A Comic Show #13 – Batman Beyond Heralds Nineties Nostalgia Boom

The boys are back in town. Aaron and Mike of A Comic Shop in Florida running through the week’s new comics in their own style. including telling people not to buy Iron Man Annual #1 in print. Who says Americans have no sense of irony?

And how Batman Beyond taps into nineties nostalgia in a big time. And why A Comic Shop has ordered lots. Oh and “JMS has to defeat Wonder Woman’s Six Hundred Evil Exes…”

Weekly TOP PICKS: 6.30.2010

#1. SECRET AVENGERS 2

ED BRUBAKER! In space no one can axe you a question.
Preview:
http://www.newsarama.com/php/multimedia/album.php?aid=36277


#2. GREEN LANTERN 55

GEOFF JOHNS! BRIGHTEST DAY! What’s black, white, and red allover? Lobo fraggin Atrocitus!


#3. BATMAN BEYOND 1

Bruce is old and gets a Dick replacement! Terry McGinnis!


#4. ACTION COMICS 890

PAUL CORNELL! BLACKEST NIGHT AFTERMATH! Lex Luthor, now with 100% more vitamin C, he’ll beat you into a pulp.


#5. WONDER WOMAN 600

J.M. Straczynski is taking over Wonder Woman, he made you like Thor and no one wants to have sex with him. PLUS GEOFF JOHNS!


#6. FLASH 3

GEOFF JOHNS! BRIGHTEST DAY! Flash tries to solve his own murder. Here, let me help: It was the Anti-Monitor.

Indy:


CAPTAIN SWING 2

WARREN ELLIS! ELECTRICAL PIRATES! Retro sci-fi history from the master of science-weirdness.

Pop Culture:


GI JOE HEARTS AND MINDS 2

MAX BROOKS! ‘Sabotage is all about finding the flaws, and there’s nothing more flawed than human beings.’-FIREFLY

‘Time cannot heal all wounds, and neither can I. ‘-DOC

Graphic Novels:


ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS: NEXT GENERATION HC

MARK MILLAR! You liked Superman: Red Son, so get Captain America’s red son!


BATWOMAN: ELEGY (DELUXE EDITION) HC

GREG RUCKA! JH WILLIAMS III! The most amazing Batman book in years doesn’t even star Batman! The tough-as-nails femme fatale that the DCU deserves.


FABLES #6

The first issue of Volume 2! This is when Fables got great, both story and art!

NEXT WEEK…


Blackest Night
Graphic Novel
7.8.2010


Blackest Night: Green Lantern
Graphic Novel
7.8.2010


Blackest Night:
Green Lantern Corps
Graphic Novel
7.8.2010

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.