the buy pile
Domino led the pack for the first Buy Pile of 2019, while Squirrel Girl made the cut by the hair of her tail.
It's a winning week of comics with the Dark Knight pulling out a real surprise, Doreen Green leaning hard into her nerd, and a lot of admirable tries.
N'jadaka gets an origin story, Stephen Strange fights one of the most insidious enemies of all and the Eric Esquivel Vertigo series ties it all together.
Things go okay as Dr. Aphra blows up things in the name of greed, Squirrel Girl keeps a secret, even if Darth Vader and the Fantastic Four stumble.
Ol' Jade Jaws does some really scary stuff, John Layman drops a wonderful mash up of horror and sci fi, and we say goodbye to the Transformers.
The ladies from the 1970s shine in an international caper, while John Stewart crash lands alongside a canine comedian.
Four books head home, with Batman on the hunt, Border Town continuing its streak of excellence and the X-Men doing something... astonishing.
Tom King and Mitch Gerads' Mister Miracle was the high point of the week, though a few other titles nearly made the grade.
The future is female in a winning week where a gig economy bodyguard, Doreen Green and seventies feminist icons kick butt.
Even the greatest smuggler in the galaxy couldn't sneak a good experience out of this rough week as several titles take nose dives.
Technology paves the way in a not-so-winning week of comics where the criminal mentor of Han Solo stands front and center in a big way.