E compatible) written by TRISTAN J. TARWATER (Rolled & Told) and art by JEN VAUGHN.




MODERN FRANKENSTEIN #1

Discover the next thing in horror from award-winning writer of television and comics Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Wolverine) and acclaimed artist/writer Emma Vieceli (Doctor Who, Life is Strange), along with colour artist Pippa Bowland and letterer Simon Bowland!


Elizabeth Kleve is a brilliant young medical student, attracted to the waspish, charismatic surgeon James Frankenstein. He wants to further medical science... by all means necessary. So how far is Elizabeth prepared to go? A twisted horror/romance that walks a fine line between attraction and fear.




ROBIN #1

After learning of the deadly League of Lazarus tournament, Damian Wayne has a new mission: winning the tournament and prove he is the greatest fighter in the DC Universe!


But first he must find the secret island where it's all going down!


This brand-new solo Robin series will force Damian Wayne to find his own path away from both sides of his family!


New mysteries!


New supporting cast!


First appearances of new characters!


And lots of fights!


RWBY JUSTICE LEAGUE #1

The DC Universe and the world of RWBY collide in this new miniseries! Discover the Bruce Wayne, Clark Kent, and Diana Prince of Remnant as Team RWBY comes face to face with new versions of DC’s paragons of justice. A new Grimm is running rampant around the island of Patch, and Ruby and Yang must team up with a young farm boy to stop it!


Meanwhile, Blake meets a mysterious woman who’s appeared on Menagerie, but what is her purpose? And why does she act like she hasn’t been around modern society?





SPIDER-MAN CURSE OF MAN-THING #1

DISCOVER THE HORROR MAN-THING HIDES WITHIN, IF YOU DARE!


MAN-THING's supernatural abilities have been pirated thanks to HARROWER, a zealot intent on clearing humanity off the board so a new species can get a shot at the top. The world burns and fear is the accelerant!


Meanwhile, SPIDER-MAN races across New York desperate to avert disaster and find the one man that just might be able to get through to Man-Thing...his former colleague CURT CONNORS, A.K.A. THE LIZARD! But deep within the Man-Thing's psyche, it's Spider-Man that discovers something he never expected: a devilish secret, and a doctor seeking redemption.


Part 2 of 3! ONE-SHOT/Rated T+



SUMMONERS WAR LEGACY #1

Skybound dives into the wondrous world of Summoners War, the popular mobile game where magical monsters are summoned in a never-ending battle of good vs. evil!


Rai knows there's only one way out of her nothing town-to become a summoner!


But when she's recruited by Abuus Dein as an apprentice, she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime and is thrust into a war for the fate of the world. Journey to Alea alongside JUSTIN JORDAN (THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE, REAVER) and newcomer LUCA CLARETTI for an action-packed fantasy like none other!



THE MARVELS #1

ALL-NEW, ONGOING SERIES!


Kurt Busiek (MARVELS, Astro City) is back, with the biggest, wildest, most sprawling series ever to hit the Marvel Universe, telling stories that span the decades and range from cosmic adventure to intense human drama, from the street-level to the cosmic, starring literally anyone from Marvel's very first heroes to the superstars of tomorrow.


This first issue includes an invasion from orbit, a picnic in Prospect Park, super hero sightseeing in Manhattan, the All-Winners Squad in 1947, Reed Richards during his time in military intelligence, cosmic beings beyond space and time- and that's only for starters!


Featuring Captain America, Spider-Man, the Punisher, the Human Torch, Storm, the Black Cat, the Golden Age Vision, Aero, Iron Man and Thor, and introducing two brand-new characters, all beautifully drawn by Yildiray Cinar (X-MEN, Legion of Super-Heroes, IRON MAN) in the opening act of a thriller that'll take us across the Marvel Universe…and beyond.


Plus: Who (or what) is KSHOOM? It all starts here. And it goes...everywhere.


Rated T



X-MEN LEGENDS #3

THE ORIGINAL X-FACTOR RETURNS - TO BATTLE APOCALYPSE!


THE SIMONSONS ARE BACK INTO THE TIMELINE OF THEIR CLASSIC RUN!


The mutants once known as the original X-MEN now fight the good fight as the mutant team X-FACTOR! Together with their mysterious sentient spaceship Ship and the newly transformed ARCHANGEL, they've defeated CAMERON HODGE and foiled APOCALYPSE's scheme.


But as Ship starts to malfunction, Apocalypse's true plan unfolds! Return to this classic era with legends Louise Simonson and Walter Simonson as they kick off an ALL-NEW tale set before X-FACTOR #43!


Rated T+