Welcome to the worrrrrrld of tomorrow! Or welcome to 2013. Either way! To ring in this fancy New Year, Brent and Ian are joined by Chad Burdette of the soon to be newly minted podcast, Comic Book Laundry, as well as Jim Dietz of Legion of Dudes and Nothing’s On for our annual Year-End wrap-up episode! This year’s questions to be answered by the panel are as follows:
If you would have told me in 2011 I’d be reading ________ in 2012, I would have called you a liar.
I had such high hopes for _________, but now my dreams have been shattered by how bad it was. Seriously, I’m in tears.
Of all the Marvel NOW! titles, _________ blew me away. It’s a shame ________ couldn’t have been this good.
Thank you 2012 for giving me _______. Best new title around, period.
When they canceled __________, I was incredibly annoyed. When they canceled ___________, I danced for joy.
The team of __________ and __________ were the writer/artist team of 2012, without a doubt.
__________ was a miniseries/maxiseries that told a complete story even though it only had a few issues to do it with.
Penciler of the year has to be __________. Those pages were so damn pretty.
Gotta give the independent comics some love! I do so here, as I name ____________ my indie pick of 2012.
The collected edition (or OGN) of ___________ was completely worth the price. ____________, not so much.
Continuing from last year, __________ was the New 52 title of 2012. However, I did drop _________ as it couldn’t keep my interest enough to be saved.
I wish I had the writing talent of _________. 2012 was his/her year.
Out of all the events in 2012, ___________ was the one that hooked me, line and sinker.
If I had to choose a publisher of the year, the honor goes to ____________.
When I read the news about ___________, my jaw dropped.
Man, _________ was a story arc that completely delivered on its promises.
Out of all the creators out there, artist or writer, you could say that ___________ had the best year.
_____________ was the character of 2012. Who knew?
Going into 2013, I am looking forward to _____________ the most out of Marvel.
DC’s ________ has me pumped for 2013!
Thanks for a terrific 2012 and for your continued support of the show, and here’s to one heck of a 2013!
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