Cape Town Community Podcast – Ep. 028 – “Life is Like a Box of Pizza, & Other ‘Flashpoint’ Similes”

We’ve been off for a week—but we’re back with a supersized episode! While we only discuss eight books (plus an impromptu “Grounded” chat), there’s a lot of news to keep us going a bit long. Plus, we have plenty of announcements at the end
of the show regarding our next Comic Con appearance, future episodes, and our brand-spanking-new website design. So listen on listeners!


Cape Town Comic Discussion

00:10:44 The Punisher #1: Punisher saves the day at the end of his first new issue—does the body count really exceed 50? Whew.

00:15:56 The Infinite #1: Nothing about this new Robert Kirkman/Rob Liefeld book has us excited.

00:22:19 Ultimate Fallout #1: We want more Miles Morales, Reed Richards and mutant conspiracy.

00:28:38 Flashpoint #4: Element Woman and a plodding story brings down the penultimate issue of DC’s big game-changer.

00:34:46 Severed #1: Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft and Atilla Futaki bring brilliance to their chilling period piece.

00:39:22 Rachel Rising #1: Our introduction to Terry Moore is solid—but we need more to form a concrete opinion.

00:43:15 Moon Knight #4: Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev are at the top of their game with this spectacular title.

00:47:09 Flashpoint: Batman: Knight of Vengeance #3: Flat out, The best of the Flashpoint tie-ins.

Cape Town News Discussion

00:51:23 We question the brouhaha over race as it related to the new Ultimate Spider-Man and the casting of Laurence Fishburne in Superman: The Man of Steel.

01:02:23 Don worries about a “dark and edgy” Green Lantern sequel.

01:06:02 NonPlayer, another comic book that is extremely early in its run, gets picked up by Warner Bros.

01:09:13 Will we be getting to the comic shop at midnight to purchase Flashpoint #5 and Justice League #1.

01:12:09 We discuss the first shot of Henry Cavill as Superman and Selina Kyle from The Dark Knight Rises.


Cape Town Announcements

01:20:53: Big time announcements regarding the site, future episodes and our next Comic Con appearance.

“Black or White”

Robbie Fulks


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The Cape Town Community Podcast is a weekly comic book show in which the hosts, Don and Jerry, review and discuss a handful of the comic books released this week as well as chat about comic book related news—such as upcoming movies, television, creative changes on ongoings, new titles, etc. We promise to conduct a fair and constructive discussion on comic books that entertains you on your way to work, at the gym, between classes, or wherever you choose to listen to your comic book podcasts. Welcome to the Cape Town Community!

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