Posted October 1, 2013 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (October 2, 2013)

GEEKLY WEEKLY GUIDE (October 2, 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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Fantastic Four By Hickman Omnibus Vol. 1 HC


Writer: Hickman, Jonathan
Artist: Various,
Cover Artist: TBD,
Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman revamps and redefines Marvel’s First Family in a sweeping and epic saga across time, space and reality! And it all begins when Mr. Fantastic decides to solve everything! As the team contends with Norman Osborn’s Dark Reign, an older Franklin arrives from the future with an ominous warning! And as the Fantastic Four fight the War of the Four Cities, Mr. Fantastic assembles a band of genius youngsters. But when Nathaniel Richards returns, Galactus rises and a new Annihilation Wave threatens to invade from the Negative Zone, tragedy suddenly strikes. Grieving, the surviving members of the Fantastic Four dissolve the team – but from its ashes rises the Future Foundation! Guest-starring Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Sub-Mariner and the Inhumans! Collecting DARK REIGN: FANTASTIC FOUR #1-5, FANTASTIC FOUR #570-588, FF #1-5 and material from DARK REIGN: THE CABAL #1.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $75.00

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My Neighbor Totoro Picture Book: New Ed HC

Writer: Miyazaki, Hayao
Artist: Miyazaki, Hayao
Cover Artist: Miyazaki, Hayao
The companion book to the beloved animation classic My Neighbor Totoro, legendary Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki. Featuring artwork taken directly from the movie, this updated edition will allow parents and children to relive Totoro’s magical adventures with scene-by-scene illustrations and character dialogue. Eleven-year-old Satsuki and her sassy little sister Mei have moved to the country to be closer to their ailing mother. While their father is working, the girls explore their sprawling old house and the forest and fields that surround it. Soon, Satsuki and Mei discover Totoro, a magical forest spirit who takes them on fantastic adventures through the trees and the clouds–and teaches them a lesson about trusting one another.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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Trillium #3 (of 8)

Writer: Lemire, Jeff
Artist: Lemire, Jeff
Cover Artist: Lemire, Jeff
After her mind-altering encounter with William, the wounded soldier from 1921, Nika is flung back to the far future, where she must face the repercussions of her actions. But will she be able to make sense of what’s happening to her in time to stop Earthlab’s genocide of the indigenous alien tribe? And can she find her way back to William?
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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Witching Hour #1

Writer: DeConnick, Kelly Sue
Artist: Chiang, Cliff
Cover Artist: Frison, Jenny
The secret spell to controlling the universe is contained in this anthology! Also included are nine new supernatural tales by a coven of the best writers and artists VERTIGO could cram into 70 pages. Practice witchcraft with VERTIGO and destroy all men!
Format: COMIC
Price: $7.99

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Avengers Endless Wartime OGN HC

Writer: Ellis, Warren
Artist: McKone, Mike
Cover Artist: McKone, Mike
The first in a series of all-new original graphic novels! An abomination, long thought buried, has resurfaced in a war-torn land. But now it wears an American flag. Faced with another nightmare reborn, Captain America will not stand for yet more death at the hands of a ghost from his past. Haunted by his greatest shame, Thor must renew the hunt for a familiar beast. At their side, an assemblage of allies united to end the threats no one of them could face alone. They are soldiers. Warriors. Comrades-in-arms. Mighty heroes led by a living legend, stronger together than apart. They are the Avengers.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $24.99

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Lazarus #4

Writer: Rucka, Greg
Artist: Lark, Michael
Cover Artist: Lark, Michael
‘FAMILY,’ Part Four The conclusion of the first arc. Forever moves to defend her Family with blood and steel as the Twins’ plot against their father is revealed.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Mara #6 (of 6)

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Doyle, Ming
Cover Artist: Doyle, Ming
CONCLUSION! A few short months ago, Mara Prince had the world in the palm of her hand. Now the world has so completely rejected her she has no place left to go. Or does she? The dramatic conclusion to MARA is here.
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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Marvel Knights Spider-Man #1 (of 5)

Writer: Kindt, Matt
Artist: Rudy, Marco
Cover Artist: Rudy, Marco
* From the haunted heights of a mysterious castle to the dizzying depths of the deep seas, the Amazing Spider-Man has to take on not one, not six, not twelve – but ninety-nine of the Marvel Universe’s deadliest villains to save the lives of countless innocents!
* Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT) and Marco Rudy (Swamp Thing) bring you a defining hour in the life of the webbed wonder in a race against time and a battle against evil.
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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All-New X-Men #17

Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Immonen, Stuart
Cover Artist: Adams, Arthur
X-MEN: BATTLE OF THE ATOM, PART 6!
* Magik and Young Beast have a special mission!
* The X-Men and Future X-Men have Jean Grey and Cyclops and are going to send them back in time with the rest of the Original X-Men.
* But who is opposing them and why?
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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All New X-Men Special #1 Special

Writer: Various,
Artist: Various,
Cover Artist: TBD,
PART ONE OF “THE ARMS OF THE OCTOPUS!”
* The All-New X-Men cross over with the Indestructible Hulk and Superior Spider-Man!
* What does Doctor Octopus want with the All-New X-Men and HOW IS HE ALIVE?!
* This gets the immediate attention of Superior Spider-Man, but what does it have to do with the Hulk?
Format: SPECIAL
Price: $4.99

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Batman Black & White #2 (of 6)

Writer: Uslan, Michael
Artist: Gramp
The Eisner Award-winning series continues with a second amazing issue! Don’t miss new takes on the Dark Knight from legendary creators including Rafael Grampá, Dan DiDio and J.G. Jones, Rafael Albuquerque, Jeff Lemire and Alex Niño, and Michael Uslan and Dave Bullock! Plus, a cover by the amazing Jim Steranko!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $4.99

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Codename Action #2 (of 6)

Writer: Roberson, Chris
Artist: Lau, Jonathan
Cover Artist: Lee, Jae
The Cold War threatens to heat up quickly as world leaders on both sides of the Iron Curtain begin pushing for armed conflict. But only a select few know that the ones rattling their sabers are in fact identical doppelgangers who have replaced the real leaders. Can veteran spy Operator 5 and new recruit Operative 1001 uncover who is behind these replacements, and what their agenda might be, before it’s too late?
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Fantomex Max #1 (of 4)

Writer: Hope, Andrew
Artist: Crystal, Shawn
Cover Artist: Francavilla, Francesco
* The X-Men’s own International Super-Thief in his own MAX miniseries!
* Sexy secret agents, weird weaponry, vintage champagne and a damsel in distress.
* All the uncensored action you could ever want in a comic… and MORE!
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Green Arrow #24

Writer: Lemire, Jeff
Artist: Sorrentino, Andrea
Cover Artist: Sorrentino, Andrea
After months away, Green Arrow returns to Seattle with new ally Shado at his side. But a furious Count Vertigo is hot on their tail! Plus, the city’s mysterious new crimelord is revealed!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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