the jman sayeth: My top 5(ish) Things in February’s Previews.

Man!  There was a TON of good stuff in this month’s Previews!  So much so, I actually had to take a couple of things off my list (because, really…do you […]

Man!  There was a TON of good stuff in this month’s Previews!  So much so, I actually had to take a couple of things off my list (because, really…do you need a two parter for this kind of article?!?!?)!   And that’s almost unheard of for a February Previews. In your friendly neighborhood jman’s experience, February tends to be a bit…lean.  But, not this time!  The gods have smiled kindly on all of us souls, beaten down by this horribly horrible winter.

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So, instead of just standing around like a bunch of slacked jaw yokels, how’s about we get this show on the road?

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Justice League #30 – DC Comics.  Now…isn’t that a bit interesting!  Is Lex the head of the Justice League?  Whaaaaa?!?! It sure looks it.  And…Is that…Captain Cold back there?!?!?  Something’s more than a bit rotten in the state of Denmark.

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Forever Evil Aftermath:  Batman V Bane – DC comics.  OK.  This is the part of the show where I kick myself in the arse.  Because, I haven’t been following the Forever Evil offshoots, just the main title.  So, I’m not quite sure, but that looks an awful lot like Bane in some sort of modified Batman cowl?!?!?  WTF?!?!?  Now I gotta go back and read that stupid Forever Evil Arkham War I avoided.  Great.

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Justice League 3000 #5– DC Comics.  I don’t know.  I haven’t been too crazy bout this book.  Even though after the first issue I swore I was done, I still picked up issue 2.  And still wasn’t crazy about it.  And now that they’re adding Firestorm?  Damn it!  It looks like DC has sucked me in for at least another 3 issues.

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Flash 30/Flash Annual 3 – DC Comics.  Wally?  Is that you?!?!?  It is?!?!?  God!  I hope they don’t screw you up…

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Superman/Wonder Woman 7 – DC Comics.  This title has been one of DC’s better ones, lately.  And even though I’m not crazy at all about the new portrayal of Superman (angst is in!), I admit he’s not too bad in this title.  And Tony Daniel’s art certainly doesn’t hurt things either.  He certainly knows how to draw Wonder Woman.

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Sinestro 1 – DC Comics.  I’m pretty “meh” bout the expansion of the Green Lantern canon, what with the multi colored rings based on the emotional spectrum.  Meh.  But, Sinestro’s alright in my book.  Can’t wait to see what they’ve got in store for everyone’s favorite Yellow Lantern.

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Powergirl/ Huntress 2 pack – DC Collectibles.  Ahhh…Earth 2’s World Finest stuck on Earth 1.  It’s not a bad title.  I enjoy it enough.  And now that Powergirl is back in her pre52 duds?  Everything is ok, by me (what?!?!?).  So…yea.  I’ll be picking up this 2 pack.

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Red Hood and the Outlaws – DC Collectibles.  Even though I can’t stand Red Arrow’s get up (what’s with that trucker hat?!?!?) I gotta admit, these figures aren’t bad at all.  Not quite sure about that Red Hood figure, it being a digital scan and all, but, knowing me (and I’m pretty familiar with my work) I’ll be getting these figs.

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Amazing Spider-Man 1 – Marvel Comics.  I mean, c’mon!  Like I’ve got a choice, in this one?  Any card carrying comic book geek HAS to purchase this book.  Or be voted off the island.  And believe you me, if anyone’s winning a million dollars, it’s gonna be me.

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Deadpool #27 – Marvel Comics.  Look.  I’m as sick of Deadpool as the rest of you.  But, I gotta see where this one’s going.  So, ok…I’ll bite.

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What If:  Age of Ultron 1 – Marvel Comics.  I love “What Ifs”!  Man!  Do I love “What Ifs”.  Sure, Age of Ultron’s ending was more than a bit weak. But, that’s all the more reason to check this mini-series out.

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Ultimate Spider-Man 200 – Marvel Comics.  I am an admitted Miles Morales fan.  And even though I’m a few issues behind on Ultimate Spidey, I’ll be picking this issue up.  Just by the cover art, it looks to have more than a nice nod to Ultimate Pete and Miles.

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All New Ultimates 1 – Marvel Comics.  Now this one, on the other hand?  This one leaves me feeling…uncertain.  As of this writing, the events of Cataclysm have yet to be fully played out.  So, why we’re looking at what appears to be a Teen Titans version of the Ultimates, still remains to be seen.  So, I’ll say this…they’ve got me for at least one issue.

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Lola 1 – Aspen Comics.  Well, that slice of cheesecake just brought me in!  Let’s see what we’ve got inside these pages, Lola…

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Grimm Fairy Tales:  Queen of Hearts – CS Moore.  Another slice of cheesecake, did you ask?  Why, sure!  Coming right up.  You gotta love Zenescope Entertainment.  I mean, I do, at least.  They do what they do, and they do it well.  Beings that I’m a fan of Alice in Wonderland (how does one even become a fan of Alice in Wonderland?  That’s easy enough.  It’s the 50 million viewings I endured when my oldest daughter was a 2 year old.  Man…I knew that movie in and out!).  So, yea…that Queen of Hearts will be standing right next to my CS Moore Alice figure.

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WTF product of the monthPrince of Tennis II Kuranosuke Shiraishi Artfxjn statue.  Man…I don’t even know.  In all fairness, I’ve never seen/read anything about this Prince of Tennis thing.  So, I really shouldn’t comment (shouldn’t).  But, does anyone even watch tennis anymore?  Is that still a thing?

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