Why FOX Adapting Lucifer Is the Worst Idea

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

  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

  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

DC Launching A Ton of New Titles With A “Broader Focus”

DC Universe will introduce 24 new tiles this summer, the most in a co-ordinated launch since the entire DCU relaunched as the New 52.   It’s being called “bold new direction for the DC Universe (DCU).”    Most of the new titles will be ongoing series, featuring some of DC’s most popular characters to have never had their own ongoing series before (Cyborg, Starfire, Midnighter)  and some haven’t had their own title since the 2011 relaunch (Black Canary, Martian Manhunter, Doctor Fate) Only 25 of DC’s current titles will continue after the upcoming Convergence Event.   That means there will only be 49 … Continue reading

It’s Back! STAFF PICKS or What You Should Be Reading this week, February 4, 2015

Yeah, we’ve been gone for a few weeks, we know… Before you head to your local comic shop, here are a few titles you should be checking out this week. TOP OF THE STACK Imperium #1 – Valiant Comics Writer: Joshua Dysart Art: Doug Braithwaite What Valiant says: A daring new superhero saga from New York Times best-selling creator Joshua Dysart – writer of of the Harvey-Award nominated series HARBINGER – and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (UNITY, Justice)! Toyo Harada is the most dangerous human being on the planet. Imbued with incredible powers of the mind, he has spent his life … Continue reading