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Posted January 26, 2011 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (Jan 27, 2011)

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (Jan 27, 2011)

Our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs) 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 what books are great and worthy to buy. We will release this every Tuesday.

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Action Comics #897

Written by PAUL CORNELL; Art by PETE WOODS; Cover by DAVID FINCH & BATT
The last place Lex Luthor expected his quest for the Black Lantern energy to take him was Arkham Asylum – specifically to the cell of The Joker! What clues about Lex’s quest could The Joker have to offer, and why on Earth would Lex trust him? Get ready for a one-of-a-kind confrontation between comics’ two greatest villains, as brought to you by the twisted minds of Paul Cornell and Pete Woods!

Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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American Vampire #11 (MR)

Written by SCOTT SNYDER ; Art by MATEUS SANTOLOUCO; Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
A night on the town goes horribly wrong when Pearl and Henry have a run-in with some vicious bootleggers who aren’t what they appear to be. Plus, a figure from the past comes back to haunt our heroes in the conclusion of this 2-part tale of booze, bullets and blood.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Avengers #9

COVER BY: Greg Land
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: John Romita JR.
COLORED BY: DEAN V. WHITE
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC
The Avengers team up with the incredible RED HULK as the Hood makes a crazy power move to bring the Infinity Gauntlet together once more. But the Hood has no idea the power he is toying with and who is coming to earth to challenge him for it. Another earth-shattering chapter of Avengers crazy by Bendis and Romita Jr! Plus: another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Captain America #614

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
SEAN MCKEEVER
PENCILS: BUTCH GUICE
INKS: RICHARD MAGYAR
COLORED BY: DEAN V. WHITE
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC|NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC
The Trial of Captain America continues its roller-coaster ride! With Bucky’s trial distracting our heroes, the new Red Skull plots a terror attack at the heart of America!
Format: FC, 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Chaos War #5 (of 5)

COVER BY: BRANDON PETERSON
WRITER: FREDERICK JAN VAN LENTE
GREGORY PAK
PENCILS: KHOI T. PHAM
INKS: THOMAS PALMER
COLORED BY: SUNNY GHO
LETTERED BY: SIMON BOWLAND
THIS IS IT!! THE MARVEL UNIVERSE’S LAST STAND! The Chaos King unleashes his ultimate attack against reality as we know it — and our survival depends on a boy, his god, and their ragtag band of allies: The Mighty Thor! The Incredible Hulks! The Dead (and Living?) Avengers! The X-Men! Alpha Flight! But are they enough to stand against THE ANTI-ETERNITY … The force that seeks to negate all existence itself? In this issue, the universe dies and everyone wins! …What?
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Deadpool #32

By: Daniel Way, Sheldon Vella, Dave Johnson
‘SEND IN THE CLOWNS’
Did you hear? Deadpool’s done, outta the merc game. But there’s a new player in town, and this cat is baaaad. He’s got crazy space-guns, an intergalactic hooptie, and a rep that’s getting bigger by the day and just about the coolest name ever. And he’s here on earth to let everybody know … starting with Deadpool!
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Detective Comics #873

Written by SCOTT SNYDER; Art and cover by JOCK
Now at the mercy of the deadly Mirror House, Dick Grayson must fight for his life against one of Gotham City’s oldest and most powerful evils!. Be here for the shocking conclusion to “The Black Mirror,” the first arc by the highly anticipated new creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Jock!

Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Fables #101 (MR)

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM ; Art by ERIC SHANOWER & RICHARD FRIEND ; Cover by JOAO RUAS
No, this isn’t Fables 101, a primer on the wonderful worlds of FABLES. Instead, we check in on Bufkin, Frankie and the Magic Mirror in the lost Business Office to see what they’ve been up to since slaying Baba Yaga. You won’t believe what they’re up to. So we won’t even try to tell you.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Fantastic Four #587

By: Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting, Alan Davis
One will fall
PREVIEW
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Guarding the Globe #3 (of 6)

