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Posted December 12, 2011 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (December 14, 2011)

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (December 14, 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.

American Vampire #21

Written by SCOTT SNYDER; Art by JORDI BERNET; Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
As “Beast in the Cave” concludes, the beast is finally unleashed! Plus: James Book and Skinner Sweet’s friendship is severed; setting in motion the events that would change their lives forever.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Avengers: The X-Sanction #1 (of 4)

(W) Jeph Loeb (A/CA) Ed McGuinness
How has Cable been reborn? Where has he been since SECOND COMING? And what dark event has driven him to destroy the Avengers?

Format: 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Batgirl #4

Written by GAIL SIMONE; Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES; Cover by ADAM HUGHES
Batgirl’s secret past finally catches up to her as she races to a final confrontation with the deadly sociopath Mirror! All the answers start right here in this thrilling issue!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Batman and Robin #4

Written by PETER J. TOMASI; Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
Batman and Robin are at the mercy of NoBody as he forces them to embrace a new way to battle crime and injustice. But Batman has other ideas! Plus: Don’t miss the origin of NoBody!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Batwoman #4

Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN; Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Blood drenches the back alleys of Gotham City in Part four of “Hydrology” – and Batwoman’s life begins to burn!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Black Panther: Most Dangerous Man Alive #526

(W) David Liss (A) Shawn Martinbrough, Michael Avon Oeming (CA) Francesco Francavilla
The war with the Kingpin heats up – with two issues hitting this month! Lady Bullseye and Typhoid Mary are out to kill T’Challa…time to call in Falcon and Luke Cage! The former King of Wakanda and the former Kingpin of crime wage in a deadly game, with the Panther’s homeland as the prize!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Blue Estate #8

(W) Viktor Kalvachev, Andrew Osborne (A) Viktor Kalvachev & Various (CA) Viktor Kalvachev
‘STATE OF SHOCK’ Secrets aren’t the only things laid bare in the aftermath of a shocking reversal of fortune, while ticking time bombs of suspicion and paranoia threaten to blow a dangerous alliance to smithereens. Love is unspoken and promises are made to be broken in episode eight of the fast, funny 100% cool smash hit series. (But wait! There’s more at www.BlueEstateComic.com!)
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Frankenstein, Agent of Shade #4

Written by JEFF LEMIRE; Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI; Cover by J.G. JONES
‘Monster Planet’ comes to its world-shattering conclusion as Frankenstein and Nina take on the massive Sea Monster, while Lady Frankenstein and the rest of the Creature Commandos go head to head with the colossal Ogre Titan. Plus: Don’t miss the debut of the G.I. Robot Squadron and the new War Wheel!
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Green Lantern #4

Written by GEOFF JOHNS; Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY; Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and KEITH CHAMPAGNE; Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL; 1:200 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
They’ve pillaged and enslaved his homeworld. Now the fear-mongering Sinestro Corps must face newly reinstated Green Lantern Sinestro. Can the renegade GL liberate Korugar from the army he assembled?
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Journey Into Mystery #632

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Mitch Breitweiser (CA) Stephanie Hans
The most unpopular boy in Asgard receives a certain four-pawed fire-breathing present. What will Loki do with this most unwelcome gift? Guest-starring Volstagg!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Locke & Key: Clockworks #3 (of 6)

Joe Hill (w) o Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
Chapter Three ‘The Keepers of the Keys’ – With the Timeshift Key in their hands, the past is an open book to the Locke children. It’s time for answers; it’s time for the truth. And now that Dodge knows where Tyler has been hiding the key to the black door, time is running out…
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #3 (of 6)

(W/A) David Petersen
The new volume of the Eisner Award-winning Mouse Guard series continues! On an unmapped island, Celanawe and Em discover the land of Ilder ruled by a ferret king.
Shipwrecked and with no sign of their ship’s captain, Conrad, they become the audience of Ilder’s imposing sovereign and hear of his hunger, his power and his fear – all while a mythic weapon dangles just out of reach, preventing destiny from marching forward for the bloodline of Farrer, forger of the Black Axe!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50

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New Avengers #19

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Mike Deodato
Get ready for some old-school Avengers blockbuster action! It’s the New Avengers versus the new Dark Avengers! And wait until you find out who is behind the masks!! Actually, wait until the Avengers find out who is behind the masks! 32 PGS./Rating T+
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Severed #5 (of 7)

(W) Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft (A/CA) Attila Futaki
‘The Road Beckons’ In 1916, a boy runs away from home in search of his father. But along the way he meets a salesman with sharp teeth and a hunger for flesh. SCOTT SNYDER (American Vampire, Batman, Swamp Thing), SCOTT TUFT and ATTILA FUTAKI (Percy Jackson) are back with 2011’s most terrifying horror series. SEVERED.
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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The Shade #3 (of 12)

Written by JAMES ROBINSON; Art by CULLY HAMNER; Cover by TONY HARRIS; 1:10 Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER
The Shade must take a trip “Down Under” to find the answers he seeks about his past! In Sydney, he encounters an old ally named Diablo Blacksmith. But deep in the heart of the Outback lies a monstrous foe, one that The Shade must face completely on his own, and one that knows all of The Shade’s weaknesses.
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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S.H.I.E.L.D. #4 (of 6)

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Dustin Weaver
The Immortal City has been destroyed and Issac Newton is on the lam. Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Nostradamus and the Eternal Dynamo need to make an impossible journey to stop him.
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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The Unwritten #32

