Tuesday, September 16, 2008
WHAT'S NEW @ THIRD EYE COMICS FOR WEDNESDAY 9/17/08
IN STORES THIS WEDNESDAY 9/17/08!
ACTION COMICS 869 - Geoff Johns has managed to turn Action Comics from an often overlooked monthly title to one of DC's flagship must-reads, don't miss out on the current red hot Braniac story arc!
AFRO SAMURAI SC v.1
AGE OF SENTRY 1 - Two silver age tales of the Sentry form the birth of the Marvel universe!
AIR 2 - The first issue of this brand new Vertigo series turned a lot of heads! Find out why this new series shows lots of promise!
DC ALL STARS ACTION FIGURE ASSORTMENT - Frank Quitely Superman and Lois Lane as Superwoman. Frank Miller and Jim Lee give you Batman and Batgirl!
ALL STAR SUPERMAN 12 - Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely have made All Star Superman a modern classic. If you haven't already checked this great series out, then please do!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 572 *NWD* - New Ways To Die continues this week with the latest issues of Amazing Spider-man! C'mon, Romita Jr, Eddie Brock out on the crazy tip, and a lot more have been making Amazing Spider-man a weekly must read.
ASTOUNDING WOLFMAN 8 - Dig Invincible? Check out Astounding Wolfman, from Invincible writer Robert Kirkman. It's a double dose of quirky superhero fun that shares the same universe as Invincible.
ASTRO BOY TP v.1&2
ATOMIC ROBO DOGS OF WAR 2 - Atomic Robo continues to be one of our favorite fun reads here.
BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS 11 *RIP* - BATMAN: R.I.P continues in the pages of Batman and the Outsiders 11 this week!
BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM 2
BIRDS OF PREY 122
BRAVE AND THE BOLD 17 - Teen Titans legend tells his Supergirl and Raven tale in this issue!
BROKEN TRINITY 2
BURMA CHRONICLES HC
CAPTAIN AMERICA DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA v.2 TP
CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI 13 5 - The new arc of Captain Britain and MI 13 begins in this issue, and it features the return of Blade. Trust me, this new title is turning into a great monthly read! I've been digging it since issue 1.
CASEY BLUE BEYOND TOMORROW 5
CASTLEVANIA CURSE OF DARKNESS GN v.1
CASTLE WAITING II 12
COMIC BUYERS GUIDE 1647
CONAN THE CIMMERIAN 3
CRIMINAL MACABRE MY DEMON BABY TP
DC SPECIAL CYBORG 5
DC UNIVERSE DECISIONS 1 - The DC Superheroes reveal their political affiliations in the pages of this 4 issue miniseries from Winick and Willingham
DC WILDSTORM DREAMWAR 6
DEAD SPACE 6
ESSENTIAL OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE MASTER EDITION TP v.3
ESSENTIAL IRON MAN v.1 TP NEW PRINTING
FAMILY DYNAMIC 2
FOOLKILLER WHITE ANGELS 3
GENE COLAN TRIBUTE BOOK
GHOST RIDER 27 - This is it, folks, Danny Ketch vs. Johnny Blaze. You know how those really awesome Ghost Rider arcs come along every once in a while, well, 27 looks to set off one of those arcs. Jason Aaron has been turning Ghost Rider into a must-read!
GOTHIC & LOLITA BIBLE v.3
GRAVEL 5 - Warren Ellis's hardboiled combat magician (and ex-S.A.S counter-terrorist specialist) continues his bloody trek through the occult underworld
GREATEST HITS 1 - Brand new series from Vertigo.. follow the Mates from their 1960s flower power beginnings, and onward through every decade of musical indulgence and trend... This one looks pretty interesting.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 5 *SECRET INVASION* - One of the best new Marvel series of the summer continues, and the Secret Invasion is in full force in these pages! This intense yet humorous sci-fi book has something for everyone, and if you're not reading it, you really gotta check it out.
HEAVY METAL NOVEMBER 2008 119
INCREDIBLE HERCULES 121 - Take everything I just said about Guardians of the Galaxy and apply it tenfold to this book. Who would've thought that a solo series starring Hercules could turn into one of our favorite monthlies here? But, man, is it awesome. This issue promises a great jumping on point with a brand new story arc "Love and War." Herc's looking for love with Namora, and then everything goes to hell when the Amazons wage war on Atlantis. And guess what, Ares (from the pages of Mighty Avengers) returns!
INCREDIBLE HERCULES AGAINST THE WORLD TP - And here's your chance to catch up on the earlier issues of this great series!
