IDW’s Cobb is coming to TV

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IDW Publishing

IDW Publishing

IDW’s Cobb is coming to TV

IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Televisionannounced yesterday that they will co-produce the comic book property “Cobb” as a television series. Thania St. John will write the pilot and act as showrunner for the Secret Service drama. St. John’s credits include “Covert Affairs” and “Chicago Fire.” “Cobb” was co-created by Beau Smith and Eduardo Barreto.

IDW described the series as:

COBB is a conspiracy thriller following Frank Cobb, a top ranking Secret Service agent, whose life gets turned upside down when he is removed from active duty after stumbling onto a deadly conspiracy at the highest global level. He must win back his reputation and save the newly elected President of the United States.

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Monday Ticket Sales Emulates Weekend: ‘The Butler’ leads ‘Kick-Ass 2’, ‘Jobs’

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Credits: Weinstein Company

Credits: Weinstein Company

Monday Ticket Sales Emulates Weekend: ‘The butler’ leads ‘Kick-Ass 2’, ‘Jobs’

Monday’s rankng of box office estimates kept to the same order that resulted over the past weekend.

“Kick-Ass 2” was less the unexpected comic book film than “2 Guns”, which led off August with a first rate lead at the box office on its opening weekend. In the continuing story of DIY superhero Kick Ass, there was an air of high anticipation. That was sucked out by the marketing touted and all-star acting allure of “Lee Daniel’s The Butler” over August 16 to 18 according to Box Office Mojo.

Lead actor Forrest Whitaker conjoins his Oscar noting skills within a super cast of Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, and a chockfull more of stars including perennial Jane Fonda.

The power house ensemble was able to stir up interest that boosts alongside the film’s story of a White House butler during a turbulent social era in America. “Lee Daniel’s The Butler” served with honor up some $27.3 million. That figure doesn’t near last year’s August box office breakthrough around “The Dark Knight Rises” debut weekend at $160. million. Outside of not being a proven blockbuster franchise, this year’s modern period drama withstands over August dramas of 2012. “Sparkle” with Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks only had opening ticket sales at $11.6 million and director David Frankel’s (“Devil Wears Prada”) comedy-drama “Hope Springs” starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones met only $14.6 million.

Over August 16 to 18, accompanying box office openers didn’t fare in the highs amongst 2013s summer movies.

As sequels go, matching up an action-comedy’s personal best falls short for “Kick-Ass 2”. The return aggregates $13.3 million, whereas the original “Kick-Ass” had an estimated $19.8 million.

“Jobs”, the ambitious biopic on the Apple tech career of Steve Jobs, stars Ashton Kutcher and took in $6.7 million and the business thriller starring Liam Hemsworth, Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman came in 13th over the weekend with $3.8 million.

Comic book and science fiction blockbusters had a drop in July against family friendly movies. “2 Guns” returned top theater seatings by movie audiences for comics films. “Elysium” upkept movie-going for science fiction, and continues to do so over the past weekend coming in third with $13.6 million on its second week out.

Comedy “We’re the Millers” secured second place with an estimating $17.9 million.

(Box Office Mojo)

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Aug. pries away genre dearth of comic book movies

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Credits: Sony Pictures

Credits: Sony Pictures

Aug. pries away genre dearth of comic book movies

At one medium working with another, the boom of comic books outsourced into comics oriented screenplays has phased a bold face belonged to the sequential arts mainstream.

And 2013 has seen its fair share of franchise stages: hype, completion, reboot or obsoletion. The stages continue in Aug., but the theatrical offerings brace to show the strength belonging to the backbone of the industry’s publications.

The pulse-pounders have not stopped. It’s only that action is stripped of capes and masks, except for one specific exception. A-Listers or notable up-and-coming actors latch on to these booming fireworks displays of action-adventure, fantasy, and gritty caped-realism.

The Dog Days of a 2013 Summer are not going to be a genesis introduction to the backbone of comics genres – already done with “The Road to Perdition” and “History of Violence” – but it definitely is a plural stable of them.

