Happy new year! We kick off 2023 with the collected edition of The Ward, while the Justice Society Files also get the trade paperback treatment and the adventures continue in Dead Seas, Titans United: Bloodpact, Star Wars: The High Republic and I complete my arc on Yoda!
WEDNESDAY 4th JANUARY
THE WARD: WELCOME TO THE MADHOUSE
Writer: Cavan Scott | Art: Andres Ponce | Letters: Mauro Mantello | Cover: Andres Ponce | Editor: Dave Marshall
St. Lilith’s is a secret hospital for supernatural creatures. The personnel are overworked, the facility is underfunded, and all operations must be kept hidden from the public. A place, and a life, Dr. Nat Reeves thought she left behind. Until a wounded woman(With a tail) appears on her doorstep.
Collects the four-issue miniseries.
WEDNESDAY 11th JANUARY
TITANS UNITED: BLOOD PACT #5 | DC
Writer: Cavan Scott | Art: Lucas Meyer | Colours: Tony Avina | Letters: Carlos M Mangual | Cover: Eddy Burrows & Marcelo Maiolo | Editor: Michael McCalister
Superboy in chains. Donna Troy on the warpath. Beast Boy in the thrall of Brother Blood.
Can Nightwing, Starfire and Robin keep the Titans together long enough to save Raven from the spell that has transformed her into a vengeful god?
A sacrifice must be made.
WEDNESDAY 11th JANUARY
STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #4 | Marvel
Writer: Cavan Scott | Art: Andrea Broccardo | Colours: Frank William | Letters: Ariana Maher | Editor: Mark Paniccia
The Temple of the Whills has been attacked, Vildar Mac critically injured in the blast. Is Tey Sirrek to blame? The Herald of the Open Hand has arrived to address the Convocation, but just what is the nameless horror that lurks in the streets of the Holy City? The Battle of Jedha begins here!
TUESDAY 24th JANUARY
BLACK ADAM: THE JUSTICE SOCIETY FILES | DC
Writer: Cavan Scott | Pencils: Scot Eaton, M.L. Sanapo, Travis Mercer, Kesis Merino | Inkers: Norm Rapmund, M.L. Sanpo, Travis Mercer, Jesus Merino | Colours: Andrew Dalhouse, Arif Prianto, John Kalisz, Ulises Arreola, Marco Santucci | Letters: Rob Leigh, Becca Carey | Editor: Michael McCalister
One of the world’s foremost wielders of magic, Black Adam has been both hero and villain over a life that’s spanned thousands of years. But where does that leave him in the fight for justice? Including the tales of Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Hawkman #1, Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Cyclone #1, Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Atom Smasher #1, and Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Dr. Fate #1-this incredible collection is one you can’t miss!
WEDNESDAY 25th JANUARY
DEAD SEAS #2 | IDW
Writer: Cavan Scott | Art: Nick Brokenshire | Letters: Shawn Lee | Covers: Nick Brokenshire, Ario Anindito, Kelley Jones | Editor: Martin Simmonds
When a ghost escapes its cell, it?s down to Gus and his band of terrified convicts to get the haunt back where it belongs. But a vengeful spirit is the least of their worries as the ship enters troubled waters. Continuing the new supernatural thriller from best-selling author Cavan Scott (Star Wars: The High Republic, Titans United) and fan-favorite Nick Brokenshire (Star Wars Adventures, Cold Iron).
WEDNESDAY 15th JANUARY
STAR WARS: YODA #3 | Marvel
Writer: Cavan Scott | Art: Nico Leon | Colours: Dono Sánchez-Almara | Letters: Joe Caramgna | Editor: Mark Paniccia
YODA HAS FAILED! Yoda’s experiment with the Scalvi has ended in disaster, the situation on Turrak worse than ever. A new generation has risen up since the Jedi Master first came to the planet, a generation that still hasn’t learned the most important lesson of all. Will Yoda abandon those who need him most in their hour of need?