Read of the Week – Aquaman #7

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Aquaman is my read of the week. Wow, did I just type that?  Aquaman?  The guy who talks to fish? Who’d have thought that? Ok seriously though, since even before the New 52, going back to Brightest Day, Geoff Johns said he was going to make A-Man huge, and he was not kidding. He’s managed … 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

Read of the Week – ALL-STAR WESTERN #1


The New 52, DC Comics‘ re-imaging and relaunching of their Superhero based continuity was to update their characters, and bring them into the 21st century, keeping everything cool about their characters, but jettisoning all the confusing and contradictory history to create easily accessible versions for new readers. Luckily for us, DC left bounty hunter and … 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

Read of the Week – FLASHPOINT # 5


FLASHPOINT #5 (w) Geoff Johns (a) Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope and Jesse Delperdang Cover -  Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope and Alex Sinclair DC Comics a $3.99 comic 40 pgs After a long summer, DC’s Flashpoint series came to its final conclusion with issue 5, on comic stands today. And what an ending it was. Flashpoint, … 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

The JSA Returns!


DC announced today at the FanExpo Canada Convention in Toronto that the original superhero team, the Justice Society of America will be returning in a new comic series, written by James Robinson (Starman, The Golden Age, Justice League of America) and art by Nicola Scott (Teen Titans, Birds of Prey, Secret Six). This is great … Continue reading

Read of the Week – Secret Six #36


 SECRET SIX #36 Story: Gail Simone Art and Cover:  J. Calafiore Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs I have not always been a big fan of books centered around villains. As a rule, it’s hard to keep the momentum up, and keep them interesting as villains.  They usually end up as “anti-heroes”, and even … Continue reading

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