By: Robert Kirkman, Benito Cereno, Ransom Getty, Ryan Ottley
As the Viltrumite War rages on within the pages of INVINCIBLE, the Guardians of the Globe are the last line of defense on Earth. New York is under siege, and the Guardians are called in. El Chupacabra is brought along on his first mission, but he’s hiding a dark secret that could tear the team apart! Featuring a special guest-appearance by The Astounding Wolf-Man!
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50

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Incredible Hulks #621

COVER BY: Carlo Pagualyan
WRITER: Greg Pak
PENCILS: Paul Pelletier
In the wake of “Chaos War,” Bruce Banner has a bone to pick with the gods. And he’s going straight to the top. Get ready for GOD SMASH, puny mortals!
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Infestation #1 (of 2)

It begins here! The first-ever IDW event, which affects the Transformers, G.I. Joe, Ghostbusters, and Star Trek universes! Something goes horribly awry in the Zombies vs Robots universe, threatening to tear many of IDW’s biggest realities asunder! Don’t miss the IDW event ten years in the making!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Justice League: Generation Lost #18 (Brightest Day)

Written by JUDD WINICK; Art by JOE BENNETT; Covers by AARON LOPRESTI; 1:10 Variant covers by KEVIN MAGUIRE
In issue #18, the JLI takes on former teammate Power Girl, but will they pull their punches? Meanwhile, Max Lord continues his interrogation and torture of Blue Beetle, and Batman’s investigation leads him to a discovery he would never have predicted!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Namor: The First Mutant #6

COVER BY: Phil Noto
WRITER: STUART MOORE
PENCILS: ARIEL OLIVETTI
NAMOR GOES TO HELL — PART ONE OF THREE!
If Wolverine jumped off a bridge, would you jump too? That’s the question Namor must answer when the old Kings of Atlantis escape Hell only to drag him back down with them – into a burning desert wasteland. Can even the X-Men help him now? And with its king missing, what will happen to New Atlantis?
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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The New York Five #1 (of 4) (MR)

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Written by BRIAN WOOD; Art by RYAN KELLY; Cover by BRIAN WOOD & RYAN KELLY
There’s nothing more exciting than college life in the big city. But complications can follow you from dark places – and not just from your boring hometown. In THE NEW YORK FIVE, Riley’s sister Angie is making a name in the Lower East Side with her new band, and now Riley is the black sheep of the family. Lona’s murky past appears to have been hiding an alarming proficiency for stalkerism, and Merissa and Ren will confront uncomfortable situations involving older men. But who is the “five” in THE NEW YORK FIVE? Find out as Vertigo reunites this cast with its stellar creative team of Brian Wood (DEMO, DMZ, NORTHLANDERS) and Ryan Kelly (LUCIFER, Local) in this standard-sized 4-issue miniseries.

Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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Scalped #45 (MR)

Written by JASON AARON; Art by R.M. GUERA; Cover by JOCK
Beginning an all-new arc that counts down toward the landmark 50th issue and sees Red Crow facing a new challenger for tribal leadership, Dash pursuing his mother’s murderer and Officer Falls Down facing a most unusual captivity…
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Secret Avengers #9

COVER BY: Mike Deodato
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: MIKE DEODATO
INKS: MIKE DEODATO
COLORED BY: RAINIER BEREDO
LETTERED BY: DAVID M. A. LANPHEAR
Will Shang Chi’s father return?! And now that their secret enemy’s involvement in his resurrection has been exposed, what will Steve Rogers and his team do to take on the Shadow Council? Brubaker and Deodato keep up the Kung Fu Espionage.
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Stan Lee’s Traveler #3

(W) Mark Waid (A) Chad Hardin
Stan’s Back! Join Stan Lee and Mark Waid as the countdown clock strikes midnight when the Split Second Men finally catch up with The Traveler! There’s nothing left now but to face his past head on in a life or death match between the past, present, and future. The Traveler has the power to warp and bend time to his will. But who is he? Where has he come from? And what is coming after him? Covers by Scott Clark and Chad Hardin.
PREVIEW
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Thunderbolts #152

