Since the first half was trashed last time, we start off talking about the Marvel executive who says diversity may have alienated readers, which turns into the price of comics and creating new characters. Rock and roll lawsuits, Batman’s Strangest Cases, Paul Grist and books from the dollar box fills out the remainder.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Verve
Blue Beetle And The Question By Steve Ditko.
Al and Don are back and start it off with The Outer Space Spirit, Will Eisner, comic magazines of the seventies and Barney Google. Johnny Hazard By Frank Robbins leads into the influence of Milton Caniff and Noel Sickles on the newspaper adventure strip, and finishes with books by François Rivière and Marguerite Abouet.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Red Club
The Outer Space Spirit By Will Eisner, Wally Wood And Jules Feiffer.
Since Don Liked talking about Man-Wolf last episode, Al was forced to talk about the confusing history of the Bronze Age C list characters Tigra The Were-Woman, Beware The Claws Of The Cat, And Hellcat.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Five Man Electrical Band
Tigra The Were-Woman Was Introduced In Giant-Size Creatures 1.
Cover By Ron Wilson And Frank Giacoia.
Aaaand…. welcome back!!!! We actually made it to Episode 4! Rook is MIA today, apparently he thought taking his family to Disney was more important than talking comics. Al finally rejoins the fold, as he and Don beat up Dallas and take over the show for a lengthy talk on Doom Patrol, the Savage Sword of Conan, DC 100 Page Spectaculars and more! They discuss their favorite artists and creators, including Bob Brown, Dick Dillon, the amazing Don Heck, Frank Robbins, Irv Novick, Jerry Grandenetti, Tony Tallarico, Mike Sekowsky, Ramona Fradon and Bruno Premiani! Leave a comment below, and tell us how much you freakin love us!!!
Bruno Premiani one of Al’s favorites.