“2 Guns”

Maybe the cinematic team up between Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington was not long-awaited, yet in line with “The Expendables” franchise experience is no longer unexpected. Boom! Studios has the miniseries responsible for the movie icon and all-star to bring Steven Grant’s comic book script to being a shootout extravaganza of detective fiction.

“The Mortal Instruments”

Able to expand the paranormal spectrum along this summer’s showtimes, the novel passer through the gates of the top ten ranks for the New York Times best-seller lists seems a sleeper ready to erupt in theaters. With a title both colloquially apt and telling, the introduction of Clary Fray and her discovery that she’s not fully human coincides with her walk on the side of angels fighting the ill ilk of supernaturals. To note, the likenesses in the film’s trailer seem as top notch as the comic book series written by Mike Raicht and drawn by Nicole Virella for publisher Th3rd World’s well-received issues.

“Kick-Ass 2”

Capes and masks are included, but even the comic book ran on the independent comics current. The costumes and monikers only lighten this vigilante scope into a desirous sequel of maelstrom titular, blue collar profanity eloquence and cathartic venturings. Icon may be the imprint under Marvel that unleashed the concept and comics series by blockbuster minded Mark Millar, still it also is the publisher launchpad that was able to bind the geek cultured and mainstream movie-goers into one cult fandom for an off-beat, stripped down spin on superhero “what if”.

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New comic book releases 5/8/13

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Credits: Dynamite Entertainment

Credits: Dynamite Entertainment

New comic book releases 5/8/13

New comic book releases for 5/8/13. This week’s list is packed full of comic goodness. Time to find your local comic shop and start stacking those titles high. Be sure to check out some of the great work from some of the smaller publishers, you are sure to discover some hidden gems. For example, over at Dynamite Entertainment, the popular TV show Grimm makes the leap to comics with Grimm #1 (creative team: Marc Gaffen, Kyle McVey, Jose Malaga). Wonder what this series is about? Check out the associated video for a peek at the series “trailer” for the 411. Marvel Comics brings the thunder with Thor God Of Thunder #8 (creative team: Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic) and promises to be explosive! Valiant Entertainment offers up some humor with action in the pages of Archer & Armstrong #0 (creative team: Fred Van Lente, Clayton Henry). DC Comics looks like they’ve got a family fued brewing in the pages of Deathstroke #20, one that is not to be missed. Looking for a spin on a classic, Big Dog Ink brings to the table a tale set in the land of OZ with Legend of Oz: Scarecrow #1 (Patrick Shand, Carlos Reno). Check out the beautiful cover art in the slide show for what looks to be a great fantasy piece. If magic and prohibition Chicago are more your speed, head on over to the shelf that has Image Comics Chin Music #1 (Steve Niles, Tony Harris) on it. Finally, IDW Publishing delivers some great Satruday matinee serials style fun with Dave StevensThe Rocketeer in the pages of Rocketeer Adventues Treasury Ed (Mark Waid, John Cassaday, Darwyn Cooke) and Rocketeer Hollywood Horror #4 (Roger Langridge, Jason Bone, Walter Simonson) So until next week, keep smiling and happy reading!

Marvel Comics

ALPHA (BIG TIME) (2013) #4
ASTONISHING X-MEN (2004) #62
AVENGERS (2012) #11
AVENGERS ARENA (2012) #9
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE (2012) #15
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN (2011) #20
CASTLE: A CALM BEFORE THE STORM (2012) #5
DEADPOOL (2012) #9
FEARLESS DEFENDERS (2013) #4
FEARLESS DEFENDERS (2013) #4 VARIANT
IRON MAN (1968) #258 .2
MARVEL UNIVERSE: AVENGERS EARTH’S MIGHTEST HEROES (2012) #14
SECRET AVENGERS (2013) #4
SECRET AVENGERS (2013) #4 VARIANT
THOR: GOD OF THUNDER (2012) #8
ULTIMATE COMICS: ULTIMATES (2011) #24
UNCANNY AVENGERS (2012) #8
UNCANNY AVENGERS (2012) #8 VARIANT
UNCANNY X-FORCE (2013) #4
UNCANNY X-FORCE (2013) #4 VARIANT
WOLVERINE (2013) #3
WOLVERINE (2013) #3 VARIANT

