Blake’s world is mildly shattered this week as a pratice of Disney’s comic book publishing comes to light. He picks himself up with some comforting news about Thom Zahler’s Love and Capes, and wraps it up with a shout-out to Witch Doctor: Mal Practice. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!
In the newest Showcase Top Ten, Blake and Kenny go through the greatest time travel stories of all time. The guys present their lists, read comments from you, and announce the final winners! In the picks, Kenny goes with Green Lantern Corps #0 and Blake takes Archer and Armstrong #2 Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!
This week, we’re back to the panel room of the Nola Comic-Con, where Blake moderates a chat with several Louisiana-area comic creators about a variety of topics, including working away from the coasts, self-publishing, copyright, and digital comics. Panelists include Tim Lattie of White Picket Fences, Tedd Walley of Mathilda, R.J. Clark of The Rift, Vernon Smith of The Adventures of Dexter Breakfast, Kurt Amacker of Immortal 60, Kody Chamberlain of Sweets, Rob Guillory of Chew, Robby Musso of TransFormers and the super-mercenary artist Derec Donovan! Warning: This episode does include some explict language. In the picks this week, Blake loved Love and Capes: Ever After #5. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!
Blake and Kenny sit down, a month after the game’s release, to talk about their experiences in the new world of DC Universe Online. Afterwards, the guys start bouncing all over the world of comic book news — Flashpoint, Fear Itself, the death in Fantastic four and much more! In the picks, Blake is ecstatic to welcome back Love and Capes: Ever After #1. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!
It’s time once again for Geek Christmas, Free Comic Book Day! The Showcase boys, including Blake, Mike, and first-time panelist Daniel, sat in at BSI Comics in Metaire, where they talked to novelist Lewis Aleman, the world’s smallest Clone Trooper, and chatted about the beginning of War of the Supermen, the upcoming Iron Man 2, the recently-released Kick-Ass, and discussed just what they hope to see Free Comic Book Day become in the future. Thanks again to BSI Comics for being our host now for four years running!
More and more comic books are making it to the screen these days, both big and little, but no matter how many we see there are still lots of others that haven’t quite broken through. This week, the guys discuss some of the comics they haven’t quite broken through the Hollywood barrier yet. The guys bat around several ideas and share a few suggestions from you. In the picks this week, Mike was into Green Arrow #30, Kenny picks Flash: Rebirth #6 and Blake gives it up for Tiny Titans #25.
Your good buddy Chase is back for the first of two very special episodes! This week, Chase and Blake announce the winners of the Best of 2009 as voted on by you, the Showcase listener! Then, as this extra-length episode continues, the guys delve into all the big comic book news of 2009. Disney buys Marvel! DC Entertainment! Archie marries Veronica… kinda! And Diamond‘s new rules change the game entirely. If it’s happening in the world of comics, the boys talk about it. In the picks this week, Chase loves The Complete Rocketeer, and Blake gives us The Tick New Series #1!
With Superman off-planet for a year, an old friend has moved into his title. But who is Mon-El? What’s his history with Superman? What’s his link to the Legion of Super-Heroes? Why does any of this matter to the DC Universe? And how does the man called “Valor” fit into all this? The guys talk the past, present, and glorious future of Lar Gand of Daxam. In the picks, Blake feels the love for Love and Capes #11, and Chase gives his props to Daredevil #500.
As the countdown to the huge episode 100 begins, Blake and Chase dish on Marvel’s archetypical vigilante Frank Castle, the Punisher. They delve into the characters’ history, some of their favorite stories, and the future. Then, after the episode, the guys check out the new Punisher: War Zone movie, and include their review at the end! In the picks this week, Chase liked the ending of Secret Invasion, and Blake has fallen in love with Love and Capes.
One of the most feverishly-anticipated films of the summer hits next week, so this week Blake and Chase give their thoughts on the Batman‘s greatest enemy, the Joker! The guys dissect what makes the Clown Prince of Crime such a great character, talk about their favorite Joker stories, and talk about what they’re hoping for out of Heath Ledger and The Dark Knight. Also, Chase puts out a call to action — visit Kungaloosh Forever to help save Disney’s Adventurer’s Club! In the picks, Blake‘s girlfriend Erin turns him on to Love and Capes, while Chase is still full of love for Action Comics #867.