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Posted December 28, 2010 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (Dec 30, 2010)

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (Dec 30, 2010)

Our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs) that will be released weekly . We know that comic books are expensive and its hard to spend cash these days. We are here to guide what books are great and worthy to buy. We will release this every Tuesday.

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Twenty-Seven #2 (of 4)

By: Charles Soule, Renzo Podesta, W Scott Forbes
After his chilling encounter with a mad scientist, super-guitarist Will Garland now has a bizarre button in his chest that grants him temporary bursts of genius-level creativity. But it’s not all groupies and sold-out shows-every time he uses the button, he attracts unwanted attention. This issue starts with ghosts and ends with… an undead pigeon?
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Action Comics #896

Written by PAUL CORNELL; Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER; Art by PETE WOODS; Co-feature art by RB SILVA; Cover by DAVID FINCH
Part 1 of a 2-part crossover with the Secret Six! Lex Luthor doesn’t want to get his hands dirty fighting Vandal Savage (that Black Ring energy ain’t gonna find itself!), so he hires Savage’s daughter Scandal and her Secret Six team to take the immortal villain down for him! Continued in SECRET SIX #29!
And in the hit new JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, Jimmy signs up for a “Win a Date” auction, but much to his surprise, so does his ex, Chloe Sullivan! While Jimmy ends up on a date with CrazyPants McGee, Jimmy’s archrival snags Chloe! D’oh! And wait, are those wedding bells we hear? Better hope they don’t toll for thee, Olsen!

Format: FC, 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Astonishing Spider-Man/Wolverine #4 (of 6)

COVER BY: Adam Kubert
WRITER: JASON AARON
INKS: MARK MORALES
COLORED BY: JAYPO LLC
LETTERED BY: ROBERT STEEN
Who is the major Marvel villain throwing Spider-Man and Wolverine through time? FIND OUT HERE! The adventure through time takes a strange turn as Wolverine finds himself face to face with a young pre-“With Great Power” revelation Peter Parker and Spider-Man finds himself in the wilds of Canada face-to-face with a savage young James Howlett! And as if that weren’t enough, we also get the lowdown on The Czar and Big Murder. Jason Aaron (WOLVERINE, PUNISHERMAX) and Adam Kubert (HULK, X-MEN) bring the chickens home to roost, only they’re Robotic Were-Chickens with razor-wattles and lasers mounted on their combs.

PREVIEW

Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Avengers #8

COVER BY: John Romita JR.
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: John Romita JR.
COLORED BY: DEAN V. WHITE
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC
The return of the Illuminati! Marvel’s super-secret brain trust has reunited because someone is trying to put the Infinity Gauntlet back together. Who is it and will the Avengers be able to stop them in time? And what does any of this have to do with the Red Hulk? Plus, is there a little romance brewing? Another blistering blockbuster chapter from Marvel’s premiere super hero team Bendis and Romita Jr.

Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Batman: The Dark Knight #1

Written by DAVID FINCH; Art by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS; Cover by DAVID FINCH; 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE; 1:200 Sketch variant cover by DAVID FINCH
Comics superstar David Finch takes full creative control (both writing and illustrating!) on this brand-new Batman monthly series! Joined by the best of the best – Scott Williams – on inks, this new series is sure to be on everyone’s must-read pile! Delving into the more supernatural and esoteric areas of Gotham City, the 6-part storyline explores the horrific murder of one of Bruce Wayne’s childhood friends…and the terrible ramifications the brutal crime has on Batman’s life!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Captain America #613

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
SEAN MCKEEVER
PENCILS: FILIPE DANIEL MORENO DE ANDRADE
BUTCH GUICE
INKS: RICHARD MAGYAR
COLORED BY: DEAN V. WHITE
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC|NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC
It’s the penultimate issue of the Trial of Captain America, and Bucky Barnes future hangs in the balance as evidence of the Winter Soldier’s crimes comes to light. Brought to you by the hit creative team of Ed Brubaker & Butch Guice!

