MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Winter Atlas
We went down the rabbit hole as Batman and Superman in Japan were discussed, which led into Yoshida Tatsuo and the creation of Tatsunoko Studio. Issue 1 of Path of the Pale Rider is covered, and we talk about several Kickstarter campaigns that we’ve had on the show. Free Comic Book Day, The Incal and mimes finish it out. Enjoy!
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Graymarket
Al starts the show off talking about the movie Polyester and the forgotten gimmick of Scratch And Sniff. Free Comic Book Day 2021, EC Comics’ creators and humor titles, along with Ghost Rider and deserts. Old Captain America stories finish it out.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: DANGERPIN
As always, we start off talking about something other than comic books, and this time it is the movie The Last Man On Earth, which led into Night Of The Living Dead, The Omega Man and I Am Legend. Then we talk about the Florida nuisance known as love bugs. We do talk about comics eventually.
We talk about the swampy climate in Florida, the state of Yancy Street Comics and the community that supports it. Lending out comics, Hellboy, comic collections Rook has read and Marvel movies.
Al talks about a photo from the 1969 New York Comic Con, Alan Davis, Jack Cole (again) and comics with challenge in the title.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Smithereens
It’s Free Comic Book Day and we finally get together to do another episode. A couple of free comics and some new books we were not aware of were discussed, then go into the major comic companies swiping each other. And Jack Kirby. We talk about him as well.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Greymarket
Don, Al, Dallas, Rook, and Rook’s Beard reunite in an epic roundtable discussion about comics! During this trainwreck they discuss: Comic Shop News, Free Comic Book Day, Marvel Tales, Amazing Fantasy #15, Graded/Slabbed Comics, Locke & Key, Rook’s new vlog on Youtube, Kafka by R. Crumb and David Zane Mairowitz, Superior Carnage #1, Jupiter Legacy #4, Walking Dead: All Out War, Rat Queens, and Ghost Rider: Engines of Vengeance #1.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Pierre Legault
Don, Al and Dallas are joined once again by Don’s daughter, Holly, as we finally return to traditional comic book talk. We have some technical difficulties (Don’s a little hard to hear, so turn up the volume LOUD!!)
Don reviews the new Popeye #1 by IDW and reminisces about the character, and he discovers an indie book from the 90’s called Optic Nerve. We go on to discuss the merits of Free Comic Book Day, and ask the question: is it bringing in a younger audience to local comic shops?
Dallas gushes about the masterpieces that is Chris Claremont’s run on Uncanny X-Men and reviews Rick Remender’s first handful of Uncanny X-Force issues.
Larry Marder’s Tales of the Beanworld gets an analysis, and Al finally reads Asterios Polyp!!!!
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: hitomi