This week at your comic shop – 11/28/12
Posted by dailypop on November 26, 2012
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All New X-Men #2
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen
It’s a blast from the past as the original five students of Professor X – Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast – are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find, the state that their future selves are in and the state of Xavier’s dream, is far from the future they dreamed of. And how will the X-Men of the present deal with their past coming crashing forward?
Lost In Space Dr Zachary Smith 3/4 Scale Bust
Based on the second season of the innovative and classic television series Lost In Space, created by Irwin Allen, this wonderfully detailed 3/4-scale bust of Dr. Zachary Smith (as portrayed by Jonathon Harris) captures not only his likeness, but his mischievous expression, as well!
By: Francis Manapul
‘GORILLA WARFARE’ rages on!
Gorilla Grodd’s more powerful than ever, and the Flash is completely outmatched! Who will give their life defending Central City against the ape invasion?
By: Chris Roberson, Alex Ross
Alex Ross returns to fully painted interiors!
Starring The Shadow, The Green Hornet, Kato, Zorro, and The Spider, in a story that only Dynamite could tell! Before superheroes, there were Masks! They’ve always said it can’t happen here . . . but what if it did? It’s 1938, and the Justice Party has swept into office in New York State.
But the newly-elected officials are in the control of powerful criminals, who quickly corrupt the law to their own advantage. When a fascist police state is instituted, the only ones who stand in defense of the innocent are masked vigilantes like the Shadow, the Green Hornet, Kato, and the Spider.
Also, look forward to future appearances of Black Bat, Miss Fury, Black Terror, Green Lama and more! When the law is unjust, justice must be an outlaw!
Century 21 Menace From Space GN
The highly successful Century 21 series of books have acquired a reputation for presenting some of the best-loved comic strips of the 1960s in breathtaking quality.
This is the fifth volume in the series, and features 12 complete stories with an outer space theme, including Thunderbirds, Stingray, Captain Scarlet, Fireball XL5, Zero X, and UFO!
The book, endorsed and overseen by Gerry Anderson, the creator of Thunderbirds and other classic shows, also includes biographies of the original artists, reproductions of TV Century 21 front covers, and an introduction by Thunderbirds historian Chris Bentley!
Doctor Who Ambassadors Of Death DVD
Starring Jon Pertwee as the third Doctor. The Doctor joins UNIT’s investigation into the mystery surrounding Mars Probe 7. When Recovery 7 reaches Earth, the astronauts are kidnapped and Liz Shaw notices something odd very about the ship, leading to a surprising discovery about the ship’s occupants – that they are a group of alien ambassadors who have swapped places with the astronauts. When the Doctor takes Recovery 7 to the Mars Probe to find the astronauts, he soon discovers that all is not as it seems and he has to act quickly in order to avoid all out war.
B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH #101: THE RETURN OF THE MASTER PART 4 (MIKE MIGNOLA VARIANT COVER)
Chaos erupts as the B.P.R.D.’s forces are weakened by the crazed Russian scientist and his cult of followers. Meanwhile, the Zinco experiment at the Bureau headquarters reaches a dangerous and unexpected conclusion.* It’s all going to hell in 2012!
“Dark Horse has been building up to something big for awhile now, and 2012 promises to be a complete game-changer in Mignola’s shadow-haunted universe.” —Comics Bulletin
Silver Streak Archives Featuring the Original Daredevil Volume 2 HC
By: C. Formes, Jack Cole, Bob Wood, Fred Guardineer, Richard Norman, Jack Binder, Don Rico, Walter Galli, Art Helfant, D.B. Icove
This deluxe hardcover volume collects issues #10 to #13, which were first published in the tense summer of 1941-just before America entered World War II! It’s no coincidence that Silver Streak #10 introduced Captain Battle, a wounded veteran of the first World War dedicated to stopping the second one from ever happening! Featuring action-packed stories by Jack Cole (Plastic Man) and Bob Wood (Crime Does Not Pay), the indispensable Silver Streak Archives Volume 2 also reprints every gag strip, puzzle page, and prose adventure from the landmark series-and features a foreword by Michael T. Gilbert (Mr. Monster)!
Uncanny Avengers #2
By: Rick Remender, John Cassaday
What are The Red Skull’s new powers? How did he become the most powerful man on Earth? Can Havok and Thor defeat the spreading influence of Honest John, The Living Propaganda?! Rogue and Scarlet Witch trapped on the Isle of the Red Skull’s S-Men! Wolverine and Captain America uncover the truth behind the worldwide mutant assassination epidemic!
