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Posted October 9, 2013 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (October 9, 2013)

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (October 9, 2013)

Here are our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs, Toys, Apparel and other geeky stuff) and what-not that are released weekly. We know that comic books and other geeky merchandise are expensive. But, we are here to for you on what books & trade of geekery are great and worthy of buying.

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Afterlife With Archie #1

Writer: Sacasa, Roberto Aguirre
Artist: Francavilla, Francesco
Cover Artist: Francavilla, Francesco
NEW ONGOING SERIES! “Escape From Riverdale” — This is how the end of the world begins… Harvey Award-winning writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie, Archie meets Glee) and Eisner-winning artist Francesco Francavilla (Batman, Black Beetle) take Archie and the gang where they’ve never been before-to the grave and back! A horrific accident sets off a series of grim events and Sabrina the Teenage Witch must try to repair the unspeakable evil her spell has unleashed. Gasp in horror as Riverdale faces an impending zombie Arch-pocalypse in this brand-new, spine-tingling ongoing series — but be warned, kiddies, this one’s not for the faint of heart! For TEEN+ readers.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Rocket Girl #1

Writer: Montclare, Brandon
Artist: Reeder, Amy
Cover Artist: Reeder, Amy
A teenage cop from a high-tech future is sent back in time to 1986 New York City. Dayoung Johansson is investigating the Quintum Mechanics megacorporation for crimes against time. As she pieces together the clues, she discovers the ‘future’ she calls home – an alternate reality version of 2013 – shouldn’t exist at all! Blast off with the new ongoing series by BRANDON MONTCLARE (Halloween Eve) and Eisner Award nominee AMY REEDER (Batwoman, Madame Xanadu).
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

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Three #1

Writer: Gillen, Kieron
Artist: Kelly, Ryan
Cover Artist: Bellaire, Jordie
When a member of the Spartan ruling class visits an isolated homestead of Helot workers, a brutal massacre is only the beginning. KIERON GILLEN (PHONOGRAM,
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Battling Boy HC

Writer: Pope, Paul
Artist: Pope, Paul
Cover Artist: Pope, Paul
When Battling Boy’s father (a warrior god) drops him on a world infested with bloodthirsty monsters, he leaves his son with nothing but a magic credit card, a trunk full of enchanted tee shirts, and instructions not to come home until he’s liberated the planet from its plague of monsters. It’s one kid vs an entire world full of monsters. And the monsters don’t stand a chance.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $24.99

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Lazarus Vol. 1 TP

Writer: Rucka, Greg
Artist: Lark, Michael
Cover Artist: Lark, Michael
Collecting the first four issues of the Eisner-winning team of RUCKA and LARK’s critically acclaimed new series about Forever Carlyle, the Lazarus of the Carlyle Family. Included are the first four issues of story, as well as the previously released introductory four-page short ‘Family: Prelude.’ Collects LAZARUS #1-4
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $9.99

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Batman #24

Writer: Snyder, Scott
Artist: Capullo, Greg
Cover Artist: Capullo, Greg
Zero Year Part Four! In this amazing, double-sized issue, Batman is on the trail of the Red Hood Gang and their mysterious leader, secret origins are revealed, and a major surprise will change the course of Zero Year and Batman’s life!
Variants available. Contact local retailer for more information.
Format: COMIC
Price: $6.99

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Batman Vol. 2: The City of Owls TP

Writer: Snyder, Scott
Artist: Capullo, Greg
Cover Artist: Capullo, Greg
In this new trade paperback collecting BATMAN #8-12 and ANNUAL #1, Bruce Wayne has learned that the Court of Owls is real-and a deadly threat to Gotham City! As Batman struggles to stop the Court of Owls before they claim the city for their own, he uncovers dark secrets about the Wayne family and the city he’s sworn to protect!
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $16.99

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Thor God of Thunder Premiere Vol. 2: Godbomb HC

Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Guice, Butch
Cover Artist: Ribic, Esad
Somewhere at the end of the time, all the gods of the universe are enslaved, working to build a machine that will forever change the face of creation. What is the Godbomb? And what can Thor do to stop it? As Gorr’s master plan continues to unfold, all hope for divinity is lost as Thor finds himself in chains alongside his fellow gods. As the dark origin of Gorr is revealed, along with the truth behind his bloody quest to butcher the gods, three time-bending Thors unite to lead an army of slave gods in the fight to save all of divinity. But will it all be for naught as the clock ticks down and the massive Godbomb is triggered at last? And after the dust clears, what will be left of the universe’s divinity? Collecting THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #6-11.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $24.99

