New York Comic Con 2013 – Day 1 in review.

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It was a good day to be in Geeksville.   Today, the BBC announced the discovery of 9 previously thought lost forever Doctor Who episodes from the Patrick Troughton era,  The University of Michigan hockey season began with a win, and today was the first day of New York Comic Con. We have been busy outside … 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 … Continue reading

The New 52 – The Final Rundown – Week 4 of the New 52

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The final week of DC’s relaunch number 1′s Sorry for the delay, It was a busy week last week.  It was my birthday, and the finally of Doctor Who needed watching, plus playoff Baseball and College Football, I was  pretty busy. So now all of the DC New 52 series are out.  We do still … Continue reading

Does Catwoman #1scratch an itch, or just bite?


Catwoman is on the prowl again. DC’s New 52 slips on the leather cat suit and whip and gets a little rough, so be prepared, and know your safe word, because Catwoman is back. Watch out for your family jewels. Like most of the New 52, this book sets about re-introducing the status quo for … Continue reading

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

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OK, you know the drill by now. Each week DC has 13 books.  Here’s where I go through them and tell you what I think. If you are keeping score it breaks down like this ON MY PULL LIST: 14 INTERESTED IN ISSUE TWO : 5 ON THE FENCE: 2 NOT LIKELY TO CONTINUE 5 … Continue reading

The New 52 – Week 2 Rundown

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After what I would call a very strong first week, I was excited what else DC had in store for us. Week 2 of the New 52 added 13 more new #1′s, and it was nice mix of characters who had title when the previous DCU ended in Flashpoint, and character that haven’t had a … 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 … Continue reading

Happy New Universe! The DC Relaunch from Times Square.

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Flashpoint #5 is now out, and so is Justice League #1. To celebrate, DC took over Midtown Comics’ west side location where lucky fans were able to purchase the books at midnight and meet writer Geoff Johns, and penciller Jim Lee. Over 700 fans lined up along West 40th street, between Seventh and Eight Avenues, … Continue reading

5 Things I am Looking Forward to in the DCnU (and Few Things I’m Not)

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So if you didn’t know today is the last day of the DC Comics line as it’s pretty much existed since 1986 (or 1994, or 2005, depending on your opinion) as the DCU relaunch (don’t call it a reboot!) begins today with JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 hitting stores (with many shops having midnight launch sales.) I … 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 … Continue reading

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