This week: We've gotta talk about Superman #1 & Black Science #37 (Jack's finally caught up!) +The Black Widow movie, FX's Y: The Last Man cast, & which Kubrick film is actually Marvel canon? Find out!
Death or Glory, Death of the Inhumans, death all around! (But really, Donny Cates killed everyone) Jack learns about the Great Lakes Avengers & Doug struggles to remember what SHAZAM stands for. Plus news & more!
We talk about our concerns about the DC Universe streaming service comics announcement plus 2 Jeff Lemire books! (The Sentry & The Terrifics) Y'all, it's been zero days since our last bad joke but don't let that fool you, we're here to give the good stuff.
We’re back after a week’s absence and boy do we have a lot of new books to talk about! Thor, The Magic Order, Hawkman, Justice League, The Immortal Hulk, The Unexpected, & Dr. Strange! *Phew!* ALL of that plus Wonder Woman 1984, Heroes in Crisis, & listener questions! Riddle: When is a door not a door? Answer: When it is a sentient Inhuman man-door named “Eldrac.”
Concluding our 2 part guest host series, Samantha joins Jack to talk Gideon Falls, the Crises of the DC Universe, and the best titles with which to introduce folks to comics! Regular hosting will continue next week!
Jack’s mantle as co-host is usurped this week by our guest and good friend Bryan Kravitz from the podcast, Mashing Buttons! (Although that doesn’t keep Jack from messing with us.) We talk the new Venom & Justice League: No Justice series as well as the glaring differences in the Luke Cage, season 2 trailer’s apparent portrayal of Bushmaster (Hint: He’s not a snake man).
Free Comic Book Day arrives again and it was Jack’s first time! We also discuss meeting Bryan K. Vaughan, the first issues of the new Avengers & DC Nation, & our concerns about the impending Scott Snyder Justice League relaunch. Plus news & more!
Fear not, no Avengers spoilers here! (There’s the bonus ep for that) The Venom trailer, Eisner nominees, & our favorite moments from Thanos Annual #1! Also discussed: The good ship Scuttlebutt’s captain (& renowned Horse-Thor), Beta Ray Bill.
Action Comics #1000! We run down our favorite stories from the landmark issue & the return of Black Hammer plus our predictions for Infinity War. Also, didn't Spielberg JUST say he didn't believe in comic book movies? Well now he's making one. All that plus July solicits, listener questions, & more!
Legion season 2 premiere spoiler talk plus the Y: The Last Man show on FX & the new issues of Marvel 2-in-One & Justice League! We answer our first listener question & discuss Venom's secret cubicle life. Every television show needs a psychic dance battle now, we can't go back.
This week: The finale of Dark Nights: Metal, Agent Coulson's return to movies, & the proper pancake/fork ratio in Doomsday Clock! We also get excited for the new Fantastic Four relaunch & burst a blood vessel in anger over the newest New Mutants delay.
We analyze the Deadpool 2 trailer, chat about the new issues of Damnation & Thanos, & run through June solicitations. Doug goes on a long tangent about how bad A Wrinkle in Time is & we’ve lost all hope for that New Gods movie…
Dr. Strange gets feisty, Batman gets gassy, & we get amped about the idea of a New Gods movie. We discuss the new "Green Lantern: Earth-One" and Jack's first lantern book as well as Paradiso and when the right time to drop a book is.
In this smooth, fine vintage of Comics Covered, we talk DC’s new Black Label & Sandman imprints as well as the new issue of Justice League & the debut of Jeff Lemire & Andrea Sorrentino’s Gideon Falls. Both Mogo & Ego the living planets are also discussed (no relation). DOUG & JACK in a battle for the future!*
*Well, not really. I mean, they’re in it, but…