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Posted December 7, 2010 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (Dec. 8, 2010)

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (Dec. 8, 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.

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B.P.R.D.: Hell On Earth – New World #5 (of 5)

Writer: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artist: Guy Davis
Colorist: Dave Stewart
As the shape-shifting baby monster implodes before their very eyes, the Bureau discover the real beast is feeding on grief and flesh for sustenance.
Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi and drawn by Eisner Award-winning artist Guy Davis (The Marquis).
“Davis is an absolute master of creepiness; he creates atmosphere almost effortlessly.” -Newsarama
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50

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The Flash #7 (Brightest Day)

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:10 ‘DC 75th Anniversary’ Variant cover by DARWYN COOKE
The Rogue Profile issues return as BRIGHTEST DAY zips on with a spotlight turned toward the resurrected Captain Boomerang! He knows why he’s back and what he needs to do. But does he still have what it takes to be a Rogue? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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John Byrne’s Next Men #1

John Byrne (w & a & c)
A NEW CHAPTER begins in the lives of the survivors of Project Next Men. New friends, new foes, and a tale that literally twists time itself out of joint. They said it would never happen, but it has! John Byrne has returned to his classic creation! This is where it STARTS, this is where you want to BE!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Twenty-Seven #1 (of 4)

story CHARLES SOULE art RENZO PODESTA cover W. SCOTT FORBES
Hendrix, Cobain, Joplin, Morrison. All belong to the ’27 Club,’ which admits only the most brilliant musicians and artists…and kills them dead in their 27th year. Will Garland is a famous rock guitarist, secretly unable to play for months due to a neurological disorder afflicting his left hand. He’s also 27! With mad scientists, long dead rock legends and cosmic entities in his way, can he make it to 28? TAG: A NEW SERIES IN THE POPULAR GOLDEN AGE FORMAT!
Preview
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.50

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Chaos War: Ares #1

Written by MIKE AVON OEMING
Penciled by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Ares is dead, torn in half at the hands of the Sentry. But what is worse than death for the God of War? Being enlisted into the army of the Chaos King! The Chaos War has its beginnings in Ares’ first miniseries, now see their fates come full circle as the two greatest forces of destruction battle one last time for the soul of the Pantheons. Ares defeated the Chaos King once before, but now he is dead and armed only with his love for his lost son. How can he stop the living oblivion Chaos King has become, even with the help of Zeus and Hera? And at what price comes defeat?
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Shadowland: After the Fall (One-Shot)

Written by ANTONY JOHNSTON
Penciled by MARCO CHECCHETTO & ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Cover by DAVID FINCH
SHADOWLAND ENDS – BUT WHO IS THE VICTOR? After the senses-shattering conclusion of Shadowland, can the people of Hell’s Kitchen rebuild without a champion to guide them? The future of Marvel’s street heroes begins here!
Format: 32pg., ONE-SHOT
Price: $3.99

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Thor #618

Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
Cover your ears and gird your loins for the four-letter word that changes everything for Thor, for Asgard and for Earth: O D I N. And you won’t believe who Ol’ One Eye brings back with him. On top of THAT, the God of Thunder has to deal with the ramifications of reincarnating Loki, the least of which are that the God of Tricks has taken a form no one saw coming. And if that wasn’t enough, the town of Broxton has to deal with the refugees of nine worlds, on the run and terrified as THE WORLD EATERS continue their trans-universal rampage of madness…!
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Fables #100 (MR)

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM and MARK BUCKINGHAM; Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, BILL WILLINGHAM, CHRISSIE ZULLO, JOAO RUAS and STEVE LEIALOHA; Cover by JOAO RUAS
In this fantastic 100-page issue, it’s time to put an end to Mister Dark once and for all, and time for the Fables to return home to Fabletown. For that to happen, one of the Fables agrees to take on the Dark Man in single combat! It’s big, it’s epic, and if you live in New York City, you may want to take a quick vacation when this issue comes out, because things are going to get wrecked!
In addition to the larger-than-life main story, we have a FABLES prose story written by Mark Buckingham and illustrated by Bill Willingham! We have an All-Star Burning Questions section that will knock your socks off (seriously, innocent people are going to lose some socks here). We have a puppet theatre created by the unstoppably creative Mark Buckingham, a FABLES board game, sequential stories painted by Chrissie Zullo and Joao Ruas, and even more surprises in this square-bound behemoth celebrating this award-winning Vertigo series!
Format: FC, 100pg., COMIC
Price: $9.99

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Northlanders #35 (MR)

Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by BECKY CLOONAN
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
Set during a period of civil war, an Icelandic fisherman finds the body of a young girl embedded in the thick ice ringing his lake. Unable to leave her, he goes to great lengths to excavate the corpse and vows to solve the mystery of her death. But when warriors associated with the local clan come around, he’s driven to conceal the body, and events quickly spiral out of his control. ‘The Girl in the Ice’ is part 1 of a 2-part story featuring art by fan-favorite Becky Cloonan (DEMO)!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Thor: The Mighty Avenger #7

Written by ROGER LANGRIDGE
Penciled by CRAIG ROUSSEAU
Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE
Harvey Award Winner ROGER LANGRIDGE & CHRIS SAMNEE continue their epic reimagining of the God of Thunder! In This Issue: The Awesome Asgardian does battle with Raging Robots! Pick up the book that ComicBookResources.com says is ‘quite possibly the best new super hero title of the year and is exactly what any lover of super heroes should be reading.’
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Sweet Tooth Vol. 2: In Captivity TP (MR)

Written by JEFF LEMIRE; Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
In this SWEET TOOTH volume collecting issues #6-11, learn the heartbreaking story of Jeppard and how he went from devoted husband to ruthless mercenary. Meanwhile, Gus is held captive with other hybrid creatures in a camp where he meets a scientist studying the plague that’s wiped out so much of the world.
Format: FC, 144pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $12.99

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Batman: The Widening Gyre Vol. 1 HC

Written by KEVIN SMITH
Art by WALT FLANAGAN & ART THIBERT
Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
Collecting the 6-issue miniseries from fan-favorite writer Kevin Smith! As Bruce Wayne gets reacquainted with former girlfriend Silver St. Cloud, who attempts to teach Bruce about trust, Batman takes on a mysterious new partner in his fight against crime in Gotham City. But will his attempt at trusting someone cause him to be rewarded or punished?
Format: FC, 176pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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Captain America: Zemo HC Prem Hardcover

Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by BUTCH GUICE
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Zemo and Bucky – two characters linked through history whether they like it or not. And now Zemo has set his sights on Bucky and plans to destroy our new Captain America one step at a time. It’s the hardest hitting Captain America story ever by the awesome team of Ed Brubaker and Butch Guice. Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #606-610.
Format: 120pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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Spawn Origins Vol. 2 HC Deluxe Ed

By: Todd McFarlane
SPAWN: ORIGINS DELUXE EDITION, VOL. 2 features the iconic artwork and stories of Spawn creator TODD McFARLANE and his collaborators. This deluxe oversized, slip cased hardcover book presents 25 previously released and sold-out issues of classic Spawn stories in an all-new size and format. Additional material includes color and black and white cover galleries, never-before-seen art, and all of the bonus material from the six-issue trade paperbacks as well! Collects SPAWN #26-50.
Format: HARD COVER
Price: $100.00

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X-Force: Sex and Violence HC

Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST
Penciled by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
Just when you thought it was over, we pull you back in-it’s the X-Force story everyone’s been talking about, finally delivered! Wolverine and Domino have always had a special relationship, but everything goes upside down when the Assassins Guild puts out a hit on our gun wielding bombshell. Why do they want her dead? And more importantly, how many people have to die before Wolverine and Domino can spend some quality time together? Get ready for the sexiest blood-soaked ride Craig Kyle and Chris Yost have ever delivered as they join forces with international superstar Gabriele Dell’otto to offer up their final X-Force story! Plus, Grant Morrison and Leinil Yu bring you the story of how Wolverine and Domino first got together in the pages of New X-Men. Collecting X-FORCE: SEX AND VIOLENCE #1-3 & NEW X-MEN ANNUAL 2001.
Format: 120pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

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Thor: The Mighty Avenger Vol. 1: God Who Fell Into Earth TP

Written by ROGER LANGRIDGE
Penciled by CHRIS SAMNEE
Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE
He’s banished, he’s mad, and he wants to FIGHT. Roger Langridge (Muppet Show, Eisner and Harvey Award nominee) and Chris Samnee (Siege: Embedded) re-imagine the God of Thunder in Thor the Mighty Avenger!
THRILL as he battles robots the size of cities! GASP as he tames the mightiest sea creatures! SWOON as he rescues damsels from the vilest villains! It’s Thor as you’ve NEVER seen him!
Plus, relive some of Thor’s earliest adventures with special reprints of JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY.
This title collects
THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER #1-4 and JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83-84
Format: 128pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $14.99

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Superman: New Krypton: Series 1: Weighted Master Case AF

Kandor has been freed from the miniature prison constructed by the evil Brainiac. Superman has joined his fellow Kryptonians – now who will now protect Earth? All figures feature multiple points of articulation and include display bases. Includes: * Mon-El 6.75 h’ * Superman 6.625 h’ * Superwoman 6.75 h’ * Brainiac 7.25 h’ 4-color clamshell blister card packaging.
Format: ACTION FIGURE
Price: PI


Norby Ela

 
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