The Week in Geek: February 24 - March 2

Check out the latest in comics, books, and tv for the week, as well as upcoming conventions. Overall this week feels a bit light on new nerd entertainment, but we are excited about Thor: The Dark World coming to DVD!  And some of our favorite TV shows are picking back up now that the Olympics have ended.  Have a geeky week!

 

Monday, February 24

What's on TV:

  • Adventure Time S5E48 - Cartoon Network 7pm PST
  • Star-Crossed S1E2 - CW 8pm PST

 

Tuesday, February 25

Books:

  • The Undead Pool - Kim Harrison
  • The Judge of Ages (Count to a Trillion) - John C. Wright

Games:

  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
  • Magus (PlayStation 3)
  • Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare (Xbox 360, Xbox One)
  • Port Royale 3 Gold Edition (PlayStation 3)
  • Tales of Symphonia Chronicles (PlayStation 3)
  • Thief (PS4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

DVDs:

  • Adventure Time - The Complete Third Season
  • Thor: The Dark World

What's on TV:

  • Face Off S6E7 - SyFy 9pm PST

 

Wednesday, February 26

Comics:

     DC COMICS

  • 100 Bullets Brother Lono #8 (Of 8) 
  • Adventures Of Superman #10 
  • All-Star Western #28 
  • Aquaman #28  
  • Batman Superman #8 
  • Batman The Dark Knight #28 
  • Beware The Batman #5 
  • Catwoman #28
  • DC Universe Presents Volume 3 Black Lightning And Blue Devil TP 
  • DC Universe Vs The Masters Of The Universe #5 (Of 6) 
  • Dead Boy Detectives #3 
  • Flash #28  
  • Forever Evil A.R.G.U.S. #5 (Of 6) 
  • Justice League Dark #28 
  • Larfleeze #8
  • Scooby-Doo Where Are You #42 
  • Superman #28 
  • Superman Lois Lane #1 
  • Talon #16 
  • Teen Titans #28 
  • Threshold Volume 1 The Hunted TP 
  • Unknown Soldier TP  
  • Wake #6 (Of 10) 
  • Worlds' Finest #20

     MARVEL COMICS

  • Amazing Spider-Man The Art Of The Movie Slipcase HC 
  • Avengers Assemble #24
  • Captain America Winter Soldier HC  
  • Cataclysm The Ultimates' Last Stand #5 (Of 5) 
  • Deadpool #24
  • Fantastic Four #1 
  • George Romero's Empire Of The Dead Act One #2 (Of 5)
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy #12  
  • Hawkeye #15 
  • Indestructible Hulk #19
  • Marvel Masterworks The Fantastic Four Volume 10 TP
  • Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #23 
  • Mighty Avengers #7
  • Miracleman #3 
  • Origin II #3 (Of 5)
  • Revolutionary War Supersoldiers #1  
  • Secret Avengers #16
  • Secret Avengers Volume 2 Iliad TP 
  • Secret Service TP
  • Superior Foes Of Spider-Man Volume 1 Getting The Band Back Together TP 
  • Superior Spider-Man #28 
  • Superior Spider-Man Team-Up Volume 1 Versus TP 
  • Thor By Walter Simonson Volume 4 TP
  • Thunderbolts #22  
  • Uncanny Avengers #17 
  • Uncanny Avengers Volume 1 The Red Shadow TP 
  • Wolverine #2 
  • Wolverine And The X-Men #42
  • X-Force By Craig Kyle And Chris Yost The Complete Collection Volume 1 TP
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     IMAGE COMICS

  • Artifacts #35 
  • Black Science #4 
  • Bounce #10 
  • Chew #40
  • Dead Body Road #3 (Of 6)
  • Deadly Class #2 
  • Elephantmen #54 
  • Five Weapons #7
  • Invincible Volume 19 The War At Home TP 
  • Manhattan Projects #18
  • Mice Templar Volume 4.1 Legend Part 1 TP 
  • One Hit Wonder #1 (Of 5)
  • Peter Panzerfaust Volume 3 Cry Of The Wolf TP 
  • Rat Queens #5  
  • Revenge #1 
  • Satellite Sam #6 
  • Sex #11
  • Sheltered #7 
  • Super Dinosaur #22 
  • Ten Grand #1  
  • Thief Of Thieves Volume 3 TP 
  • Three #5 
  • Umbral #4
  • Walking Dead #122

     DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Angel And Faith Volume 5 What You Want Not What You Need TP 
  • Breath Of Bones A Tale Of The Golem HC 
  • Captain Midnight #8
  • Chronicles Of King Conan Volume 7 Day Of Wrath And Other Stories TP 
  • Creepy Comics Volume 3 The Lurking Fate TP 
  • Furious #2 (Of 5) 
  • Halo Escalation #3
  • Incredible Adventures Of Dog Mendonca And Pizzaboy Volume 2 Apocalypse TP 
  • King Conan The Conqueror #1 (Of 6)
  • Mass Effect Foundation #8 
  • Massive #20 
  • Mind MGMT #19 
  • Pariah #1 (Of 8)
  • Serenity Leaves On The Wind #2 (Of 6) 
  • Star Wars Legacy II #12 
  • Tomb Raider #1 
  • Vandroid #1 (Of 5)

     BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Bravest Warriors #17 
  • Deceivers #3 (Of 6) 
  • Hacktivist #2 (Of 4) 
  • Peanuts #16  
  • Regular Show #10 
  • Robocop Beta #1  
  • Robocop Volume 2 Last Stand Part 1 TP

     IDW

  • Ghostbusters #13  
  • Judge Dredd #16  
  • My Little Pony Friends Forever #2  
  • Powerpuff Girls #6  
  • Samurai Jack #5  
  • Samurai Jack Special Director's Cut  
  • Star Trek #30  
  • Star Trek Khan #5 (Of 5) 
  • T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #6  
  • T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Volume 1 TP 
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #31 
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #8 
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Utrom Empire #2 (Of 3) 
  • Transformers Regeneration One #99 
  • Wraith Welcome to Christmasland #4 (Of 7)
  • X-Files Conspiracy Transformers #1
  • Zombies Vs Robots No Man's Land SC

     DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Army Of Darkness Vs Hack Slash #6 (Of 6) 
  • Black Bat #9 
  • Cryptozoic Man #4 (Of 4) 
  • Damsels #13 
  • Dejah Thoris And The Green Men Of Mars #11 (Of 12)
  • Doc Savage #3 
  • Legends Of Red Sonja #4 (Of 5) 
  • Lone Ranger #22 (Of 25) 
  • Robotech Voltron #2 (Of 5) 
  • Uncanny Volume 1 Season Of Hungry Ghosts TP

     VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Archer And Armstrong Volume 4 Sect Civil War TP 
  • Bloodshot And H.A.R.D. Corps H.A.R.D. Corps #0  
  • X-O Manowar #22 

Games:

     CRYPTOZOIC ENTERTAINMENT

  • DC Comics Deck Building Game 2 Heroes Unite

     NECA/WIZKIDS

  • DC HeroClix Superman And The Legion Of Superheroes Booster Brick

     STEVE JACKSON GAMES

  • Munchkin Apocalypse Mars Attacks Card Game 
  • Zombie Dice Deluxe Edition

What's on TV:

  • Arrow S2E14 - CW 8pm PST
  • Psych S8E6 - USA Network 9pm PST

Conventions:

  • PREZCON 2014 - Charlottesville, VA (Feb. 26 - Mar. 2)

 

Thursday, February 27

Books:

  • Baptism of Fire - Andrzej Sapkowski (UK Release) 
  • The Forgotten War - Howard Sargent (UK Release)

What's on TV:

  • The Big Bang Theory S7E16 - CBS 8pm PST
  • Community S5E7 - NBC 8pm PST
  • King of the Nerds S2E6 - TBS 10pm PST

Conventions:

  • Intercon N Noir 2014 - Chelmsford, MA (Feb. 27 - Mar. 2)

 

Friday, February 28

Movies:

  • The Wind Rises (expanded release)

Books:

  • First Tales - Clive Barker

Games:

  • Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy (Nintendo DS)

Conventions:

  • Animeland Wasabi 2014 - Denver, CO (Feb. 28 - Mar. 2)
  • Genericon 2014 - Troy, NY (Feb. 28 - Mar. 2)
  • Gottacon 2014 - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA (Feb. 28 - Mar. 2)
  • Ring of Fire 2014 - Virginia Beach, VA (Feb. 28 - Mar. 2)

What's on TV:

  • Grimm S3E13 - NBC 9pm PST
  • Helix S1E9 - Syfy 10pm PST

 

Saturday, March 1

Conventions:

  • Dallas Comic & Pop Expo - Richardson, TX (Mar. 1 - Mar. 2)

What's on TV:

  • My Little Pony Friendship is Magic S4E16 - The Hub 7:30am PST
  • Pokemon S17E7 - Cartoon Network 8:30am PST

 

Sunday, March 2

What's on TV:

  • Bleach S15E18 - Cartoon Network 12am PST
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles S2E12 - Nickelodeon 11am PST
  • The Walking Dead S4E12 - AMC 9pm PST
  • Talking Dead S4E12 - AMC 10pm PST