Pick of the Week Podcast
Total Running Time: 01:06:44
September 18, 2011 – The DC Comics Relaunch deluge continues, along with some fantastic comics from practically every publisher. If you’re a comic fan, than this was one of those dream weeks. Unfortunately, 13 more DC Comics are starting to push Josh, Conor and Ron towards the breaking point – but hey! They’re having fun while doing it! And now…Ratings…Ratings…Ratings…
00:02:02 – The most fun Conor had this week came from Paul Cornell and Diogenes Neves in Demon Knights #1. There were dragons!
00:09:12 – But, oh the glory of finally getting to see J. H. Williams III’s Batwoman #1
00:12:54 – The surprise of the week for everyone came from Superboy #1
00:16:49 – The consistency of the Bat books continues with Batman and Robin #1
00:19:10 – Even though Ron found this oddly familiar, everyone dug the Frankenstein Agent of SHADE #1 action
00:22:27 – It wasn’t what we expected, but after Grifter #1, Josh and Ron and going to stick with it
00:24:49 – Some mixed opinions about Deathstroke #1
00:27:37 – Conor and Ron agree that Green Lantern #1 was the best Green Lantern in years
00:30:11 – And yet, despite Peter Milligan, no one sees a need for Red Lanterns #1 in any universe
00:31:57 – Across the board agreement on the major disappointment of Mister Terrific #1
00:33:59 – Hark! Disagreement on Suicide Squad #1!
00:36:03 – But come on, you gotta admit you dug Resurrection Man #1, Conor sure did
00:37:39 – Legion Lost #1? More like iFanboy Lost as no one can wrap their head around this one
00:41:10 – DC Comics aside, one of the gems of this week was Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli on Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1
00:43:20 – The best arc of Criminal yet wraps up with Criminal: The Last of the Innocent #4
00:44:48 – Josh gives 5 stars to Scalped #52
00:46:09 – It’s clear how much Bendis adores Daredevil by reading New Avengers #16
00:48:00 – 27: Second Set #1 re-ignites Josh’s adoration of stories about musicians
00:48:50 – Another great cover on The Unwritten #29 and Josh is really enjoying this tale of a female cartoonist
00:49:43 – Ron’s all by himself with his excitement for Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9 #1
00:51:05 – The Top 5 Community Picks of the Week.
00:52:10 - Retcon spoke the truth when trying to make sense of Fear Itself #6
00:53:44 - cabernetfranc raved about the return of Adrian Tomine in Optic Nerve #12
Book of the Month:
00:56:44 – Conor regales us with the tale of Green River Killer : A True Detective Story
This episode of iFanboy is brought to you by:
The New York Comic-Con - October 13 – 16, 2011 at the Javits Center in NYC – Tons of comics and media guests! Don’t miss the last big comic con of 2011!
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