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Posted August 30, 2011 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (Aug. 31, 2011)

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (August 31, 2011)
Our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs) and what not that will be released weekly . We know that comic books are expensive and its hard to spend cash these days. We are here to guide you what books are great and worthy to buy.

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Amazing Spider-Man #668

By Dan Slott & Humberto Ramos
Spider-Island PART TWO! Spider-powered New York citizens! Spider-powered criminals! And Peter Parker fighting alongside Manhattan biggest super heroes — as Peter Parker? The most sensational spider-ific summer event continues!
Format: 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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DeadpoolMax #11 (of 12)

Written by DAVE LAPHAM Pencils & Cover by KYLE BAKER
Deadpool returns to the orphanage of his youth to demystify the fearful hold the place has on him. But when he arrives, Deadpool has terrible flashbacks to when he was a child, stole a rifle and almost went on a shooting spree. Can Bob show him that the orphanage is a wonderful place and not the horror he remembers, or will Deadpool become lost in the past and fulfill that deadly childhood mission. Learn about the cruelty of orphans in A HARD KNOCK LIFE.
Format: 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Invincible #82

By Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, Fco Plasencia
Face-to-face with Universa. She came from a distant planet, wielding unimaginable power, seeking to drain our planet dry of all energy. Invincible was able to stop her. But how long can she be contained… and what can be done with her?
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Journey Into Mystery #626 Point One

Written by ROB RODI Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
START READING with this Point One Issue! Young Loki is at a severe disadvantage: everyone in Asgard remembers him from his previous life-but they’re all strangers to him, and they fully intend to keep it that way. Desperate, Loki conjures up a mystical means of eavesdropping on their private thoughts; and what he learns doesn’t make him happy. Even worse, the lesson itself may just cost him his life! A perfect jumping-on point, showcasing Loki’s relationships with Asgard’s movers and shakers, and setting the stage for the choices he makes in the months to come. 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Justice League #1

Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS 1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
Comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee make history! In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes! This spectacular debut issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: PI

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The Mighty Thor #5

Written by MATT FRACTION Art & Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL Variant Cover by GREG LAND
Thor and the Surfer battle on the surface of Mars, hundreds of millions of kilometers away from the ultimate Asgardian – Galactus War! And meanwhile on Earth, Volstagg is left to defend Asgard from hostile invaders with Loki as his only ally. Loki charges into battle bearing the magical gifts of the Weird Sisters that only he can see. Will they be enough? Can they save Thor? And who will survive…the rise of the COSMIC DESTROYER?
Part of Mighty Thor by Matt Fraction Vol. 1
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Rocketeer Adventures #4 (of 4)

Dave Gibbons, Joe Pruett, John Arcudi (w) o Scott Hampton, Tony Harris, Brendan McCarthy (a) o Alex Ross, Dave Stevens (c)
A trio of stories by a trio of brilliant creative teams! A spectacular adventure with Cliff and a prowling Japanese submarine could spell the end of the Rocketeer, while a day at the beach becomes anything but relaxing for Cliff, Betty and Peevy. Plus a story of a sexy Nazi saboteur hell-bent on acquiring Cliff’s jetpack!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Ultimate Comics Hawkeye #1 (of 4)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Art by RAFA SANDOVAL Cover by KAARE ANDREWS Variant Cover by ADAM KUBERT Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS
Clint Barton, the hero known as Hawkeye, is back and on a mission! Prepare for Hawkeye’s climactic return to the Ultimate Comics Universe in the beginning of this pulse-pounding series!
Format: 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Uncanny X-Force #14

Written by Rick Remender Penciled by JEROME OPENA Cover by ESAD RIBIC
The Dark Angel Saga: Part 4 Years ago, Wolverine helplessly watched as Jean Grey, the love of his life, died before his eyes. Years later, he would lose his best-friend Nightcrawler to a similar fate. In order to save our world, can he allow them to die again? X-Force team up with The Amazing X-Men for the final push against the heir of Apocalypse, in a battle Royale that will force Wolverine to make the hardest choice of his life. One world must die!
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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The Walking Dead Weekly #35

story ROBERT KIRKMAN art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
The threat level rises.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Any Empire HC

