Posted February 11, 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.


Brian Wood writes the Fett

Star Wars #2

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: D’anda, Carlos
Cover Artist: Ross, Alex
A cagey young Imperial officer seems to anticipate the Rebels’ every move, so Princess Leia forms a “stealth squadron”-including Luke Skywalker-to expose a suspected spy within their ranks.
Meanwhile, Han Solo and Chewbacca run afoul of bounty hunter Boba Fett, and the Emperor sends Darth Vader on a secret mission!
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99



Get these nice #1s

Powers Bureau #1

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Oeming, Michael Avon
Cover Artist: Oeming, Michael Avon
A new chapter of the Eisner Award-winning POWERS that sends Deena Pilgrim into the big leagues! Pilgrim is now a federal agent and dealing with the biggest powers cases in the entire country. But will this new life close the closet full of skeletons she carries with her? (Absolutely not!) And what does this mean for her old partner, Walker? This is a bold game-changer for the iconic crime superhero comic that started it all and an amazing jumping-on point for new readers!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.95

Uncanny X-Men #1

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Bachalo, Chris
Cover Artist: Bachalo, Chris
The true flagship book of the X-Men returns. In the wake of the Phoenix, the world has changed and is torn on exactly what Cyclops and his team of X-Men are – visionary revolutionaries or dangerous terrorists? Whatever the truth, Cyclops, Emma Frost, Magneto, and Magik are out in the world gathering up new mutants and redefining the name UNCANNY X-MEN.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Secret Avengers #1

Writer: Spencer, Nick
Artist: Ross, Luke
Cover Artist: Coker, Tomm
“The Most Dangerous Secrets We Have… Are The Ones We Keep From Ourselves.” The new Nick Fury leads a covert Avengers strike team including but not limited to Hawkeye, Black Widow, The Hulk, The Winter Soldier, Maria Hill and Phil Coulson on missions so dangerous, even the team members themselves can’t know about them!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Ghostbusters #1

Writer: Burnham, Erik
Artist: Schoening, Dan
Cover Artist: Schoening, Dan
The Ghostbusters are gone, spirited away by some dastardly demons from another dimension! But spectral shenanigans haven’t ceased in the city that never sleeps, meaning a new group will need to step up and don the proton packs. Will the New Ghostbusters be able to rescue their predecessors, or will they share the same fate? The Ghostbusters creative super-team of Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening return to bust out more ectoplasmic excitement in this all-new Ghostbusters ongoing volume!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99


The Governor is back!… Not Arnold, but this guy here.

The Walking Dead the Governor Special

Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99


Joker is so a bad-ass on the Death of the Family

Batman #17

Writer: Snyder, Scott
Artist: Capullo, Greg
Cover Artist: Capullo, Greg
* This is it: The stunning conclusion to “DEATH OF THE FAMILY”!
* Who lives? Who dies? Who laughs last? Find out as Batman and The Joker face off one last time!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Batman and Robin #17

Writer: Tomasi, Peter J.
Artist: Gleason, Patrick
Cover Artist: Gray, Mick
* Batman and Robin gear up to protect Gotham City in the week leading up to the 300th anniversary of the city’s founding!
* It’s a who’s who of Gotham City’s worst against The Dynamic Duo!
Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $2.99


Image strong!

The Walking Dead #107

Writer: Kirkman, Robert
Artist: Adlard, Charlie
Cover Artist: Adlard, Charlie
Rick is, once again, pushed BEYOND his breaking point.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

Fatale #12

Writer: Brubaker, Ed
Artist: Phillips, Sean
Cover Artist: Phillips, Sean
The curse of the Femme Fatale has been around long before Josephine. Now we go back to the dark ages, to Medieval times, and the story of a young woman warrior facing unknowable horror that echoes down through time! Another standalone FATALE FLASHBACK issue, and a perfect place for new readers to jump on board! And remember each issue of FATALE contains extra content, articles and artwork that are not available anywhere but the printed single issues.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

The Manhattan Projects #9

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Nick Pitarra, Jordie Bellair
‘BRAVE NEW WORLD’, Part One Everything clicks into place as we learn about the competing plans of Oppenheimer, Groves, Einstein and von Braun for world domination. Part one of two. The thrilling FEEL GOOD, BAD SCIENCE series continues in THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #9: BRAVE NEW WORLD!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

Peter Panzerfaust #9

Writer: Wiebe, Kurtis J.
Artist: Jenkins, Tyler
Cover Artist: Jenkins, Tyler
“PARIS” Part Four
Captured! Peter and the boys face the terror of Nazi interrogation and despite saving Felix, their adventures have come to an end. There is no way out and the indomitable Kapitan Haken will have his questions answered, one way or another.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

Bedlam #4

Writer: Spencer, Nick
Artist: Rossmo, Riley
Cover Artist: Irving, Frazer
“The Good Doctor.”
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50


Support Your Own! Support AGP’s inker – Michael Jason Paz!

