Chris Dooley and I headed over to our local mall's GameStop to check out the throngs of 'Halo' devotees and perhaps even pick up a copy of so coveted game. (Well, not really perhaps, I've had my copy reserved for some time ...
It's Wednesday all over again and it's a good week to be a comics fan of any stripe. Just take a look at what's coming out this week.
First, I've got an overflow of superhero goodness.
If you've followed me from my previous digital home Illustrated Fiction, you may recall my post nearly a year ago about the Sci-Fi right wing comic, Liberality For All, featuring cyborg versions of right wing talking heads G. Gordon Liddy and Sean Hannity as cyborg superheroes. It took almost a year to do it, but with the help of some comics lumin
Greg McElhatton is back to school us all on indy comics again this week. I will stick up for the lowly superheroes. It's an easy task this week on both sides, with solid choices all around. Let the games begin!
Here's what I'm checking out for sure:
Welcome to another Wednesday Thursday! We're rocking the New Releases and Recommendations post in a new fashion today. Indies vs. Superheroes! Greg McElhatton vs. Kevin Panetta! The Fight o' the Century!
In this corner! Representing indie comics! Greg "The Marathon Man" McElhatton!
Now, you might be thinking,
If you read the comic books, you know what happens on the Wednesday. Bow down before the power of the Wednesday!
COUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE #1
Soooo.... we're already counting down to FINAL CRISIS with COUNTDOWN, but now we have to count down to adventur
Come to The Hero Initiative's booth #645 to see Ty Templeton, John Romita Sr. and John Romita Jr., Michael Golden and C.B. Cebulski and a whole lot more!
Not only does The Hero Initiative have stellar booth talent, but Frank Quitely will be donating an art piece, which will be raffled off via silent auction and it is the only way to get a piece of his artwork at Fan Expo! In addition, you will find lots of merchandise like CGC graded books, $1 comics, Marvel Then And Now DVDs, original comic pages and various trades that are brand new to our Canadian supporters! Also, the new Ultimate Spider-Man #100 book will be available for the first time in Canada!
Friday, August 24 (con hours 4-9 pm)
Ty Templeton: 6 pm – 7 pm
Saturday, August 25 (con hours 10-7)
John Romita Sr.: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
C.B. Cebulski: 11 am – 12 pm
It's Wednesday and that means time for new comics. This week it's the bat, the chief and the Whedon that come out on top.
Grant Morrison and J.H. Williams III return with the second part to what might have been the best first part of the year
Well, we're in week two of another five-Wednesday month which means that this month's releases are stretched a bit thin to account for the extra Wednesday. This amounts to just a couple of new books for me to recommend unreservedly this week, but there are a slew of new books on the racks, so your mileage may (happily) vary