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    DigBoston and LeaguePodcast Comic Book Picks of the Week - September 7, 2011






















    Whoa, cowboys and girls! Last week we introduced you to the 52 DC Comics relaunch titles. We only slot three books a week, how can we possibly squish in those and Spider Island? Batgirl #1 from Gail Simone gets the marquee spot this week, beating out the big guys! The Barbara Gordon you remember from TV is out of the wheelchair and out on the streets! …Super sexy spy masterpiece Casanova: Avaritia #1 ports to our dimension Wednesday, written by Marvel’s Matt Fraction (Iron Man, Fear Itself)! …Sookie’s getting into vampiric trouble on Bourbon St. with IDW’s True Blood: French Quarter #1 - the sequel to the NYT best-selling miniseries. Picks by

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    @DigBoston and @LeaguePodcast Comic Book Picks of the Week for August 31 , 2011


    OK, the big comic book news gets broken in USA Today, nowadays. Not that we’re complaining. Today marks the re-launch and fanboy-cringing renumbering of the DC Comics universe. The ‘New 52’ starts out with Justice League #1 from Geoff Johns (Flash, Green Lantern) and Jim Lee (X-Men, All Star Batman and Robin, DC Co-Publisher). Come and get it! … The Godfather of the graphic novel format, Will Eisner believed in the teaching power of comics. In WWII, the U.S. Army commissioned him to draw maintenance drawings, step-by-step instructions, and pin-ups for G.I.s abroad. The Best of PS Magazine - Preventive Maintence Monthly comes out today. … Aww Yeah, monkeys! Why let the Justice League and the grunts have all the fun? Beppo the Super Monkey faces Gorilla Grodd in Super-pets Midway Monkey Madness. Don’t slip on any banana peels! … Picks this week from

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    @LeaguePodcast and @DigBoston Comic Book Picks for August 24, 2011


    Ultimate Comics #1 - Hickman, Ribic

     TMNT IDW #1 - Eastman

    Anne Rice Servant Of the Bones IDW #1











    The Ultimate Universe was meant to set the mightiest heroes in a more realistic setting (and was supposed to be a limited series!). It’s 10 years on and Marvel has used these as the basis for astonishing summer movies. Pick up Ultimate Comics Ultimates #1 if you want to see the Iron Man, Thor, and Cap that you love from the blockbusters. Written by superstar architect Jonathan Hickman (Fantastic Four, Ultimate Thor). …Original creator Kevin Eastman returns to his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in a new #1 from IDW! …Servant of the Bones was an historical horror and murder novel penned by Anne Rice in 1996. IDW stikes again with a stunning adaptation drawn by New York Times Best-selling team of Renae DeLiz and Ray Dillon. Anne Rice Servant Of The Bones #1 (of 6) drops today, see exquisite preview pages here. …Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.

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    LeaguePodcast #91 up today!

     Download | Duration: 01:06:05

    Clay and Dursin cover family vacations as a single adult, the DC re-boot, the digital realm and the future longest-running super-hero book.  Which one is it?  Listen and learn.  Or read the title up there.  But still listen.

    Hint: It’s not this guy:

    Discussed in this episode:
    (No, seriously…)
    King Ralph

    DC’s 52 Re-boot


    11/9 MC FRONTALOT, Brandon Patton @MidEastClub Upstairs! #Nerdcore

    Wed 11/9 - Middle East Upstairs & Rock On! Present:
    MC Frontalot, Brandon Patton
    18+ $10 Advance / $12 Day Of Show
    TIX - Facebook Event


    Just Announced show at Middle East Upstairs!


    MC Frontalot - Bizarro Genius Baby

    Happy Wednesday!



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