Comic Book Checklist: April 3rd, 2013

by Brett White

Wednesday is new comic book day, which also means it’s new potential-movie-source-material day. Here are all of the comics and collections out today starring the comic book characters from the movies and television shows of today, tomorrow and yesterday.

Of particular note this week has to be the trio of Iron Man collections designed to get new readers up to speed in time for “Iron Man 3” and the start of new stories in “Action Comics,” “Indestructible Hulk” and “Thanos Rising.”

2013 MOVIES
(“Iron Man 3” “Man of Steel” “The Wolverine” “Kick-Ass 2” “Thor: The Dark World“)

» ACTION COMICS #19
Written by Andy Diggle, art by Tony S. Daniel & Batt

» ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ hardcover
Written by Gerry Conway, Martin Pasko, David Michelinie, Len Wein, & Elliot Maggin, art by José Luis García-López & Various

» IRON MAN VOL.1: BELIEVE hardcover
Written by Kieron Gillen, art by Greg Land

» IRON MAN: EXTREMIS paperback, new printing
Written by Warren Ellis, art by Adi Granov

» IRON MAN: SEASON ONE hardcover
Written by Howard Chaykin, art by Gerald Parel

» SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY TP paperback, new printing
Story by Kurt Busiek, art by Stuart Immonen

2014 MOVIES
(“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” “X-Men: Days of Future Past” “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” “Guardians of the Galaxy“)

» ALL-NEW X-MEN #10
Story by Brian Michael Bendis, art by Stuart Immonen & Wade von Grawbadger

» THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #7
Story by Dan Slott, art by Humberto Ramos & Victor Olazaba, colors by Edgar Delgado

» WINTER SOLDIER #17
Story by Jason Latour, art by Nic Klein, cover by Declan Shalvey, Chris Brunner, & Rico Renzi

2012 MOVIES
(“Marvel’s the Avengers” “The Amazing Spider-Man” “The Dark Knight Rises“)

» AVENGERS: THE WEST COAST AVENGERS – OMNIBUS, VOL 01 hardcover
Written by Roger Stern, Danny Fingeroth, Steve Englehart, Bob Harras and Bob Hall, art by Al Milgrom, Luke McDonnell, Richard Howell, Mark Bright and Steve Ditko, cover by Greg Land

» BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS, VOL 01: FACES OF DEATH paperback
Story by Tony S. Daniel, art by Tony S. Daniel & Sandu Florea

» DETECTIVE COMICS #19
Written by John Layman, art by Jason Fabok & Andy Clarke

» INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #6
Story by Mark Waid, art by Walter Simonson, colors by Andres Mossa, letters by Chris Eliopoulos

» THANOS RISING #1
Story by Jason Aaron, art by Simone Bianchi

TELEVISION
(“Arrow” “The Walking Dead” “S.H.I.E.L.D.” “The Sixth Gun” “Smallville“)

» GREEN ARROW #19
Story by Jeff Lemire, art by Andrea Sorrentino

» SMALLVILLE: SEASON 11 #12
Story by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Jorge Jimenez, cover by Scott Kolins

What did you pick up at the comic shop this week? Let us know in the comments below or hit us up on Twitter!

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