The Week in Geek: June 9 - June 15

Check out the latest in comics, books, movies, and tv for the week, as well as upcoming conventions.  This week we are particularly excited about the upcoming release of How to Train Your Dragon 2!  For the book worms, Orson Scott Card is releasing his new installment about the Formic War - Earth Awakens.  And Brickworld Chicago (the Lego convention) sounds like it would be a fun way to spend the weekend.  Have a geeky week!

 

Monday, June 9

 

Tuesday, June 10

Books:

  • California Bones - Greg van Eekhout
  • Earth Awakens (The First Formic War) - Orson Scott Card
  • Koko Takes A Holiday - Kieran Shea
  • Robogenesis: A Novel - Daniel H. Wilson
  • Shield and Crocus - Michael R. Underwood
  • The Leopard - K. V. Johansen
  • Thorn Jack - Katherine Harbour 

Games:

  • Enemy Front (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
  • Enemy Front Special Edition (PlayStation 3)
  • How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)

DVDs:

  • Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey - The Complete Series
  • Doctor Who - The 3rd Series, Part 1
  • The Secret Lives of Dorks

What's on TV:

  • Heroes of Cosplay S1E9 - Syfy 9pm PST
  • The Wil Wheaton Project S1E3 - Syfy 10pm PST

 

Wednesday, June 11

Comics:

     DC COMICS

  • Astro City #13
  • Batgirl #32 
  • Batman Eternal #10 
  • Birds Of Prey #32
  • Coffin Hill #8
  • Constantine #15 
  • Detective Comics #32 
  • DMZ Deluxe Edition Volume 2 HC
  • FBP Federal Bureau Of Physics #11 
  • Green Lantern Corps #32 
  • Green Lantern Corps Volume 3 Willpower TP 
  • Infinity Man And The Forever People #1  
  • JLA Volume 5 TP 
  • Justice League United #2 
  • Legends Of The Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #3
  • New 52 Futures End #6
  • Red Hood And The Outlaws Volume 4 League Of Assassins TP
  • Royals Masters Of War #5 (Of 6)
  • Scooby-Doo Where Are You #46
  • Smallville Season 11 Lantern #3 (Of 4)
  • Superboy #32
  • Superman Wonder Woman #9 
  • Worlds' Finest #24
  • Worlds' Finest Volume 3 Control Issues TP

     MARVEL COMICS

  • All-New Invaders #6
  • All-New Ultimates #3 
  • All-New X-Men #28
  • Amazing Spider-Man #1.2 
  • Avengers The Legacy Of Thanos TP
  • Avengers Undercover #5
  • Avengers Volume 3 Prelude To Infinity TP
  • Captain Marvel #4
  • Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu #2 (Of 4)
  • Deadpool #30 
  • Figment #1 (Of 5)
  • Hulk #4
  • Invaders Classic The Complete Collection Volume 1 TP
  • Marvel Masterworks Captain Marvel Volume 5 HC
  • Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble #9
  • Mighty Avengers #11 
  • New Avengers #19 
  • Night Of The Living Deadpool TP
  • Nightcrawler #3 
  • Original Sins #1 (Of 5) 
  • Savage Wolverine #20
  • Secret Avengers #4 
  • She-Hulk #5
  • Thor God Of Thunder Volume 2 Godbomb TP 
  • Uncanny X-Men Special #1 
  • United States Of Murder Inc #2 
  • Wolverine #8 

     IMAGE COMICS

  • Ghosted Volume 2 TP
  • Godland Volume 6 Goodbye Divine TP
  • Liquid City Volume 3 TP
  • Manifest Destiny #7 
  • Real Heroes #3
  • Red City #1 
  • Revenge #4 (Of 4) 
  • Satellite Sam #1 
  • Shutter #3
  • Starlight #4 
  • Tales Of Honor #3 
  • That's Because You're A Robot (One Shot)
  • Walking Dead #128
  • Whispers TP
  • Wildfire #1 

     DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Abe Sapien #13
  • Baltimore Volume 4 Chapel Of Bones HC
  • Blackout #3 (Of 4)
  • Creepy Archives Volume 19 HC 
  • Crime Does Not Pay City Of Roses HC
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Morella And The Murders In The Rue Morgue (One Shot)
  • EVE True Stories HC
  • Michael Avon Oeming's The Victories Volume 3 Posthuman TP
  • New Lone Wolf And Cub Volume 1 TP
  • Star Wars #18
  • Star Wars Dawn Of The Jedi Volume 3 Force War TP 
  • Two Past Midnight TP
  • X #14

     BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Bee And Puppycat #2 
  • Bravest Warriors 2014 Impossibear Special #1 
  • Dead Letters #3 
  • Empty Man #1 (Of 6)
  • Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal The Novelization HC 
  • Lumberjanes #3 
  • Peanuts The Beagle Has Landed Charlie Brown GN
  • Protocol Orphans #1 (Of 4)
  • Returning #4 (Of 4)
  • Savage Brothers Deluxe Edition TP 
  • Sons Of Anarchy #10 

     IDW

  • Angry Birds Comics #1  
  • Chicacabra TP 
  • Crow Pestilence #4 (Of 4)
  • Danger Girl G.I. JOE Deluxe Edition HC
  • Dexter's Laboratory #3 (Of 4)
  • Godzilla The IDW Era #1 
  • Haunted Horror #11 
  • Mars Attacks Volume 1 Attack From Space Deluxe Edition HC
  • My Little Pony Micro-Series #5 (Of 6)(Pinkie Pie)
  • Popeye Classics Volume 4 HC 
  • Rocky And Bullwinkle #4 (Of 4)
  • Rogue Trooper Classics #2 (Of 12)
  • Sinister Dexter #7 (Of 7) 
  • Star Mage #3 (Of 6)
  • Star Trek #34 
  • Transformers Dark Cybertron Volume 2 TP
  • Transformers Robots In Disguise #30 
  • Wraith Welcome To Christmasland #7 (Of 7)

     DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Ash And The Army Of Darkness #8
  • Blood Queen #1 
  • Legenderry A Steampunk Adventure #4 (Of 7)
  • Pathfinder City Secrets #2 (Of 6)
  • Sherlock Holmes Moriarty Lives #4 (Of 5)
  • Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1 

     VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Archer And Armstrong #21 
  • Archer And Armstrong Volume 5 Mission Improbable TP
  • Armor Hunters #1 (Of 4)
  • Bloodshot And H.A.R.D. Corps #23 

     ASPEN

  • Nothing new this week.

Games:

     HASBRO TOY GROUP

  • Cranium Party Board Game

     NECA/WIZKIDS

  • Lord Of The Rings HeroClix The Return Of The King 24-Count Display
  • Marvel Dice Masters Avengers Vs X-Men Playmat 
  • Pathfinder Battles Reign Of Winter Booster Brick
  • Pathfinder Battles Reign Of Winter White Dragon Promotional Figure

     WIZARDS OF THE COAST

  • Magic The Gathering TCG Journey Into NYX Event Deck

Conventions:

  • Arch Anime - Collinsville, IL (Jun 11 - Jun 13)

 

Thursday, June 12

 Conventions:

  • Cosplaycon - Jefferson City, MO (Jun 12 - Jun 15)
  • Superman Celebration 2014 - Metropolis, IL (Jun 12 - Jun 15)

What's on TV:

  • Teen Titans Go! S1E53 - Cartoon Network 6pm PST
  • Regular Show S5E28 - Cartoon Network 7:30pm PST

 

Friday, June 13

Movies:

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2

What's on TV:

  • Continuum S3E11 - Syfy 10pm PST

Conventions:

  • AndroCon - Atlanta, GA (Jun 13 - Jun 15)
  • Anime Mid-Atlantic - Chesapeake, VA (Jun 13 - Jun 15)
  • Anime Netherlands - The Hague, Netherlands (Jun 13 - Jun 15)
  • Combat Con - Las Vegas, NV (Jun 13 - Jun 15)
  • Denver Comic Con - Denver, CO (Jun 13 - Jun 15)
  • Louisianime - Lafayette, LA (Jun 13 - Jun 15)
  • OMGcon 2014 - Owensboro, KY (Jun 13 - Jun 15)
  • SCI FI Summer Con 2014 - Atlanta, GA (Jun 13 - Jun 15)

 

Saturday, June 14

Conventions:

  • Brickworld 2014 - Schaumburg, IL (Jun 14 - Jun 15)
  • Eternal Con - Garden City, NY (Jun 14 - Jun 15)
  • Takii 2014 - Philadelphia, PA (Jun 14 - Jun 15)
  • Yorkshire Cosplay Con - Doncaster, United Kingdom (June 14 only)

What's on TV:

  • Pokémon S17E21 - Cartoon Network 8am PST
  • Transformers Rescue Bots S2E17 - The Hub 10:30am PST

 

Sunday, June 15

What's on TV:

  • Bleach S16E6 - Cartoon Network 12am PST
  • Blue Exorcist S1E17 - Cartoon Network 2am PST
  • Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles S1E5 - Disney XD en Español 8:30am PST
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles S2E20 - Nickelodeon 11am PST
  • Game of Thrones S4E10 - HBO 6pm PST
  • Penny Dreadful S1E6 - Showtime 7pm PST
  • Robot Chicken S7E10 - Cartoon Network 11:30pm PST