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All Your Comics Are Returned To Us

8/14/2018
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It's time to catch up on the biggest news of the week with an all new episode of Comic Talk Today! On this episode, Martin talks about the newly announced Mark Millar title, "Prodigy", Marvel bringing back Uncanny X-Men starting with a ten part weekly arc with a ton of creators, C.B. Cebulski and John Byrne may be in talks to have Byrne return to the X-Men, Marvel lobbies Disney for James Gunn's return, and Aftershock makes all their first issues (and some second) fully returnable to try to...

Duration:00:22:20

Top Of The Pile For August 13, 2018

8/13/2018
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It's a brand new week and time for a brand new top of the pile on an all new episode of Comic Talk Today! This week, Martin talks about The Amazing Spider-Man #3, Fantastic Four #1, Hey Kids! Comics! #1, The Dead Hand #5, The Sandman Universe #1, Red Hood and the Outlaws #25, and Hot Lunch Special #1. Plus, stay to the end to get some recommendations for this week's new comic book day! If you have a second and want to help out the show, please leave us an iTunes review.

Duration:00:39:22

Let's Fix Dan Didio's Oversaturation "Problem"

8/11/2018
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Back on Tuesday's episode, Martin briefly mentioned an article in which DC publisher Dan Didio mentioned that the reason for the comic market sales slump was an oversaturation of product and Martin wasn't buying it. Joining Martin on this episode is Ronnie Barron from the Absolute DC podcast and the two discuss what Didio means by this, whether it's a real problem, and how to fix it. Plus, where is Milestone? Did DC forget about Rebirth? Why is Red Hood and the Outlaws so damn good? And how...

Duration:00:59:18

We Are Gotham With Bill Bere

8/10/2018
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Bill Bere from the 2 Old 2 New podcast joins Martin on this episode to talk all things Batman! Of course, Bill and Martin tackle Tom King's current run and why they're excited for the current direction of the series, but also go in-depth about Bruce and Selena's relationship over the years, and dive a bit into Bruce's psychology a bit. Plus, the return of the trivia challenge as Bill tackles Batman trivia! If you have a second and want to help out the show, please leave us an iTunes review.

Duration:00:50:09

Doom Patrol and Birds of Prey Movie Details, Comixology Sales Charts and More!

8/7/2018
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On this episode of Comic Talk Today, Martin runs through some of the more interesting news stories from the past few days and offers some insight into their importance. This week, Martin talks about the release of a new batch of 100 page giants at Walmart, Scott Snyder's planned 50 issue run on Justice League, why the cancellation of Youngblood #13 and #14 could mean big news is afoot, Bloodshot starts filming, new details on Doom Patrol and Birds of Prey, Dan DiDio may have spoken too soon,...

Duration:00:23:47

Top Of The Pile For August 6, 2018

8/6/2018
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It's a new week here at Comic Talk Today so it's time for the top of the pile, the episode of the week in which Martin discusses some of his favorite books from last week's new comic book day. On the docket for this week, Infinity Wars #1, Captain America #2, The Quantum Age: From The World Of Black Hammer #2, The Seeds #1, Adventures of Super Sons #1, and the pick of the week, Batman #52. Plus, stay through to the end for some comic recommendations for this week's new comic book day...

Duration:00:41:43

Secret Origins: Captain Marvel/Shazam

8/3/2018
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Martin returns to Comic Talk Today with a new installment of Secret Origins. This week's week Secret Origins focuses on Captain Marvel/Shazam and the Marvel family as Martin prepares for the upcoming Shazam! relaunch by Geoff Johns and of course, the film that is coming next year. In this episode, Martin analyzes the changing origins of Captain Marvel through the decades by discussing WHIZ Comics #2, Captain Marvel Adventures #18, The Marvel Family #1, Shazam!: The New Beginning #1-4 and...

Duration:00:52:20

DC Wants All The Shelf Space, Netflix Millarworld Project Details And More!

7/31/2018
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On this episode of Comic Talk Today, Martin dives into some of the most interesting bits of news from the past week. First up, a new Venom trailer is dropping today, Iron Fist season 2 trailer gets his hopes up, Castlevania season 2 looks solid and Netflix announced the two TV and three movie projects based on Millarworld properties. Then, the Court of Owls are returning to Gotham, and Dan Didio talks about wanting to expand the Walmart exclusive line to eight titles. Finally, let's talk...

Duration:00:24:02

Top Of The Pile For July 30, 2018

7/30/2018
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It's a new week and a new episode of Comic Talk Today and because it's Monday, it's time for the top of the pile! On this installment of top of the pile, Martin dives into some of his favorite reads from last week's new comic book day including The New World #1, Venom #4, X-Men: Second Genesis #1, Moon Knight #197, Bone Parish #1, Justice League Dark #1, Action Comics #1001 and Doomsday Clock #6. Then, stay tuned until the end as Martin offers some suggestions for books coming out this...

Duration:00:54:51

Surviving San Diego With Erica Schultz

7/26/2018
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It's Thursday which means it's time for a little comic book therapy and a guest! Joining Martin on this episode of Comic Talk Today is Erica Schultz, whose creator owned crime comic Twelve Devils Dancing was recently released by Action Lab/Danger Zone. She is also the writer for Xena: Warrior Princess over at Dynamite and will be doing the upcoming Daredevil Annual for Marvel. Martin and Erica talk about the con experience at San Diego, learning to appreciate a story based on its own...

