The Next Issue #114 – There are some Pretty Deadly 5 Ghosts out and about!


In this issue of the show Aitch, Elden and our new 3rd chair Peter discuss

The passing of Marcia Wallace and its impact on The Simpsons
The PBS Superheroes Documentary
Ol’ School United Artists movie theaters and Machete Kills

We also have an interview from The Third Eye Comics Halloween event featuring

Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham of The Five Ghosts of Fabian Gray
Kelley Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios of Pretty Deadly

(Thanks to Steve and the rest of the Third Eye crew for making this event happen!)

On our Pull List for Oct 30th we look at
Infinity #5
The Fox #1
Sandman Overture #2
X-Men Battle of the Atom #2
Batman Death of the Family TPB 1 and 2

In our Comic Reviews we look at

Velvet #1
Pretty Deadly #1
PLB comics Halloween special

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The Next Issue 113- NYCC 13 Recap and the Horror on TV


In this episode Aitch and Elden:

– Discuss the Halloween goodies on TV
– briefly discuss American Horror Story Coven
– talk about The Walking Dead opener (THERE WILL BE SPOILERS)
– discuss New York Comic Con 2013

Following the show:

NYCC Interviews from
– John Layman and Rob Gilloroy -1:16
– City of Walls Creators Abede Lovelace and Shaun Noel – 1:26
– Charles Soule – 1:32
– Cliff Chiang – 1:36
– Chris Claremont – 1:38

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The Next Issue 112 – Shutdowns don’t stop comics!!

In this issue we take:

A look at fall movies with Travis Hopson with Punch Drunk critics

We also talk about Aitch’s discovery of Dr. Who

We evaluate some of the new Fall shows and debate whether they are worth watching


On our Pull List for Oct 9th we look at

Three #1

Watson and Holmes #4

Elden – Kill Shakespeare TPB Vol. 03 Tide Of Blood

X-Men #6


In our Comic Reviews

Bushido #1

Fantomex #1

Mighty Avengers #2

All New X-men #17

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The Next Issue 111 – Of Gods Men and TV Shows


In this issue, Aitch, Elden and special guest Sterling from Gamers United cover:

– The Baltimore Book Fair
– The Announcements of Gordon and Constantine

We also have an interview with Rat Queens writer Kurt Wiebe and Roc Upchurch

In our Pull List we look at:

Reality Check #2
Detective Comics#24
Mighty Avengers #2

And we review:

7th Voyage
Superior Spiderman 18
Uncanny X-men 12

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The Next Issue 79: It Was Really…Effin’ AWESOME


Wow…what a weekend!!  The guys cover FCBD and the events surrounding the venues where they went.

Inside we also  cover:


-2000AD goes day and date, Dark Judges return

-Thrillbent launches with first installment of Insufferable

Comic Reviews

Near Death 5

XO Manowar

Earth2/Worlds Finest Issues #1

Pterodactyl Hunters



The Walking Dead #96

1st Impressions

The Raid

…and some little indy small studio movie called…The Avengers

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The Next Issue 78: Digital plans, Avenging Soccer Ads and more


Before you do anything else, please go see the NEW and IMPROVED!

As Aitch returns, the guys tackle the news out of C2E2 also we look at:

– DC’s digital comics plans and make a note that some mainstream publications actually have comic book sections now (USA TODAY)

– How is it that ads for The Avengers have popped up in soccer thru a slightly unique method

– Dark Horse and Mattell’s Masters of the Universe get together for a toy / comic roll out

In 1st Impressions we talk about the Looper trailer starring Jospeh Gordon Levvitt and Bruce Willis

In comic reviews we look at The Boys #65 as the series starts to wind down, Resident Alien 0, At the Mountains of Madness and the Survivalist

Lastly we give an honorable mention to some of the comics that we have discussed recently and just….kick it.

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The Next Issue 75: We Have Become Destroyers of Worlds


In this issue, Aitch, Greg Elden and Mike come on well rested despite “losing an hour” of sleep.

In the news, discuss briefly Marvel’s SXSW announcement and how it affects digital distribution of comics.

Also, we look at Marvel’s announcement about $3.99 comics and digital codes.

We show some trepidation of DC plans to bring Pandora and Shazam aboard. And someone is leaving Batwoman, who can it be?

In Comic Reviews, we look at Giant Sized X Men Annual from 1988 found at an unusual store.

the current runs of Avengers (22 and 23) and New Avengers (21 and 22)

TMNT Infestation

I, Vampire

Manhattan Projects and a few others.

In our roundtable, we talk about women in comics and what it takes to carry a book.

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The Next Issue 74: Have you checked your box lately?


In this issue Aitch Greg and Mike are back at it and on time this week.

