HipZOMJoint NCBD Picks 4/4/13

Happy New comic book day boys and girls! Lots of new books on the shelves today all of which can be found on the Comixology app and at your local comic book store!

Avengers: Shards Of Infinity #1

EARTH’S – AND THE MOON’S – MIGHTIEST HEROES!? A new threat has emerged: An evil organization calling itself LUNAR has been secretly building a powerful weapon on the surface of the Earth’s moon. BLACK WIDOW infiltrates the group to uncover an even more startling revelation: Their weapon is powered by shards of the COSMIC CUBE! Legendary creators Ralph Macchio and Andrea Di Vito bring CAPTAIN AMERICA, BLACK PANTHER, THE FALCON and BLACK WIDOW together for a cosmic thrill ride you won’t want to miss – and new villains you won’t want to mess with!

Batman #44

“SOMETHING BLUE”! Follow Batman and Catwoman on two separate but parallel paths as their wedding planning kicks into high gear. Selina picks out her dress, and Bruce starts to make arrangements for their new life together—but this being Gotham City, and they being Batman and Catwoman, you can bet that nothing will go as expected!

Deathstroke #30

“DEATHSTROKE VS. BATMAN” part one! Beginning this month, a six-issue series-within-a-series featuring the ultimate showdown between DC’s fiercest rivals! When Batman discovers a mysterious package containing DNA test results proving that he is not Damian Wayne’s biological father, the Dark Knight sets his sights on his son’s true father—Deathstroke! But Damian Wayne can’t really be Slade Wilson’s son—can he? And who sent the package—and why? The ultimate custody battle ensues as the World’s Greatest Detective and the World’s Deadliest Assassin clash in this instant classic!

The New Mutants Dead Souls #2

THE NEW MUTANTS head to an arctic research base where everyone has died under mysterious circumstances. But while they hunt for answers, something is hunting them. Plus, a scared boy in the woods comes face-to-face with a familiar face from the NEW MUTANTS’ past. And it doesn’t go well.

Red Sonja #14

Red Sonja and Wallace have faced the darkness and made their way out from Hell – or have they? They’ve crossed the River Styx, but the land of the living looks just as desolate as the land of the Dead – and it soon becomes all too clear that this is the handiwork of Kulan Gath, enraging Sonja. She didn’t travel back and forth through time and escape from Hell just to find her homelands in ruin…Kulan Gath may be more powerful than ever, but a reckoning is coming!

The Walking Dead #178

“NEW WORLD ORDER,” Part Four Princess unleashed—It’s possible Princess doesn’t quite fit in at the Commonwealth.

Xerxes #1

Frank Miller returns to the world of 300 with this sprawling historical epic! Persian King Xerxes sets out to conquer the world to avenge his father Darius’s defeat and create an empire, unlike anything the world has ever seen . . . Until the hardy Greeks produce a god king of their own, Alexander the Great.

* Frank Miller writes and draws this long-awaited companion to his masterpiece, 300!

* Colored by Alex Sinclair, the colorist for Miller’s Dark Knight Master Race, third installment of his Dark Knight Returns master trilogy.