COVER BY: Greg Land
WRITER: Jeff Parker
PENCILS: Kev Walker
The T-Bolts leap into HULK’s “Scorched Earth”! At the request of Steve Rogers, Luke Cage must take his hardened team to deal with a doomsday scenario unleashed in the pages of HULK! And now that the squad is a man short, Cage finally uses his power to recruit another prisoner to duty-and his pick will shock you! Will the Thunderbolts accept this new member as a part of their force? Or will this heavy duty wild card destroy the balance of power? Find out in the series that Newsarama.com’s Best Shots calls “The Avengers title that not enough people are raving about…it’s one of the best of the bunch.”
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #152

COVER BY: J. Scott Campbell
WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis
PENCILS: Sara Pichelli
DON’T MISS THIS FAN FAVORITE AND CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED SERIES! The Black Cat is back!! What secret does Mysterio hold from the Kingpin’s past that will start a turf war across all of New York? And what does it have to do with poor Peter Parker? Speaking of poor Parker, his afterschool super hero training starts right here!! First teacher… Iron Man!!
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Uncanny X-Force #4

Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by JEROME OPENA
Cover by ESAD RIBIC
‘THE APOCALYPSE SOLUTION,’ PART FOUR
It all comes down to this! To stop him from bending all reality to his will X-Force must kill Apocalypse.
But at a terrible cost. The final set piece: lovers positioned against each other, old friendships irreparably shattered, and the future of the Marvel Universe forever twisted. The story X-fans will be discussing for years to come, the conclusion that will change one character evermore!
PREVIEW
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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The Walking Dead Weekly #4 (MR)

It is decided that in order to survive … every person at the camp should have guns. As it is, they don’t have enough to go around and the only place to get more guns is the city, but it means certain death to go into the city. Is Rick crazy enough to risk his life for the good of the camp? MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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X-Men #7

COVER BY: Terry Dodson
WRITER: VICTOR GISCHLER
PENCILS: CHRISTOPHER TODD BACHALO
INKS: JUAN FRANCISCO VELASCO
COLORED BY: MARTE GRACIA
“PROTECT AND SERVE,” PART ONE
It’s a new age for the X-Men. Cyclops and company have declared it a time to be heroes. Wherever a citizen is in need, there’s an X-Man on the job. But strange rumors have come to the attention of the X-Men, and Storm and her team are off to New York City to investigate. What do they find in the dank sewers beneath Manhattan? Only New York’s favorite wall-crawler has the answers.
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Zatanna #9

Written by PAUL DINI; Art by CLIFF CHIANG; Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
“Pupaphobia” continues with Zatanna discovering a memory long repressed from her childhood on the road… the memory of the night that sadistic puppeteer Oscar Hempel tried to kill her! But while she thought her father’s magic cut Hempel’s strings long ago, he’s back and out for vengeance – and Zee may have no choice but to reverse his curse and set him free to kill again!
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Avengers Academy: Permanent Record HC Prem Hardcover

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by MIKE MCKONE
Cover by MIKE MCKONE
Determined to keep the tradition alive, founding Avenger Hank Pym leads a core team of veteran heroes in creating a place where the next generation of Earth’s Mightiest can be trained by the greatest of those who preceded them. An institution where everyone who has ever been an Avenger can share their skill, knowledge and experience. The future is in their hands…and in the hands of the six young superhumans chosen to make up the inaugural class. But who are they? And what dark secret will turn their world–and potentially the entire Marvel Universe–upside down? Collecting AVENGERS ACADEMY #1-6 and material from ENTER THE HEROIC AGE.
Format: 152pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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Avengers By Brian Michael Bendis Vol. 1 HC Premiere Hardcover

COVER BY: John Romita JR.
WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis
PENCILS: John Romita JR.
There came a day! A day unlike any other…where two of Marvel’s top creators teamed up for the very first time to create a bombastic new Marvel series that not only ushers in the Heroic Age of Marvel Comics but unleashes onto the world the most blockbuster Avengers team ever! Who will answer the call? And will they assemble just in time…because Kang the Conqueror is here from the future. And wait till you find out why…! Collecting AVENGERS #1-6.
Format: FC, 160pg., HARD COVER
Price: $24.99