Format: FC, 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Detective Comics #872

Written by SCOTT SNYDER; Art and cover by JOCK; Co-feature art by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Continuing the new series direction from the writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and artist Jock (THE LOSERS)! A series of disturbing clues brings Batman face-to-face with Gotham City’s dark past and deadly present. Plus, Jim Gordon continues a harrowing search to uncover the truth about a frightening figure from his own past. . . Be here for part 2 of “The Black Mirror.”
Format: FC, 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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The Flash #8

Written by GEOFF JOHNS; Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS; 1:10 Variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
“Reverse Flash Rebirth!”
In this FLASHPOINT prelude, don’t miss the epic telling of the origin of Barry Allen’s greatest foe, Professor Zoom! Eobard Thawne’s story is just beginning – and he intends to finish it with The Flash!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Green Lantern #61

Written by GEOFF JOHNS; Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY; 1:10 Variant cover by ALEX GARNER
BRIGHTEST DAY continues with the revelation of the identity of the cloaked figure that’s been collecting the Emotional Spectrum Entities! But how does its end goal involve the Butcher, the personification of rage? Plus, another being seeks the red entity – The Spectre! And he has no patience with his former host Hal Jordan, who happens to be in the way…
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #1 (of 2)

Writer: Mike Mignola
Artist: Scott Hampton
Colorist: Dave Stewart
While chasing a giant bat through the forest, Hellboy meets an old man with insider knowledge of the coming vampire apocalypse.
For the first time, Mike Mignola teams up with artist Scott Hampton (Batman, The Books of Magic) for this gothic tale.
First collaboration between Mike Mignola and Scott Hampton.
Classic vampire horror!
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: PI

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Hulk #28

WRITER: JEFFREY SCOTT PARKER
PENCILS: GABRIEL HARDMAN
INKS: GABRIEL HARDMAN
COLORED BY: ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
SCORCHED EARTH CONVERGENCE! Rick Jones (AKA The A-BOMB) finds the source of the next DOOMSDAY scenario & immediately gets in over his head on the most dangerous patch of ground in the Pacific…MONSTER ISLAND! Fortunately for Rick- (or not)- RED HULK is nearby and heads in for the deadliest mission yet. Can our monsters stop their monsters? Or will they become the key pieces in the INTELLIGENCIA’s master plan?

Format: FC, 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Scalped #44 (MR)

Written by JASON AARON; Art by DAVIDE FURNO; Cover by JOCK
After years spent working the rez chasing Chief Red Crow and losing more and more of his soul along the way, FBI Agent Nitz now finds himself at a crossroads where only one thing is certain: someone must die.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Secret Warriors #23

COVER BY: Paul Renaud
WRITER: Jonathan Hickman
PENCILS: ALESSANDRO VITTI
INKS: ALESSANDRO VITTI
COLORED BY: SUNNY GHO
LETTERED BY: DAVID M. A. LANPHEAR
After the shocking conclusion of “Night”–and the tragedy that has hit Nick Fury’s Caterpillars–we begin our last story arc and jump back in time to see what’s happened to the one team member who was left behind: Druid. Only four more issues until the fiery conclusion of the series that IGN.com calls “the most consistently great Marvel comic on the stands”!

PREVIEW

Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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S.H.I.E.L.D. #5

COVER BY: GERALD PAREL
WRITER: Jonathan Hickman
PENCILS: DUSTIN WEAVER
INKS: DUSTIN WEAVER
COLORED BY: CHRISTINA STRAIN
LETTERED BY: TODD KLEIN
“The Forgotten Machines of XXXXXX XXXXX” The story that has taken the comic book world by storm marches on with an issue so secretive that we can’t even reveal the full title! WHO IS THE NIGHT MACHINE?! Find your answer here from Jonathan Hickman (FANTASTIC FOUR) and Dustin Weaver (X-MEN). Every issue has sold out and gone into multiple printings. IT’S GOOD! WE PROMISE! Don’t miss the sleeper hit of 2010!

