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Talking Comics for 05.31.17 – Cable #1, Trinity Annual #1, Secret Empire Uprising #1 & Ultimate MCU?

Talking Comics for 05.31.17 – Cable #1, Trinity Annual #1, Secret Empire Uprising #1 & Ultimate MCU?

ResurrXion is still going strong with Marvel as we see Cable introduced this week! Everyone’s favorite time-traveling mutant is back in his own series this week and we’ll be seeing him time-trotting from the get-go with a fantastic veteran creative team!

It’s a fifth week for DC Comics and you know what that means…Annuals! Teen Titans, Trinity, and Wonder Woman all get annuals this week! If you’ve been reading DC’s Lazarus Contract, don’t miss this annual is it concludes the Lazarus Contract storyline!

Tons of Marvel’s Secret Empire tie-ins ship this week and we also get Secret Empire Uprising, taking a look at what Marvel’s young, new heroes are doing to fight Hydra!

Don’t miss our Question of the Week! Marvel’s doing somethign with their Ultimate Universe…but what could it be?

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 177–Quasimodo: Friend Zone!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 177–Quasimodo: Friend Zone!

The HOBI Gang is going old school with a two man booth and talking changes to the Justice League film, Jughead’s helmet, and the latest lackluster news on Dark Universe!  The guys talk to writer Andrea Molinari regarding his graphic novel The Shepherd: Apokatastasis, the creative process, and how the Lions will never win a Super Bowl!  Jason gets scolded by a listener for making fun of Gwar and the guys list their Top 5 Worst Literary Character Adaptations to Film! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Talking Comics for 05.24.17 – I Am Groot #1, Venom #150, Totally Awesome Hulk #19 & DC’s Watchmen?

Talking Comics for 05.24.17 – I Am Groot #1, Venom #150, Totally Awesome Hulk #19 & DC’s Watchmen?

It’s a big week for Marvel Comics this week as we get another series for a Guardian of the Galaxy – Groot! I Am Groot #1 drops this week and we get to see how long Groot will survive on his own billions of miles away from the rest of the Guardians!

Marvel Comic also start their classic Legacy numbering this week with Venom #150! If you’re a Venom fan, don’t miss this issue with multiple stories by multiple creators celebrating this event!

We told you about the blockbuster mutant event from Marvel a few months ago…but now it’s here! Weapons of Mutant Destruction kicks off this week and we get to see the Hulk team up with the Weapon X team and all of the mayhem that will bring!

Don’t miss out on the news from the past week as we take you deeper into the Doomsday Clock, Secret Empire, and DC’s Kirby Tribute!

Also, comment on our Question of the Week! We want to know your thoughts on DC Comics latest game changing move!

Talking Comics for 05.17.17 – Generation X #1, Luke Cage #1, Sovereigns #1 & YOUR Superhero Universe?

Talking Comics for 05.17.17 – Generation X #1, Luke Cage #1, Sovereigns #1 & YOUR Superhero Universe?

This week Marvel Comics gives us two brand-new series and they’re both relaunches of popular characters. Generation X gives us a very different take and look at the Xavier School for Mutant Education and Outreach that is going to be headed up by none other than Jubilee! In this new series we’re going to find out that not all mutants are created equal!

For all of you Luke Cage fans, don’t miss out on his brand-new series from Marvel Comics this week as we find Luke cage going down to New Orleans for the funeral of one of his closest mentors in his life. When he gets there, he finds out that there is definitely more going on than meets the eye!

Fans of the hit anime, manga and toy sensation, Yo-Kai Watch, will get their very own comic book series this week focusing on Nate and his Yo-Kai named Whisper!

For all of you DC fans, don’t forget that this week is the last week for The Button storyline that’s been going on through the Flash and Batman titles for the past several weeks. This will be the fourth and final part of this particular storyline and will set the stage for major things to come throughout the rest of the DC Universe!

Also, this week, we get Secret Empire #2 from Marvel Comics as it takes a look at what Captain America has done to fight most of, if not, all of the magical beings in the Marvel Universe and it also brings us the appearance of a new hero that joins with Iron Man in the fight against Captain America and Hydra!

This week we also have several very fun and interesting news topics to explore with you including news on Nightwing, New Gods, and Dark Nights: Metal!

Don’t miss our Question of the Week because this week we are talking superhero universes and specifically we want to know where yours are!

