December 2011 News Posts (13)

Comics for 4 January 2012

ACTION COMICS #5

ALTER EGO #106

ANIMAL MAN #5

ANNOTATED SANDMAN HC V1 (MR)

ARTIFACTS #13 (OF 13)

ATLAS UNIFIED #1

AVENGERS ACADEMY #24

AVENGERS ANNUAL #1

AVENGERS DEFENDERS WAR TP NEW PTG

AVENGERS X-SANCTION #2 (OF 4)

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT HC V1 GOLDEN DAWN

BATMAN THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE TP

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA ORIGINS OMNIBUS TP

BATWING #5

BETRAYAL O/T PLANET O/T APES #3 (OF 4)

BIONIC BOOK RECONSTRUCTED SC…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on December 30, 2011 at 4:12pm — 8 Comments

The big story of 2011: DC's gigantic gamble

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

As we look back on 2011, there is little doubt what comic-book story was #1: DC’s re-launch of its entire superhero universe in September.

 

Even in retrospect it’s hard to believe they did it. Never before…

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Added by Captain Comics on December 30, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Deck Log Entry # 135 Merry Christmas 2011!

Christmas Eve, 1944.

 

Peace on Earth and good will towards man never seemed farther away.  The world was still at war, and what would become known as the Battle of the Bulge was in its second week of savage conflict.  It was Germany’s last desperate attempt to take over Europe---a massive offensive…

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Added by Commander Benson on December 24, 2011 at 5:18pm — 2 Comments

Gift Guide III: (Super) gods, (movie) monsters and (Star Wars) heroes

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

Still looking for the perfect gift for the geek in your life? Here’s our third and last round of suggestions:

 

* Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human by Grant Morrison (Spiegel & Grau, $28) is a book that’s as hard to categorize as its author.

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Added by Captain Comics on December 23, 2011 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

Comics for 28 December 2011

30 DAYS OF NIGHT ONGOING #3

ALL STAR WESTERN #4

ALPHA FLIGHT #7

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #22 (MR)

ANGEL & FAITH #5

ANNE RICE SERVANT OF THE BONES #5 (OF 6)

ANNIHILATORS EARTHFALL #4 (OF 4)

ANOTHER TIME ANOTHER PLACE QUANTUM LEAP SC

ANTHOLOGY OF GRAPHIC FICTION HC

AQUAMAN #4

ARCHIE #628 (ARCHIE MEETS KISS PT 2 )

ARTIFACTS #12 (OF 13)

AVENGERS CHILDRENS CRUSADE #8 (OF 9)

AVENGERS SOLO #3 (OF 5)

BART SIMPSON COMICS…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on December 22, 2011 at 7:18pm — 7 Comments

Jack Kirby, Kurt Busiek and Aristotle



I wanted to like the new Dynamite series, Kirby Genesis.  It’s written by one of my favorite writers, Kurt Busiek.  It features covers and art direction by the incredible Alex Ross.  And it contains all of Jack Kirby’s crazy creations from late in his career:  Captain…

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Added by Chris Fluit on December 16, 2011 at 2:08pm — 9 Comments

Comics for 21 December 2011

ACTIVITY #1

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #676

ANITA BLAKE CIRCUS DAMNED SCOUNDREL #3 (OF 5)

ARCHIE & FRIENDS #159

AVENGERS #20

BACK ISSUE #53

BALTIMORE VOL 01 THE PLAGUE SHIPS TP

BATMAN #4

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE STATUE BY PAT GLEASON

BATMAN INCORPORATED LEVIATHAN STRIKES #1

BATMAN ODYSSEY VOL 2 #3 (OF 7)

BETTY & VERONICA #257

BIRDS OF PREY #4

BLONDIE HC VOL 02

BLUE BEETLE #4

BOYS BUTCHER BAKER CANDLESTICKMAKER…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on December 16, 2011 at 10:46am — 13 Comments

Gift Guide II: Archie, Spy vs. Spy, Peanuts come to the rescue

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

We’re entering the home stretch on the holiday season, and I’ve yet to scratch the surface on potential gifts for the beloved geeks among us. Here are some more:

 

* Archie Comics has been aggressively pushing the…

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Added by Captain Comics on December 14, 2011 at 10:07pm — 2 Comments

Gift Guide I: 'New 52 Omnibus' would be biggest -- and heaviest -- gift

By Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

From Christmas to Kwanzaa, the holiday season provides an occasion for just about anyone of any faith to please the geek in their life with an appropriate gift. But what to get? Fortunately, the publishers are aware of the opportunity, and put their best foot forward this time of year.

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Added by Captain Comics on December 11, 2011 at 6:38pm — 8 Comments

Comics for 14 December 2011

27 SECOND SET #4 (OF 4)

68 JUNGLE JIM ONE SHOT

7 WARRIORS #2 (OF 3) (MR)

ABSOLUTE PROMETHEA HC VOL 03

AIRBOY PRESENTS AIR VIXENS #1

ALL NEW BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #14

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #21 (MR)

ARCHIE CYBER ADVENTURES TP

ARKHAM CITY STAFF T/S

ATOMIC ROBO GHOST OF STATION X #4 (OF 6)

AVENGERS 1959 #4 (OF 5)

AVENGERS ACADEMY #23

AVENGERS X-SANCTION #1 (OF 4)

BALTIMORE CURSE BELLS #5

BATGIRL #4

BATMAN…

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Added by PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod on December 7, 2011 at 6:44pm — 8 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 134 Don't Call Him Chief, Either.

Close your eyes---well, no, don’t close your eyes, because then you won’t be able to read this---but imagine that it’s almost exactly forty-six years ago.  It’s mid-January of 1966 and you’re a contestant on NBC’s quiz show, Jeopardy!

 

After you and your fellow players are introduced by…

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Added by Commander Benson on December 6, 2011 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Lovecraft's Old Ones invade IDW comics in 'Infestation 2'

Andrew A. Smith

Scripps Howard News Service

 

IDW Publishing pulled off a storytelling coup in early 2011, when they involved a variety of unrelated, licensed books with a common threat (vampires). That worked so well, they’re going to do it again in January 2012 – and they’re upping the ante.

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Added by Captain Comics on December 3, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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