A comic book news and review show where we talk about our favorite books out January 9, 2019, we discuss the new Marvel podcast-verse, talk about the hottest comics news of the week, and discuss our favorite books and comic covers out January 16th 2019.
The show opens talking about comic book news:
Top 3 books from last week:
Dave 1. Captain Marvel #1 , 2. Justice League #15, 3. Wrong Earth #5
Forrest 1. Martian Manhunter #2 , 2. Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider #4, 3. Uncanny X-Men #9
ComicBookRoundUp 1. Bitter Root #3- David Walker with Chuck Brown and Sanford Green- 9.2, 2. Prodigy #2- Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque- 9.1, 3. Criminal #1- Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips- 9.0
Trending Now: Podcastception! Wolverine: The Long Night, an adaptation of their popular podcast series, hit the stands last week and Marvel has said this is only the beginning of a bigger podcast-verse. What’s the endgame here? Does the audio-first format translate well to comics? Vice versa?
Top Book for Next Week:
Connor - Gideon Falls #10 - David
Cover of Next Week:: Connor- Red Hood: Outlaw #30 Cover B Phillip Tan Variant - David - Conan The Barbarian #2 (Mark Brooks) - Forrest - Detective Comics #996 Variant (Brian Stelfreeze)
Segment of the Week: Tales from the Back Catalogue!: Discussing recent back issue pickups or reads we’re excited about, big differences we see between these and more recent stories, etc.
Dave: What if #2 - What if Hulk had the brain of bruce banner? Roy Thomas & Herb Trimpe
Forrest: What mysterious benefactor dropped off first prints of Venom: Lethal Protector for me to find?
Connor: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #71- SJW liberal snowflakes apparently started ruining comics in 1982!