Recently, Alan Moore made some controversial statements about the comic book industry as a whole, the way DC Entertainment works as a company, and the potential for Watchmen sequels and why he feels they shouldn’t go forward. Umar from Dafixer’s Hideout, Julian Lytle of Ants, Brent and I discuss the topic in depth, which has gained a bit more weight now that DC Entertainment has announced its plans to co “bi-coastal.”
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Also, as a quick reminder, Comic Timing will be in the Podcast Arena yet again at this year’s New York Comic Con! The Booth number is 524, and we’ll be sharing table space with none other than Rick Gordon of The Pop Cult Online! Ian will be there on Friday and Saturday only, so if you’d like to stop by and say hello or to say a few words on microphone, go ahead and do so. He’ll be happy to see you. And don’t forget that Friday at 6:30 in Panel Room 5 (subject to change, check the schedule to finalized location) will be the first ever NYCC Podcasting Panel, with the likes of Peter Rios of CGS, Jim and Johnny of Legion of Dudes, Sean and Jim of Raging Bullets, and good old Darrell from…well, everything! We can’t wait for this one, which will be recorded and released for those unable to attend.
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