Watchmen Collector’s Edition: Ultimate Cut + Graphic Novel [Blu-ray]
Everybody’s favorite graphic novel comes to the screen (after years of rumors and false starts), less a roaring work of adaptation than a respectful and faithful take on a radical original. Watchmen is set in the mid-1980s, a time of increased nuclear tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, as Richard Nixon is enjoying his fifth term as president and the world’s superheroes have been forcibly retired. (As you can probably tell, the mix of authentic history and alternate reality is heady.) Things begin with a bang: the mysterious high-rise murder of the Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a masked hero with a checkered past, puts the rest of the retired superhero community on alert. The credits sequence, a series of tableaux that wittily catches us up on crime-fighting backstory, actually turns out to be the high point of the movie. Thereafter we meet the other caped and hooded avengers: the furious Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley), the inexplicably naked Dr. Manhattan (Billy Crudup, amidst much blue-skinned, genital-swinging digital work), Silk Spectre II (Malin Akerman), Nite Owl II (Patrick Wilson), and Ozymandias (Matthew Goode). The corkscrewing storytelling, which worked well in the comic book, gives the movie the strange sense of never quite getting in gear, even as some of the episodes are arresting. Director Zack Snyder (300) doesn’t try to approximate the electric impact of the original (written by Alan Moore–who declined to be credited on the movie–and illustrated by Dave Gibbons) but retains careful fidelity to his source material. That doesn’t feel right, even with the generally enjoyable roll-out of anecdotes. Even less forgivable is the blah acting, excepting Jeffrey Dean Morgan (lusty) and Patrick Wilson (mellow). Watchmen certainly fills the eyes, although less so the ears: the song choices are regrettable, especially during an embarrassing mid-air coupling between Nite Owl II and Silk Spectre II as they unite their–ah–Roman numerals. In the end it feels as though a huge work of transcription has been successfully completed, which isn’t the same as making a full-blooded movie experience. –Robert Horton
All Star Western #14
By: Justin Gray, Moritat, Ariel Olivetti
The Black Diamond continues its journey through DC’s history as it shows up in 19th century Gotham. Someone has stolen the Black Diamond that Doctor Jekyll uses to create his infamous potion, and he’s hired Jonah Hex to track it down! While Hex follows the trail of Gothamites under the influence of a bootleg copy of the potion, Amadeus Arkham must face the mad doctor on his own.
X-Men Legacy #2
By: Simon Spurrier, Diogenes Neves, Mike Del Mundo
Legion, the most powerful and unstable mutant in the world and son to Professor Charles Xavier, has killed gods and reshaped the face of the universe. NOW! in the aftermath of Avengers vs. X-Men, Legion will finally attempt to conquer his demons and embrace his father’s legacy!
Prometheus Weyland Corp T-Shirt
Go to work for the Weyland Corporation with this black t-shirt that features that high-tech company’s logo!
Modern Masters SC Vol. 07 John Byrne
From the death of Phoenix to the rebirth of Superman, John Byrne is one of the most influential comic book artists working in the business. On the X-Men, he penciled the greatest stories in the history of the title and helped propel the X-Men to their current household-name status. His work as writer and artist of Fantastic Four returned the group to prominence within the Marvel Universe. And his reboot of the Superman mythology brought national attention to the comic book industry.
They Live DVD
An economic crisis brings an unemployed drifter (Roddy Piper) to L.A. in search of work. What he finds instead is that the ruling elite of the world are aliens in disguise and their aim is to keep humans in a state of mindless consumerism. 1st time on BD and as a Special Edition!! New extras! Documentary, commentary, archival material, interviews and more. Collectible O-Sleeve packaging with newly-drawn ‘retro-styled’ artwork. Reversible wrap featuring original theatrical key art. From legendary Director John Carpenter
Doctor Who Pirate Planet Audio CD
Tom Baker stars as the Doctor in this four-part TV serial from 1978, in which the Doctor and Romana discover a planet ruled over by the tyrannical Captain. They soon discover that all is not what it seems about the ‘pirate planet’ – and a far darker power lurks behind the scenes. This full-cast drama includes special linking narration by original TV cast member Mary Tamm.
By: Geoff Johns, Ardian Syaf, Joe Prado
In the aftermath of ‘THE OTHERS,’ who lives? Who dies? And what is the fate of the Atlantean relics? The debut of the OCEAN MASTER!
Marvel X Tokidoki Moody Marvel Jrs T-Shirt
The worlds of Marvel and tokidoki collide on this new t-shirt!
Doctor Who 4th Doctor Scarf – 12 Ft
Travel through time and space with this reproduction of the impressively long scarf worn by the fourth Doctor! As seen in Doctor Who, this scarf will wrap around your head several times, dangle to the floor, and trip up your enemies.
Available in 6-feet and 12-feet lengths.
Batman Hush Batman RAH
Imported from Japan!
Based on the best-selling series Batman: Hush by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee, Medicom unveils their first two releases in their new DC Comics Real Action Hero line of 1/6-scale figures.
Batman and the Joker are both sculpted from original designs by Jim Lee, and are built using the finest craftmanship and costume tailoring. If you can find a nicer looking Joker or Batman, buy him!
Batman Incorporated #5
By: Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham
Return to the future world seen in BATMAN #666, where Damian has taken over the mantle of the Bat! The whole world has gone mad. The only sane people left are in Arkham Asylum – where Batman is the warden!
Doctor Who Claws Of Axos DVD
Starring Jon Pertwee as the third Doctor. When a damaged spaceship containing beautiful humanoid creatures called Axons lands on Earth, the Doctor, Jo, and UNIT are sent to investigate. In return for their help, the Axons offer the gift of Axonite, which would end world famine. It all appears too good to be true – so what secrets are the Axons hiding on board their ship? And why is the Master involved?
