Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: September 3rd, 2014

outright-geekery Logo NewNew Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week?


Taylor: Original Sin #8

At long last, we come to the end of Marvel’s latest big event book. Though this book was theoretically going to be about the murder of the Watcher, that aspect quickly became part of the periphery as the event became the “Nick Fury is a Sinister Spook” melodrama. At long last, however, all our players are gathered on the moon, where answers should at last be on the way. Will these answers be satisfying? Will the event end with a bang or a wimper? Here’s where we find out.

Original Sin 8ORIGINAL SIN #8 (of 8)
JASON AARON (WRITER) • MIKE DEODATO (ARTIST)
Cover by Julian Totino Tedesco
Variant Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
Interlocking Battle Variant by ARTHUR ADAMS
Teaser Variant by JEUN-SIIK AHN
The Final Judgment!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99


Adam: Death of Wolverine #1

I’ve never really been a big fan of Wolverine, but I am a huge fan of Soule and McNiven. With these two at the helm, I’m certain they will actually make me care about this extremely overexposed character for once, even if that time is his death.

Death of Wolverine #1DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1
CHARLES SOULE (WRITER) • STEVE McNiven (ARTIST)
IT’S THE BEGINNING OF THE END – 3 MONTHS TO DIE ENDS HERE!
• The beginning of the end is now here … THE DEATH OF WOLVERINE!
• THREE MONTHS TO DIE, the loss of Wolverine’s healing factor–all led to this, the single most important X-Men event of the decade.
• Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does…but even the best fade away eventually.
• Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher—and so much more. But now, the greatest X-Men hero will play a role he’s never played before in this special weekly event brought to you by industry superstars Charles Soule and Steve McNiven.
Issue #1 – 48 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99


Gaumer: Uncanny X-Men #25

Most of the tie-ins from Marvel’s summer event Original Sin haven’t been very good at all. One exception is Uncanny X-Men, where the wait to see the late Charles Xavier’s last will and testament has been a really fun ride. Who will inherit the school, and will that choice tarnish a legend’s memory? I just can’t wait to find out!

Uncanny X-Men 25UNCANNY X-MEN #25
Brian Michael Bendis (WRITER) • Chris Bachalo (ARTIST)
AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. VARIANT BY PHANTOM CITY CREATIVE
ORIGINAL SIN tie-in!
• Xavier’s greatest secret has been revealed!
• Against such overwhelming power, will the X-Men succeed in holding the line?
• Or will Xavier’s final “gift” to his children be their undoing.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


Jules: Southern Bastards #4

Jason Aaron and Jason Latour have painted absolutely modern deep-south thriller with twists and turns at every step, and as a member of the Southern Nerd Community I completely endorse everything about this brilliant title.

Southern Bastards #4SOUTHERN BASTARDS #4
story: JASON AARON
art / cover: JASON LATOUR
JULY 23 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
THE EXPLOSIVE ENDING TO OUR FIRST ARC!
Earl Tubb and his big stick finally come face to face with Coach Boss. This will not be pretty


Those are our picks, what’s on the top of your stack this Wednesday?

Comix City Too!This post brought to you by Comix City Too! in Madison Tennessee, Outright Geekery’s local comic shop of choice. Check out everything coming out this week in stores here, and be sure to get out to your local comic shop.

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