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Oh Snap I’ve Got BLOPS

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Nothing strikes fear into the heart of CoD nerds than a man with a promotional Comic Book Men lamp, a warm Diet Coke & a cut-rate tape dispenser. GET READY TO FEEL MY DIGITAL JUSTICE.

FIFA 13 Career Mode, Episode 2

Back from a wedding and resurrected from the depths of Hurricane Sandy’s wrath, Napoleon Bonaparte gets back on the pitch and continues his own path of destruction towards to the Ligue 1 Championship and a place in the Champions League.

ACA 1 – Valenciennes FC 2

After starting out with a 1-0 lead 6 minutes into the game, Valenciennes scores two unlikely goals 4 minutes apart right before the half.  The first goal a header off of free kick that just went over the goalkeeper’s head. The second one more of a headscratcher really on the defense.  The right back trying to clear the ball out of his zone kicks it right into the 18 yard box where Aboubakar, the striker for Valenciennes, gets a head on it before the goalie can make a play and it goes right into the net.  Valenciennes would play a tough defense the rest of the game and unfortunately ACA go home with zero points for this first time this season.

ACA 2 – Toulouse 0

With Murgu away on International duty, the young striker Delort comes in and takes his place hoping to make his mark on Ligue 1.  Two powerful strikes by Eduardo and newcomer Delort were all that were needed as Ajaccio took the first game of the Coupe de Ligue against Toulouse.  The victory in the first round gives my team additional funds.  How much you ask. A whopping 75,000.  Oh what can I buy. A Xavi, an Iniesta, a Messi.  More like a nice big bag of Hersheys kisses.

Not going under the radar is the stellar play of Carl Medjani and Sajamary Diarra.  Their play has been stellar and they have been the men who are probably the first names on Bonaparte’s team sheet.  The manager has been ebullient in his praise for both of these players recently.

TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY

The biggest tranfers of the season so far have been Mario Balotelli to FC Barcelona for 34 million Euros.  Kaiseke Honda has taken his talents out of Russia and signed a 15 million euro transfer to play in La Liga with Athletico Madrid.

ACA – OL

Before the match with Olympique Lyon Bonaparte took the time to praise midfielder Michel Bastos. He considers the 29 year old from Brazil a dangerous weapon.  “We always study the good players, even if it’s just to admire them.  Michel Bastos is definitely worth studying.”  Well Napoleon did something right in this game because Bastos, along with what seemed to be the rest of OL, were held in check.  A pretty lackluster where the only scoring came through on a rebound shot by Cavlli in the 54th minute.  Damien Tiberi after the game says, “I’ve got to get more playing time boss, I’m frustrated when I’m not picked.”

This Week’s Comics Haul – Taking a Break from BLOPS 2 To Get My Comic Fix

Black rain falling from the sky look strange:

– Not going to lie; Shadowman #1 was “meh” at best.  Hopefully this isn’t how the rest of Valiant’s second tier titles are going to go. Never fear though, there’s a new Archer & Armstrong this week to clear away the bad taste.

– Because I’m a sucker who is terrible with money, I am getting on board with at least the first one or two issues of the Marvel NOW! relaunch/rejigger/re-whatever that is happening in the wake of AvX. Iron Man last week wasn’t bad! Let’s see what Matt Fraction can do with Marvel’s First Family.

– New Locke & Key. That’s all that needs to be said. I want to treat this comic like I treat Homeland; it’s so good that I can’t bear waiting one second more after it’s over to start the next one.  Go to your local library and pick up the trades!

– “Death of the Family” continues in Batman & Robin and Batman this week.  Death in comics is a tricky thing; you know it’s not going to be forever, but at the same time it’s a great talking point & sales generator. But when you’ve been reading “Death of…” stories for 20 years, they kind of lose their gravity. But crazy Joker antics = take my money.

– After 72 issues, The Boyswraps up.  Not in the same ballpark (or even state the ballpark is located in) as Preacher,but still clever & interesting enough at times to warrant picking up here and there.

Saga is so weird/charming that I keep getting it because I need to know where it’s going. Also the robots with fancy military uniforms & televisions for heads. I like them. ‘Cause they have TVs. Where heads should be.

– Spider Glider! <— shouldn’t that rhyme?

– As for the rest, that’s just reflexive grabbing & impulse purchasing: Gambit, Thor, X-Men. Passable but most likely not life altering. But who knows? Maybe Marvel NOW! has got some tricky sleeves & Gambit is able to recapture the charm of the first issue.

What are you buying this week?