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Dec 08 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 120 – Terra

Behind The Panels Issue 120 – Terra

Behind The Panels Issue 120 – TerraWelcome to Behind the Panels Issue 120, the comic book show that’s one nerd short of a barbershop quartet.

In this is issue, Oprah Winfrey may be leading the Suicide Squad. Look inside your skulls, because you get a bomb, you get a bomb and YOU get a bomb. ALSO Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as Doctor Strange. He’s already denying that he’s actually playing Khan. THEN it’s Secret Six, Wolf Moon, Thanos V Hulk, Shaft and the Flash vs Arrow in What We’ve Been Reading and Watching.

PLUS our Kick-Ass Personal Pick of the Week: Terra by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Amanda Conner (David’s Personal Pick)

Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay & Dave Longo

The Show

Vintage Clip

MEGO is all about fisting

What We’ve Been Reading

This Week (3 December 2014): Secret Six #1, 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)

Next Week’s Highlights (10 December 2014): Eternal #1, Harley Quinn Holiday Special #1, Secret Six #1 (Gail Simone), Bitch Planet #1, Guardians Of The Galaxy Annual #1, Spider-Man & the X-Men #1, Batgirl #37, Flash Gordon Holiday Special 2014, Lady Demon #1 (Dynamite)

What We’ve Been Watching

Arrow vs The Flash (crossover), The Walking Dead Mid-Season 5 finale, Guardians of the Galaxy Blu-ray

News Headlines

  • Marvel has confirmed the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange in the upcoming Doctor Strange movie
  • Marvel has also officially announced that Krysten Ritter will play the lead role in the series A.K.A Jessica Jones for Netflix
  • Meanwhile, actor Ryan Reynolds confirms that he will be reprising his role as Deadpool in Fox’s upcoming solo film
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron will be returning to Pinewood Studios in January for some reshoots, while principal photography on Ant-Man and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice has officially wrapped this week
  • Marvel Entertainment and ABC have announced that the premiere episode of Agent Carter will now be a 2-hour show
  • Semi-confirmed reports are coming in that DC Comics is developing a third Dark Knight series with Frank Miller, with Scott Snyder set to co-write and a variety of artists taking on the series
  • Boom! Studios has announced Bill & Ted’s Most Triumphant Return, a new six-part comic series in March 2015
  • IDW gets truly, truly, truly outrageous with the upcoming Jem and the Holograms comic from Ross Campbell and Kelly Thompson ahead of next year’s movie
  • DC Comics reveals its fourth wave of “Convergence” titles, delving into the pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths continuity with work from Dan Abnett, Jerry Ordway, Len Wein, Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Paul Levitz, Justin Gray and many more
  • The forthcoming companion series to The Walking Dead has cast Cliff Curtis in the lead role, with Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam-Carey also set to appear
  • Corin Hardy Replaces F. Javier Gutiérrez as the director of The Crow reboot
  • Preacher gets a pilot commitment from AMC. It will be produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
  • Warner Bros. has officially announced the casting for Suicide Squad with Jared Leto as The Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Tom Hardy as Rick Flag, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress

Talking Point

All that casting

Kick-Ass Pick of the Week

Terra by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Amanda Conner

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Next Week (121)Transmetropolitan: Vol. 1: Back on the Street and Vol. 2: Lust for Life  by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson

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Music used in this episode includes the themes to Captain Planet, Teen Titans and Teen Titans GO!

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