Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday February 25

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Look, you know the drill. New comics come out on Wednesday.  Lots of them.   We’re here to tell you what’s hot.   What’s the problem? Now go to your local comic shop a grab a few good reads.     TOP OF THE STACK Spider-Gwen #1 – Marvel Comics Writer: Jason Latour Art: Robbi Rodriguez What Marvel says: SPIDER-GWEN SPINS INTO HER OWN SERIES! BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! The breakout hit of the biggest Spider-Event of the century is taking comic shops by storm this winter with her own new ongoing series – SPIDER-GWEN! Gwen Stacy is Spider-Woman, but you knew … Continue reading

First Look – Jason Momoa as Aquaman, The One True King of Atlantis

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And now we have four of the seven. Director Zack Snyder tweeted late this evening the first official photo of Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa as Arthur, King of Atlantis, better know to the world as Aquaman. There is only one true King. #unitetheseven pic.twitter.com/RDFG8jbuI6 — ZackSnyder (@ZackSnyder) February 20, 2015   It has been sometime since Snyder let anything official out from the  Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice set and now we get a major reveal! The hashtag  #UnitetheSeven refers to the Justice League, and it’s seven founding members, Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill) and Wonder … Continue reading

DC Launching A Ton of New Titles With A “Broader Focus”

Black Canary get her own monthly title (and her fishnets) beginning in June, from DC Comics, by Batgirl writer Brenden Fletcher
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DC Universe will introduce 24 new tiles this summer, the most in a co-ordinated launch since the entire DCU relaunched as the New 52.   It’s being called “bold new direction for the DC Universe (DCU).”    Most of the new titles will be ongoing series, featuring some of DC’s most popular characters to have never had their own ongoing series before (Cyborg, Starfire, Midnighter)  and some haven’t had their own title since the 2011 relaunch (Black Canary, Martian Manhunter, Doctor Fate) Only 25 of DC’s current titles will continue after the upcoming Convergence Event.   That means there will only be 49 … Continue reading

Rocksteady Puts Their All Into Batman: Arkham Knight

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  It’s being already hailed as the greatest Batman game ever, if not the best comic book based game.  Batman: Arkham Knight won’t be out until early next year.  But it already our attention, and the attention of gamers and comic book fans alike for both its gameplay and its storytelling.     Arkham Knight, the third act in Rocksteady’s Arkham trilogy of games, breaks out of the Asylum, and the abandoned neighborhoods it spilled out into in the last installment, to encompass all of Gotham City.  Gotham, in all its seedy, schizophrenic glory, is a sprawling metropolis, and will … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What’s New for August 13, 2014

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  It’s Wednesday.  You know what that means.     There are over 450 different items headed to your local comic shop this week (when you include all the variant covers, re-solicitations, magazines and collectables. Here is what we think will be the best of the best.   TOP OF THE STACK Archer & Armstrong #23 – Valiant Comics Writers: Fred Van Lente Art: Pere Perez What Valiant says: THE END IS NEAR HERE! Archer & Armstrong have been dragged down and knocked out, left at the mercy of the Lizard King and his plot to unleash total annihilation. But, … Continue reading