PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely
On our next Issue: Daredevil: End of Days by Brian Michael Bendis
Your Hosts: Richard Gray, David McVay and guest David Longo
Vintage Clip of the Week
Superman 1980s “Say No to Drugs” Commercial
What We’ve Been Reading
Kick-Ass 3 #1
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– TV and comics writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa teams up with Italian artist Francesco Francavilla to bring zombies to Riverdale in Afterlife with Archie in October.
– Oz Comic Con adds Hellboy himself, to the Melbourne line-up in July
– Batman: Black and White returns as a mini-series in September. The first issue kicks off with stories and art by Chip Kidd, Michael Cho, Neal Adams, Joe Quinones and Maris Wicks, John Arcudi and Sean Murphy, and Howard Mackie and Chris Samnee!
– It’s only just hit cinemas in the US, but Man of Steel already has a sequel fast-tracked. Zack Snyder will return as director, and David S. Goyer as a writer. Christopher Nolan will take a less active role.
– DC/Vertigo’s Fables is set for a big screen adaptation from A Royal Affair director Nikolaj Arcel, and David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford of Heyday Films, best known for Harry Potter
– Matt Fraction’s new book from Image Comics is Sex Criminals, about two bank robbers who have the ability to stop time when they have sex. It comes out in September.
– DC Entertainment announced that they are releasing DC2 and DC2 Multiverse, two digital only interactive series allowing readers to determine the story outcome.
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We close the show with The Superman March by John Williams