Talking Comics for 05.10.17 -Rocket #1, Regression #1, Secret Warriors #1, & Must Read Comics!

Talking Comics for 05.10.17 -Rocket #1, Regression #1, Secret Warriors #1, & Must Read Comics!

Don’t call him a raccoon! Rocket is back to theivin’ ways this week with his new series so, if you need a safe cracked, a vault busted or a score taken, he’s your racc…guy!

The New Gods are back this week with a brand new series from DC Comics! It’s time for the Forager to get his spotlight from the Young Animals imprint and save the universe from General Electric! Can Forager make his mark as a New God?

Luke Skywalker and Doctor Aphra team up this week and encounter The Screaming Citadel! What kind of deal did the Doctor make with Luke to send him to such a infamous place? Find out this week!

Zombies Assemble is adapted for the US market this week! Love the Avengers? Love zombies? Then this is for you! How will the Avengers stand up to this undead threat?

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #255: Guardians of The Galaxy! Savitar! Spoilers!

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #255: Guardians of The Galaxy! Savitar! Spoilers!

On this podcast we take a minute to pay our respects to all the recent comic book deaths. Then we talk about the big Savitar reveal, and review Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2. Spoilers! Download us to your Zune and listen in!

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The Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 Film Review (Non-Spoiler!)

The Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 Film Review (Non-Spoiler!)

Written by Jason Brigger

Director: James Gunn

Writers: James Gunn and Dan Abnett

Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper (voice), and Vin Diesel (voice)

The rag-tag crew of the Milano is back as Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 blasts its way into theaters this weekend and fans of the original will not be disappointed in this fun sequel.

Guardians continues the team’s adventures throughout the galaxy but this time Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and his merry crew are caught off-guard when Quill’s dad, Ego (Kurt Russell), finds Quill after decades of searching for his son that he abandoned on Earth.  Despite Quill’s excitement and new relationship with his father, not everything is on the “up and up” with Ego as plans for universal domination is in the mix and the Guardians are the only ones that can stop his madness and save the galaxy…again.

Quill and his crew not only have to battle Ego but along the way, the Guardians are More

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 174–All About Holes!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 174–All About Holes!

The HOBI Gang is at full strength tonight as the guys debate the NHL Playoffs (with help from Nickel at Graphic Novice), the disappointment of the Circle, and announce another finalist for the best Netflix original series tournament!  The guys bring back Draft Day and draft movie quarterbacks with bad Cleveland Browns quarterbacks, much to Blake’s chagrin.  Jason and Jeff are excited for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 this week and Blake is not interested in another turn at the X-Files!  The guys debate How to Be a Latin Lover again and listener Nikki suggests the Top 5 this week, the gang’s Most Hated Food! This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Talking Comics for 05.03.17 – Secret Empire #1, Injustice 2 #1, & Irredeemable Captain America?

Talking Comics for 05.03.17 – Secret Empire #1, Injustice 2 #1, & Irredeemable Captain America?

Do not miss out this weekend as we are celebrating Free Comic Book Day at both of our locations…here in Shreveport as well is in Texarkana! Come in, peruse the store, and walk out with a bag full of free comics this Saturday, May 6, 2017!

This is the week where it all changes for Marvel Comics and you would have to be living under a rock to not know about the huge changes that are happening this week with Captain America and the Secret Empire! This is the week that Captain America betrays the Marvel Universe! How will the world and, most importantly, the heroes of earth be able to handle this tragedy?

Just in time for the brand-new sequel to one of the biggest selling video games ever, we get Injustice 2 #1 hitting the shelf this week from DC Comics! Superman has been captured and Batman is trying to bring the world back together but there are tons of people wanting to take Superman’s place! What will Batman do about that?

Another reason that this is an exciting week for us is that we get the first wave of comic books from Alterna Comics! They are releasing four new titles this week, all of them are miniseries, and we’re looking forward to what this company has to offer for $1.50 per comic! Be sure to check out what they’re putting out this week from Alterna Comics!

In addition to what Alterna Comics is putting out this week, they also have a brand-new wave of comics coming in June that we discuss and we bring you even more details about Marvel’s Legacy happening this fall! Don’t miss our Question of the Week as we want to know your honest thoughts about Captain America!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 173–The Jedi of Berkeley!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 173–The Jedi of Berkeley!

