KAWW! This week we’re aiming to “fix” another under-appreciated or maligned character… this time, the Hecka Hard-to-follow Hawkman! Carter and/or Katar Hall is mostly famous for an extremely convoluted (even for comics) backstory and continuity. So we aim to do the impossible: pitch a Hawkman story that sells him as a character! What is the core appeal of Hawkman? What would he be without the wings? And what about him makes DC reboot-proof?
But first, we talk about some recent developments! DC is pushing ahead with a new distributor: is this good news to break the distribution monopoly or does it put shops in a bad position? The pandemic shutdown puts publishers in the pinch. A new Heavy Metal imprint goes… viral? And we talk about the recent miniseries “Superman Smashes the Klan”!
In a very, very topical turn of events, this week’s episode is all about diseases and viruses in comic books. So, from the safety of our various bunkers (no, really, we’re all recording remotely, just like a real podcast!), we bring you the sickest episode yet. Do we talk about the Legacy Virus? Uh, you know it. The Clench? Yessuh. D…Death Stench? Yes, though I am honestly not sure why.
Heck, even our Warmup is disease infested, as we do the nastiest Character Storm to date. That, and an earful of news about the many shakeups that the comics industry is going through right now!
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A new year has arrived, landed upon our doorstep like a much needed word of encouragement after a year of wtf moments. For the first episode of 2018 we do a year in review….we have to…. just to make sense of it all. The Marvel PR nightmare that was 2017 obviously dominates the look back but we also talk comics we enjoyed and then turn our gaze ever forward….. 2018, what will you bring? There is light on the horizon, starting with Snagglepuss. We also talk Diamond distribution. What will the year bring for the monopoly? And personal creations… what are Bry, Kyle & Merk up to comic wise? All that plus- Kyle explores what superheroes do to make ends meet. Doc Oc’s Otto shop? And Bry has an episode of League of Baldos with our first bald woman entry!! And no, it’s not that woman from the Star Trek film. Join us!!!
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