Charlie this week is going deep on Descender from Image Comics telling why his feelings are so strong coming from the bottom of his very soul. He’s also crazy about the Flash War. He relates an amazing story found in the pages of Jughead: The Hunger about werewolves in the Archie universe. And finally, Charlie reads a republished Star Wars story from Dark Horse in what is clearly a cash grab to coincide with the new Solo movie. However, that doesn’t deter Charlie who had a lot of fun with the comedic revisionist history of Tag and Bink Were Here.
Meanwhile Jon is telling us about mostly the same books again. He does get to mix it up just a little with Man of Steel #1, which is a new series about the same character that Jon always talks about. Jon fills us in on whether the wait for Bendis was worth it and whether or not he delivered on this seminal fist issue. Also, Jon follows up on Justice League: No Justice #3, and breaks a little more new ground with Doomsday Clock #5.
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Host Anthony Desiato launches a brand-new subseries of My Comic Shop History: My Comic Shop Book Club! In the debut installment, Anthony and DC Comics artist V Ken Marion (HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS, TRINITY) discuss the first issue of the DC event series DOOMSDAY CLOCK by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank.
Reviews: Betty & Veronica Vixens #1, Doctor Radar #1, Doomsday Clock #1, Big Hero Six animated series, Runaways, Teen Titans Go! 200th episode
Jimmy had to fly solo in this episode so he reached out to some of his CNI crew/friends to get some quick audio reviews. Big ups to Producer Joe, Marta, Heidi and Tony! News includes: Lennie James will crossover from The Walking Dead to Fear the Walking Dead, the contracts for the cinematic Avengers is ending soon, a live Daphne and Velma movie is coming and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
It’s been over a year since DC Rebirth began. What started in the DC Universe Rebirth special continued in The Button crossover in the Batman and Flash titles, and will culminate in November 2017 in Doomsday Clock. Join Damian, Travis, and I as we discuss all of this and our general thoughts on the latest DC publishing initiative.
Reviews: Bug: The Adventures of Forager #1, Misfit City, Star Wars: Screaming Citadel #1, Riverdale finale
Jimmy is joined in studio by Jon Hoche and Tess LaCoil in the rotating co-hosts chair. Jimmy just returned from TCAF and has lots of stories to tell! He got many an interview and moderated 2 panels that you will hear over the next couple of weeks. News includes: Superman will go up against Dr. Manhattan in Doomsday Clock, a live-action Judge Dredd show is on the way, Donald Glover is showrunning an animated Deadpool series, the Disney Channel is making a musical about zombies, Green Lantern may be in the Justice League movie, Reggie Mantle has been recast in Riverdale and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Comics on Comics launches its blockbuster second season with a mind-blowing Watchmen-themed episode!
Coming to you from Meltdown Comics in Hollywood, host Juan-Manuel Rocha welcomes comic book legend and original Watchmen editor Len Wein along with comedians Steve Marmel (The Fairly Oddparents, Danny Phantom, Sonny With a Chance), Sax Carr (UCB’s Tournament of Nerds, Comics on Comics Radio), Graham Elwood (ComedyFilmNerds.com, The Sarah Silverman Program) and pop guru Bob Peterson (CC2K) to discuss the book’s cultural impact and social significance, the controversial movie adaptation, the Watchmen video game and the story within the story, Tales of the Black Freighter.
Additionally, Len Wein gives us an inside look at the making of the original comic book and offers his take on Alan Moore and the original ending…
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Shortly after this episode was recorded, Len Wein and his family lost their house and possessions in a fire. Insurance is covering the loss of their home and the comics community is banding together to help Len Wein replace his comic collection.