STAFF PICKS FOR January 6TH, 2016!

Happy New Year everyone! Let’s drop kick the new year in the face with some AWESOME-TACULAR staff picks!

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Camille

New Comic: Obi-Wan and Anakin #1 (of 5)

obiwananakinBefore their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar, and many decades before their final confrontation on the Death Star…they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan learner, Anakin Skywalker. It’s been a few years since Obi-Wan pledged to train the young “chosen one,” but even as they have grown closer through training, it has been a difficult road. Now, called to a remote planet for assistance, Master and Padawan may be pushed to the breaking point.

 

 

Last Week’s Comic: Captain America White #5 (of 5)STK691062

This is it! The long awaited finale to Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale’s epic Captain America story!

 

 

 

 

Trade: Warzones Where Monsters Dwell
STK691352Garth Ennis returns to Marvel! Fighter planes and dinosaurs collide in this raucous tale featuring the classic Marvel character Phantom Eagle! Ace pilot Karl Kauffman investigates the Valley of Flames, but soon finds himself in way over his head. This terrifying Battleworld domain is full of surprises, and Karl is only just scratching the surface. Between hungry dinosaurs, angry Amazonians and even crazier problems, Karl has never been in a tighter spot. The beautiful tribe of warriors who have taken him prisoner aren’t very friendly at all, and these dinosaurs don’t look domesticated. Karl aims to take to the skies once again, but can he beat the odds – and all the new enemies he’s managed to make? Collecting WHERE MONSTERS DWELL (2015) #1-5.
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Katie

New Comic: WeirdWorld #2
weirdworldLost! Defenseless! No way home! BECCA has no choice but to dive deeper into the chaos of WEIRDWORLD! GOLETA THE WIZARDSLAYER is becoming increasingly suspicious that Becca has overrepresented her experience in slaying wizards… BEHOLD! The infernal winged majesty of CATBEAST!

 

 

 

 

Trade: Deadly Class Vol 2 Kids of The Black Hole

STK662019Marcus Lopez is settling into life at Kings Dominion for the Deadly Arts, a secret elite school, to train the next generation of assassins. He has a girl, a circle of friends, and he’s learning a trade: the craft of killing.But his murderous past is about to catch up with him, and there are a few things about Marcus that even his friends don’t know. Secrets that threaten the lives of everyone around him. Because there’s a reason Marcus was sought out by the school’s shadowy principal Master Lin, a man who’s long had an eye for Marcus’s unique talents.

Continuing the story of a group of damaged, deranged, and struggling teenagers living through one of the country’s most vibrant and chilling eras.

 

 

 

 

 

Josh

New Comic: Spiderman/Deadpool #1

STK694643What do you get when you combine two of the biggest jokesters in the Marvel Universe in one book? We’ll all get to find out later this year when SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL launches from Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Week’s Comic: Deadpool & Cable Split Second #1 (of 3)

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Call them a duo with a special kind of dynamics…call them the odd couple but with guns…call them 90s comics distilled down into two characters-DEADPOOL AND CABLE ARE BACK, BABY! That’s right-The Merc with the Mouth and the Soldier with the Scowl are together again in this all-new series! When Cable gets a vision of a terrible future set off by the death of one man, he knows he must protect him no matter what! I’ll get you three guesses who’s been hired to kill that guy. Go on, guess. The fan favorite team of Fabian Nicieza & Reilly Brown have reunited to get the gang back together-and it feels so good!
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Trade: Darth Vader Vol 2 Shadows and Secrets
STK691385The tale of Darth Vader’s transformation continues! Bounty Hunters are on the attack, and Vader has been given a new mission for the Empire. Unfortunately, it’s completely at odds with his own personal mission. What’s a Dark Lord to do? Darth Vader and Aphra continue their alliance – but how long will it last? And who is Tagge’s mysterious new agent? One fact is certain: When Aphra’s private investigation on behalf of Vader comes crashing headlong into Vader’s investigation on behalf of the Empire, the results will be deadly! Collecting DARTH VADER #7-12.
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