Umbrella Academy 2: Dallas. Music by Legbone, Black Wolf Fight, and Rainbow
Due to the impending Easter holiday right around the corner, CBP is early this week, but it’schock full of comic book talk.
Cover scans for the titles we talk about in this episode can be found here.
Join the CBP Discussion Group and join in on even more comic book conversation.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our voice mail line at (412)450-0CBP (0227).
Thanks for listening!
It’s a marathon episode this week as myself and co-host Joe Aulisio rundown all that was great in comic books throughout the year of 2009. Plenty is discussed as we close out the exciting year and welcome 2010.
Music is featured by Morrisey.
This week I call for a little help. Friend and co-host Joe Aulisio stops by the “studio” and converses with me about our Top 10 favorite comic book stories. Our personal picks make the cutting room floor, and a l0t of diversity finds its way into our chat. Listen in and see if you agree with what we highlight.
In this episode, the guys take an Easter-inspired superhero quiz. Mark shares how he would prepare to audition for Spider-Man on Broadway. Eight comics are reviewed in eight minutes, including Days of Future Past, which Nick just now read. All that, and Jason’s there, too.
Show Notes: 2:00 Daredevil: Noir #1… 2:51 Scalped #27… 4:00 The Boys #29… 5:15 Flash Rebirth #1… 6:28 Uncanny X-Men #141 (yes, Days of Future Past Part One)… 7:50 Locke & Key: Head Games #4… 8:57 Uncanny X-Men #142… 10:03 Irredeemable #1… 11:42 The Happy Easter Resurrection-themed Superhero Who Am I Quiz… 21:04 Casting call for Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark… 33:33 Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite… 38:06 What makes a hero irredeemable?…
Whatta show! From Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba comes The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #3 (Dark Horse). Fast Five picks include Batman #685 (DC), Nova #21 (Marvel), Battlefields: Dear Billy #1 (Dynamite Entertainment), Blue Beetle #35 (DC), and New Avengers #49 (Marvel).
Hazel and Cha-Cha, Ego the Living Planet, and Khaji-Da make this week fantastic!
It’s time for another Review Corner! I know we are late on November books, but here they are anyway! Listen as Ian and Brent discuss Justice Society of America #21, Umbrella Academy: Dallas #1, and the Daredevil and Captain America one-shot! Catch us next time as we do our Year End Wrap Up for Marvel, followed by one from DC, and another review corner~! Double-sized maybe?
Comic Timing is sponsored by Heroes Corner. All first time Heroes Corner users can enter the promo code mentioned on this episode to receive an additional 5% off their first order with the site, and make sure to check out their deals on all the hottest comic books from the December Previews! This month’s Review Corner books are as follows:
AZRAEL: DEATH’S DARK KNIGHT #1 – 75% off retail (HC price: $0.75 / retail: $2.99)
X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR PROLOGUE – 50% off retail (HC price: $2.00 / retail: $3.99)
CAPED #1 – 50% off retail (HC price: $2.00 / retail: $3.99)
You can e-mail the show at email@example.com, and please vote for us at Podcast Alley and Digg us at Digg.Com. And of course, if you can, please donate to the HERO Initiative effort if you can. Every little bit helps!
Gobble Gobble Gobble! The comic I was anticipating the most turns out the be the top pick this week. From Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba is The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #1 (Dark Horse). Fast Five picks include Northlanders #12 (Vertigo), Guardians of the Galaxy #7 (Marvel), Attack of the Killer Tomatoes #1 (Viper Comics), Nova #19 (Marvel), and Welcome To Hoxford #4 (IDW).
Space rangers, vikings, and man-eating fruit make this week absolutely spectacular!