Pick of the Week Podcast
Total Running Time: 00:33:44
October 14, 2012 – It’s the last comic con of 2012, and Josh Flanagan, Conor Kilpatrick and Ron Richards are back in a hotel room, gathered around the mic to talk about this week’s comics. Specifically, to address just what Ron was thinking making Uncanny Avengers #1 the pick of the week and not Batman #13. We also talk about a bunch of the week’s other releases, but due to the con and being exhausted, no detailed show notes for this episode from us but thanks to Sam Cavanagh (g0ofgnewt), we’ve got show notes:
00:02:10: New and Nude listeners alike want to know about Ron’s POTW struggle with Uncanny Avengers #1. It was a slight edge to Ron’s Loyalty to Marvel and Rick Remender. The first book of Marvel NOW did not disappoint in writing or art.
00:11:46: On any other week the POTW could have been (and was Conors pick) Batman #13 by Snyder and Capulo. The first part of “Death of a Family” storyline. Ron now knows how Josh has felt in previous years. It was creepy and set up the Joker as the scariest villain of the Batman book, if not the DC universe.
00:16:46: Conor would have lifted Ron on his shoulders if he chose MacGyver #1 as POTW. Shockingly Josh has never seen the TV show. The TV show was great, but what do the guys think about the Image comic?
00:22:03: The “Final” issue of Fantastic Four wraps up a few dangling story lines before the real end in the next issue of FF.
00:22:45: Beloved characters fall in Wolverine and the X-men #18. Aaron understanding the importance of ripping people’s hearts out.
00:24:22: Avengers #31 is nice to have an Avengers issue that stands by itself. This setting up Bendis’ final arc.
00:25:47: Conor, on a lark, bought Ami-come girls: featuring Wonder Woman #1 due to the Power girl creative team of Justin Gray/Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner.
00:28:16: Phantom Stranger bring back the concept of the embellisher. Did Didio deliver?
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