The Week in Geek: March 3 - March 9

Check out the latest in comics, books, movies, and tv for the week, as well as upcoming conventions. There is a lot of exciting stuff coming out this week!  Tuesday includes the releases of South Park: The Stick of Truth video game, the Doctor Who Christmas Special DVD, and Brandon Sanderson's much anticipated Words of Radiance.  If that wasn't enough, we also get our usual dose of awesome comics on Wednesday, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire DVD on Friday.  Have a geeky week!

 

Monday, March 3

What's on TV:

  • Almost Human S1E13 - Fox 8pm PST
  • Star-Crossed S1E3 - CW 8pm PST

 

Tuesday, March 4

Books:

  • Black Moon: A Novel - Kenneth Calhoun 
  • Emilie and the Sky World - Martha Wells
  • Half-Off Ragnarok - Seanan McGuire
  • Immortal Muse - Stephen Leigh
  • Murder of Crows: A Novel of the Others - Anne Bishop  
  • Night Broken (A Mercy Thompson Novel) - Patricia Briggs
  • Night of the Hunter: Companions Codex, I - R. A. Salvatore
  • Notes from the Internet Apocalypse - Wayne Gladstone
  • Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves (Empire and Rebellion) - James S. A. Corey
  • The Barrow - Mark Smylie
  • The Tropic of Serpents: A Memoir by Lady Trent (A Natural History of Dragons) - Marie Brennan
  • The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor: Part Two - Robert Kirkman
  • Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, Book 2) - Brandon Sanderson

Games:

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown - The Complete Edition (PC)
  • Zoo Tycoon (Xbox One)

DVDs:

  • Doctor Who - The Time of the Doctor: 2013 Christmas Special

What's on TV:

  • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD S1E14 - ABC 8pm PST
  • Face Off S6E8 - SyFy 9pm PST

 

Wednesday, March 5

Comics:

     DC COMICS

  • Action Comics #29 
  • Animal Man Volume 4 Splinter Species TP 
  • Batman Superman Annual #1  
  • Batwing #29
  • Detective Comics #29 
  • Earth 2 #21 
  • Fairest #24
  • Forever Evil #6 (Of 7)
  • Forever Evil Arkham War #6 (Of 6) 
  • Green Arrow #29 
  • Green Lantern #29 
  • Harley Quinn Welcome To Metropolis TP 
  • Hellblazer Shoot TP 
  • Hinterkind #6 
  • MAD Magazine #526 
  • Movement #10
  • Scooby-Doo Team-Up #3 
  • Stormwatch #29 
  • Swamp Thing #29 
  • Trillium #7 (Of 8)
  • Trinity Of Sin The Phantom Stranger #17 
  • Trinity Of Sin The Phantom Stranger Volume 2 Breach Of Faith TP 
  • Vampire Diaries #3

     MARVEL COMICS

  • Avengers A.I. #10 
  • Avengers Falcon TP 
  • Captain America #18 
  • Captain America The Death Of Captain America Prose Novel HC 
  • Iron Man #22
  • Loki Agent Of Asgard #2  
  • Magneto #1 
  • Moon Knight #1 
  • Muppets Omnibus HC  
  • New Warriors #2  
  • Night Of The Living Deadpool #4 (Of 4) 
  • Nova #14  
  • Nova Volume 2 Rookie Season TP 
  • Oz The Emerald City Of Oz HC 
  • Punisher #3  
  • She-Hulk #2  
  • Uncanny X-Force By Rick Remender Omnibus HC 
  • Uncanny X-Men #18
  • Uncanny X-Men Volume 1 Revolution TP
  • Wolverine #1 (John Romita Sr. Signed Edition) 
  • Wolverine And The X-Men #1 
  • X-Men Days Of Future Past HC

     IMAGE COMICS

  • Apocalypse Al #2 (Of 4) 
  • Bedlam Volume 2 TP
  • Burn The Orphanage Born To Lose #3 (Of 3) 
  • Clone #15
  • Darkness Vicious Traditions #1 
  • Drumhellar #5
  • Fatale Deluxe Edition Volume 1 HC 
  • Invincible Universe #11 
  • Jupiter's Legacy #4 
  • Revival #18
  • Satellite Sam Volume 1 TP 
  • Saviors #3 
  • Secret #6 
  • Starlight #1  
  • Tales Of Honor #1  
  • Velvet #4
  • Walking Dead Volume 20 All Out War Part 1 TP

     DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Avatar The Last Airbender Volume 7 The Rift Part 1 TP 
  • Bad Blood #3 (Of 5)
  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9 Volume 5 The Core TP
  • Captain Midnight Archives Volume 2 Captain Midnight Saves The World HC 
  • Catalyst Comix #9 (Of 9) 
  • Dream Thief Volume 1 TP 
  • EVE Source HC
  • Gasoline Alley Volume 1 The Complete Sundays 1920-1922 HC
  • Grindhouse Doors Open At Midnight #6 (Of 8) 
  • Juice Squeezers #3 (Of 4)
  • Lobster Johnston Get The Lobster #2 (Of 5) 
  • Michael Avon Oeming's The Victories #10
  • Terminator Salvation The Final Battle #4 (Of 12) 
  • Veil #1 (Of 5)

     BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Adventure Time #18  
  • Adventure Time Candy Capers #1 (Of 6) 
  • Adventure Time The Flip Side #3 (Of 6)
  • Adventure Time Volume 3 Seeing Red GN 
  • Adventure Time With Fionna And Cake #6 (Of 6) 
  • Day Men #1  
  • Evil Empire #1 
  • Garfield #23  
  • Rubicon TP 
  • Suicide Risk #11 

     IDW

  • G.I. JOE The Cobra Files Volume 2 TP 
  • Gate-Way #3 (Of 4) 
  • Michael Recycle Meets Bootleg Peg HC 
  • Powerpuff Girls Classics Volume 3 TP 
  • Rogue Trooper #1  
  • Sinister Dexter #4 (Of 7)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Villains Micro-Series Volume 2 TP 
  • Wild Blue Yonder #4 (Of 5)

     DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Black Bat #9 
  • Dejah Thoris And The Green Men Of Mars #11 (Of 12)
  • Doc Savage #3 
  • Lady Rawhide #4 (Of 5) 
  • Lords Of Mars Volume 1 TP 
  • Mark Waid's The Green Hornet #10  
  • Miss Fury #9  
  • Noir #5 (Of 5) 
  • Red Sonja #7 
  • Shadow Green Hornet Volume 1 Dark Nights TP 
  • Shadow Now #5 (Of 6) 
  • Turok Dinosaur Hunter #2 
  • Twilight Zone #3 
  • Warlord Of Mars #34  
  • Warlord Of Mars Dejah Thoris #36 

     VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Archer And Armstrong #18 (Mission Improbable Part 1)
  • Quantum And Woody The Goat #0  
  • Quantum And Woody Volume 2 In Security TP

Games:

     FANTASY FLIGHT PUBLISHING

  • Android Netrunner LCG Fear And Loathing Data Pack
  • Lord Of The Rings LCG The Voice Of Isengard Expansion

     NECA/WIZKIDS

  • DC HeroClix Superman And The Legion Of Doom Fast Forces 6-Pack 
  • DC HeroClix Superman And The Legion Of Doom Organized Play Kit
  • Marvel HeroClix AvX Month 3 Organized Play Kit
  • Pathfinder Battles Reign Of Winter Monsters Encounter Pack 
  • Star Trek Attack Wing 4th Division Battleship Expansion 
  • Star Trek Attack Wing I.K.S. Somraw Expansion 
  • Star Trek Attack Wing I.R.W. Gal Gaththong Expansion
  • Star Trek Attack Wing The Dominion War Month 6 Organized Play Kit
  • Star Trek Attack Wing U.S.S. Equinox Expansion

 Movies:

  • Particle Fever (limited release NY)

What's on TV:

  • Arrow S2E15 - CW 8pm PST

 

Thursday, March 6

Books:

  • Descent - Ken MacLeod (UK Release)
  • The White Mountain - David Wingrove (UK Release)
  • Traitor's Blade - Sebastien de Castell (UK Release)

What's on TV:

  • The Big Bang Theory S7E17 - CBS 8pm PST
  • Community S5E8 - NBC 8pm PST
  • Once Upon a Time in Wonderland S1E9 - ABC 8pm PST
  • Elementary S2E17 - CBS 10pm PST
  • King of the Nerds S2E7 - TBS 10pm PST

 

Friday, March 7

Movies:

  • 300: Rise of Empire (2D/3D/IMAX)
  • Mr. Peabody and Sherman
  • Particle Fever (limited release LA)
  • War of the Worlds Goliath (limited)

DVDS:

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Games:

  • Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy (Nintendo DS)

Conventions:

  • Wild West Steampunk Convention 2014 - Tucson, AZ (Mar. 7 - Mar. 9)
  • Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con 2014 - Sacramento, CA (Mar. 7 - Mar. 9)

What's on TV:

  • Grimm S3E14 - NBC 9pm PST
  • Helix S1E10 - Syfy 10pm PST

 

Saturday, March 8

Conventions:

  • Heart of Texas Comic Con - Waco, TX (Mar. 8 - Mar. 9)

What's on TV:

  • My Little Pony Friendship is Magic S4E17 - The Hub 7:30am PST
  • Transformers Rescue Bots S2E3 - The Hub 10:30am PST

 

Sunday, March 9

What's on TV:

  • Once Upon a Time S3E12 - ABC 8pm PST
  • The Walking Dead S4E13 - AMC 9pm PST
  • Talking Dead S4E13 - AMC 10pm PST