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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.

C2E2comic conventionComics PortalFeaturedOpinion

Wayne Hall returns from C2E2 to share what he learned at the show, and what turned out to be valuable to fans.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Scout Comics, Phillip Kennedy Johnson, music, comics, smoketown, Pennsylvania, crime drama, abuse, military
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, in Episode 278, I talk with Phillip Kennedy Johnson, creator and writer of the series.

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Comics PortalFeaturedOpinion

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve wretched about massive crossover events, particularly in Marvel. I mean, they’ve been dovetailing over each other for years. Guess the House of Ideas finally noticed that’s not quite the big thing it used to be! Marvel is now saying there will be no big events for 18 months after the upcoming Captain America-centric “Secret Empire” concludes.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Scout Comics, Mindbender, Alexander, James Pruett, Federico De Luca, Brendan Deneen,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

I talk with James Pruett, creator and writer of the series, who also plays an important role in that comics company’s management.

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fifth week
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

Every once in a while, a month has a fifth week in it. March was just such a month! What’s a comics company to do when you’re set up on a four-week per month schedule?

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Gilbert Deltrez, Under the Flesh, Lair, demon, zombie, Indie comic, JL Giles,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, I welcome back to the podcast comics creator Gilbert Deltrez from the great Indie comic Under the Flesh.

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Batman #20, Joker, Bane, I Am, Star Trek, David Finch, Tom King, Penguin, Two-Face,
BatmanDCFeaturedReview

This latest story, that concluded in Batman #20, looks at the similarities and differences between the Dark Knight and Bane. As Spock might say, “Fascinating.”

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IDW Publishing
Comics PortalFeaturedIDW PublishingOpinion

I’m always intrigued by just what niche each comics publisher works to carve out for itself. Marvel and DC own superheroes, Image has an “image” of being an alternative publisher, and others move to make their own mark in the industry. Over the past several years, IDW Publishing has been developing relationships with other companies, and they’ve been really successful at it. This week, they announced a new partnership, and it’s with a company I particularly admire.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Awesome Con, anime, Doctor Who, David Tennant, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Stan Lee, Justin Jordan, Phil Lamarr, Samurai Jack, Donna Noble,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

It’s a special episode of my Wayne’s Comics Podcast, so I thought for #275 we’d go where this show has never gone before – to talk with the leader of a successful comics convention!

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DC Comics, Titans, Batman, Nightwing, Flash, Kid Flash, Wonder Woman, Aqualad, Aquaman, Aquaman, Rebirth, Teen Titans, annual, Dan Abnett, Minkyu Jung, Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
DCFeaturedReviewTeen Titanstitans

It’s the fifth week of the month, and that means some different comics from DC. Several annuals were released, and the one that intrigued me the most was Titans, which has a major revelation or two in its pages.

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DC Comics, IDW Publishing, Batman, Batgirl, Robin, TMNT, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, April, Raphael, Mad Hatter,
BatmanDCFeaturedReviewTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

After the success of the regular Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover event, whoever thought of this version should get a raise!

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Comics PortalFeaturedMarvelOpinionSecret Empire

As reported here at MajorSpoilers.com on Thursday, Marvel’s throwing a party and inviting you to attend!

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Shelter Bureau #1 Review
FeaturedReview

That sense of wonder and terror is captured superbly in Shelter Division, a new comic that brings several of the most impossible creatures and beings together to stop evil.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Revisionist, Frank J. Barbiere, Solar, White Suits, Broken World, Howling Commandos, Violent Love, Image Comics, Blackout, Five Ghosts, Precinct
DCFeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Do you enjoy great storytelling in as many genres as I do? Then you’ll want to listen to my interview with Frank J. Barbiere, one of the most versatile and prolific writers in comics today!

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