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Wayne Hall

Wayne Hall creates the Wayne's Comics Podcast. He’s interviewed Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, John Layman, Kyle Higgins, Phil Hester, Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray, David Petersen, Christos Gage, Mike Grell, and Matt Kindt. Each episode also includes reviews, news and previews. On this site each week, he writes his "Comics Portal" column (general comics comments and previews) and reviews comics.

Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

This week a new version of DC’s Direct Currents free quarterly periodical arrived in comics shops, taking its place alongside Marvel’s Free Previews to provide information about upcoming titles from that company. In this era of Internet instantaneous communication, including Facebook and Twitter, why produce a slick, four-color, glossy publication about your products? There are good and bad sides to this, so let me explore some of them.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Salvagers, Bob Salley, Think Alike Productions, Source Point Press, Jasper’s Starlight Tavern, Shelter Division, Bigfoot
FeaturedMajor SpoilersPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, Bob Salley from Salvagers is back, and he updates us on many of his projects.

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Adrianne Palicki, Eric Palicki, Ari Syahrazad, Jean-Paul Csuka, Black Mask Studio, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Guardians of the Galaxy, Orphans, Red Angel Dragnet, Fake Empire, Darby Pop, Bobbi Morse, Mockingbird
FeaturedMarvelReview

We can’t help ourselves. Many of us are fascinated by even the possibility of the supernatural being real. I know it gains my attention at the slightest provocation. Angels are probably the most intriguing of the supernatural to me. They’re often messengers or beings sent out to do the bidding of a higher power. They don’t always come down on the side of good, it seems, so just being one doesn’t mean you’ll necessarily be someone considered trustworthy. What if someone said you might be one or, at the very least, related to one? That’s what No Angel deals with,

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Teen Titans, Titans, DC, Robin, Rebirth, Batman, Damien Wayne, Grant Morrison, Beast Boy, Starfire, Cyborg, Kid Flash, Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Benjamin Percy, Diogenes Neves, Ruy Jose, Sean Parsons, Ra’s al Ghul
DCFeaturedReviewTeen Titans

I’ve long been a Teen Titans fan, even back to the Mister Twister “origin” story. When younger heroes get together, it’s always fun for me. Now we have two, count ’em, two “Titans” books, one with that original team, and this one with something resembling the Marv Wolfman/George Perez era group. It’s off to a good start, I think!

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ZED, Alter-Life, Caleb Thusat, Village Comics, Blake Brady, Katrina Kunstmann, zombie, undead, Alter-Life, biker-mortician,
FeaturedIndie ComicsReview

From Caleb Thusat, the writer of the Indie comic Alter-Life, comes this book, described as “a gorgeous greyscale comic with some gore, some laughs, and a biker-mortician. It’s an action-packed, fresh take on the zombie genre.” Honestly, I thought I’d read all there was to do with zombies, especially in comics. Turns out I was wrong, dead wrong! From Caleb Thusat, the writer of the Indie comic Alter-Life, comes this book, described as “a gorgeous greyscale comic with some gore, some laughs, and a biker-mortician. It’s an action-packed, fresh take on the zombie genre.” Honestly, I thought I’d read all

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Comics PortalFeaturedOpinion

Often I like to talk about local comics shops and why I frequent them. One of the biggest reasons I go is that they often offer subscription services. When I sign up for them, I usually find what I’m looking for already pulled and waiting for me when I get there. Like most everything in life, however, there are good and bad sides to this common practice.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Fierce Comics, Midwalker, Light Breed, Florida, Ben Filipiak, Mike Shoykhet, Scott Reed, pastor, priest, Joshua Fischer,
FeaturedMajor SpoilersPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

I’ve discovered another great comics company! This week in Episode 257, I delve into Fierce Comics by talking about the first Midwalker: Light Breed trade paperback with writer Ben Filipiak, artist Mike Shoykhet, and colorist Scott Reed as we explore this excellent title. We discuss the various characters and how they came to the printed page, the roles each creator played in bringing the comic together, and what is in store for this book and others from Fierce in the coming months. Don’t miss it! http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/WComics257.mp3 Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed! Major

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

It’s the season to say what we’re all thankful for, so I thought this week I’d accentuate the positive and focus on those things in the comics industry I’m grateful are happening.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Reclaiming Godhood, Titan, Pet Squadron, Defenders of Humanity, Braiden Cox, Nicolas Touris, Mr Snugglez, Stripe, Holly, Lord Fishy, Scythe, Resident Alien, Peter Hogan, Dark Horse Comics, Nurse Asta, Steve Parkhouse, Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle, Patience
FeaturedMajor SpoilersPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

It’s a double-header episode again this week, as #256 features my latest interview with Braiden Cox, who has a Kickstarter project going on right now for Pet Squadron: Defenders of Humanity at this link! I highly recommend this creative Indie comic, and it truly deserves your support before it concludes on Thursday, December 1, at 9:02 p.m. ET. It’s a great title that combines our love for our pets with action and adventure, so be sure to listen to what Braiden has to say! Then everything concludes with a classic interview I conducted a few years back with Peter Hogan,

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Old Wounds, Stranger, Russell Lissau, Calypso, Chicago, Pop! Goes the Icon, Omega Comics, John Bivens, Dirk Tiede, Michael Lane, Batman, superhero,
FeaturedIndie ComicsInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

It’s a great episode this week, as #255 features my interview with Russell Lissau.

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Hockey Karma, Hockey Saint, Stereotypical Freaks, hockey, Howard Shapiro, Andres Mossa, Forever Friends, Jeremiah “Jake” Jacobson, Tom Leonard, Barclay Pedersen
FeaturedReview

Major Spoilers reviews Hockey Karma from Animal Media Group.

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedOpinion

What makes a “Real Comic Shop?”

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Tainted Love, David Carr, John Hernandez, vampire, C5 Studio, Halloween, Baltimore Comic Con,
FeaturedIndie ComicsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, in Episode 254, I talk with the book’s creators David Carr and John Hernandez, who I met at the recent Baltimore Comic Con.

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Ninjak, Valiant, Livewire, Armstrong, Archer, Kevin Porter, Ciera Foster, digital, Josh Dysart, Dinesh Shamdasani, Odd Couple, Joanie Loves Chachi, LL Cool J, Tone Loc, Wild Thing, Funky Cold Madina,
FeaturedInterviewsValiant Comics

As previously reported at MajorSpoilers.com, Valiant Digital will be bringing many of their characters to visual life in the upcoming Ninjak Versus the Valiant Universe digital series, expected to debut in 2017. When the announcement was made at the recent New York Comic Con, Valiant made two actors from the show, Kevin Porter and Ciera Foster, available to chat with us about it. Special thanks to Valiant’s Hunter Gorinson and Andrew Steinbeiser for making this happen!

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