Jun 30 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 146 – Thanos: The Infinity Relativity

Behind The Panels Issue 146 – Thanos: The Infinity Relativity

Behind The Panels Issue 146 – Thanos: The Infinity RelativityWelcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 146, the comic book show that is one Infinity Gem shy of a full glove.

In this issue, it’s a new star and director for the Spider-Man franchise. No, we haven’t heard of either of them either. THEN it’s Green Lantern: The Lost Army, We Are Robin, Fight Club 2, Secret Wars and more in What We’ve Been Reading.

PLUS: Our Kick Ass Pick of the Week: THANOS: THE INFINITY RELATIVITY by Jim Starlin. This is BEHIND THE PANELS.

Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay & Dave Longo

The Show

Vintage Clip

In which the colours of superheroes are described

What We’ve Been Reading

This Week’s Highlights (24 June 2015): Fight Club 2 #2, Green Lantern The Lost Army #1, Justice League 3001 #1, We Are Robin #1, Age of Ultron Vs Marvel Zombies #1, E is for Extinction #1, The Korvac Saga #1, Howard the Duck #4

Next Week’s Highlights (1 July 2015): Spire #1, Barb Wire #1, Bob’s Burger’s #1, Will Eisner’s The Spirit #1, Grant Morrison’s 18 Days #1, Mickey Mouse #1, Onyx #1, 8House #1, We Stand On Guard #1 (KAPOW!), Red Skull #1, Secret Wars #4

News Headlines

    • Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have found their new Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Tom Holland. Jon Watts will direct the 2017 film.
    • Dark Horse is now on Comixology! That means things like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy, Sin City and 300 can now be bought from the digital comics store
    • Marvel will release new comics for Doctor Strange and a MIles Morales led Spider-Man in the US Fall, following Secret Wars.
    • Still on Marvel, Captain Marvel will get a new writer later this year as Agent Carter showrunners Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas take over from Kelly Sue DeConnick, alongside artist Kris Anka
    • Mark Waid, Mahmud Asrar and Adam Kubert will create the All-New All-Different Avengers post-Secret Wars, while writer James Robinson and artist Leonard Kirk will launch Squadron Supreme
    • More post-Secret War announcements include a new ongoing Uncanny Inhumans from Charles Soule and Steve McNiven, a brand new Totally Awesome Hulk (who isn’t Bruce Banner) from Frank Cho and Greg Pak and the return of A-Force and Spider-Gwen!
    • iZombie and The Flash will return to the CW on October 6, while Arrow: Season 4 will debut on October 7
    • Michael Keaton will return to the world of comic books on screen, when he produces and stars in an adaptation of Imagine Agents by Brian Joines and Bachan.
    • Finally, the community suffered a massive loss this week with the death of composer James Horner, who died in a plane crash. In addition to his scores for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Braveheart and of course, Titanic, comic book fans will know him from The Rocketeer and more recently, The Amazing Spider-Man. He will be very missed.

Kick-Ass Pick of the Week™


Good Games Hurstville Presents: Quiz Corner

This week’s questions come from the Marvel Trivia Game

Good Games Hurstville - Quiz Corner

Next Issue (147): We Stand on Guard #1

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Music used in this episode includes excerpts from Brian Tyler’s Guardians of the Galaxy score and the late, great James Horner’s work for The Amazing Spider-Man and The Rocketeer.