Duration:01:04:05

Top Of The Pile For July 24, 2018

7/24/2018
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It is time for Top of the Pile on Comic Talk Today as Martin talks about some of his favorite reads from last week's new comic book day. On the docket for this episode, Jessica Jones #1, The Weatherman #2, Shadowman #5, Injustice Vs The Masters of the Universe #1, Cable #159, Euthanauts #1 and Batman #51 (take that!). Then stay tuned to the end for the Comic Predictor as Martin recommends some books worth checking out for this week. If you have a second and want to help out the show,...

Duration:00:39:21

Let's Get The San Diego Comic Con News Out Of The Way

7/23/2018
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Now that San Diego Comic Con 2018 is over, it's time to talk about all the news that came out of the convention? Wait, no, that's too much news, let's just talk about the most interesting stuff! On this episode, Martin talks about the X-Men: Black and Uncanny X-Men announcement, the return of Marvel Knights with Donny Cates at the helm, Kelly Sue DeConnick taking over Aquaman, Grant Morrison relaunching Hal Jordan with The Green Lantern, DC's Metal followup, the return of Shazam! to...

Duration:00:28:55

We Came In Contact With The Black Sarcophagus (And Now We Love Marvel Again)

7/20/2018
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Aaron Bell from the Absolute DC podcast joins Marvel today about their newfound love for Marvel Comics. After years, nay decades, both Martin and Aaron are heavily reading Marvel again and we're confused! What is Marvel doing now that's different and has us excited for the line again? Could it have something to do with an ancient Egyptian curse? Listen in and find out! If you have a second and want to help out the show, please leave us an iTunes review.

Duration:01:24:44

The Balancing Act With Cullen Bunn

7/19/2018
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Every Thursday on Comic Talk Today, Martin brings on a guest in a little series he likes to call Therapy Thursday, and on this week's installment, Martin is joined by prolific writer, Cullen Bunn, who is currently working on X-Men Blue and Deadpool: Assassin for Marvel, Brothers Dracul and Dark Ark for After, Shadow Roads for Oni Press, Bone Parish coming next week from Boom! Studios and so much more. The duo discuss Bunn's writing process, time management, the importance of marketing...

Duration:01:04:51

Birds Of Prey Revealed, Marvel Launches New What If Books And More!

7/17/2018
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It's Tuesday which means it's time for the news on Comic Talk Today! On this episode, Martin discusses newly revealed details about which characters will join the Birds of Prey film being produced by Margot Robbie and why it has him so excited. Next, a brief discussion about G. Willow Wilson and Cary Nord taking over Wonder Woman, DC's new batch of Hanna Barbera crossover one-shots announced, Spencer and Locke 2 gets a release date and finally, Marvel relaunches the What If line and Martin...

Duration:00:28:47

Top Of The Pile For July 16, 2018

7/16/2018
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It's a new week and a new installment of Top of the Pile on Comic Talk Today. This week, Martin dives deep into some of his favorite reads from last week including Die!Die!Die! #1, The Amazing Spiderman #1, X-23 #1, Relay #1, She Could Fly #1, Superman #1, Hawkman #2, Farmhand #1, and Twelve Devils Dancing #1. Which book will top the list and which one will have Martin scratching his head? Listen in and find out! If you have a second and want to help out the show, please leave us an iTunes...

Duration:01:02:13

The Letters Column

7/11/2018
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It's time for a new Comic Talk Today and in this episode, Martin answers tons of listener questions in a segment now entitled, The Letters Column. In this episode, Martin talks about underutilized Batman villains, a comic book title and dream team, a bunch of questions on the 100 page giants, diving into Grant Morrison, how Martin shops for comics, what he looks for in Kickstarter projects and tons more. Thanks for the feedback and as always, send questions to @geekvine or...

Duration:00:32:10

Ditko Passes Away, Bendis Opens Up About Superman and More!

7/10/2018
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Welcome to episode of Comic Talk Today! Today's episode is jam-packed with news including a short discussion on the passing of Steve Ditko, Bendis opens up about his plans for Superman and Action Comics, The Anatomy Of A Metahuman looks incredible, Nick Spencer is taking over Archie (what!?), Kirkman drops a secret book on retailers and more! Plus, stay tuned for the Comic Predictor as Martin talks about some books he's looking forward to tomorrow including Relay #1, It Came On A Wednesday...

Duration:00:30:41

Top Of The Pile For July 9, 2018

7/9/2018
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A new week means a new installment of Top Of The Pile on Comic Talk Today! On this episode, Martin dives into his top ten books of last comic book day including Green Lanterns #50, Sword Daughter #2, Cosmic Ghost Rider #1, Captain America #1, Death of the Inhumans #1, The Immortal Hulk #2, Project Superpowers #0, The Quantum Age #1, The Cape: Fallen #1, and Submerged #1. We'll be back tomorrow with the news and the Comic Predictor! If you have a second and want to help out the show, please...

Duration:00:52:27

Spoiler Culture With Rich Johnston

7/5/2018
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It's Thursday which means it's time for a little comic book therapy on Comic Talk Today and this week, Martin is joined by Bleeding Cool head writer, Rich Johnston! Rich and Martin discuss the Batman #50 PR debacle, why it's irrelevant to the issue, and of course, about spoiler culture as a whole including how he handles spoilers on his website. Plus, get ready for a little discussion of the role of politics in the comic book medium, finding standout stories, and tons of book...

Duration:01:07:31