Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday March 4

Another Wednesday, so you know what’s up. Here are a few titles we suggest you look at when you visit your local comic shop.     TOP OF THE STACK Hawkeye #1 from Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Art: Perez – Herring What Marvel says: THE AVENGING ARCHERS ARE BACK! • Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone’s favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protégé back at his side (not … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday February 18

  We know there are a lot of choices each week, as literally hundreds of comics come out, and you couldn’t be blamed if you didn’t know what to get. Here’s a few suggestions from your fellow comic fans here in Geeksville on what to get on your trip to your local comic shop this Wednesday. TOP OF THE STACK Multiversity: Mastermen #1 – DC Comics Writer: Grant Morrison Art: Jim Lee & Scott Williams What DC Comics says: Superstar writer Grant Morrison joins legendary artist Jim Lee on Earth-10 for one of the most dynamic, action-packed issues of this entire … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What’s New for August 13, 2014

  It’s Wednesday.  You know what that means.     There are over 450 different items headed to your local comic shop this week (when you include all the variant covers, re-solicitations, magazines and collectables. Here is what we think will be the best of the best.   TOP OF THE STACK Archer & Armstrong #23 – Valiant Comics Writers: Fred Van Lente Art: Pere Perez What Valiant says: THE END IS NEAR HERE! Archer & Armstrong have been dragged down and knocked out, left at the mercy of the Lizard King and his plot to unleash total annihilation. But, … Continue reading

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Ah Spring, a time when a young geek’s fancy turns to the important things. First and foremost on our minds here at Geeksville is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! What?  You never heard of Free Comic Book Day?  Well that’s just not right.  This saturday is the day that all the comic publishers make available special issues for fans, old and new alike to see what they might be missing.  Some publishers create all new special issues of their regular comics to give away, others may create a special book that may introduce a new event or storyline going on in … Continue reading

5 Things I am Looking Forward to in the DCnU (and Few Things I’m Not)

So if you didn’t know today is the last day of the DC Comics line as it’s pretty much existed since 1986 (or 1994, or 2005, depending on your opinion) as the DCU relaunch (don’t call it a reboot!) begins today with JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 hitting stores (with many shops having midnight launch sales.) I am going with 1986, the end of the original Crisis on Infinite Earths, since most of the major DC characters origins are traced back to the versions that came out of that, and while there have been additions and revsions, those were, until this week, … Continue reading