Episode 75 of the Comics Community Podcast features panelists Jason, Randy, Rafael, Alec, and Phil your host as they discuss the best in comics and pop culture for the week of May 1st, 2017! Show notes after the fold:
In This Episode of the Comics.Community Podcast…
This episode, panelists Jason, Randy, Rafael, and Alec join Phil your host to discuss:
0:04:25 Recent Comic News
Items in comic book and pop culture news that recently caught our attention include…
• Stan Lee enters the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame
• Regal Cinema announces its Wonder Woman Ultimate Ticket
• The Star Wars Tie Fighter Propane Grill is a thing
• C2E2 features event for educators
• The Tick comes to Amazon this August 25th
• Guardians of the Galaxy II casting news
0:14:45 Comics Worth Reading
This episode, out panelists recommendations include…
NICK FURY (2017) #1 – (Marvel Comics) An all-new era for the superspy begins here, as Fury is sent on a top-secret mission to the French Riviera. He’ll need to outmaneuver the enemy as the complex dance of espionage begins, but will he meet his match in the mysterious Frankie Noble? Grab the edge of your seat and don’t let go — this caper’s just getting started!
G.I. JOE (2016) #4 – (IDW Publishing) Outnumbered and outgunned, the G.I. Joe field team hits the road with a captive and ranting Crystal Ball, but the Dreadnoks are hot on their heels! Meanwhile, Lady Jaye & Gung-Ho, with their cover blown, struggle to fight their way out of Athens. And a terrifying new threat rears its head in the Crown Jewel of the Hasbro Universe!
NAMWOLF #1 – (Exploding Albatross Funnybooks) When scrawny Marty Spencer is drafted into the Vietnam War, he finds himself smack dab in the middle of the heart of darkness. But Marty has a secret. A secret even from himself. And Vietnam is a hell of a place to find out you’re a werewolf.
0:21:20 Comic Talk: Marvel’s Secret Empire #0
Our panelists create their own spontaneous mini-topic as they discuss Marvel’s Secret Empire #0…
Secret Empire #0 – (Marvel Comics) The Marvel Universe is under siege from within! Captain America, secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, has turned his back on the Super Hero community. Using the trust and respect he has gained over the years he has ascended to a position where he can enacts Hydra’s ideals. The death of Jack Flag, the trial of Maria Hill, the second Civil War, the alien Chitauri Queen.
All of the dominoes of Captain America’s plan have been laid out – and it will take only the slightest push to set them into action! Now, the Avengers, the Champions, the Defenders, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men and more will be tested. As Hydra’s grip tightens around the Marvel Universe, the heroes stand at the precipice of an unprecedented challenge. How will they Marvel Universe cope with this shattering betrayal by the most trusted among them?
0:34:30 Topic of the Week: Show & Tell
This episode, our panelists play Show and Tell as they show off all things currently rocking their pop-culture and comic geek selves. Here are some highlights…
1:06:50 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.
1:13:05 Last Minute Fun
If all goes well, we’ll be back for Episode 76 on May 15, 2017. Until then – here’s to good comics!
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