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Posted November 20, 2012 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (Nov 21, 2012)

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (Nov 21, 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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Peter Parker… Retires?!

Amazing Spider-Man #698

(W) Dan Slott, Christos N. Gage (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli (CA) Steve McNiven
DYING WISH PRELUDE
? The end of Spider-Man’s world begins when Doctor Octopus discovers who Peter Parker really is.
? (Fifty years goes by much…too…fast.)
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Dark and F******g Awesome!

B.P.R.D. 1948 #2 (of 5)

(W) Mike Mignola, John Arcudi (A) Max Fiumara (CA) Dave Stewart, Dave Johnson
As the battle between the atomic-bred monsters and the B.P.R.D. rages in the Utah desert, Professor Bruttenholm and the agents successfully kill one of the beasts and conduct an autopsy with horrifying results.

Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50

Edgar Allan Poe Conqueror Worm (One-Shot)

(W/A/CA) Richard Corben
A horrifying adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic by comics legend, Richard Corben. A betrayed man hunts down his wife and her lover only to stumble upon a gruesome puppet show based on his life.
Format: ONE-SHOT
Price: $3.50

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This one is for the kiddies…

Bravest Warriors #2 (of 6)

(W) Joey Comeau (A) Mike Holmes (CA) Malachi Ward
POWER! RESPECT! Based on ADVENTURE TIME creator Pendleton Ward’s brand new animated series! Join Chris, Wallow, Beth and Danny, four 16-year-old heroes-for-hire, as they warp from galaxy to galaxy, saving alien races with the power of their…emotions. They’re noble, righteous and totally bodacious! This new series of original comics based on the new series from ADVENTURE TIME creator Pen Ward is sure to be a smash! ADVENTURE TIME #1 went to an unprecedented 3rd printing…don’t let your shop be caught short for this brand new sensation!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: PI

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Two of the Marvel NOW titles that I’ve been anticipating

Captain America #1

(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) John Romita
Thrust into a bizarre, inhospitable world far from home, the all-new, high-adventure, mind-melting, tough-as-nails, sci-fi, pulp-fantasy era of Captain America is NOW! With no country and no allies, what’s left for the Sentinel of Liberty to protect? The Saga of Dimension Z begins here!
Format: COMIC
Price: PI

Indestructible Hulk #1

(W) Mark Waid (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Chung Yu
Hulk – Indestructible force more weapon than man. Banner – smartest man alive. Combined they are the Strongest, Smartest Weapon on the planet! And NOW! the INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK is an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
Format: COMIC
Price: PI

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You can never go wrong with these

Daredevil Vol. 3 #20

(W) Mark Waid (A) Chris Samnee (CA) Paolo Rivera
? The year’s most critically acclaimed comic book is back as BLIND MAN BLUFFED continues!
? Daredevil’s newest threat, The Coyote, is not what Matt expects.
? Say Goodbye to NYC, Matt Murdock.
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

Hawkeye #4

(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) David Aja
? You won’t believe what is on The Tape!
? S.H.I.E.L.D. recruits Clint to intercept incriminating evidence-before he becomes the most wanted man in the world.
? Superstar artist Javier Pulido joins Matt Fraction in a Hawkeye thriller that spans the globe…and the darkest parts of Clint Barton.
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

Journey Into Mystery #646

(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Stephanie Hans
? AN ALL-NEW JOURNEY BEGINS WHEN KATHRYN IMMONEN AND VALERIO SCHITI BRING YOU…SIF: THE BERZERKER?!
? She may be a “Lady,” but girly ain’t her style! Known by many names: lover of Thor, sister of Heimdall, defender of Asgard…Sif is the ultimate faithful…sidekick?! Immortal, please.
? When the latest crop of beasties beset Asgard, it’s business as usual for our sword-slingin’ heroine as she leads the battle charge-but that no-holds-barred zeal for glory may be the very thing that brings the realm down around her winged helm…!
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #17

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) TBD (CA) Jorge Molina
UNITED WE STAND!
? With the nation at war, young Spider-Man heeds the call of Super Hero duty!
? The secret connection between Miles Morales and Spider-Woman revealed?
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Uncanny X-Force #34

(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

Wolverine and the X-Men #21

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Nick Bradshaw, Steven Sanders (CA) Nick Bradshaw
? STORM joins the faculty of the Jean Grey School!
? Wolverine is a clown? Iceman is a fire swallower? Rachel Grey a fortune teller?
? Frankenstein’s Murder Circus comes to town!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Uncanny X-Force Vol. 5: Otherworld TP

