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 have a JSA book coming (YES) and the Shade 12 issue maxi-series too (YES!). Also there are miniseries featuring the … Continue reading

The New 52 – Running Down Week 1 of the DC Relaunch

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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 in general I was very satisfied with the first week of the New 52.   If I had unlimited funds, I … Continue reading

Read of the Week – Secret Six #36

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 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 become somewhat heroic, kinda like what happened to Deathstroke for a while.  What is an anti-hero, anyway?  A villain, right? … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week 2/2/11

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Secret Six #30 Story: Gail Simone Art: Jim Calafiore Cover: Cliff Chang Publisher:DC A $2.99 Comic Cross overs between two ongoing titles are tricky things, characters and plot threads that have been going, now you have to take into consideration another writer’s characteriztion and plot threads!  Now these things happen often in certain title families (the Bat/Super/Spider books, etc)  but sometimes they happen between two books that aren’t obvious pairings (I recall a Starman/Shazam cross … 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 … Continue reading