Smurfs High Five

Contenders for February 10, 2016

LOW #11 Low #11> Sisters Tajo and Della Caine return to their family home haunted by ghosts of their past. Do they seek blood or redemption? (W) Rick Remender (A) Greg Tocchini

vader #16 Dart Vader #16> NEW STORY ARC! The planet Shu-Torin (introduced in the Darth Vader Annual) is revolting. Darth Vader is tasked with leading a military assault. Has Vader’s rise to glory begun? (W) Kieron Gillen (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Kaare Andrews

oldman logan #2 Old Man Logan #2> For Old Man Logan, home is a wasteland in the distant future, one overridden by hillbilly Hulks who extort and torture civilians for fun. But now, mysteriously finding himself in the present, Logan is hellbent on preventing that future from coming to pass. And the best way to keep the Hulk population from surging in the future is to eliminate them altogether in the present…starting with Amadeus Cho, the Totally Awesome Hulk! (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino

BlackScience #20 Black Science #20> “Godworld” Part 4 The last Dimensionaut returns to save the Eververse. (W) Rick Remender (A) Matteo Scalera

spider gwen #5 Spider Gwen #5> Captain George Stacy has always been a big force in Spider-Gwen’s life. But knowing that his daughter is the Spider-hero swinging around the city has taken its toll on him. Can he come to grips with the knowledge? Can she handle her police captain father if he can’t? (W) Jason Latour (A) Chris Visions (CA) Robbi Rodriguez

Smurfs Pick

guardians #5 Guardians of the Galaxy #5> Last Raccoon standing! The Guardians face their toughest battle ever and aren’t going to make it out the same way they came in! (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Valerio Schiti (CA) Arthur Adams

Smurfs Take> As I look back over the run of this series I have to say that Bendis has been killing it with one amazing issue after another. The pace of the story, character development and the feel of the book has been second to none and you are always wondering what is instore for you next.

Trade Paperback of the Week

sinestro tp #3 Sinestro TP Vol #3> As the new guardians of justice in the universe, Sinestro must keep his army of fear mongers in check. But now, with a new base on Warworld, Sinestro can establish his Corps as a force to be reckoned with across the cosmos! Collects SINESTRO #12-15, LOBO #10-11, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: ACTION COMICS #2. (W) Cullen Bunn, Frank J. Barbiere (A) Brad Walker & Various (CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy

Smurfs Take> Next to Magneto this is one of my favorite villain books! One of the best characters in the Green Lantern universe hands down!

Statue of the Week

magneto statue Marvel Now: Magneto Artfx Statue> From Kotobukiya. Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ lineup of the X-Men as they appear in Marvel NOW continues with Magneto! Based on artwork by Adi Granov commissioned specifically for this statue series Magneto stands nearly 8″ tall in 1/10 scale. Wearing his iconic helmet, Magneto stands with one arm outstretched, his powerful physique ready for action. Magneto looks great on his own and even better when displayed alongside the rest of the Marvel NOW X-Men (sold separately).

Video of the Week

Spectre-2015-movie-poster Specter> James Bond continues to be a secret agent of unrivaled success. Still, the agency is in peril, and M is fighting to keep it from going under. Meanwhile, James Bond receives a strange clue that sends him on a quest to discover something about his past and to find out just who is behind the mysterious organization that is known as SPECTRE. As always, his journey is filled with peril, unlikely allies, incredible gadgets, gorgeous women and nefarious villains. His charm and expertise always serve him well in his travels, but this might just be his most dangerous mission yet.

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