In this issue, we tell you what we think about Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Spoilers: most of it will be drooling. THEN Constantine gets the go ahead for a network TV series: Alan Moore must be rolling in his grave.
All this, PLUS our Kick-ass Pick of the Week, Winter City by our special guests in the studio, writers Patrick and Carl Purcell.
Hosted by Richard Gray, David McVay and Dave Longo.
On our next Issue: Arkham Asylum by Grant Morrison and Dave McKean.
Vintage Clip of the Week
The Super Inframan (1975)
What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Sex Criminals #1, Rat Queens #1
- Marvel’s Agents of S.HI.E.L.D. has debuted to 12.12 million viewers in the US, making it the highest network drama debut in four years.
- A young Jim Gordon will take the lead in Gotham, a Batman universe prequel series coming to Fox TV in the near future from The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller.
- Meanwhile, DC Entertainment will bring Constantine to NBC from David S. Goyer and The Mentalist executive producer Daniel Cerone.
- Marvel announces a new She-Hulk ongoing comic book from Charles Soule and Javier Pulido in February 2014.
- Marvel has also teased new titles to be announced at NYCC from the likes of Brian Michael Bendis, Sara Pichelli, Jonathan Hickman, Dan Slott, Mike Allred, Rick Remender, Stuart Immonen and more.
- Dark Horse will unleash its latest superhero in early 2014 as Skyman flies out of the pages of Captain Midnight.
- Dylan Neal has been cast as Dr. Anthony Ivo in Arrow: Season 2.
- Alanna Masterson will join the fourth season of ‘The Walking Dead’ as a yet-to-be-announced character.
Pick of the Week
This week we read Winter City by our guests in the studio, writers Patrick and Carl Purcell. Buy it online!
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