Neil Gaiman and a dead Boba Fett make their mark on Wednesday's comics

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What's on the stands tomorrow? Let's start with Wednesday's crop of first issues. Some sundry debuts on the stands this Wednesday include the superhero fisticuffs series Avengers Vs. X-Men: Versus (more on that here), Mass Effect: Homeworlds , Vampirella: Red Room, and Star Wars: Blood Ties - Boba Fett Is Dead. You can check out an art preview of the latter, and here's a synopsis. Remember, the Saralacc Pit never really did him in:

The news spreads from one end of the galaxy to the other like wildfire: Boba Fett, the galaxy's most feared bounty hunter, is dead. But when members of the team that killed Fett are themselves picked off one by one, Connor Freeman-the son of one of Jango Fett's clones-gets pulled into the action in a most unexpected way!


Grab Bag

There are new issues of American Vampire, Daredevil, Secret Avengers, Supercrooks, Angel and Faith, BPRD - Hell On Earth: Pickens County Horror, All-Star Western, Flash, and I, Vampire. You can also read sneak previews of Voodoo and the Richard Matheson adaptation Road Rage at the links.


Graphic Novels

Batcentric reprints this week include the first volume of Knightfall and the fourth volume of Gotham Central. Other notable reprints this week include the fifth volume of Chew, the third volume of Sixth Gun, and the first-ever hardcover pressing of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's 1988 Vertigo miniseries Black Orchid:

After being viciously murdered, Susan Linden is reborn as the Black Orchid, a hybrid of plant and human, destined to avenge her own death. Now, as this demigoddess attempts to reconcile human memory and botanical origins, she must untangle the webs of deception and secrets that led to her death. Beginning in the cold streets of a heartless metropolis and ending in the Amazon rainforest, this book takes the reader on a journey through secrets, suffering and self-rediscovery.


And as usual, here's the list of everything being released to comic stores tomorrow, and you can find your nearest comic retailer here. Happy reading, gang!