Category: 52 Pick-Up

52 Pick-Up: Lady's Choice #11 - Epic Kill

52 Pick-Up: Lady’s Choice #11 – Epic Kill

Raff Ienco’s new miniseries, ‘Epic Kill’, is a heavily action-film-influenced book with a healthy dose of mystery and bloodshed. While it has an interesting concept, it remains to be seen just how “epic” this series will be.

52 Pick-Up: Lady's Choice #10 - Fathom: Kiani vol. 2 #1

52 Pick-Up: Lady’s Choice #10 – Fathom: Kiani vol. 2 #1

Mary’s back with ‘Fathom: Kiani’, an Aspen Comics spinoff series from its flagship comic ‘Fathom’. Will the tenuous peace between the ocean-dwelling Blue and the human world last? Kiani holds the power to change the fate of the world.

52 Pick-Up: Lady's Choice #9 - Saga

52 Pick-Up: Lady’s Choice #9 – Saga

Brian K. Vaughn’s newest series, ‘Saga’, is an amazing new space opera fantasy book. Illustrated by the enormously talented Fiona Staples, ‘Saga’ is the next must-read comic book series.

52 Pick-Up Lady's Choice #8 - No Place Like Home

52 Pick-Up Lady’s Choice #8 – No Place Like Home

‘No Place Like Home’ is the punk rock, skateboarding stepchild of ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. This re-imagining adds an element of horror to the already twisted and surreal land of Oz. Of course, you’re still in Kansas, Toto.

52 Pick-Up Lady's Choice #7 - Womanthology: Heroic

52 Pick-Up Lady’s Choice #7 – Womanthology: Heroic

With ‘Womanthology’, you don’t just sit down, read, and say, “Oh, that was nice.” You have to read and re-read to truly understand what ‘Womanthology’ is about. It’s not just a book about “girl power”, it’s the realization of over 150 dreams.

52 Pick-Up, Lady's Choice: Week 6 - EmiTown: A Sketch Diary, vol. 2

52 Pick-Up, Lady’s Choice: Week 6 – EmiTown: A Sketch Diary, vol. 2

An autobiographical comic book, EmiTown: A Sketch Diary, vol. 2 is incredibly fun but is very hard to describe. With its daily format, EmiTown is a huge book that is incredibly satisfying.

52 Pick-Up, Lady's Choice: Week 5 - She-Hulk Vol. 1

52 Pick-Up, Lady’s Choice: Week 5 – She-Hulk Vol. 1

This week, PoP! Contributor Mary Staggs reads ‘She-Hulk’ in an attempt to understand superhero comics, Marvel, and “sexy sexy She-Hulk”. What did she think about one of Marvel’s most well-known female characters?

52 Pick-Up: The End of Guzman 2011

52 Pick-Up: The End of Guzman 2011

2011 has come to a close, and with it ends PoP! Contributor Jose Guzman’s run on ’52 Pick-Up’. The Artist Formerly Known as Guzman 2011 looks back on his tenure on ’52 Pick-Up’, and counts down his Best and Worst of 2011. Now in its entirety! And it only took a month!

52 Pick-Up, Lady's Choice: Week 4 - Danger Girl: Revolver #1

52 Pick-Up, Lady’s Choice: Week 4 – Danger Girl: Revolver #1

This week’s 52 Pick-Up focuses on the newest ‘Danger Girl’ mini-series. Mary has never read ‘Danger Girl’ before. Will she like it or think that it’s a bit too over-the-top?

52 Pick-Up, Lady's Choice: Week 3 - Echo

52 Pick-Up, Lady’s Choice: Week 3 – Echo

In this week’s installment of 52 Pick-Up, Lady’s Choice, Mary reads a book that she has been recommended many, many times. Echo is the story of a young woman dealing with unexpected super powers.

52 Pick-Up, Lady's Choice: Week 2, Stumptown

52 Pick-Up, Lady’s Choice: Week 2, Stumptown

Sometimes, we just want a book with a badass leading character. There’s nothing overtly feminine about ‘Stumptown’, and yet, it has an extremely powerful female leading character who is just as good at getting out of trouble as she is getting into it.

52 Pick-Up, Lady's Choice: Week 1

52 Pick-Up, Lady’s Choice: Week 1

In this 2012 edition of 52 Pick-Up, Mary is expanding her horizons in the realm of female-led comics. This week, Mary picks up a brand-new series from MTV Comics called Me2.

