Pick of the Week Podcast
Total Running Time: 00:58:10
May 6, 2012 – Mark it in the books! The first podcast of 2012 to include a complaint about the heat! You’ll have to guess who’s complaining though as Josh, Conor and Ron gather on the eve of the Avengers movie opening to talk about this week’s comics.
00:01:48 – The addition of Chris Samnee makes Josh give us the first back to back pick of the week with Daredevil #12
00:09:38 – But Conor and Ron rave about their pick of Earth 2 #1 by James Robinson and Nicola Scott
00:14:27 – Conor also gave World’s Finest #1 a try, which was at least a better representation of Power Girl in the new 52…
00:15:21 – and Dial H for Hero #1 was the biggest pleasant surprise of the new wave of DC Books…
00:16:45 – ..and finally G.I. Combat #1 was a solid army book. With dinosaurs.
00:18:07 – Ron liked the first half of Avengers vs. X-Men #3 but not so much the last half
00:21:42 – Image gets another hit with Mind The Gap #1
00:26:56 – How do you follow Alan Moore? Erik Larsen shows us how in Supreme #64
00:28:39 – Smallville: Season 11 #1 teases and disappoints Conor and Ron and the challenge of digital comics
00:31:24 – Is there anything better than Fury Max #1? Ron and Conor don’t think so.
00:32:49 – Josh appreciated Sweet Tooth #33, despite the font.
00:34:22 – The Amazing Spider-Man #685 might be Dan Slott’s finest hour according to Ron
00:36:56 – The Top 5 Community Picks of the Week.
00:37:25 – Andrew Gaboury really dug the vibe of Action Comics #9
00:38:44 – NodNolan really enjoyed the launch of The Spider #1
00:40:17 – Daniel from Waco, TX is looking for some recommendations
00:43:28 – Mike from the UK is a little worried about the emergence of crossovers in DC Books
00:47:11 – Mike wants to know if we’re annoyed by mainstream coverage of comics?
00:50:40 – Sean wants to know who we’re rooting for, Avengers or X-Men?
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