The Washington Times - February 26, 2009, 04:46PM

By Greg Bennett

Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. Titles are either currently on specialty store shelves or shipping or in the near future. Fans can also click on the covers to appreciate the fine art.


Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe (aka Scott Pilgrim Vol.5) from Oni Press

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe (aka Scott Pilgrim Vol.5), trade paperback, Oni Press ($11.95)

Bryan Lee O’Malley’s newest is finally available, after most of the copies got caught up in a distributor’s warehouse move for the last 3-4 weeks. And it’s the biggest one yet, clocking in at nearly 200 pages! Come and get it.

Secret Invasion: Black Panther from Marvel Entertainment

Secret Invasion: Black Panther, trade paperback, Marvel Entertainment ($12.99)

Jason (Scalped) Aaron shows us in vivid fashion why no one, even the Skrulls, should try to invade Wakanda—it’s even dumber than trying to invade Switzerland!

Greg Bennett is the Owner/Manager of Big Planet Comics, a chain of pop art specialty stores in the DC Metro area with locations in Georgetown, Bethesda, Vienna, & College Park.