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‘Dog Days of Summer #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Dog Days of Summer #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Sometimes, an assignment just ‘gets me’. And this week’s single issue comic review has me kicking back in my mind to those days at Cape Cod in the dead of summer with nothing but a walk to the beach or into the center of town for some good spinner rack perusal.

‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #1’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #1’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

Batman/TMNT III #1 kicks off a brand new arc to conclude his popular series and to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Batman and the 35th anniversary of the Ninja Turtles.

Justice League vs. The Fatal Five (review) at Forces of Geek

Justice League vs. The Fatal Five (review) at Forces of Geek

Justice League Vs. the Fatal Five, DC Animation’s 34th feature film, shines a spotlight on The Fatal Five (comprised of Tharok, Emerald Empress, Validus, Mano and the Persuader), traditionally utilized as villains of the Legion of Super-Heroes.

‘The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

This all-star Batman team of Tynion, Snyder and Risso seeks to expand on the Dark Knight: Metalstoryline with what would normally be an Elseworlds tale with The Batman Who Laughs: Grim Knight #1.

‘Wonder Woman #66’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #66’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Wonder Woman and Aphrodite are on a mission to find out the mystery of the missing Mount Olympus and Wonder Woman’s mother in Wonder Woman #66. They call upon longtime enemy Giganta to take on rocky beasts and form an even rockier alliance.

‘Green Arrow #50’ (review) Series Finale! Up at Forces Of Geek

‘Green Arrow #50’ (review) Series Finale! Up at Forces Of Geek

Today marks the final issue of the Rebirth Green Arrow at issue #50. The run has been a spectacular follow up to the New 52 volume and we are hoping to see more from this latest creative team of writers Lanzing and Kelly on writing duties.

‘Freedom Fighters #3’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Freedom Fighters #3’ (review) at Forces of Geek

An aging Hitler on Nazi occupied Earth-X dies in his wheelchair and the designated survivor is his son in the flashback pages at the top of Freedom Fighters #3. In present day, our Freedom Fighters are holed up in an underwater ship plotting the revolution against Adolf Hitler III.

‘Aquaman #45’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Aquaman #45’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Tough to write this review, as I really, really loved what was going on in this comic, but I was wondering, “Where is my Aquaman?”

We’re merely three issues in to DeConnick’s run, but I want Arthur to know he is the King of Atlantis already!  He’s still got amnesia or face blindness or some such ailment that is making him forget he’s part of the Justice League?

‘High Level #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘High Level #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Rob Sheridan is famous for his work with Nine Inch Nails and his frequent collaborations with Trent Reznor including the 2007 innovative NIN alternative-reality game Year Zero.

‘Wonder Woman #64’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #64’ (review) at Forces of Geek

The trinity of DC’s most exalted heroes are in a great place right now with creative teams. Superman has Bendis, Tom King and Peter Tomasi are exploring the titular Batman titles and now Wonder Woman, more than a full story arc in, is hitting a nice stride as G. Willow Wilson puts her stamp on Diana’s legend.