Pick of the Geek (March 26 – April 1)

A new week, a new Pick of the Geek! As with previous articles, Pick of the Geek brings you all the latest movies, TV shows, comic books and other happenings in the world of geek. This week promises to be a monstrous one with what’s in store for us. So without further ado, here’s what caught the eyes of the Geekend Gladiators.


The anime of the same title will finally get the Hollywood treatment, and is set for release this week!

The movie stars Scarlett Johansson in the lead as The Major, and with that expect a lot of awesome action as we are accustomed to seeing her in.

We did a more in-depth discussion on the movie, and you could find it here.


In this week’s Arrow, we get to see a broken Oliver Queen as he mulls quitting for good. We have also heard that the Bratva is somehow involved in this episode. Seems like the past is really catching-up on Ollie and his crusade.


lazarus 26
By: Greg Rucka, Michael Lark (Image Comics)

After a few months off, Lazarus returns this week for the 5th chapter in the “Cull” story arc.

This chapter focuses on the hanging threads from last issue, as Vassalkova starts his strike, while the Beast is let loose. On the other hand, it seems like Forever continues to be put through the ringer as there looms a devastating loss in this week’s issue. Be sure to check it.


xmen prime
By: Mark Guggenheim, Ken Lashley, Leonard Kirk, Ibraim Roberson, Ardian Syaf (Marvel Comics)

The Resurrexion story line begins this week. We will get to see where the X-Men stand after the recent war with the Inhumans. Will they regroup or will they remain scattered?

Meanwhile, Kitty Pryde finally returns to the fold as she will most certainly be the head of a group of mutants.

Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments section below.

For more geeky stuff to watch out for, keep checking out geekendgladiators.com

Gino is the Gladiators’ resident TV and comic book reviewer and fanatic. He is a lawyer in the making at day, and full-on geek by night. He believes that the lightsaber is the best weapon during a zombie apocalypse. You can get a hold of him on Facebook and Instagram.


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