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Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011

After some very light comic weeks, I picked up a lot of comics yesterday. Of course some of these were variants. Here are my favorites:

DC Comics

Victorian Undead II: Sherlock Holmes vs Dracula, #4 of 5
Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011
The game is afoot as Sherlock Holmes and his strange group of allies race against the clock to counter Count Dracula's moves in London against the Royal Family. Will their efforts be enough to stop a darkness spreading over the newly rebuilt London? Elementary, my dear reader!

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Doc Savage, #11
Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011
Doc Savage's adventure in the war-torn Zone races toward its unbelievable finish, as the secrets of the Two Who Are One – and Ronan McKenna's disappearance five years ago – are revealed! But Doc's discoveries may have set in motion a terrible fate for the Zone's innocent inhabitants!
 
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Dynamite Entertainment
 
Sherlock Holmes: Year 1, #1 of 6  
Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's dauntless detective returns in an all-new series of adventures exploring the sleuth's untold origins! Join Dr. John Watson as he meets young Sherlock Holmes in a fateful encounter that will\forever shape both men's destinies! Mysteries and murders most foul abound as we discover clues that reveal just how Holmes became the world's most famous [detective].  Dynamite Entertainment
Other covers

Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011

Warlord of Mars Chapter 1, #4

There are 8 covers for #4. I have seven of them, and have not yet found the missing variant.

Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011

Just as John Carter is getting settled in on Mars, he gets a big surprise: Dejah Thoris. Dejah is a beautiful Martian princess, and protecting her is going to earn Carter plenty of enemies. We've only seen one side of Mars so far, but in this issue we're going to see a whole lot more. Dynamite Entertainment

Other covers:

Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011


Vertigo

The Unwritten, #22
Wednesday Comics on Thursday - February 10, 2011
Tom's accidentally broken the novel Moby-Dick, and he's looking for a way out. What he finds is a path into a whole different ocean, with more trouble (and more whales) than he could possibly imagine.

And remember that endless stairway from issue #2? Well, now we get to see what it's for...

Vertigo

Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011

Due to forces beyond my control (2 feet of snow) I did not pick up my comics until today. Here are my favorites.

Avatar Press

Fevre Dream, #10

Regular Cover
Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011

Wraparound Cover
Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011

Nightmare Cover
Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011



True Blood Legacy Edition

Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011
The first True Blood series from IDW took the comic buying public by storm, fast becoming one of the most successful comics in our company’s history. Now, in celebration of this acclaimed series we are proud to release a special Legacy Edition of the first issue, containing all four covers as well as the first script, giving a rare insight into the inner workings of a comic book from initial thought to publication. IDW Publishing

. Star Trek: Khan: Ruling in Hell

Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011
It’s all-out war on Ceti Alpha V! Reeling from last issue’s devastating loss, Khan Noonien Singh rallies his troops for the ultimate battle for control of their world! The final missing piece of Khan’s life between “Space Seed” and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is at last revealed! IDW Publishing

There are photo variants for the True Blood Legacy Edition and Star Trek: Kahn: Ruling in Hell.


DC Comics

Doc Savage # 10

Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011
It was the war that changed everything and brought Clark Savage, Jr., and Ronan McKenna together. But the things those men had to do as soldiers would one day tear them apart! Don't miss this thrilling flashback to the history of the First Wave universe; a story that sets the scene for the deadly conclusion of Doc's adventure in the Middle East! DC Comics

Victorian Undead II: Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula, # 3 of 5

Wednesday Comics on ... Friday - January 14, 2011
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson form an uneasy alliance with Van Helsing and learn the dark, sordid history of Count Dracula. But what could his true goal be – and is the entire British Empire at risk? The epic miniseries continues!  DC Comics
Note that the actual cover is in rose tones. If I have a chance I'll scan it so you can see the difference.

Wednesday Comics on Thursday - December 16, 2010

It was a very light weeks for comics so I don't have much to share. These are my favorite covers for this week.

Avatar Press

Alan Moore's NEONOMICON #1 SDCC

Wednesday Comics on Thursday - December 16, 2010
Jacen Burrows unleashes this dramatic new cover that was previously only available at San Diego Comicon! This special edition first printing is limited to just 1500 copies and is available for the original cover price!  Comic Cavalcade


Dynamite Entertainment

Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson: Moon Called #3

Wednesday Comics on Thursday - December 16, 2010
A dead werewolf's been dumped at Mercy Thompson's front door. The leader of the local wolf pack is desperately wounded by the assassins. His teen-age daughter kidnapped by the attackers. Our coyote shape-shifter needs help...but where can she turn?

With the loyalty of the pack in doubt Mercy's headed back home to the one man she's sure she can trust...and to a town that drove her out years ago. Will Mercy find the help she needs...or will old enemies make this trip her last?  Dynamite Entertainment
 
 
 
Victorian Undead II: Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula #2
 
Wednesday Comics on Thursday - December 16, 2010
A vampire in the court of Queen Victoria! As Sherlock Holmes lies bleeding, the sanguinary Count Dracula is making friends in high places. A shadow has fallen over the heart of the empire – one that not even the great detective alone can dispel. Enter: Van Helsing!  Wildstorm

Not much this week, but some nice art.
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