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Posted November 12, 2013 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (November 13, 2013)

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (November 13, 2013)

Here are our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs, Toys, Apparel and other geeky stuff) and what-not that are 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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I bet these two titles will compete for the #1 book for this week

BATMAN #25 (ZERO YEAR)

Writer: Snyder, Scott
Artist: Capullo, Greg
Cover Artist: Capullo, Greg
BATMAN: ZERO YEAR reaches a new level as The Riddler sends Gotham City into total darkness! ‘Dark City’ begins in this issue that features an embossed cover. And the ZERO YEAR blackout spreads into other titles this month, affecting heroes across the DC Universe! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP250

ALL NEW X-MEN #18

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Immonen, Stuart
Cover Artist: McGuinness, Ed
* The X-Men are shaken to the core by the Battle of the Atom. So much that we can’t show you the cover of ALL-NEW X-MEN #19!
* Kitty Pryde is particularly is shaken by the events of the X-Men crossover. With her students gone, what is Kitty to do?
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

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I must recommend to try to listen to Anamanaguchi’s Another Winter before any read of Scott Pilgrim volume.

SCOTT PILGRIM COLOR HC VOL 04 (OF 6)

Writer: O’Malley, Bryan Lee
Artist: O’Malley, Bryan Lee
Cover Artist: O’Malley, Bryan Lee
The full color re-mastering of the Scott Pilgrim epic continues! Its summertime, but who can relax? Scott’s relationship with Ramona Flowers is sweeter than ever, but he’s still got girl troubles, seven evil ex-boyfriends still want to kill him, and worst of all, now Ramona wants him to get a job?!? Kicks, punches, rock & roll, subspace, half-ninjas, experience points, samurai swords, girly action, and laughable attempts to seek gainful employment are all that stand in the way of Scott Pilgrim getting it together! Includes previously unpublished extras, deleted scenes, and exclusive bonus content, all in glorious color!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: PhP1,250

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These would add your geeky admiration of the movie. Most preferred to any female (girlfriend, sister, niece, cousin) or to a 30-year old man, such as me. [laughs]

POP THOR DARK WORLD THOR & LOKI VINYL FIGURE
Price: PhP550 per Vinyl

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Please put Miles in 616!

CATACLYSM ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1 (OF 3)

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Marquez, David
* MILES MORALES learned the meaning of having great responsibility and put his costume back on after mourning the tragic death of his mother
* Now he stands to lose his entire world as a cosmic threat descends on earth
* Can SPIDER-MAN and his friends, CLOAK & DAGGER and SPIDER-WOMAN make a difference in the face of apocalypse?
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: PhP200

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Strong and solid titles…

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #21

Writer: Slott, Dan
Artist: Camuncoli, Giuseppe
Cover Artist: Ramos, Humberto
* Stunner is back and wants revenge for the only man she ever loved – Otto Octavius!
* How will she avenge him? By killing the Superior Spider-Man!
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

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CODENAME ACTION #3 (OF 6)
Writer: Roberson, Chris
Artist: Lau, Jonathan
Cover Artist: Lee, Jae
Masked crimefighters in America come under attack when new legislation targeting them is passed, while tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union continue to mount. Operator 5 has gone deep undercover, but when things take a turn for the worst, Operative 1001 is the only one who has a chance of rescuing him. Or will 1001 find help in the unlikeliest of places?
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

MANHATTAN PROJECTS #16
Writer: Hickman, Jonathan
Artist: Pitarra, Nick
Cover Artist: Hickman, Jonathan
story JONATHAN HICKMAN art NICK PITARRA ‘FINITE OPPENHEIMERS,’ Part Two An in-depth look at the second decade of the ongoing war inside Oppenheimer’s brain. It’s endless brothers versus brothers: It’s the Oppenheimer Civil War!
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP175

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WALKING DEAD TP VOL 19 MARCH TO WAR
Writer: Kirkman, Robert
Artist: Adlard, Charlie
Cover Artist: Adlard, Charlie
Rick. Ezekiel. Gregory. Negan. Each man holds the fate of their community in their hands… and WAR is on the horizon.
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: PhP750

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JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #9 (FOREVER EVIL)
Writer: Kindt, Matt
Artist: Mahnke, Doug
Cover Artist: Manke, Doug
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! Martian Manhunter literally claws his way out of the fire, with one other member of the JLA at his side. But what are their chances of survival on a world being run by the deadliest Super-Villians?
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

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STAR WARS #11
Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: D’Anda, Carlos
Cover Artist: Eltaeb, Gabe
Princess Leia’s stealth squadron is together again, just in time to fight for their lives. The Star Destroyer Devastator launches an all-out attack on the Rebel fleet! Meanwhile, Vader’s secret agent realizes what it could mean to fail the Dark Lord. And, on Coruscant, Han Solo’s luck may be changing-unless . . . well, unless it isn’t . . .
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

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THREE #2
Writer: Gillen, Kieron
Artist: Kelly, Ryan
Cover Artist: Bellaire, Jordie
Three slaughter survivors race towards the free city of Messene. Pursuing them are 300 Spartans. Why? What makes Sparta think that unleashing this isn’t massive overkill? What makes a Spartan king agree to lead them? And what secrets do the Helot workers hold that changes everything…
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

CONSTANTINE #8
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

DEADPOOL #19
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

FBP FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS #5
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

ASTRO CITY #6
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

AVENGERS ARENA #17
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

NIGHTWING #25 (ZERO YEAR)
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN #5
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

THOR GOD OF THUNDER #15
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

ROCKET GIRL #2
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP175

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If are a fan of Ed Brubaker’s Criminal or like to gaze on beautiful artwork, this is a must have.

