CM Podcast 172 – New Comics Review

Each week, new comic books are released and it is up to Jon and I to comb through these books and tell you about the comics that are the best!

This week we found 4 fantastic titles that you should be reading and you will want to add to your pull list.

Here are the 4 books…

 

Review # 1 (Jon review)

bonehead

Bonehead

Writer:       Bryan Hill
Artist:         Rhoald Marcellius
Publisher: Image Comics

 

 

Review # 2 (Jim review)

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Black Panther: The Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda

Writer:       Ta-Nehisi Coates
Artist:         Daniel Acuna
Publisher: Marvel

 

Review # 3 (Jon review)

WCA

West Coast Avengers

Writer:       Kelly Thompson
Art:             Stefano Caselli
Publisher: Marvel

 

Review # 4 (Jim review)

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Wasted Space

Writer:      Michael Moreci
Artist:        Hayden Sherman
Publisher: Vault

Listen to the podcast then go out and buy up these comics.  You will be glad that you did!

Your comics pal,

Jim

Comics Misremembered Podcast 172

CM Podcast 15 – John Byrne retrospective part 3

The final part in our John Byrne Trilogy  – The Week 15 podcast part 3.

In this podcast, Jon and myself talk about Byrne’s work in the late 80’s into the 90’s.

Superman: Man of Steel – This was Byrne’s 1989 reboot of the Superman franchise.  Jon and myself don’t really care for Superman so we both have not read it but we go over a couple of facts I found on the internet.

After a few years with DC, Byrne comes back to Marvel and takes over West Coast Avengers.  The first change he makes is to call it Avengers West Coast and then goes no to write and draw on of the most epic Vision stories titled Vision Quest.  We talk about the bizarre love triangle (apologies to New Order) between Vision, The Scarlet Witch and Wonder Man.  Jon gives the best line in this discussion “Kids, practice safe hex.”  This will one day become a T-Shirt.  Bryne is also responsible for the creation of a 3rd Avengers team called The Great Lake Avengers.

We end this discussion with John Byrne’s independent work with Dark Horse.  He creates John Byrne’s Next Men.  I go over how this project was almost a DC then a Marvel property but it ultimately goes to Dark Horse.

If you want to see some of John Byrne’s excellent pencils and inks then check out this tumblr account – John Byrne Draws.  It is not run by John Byrne:

http://johnbyrnedraws.tumblr.com/

John Byrne’s official sitehttp://www.byrnerobotics.com/

Here is a funny cover featuring The Great Lake Avengers:

And finally, here is the Master Pandemonium cover that I told you will give you the night terrors:

Thanks for listening,

Jim

Comics Misremembered Podcast Week 15 Part 3 of 3: