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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. On this site each week, he writes his "Comics Portal" column (general comics comments and previews) and reviews comics.

Renegade Arts Entertainment, Dept. of Monsterology, Gordon Rennie, PJ Holden, Cryptozoology
FeaturedRenegade Arts EntertainmentReview

“My, I bet you monsters lead interesting lives. I said to my girlfriend just the other day – Gee, I’ll bet monsters are interesting, I said. The places you must go, and the places you must see, my stars! And I’ll bet you meet a lot of interesting people, too. I’m always interested in meeting interesting people!” – my favorite philosopher, Bugs Bunny

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Wayne's Comics, Wayne Hall, Archie Comics, Afterlife with Archie, The Fox, DC Comics, Marvel, Hawkeye, Saga
Dark Horse ComicsFeaturedImage ComicsPodcastSkyboundWayne's Comics Podcast

You’ll find two more terrific interviews in this special episode of the Wayne’s Comics podcast! First up is David Schulner from Image Comics’ Clone. He discusses how the series came to be and that we just might see this book be translated to television in the near future! He also talks about BBC America’s Orphan Black and updates us on other projects he’s working on. I interview Peter Hogan next, and we chat about Resident Alien, a successful book available from Dark Horse! Hogan talks about this Concrete-like series and gives us some ideas about what is coming for Dr. Harry

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Scum of the Earth, Mark Bertoloni, Action Lab Comics, Rob Croonenborghs, Natural Born Killers, Predator, Laura Bitch, True,
Action Labs EntertainmentFeaturedReview

Some of the most creative comics these days are coming to us digital first. I was thrilled to discover Monkeybrain Comics a while back. Now, I find Action Lab Entertainment giving me more variety in my reading diet, something you all know I love!

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BatmanComics PortalDCFeaturedFlashGreen LanternMarvelOpinionSpider-Man

I read a lot of “whodunit” stories, and watch a lot of mystery shows on the tube.  I have to know who is responsible for what happened, and why. My TiVo is chock full of detective shows. The puzzle I’m trying to solve these days is, when will ever I get the time to watch them?

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Wayne's Comics, Wayne Hall, Archie Comics, Afterlife with Archie, The Fox, DC Comics, Marvel, Hawkeye, Saga
Archer & ArmstrongFeaturedOni PressPodcastSix GunsValiant ComicsWayne's Comics Podcast

It’s another special episode of the Wayne’s Comics podcast, with two more great interviews! First up is Fred Van Lente, scripter for Valiant’s Archer & Armstrong as well as Dark Horse’s Brain Boy. We talk about the history of Archer & Armstrong, including how it came to be and how unique this book and its characters are compared to other comics available today. If you aren’t reading it, this is the week to pick up issue #16 so you can get on board with this terrific comic! And Brain Boy is worth your money and attention as well! I interview

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DC Comics, Earth 2, Superman, Batman, The Flash, Green Lantern, James Robinson, Tom Taylor, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Nicola Scott
BatmanDCEarth 2FeaturedJokerReviewSuperman

The new Batman of Earth 2 tries to turn the tide in the war against the forces of Darkseid and Apokolips, but even as new allies reveal themselves the planet trembles before its new rulers.

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedGreen ArrowHawkeyeHawkmanMarvelTelevision

To this day, I still can’t believe that Arrow is a show on The CW! Normally, programs on that channel are much more focused on relationships among teens and post-teens. Arrow, on the other hand, has its share of dialogue, but the action and the stories keep me gripped from episode to episode. This week, Barry Allen appears, and I can’t wait to see how they handle this hero-to-be. Then, too, Netflix is bringing Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist to live-action drama. And the Marvel movies are doing well at the box office.

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Monkeybraincomics.com, Paragon, Jay Faerber, Nate Stockman, Callum Finney, Bludgeon
Monkeybrain ComicsReview

My buying habits for comics has been evolving in the last year or so, and a lot of that has had to do with discovering Monkeybraincomics.com, where some of the most creative ideas are available today! This week, a new issue from one of my very favorite digital-first books was released, and it had me on the edge of my seat, as always!

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Comics PortalFeaturedFlashGreen LanternOpinionSpider-Man

There are no bad characters. Only bad writers.  Or at least, writers who don’t know what to do with the characters.

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Wayne's Comics, Wayne Hall, Archie Comics, Afterlife with Archie, The Fox, DC Comics, Marvel, Hawkeye, Saga
FeaturedMajor SpoilersMonkeybrain ComicsPodcastRed Circle ComicsWayne's Comics Podcast

It’s a special episode of the Wayne’s Comics podcast, with two great interviews! First up is Dean Haspiel, one of the creative forces behind The Fox at Red Circle/Archie Comics. We talk about this successful series, including how it came to be and how unique this title is compared to other comics available today. If you aren’t reading it, now’s the time to get on board with this excellent title! I interview Dennis Culver next, and we chat about Edison Rex, a great book available through Monkeybraincomics.com, one of my favorite producers of comics! Dennis chats with me about the

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dept2coversmall
FeaturedRenegade Arts EntertainmentReview

When the first issue of this comic hit the stands, I had the chance to preview it. I’m not always a fan of horror, but Dept. of Monsterology really worked for me. Now that the second issue is out, is it as good?

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BatmanComics PortalFeaturedOpinion

Don’t get me wrong. I read a lot of comics every week. But as hard as it is to believe, sometimes comics just aren’t enough.

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Wayne's Comics, Wayne Hall, Archie Comics, Afterlife with Archie, The Fox, DC Comics, Marvel, Hawkeye, Saga
FeaturedIDW PublishingPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

I hope you’re ready for some diversity in comics, because in the 108th episode, I have a great interview with Sohaib Awan from Jinnrise, a terrific comic made available here in the U.S. by IDW Publishing! We chat about the series and the importance of comics being educational as well as entertaining, so I’m sure you’ll enjoy hearing what he has to say. Then everything wraps up with the latest  “News & Previews!” Don’t miss it! http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/wcomics108.mp3 Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe to the Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed! Major Spoilers Podcast Network Master Feed RSS Feed Show

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BOOM! Studios, Michael Alan Nelson, Gabriel Cassata, Protocol - Orphans, Mariano Navarro, family, spy
Boom StudiosFeaturedMichael Alan NelsonReview

Protocol – Orphans is a tense thriller perfect for fans of fun spy fiction like TV’s Alias or Mission: Impossible. I enjoyed the kick-off of this limited series quite a lot!

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