We have returning guest Joshua Williamson back to talk about his upcoming new Image book Nail Biter. We also have an interesting conversation about his experience at the recent Image Expo as well as some of the issues sparked by the announcements. And the new arc on his other Image title Ghosted and Captain Midnight by Darkhorse
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I hope you’re already reading Skyman from Dark Horse and The Bunker, coming soon from Oni Press!
Creator Joshua Fialkov joins me for a fun interview about the projects above as well as his work for Marvel’s Ultimate line. You’ll learn a lot about all of his writing and what’s likely coming our way in the near future from him!
Then everything wraps up with a look at recent news, including a certain classic superhero show coming out on DVD this year and a direct-to-DVD animated feature arriving in Target that I hadn’t heard about! You might want to check it out if you also aren’t aware of it!
Be back next week for another great interview, among other things!
Dark Horse Addiction returns for the second episode!
Join Leo and Charles as they discuss the #1 for $1 issues of Captain Midnight and X, along with Bad Blood #1 and Pariah. (There are likely some spoilers). Also, a quick discussion on the respectability of the Dark Horse name when publishing comics.
Leo and Charles also make plans to ask Mike Mignola and Eric Powell questions at Wizard World New Orleans, whether they want to or not.
Don’t forget to check out the special “.1” episode, an interview with Dark Horse writers Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal which is the companion show to this episode.
Are you a fan of Masks and Mobsters, Ghosted or Captain Midnight? Then you’ll enjoy my conversation with creator Joshua Williamson, who scripts those excellent comics! He’s also contributed to Detective Comics Annual #2, which was recently released. We talk about many of his recent books as well as where he sees his writing going in the future. Don’t miss it!
Then I give brief reviews of the books I thought were great that arrived in comics shops on Wednesday, July 31, followed by the latest “News & Previews!”
Guess who’s back??? That’s right ladies and gents it none other than Chris Partin. Mr. Partin has finally gotten his life back in order and now he stands ready to tackle the tough chore of hosting Alternate Reality once more, and just in time too, cause we were low on reviews of ancillary independent titles that no one reads!!! This week’s reviews were all over the place. Charlie loved X-Factor as it winds down to its final issues, Jon was severely burned on Age of Ultron and vows revenge, and Chris talk about everything from zombies to Houdini. You don’t wanna miss a moment!!!
00:00:00 – Cold Open
00:08:23 – X-Factor #258
00:15:31 – Fanboys vs Zombies #15
00:21:02 – Age of Ultron #10
00:36:02 – Mara #5
00:38:34 – Captain Midnight #0
00:49:19 – Indestructible Hulk #9
00:55:55 – Animal Man #21
01:02:59 – After Houdini #1
01:15:29 – Superior Spider-Man #12
01:25:04 – Close Out
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Jimmy is back in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida and as is tradition, old highschool/college best pal Ted joins him as co-host! The boys discuss the hit viral Wonder Woman fan trailer, some NPR Cliffnotes and the recent episode of The Walking Dead. Ted discusses his toy collection and first trade show as a retailer. News includes: MonkeyBrain Comics will come to print, some quick TV/Film bits like a possible new Tomb Raider film, Megan Fox in the new TMNT movie, Pushing Daisies to air on Chiller and Tim Curry joins the Star Wars: Clone Wars cartoon. LOTS of Emerald City Comic Con news including Gail Simone writing a new Red Sonja book, a new 100 Bullets prequel called Brother Lono from the original creators, Joe Madureira returns to Wolverine, West Coast Ultimates starring Ultimate Wonder Man, Black Knight and others, Dark Horse Comics makes ongoing series out of X, Ghost, The Victories and Captain Midnight, and IDW will bring 3 new GI Joe titles along with an updated X-Files comic series. Phew! Must have been a busy convention! Also, Jimmy hears from Sean Wang about his Runners Kickstarter. Go support it! As always, listener feedback, Top 3 and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!