NYCC 2012 Day 3 – All this, plus Cosplay of the Day

Saturday at Comic Con There is very little in life that can prepare you for a Saturday at Comic Con. Maybe a rush hour 4 train, when there is home game at Yankee Stadium, or Times Square at midnight on December 31st? Let’s just say it takes a bit of stamina to get through the day. What’s the highlight of the day, well attending the IDW Publishing panel, talking Doctor Who with Andy Diggle, the writer who has taken over the ongoing monthly, and finding out that they will also be doing a 12 issue special series. Doctor Who: Prisoners … Continue reading

The New 52 – Week 2 Rundown


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 title in a while and few who have never had their own book. While there were several books I enjoyed. I was not quite as impressed with the overall selection this week as I was last time. Last week I put 8 of the 13 … Continue reading

The Exile’s Read of the Week 3/23/11


BATMAN, INC #4 Story: Grant Morrison Art: Chris Burnham Covers: JH WIlliams and Yanick Paquette Alternate Cover Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic This is not the book I thought I’d be writing about this week. I casually mentioned last week that I’m not a huge Batman fan. I’m not saying I’m not a fan. But on my rank of characters, let’s say he just misses the top five. (Dick Grayson, however is in the top five.) I wasn’t sure what to make of this title when it first came out. I’m a child of the 80’s, when Batman, as a … 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’s Pull list for the week of 12/23/09

Hope you all had a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa, and a Festivus for the rest of us. Click here to see what was the Exile’s Read of the Week Green Lantern #49 Here is my holiday week The Pull List Blackest Night: JSA#1 Blackest Night tie in DC Story: James Robinson Art: Eddy Barrows and Marcos Marz- The JSA face their fallen members. And with a team as old as the JSA, that’s a lot of Black Lanterns. We already saw Black Lantern Al Pratt take down his son Damage, now its Dr. Midnite (Charles McNider) Sandman (Wes … Continue reading