Comic News Insider Episode 773 – Book Expo America Adventures!

Comic News Insider: Episode 773 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Blood Bowl: More Guts More Glory #1, Cable Vol 4 #1, Judge Dredd Funko Universe One-Shot, Class S1 finale, Fear the Walking Dead S3 premiere, Wonder Woman

Jon Hoche returns to the rotating co-host chair. Jimmy went to Book Expo America and tells all about it! He made some great new contacts, saw some amazing books and hung with old pals. BEA is always an awesome show! News includes: the creative team for the new Runaways comic is announced, SpongeBob SquarePants the musical is coming to Broadway, Tala Ashe is joining Legends of Tomorrow as a series regular, Cowboy Bebop is going to be a live action series and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 22: Justice League, DC You and The Truth

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Ep 22: This week the boys try to tighten things up, but they still get involved in nonsense.  They also talk about all the books released this week including Justice League, Action Comics, Bizarro, Batman Beyond and more.  There is also Dan’s Geek News and Ryan Clark’s Other Side segment featuring Spiderman: Renew Your Vows #1. The DC You is upon us and Jim and Eric have very mixed feelings about it!

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Books Reviewed: Justice League #41, Action Comics #41, Green Lantern #41, Midnighter #1, Batman Beyond #1, Omega Men #1, Bizarro #1 and Bat-Mite #1
Flash Forward Reviews: Injustice: Year Four #5, Batman: Arkham Knight #16, Green Arrow #41, Lobo #7 and Wonder Woman Annual #1

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 21: Small Wonder, Convergence and Kung Fury

nKEsNWKvEp 21: After Eric sabotages the intro, the two get down to brass tacks and that involves talking about Kung Fury and why Eric is a jerk, but he’s Jim’s jerk.  Of course, they talk about the Convergence finale and all the tie-ins that came out this week as well.  Dan adds his Geek News and Ryan talk about Fight Club 2 #1 (Electric Boogaloo). Come and enjoy the madness and check us out on iTunes, Stitcher, BeyondPod and all those podcast downloading thingees.  Also: Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Superboy, Power Girl, Supergirl, Green Lantern, Flash

Show Notes:

Kung Fury: https://youtu.be/bS5P_LAqiVg

Small Wonder Series Finale: https://youtu.be/-vHJGvaQ-Us

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 20: Convergence, Mae West and The Duke of Wellington

DukeofWellingtonbyLawrenceEp 20: The Weird Science Podcast is almost drinking age and Eric celebrates by buying a new microphone while Jim channels his inner Mae West.  They finally get to the comics and talk about Donna Troy’s dance moves, the plight of the Justice League Detroit and the Duke of Wellington.  We also get Dan’s Geek News and Ryan Clark’s Other Side segment so all is not lost.  Enjoy.

 

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ARP – 06 – Wonder Woman Gods and Mortals

DC comics rebooted their continuity in 1986 with Crisis on Infinite Earths. Wonder Woman was killed in the mini-series and her book was not restarted until 1987. Join Dylan and John as they review and react to the first story arc from the reboot of Wonder Woman. Issues 1-7 give Wonder Woman’s origin as well as follow her as she tries to save the world from Ares’ evil plan.

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Talking Points

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Complaints

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  • A bit of sexism (Etta has to demand a weapon from Michaelis #5)
  • Who was going to stop the Soviets from firing their missle?
  • Ares’ plan (nuclear war)

Praises

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  • Merging the Greek Mythology into Wonder Woman’s origins.
  • Wonder Woman figuring out how to use her powers.
  • Wonder Woman having to learn English
  • Re-design of Col. Trevor and Etta Candy

General

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  • Grounding of the story in the cold war
  • Wonder Woman not being a founding member of the Justice League
  • William Moulton Marstan
  • Bondage and symbolism

 

 

Join us on September 22nd for a supplemental covering some major comics news that has come out recently from Marvel and DC.

 

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