We start off the show as Aitch talks about the perils of letting your box getting full.

We also talk about Mark Millar and his movies slated for 2013-14, how Wizard World Philadelphia may wind up being a Trekkie convention, and we look at Bendis taking on the X men.

Aitch tells you why Ghost Rider the movie wasted so much potential but how Ryan Reynolds did a good job with Safe House.

Greg tells us about Justice League Doom We also review Princeless, Any Empire, and There’s No Place Like Home

Roundtable- We talk about when to re-evaluate your pull list.

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The Next Issue 73: Don’t sue us for being late!

In this issue, Aitch Greg and Mike (along with Elden who pops in and out) try their best to not get sued this week!

This show is slightly Walking Dead heavy because…well it’s hot!

We have a winner for the X 23 figure. We discuss the passing of John Severin at 90.

We also look at the Ghost Rider and Walking Dead lawsuits

In our Comic Reviews we look at

Peter Panzerfaust
Thief of Thieves
Walking Dead 93
The Walking Dead- The Rise of the Governor

In 1st Impressions we look at:
The Woman In Black
PS Vita
Walking Dead mid-season premiere
Comic Book Men


We round off the show by discussing whether to dip or double dip comics!

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The Next Issue 71: It’s 2012 and we look forward to the end!!!

Aitch Greg and Mike are back for 2012 and after talking a little football we kick of this show looking at DC’s new logo, a Green Arrow show in the works and 6 DC titles coming 6 going…also is Justice League 5 delayed?

And Greg talks about why Jimmy Broxton kicked off ASHES

In our Comic Reviews we talk about Defenders #1,Avengers X sanction
Peanuts #1 by Kaboom studios, Fatale, and DC’s Elseworlds 100 page special

In our 1st Impressions we look at Star Wars The Old Republic and why this may be the biggest MMO since DC Universe online and what they are doing to make it better

Roundtable: DC and Marvel in the new year, what’s right, what’s wrong, who’s strategy will work?

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The Next Issue Special Edition: Don’t forget our locals!

In this show we have 2 interviews. The first is with Randy Meyers of Collector’s Corner, one of the most successful LCS’s in the area as he gives us insight on what it’s like to be in his shoes as well as how the digital distribution market is shap[ing before his eyes. Next is Kevin Perkins, local film maker and he talks to us about some of his porjects he has coming, some of his favorite movies as well as a bit of advice to budding new filmakers (hint: it’s ALL about the story!). If you want a taste of what we have to offer here in Maryland, here is some of our best!!

The Next Issue 70: We got a phone number !!

In this epic issue, Aitch Greg and Mike talk about their exploits on Black Friday.

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Mike tells us about the first wave of comics expected to be released on Free Comic Books Day on May 5, 2012 In Comic Reviews we have

Fantastic 4 #600
Last of the Greats #2
Flash Gordon Zeitgeist
X’ed Out (Johnny 23)

In 1st Impressions we talk about:
Slingbox Solo
Conan the Barbarian Blu Ray
Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Fest
Last One Standing

We also discuss the Walking Dead finale and talk about our pull lists!

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The Next Issue 69:…before you eat on Thursday

In this issue Aitch, Greg, Elden and Mike come out firing on all cylinders with some really cool comics reviews including Adam and Eve’s Bizarre Love Triangle, Banana Tails, Atomic Robo, Mark Twain’s Autobiography, Azteca #3 and a few others. We also have a roundtable look at Fear Itself and the after effect on the Marvel status quo. In 1st Impressions we look at Grimm Immortals Call of Duty: MW 3 Skyrim Assassins Creed Revelations We finish the show with a look at some decent Black Friday deals and our pull lists!

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The Next issue 68: I got nuthin’

It’s getting closer to the end of the year; Aitch and Mike are here to give you the latest news on what’s hapening in our world

The Punisher is kinda sorta coming to TV and Sony has picked up the rights to do Assasin’s Creed- The Movie

In 1st Impressions – Battlefield 3 and Once Upon a Time are top[ics of conversation.

Aitch takes a look at some up[coming games coming at the height of the gaming season including

Uncharted 3 and LotR War in the North – November 1st
Call of Duty MW 3 – November 8th
Elder Scrolls Skyrim – November 11th
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Assassin’s Creed Revelations, and Saint’s Row: The Third on November 15th

In Comic reviews, Mike tells us about Pigs #1, Superton #1 and a few others and to wrap the show, both of us take a look at some of the upcoming Fall movies

The Next Issue w/ Shane and Chris Houghton of Reed Gunther

For this special episode we sit down with the creators of Reed Gunther from Image Comics. Their first collected volume is out on November 9th and a series of one shot stories will begin on December 7th.

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