Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday February 25

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Look, you know the drill. New comics come out on Wednesday.  Lots of them.   We’re here to tell you what’s hot.   What’s the problem? Now go to your local comic shop a grab a few good reads.     TOP OF THE STACK Spider-Gwen #1 – Marvel Comics Writer: Jason Latour Art: Robbi Rodriguez What Marvel says: SPIDER-GWEN SPINS INTO HER OWN SERIES! BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! The breakout hit of the biggest Spider-Event of the century is taking comic shops by storm this winter with her own new ongoing series – SPIDER-GWEN! Gwen Stacy is Spider-Woman, but you knew … Continue reading

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 to keep many of the things that make the character enjoyable, the bad ass, take no prisoners attitude and jettison the hokey-ness of Aquaman’s Saturday morning portrayal.  One of the things I like most, is despite being being raised by a New England Lighthouse Keeper, … Continue reading

Read of the Week – Saga #1

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Don’t have time to read a whole review?   Check out  Comic Reviews in 140,  Exiled in Geeksville’s new twitter feed.   All the commentary you love that we can squeeze into 140 characters This month we renew the tradition of Exiled in Geeksville’s Read of the Week, and do so with a bang.  SAGA, is new series for mature readers from Brian K. Vaughan (Y The Last Man, Runaways) and Fiona Staples'(Mystery Society)  published by Image Comics. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the book.  I had been hearing the buzz, what with Vaughan’s return to comics and decided to … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 5/18/11

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BOOSTER GOLD #44 Story: Dan Jurgens Art: Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund Cover: Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs Sure there are a lot of reasons I may have chosen this book to be my Read of the Week. It’s the first tie in book to this summer’s event series – Flashpoint.  This issue is also marks the return of Booster Gold creator Dan Jurgens to the series. Of course it could just be that Booster Gold is the man! Ok first off, this is the first book official tie in to Flashpoint.  And this is … Continue reading

Read of the Week. 5/4/11

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Freedom Fighters #9 Story: Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray Pencils: Travis Moore Inks: Trevor Scott Cover: Travis Moore, Walden Wong, with Passalaqua Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic 32 pgs First off, was anyone else kinda surprised Dark Horse did not have a Star Wars book shipping this week? Even though I haven’t been buying any Star Wars titles recently I really did want to check one out but sadly there was nothing new on the stands. But enough about what I didn’t read this week, let’s talk about what it was I did read. Freedom Fighters #9. I don’t mean … Continue reading