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Hawkeye and Mockingbird: Ghosts TP

By: Jim McCann, David Lopez, Paul Renaud
Hawkeye, the world’s greatest marksman is back-and reunited with the world’s most dangerous super-spy, Mockingbird! The deadly duo defied every obstacle to make their way back to each other and put together the all new WCA team-but now the one thing that divided them years before has returned to haunt them: the Phantom Rider!
This ancient enemy is out to destroy all our heroes hold dear, and is teaming with Clint Barton’s arch-nemesis, the obsessed assassin Crossfire, to do it!
Writer Jim McCann and penciler David Lopez, the team behind the acclaimed New Avengers: The Reunion, reunite to aim the spotlight and crosshairs on Marvel’s terrorist-targeting tandem, delivering a healthy dose of classic threats, new enemies, shocking allies, unexpected twists and dysfunctional dynamics in the Mighty Marvel Manner!
Format: 160pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $16.99

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Jack of Fables Vol. 8: The Fulminate Blade TP (MR)

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM and MATTHEW STURGES; Art by TONY AKINS and ANDREW PEPOY ; Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
In this collection of issues #41-45, all that remains of a futuristic world is superstition and feudalism, while the old technology is now regarded as magic. Jack Horner seeks the magic blade to defeat the Giant King. But nothing is as it seems . . .
Format: FC, 128pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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Saga of the Swamp Thing Book 4 HC (MR)

Written by ALAN MOORE; Art by STEPHEN BISSETTE, RICK VEITCH, JOHN TOTLEBEN and others; Cover by STEPHEN BISSETTE & JOHN TOTLEBEN
The fourth volume collects issues #43-50, in which Swamp Thing’s quest for self-discovery comes to its shattering conclusion. A harbinger of doom has been released with the sole charge of waking an evil beyond comprehension, and John Constantine, Deadman, The Phantom Stranger, The Spectre and other masters of the occult must unite.
Format: FC, 224pg., HARD COVER
Price: $24.99

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The Walking Dead Omnibus Vol. 3 HC S/N Ltd Ed

By: Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathbone
This deluxe hardcover features the next 24 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone needing a heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead. Strictly limited to a print run of 3000. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #49-72 RETAILER WARNING: MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
Format: HARD COVER
Price: PI

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Blackest Night: Series 8: Balanced Case Asst AF

The hugely successful BLACKEST NIGHT action figure line continues! Included in this eighth installment of the series are: Black Lantern Black Flash, Professor Zoom’s reanimated corpse, holds curious sway over The Flash’s other undead rogues; Orange Lantern Lex Luthor, the new Orange Power Ring seeks out Lex Luthor for his avarice and lust for power; Indigo Tribe The Atom, with compassion and sense of duty stronger than ever, Ray Palmer serves as the binding force uniting the spectrum of power; Sinestro Corps Member Scarecrow, delights in instilling fear in others and is rewarded with the Yellow Ring of Power. All four figures feature multiple points of articulation and include a display base. Character-appropriate accessories are also included. Orange Lantern Lex Luthor – 6.75 h Black Lantern Black Flash – 6.75 h Indigo Tribe The Atom – 6.75 h Sinestro Corps Member Scarecrow – 6.5 h 4-color clamshell blister card packaging.
Part of Blackest Night
Format: ACTION FIGURE
Price: PI

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Marvel Select Juggernaut Cs AF

A Diamond Select Release! Sculpted by Gentle Giant! The ranks of the best-selling Marvel Select line expand to include one of the most deadly mutants ever, the unstoppable Juggernaut. Sculpted by Gentle Giant and standing a massive 7′ tall, Juggernaut is the latest in the, in scale, over sized figures from the Marvel Select line. Charles Xavier’s half brother is ready to join Magneto in the fight against the X-Men and anyone else that stands in their way. Featuring Marvel Selects standard 16 points of articulation, Juggernaut, and the sans-helmet chase variant figure, are the textbook definition of Unstoppable!
Format: ACTION FIGURE
Price: PI


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