We here at the Nerdcore Movement are excited to announce a new partnership with a local comic book shop that will be providing us with valuable insights into the industry from the store level.
What are the best selling books on the shelves right now? What new comics should readers be on the looking for?
Well the folks at Laughing Ogre Comics (4258 North High Street, Columbus, OH) have been good enough to join the Nerdcore Movement, and give us the inside info on the best and brightest in the comic book world.
For our first team-up (it’s almost like Batman and Superman coming together right?), Laughing Ogre has given us their pick of the week for July 1, 2013.
Satellite Sam Issue No. 1
Here are the details about the book from the publisher Image Comics:
SEX – DEATH – LIVE TV!NEW YORK CITY, 1951: The star of beloved daily television serial “Satellite Sam” turns up dead in a flophouse filled with dirty secrets. The police think it was death by natural causes but his son knows there was something more? if only he could sober up long enough to do something about it. This noir mystery shot through with sex and violence exposes the seedy underbelly of the golden age of television. By MATT FRACTION (CASANOVA, Hawkeye, FF) and HOWARD CHAYKIN (BLACK KISS I & II, AMERICAN FLAGG!).
And here is the Laughing Ogre one word review on Satellite Sam No. 1 —
So if you are a fan of Aaron Sorkin’s work, which includes the Emmy award winning drama The West Wing or the HBO drama The Newsroom, Satellite Sam might just be the book for you.
Come back next week for more comic book insider news and information from our good friends at Laughing Ogre Comics!