In this issue, the Avengers go travelling through time to defeat a future where Ultron wins in Ultron: Forever. Wait, haven’t we heard this one before? THEN the Avengers go travelling through time to defeat a future where Ultron wins…hang about. ALSO Oscar Isaac is cast in X-Men: Age of Apocalypse. It’ll give us an excuse to talk about the new Star Wars trailer on a comic book show. THEN it’s Ody-C from Matt Fraction, Gotham By Midnight, Scarlet Spiders, Angry Birds/Transformers and The Flash in What We’ve Been Reading and Watching.
PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell (DC Comics). This is Behind the Panels.
Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay, and Dave Longo.
Spider-Man: A Cannon Film
What We’ve Been Reading
This Week (26 November): Gotham by Midnight #1, Arkham Manor #2, Ody-C #1 (Matt Fraction), Scarlet Spiders #1, Superior Iron Man #2, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes #1, Angry Birds/Transformers #1, Shadow Show #1
Next Week’s Highlights (3 December 2014): Escape from New York #1 (Boom!), Wolf Moon #1 (Vertigo), Shaft #1, Tooth & Claw #2, Angela Asgard’s Assassin #1, Thanos Vs Hulk #1 (Jim Starlin)
What We’ve Been Watching
The Flash, Gotham
- Marvel has announced the 3-part series Ultron Forever for 2015, featuring different eras of the Avengers time travelling and going up against Ultron in Avengers: Ultron Forever, New Avengers: Ultron Forever, and Uncanny Avengers: Ultron Forever.
- DC has announced a third wave of their Convergence titles, including Dan Abnett’s take on The Flash and the return of Marv Wolfman to Teen Titan and Len Wein to Swamp Thing
- Michelle McClaren has officially signed on to direct Wonder Woman for Warner. She is best known for her TV work on Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad
- Oscar Isaac has been cast in X-Men: Apocalypse in the titular role of Apocalypse.
- Constantine will reportedly halt production after its 13th episode, although they haven’t ruled out a second season as yet.
- Producer Greg Berlanti isn’t ruling out Supergirl from being able to “enter the worlds of Arrow and The Flash”, despite being on a different network.
- Writer Paul Bedford has officially confirmed via his new blog that he is working on The List 2.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer
Kick-Ass Pick of the Week
Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell (DC Comics)
Next Week (120): Terra by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Amanda Conner
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Music used in this episode includes “Seattle” by Public Image Ltd and “Five Years”/”Oliver Queen Suite” from Blake Neely’s Arrow – Original Television Soundtrack: Season 1