The Week in Geek: April 28 - May 4

Check out the latest in comics, books, movies, and tv for the week, as well as upcoming conventions.  After a week of relative relaxation, the geek world is going crazy again!  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits theaters on Friday, Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, and May The Fourth is happening on Sunday.  Not to mention the usual smattering of comics, book, and TV shows to keep up with.  Super busy, but super fun!  Have a geeky week!

 

Monday, April 28

What's on TV:

  • Regular Show S5E24 - Cartoon Network 6:30pm PST
  • Starcrossed S1E11 - CW 8pm PST
  • Metal Hurlant Chronicles S1E2 - SyFy 8pm PST
  • Metal Hurlant Chronicles S2E4 - SyFy 8:30pm PST

 

Tuesday, April 29

Books:

  • Dragon Age: Asunder - David Galder
  • Morningside Fall (Dustwalker Cycle) - Jay Posey
  • Peacemaker - Marianna De Pierres
  • Thornlost (Glass Thorns) - Melanie Rawn
  • Valour & Vanity - Mary Robinette Kowal
  • XOM-B - Jeremy Robinson

Games:

  • Gardening Mama 2 Forrest Friends (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Legends of Oz Dorothy's Return (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Rambo The Video Game (PlayStation 3, PC)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U)

DVDs:

  • Escape from Tomorrow
  • Godzilla: The Series - The Complete Animated Series
  • SpongeBob SquarePants - SpongeBob You're Fired
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - The Complete 4th Season (Blu-ray)
  • The Legend of Hercules

What's on TV:

  • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD S1E20 - ABC 8pm PST
  • Glee S5E18 - Fox 8pm PST

 

Wednesday, April 30

Comics:

     DC COMICS

  • Adventures Of Superman #12
  • Batgirl Annual #2
  • Batman '66 #10
  • Batman Beyond Universe #9 
  • Batman Eternal #4
  • Batman Superman Volume 1 Cross World HC 
  • Batwoman Annual #1
  • Flash Annual #3 
  • Flex Mentallo Man Of Muscle Mystery TP
  • Forever Evil Aftermath Batman Vs Bane #1 (One Shot) 
  • Green Lantern New Guardians Annual #2
  • He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe #12
  • Injustice Year Two #4
  • Scribblenauts Unmasked A Crisis Of Imagination #4 
  • Suicide Squad Volume 4 Discipline And Punish TP
  • Superman Batman Volume 1 Public Enemies TP 
  • Vertigo Quarterly Cyan #1

     MARVEL COMICS

  • All-New X-Men #26 
  • All-New X-Men Volume 4 All-Different HC 
  • Amazing Spider-Man #1 
  • Avengers #28 
  • Avengers A.I. #12
  • Avengers Undercover #1 (Dennis Hopeless Signed Edition)
  • Avengers World #5 
  • Deadpool By Daniel Way The Complete Collection Volume 3 TP
  • Disney Kingdoms Seekers Of The Weird #4 (Of 5)
  • Hulk #2 
  • Iron Man Volume 2 The Secret Origin Of Tony Stark Book 1 TP
  • Marvel Masterworks Captain America Volume 3 TP
  • Marvel Zombies The Complete Collection Volume 2 TP
  • New Avengers #17
  • Origin II #5 (Of 5)
  • Punisher #1 (Nathan Edmondson Signed Edition)
  • Silver Surfer #2 
  • Uncanny Avengers Annual #1 
  • What If Age Of Ultron #5 (Of 5)
  • Wolverine #5
  • Wolverine And The X-Men By Jason Aaron Volume 8 TP 
  • X-Force #4 
  • X-Men Volume 2 Muertas TP

     IMAGE COMICS

  • Black Science #6
  • CBLDF Presents Liberty HC
  • Chew #41
  • Deadly Class #4
  • Dream Police #1 
  • Egos #4
  • Elephantmen #56
  • Elephantmen 2260 Book One TP
  • Pretty Deadly Volume 1 TP
  • Secret Volume 1 Never Get Caught TP
  • Sidekick Volume 1 TP
  • Southern Bastards #1
  • Tales Of Honor #2 
  • Ten Grand #9  
  • Umbral #6

     DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Alabaster Grimmer Tales HC 
  • Atomic Legion HC 
  • Blackout #2 (Of 4) 
  • Captain Midnight #10 
  • Furious #4 (Of 5)
  • King Conan The Conqueror #3 (Of 6)
  • King Conan Volume 3 The Hour Of The Dragon TP
  • Pariah #3 (Of 8)
  • Serenity Leaves On The Wind #4 (Of 6)
  • Star Wars Dark Times Volume 7 A Spark Remains TP
  • Star Wars Rebel Heist #1 (Of 4)
  • Vandroid #3 (Of 5)
  • X Volume 2 The Dogs Of War TP

     BOOM! STUDIOS

  • 28 Days Later Omnibus Volume 1 HC 
  • Adventure Time 2014 Annual #1 
  • Clockwork Angels #2 (Of 6) 
  • Darklight HC
  • Garfield Pet Force 2014 Special #1  
  • Loki Ragnarok And Roll #3 (Of 4)

     IDW

  • Alice In Comicland HC 
  • Dexter's Laboratory #1 (Of 4) 
  • G.I. JOE #15 
  • G.I. JOE The IDW Collection Volume 4 HC
  • Ghostbusters #15  
  • Jericho Season 4 TP
  • Judge Dredd Mega-City Two #4 (Of 5)
  • My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #18 
  • Skybreaker TP
  • T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Classics Volume 3 TP
  • Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #28  
  • V-Wars #1 
  • X-Files Season 10 #11 

     DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Bad Ass #3 (Of 4)
  • Battlestar Galactica #10  
  • Battlestar Galactica Six #1 
  • Dejah Thoris And The Green Men Of Mars #12 
  • Doc Savage #4 
  • Doc Savage #5 
  • Grimm #12  
  • Queen Sonja Volume 6 Heavy Sits The Crown TP
  • Six Million Dollar Man Season 6 #1 (Jim Kuhoric Silver Signature Edition)
  • Vampirella Volume 5 Mothers Sons And A Holy Ghost TP 
  • Warlord Of Mars Dejah Thoris #37 
  • Warlord Of Mars Dejah Thoris Volume 5 Rise Of The Machine Men TP

     VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Rai #1 
  • Shadowman End Times #1 (Of 3) 

     ASPEN

  • Nothing New This Week 

Games:

     FANTASY FLIGHT PUBLISHING

  • Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Imperial Aces Expansion Pack 
  • Star Wars LCG Lure Of The Dark Side Force Pack

     NECA/WIZKIDS

  • Marvel HeroClix Deadpool
  • Star Trek Attack Wing The Dominion War DS9 Space Station
  • Star Trek Attack Wing The Tholian Web Organized Play Kit

     PRIMA GAMES

  • Fable Anniversary Collector's Edition Official Player's Guide HC

What's on TV:

  • Teen Titans Go S1E50 - Cartoon Network 6:30pm PST

 

Thursday, May 1

 Books:

  • The Summoning - F.G. Cottam (US Debut)

What's on TV:

  • Vikings S2E10 - History 7pm PST
  • The Big Bang Theory S7E22 - CBS 8pm PST
  • Elementary S2E22 - CBS 10pm PST

Conventions:

  • Another Game Convention 2014 - Hudson, OH (May 1 - May 4)

 

Friday, May 2

Movies:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2D, 3D, IMAX 3D)

Games:

  • Kirby Triple Deluxe (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Mario Golf World Tour (Nintendo 3DS)

What's on TV:

  • Grimm S3E20 - CW 9pm PST

Conventions:

  • BelleCON 2014 - Jacksonville, FL (May 2 - May 4)
  • Gaslight Gathering - San Diego, CA (May 2 - May 4)
  • LexiCon 2014 - Lexington, KY (May 2 - May 4)
  • Penguicon 2014 - Pontiac, MI (May 2 - May 4)
  • StarFest 2014 - Denver, CO (May 2 - May 4)
  • SVSCon 2014 - Herning, DENMARK (May 2 - May 4)
  • Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con 2014 - Minneapolis, MN (May 2 - May 4)

 

Saturday, May 3 - FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

What's on TV:

  • My Little Pony Friendship is Magic S4E24 - The Hub 7:30am PST
  • Transformers Rescue Bots S2E11 - The Hub 10:30am PST

 

Sunday, May 4 - MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!

What's on TV:

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles S2E16 - Nickelodeon 11am PST 
  • Adventure Time S5E39/44 - Cartoon Network 4:30pm PST
  • Game of Thrones S4E5 - HBO 6pm PST
  • Silicon Valley S1E5 - HBO 7pm PST
  • Veep S3E5 - HBO 7:30pm PST
  • Robot Chicken S7E4 - Cartoon Network 11:30pm PST