Comics Alternative, On Location: The June Visit to Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find

New Format!

It’s another on-location recording at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find in Charlotte, NC. But with this episode the podcast is doing something different. The on-location show will be going up twice monthly — schedules permitting — and joining Derek on these Heroes shows will be Michael Kobre, another guy with a PhD talking about comics. On their on-location shows, Mike and Derek will discuss very recent comics, those being released in the week or two before the recording, that have caught their attention. Mike will primarily focus on the DC and Marvel mainstream titles, while Derek will concentrate on non-mainstream, or alternative and indie, comics. And, of course, they will invite customers and employees of the shop to join in on the conversation.

On this episode, Mike discusses the work of Tom King, including the recent deluxe edition of The Sheriff of Babylon, his work on Marvel’s Vision, and his run on Batman. Derek comments on recent issues from Image Comics — specifically Farel Dalrymple’s Proxima Centauri #1Jody LeHeup and Nathan Fox’s The Weatherman #1, and Joseph Keatinge and Bret Blevins’s Stellar #1 — as well as the minicomics he recently discovered from Natalie Andrewson.

Stay tuned, because Mike and Derek will be back at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find in a couple of weeks!

Alonzo Cunningham, Zyg Furmaniuk, and Michael Kobre

Alonzo Cunningham and Zyg Furmaniuk

 

Two True Freaks! Episode 269 – Star Wars Monthly Monday 42

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After a month with the monkey, The Freaks are back on format!!

That means new reviews of Marvel Star Wars and Indiana Jones comics!  Whoo-hoo!!  But first — there’s some housecleaning,  some thank yous to the listeners, Chris plugs the Two True Freaks Tumblr page, and Scott catches up on his Star Wars Expanded Universe book reviews. 

Also, Chris runs afoul of a Sith child at a garage sale , the much-anticipated Star Wars Celebration event is discussed, and Scott goes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends (and brings back some awesome surprises)!!

Then, it’s on to the comics!!  Unfortunately, these aren’t the most stellar issues ever reviewed on this show, but that just means that The Freaks have to pull out their greatest defense mechanism – HUMOR!

It’s a MASSIVE EPISODE!  MASSIVE!

Enjoy!!

 

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