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April 9, 2007

Pull List Analysis for the week of April 11, 2007

Filed under: Pull List Analysis — David Uzumeri @ 11:55 pm

Sorry I’m late this week, I’ve been busy with work engagements, but here’s the shipping list analysis for April 11, 2007:

Nova #1 (Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning & Sean Chen) (Cover by Adi Granov)New X-Men #37 (Chris Yost & Skottie Young w/Niko Henrichon)New Avengers #29 (Brian Michael Bendis & Leinil Yu)Teen Titans #45 (Geoff Johns, Adam Beechen & Al Barrionuevo) (Cover by Tony S. Daniel)All Star Superman #7 (Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely)

DC
52 Week #49 $2.50
The home stretch hits into high gear with the last issue before World War III. With only four issues left to go, there’s a lot to wrap up in this book, but the creators have earned my confidence (and, I suspect, the general confidence of comics fans) to pull this off.

Green Arrow Vol 3 #73 $2.99
Green Lantern Corps Vol 2 #11 $2.99
Grifter Midnighter #2 $2.99
JLA Classified #37 $2.99
Justice League Of America Vol 2 #1 3rd Ptg $3.99
Loveless #17 $2.99
Rush City #6 $2.99
Sandman Mystery Theatre Sleep Of Reason #5 $2.99
Sandman Mystery Theatre Vol 5 Dr Death TP $19.99
Stormwatch PHD #6 $2.99
Tales Of The Unexpected Vol 2 #7 $3.99
The penultimate issue of David Lapham’s low-key Spectre miniseries, which has mostly been a loosely connected series of interesting one-shots that somehow just feel like Lapham Lite in comparison to his work on Stray Bullets – he should probably stick to arcs (like his fantastic City of Crime arc in Detective Comics) for his superhero work. Still, a great book, and Azzarello’s manic love letter to ignored DCU characters (which has, according to Mr. Rich Johnston of Lying in the Gutters fame, earned the ire of at least one of the 52 scribes) reaches its second-to-last issue as well.

Teen Titans Vol 3 #45 $2.99
Tenjho Tenge Vol 13 TP $9.99
Trials Of SHAZAM #6 $2.99
Wonder Woman Vol 3 #7 $2.99
The second issue of Jodi Picoult’s arc in DC’s most inconsistent monthly title. The previous issue was meandering and unoriginal at best while banal and puerile at worst, which doesn’t speak well for the rest of this arc if it continues to consist of canned conflict and “How do I pumped gas”-esque misuse of Diana’s character. After this we’re rumored to get a two-issue arc from Kurt Busiek before receiving (again, rumored) new regular writer Gail Simone, so this book is doomed to quite a bit more troubled waters before finding a supposedly regular creative team. Why couldn’t they just keep Greg Rucka?

IDW Publishing
Clive Barkers Great And Secret Show #11 Incentive Clive Barker Sketch Cover $8.00
Clive Barkers Great And Secret Show #11 Regular Gabriel Rodriguez Cover $3.99
Conluvio Art Of Ben Templesmith Vol 2 TP $19.99
Desperadoes Buffalo Dreams #3 $3.99
Doomed Presents Ashley Wood TP $7.99
Fallen Angel Vol 2 #14 Incentive JK Woodard Variant Cover $7.00
Fallen Angel Vol 2 #14 Regular JK Woodward Cover $3.99
Transformers Prime Directive Movie Prequel #3 Regular Cover A $3.99
Transformers Prime Directive Movie Prequel #3 Regular Cover B $3.99
Transformers Stormbringer Manga Vol 1 TP $9.99

Image
After The Cape #2 $2.99
Battle Pope Color Vol 3 Pillow Talk TP $12.99
Bomb Queen III #2 $3.50
Dynamo 5 #1 New Printing Variant Cover $3.50
Dynamo 5 #2 $3.50
Fell #8 $1.99
Ferro City Vol 1 TP $15.99
Invincible Vol 4 Head Of The Class TP New Printing $14.99
Madman Atomic Comics #1 $2.99
Nightly News #5 $2.99

Marvel
Amazing Spider-Girl #7 $2.99
Blade Vol 3 #8 $2.99
Civil War TP $24.99
DF Mighty Avengers #1 Signed By Frank Cho $19.99
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #17 2nd Ptg Variant Cover $2.99
Ghost Rider Vol 5 #10 $2.99
Heroes For Hire Vol 1 Civil War TP $13.99
Iron Man Vol 4 #15 2nd Ptg De La Torre Variant Cover $2.99
Iron Man Vol 4 #16 $2.99
Iron Man #16 finally hits the stands, after a printing snafu that left tons of misprinted (and not just out-of-order, but with duplicated/missing pages) in the hands of Borders retailers two weeks ago and the rest of the print run pulped. The Knaufs will continue their first post-Civil War story arc, featuring the return of the Mandarin.

