THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

bulletproof coffin 4 Bulletproof Coffin #4
by David Hine and Shaky Kane
Image Comics

Karl says: This is the cleverest. most comic-est book on the shelves right now. Both an homage to comics and collecting, and a ripping yarn to boot! We have the original art for the cover in the store right now, and I’m considering buying it before you do! Shaky Rules!

justice society of america special 1 Justice Society of America Special #1
by Scott Kolins
DC Comics

Chris says: Scott Kolins finishes his ‘magog’ storyline in style in this over-sized special. Not the most amazing book I’ve read, but it’s great to see Kolins let loose.

joe the barbarian 7 Joe the Barbarian #7
by Grant Morrison and Sean Murphy
DC Comics

Sharon says: I am embarrassingly excited over this comic. Joe must choose to embrace is new life as a hero, or return to his old life as a young boy. The finale draws near!!

marvelous land of oz Marvelous Land of Oz
by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young
Marvel Comics

Camila says: Beautiful hard cover edition of Shanower and Young’s adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s sequel to the Wizard of Oz. A good read whether you’re a Baum fan or not, very true to that of the original book, and featuring gorgeous art by Skottie Young.

daredevil ultimate collection vol.2 Daredevil Ultimate Collection Vol. 2
by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev
Marvel Comics

Simon says: The second installment of Marvel’s ultimate paperback collection of Bendis and Maleev’s character defining run on the man without fear continues to be as stylish and well written as the first, and remains Bendis’s best superhero work to date.