Comic Books

  • What’s on Comic Book Stands – June 8th

    Posted Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 02:04 pm GMT -4
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    Here is the list of new comics, trade paperbacks and more shipping 06/08/2011. As always check with your retailer for availability, as not all releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time. Star Wars The Old Republic: The Lost Suns #1: This is the biggest Star Wars event of 2011. LucasArts […]

  • Comic Book Review: Flashpoint: Abin Sur The Green Lantern #1

    Posted Monday, June 6th, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -4
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    What if Abin Sur hadn’t been killed by the villainous Atrocitus? Well in the world of Flashpoint, Hal Jordan hasn’t received the call to become the protector of Sector 2814, and the life-loving and protecting Abin Sur remains the protector. Flashpoint: Abin Sur the Green Lantern answered some questions I had going into DC Comics’ […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘World of Flashpoint’ #1

    Posted Saturday, June 4th, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -4
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    In Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint, protagonist Traci 13 will travel around the globe trying to save it. Since the world’s greatest superheroes never existed, it’ll be up to this 15-year-old girl to try and protect our planet. Does she have what it takes to save the world? Of the four Flashpoint tie-ins out this week, […]

  • Comic Review: ‘The Stuff of Legend Book 2: The Jungle’

    Posted Saturday, June 4th, 2011 11:01 am GMT -4
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    When I was a little girl, I was always convinced that my toys had adventures while I was sleeping. I’m not the only one who felt this way. I’m also not alone in my belief that bad things happen in the Dark. The Stuff of Legend Book 2: The Jungle continues where book one left […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Flashpoint’ #2

    Posted Friday, June 3rd, 2011 09:08 pm GMT -4
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    Barry Allen has found himself trapped in a new world and everyone he knows is different. He doesn’t have his powers and is about the have the weirdest conversation ever with Batman… Dr. Thomas Wayne. Before we get to Barry Allen and Dr. Thomas Wayne, we are finally treated to the character I was most looking […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Outlaw Prince’

    Posted Friday, June 3rd, 2011 01:55 pm GMT -4
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    The Outlaw Prince is based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs story The Outlaw of Torn. Rob Hughes adapted the script for the comic using the previous story as a foundation. The story follows Richard, the Lost Prince of England. He wasn’t really lost though; he was kidnapped by a malicious French fencing master. The swordsmen […]

  • DC Comics To Reboot Its Entire DC Universe Line Back To #1s

    Posted Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 10:32 pm GMT -4
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    The rumors are true. The DC Universe is rebooting. What will this mean for our favorite DCU characters? Do you have a book you are worried about losing? I know I’m worried about Batgirl, Red Robin and Emerald Warriors. When DC announced they would be renumbering their entire DCU line with 52 number one issues, there […]

  • Comic Review: ‘Star Wars Blood Ties’

    Posted Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 02:04 pm GMT -4
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    Bounty hunting is a fine family tradition to pass down. The Fetts do it after all; it must be okay. ‘Star Wars: Blood Ties’ explores the relationship between Jango and Boba Fett. Besides being father and son (sort of), they are an elite team. The collected issues switch between perspectives from Jango and Boba at […]

  • What’s on Comic Book Stands – June 1st

    Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -4
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    Here is the list of new comics, trade paperbacks and more shipping 06/01/2011. As always check with your retailer for availability, as not all releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time. It’s a Flashpoint kind of a week as Flashpoint #2 and a whole mess of Flashpoint tie-ins make their […]

  • Comic Review: ‘Star Wars The Old Republic Vol 2: Threat of Peace’

    Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 02:06 pm GMT -4
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    Star Wars: The Old Republic stories take place three hundred years after Knights of the Old Republic. They are in the same timeline as the upcoming MMO (no release date is set) of the same name. Threat of Peace brings us into a galaxy in peril. Yes, that sounds a bit familiar. The Galactic Republic […]

  • Comic Book Review: Cobra #1

    Posted Sunday, May 29th, 2011 08:27 pm GMT -4
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    Cobra Commander is dead! Long live Cobra Commander! The question is… who is the next Cobra Commander? The role of leader must be filled and the most lethal and cunning Cobra operatives must compete to see who will reign supreme. The winner of the contest will be the one to kill the most G.I. Joes. […]

  • Comic Book Review: Green Arrow #12

    Posted Sunday, May 29th, 2011 05:37 pm GMT -4
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    Brightest Day is over. It actually ended last month. Green Arrow #12 wraps up the Emerald Archers part in the universe spanning event. I have been a big fan of J.T. Krul’s take on Oliver Queen. That being said, I am happy the Brightest Day tie-in is over. Before the tie-in event started, Green Arrow […]

  • X-Men: First Class Preview

    Posted Friday, May 27th, 2011 09:55 pm GMT -4
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    X-Men First Class charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, to reveal the secret history of famous global events. Before mutants revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were […]

  • Comic Book Review: War of the Green Lanterns Parts 7, 8 and 9

    Posted Friday, May 27th, 2011 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    The image to your left is the actual cover of War of the Green Lanterns: Aftermath #1, but after reading Green Lantern #66, Green Lantern Corps #60 and Emerald Warriors #10 it seemed very fitting for this review/recap. As the conclusion of the War draws near Geoff Johns, Tony Bedard and Peter Tomasi kicked the […]

  • Booster Gold #44 Sells Out! Second Printing On The Way

    Posted Friday, May 27th, 2011 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    After only 48 hours in stores, Booster Gold #44, Flashpoint prelude issue  sold out at DC Comics. Now Booster Gold 44 is going back to press for a new, second printing. Reprinting the story by Booster Gold’s creator Dan Jurgens with art by Jurgens and Norm Rapmund, the Booster Gold #44 Second Printing will feature a re-colored version […]