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The Endgame Is A Morsel Of Comic Book Goodness

12/12/2018
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Martin returns with an all new episode of Comic Talk Today and this time, it's time to discuss the news. On this episode, Martin discusses some changes over at Valiant Entertainment, and a newly announced Marvel title that has him very excited before diving into the meat of the show. First up, what the Avengers: Endgame trailer says about the plot of the film and the possible future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, why Crisis On Infinite Earths being next year's CW Arrowverse crossover is...

Duration:00:47:28

Top Of The Pile For December 11, 2018

12/11/2018
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It's time for another installment of Top Of The Pile on Comic Talk Today as Martin discusses some of his favorite books from last week's new comic book day. In this episode, Martin dives deep into Self/Made #1, Batman #60, The Freeze #1, Winter Soldier #1, Shazam! #1 and Doomsday Clock #8. Plus stay tuned to the end for some recommendations on books coming on December 12! Martin's books to watch this week: You can support this show by visiting our merch store, directly through Patreon, or...

Duration:00:40:34

Daredevil Is Cancelled...Let's Talk About That

12/10/2018
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As you will no doubt have heard by now, Netflix recently cancelled Daredevil, not long after having announced the cancellation of Luke Cage and Iron Fist. Were the shows underperforming? Did people just not care to watch the shows anymore? Is there something else going on here? Tune in and listen as Martin goes through a brief history of these Marvel TV deals and why the writing has always been on the wall on the latest episode of Comic Talk Today. You can support this show by visiting our...

Duration:00:35:58

Top Of The Pile For December 4, 2018

12/4/2018
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It's time for another edition of Top Of The Pile on Comic Talk Today as Martin runs down some of his favorite books from last week's new comic book day. In this episode, The Warning #1, Ironheart #1, Hex Wives #2, DC Nuclear Winter Special, and Heroes In Crisis #3. Plus stay tuned for some recommendations for tomorrow's new comic book day including Snap Flash Hustle #1, LaGuardia #1, Die #1, Freeze #1, Prodigy #1, and Breakneck #1. You can support this show by visiting our merch store,...

Duration:00:43:16

Diving Into The Ultraverse

11/29/2018
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On this episode of Comic Talk Today, Martin premieres a new recurring segment, Throwback Thursday! Throwback Thursday will highlight some older titles Martin hasn't read in a while and what better way to kick off this nostalgia trip than by talking about Malibu's Ultraverse! Martin kicks things off with a little history of the Ultraverse and how it came to be before diving into the first three titles of the imprint: The Strangers #1, Hardcase #1 and Prime #1. Videos of the Ultraverse ads...

Duration:00:41:00

Venom Is The Taco Bell Of Superhero Movies And Maybe The Future

11/28/2018
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Martin is back with another rant and this time it's time to focus on Venom. Since premiering on October 5, 2018, Venom has earned over $822 million at the box office worldwide and Martin wants to talk about how a movie plagued with lackluster initial reviews and terrible trailers has become one of the highest grossing superhero films in the world. You can support this show by visiting our merch store, directly through Patreon, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:33:34

Top Of The Pile For November 27, 2018

11/27/2018
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It's a new week and an all new edition of Top of the Pile, the episode of the week in which Martin catches up and rates some of his favorite books from last week's new comic book day. In this episode, Martin discusses Mars Attacks #2, Web of Venom: Carnage Reborn, Exorsisters #2, Middlewest #1, and American Carnage #1. You can support this show by visiting our merch store, directly through Patreon, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:44:32

This Episode Was Delayed. Just Like Your Comics.

11/23/2018
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Martin is back with an all new episode of Comic Talk Today to talk about comic book delays...because what better way to deflect the podcast delays than by talking about other things being delayed. In this episode, Martin talks about how book delays impact fan enjoyment of a story, why delays happen, and whether we should really care in a discussion inspired by the resolicitation of Batman and The Outsiders. Articles related to this episode's discussion: Bryan Edward Hill on Batman and the...

Duration:00:41:36

Excelsior!

11/13/2018
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Martin's battling a supervillainous cold so no new episode today, but he wanted to put out some words from Stan Lee today, a day after his passing at the age of 95. This is not a sad tribute of a man who shaped comics for many decades, but a call to action to make comics a better and more inclusive place for everyone. Thanks for listening. Excelsior! You can support this show by visiting our merch store, directly through Patreon, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:03:23

Kickstarter Corner For November 2018

11/9/2018
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Aaron Bell and Ronnie Barron from the Absolute DC Podcast join Martin once again for another episode of Kickstarter corner! The boys kick off with a discussion of whether established publishers should be kickstarting books in response to a book Martin found on the site then dive deep into some fantastic Kickstarter comic book projects you should consider giving a shot. God knows we bought all of them. Books discussed in this episode: Between WorldsCellar DoorFrozen HellGardenHere and...

