Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer. Here are some starting points.
The following is a list of first issues, one shots and stepping on points to be released in June 2015. Schedules change and they may not all be released in June (or sometimes at all). While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.
AC Comics, Action Lab Entertainment (including Danger Zone), Afterburn Press, Alterna Comics, Alternative Comics, Amigo Comics, Amryl Entertainment, Antarctic Press, Archie Comics, Aspen MLT Inc (including Big Dog Ink), Astronaut Ink, Avatar Press, Benitez Productions, Black Mask Studios, Blue Juice Comics, Boom! Studios, Boundless Comics, Cosmic Times, Chapter House Publishing, Creature Entertainment, Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics (including Vertigo Comics), Devil’s Due Entertainment, Double Take, Dynamite Entertainment, E-Comix, Fantagraphics Books, Heavy Metal Magazine, IDW Publishing (including a partnership with Lion Forge), Image Comics, Legendary Comics, Marvel Entertainment Group, Northwest Press, Oni Press, Pop Goes the Icon, Rebellion (including 2000AD), Red Anvil, Red 5, Soaring Penguin Press, Space Goat Productions, Titan Comics, Think Alike Productions, 12-Gauge Comics, Valiant Entertainment, 215 Ink, Zenescope Entertainment.
This month there are many #1s from Marvel Entertainment Group not covered because they are part of Marvel’s Secret Wars/Battleworld crossovers. Titles in these type of events usually require reading previous comics and aren’t good stepping on points.
- Action Comics #41 [DC Comics] New storyline.
- Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians #1 [Dark Horse]
- Airboy #1 (of 4) [Image] Mature Readers
- Batman Beyond #1 (of 6) [DC Comics]
- Bat Mite #1 (of 6) [DC Comics] All Ages.
- Broken World #1 (of 4) [Boom!]
- Clarence #1 (of 4) [Boom!] Based the cartoon.
- Covenant #1 [Image]
- Freaks’ Squeele #1 (of 6) [Boom!] Mature Readers.
- Groot #1 [Marvel]
- Justice Inc: The Avenger #1 [Dynamite] Based on the 1939 pulp magazine character.
- Justice League America #1 [DC Comics]
- Midnighter #1 [DC Comics]
- The Omega Men #1 [DC Comics]
- The Sixth Gun: Valley of Death #1 (0f 3) [Oni]
- Batman #41 [DC Comics] All-New Batman.
- Bizarro #1 (of 6) [DC Comics]
- Black Canary #1 [DC Comics]
- Black Hammer #1 [Dark Horse]
- Constantine: The Hellblazer #1 [DC Comics]
- Death Sentence: London #1 [Titan] Mature Readers
- Detective Comics #41 [DC Comics]
- Dr Fate #1 [DC Comics]
- Earth 2 Society #1 [DC Comics]
- Green Lantern #41 [DC Comics] New storyline
- Red Hood/Arsenal #1 [DC Comics]
- Section 8 #1 (of 6) [DC Comics]
- Starfire #1 [DC Comics]
- Starve #1 [Image] Mature Readers
- 21st Century Tank Girl #1 (0f 3) [Titan] Mature Readers
- X-O Manowar: 25th Anniversary Special #1 [Valiant]
- Doomed #1 [DC Comics]
- empty zone #1 [Image] Mature Readers
- Fiction #1 (of 4) [Boom!]
- Ghostbusters Get Real #1 (of 4) [IDW] Ghostbusters/The Real Ghostbusters crossover.
- Harley Quinn and Power Girl #1 (of 6) [DC Comics]
- Long Distance #1 (of 4) [IDW]
- Mad Max: Fury Road – Furiosa #1 [DC/Vertigo]
- Martian Manhunter #1 [DC Comics]
- Mickey Mouse #1 [IDW] Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse.
- Midnight Society: The Black Lake #1 [Dark Horse]
- Minions #1 (of 4) [Titan] Based on the Despicable Me characters.
- Plants vs Zombies: Bully for You #1 (of 3) [Dark Horse]
- Prez #1 (of 12) [DC Comics]
- Rise: Sister’s Keeper #1 [Double Take] Double Take’s Night of the Living Dead universe.
- Robin: Son of Batman [DC Comics]
- The Shield #1 [Archie] Dark Circle Universe.
- Swords of Sorrow: Dejah Thoris & Irene Adler #1 (of 3) [Dynamite] Crossing over characters from John Carter of Mars & Sherlock Holmes.
- Tales of Honor #1 [Image] Set in David Webber’s Honorverse.
- Wonder Woman [DC Comics] New Direction
- Z-Men: Nervous in the Service #1 [Double Take] Double Take’s Night of the Living Dead universe.
- Blubber #1 [Fantagraphic]
- Cursed Pirate Girl Special Annual 2015 #1 [Boom!]
- Deathstroke #7 [DC Comics] New storyline.
- 8house: Arclight #1 [Image] Mature Readers.
- Enormous vol 2 #1 (of 6) [215 Ink]
- Evil Dead 2: Beyond Dead by Dawn #1 (of 3) [Space Goat] Evil Dead 2 sequel.
- Green Lantern: The Lost Army #1 [DC Comics]
- The Gun #1 [Creature] based on the TV series Gun.
- Home: Lighter than Air #1 [Double Take] Double Take’s Night of the Living Dead universe.
- Justice League 3001 #1 [DC Comics]
- Mulan: Revelations #1 (of 4) [Dark Horse]
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Casey & April #1 (of 4) [IDW]
- Transference #1 [Black Mask] Mature Readers.
- Uncle Grandpa: Pizza Steve Special #1 [Boom!] Based on the Uncle Grandpa cartoon.
- We Are… Robin #1 [DC Comics]
This blog is an attempt to help those new to comics understand them more. If anything needs clarifying, please comment below.