A Comic Show – San Diego Comic Con Swag

Aaron returns to A Comic Shop in Florida from San Diego Comic Con and Tri-Force Mike with plenty of San Diego swag and a chance to check through tomorrow’s comics today. But no store exclusive cover of Amazing Spider-Man #666, Aaron? For shame…

Weekly TOP PICKS: 7.27.2011

Top Books


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #666
– DAN SLOTT!
SPIDER-ISLAND! For a very special evil issue number, a great tragedy infects New York, and suddenly everyone has spider powers! It’s like 9/11 with spiders!


UNCANNY X-FORCE #12
– RICK REMENDER!
What happens in the Age of Apocalypse stays in the Age of Apocalypse!


X-MEN SCHISM #2
– JASON AARON!
Frank Cho draws sexy ladies, Sentinels are WMDs, Quentin Quire is a revolutionary, Cyclops is a dic-tator! If Wolverine was my dad things would be different.


VENOM #5
– RICK REMENDER!
Everyone is taking shots at the new Venom! It’s tough being a paraplegic military espionage agent possessed by an evil alien symbiote. Spider-Man hates Venom, but Peter and Flash are BFF.


GREEN LANTERN CORPS #62
– TONY BEDARD!
WAR OF THE GL AFTERMATH! Romance in the workplace becomes an issue with Kyle and Natu when her father gets a job with them… and her dad is Sinestro.


GREEN LANTERN EMERALD WARRIORS #12
– TOMASI!
WAR OF THE GL AFTERMATH! Guy Gardner deals with his post traumatic stress like a man. By drinking.


ULTIMATE COMICS FALLOUT #3 (OF 6)
– NICK SPENCER & JONATHAN HICKMAN!
The new Ultimate X-Men mourn their best friend Spider-Man. Kitty Pryde, Johnny Storm and Iceman are Spencer’s new “Morning Glories” academy.

FLASHPOINT:

PROJECT SUPERMAN #2
– Plot by SCOTT SNYDER! Subject Zero is a real dick. Subject One is emo-bitch Superman. Subject Two is Krypto’s bones. Earth-FP is so screwed.
LOIS LANE AND THE RESISTANCE #2
– ABNETT & LANNING! GRIFTER of WildC.A.T.S. is using the Flashpoint Crisis to leave behind Wildstorm and join the DCU for the reboot in September!
KID FLASH LOST #2
– STERLING GATES! Is Bart Allen LOST in the 31st century so after Flashpoint, he can join the title Legion LOST, and be a much friendlier Psycho-Pirate who remembers the old continuity?
HAL JORDAN #2
He’s not a GL, but he’s still a badass pilot flying face first into a hydra.

Indy

JOE HILL THE CAPE #1 (OF 4)
– JOE “LOCKE & KEY” HILL!
This has nothing to do with that awful tv show, and EVERYTHING to do with ACS’ favorite ‘new-to-comics’ writer. If you didn’t read the amazing one-shot that preludes this. Do it. Money back guarantee. While you’re at it, Read Joe Hill’s Locke & Key. Its the best. Did we mention we absolutely love this guy?


CROSSED PSYCHOPATH #4 (OF 7)
– DAVID LAPHAM!
This book is gross.

Graphic Novel

ATOMIC ROBO VOL 05 DEADLY ART OF SCIENCE
– BRIAN CLEVINGER!
Ghostbusters, Indiana Jones, Buckaroo Banzai, and The Rocketeer cramed into Nikola Tesla’s robot with pants. THAT is Atomic Robo! This volume features a young Robo in the 1930s teaming up with badass vigilante Jack Tarot to stop a mad scientist from blowing-up Manhattan! This book is what happiness feels like.

FULL BOOK LIST

NEXT WEEK…

GEOFF JOHNS!   GREG RUCKA!
8.03.2011

About Rich Johnston

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