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Posted October 14, 2010 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY: Comic Guide (Oct 14, 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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7 Psychopaths TP

(W) Fabien Vehlmann (A/C) Sean Phillips
With World War II in full swing, there’s only one way to draw it to a quick close: assassinate Hitler. But who would be insane enough to try? Joshua Goldschmidt knows just the men to do it. Insane, psychotic, mad, call them what you will, but the Seven Psychopaths are now the only hope the world has! In the vein of Inglourious Basterds comes a thrilling story never before released in English!
Format: FC, TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $9.99

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Hellboy Vol. 11: Masks and Monsters TP

Creators: Mike Mignola
Writer: Mike Mignola, James Robinson
Artist: Scott Benefiel, Jasen Rodriguez
Colorist: Pamela Rambo, Matt Hollingsworth
Cover Artist: Mike Mignola
Hellboy joins forces with Batman and Starman in an adventure that takes them from the rooftops of Gotham to the steamy jungles of the Amazon, to rescue the first Starman, Ted Knight, from a secret Nazi organization that plans to use him to resurrect an elder god. Next, Hellboy travels to Arcadia in search of Ghost, a spectral vigilante caught up in a web of intrigue orchestrated by an ancient mask.
o These two crossover stories have long been out of print, and have never before been collected into the Hellboy trade-paperback line.
o Perfect for superhero fans looking for an entry point into the Hellboy universe!
Format: FC, 136pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $17.99

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Stephen King’s “N.” HC Premiere Hardcover

By: Marc Guggenheim, Alex Maleev, Stephen King
There is something unearthly and mysterious deep in Ackerman’s Field in rural Maine. There is a Stonehenge-like arrangement of seven stones with a horrifying EYE in the center. And whatever dwells there in that strange, windswept setting may have brought about the suicide of one man…and harbor death for the OCD afflicted ‘N.’, whose visits to the field have passed beyond compulsion into the realm of obsession. Based on the chilling short story from the recent Stephen King collection, JUST AFTER SUNSET, this adaptation will provide nightmares aplenty. Just keep counting the stones…keep counting…counting… Parental Advisory
Format: 112pg., HARD COVER
Price: $24.99

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The Walking Dead Vol. 6 HC (MR)

By: Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
JUST IN TIME FOR THE ALL-NEW TELEVISION SERIES ON AMC! This hardcover features another 12 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues, all in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone interested in reading a zombie movie on paper that never ends. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #61-72.
Format: BW, 304pg., HARD COVER
Price: $34.99

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Amazing Spider-Man #645

Written by MARK WAID
Penciled by PAUL AZACETA
Cover by MARKO DJURDE
Spidey Vs. Variant by TBD VIC
The journey of ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES continues, as an army of Spidey’s greatest villains sets the stage for one of the toughest fights of Spidey’s life. You won’t want to miss a single, bone-breaking page!
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #5 (of 6)

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by RYAN SOOK
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 variant cover by RYAN SOOK
Grant Morrison is joined by all-star artist Ryan Sook in the penultimate issue of THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE! In this story, Bruce Wayne finds himself in the hard-boiled streets of Gotham City’s past. Will his adventure as a private investigator help him take one step closer to the present day?
Format: FC, 40pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $3.99

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Casanova #4 (MR)

COVER BY: Gabriel Ba
WRITER: Matt Fraction
The psychedelically psychotic and psychotically psychedelic end of LUXURIA is here: since Casanova upgraded his consciousness he’s a brave new man trapped in a brave new world. And now he’s going to do something about it. What is the secret of the missile silos of Sakhalin? Who are the Three Brides of Kato Best and what are they doing in the head of that giant robot? Do you love comics as much as we do? Covenant with the elder gods sealed in blood by Fraction (INVINCIBLE IRON MAN, UNCANNY X-MEN, THOR) and BA (The Umbrella Academy, Pixu, Daytripper).
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Green Lantern #58 (Brightest Day)

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and Cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY
1:10 Variant cover by ALEX GARNER
BRIGHTEST DAY continues as Adara, the Hope Entity, finds a host in a young girl who may be destined to be a great savior. Can this young student hope to contain such a powerful force – and what will drive Hal Jordan on a spiritual journey unlike any he’s ever taken?
Plus, the Spectre sets his sights on the Rage Entity!
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Invincible Iron Man #31

Written by MATT FRACTION
Art & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
Vampire Variant by SALVADOR LARROCA
The Seattle Tech Expo opens and Stark Resilient unveils their masterpiece to the world…and all hell breaks loose. The explosions don’t stop until our double-sized finale to STARK RESILIENT! Buckle your seat belts — it’s going to be an explodey night.
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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THE UNWRITTEN #18

Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
Don’t miss this tale of power plays and double-bluffs that takes readers into the inner council of Tom’s enemies. Uncover their dark past and violent present. Wilson Taylor is dead, but how did the 14th book get hijacked? Why is Tom still alive? And whose head is going to roll for it?
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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Northlanders #33 (MR)

Written by BRIAN WOOD ; Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI; Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
Blessed by the gods, for better or for worse, and driven by rage and sadness, Erik cuts a massive swath through the Christian-dominated Northlands. He seeks nothing less than a total cultural purging, and it seems like his one-man jihad will succeed…
Format: FC, 32pg., COMIC
Price: $2.99

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New Avengers #5

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN
Vampire Variant by STEFANIE PERGER
Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN
With everything on the line, Wolverine volunteers to make the ultimate sacrifice to save our dimension. Magic is being reinvented in the Marvel Universe and it is happening here!! Plus: another chapter in the oral history of the Avengers!
PREVIEW
Format: 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

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Superior #1 (of 6) (MR)

Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils and Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Ollie Janson had it all going for him-plenty of friends at school, good looks, and his coach called him one of the most talented basketball players he’s ever seen. But that was when he could still move his legs. Now he’s living with multiple sclerosis, missing all the little things he used to take for granted, and escaping into the world of movies and comics with his best friend. Then… SUPERIOR entered his life. The newest smash superhero comic from MARK MILLER (KICK-ASS, NEMESIS, OLD MAN LOGAN) and his ULTIMATE AVENGERS 2 collaborator LEINIL FRANCIS YU (SECRET INVASION, NEW AVENGERS, ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS. HULK) is sure to bethe most talked-about new series of 2010!
PREVIEW
Format: FC, 32pg., LIMITED SERIES
Price: $2.99

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Thor #616

Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
Vampire Variant by RYAN STEGMAN
What kind of hell is coming for Asgard? What does Asgard’s presence on earth mean? Only one man knows for sure and he can’t get anyone to take him seriously. The reconstruction of his fallen city are first and foremost in the God of Thunder’s mind as an evil more terrifying than even he could imagine comes roaring down the World Tree. The Dark Gods are coming for Asgard. Here is blood! Here is thunder! HERE IS THE MIGHTY THOR!
PREVIEW
Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99


Norby Ela

 
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