The HOBI Gang is all together and welcomes Andrew, founder of the Cincinnati Comic Expo, back into the studio to discuss Star Wars Celebration and opening a Disney store!  In the most disjointed episode ever, the guys talk the relevance of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions, surviving a genocide, and Blake catching up on films from the past three decades!  Despite the Marvel debacle, Jason tries to be a Latin lover but can’t find the right music while Andrew announces more guests for the Expo.  Andrew’s tight schedule caused a shift in the HOBI paradigm resulting in the the earliest Top 5, Bucket List Items, ever!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Talking Comics for 04.26.17 – Flash #21, Batman/Shadow #1, Scarlet Spider #1, & Exciting Publishers?

Talking Comics for 04.26.17 – Flash #21, Batman/Shadow #1, Scarlet Spider #1, & Exciting Publishers?

Guys, don’t forget that May 6th, 2017, is Free Comic Book Day! Both of our stores will be participating in Free Comic Book Day and we expect to see you there because were going to be giving away a ton of free, fantastic comic books that you can just come in, grab, and see what else that we have available for our fantastic customers! Don’t miss out on Free Comic Book Day, 2017!

Flash #21 continues ‘The Button’ storyline that is going on right now between the Flash and the Batman titles! These are key issues in regards to what has actually caused the new DC Rebirth event, so don’t miss out!

Batman teams up with The Shadow this week for a mystery unlike ever before! Batman is determined to find out who has killed someone in Gotham and all evidence points to Lamont Cranston, but how can that be, since he’s been dead for 50 years? As Batman is on the trail of Lamont Cranston, The Shadow is doing everything that he can to hide from Batman!

We’ve had the Clone Saga, we’ve had the Clone Conspiracy, and now we get Ben Reilly, The Scarlet Spider #1 starting this week! Everybody’s favorite clone of Spiderman finally gets his own ongoing series by one of the best creative teams ever to write and draw the character, Peter David and Mark Bagley!

Be sure and check out our News section as we discuss several big news events that are happening and will be here before you know it and don’t forget our Question of the Week because we want to know what you think about the current crop of comic book publishers!

Talking Comics for 04.26.17 – Flash #21, Batman/Shadow #1, Scarlet Spider #1, & Exciting Publishers?

Talking Comics for 04.26.17 – Flash #21, Batman/Shadow #1, Scarlet Spider #1, & Exciting Publishers?

Guys, don’t forget that May 6th, 2017, is Free Comic Book Day! Both of our stores will be participating in Free Comic Book Day and we expect to see you there because were going to be giving away a ton of free, fantastic comic books that you can just come in, grab, and see what else that we have available for our fantastic customers! Don’t miss out on Free Comic Book Day, 2017!

Flash #21 continues ‘The Button’ storyline that is going on right now between the Flash and the Batman titles! These are key issues in regards to what has actually caused the new DC Rebirth event, so don’t miss out!

Batman teams up with The Shadow this week for a mystery unlike ever before! Batman is determined to find out who has killed someone in Gotham and all evidence points to Lamont Cranston, but how can that be, since he’s been dead for 50 years? As Batman is on the trail of Lamont Cranston, The Shadow is doing everything that he can to hide from Batman!

We’ve had the Clone Saga, we’ve had the Clone Conspiracy, and now we get Ben Reilly, The Scarlet Spider #1 starting this week! Everybody’s favorite clone of Spiderman finally gets his own ongoing series by one of the best creative teams ever to write and draw the character, Peter David and Mark Bagley!

Be sure and check out our News section as we discuss several big news events that are happening and will be here before you know it and don’t forget our Question of the Week because we want to know what you think about the current crop of comic book publishers!

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #254: Secret Empire! Teen Titans! Wrestling News?

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #254: Secret Empire! Teen Titans! Wrestling News?

 

On this podcast we review Marvel’s Secret Empire #0, and DC Comics’ new animated Teen Titans: The Judas Contract film. Do you know why Comic sites are reporting wrestling news? Neither do we. Let’s figure it out together. Listen in!

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The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 172–Spock This Five Dollar Bill!

The History of Bad Ideas Podcast, Ep. 172–Spock This Five Dollar Bill!

Blake returns to the BOB Studios and HOBI! Jeff and Jason welcome Blake back by talking all things Star Wars including Star Wars Celebration, the trailer for the Last Jedi and if Rey really is a Palpatine!  The guys debate the new Mystery Science Theater 3000, Jason is almost done with Luke Cage and HOBI receives an audio review from the Pop Culture Podcast.  Blake enjoys stranding people in the wilderness with only cameras available to survive but will only tolerate binge watching 12 Monkeys on basic cable!  The guys get emotional over the death of celebrities in this week’s Top 5 and Jeff actually eats the Bad Idea of the Week!  This episode is sponsored by the Cincinnati Comic Expo!

