Comics Picks For 16.07.2014

In what is probably my last “Comics Picks For…” post since I am going on vacation for the next two weeks, what I like is that despite not hitting my usual goal of 26 comics read, I did manage to read the same as last week, 21 in all. All in all it is a good number I think since I got most of my usual titles out of the way and even read a few different things, some of which were really good.

The surprise hits of this week were Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Micro-Seres #5: Splinter from IDW Publishing and Harley Quinn Invades Comic Con #1 from DC Comics. The surprise flop of the week would be Robin Rises: Omega #1 from DC Comics. Expectedly great comics such as Secret Avengers #5 from Marvel Comics and Unity #9 from Valiant Comics were pretty damn good. I’m quite happy with the fact that I’m managing to read as many comics as I have for the past two weeks, given everything else. I expected the number to be much lower after all.

Anyway, here’s another edition of “Comics Picks For…”. Full reading list, as always, is available here and all my comics reviews are available here.

Previous Comics Picks of the Week:

Comics Read

  1. Aphrodite IX-Cyber Force #1 by Matt Hawkins, Stjepan Sejic and Troy Peteri
  2. Lady Zorro #1 by Alex De Campi, Rey Villegas, Morgan Hickman and Joseph Michael Linsner
  3. Marvel Now: Elektra #4 by W. Haden Blackman, Michael Del Mundo, Marco D’Alfonso and VC’s Clayton Cowles
  4. Marvel Now: Ms. Marvel #6 by G. Willow Wilson, Jacob Wyatt, Ian Herring, VC’s Joe Caramagna, Jamie McKelvie and Matthew Wilson (Review)
  5. Marvel Now: Original Sin: Hulk vs. Iron Man #2 by Mark Waid, Kieron Gillen, Luke Ross, Guru e-FX, VC’s Joe Caramagna and J. G. Jones
  6. Marvel Now: Original Sin #6 by Jason Aaron, Mike Deodato, Frank Martin, VC’s Chris Eliopoulos and Julian Totino Tedesco (Review)
  7. Marvel Now: Savage Hulk #2 by Alan Davis, Mark Farmer, Matt Hollingsworth and VC’s Clayton Cowles
  8. Marvel Now: Secret Avengers #5 by Ales Kot, Michael Walsh, Matthew Wilson,VC’s Clayton Cowles and Tradd Moore (Review)
  9. Marvel Now: Silver Surfer #4 by Dan Slott, Mike Allred, Laura Allred (Review)
  10. New 52: Batman Eternal #15 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley, Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, John Kalisz and Rob Leigh
  11. New 52: Future’s End #11 by Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen, Georges Jeanty, Cam Smith, Hi-Fi, Taylor Esposito and Ryan Sook (Review)
  12. New 52: Harley Quinn Invades Comic-Con #1 by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Javier Garron, Damion Scott, Robert Campanella, John Timms, Marco Failla, Dave Johnson, Stephane Roux, Lovern Kindzierski, Paul Mounts, Brett Smith, Dave McCaig and John J. Hill (Review)
  13. New 52: Justice League 3000 #8 by Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis, Howard Porter, Hi-Fi and Taylor Esposito
  14. New 52: Robin Rises: Omega #1 by Peter J. Tomasi, Andy Kubert, Jonathan Glapion, Brad Anderson and Nick J. Napolitano (Review)
  15. New 52: Superman Unchained #7 by Scott Snyder, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Alex Sinclair and Sal Cipriano
  16. New 52: Teen Titans #1 by Will Pfeifer, Kenneth Rocafort, Dan Brown and John J. Hill
  17. Star Trek: Flesh and Stone #1 by Scott Tipton, Dave Tipton, Sharp Brothers, Andrew Elder and Neil Uyetake (Review)
  18. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro-Series #5: Splinter by Erik Burnham, Charles Paul Wilson II, Jay Fotos and Shawn Lee (Review)
  19. The Devilers #1 by Joshua Hale Fialkov, Matt Triano, Mark Roberts, Simon Bowland and Jock
  20. Unity #9 by Matt Kindt, Stephen Segovia, Brian Reber, Dave Sharpe, Mico Suayan and Diego Bernard (Review)
  21. Vampirella v2 #2 by Nancy A. Collins, Patrick Berkenkotter, Dennis Crisostomo, Jorge Sutil, Rob Steen and Terry Dodson

 

Top Picks

 

Aphrodite IX-Cyber Force 001Aphrodite IX-Cyber Force #1

Ms. Marvel 006Ms. Marvel #6

Original Sin 006Original Sin #6

Future's End 011Future’s End #11

Harley Quinn Invades Comic-Con 001Harley Quinn Invades Comic-Con #1

Star Trek - Flesh and Stone 001Star Trek: Flesh and Stone #1

TMNT Micro 005 SplinterTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro-Series #5: Splinter

Unity 009Unity #9

Vampirella v2 002Vampirella v2 #2

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