Lots of comics to talk about this week. We look at a spooky ghost-like story in Immortal Hulk #1. Charlie tells us about Deathstroke being out for Batman’s blood. We finally get to the end of our weekly Justice League setup for the new series, but was it worth it?
Also, Charlie and Jon look at Papergirls from Brian K. Vaughan as Charlie tried to catch Jon up. Jon takes a tour on the wild side with Medieval Spawn and Witchblade. And we finish up with the new DC series The Unexpected. (Wow, that was unanticipated)
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The Immortal Hulk #1
Medieval Spawn/Witchblade #1-2
The Unexpected #1
This week the guys discuss the latest Marvel, DC and pop culture news. Including Marvel’s EIC apologizes for Yoshida controversy, kinda, Wonder Woman tease confirms 80s time frame. The Crow remake gets canceled, is Jamie Foxx the right choice for Spawn? And Is Solo a flop? All this plus an interview with Disney artist James C. Mulligan. So please, sit back and enjoy!
Reviews: Wormwood Gentleman Corpse Christmas Special, 30 Days Of Night Vol 3 #1, Assassinistas #1, X-Men Grand Design #1, Doctor Who Christmas Special, Jumanji
Emily Edwards returns for some nerdy banter! She and Jimmy have an impromptu chat/review about Star Wars: The Last Jedi and hope everyone had a great Christmas/holiday! News includes: Brian Michael Bendis’ last Marvel comic will be Iron Man #600, The Last Jedi‘s kick ass sisters (Rose & Paige) will be getting a comic book prequel and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
Arc Reactions Podcast goes back to 1992 to cover Spawn, issues 1-5. We take a look at one of the iconic characters from the 1990s comic boom. We talk about the comic, the animated series, and a little bit about the movie.
The Violator (2:10)
Spawn’s Family storyline (10:18)
Devil (Malebolgia) (12:33)
The two cops (14:47)
It’s just the boys this episode for the girl power love ballad that is Angela: Queen of Hel Welcome to FUNderworld. They also discuss Randy’s recent appearance on Grindbin, Dustin Smother’s recent appearance on Grawlix & Jesse’s daily entries in the #30DayComicChallenge. Enjoy!
Jimmy journeys out to the Garden State (New Jersey) to find the podcast wife Erica Schultz! She returns after a long absence and they record in the remote CNI studios chatting about Jimmy’s first Ren Faire, Batman Day and a big nerd win at The Emmys. News includes: Margot Robbie will produce and star in a Harley Quinn spinoff film, Valiant Comics will have cat cosplay variant covers, Mariko Tamaki and Nico Leon are the creators behind an upcoming new Hulk series focusing on Jennifer Walters, Todd MacFarlane confirms a new Spawn movie, Simon Bisley is returning to Lobo, a new Kate Bishop Hawkeye series is on the way and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
This Grawlix Bytes Jesse and Randy try something a little different. A commentary track for the first episode of the late ’90s HBO animated series ‘Todd McFarlane’s Spawn‘. Bust out your baggy jeans and sister’s stolen black makeup because it’s about to get dark, edgy, gritty… it’s about to get ’90s! The boys also discuss Mad Max: Fury Road (because why not) and more after the commentary.
Get ready for a Zone 4 episode like you’ve never heard before! It’s the originals (more or less), Brant, Chuck K., Cary and John talking about the Top 5 Creepiest Sex Scenes in Comics. No joke, that’s what this episode is about! (It was all Chuck K.’s idea!)
So sit back and be prepared to bask in the awkwardness and hilarity that is this New Years special episode of Zone 4!
ComicsVerse delves into the origins of two anti-heroes. From Vertigo Comics, SANDMAN is discussed in-depth including his origin of being held captive for years and trying to find his tools to regain his rightful throne as the master of dreams. The discussion then turns to Image Comics’ SPAWN including the “Armageddon” story arc that explains not only the origins of Spawn but of the universe that Spawn inhabits.
ComicsVerse Co-Hosts: Justin Alba, Anatole Ashraf, Travis Czap, Andrew Benson, Josh Cui, and Alex Daniels.
On this podcast we review Valiant’s X-O Manowar #11, IMAGE’s Invincible #101 and DC’s Constantine #1. Then we talk some news with the possible death of John Stewart and the savior of the Marvel Universe: Neil Gaiman’s Angela. Listen in!
Jesse, Freddie, Danny and Cammy from Cammy’s Comic Corner are on the case. Reviews of Batman #0, The Creep #1, and Stumptown Vol. 2 #1. But that’s not all! In honor of 150 podcasts (including those before the re-numbering) we answer your listener questions.
[03:24] Batman #0
[13:26] The Creep #1
[24:56] Stumptown Vol. 2 #1
[33:58] Your Listener Questions
[34:38] Jason asks “If Elvis was alive, what current comics would he enjoy?”
[35:47] Jeramey asks “If you could have one character from the big two switch companies, who would they be and why?”
[39:19] Kris asks “Which superhero would be the best/worst roommate?”
[44:28] Jorge asks “Will you guys ever go to NYCC or Baltimore Comic Con?”
[47:15] Johnny asks “What’s the most embarrassing comic you’ve ever read and enjoyed?”
[51:32] Jason asks “If Spawn was a hotdog, what would he taste like and would you eat him?”