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Talking Comics for 03.29.17 – X-Men & Inhumans Prime #1, HB/DC Teamups & Favorite Comics Cancelled?

Talking Comics for 03.29.17 – X-Men & Inhumans Prime #1, HB/DC Teamups & Favorite Comics Cancelled?

Marvel starts their first wave of big changes in the Marvel universe starting this week with the Inhumans Prime and X-Men Prime one shots! These one-shot issues lead into the brand-new ongoing series for the Inhumans and for the X-Men and the big changes that are coming for the Marvel Universe! Get in on the ground floor of what is going to happen next in Marvel comics!

DC Comics is giving us the biggest and most unexpected team ups ever in comic history! That’s right! DC Comics characters in Hanna-Barbera characters are teaming up starting this week in annuals for the first time ever! You’re going to see some of the wackiest characters from Hanna-Barbera teaming up with some of the most serious characters from DC Comics, so let the fun times and adventure began!

For all of you pulp fiction fans don’t miss out on the brand-new Doc Savage series from Dynamite Comics dropping this week! This four issue miniseries takes place in 1938 and people are trying to kill Doc Savage but FDR is not happy about that!

We also explain the details about Marvel’s Generations changes that are coming later this year, some of your favorite comic books are now canceled, and there are dark days ahead for the DC Universe!

Don’t miss our Question of the Week because it’s all about the Justice League and we want to hear your thoughts!

The Comic Board Eps #19 LIVE Podcast- Comic News, Top 5 Comics, NCBD Picks

The Comic Board Eps #19 LIVE Podcast- Comic News, Top 5 Comics, NCBD Picks

Welcome to The Comic Board; your one-stop shop for everything related to this week’s new comic book releases. We not only cover the big two in comic publishing, DC & Marvel, but also Image, Valiant, Aftershock, Boom Studios, Dark Horse, and a host of other independent publishers.
Each week J.T. and Blackpoll will cover their top 5 picks of the week as well as their least favorite pick. But before we get there, we’ll discuss comic news, answer listener questions, and tackle a discussion question or two. Recorded live every week this interactive live show takes questions, comments, and sometimes even ridicule, direct from the chat.
We record live every Tuesday at 11am EST/10am CST on The Comic Board Youtube channel. If you’re interested in talking anything comic related, come on by our Youtube channel and join in the discussion. As always, be supportive of the comic community and happy reading!

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Talking Comics for 03.22.17 – Iron Fist #1, X-O Manowar #1, Ghostbusters 101 #1, & Thor Revelations?

Talking Comics for 03.22.17 – Iron Fist #1, X-O Manowar #1, Ghostbusters 101 #1, & Thor Revelations?

Iron Fist is back and he’s looking for a fight but he may have found one that’s too much for him to handle! Ed Brisson and Mike Perkins bring Danny Rand back in a big way this week!

Valiant Comics relaunches two of their main characters this week with a brand new X-O Manowar and Bloodshot! Expect a shocking revelation from Bloodshot and join Aric as he and the X-O Manowar armor enter into a new war!

Image Comics gives us a new Magdalena series and it looks like it may be a brand new Magdalena as well! Ray Fawkes is back with another new horror series, Underwinter, written and painted by himself!

Don’t forget – this week we find out why Thor was Unworthy in Unworthy Thor #5!

Kyle Rayner Chooses his ring this week in Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #17!

Don’t miss the Question of the Week! We want to know what you think of two powerhouse characters, so tell us below!

Talking Comics for 03.15.17 – Batwoman #1, American Gods Shadows #1, Vampirella #1 & Your Power Combo?

Talking Comics for 03.15.17 – Batwoman #1, American Gods Shadows #1, Vampirella #1 & Your Power Combo?

You’ve demanded it and DC is giving it to you! Batwoman is back in her own ongoing series! Kate Kane finds herself back on Coryana, an anything goes island that now has a bioweapon for sale and Batwoman will have to face mistakes from her past to stop this weapon from being sold! With gorgeous art from Steve Epting, don’t miss this news series!

You’ve read the novel, you’re excited for the new TV series, now get the comic series! American Gods come to cimics this week and Shadow Moon is having a really bad day! He’s broke, his wife is dead, and he has no idea what to do…until he meets Mr. Wednesday, who has a job offer Shadow Moon can’t refuse! A war is brewing. Can Shadow Moon prevent its boiling point?