Legion Of Monsters Man-Thing #1 $2.99
Loners #1 $2.99
Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #23 $2.99
Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four Vol 5 All 4 One 4 For All TP Digest $6.99
Marvel Illustrated Jungle Book $2.99
Marvel Masterworks Invincible Iron Man Vol 4 HC $54.99
Marvel Select Flip Magazine #24 $4.99
Marvel Tales Flip Magazine #23 $4.99
New Avengers #29 $2.99
New Avengers versus Mighty Avengers. It doesn’t really matter what I say on this point, anybody with a remote interest in this book is probably buying it anyways.

New X-Men Vol 2 #37 $2.99
A one-shot about Magik (Illyana Rasputin) and her apparently imminent return, with guest art from Pride of Baghdad‘s Niko Henrichon along with new series penciller Skottie Young (New Warriors). This is being advertised as a good jumping-on point for the title, and with the Endangered Species/whatever it’s leading to crossover on the way, regular X-Men (and X-Factor) readers may want to consider beginning to pay attention to this book.

newuniversal #5 $2.99
Nova Vol 4 #1 $2.99
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning & Sean Chen launch a new Nova ongoing series in a hope that the success of the Annihilation event will finally get Marvel a long-lasting Nova book. With a significant status quo change for the character coming out of the event, as well as the lure of upcoming Initiative issues dealing with his relationship with the New Warriors (and especially Speedball/Penance), this might actually have a shot at succeeding where every other volume of Nova failed…

Punisher War Journal Vol 2 #6 $2.99
Sensational Spider-Man Feral TP $13.99
Sensational Spider-Man Vol 2 #35 2nd Ptg Crain Variant Cover $2.99
She-Hulk 2 #17 $2.99
Spider-Man Back In Black Handbook $3.99
Spider-Man Family #1 2nd Ptg Kirk Variant Cover $4.99
Spider-Man Fantastic Four #1 $2.99
Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane #17 $2.99
Spider-Man Magazine One Shot $5.99
Spider-Man Reign HC $19.99
Thunderbolts #113 $2.99
Uncanny X-Men #485 $2.99
White Tiger #5 $2.99
Wolverine Origins #13 $2.99

Dark Horse
Blade Of The Immortal #124 $2.99
BPRD Garden Of Souls #2 $2.99
Conan & The Midnight God #3 $2.99
Star Wars Knights Of The Old Republic #15 $2.99

Independents

AC Comics
Femzine #4 $9.95
Men Of Mystery Cache Of Classics Special #1 $21.95

ACC Studios
Liberality For All #4 $2.99

Afterburn Comics
Unit Primes Vol 1 GN New Ptg $11.95

Amaze Ink/Slave Labor Graphics
Emo Boy #11 $2.95

Antarctic Press
Pirates vs Ninjas #4 $3.50

Avatar Press

Brian Pulidos Lady Death Dark Horizons Hells Army Cvr $5.99
Brian Pulidos Medieval Lady Death War Of The Winds #6 $3.99
Jungle Fantasy Annual #1 $4.99
Night Of The Living Dead Just A Girl Incentive Cvr $8.99
Pandora Annual #1 $4.99
Warren Ellis Wolfskin #3 $3.99

Big Bang Comics
Big Bang Presents #5 Teenrex $3.95

Bloodfire Studios
Utopiates #4 $2.95

BOOM! Studios
Mr Stuffins #1 $3.99
Two Guns #1 $3.99

Brain Scan Studios
Fiendish Fables One Shot #1 $3.50

Broadsword Comics
Tarot Witch Of The Black Rose #43 $15.00

Cinebook
Thorgal Child Of The Stars Vol 1 GN $14.99

Dakuwaka Productions
Helios Under The Gun #3 $2.99

Devils Due Publishing
Forgotten Realms Legend Of Drizzt Vol 1-3 TP Box Set $49.99
Forgotten Realms The Legend Of Drizzt Book 4 Crystal Shard HC $29.99
GI Joe Declassified TP $18.99
Hack Slash Vol 1 First Cut TP New Ptg $14.99
Hack Slash Vol 2 Death By Sequel TP $18.99
Sheena Preview Incentive Signed By Tim Seeley And Robert Rodi $15.00
Xombie #1 $3.50

