IN READING GUIDES, LISTS, REVIEWS
This is My Comics Reading List for May 2022. For anyone just jumping onto comics, we are recommending the following single issue comics as jumping on points into regular subscriptions or continuations. You will not regret it!
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1. THE THING (2022) #2 (MARVEL)
WALTER MOSLEY’S FORAY INTO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE CONTINUES! From the stage at Radio City Music Hall to a secret underground conclave situated deep beneath Central Park, bashful Benjamin J. Grimm fights and fights and fights to rescue his newfound love, Amaryllis, from the seemingly unstoppable Brusque! But there’s more going on than meets the eye, and the Thing’s epic journey continues to take larger and larger steps, from the gritty urban setting of Yancy Street to the far-flung reaches of the cosmos!
2. HOUSE OF X (2019) #5 (MARVEL)
Cover by Pepe Larraz. Xavier’s dream turns deadly for some of his students as they fight back against the humans’ plan to eliminate them
3. JUSTICE LEAGUE INCARNATE (2021) #2 (DC)
As Darkseid’s quest leaves a bloody trail across the MultiversE, the Justice League Incarnate ventures to the dark world of horror known as Earth-13. They must enlist the aid of Super-Demon and his League of Shadows against not only Darkseid but also the evil power couple of Asmodel and the Sheeda Queen! While on Earth-11, the Batwoman Who Laughs begins her schemes.
4. NIGHTWING (2021) #80 (DC)
Dick Grayson’s always had a big heart. From protecting those persecuted by bullies in his youth, to combating evil alongside Batman as Robin, to pledging his newly inherited wealth to enriching Blüdhaven as Nightwing-his kindness and generosity have always guided his life. But now a new villain stalks the back alleys of Blüdhaven, removing the hearts of the city’s most vulnerable. Who is this terrifying new menace named Heartless, and will he be able to resist plucking out the biggest heart in all of Blüdhaven? Read this (literally) heart-wrenching issue to find out!
5. IMMORTAL HULK (2021) #48 (MARVEL)
COUNTDOWN TO THE END…Questioning himself after his recent confrontations, the Hulk turns to the one person who always understood him – only too well. It’s time for truths to be told. But will it be Betty Banner who tells them… …or will the Hulk face the gaze of the RED HARPY?
Meet Minute Man, the greatest hero probably never heard of! It’s not easy being Red (Tornado)! As the boss, he’s got everyone relying on him for their next paycheck. Enter Minute Man, a 1990s has-been superhero looking for 15 more minutes of fame…or at least a way to pay for Miraclo pills. Without them, he’s a super-zero and he’s willing to do anything for one more chance at power. How far will he go? Meet Metropolis Comic Con’s newest special guest!
7. TEEN TITANS ACADEMY (2021) #7 (DC)
Gorilla Grodd vs. Gorilla Gregg! A fun, light outing to upstate New York for the students of Titans Academy becomes a nightmare when an entire town turns on them. But as Gorilla City expat Gorilla Gregg fights to save his friends, the young primate discovers, the threat leads him to his own uncle-Gorilla Grodd.
8. MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN (2021) #31 (MARVEL)
It’s a date night for Spider-Man, and no one informed Taskmaster that three’s a crowd. Why does the greatest mercenary in history have Miles in his sights? Can Tiana Toomes, A.K.A. Starling, do anything to keep her new beaux alive?