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Astro City #5

Writer: Busiek, Kurt
Artist: Anderson, Brent Eric
Cover Artist: Ross, Alex
What secrets hide in Astro City’s past? And what does the Broken Man fear? Take a look into the days before Astro City was renamed as you meet the Blasphemy Agency, watch Dame Progress battle Mister Cakewalk, and learn what lies behind the mask of Lord Saampa, the Serpent’s Tongue, in a trio of revelatory adventures. Hints, portents, and mysteries unfold, as the Broken Man’s story is explored.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Chew #37

Writer: Layman, John
Artist: Guillory, Rob
Cover Artist: Guillory, Rob
‘FAMILY RECIPE,’ Part Two It’s take your daughter to dinner day!
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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The Manhattan Projects #15

Writer: Hickman, Jonathan
Artist: Pitarra, Nick
Cover Artist: Hickman, Jonathan
‘FINITE OPPENHEIMERS,’ Part Two An in-depth look at the second decade of the ongoing war inside Oppenheimer’s brain. It’s endless brothers versus brothers: It’s the Oppenheimer Civil War!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

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Mind Mgmt Vol. 2: The Futurist HC

Writer: Kindt, Matt
Artist: Kindt, Matt
Cover Artist: Kindt, Matt
We’ve learned some of the secrets of Henry Lyme; now get ready to meet the rest of Mind Management! With the remains of the Management attempting to reform and hot on Lyme’s tail, the former spy is forced to seek help from other defectors around the globe, including the deadly Futurist, Duncan! Meanwhile, losing her memory has barely slowed journalist Meru down, as an attempt on her life puts her back on the hunt for Mind Management-and on a collision course with the terrible truths Lyme has hidden from her! Collecting MIND MGMT #7-#12, plus stories from Dark Horse Presents and i09!
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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The Walking Dead #115

Writer: Kirkman, Robert
Artist: Adlard, Charlie
Cover Artist: Adlard, Charlie
ALL-OUT WAR BEGINS! The biggest storyline in WALKING DEAD history – just in time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the series! It’s Rick versus Negan with a little help from everyone else!
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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X-Men #6

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Lopez, David
Cover Artist: Adams, Arthur
X-MEN: BATTLE OF THE ATOM, PART 7!
* CHAOS AT THE JEAN GREY SCHOOL as the X-Men and Future X-Men are attacked!
* Rachel Grey is the only X-Man qualified to defeat the mystery opponents!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Multiple Warheads Down Fall (One-Shot)

Writer: Graham, Brandon
Artist: Graham, Brandon
Cover Artist: Graham, Brandon
The organ smuggler Sexica and her werewolf boyfriend Nikoli try to get by in a harsh Soviet fantasy world with dream monsters, radiation slugs, and starships falling from Wolf War 3. Reprints 2007’s ‘The Fall,’ the original 2003 adult Warheads story, and the 2004 short ‘Elevator.’
Format: ONE-SHOT
Price: $7.99

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DC Comics Joker Action Figure

The DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 look of Batman’s arch nemesis, The Joker perfectly captured with this action figure based on the designs from the “Death of the Family” story.
Format: MERCHANDISE
Price: PI

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Deadpool #18

Writer: Duggan, Gerry
Artist: Shalvey, Declan
Cover Artist: Shalvey, Declan
* The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, part 4 of 5
* Deadpool’s past has been weaponized!
* Three Weapon Plus alumni unite to take it down!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Star Wars #10

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: D’Anda, Carlos
Cover Artist: Fleming, Hugh
Luke Skywalker and Wedge Antilles have infiltrated an Imperial Destroyer. But now nine thousand stormtroopers are searching for them, and Darth Vader is aware of their presence. Completing their mission and escaping with their lives may be an either/or proposition! Meanwhile, the Rebel fleet prepares for an Imperial assault!
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Fairy Tale Comics HC

Writer: Duffy, Chris
Artist: London, Jonathon
Cover Artist: Na
From favorites like ‘Puss in Boots’ and ‘Goldilocks’ to obscure gems like ‘The Boy Who Drew Cats,’ Fairy Tale Comics has something to offer every reader. Seventeen fairy tales are wonderfully adapted and illustrated in comics format by seventeen different cartoonists, including Raina Telgemeier (‘Rapunzel’), Brett Helquist (‘Rumpelstiltskin’), David Mazzucchelli (‘Give Me the Shudders’), the Hernandez Brothers (‘Hansel and Gretel’ and ‘Snow White’), and more.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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Constantine #7

Writer: Fawkes, Ray
Artist: Guedes, Renato
Cover Artist: Barrows, Eddy
With his vault of weapons now in the hands of his greatest enemies, John Constantine must battle with Sargon and the Cult of the Cold Flame with all he has left – his wits!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Buck Rogers In 25th Century #2 (of 4)

