Episode 73 of the Comics Community Podcast features panelists Ashlie, Jason, Travis, and Phil your host as they discuss the best in comics and pop culture for the week of March 27, 2017! Show notes after the fold:

In This Episode of the Comics.Community Podcast…

0:00:01 Introductions

This episode, panelists Ashlie, Jason, and Travis join Phil your host to discuss:

0:03:40 Recent Comic News

Items in comic book and pop culture news that recently caught our attention include…
– Bernie Wrightson passes
– Island Magazine and The Flintstones end
– Cris Yoast to write Black Cat/Silver Sable movie?
– Chicago Comic-Con Events, etc are published
– Corey Lewis announces Moon Bakery

0:10:30 Comics Worth Reading

This episode, out panelists recommendations include…

Iron Fist 01IRON FIST (2017) #1 (Marvel Comics) K’un Lun is in ruins. The chi fueling Danny’s fists is wavering. Is there a future for the Iron Fist? Danny Rand pushes himself to the breaking point, finding fights to prove his worth. But a bigger fight than he can handle may have found him…

Batman 19BATMAN #19 – (DC Comics) Batman is losing…Bane is going to break him for good this time. The Dark Knight must turn to a very unlikely weapon to beat Bane once and for all!

Extremity 01EXTREMITY #1 – (Image Comics/Skybound) Thea dreams. Not of a better life, but of revenge on the clan that ruined her family. With ferocious battles between man, machines, and monsters ahead… who knows where her quest for vengeance will take her? A bold new vision where the beauty and imagination of Studio Ghibli meet the intensity of Mad Max!

Underwinder 01UNDERWINTER #1 – (Image Comics) Critically acclaimed creator Ray Fawkes launches his new monthly horror series – full of twisted portraits of our dark world – beginning with the perverse topical SYMPHONY — a beautifully painted tale of music and cruelty in the modern age.

Ms Marvel 16MS. MARVEL (2015) #16 – (Marvel Comics) What started out as a game for Kamala Khan has quickly become Ms. Marvel’s worst nightmare. The twisted sicko who’s been using online games to troll folks has found a way to take control of people IRL. With the Doc.X Virus on the loose, can Ms. Marvel trust anyone?

Grass Kings 01GRASS KINGS #1 – (BOOM! Studios) A rural mystery series chronicling the tragic lives of the Grass Kings, three brothers and rulers of a trailer park kingdom, a fiefdom of the hopeless and lost, of the desperate poor seeking a promised land. Eldest brother Robert leads a grief-stricken life, having lost his daughter to a tragic accident, followed by his wife disappearing one morning never to return. When an enigmatic young woman named Maria flees to their community in search of safe haven, Robert takes her in. Will his decision lead to ruin and retribution dooming the Kingdom?

0:17:25 Topic of the Week: Superfight

In this episode, our panelists play the Superfight card game from Skybound.

0:37:35 Comics In Our Future

Wondering what new comics to watch for in the next few weeks? Our panelists share what’s topping their pull lists.

0:46:00 Last Minute Fun

If all goes well, we’ll be back for Episode 74 on April 17 (not the 13th), 2016. Until then – here’s to good comics!

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