ART OF SEAN PHILLIPS HC
Writer: Phillips, Sean
Artist: Phillips, Sean
Cover Artist: Phillips, Sean
A lavish, career-spanning retrospective of the acclaimed artist behind Criminal, Sleeper, Incognito, and Fatale! Sean Phillips has personally selected the very best examples of his art for inclusion, from comic strips assembled with childhood friend through his work for 2000AD and Vertigo, from his superhero titles for Marvel and DC through his creator-owned series with Ed Brubaker. Also, the renowned artist has been extensively interviewed, along with many key collaborators, for the book’s in-depth commentary.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: PhP2,000

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First issues that we could all try…

MARVEL KNIGHTS X-MEN #1 (OF 5)
Writer: Revel, Brahm
Artist: Revel, Brahm
Cover Artist: Revel, Brahm
* Marvel Knights presents Brahm Revel’s thrilling and dark X-Men adventure that asks: what happens when your past comes back to kill you?
* Wolverine, Kitty & Rogue set out on the road to rescue new mutants from being murdered. But their help may not be welcome in this backwoods town–and the murderer may be closer to them than they think.
* A gritty murder mystery told by the talented and new to Marvel creator, Brahm Revel (Guerillas).
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

UNITY #1
Writer: Kindt, Matt
Artist: Braithwaite, Doug
Cover Artist: Braithwaite, Doug
To kill a king, he has created an army. The world’s most dangerous man, Toyo Harada, has been struck by the one thing he never thought possible – fear. Halfway across the globe, a new power threatens to topple modern civilization and, to preempt the cataclysm that is to come, Harada will unite the most lethal, most volatile, most unforgiving team the world has ever known – UNITY. Their mission: defeat the warrior king armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon. Kill X-O Manowar! Be here when New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Justice League of America, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Justice, Journey into Mystery) launch Valiant’s first-ever superteam into the landmark comic book event of the year with an all-new ongoing series in UNITY #1, featuring covers by a murderer’s row of comics juggernauts – Doug Braithwaite, JG Jones, Bryan Hitch, Paolo Rivera, Clayton Crain, Travel Foreman, and Neal Adams! You’ve heard the buzz, you’ve seen the reviews. If you still haven’t jumped onto Valiant Comics, the time is now! This November, UNITY is the perfect entry point for new readers.
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

ALL NEW SOULFIRE #1
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP60

UMBRAL #1
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

NOIR #1
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

MANIFEST DESTINY #1
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP150

PROTOCOL ORPHANS #1 (OF 4)
Format: COMIC
Price: PhP200

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Great reviews to a great Valiant series that just composed of really good talents of art and stories.

HARBINGER DLX HC VOL 01
Writer: Dysart, Joshua D. M.
Artist: Evans, Khari
Cover Artist: Suayan, Mico
An oversized, deluxe hardcover collecting the landmark fi rst year of Harbinger in the Valiant Universe! Outside the law. Inside your head. You’ve never met a team of super-powered teenagers quite like the Renegades. Skipping across the country in a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, psionically-powered teenager Peter Stanchek only has one option left – run. But he won’t have to go it alone. As the shadowy corporation known as the Harbinger Foundation draws close on all sides, Peter will have to find and recruit other unique individuals like himself.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: PhP2,000

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Aquaman – you are STILL cool!

AQUAMAN TP VOL 02 THE OTHERS (N52)
Format: TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: PhP1,250

AQUAMAN HC VOL 03 THRONE OF ATLANTIS (N52)
Format: HARD COVER
Price: PhP2,000

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Either you love food or not, this a book that would thrill you. It’s an enjoying series that contains chogs, people with super-sensed food abilities and a bit of noir.

CHEW SMORGASBORD ED HC VOL 01
Writer: Layman, John
Artist: Guillory, Rob
Cover Artist: Guillory, Rob
The CHEW SMORGASBORD EDITION is the ultimate CHEW experience! Stuff yourself on this massive, deluxe hardcover featuring the first 20 issues of the New York Times best-selling, Harvey- and multiple-Eisner Award-winning series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants. One oversized slip-cased volume, jam-packed with extras. It’ll be a feast for your senses and a diet for your wallet!
Format: HARD COVER
Price: PhP5,000

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Having Greg Capullo in Batman is so magnificent. I hope that DC and any toy company would just let him design toys. (In January, there will be a line of Batman action figures designed by him.)

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE JOKER STATUE BY GREG CAPULLO
BASED ON THE ART OF GREG CAPULLO
SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS
Fan-favorite artist Greg Capullo’s frightening rendition of The Clown Prince of Crime from the best-selling BATMAN: DEATH OF THE FAMILY storyline is now the newest addition in the best-selling line of statues spotlighting The Dark Knight and his Rogues Gallery of Villains. Statue measures 8.2″ high x 4.75″ wide x 3″deep.
Format: STATUES
Price: PhP4400


Norby Ela

 
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