Pick of the Week Podcast

12.23.2012 – Episode #366 – Hawkeye #6

Show Notes

Total Running Time: 01:03:45

December 23, 2012 – It’s the last pick of the week podcast for 2012 and Josh, Conor and Ron go out with a bang, with a celebration of what’s new in comics, a discussion of double shipping, and a flashback to past math based entertainment. ‘Tis the season!

Comics:
00:02:07 – A celebration of something new in super hero comics as Conor raves about Hawkeye #6
00:09:37 – A celebration of things ending with the last issue of Remender’s run with Uncanny X-Force #35
00:14:27 – A celebration of time travel a book Josh thinks Ron should be reading with Comeback #2
00:16:34 – A celebration of the new gods that everyone is enjoying with Wonder Woman #15
00:18:59 – A celebration of the big red guy for Josh with B.P.R.D.: 1948 #3
00:20:53 – A celebration of Jerome Opena with everyone in Avengers #2
00:24:52 – A celebration of the march to doom with Hellblazer #298
00:27:26 – A celebration of finally coming out and being pretty good with JSA Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull #1
00:33:07 – A celebration of realistic reactions for Conor with Daredevil #21
00:34:13 – A celebration of being just so damned good with Saga #8
00:36:50 – A celebration of ridiculousness from Ron with Thunderbolts #2
00:38:03 – A celebration of greatness from Conor with Happy #3
00:39:22 – A celebration of more Tony Stark from all with Indestructible Hulk #2
00:41:00 – A celebration of phone cameos with MacGyver: The Fugitive Gauntlet #3

User Reviews:
00:41:52 – The Top Five Community Picks of the Week.
00:44:35 - theWAC1 loved the look of Captain America #2
00:46:30 - Andrew Gabourey is enjoying the happenings of Nightwing #15

Email:
00:48:01 – Sean is a DC guy but wants to try some Marvel
00:51:48 - Parri is ruminating of what Uncanny actually means

Music:
Fairytale of New York
The Pogues

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Comments

  1. CedricAckeyi CedricAckeyi says:

    Happy Festivus, iFanboy!

  2. Thanks for a great year,guys!

  3. microwave25 microwave25 says:

    Ok. I’m finally gonna pick up Hawkeye. I shall be tormented no longer!

  4. Lovedrop Lovedrop says:

    Karen Berger left Vertigo over Hellblazer? What’s the story there Josh?

  5. Parri Parri (@pazzatron) says:

    Finally read my books. Which means I have finally been able to listen to the POTW podcast.
    Thanks for answering my question! And attempting the impression – needed more geordie twang though :)

  6. “It looks like a Chris Ware book…that’s what I kept thinking the whole time…” – Josh

    I think this line is very telling, not of Josh, but of the state of mainstream comics.

    It seems that Marvel and DC are now firmly content to sit on the sidelines of innovation.
    Independent books have taken the mantle to advance the artform of comics forward.

    The comics game now seems to be how can we take the innovations of independent books and make them palatable to a mainstream audience.

    Today,innovation in a Marvel book appears to be adapting panel layouts popularized in 2001-2.

    Perhaps it was always this way to a degree and I am just mythologizing the company that put out Stray Toasters when I was a kid.

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