Posted April 16, 2013 by Norby Ela in Columns



Here are our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs, Toys, Apparel and other geeky stuff) and what-not that will be 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.


Sure winners!

Manhattan Projects Vol. 2 TP

Writer: Hickman, Jonathan
Artist: Pitarra, Nick
Cover Artist: Shaky Kane
The second amazing volume of the SCIENCE, BAD book of the new millennium. The battle for global supremacy is underway and the bad men of the Manhattan Projects will only accept one outcome: World domination
Collecting the coolest new series of the year into one super science package.
Price: $14.99

Daredevil #25

Writer: Waid, Mark
Artist: Samnee, Chris
Cover Artist: Samnee, Chris
* The hidden foe behind DD’s troubles plays his trump card!
* Foggy’s life is on the line!
* Plus: Who is Nelson & Murdock’s mysterious benefactor–and what does he want?
Variant: Kubert cover. Consult local retailer for availability.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

Superior Spider-Man #8

Writer: Slott, Dan
Artist: Ramos, Humberto
Cover Artist: Ramos, Humberto
“Troubled Mind” Part 2
* Peter Parker takes a stand!
* With a villain acting like a hero and a hero acting like a villain, one man has decided that enough is enough!
* More with Cardiac! More surprises! And a moment that will break a lot of hearts!
* To save the life of one of Spider-Man’s enemies, Peter Parker fights to regain control of his body, his mind, and his destiny!
* Is this the beginning of the end for Otto Octavius?
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Wolverine and the X-Men #27

Writer: Kindt, Matt
Artist: Medina, Paco
Cover Artist: Deodato, Mike
* An AGE OF ULTRON tie-in (make sure you read #6 first!)
* Wolverine and the Invisible Woman find themselves in the Avengers’ past!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99


This story keeps getting more and more interesting little by little… Hey! Hello, Brandon Peterson!

Age of Ultron #6 (of 10)

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Peterson, Brandon
Cover Artist: Peterson, Brandon
* The heroes take the fight to Ultron…with a near-broken Captain America taking the lead!
* Meanwhile, Wolverine takes it upon himself to make one of the most controversial decisions in the history of Marvel comics…
…and you’ll never believe who goes along with him!
Variants: Pacheco and Ultron Kim covers. Consult local retailer for availability.
Price: $3.99


Insane & Fun

Captain America #6

Writer: Remender, Rick
Artist: Romita, John
Cover Artist: Romita, John
* Steve Rogers is dead–long live Captain Zola!
* A traitor strikes.
* Arnim Zola gets everything he wants.
Variant: Iron Man Many Armors cover. Consult local retailer for availability.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Chew #33

Writer: Layman, John
Artist: Guillory, Rob
Cover Artist: Guillory, Rob
Tony takes on a load of seamen.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

Five Ghosts Haunting of Fabian Gray #2 (of 5)

Writer: Barbiere, Frank J.
Artist: Mooneyham, Chris
Cover Artist: Mooneyham, Chris
The year’s most exciting new adventure continues!
“… an elegantly designed, sharply colored, moody descent into a twilit world…an intriguing entry point into a compelling new universe from Barbiere and Mooneyham that sets a high standard for up-and-coming comics creators.” – The Comics Beat
Price: $2.99

Justice League #19

Writer: Johns, Geoff
Artist: Reis, Ivan
Cover Artist: Reis, Ivan
Who is the one person dangerous enough to use Kryptonite against Superman?
Variant: A B&W and Mad cover will be available. Consult your retailer for availability.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99


Here comes Mr. Wood!

Conan the Barbarian #15

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Mutti, Andrea
Cover Artist: Stewart, Dave
Conan’s army has infiltrated the Shemite fortress protected by B
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

Mara #4 (of 6)

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Doyle, Ming
Cover Artist: Doyle, Ming
The military is keen to co-opt Mara, now that her abilities are maturing, and they aren’t above using her soldier brother to convince her. They offer to “accept” her again, and she rightly rejects it for the crap that it is. Cut off not only from friends and family, but now from her country, where can she go now? Brian, Ming, and Jordie raise the stakes.
Price: $2.99


Dark & Serious…. and a tiny blue horse!

Daredevil: End of Days #7 (of 8)

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Janson, Klaus
Cover Artist: Maleev, Alex
* The mystery of Daredevil’s final days leads Ben Urich through a gauntlet of the Man Without Fear’s enemies!
* The trail brings Ben to The Church of The Hand… and a confrontation with Daredevil?!
* The penultimate chapter of Daredevil’s final tale is here – and some of his greatest creators are here to tell it!
Variant: Mack cover. Consult local retailer for availability.
Price: $3.99

Revival #9

Writer: Seeley, Tim
Artist: Norton, Mike
Cover Artist: Frison, Jenny
Em and Dana have a long dinner and talk about murder. There’s something weird going on in Cooper’s dad’s shed. Joe Meyers isn’t feeling quite like himself lately. The authorities start cracking down on “gently used” body parts.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

Dial H Vol. 1: Into You TP

Writer: Mieville, China
Artist: Santolouco, Mateus
* Hugo Award-winning novelist China Mieville joins DC Comics-The New 52 with the first collection of DIAL H!
* In the town of Littleville, CO, a troubled young man stumbles upon the lost H-Dial and all the power it possesses. Can our hero manage harness the power of the H-Dial and protect it from falling into evil hands? Or will this newfound power plunge our hero into madness?
* Collects DIAL H #0-6!
Price: $14.99

Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. Vol. 2: Secrets Dead TP

Writer: Lemire, Jeff
Artist: Ponticelli, Alberto
Cover Artist: Ponticelli, Alberto
* S.H.A.D.E. protects the world from supernatural threats-but what happens when the world nearly comes to an end? Frankenstein and his team give their all to help save the world from THE ROT!
* Includes FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #0, 8-16 and MEN OF WAR #8.
Price: $16.99

Happy! TP

Writer: Morrison, Grant
Artist: Robertson, Darick
Cover Artist: Robertson, Darick
Meet NICK SAX – a corrupt, intoxicated ex-cop turned hit-man, adrift in a stinking twilight world of casual murder, soulless sex, eczema and betrayal. With a hit gone wrong, a bullet in his side, the cops and the mob on his tail, and a monstrous child killer in a Santa suit on the loose, Nick and his world will be changed forever this Christmas.
By a tiny blue horse called Happy…
Collects HAPPY! 1-4
Price: $12.99


Swerte, andyan si Jerome Opena

Avengers Premiere Vol. 1: Avengers World HC

Writer: Hickman, Jonathan
Artist: Opena, Jerome
Cover Artist: Weaver, Dustin
The greatest heroes in comics, together as one unbeatable team! The Avengers “go large,” expanding their roster and sphere of influence to a global and even interplanetary level. When Captain America puts out his call, who will respond? The answers will surprise you! The Avengers’ first mission takes them to Mars, but the secrets of the Garden lead right back to Earth’s Savage Land! And when the Shi’ar Imperial Guard are broken on a dead moon, the Avengers travel across the galaxy to battle an invading force. It all leads up to the secret origin of the universe itself, as Captain Universe races to decipher the code hidden in the Avengers’ recent adventures! Jonathan Hickman takes Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to the next level with big threats, big ideas and big idealism. These are the Avengers NOW! Collecting AVENGERS (2012) #1-6.
Price: $24.99

Norby Ela

Now residing in San Diego, CA, I strive to work in art and further grow FlipGeeks around the world.