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

DC New 52 – One Year Later

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So, it’s been a year since DC Comics rolled the dice and rebooted their entire universe.  Now no matter what your opinion of the move, you can not argue with the results, from a business stand point.  DC sales are up. But after a year, what does DC have to show for itself?  What has worked?  What hasn’t?  What  books rocked, what books didn’t quite measure up? What were the surprise hits?  and where did … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

The Exile’s Pull list 10/28/09

If you missed it – don’t forget to check out my featured Book of the Week – Detective Comics #858 Batman #692 DC Story: Tony Daniels Art: Tony Daniels This was a hair’s breadth from being the BOTW. I am certainly no Judd Winick basher, and his run so far (I believe he is coming back to this book, in a rotating creator capacity) was a good start to the Dick Grayson tenure in the … Continue reading

Comic of the week – 9/30/09

The Last Days of Animal Man #5 (of 6) Writer: Gerry Conway Penciller: Chris Batista Inkers: Dave Meikis & Wayne Faucher Cover: Brian Bolland Publisher: DC With all the big name projects going on at DC right now (Blackest Night, Grant Morrison’s Batman and Robin) it might be very easy to miss this gem of a miniseries about the future of Buddy Baker (a/k/a Animal Man). What happens to a Superhero as he gets older? … Continue reading