Pick of the Week Podcast
Total Running Time: 01:06:22
September 11, 2011 – It’s a deluge of comic books! We embark on “The New 52″ from DC Comics as we rate and review all 13 of the new DC Comics releases, as well as a ton of books from the other publishers in the world. It’s all comic books, all the time, so it’s a bit longer than usual, but it’s something we must do, for you.
00:02:52 – The breakout hit of the new DC books for Ron was clearly Animal Man #1 from Jeff Lemire and Travel Foreman
00:14:03 – Thoroughly enjoyed by Josh and Conor was Grant Morrison and Rags Morales on Action Comics #1
00:17:04 – As thoroughly enjoyed by all was Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette on Swamp Thing #1
00:20:25 – Conor and Ron had a blast reading Justice League International #1
00:22:13 – Much ado about nothing in Batgirl #1
00:24:24 – A pleasant surprise for Conor and Ron was Detective Comics #1, not so much for Josh
00:26:57 – Conor really enjoyed Batwing #1, Ron wasn’t a big fan of the art
00:28:48 – Everyone was really intrigued by Stormwatch #1 and look forward to more
00:30:48 – Talk about fun comics? O.M.A.C. #1 all the way
00:32:05 – The first of the rough books, Conor had lots of problems with everything about Hawk and Dove #1
00:33:52 – Josh was excited for Men of War #1, but it fell a little short
00:36:43 – A bit of disagreement as Conor liked Static Shock #1 while Ron thought it struggled
00:38:16 – Across the board, everyone agreed that Green Arrow #1 fell short in many ways
00:42:57 – A close second for pick of the week was the amazing Wolverine: Debt of Death One Shot from David Lapham and David Aja
00:47:01 – Jason Aaron continues the entertaining meltdown in Wolverine #15
00:48:06 – Josh took a chance with the indie book Atomic Robo: Ghost of Station X #1 and it paid off
00:49:31 – Ron gets teased again by Morning Glories #12
00:50:11 – Always amusing, Josh is digging the ongoing Cobra #4
00:52:00 – The third runner up for Pick of the Week was the genius of Jeff Parker in Thunderbolts #163
00:53:50 – A polarizing book for many, Ron fell in the middle with Casanova Avarita #1
00:55:02 – X-Factor #224.1 delivers on the Point One promise of a good jumping on point for new readers
00:55:32 – Josh calls attention to Jeff Lemire’s other work with Sweet Tooth #25
00:58:06 – The Top 5 Community Picks of the Week.
00:59:05 - AdamOfEarth was turned off of comics in general by Men of War #1
01:00:07 - Keith7198 felt that The Punisher #3 fell a little short, but he’s still with it
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