CM Podcast 169 – Boston Comic Con 2018

This year, the Boston Comic Con officially changed it’s name to Fan Expo Boston 2018 but I will always call it Boston Comic Con.

It was was held at the South Boston Convention Center (SBCC) for the 2nd year in a row and I hope it stays there going forward.

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This is a picture of the outside of the SBCC

Fan Expo was going big on the celebrities this year with features like: Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Billy Dee Williams, Evangeline Lilly and many more.

I was not interested in those celebrities.  Our main draw were the comic creators.  They had John Byrne, Jim Lee, Tom King, J. Scott Campell and many more.

Jon and I spent last Sunday there.  We let you know who we met and what we saw…

Your comics pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 167 – New Comics Review

Welcome back to another new comics review podcast.

There have been dozens of new titles that have come out and we picked 4 of the best to discuss.  Here is the order and comics we will be going over this week:

1.The Weatherman by Image Comics

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  • Story by Jody Leheup
  • Art by Nathan Fox

2. Spider-Man by Marvel

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  • Story by Nick Spencer
  • Art by Ryan Ottley and Humberto Ramos

3. Blackwood by Dark Horse Comics

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  • Story by Evan Dorkin
  • Art by Veronica and Andy Fish

4. Iron Man by Marvel

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  • Story by Dan Slott
  • Art by Valerio Schiti

Jon reviews the 2 Marvel books and I review the 2 independent books.  We recommend you pick up all 4 books and we will give you multiple reasons why in the podcast!

Your Comics Pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 124 – Mavel’s Legacy and Superman’s Dead Retrospective

It was 25 years ago this year that DC started the story line that would become a major media event – The Death of Superman.

Jon and I start the podcast talking about what we remember when those issue that came out leading up to the actual death of Superman and the subsequent “Reign of Supermen” comics that would follow in it’s wake (is this a pun? Maybe.).

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After that, we focus on the recently released Marvel Comic Event – Legacy #1.  This was written by Jason Aaron with art by Esad Ribic, Steven McNiven and many more!

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Jon and I review that story lines of the first issue and prognosticate on the future of this miniseries and what Marvel is planning to do with all the Avenger/Spider-man family of books.

At the end of the Podcast, we give a shout out for Nick Spencer and his swan song to Captain America with the Generations: The Americas one shot.

For all the details, listen to the podcast.

Your comics pal,

Jim

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CM Podcast 102 – Marvel’s Secret Empire

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Jon and I are reviewing 2 things this week: Captain America: Steve Rogers and the new mini-series and summer event Secret Empire.

For those not reading Captain America: Steve Rogers, you are missing some of the key elements that lead into understanding what is happening in Secret Empire (like understanding why Magneto would want to join Hydra).  Do you have to read it before you read Secret Empire? No.

What I do at the start of the Podcast is give you a high level breakdown of what you need to know from issues 1 – 16 of Captain America: Steve Rogers in order to better understanding of the choices Steve Rogers in making in Secret Empire.  PS – there will be spoilers.  I also want to give my opinion of what I think of Cap as a Hydra Agent since I am a long time Captain America fan.

After that, Jon goes into talking about issues 0 and 1 of Secret Empire.

Jon reviews some of the story elements without giving too much away in both issues and then gives his opinion on if you should read it or not.

If you can’t get the physical copy, you can always go here for the digital version:

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Your comics pal,

Jim

CM Podcast 50 – New Comics Review

Jon and I bought some new comics and decided to review them.  We review 4 new books that came out within the last 4 weeks.

All 4 comics are #1 issues and you should still be able to pick them up at your local comic store or download them digitally.

Here are the 4 titles we reviewed:

From left to right:

  1. Micronauts #1 – IDW Publication
  2. 4 Kids Walk into a Bank – Black Mask Productions
  3. Black Panther – Marvel
  4. The Fix – Image

Listen to the podcast to find out if any (or all) these titles are worth your time and money.  Jon also gives a quick recap of the comic series, Huck.

We are off to see Captain America: Civil War so see you next week.

Your comics pal,

Jim

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