Read These New Comics for 8/27

Pick of the Week

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Borderlands: Fall of Fyrestone #2 by IDW Publishing

The adventure continues in part two of Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone! The Vault Hunters know that saving Fyrestone means a confrontation with Nine Toes. To succeed they’ll need to enlist the help of a reclusive, quirky blind man. Fan favorite TK Baha makes his comic debut! The action heats up and things get complicated for our heroes in the continuation of this four-part story! Claptrap and TK Baha in the same issue? It’s almost too much awesome to handle!

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Army of Darkness: Ash Gets Hitched #2 by Dynamite Entertainment

The Curse of the Faceless man has been unleashed on the land. The dead can now walk in sunlight. There is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. Now Ash and Sheila must fight for their lives if they are ever going to get married.

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Black Science #8 by Image Comics

Trapped in a fantastical dimension, the Anarchist League of Scientists discover a race of bizarre creatures that hold the mysteries of the Eververse… and a startling discovery behind the Pillar’s deeper mythological significance.

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Bob’s Burgers #1 by Dynamite Entertainment

All right! The very first Bob’s Burgers comic book, a new series from the creator of the hit TV show, created by Loren Bouchard! Now you can read about the Belcher family (parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene and Louise) in brand-new in-canon stories created by the TV show’s producers, writers and animators creating all original stories appearing exclusively in this comics series. Each comic includes hilarious installments of: ‘Louise’s Unsolved Mysteries,’ ‘Tina’s Erot… and ‘Bob’s Burgers of the Day.’ Bob’s Burgers is an American animated sitcom that airs on Fox television with other hits such as The Simpsons and Family Guy.

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Bodies #2 by DC Comics

With four bodies lying on mortuary slabs, speculation mounts from a century ago to the present day as to the identity of the victim. In wartime Britain and a forgetful future, however, living strangers are causing confusion. A hooker’s kiss, a fine young cannibal, a fascist mob and a suspect who literally falls from the heavens will send muddy ripples through history. The time-travelling serial-killer story heats up!

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Doctor Who 10th Doctor #2 by Titan Comics

On the Day of the Dead, the mystery deepens in a brand-new brooklyn adventure for the tenth Doctor! All Gabriella Gonzalez wanted was to skip her shift at the Laundromat and hang out with her friends. It’s Halloween, and Sunset Park is hosting its first-ever Day of the Dead festival! But her father wouldn’t listen – again – and now Gabby is stuck with a store full of empty washing machines while the rest of the neighborhood goes wild. But this graveyard shift is living up to its name! Vortexes explode out of the machines, shadowy creatures stalk on the edge of sight, and Gabby finds herself pursued by unearthly forces. Finally, on the longest night of her life, Gabby is trapped in a powerless subway car – and the only thing standing between her and horrific death-by-monster is some skinny white guy in a suit – who’s waving a blue flashlight around!

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Ghostbusters #19 by IDW Publishing

Tiamat is too powerful to be destroyed and her growing interest with humanity promises unheard of catastrophe for the city, county, and state of New York if the Ghostbusters don’t come up with a fix… and fast! But with all of their usual methods laughed off, will the team have to make a deal with devil to save the day? Find out in the penultimate installment of Mass Hysteria!

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Guardians of the Galaxy #18 by Marvel Comics

Original Sin Tie-In!
You know you want to know how Star-Lord got back from the Cancerverse. And didn’t Nova go in there with him? Guess he’s not into the whole ‘no man left behind’ thing.

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Harley Quinn#10 by DC Comics

The first rule of Skate Club is… you do not mess with the Mistress of Mayhem! Harley stumbles across an underground fight club where big money winds with a body count. She’s in… and she’s making Sy Borgman her agent for the fights. But what happens when love gets in the way?

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Inhumans #4 by Marvel Comics

Rising star RYAN STEGMAN (SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN, WOLVERINE) joins the INHUMAN team!

Medusa and the Inhumans get a visitor to New Attilan – THOR!

Who is Reader and is he friend or foe?!

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Letter 44 #9 by Oni Press

Isobel Blades, First Lady, pays a visit to Congressman Chris Higgins, a former love interest rumored to be plotting Stephen’s impeachment. In the asteroid belt, the purpose of the Chandelier becomes clear, as it powers up for the first time. Earth’s solar system will never be the same.

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Outcast #3 by Image Comics

‘I REMEMBER WHEN SHE LOVED ME.’
KIRKMAN & AZACETA’s horror epic continues. Details of Kyle’s life, in the time before he returned to Rome, West Virginia, are revealed… as the danger from all around him intensifies.

