From the Outright Geekery Staff…
It’s the last Geek Picks before Father’s Day. So if you need any gift ideas for that comic book loving poppa in your life, maybe our Geek Picks for June 17th, 2020 can be of assistance!
Angel:I really enjoyed the wild and crazy ride that was Dark Knights Metal, so I’m excited to see what else Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo do together in this Metal story. It’s up my alley of weird and wonderful DC things.
Brian: My second pick is Dark Nights Death Metal #1. I got hooked on DC’s take of the Multiuniverse having alternate versions of the Justice League (Remember, The Batman who Laughs). Here were have an all-star cast of writers of
Scott Snyder , Greg Capullo, and Jonathan Glapion. When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond recognition, while Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman have all been separated and fight to survive. Unleash the beast and let the head banging begin!
Writer: Scott Snyder
Artist: Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Get ready for the earth-shattering encore! The legendary team behind Dark Nights: Metal and Batman: Last Knight on Earth take center stage and reunite for one last tour. When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond recognition, while Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman have all been separated and fight to survive. Unleash the beast and let the head banging begin!
Publisher: DC Comics
Collecting most of Silver Surfer’s solo stories from 1968 to 1970, including the first appearance of Mephisto, team ups with Thor, Human Torch, and Spidey. The one draw back is it’s only the A stories.
Writer: Stan Lee, Roy Thomas
Artist: John Buscema, Various
Norrin Radd sacrificed himself to save his planet and his true love Shalla-Bal from the world-devourer Galactus – but the price was servitude as mighty Galactus’ herald, the Silver Surfer! Now, exiled on Earth, the Surfer struggles to understand the beauty and humanity of mortal men and nobly seeks to heal the rifts that separate man from his brothers. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in the pages of FANTASTIC FOUR, the Silver Surfer embodies Lee’s socially conscious writing and Kirby’s mind-blowing cosmic concepts – and here he is joined by another creator who grants him a soul-wrenching humanity: The one and only John Buscema! Experience staggering and unique tales as mankind is explored through the eyes of an outsider. Collecting SILVER SURFER (1968) #1-7 (A STORIES) and #8-18 and material from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #5 and NOT BRAND ECHH #13.
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Rating: Teen (Original Material Published Unrated)
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