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Posted March 25, 2013 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (Mar 27, 2013)

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (Mar 27, 2013)

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.

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FIRST! Personally, I want these in my Geek shelf

All New X-Men Premiere Vol. 1: Here Comes Yesterday Now HC

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Immonen, Stuart
Cover Artist: Immonen, Stuart
It’s a blast from the past as Professor X’s original five students – Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast – are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find, the state their future selves are in and the state of Xavier’s dream, is far from the future they dreamed of. How will these young, idealistic heroes react when faced with the crushing knowledge of what their future holds? And how will the embittered X-Men of the present day deal with their past coming crashing forward? When the original team comes face to face with their counterparts, it isn’t a peaceful meeting – and one of the X-Men will be forever changed. Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen blaze a new trail for the X-Men! Collecting ALL-NEW X-MEN #1-5.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $24.99
American Vampire Vol. 5 HC

Writer: Snyder, Scott
Artist: Albuquerque, Rafael
Cover Artist: Albuquerque, Rafael
In this new AMERICAN VAMPIRE collection, Skinner Sweet, Pearl and company return to Hollywood in the ’50s during the Red Scare. In a time when America was on the lookout for the next Communist threat, was the real danger far more insidious? Plus: Retired vampire hunter Felicia Book gets called back into action to kill the most powerful vampire of all time. Collecting #28-34 of the monthly series, plus the 5-issue miniseries AMERICAN VAMPIRE: LORD OF NIGHTMARES.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $29.99

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#1s that belong to all types of readers!

Guardians of the Galaxy #1

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: McNiven, Steve
Cover Artist: McNiven, Steve
There’s a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! No one!! Why has Earth become the most important planet in the Galaxy? That’s what the Guardians of the Galaxy are going to find out!! Join the brightest stars in the Marvel universe: Star Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and–wait for it–Iron-Man, as they embark upon one of the most explosive and eye-opening chapters of Marvel NOW! These galactic Avengers are going to discover secrets that will rattle Marvel readers for years to come! Why wait for the movie? It all starts here!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

East of West #1

Writer: Hickman, Jonathan
Artist: Dragotta, Nick
Cover Artist: Dragotta, Nick
“OUT OF THE WASTELAND”
The things that divide us are stronger than the things that unite us. A Sci-Fi Western set in a dystopian America where all hope for the future rests in the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse…who just happen to be trying to kill the President of the United States.
One of the most exciting new books of the year, this is EAST OF WEST, a brand new, ongoing, monthly comic from the award-winning team of Marvel’s FF, JONATHAN HICKMAN and NICK DRAGOTTA.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50

Mark Waid Green Hornet #1

Writer: Waid, Mark
Artist: Indro, Daniel
Cover Artist: Rivera, David
The Hornet faces his most dangerous enemy ever–an egotistical, arrogant Britt Reid! In his alter-ego as a powerful newspaper publisher, the Hornet has lost control, becoming a social crusader far too sure of himself and of his judgment. But when he finally goes too far, an innocent man pays a terrible price–and the legend of the Green Hornet begins its cataclysmic collapse!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Time Warp #1

Writer: Abnett, Dan
Artist: Buckingham, Mark
Cover Artist: Risso, Eduardo
Let’s do the time warp again! It’s time for another fantastic Vertigo anthology filled with spectacular sci-fi stories. Robots, deep space and lots of time travel twists by a bevy of comic greats and the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow. Damon Lindelof and Jeff Lemire bring us a blast from DC’s past, plus another installment of the “Dead Boy Detectives” from Toby Litt, Buckingham and Victor Santos, Matt Kindt presents a stirring story of man vs. machine-and so much more!
Format: COMIC
Price: $7.99

B.P.R.D. Vampire #1 (of 5)

Writer: Mignola, Mike
Artist: Moon, Fabio
Cover Artist: Moon, Fabio
After the horrific events of B.P.R.D.: 1948, we follow one doomed agent’s quest for revenge against a clan of vampires and their Gorgon-eyed queen Hecate.
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50

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It’s automatic, you should get these two

Fantastic Four #5

Writer: Fraction, Matt
Artist: TBD,
Cover Artist: Bagley, Mark
An AGE OF ULTRON tie-in!
Will the rise of the artificial intelligence Ultron cause the premature end of the Fantastic Four’s sojourn across time and space?
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

FF #5

Writer: Fraction, Matt
Artist: Allred, Mike
Cover Artist: Allred, Mike
The mystery that is…Medusa!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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My “indie” love