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Saga #22 by Image Comics

The family is tested

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Superman #34 by DC Comics

Geoff Johns and John Romita, Jr. continue their epic Superman run with ‘THE MEN OF TOMORROW’ chapter 3! Introducing the bizarre villain known as The Machinist – the man behind the recent technological attacks on Metropolis. But what is his strange connection to Superman? Where is he from? And what does The Machinist want with The Daily Planet? Plus, the mystery behind the disaster at the Ulysses Research Lab sends Clark on an investigation that will reveal a dark secret from his past.

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45 Days Until Dragon Con

Geek Triumvirate will be making its annual pilgrimage to DragonCon in Atlanta again this year.  To countdown the days we will be sharing images, videos, and helpful tips from our previous visits.

Trailer for new season of Doctor Who was released.  Whovians are strongly present and DragonCon and imagine this year will be no exceptions.  Below is a picture from 2012.

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Amanda and Doctor Who cosplayer at DragonCon 2012. Amanda is a Sith and women is wearing a K-9 poodle skirt and 4th Doctor scarf.

 

Geek & Tie: Teefury Grab Bag

Yesterday my mystery grab bag order came in from Teefury.  I ordered a lady shirt my girlfriend and a shirt for myself.  I was mostly worried we both get a design from the others fandom. Thankfully it all worked out as girlfriend my tee was a mashup of Sleeping Beauty and Doctor Who by KHallion.  Mine was a Doctor Who and E.T. mashup by Wirdou.  Will update with photos later of us wearing our shirts.  I plan to keep this a regularly post about making your wardrobe more geek friendly.
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The Time of the Doctor Updated 12/18/13

Get your tissue ready. All reports from filming, the regeneration scene from Smith to Capaldi will be gut wrenching and tear inducing. The official synopsis goes as follows:

Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars… Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.

The BBC has also released 2 promo posters, with key differences:

capaHere you can see the attire that they both will be wearing, as well as a cyberman who looks like he drank too much the night before, and then the clock tower in the background that is stopped at midnight. Also, if you look really close, between the cybermans disembodied head and Smith’s coat, you will see a lantern with Peter Capaldi’s face in it.

mcganThis is practically the same picture, just in landscape format. Here, you can see 3 Silent’s in the back, as well as what appears to be Weeping Angels reaching out of the snow. There is also a lantern between The Doctor and Clara with a face in it, but this time the face is Paul McGann. Will we possibly be seeing him again for some more screen time at Christmas?

Updated 12/5/13

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Nothing really much to see here, from the various bits that are in the BBC’s Christmas trailers for all their shows, it looks like the Alliance from Season 5’s finale is back and in the mix in this one. The most shocking of the pictures is the last one, because he is walking away from The Silence, and if rumor’s are accurate, he has formed some kind of alliance/truce with them, which right now is kind of confusing, given what we know (or what we think we know) of them and their motives.

Updated 12/6/13

Another set of pictures, but this time they are quite interesting:

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This Christmas special is gearing up to be jam packed, and in this case, that is a good thing.

Updated 12/11/13

The BBC released the trailer for the Christmas special, as well as more pictures,  so here you go 🙂

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The Gift of Gifting: Part 1

First installment of our geeky holiday gift guide.

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Doctor Who: Series 1-7 Limited Edition Blu-ray Giftset

Available at Best Buy and Amazon for $299.99.  Set includes Series 1-7 which is both Russell T Davies and Stephen Moffats series. Series features 9th Doctor Christopher Eccelston, 10th Doctor David Tennant, and 11th Doctor Matt Smith.   Collection also includes remote sonic screwdrivers, comic book, and Doctor lithographs.

MLMWD001lgAMC® The Walking Dead® Officially Licensed Michonne’s Katana with Display Stand

Michonne katana from The Walking Dead. This katana is a licensed replica of Michonne’s sword. It is crafted with traditional Japanese sword making techniques and is hand-forged from 1045 high-carbon steel. The handle is wrapped in genuine ray skin and leather. Don’t be fooled by the imitators. This is a limited edition sword and only 5,000 pieces will be made.  Comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity. Fight the Dead. Fear the Living! Priced from $220-280.

Various Funko POP! figures

Funko’s POP! figures are some of the hottest items this year.  They keep adding more and more pop culture collections.  Jump over to our friends at JMD Retail to purchase these and many others.

Silence Will Fall

This is it. Matt Smith’s regeneration. He somehow finds himself back at Trenzalore, but before the final battle that costs him his life. Who will cause the regeneration? We got The Silence, Daleks, Cybermen, and Weeping Angels.

Why do I hear Billie Piper?