The Week in Geek: May 5 - May 11

Check out the latest in comics, books, movies, and tv for the week, as well as upcoming conventions.  Between Spider-Man and Free Comic Book Day it has been an intensely geeky weekend!  Hopefully you have enough time to recover and find a geeky gift for Mother's Day on Sunday.  Have a geeky week!

 

Monday, May 5 - THE REVENGE OF THE FIFTH!

What's on TV:

  • Starcrossed S1E12 - CW 8pm PST
  • Metal Hurlant Chronicles S1E5 - SyFy 10:30pm PST

 

Tuesday, May 6

Books:

  • American Craftsmen - Tom Doyle
  • Authority - Jeff VanderMeer
  • Deadly Shores: Destroyermen - Taylor Anderson  
  • Gemsigns - Stephanie Saulter
  • Jupiter War - Neal Asher
  • Mirror Sight: Book Five of Green Rider - Kristen Britain 
  • People of the Morning Star - Kathleen O'Neal Gear & W. Michael Gear
  • Secret of the Stars - Andre Norton
  • Sworn In Steel - Douglas Hulick
  • The Bees: A Novel - Laline Pau
  • The Crimson Campaign - Brian McClellan
  • The Enceladus Crisis - Michael J. Martinez
  • The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Steadfast - Jack Campbell
  • The Oversight - Charlie Fletcher
  • The Sea Without A Shore - David Drake
  • The Silk Map - Chris Willrich
  • The Three Emperors - William Dietrich
  • Treasure Planet - Hal Colebatch & Jessica Q Fox
  • World of Warcraft: War Crimes - Christie Golden

Games:

  • God of War Collection (PS Vita)
  • Hakuoki Stories of the Shinsengumi (PlayStation 3)
  • MLB The Show (PS4)

DVDs:

  • Adventure Time - Volume 6: The Suitor
  • Eureka - Season 3
  • The Looney Tunes Comedy Hour - Looney Tunes: Center Stage, Vol. 2
  • Veronica Mars 

What's on TV:

  • Glee S5E19 - Fox 8pm PST

 

Wednesday, May 7

Comics:

     DC COMICS

  • All-Star Western Volume 4 Gold Standard TP 
  • Aquaman And The Others #2 
  • Astro City #12 
  • Batman Eternal #5 
  • Batman Superman #10 
  • Batman Volume 3 Death Of The Family TP 
  • Batman Volume 4 Zero Year Secret City HC
  • Batwing #31 
  • Detective Comics #31 
  • Earth 2 #23 
  • Fairest #26 
  • Godzilla HC 
  • Green Arrow #31 
  • Green Lantern #31 
  • Green Lantern Corps #31  
  • Hinterkind #7 
  • Justice League 3000 #6 
  • Movement #12 (Final Issue) 
  • New 52 Futures End #1 
  • Saga Of The Swamp Thing Volume 6 TP 
  • Scooby-Doo Team-Up #4 
  • Swamp Thing #31 
  • Teen Titans Annual #3 
  • Trinity Of Sin The Phantom Stranger #19
  • Vampire Diaries #5
  • Wake #8 (Of 10) 
  • Watchmen International Edition TP (New Edition) 
  • Watchmen TP (New Edition) 
  • World Of Warcraft Dark Riders TP

     MARVEL COMICS

  • Age Of Ultron TP 
  • All-New X-Factor #7 
  • Amazing Spider-Man #1.1 
  • Annihilation Omnibus HC 
  • Black Widow #6 
  • Castle Unholy Storm HC  
  • Cyclops #1  
  • Deadpool Vs Carnage #3 (Of 4) 
  • Fire HC 
  • Indestructible Hulk Volume 2 Gods And Monster TP 
  • Iron Fist The Living Weapon #2  
  • Iron Man Fatal Frontier HC
  • Loki Agent Of Asgard #4 
  • Magneto #3 
  • Miles Morales The Ultimate Spider-Man #1 
  • Miracleman #5 
  • Moon Knight #3 
  • New Warriors #4 
  • Original Sin #1 (Of 8)
  • Punisher #5
  • Savage Wolverine #18 
  • She-Hulk #4 
  • Uncanny X-Men #1  
  • Uncanny X-Men Volume 3 The Good The Bad The Inhuman HC  
  • X-Men Days Of Future Past Prose Novel HC 
  • X-Men No More Humans HC 
  • X-Men The Adamantium Collection HC 
  • X-Men Vs Hulk TP

     IMAGE COMICS

  • 68 Rule Of War #2 (Of 4) 
  • Alex + Ada #6 
  • Aphrodite IX #10 
  • Apocalypse Al #4 (Of 4) 
  • Burn The Orphanage Reign Of Terror #1 (Of 5) 
  • Burn The Orphanage Volume 1 Born To Lose TP 
  • Clone #16 
  • Cyber Force #9 
  • Fatale #22 
  • I Kill Giants Fifth Anniversary Edition TP 
  • Invincible Universe Volume 2 TP 
  • Madame Frankenstein #1 (Of 7) 
  • Nailbiter #1 
  • Rat Queens #6 
  • Real Heroes #2  
  • Revenge #3 (Of 4) 
  • Revival #20 
  • Satellite Sam #8
  • Satellite Sam Tijuana Bible
  • Spawn #243
  • Todd The Ugliest Kid On Earth Volume 2 TP 
  • Walking Dead #115 

     DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Alley Oop The Complete Sundays Volume 1 1934-1936 HC 
  • Angel And Faith Season 10 #2  
  • Bad Blood #5 (Of 5)
  • Conan And The People Of The Black Circle HC 
  • Emily And The Strangers Volume 1 HC
  • Grindhouse Doors Open At Midnight #8 (Of 8)
  • Magnus Robot Fighter 4000 AD Archives Volume 3 TP 
  • Michael Avon Oeming's The Victories #11 
  • S.H.O.O.T. First TP
  • Star Wars Omnibus Dark Times Volume 2 TP 
  • Terminator Salvation The Final Battle #6 (Of 12) 
  • Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 3 TP
  • True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys Limited Edition HC 
  • True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys TP 
  • Veil #3 (Of 5)

     BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Adventure Time The Flip Side #5 (Of 6)
  • Day Men Pen And Ink #1  
  • Dead Letters #2 
  • Garfield #25 
  • Revelations #5 (Of 6) 
  • Suicide Risk #13  
  • Woods #1 

     IDW

  • Amelia Cole And The Hidden War GN
  • Black Dynamite #2 (Of 4) 
  • Crow Pestilence #3 (Of 4) 
  • G.I. JOE A Real American Hero Volume 9 TP
  • Illegitimates #5 (Of 6) 
  • In The Dark A Horror Anthology HC 
  • Jinnrise #10 
  • Maxx Maxximized #7  
  • My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Volume 4 TP 
  • Other Dead HC 
  • Powerpuff Girls #9  
  • Rocky And Bullwinkle #3 (Of 4)
  • Sinister Dexter #6 (Of 7) 
  • Tales Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 4 TP 
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Volume 2 #7  
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures Volume 2 TP

     DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Black Bat #10 
  • Chaos #1 (Of 6)
  • Flash Gordon #1 
  • Lone Ranger #24 (Of 25)
  • Miss Fury #10 
  • Red Sonja #9 
  • Shadow Year One #8 (Of 10)
  • Turok Dinosaur Hunter #4 
  • Vampirella Southern Gothic TP

     VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Archer And Armstrong #20 
  • Shadowman Volume 4 Fear Blood And Shadows TP

     ASPEN

  • Fathom Kiani Volume 3 #3

Games:

     FANTASY FLIGHT PUBLISHING

  • Star Wars RPG Age Of Rebellion Beginner Game

Books:

  • Magic City: Recent Spells - edited by Paula Guran

 

Thursday, May 8

 Books:

  • Glow - Ned Beauman (UK Release)
  • Poison - Sarah Pinborough

Games:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Xbox One)

What's on TV:

  • The Big Bang Theory S7E23 - CBS 8pm PST
  • Elementary S2E23 - CBS 10pm PST

Conventions:

  • LepreCon - Mesa, AZ (May 8 - May 11)
  • The World Horror Convention - Portland, OR (May 8 - May 11)

 

Friday, May 9

Movies:

  • Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

Games:

  • Bound by Fame (PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360)

What's on TV:

  • Grimm S3E21 - CW 9pm PST
  • Hannibal S2E11 - NBC 10pm PST

Conventions:

  • Animefest - Brno, Czech Republic (May 9 - May 11)
  • Anime Southeast 2014 - Sevierville, TN (May 9 - May 11)
  • ANS Sci-Fi & Comic Con - La Plata, MD (May 9 - May 11)
  • Marcon 49 (2014) - Columbus, OH (May 9 - May 11)
  • TrekCon Springfield - Springfield, MO (May 9 - May 11)
  • Utopia - Oxfordshire, UK (May 9 - May 11)

 

Saturday, May 10

Conventions:

  • Bristol Comic Expo - Bristol, UK (May 10 - May 11)
  • Pop Stuff Expo - Ventura, CA (May 10 - May 11)
  • TAS-CON - Holliston, MA (May 10 - May 11)
  • Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Toronto, Ontario, CAN (May 10 - May 11)

What's on TV:

  • My Little Pony Friendship is Magic S4E25 - The Hub 7:30am PST
  • Transformers Rescue Bots S2E12 - The Hub 10:30am PST

 

Sunday, May 11 - Happy Mother's Day!

What's on TV:

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles S2E17 - Nickelodeon 11am PST 
  • Game of Thrones S4E6 - HBO 6pm PST
  • Silicon Valley S1E6 - HBO 7pm PST
  • Veep S3E6 - HBO 7:30pm PST
  • Once Upon a Time S3E21/22 - ABC 8pm PST
  • Cosmos S1E9 - FOX 9pm PST
  • Rosemary's Baby S1E1 - NBC 9pm PST