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Posted February 27, 2012 by Norby Ela in Anime/Manga
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (February 29, 2012)

GEEKLY WEEKLY COMIC GUIDE (February 1, 2012)

Our picks of comics (singles, TPBs, HCs OGNs) and what not 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 you what books are great and worthy to buy.

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Justice League #6

Written by GEOFF JOHNS; Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS; 1:25 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES; 1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
The Justice League is united at last against Darkseid! The awesome consequences of this high-stakes battle will resonate within the series for years to come! Geoff Johns and Jim Lee end their historic first arc with a bang!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Darkseid, pity no fool” -Norby Ela

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Joe Hill: The Cape #4 (of 4)

Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella (w) Zach Howard (a) Howard, Nelson Daniel (c)
What pushes someone to hurt the people they love? Eric has shown us that his capacity for evil is limitless, but is something else to blame? Find out as Eric confronts Nicky in the final chapter of the critically acclaimed miniseries, The Cape, by the Eisner-nominated creative team of Jason Ciaramella, Joe Hill, Zach Howard, and Nelson Daniel. Explore your dark side.
Format: LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Totally a deep and amazing depth of story.” -Norby Ela

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro Series #3 Donatello

(W) Brian Lynch (A) Ross Campbell (CA) David Peterson, Ross Campbell
The ‘brains’ of the Turtles steps out on his own in this unique tale! Intrigued by a cutting-edge science fair, Donatello goes incognito in public to get his fill of the latest tech. Little does he know that the fair is hosted by none other than Baxter Stockman-and he’s holding a competition to see who can create the best gizmo to find the Turtles first! It’s up to Don to out-geek the geeks, all while keeping his cover! Don’t miss this awesome, fun-filled adventure! Art by Wet Moon’s Ross Campbell!
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Amazing series since from the beginning.” -Norby Ela

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Invincible #89

story ROBERT KIRKMAN art & cover RYAN OTTLEY
EVERYTHING IS DIFFERENT NOW! There’s someone new in the Invincible costume, but why – and for how long? Answers to all these questions and more in this monumental status-quo-altering issue!
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Who wouldn’t say ‘no’ to a black Invincible?” -Norby Ela

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The Walking Dead #94

(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
They are unprepared for this.
Format: COMIC
Price: $2.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Things get more complicated when they realized that they are not alone.” -Norby Ela

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Amazing Spider-Man #680

DAN SLOTT (W) GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A/C)
Spider-Man in space! Trapped 22,300 miles above the Earth, Spidey has to rescue John Jameson from the ongoing machinations of Doctor Octopus!

Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Like what the synopsis said: Spidey in Space! Will his webshooters work in space though? Where would he swing from or to?” -Norby Ela

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FF #15

JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) JUAN BOBILLO (A)
COVER BY MIKE CHOI
The final chapter for the Council of Reeds! Guest-starring the Power Pack!

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

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Waaah! Power Pack!!! You will love them!” -Norby Ela

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Venom Vol. 2 #13.4

RICK REMENDER (W) LAN MEDINA (A)
Hell is spreading across the Earth from out of Las Vegas. Ghost Rider is responsible but what price is she willing to pay to save mankind?! X-23, Venom & Hulk must defeat their worst enemies, buying Ghost Rider time to stop hell’s march across the globe! As a clone, X-23 has often wondered if she has a soul. This is where she gets her answer! Who is Ichor and why has he targeted Venom for Death?!

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

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Hell. Las Vegas. X-23. Red Hulk. Ghost Rider (Not the Nicholas Cage one). Agent Venom. What do I need to say more?” -Norby Ela

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Scalped #56

Written by JASON AARON; Art by R.M. GUERA; Cover by JOCK
The searing final arc starts here in “Trail’s End” part one. Beginning months after last issue’s shocking finale, we pick up with the citizens of the Prairie Rose Rez, some of whom have found a peace they never could have imagined, while others are in more trouble than ever – with at least one person plotting his next move from behind bars.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

[Native Indian drums pounding] -Norby Ela

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The Unwritten #34.5

Written by MIKE CAREY; Art by PETER GROSS and GARY ERSKINE; Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On the battlefields of the First World War, old myths die and new ones are born: The Crucified Soldier. The Comrade in White. The Corpse Factory. The Poison Rain. As the balance between reality and fiction tilts crazily in the crucible of war, a young Wilson Taylor has an experience that will change his life forever.
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“The cover is truly gorgeous. In this situation, you can judge this book by it’s cover.” -Norby Ela

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GRAPHIC NOVELS (OGN, HCs, TPBs)& COLLECTED EDITIONS 

Uncanny X-Force: the Dark Angel Saga Book 2 HC

(W) Rick Remender (A) Jerome Opena (CA) Esad Ribic
Collecting UNCANNY X-FORCE #14-18.
The fate of the entire world rests on Deadpool’s shoulders! A new Death is born! Refugee mutants from the Age of Apocalypse descend on our world! Can the Merc with a Mouth hold them off long enough for X-Force to regroup? Is there any hope of staving off the Age of Archangel? Monsters of doom and glory, writer Rick Remender (VENOM, PUNISHER), artist Jerome Opena (PUNISHER, MOON KNIGHT) and colorist Dean White (AVENGERS) bring on the bad guys!
Format: 120pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Are you crazy? Go get it!” -Norby Ela

