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Nov 17 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 117 – Black Hole

Behind The Panels Issue 117 - Black Hole

Behind The Panels Issue 117 - Black HoleWelcome to Behind the Panels Issue 117, the comic book show that has a vestigial tail.

In this issue, Marvel announces more Guardians of the Galaxy series. Why you ask? You said it yourself bitch  – they’re the Guardians of the Galaxy. ALSO Marvel hires a wrestler to write a comic. If the trend catches on, we can’t wait to see The Rock’s take on My Little Pony. THEN it’s Superior Iron Man, the All-New Captain America, The Kitchen, lots and lots of TV and more in What We’ve Been Reading and Watching.

PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Black Hole by Charles Burns. This is Behind the Panels.

Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay, and Dave Longo

The Show

Vintage Clip

It’s fun to wear. Yeah, yeah, yeah.

What We’ve Been Reading

This Week (12 November 2014): Superior Iron Man #1 (Tom Taylor), All-New Captain America #1, Captain American and the Mighty Avengers #1, The Kitchen #1 (Ollie Masters/Ming Doyle), Batgirl #36, Batman #36, Django Zorro #1 (Quentin Tarantino, Matt Wagner), Drifter #1

Next Week’s Highlights (19 November 2014): The Multiversity Pax Americana, Harley Quinn #12, Intersect #1 (Ray Fawkes), Sinergy #1 (Michael Avon Oeming), Spider-Woman #1, Lone Ranger Vindicated #1 (Justin Gray),

What We’ve Been Watching

Gotham, Arrow, The Walking Dead, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Flash

News Headlines

  • Marvel will release two new Guardians of the Galaxy series: Guardians of the Galaxy: Team Up from Brian Michael Bendis and artist Art Adams, and Marvel Universe: Guardians of the Galaxy, based on the forthcoming animated series
  • DC Comics has announced the first batch of Convergence mini-series, including a Nightwing/Oracle series from Gail Simone, along with Greg Rucka and Cully Hammer on The Question
  • Wrestler CM Punk will make his Marvel debut on Thor Annual #1 with artist Rob Guillroy
  • DC Comics has announced that Harley Quinn will be the theme of February’s 22 variant covers. David McVay will be pleased to know that Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts will create the covers for Aquaman, The Flash and Superman
  • German actor Daniel Bruhl has been cast in a mystery role in Captain America: Civil War
  • Many sources are reporting that Margot Robbie has been cast in the role of Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. DC is yet to officially confirm.

Talking Point 

Minor rant about spoilers (Warning: spoilers)

Kick-Ass Pick of the Week

Black Hole by Charles Burns

Feedback/Shameless Plugging

Winner – Meri Amber Giveaway

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Next Week (118)Spider-Man: Blue by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale

The Rest…

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