Thank FOC It’s Friday, 5th July 2019 – Two Launches from Cullen Bunn

Welcome to Thank FOC It’s Friday, a semi-weekly mailing list, similar to The Daily LITG, but (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off. The date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty. A final chance for publishers to promote books while orders can still be added. And a time for credits to be amends, new covers to be revealed and a final push given. This is an attempt to sift through them all and find the most relevant items.

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So what’s FOC’ing today?

  • Manor Black #1 launching from Dark Horse by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt and Tyler Crook, the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun. Order ten copies for returnability.
  • The Library Editions of Umbrella Academy begin.
  • The Batman Who Laughs gets its #7 conclusion.
  • Grant Morrison and Giuseppe Camuncoli are teaming for the Green Lantern Annual… how will an absence of Liam Sharp affect this?
  • Heroes In Crisis gets its hardcover, alongside a collection of spinoff issues Batman #64-65, The Flash #64-65, Green Arrow #45 and #48-50, and The Flash Annual #2.
  • Justice League Dark Annual #1 remakes The Green, ahead of Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy.
  • Crow/Hack/Slash gets its second issue and second printing of its first.
  • Sonic The Hedgehog: Tangle & Whisper gets its spinoff.
  • TMNT #96 continues the story of their first female turtle, Jennica, ahead of #100. Now to be drawn by Michael Dialynas, not Dave Wachter.
  • Eisner Award Nominee discounts for Paper Girls #30.
  • Spawn #299 with one issue to go.
  • The Walking Dead #193 has its second printing with a trade paperback, vol 32, that now goes up to #193…

Thank FOC It's Friday, 5th July 2019 - Two Launches from Cullen Bunn

  • A new cover for Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #9
  • The Hell Race begins with the Ghost Riders in Avengers #22.
  • Death’s Head #1 launches. Don’t miss this one.
  • Fantastic Four #12 has Thing Vs Immortal Hulk
  • Marvel Comics Presents #7 may name Wolverine’s Daughter as Rien.
  • Powers Of X begins.

Thank FOC It's Friday, 5th July 2019 - Two Launches from Cullen Bunn

  • Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge #4 comes with a third printing of #1 and second printings of #2 and #3.
  • In Venom Annual, Emily Lerner brings us Lady Hellbender.
  • Vault is resoliciting Heathen #8, and FOC’ing Queen Of Bad Dreams#3, She Said Destroy #3, and Test #2.
  • Red Sonja has its Lord of Fools oneshot from Mark Russell that ties directly into the series.
  • Knights Temporal #1 launches from Aftershock Comics by Cullen Bunn and Fran Galan
  • Killers #1 launches from Valiant by B. Clay Moore and Fernando Dagnino

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About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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