New comics releases of note this week. Click the links to order discounted items from Amazon.
TUROK SON OF STONE ARCHIVES VOL 2 More stone-age action!
COSBABY BATGIRL FIGURE
COSBABY CLASSIC BATMAN FIGURE
COSBABY ROBIN FIGURE
COSBABY TWO FACE FIGURE Ok, as I understand this, these are cos-play/anime-influenced vinyl collector toys that look like Batman and the like as babies. But why? And who buys this stuff?!! Makes my brain hurt.
BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #6 Could this be the coolest comic DC publishes? I mean, Batman teams up with Kid Eternity and the Seven Soldiers of Victory!
DETECTIVE COMICS #854
GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #1 Two more post-Bruce Wayne Batman-related comics. Sirens is a Paul Dini-scripted cheesecake fest, while 'Tec features a Greg Rucka-scripted Batwoman. I'll pass on the former, check out the latter.
SUPERMAN TALES FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE I've always dug the Phantom Zone. Not as much as the Negative Zone. Or the Twilight Zone. But still, fun stuff. Collects ADVENTURE COMICS #283,300, ACTION COMICS #336, SUPERMAN'S GIRLDFRIEND, LOIS LANE #33, SUPERMAN'S PAL, JIMMY OLSEN #62, SUPERMAN #157,205, SUPERBOY #89,104 and WHO'S WHO #18.
GOLDEN AGE STARMAN ARCHIVES VOL 2 Some swell Golden Age superhero stuff from Gardner Fox, Jack Burnley and others. Collects ADVENTURE COMICS #77-102.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #598 Man that's an icky cover... The American Son storyline continues.
ESSENTIAL DOCTOR STRANGE VOL 4 Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE #30-56; CHAMBER OF CHILLS #4 and MAN-THING #4, featuring work by a zillion different people, including Roger Stern, J.M. DeMatties, Chris Claremont, Gene Colan, Paul Smith, Marshall Rodgers (oh, yeah, I remember that all-to-brief run. Great stuff!)and more.