The boys wind down the Halloween season by talking about some scary book this week…… Well, kind of. I mean Jon’s talking about the Halloween specials Dynamite put out for both Red Sonja and Vampirella. Charlie’s keeping things supernatural with Books of Magic. And Jon brings it back around with his low-down on Spider-Geddon – a book featuring vampire-like bad guys called the inheritors. (That was kind of a stretch wasn’t it)
Truth be told that’s it for the spooky stuff, but we’ve got some good old superhero action with The Terrifics, and Return of Wolverine, and if I might add a touch of space-opera in Star Wars: Dr. Aphra. All of those books, while not horror books, do have anxious moments of intense action, scary even. So don’t count them out till you’ve heard the reviews.
And then there’s the scariest thing of all….. Jon and Charlie. (insert scream here)
Have a terrifyingly good time.
The Terrifics #9
Star Wars: Dr. Aphra #25
Return of Wolverine #2
Books of Magic #1
Red Sonja/Vampirella Halloween Specials
Captain Ron Fortier and Chief Engineer Rob Davis return with another episode of New Pulp goodness!
This episode, Ron and Rob discuss the latest release from Airship 27 Productions, Dead Man’s Melody, A Sam Dunne Mystery!
They also discuss Ron’s recent appearance at the Fort Collins Comic Con (links to a photo and interview with Ron from the show are below), as well as updates on the Brother Bones movie as Seattle slowly turns into Cape Noire!
All this and more in another exciting episode of Airship 27 Podcast!
Disenfranchised by the modern incarnation of his all-time favorite comic book hero, podcaster Scott Gardner now plies the time-stream in a never-ending quest to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ fashioned randomly-selected Superman back issues!! Journey with him now… back… Back To The Bins!!
Happy Hangover!!…er… 2013!!… With the end of the Walt Simonson era in sight, we continue with Thor #375 (Jan. 1987) which features kidnapping, breaking & entering, and aggravated manslaughter… and that’s just what the GOOD guys do!
We start out this week echoing some of our current themes with “Lord of the Gallows” from Norse mythology.. then we look at Thor: Blood Oath #3, featuring Thor vs. Hercules!!! A really sticky river!! Plus an unidentified god!
Musical excerpts from “Eddan: The Invincible Sword of the Elf Smith” are copyright Mats Wendt and are used with permission.
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First some big casting news on Thor 2, and then we have a look at Thor #369, where Thor and Balder play Angry Birds!! Finally, we have a story called “The Hammer of Thor” from all the way back in 1959! Batman & Robin co-star.
This week, we cover the Lee/Kirby goodness of Thor #148, featuring the introduction of my second favorite Thor villain, The Wrecker!! Then we learn that women are NOT to be trusted in Thor #368, courtesy of Simonson & Buscema!
The Dark Knight Rises, and Alternate Reality reviews!!! We’re joined by Daren Steeves from the Definitive Geek Podcast and Matthew Kaiser to talk about the newest installment in the Christopher Nolan Batman franchise. We talk about the plot, the cast, the characters, the twist, the turns and the whole nine yards. Did we like it? Opinions were mixed, so listen in and then tell us what you thought.
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This time around, our good friend Scott Coles joins me for a look at The Mighty Thor issues #365 and 366, the conclusion of the Frog Thor saga! SEE Thor take someone’s flute into his mouth! SEE the Asgardians choose a guy who’s been missing for months as their new ruler!! SEE lotsa rats, frogs and alligators! Oh wait, you can’t actually see any of that… but listen to it anyway!
We open the show this week with a mini-profile of the Norse war god, Tyr, and then launch into the Frog Thor storyline in Thor #364! There’s more rats and frogs than you can shake your flute at! Plus an alligator or three! Then we have a look at The Mighty Thor #146, in which a nearly-powerless Thor spends far too much time staring at someone’s hat… Also, don’t miss the exciting Jane Foster cameo!
This time around, we have a look at Thor #143, featuring the menace of the eeeeeeevil Enchanters…and embellishing by Bill Everett! We ponder why Asgardians seem to have this thing about running out into traffic, and Thor sets out to steal a pink ‘frothy beverage’ – Plus Tales of Asgard! Then we continue our laborious slog through the Balder the Brave mini series as we look at issue #3, which features some inconsistent continuity!
Disenfranchised by the modern comics industry, Paul Spataro, Scott Gardner and Michael Bailey(of “View From The Longbox” and “From Crisis To Crisis: A Superman Podcast” fame) now ply the timestream in a never-ending quest to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ fashioned randomly-selected Comic Book back issues!! Journey with them now…back…Back To The Bins!!