DC Comics

BATMAN & ROBIN (2011) #20
BATMAN (2011) #20 COMBO
BATMAN (2011) #20 VARIANT
BATMAN (2011) #20
BATMAN (2011) #20 SKETCH CV
BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED (2012) #14
CONSTANTINE (2013) #3
CONSTANTINE (2013) #3 VARIANT
DEATHSTROKE (2011) #20
DEMON KNIGHTS (2011) #20
GREEN LANTERN CORPS (2011) #20
GREEN LANTERN CORPS (2011) #20 VARIANT
INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US (2013) #1 3RD PRINT
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (2013) #3
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (2013) #3 COMBO
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (2013) #3 MAD COVER
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (2013) #3 SKETCH CV
KATANA (2013) #4 VARIANT
KATANA (2013) #4
RAVAGERS (2012) #12
SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 (2012) #13
SUICIDE SQUAD (2011) #20
SUPERBOY (2011) #20
TEAM 7 (2012) #8
THRESHOLD (2013) #5

Dark Horse Comics

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 (2011) #21 JEANTY
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 (2011) #21 NOTO
CREEPY COMICS (2009) #12
STAR WARS (2013) #5
X (2013) #1
X (2013) #1 VARIANT

Image Comics

CHIN MUSIC (2013) #1
CHIN MUSIC (2013) #1 PHANTOM
PROPHET (2012) #35
STORM DOGS (2012) #5
WALKING DEAD (2003) #110

Image Top Cow

WITCHBLADE #166 A
WITCHBLADE #166 B

Independent Publishers

Amryl Entertainment

CAVEWOMAN: OASIS (2013) #1 ROOT NUDE

Ape Entertainment

POISON ELVES (2013) #1 2ND PRINT

Archie Comics

MEGA MAN (2011) #25 GATEFOLD
MEGA MAN (2011) #25 VARIANT

Aspen

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT ASSASSINS (2012) #10 A
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT ASSASSINS (2012) #10 B
FATHOM (2011) #9 A
FATHOM (2011) #9 B
FATHOM (2011) #9 C
LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN (2013) #4 A
LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN (2013) #4 B
LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN (2013) #4 C
LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN (2013) #4 D

Avatar Comics

FERALS (2012) #14
FERALS (2012) #14 GORE
FERALS (2012) #14 SLASHED ED
FERALS (2012) #14 WRAPAROUND
UBER (2013) #0 ENHANCED
UBER (2013) #1
UBER (2013) #1 BLITZKRIEG
UBER (2013) #1 PROPAGANDA
UBER (2013) #1 WRAPAROUND

Big Dog Ink

CRITTER (2012) #11 A
CRITTER (2012) #11 B
LEGEND OF OZ: SCARECROW (2013) #1 A
LEGEND OF OZ: SCARECROW (2013) #1 B
LEGEND OF OZ: WICKED WEST (2012) #7 A
LEGEND OF OZ: WICKED WEST (2012) #7 B
MYLO XYLOTO (2013) #4

Black Mask

12 REASONS TO DIE (2013) #1 MITTEN
12 REASONS TO DIE (2013) #1 WIMBERLY

Boom Studios Publishing

BRAVEST WARRIORS (2012) #8 A
BRAVEST WARRIORS (2012) #8 C
BRAVEST WARRIORS (2012) #8 B
BRAVEST WARRIORS (2012) #8 D
SUPURBIA (VOL. 2) (2012) #7