PREVIEW

Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Stuff of Legend: The Jungle #3 (of 4)

(W) Mike Raicht, Brian Smith (A) Charles Paul Wilson III
Deep inside The Dark is a territory known as The Jungle. Max, Percy, Jester, and the rest enter this new kingdom in search of the missing boy, but will they be welcomed with open arms or sharp teeth? And what will their hosts do when they learn one of the heroes’ darkest secrets?
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $4.25

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Spider-Girl #2

COVER BY: Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic
WRITER: Paul Tobin
PENCILS: Clayton Henry
INKS: SCOTT KOBLISH
TERRY PALLOT
CHRISTIAN DALLA VECCHIA
COLORED BY: BRAD ANDERSON
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC
Still reeling from the shattering events in the first issue, Spider-Girl faces one of the strongest threats in the Marvel Universe, the RED HULK. But how can one teenage girl stop a menace that has the FANTASTIC FOUR on their heels, and what’s the cost of the battle for New York City… and the life of Anya Corazon?

Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Atlas: Return of the Three Dimensional Man TP

Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by GABRIEL HARDMAN & CHRIS SAMNEE
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
Someone has come to ATLAS looking for answers to some very strange questions, and on his trail is a danger of a new level. Marvel’s Rat Pack are back to solve the mystery behind THE 3-D MAN.
Collecting ATLAS #1-5 and material from INCREDIBLE HERCULES #138-141, ASSAULT ON NEW OLYMPUS & ENTER THE HEROIC AGE.
Format: 168pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $16.99

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales HC

Writer: Joss Whedon, Amber Benson, Jane Espenson, Drew Goddard
Artist: Gene Colan, Tim Sale, Paul Lee, Steve Lieber
Inker: Andy Owens
Before Season Eight, Joss Whedon brought generations of Slayers and vampires to comics with the help of his acclaimed TV writing team and some of the best artists to ever grace the comics page. Now all those stories, plus selected stories from Season Eight, are collected in one deluxe hardcover with a new cover by Jo Chen.
Joss writes multiple tales: a somber vamp tale, drawn by Cameron Stewart; the story of the first Slayer, drawn by Leinil Yu; and more.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales also reprints for the first time new Season Eight stories written by novelist Jackie Kessler (Hell’s Belles) and award-winning cartoonist Becky Cloonan (Demo), featuring vampires living in the public eye, killing Slayers and killing each other.
o This hardcover collects stories from MySpace Dark Horse Presents #31 and #32; Tales of the Vampires: Carpe Noctem parts 1 and 2; Buffy: Tales of the Vampires one-shot; Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires #1–#5; Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Slayers #1–“Broken Bottle of Djinn”; Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Slayers TPB.
Before Season Eight . . .
Format: FC, 296pg., HARD COVER
Price: $29.99

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Emitown TP

By: Emi Lenox
From the whimsical to the tragic, EMI LENOX brings you into her world with superb cartooning, a brilliant cast of characters and an innocent perspective often left on the cutting room floor of other diary comics. EMI proves that life is never dull in her first annual collection of EMITOWN! INTRODUCTION BY JAMIE S. RICH
Format: 400pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $19.99

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Secret Warriors Vol. 3: Wake the Beast TP

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
The Leviathan is stirring. The Box. Inside is a power that the leaders of Hydra have fought tooth and nail to win – and at the cost of countless lives of Hydra shock troops. Now Leviathan wants what’s in the Box. But since only one can possess it, the leaders of Hydra are marked for death. The stage is set for an epic battle between Leviathan and Hydra, but with one wild card: there is a traitor in their midst. Meanwhile, the only group that can stop either of these world-conquering organizations is Nick Fury’s Secret Warriors. But are they unraveling before they can even find their footing?Collecting SECRET WARRIORS #11-16.
Format: 160pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $15.99


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