Mar 11 2012

Behind The Panels Issue 19 – Maus: A Survivor’s Tale

Hosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray

David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week Captain Marvel gets renamed, Aquaman beats Marvel, David Mazzucchelli disavows Batman, more deets on Spider-Men, and we bid farewell to a comic book legend. THEN the supernatural, spies and dinosaurs come to the screen in movie news. PLUS our very respectful in every way Pick of the Week – Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman.

Our next reading assignment: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8.

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Your Show Notes:

Vintage Clip of the Week

The Origin of Captain America (1966)

Comic News

Jean Giraud, or Meobius, dies at 73; master comics artist

Marvel Back on Top, Aquaman outsells every Marvel book

Captain Marvel Gets a New Name and Look

David Mazzucchelli Disavows Forthcoming Batman Reprint

More details on Spider-men coming in June

Paul Levitz Reveals more Worlds’ Finest, Earth 2 Secrets (Huntress! Power Girl!)

RIP Batman Golden Age Artist Sheldon Moldoff

Save the date! You’re invited to the wedding of Northstar and Kyle

Movie News

Supernatural Graphic Novel Trespassers Coming to Theatres

Warner Bros. to Adapt Dinosaur Graphic Novel Bolivar

Warner Bros. Picks Up Comic Book Lucid

New documentary: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Super-heroines


Find out who the winners are for our .

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It seemed appropriate, the music this week is from the film Schindler’s List by John Williams.