Massive #10

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Erskine, Gary
Cover Artist: Steward, Dave
The Kapital finally gets a reliable lead on The Massive and moves to follow . . . only to stumble into a regional war zone! Callum must deal with a mutiny when members of his crew force him to divert so they can join their home country in its war.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.50
Fatale #13

Writer: Brubaker, Ed
Artist: Phillips, Sean
Cover Artist: Phillips, Sean
It’s the curse of the Femme Fatale in the old west, for those who like horror and noir in their spaghetti western. 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

Legend of Luther Strode #4 (of 6)

Writer: Jordan, Justin
Artist: Moore, Tradd
Cover Artist: Moore, Tradd
Luther versus…..Jack the Ripper?!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50

The Unwritten #47

Writer: Carey, Mike
Artist: Gross, Peter
Cover Artist: Shimizu, Yuko
“Orpheus in the Underworld” part 1! Still on his quest to bring Lizzie back from the dead, Tom Taylor has made it as far as Hades-but he’s left his memories behind in the waters of Lethe. Now he’s face-to-face with the king of the underworld, who’s got his own sinister agenda and no good reason to offer Tom an Orpheus deal…
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

Rachel Rising #15

Writer: Moore, Terry
Artist: Moore, Terry
Cover Artist: Moore, Terry
Lilith, the first woman to ever walk the earth, has a vendetta against the modern town of Manson. With the help of two 300-year old witches, she plans to annihilate the town and its people. The only thing standing in her way is Rachel, a woman who cannot die. What happens next is horrifying in the latest issue of Terry Moore’s critically acclaimed series.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

The Unwritten Vol. 7: The Wound

Writer: Carey, Mike
Artist: Gross, Peter
Cover Artist: Shimizu, Yuko
In this volume collecting THE UNWRITTEN #36-41, the War of Words is over, but the real world and the fictional world are both in turmoil, and the damage seems to be spreading. When a rash of mysterious disappearances catches the eye of young Australian detective Didge Patterson, it becomes apparent that the cult known as The Church of Tommy is involved. Can Tom Taylor heal “The Wound” before the real and fictional worlds crumble?
Format: GRAPHIC NOVEL
Price: $14.99

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Nick Fury is one bad-ass mutha!!!

Fury Max #10

Writer: Ennis, Garth
Artist: Parlov, Goran
Cover Artist: Johnson, Dave
* The final arc begins!
* Nick Fury comes face-to-face with BARRACUDA!
* See the origin of the fan-favorite Punisher villain.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Did you see the last issue?! Ramon Perez is top notch with Jason Aaron!

Wolverine and the X-Men #27

Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Perez, Ramon K.
Cover Artist: Perez, Ramon K.
* Jason Aaron and Eisner-Award winning best artist Ramón Pérez continue the arc that readers will remember for years to come.
* Dog Logan is back and Wolverine is in for a world of hurt.
* The students are on their own in the Savage Land with no supervision. Uh-oh.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Wolverine and the X-Men By Jason Aaron Vol. 3 TP

Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Bachalo, Chris
Cover Artist: Bachalo, Chris
Avengers vs. X-Men – but where do Wolverine’s loyalties lie? The war between the Avengers and the X-Men has arrived at the doorstep of the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning. The school’s headmaster, Wolverine, seeks to keep the students in his charge out of the fight at all costs. But as both an Avenger and an X-Man, it’s difficult for him to remain neutral. As his fellow teachers join the fight, and the Jean Grey School draws the attention of some very powerful intergalactic threats, can Wolverine do what’s right for both the school and the Earth? Or will he risk it all by finally choosing a side in the war that’s tearing the Marvel Universe apart? Collecting WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #9-13.
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $16.99

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Superior Spider-Man #6

Writer: Gage, Christos N.
Artist: Soy, Dexter
Cover Artist: Checchetto, Marco
An AGE OF ULTRON tie-in!
The Superior Spider-Man enters the Age of Ultron!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Deathmatch #4

Writer: Jenkins, Paul
Artist: Magno, Carlos
Cover Artist: Portacio, Whilce
THE FIRST ARC OF THE SMASH HIT ENDS HERE! Factions have formed. Lines have been drawn. And now, violence has spilled outside of the arena, as all hell breaks loose in the deathmatch prison.
Written by industry legend Paul Jenkins (SENTRY, INHUMANS) and drawn by comics superstar Carlos Magno (PLANET OF THE APES, TRANSFORMERS), DEATHMATCH is a dark, psychological deconstruction of the superhero genre that can’t be missed.
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

 

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Marvel NOW is Marvel WOW… ang baduy naman ng banat ko. :-)

Uncanny Avengers #5

Writer: Remender, Rick
Artist: Coipel, Olivier
Cover Artist: Cassaday, John
* Wonder Man, Wasp and Sunfire join the team just in time for Grim Reaper’s revenge!
* Tension between the team builds as Havok’s leadership is questioned!
* The death of a major character at the hands of an Avenger in broad daylight!

Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Young Avengers #3

Writer: Gillen, Kieron
Artist: McKelvie, Jamie
Cover Artist: McKelvie, Jamie
* A Fight scene, probably.
* And another one, but this time in a club.
* Plentiful feels. (aka “Meaningful emotional character beats” for people who aren’t on tumblr)
* The fakest ID in history.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

Uncanny X-Force #3

Writer: Humphries, Sam
Artist: Garney, Ron
Cover Artist: Anka, Kris
* This is it! Bishop vs. UNCANNY X-FORCE!
* Bishop has amazing new powers that help him take down X-Force. But how did Bishop get the new power?
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

Journey Into Mystery #650

Writer: Immonen, Kathryn
Artist: Schiti, Valerio
Cover Artist: Dekal, Jeff
* BERSERKERS GONE…well, YOU KNOW!
* Sif battles to contain one of her Berserker pals’ murderous rampage..!
* Can she come to terms with her new abilities and serve Asgard…? The GUT-RIPPING CONCLUSION!!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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New 52’s goodies this week

Aquaman #18

Writer: Johns, Geoff
Artist: Pelletier, Paul
Cover Artist: Pelletier, Paul
In the bloody aftermath of “THRONE OF ATLANTIS,” Aquaman must pick up the pieces of his life. But is there enough left to carry on?
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99
Batman Incorporated #9

Writer: Morrison, Grant
Artist: Burnham, Chris
Cover Artist: Burnham, Chris
* The fallout from last month’s shocking turn of events has Batman on the run!
* Is The Dark Knight a murderer?
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

Justice League Dark #18

Writer: Lemire, Jeff
Artist: Janin, Mikel
Cover Artist: Janin, Mikel
* The conclusion to the “DEATH OF MAGIC” comes crashing down upon our heroes, as its consequences dramatically shift the status quo of the team moving forward!
* This issue also has ties to the new ongoing CONSTANTINE series, also on sale this month.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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And the rest…

 

Spider-Man Lizard: No Turning Back TP

Writer: Slott, Dan
Artist: Camuncoli, Giuseppe
Cover Artist: Caselli, Stefano
Spider-Man must contend with the cold-blooded combination of the Lizard and Morbius – one a rampaging reptile that may have cut the cord with his human host forever, the other a scientific genius with a vampiric lust for human blood. Morbius has developed a cure for the Lizard – but is there anything left of Dr. Curt Connors to save? Who exhumed the body of Connors’ late son, Billy? And how can Spidey trust Morbius when every time he turns around, the Living Vampire is sinking his teeth into yet another victim? The answers come fast and furious in a frightening tale that reminds readers that when it comes to senses-shattering savagery, no one can stand with the Lizard! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #688-691 and UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN #9.
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $16.99

Avengers vs. X-Men TP

Writer: Various,
Artist: Various,
Cover Artist: Cheung, Jim
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the Children of the Atom go to war in the ultimate super-hero showdown! The world-destroying Phoenix Force is back – and while the Avengers are intent on stopping it, Cyclops and his X-Men have other ideas. To Captain America, the Phoenix threatens doom. To Cyclops, it could mean salvation. Marvel’s two greatest leaders wage war, with the Phoenix’s chosen host – Hope Summers – caught in the middle. How far are both sides willing to go? The answer lies in a battle so big no one world could contain it…and a shocking ending that neither team could have seen coming! Marvel’s top writers and artists present a space-faring, world-changing epic – the culmination of a decade’s worth of incredible event storytelling. Collecting AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0-12 and material from POINT ONE #1.
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $34.99

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Did you notice on why is this title at the bottom of the list? Enough said.

Age of Ultron #3 (of 10)

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Hitch, Bryan
Cover Artist: Hitch, Bryan
For years the heroes of the Marvel Universe have lived in fear that the artificial intelligence known as Ultron would one day evolve to fulfill its desire to wipe out all organic life and take over the Earth — that day has arrived. This massive 10-part Marvel Universe-spanning event is brought to you by Eisner award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis and comics legend Bryan Hitch.
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

 


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