After much controversy, we finally get the first issue of Vampirella this week! She’s among the living again but this world is far from the old world she remembers. Blood tastes different, hope is laced with fear…does she really want to protect this world?

All of you Warhammer fans will be excited to see the new ongoing series debut this week! The next stage of war begins now!

Monster Unleashed wraps up this week before launching into its very own ongoing series and Superman has to face the truth about his life in the latest chapter of Superman Reborn!

Talking Comics for 03.08.17 – Man-Thing #1, Grass Kings #1, Redline #1 & Marvel Legacy Returning?!

Talking Comics for 03.08.17 – Man-Thing #1, Grass Kings #1, Redline #1 & Marvel Legacy Returning?!

After all these years, Man-Thing is going to get his very own series estimation point he spent years and years regaining his ability to speak and has taken Hollywood by storm but I danger threatens his home and he has to choose between his life of celebrity or everything that he knows! Don’t miss what Daniel Warned Johnson and R. L. Stine plan to do with this unique character!

Grass Kings starts this week by creators Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins, a story taking a look at a group of brothers that rule a trailer park kingdom and have taken in a mysterious stranger to help her. Will this decision bring them doom? Find out more with this brand-new ongoing series from Boom Comics!

If you’re a fan of the TV series Archer, then you will want to check out the brand-new series starting this week, Redline! This is a slice of life humor series on Mars focusing on Superintendent Denton Coyle. He’s facing bombs, the media, and what definitely feels like explosive diarrhea! Welcome to another Tuesday on Mars!

One of our favorite comics series is finally returning this week! Copperhead returns this week with a new artist on board, Drew Moss! Copperhead’s mayor has been murdered and one of the sheriffs old friends as returned from the past at the same time! Could the two events be connected?

We change the format a bit this week and included several different news items that we want to talk to you about this week. Some of the stuff you may have heard of, some of that you may have not, but we deftly want to talk about it and make you aware of some big changes that are coming down the road from some of our favorite comic publishers and we would definitely like to know your opinion to these changes that are going to be happening later this year! Also don’t miss our Question of the Week! See you in the comments!

Talking Comics for 03.01.17 – Riverdale #1, America #1, Savage Things #1, & Out Of Control Variants?

Talking Comics for 03.01.17 – Riverdale #1, America #1, Savage Things #1, & Out Of Control Variants?

On the heels of their brand-new TV series that has started on the CW, Archie Comics is giving us a one-shot issue for Riverdale before they launch into their new regular ongoing series. Take a look at the gained in Riverdale and the changes are taken place in the Archie universe with these popular characters.

All of you fans of the Young Avengers, check out America #1 starting this week as we get a solo series for fan favorite America Chavez as she not only fights big bad monsters, leads The Ultimates, but now she’s also going to go on a journey of self-discovery by going to college!

A secret agency has been kidnapping children and training them to be assassins for 25 years and now their group of assassins has gotten out of control and can no longer be managed. As a last ditch effort, this secret organization is trying to wipe out these insurgents but are unable to do so, so they bring in the one person that got away from them and doesn’t mind getting some blood on his hands! Don’t miss out on Savage Things #1 starting this week!

For all of you fans of the Rat Queens, a brand-new ongoing series starts this week from Image Comics as the gang gets back together and everybody still hates Gary!

For all of you Spiderman fans that just finished reading the Clone Conspiracy, don’t miss out on the bookend of that storyline this week with the Clone Conspiracy Omega! Find out what’s going on with The Rhino, the Jackal, and what’s leading into the brand-new Spiderman series by Peter David and Mark Bagley!

Superman starts a brand-new storyline this week called Reborn! This story has been leading up from the very first issue of the series and will reveal even more about Superman, specifically which Superman were actually dealing with here in the new DC Rebirth!

Don’t miss our Question of the Week as we talk about variant covers from the comic publishers and how out of control they are!

Talking Comics for 02.22.17 – JLA 2017, Elektra #1, Old Guard #1, & Meat and Potatoes Marvel?

Talking Comics for 02.22.17 – JLA 2017, Elektra #1, Old Guard #1, & Meat and Potatoes Marvel?

