Who doesn’t love the anticipation of new releases and things that they plan on doing? Every month there seems to be something new and exciting ready to hit the market for our consumption.
Being ready to embrace them with open arms is all we can really do.
To showcase this, I’ll be sharing my top 3 for each category of things that I look forward to this month right here, right now!
Laz is a side-stepper: a teen with the incredible power to jump his consciousness to alternate versions of himself in parallel worlds. All his life, there was no mistake that a little side-stepping couldn’t fix.
Until Laz wakes up one day in a cloning facility on a seemingly abandoned Earth.
Laz finds himself surrounded by hundreds of other clones, all dead, and quickly realizes that he too must be a clone of his original self. Laz has no idea what happened to the world he remembers as vibrant and bustling only yesterday, and he struggles to survive in the barren wasteland he’s now trapped in. But the question that haunts him isn’t why was he created, but instead, who woke him up…and why?
There’s only a single bright spot in Laz’s new life: one other clone appears to still be alive, although she remains asleep. Deep down, Laz believes that this girl holds the key to the mysteries plaguing him, but if he wakes her up, she’ll be trapped in this hellscape with him.
This is one problem that Laz can’t just side-step his way out of.
The dude who gave us the Enders Game series now has a new novel coming out on 22.2.2022! I am curious.
COMIC BOOK RELEASES.
SPIDER-MAN LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN HIM BEFORE! Peter Parker finds himself at the middle of the biggest, most wide-ranging adventure he’s ever had and out of the gate it has turned him into a SAVAGE BEAST! Forget everything you know about Spider-Man. All rules and regulations are out the door and Peter Parker may never be the same!
This sounds wild! Definitely curious what Savage Spider-Man will be doing. Probably much more chaotic than Black Suit Spidy!
Introducing the newest hero in the DCU, the great sage, equal to the heavens, better than his predecessor the legendary Monkey King, even better than the Justice League—and definitely the Teen Titans—(actually, all the heroes combined), everyone put your hands together for…the Monkey Prince! Marcus Sun moves around a lot because his adoptive parents are freelance henchpeople, so this month he finds himself as the new kid at Gotham City High School, where a mysterious man with pig features asks Marcus to walk through a water curtain to reveal himself as who Marcus really is…someone who has adventured through The Journey to the West, can transform into 72 different formations, can clone himself using his hairs, and is called…the Monkey Prince!
This sounds silly and fun! I’m mostly curious about how it will tie in the Monkey King mythos with the character. I also wonder if this will be a one-trick pony or something that will actually stick in the long run!
A KILLER CELEBRATION! Cletus Kasady is the most notorious serial killer in the Marvel Universe—and it’s been thirty years since his first introduction! Thirty years of monsters, mayhem and murder—AND YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ANYTHING YET! With an awesome assembly of creators, this issue will HAVE IT ALL! A look back on Carnage’s past, his present and, just maybe, the first hints you’ll ever get of his visceral and violent FUTURE!
Another wild title within the Spidy universe and this time focused on Carnage for his 30th anniversary!
TV SHOW RELEASES.
I’m impressed by the roles that Lily James and Sebastian Stan took on here. It does look like something properly dramatic and well-executed!
As a huge fan of the original Fresh Prince of Bel Air starring Will Smith, I won’t lie that this reboot isn’t my cup of tea anymore (looking a lot more like modern-day drama series) but I hope people will still enjoy this new take!
It’s a pretty weak month for cinema so I’m stretching my interest onto this movie starring Zoë Kravitz, giving us a refresher of her talents right before she shows us her skills as Catwoman in March’s The Batman! 😀
The Uncharted video game franchise is my all-time favourite series and when the whole live-action movie adaptation went through development hell for the past years, I was convinced the end result was going to be bad… The first trailer that dropped confirmed my worries and I can’t wait to watch this just to rip it to shred and move on to better things in life afterward… 😀
VIDEO GAME RELEASES.
Unlike movies, it’s actually a pretty solid month for video games though! Starting off with the long-awaited sequel to Dying Light finally seeing the light of day.
And so begins the month of February! I sort of look forward to my search for a new routine and new habits as I march into this month excited by all the upcoming projects in my life. Work is pretty much nested into my routine now, especially since it pretty much eats away at a huge chunk of my weekdays. I do now look forward to fitting academia right back into my daily/weekly to-do list so that I can finally see the end of the tunnel of this Ph.D.
With the added responsibilities that come with a new home, it does make you realize even more than ever how important it is to understand your ability to manage time, to find time, and to make time for the things you want to do. Thankfully, I’m not alone in this journey and I’m convinced my significant other and I will learn to manipulate time before it manipulates us. However, once we figure that out, I’ll you all know how we did it. 😉
Thank you all for checking out my monthly anticipation post!
Now tell me what you’re looking forward to this month! Any new releases? Anything exciting you plan on doing?