Godzilla vs. Megalon DVD
The undersea kingdom of Seatropolis is threatened when Japan begins atomic testing near Tokyo, causing them to retaliate by sending their secret weapon: the insectoid kaiju, Megalon!
But Tokyo and the rest of the world get one last chance for survival when the slumbering Godzilla is awakened, setting the stage for a titantic clash of monsters – including Gigan the space kaiju and the robot superhero, Jet Jaguar!
One of the most elusive Godzilla films is now finally offered in a domestic DVD, featuring never-before-seen extras including original trailers and photo gallery!
Write Or Wrong Writers Guide To Creating Comics SC
For over five years Dirk Manning’s column ‘Write or Wrong’ at Newsarama has provided aspiring writers with candid advice, anecdotes, and inspiration about how to succesfully meet artists, create comics, and get them published. At last, Dirk collects key columns from his popular long-running series with each installment revised for this release. Write or Wrong is an invaluable tool for anyone seeking to create comics, improve their knowledge of the craft, and be entertained by this remarkable writer as he discusses how to overcome the odds and create comics.
Justice League Dark #14
By: Jeff Lemire, Mikel Janin, Ryan Sook
A major new storyline starts here! In the aftermath of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1, the team picks up the pieces from their devastating losses. Black Orchid, Frankenstein and Amethyst explore the macabre House of Mystery – and what they find positions John Constantine as the most dangerous man in the DC Universe!
Nowhere Men #1
By: Eric Stephenson, Nate Bellegarde
‘SCIENCE IS THE NEW ROCK ‘N’ ROLL.’ So said Dade Ellis, Simon Grimshaw, Emerson Strange and Thomas Walker at the dawn of a new age of enlightenment that ushered in a boom in scientific advancement.
As the research supergroup World Corp., they became the most celebrated scientists of all time. They changed the world – and we loved them for it. But where did it all go wrong? And when progress is made at any and all cost, who ultimately pays the price?
New Avengers #34
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Carlos Pacheco, Mike Deodato
The New Avengers era ends – not with a whimper – but with a extra-sized action-packed bang! The last issue of New Avengers is actually all said and done: What is the future of the New Avengers? IS there a future? Find out right here.
Comic Strip Companion Unoff Unauth Gt Dr Who In Comics 64-79
First launched in the pages of TV Comic in November 1964, the comic strip version of Doctor Who is just one year younger than the television series on which it is based.
This volume chronicles the first 15 years of the Doctor Who comic strip from TV Comic to just before the ongoing strip was launched as a regular feature in Doctor Who Weekly in 1979. During this time more than 200 comic strip stories were published in magazines, comics, and books.
Every strip is covered in depth, including plot details, continuity, points of interest, and analysis. Follow the exploits of the Doctor in his first four incarnations alongside John, Gillian, Jamie, Sarah, and Leela as he battles Daleks, Cybermen, Quarks, Kleptons, Trods, Sarracoids and the Ugrakks!
Batman The Dark Knight #14
By: Gregg Hurwitz, David Finch
Kidnapped and tortured by the Scarecrow, The Dark Knight is finally free and looking for serious payback! Is this the end of Scarecrow’s reign of terror? Not by a long shot.
Thor God Of Thunder #2
By: Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic
Throughout the ages, the gods of the Marvel Universe have been vanishing, their mortal worshippers left in chaos. NOW! the Mighty Thor follows a trail of blood that threatens to consume his past, present and future selves. The only hope for these ravaged worlds lies with the God of Thunder unraveling the gruesome mystery of the God Butcher!
Tarzan Century Of Lord Greystoke Off Centennial Ed
By: Scott Tracy Griffin, Neville Colvin
Celebrating 100 years of Tarzan, Titan Books presents the only official commemorative illustrated history. To celebrate the Lord of the Jungle’s 100th birthday, internationally-acclaimed Edgar Rice Burroughs expert Scott Tracy Griffin presents the ultimate review of a century of Tarzan. Lavishly illustrated and with fascinating insight into every element of Burroughs’ extraordinary legacy, this is a visual treasure trove of classic comic strip, cover art, movie stills, and rare ephemera. With features on Korak, Jane, Tantor, and Cheetah, plus their innumerable friends, foes and exotic adventures, this is an amazing collection.
Red Lanterns #14
By: Peter Milligan, Miguel Angel Sepulveda
‘Rise of the Third Army’ continues! Red Lanterns vs. the Third Army! Who is the next Lantern to be converted? What dark secret lays buried under the surface of Atrocitus’s home planet, Ryutt?
By: Matt Fraction, Michael Allred
We have seen the future and it will be fantastic!
In the absence of the Fantastic Four, a substitute Four, hand-picked by the real deal–Ant-Man, Medusa, She-Hulk and Miss Thing–stand ready to guard the Earth and the nascent Future Foundation for four minutes… NOW! what could possibly go wrong?