Disenfranchised by the modern comics industry, Scott Gardner and Michael Bailey (of “Views From The Longbox” and “From Crisis To Crisis: A Superman Podcast” fame) now ply the timestream in a never-ending quest to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ fashioned randomly-selected Comic Book back issues!! Journey with them now…back…Back To The Bins!!
We kick it off with some.. what else?… reviews. Including Usagi Yojimbo, Scalped: The Gnawing TPB, X-Force HC, and more. News mostly includes DC for the IPad and Drew’s complaints about Iverse. Then, Don hits us with the preparation as we continue deciphering the DCU with the first three issues of 52. Lastly, Flashback reviews include Finder HC and Wolverine #1. Which Wolverine #1? Well, you’ll just have to listen to find out.
Years ago comics used to be labeled as “just for kids”, but these days the industry often struggles with being “too mature” for young readers. What about comics designed for everyone? Join Brian Eison from the Dollar Bin with Chris Schweitzer (Crogan’s Revenge), Mark Waid (BOOM!), Roger Langridge (Muppet Show), Chris Giarusso (G Man) and Franco Aureliano (Tiny Titans as they have a family friendly discussion about how they make their books for “all-ages”: interesting and appropriate for kids while staying entertaining and intelligent enough for adults!
(0:57:20) This week, Craig goes to the frontlines with BATTLEFIELDS #7, and Sean gets mixed up with SEA BEAR & GRIZZLY SHARK. Later they both sift through the Diamond catalog with Previews of Things to Come.
Welcome to Chris Partin this week as he starts this first week as official Alternate Reality host. We are excited to have him in and look forward to many great episodes. This week Jon selected Detective comics as his favorite book. Listen to find out why!
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Reviews: Green Arrow Vol 5 #1, Jurassic Park Redemption #1, Sea Bear & Grizzly Shark #1
The boys are melting in the studio due to the sweltering heat in NYC. They discuss the recent surge of digital comics and where it might go. Jimmy talks ABC’s Scoundrels and starts gearing up for SDCC. News includes NYC’s Midtown Comics opens another store, Jamie Smart’s Fish-Head Steve on TV, Marvel brings Chaos War and invades Little Big Planet, Superman Across America, NFL cartoon debuts and more!
What happens when a great reversal of land and sea results in a bear in the sea and a shark in the woods? Well , the Weiners are dying to find out! They check out the latest offering from Image Comics called Seabear and Grizzly Shark #1.
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Weed checks out some digital comics, Arkham Asylum Killer Croc, Joe the Barbarian, and DV8 Gods and Monsters. Steege brings more of a great comic to the group in the form of Phillip K Dick’s Electric Ant (Marvel), a not so great Resident Evil (Wildstorm) comic book, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time and avoids washing his body so he has time to play Kingdom Heroes.
John is so very excited about where Zatanna (DC) and 7 Pyschopaths (Boom) and how quickly crazy people can turn on you! Bo and John disagree on the newest Green Arrow comic book, and then Bo once again squeals like a little girl about how goo The Tick (New England) is and talks about some creepy anatomy of the comic!
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In tonight’s exciting episode the Warriors review the Jonah Hex film! Um… yeah. We really wish the movie was something to cheer about. Find out what we hated about the film and help us try and remember anything we liked. Also Avengers #2 by Brian Michael Bendis and John Romita Jr. is up for debate. Who likes it and who hates it?
Avengers #2 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Brian Michael Bendis; Art by John Romita Jr, Klaus Janson
Hulk #23 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Jeph Loeb; Art by Sal Buscema, Ian Churchill, Mike Deodato, Dale Keown, Ed McGuinness, John Romita Jr., Tim Sale, Herb Trimpe, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Mark Farmer, Klaus Janson
Sea Bear vs. Grizzly Shark #1 (Image Comics)
Written and drawn by Jason Howard and Ryan Ottley
Green Arrow #1 (DC Comics)
Written by JT Krul; Art by Diogenes Neves
Trivia Contest: Fantastic Four #554 signed by Bryan Hitch
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You want to know how tired TJ is? Just look at the title of the Episode in iTunes, it is misnamed, It was supposed to be Comics, Yeah we Like Comics, but Oh well, we talk like comics too. After about 15-20 minutes of stories of his daughters fecal matter, His fathers selfish TV viewing, and Tales of touring with Phish, Kev and TJ break out the comic talk and it just never goes away. There are so many discussed that i will try to hit them all, We talk Hulk 23, Supergirl, 53, Superman 700, Detective 866, Titans Something, The Wolfman/Pérez Titans OGN coming out in september and a Shit load of the Ultimate books. If that is not enough comic talk for you then we also break out some comic news discussing Recent Castings as well as the new appointment of Jeph Loeb at marvel. Get out your geek hat, For Comics is the special of the day.
The Freak’s third entry in their trivia DEATH-MATCH series is the most SAVAGE THROWDOWN YET! This time there is not just one, but MULTIPLE CATEGORIES!! STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER HEROES AND DISNEY AND MORE!!!!
Let’s march out the ALL STAR PODCAST CENTURIANS: CHRIS LINAS-THOMAS DEJA-THOMAS MATIS-JUAN CASTRO-WILL “SLEEPY” SANCHEZ-JAAK PURRES-JOSHUA LAPIN BERTONE-JUSTIN CLARKE-WALTER BONHAM and of course SCOTT GARDNER AND CHRIS HONEYWELL! To those who are about to sacrifice their dignity – WE SALUTE YOU!
Why is it called 350 POUNDS OF FAT? LISTEN AND FIND OUT!