52 Pickup! Week 10: Oldboy

52 Pickup! Week 10: Oldboy

It’s Week 10, and Guzman 2011 finally got around to watching a movie he borrowed 4 years ago. Check out his review of the foreign revenge flick, Oldboy, and see if it was worth the wait.

52 Pickup, Week 9: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

52 Pickup, Week 9: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

52 Pickup is back stronger than ever with a new 52 relaunch of its own. Take that DC. Check out the all new format, as Guzman 2011 relaunches his journey to get through 52 unseen movies before the years end, starting up again with the infamous ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’.

52 Pick-Up:  Your COMPLETE Guide to the DC Relaunch!

52 Pick-Up: Your COMPLETE Guide to the DC Relaunch!

DC has announced 52 new #1′s for September, and we’re keeping track of all the confirmed titles and creative teams making up the New DCU. Did your favorites make the cut?

52 Pick-Up, Week 8:  The Nines

52 Pick-Up, Week 8: The Nines

Guzman 2011′s last 52 Pick-Up, Sunshine, was a true testament to Chris Evans’ ability to pull off Captain America, so this week, let’s see what Mr. Ryan Reynolds has to offer in the non-mainstream fantasy mystery, The Nines. Spoiler Alert: I rag on the Green Lantern a little.

52 Pick-Up, Week 7: Sunshine

52 Pick-Up, Week 7: Sunshine

Here we are in week 7 of 2011′s edition of 52 Pick-Up and the streak of great movies continues! This week’s greatness is brought to us by Danny Boyle with his Sci-Fi thriller Sunshine. Check out Guzman 2011′s review and then put some shades on and look directly into the Sunshine.

52 Pick-Up, Week 6: In Bruges

52 Pick-Up, Week 6: In Bruges

This week’s 52 Pick-Up is a must see. If you don’t like this movie, you don’t have a soul.

Strong words from Guzman 2011 as his 52 Pick-Up rolls onward.

52 Pick-Up, Week 5: The Lookout

52 Pick-Up, Week 5: The Lookout

“Start at the end. You can’t tell a story if you don’t know where it’s going. Write that down.” 52 Pick-Up continues with 2007′s ‘The Lookout’, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

52 Pick-Up, Week 4: Renaissance

52 Pick-Up, Week 4: Renaissance

Week four is upon us and this weeks pick is the Rotoscoped sci-fi thriller, Renaissance. Did Renaissance end the streak of awesome movie watching or have I been able to pick four awesome movies in row? There’s only one way to find out.

52 Pick-Up, Week 3: The Wrestler

52 Pick-Up, Week 3: The Wrestler

Here we are in week three of 52 Pick-Up and this weeks movie choice is Darren Aronosky’s The Wrestler. Put on your elbow pads and crank up your favorite 80′s hair band and lets do this.

52 Pick-Up: The Verdict

Let’s take a look back at all 52 weeks… what went right, which books were just plain wrong, and most importantly: How has this whole project changed me as a comic book fan – or has it at all? The highs, the lows, and everything in between are all right here – take a look at my summary for each and every book, or jump to the end for “The Verdict.”

52 Pick-Up: All 52 Weeks Completed

52 Pick-Up: All 52 Weeks Completed

One nerd. 52 weeks. 52 new books. Will my horizons be broadened? Will my eyes be opened? Or will my wallet merely be emptied? This one’s for every member of the PoP!ulation – past, present, and future – looking for all new, all different reads. Will you take the challenge with me?

52 Pick-Up 2011, Week 2: Black Swan

52 Pick-Up 2011, Week 2: Black Swan

Guzman 2011 takes on week 2 of his 52 Pick-Up feature, this week, he reviews Oscar-bait Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman and directed by Darren Aronofsky.

52 Pick-Up 2011, Week 1: Hot Fuzz

52 Pick-Up 2011, Week 1: Hot Fuzz

For the 2011 version of PanelsonPages.com’s 52 Pick-Up, Jose Guzman takes on the task of reviewing a movie a week, and for his first entry, he reviews the Simon Pegg/Edgar Wright action-comedy, Hot Fuzz. Let’s f@&*in’ do this thing.

X'ed Out

X’ed Out

After a bit of a hiatus, I return to wrap up my year long series with a book from Charles Burns. Wonder if his middle name’s Montgomery…

The Unwritten

The Unwritten

I was considering leaving this review completely blank, but even I’M not THAT big of a dick.