NCBD Picks For August 14th!


It’s that time of the week again folks, time for ‘Red’s NCBD Picks of the Week’! It’s a strong week for Marvel as we’re seeing Absolute Carnage beginning to expand with the Mini-Series “Absolute Carnage: Scream” and “Absolute Carnage: Separation Anxiety“; plus, we have the Second issue for the Powers of X, what does Xavier have in store for mutant-kind and the future X-Men? Let’s get down to business for our picks this week!

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Miles Morales Spider-Man #9

Writer: Saladin Ahmed

Penciled by: Javi Garron, Patrick O’Keefe

Red: This is leading up to a long-awaited issue involving the Ultimate Universe! Miles Morales’ Spider-Man series has been a hot title and it continues to push us on the edges of our seats!

Synopsis: “If Miles is going to escape this new villain, their shadowy masters and diabolical tests, he’ll need help! Good thing his dad’s a former Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! And there’s no price Jeff wouldn’t pay to get his son back. But the trade may come back to haunt them, as one of the most formidable foes Miles has EVER faced RETURNS! Featuring the last of a series of covers by Into the Spider-Verse art director Patrick O’Keefe!”

Unnatural #12

Written and Penciled by: Mirka Andolfo

Red: This is it! The Series Finale, Leslie has lost her friends to the Glance and the battle between them and the Albino, so far it has been one hell of a ride! If you’re interested in reading our past review of Unnatural #8, click here.

Synopsis: “SERIES FINALE! THIS IS THE END! The grand finale of MIRKA ANDOLFO’s groundbreaking story is here! Don’t worry, we won’t spoil the ending for you; let’s just say it’s Leslie vs. the Glance with the Wolf in between. And yes, it’s gonna be epic. But will Leslie live happily ever after?


Ironheart #9

Written By: Eve Ewing

Penciled by: Luciano Vecchio, Stefano Caselli

Red: This series has been so good, it is unfortunate that the writer for the Shuri Series had left Marvel. We will have a review on both Ironheart and Shuri soon.

Synopsis: “GUEST-STARRING SHURI! Hot on the trail of the Ten Rings and trying to stop whatever destruction they have planned, Ironheart pays a visit to Wakanda… but doesn’t exactly hit it off with Princess Shuri. And a new ally may be able to shed some light on the story of Midnight’s Fire.”

The Flash #76

Written by: Joshua Williamson

Penciled by: Rafa Sandoval

Red: The Year One Event is Finally over, and it was one of the best Flash stories yet, but it’s time to move on and not look back (We do not want another Flashpoint to occur!) With “Death of the Speed-Force“.

Synopsis:Death of the Speed Force begins! With renewed resolve following the events of ‘The Flash Year One,’ the Flash is back with a new mission, a new outlook and a brand-new speedster HQ. But the Fastest Man Alive is slowing down-and there’s only one explanation: the Speed Force is dying. Plus, the Year of the Villain heats up as Captain Cold uses Lex Luthor’s offer to boost Heat Wave to the next level!


Red Sonja #7

Written by: Mark Russell

Penciled by: Bob Q

Red: The Temple of Ghosts had been one hell of a thrill ride! Mark Russel has been doing a good job on this series, It isn’t the first time Red Sonja has been our pick of the week list and it certainly won’t be the last.

Synopsis:Acclaimed writer MARK RUSSELL (The Wonder Twins, Second Coming) welcomes stunning artist BOB Q (James Bond Origin, The Lone Ranger) for the incredible next chapter of the ongoing saga of Sonja The Red, Queen of Hyrkania. The invasion has taken its toll…hostage kings consider revolt…Sonja will venture into the woodlands, to seek help from a leaderless tribe, whose leader she killed…

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