Picks of the Week: 05/24/2017

RAPTURE #1 | Picked by Josh (W) Matt Kindt (A) CAFU (CA) Mico Suayan On a scarred landscape, two otherworldly armies prepare to battle one last time, vying for control of a massive tower named from an ancient language no longer permitted to be spoken. One army is led by a primeval force named Babel, […]

Picks of the Week: 05/17/2017

STAR TREK TNG: MIRROR BROKEN #1 | Picked by Josh (W) Scott Tipton, David Tipton (A/CA) J. K. Woodward The Star Trek mini-series event of the year kicks off! Captain Jean-Luc Picard will stop at nothing to get his hands on the Empire’s newest warship, the ISS Enterprise, be it lies, deception…or murder. With enemies […]

Picks of the Week: 05/10/2017

ETERNAL WARRIOR AWAKENING #1 | Picked by Josh (W) Robert Venditti (A) Renato Guedes (CA) Clayton Crain It is a time before civilization… On the brink of carving out victory in the most violent battle of his life, Gilad Anni-Padda suffers a devastating injury. He awakens weeks later in a strange land, nursed back to […]

Picks of the Week: 05/03/2017

BANE CONQUEST #1 | Picked by Colin (W) Chuck Dixon (A/CA) Graham Nolan The co-creators of Bane make a triumphant return to the character, with a twelve-issue series that will push him to the limit! Bane is seeking to create a global criminal empire with the help of his original gang, Bird, Trogg, and Zombie. […]

Picks of the Week: 04/26/2017

BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #1 | Picked by Josh (W) Peter Milligan (A) Juan Jose Ryp (CA) Cary Nord Valiant’s critically acclaimed, 10-time sold-out magnum opus returns with a brand-new journey into myth and mystery, from comics master Peter Milligan and incendiary artist Juan José Ryp! Fifty thousand Romans stand on their […]

Picks of the Week: 04/19/2017

SECRET EMPIRE #0 | Picked by Colin & Dave (W) Nick Spencer (A) Daniel Acu?a, Rod Reis (CA) Mark Brooks What if your greatest ally was secretly your greatest enemy? What if the most trustworthy, stalwart hero history has ever known has been planning in secret a massive betrayal? That time is now! The Marvel […]

Picks of the Week: 04/05/2017

X-MEN GOLD #1 | Picked by Colin (W) Marc Guggenheim (A/CA) Ardian Syaf FROM THE ASHES OF INHUMANS VS X-MEN, AN ALL-NEW TEAM OF X-MEN RISES! Xavier’s dream comes full circle as KITTY PRYDE takes the reins and assembles a squad of the most iconic X-Men to fight at her side. STORM. COLOSSUS. NIGHTCRAWLER. OLD […]

Picks of the Week: 03/29/2017

SUICIDE SQUAD / BANANA SPLITS SPECIAL #1 | Picked by Colin, Dave, & Pat (W) Antony Bedard, Mark Russell (A) Ben Caldwell, Dale Eaglesham (CA) Clyde Caldwell “SUICIDE SPLITS”! Mistaken for metahumans, thrown in the bowels of Belle Reve, the animal rock band Banana Splits are recruited by Amanda Waller for a secret mission: to […]

Picks of the Week: 03/22/2017

X-O MANOWAR #1 | Picked by Josh & Adam (W) Matt Kindt (A) Tomas Giorello (CA) Lewis LaRosa Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age. It was amid such violence that he was abducted by an alien race. Forced into slavery, he survived where […]

A New Attitude

February was my worst month in 5 years. Now, I know why. Just a general lack of excitement. And my first reaction is to blame the publishers. Not enough good books came out. My customer count was down. My average transaction was down. Waa waa waa. But I also know I’m a bit worn down. […]