Tag Archive: Opinion

Aug 04 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 150 – Before, During, and After Watchmen

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 150, the comic book show that knows how to go out on a party. We’re coming to you live from Good Games Hurstville. In this 150th and final issue for Volume 1, Sydney breaks the record for the number of Spider-Men in one place. Great, now I have to …

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Jul 28 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 149 – Howard the Duck (MAX)

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 149, the comic book show that’s only one episode away from retirement. What could possibly go wrong? 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 …

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Jul 07 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 147 – We Stand On Guard #1

Welcome to issue 147 of BEHIND THE PANELS, the comic book show that is ever vigilant in the fight against motivation. In this issue, Grant Morrison announces he’ll write the origin story of Klaus Kinski. No wait, sorry. That’s “Klaus”. Grant Morrison is writing about Santa Claus. ALSO Marvel announces 45 new #1 issues for after …

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Jun 30 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 146 – Thanos: The Infinity Relativity

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 146, the comic book show that is one Infinity Gem shy of a full glove. In this issue, it’s a new star and director for the Spider-Man franchise. No, we haven’t heard of either of them either. THEN it’s Green Lantern: The Lost Army, We Are Robin, Fight Club 2, …

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Jun 23 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 145 – Batman: Earth One Volume 2

Welcome back to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 145, the comic book show where crime never rests – but we just took two weeks off anyway. In this issue, DC Comics doesn’t have a major event planned for September. The lenticular cover industry stock plummets in reaction. ALSO Mark Ruffalo’s not sure whether he’s in Captain …

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May 19 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 142 – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 2

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 142, the comic book show that’s been hiding inside S.H.I.E.L.D. since the 1940s. In this issue, Archie exposes himself…to criticism. Archie and Veronica blushed. ALSO really long first look trailers get dropped for Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Lucifer. We talk about them in a section we appropriately call Talking …

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May 12 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 141 – Fashion Beast

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 141, the comic book show that is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. (Apologies to Oscar Wilde). In this issue, Marvel’s Secret Wars begins. Maybe we should continue keeping it a secret. PLUS ‘Tis the season to be announcing and …

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May 05 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 140 – Green Lantern: Rebirth (Live at Good Games Hurstville for Free Comic Book Day)

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 140, the comic book show that’s coming to you live from Good Games Hursttville on Free Comic Book Day! In this issue, we got a bunch of free comics, and we didn’t have to torrent a single page. SO it’s Divergence, Secret Wars, Fight Club and more in What We’ve …

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Apr 28 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 139 – Avengers: Age of Ultron

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 139, the comic book show tried to assemble, but couldn’t find the Allen key. In this issue, Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight series. The only question is which Frank Miller is returning? ALSO everything is awesome as Phil Lord and Chris Miller are announced to direct a brand-new animated …

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Apr 14 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 137 – Identity Crisis

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 137, the comic book show that’s not a hoax! Not a dream! Not an imaginary story! In this issue, Star Trek gets sets to crossover with Green Lantern. The ladies of the galaxy don’t stand a chance with Hal and Kirk on the prowl. THEN it’s all the Convergence, Savior, …

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Mar 24 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 134 – Dazzler: The Movie

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 134, the comic book show where the goggles do nothing. In this issue, Marvel plans to release a prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We imagine it’s the Force hitting the snooze button for 20 minutes. ALSO the Preacher TV series finds its Arseface. When asked for comment he …

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