Dont Eat Any Bugs Productions
Lookit Vol 2 Yarg And Other Stories GN $11.95

Drawn & Quarterly
Optic Nerve #11 $3.95

Dynamite Entertainment
Battlestar Galactica Cylon Apocalypse #2 $3.50
Battlestar Galactica Zarek #3 Photo Foil Cvr $24.99
Battlestar Galactica Zarek #4 $3.50
Highlander #6 $2.99

Fantagraphics
Complete Peanuts Vol 7 1963 – 1964 HC $28.95
Harry The Rat With Women TP $12.95
Kafka TP (Fantagraphics) $14.95
MOME Vol 7 Spring 2007 TP $14.95

First Second
Garage Band TP $16.95
Professors Daughter HC $29.95
Sardine In Outer Space 3 TP $12.95

Go! Comics
Night Of The Beasts Vol 3 GN $10.99

Guardian Line
Seekers #1 $2.99

Harper Collins
Monster Book Of More Manga TP $24.95

Markosia
Breathe #1 $2.99
Lexian Chronicles Full Circle #11 Cvr A Miranda $3.50
Starship Troopers Damaged Justice #2 $3.50
Tizzle Sisters & Erik HC Signed Edition $30.00

Mirage Studios
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Movie Adaptation #1 $4.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Movie Prequel #3 Donatello $3.25

NBM
Flower & Fade GN $13.95

Oni Press
Wasteland (Oni Press) #8 $3.50
Wasteland Book 1 Cities In Dust TP $11.95

Oog & Blik
Complete Universe Of Dupuy & Berberian TP $55.00

Penguin Group
White Night The Dresden Files Vol 9 HC $23.95

Picturebox
Cold Heat #4 $5.00

Rebellion
2000 AD #1529 $4.10
2000 AD #1530 $4.10
Nikolai Dante Tsar Wars Vol 2 TP $23.99

Renaissance Press
Amelia Rules #17 $4.95

Revolution Booksellers
Willy Weasely $7.95

Sirius Entertainment
Poison Elves Ventures Vol 2 Amrahlynn TP $15.95

St. Martins Press
Battlestar Galactica Vol 4 Unity HC $25.95
Battlestar Galactica Vol 4 Unity TP $14.95
X-Box Halo Vol 1 Ghosts Of Onyx MMPB $7.99

Titan
Classic Dan Dare The Man From Nowhere HC $22.95

Tokyopop
Battle Vixens Vol 11 GN $9.99
Chibi Vampire Vol 4 GN $9.99
Dark Goodbye Vol 1 GN $9.99
Dragon Head Vol 6 GN $9.99
Fruits Basket Vol 16 GN $9.99
Grenadier Vol 3 GN $9.99
Kamiyadori Vol 2 GN $9.99
Little Queen Vol 2 GN $9.99
Nosatsu Junkie Vol 2 GN $9.99
RG Veda Vol 9 GN $9.99
Rising Stars Of Manga United Kingdom & Ireland Vol 2 GN $9.99
Rozen Maiden Vol 4 GN $9.99
Saiyuki Reload Vol 7 GN $9.99
Soul Rescue Vol 2 GN $9.99
Tokyo Tribes Vol 6 GN $9.99
Utopias Avenger Vol 2 GN $9.99
Yubisaki Milk Tea Vol 4 GN $9.99

Viz Media
Banana Fish Vol 19 TP $9.99
Boys Over Flowers Vol 23 TP $9.99
Cheeky Angel Vol 17 GN $9.99
Inu Yasha Ani-Manga Vol 20 GN $11.99
Inu Yasha Vol 29 TP $8.95
Neon Genesis Evangelion Vol 10 TP $9.99
O-Parts Hunter Vol 3 TP $9.99
Red River Vol 17 GN $9.99
Shojo Beat Vol 3 #5 May 07 $5.99
Zatch Bell Vol 12 GN $9.99

Weinstein Books
Quentin Tarantinos Death Proof A Screenplay TP $13.95

Yaoi Press
Wishing For The Moon GN $12.95

1 Comment »

  1. Light week, but that’s a blessing in disguise I suppose.

    Thanks again!

    Comment by Crusader — April 10, 2007 @ 8:05 am

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