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Posted November 4, 2012 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (Nov 11, 2012)

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (Nov 11, 2012)

Our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs, Blu-Rays & DVDs and Apparel) and what not that will be released weekly . We know that comic books and merchandise are expensive. But, we are here to guide you on what books & trade of geekery are great and worthy to buy.

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Hai! Get copy!

47 Ronin #1 (of 5)
(W) Mike Richardson (A/CA) Stan Sakai
Among the best-known tales in Japanese history, the legend of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their disgraced master epitomizes the samurai code of honor. It has been said, ‘To know the story of the 47 Ronin is to know Japan.’ Retold through the ages, the legend at last comes to comics in a meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated miniseries from Mike Richardson, Stan Sakai, and editorial consultant Kazuo Koike! Recounting this sweeping tale of honor and violence in all its grandeur, chapter one details the tragic incident that would seal the fate of Lord Asano and set forty-seven of his vassals on a years-long path of vengeance!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Let it ‘Rot’!

Animal Man #14

(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Steve Pugh, Timothy Green (CA) Steve Pugh
? “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM” part two!
? How did The Rot infect the DC Universe? Guest star John Constantine is here to tell you the hideous truth!
? The Red Kingdom faces an all-out attack by an army of the Rot, led by Felix Faust!
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

Swamp Thing #14

(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Yanick Paquette
? “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” continues!
? Swamp Thing must travel the rivers of Rotworld on his way to Gotham City!
? True terror awaits our hero on the undead waters!
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Dark & Noir

 

Stumptown Vol. 2 #3

(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Matthew Southworth
P.I. Dex Parios was hired to track down ‘Baby,’ rockstar Mim Bracca’s prized guitar. So how lucky is it that the instrument just showed up at her house? With Dex, you know the luck will never last! The new story arc from Eisner Award-winning writer Greg Rucka and acclaimed artist Matthew Southworth continues!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Daredevil: End of Days #2 (of 8)

(W) Brian Michael Bendis, David Mack (A) Klaus Janson, Bill Sienkiewicz (CA) Alex Maleev
? The Kingpin has been murdered! Daredevil has been murdered! And that’s just the beginning of the story!
? Ben Urich digs deep into the seedy underbelly of the MU & discovers Matt Murdock’s biggest secret yet!.
? Some of the greatest creators to ever take on the Man Without Fear unite for his final story!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Marvel NOW with the sober Tony Stark and the Merc with disgusting skin.

Deadpool Vol. 4 #1 Now

(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Tony Moore (CA) Geof Darrow
Dead former United States presidents, from George Washington to Gerald Ford have been resurrected, and that’s BAD. The Marvel heroes can’t be the ones to stop them, someone is needed with the reputation, skills and plausible deniability to take out these com-monsters in chiefs…NOW! is the time for Deadpool… In Wade We Trust!
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

Iron Man  #1 Now

(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Greg Land
Tony Stark-Iron Man: Technological visionary, wealthy playboy, unparalleled engineer, and armored Avenger. His greatest invention becomes his greatest mistake. Iron Man must act fast…and Tony Stark must build faster! The lethal techno virus Extremis is out in the wild and out for grabs to the highest bidder! It’s up to Tony Stark to contain it and that means creating a new suit of armor…NOW!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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I love you Fiona Staples. Will you marry me?

Life With Archie: The Married Life #24 Fiona Staples Cvr

(W) Paul Kupperberg (A) Fernando Ruiz & Various (CA) Fiona Staples
“Archie Marries Veronica” – Change is afoot in Riverdale! After the devastating shooting of his partner, Kevin rethinks his risky career path while Clay recuperates. Kevin’s not the only one with a career shift in mind as Veronica moves on from Lodge Industries and Riverdale’s Mayor Moose contemplates making a political move to the senate. Plus, it’s the premiere of Reggie and Betty’s reality show at the Chok’lit Shoppe and Jughead is pulling out all the stops to make it a Hollywood-style event! In a night filled with excitement, Kevin has an announcement that will set the scene for many issues to come!
“Archie Marries Betty” – It’s the reunion we’ve all been waiting for as The Archies reunite to help raise money for a worthy cause. Jellybean’s unreliability comes to a head with older brother Jughead after the stress of Midge’s pregnancy takes its toll. Conflicts aside, this issue is a can’t-miss affair with Josie and the Pussycats making their Life with Archie debut as the headlining act for the grand opening of Archie’s new music club.
Format: COMIC
Price: PI

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My lovely “Indies”

The Manhattan Projects #7

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Nick Pitarra, Jordie Bellair
“ABOVE AND BEYOND” At a top Secret meeting in Iceland, the Americans and Russians have a world-shattering encounter with the Science tyrants of the Manhattan Projects. The thrilling FEEL GOOD, BAD SCIENCE series continues in THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS#7: ABOVE AND BEYOND!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

Sweet Tooth #39

(W/A/CA) Jeff Lemire
At long last, Gus and Jepperd’s long hard journey comes to its bloody and shocking end. Jepperd and Abbot have their final face-off. A death match to the end with the future of Gus and the entire burgeoning hybrid species at risk.
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Why are you not getting this?!

Uncanny X-Force #33

(W) Rick Remender (A) Phil Noto (CA) Jerome Opena
? FINAL EXECUTION races to its thrilling conclusion!
? X-Force brings the attack to the Brotherhood, but there is dissension in the ranks.
? Genesis faces the truth about Apocalypse and his destiny!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Every kid should get!

Adventure Time Vol. 1 TP

(W) Ryan North (A) Shelli Paroline & Various (CA) Chris Houghton
It’s ADVENTURE TIME! Join Finn the Human, Jake the Dog, and Princess Bubblegum for all-new adventures through The Land of Ooo. The top-rated Cartoon Network show now has its own comic book! Don’t miss the first collected volume of this critically acclaimed ‘all-ages classic’ that has fans and critics alike calling it ‘the best new comic of 2012’!
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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Yey! Frog Monsters!

B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 4 HC

(W) Mike Mignola, John Arcudi (A) Guy Davis (CA) Dave Stewart, Mike Mignola
A story that began in the first issue of Hellboy concludes with the B.P.R.D. team set to permanently wipe out the subterranean colony of frog monsters. The team tracks down the Memnan Saa’s hideout, but soon find themselves in over their heads when old enemies like the Black Flame arrive to lay waste to the world.
Format: FC, 464pg., HARD COVER
Price: $34.99

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Who wont ‘no’ say to Alex Nino art.

Monster Candy Vol. 1

(W) Brian Phillipson, Alex Murillo (A/CA) Alex Nino
When space aliens secretly invade 10-year old Timmy’s neighborhood on Halloween and threaten to ruin his favorite holiday by giving kids candy that turns them into monsters, it’ll be up to Timmy to unleash his bag of tricks and save the day. A fun adventure for kids of all ages.
Format: GRAPHIC NOVEL
Price: $12.00

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Hehe, it’s in color.

Scott Pilgrim Vol. 2 (of 6): Scott Pilgrim vs. the World – Color Edition

(W/A/CA) Bryan Lee O’malley
Presented in full-color for the first time, this gorgeous package includes new bonus materials, as well as remastered artwork and lettering! The second volume in Bryan Lee O’Malley’s epic, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World sees Mr. Pilgrim face off against another of Ramona’s exes–Hollywood icon and skate board enthusiast Lucas Lee!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $24.99


Norby Ela

 
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