Pick of the Week Podcast
Running Time: 01:09:07
June 13, 2010 – Ron's back from vacation and just in time to join Josh and Conor in discussion of this week's comics as well as the Book of the Month: Wednesday Comics. So what does all that have to do with Vaudeville, Baron Zemo and Casey Kasem? Well, you'll have to listen to find out.
00:02:07 – Captain America #606 shows a return to form with the welcome addition of regular pencilier Butch Guice, enough to make it Conor's Pick of the Week.
00:12:31 – You'd think Conor would have picked Batman #700, but he didn't.
00:16:17 – Ron and Conor wrestled with S.H.I.E.L.D. #2.
00:18:39 – All the guys gave Hack/Slash: My First Maniac #1 a try and liked what they saw, for the most part.
00:22:22 – Oh, the insanity is back with X-Men Forever 2 #1 and Ron is giggly and confused.
00:26:06 – Chew #11 was really strong with the jumping point for a new arc.
00:27:28 – G.I. Joe Cobra #5 takes a turn away from what Josh and Conor liked so much about the series, but it wasn't that bad despite a call back to our childhood with "Cobra-lalalala".
00:29:40 – Josh was delighted with the distraction of Eric Powell's Buzzard #1.
00:31:36 – The best thing Marvel has got going for them, according to Ron, continues with Uncanny X-Men #525.
00:34:17 – Although Ron made Cowboy Ninja Viking #6 his Pick for the Week.
00:35:28 – Josh wanted to try something new with James Paterson's Murder of King Tut #1.
00:36:49 – We delighted over the art of Chris Sprouse in Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom #1.
Book of the Month:
00:44:50 – Conor delivers the Book of the Month review of Wednesday Comics, right on schedule!
00:51:19 – Sean (InfectiousFunk) wants to know if we think DC has dropped a bit and now Marvel is better?
00:55:52 – Joseph C. from Texas has some problems with comics that jump into the future.
01:00:37 – The winners of the first two Limited Edition Iron Man 2 Fandango gift cards are Sam Conte & Joseph Trahan!
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