FOURTHMAN: YOU DECIDE ADVANCE REVIEW FOR 4/7/2010

Our newest staff writer lets you pick your poison!

Hey everyone…
I hope to do this weekly from now on.
I will also maybe try to get it up on Friday.
Poll will close at midnight est Sunday Night/Monday Morning.

Here’s the deal… my various contacts and other stuff means that I have access to some books before they hit the stands, so every week I will offer up a set of comics that have not already been claimed by the rest of the staff or being used in the various club threads.

Anyhow, I will read the book and put up a review for your choice on Monday night. That way there is at least one book you can know a little more about before you get to the store.

This week’s books are as follows…

Avengers: The Origin #1
COVER BY: Phil Noto
WRITER: Joe Casey
PENCILS: Phil Noto
INKS: Phil Noto
COLORED BY: Phil Noto
LETTERED BY: Comicraft

THE STORY:
The true story of the Avengers is revealed right here! This five-issue extravaganza reveals previously untold details of the historic first meeting of Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk, Ant-Man and the Wasp! You only THINK you know the full story. From Joe Casey (AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES) and artist extraordinaire Phil Noto! Rated A …$3.99


Thor and the Warriors Four
COVER BY: Gurihiru
WRITER: Alex Zalben
PENCILS: Gurihiru
THE STORY:
It all starts here! Power Pack’s biggest adventure ever begins, as they desperately search for the only person who can save the life of their grandmother – THE MIGHTY THOR! But first, they’re going to need to get to Asgard, and that means joining forces with Frog Thor…And THE PET AVENGERS! An epic tale that starts with a book of myths and ends with the destruction of the entire world, this is a journey into mystery that will leave Power Pack changed – forever! All Ages …$2.99


Spider-Man: Fever #1
COVER BY: Brendan McCarthy
WRITER: Brendan McCarthy
PENCILS: Brendan McCarthy
THE STORY:
One of comics’ most innovative and original voices, Brendan McCarthy, brings SPIDER-MAN: FEVER — a truly unique and surreal story evoking the classic Silver-Age psychedelia of Steve Ditko’s Dr Strange. In FEVER, Spider-Man is abducted by a depraved tribe of spider-demons to a bizarre dimension, where he is to be eaten alive. Dr. Strange goes on a perilous occult quest to rescue his friend — and tangles with some very peculiar characters along the way… Parental Advisory …$3.99

and


Codebreakers #1

Writer(s): Carey Malloy
Artist(s): Scott Godlewski
Busting foreign spies on domestic soil. Cracking the code on drug and human trafficking. Shutting down the mob. They are the elite Cryptanalysis Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, examining manually encrypted documents and records of illegal enterprises, providing expert testimony, forensic assistance, and identification of terrorism, foreign intelligence, and criminal activities in support of federal, state, local, and international law enforcement investigations and prosecutions… Ciphers. Codes. Encryption. Passwords. Meet the best of the best at puzzling out the truth and protecting all of us from those that would steal information in ways that can shatter the global community and kill. But what happens to the Cryptanalysis unit when one of their own goes missing? Is it a puzzle the puzzle-solvers can’t solve? And will this cipher reveal things about… themselves? In the mode of previous BOOM! series like POTTER’S FIELD, UNTHINKABLE, blockbusters like NATIONAL TREASURE and DAVINCI CODE, and espionage comics from our esteemed competition QUEEN AND COUNTRY and WHITEOUT! $3.99
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Posted originally: 2010-04-03 11:26:29

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