Duration:00:44:33

All This Has Happened Before, All This Will Happen Again

11/8/2018
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It's time for rant episode of Comic Talk Today as Martin discusses the recent news that Dark Horse Comics has received a large investment from Chinese investment firm Vanguard Visionary Assets to expand their line internationally and into film and TV. Is this a good move for Dark Horse or does the deal look awfully similar to one another company made in the past few years that may have negatively impacted their publishing line? Tune in and find out. You can support this show by visiting our...

Duration:00:34:21

Top Of The Pile For November 5, 2018

11/5/2018
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It's a new week and that means it's time for Top Of The Pile, the segment in which Martin discusses some of his favorite books from last week's new comic book day. Of course, last week was Halloween so every publisher had to have a book in the spooky spirit, but fear not, there's a couple of good old superhero books that made the list. Stay tuned to the end for some book recommendations for this Wednesday as well! Top Of The Pile Picks: Comic Predictor Picks For This Week: You can support...

Duration:00:48:00

Halloween Horror Recommendations 2018, Part 2

10/30/2018
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It's time for part two of the Halloween Horror recommendations for this year and boy are there some fantastic books to discuss encompassing many different subgenres of horror. As always, let Martin know what you think on Twitter @geekvine, and if you have some great horror recommendations for the Halloween season, share those as well! Books discussed in this episode: Grimm Tales of Terror Vol 1 from ZenescopeBurning Fields from Boom StudiosKey of Z from Boom StudiosHexed from Boom...

Duration:00:31:39

Top Of The Pile For October 29, 2018

10/29/2018
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It's time for an all new Top Of The Pile as Martin discusses some of his favorite books from last week's new comic book day. In this episode, Martin dives deep into Moon Knight #200, Books of Magic #1, The Whispering Dark #1, Judge Dredd: Toxic #1, Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider #1, Sentry #5, and The Punisher #3. Thanks for listening! You can support this show by visiting our merch store, directly through Patreon, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:41:00

Halloween Horror Recommendations 2018, Part 1

10/26/2018
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Halloween is almost here and since horror is one of Martin's favorite genres, it's time to look at some recommendations for books to get you in the Halloween spirit! All the books discussed in this episode are available to read for free if you're a Comixology Unlimited subscriber, but if you're not don't worry, you can get them all for 50% (or more) through the Comixology Halloween sale going on right now. Books discussed in this episode: Sanctum Vol 1: USS Nebraska Vol 1 from...

Duration:00:30:01

Top Of The Pile For October 24, 2018

10/24/2018
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It's a new day and a new edition of Top Of The Pile on Comic Talk Today! In this episode, Martin discusses from of his favorite comic books from last week's new comic book day including Nightwing #51 from DC Comics, Captain Ginger #1 from Ahoy Comics, Shuri #1 and Marvel Zombie #1 from Marvel Comics, Exorsisters #1 from Image Comics and Cover #2 from DC/Jinxworld. You can support this show by visiting our merch store, directly through Patreon, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:42:17

Who The Hell Is Ric Grayson?

10/23/2018
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Comic Talk Today is back to bring you the latest round of news! On this episode, DC's Walmart books get delayed a week, Wonder Woman 1984 gets pushed back to 2020, the Flash film gets delayed to 2021, who the hell is Ric Grayson?, images of Gotham season 5's Bane emerge, and Iron Fist and Luke Cage are cancelled. What does it all mean? Tune in and find out! Plus, some book picks for this week's new comic book day! Book picks for this week: You can support this show by visiting our merch...

Duration:00:37:55

Top Of The Pile For October 16, 2018

10/16/2018
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It's time to talk about books from this past new comic book day on an episode we like to call, the top of the pile. In this episode, Martin discusses These Savage Shores #1, Red Hood and the Outlaws #27, Animosity #16, Domino #7, Infinite Dark #1, Albert Einstein: Time Mason #1, The Wrong Earth #2, and the pick of the week, Murder Falcon #1. Plus, the comic predictor! Looking forward to checking out the following books this week on October 17, 2018. You can support this show by visiting...

Duration:00:43:53

What The Chuck Wendig Controversy Says About The Future Of Comics

10/15/2018
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Chuck Wendig has been pulled off an upcoming Star Wars title by Marvel and it got Martin thinking...what does it say about the current state of the comic book industry and what does it mean going forward. NOTE: The viewpoints expressed in this episode are Martin's alone and do not reflect the points of view of anyone else on the Nerdy Legion Podcast Network. Feel free to contact Martin on Twitter @geekvine or email yell@comictalk.today to continue the discussion. You can support this show...

Duration:00:50:09

Catching Up On Comics

10/14/2018
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At long last Martin catches up on his comics pulls from the last few weeks of September and into the first week of October with a discussion of ten books that really caught his attention. Books discussed on this episode include: You can support this show by visiting our merch store, directly through Patreon, or by leaving us an Apple Podcasts review.

Duration:00:53:14