Written by MIKE CAREY; Art by PETER GROSS and M.K. PERKER; Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
Tom’s battle against the cabal continues, with Glitterspar as the ultimate sanction. But Tom discovers that letting storybook magic into your world is playing with fire — and ice.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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The Walking Dead #92

(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
Get ready for some action.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Deadpool Max: Nutjob TP

(W) David Lapham (A/CA) Kyle Baker
It’s Deadpool uncensored! Government agent Wade Wilson is too valuable an assassin for the brass not to take advantage of, but the unstable killer needs the guidance of a steady hand to be effective. It’s Bob’s job to make sure Deadpool completes his missions – by any means necessary. Unfortunately, Deadpool considers him something of a sidekick, and it’s always the sidekick who takes one for the team. And Bob’s got the bruises and mental scars to prove it. Bob manages to keep Wade focused on the likes of Hammerhead, Baron Zemo and the Taskmaster – and although he gets a glimpse of the assassin’s tragic upbringing, it becomes clear Deadpool isn’t the only damaged goods in this duo. Collecting DEADPOOL MAX (2010) #1-6.
Format: 144pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $19.99

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Fables Vol. 16: Super Team TP

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM; Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, STEVE LEIALOHA, ERIC SHANOWER and TERRY MOORE; Cover by JOAO RUAS
Now why would we saddle a FABLES book with a title like “Super Team”? And why does snotty little Pinocchio think he needs to design tight-fitting costumes for a carefully selected group of Fables? Find out in these stories from FABLES #101-107, including a special story illustrated by Terry Moore (Echo, Strangers in Paradise).
Format: FC, 144pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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The Nightly News Anniversary Edition HC

story / art / cover JONATHAN HICKMAN
The five-year anniversary, over-sized, deluxe hardcover edition of THE NIGHTLY NEWS. Containing the Eisner-nominated original story, as well as the never before seen original scripts and sketches, a complete making of, the original pitch, and much more. Collects THE NIGHTLY NEWS #1-6
Format: FC, 300pg., HARD COVER
Price: $34.99

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Red Wing TP

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Nick Pitarra
To stay alive in the future, the best fighter pilots in the world not only have to perfect their skills and master their aircraft, they also have to know how to travel through time. Collecting the acclaimed mini-series brought to you by award winning writer JONATHAN HICKMAN and possibly the best new talent of the year, NICK PITARRA, THE RED WING is the story of the greatest battle in the history of three worlds. Collects THE RED WING #1-4
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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Rocketeer Adventures Vol. 1 HC

Mike Allred, John Arcudi, Kurt Busiek, John Cassady, Darwyn Cooke, Lowell Francis, Dave Gibbons, Joe R. Lansdale, Joe Pruett, Jonathan Ross, Ryan Sook and Mark Waid (w) ‘ Mike Allred, John Cassady, Darwyn Cooke, Tommy Lee Edwards, Gene Ha, Scott Hampton, Tony Harris, Michael Kaluta, Brendan McCarthy, Ryan Sook, Bruce Timm and Chris Weston (a) ‘ Alex Ross (c)
Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer was an instant hit the moment it hit the spinner racks in the early 1980s. After the untimely passing of Stevens several years ago, many thought there would never be another Rocketeer story. But, with the full cooperation of the Stevens family, IDW has produced an anthology book that utilizes the talents of many of comics’ top creators, a veritable Who’s Who of writers and artists, and each one a labor of love to Dave and his greatest creation!
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $24.99

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Secret Warriors Vol. 5: Night TP

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Mirko Colak & Various (CA) Jim Cheung
The power struggle between Hydra, Leviathan and Nick Fury has cost each side dearly, forcing Fury to reassess his future following the defeat of the Howling Commandos and the deaths of two of his oldest friends. But with a massive attack on a Seattle Hydra base, Leviathan and Hydra again make war – on each other and the world. As night falls and Seattle explodes, Fury makes some of the grittiest life-and-death choices his Warriors have ever seen. And as the long fight between the Secret?Warriors and Hydra draws to its inevitable conclusion, Fury’s final wild card is revealed. Who are the members of his third covert team, and what have they been up to all this time? Writer Jonathan Hickman’s (FANTASTIC FOUR, S.H.I.E.L.D.) series of intrigue and international?espionage builds to a shocking climax with breathtaking action and intense drama. Collecting SECRET WARRIORS #20-24.
Format: 136pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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The Walking Dead Vol. 15 TP

The events of ‘No Way Out’ have affected everyone in the community, and not everyone has survived to pick up the pieces. Rick and the survivors must now try to pick themselves up and carry in the wake of disaster… and by doing so, they find hope. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #85-90
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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Batman: Arkham City Series 1 Master Case Asst

Welcome to Arkham City, the new maximum security ‘home’ for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters, and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, it’s filled with the most murderous villains from DC Comics’ Batman universe. But Batman is ready to tackle it with all-new gadgets and his greatest-and most dangerous-allies. Which is good, because he’ll need all the help he can get for his journey into the darkest corners of Gotham. Among those he’ll encounter: Tim Drake battles crime as Robin, delivering punches (and signature quips) to aid in the Caped Crusader’s mission to shut down Arkham City. In a nice new outfit, Harley Quinn has taken to the front lines to personally fulfill the Joker’s sickest wishes of mischief and mayhem. She’s not going to let anyone get in her way-least of all Batman. Based on the upcoming blockbuster video game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developed by Rocksteady Studios, and licensed by DC Entertainment. Batman – 6.75′ h Harley Quinn – 6.25′ h Robin – 6.5′ h
Format: MERCHANDISE
Price: $135.00


Norby Ela

 
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