INDIANA JONES & THE TOMB OF THE GODS 2
IRON MAN DIRECTOR OF SHIELD 33 *SECRET INVASION* - WAR MACHINE returns in the pages of this book, and a brand new direction for the series looks to be in the cards! You know you wanna check it out!
JANES IN LOVE GN
JSA PRESENTS GREEN LANTERN TP
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA TORNADOS PATH TP
LOCAL HC - Brian Wood (writer of Demo, DMZ, and more) tells 12 stories that feature a young woman from Portland, Oregon and all the things she encounters along the way. From the lowest of lows, to some of the most sentimental moments, this book explores everything. Each story takes place in a different city, and each story was researched so well that you could actually go to the cities and see the physical locations and buildings for each. A great read!
LOVELESS TP v.3 BLACKWATER FALLS
MAD MAGAZINE 494
MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS 28
MARVEL APES 2 - Doc Ook, come on.. the jokes write themselves!
MIGHTY AVENGERS 18 *SECRET INVASION*
MOON KNIGHT 22 - Part 2 in the Death of Marc Spector storyline continues as Norman Osborn and his Thunderbolts hunt down renegade vigilante Moon Knight!
PATH OF THE ASSASSIN v.13
PHANTOM STRANGER HEART OF A STRANGER TP
POWER PACK TP DAY ONE DIGEST
PREDATOR OMNIBUS v.3 TP
RANN THANAGAR HOLY WAR 5
SCALPED 21 - Don't miss out on this fantastic Vertigo series, it gets better with each installment.
SECRET INVASION 6 CHO VARIANT
SECRET INVASION 6 YU SKETCH VARIANT
SECRET INVASION 6 YU VARIANT
SECRET INVASION THOR 2 *SECRET INVASION* - My favorite Secret Invasion tie-in so far, this has been great. Skrulls, Asgard, Thor, and Beta Ray Bill. That's alll you need to know. THIRD EYE MUST BUY
SIMPSONS COMICS 146
SKRULLS VS POWER PACK 3
SPIDER-MAN PREMIERE HC v.3 BRAND NEW DAY
SPIKE AFTER THE FALL 3
SQUADRON SUPREME 2 3
STAR TREK ASSIGNMENT EARTH 5
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC 33
STORMWATCH PHD 14
SUPERMAN KRYPTONITE HC - Collecting Darwyn Cooke (DC New Frontier, The Spirit), and Tim Sale's (BATMAN: The Long Halloween) Superman Confidential arc from last year. This beautifully illustrated story features the Man of Steel's first encounter with kryptonite.
THE SWORD 11 - READ THE SWORD! Trust us, it's good, it's REALLY good. It's Highlander-meets-Kill Bill good. And if you're already reading the Sword, then you'll be stoked to see that 11 is in stores this week. From the very talented Luna Brothers (Ultra, Girls), this series is great. If you're curious, feel free to ask us about it, and we'll give you a look at how awesome it is.
TALES OF TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 50
TANGENT SUPERMANS REIGN 7
TERRY MOORE'S ECHO 6
TINY TITANS 8
TRANSFORMERS ALL HAIL MEGATRON 3
TRANSFORMERS SPOTLIGHT TP v.3
DC TRINITY 16
TRUE BELIEVERS 3
TUROK SON OF STONE TP
ULTRA TP v.1 SEVEN DAYS *NEW PRINTING* - From the creators of the Sword, Ultra is an excellent little mini-series that has finally been reprinted in TPB. Again, highly recommended.
UNCANNY X-MEN 502 *MANIFEST DESTINY* - Matt Fraction, Ed Brubaker and Greg Land continue to bring Uncanny X-Men back to being one of the monthly highlights. Starting with issue 500, they've turned this series into a fantastic read, and in 502, you get to learn more about the mysterious Hellfire Cult!
UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS: BRAVE NEW WORLD TP
WALKING DEAD 52 - We've said so many good things about Walking Dead that anything else would be repeating ourselves... but, look, this series is one of the best written comics coming out right now. Great character development, amazing plot twists, and believable situations make this book a must read.
WAR HEROES 2 - Mark Millar (writer of Kick Ass, Old Man Logan and more) continues with his great story of "hey, no one's enlisting? how bout we give em super powers and see if that gets some folks interested!" Seriously, the concept sounds pretty simple, but the execution is genius. THIRD EYE MUST BUY
WORLD OF WARCRAFT 11
X-MEN FIRST CLASS v.2 16
YOUNG X-MEN 6 *MANIFEST DESTINY*
ZOMBIE TALES 5