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    League Podcast & Do617 Comics Picks of the Week for Wed. Aug 22, 2016


    Yo, Joe! Cobra is dealing with an inside agent that might bring them down in G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero #231! … A new villain is ready to take on Spawn in issue #265 written by Todd McFarlane and drawn by Erik Larsen! … Slade Wilson is back in Deathstroke #1 as he finds himself in the middle a ruthless super villain and a deadly dictator. … Picks this week from


    League Podcast & Do617 Comics Picks of the Week for Wed. Aug 17, 2016





    Supergirl is back in Supergirl Rebirth #1 written by Steve Orlando (Midnighter) featuring a lost Kryptonian werewolf! … Brian Wood is back with a gritty anti-government secessionist portrait of a small town with Briggs Land #1, in development for an AMC tv show! …The Mighty Thor #10 pits Jane Foster against S.H.I.E.L.D.! … Picks this week from



    ‘The Sheriff of Babylon Vol. 1: Bang. Bang. Bang.’ (book review) at Forces of Geek



    The Sheriff of Babylon Vol. 1: Bang. Bang. Bang
    Written by Tom King
    Illustrated by Mitch Gerards
    Cover by John Paul Leon
    Published by Vertigo Comics
    ISBN: 978-1401264666 | Price $14.99
    Release date: July 13, 2016

    Crime and war in post-9/11 Iraq is captured in Sheriff of Babylon written by Tom King (Batman, The Vision) and drawn by Mitch Gerads (The Activity, The Punisher).

    King draws on his experience as a CIA officer to create a deeply personal rich reflection of the Baghdad of 2004 through the eyes of a former cop and current military contractor Christopher, his Muslim Iraqi girlfriend Sophia and former Iraqi police officer Nassir.

    By being exposed to the environment, King has created, along with the carefully researched accuracy of Gerads’ artwork, a military crime fiction of the highest order—it just so happens to be in comic book form.


    League Podcast & Do617 Comics Picks of the Week for Wed. August 10, 2016


    Rebirth has been interesting, but one of the most anticipated books is Scott Snyder’s return to The Bat with All-Star Batman #1! … Supergirl? Move over, there is a new Superwoman in town written by Phil Jimenez as Lois Lane takes flight in Superwoman #1! … Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Labyrinth #1 written by Jonathan Case. This special issue is printed on some high quality paper and special holofoil! … Picks this week from



    ‘Suicide Squad’ (movie review) at Forces of Geek



    Produced by Charles Roven, Richard Suckle
    Based on Suicide Squad by John Ostrander
    Written and Directed by David Ayer
    Starring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie,
    Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney,
    Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje,
    Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne

    One thing we can all agree on is that the DC Cinematic Universe got off to a rocky start and seemed doomed with the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

    The controversy won’t end with this film, but I can say writer/director David Ayer finally gets it. Nothing is ever perfect but this movie is more than what meets the eye from the promos.

    Spanning superhero, comedy, supernatural and military genres and introducing visual elements more commonly found in video games, Suicide Squad is a wild ride.