There is a brand-new Justice League of America that’s patrolling the world now, keeping it safe, and is made up of a band of the most unlikely heroes to ever be part of the Justice League team! That’s right…the new Justice lLeague of America series starts this week and we are talking about a Justice League team that actually has Lobo on it! Don’t miss out on what Batman has done to reinvent this classic superhero team and what they will be facing in this new series!

She was a major part of the second season of Daredevil and now she is back in her very own comic book series at Marvel…Elektra is back! Hiding out in neon lights and crowds of people, Elektra has settled in Las Vegas to settle some scores but a villain that she’s never faced before has showed up to make her his latest player!

Greg Rucka is back with a brand-new Image Comics series, The Old Guard, and we can’t wait to get our hands on this issue! This is the story of a group of immortal warriors set in the modern day and now they had been betrayed! This group of soldiers – who have never been afraid of dying – just may find out there are fates that are worse than death!

Tons of Marvel storylines continue this week giving us even more Monsters Unleashed, Clone Conspiracy, and Inhumans versus X-Men stories, such as IvX #5, Extraordinary X-Men #19, Amazing Spider-Man #24, Prowler #5, and Champions #1.MU!

Also don’t forget to check out some of our favorite comics that are hitting the shelf this week such as Ghost Rider #4 and Detective Comics #951!

Big, core changes are coming to Marvel Comics later this year and we want to know how you feel about that! Don’t miss our Question of the Week because we want to know how you feel about this huge change coming to Marvel Comics!

Talking Comics for 02.15.17 – Wild Storm #1, Batwoman Rebirth #1, Super Sons #1 & Comics Reimagined?

Talking Comics for 02.15.17 – Wild Storm #1, Batwoman Rebirth #1, Super Sons #1 & Comics Reimagined?

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally happened! That’s right, this week, Warren Ellis returns to reimagine the universe that he had such a huge part in creating in the first place with the return of The Wild Storm! Now he gets to reimagine this universe for the modern day focusing on The Engineer and her fateful decision to save a life and the consequences of doing so! We can’t wait to get this new series in our hands to see what Warren Ellis is going to bring to this series. More

Talking Comics for 02.08.17 – JLA Rebirth #1, Kingpin #1, & New Batman Director?

Talking Comics for 02.08.17 – JLA Rebirth #1, Kingpin #1, & New Batman Director?

This week we get a brand-new Justice League of America that you have never seen before! This is a team that has several different hand picked characters chosen by Batman himself and also includes Lobo! Check out what DC Comics is doing with this brand-new series starting this week and this brand-new and very uncanny team of the Justice League!
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Talking Comics for 02.01.17 – Bullseye #1, Darth Maul #1, Planet Of The Apes/GL #1 & Marvel Rebirth?

Talking Comics for 02.01.17 – Bullseye #1, Darth Maul #1, Planet Of The Apes/GL #1 & Marvel Rebirth?

It’s another fantastic week for brand-new comics and were excited to be able to talk about all the great new stuff that’s hitting the shelf this week!

Marvel Comics is giving us a different take on Bullseye this week. That’s right, we get to take a look at what Bullseye does with his leisure time and as this series starts, it looks like he likes to just hunt down people and kill them! Taking Bullseye where we’ve never seen him go before, don’t miss out on this new story showing us what Bullseye does for fun! More

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #249: Justice League Dark! The Last Jedi! Saga! X-Men TV!

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #249: Justice League Dark! The Last Jedi! Saga! X-Men TV!

 

On this podcast we talk about The Last Jedi, Logan and some X-Men TV news. Then we review Saga #42 and the new Justice League Dark animated feature. Can’t have something dark without Batman. Listen in!

Who is the last Jedi? Head over to our podcast Facebook page and let us know.

Talking Comics for 01.25.17 – Kamandi Challenge #1, Slayer Repentless #1 & DC Comics Raising Prices?

Talking Comics for 01.25.17 – Kamandi Challenge #1, Slayer Repentless #1 & DC Comics Raising Prices?

This week, DC Comics issue is issues the biggest challenge that we’ve ever seen the Kamandi Challenge! That’s right! DC Comics has selected 14 different creative teams to come together to tell this challenge and the adventure and action grows with each issue! For all of you long time DC fans, this is going to be the series for you this week!

Also, from DC Comics, we get a brand-new story of the Amazons, Wonder Woman’s people in the DC Universe! Odyssey of the Amazons is a story that takes place before the DC Universe is introduced to Wonder Woman and explorers their world and times before the modern era!

