I continue my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by reviewing Terrifics #1 by Ivan Reis, Jeff Lemire, Joe Prado, Marcelo Maiolo, and Tom Napolitano. After a brief overview of the issue, I talk about my observations and answer some questions from Twitter.
This week, we review three comics: Avengers vs X-Men #5 from Marvel Comics, Earth 2 #2 and Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1 from DC Comics. Three reviews in one show? That’s called value, right there. Listen in!
Shawn and special guest Hannibal Tabu (komplicated.com) discuss the lack of Black comic book writers in the Big 2 comic publishers (Marvel and DC Comics), race in comics, the comics market, and the Black Super Hero Algorithm; then Shawn has a conversation with Joey Aulisio as they go in deep about Red Tails, the subject of race within the movie industry, and Haywire.
With Daniel Marshall still out of the picture, Gavin resorts to a different tactic in the search for a new co-host, he replaces one Daniel with another as Daniel Clifford takes to the hot seat. There’s a lot of talk about Daniel, mostly by himself and then they look at some comics. In fact a lot of comics. Stack Attack sees the majority of the The DC New 52 in one hit, foolish some may say…they’d be right.
Secrets and Lies; the comic book news quiz with a twist has a new challenger and one that is maybe up to the task. Daniel brings with him a choice for Dig That! as the new duo review The Amazing Spider-Man: Origin of the Species. Then everything changes…