The Week in Geek: March 24 - March 30

Check out the latest in comics, books, movies, and tv for the week, as well as upcoming conventions.  We seem to be on a Muppets kick!  This week Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge premiers on SyFy.  A Muppet-making competition?  That is reality tv we can get behind!  Have a geeky week!

 

Monday, March 24

What's on TV:

  • Star-Crossed S1E6 - CW 8pm PST

 

Tuesday, March 25

Books:

  • Code Zero - Jonathan Maberry
  • Lockstep - Karl Schroeder
  • The Burning Dark (Spider War) - Adam Christopher
  • The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies by Clark Ashton Smith - edited by S.T. Joshi
  • The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth - Terry Pratchett & Jacqueline Simpson
  • The Revenant of Thraxton Hall - Vaughn Entwistle
  • Truth and Fear - Peter Higgins

Games:

  • Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts (PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360)
  • Cut the Rope: Triple Threat (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Deception IV Blood Ties (PlayStation 3, PS Vita) 
  • Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (PC)
  • Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Collector's Edition (PC)
  • Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends (PlayStation 3)
  • Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (PS4, PS Vita)
  • The Witch and the Hundred Knight (PlayStation 3)

DVDs:

  • Dragons, Defenders of Berk - Season 2, Part 1
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - A Dash of Awesome
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000 - XXIX
  • Walking with Dinosaurs

What's on TV:

  • Face Off S6E11 - SyFy 9pmPST
  • Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge S1E1 - SyFy 10pm PST

 

Wednesday, March 26

Comics:

     DC COMICS

  • Adventures Of Superman #11  
  • All-Star Western #29
  • American Vampire Volume 5 TP 
  • American Vampire Volume 6 HC
  • Aquaman #29 
  • Batman The Dark Knight #29
  • Batwoman Volume 3 World's Finest TP  
  • Batwoman Volume 4 This Blood Is Thick HC 
  • Beware The Batman #6 
  • Catwoman #29
  • Catwoman Volume 3 Under Pressure TP  
  • DC Universe Vs The Masters Of The Universe #6 (Of 6) 
  • Dead Boy Detectives #4
  • Fables #139 
  • Flash #29 
  • Forever Evil A.R.G.U.S. #6 (Of 6) 
  • Forever Evil Rogues Rebellion #6 (Of 6) 
  • He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe #11 
  • Injustice Year Two #3 
  • Justice League Dark #29 
  • Larfleeze #9 
  • Red Lanterns #29
  • Sandman Overture #2 (Of 6)
  • Showcase Presents Men Of War TP  
  • Suicide Squad Amanda Waller #1  
  • Superman #29 
  • Superman Earth One Volume 2 TP  
  • Talon #17 
  • Teen Titans #29
  • Wake #7 (Of 10) 
  • Worlds' Finest #21

     MARVEL COMICS

  • A+X #18
  • All-New Ghost Rider #1 
  • All-New X-Factor #5 
  • Amazing X-Men #5 
  • Avengers #27  
  • Avengers Assemble #25
  • Brilliant #5
  • Cable And X-Force Volume 4 Vendettas TP 
  • Captain America Homecoming #1 
  • Daredevil End Of Days TP 
  • Deadpool #26  
  • Fantomex MAX TP
  • George Romero's Empire Of The Dead Act One #3 (Of 5)
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy #13  
  • Hawkeye #18
  • Indestructible Hulk #20 
  • Iron Patriot #1 
  • Marvel Knights X-Men #5 (Of 5)
  • Marvel Masterworks Rawhide Kid Volume 1 TP
  • Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #24 
  • Miracleman #4 
  • New Avengers #16.NOW 
  • Origin II #4 (Of 5)
  • Revolutionary War Omega #1  
  • Savage Wolverine #16  
  • Silver Surfer #1 
  • Spider-Man By Roger Stern Omnibus HC 
  • Superior Spider-Man #30
  • Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #11
  • Survive #1  
  • Uncanny Avengers #18.NOW 
  • Uncanny Avengers Volume 3 Ragnarok Now HC  
  • Uncanny X-Force Volume 3 The Great Corruption TP
  • Wolverine By Jason Aaron The Complete Collection Volume 2 TP

     IMAGE COMICS

  • Alex + Ada #5
  • Bounce #11
  • Chew Volume 8 Family Recipes TP 
  • Dead Body Road #4 (Of 6)
  • Deadly Class #3 
  • Fatale #21
  • Jan's Atomic Heart And Other Stories GN 
  • Krampus #4
  • Manhattan Projects #19 
  • One-Hit Wonder #2 (Of 5)
  • Paul Pope Monsters And Titans Battling Boy On Tour TP 
  • Protectors Inc #5  
  • Rat Queens Volume 1 Sass And Sorcery TP 
  • Real Heroes #1 
  • Revenge #2 
  • Satellite Sam #7 
  • Sex #12
  • Skullkickers #25 
  • Think Tank Volume 3 TP 
  • Umbral #5
  • Walking Dead #124
  • Walking Dead Spanish Language Edition Volume 3 TP

     DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Adventures Of Nilson Groundthumper And Hermy HC  
  • B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth #1 (#1 For $1 Edition)
  • Blackout #1 (Of 4)
  • Bloodhound Crowbar Medicine #5 (Of 5) 
  • Captain Midnight #9
  • Elfquest The Final Quest #2 
  • Empowered Special #6  
  • Fear Agent Library Edition Volume 2 HC  
  • Furious #3 (Of 5)
  • Halo Escalation #4
  • King Conan The Conqueror #2 (Of 6) 
  • Light Brigade HC  
  • Mass Effect Foundation #9 
  • Massive #21 
  • Mind MGMT #20 
  • Pariah #2 (Of 8)
  • Serenity Leaves On The Wind #3 (Of 6) 
  • Star Wars Legacy II #13 
  • Tomb Raider #2 
  • Vandroid #2 (Of 5)

     BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Bravest Warriors #18
  • Hacktivist #3 (Of 4) 
  • Midas Flesh #4 (Of 8)
  • Regular Show #11 
  • Clive Barker's Hellraiser The Dark Watch Volume 2 TP  
  • Fanboys Vs Zombies Volume 4 TP 

     IDW

  • Batman The Silver Age Newspaper Comics Volume 1 1966-1967 HC 
  • Calico Horses And The Patchwork Trail TP 
  • Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 16 HC 
  • Device Volume 3 Traveling Device TP 
  • G.I. JOE A Real American Hero #200  
  • Ghostbusters #14  
  • Ghostbusters Total Containment Over-Sized HC 
  • Godzilla Rulers Of Earth #10 
  • Legends Of Oz Dorothy's Return TP
  • Popeye The Classic Newspaper Comics By Bobby London Volume 1 1986-1989 HC 
  • Rocky And Bullwinkle #1 (Of 4) 
  • Star Slammers Re-Mastered #1  
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #9 
  • Transformers Dark Cybertron Finale #1 (Dark Cybertron Part 12 Of 12) 
  • Wraith Welcome To Christmasland #5 (Of 7) 
  • X-Files Conspiracy #2 (Of 2)

     DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Ash And The Army Of Darkness Annual 2014  
  • Dejah Thoris And The Green Men Of Mars #12 (Of 12) 
  • Doc Savage #4 
  • Double Dejah Dynamic Forces 2-Pack  
  • Garth Ennis' Red Team Volume 1 Season One TP 
  • George R.R. Martin's A Game Of Thrones #19  
  • Legends Of Red Sonja #5 (Of 5) 
  • My Little Phoney A Brony Adventure #1  
  • Vampirella Strikes #1  
  • Vampirella Strikes #2  
  • Warlord Of Mars Dejah Thoris #37 

     VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Eternal Warrior #7

Games:

     NECA/WIZKIDS

  • Marvel HeroClix AvX Month 4 Organized Play Kit

 

Thursday, March 27

Games:

  • BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (PlayStation 3)

What's on TV:

  • Once Upon a Time in Wonderland S1E12 - ABC 8pm PST

Conventions:

  • Chi-Fi 2014 - Chicago, IL (Mar. 27 - Mar. 30)

 

Friday, March 28

Movies:

  • No new movies this week.

Games:

  • Putty Squad (PlayStation 3, PS Vita)

Conventions:

  • Animation Celebration - Lewisville, TX (Mar. 28 - Mar. 30)
  • AnomalyCon 2014 - Denver, CO (Mar. 28 - Mar. 30)
  • Brony Fest 2014 - Lewisville, TX (Mar. 28 - Mar. 29)
  • Conbust 2014 - Northampton, MA (Mar. 28 - Mar. 30)
  • Emerald City Comicon 2014 - Seattle, WA (Mar. 28 - Mar. 30)
  • Wizard World Louisville Comic Con 2014 - Louisville, KY (Mar. 28 - Mar. 30)

What's on TV:

  • Helix S1E13 - Syfy 10pm PST

 

Saturday, March 29

What's on TV:

  • My Little Pony Friendship is Magic S4E20 - The Hub 7:30am PST
  • Pokémon S17E11 - Cartoon Network 8:30am PST
  • Transformers Rescue Bots S2E6 - The Hub 10:30am PST

 

Sunday, March 30

What's on TV:

  • Bleach S15E22 - Cartoon Network 12am PST
  • Once Upon a Time S3E15 - ABC 8pm PST
  • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey S1E4 - FOX 9pm PST
  • The Walking Dead S4E16 - AMC 9pm PST
  • Talking Dead S4E16 - AMC 10pm PST