Devil’s Due

PLUME (2013) #4 A
PLUME (2013) #4 B

DYNAMITE Entertainment

BATTLEFIELDS: GREEN FIELDS BEYOND (2012) #6
DAMSELS: MERMAIDS (2013) #1 ANACLETO
DAMSELS: MERMAIDS (2013) #1 ANACLETB&W
DAMSELS: MERMAIDS (2013) #1 ELIOPOULOS
DAMSELS: MERMAIDS (2013) #1 RENAUD
DAMSELS: MERMAIDS (2013) #1 RENAUD B&W
DARK SHADOWS (2011) #16
DRESDEN FILES: GHOUL GOBLIN (2013) #4
GRIMM (2013) #1
GRIMM (2013) #1 B&W
GRIMM (2013) #1 PHOTO
RED SONJA ANNUAL (2006) #4
VAMPIRELLA (2010) #29 NEVES
VAMPIRELLA (2010) #29 PARRILLO
VAMPIRELLA (2010) #29 RENAUD
VAMPIRELLA (2010) #29 RENAUD RED
WARLORD OF MARS (2010) #24 JUSKO
WARLORD OF MARS (2010) #24 PARRILLO
WARLORD OF MARS (2010) #24 PARRIL VIR
WARLORD OF MARS (2010) #24 RISQUE
WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS (2011) #25 FERNRISQUE
WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS (2011) #25 NEVES
WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS (2011) #25 REISRISQUE
WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS (2011) #25 RENAUD

IDW Publishing

FEVER RIDGE: A TALE OF MACARTHUR’S JUNGLE WAR (2013) #3
FEVER RIDGE: A TALE OF MACARTHUR’S JUNGLE WAR (2013) #1 INCENTIVE
MEMORIAL: IMAGINARY FIENDS (2013) #3
ROCKETEER: HOLLYWOOD HORROR (2013) #4
ROCKETEER: HOLLYWOOD HORROR (2013) #4 INCENTIVE
STAR TREK (2011) #20
STAR TREK (2011) #20 INC A
STAR TREK (2011) #20 INC B
TRANSFORMERS SPOTLIGHT: TRAILCUTTER (2013) #1 DFE ALT CV

Kenzer & Company

KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #197

United Plankton Pictures

SPONGEBOB COMICS (2011) #20

Valiant Comics

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG (2012) #0 FOWLER
ARCHER & ARMSTRONG (2012) #0 GARBETT
ARCHER & ARMSTRONG (2012) #0 HENRY
HARBINGER (2012) #0 2ND PRINT
HARBINGER (2012) #12 EVANS
HARBINGER (2012) #12 REEDER

Zenescope Entertainment Inc

ROBYN HOOD: WANTED (2013) #1 A
ROBYN HOOD: WANTED (2013) #1 B
ROBYN HOOD: WANTED (2013) #1 C

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New comic book releases 4/3/13

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New comic book releases 4/3/13

New comic book releases 5/1/13. Here in the Bay Area, one of the best ways to beat the heat is to grab a nice cool, cold beverage and sit in the shade with one of your favorite comic book reads! Check out some of the releases from the big guys Marvel Comics (Iron Man # 9 creative team Kieron Gillen, Greg Land) and DC Comics (with titles like Batwing issue #20, from creative team Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Fabrizio Fiorentino) . Or, if you want to catch something a little different than what they have to offer, check out releases from Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics. Better yet, head down to your local comic shop and support the Indie Comic Book scene by picking up some work from independent comic creators. Fans of Marvel Comics Iron Man, brace yourselves. This Friday (May 3rd) Iron Man 3 opens in theaters and signals the start of the summer movie releases, tickets for Image Expo 2013 go on sale and May 4th marks Free Comic Book Day. This is a great way to discover some really great titles that you may have been missing on a regular basis…and the best part is selected titles will be given away FOR FREE! With great comics all at the heart of this flurry of activity, this is a great week to be a fan. So until next week, stack em’ high and enjoy.

