Pull-List for 03/13/13

Wed. March 13, 2013 12:00 AM
by Danny Bernardo

March remains the month for gay geeks in Chicago! This weekend, the geeks at Chicago Gaymers are having a weekend full of awesomeness. The weekend after, we're having our second Geeks OUT event in Chicago, an epically awesome and interactive reimagining of team trivia called The Arena. To join us for all the fun on March 24, make sure to register!

And now... onto the books!

Age of Ultron #2 $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA)Bryan Hitch

For years the heroes of the Marvel Universe have lived in fear that the artificial intelligence known as Ultron would one day evolve to fulfill its desire to wipe out all organic life and take over the Earth -- that day has arrived. This massive 10-part Marvel Universe-spanning event is brought to you by Eisner award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis and comics legend Bryan Hitch.

Alpha Big Time #2 $2.99
(W)Joshua Hale Fialkov (A) Nuno Plati (CA) Humberto Ramos

Alpha, inarguably the greatest super hero of his or any past and future time, has been restored to power by the Superior Spider-Man! He's saving damsels in distress! He's leaping tall buildings! He may have accidentally murdered someone! Wait... what?! Josh Fialkov & Nuno Plati (Amazing Spider-Man) reunite for the tale of the next great hero!

Avengers Arena #6 $2.99
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Kev Walker (CA) Mike Del Mundo

Betrayal! Secrets! Murder! Shock follows shock in the stunning conclusion to our first story arc! Who will win the race to the supplies... and what are they willing to do get there first? Who is not what they seem... and which player will draw first blood?

Batman and Robin #18 vol 2
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray (CA) Mick Gray, Patrick Gleason

You dare not miss this issue! It's the BATMAN AND ROBIN story of the year!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 Freefall #19 $2.99
(W) Andrew Chambliss (A) Dexter Vines, Georges Jeanty (CA) Michelle Madsen, Phil Noto

The Siphon is loose and gathering power after a brutal brawl with Buffy, Illyria, and Koh. But there are bigger things. More important things. Real terror greets Buffy as soon as she returns to San Francisco, where friends and family await her with troubling news.

Fearless Defenders #2 $2.99
(W)Cullen Bunn (A) Will Sliney (CA) Mark Brooks

DANI MOONSTAR joins the Defenders! Valkyrie and Misty prepare to take on the Doom Maidens. Plus: A closer look at our sadistic new villain!

Uncanny X-Men #3 vol 3 $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA)Chris Bachalo

Everything has changed for Magneto in the last few weeks. Can he prove he is still the Master of Magnetism? Cyclops and the rest of his crew take the revolution on the road gathering up more new mutants.

X-Men Legacy #7 vol 2 $3.99
(W) Simon Spurrier (A) Tan Eng Huat (CA) Mike Del Mundo

Refusing Wolverine's offer to join the X-Men, David Haller must now decide exactly how he will carry out his father's legacy. But upon venturing into the world on his own, will he be beaconed back to Westchester by his budding fascination with young X-Man Blindfold? And more importantly: How will their future together change the fate of mutantkind?

Walking Dead #108 $2.99
(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn

Ezekiel has a tiger.


While there are great ways to go digital, nothing beats the experience of going to your shop and talking with the counter guys and gals! My shop Chicago Comics serves Lakeview, Wrigleyville, and Lincoln Park. Check out the local shops in your neighborhood:
Hyde Park - First Aid; Bucktown - Challengers; Edgewater - Third Coast; Lincoln Square - Dark Tower; Graham Crackers serves many areas in Chicagoland, including The Loop, Andersonville/Edgewater, East Lakeview, and the suburbs.

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