Greg Sez #1 – Comics You Should Be Reading This Week

Greg Sez #1 – Comics You Should Be Reading This Week

Welcome to my first bit of what some would call ‘journalism’ here on WatchPlayRead. What I’m going to attempt to do each week is spotlight some books that, I feel, may pique your interest. In addition to the BIG FOUR of Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse, I’ll try to shed some attention on a […]

 

Batman: Under the Red Hood

Batman:  Under the Red Hood

I found this while  browsing through Netflix.  Yes, a new animated Batman movie!  Batman:  Under the Red Hood hits your personal media center (DVD, Blu-Ray, Digital Download and On-Demand) on July 27. Batman is played by Bruce Greenwood (Captain Pike from Star Trek), and Neil Patrick Harris is Nightwing.

 

Astro City: The Dark Age Book 4 #4

Astro City: The Dark Age Book 4 #4

After typing the title, I re-read it and thought, “How could you not be confused by it?”  For this Astro City saga, there have been four mini-series with four issues each, and this month marked the publication of the last issue.   After five years of publication, The Dark Age comes to an end. We find […]

 

I, Zombie

I, Zombie

Fan-favorite artist Mike Allred is back, with a new series someone else is writing:  Chris Roberson.  It is called I, Zombie.  Yeah, not the most original title, but it does accurately describe the series.  The first issue which is, as most of Vertigo first issues of new titles are, only$1.

 

Vertigo’s Latest Hardcover… How Much?

Vertigo’s Latest Hardcover… How Much?

It is Wednesday, and that means new comics day.  It is the day that Avengers #1 is coming out, and the fan boys are excited.  I am, however, looking a completely different comic book animal.  Today is the release of the latest hardcover by Vertigo Books Crime:  The Executor. No, I cannot write a review […]

 

GIANT-SIZE PODCAST: Episode IX, “Reading Comics in the Recession”

GIANT-SIZE PODCAST: Episode IX, “Reading Comics in the Recession”

Nick wasn’t lying about receiving fan-mail. Greg talks of his Wednesday Warrior’s betrayal (a challenge is issued). Sam comes unprepared and still lives without teh internetz.

 

Review: The Hunter

Review: The Hunter

In today’s market, the price of comic books keep going up. If you are paying $2.99 for your comics, you know you are happy. The Amazing Spider-man is still $2.99, while Action and Adventure Comics (once the home of Superman—that is a topic for another time) are up to $3.99. Of course, the comic book […]

 

Slightly Whorifying – The Batman Superman Movie

Slightly Whorifying – The Batman Superman Movie

Remember Batman: The Animated Series? If you don’t, it was a Batman cartoon from the 1990’s, and is generally considered one of the best cartoon series of its time. With great renditions of the usual rogue gallery of Batman villains as well as fun action and story, it’s good to watch even now. One villain […]

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