Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday February 25

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Look, you know the drill. New comics come out on Wednesday.  Lots of them.   We’re here to tell you what’s hot.   What’s the problem? Now go to your local comic shop a grab a few good reads.     TOP OF THE STACK Spider-Gwen #1 – Marvel Comics Writer: Jason Latour Art: Robbi Rodriguez What Marvel says: SPIDER-GWEN SPINS INTO HER OWN SERIES! BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! The breakout hit of the biggest Spider-Event of the century is taking comic shops by storm this winter with her own new ongoing series – SPIDER-GWEN! Gwen Stacy is Spider-Woman, but you knew … Continue reading

Staff Picks – Comics for May 14, 2014

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It’s Wednesday, you’re headed in to your local comic shop, and you don’t know what you are going to get yet? Here’s what the crew at Geeksville think you should be dropping your ducats on this week. You’re welcome. Batman Eternal #6 – DC Comics Writers: Tim Seeley, John Layman, Ray Fawkes, James T Tynion IV, Scott Snyder Art: Trevor McCarthy What DC says: Something hellish is brewing in the tunnels under Arkham Asylum, and Batman’s going to need the help of The Demon to stop it! What we say: You know…  I was really on the fence about getting … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 4/20/11

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ZATANNA #12 Story: Matt Sturges Art: Stephane Roux, Covers: Amanda Conner Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic I can’t say I have a strong history with the Maid of Magic, Zatanna.  She was a character I was familiar with, but she always seemed more of supporting character, but thanks to Paul Dini’s love for the character, she has finally gotten her own ongoing series.  Now a year old, I have been picking it up, and have been enjoying it. The book has a light tone, even when dealing with some pretty dark and macabre subject matter.  Zatanna often fights demons and … Continue reading

The Exile’s Read of the Week 3/23/11

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BATMAN, INC #4 Story: Grant Morrison Art: Chris Burnham Covers: JH WIlliams and Yanick Paquette Alternate Cover Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic This is not the book I thought I’d be writing about this week. I casually mentioned last week that I’m not a huge Batman fan. I’m not saying I’m not a fan. But on my rank of characters, let’s say he just misses the top five. (Dick Grayson, however is in the top five.) I wasn’t sure what to make of this title when it first came out. I’m a child of the 80’s, when Batman, as a … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week 3/16/11

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BRIGHTEST DAY #22 Story: Geoff Johns and Peter J.Tomasi Art: Scott Clark, Ivan Reis & Joe Prado Cover: Gary Franks & Nathan Eyring Alternate Cover: Ivan Reis & Rod Reis Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic Six months ago, after the dust had cleared and the dead had risen in Blackest Night #8. I had high hopes for DC and Geoff Johns follow up book, Brightest Day. Six months later, and I feel like I did after every Pierce Brosnan James Bond movie. Not bad, entertaining, but hey, it’s not Sean Connery. So has it been for me with Brightest Day. … Continue reading