Staff Picks – What to get this Week, Wednesday March 11

Want to make sure you check out the Staff Picks before you head out to your local comic shop? Follow Exiled in Geeksville on Facebook and Twitter! Now for this week… TOP OF THE STACK Southern Cross #1 from Image Comics Writer:  Becky Cloonan Art: Andy Belanger – Lee Loughridge What Image says: NOW BOARDING: Southern Cross, tanker flight 73 to TITAN! Alex Braith is on board retracing her sister’s steps to the refinery moon, hoping to collect her remains and find some answers. The questions keep coming though—how did her sister die? Where did her cabin mate disappear to? … Continue reading

Comic Review – Ninjak #1 from Valiant Comics

  Ninjak #1 A $3.99 comic, 40 pages, Rated T+ Written by Matt Kindt Art by Clay Mann with Butch Guice Cover A by Lewis Larosa Cover B by Clay Mann Cover C by Dave Johnson Cover D by Marguerite Sauvage Blank cover also available Valiant Next variant by Trevor Hairsine & Tom Muller Character design variant by Clay Mann B&W Sketch variant by Lewis Larosa   The Skinny: Ninjak is back ladies and gentlemen, and he is smooth. How smooth? Smooth as a baby’s backside. In this story we have an introduction to a spy that is at the … Continue reading

Valiant Previews – Ninjak #1! Unity #16

  Valiant’s all in with uberscribe Matt Kindt this week. The Mind MGMT and Rai writer has two titles coming out this week for the publisher, Unity#15 with artist Pere Perez and the hotly awaited Ninjak #1, with lead story art by Clay Mann, and second feature, Ninjak: the Lost Files penciled by Butch Guice. Here’s a preview of what you’ll find in stores this Wednesday, March 11th   UNITY #16 War on the HOMEFRONT! After a violent and devastating battle, the Eternal Warrior – one of the world’s immortals, and its greatest wager of war – must once again grapple … Continue reading

Valiant Uncovers Ninjak’s Lost Files

Colin King a/k/a Ninjak, Valiant’s master spy/assassin and sometimes Team Unity ally gets his own series starting this March, as part of the Valiant Next campaign (which has already brought the smash hits, The Valiant, Ivar, Timewalker and Divinity).   But 32 pages is not enough to tell his story, so Valiant has announced that this new series will include a second feature each month, Ninjak: The Lost Files, written by series writer Matt Kindt and with art by Butch Guice, which will expand the series to a whopping 40 pages, and it will still cost the usual $3.99 cover price! … Continue reading

Comics First Look: X-O Manowar #0 from Valiant Comics

  Aric of Dacia, the 5th century Visigoth in possession of the universe’s most powerful weapon, the X-O Manowar armor barely survived the Armor Hunters attack.   But he has, and now in order for him to go ahead, he has to look back.  X-O Manowar #0, in stores October 8th from Valiant Comics, does just that. does just that, giving us the full story, from his days fighting for his people against the Roman Empire, to fighting for his life against the Vine, who took him from Earth 1600 years ago, only to return in the 21st Century.   From … Continue reading