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

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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