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!
See No Evil
(Right-click and choose "Save As..." and save locally)
Doing the podcast is fun and all, but let's be honest, listening to the 3 of us talk to each other can get repetitive, so we look to you, the iFanboy listeners to participate in the podcast! "How can I get in on the fun?" you may ask yourself, well here's how:
- E-Mail us at email@example.com with any questions, comments or anything that may be on your mind.
Please don't forget to leave your name and where you're writing from and each week, we'll pick the best e-mails to include on the podcast!