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    Wednesday
    Jun292016

    League Podcast & Do617 Comics Picks of the Week for Wed. June 29, 2016

     

    COMICS

    That was fast, Steve Rogers Captain America #2 retcons the retcon, here’s to hoping he still punched Hilter in the face!… Batman and Robin are about to take on a war with The Master Race and Superman shows up! DKIII: Master Race #5 is out today. Bobbi and Hawkeye go for an under the sea adventure in Mockingbird #4! … Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.com.

     

    Wednesday
    Jun222016

    Triple Shot With a Digital Chaser: ‘Action Man #1’, ‘She-Wolf #2’, ‘James Bond’ #7 & ‘Adventures of Supergirl’ #11

    This return of Triple Shot brings us a little known action hero from the UK getting his due with IDW’s Action Man #1, a teenage girl wolf’s out in She-Wolf #1 from Image and the Duke of Dapper James Bond starts in on a new adventure “Eidolon” written by Warren Ellis issue #007!.

    Are you missing out on Supergirl lately? Don’t fret because Sterling Gates has been keeping Kara and the Danvers girls busy in our Digital Chaser for Adventures of Supergirl #11.

     

    actionmanAction Man #1

    Writer: John Barber
    Artist: Paolo Villanelli
    Publisher: IDW Publishing
    Pub. Date: June 22, 2016
    UPC: 82771401090900121
    BUY IT HERE

    John Barber (Transformers) starts us out in media res with our hero Action Man infiltrating Doctor X’s headquarters.

    Don’t know who Action Man is? Picture G.I. Joe but for Anglophiles.

    I’m not talking the little guys, we’re talking Original 1960’s Kung-Fu Grip that might ask for a spot of tea.

    Paolo Villanelli (Snake Eyes) is on art and if you crave a modern G.I.Joe title (one that is noticeably missing from the current IDW line), Action Manmight be what you are looking for!

    Action Man is a highly trained soldier in martial arts, weapons and even the culinary arts according to this incarnation. He’s Duke, Snake-Eyes and Roadblock all rolled into one!

    That is, of course until a Wrath of Khan moment changes the fate of Action Man!

    This is a fun start to the series that I look forward to continuing, a mashup of James Bond, The Kingsmen: Secret Service, G.I. Joe and Torchwood, Action Man has what it takes to keep me interested!

    And to be honest, the Train Fight certainly jumped my ratings from a low 4 to a high 5, targeting for my own locomotive combat preference.

    [READ MORE AT FORCES OF GEEK.COM]

    Tuesday
    Jun212016

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

     

    COMICS

    Part G.I.Joe, part James Bond, Action Man #1 hits shelves today! The Action Man relaunch from IDW is highly anticipated on both sides of the pond! … Archie is barred from Lodge Manor so how will Veronica get to hang with Archie Andrews? Mark Waid’s Archie #9 out today. … Back Off! Bitch Planet is back today with issue #8 from Kelly Sue DeConnick — follow the prison planet action as Kam gets reunited with her sister! … Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.com.

     

    Wednesday
    Jun152016

    FOG! Chats With ‘The Revisionist’ Writer Frank J. Barbiere - at FORCES OF GEEK

     

     

    Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts, Avengers World) joins us today to talk about his latest time travel crime book  The Revisionist from new publisher Aftershock. The ongoing title stars time traveling assassin tasked with repairing a cracked timeline!

    FOG!: Thanks for joining us today, Frank! The Revisionist #1 is out now, from Aftershock. How did you get involved in the launch of a new publisher?

    Frank Barbiere: I had met Mike Marts a few times socially, and was always interested in working with him. Mike has edited many of my favorite books, including long runs on X-Men and Batman.

    stunWhen Aftershock was starting to get the ball rolling, Mike reached out to see if I had any creator owned properties I was interested in pursuing.

    I’m a creator who loves to have my own books as well as work for hire, so I quickly responded with a few ideas I had kicking around and we settled on The Revisionist.

    Are you happy and excited to work with them? The roster from day one certainly caught my eye!

    It’s been a wonderful experience. Aftershock has built a really strong publisher where they let their talent have creative freedom and work with the people they want—I was able to handpick my creative team (co-creator and artist Garry Brown and colorist Lauren Affe), as I knew they’d deliver a book we were all proud of.

    Everyone involved is extremely passionate about having beautiful, quality books and I think it shows in their library. It’s an honor to be amongst some of the best creators in comics, as well as some of the best new talent.

     

    [READ MORE AT FORCES OF GEEK]

    Tuesday
    Jun142016

    TOP 5 E3 ANNOUNCEMENTS AND TRAILERS FROM YESTERDAY - DO617.com

    TOP 5 E3 announcements and trailers from yesterday. 


     

     

    Microsoft’s E3 is this week and last night’s preview trailers have us throwing money at our laptop screens waiting for the next iterations of console games.

     

    TWITTER: @E3

     

    Here are 5 things we are looking forward to the most, and that’s only Day 1!

     

    SPIDER-MAN PS4


    Insomniac’s new Spider-Man game for PS4 looks like the best web-slingin’ action that we haven’t seen since Web of Shadows.

     

    What’s going on with Peter’s white spider though? Hopefully his costume will be skinnable in DLC. Better or worse than what the CEO of Parker Industries is wearing on his chest currently, a glowing monstrosity! 

    [READ MORE AT DO617.com]

     

     


    #SPIDERMANPS4

     

     

     

    SKYRIM SPECIAL EDITION


    Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim gets a re-render for modern consoles with Skyrim Special Edition on PS4/PC/XBOX ONE.

     

     

     

     

    STAR TREK: BRIDGE CREW VR


    Nothing will bring you more joy than watching Geordi (Levar Burton) and Bones (Karl Urban) command a starship from the bridge in virtual reality. That is until you get to do it yourself!