DC/VERTIGO

ACTION COMICS #20 $3.99

AME COMI GIRLS #3 $3.99

ANIMAL MAN #20 $2.99

AQUAMAN #19 $2.99

BATWING #20 $2.99

DETECTIVE COMICS #20 $3.99

DIAL H #12 $2.99

EARTH 2 #12 $2.99

FAIREST #15 $2.99

GET JIRO TP $14.99

GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO HC VOL 02 $19.99

GREEN ARROW #20 $2.99

JACK KIRBY OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $39.99

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #8 $3.99

MAD MAGAZINE #521 $5.99

MOVEMENT #1 $2.99

PHANTOM STRANGER #8 $2.99

SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #33 $2.99

STORMWATCH #20 $2.99

SUPERMAN ACTION COMICS HC VOL 02 BULLETPROOF (N52) $24.99

SUPERMAN ACTION TP VOL 01 SUPERMAN MEN OF STEEL (N52) $16.99

SUPERMAN EARTH ONE TP VOL 01 $12.99

SWAMP THING #20 $2.99

WORLD OF WARCRAFT DARK RIDERS HC $24.99

WORLDS FINEST #12 $2.99

MARVEL/ICON

AGE OF ULTRON #7 (OF 10) $3.99

ALL NEW X-MEN #11 NOW $3.99

ALL NEW X-MEN #9 2ND PTG IMMONEN VAR NOW $3.99

CABLE AND X-FORCE TP VOL 01 WANTED NOW $17.99

HAWKEYE #10 $2.99

HAWKEYE #8 2ND PTG AJA VAR $2.99

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #7 NOW $3.99

IRON MAN #258.1 $3.99

IRON MAN #9 NOW2 $3.99

IRON MAN COMING OF MELTER #1 $3.99

IRON MAN WAR MACHINE TP HANDS OF MANDARIN $24.99

KICK-ASS HC VOL 01 $39.99

MU AVENGERS EARTHS HEROES DIGEST TP VOL 03 $9.99

RED SHE-HULK #65 NOW2 $2.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #6 2ND PTG RAMOS VAR NOW $3.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #9 NOW $3.99

THANOS RISING #2 (OF 5) NOW $3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #26 $3.99

WINTER SOLDIER #18 $2.99

X-FACTOR #255 $2.99

X-MEN LEGACY #10 NOW2 $2.99

DARK HORSE

47 RONIN #4 (OF 5) $3.99

ABE SAPIEN DARK & TERRIBLE #2 $3.50

MICHAEL AVON OEMINGS VICTORIES #1 (OF 5) TRANSHUMAN $3.99

MISTER X EVICTION #1 (OF 3) $3.99

STAR WARS DARK TIMES FIRE CARRIER #4 $2.99

IMAGE

68 JUNGLE JIM #2 (OF 4) $3.99

ACTIVITY #12 $3.50

ARTIFACTS #27 $3.99

BEDLAM TP VOL 01 $9.99

BLACKACRE TP VOL 01 $9.99

EPIC KILL #10 $2.99

G-MAN TP VOL 03 COMING HOME $9.99

GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES TP $14.99

GREAT PACIFIC TP VOL 01 TRASHED $9.99

INVINCIBLE UNIVERSE #2 $2.99

MICE TEMPLAR IV LEGEND #2 $2.99

SNAPSHOT #4 (OF 4) $2.99

SON OF MERLIN #4 $2.99

SPAWN #231 $2.99

TEN GRAND #1 $2.99

MISCELLANEOUS PUBLISHERS

3 NEW STORIES ONE SHOT $3.99

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG (VU) #1 ONE DOLLAR DEBUT ED $1.00

