Read of the Week – Aquaman #7

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Aquaman is my read of the week. Wow, did I just type that?  Aquaman?  The guy who talks to fish? Who’d have thought that? Ok seriously though, since even before the New 52, going back to Brightest Day, Geoff Johns said he was going to make A-Man huge, and he was not kidding. He’s managed to keep many of the things that make the character enjoyable, the bad ass, take no prisoners attitude and jettison … Continue reading

Read of the Week – Saga #1

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Don’t have time to read a whole review?   Check out  Comic Reviews in 140,  Exiled in Geeksville’s new twitter feed.   All the commentary you love that we can squeeze into 140 characters This month we renew the tradition of Exiled in Geeksville’s Read of the Week, and do so with a bang.  SAGA, is new series for mature readers from Brian K. Vaughan (Y The Last Man, Runaways) and Fiona Staples’(Mystery Society)  published by Image … Continue reading

Read of the Week – ALL-STAR WESTERN #1

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The New 52, DC Comics‘ re-imaging and relaunching of their Superhero based continuity was to update their characters, and bring them into the 21st century, keeping everything cool about their characters, but jettisoning all the confusing and contradictory history to create easily accessible versions for new readers. Luckily for us, DC left bounty hunter and all around surly cowpoke Jonah Hex comes through fairly unchanged, and in the 19th century. Which is saying something, since … Continue reading

Read of the Week 9/14/11 – MISTER TERRIFIC

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When someone get’s the idea in his head to become a costumed hero-adventurer, he needs to think long and hard about what he’s going to call himself. A hero’s name has say a lot about who he is. Some heroes are bestowed a name that signifies how the world perceived them on their arrivel. Superman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, these are all names that reflect awe and inspire confidence. Then there are the heroes who’s … Continue reading

Read of the Week – Detective #881

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DETECTIVE COMICS #881 Story: Scott Snyder Art by Jock and Francisco Francavilla Cover By: Jock Publisher: DC A $3.99 Comic 40 pgs Wow, it Detective Comics ever had a last issue, I would be happy if it was a lot like this one. What was that?  It’s what? Okay so it’s not really the last issue, but it is the end of volume 1 of the longest running ongoing comic book in history. What I … Continue reading