(W) Rick Remender (A) Billy Tan & Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
Welcome to Otherworld, interdimensional home of the Captain Britain Corps! It’s a magical realm of fairies, pixies and wizards – at least, ordinarily. Now, death and dismemberment are the order of the day – courtesy of an invading force led by a goat-headed sorcerer. Meanwhile, Fantomex stands accused of a crime so heinous the Corps has diverted its attention from Otherworld’s defense to conduct his trial. It’s up to X-Force to save him, but how can they leave Otherworld’s peaceful citizens to fend for themselves against the invading army? Now, X-Force is fighting for their lives on two fronts – to save the denizens of Otherworld and to prevent the Corps from executing Fantomex for the murder of an innocent child. And chances are good that not everyone will make it home alive! Collecting UNCANNY X-FORCE #19.1 and #20-24.
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $19.99

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Tony Moore and his zombies… ‘Dead-Ressurected United States Presidents’ that is.

Deadpool Vol. 4 #2

(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

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Small but Incredible

Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #4 (of 4)

(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Chris Samnee
Cliff Secord, AKA, the Rocketeer, finds himself flying high over the smog-drenched skies of Los Angeles, locked in mortal combat with an ancient and terrifying creature… and then it all starts to go to Hell! Plus, the ultimate truth about Peevy’s niece is revealed! The final issue of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee’s Rocketeer series is going full throttle and the thrills show no signs of slowing down-miss this comic at your own peril!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

Mind the Gap #6

(W) Jim McAnn (A/CA) Rodin Esquejo
‘WISH YOU WERE HERE,’ Part One New Arc! Great Jumping on point! Join the mystery everyone is talking about!! As one person sits in a jail cell for the crime of attacking Elle Peterssen, the accuser is running free. Is a pawn about to become pain? Meanwhile, Elle is on the brink of contacting the physical world, but will resurfacing memories drive her further away? This issue begins the ending of many relationships as you know them, secrets laid bare, and not everyone will make it out in one piece.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

Revival #5

(W) Tim Seeley (A) Mike Norton (CA) Jenny Frison
Em is going to need her ability to NOT DIE to save May Tao from Blaine’s garage. But something lurks in the forest nearby, and it wants IN.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

The Unwritten #43

(W) Mike Carey (A) Peter Gross (CA) Yuko Shimizu
What do Baron Munchausen, a Jane Austen heroine, a homicidal bear and three bad rabbits have in common? They’re all either helping or sabotaging Tom Taylor on the next leg of his quest to find Lizzie and bring her back from the land of the dead…
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

Saucer Country Vol. 1: Run TP

(W) Paul Cornell (A) Ryan Kelly & Various (CA) Ryan Kelly
In this first SAUCER COUNTRY TP, collecting issues #1-6 of the series and a story from STRANGE ADVENTURES #1, meet Arcadia Alvarado, Governor of New Mexico and Presidential hopeful, who says she was abducted by aliens. She’s already dealing with immigration, budget cuts and an alcoholic ex – and now she’s determined to win the election so she can expose the truth about the aliens – and save the world.
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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Have no idea… But, Earl (Maghirang) sez that this is bad-ass daw

Red Hood and the Outlaws #14

(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Pascal Alixe (CA) Kenneth Rocafort
? Just as the team gets back to Earth, they are interrupted by SUPERMAN.
? There’s a Black Market alien technology being fenced and the Man of Steel has traced a connection to the Red Hood!
? An old friend of Jason is coming for him leading up to next month’s “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in issue!
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

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SPOILERS: Glen gets Motherf******g bashed in the Motherf*******g head!!!

The Walking Dead Vol. 17: Something To Fear TP

(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
In this volume of the NYT bestselling survival horror, Rick and his band of survivors work to build a larger network of thriving communities, and soon discover that Negan’s ‘Saviors’ prove to be a larger threat than they could have fathomed. Crossing Negan will lead to serious, dire consequences for the group; it seems that for the first time since the Governor’s reign of terror that Rick may have Something to Fear. Collects THE WALKING DEAD 97-102
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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I have a manga in me with the galaxy’s deadliest gunslinger

Trigun Maximum Omnibus Vol. 1 TP

Yasuhiro Nightow (W/A)
Vash the Stampede, the galaxy’s deadliest gunslinger, emerges after two years in hiding to help his beleaguered desert homeworld, Gunsmoke. But the Stampede’s many enemies have kept their motors, and they’re back on his trail and determined to bring Vash to ground-hard! And a new crowd of bounty hunters, badasses, and brain-cases are also looking to cash in the astronomical price on his head! Trigun Maximum Omnibus presents Nightow’s Trigun series in value-priced editions of well over 500 story pages! Contain Trigun Maximum volumes 1-3.
Format: BW, 568pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $19.99


Norby Ela

 
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