DC Comics New 52 – July 2014 Solicitations

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  Here it what you can find at your local comic shops from DC this July, including 4 new ongoing series..  Some of DC’s New 52 offerings will sport various alternative covers, including Bombshell covers from Ant Lucia, and Batman 75th Anniversary covers. Oh and July is a 5 Wednesday month, which means July 30th will be filled with Annuals. NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #1 Written by SEAN RYAN Art and cover by JEREMY ROBERTS 1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The world has changed … Continue reading

DC New 52 – One Year Later

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So, it’s been a year since DC Comics rolled the dice and rebooted their entire universe.  Now no matter what your opinion of the move, you can not argue with the results, from a business stand point.  DC sales are up. But after a year, what does DC have to show for itself?  What has worked?  What hasn’t?  What  books rocked, what books didn’t quite measure up? What were the surprise hits?  and where did DC just blow it? Let’s go back, shall we?  to the first week of September 2011, DC had just ended their latest Geoff Johns penned … Continue reading

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 Huntress and the Ray on the way. But what did I think about the 4th week of DC’s relaunch? It was by far the best … Continue reading

Read of the Week – 4/20/11

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ZATANNA #12 Story: Matt Sturges Art: Stephane Roux, Covers: Amanda Conner Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic I can’t say I have a strong history with the Maid of Magic, Zatanna.  She was a character I was familiar with, but she always seemed more of supporting character, but thanks to Paul Dini’s love for the character, she has finally gotten her own ongoing series.  Now a year old, I have been picking it up, and have been enjoying it. The book has a light tone, even when dealing with some pretty dark and macabre subject matter.  Zatanna often fights demons and … Continue reading

Exile’s Pull list for the week of 12/23/09

Hope you all had a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa, and a Festivus for the rest of us. Click here to see what was the Exile’s Read of the Week Green Lantern #49 Here is my holiday week The Pull List Blackest Night: JSA#1 Blackest Night tie in DC Story: James Robinson Art: Eddy Barrows and Marcos Marz- The JSA face their fallen members. And with a team as old as the JSA, that’s a lot of Black Lanterns. We already saw Black Lantern Al Pratt take down his son Damage, now its Dr. Midnite (Charles McNider) Sandman (Wes … Continue reading