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BUY THESE BOOKS- 8/29/12 Edition

Doug Hahner/Editor: GOON VOL 3 #41 (DARK HORSE)-Eric Powell’s Goon is always worth reading. Each issue is usually a stand alone story. The tone of the book can go from deadly serious (check out the amazing OGN The Goon: Chinatown) to hysterically funny (Satan’s Ass Baby comes to mind, but I may not remember the […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 8/15/12 Edition

Ray Goldfield/Editor: BEFORE WATCHMEN: RORSCHACH #1 (DC) – There’s no question, this is the one everyone’s been waiting for. Rorschach was the breakout star of the original Watchmen, and the character who’s been speculated about most in the years since. Now, the crack team of Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo are getting to put their […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 8/8/12 Edition

Ray Goldfield/Editor: ARCHER AND ARMSTRONG #1 (VALIANT) – Coming off the incredibly strong relaunches of XO-Manowar and Harbinger, this title revives one of Valiant’s more offbeat titles, a supernatural buddy adventure with the strong creative team of Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry. With roots in ancient Egyptian mythology and starring two fan-favorite characters from […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 8/1/12 Edition

This one is going up a bit late so let’s get to it.   Ray Goldfield/Editor: ANIMAL MAN #12/SWAMP THING #12 (DC) – After a year of build-up in some of the DCU’s best books, the first Dark Line event is finally here. It’s Rotworld, building on the mythology of The Green, The Red, and […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 7/25/12 Edition

Another week, more great comics. This time out, a double dose of Kurtis Weibe (GRIM LEAPER, DEBRIS) and some big debuts (DEBRIS, NATIONAL COMICS, AXE COP)   Ray Goldfield/Editor: GREEN LANTERN #11 (DC) – So far, the new run on Green Lantern has been pretty great. But this new arc, featuring the return of Blackest […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 7/18/12 Edition

A smaller week than most but some real gems just the same. Let’s go:   Ray Goldfield/Editor: CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 (MARVEL) – I was a huge fan of last week’s Avenging Spider-man issue that served as a preview of sorts to Carol Danvers’ new ongoing series. Kelly Sue DeConnick has a very light touch with […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 7/11/12 Edition

Wow, we are looking at an absolutely phenomenal week for new releases. From original hardcovers and oversized one shots to anniversary milestones and conclusions to some major storylines and everything in between I could have easily picked 10 ‘Must Reads’. Let’s see what the GrayHaven team selected this time out. Ray Goldfield/Editor: BATMAN#11 (DC) – […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 7/4/12

There are a lot of great books out this week and Doug Hahner joins us as a guest ‘buyer’ so let’s get to it. Ray Goldfield/Editor: AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7 (MARVEL) – This event is turning into quite the surprise. While the opening act was a fairly standard chase thriller, everything changed once the Phoenix […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS 6/27/12 Edition

It’s a relatively small week for our staff, relatively speaking, but let’s see what strikes their fancy as their most anticipated comics. Ray Goldfield/Editor: ANGEL AND FAITH #11 (DARK HORSE) – While the ongoing Buffy titles gets most of the hype, I find its sister series by Christos Gage to be the more satisfying Buffyverse […]

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BUY THESE BOOKS- 6/20/12 Edition

Azzarello. Kirkman. Rucka. Vaughn. Who is putting out the book the GrayHaven team is most looking forward to this week?   Ray Goldfield/Editor:   BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #1(DC) – Brian Azzarello is riding an amazing hot streak this past year, with a critically acclaimed run on Wonder Woman and one of the best Batman minis […]

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