One-Shot #19: Beginning to Converge

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 Convergence event. 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.

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At the Movies Episode 37: Superhero Double Feature

Blake and Kenny take in two superhero flicks this week. How does The Wolverine stack up against the rest of the X-Men franchise? How does Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox measure against the rest of the DC Animated films? The guys give their thoughts here.

And what’s cool this week? Blake recommends Flash Annual #2, and Kenny is watching Beware the Batman!

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At the Movies Episode 37: Superhero Double Feature

Episode 235: A Whole New World

The DC Universe changes this week, and Blake and Erin are there to report on it! The two talk about the conclusion of Flashpoint, the first issue of Justice League, and some of the upcoming New 52 books hitting stores in the coming weeks. In the picks this week, Blake is down with Sergio Aragones’ Funnies #2 and Doctor Who Annual 2011! Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 233: Batman-Mask of the Phantasm-The Commentary

Blake and Kenny get together this week for the first-ever listener-chosen commentary episode, the 1992 animated film Batman: Mask of the Phantasm! The guys use this first ever DCU animated movie as a springboard to talk about the current movies, other shows in the same universe including Superman, Justice League, Static Shock and Batman Beyond, and eventually ask the burning question: Why has Mike never seen this movie? In the picks, Blake goes with Roger Langridge‘s new all-ages title Snarked! #0, Kenny takes Flashpoint: Hal Jordan #2, and Mike picks Booster Gold #46. Don’t forget to check out the Fighting Fitness Fraternity to vote on future commentary episodes, and contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 232: Spider-Man, DC Changes and Phineas and Ferb

Blake and Kenny hang out this week and touch upon a wealth of new comic book topics, but not before giving their ecstatic review of the TV movie Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension! After that moment of geeking out, the guys talk about the Ultimate Spider-Man news, images of Henry Cavill as Superman and Anne Hathaway as Catwoman, the aftermath of War of the Green Lanterns, a more thoughtful reaction to the DC Relaunch, the prospect of a Tuxedo Gin movie, and more! In the picks, Kenny chooses Power Girl #26 and Blake goes with Flashpoint #4. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 224: The New DC

New Justice LeagueThis week, DC Comics made an announcement that rocked the world of comics. This Sunday, the Showcase boys get together to talk about it. What’s the difference between a “reboot” and a “relaunch”? Will same-day digital change our reading habits? Which new books are we looking forward to, and what are some announcements we hope get made before all is said and done? In the picks, Mike likes Jack of Fables Vol. 8: The Fulminate Blade, Kenny chooses Flashpoint: Batman-Knight of Vengeance #1 and Blake goes with 50 Girls 50 #1. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 222: A Chat With Francis Manapul

It’s a Showcase first! Last week at Nola Comic-Con, the boys were lucky enough to host a few panel discussions, and we’re bringing the audio to you. This week, we talk with DC superstar artist Francis Manapul about getting started, his evolving art style, his work on Flash, his appearances on the TV show Beast Legends, and a big hint about who’s going to be writing his next project. In the picks, Blake recommends Rocketeer Adventures #1! Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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