BACK ISSUE #64 $8.95

BIG NATE GAME ON TP $9.99

BLACK BAT #1 $3.99

BLOODSHOT (VU) #1 ONE DOLLAR DEBUT ED $1.00

CASTLE WAITING HC VOL 02 DEFINITIVE ED $29.99

CHARISMAGIC VOL 2 #1 (OF 6) $1.00

COLONIZED #2 (OF 4) $3.99

COMPLETE CRUMB COMICS TP VOL 05 HAPPY HIPPY $19.99

DAN THE UNHARMABLE #12 $3.99

FASHION BEAST #9 $3.99

FEYNMAN TP $19.99

GAME OF THRONES #14 $3.99

HARBINGER (VU) #1 ONE DOLLAR DEBUT ED $1.00

HARBINGER WARS (VU) #2 (OF 4) $3.99

HEAVY METAL #262 $7.95

HYPERNATURALS #11 $3.99

JACK DAVIS EC STORIES ARTIST ED HC $95.00

LITTLE PRINCE GN VOL 07 PLANET OF OVERHEARERS $7.95

LITTLE PRINCE GN VOL 08 PLANET OF TORTOISE DRIVER $7.95

LONE RANGER SNAKE OF IRON TP $16.99

MARK RYDEN PINXIT HC $69.99

MICHAEL KALUTA SKETCHBOOK SERIES SC VOL 04 $9.99

MISS FURY #2 $3.99

PETER BAGGE OTHER STUFF TP $19.99

PIETROLINO HC $29.95

POLARITY #1 (OF 4) (2ND PTG) $3.99

POLARITY #2 (OF 4) $3.99

RED SONJA UNCHAINED #2 (OF 4) $3.99

SATANIKA ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL $4.95

SHADOWMAN (VU) #0 $3.99

SHADOWMAN (VU) #1 ONE DOLLAR DEBUT ED $1.00

SHERLOCK HOLMES LIVERPOOL DEMON #4 (OF 5) $3.99

SIMPSONS ILLUSTRATED #6 $3.99

STAR TREK COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS #1 3RD PTG $3.99

STAR WARS INSIDER #141 $7.99

SUICIDE RISK #1 $3.99

TMNT COLOR CLASSICS #10 $3.99

TMNT ONGOING TP VOL 05 $17.99

TMNT SECRET FOOT CLAN #2 (OF 4) 2ND PTG $3.99

TMNT SECRET FOOT CLAN #3 (OF 4) 2ND PTG $3.99

VALIANT ONE DOLLAR DEBUT BUNDLE (VU) WAVE 1 $4.95

VAMPIRELLA STRIKES #5 $3.99

WHAT LIES BENEATH HC $79.95

X-O MANOWAR (VU) #1 ONE DOLLAR DEBUT ED $1.00

KIDS COMICS

ARCHIE #643 ARCHIE MEETS GLEE PT 3 $2.99

ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #239 $3.99

SESAME STREET #1 $3.99

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #248 $2.99

MANGA

BLOODY MONDAY GN VOL 10 $10.99

FAIRY TAIL GN VOL 25 $10.99

NEGIMA GN VOL 38 $10.99

TWILIGHT SAGA NEW MOON HC VOL 01 $19.99

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New comic book releases 1/2/13

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Credits: Marvel

New comic book releases 1/2/13

New comic book releases  1/2/13. So…who’s ready for some new comic books? Following an anemic release list last week due to holidays, this week is bringing in the New  Year with a roar!  Marvel  Comics offers up a deep list with Morbius Living Vampire #1 (creative team: Joe Keatinge, Richard Elson, and Gabriele Dell’ Otto) and New Avengers #1 Now (creative team: Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting, and Jock) standing out.  DC Comics brings  great western/superhero  storytelling to the party with All Star Western #15 (creative team: Justin Gray, Moritat, and Ariel Olivetti) and some  Joe Kubert in the pages of Joe Kubert Presents #3 (of 6). Looking for a few laughs instead? Then check out Bongo Comics Bart Simpson Comics #78 (creative team bringing the funny: Ian Boothby, John Delaney, and Jason Ho) to tickle your funny bone. Finally, if you are a “Fiend for The Force” or have a hankering for some blaster and lightsaber action you may want to dive into the pages of Dark Horse Comics Star Wars: Purge – The Tyrants Fist #2 (creative team: Alexander Freed, Marco Castiello, Andrea Chella, Michael Atiyeh, and Dan Scott). Check out the spectacular six page preview in the article slide show for a taste of what is brewing with Darth Vader. Want more? Well, check out the associated video where we pit Batman against Spider-Man (just for fun). Who would you put your money on? Be sure to keep that New Year’s resolution to read more comics and head down to your local comic shop where they will be sure to help you discover all kinds of great new reads. Until the next episode, Enjoy!

