CM Podcast 166 – 2018 Eisner Awards

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Last week was the San Diego Comic Con where they held the 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards.  So this week, Jon and I will be doing a review of the nominees and winners of some of the categories from the:

2018 Eisner Awards

Or as I like to call the podcast:

2 Ignorant Clods Butcher Names and Talk About Comics They Didn’t Read (For The Most Part).

Jon and I recognized a few of the creators and titles up for awards this year like: Monstress, Black Hammer and Hellboy.

Congratulations on all the winners and please don’t be too angry at us if we pronounced your name wrong.  We will do better next year so keep up the good work!

Jon also goes over the 2 DC Movie Universe trailers that dropped: Aquaman and Shazam.

Your Comics Pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 148 – New Comics Review

There have been a lot of good comics to come out lately so Jon and I have decided to do another New Comics Review Podcast.

We will be reviewing 3 new comics.  These books have come out within the last 3 weeks so you should still be able to get them at your local comic shop (highly recommended) or download it digitally (if you must).  I will tell you up front that all 3 comics are worth buying and we hope to convey through the podcast why each one is great.

The 3 titles we will be reviewing (in the order we review them in the podcast):

Gideon Falls #1 written by Jeff Lemire with art by Andrea Sorrentino (Image Comics)

Dry County #1 written and illustrated by Rick Tommaso (Image Comics)

Highest House #1 written by  Mike Carey with art by Peter Gross (IDW Publishing)

 

Listen to the podcast  then rush out and pick up these 3 books.

Your Comics Pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 146 – DC’s Age Of Heroes

From the pages of the very entertaining Metal mini series, DC has decided to launch a grouping of 8 new superhero books.  Some of them have characters you are familiar with and some are brand new.  There are 4 books out right now:

Damage – Written by Robert Venditti with Art by Tony S. Daniel

The Silencer – Written by Dan Abnett with Art by John Romita Jr.

Sideways – Written by Dan Didio & Justin Jordan with Art by Kenneth Rocafort

The Terrifics – Written by Jeff Lemire with Art by Ivan Reis

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Jon and I have read the first four titles and we opine on which books we like and which books need a little more work.  We also point out that some of the new characters seem a little familiar (maybe more so than a rival comic company would like).  Will this strategy of evoking a pastiche of established characters in their new comics work for DC?  We think it will and we explain why.

Your comics pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 86 – Death of X Review

There is a cloud of Terrigen mist that is sweeping the Earth changing humans into…INHUMANS!  More with each passing day.  The mist is also killing all the mutants that come in contact with it!?  Soon there will be no mutants left and only Inhumans.  This could be the…(dramatic drum roll)…Death of X.

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Are you excited?  That is the starting premise in the 4 issue limited series from the House of Ideas, Marvel.  I mean, that is an awesome start, right?!

Then you also get awesome variant covers.  Some are even reproductions of classic covers like these:

Who needs story when these covers are with the purchase price alone, amirite!  What?  You want to know about the actual story?  Really?  These covers aren’t selling you?  Okay.  I will tell you about the story but just remember: Be careful of what you ask for because you might just get it.  If you listen to the podcast, you will hear all the details of Death of X.  Fair warning: Spoiler Alert.  We cover it all.

Your Comics Pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 59: New Weird Comic Review

It’s CM Podcast 59 (Not 58 as we state in this podcast) and we are doing a New Comic Review this week.

The comics we review are:

  • Dark Horse’s Weird Detective
  • Dark Horse’s Cryptocracy
  • Marvel’s Moon Knight

There is a theme through all these comics: The protagonists perceive reality differently than the rest of us.

Jon and I loved all 3 of these comics.  We give a full review of each in the podcast and hope we convert you over to the weird side of comics.

Your comics pal,

Jim

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