Episode 305: All the News From San Diego (That We Felt Like Talking About)

The Showcase returns! Newlyweds Blake and Erin get together this week to discuss the news from this year’s San Diego Comic-Con — movement in the Marvel and DC Cinematic universes, tons of new books and crossovers from IDW Publishing, surprising licenses coming to comics, the future of Godzilla and other Kaiju at Legendary, and much more!

And what’s cool this week? Erin loved Stephen King‘s latest novel, Mr. Mercedes, and Blake had fun with the Phineas and Ferb Star Wars Special and the first issue of DC’s Grayson.

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Episode 271: New to Who

We’re back! After an unexpected hiatus, Blake and Erin return to the Showcase with an all-new episode. Erin talks about her new indoctrination into the Doctor Who fandom, we discuss the new Allan Heinberg Wonder Woman and Joss Whedon SHIELD TV projects, chat a bit about Marvel Now! and the new Justice League of America, and share ideas for who should star in a female version of The Expendables. In the picks, Blake doubles up with Green Lantern #0 and New Crusaders #1. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 270: San Diego Comic-Commentary

Comic-Con weekend is here, and although Blake and Erin aren’t in San Diego, that’s not going to stop them from pontificating about all the news from the con. The aftermath of Avengers Vs. X-Men! Neil Gaiman returns to Sandman! A slew of new Image comics, the titles and release dates for Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Phase 2…” and is it possible the greatest Marvel villain of them all could be… Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz? Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 122: Battle For the Cowl and the NEW Batman Family

Batman 686Back in Episode 106, when Battle For the Cowl was yet to begin, the Showcase boys looked at the possible candidates for the Batman mantle and the state of the Batman family as a whole. With Battle For the Cowl over, the guys give their impressions of the story, the new Batman and Robin team, Neil Gaiman‘s Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader, and their thoughts on the new comics that are about to comprise the Batman universe! Plus — you want picks of the week? We’ll give you picks of the week! Mike gives us Supergirl #41, Chase takes X-Force #15, and Blake presents Muppet Robin Hood #1 and this week’s graphic novel pick, Static Shock: Rebirth of the Cool.

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Episode 29: Neil Gaiman and Stardust

Stardust 1There’s one last comic book movie closing out the summer, friends, and so this week Chase and Blake turn their focus on Stardust writer Neil Gaiman. Listen as the guys discuss their favorite Gaiman stories, both in comics and prose, as Chase continues to confuse “the Dream King” with Gaiman himself, and as Blake explains what’s really good about his work once you get past the pretentious goths who have attempted to co-opt it as their own. For this week’s picks, Blake brings us Doug TenNapel‘s Black Cherry, and Chase cheats and slips in two — Tek Jansen and Star Trek: Year Four.

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