Arc Reactions – 43 – Deadpool: Merc With A Mouth

We cover Deadpool – Merc With A Mouth this month. This is a story where Deadpool is hired to retrieve his own zombified head and of course it doesn’t go smoothly. This 13-issue series is from 2009-2010 and involves time travel, the Savage Lands, and a blimp.

Talking points



Depection of women (19:27)
Plot (54:53)



Humor (1:03:56)
Homage covers (1:11:20)



Deadpool (1:13:20)


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Episode 34 – The Wake

Episode 35 – Billy Love Nibbles

Darth Jar Jar Theory

I was unable to find the link to the specific article I read about the Jason Todd as the Joker theory that I mentioned in the episode.

Our next podcast will be our review of the Deadpool film on February 14th. Our next Bat Books For Beginners episode will be Joker’s Last Laugh on February 16th.

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More To Come 57: Comics are for Everyone

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Now at our new Saturday broadcast day, recorded by the Comics World division of Publishers Weekly Magazine, it’s More To Come! Your biweekly dose of insider comics publishing news, discussion and controversy.  Starring Heidi MacDonald, the Eisner-nominated blogger of, Calvin Reid, Senior News Editor of Publishers Weekly and Kate Fitzsimons, More To Come’s intrepid producer!

In this week’s episode,  the More to Come Crew discuss discuss Mark Millar, Todd McFarlane and the relationship between women and superhero comics, Skype Hype: a new way to connect comic shops and creators masterminded by Ron Marz, Jimmy Palmiotti and Steve Niles, celebrating Jack Kirby with the Hero Initiative, comic cons around the world including Comiket, the Taipei Comic Exhibition and Comic Con Express Hyderabad, top picks of the week and much more on PWCW’s More to Come.

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