The Exile’s Read of the Week 3/23/11

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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 Read of the Week! 1/26/11!

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DOCTOR WHO #1 Story: Tony Lee Art: Andrew Currie Cover: Tommy Lee Edwards Publisher: IDW A $3.99 Comic First – a quick note.  I know I missed a lot of weeks –  I have decide to just go ahead, and not do too much more looking back.  So sue me.. Ok, Let’s talk about Doctor Who Number 1, or is it number 17?  When I first heard they were doing this book with a new number 1, I felt a bit dismayed.  Series Re-boots with new number 1’s tend to be a sales gimmick.  Heck the same writer is staying … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week – 6/16/10 – #DCUNIVERSE – LEGACIES #2

DC Universe LEGACIES #2 Story: Len Wein Art: Scott Kolins, Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert Second Feature Art: JH WIlliams III Cover: Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert Publisher: DC The Golden Age. All good things come to an end. Even before I got into comics (which really wasn’t until after I go to college, I liked old things. The 40’s was always a favorite period of mine. The fashion, (men should wear hats, not ballcaps, but hats, ) the music, (Swing, Jazz, Big Band). Now I always knew that DC has a history that went back through the 40’s, even though I … Continue reading

Exile’s Pull List 4/28/10

I get it, I have been behind of late – Life is busy. Just a heads up – I have Yankees tickets for 5/5 – so I won’t get my books til late that day – deal Right to the pull list this week – you know where to find my read of (last) week GREEN LANTERN CORPS #47 DC Story: Peter Tomasi Art: Pat Gleason and Rebecca Buchman The final “epilogue” of Blackest Night. – ZThe Clean up. The Guardians rebuked. The recruitment drive. The spinoff… Spinoff? Apparently. Word is that John Stewart is coming to this book, with … 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