It’s time once again for a creator spotlight! This week, Mike sits quietly while Blake and Chase talk about his work from Battle Pope through Invincible, zombies from Marvel Zombies and The Walking Dead, his work at Marvel and how the gauntlet he threw down as an Image partner has helped generate at least one of the best new comics of the year. In the picks this week, Chase loved Deadpool: Merc With a Mouth #1, Mike goes with Batman #688 and Blake plays the music for The Muppet Show #4. This week’s graphic novel pick is the new hardcover edition of Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?.
The Showcase boys and their intrepid band of moviegoers braved the IMAX crowds Saturday afternoon for a screening of Watchmen! What did our gang think? Take a click and listen! Warning: Spoilers begin at about the 7-minute mark. Double Warning: This podcasts contains frequent references to Dr. Manhattan’s… um… “little intern.”
It’s been called the greatest comic book of all time, and next week, it’s coming to a theater and IMAX screen near you. This week, Blake and Chase discuss the seminal comic book work Watchmen. The guys break down the story, discuss the history of the comic’s development, and give their thoughts on the upcoming movie. Then the guys dig into your mail and head into the picks of the week. Blake digs Chris Giarrusso‘s Mini-Marvels: Secret Invasion, and Chase just tells you to… heck, go read Watchmen already