Nov 25 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 118 – Spider-Man: Blue

Behind The Panels Issue 118 - Spider-Man: Blue

Behind The Panels Issue 118 - Spider-Man: BlueWelcome to Behind the Panels Issue 118, the comic book show that’s about to get a little blue. (Or that “blue” itself?)

In this issue, Howard the Duck is back with an all-new ongoing series. Why do we let him lick us like that? ALSO Ant-Man is getting his own novel. Can we get it in large print? THEN It’s Multiversity: Pax Americana, Intersect, Spider-Woman and a bit of Interstellar in What We’ve Been Reading.

PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Spider-Man: Blue by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, and we’ll be joined by a familiar voice on the Geek Actually network. This is Behind the Panels.

Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay, and Dave Longo. Guest Host: Nicholas McVay

The Show

Vintage Clip

You’re chance to win! (If you live in the 1980s)

What We’ve Been Reading

This Week (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), “Absolute Zero” Interstellar prequel (Christopher Nolan and Sean Murphy)

Next Week’s Highlights (26 November): Capture Creatures #1, Arkham Manor #2, Ody-C #1 (Matt Fraction), Scarlet Spiders #1, Superior Iron Man #2

What We’ve Been Watching

Gotham, Arrow, The Walking Dead, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Flash, Sky High (2005)

News Headlines

  • Howard the Duck will get a new ongoing series from Marvel from writer Chip Zdarksy and artist Joe Quinones. It will debut in March 2015.
  • Jim Lee will join Grant Morrison on Earth-10 as DC announces The Multiversity: The Mastermen #1 for February 2015
  • Lee Bermejo is the writer and artist on the new DC/Vertigo series Suiciders, kicking off in February next year
  • Marvel will launch a new Guardians of the Galaxy/All-New X-Men crossover in February called Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: Black Vortex
  • It’s a new team a new direction from Image Comics in February next year, with Spawn Resurrection from Brian Wood and artist Jonboy
  • Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham will reteam for Nameless, another new Image Comics debut in February 2015
  • Marvel will begin plugging the Ant-Man film from February, with an official prequel comic from Will Corona Pilgrim and Miguel Sepulveda. Crime writer Jason Starr will also pen Ant-Man: Natural Enemy, a new prose novel due out on 3 June 2015.
  • Two new female led Spider-Verse spin-off series will launch in February from Marvel: Spider-Gwen from Jason Latour and Robbie Rodriguez, and Silk from Robbie Thompson and Stacey Lee
  • Following an arrest for domestic violence charges, artist Roc Upchurch will no longer be attached to Rat Queens.
  • Chris Pratt is set to play the lead in Cowboy Ninja Viking, based on the A.J. Lieberman and Riley Rossmo comic of the same name
  • Deadline reports that the seminal Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell comic From Hell is being adapted into a series at FX. Producer Don Murphy is developing, with David Arata set to write,
  • Fox has given a pilot commitment to Global Frequency, based on the Warren Ellis comic series. Jerry Bruckheimer will produce

Kick-Ass Pick of the Week

Spider-Man: Blue by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale (Marvel)

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Next Week (119): Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell

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Music used in this episode includes “Blue” by Eiffel 65, “Blue” by the Jayhawks and excerpts from Hans Zimmer’s score for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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