February is Valiant Comics Month at Pittsburgh Comics!!!
All month long, double points on all Graphic Novels from Valiant Comics!!!
Captain America 615.1 Written by Ed Brubaker Penciled by Mitch Breitweiser Review by currentcomicsguy This issue is a good example of what a .1 issue should be, a jumping on point. The “Trial of Captain America” arc came to an end last issue with Bucky Barnes declared not guilty in America but being extradited to […]
Green Lantern 64 Written by Geoff johns Art by Doug Mahnke & Christian Alamy Review by Colin Part 1. The big bad has finally been revealed. Krona has shown his cards and his plan. And it is not good for anyone. The Green Lantern Corps is after Hal because he has violated their trust […]
Change of pace for April. Since there was only a few of us for the Daytripper discussion, we didn’t decide on a book for April. So, I decided to switch it up a little. For April, it is going to be more of a roundtable setting. More of an open discussion. Things I am up […]
Silver Surfer 2 (of 5) Written by Greg Pak Penciled by Harvey Tolibao and Stephen Segovia Review by currentcomicguy Part 2 of Greg Pak’s limited series has less to do with the Silver Surfer and more to do with Norrin Radd, the Surfer’s past persona. The Silver Surfer has been stripped of the power cosmic […]
Hulk 31 Written by Jeff Parker Penciled by Gabriel Hardman Review by currentcomicguy General Thunderbolt Ross spent the latter half of his military career hunting the Bruce Banner and his alter ego, the Hulk. After years of failure, a desperate Ross fakes his own death and becomes the Red Hulk in order to […]
I am a big supporter of the little guy. Carrying the vast different offerings that are out there is a big part of what make this job fun. I have decided to spotlight a different smaller publisher every week. This week’s publisher is Top Shelf. Why Top Shelf first? Because Publisher Chris Staros has been […]
My first customer today asked me how Marvel sales compared to DC sales for me. So, for the first time ever, I ran a sales report based by Publisher. And here are the results, Year-To-Date: Marvel – 25.61% DC – 24.22% Not really that big of a difference. Here are some other notables: Archie – […]
Uncanny X-Men 534 Written by Matt Fraction and Kieron Gillen Penciled by Greg Land and Paul Renaud I’ve always appreciated books that feature two stories at once. Matt Fraction’s latest Uncanny X-Men arc, “Quarantine,” does just that. Both stories, the H1-X1 virus and the Emma/Shaw problem, conclude in issue 534. Aside from […]