Tuesdays bring the release of new books and movies to keep us all occupied. Let’s take a look at what’s now available for our consumer entertainment!

New on DVD/Blu-Ray

Ghost in the Shell – The live-action adaptation of the classic anime property, starring Scarlett Johansson as Major, a cyber-enhanced soldier developed to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals.

New Books

Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden – A prequel to the Battlefront II video game, featuring the Empire’s elite force.

The Cooperstown Casebook: Who’s in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Who Should Be In, and Who Should Pack Their Plaques by Jay Jaffe – The writer wades into the muck of the Hall of Fame debate and introduces a ranking system to parse who should stay in the Hall and who should go. 

Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul by Jeremiah Moss – A look at contemporary urban renewal and its repercussions for New York City and the rest of the country.

New Comics/Graphic Novels

Adam Strange: The Silver Age Omnibus – With the announcement that the character would be featured on the upcoming Syfy show Krypton, here’s a good way to learn about the adventurer.

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