Blake is back for a One-Shot he didn’t want to record. In this week’s mini-episode, we briefly discuss the passing of comic book great Darwyn Cooke and some of his greatest works. And what’s cool this week? Blake recommends you track down the collected editions of Cooke’s 12-issue run on The Spirit.
The first ever Louisiana Comic-Con was held this weekend, and Blake and Kenny took the trek to Lafayette to check it out. Blake gives his impressions on the new convention, and discusses the gang’s new game: Cosplay Bingo!
And what’s cool this week? It’s a triple pick, with Superman: Lois and Clark #1, Plutona #2, and Paper Girls #1.
After a bit of a rain delay, Blake is back with this year’s Free Comic Book Day preview! Which books is he looking forward to? Will Marvel’s wars remain a secret? Just how divergent can DC Comics get? And how can Archie Comics put out two books with no Archie?
And what’s cool this week? Blake’s having a blast with Scott Sigler’s Infected series!
Blake is back! After a short discussion of his absence, and a sincere thank-you to those who helped raise his spirits during his hospital stay, we get into the first week of DC’s Convergenceevent. What happens when the heroes of DC’s pre-Flashpoint universe encounter those from other worlds? Wally West! A pregnant Lois Lane! Captain Carrot! There’s good stuff here, guys.
And what’s cool this week? Only two episodes in, Blake is totally won over by Marvel’s first Netflix series, Daredevil.
Shocking the world, this week Disney and Sony announced an unprecedented arrangement to bring Spider-Man home to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In this mini-episode, Blake talks about what it means for the future of Spidey, for the MCU, and how another property that was recently relaunched with a successful film, then followed up by a disappointing sequel, may be just the thing to combine with Spider-Man.
And what’s cool this week? Spider-Verse wraps up in Amazing Spider-Man #14 and 1000 years of history are on display in Justice League 3000 #14
It’s time to start your Christmas shopping, and this week, Blake is here to give you guys a few tips. How do you shop for a geek? Where do you look? And what kind of cool goodies are out there this year?
And what’s cool this week? Blake is enjoying the hell out of DC’s LEGO variant covers, and from a story standpoint, is surprisingly into Spider-Verse.
With the world around him determined to make everything into a competition, this week Blake refuses to play the game. Instead, he talks about the many, many comic book properties currently in development as TV shows and movies, and explains why — no matter what you feel about any project in particular — it’s all very, very good.
And what’s cool this week? The revelation in Justice League 3000 #4 has Blake downright intrigued.
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Wally West. Ted Kord. Peter Parker. In the past week, all three of them have been confirmed to be returning to the comic book shelves in the next few months. And as if that wasn’t enough, DC’s bringing back their old title Secret Origins as well. And Blake, for one, couldn’t be happier.
And what’s cool this week? Blake had fun with the first issue of Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird.
This week, the upcoming Man of Steel sequel got another confirmed cast member — Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman! Predictably, the internet started to have a hissy fit. This week, Blake takes on the Wonder Woman Whiners, as well as those getting huffy over Indiana Jones, and asks for your suggestions for this year’s Showcase Christmas Marathon.
And what’s cool this week? It’s a triple dose of cool with Earth 2 #18, Amazing X-Men #2 and Disney’s newest animated film, Frozen.
With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start dipping into the well of available costumes… but that brings up the eternal question, what should I be? Blake talks about some of the creepier “sexy” costumes, the dearth of options available for a geek in a non-geek crowd, and asks for your suggestions for this year’s cleverest Halloween get-ups. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!
And what’s cool this week? In comics, it’s Tim Seeley and Mike Norton‘s Revival, while on DVD there’s the massive 7-hour documentary Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th.