Jimmy is in L.A. post-SDCC and has to fly solo again. All of his big Hollywood co-hosts backed out at the last minute. Thanks a lot, Jennifer Lawrence! He gives you his recap of the massive craziness that is San Diego Comic Con! You’ll also hear interviews with cartoonist extraordinaire Fabio Moon (Two Brothers, Casanova) and the adorable young actress Francesca Capaldi (The Peanuts Movie, Dog With A Blog). News includes: Eisner winners, Archie to crossover with The Ramones, the Milestone universe returns to DC Comics, The Killing Joke will be DC’s next animated feature, Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will team up, Marvel’s post Secret Wars relaunch will start with Avengers #0, Joss Whedon returns to comics with a creator owned comic called Twist, a Green Lantern Corps movie is in the works and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!
This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics are excited to have as their guest creator extraordinaire, Matt Fraction. They talk with Matt specifically about his new series through Image Comics, Satellite Sam(with Howard Chaykin on art) and Sex Criminals (with Chip Zdarsky), but they also take the opportunity to discuss other works of his, such as the current Hawkeye series, his Casanovacomics, and graphic novels such as The Five Fists of Science. Perhaps one of the most enlightening moments of the interview concerns issue #2 of Satellite Sam, where Matt points out that you can indeed letter the sound of “whiskey dick.” But comics aren’t all that the guys discuss. Andy, Derek, and Matt also spend a lot of time talking about
It’s a veritable smorgasbord of pop cultural fun! However, Andy comes away from the experience a changed man, wondering if his love of everything Dean Martin has all been for naught. “Nothing gold can stay, Ponyboy.”
This week on the only LIVE comics radio show that always hits the bulls-eye of awesome, we welcome Matt Fraction to the Monster Cave. You’ve read Matt’s work on such comics as The Immortal Iron Fist, Uncanny X-Men and Casanova. He is currently the writer of Fantastic Four and FF as well as the best comic Marvel is producing currently; Hawkguy…I mean Hawkeye. He joins us to chat about everything he has going on right now so please, if you have a question for Matt, feel free to post it on our Facebook wall or give us a call at 506-452-6056.
We will also be reviewing a random comic from last week, which we picked up at Strange Adventures, in our ‘Shit Comic Reviewers Say’ segment.
It’s on like Diddy Kong! Pick Of The Week goes to Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen and Scott Koblish for O.M.A.C. #2 (DC)! Fast Five picks include Action Comics #2 (DC), CHEW #21 (Image), Detective Comics #2 (DC), Casanova: Avaritia #2 (Icon), and Justice League International #2 (DC).
This week I call for a little help. Friend and co-host Joe Aulisio stops by the “studio” and converses with me about our Top 10 favorite comic book stories. Our personal picks make the cutting room floor, and a l0t of diversity finds its way into our chat. Listen in and see if you agree with what we highlight.