America’s Got Powers #5 (of 6)

After the Event that created a whole generation of super-powered kids, Tommy Watts has finally discovered what his gift was: The ability to give super powers to others. Now, as the government’s enhanced soldiers battle the outcast super-teens, Tommy can’t decide which side to fight for!
Price: $2.99


Pure solid books

Fury Max #9

Writer: Ennis, Garth
Artist: Parlov, Goran
Cover Artist: Johnson, Dave
* Fury and Frank Castle, a.k.a. The Punisher, are captured in Vietnam in the heat of the war.
* Discover the real reason Nick Fury was sent into the most dangerous place on earth.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Saucer Country #12

Writer: Cornell, Paul
Artist: Kelly, Ryan
Cover Artist: Kelly, Ryan
It’s the run-up to election day, and Arcadia is racing to close the gap on her Republican rival. But meanwhile Prof Kidd’s life is falling apart, as he discovers the secret of the Pioneer Couple. Secrets are revealed, an election is won and lost, and several steps toward the truth are taken in Part One of the three-part tale “President’s Day.”
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

Wolverine and the X-Men #25

Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Perez, Ramon K.
Cover Artist: Perez, Ramon K.
Wolverine and the students go to the Savage Land! Wolverine?s brother Dog, from the super hit ORIGIN, returns and becomes the biggest new X-Villain in years.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Uncanny X-Force Premiere Book 2: Final Execution HC

Writer: Remender, Rick
Artist: Williams, David G.
Cover Artist: Todesco, Julian Totino
The Final Execution kicks into high gear as what’s left of the battered and beaten X-Force goes up against the new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants ? for the last time. Can the team come together in time to rally themselves and survive this brutal assault, or will dissension in the ranks lead to the death of them all? Meanwhile, Genesis faces the truth about Apocalypse ? and his destiny! Rick Remender’s landmark run comes to a conclusion with one of the most shocking moments in X-Force history. Plus: solo stories featuring Wolverine and Deadpool by Remender and original series artist Jerome Opeña! Collecting UNCANNY X-FORCE (2010) #30-35, and material from WOLVERINE: DANGEROUS GAMES and DEADPOOL (2008) #1000.
Price: $24.99

Before Watchmen: Comedian #5 (of 6)

Writer: Azzarello, Brian
Artist: Jones, J. G.
“Well…things got out of hand.”
And don’t miss the latest chapter of the “Crimson Corsair” backup feature from writer/artist JOHN HIGGINS!
Price: $3.99

Bravest Warriors #5 (of 6)

Writer: Comeau, Joey
Artist: Holmes, Mike
Cover Artist: Hesse, Tyson
FIRST ISSUE OF A NEW ARC! There’s a femme fatale causing trouble on a distant planet…and the Bravest Warriors have to go undercover to figure it out! Don’t miss out on the first Nick Edwards connecting cover for this arc, featuring each of the Bravest Warriors and a special incentive variant cover with art from series creator Pendleton Ward!
Price: $3.99


*Squeak-squeak… The Black Axe… *Squeak-squeak… pretty awesome!

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

(W/A/CA) David Petersen
In the last leg of Celanawe’s quest for the Axe and its meaning, he is led to discover a secret order of mice who guard its secrets and history, its maker, and others like him. The knowledge of his having recovered the Axe leads Celanawe to a difficult decision. The end of the issue holds one final surprise for longtime Mouse Guard fans! Features a pin-up by Mike Mignola (Hellboy).
Format: FC, 24pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50


A super soldier, a god and a blind. How do they co-relate?… CHRIS SAMNEE. These three are filled with Art-Storytelling gold with Francavilla, Rivera, Martin and Samnee!

Captain America and Bucky TP

Writer: Bunn, Cullen
Artist: Francavilla, Francesco
Cover Artist: Francavilla, Francesco
Captain America and the Black Widow are on a deadly collision course, sent on a wild goose chase through countless worlds by Kashmir Venemma and her multiversal corporation. Pursued by a super-powered kill squad, Cap and Widow jaunt through the multiverse, fight corporate-sponsored alien war machines and face…Lizard-Ock!? And as the two Avengers struggle ever closer to their goal, the stage is set for the eye-popping, senses-snapping, jaw-dropping final battle! Guest-starring Hawkeye, Iron Man and…Dr. Doom? Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BLACK WIDOW #636-640.
Price: $14.99
Daredevil By Mark Waid Vol. 1 HC

(W) Mark Waid (A) Various (CA) Paolo Rivera
THE DEVIL IS REBORN. RENEWED. RESSURECTED. With new enemies, new friends and that same old ‘grinnin’ in the face of hell’ attitude, the Man Without Fear is back and leading with his face! Mark Waid (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Irredeemable, RUSE) joins neo-legendary artists Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin for a new, Eisner Award-winning spin on Daredevil that will leave you gasping for air. Having turned his world upside over the past several years, Matt Murdock realizes justice may not be blind to his past – and villains may not be the only ones looking for answers. Klaw, master of sound. The Megacrime cartel. Mole Man. The Black Cat. Bring it on! If Matt Murdock could see what he was doing…he’d be terrified. Collecting DAREDEVIL #1-10 and 10.1, and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #677
Price: $34.99
Thor: The Mighty Avenger – Complete Collection TP

Writer: Langridge, Roger
Artist: Samnee, Chris
Cover Artist: Samnee, Chris
It’s Thor as you’ve never seen him when Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated writer Roger Langridge and artist Chris Samnee re-imagine the God of Thunder! Thrill as Thor battles raging robots the size of cities and fights side-by-side with Iron Man for the first time! Gasp as he tames the mightiest sea creatures and tests his might against the Sub-Mariner! Swoon as he rescues damsels in distress from the vilest villains! Plus: When mischievous Loki’s machinations throw Thor and a World War II-era Captain America into King Arthur’s court, it’s a time-twisting tale of Camelot craziness that neither Avenger will ever forget! Collecting THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER #1-8, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2011: CAPTAIN AMERICA & THOR.
Price: $24.99




Norby Ela

FlipGeeks Operations Editor, Managing Editor of Comics, Komiks, Manga, atbp.