Writer: Chaykin, Howard
Artist: Chaykin, Howard
Cover Artist: Chaykin, Howard
The advenure that started in Howard Chaykin’s new ground-breaking tale of the new Buck Rogers continues!Over eighty years after the creation of the newspaper strip that became a household word, Chaykin has returned the character and his universe back to basics: Buck Rogers, former World War I ace is accidentally suspended in time only to awaken to a new and different earth, 500 years in the future, fragmented by war and ruled by an omnipotent force – the Chinese. Now, Buck along with Colonel Wilma Deering, begin a new fight, to free the United States! See the startling plot twists as this classic tale of sci-fi adventure hits its stride!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Avengers Arena #16

Writer: Hopeless, Dennis
Artist: Walker, Kev
Cover Artist: Deodato, Mike
“BOSS LEVEL” PART 3:
THE FINAL BATTLES BEGIN!
* Up on Murder World Island, it’s the surviving contestants in an all-out battle royale!
* Down in Arcade’s lair, it’s two other contestants vs. Arcade!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Avengers A.I.  #4

Writer: Humphries, Sam
Artist: Araujo, Andre
Cover Artist: Marquez, David
* With the Vision M.I.A., and A.I. considered a global threat, what’s a robot to do?
* Teaming up with S.H.I.E.L.D. the Avengers track down cyberterrorist Dimitrios’ signal and prepare to take him out…
* Query: It couldn’t really be that easy, could it?
* Response: No.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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America’s Got Powers #7 (of 7)

Writer: Ross, Jonathan
Artist: Hitch, Bryan
Cover Artist: Hitch, Bryan
story JONATHAN ROSS art / cover BRYAN HITCH Too many Americans with too many powers…so the government decides it’s time to wipe them all out and start from scratch. Nobody ever said it would be easy.
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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The Owl #4 (of 4)

Writer: Krul, J. T.
Artist: Michael, Hubert Khan
Cover Artist: Ross, Alex
FINAL ISSUE!!! When Owl Girl tries to kill Jasper in order to bring the mob war to an end, the only thing standing in her way is the Owl. But if she won’t listen to reason, how far will the Owl go to stop her? It’s Owl vs. Owl Girl as Dynamite’s latest hit series comes to its explosive conclusion!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Eternal Warrior  #2

Writer: Pak, Greg
Artist: Hairsine, Trevor
Cover Artist: Jones, J. G.
Who is the Sword of the Wild? After thousands of years on the battlefield, the Eternal Warrior has finally laid down his sword. But today he learns that when you turn your back on your destiny, your destiny may find another champion. And when that new champion is your own savage, immortal daughter, the balance of the world itself may be at stake.
Preview
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Rachel Rising #20

Writer: Moore, Terry
Artist: Moore, Terry
Cover Artist: Moore, Terry
Rachel and Jet must face off against Mary Scott and Hannah the snake lady if they intend to save the town of Manson, and witchcraft is the weapon of choice. Is Rachel ready for such a dangerous test of her long-forgotten powers? Find out in the latest issue of Terry Moore’s horror thriller!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Superior Spider-Man Team Up #4

Writer: Yost, Christopher
Artist: Checchetto, Marco
Cover Artist: Rivera, Paolo
* The official Superior Spider-Man Infinity Tie-in!
* As Thanos’ forces set their sights one earth, there are few heroes left to answer the battle call.
* But how many heroes do you really need when the most SUPERIOR one of all is ready to defend his turf.
* Featuring the debut of an all-new Sun-Girl!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Ultimate Comics X-Men #32

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Martinez, Alvaro
Cover Artist: Hardman, Gabriel
“WORLD WAR X” CONTINUES!
* UTOPIA’s insane plan to end the war
* WORLD WAR X claims its first casualties
* Will the war finally unite, or divide forever?
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Thanos Rising TP

Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Bianchi, Simone
Cover Artist: Bianchi, Simone
Thanos left audiences abuzz after MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS, but who is this disturbing villain? Discover the hidden truth in this gripping tale of tragedy, deceit and destiny. Where did this demi-god of destruction come from, and what does he want from the universe? Death has been shadowing Thanos for his entire life, watching his inner darkness grow – but why? And when the Mad Titan flees his home in search of true love, how many lives will he take to find it? The answers come from the incredible creative team of Jason Aaron (WOLVERINE) and Simone Bianchi (ASTONISHING X-MEN)! Prepare for a journey that will change one boy’s life – and will soon change the very nature of the Marvel Universe. And when Thanos’ rise is complete, the stage is set for INFINITY! Collecting THANOS RISING #1-5.
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $17.99

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Pop Dark Knight Batman Beyond Vinyl Fig & Pop Dark Knight Nightwing Vinyl Fig

Two more characters from the Batman mythos join Funko’s best-selling POP! Vinyl Figures line! Fans of Batman Beyond and Nightwing can add 3 3/4′ tall urban, stylized figures to their collections! Window box packaging.
Format: MERCHANDISE
Price: PI


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