In this penultimate issue of Volume 1, The Walking Dead gets its own beer. It’s a quick few opening sips, a really long second sip, wildly inconsistent in its later gulps, but always finishes strong with a good taste in your mouth. THEN it’s Archive Vs Sharknado, Cyborg, Wolf and more in What We’ve Been Reading.
PLUS: our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week™: HOWARD THE DUCK (MAX), the mature readers mini-series featuring the foulest of water fowls. This is BEHIND THE PANELS.
Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay & Dave Longo
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What We’ve Been Reading
This Week’s Highlights (22 July 2015): Archie Vs Sharknado #1, Power Up #1, Fight Club 2 #3, Cyborg #1, We Are Robin #2, Wolf #1, Star-Lord And Kitty Pryde #1, Struggle
- Bryan Singer has teased a crossover between the X-Men and the Fantastic Four franchises
- Marvel officially announced SPIDEY!, a new all-ages comic from Robbie Thompson and artist Nick Bradshaw
- Axel Alonso has confirmed a BLACK PANTHER comic will be coming as part of Marvel’s not-reboot
- ARROW adds Star Trek: Voyager star Jeri Ryan as Jessica Danforth in the Season 4 episode, ‘The Candidate’. The show will also see Jimmy Akingbola as Baron Blitzkrieg, although he will not be a Nazi.
- Michael Chiklis will join the second season of GOTHAM as a series regular, playing Gotham City Police Department Captain Nathaniel Barnes
- Emmy-nominated Swedish cinematographer Martin Ahlgren, recently of House of Cards fame, has been brought on board for the second season of Netflix’s DAREDEVIL
- The Walking Dead will get its own official beer as Terrapin brews a red India Pale Ale with (wait for it) blood orange peel
Kick-Ass Pick of the Week™
HOWARD THE DUCK (Marvel MAX)
Good Games Hurstville Presents: Quiz Corner
This week’s questions come from the Marvel Trivia Game
Next Issue (150): BEFORE, DURING & AFTER WATCHMEN – The final episode of Volume 1, recorded LIVE at Good Games Hurstville on 1 August 2015
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Music used in this episode is (of course) from the Howard the Duck (1986) soundtrack.