In this issue, we got a bunch of free comics, and we didn’t have to torrent a single page. SO it’s Divergence, Secret Wars, Fight Club and more in What We’ve Been Reading. THEN It’s a live edition of John Dee’s™ Geek Related Challenge…Or Something – with an actual live John Dee.
PLUS: Our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week™: GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH, by Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver. This is BEHIND THE PANELS.
Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay, David Longo & Guest: Jaime Lawrence (Good Games Hurstville) + Bonus Guest: John Dee (Nerd Corner Podcast)
Green Lantern versus…Sinestro?
What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
Free Comic Book Day releases
Watching: The Flash, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow
- Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale will finally re-launch Captain America: White in September after a seven year hiatus
- Wrestler CM Punk will co-write an ongoing Drax series for Marvel, set to kick off later this year.
- 20th Century Fox is developing a sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service. No creatives have been announced yet.
- The next Wolverine film has hired Michael Green, who previously wrote Green Lantern and Smallville, as its screenwriter
- Daniel Bruhl has confirmed that he will play Helmut Zemo in Captain America: Civil War
- Meanwhile, Chris Evans has indicated that Avengers: Infinity War will shoot both parts back-to-back in 2016
- Robot Chicken has announced a third DC Comics special called “Friendship Is Magic”
- Toei Animation has announced they are working on a brand new Dragon Ball series called Dragon Ball Super, which is set to debut in Japan in July this year.
Kick-Ass Pick of the Week™
Green Lantern: Rebirth by Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver
John Dee’s™ Geek Related Challenge…Or Something
Next Week (141): Fashion Beast by Alan Moore
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Music used in this episode includes samples from Earlene Bentley’s “Caught In The Act” and James Newton Howard’s score for Green Lantern (2011).