The Week in Geek: May 26 - June 1

Check out the latest in comics, books, movies, and tv for the week, as well as upcoming conventions.  We hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend and taking the day to relax in a fantastically nerdy manner.  This week sees the return of Syfy's Heroes of Cosplay, as well as a new Syfy show, The Wil Wheaton Project.  New to Blu-Ray is the docudrama An Adventure in Space and Time, which is a film about the creation of Doctor Who, and the latest installment of The Dresden Files, Skin Game, also hits shelves.  Have a geeky week!

 

Monday, May 26 - Happy Memorial Day!

What's on TV:

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles S2E13 - Nickelodeon 11am PST
  • The Fairly OddParents S9E21 - Nickelodeon 7:30pm PST

 

Tuesday, May 27

Books:

  • Artemis Awakening - Jane Lindskold
  • Crown of Renewal (Legend of Paksenarrion) - Elizabeth Moon
  • Dark Matter - Ian Douglas
  • Night Terrors - Tim Waggoner
  • Reach For Infinity - edited by Jonathan Strahan
  • Star Trek: The Lost Era: One Constant Star - David R. George III
  • Skin Game: A Novel of the Dresden Files - Jim Butcher
  • Strange Country - Deborah Coates
  • The Lost - Sarah Beth Durst
  • The Way to Babylon - Paul Kearney
  • Vulkan Lives - Nick Kyne

Games:

  • Mind Zero (PS Vita)
  • Sly Cooper Collection (PS Vita)
  • Watch Dogs (PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC)
  • Watch Dogs Limited Edition (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

DVDs:

  • An Adventure in Space and Time (Blu-Ray)
  • Dragons: Defenders of Berk - Season 2, Part 2

What's on TV:

  • Heroes of Cosplay S1E7 - Syfy 9pm PST
  • The Wil Wheaton Project S1E1 - Syfy 10pm PST

 

Wednesday, May 28

Comics:

     DC COMICS

  • Adventures Of Superman #13 
  • All-Star Western #31 
  • Aquaman #31  
  • Batman #31 
  • Batman Eternal #8
  • Catwoman #31
  • Catwoman Volume 4 Gotham Underground TP
  • Dead Boy Detectives #6 
  • Fairest Volume 3 The Return Of The Maharaja TP 
  • Flash #31 
  • Girl Who Played With Fire HC
  • He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe #13 
  • Injustice Gods Among Us Year Two #5 
  • Justice League Dark #31 
  • Larfleeze #11 
  • New 52 Futures End #4 
  • Nightwing #30 (Final Issue)
  • Red Lanterns #31 
  • Red Lanterns Volume 4 Blood Brothers TP
  • Sandman Overture Special Edition #2
  • Secret Origins #2 
  • Shazam Volume 1 TP
  • Suicide Squad #30 (Final Issue) 
  • Superman #31 
  • Superman Unchained #7 
  • Tales Of The Batman Carmine Infantino HC

     MARVEL COMICS

  • All-New Invaders #5
  • Avengers #30 
  • Avengers Assemble The Forgeries Of Jealousy TP 
  • Cataclysm The Ultimates' Last Stand HC
  • Deadpool #29 
  • Devil Dinosaur By Jack Kirby The Complete Collection TP
  • Dexter Down Under #4 (Of 5)
  • Disney Kingdoms Seekers Of The Weird #5 (Of 5)
  • Fantastic Four #5 
  • Giant-Size Spider-Man #1 
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy #15
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy All-New X-Men The Trial Of Jean Grey HC  
  • Inhuman #2  
  • Iron Man #26 
  • Iron Patriot #3 
  • Marvel Boy TP  
  • Marvel Firsts The 1980s Volume 2 T 
  • Marvel Masterworks The Invincible Iron Man Volume 3 TP 
  • Marvel Previews #130 
  • Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #26
  • Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man Volume 6 Digest TP 
  • Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy Prelude #2 (Of 2) 
  • Mighty Avengers #10 
  • Miracleman Volume 1 A Dream Of Flying HC  
  • Ms. Marvel #4 
  • Oz Ozma Of Oz TP 
  • Revolutionary War TP 
  • Thanos Annual #1 
  • Thunderbolts #26 
  • Uncanny Avengers #20 
  • Winter Soldier The Bitter March #4 (Of 5) 
  • Wolverine #7

     IMAGE COMICS

  • Adventures Of Apocalypse Al Volume 1 TP
  • Black Science Volume 1 How To Fall Forever TP 
  • C.O.W.L. #1 
  • Chew Revival #1 
  • Crawl Space Oversizied Omnibus HC
  • Dead Body Road #6 (Of 6)
  • Deadly Class #5
  • Drumhellar Volume 1 Badlands And Bad Trips TP 
  • Elephantmen #57 
  • Fuse #4 
  • Sex #13
  • Sheltered #9 
  • Skullkickers #27 
  • Southern Bastards #2
  • Sovereign #3 
  • Thief Of Thieves #21 
  • Trees #1
  • Umbral Volume 1 Out Of The Shadows TP
  • Witchblade #170 (Marc Silvestri Signed Edition)

     DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Captain Midnight #11
  • Captain Midnight Volume 2 Brave Old World TP
  • Conan The Avenger #2  
  • Eerie Archives Volume 16 HC
  • ElfQuest The Final Quest #3
  • Furious #5 (Of 5) 
  • Halo Escalation #6 
  • King Conan The Conqueror #4 (Of 6)
  • Mass Effect Foundation #11
  • Massive #23 
  • Mind MGMT #22
  • Pariah #4 (Of 8)
  • Resident Alien Volume 2 The Suicide Blonde TP
  • Serenity Leaves On The Wind #5 (Of 6)
  • Sledgehammer 44 Volume 1 TP 
  • Star Wars Legacy II #15 
  • Star Wars Rebel Heist #2 (Of 4)
  • Tomb Raider #4
  • Vandroid #4 (Of 5)

     BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Bravest Warriors #20 
  • Clive Barker's Nightbreed #1  
  • Interesting Drug HC
  • Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal The Novelization HC 
  • Midas Flesh #6 (Of 8)
  • Peanuts #18 
  • Regular Show 2014 Annual #1 (One Shot)
  • Tanpopo Collection Volume 2 HC

     IDW

  • City The Mind In The Machine #4  
  • Complete Little Orphan Annie Volume 10 HC
  • Ghostbusters #16  
  • Godzilla Rulers Of Earth #12  
  • My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #19 
  • Parker The Hunter By Richard Stark With Illustrations By Darwyn Cooke HC 
  • Transformers Robots In Disguise #29 
  • X-Files Season 10 #12 

     DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Art Of Ramona Fradon HC (Signed Edition) 
  • Battlestar Galactica #12 
  • Battlestar Galactica Six #2 (Of 5) 
  • Captain Action Cat The Timestream Catastrophe #2 (Of 4) 
  • Dejah Of Mars #1 (Of 4)
  • Doc Savage Annual 2014 
  • Doctor Spektor Master Of The Occult #1 
  • Twilight Zone #5 

     VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Harbinger #23
  • Harbinger Wars Deluxe Edition Volume 1 HC
  • Shadowman End Times #2 (Of 3)

     ASPEN

  • Nothing New This Week

Games:

     GALE FORCE 9

  • Firefly The Board Game Pirates And Bounty Hunters Expansion

     NECA/WIZKIDS

  • DC HeroClix War Of Light Booster Brick Organized Play Wave 1
  • DC HeroClix War Of Light Month 1 Organized Play Kit
  • Marvel HeroClix X-Men Days Future Past 24-Count Display
  • Star Trek Attack Wing Arena Episode Organized Play Kit

     STEVE JACKSON GAMES

  • Munchkin Apocalypse 2 Sheep Impact

 

Thursday, May 29

 Books:

  • The Immortal Crown: An Age of X Novel - Richelle Mead

What's on TV:

  • Teen Titans Go! S1E47/48 - Cartoon Network 6pm PST

Conventions:

  • Wyrd Con - Los Angeles, CA (May 22 - May 26)

 

Friday, May 30

Movies:

  • Maleficent (2D/3D)
  • A Million Ways to Die in the West

Games:

  • Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

Books:

  • Solace Shattered - Anna Steffl
  • The River of Souls - Robert McCammon

What's on TV:

  • Crossbones S1E1 - NBC 9pm PST

Conventions:

  • Alabama Pheonix Festival - Burmingham, AL (May 30 - Jun 1)
  • Califur - Irvine, CA (May 30 - Jun 1)
  • Cleavland ConCoction - Cleavland, OH (May 30 - Jun 1)
  • Con Carolinas - Charlotte, NC (May 30 - Jun 1)
  • Indy PopCon - Indianapolis, IN (May 30 - Jun 1)
  • SoDak Con 2014 - Rapid City, SD (May 30 - Jun 1)

 

Saturday, May 31

Conventions:

  • 8th Annual Spokane Comicon - Spokane, WA (May 31 Only)
  • Wonderfest - Louisville, KY (May 31 - Jun 1)

What's on TV:

  • Transformers Rescue Bots S2E15 - The Hub 10:30am PST

 

Sunday, June 1

Books:

  • The Traitor's Heir - Anna Thayer

What's on TV:

  • Bleach S16E4 - Cartoon Network 12am PST
  • Blue Exorcist S1E15 - Cartoon Network 2am PST
  • Game of Thrones S4E8 - HBO 6pm PST
  • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey S1E12 - FOX 9pm PST