Comics Alternative, Episode 211: Halloween Comics 2016

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It’s the Wednesday before Halloween, so it’s time once again for the Two Guys with PhDs to look at this season’s spooky, horror-filled offerings. This year, Andy and Derek discuss 10 individual titles, some of which were specifically published for Halloween 2016 and others with particular themes and release dates that nicely coincide with the holiday. They begin with four all-age anthology titles and then move on to works that, while not specifically intended as Halloween specials, capture the spirit of the season  in one form or another. In total, they discuss:

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Star Trek into Darkness, Raw Comedy and a $120 Egg and Bacon roll

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The BIG five-oh! What an occasion!….. Ah, really who cares? 50 eps of shit talking and verbal wank ain’t no great shakes.

 

This is the show….

 

John Eats Carrots

Unfunny commentary over playing video games is in super high demand at the moment

RAW Comedy jumps the shark by becoming the comedy equivalent of “The X Factor”

Come to Australia for the sunshine, koalas and $120 egg and bacon rolls

Clive Palmer is a reverse vending machine

Zooey Deschanel forces relevancy

Good grief Charlie Brown! Stop stalking your ex!

Vin Diesel is the reason Facebook still exists

 

Movie Review: Star Trek into Darkness @ 50 mins

 

NERD NEWS @ 1hr and 5 mins

William Fichtner cast as The Shredder

Wonder Woman Earth One artwork revealed

Sample footage for Marvels’ Big Hero 6 drops

Gravity trailer

Batman Inc double issue conclusion

American Vampire Anthology

The 1000 page Archie Extravaganza

We pick our “desert island” comics