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FF Vol. 1 TP

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Steve Epting, Barry Kitson (CA) Steve Epting
Collecting FF #1-5.
Before his death, the Human Torch made his wishes known: If anyone were to replace him in the Fantastic Four, it should be his best super-hero buddy, Spider-Man. But even with the addition of Spidey to their ranks, Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman and the Thing are now so much more than four. Welcome to the FF – the Future Foundation! Marvel’s First Family has moved beyond the simple pursuits of super heroing into a bold new era of discovery. But to make tomorrow today, they’ll need to expand their ranks even beyond Spider-Man and their genius children. What does the future mean when it depends on the likes of the Wizard, the Mad Thinker, A.I.M. and Dr. Doom?
Format: 136pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $15.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“You are not crazy. Go get it.” -Norby Ela

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Punisher Vol. 1 HC

(W) Greg Rucka (A) Marco Checchetto, Max Fiumara (CA) Bryan Hitch
Collecting THE PUNISHER (2011) #1-5 and material from SPIDER-ISLAND: I LOVE NEW YORK CITY.
For Frank Castle, death comes easy. Life is where things gets complicated. Fully loaded with Eisner Award-winning writer Greg Rucka (Batwoman, Queen and Country, WOLVERINE) and neo-superstar artist Marco Checchetto (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, DAREDEVIL), the biggest gun of all is back with blood on his hands and vengeance in his eyes to serve his own brand of justice with everything’s he’s got – but can he survive the darkness stored in his own arsenal? Plus: a violent look at how the Punisher deals with a world where every criminal is now a super hero. (Here’s a hint: He doesn’t deal with it pleasantly.)
Format: 128pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Rucka is blasting his way from Marvel with this guy. Plus, getting the blank cover and get it sketched by Lan Medina would be awesome.” -Norby Ela

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TOYS, ACTION FIGURES, STATUES & BUSTS

Marvel vs. Capcom Minimates Series 2 Asst

A Diamond Select Release! Art Asylum Designs & Sculpts! Round Two – Fight! The second wave of Minimates based on Marvel vs. Capcom 3 picks up where the first wave left off, with four two-packs of Marvel and Capcom characters. This assortment includes: Spider-Man vs. Chris Redfield (Resident Evil); Wolverine vs. Viewtiful Joe; and two sets exclusive to the specialty market – Super Skrull vs. Crimson Viper (Street Fighter IV) and Storm vs. Jill Valentine (Resident Evil)! Each Minimate stands 2.5′ tall with 14 points of articulation and a variety of removable and interchangeable parts and accessories.
Format: MERCHANDISE
Price: $107.88

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APPAREL & MERCHANDISE

Animal Man By Foreman T-Shirt

The diversity of DC Comics’ New 52 is celebrated this month with three new shirt designs. Animal Man features the face of Buddy Baker rendered by artist Travel Foremen screenprinted in full-color on a black 100% shirt. The art of Victor Kalvachev takes center stage on the Men of War shirt printed on a white tee. And last but not least, we have Batman: Urban Legend II featuring a bew spin on the Dark Knight by artist Jorge Zaffino. Three new shirts with many more to follow. Enjoy!! NOW AVAILABLE for sale in Canada and U.K.
Format: T-SHIRTS
Price: $18.95

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“Travel Foreman, you will be missed.” -Norby Ela

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Doctor Who I’m the Doctor (Navy Blue) T-shirt

When confronting an alien monster, it’s best to follow this advice from an eccentric stranger – ‘Keep Calm, I’m The Doctor’!
Format: T-SHIRTS
Price: $19.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

“To all fans, you can’t get this one back in time. So go get one now.” -Norby Ela

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Lego Star Wars Darth Vader Adult Watch

Build your own LEGO Star Wars watch! Start with the face, then add LEGO links to build the watch band in any pattern you like. Packaged in a collectible LEGO Star Wars watch case! LEGO ClicTime watches are tested to ISO standard 2281 to a static depth of 50m, making them splash proof. Fans can choose from Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and Stormtrooper designs.
Format: MERCHANDISE
Price: $29.99

YOU SHOULD GET THIS COZ…

[Darth Vader breathing… put out his hand and tries to strangle you, if you are not going to get this watch.] -Norby Ela

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DVDs


Young Justice Sea 1 DVD

Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian, and Artemis have become Young Justice – the Justice League’s secret weapon against the forces of evil. The teen heroes will take on under-the-radar missions that would be impossible for the Justice League to handle covertly. Red Tornado will be their supervisor; Black Canary will be in charge of their training and Batman will hand out their assignments.
Format: DVD
Price: PI


Norby Ela

 
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