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Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: April 22nd, 2015

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? Continue reading Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: April 22nd, 2015

Preview: THE BLACK HOOD #2

BlackHood_02-0THE BLACK HOOD #2

Duane Swierczynski
Michael Gaydos, Rachel Deering, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Regular Cover: Francesco Francavilla
Variant A: David Mack
VariantB: Howard Chaykin

Dark Circle Comics
MARCH 25, 2015
32-page, full color comic

NEW SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE! “The Bullet’s Kiss, Part 2” The acclaimed crime series continues with another dose of deadly noir by two masters of the genre. When you steal from the underworld, the underworld will come looking for you—even if you’re a cop. Greg Hettinger has unwittingly crossed the city’s most fearsome drug lord—a man only known as “The Connection,” who sends two of his most fearsome lieutenants after Greg. It’s one thing to have trouble come knocking on your front door. But it’s another when it’s already inside your house

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Review: The Black Hood #1

The Black Hood is a new comic series from Dark Circle Comics by Duane Swierczynski and Michael Gaydos. Dark Circle Comics is a new imprint from Archie Comics and The Black Hood is one of the first comics published under it. If The Black Hood is any indication, then I might be checking out some more upcoming titles from Dark Circle Comics.

The Black Hood follows the story of Officer Greg Hettinger, while responding to a police call is shot, in turn shoots and kills a masked vigilante known as the Black Hood. Hettinger’s life is slowly spiraling out of control as he deals with the aftermath, living with his face being scarred from the shotgun blast, knowing that he killed someone who was trying to do good and being called a hero for it just really makes Greg feels like a monster. Greg becomes addicted to painkillers and becomes more secluded from the outside world, finding escape from his situation behind the black hood that his partner snatched for him as a trophy. That is, until his speech therapist slows up at his front door and Greg attempts to avoid her end up with him confronting a group of muggers while wearing the black hood. Continue reading Review: The Black Hood #1