Pick of the Week Podcast
Total Running Time: 00:54:29
April 8, 2012 – It’s the annual iFanboy.com Staff Writer show! With Ron, Josh and Conor off stuffing their faces with Cadbury eggs, Ryan Haupt, Mike Romo, Ali Colluccio and Jim Mroczkowski step in to discuss the week’s comics! Plus, a very special announcement for loyal iFanboy listener SSG Jonathan Castillo. Mrs. Castillo has asked as to relay whether their forthcoming baby is an iFanboy or iFangirl, and we’re pleased to oblige. Place your bets now!
00:02:04 – Time for some big hair and a healthy dose of Augmented Reality with Conor’s Pick of the Week, Avengers vs. X-Men #1.
00:11:59 – Jim’s curious about the former presidential cat pawing around Animal Man #8. Meanwhile, Ali, Mike and Ryan send the new character design in Swamp Thing #8 down the catwalk.
00:17:48 – For Mike’s money, Chew is one of the most consistently funny and visually creative books on the market. #25 is no exception.
00:22:22 – Whether or not a good jumping on point is even needed, everyone agrees that Daredevil #10.1 is a great one-and-done.
00:27:11 – Ryan enjoyed Invincible #90, super succinctly.
00:29:00 – Everybody wants to love Action Comics #8. But do they? Mike feels assaulted by teeth.
00:33:40 – Ali can’t decide what she loves most about Wolverine & The X-Men #8. Ryan suggests it was Beast being awesome.
00:35:33 – Jim is totally ensorcelled by Skullkickers #13 in spite of himself.
00:40:30 – The Top 5 Community Picks of the Week.
00:41:10 – blkassassin106 loves it when a plan comes together, as it did in Amazing Spider-Man #683.
00:42:36 – kmanifesto bids a fond farewell to O.M.A.C. #8.
00:44:53 – Phil wants to know what DC Comics has against Superman.
00:48:09 – A recent convert to Flash comics, John asks if we’ve ever been reluctant to check out a certain character only to discover a new favorite.
00:51:40 – Experiment with Ryan and his Paleopals on Science…Sort Of.
00:53:30 – Is SSG Jonathan Castillo’s new recruit a boy or girl?
This episode is brought to you by…
Marvel Comics present Avengers vs. X-Men #1 – don’t miss out on the big summer event form Marvel. If you haven’t read it yet, head to your local comic shop or get it digitally: http://ifn.by/avxifanboy
C2E2 – April 13-15, 2012 in Chicago, IL, you can join comics and media stars for the biggest pop culture event of the season!
Summit City Comic Con – May 12, 2012 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Meet over 100 comic creators including Geof Darrow, Gabe Hardman, Mike Norton, Tom Scioli, and Katie Cook!
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