Wayne’s Comics Podcast #202: Russell Nohelty, Ben Caldwell, Mark Russell, Lauren Beukes, Dale Halvorsen, and Jeff King
This week, Russell Nohelty from Katrina Hates the Dead introduces us to his new book and discusses how you can access his great product at wannabepress.com and his upcoming crowdfunding instruction site, so he’s up first in episode #202!
In this double-sized issue of Dueling Review, Matthew and Stephen examine Jughead #1 from Archie Comics, and Telos #1 from DC Comics. The same great show, that’s twice the size, without a price increase!
It’s been a rough couple of months for DC Comics. With the launch of the new DCYou initiative, their hopes were high that they might regain some of the market share they’d lost near the end of The New 52. Well, it didn’t turn out that way. FIRST, SOME PERSPECTIVE The New 52 was a big deal as far as sales go, particularly when it started. A relaunch of nearly all the DC characters (except for Batman and Green Lantern, which were already successful), this event began with lines waiting at local comics shops on Wednesday mornings. Collectors went nuts
Last Wednesday, the final one of May, was the day when DC’s Convergence event came to a close. The DC Universe in comics is now a different one, and I thought I’d share my opinions on how things will go from here.
The sons and daughters of the Justice Society face off against time-tossed warriors from a future world, including once-and-future wild west gunslinger, Jonah Hex! Your Major Spoilers review of Convergence: Infinity Inc. #2 awaits!
After a year of inactivity, the Kryptonians of Earth-2 are once again ready to fight. It’s a good thing, too, because Red Son Superman is taking the “fight or die” stipulation as seriously as he does everything else. Which Kal-El will prevail? Your Major Spoilers review of Convergence: Action Comics #2 awaits!
Convergence wrapped up this week and that means so do the remaining miniseries. Last month I took a look at Plastic Man and the Freedom Fighters #1 so I figured why the heck not read issue two? Will Plastic Man and the Freedom Fighters be able to stop the evil cyborg superheroes from the Futures End universe? This Major Spoilers review has the answer!
All the heroes of the Convergence cities have spent the year without their powers. For the Justice Society Of America, that also meant a year spent at their actual chronological ages. Now, they’re back in action, one final (maaaaybe) time… Your Major Spoilers review of Convergence: Justice Society Of America #2 awaits!
Once again united in the power of the magic lightning, the Marvel Family has to face down the Batman of a Victorian alternate Earth. Is even the World’s Mightiest Mortal prepared to battle the Steampunk Knight? Your Major Spoilers review of Convergence: Shazam #2 awaits!
After being powerless and stuck in Gotham City for a year, Barry Allen, aka The Flash, must fight the Superman of Earth-9 in order to save his universe. Now that his speed is back, is he even a match for a Superman? Will they fight? Does the book have an ending? Read the review to find out!
Plucked from the past, stolen from Pre-Crisis Earth-1, a newly repowered Wonder Woman must face vampiric monsters from an alternate Gotham City… Is even the princess of the Amazons immune to a magical bite? Your Major Spoilers review of Convergence: Wonder Woman #2 awaits!