DC/VERTIGO ALL STAR WESTERN #15  $3.99 AMERICAN VAMPIRE #34      $2.99 ARROW #2  $3.99 BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #11       $3.99 BATMAN INCORPORATED #6    $2.99 BATMAN INCORPORATED TP    $19.99 BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #15       $2.99 FLASH #15 $2.99 FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #15     $2.99 GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 02 REVENGE OF THE BLACK HAND $24.99 GREEN LANTERN TP VOL 01 SINESTRO (N52)   $14.99 HARD TIME TP VOL 02 SIXTEEN      $14.99 I VAMPIRE #15    $2.99 JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #3 (OF 6)     $4.99 JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #15   $2.99 JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL TP VOL 02 BREAKDOWN  $16.99 LOT 13 #3 (OF 5) $2.99 PUNK ROCK JESUS #6 (OF 6) $2.99 RED LANTERNS #15 (RISE)   $2.99 SAVAGE HAWKMAN #15        $2.99 SUPERMAN #15      $2.99 SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #8     $2.99 TALON #3  $2.99 TEEN TITANS #15 (DOTF)    $2.99

MARVEL ALL NEW X-MEN #5 NOW        $3.99 DAREDEVIL END OF DAYS #4 (OF 8)   $3.99 DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER PREM HC MAN IN BLACK        $24.99 FURY MAX #8      $3.99 IRON MAN #5 NOW   $3.99 MARVEL PREVIEWS JANUARY 2013 EXTRAS       $0.75 MARVELS IRON MAN 3 PRELUDE #1 (OF 2)      $2.99 MONSTERS INC #2 (OF 2)    $2.99 MORBIUS LIVING VAMPIRE #1 NOW     $2.99 NEW AVENGERS #1 NOW       $3.99 NOVA CLASSIC TP VOL 01    $29.99 OZ DOROTHY AND WIZARD IN OZ GN TP        $19.99 PUNISHER NIGHTMARE #1 (OF 5)     $3.99 RED SHE-HULK #61 NOW      $2.99 ROAD TO OZ #4 (OF 6)      $3.99 STAND TP VOL 05 NO MANS LAND      $19.99 ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #19   $3.99 VENOM #29 $2.99

DARK HORSE 47 RONIN #2 (OF 5)      $3.99 BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER WILLOW WONDERLAND #3 (OF 5)      $2.99 COLDER #3 (OF 5)  $3.99 GHOST OMNIBUS TP VOL 03   $24.99 HELLBOY IN HELL #2       $2.99 STAR WARS PURGE TYRANTS FIST #2 (OF 2)    $3.50

IMAGE BLACKACRE #2 $2.99 DARKNESS #109     $2.99 FATALE #11        $3.50 FATALE TP VOL 02 DEVILS BUSINESS  $14.99 GLORY #31        $3.99 GREAT PACIFIC #2 2ND PTG  $2.99 GREAT PACIFIC #3  $2.99 HACK SLASH TP VOL 11 MARRY F*CK KILL      $16.99 HARVEST #5 (OF 5)        $3.50 I LOVE TROUBLE #2 $2.99 INVINCIBLE #99    $2.99 MANHATTAN PROJECTS #8     $3.50 PROPHET #32       $3.99 YOUNGBLOOD #75    $4.99

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