It’s the season of returns in this week’s Showcase, as Blake returns to Pittsburgh and Erin returns to the show! We start off with the return of The Walking Dead for season four, then delve into the announcements from this weekend’s New York Comic-Com! The return of Miracleman! The return of the New Warriors! The return of Stephanie Brown! The return of Solar: Man of the Atom! The return of Serenity! So many returns it’s giving Blake a nosebleed! Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!
And what’s cool this week? The dead return to Riverdale in the first issue ofAfterlife With Archie!
We’re getting into another classic comic discussion, friends, this week looking at perhaps the greatest Marvel crossover of all time: The Infinity Gauntlet. The boys look at the roots of Thanos’s story, through the epic series and its crossovers, and at the books that spun out after the series was over. Was this a crossover so good that it ruined crossovers for us since then? In the picks this week, Chase picks Planet Skaar Prologue, Blake loved Wonder Woman #32, and Mike was into Brave and the Bold #23. This week’s graphic novel: Silver Surfer: The Rebirth of Thanos.
In the second part of their two-part look at Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Blake and Chase discuss their favorite stories starring the sentinel of the spaceways. Heavy on Infinity Gauntlet and Annihilation, the guys also find time to recommend two upcoming reprint collections, Showcase Presents Captain Carrot and the resurrection of the Valiant Universe in Harbinger.
With Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer about to hit your movie theaters, Blake and Chase bring you the first of a special two part episode! This week, the guys talk about their favorite stories starring Marvel Comics’ first family, the Fantastic Four — the all-time classics, the “new” team, and their hopes for the new movie. And in this week’s picks, the guys tackle a pair of lower-profile superheroes: Hero By Night and Madman Atomic Comics.