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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week 2/9/11

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JUSTICE LEAGUE GENERATION LOST #19 Story: Judd Winick Art: Fernando Dagnino, Raul Fernandez Cover: Dustin Nguyen Alternate Cover: Kevin Maguire Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic The Blue Beetle has a lot of history with Maxwell Lord, even if Jaime Reyes doesn’t. And if this issue is anything to go by, it doesn’t look like he’s going to have much time develop one. As all the players are now gathered together and the final battle between … Continue reading