By Nate Powell
Nate Powell’s follow-up to the Eisner winning Swallow Me Whole examines war and violence, and their trickledown effects on middle America. As a gang of small-town kids find themselves reunited in adulthood, their dark histories collide in a struggle for the future.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $19.95

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Invincible Iron Man Vol. 8: Unfixable HC

Written by MATT FRACTION & KELLY SUE DECONNICK Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., ANDREA MUTTI & SALVADOR LARROCA Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
Why should Tony Stark be the one to benefit from all of his technology? What right does Stark have to keep his miracles to himself? A familiar threat in other corners of the Marvel Universe comes demanding answers – and salvation – from Iron Man. And because it’s not enough to remake the world with free and limitless energy, Stark Resilient takes on the challenge of remaking another world: Asgard! Plus: Witness Rescue in action, as Pepper Potts lets loose with her bleeding-edge suit and astonishing power! And Iron Man and Thor find themselves facing an enemy unlike any they’ve fought before! Collecting INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #501-502, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2010: IRON MAN/THOR, RESCUE #1 and material from INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #503.
Format: 120pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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Thunderbolts By Ellis and Deodato Ult Coll TP

Written by WARREN ELLIS Penciled by MIKE DEODATO Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
The Thunderbolts, a band of reformed villains trying to do good, have always sought justice from America. Their earnest attempts to regain the faith of the people have only made them slow progress toward that goal, and r has always been an elusive prize. But now, in the aftermath of CIVIL WAR, the tables have turned: It’s time for the Thunderbolts to inflict a little justice on America. At a time when the country has lost faith in its heroes, it is ready to put its faith in monsters. Now is the time for the Thunderbolts! Warren Ellis and Mike Deodato’s modern masterpiece challenges readers with a thought-provoking story that offers a steady stream of explosive action! Collecting THUNDERBOLTS #110-121 and material from CIVIL WAR: THE INITIATIVE.
Format: 296pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $29.99

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Uncanny X-Force Vol. 1: Apocalypse Solution TP

Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $15.99

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Marvel Select First Avenger Red Skull Action Figure

A Diamond Select Release! Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! The best-selling Marvel Select line is proud to add another of the Marvel movie franchises to its lineup! This time, the movie Captain America: The First Avenger makes its Marvel Select debut! Based on the likeness of the villainous Red Skull from the upcoming summer 2011 blockbuster, this movie-accurate Red Skull figure includes Marvel Select’s standard 16 points of articulation. As an added bonus, the figure comes packaged with part of a display stand that can be combined with the base from the Captain America movie figure (sold separately) to form a diorama, recreating a key scene from the movie!
Format: ACTION FIGURE
Price: PI

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The New Teen Titans Omnibus Vol. 1 HC

Art by GEORGE PEREZ, CURT SWAN, ROMEO TANGHAL and others; Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
In 1980, writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Perez introduced a timeless team including Robin, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl, Cyborg, Changeling, Raven and Starfire – young heroes with great powers and strong personalities who learned their way in the world through the strength of their friendship and the adventures they shared.
This first omnibus edition collects the team’s debut in DC COMICS PRESENTS #26, plus the first sixteen issues of their smash-hit monthly series, including the first appearances of foes including Deathstroke and Trigon, as well as a confrontation with The Justice League of America.
Format: FC, 464pg., HARD COVER
Price: $75.00

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Essential Web of Spider-Man Vol. 1 TP

Written by VARIOUS Penciled by VARIOUS Cover by CHARLES VESS
It’s an all-new series starring your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Swinging through town in his sleek black suit, Spidey faces new threats – including Magma, the Vulturions, Chance, Future Max and the Smithville Thunderbolt – as well as classic foes like the Kingpin, Dr. Octopus and the Vulture! Guest-starring Dominic Fortune and the New Mutants! Collecting WEB OF SPIDER-MAN (1985) #1-18 and ANNUAL #1-2, and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #268.
Format: 528pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $19.99


Norby Ela

 
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