Staff Picks – What to get this Week, Wednesday March 11

Want to make sure you check out the Staff Picks before you head out to your local comic shop? Follow Exiled in Geeksville on Facebook and Twitter! Now for this week… TOP OF THE STACK Southern Cross #1 from Image Comics Writer:  Becky Cloonan Art: Andy Belanger – Lee Loughridge What Image says: NOW BOARDING: Southern Cross, tanker flight 73 to TITAN! Alex Braith is on board retracing her sister’s steps to the refinery moon, hoping to collect her remains and find some answers. The questions keep coming though—how did her sister die? Where did her cabin mate disappear to? … Continue reading

Action Comics #1 Sells for $3.2 Million Dollars at Auction

  A copy of Action Comics #1, rated at an astounding 9.0 by CGC,set a record today.  It sold for  just over $3.2 at auction on eBay to an unnamed bidder.     The comic, which introduced Superman to the world, is widely considered the Holy Grail of comic collecting, with only a handful of the 200,000 or so copies that were originally produced in 1938.  Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and sold the character to the company that would become DC Comics for $130.  (But that’s a different story) Other copies of Action Comics #1 … Continue reading

The New 52 – Running Down Week 1 of the DC Relaunch

It’s been a pretty busy here in Geeksville, what with a whole new DC universe to look over. I’ll go into more detail soon, but I just wanted to run thru the first offerings of DC’s relaunched line, ranking them first to worst with some quick thoughts, so let’s get right to it, huh? Now in general I was very satisfied with the first week of the New 52.   If I had unlimited funds, I would stick with all of these books for the first 4, to see where they go.  But since money is an issue, I’ll need to … Continue reading

Exile on Comics – The Pull List – 1/13/10

Wow. Where did this week go? – check out Exile’s Read of the Week THE POWER OF SHAZAM! – OK so this is a little late, sorry. It was a busy week – both in comics, and in the Exile’s life (been reading my other blog? The link is my intro check it out -> if you like reading about my boring life) But you are hear for comics so let’s get to it. Some more resurrected titles from the Blackest Night. Another daytrip, Booster Gold is headed for a hard reign, surprise (to me) in this week’s spotlight. Catwoman … Continue reading