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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

New Arrivals May 5th

Let's be honest - Every now and then, comic fans need a good, old-fashioned slug fest.  Following up on the FCBD (Free Comic Book Day) issue of Superman, DC is happy to comply in this four-issue mini.  The surprising thing is they've managed to work a story in there! 

 The conclusion of the "Batman vs Robin" storyline as well as the prelude to the "Return of Bruce Wayne".  If that's not enough to make you want to read this comic, I don't know what to tell you. There is one more thing... a certain someone (whom I'm particularly fond of) makes a surprising appearance in this issue. 

***Don't read the last page first, you cheaters!***
It's time to complete your set of power rings!  This week, the White Lantern ring is finally available.  Fans have been waiting to wield the power of white light and you won't want to miss out. Allegedly, there's some comic that comes with it, too.   Supposed to be a big deal or something. 

 I, Zombie #1
I know what you're thinking, "No more zombies!", but you need to give this one a shot. Gwen is not your moaning, lumbering, run-of-the-mill zombie.... So long as she has a regular helping of fresh brains.  Luckily, she works as a grave digger, so she has access readily enough.  One of the troubles with Gwen eating the brains of the deceased is that they pass on memories to her.  The deceased also pass their dying will on to Gwen.  Whatever the mission, this atypical zombie is compelled to see it through.  This story is true to Vertigo quality and worth much more than the $1 it will cost you.  If you don't buy this, people will think you're brains have been eaten!

Todd Carey's life kind of sucks right now.  In the wake of his divorce (not his choice), he is living with his father as he helps him through some troubles with Alzheimer's.  Surprise Todd, your dad is "Stealth", the Batman/Tech Jacket of this world and he can't seperate fantasy from reality.  The disease can have some devastating effects on the mind.  Not exactly the kind of thing you want to worry about with a super hero.  There is a lot of great story potential here, I'll be sure to give it my vote for Pilot Season 2010.

- Ryan

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