Comic Book Releases – January 6th, 2021

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Comic Book Releases for the 1st Week of January

Here at Soda and Telepaths we love our Science Fiction and Horror as much as the next person. However, with hundreds of Comic Books coming out every week and dozens of Kickstarter campaigns it gets really hard to trawl through and find the next best Comic Book Release.

Below is the Cover Art, Synopsis and Talent Information about each Comic Book Release we believe you should check out.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Honor and Curse #7
Mad Cave Studios

Honor and Curse is a comic book series published by Mad Cave Studios. It is written by Mark London, art by Nicolas Salamanca, coloring by Tekino and lettering by Miguel Zapata.

The Story So Far:

Left reeling after the murder of Lord Haruki, Genshi makes his way to the Jade Caverns per Nishiro’s instructions. Meanwhile, Akemi took control of the Iga and is training like never before to defend her clan from potential threats… like the rival Koga clan who are looking to seize the opportunity presented by Lord Haruki’s death. 

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

North Bend Volume 1
Scout Comics

North Bend Volume 1 is written by Ryan Ellsworth, art by Rob Carey and cover art by Pablo De Bonis.

The Story:

In the not too distant future, the U.S. is at war – against Russia and its own people. The country is on the verge of economic collapse and political revolution. Desperate to regain control, the CIA recruits Seattle DEA Agent Brendan Kruge to test an experimental mind control drug on unwitting Americans. Compelled by his sense of duty to his country, Brendan struggles to keep his life from falling apart as he tries to reconcile his personal beliefs with the security of the nation.

North Bend Volume 1 Collects issues #1-5.

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Ninja Nuns – One Shot
Scout Comics

Ninja Nuns is created by Kevin Cuffe, Bob Frantz, Chas Pangburn and a variety of Artists.

The Story:

Did you accidentally summon a vengeful demon from another dimension? Have you recently committed heresy and started a church rave? Did your neighbor gain powers from a noodle god? If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, then you need to pray for assistance from the Ninja Nuns!

Rising from the pages of Metalshark Bro, these heavenly sisters star in an action-packed one-shot that hits harder than Sister Mary’s ruler across your poorly-behaved knuckles!

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Shadowplay Volume 1
Scout Comics

Shadowplay is written by Richard Rivera and with art by Clara Meath.

The Story:

Set in the Stabbity Bunny universe! Two ninth-graders, Bard and Joy accidentally awaken an ancient artifact and Bard loses his shadow. When he begins to weaken, Joy calls upon her mystical contacts and discovers that the two must be quickly reunited or both will perish. They must cross over into Val, the hidden realm where our shadows enjoy an independent existence and find his missing counterpart before time runs out!

Shadowplay Volume 1 collects issues #1-6.

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Backtrack #10
Oni Press

Backtrack #10 is written by Brian Joines and art by Jake Elphick.

The Story So Far:

And we’re back! It’s the final leg of the race, and the four remaining drivers have returned to Los Angeles. It’s everyone for themselves to win the grand prize; all that remains is making it across the finish line. But Quellex was never going to let them off that easy, and what awaits is their biggest challenge yet. Gotta go out with a bang, right?

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Artemis and Assassin TBP
AfterShock Comics

Artemis and Assassin is written by Stephanie Phillips with art by Francesca Fantini and and Meghan Hetrick.

The Story:

For a price, a top-secret assassination organization will travel through time and interfere with watershed moments. Trained as the agency’s top assassin, Maya is sent to kill Virginia Hall, the deadliest spy of WWII. Charged with carrying important plans about the invasion of Normandy to the allied troops, Virginia’s death would have a cataclysmic effect on WWII as we know it.

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Scouts Honor
AfterShock Comics

Scouts Honor #1 is written by David Pepose and art by Luca Casalanguida.

The Story:

A young Ranger Scout named Kit has endured the harsh survivalist upbringing needed to con-quer the irradiated Colorado Badlands. But after discovering a terrible secret once lost to histo-ry, Kit must risk everything on a dangerous quest to uncover the truth behind the Ranger Scouts’ doctrine.

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


All My Little Demons Omnibus
AfterShock Comics

All My Little Demons is written by Cullen Bunn and with art by Juan Doe, Jesus Hervas, Mirko Colak, Fran Galan, Dalabor Talajic, Leila Leiz and Jamal Igle.

The Story:

He is unquestionably AfterShock’s most prolific storyteller, having penned best-selling tales of horror, terror and suspense from our earliest days straight through to today and beyond. Now the best, most-requested AfterShock works of writer Cullen Bunn have been collected and pre-sented in this deluxe hardcover volume.

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Hot Valley Days & Cocaine Nights #2
Antarctic Press

Hot Valley Days & Cocaine Nights #2 is written by Matthew Spradlin & Farid Karami.

The Story:

Janie’s decision to leave the business is causing rippling effects within her crew.  The tension between her and her brother Jimmy is high.  Zack is out of control.  And after they both meet their cartel connection, Matias, in the early ’80s, the whole wild ride starts to wind down along with the decade. Will Janie go out with a whimper… or a BANG?

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Punchline #11
Antarctic Press

Punchline #11 is written by Bill Williams, with art by Leandro Oliveira and Tiago Barsa.

The Story:

“Secret Service ” Fate drops Mel into an action-packed spy story. Is there a shootout in Siberia? CHECK! Is there power-drinking in a casino? CHECK! Is there a twisted villain with revenge on his mind? DOUBLE CHECK! Is Mel carrying a heart-breaking secret? (Sadly) CHECK!

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


Comic Book Releases - January 6th, 2021

Psi-Lords Volume 1
Valiant Entertainment

Psi-Lords is written by Fred Van Lente with art by Renato Guedes.

The Story:

Four space explorers awake in an otherworldly prison known as the Gyre with no memory of
how they got there. Sent by space agencies from across the Earth and gifted with strange new celestial powers, these spacefarers will have to work together to survive. And out in these star-flung reaches, they’ll have nothing but their wits to guide them.

That, and a mysterious voice in their heads that tells them if they want to escape and find their way home there is one thing they must do… Find the Psi-Lords.

This Comic Book Release is available for Pre-Order from your LCS.


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