Talking Comics for 04.19.17 – Secret Empire #0, Batman #21, Redneck #1, & One Artist, One Event?

Talking Comics for 04.19.17 – Secret Empire #0, Batman #21, Redneck #1, & One Artist, One Event?

Secret Empire starts now! The Marvel Universe is about to be betrayed and they have no idea that it’s coming! Do not miss the beginning of the bigest story in the Marvel Universe in years, starting in Secret Empire #0, Captain America Steve Rogers #16, Thunderbolts #12, and U.S.Avengers #5! On top of that, Nick Fury is back in the spy game in a huge way starting this week!

DC Comics finally start to answer the questions around The Button with Batman #21! If you’ve been wanting to know more about what created DC’s Rebirth, you need to get this issue! For all of you Superman fans, don’t miss the Aftermath of Superman Reborn in Superman #21, Superwoman #9, and Trinity #8!

Image Comics gives us two very interesting series this week – Plastic, a stary about a retired serial killer touring the country with his “girl”, until she’s kidnapped! Now he’s out for revenge and the return of his true “love”! Also, Redneck #1 from Image Comics, a look at a very different vampire family from Texas. They just want to run their barbecue joint and live in peace, but that’s not happening!

Tons of News stories this week and don’t miss our Question of the Week! Just how many artists should be involved in big comic events?

Talking Comics for 04.12.17 – X-Men Blue #1, BP Crew #1, Godshaper #1, & Best Comic Buying Experience?

Talking Comics for 04.12.17 – X-Men Blue #1, BP Crew #1, Godshaper #1, & Best Comic Buying Experience?

We are going to be at Louisiana Comic Con, April 22nd and 23rd! Come by and see us at the con! Also, don’t forget to mark your calendars for Free Comic Book Day!

X-Men Blue and Weapon X continue Marvel’s ResurrXion launch this week! The original X-Men are back as a team with conflicting leadership and the Weapon X program has created new weapons for old targets!

The Crew is back in a new series with Black Panther, Storm, Luke Cage, Misty Knight and Manifold on the team! Taking justice to the streets like you’ve never seen before!

This week sees the Super team get together for the first time since Rebirth! Superman teams up with Super-Man and Supergirl this week! See who they’re facing!

Huge Batman news is on the horizon and don’t miss our Question of the Week! We’re talking about buying comics and we want to know what it’s been like for you!

Talking Comics for 04.05.17 – X-Men Gold #1, Royals #1, Riverdale #1, & Marvel Quits Diversity?

Talking Comics for 04.05.17 – X-Men Gold #1, Royals #1, Riverdale #1, & Marvel Quits Diversity?

Do not miss out on our Grand Opening Mega Sale starting this week on April 6 through April 9! Remember that everything in both of our stores will be 10 to 75% off! If there’s something that you been wanting to get for a long time now, now is the time to come and get it!

Marvel Comics is separating two factions that have been at war with each other! The Inhumans will be taking their story into space with the brand-new series Royals #1 and the X-Men will return back to their original mission that Professor Xavier started years ago with X-Men Gold #1!

If you’ve been watching and are a fan of the current Riverdale CW TV series, don’t miss the brand-new Riverdale ongoing series that starts this week from Archie Comics! There is a darkness that lurks underneath the surface of this small town and what do all of these characters know about it or have in common with it? Find out more starting this week with this brand-new ongoing series!

Do not miss Superman #20 this week as it not only is a Reborn tie-in issue but we also see the debut of a brand-new Superman costume!

Tons of controversial news topics have happened during this past week that we talk about and we would love to hear your thoughts about it because some of this is just to good to pass up! Also, don’t miss our Question of the Week because we want to know your thoughts on diversity!

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #253: Legion vs Iron Fist! Batgirl Movie! Venom Movie?

Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #253: Legion vs Iron Fist! Batgirl Movie! Venom Movie?

On this podcast we talk some Batgirl and Venom movie news. Yes, that Venom. Then it’s on to Legion as we review season one and compare it to Iron Fist. Yes, that Iron Fist. Listen in!

Check out Vanquish #1.

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