One series that were really looking forward to this week is Loose Ends. This is a brand-new series from image comics and it also has the artist from Southern Bastards, Jason led to her, as he writes this miniseries of Southern crime unlike anything you’ve ever seen before and comics! If you’re a fan of TV shows like Justified, or comics series like Scalped, then this will be a must-have comic series for you this week!

And for all of you heavy-metal rock ‘n roll fans out there, do not miss the comic book entrance of Slayer, hitting the shelves this week!

Tons of storylines continued this week such as Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #6, Justice League Of America Killer Frost Rebirth #1, Suicide Squad #10, Avengers #1.MU, Spider-Man/Deadpool #1.MU, Inhumans vs. X-Men #3, Extraordinary X-Men #18, Prowler #4, and Civil War II The Oath #1!

Also some of our favorite titles are hitting the shelf this week like Doom Patrol #4, Flash #15, Punisher #8, and Skybourne #3!

Don’t miss our Question of the Week as we discussed some major changes that starts in April from DC Comics!

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #248: The Defenders! The Button! Digital Leia! Comics!

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #248: The Defenders! The Button! Digital Leia! Comics!

On this podcast we talk about The Defenders, The Watchmen button and a digital General Leia. Then it’s comics time with reviews of God Country, Heavy Metal and Justice League/Power Rangers. Go, go listen!

Excited for The Defenders? Head over to our podcast Facebook page and let us know.


Talking Comics for 01.18.17 – Monsters Unleashed #1, WWE #1, & What’s Alterna Comics Doing?!

Talking Comics for 01.18.17 – Monsters Unleashed #1, WWE #1, & What’s Alterna Comics Doing?!

Marvel Comics is starting 2017 off with a huge event! Monsters Unleashed starts this week as a limited series that involves all of the Marvel Universe as they fight against some of the biggest and baddest monsters that they’ve ever seen! You’ll see some familiar monsters here as well us a brand-new monsters in this exciting new action-packed series!
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Talking Comics for 01.11.17 – JL/Power Rangers #1, God Country #1, & Indies Killing Marvel & DC?

Talking Comics for 01.11.17 – JL/Power Rangers #1, God Country #1, & Indies Killing Marvel & DC?

It’s finally happened! The crossover event that you never knew would happen starts this week! That’s right…it’s the Mighty Morphing Power Rangers/Justice League series! One unfortunate Power Ranger has a run in with Batman…how do you think that will go? More

Talking Comics for 12.28.16 – Supergirl Being Super #1, Hulk #1, G.I. Joe #1 & Best of 2016!

Talking Comics for 12.28.16 – Supergirl Being Super #1, Hulk #1, G.I. Joe #1 & Best of 2016!

For all of you Supergirl fans, get ready for super coming of age story this week from DC Comics! Have you ever popped a Kryptonian zit? Yeah, it’s not as easy as it may seem, and we’ll explore all kinds of things as Supergirl learns what it means to put all of that aside to be a true super hero!
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Talking Comics for 12.21.16 – Justice League vs Suicide Squad #1, Star-Lord #1 & Best Xmas Gift Ever?

Talking Comics for 12.21.16 – Justice League vs Suicide Squad #1, Star-Lord #1 & Best Xmas Gift Ever?

This is the week! DC Comics finally gives us the series that they have been hyping for months now with the release of Justice League vs Suicide Squad #1! The Justice League is not happy to find out that Amanda Waller has been running her own special black ops team to do the bidding of the government secretly and now they plan to do something to stop it once and for all! Take a look as two ideologies clash in this weekly limited series!
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Talking Comics for 12.14.16 – Optimus Prime #1, Hawkeye #1, & Religious/Political Comic Creators?

Talking Comics for 12.14.16 – Optimus Prime #1, Hawkeye #1, & Religious/Political Comic Creators?

Remember that archer that you really like? From the great comics and the awesome movies? Yeah, well, he’s not getting a new series this week…SHE is! That’s right, Kate Bishop is Hawkeye now and Los Angeles is going to have to deal with it as she appoints herself L.A.’s newest guardian angel!

The Marvel mafia has apparently gotten their hands on some super mojo because it looks like Frank Castle needs some help…from Doctor Strange! These two team up this week to take down a magical mafia threat that neither of them can handle alone! More