Another week, another geeky pick. Here are the Geekend Gladiators comic book, music, TV, videogames and book picks of the geek for the week September 7-13 2015.
By: Babs Tarr, Brendan Fletcher and Cameron Stewart (DC)
The rivalry between Velvet Tiger and Batgirl continues in this edition of Batgirl, and this time Luke Fox is caught in the middle, and only Batgirl can save him.
THIEF OF THIEVES #31
By: Andy Diggle, Shawn Martinbrough and Adriano Lucas (Image Comics)
With Conrad taking back the Redmond moniker, this month’s issue sets up a new chapter in Redmond’s character.
ATTACK ON TITAN 2
Part two of the Attack on Titans opens in cinemas on September 23. Expect the story to pick-up on where it left off in the first movie and possibly some explanation on what exactly happened in the ending. In the meantime, checkout what the Gladiators thought about the movie on its movie review and podcast.
THE BIG BANG THEORY
Season 9 of The Big Bang Theory premiers on September 22. In the premiere episode Leonard and Penny are finally getting hitched in Vegas, while Sheldon and Amy ponder on their relationship.
The much anticipated return of the polarizing series Heroes is finally upon us. Taking place years later after the events of the original Heroes series, a new cast of heroes together with familiar faces face the trials of ordinary people given extraordinary powers. Heroes Reborn premieres on September 25.
Another new show on our radar, Blindspot promises to be one of the most intriguing new shows to premiere this season. Starring Jamie Alexander, Blindspot’s plot revolves around Alexander, a mysterious woman who shows up in the middle of Times Square with no memory of why she was there only to find out that the tattoos on her body pertain to a giant conspiracy and the only way to get to the bottom of it is to follow the clues. Airs on 22 September.
For our other anticipated shows and preview dates check it out here.
Lego lovers rejoice as Lego Dimensions is the game for you. Get to play as various characters in an open-world scenario where you get to explore franchise worlds like DC Comics, Jurassic Park, Lord of the Rings, and a personal favorite Back to the Future.
Lego Dimensions is available on PS4, PS3, Xbox 1, Xbox, Wii U, and is set for release on September 27.
CHVRHES – EVERY OPEN EYE
If you haven’t heard this band yet, then you’re missing out on something great. Chvrches is a Scottish rock band that fuses pop-rock and synth to create that unique sound. Expect the same in their second album “Every Open Eye”, set to be released on September 25.
Did we miss anything? Then leave a comment on our comment section below. Until then, geek out!
Gino is the Gladiators’ resident TV and Comic Book reviewer. He is a lawyer in the making by day and full-on geek by night. He believes that the lightsaber is the best weapon during a zombie apocalypse. #AgeOfTheGeek