Books to Screen: Watching New Shows? Read These Books!

Are you watching these shows? Check out these books!

Think the shows aren’t that great? Check out these books!

 

On TV:  Gotham

Read:  Gotham Central

(W) Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka (A/CA) Michael Lark
The first ten issues of the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series are collected in softcover for the first time! Written by Ed Brubaker (Captain America) and Greg Rucka (DETECTIVE COMICS, 52), this series pits the detectives of Gotham City’s Special Crimes Unit against the city’s greatest villains – in the shadow of Batman himself.
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Our second Book Club Book! You know it’s good!!

 

On TV: S.H.I.E.L.D.

Read:  Secret Warriors

(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Jonathan Hickman (A) Stefano Caselli (CA) Jim Cheung
In a world where no one can be trusted, only one man can hope to stand against tyranny: Nick Fury! Fury – former director of S.H.I.E.L.D, the now defunct world peacekeeping organization – has gathered a special team of handpicked soldiers to help defend the cause of justice. But his Secret Warriors – young, inexperienced super heroes known only to Fury – have a lot to learn and a short time to learn it. And with the ruthless Hydra on their heels, their every mistake may have fatal consequences. Their covert mission will take the Secret Warriors around the globe; along the way, they’ll uncover a conspiracy that reaches from the Oval Office to the temples of Japan, and even beyond death. Fury has known for years that no one is outside Hydra’s reach, but even he never anticipated that their treachery might extend to S.H.I.E.L.D itself. Collecting SECRET WARRIORS #1-6 and material from DARK REIGN NEW NATION.
184 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
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Hickman, but not crazy confusing! Tons of characters, some we’re starting to see in SHIELD!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On TV:   Flash

Read:   Flash Rebirth

(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Ethan Van

Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver, the writer/artist team behind the blockbuster GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH and THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR, create an explosive, jaw-dropping epic that reintroduces Barry Allen as The Flash in this new collection of the fast-paced 6-issue miniseries. But how will this greatest of all Flashes find his place in the 21st century?

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Our best-selling Flash book!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On TV:   Arrow

Read:   Green Arrow Year One

(W) Andy Diggle (A/CA) Jock
How did socialite Oliver Queen become the brave hero known as Green Arrow? Find out in this trade paperback volume collecting the 6-issue origin miniseries! The creative team behind the critically acclaimed Vertigo series THE LOSERS reunites to explore Ollie’s time on an island where he’s forced to fight for his life against dangerous drug dealers and find his true calling as one of the DCU’s bravest heroes.
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The inspiration for the TV show!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On TV:   Doctor Who

Read:   Doctor Who Tenth Doctor ongoing series

(W) Nick Abadzis (A) Elena Casagrande (CA) Alice X Zhang
The tenth Doctor is back, in an all-new ongoing series! New companion, new foes, unforgettable new horizons! Allons-y! The Eisner Award-winning Nick Abadzis and fan favorite Elena Casagrande take control of the TARDIS for the first five-issue arc with the tenth Doctor, portrayed by David Tennant! Gabriella Gonzalez is stuck in a dead-end job in her family’s New York laundrette, dreaming of college and bigger, better, and brighter things. So when a strange man with an even stranger big blue box barges into her life on the eve of the Day of the Dead celebrations, talking about an infestation of psychic aliens, she seizes her chance for adventure with both hands. After Donna’s tragic exit, the Doctor thought he was done with companions. But Gabby Gonzalez is going to prove him wrong – if she survives the night!

 

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On TV:   Doctor Who

Read:   Doctor Who Eleventh Doctor ongoing series

(W) Al Ewing, Rob Williams (A) Simon Fraser (CA) Alice X Zhang
The eleventh Doctor returns in an all-new ongoing series, with a time-twisting leap into the unknown! Geronimo! Alice Obiefune has just lost her mother when the Doctor explodes into her life. But what does a grieving young woman have to do with the career of a 70s musician, an amnesiac alien time traveler, and a terrifying cosmic threat? In the wake of the second Big Bang, discover what the Doctor gets up to when Amy and Rory aren’t around! Plus, every issue includes a “Titans” strip and a brand-new humor strip.

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