Each and every week “Donner” Henchman21 AND “Blitzen” MK2Fac3 read a lot of comics. Seriously you guys, a lot of comics. Maybe too many comics. I mean, it is possible”¦ theoretically. Naturally, they looks forward to some more than others. I mean, who doesn’t? So, let’s take a look into the depths of their pull lists, grab some comics, and they’ll let YOU know what the top books to look forward to are for the week of December 12, 2012. Single issues and trades, they’re all here.
This Wednesday is a special day. I mean, 12/12/12 must have some kind of numerological significance or something. More than that, it’s a day for new comics, which is good news for everyone. So, here are a few books to check out this week. Remember, comics make a great gift during this joyous time of year, so pick up a few to hand out or just buy a bunch for yourself. This ain’t no naughty or nice list, it’s the GoD List!
Fear Agent, Vol. 6: Out of Step Story by Rick Remender
Pencils by Mike Hawthorne and Tony Moore
Inks by John Lucas
Colors by Lee Loughridge
Letters by Rus Wooton
Covers by Tony Moore
Trade Cover by Jerome Opena and Matt Wilson Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: April 18, 2012
Cover Price: $16.99
Rick Remender‘s redneck space opera Fear Agent has drawn to a close, all that’s left to do now is read the obituary, close the casket, toss the flowers into the grave and call it a day.
Remender (X-Force, Punisher) has been teaming with an array of comic book talents, most notably artist Terry Moore (Walking Dead) since 2007 on this colorful ode to rocketships and ray guns. Heath Huston, formally from Ennis, Texas, is now roaming the galaxies seeking adventure, excitement, and a handle of whiskey…
[Minor spoilers begin] at least on the surface. What he’s actually searching for is a place in the universe. He’s the last of the Fear Agents, a battalion that unsuccessfully fought an alien occupation of Earth that wiped out most of the population, including much of his family. [Minor spoilers end]
Comics of Doom is back for another weekly installment of Geeks of Doom’s Official Comics Podcast. With you this week are Hunter Camp, Chris McDavid, and Willie Gillis to talk to you about all the latest and greatest in the world of comics. There were some interesting bits of news, and as always each host has picked their favorite comics from the week, including but not limited to Animal Man, Swamp Thing, Heart, Fear Agent, Last of The Greats, and many more! But there can be only one Doom of the Week. And the comic that stood out this week was none other than Nick Spencer and Christian Ward’s Infinite Vacation #3.
Enjoy the episode!
Reviews of Doom Hunter Camp – Frankenstein Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #1, Demon Knights #1, Pigs #1, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1
Willie Gillis – Criminal: The Last of the Innocent #4, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #1
Chris McDavid – Fear Itself #6, Criminal Macabre: No Peace for Dead Men, PunisherMax #17
Fear Agent #31 Out of Step Part 4 (of 5)
Written by Rick Remender
Pencils by Mike Hawthorne, Tony Moore
Finishes by John Lucas
Colors by Lee Loughridge
Letters by Rus Wooten
Cover by Tony Moore Dark Horse Comics
Released October 5th, 2011
Fear Agent has always been a series that I think would appeal to a lot of Geeks of Doom readers who maybe don’t read comics. It doesn’t deal with any of the standard superhero tropes of other comics, instead focusing on sci-fi action with smart writing and excellent art. Fear Agent has been chugging along for a few years, and is coming to an end next issue (at least for a while), so it is amazing to see that Fear Agent #31, part four of the Out of Step mini-series, is the best issue of the series so far.