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

Exile’s Read of the Week – 5/12/10 – ADVENTURE COMICS #11

ADVENTURE COMICS #11 Story: JAMES ROBINSON Art: BERNARD CHANG Co-feature Story:STERLING GATES Co-feature Art: TRAVIS MOORE Cover: MARK BUCKINGHAM Publisher: DC MON-EL. LAR GAND VALOR SUPERMAN-LITE Call him what ever you want. This character has had a career as a replacement Superman. Both in the present, and in the future with the Legion. The problem with creating a replacement Superman is he can’t really be more interesting that Superman. It doesn’t really matter. He has almost as many backstories as names. That has always kept the Daxamite hero a bit of a head scratcher for those of us who were … Continue reading

Exile’s Pulllist – 4/14/10

Don’t forget to check out my Read of the Week – FARSCAPE: SCORPIUS Wow – it was quite a week for comics. – The Blackest Night has ended. The Brightest Day has risen. BRIGHTEST DAY #0 DC Story: Geoff Johns & Peter J. Tomasi Art: Fernando Pasarin and others Wow. it’s hard to believe it was almost 11 months ago (Remember Blackest Night #0 was DC’s Free Comic Book Day book last year.) when the long, dark night of the living dead began for Green Lantern and company. Could anyone foresee where the Blackest Night would take us (Except maybe … Continue reading

Exile’s Pullist – Week of 3/31/10

The dawn has finally come to my Read of the Week -Blackest Night #8 but here is a quick look at what else happened this past week in comics. JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #37 DC Story:Bill Willingham Art: Jesus Merino and Jesse Delperdang The Justice Society have been fighting Nazis since World War II. 65 years later and it seems like the war never ended for the JSA, 2010 saw the Fourth Reich rise, and used one of Society’s own against them and all the world.  20 years from now, The surviving heroes, all depowered by the Reich’s Darkness Engine … 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