0
Posted October 27, 2010 by Norby Ela in Columns
 
 

GEEKLY WEEKLY: Comic Guide (Oct 28, 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.

==============================================================================

Action Comics #894

Written by PAUL CORNELL; Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER; Art by PETE WOODS Co-feature art by RB SILVA and DENIS FRIETAS ; Cover by DAVID FINCH and BATT
Guest-starring Death from SANDMAN! Yes, you read that right! Death! From SANDMAN! In ACTION COMICS! Lex Luthor finds himself literally at Death’s door, which leads to a fascinating look not only into the mind of one of the all-time greatest villains, but also at what Death means in the DC Universe…
And in the JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, an alien race has chosen Metropolis to be the host of their millennial celebration! And who better to show them around town than James Bartholomew Olsen? But when the alien princess gets wasted and her brother starts picking bar fights, it’s up to Jimmy to get things under control before all of Metropolis is destroyed!

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

================================================================

Amazing Spider-Man #646

Art by PAUL AZACETA
Cover by MARKO DJURDEVIC
Vampire Variant by MIKE MAYHEW
Spidey Vs. Variant by CHRIS BACHALO
THE HEARTBREAKING CONCLUSION OF ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES! The odds are stacked against Spider-Man as he and Harry Osborn fight side-by-side in a battle to save Harry’s child. The people Peter Parker cares about most are in danger, and someone won’t live to tell the tale! ‘Save everyone; never insist on resting!’

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

================================================================

Avengers #6

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
The blockbuster Avengers book continues!! Kang versus Ultron with Avengers from every era right in the middle. The end of this issue is a shocker that sets up one of the biggest new threats to the Marvel Universe!! Plus: another chapter in the oral history of the Avengers!

Format: 40pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

================================================================

Beasts of Burden/Hellboy #1 (one-shot)

Writer: Mike Mignola, Evan Dorkin
Artist: Jill Thompson
Cover Artist: Mike Mignola
The paranormal activity in the outwardly charming town of Burden Hill has gone from bad to worse, as seen in Dorkin and Thompson’s hardcover graphic novel Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites. Now the occult–investigating team of dogs (and one cat) need some serious help. Contact with the Wise Dog Society has broken off, leaving the team on its own, as a series of unexplained animal slayings have begun to occur. But magic can work in surprising ways, and help is brought to the team with the unexpected arrival of the World’s Greatest Paranormal Detective.
Evan Dorkin (Milk and Cheese, Bizarro World) and Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother, Magic Trixie) join forces with Mike Mignola (Hellboy, B.P.R.D., Witchfinder, Baltimore) in an amazing one–shot bringing their supernatural worlds together!
Mike Mignola’s Hellboy joins the animals’ of Burden Hill!

Format: FC, 32pg., ONE-SHOT
Price: $2.99

================================================================


Captain America #611

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
SEAN MCKEEVER
PENCILS: FILIPE DANIEL MORENO DE ANDRADE
MARKO DJURDJEVIC
BUTCH GUICE
INKS: RICHARD MAGYAR
COLORED BY: DEAN V. WHITE
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC|NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC
The Trial of Captain America begins here! Nothing will ever be the same again, and this time we mean it. Award-winning writer Ed Brubaker and acclaimed artist Butch Guice continue to take Captain America to new heights!

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

================================================================


Captain America: Patriot #3 (of 4)

Written by KARL KESEL
Pencils & Cover by MITCH BREITWEISER
BUCKY SHOT! NEAR DEAD! CAP RELENTLESSLY PURSUES GUNMAN! In a story that changes his life forever, Jeff Mace must prove he’s not just worthy of being Captain America, but worthy of being Bucky’s partner as well. Making matters worse: he thinks he knows who pulled the trigger… but hopes with all his heart he’s wrong. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner, original Human Torch, and other All-Winners Squad members… plus the dazzling debut of Golden Girl! After this, nothing will ever be the same for Captain America…

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

================================================================


Fantastic Four #584

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by STEVE EPTING
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Vampire Variant by DAVID YARDIN
It’s the return of Galactus, a trip to Nu-World, the Old Kings of Atlantis and Namor, the all-new Yancy Street Gang, and the day the Thing becomes human again. Join Jonathan Hickman and superstar artist Steve Epting in THREE, part 2: ‘Congratulations, Mr. Grimm…You’re Human Again.”

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

================================================================


Incognito: Bad Influences #1 (MR)

COVER BY: Sean Phillips
WRITER: Ed Brubaker
PENCILS: Sean Phillips
LAST YEAR’S BREAKOUT HIT FINALLY RETURNS! By the award-winning team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. One of the biggest Hollywood options of the year, nominated for THREE Eisner Awards, INCOGNITO is finally back for more! It’s apocalyptic pulp noir at its finest! It’s been over a year since Zack Overkill came out of Witness Protection to build a new life. But working for the government isn’t that different from being controlled by them, and his new secret identity is becoming more trouble than it’s worth… So what will Zack do when tasked with a mission that sends him on a hunt into darkest corners of the super-criminal underworld where he was raised? Also returning with Incognito are the exclusive Pulp magazine essays by Jess Nevins, Professor of pulp history, only available in the single issues of Incognito.

Format: FC, COMIC
Price: $3.50

================================================================


Scalped #42 (MR)

Written by JASON AARON
Art by R.M. GUERA
Cover by JOCK
In the gut-wrenching conclusion to “The Unwanted,” Carol decides the fate of her unborn child while Dash struggles with the idea of fatherhood.

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

================================================================


Secret Avengers #6

Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by MIKE DEODATO JR.
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Vampire Variant by AMANDA CONNER
Variant Cover by MIKE DEODATO
Everybody is Kung Fu fighting… as the Secret Avengers descend into the depths of Marvel’s darkest corners on a new case that brings them face to face with a Master of Kung Fu and many forces of evil. Ed Brubaker and Mike Deodato bring you another twisted tale of Marvel’s most popular new Avengers team.

Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

================================================================


Secret Warriors #21

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by MIRKO COLAK
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
In ‘Night’ part two, predestined events come to pass as chaos reigns in the world of Nick Fury and his Secret Warriors! Join us as all the pieces begin to fall into place and we get one month closer to the concluding story arc of Secret Warriors, the book that has IGN.com saying: ‘As crazy as the war between Leviathan, HYDRA and Fury has become, it’s as enjoyable and engrossing as ever…a consistently great series.’

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

================================================================


THUNDERBOLTS #149

Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by DECLAN SHALVEY
Cover by FRANK MARTIN
A SHADOWLAND TIE-IN! Luke Cage’s squad of fierce felons face the nature of true evil when they uncover secrets of the ancient order known as The Hand beneath Hell’s Kitchen! Will a group of people rarely known for doing the right thing choose a higher path-or will they add to the power of the ninja cult? Meanwhile, as Cage fights to help his friend Daredevil up on the streets, he realizes that he picked a bad time to trust his skeleton crew of criminal operatives on an unsupervised mission! So come on, all you DD fans, pick up this issue and find out why Aint It Cool News raves: ‘very fun…I love this cast…this one is definitely going back on my pull list.’

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

================================================================


Zatanna #9

Written by PAUL DINI; Art by YANICK PAQUETTE and MICHEL LACOMBE; Cover by STEPHANE ROUX; 1:10 Variant cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
Zatanna has been taken captive by the demon who intends to steal her soul – and it’s up to her playboy gadabout of a cousin, Zach Zatara, to free her!

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

================================================================


Fantastic Four By Jonathan Hickman Vol. 3 HC Premiere Hardcover

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by NEIL EDWARDS
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Faced with the death of imagination and growing pandemic of tomorrow fear, Reed Richards takes the future of discovery into his own hands. Think the world is a bad place, everything is going to hell, and the end times are surely around the corner? Try reading the World’s Greatest Comic Magazine.
Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #579-582.

Format: FC, 112pg., HARD COVER
Price: $19.99

================================================================


Northlanders Vol. 4: The Plague Widow TP (MR)

Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
Set in Viking Russia in A.D.1020, ‘The Plague Widow’ sees in a remote settlement rocked by a contagious outbreak. As the citizens focus on shutting out the outside world, they don’t realize who they’re shutting themselves in with. MATURE READERS

Format: FC, 192pg., TRADE PAPERBACK
Price: $16.99

================================================================


Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #15

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art by SARA PICHELLI
Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
Poor Peter Parker. All his friends hate him, his girlfriend has stopped speaking to him and to top it off, the whole world despises Spider-Man. What’s a dude to do?? How about save the world and maybe meet the new love of his life? Fan-favorite BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (NEW AVENGERS) and rising Ultimate sensation, SARA PICHELLI (RUNAWAYS) bring you a new and exciting Spider-Man story you don’t want to miss!!

Format: 32pg., COMIC
Price: $3.99

================================================================


THE WALKING DEAD “HEAD STAB” T-SHIRT

art CHARLIE ADLARD

S-XL $24.99
XXL $27.99

Just in time for the TV series premiere on AMC—an all-new t-shirt featuring ROBERT KIRKMAN’S THE WALKING DEAD! Featuring artwork by CHARLIE ADLARD, it’s the best way to show your love for the undead!

================================================================


THE WALKING DEAD “I HEART” T-SHIRT

art CHARLIE ADLARD

S-XL $24.99
XXL $27.99

Just in time for the TV series premiere on AMC—an all-new t-shirt featuring ROBERT KIRKMAN’S THE WALKING DEAD! Featuring artwork by CHARLIE ADLARD, it’s the best way to show your love for the undead!

================================================================


Norby Ela

 
FlipGeeks Operations Editor, Managing Editor of Comics, Komiks, Manga, atbp.