Pick of the Week Podcast
Total Running Time: 01:07:51
February 12, 2012 – It’s an extended edition of the podcast this week as Josh, Conor and Ron dive deep into the turbulent waters of comics this week. From the grizzly end of The Punisher MAX with issue #22 to the crisis of faith in collecting comics. It’s a long one, but worth listening to…
00:01:34 – Nothing but praise for Jason Aaron and Steve Dillon for the end of the series with Punisher MAX #22
00:10:11 – A close second in the pick runoff for Conor was the excellent Secret Avengers #22 from Rick Remender and Gabe Hardman
00:16:200 – A chilling end to the miniseries with Severed #7
00:18:48 – Ron felt like Thief of Thieves #1 was off to a strong start from Kirkman, Spencer and Martinborough
00:22:35 – The next chapter in the comics legacy continued with Conan the Barbarian #1 by Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan
00:26:06 – 5 issues in and it doesn’t fail to entertain. Both Conor and Ron are in love with Wolverine & The X-Men #5
00:30:20 – Conversely, Conor and Ron are shocked by how bad the art in Green Lantern #6 was
00:32:02 – Not a big surprise at how much Josh liked Lobster Johnson: The Burning Hand #2
00:33:25 – But it was a big surprise to Ron that Josh liked Scarlet Spider #2
00:35:26 – Kieron Gillen calls Ron out in the letters page of Journey Into Mystery #634
00:36:36 – Some big decisions in Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #6
00:38:09 – A fun one and done with Mephisto in New Mutants #37
00:38:44 – The Top 5 Community Picks of the Week.
00:39:39 – dix might be done with Demon Knights #6.
00:41:26 – DescendantDroogliked the story more than the art in Batwoman #6.
Book of the Month:
00:43:20 – Josh talks about his Book of the Month pick, Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand
00:49:50 – Kevin asks about Garth Ennis’ The Boys.
00:51:39 – Nathan from Albuquerque, NM might be done with comics.
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