Review: Batman #39

Review: Batman #39

Written by Scott Snyder with James Tynion IV

Art by Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascancia with Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, and Dave McCaig

Things are not looking great for Batman. The city is infected with a Joker virus, the Joker may or may not be unkillable, and now the only people he has left to go to for help is the Court of Owls. Things couldn’t possibly go bad, right?

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Marvel Adds ‘Marvel Zombies’ to Battleworld

MARVEL ZOMBIES #1 Shambles Across BATTLEWORLD This June!

This June, a lone soldier ventures deep into unknown territory on a mission of personal discovery – and of blood-soaked survival! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce MARVEL ZOMBIES #1 – a brand-new Secret Wars series from writer Simon Spurrier (X-Force, X-Men: Legacy) and artist Kev Walker (New Avengers, Avengers Arena)!

She is Elsa Bloodstone, one of the fiercest monster-hunters Battleworld has ever seen. Burdened with the task of keeping the zombie hordes to the south from rampaging through Battleworld, she patrols the borders from high atop the Shield. Day in and day out she fights and claws to keep the world safe, knowing that setting one foot into that hellish landscape means certain death. That is, until she spots a human girl among the corpses. Continue reading Marvel Adds ‘Marvel Zombies’ to Battleworld

Geekly Debate: Spider-Man Movie Madness

Geekly Debate LogoThe latest installment of our weekly debate podcast, Geekly Debate. This week we talk all about a new Spider-Man movie set within Marvel’s Cinematic Universe!

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Archie Comic’s ‘Worlds Unite’ Adds More Video Game Characters

Popular SEGA and CAPCOM Franchises Join Archie Comics’ Sonic/Mega Man Crossover Event “Worlds Unite”

Archie Comics crossover event set to include characters from STREET FIGHTER, MONSTER HUNTER, SKIES OF ARCADIA, and other popular video game franchises by SEGA and CAPCOM.

Worlds Unite posterArchie Comics is proud to announce that “Worlds Unite,” the sequel to 2013’s smash-hit “Worlds Collide” crossover storyline featuring Sonic the Hedgehog & Mega Man, will expand to include popular video game franchises from SEGA and CAPCOM, including “Street Fighter,” “Monster Hunter,” and more.

Expanding beyond the focus on the worlds of Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man, “Worlds Unite” will also feature characters from the fan favorite SONIC BOOM and MEGA MAN X universes. Continue reading Archie Comic’s ‘Worlds Unite’ Adds More Video Game Characters

Trailer: ‘RAIDERS! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made’

In 1982, three 11-year-olds in Mississippi decided to remake Raiders of the Lost Ark. It took them 7 turbulent years that tested their resolve, strained their friendships, and nearly burned down their parents house. They completed every scene except one… the airplane scene. 33 years later, the friends reunite to finally finish the childhood dream. But is it easier to film a whole movie as kids… or one scene as adults?

Image Comics Announces ‘Roche Limit: Clandestiny’

A new story arc set 75 years after ROCHE LIMIT begins this May

Bestselling writer Michael Moreci and artists Kyle Charles and Vic Malhotra team up with volume two of a groundbreaking sci-fi trilogy, ROCHE LIMIT: CLANDESTINY. This new series will launch from Image Comics on May 6.

In ROCHE LIMIT: CLANDESTINY #1, it’s 75 years after the events that left the Roche Limit colony in flames. When a crew of military and science personnel are sent to the forgotten and desolate planet on a mysterious expedition, they quickly learn its dark secrets—and that their mission is not what they thought it to be. With danger lurking all around, the crew members fight to find a way off the planet and resist the mysterious presence that haunts them all.    Roche Limit Clandestiny

“The success of Roche Limit has been more than I could ever hope for, considering it’s a pretty out-there book,” said Moreci. “What’s exciting is this new volume pushes things further, introducing a whole new cast and story while maintaining the thematic core that readers have loved so far.”

ROCHE LIMIT: CLANDESTINY #1 hits stores on May 6. Cover A (Charles) can be pre-ordered with Diamond Code MAR150507. Cover B (Malhotra) can be pre-ordered with Diamond Code MAR150508.

Preview: ‘Wayward’ Volume 1


First volume of hit series in stores in March

Wayward by the great Jim Zub is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED”
–Gail Simone

Writer Jim Zub (SKULLKICKERS, Samurai Jack) and artist Steven Cummings (Legends of the Dark Knight, Deadshot) spin enchantment and mystery together in a fantasy story about one girl’s battle against the mythological creatures everyday mortals fail to see. Set in Japan, WAYWARD’s depiction of the busy city streets of Tokyo and its rich occult history make it as much a living, breathing character as teen protagonist Rori.Wayward vol 1 - Banner

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Geeks of the Square Table Episode 72

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Top o’ the Lot: The “Worst” of The New 52

From time to time Outright Geekery brings you a slanted and biased opinion on some trivially specific topic of geekery. We call it Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot.

It doesn’t seem like that very long ago at all that DC Comics announced their plans to relaunch every single title in their comic book line. Despite those feelings, however, the New 52 is, in fact, ending, and while we took a look back at the best books that were part of the initial launch of the moniker, this week we’re looking at those New 52 launch titles that should have lasted, but just didn’t finish the race. DC threw its best and brightest characters and talent at readers, and while a lot of it ended up making it all the way to the New 52’s end, a few brilliant stars burned out way sooner than we wanted them to. So, without further ado, we love good writing, adore quality artwork, and are really going to miss that logo, in Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot: The “Worst” of the New 52.New 52 Logo Continue reading Top o’ the Lot: The “Worst” of The New 52

Preview: Age of Ultron vs. Marvel Zombies #1


In the southern wastes of Battleworld, two unholy factions wage neverending war. This June, that war reaches a new level of horror in AGE OF ULTRON VS. MARVEL ZOMBIES #1 – a new Secret Wars series! From Eisner-award winning writer James Robinson and critically-acclaimed artist Steve Pugh comes two new reasons to fear! Continue reading Preview: Age of Ultron vs. Marvel Zombies #1


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