DC’s Heavy Hitters All Sporting New Looks Post Convergence

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DC’s Spring event Convergence is all about looking back, but when DC returns to Earth 0 this June (still not used to that, btw) several of the comic book company’s big guns will be sporting new duds, some are just tweaks, others well… Drastic comes to mind. Superman seems to have reverted, back to his too cool for school t-shirt and jeans, and Wonder Woman has gone for the full cover.  Batman,  well,  whoever it is wearing the combat suit is a pretty wild choice, especially with the high caliber persuation he seems to be carrying. Flash and Arrow both … Continue reading

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

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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

Why FOX Adapting Lucifer Is the Worst Idea

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Fox wants to turn Lucifer into a police procedural, where the reluctant King of Hell will help the LAPD solve crimes. Is this for an audience of comic-loving, cop procedural television fans? Police procedurals have become a cliché television trope. They are popular, but many border on banality.  The comic series covers everything from existentialism to finding your true face to finally breaking free of the bonds of God’s plan. It is about a fallen angel seeking to bring free will to all, while running a nightclub in LA., and breaking free of the bond’s of God’s creation. Lucifer is … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday February 18

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  We know there are a lot of choices each week, as literally hundreds of comics come out, and you couldn’t be blamed if you didn’t know what to get. Here’s a few suggestions from your fellow comic fans here in Geeksville on what to get on your trip to your local comic shop this Wednesday. TOP OF THE STACK Multiversity: Mastermen #1 – DC Comics Writer: Grant Morrison Art: Jim Lee & Scott Williams What DC Comics says: Superstar writer Grant Morrison joins legendary artist Jim Lee on Earth-10 for one of the most dynamic, action-packed issues of this entire … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What to Get This Week, February 11, 2015

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  Valentine’s Day is coming up, and it’s time to pick out something nice for your partner. Flowers are just going to die, and candy will rot your teeth. Comics are the perfect way to show just how much you care, so why not get that special someone a bouquet of the best comics coming out this week Here are a few of the best ways to say “I Love You” coming out this week   (and check out the gallery at the end for the perfect Valentine to go with them) TOP OF THE STACK Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 … Continue reading