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

The New 52 – Week 2 Rundown

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 title in a while and few who have never had their own book. While there were several books I enjoyed. I was not quite as impressed with the overall selection this week as I was last time. Last week I put 8 of the 13 … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week 3/16/11

BRIGHTEST DAY #22 Story: Geoff Johns and Peter J.Tomasi Art: Scott Clark, Ivan Reis & Joe Prado Cover: Gary Franks & Nathan Eyring Alternate Cover: Ivan Reis & Rod Reis Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic Six months ago, after the dust had cleared and the dead had risen in Blackest Night #8. I had high hopes for DC and Geoff Johns follow up book, Brightest Day. Six months later, and I feel like I did after every Pierce Brosnan James Bond movie. Not bad, entertaining, but hey, it’s not Sean Connery. So has it been for me with Brightest Day. … Continue reading

Exile’s Pull List 4/28/10

I get it, I have been behind of late – Life is busy. Just a heads up – I have Yankees tickets for 5/5 – so I won’t get my books til late that day – deal Right to the pull list this week – you know where to find my read of (last) week GREEN LANTERN CORPS #47 DC Story: Peter Tomasi Art: Pat Gleason and Rebecca Buchman The final “epilogue” of Blackest Night. – ZThe Clean up. The Guardians rebuked. The recruitment drive. The spinoff… Spinoff? Apparently. Word is that John Stewart is coming to this book, with … Continue reading