In this issue, DC Entertainment moves to California. Let’s hope the airline loses the New 52 in transit. THEN It’s the trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, because time travel has worked out so well for Marvel lately. PLUS all the latest news and reviews and our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Thor: The Dark World Film Special. All this and more, this is Behind the Panels.
Next Week: Avengers: Endless Wartime by Warren Ellis and Mike McKone
Your Hosts: Richard Gray and David McVay
Vintage Clip of the Week
The Mighty Thor (1966) – “Every Hand Against Him”
What We’ve Been Reading/Watching
Comics: The Sandman: Overture #1, X-Men: Battle of the Atom, Cataclysm #0.1, Green Lantern “Lights Out”, Damian: Son of Batman #1, Infinity, Home Brew Vampire Bullets #0,
TV: Arrow (“Crucible”), The Walking Dead (“Isolation”), Thor: The Dark World
- DC Entertainment has announced that they will be leaving their traditional New York home to join the Warner mothership in California
- Writer Bill Willingham has announced his semi-retirement, brining the long-running Vertigo title Fables to close with issue #150
- Marvel plans a crossover between Thor: The Dark World and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in an upcoming episode called “The Well”
- AMC has unsurprisingly renewed The Walking Dead for a fifth season, as the current season continues to deliver record ratings
- Meanwhile, Telltale Games will release a second series of their successful adaptation of The Walking Dead
- Marvel has announced the mini-series Winter Soldier: The Bitter March by Rick Remender for February 2014
- Mark Waid will conclude his Daredevil stories with Daredevil: Road Warrior, a digital comic with Peter Krause, beginning in February 2014
- Charmed‘s Shannon Doherty, Holly Marie Combs and Brian Krause will have a mini-reunion in Australia as the line-up for Oz Comic-Con 2014 continues to grow
- Aaron Taylor-Johnson is said to have been confirmed for the role of Quicksilver in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron
- San Francisco will be transformed into Gotham City on 15 November with thousands of volunteers by the Make-A-Wish Foundation for 5-year-old leukaemia patient Miles Teller
- The trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past dropped this week. Need we say more? Have a listen.
To watch the trailer, and get all the latest updates, visit our News section.
Pick of the Week
This week we went to the movies and saw Thor: The Dark World. Here’s the trailer we played on the show.
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We end the show this week with “Thor: The Dark World” from the Thor: The Dark World soundtrack. Make sure you stay until the end of the credits.