Hot Picks for the Week!
- ASTRO CITY: THE DARK AGE #4 of 16 by Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson. In which we find out what happened to the Silver Agent and how much people suck.
- AUTHORITY: REVOLUTION #12 of 12 by Ed Brubaker and Dustin Nguyen. Concluding this epic tale of sacrifice and betrayal. And that creep Henry Bendix.
- CAPTAIN ATOM ARMAGEDDON #1 by Will Pfeifer, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Sandra Hope. The Captain crash lands in the Wildstorm Universe precipitating some mis-understandings. Hijinks ensue. Choice of covers by Alex Ross or Jim Lee.
- CHIAROSCURO SC by Pat McGreal, David Lawson and Chas Troug. Back in the 80s this dark mini-series about Leonardo DaVinci and his beautiful, amoral companion Salai was out of place among the racks of super-heroes.
- DAREDEVIL VS PUNISHER #5 by David "STRAY BULLETS" Lapham. These boys just can't play nice. Big fun read!
- ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA, VOL. 1 by Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan, Tom Palmer, Gerry Conway, Gardner Fox and Archie Goodwin. A bargain-priced collection of the series that gave us Blade the Vampire Hunter among others. Contains issues #1-25 of "ToD" along with a crossover story in WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #15 and the GIANT-SIZE CHILLERS #1 story that introduced Lilith, Dracula's daughter.
- GARTH ENNIS' 303 #6 of 6 with artist Jaceen Burrows. Concluding this hard-hitting tale of a haunted Russian Colonel and his ghosts, Garth Ennis style. From Avatar.
- GREEN LANTERN CORPS RECHARGE #2 0f 5 by Geoff Johns and Dave Gibbons. The Corps is green, rested, and ready as Kyle, Guy and the lads get down to business.
- HELLBLAZER #213 by Mike Carey and Frazer Irving. Constantine licks his wounds after returning from Hell in this stand-alone issue.
- MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #19 by Peter David and Pat Lee. Continuing the 12-part "The Other: Evolve or Die" story-line in which Morlun returns and Spidey gets some bad news from his doctor. Something about evolving or dying...
- MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE HUMAN TORCH, VOL. 1 by Carlos Burgos, Bill Everett and Joe Simon. Reprinting the first four appearances of the HUMAN TORCH from 1940-41, featuring the introduction and origin of Toro, the Flaming Kid. Also featuring the adventures of Microman, Mantor the Magician, the Fiery Mask and the Patriot. 280 pages of all-ages fun!.
- MARVEL MASTERWORKS: MIGHTY THOR, VOL.4 by Stan "The Man" Lee and Jack "King" Kirby. Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #121-125 and THOR #126-130. Guest-starring the Absorbing Man, Hercules, Pluto and All-Father Odin! Must... have...
- MARVEL MONSTERS GROUP: FIN FANG FOUR #1 featuring a hilarious new story by Scott Gray and Roger Lanphear and the classic first appearance of Fin Fang Foom in STRANGE TALES #89 (November 1960, Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers). Fantastic comic! Collect the whole MARVEL MONSTERS set!
- NICK FURY'S HOWLING COMMANDOS #1 by Keith Giffen and Eduardo Francisco. They're commandos. They howl because they're monsters. A werewolf, a mummy, a zombie, a vampiress, a big monkey, and a clone of Frankenstein's monster (so help me) team up to fight evil. If Rob Liefeld did manga it would look like this. Be afraid.
- PHYSICS OF SUPER-HEROES by Professor James Kakalios, PhD. The Prof explains how super-powers could work and how they no-way, no-how couldn't work in this entertaining and informative read.
- SEVEN SOLDIERS: KLARION #4 of 4 by Grant Morrison and Frazer Irving. Klarion throws down with the evil Sheeda boss. Leading into SEVEN SOLDIERS #1 in which a Soldier will die.
- SHE-HULK #1 by Dan Slott and Juan Bobillo. Yes, it's She-Hulk, but it's written by the guy who knocked one out of the park earlier with GREAT LAKES AVENGERS. Dan Slott doesn't disappoint as She-Hulk returns to the practice of "Super-Human Law" and kicking bad-guy butt. Great comic!
- SUPREME POWER: HYPERION #2 by Straczynski and Frank. Collecting SUPREME POWER #13-18 in which Hyperion, Nighthawk and Blur take on the super serial killer.
- SUPREME POWER, VOL 3 TP: HIGH COMMAND of 5 by J. Michael Straczynski and Dan Jurgens. Emil Burbank, Arcanna, the Shape, and Nuke versus Hyperion at the North Pole. 'Nuff Said!
- ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #24 by Mark Millar and Greg Land. Beginning the three-part "Tomb of Namor" storyline. Namor's been asleep 5000 years and he wakes up cranky.
- ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #84 by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley. "Gang
War" continues with Shang-Chi, Iron Fist, Moon Knight, Black Cat, Elektra, and Hammerhead. What Bendis writes when he isn't writing everything else.
- THE VISION: YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW TP by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis. A new Vision story plus reprints of his four-issue mini-series and his first appearance in AVENGERS #57.
- X-MEN #176 by Peter Milligan and Salvador Larroca. "Wild Kingdom, Part 3 of 4" as the team-up with Black Panther continues. "T'Challa and Ororo sittin' in a tree..."
- X-MEN/POWER PACK #1 of 4 by Marc Sumerak and Gurihiru. A Halloween story for the True Blue X-Men Completist.
- Finally, Marvel claims SECRET WAR #5 of 5 is due out this week, but they're probably LYING!!!
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|X-MEN AND POWER PACK #1 (Of 4)|
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