A special mini episode extracted from Episode 50: our secret fan origins! In this segment, we discuss how we got into the crazy hobby of comic books.
Top 10 July comics sales, All-Star Batman 1, Superwoman 1, Deathstroke Rebirth, Red Hood and the Outlaws 1, Teen Titans Earth One 2, Suicide Squad: Most Wanted 1, Civil War: Accused, Batman and Robin Eternal, Rogue One Trailer, Killing Joke animated movie review, Flash Season 3 villains, Miss Martian on Supergirl
Details: All-Star Batman 1 by Scott Snyder, John Romita Jr, Declan Shalvey, Danny Miki, Jordie Bellaire, Dean White; Superwoman 1 by Phil Jimenez, Matt Santorelli, Jeromy Cox; Deathstroke: Rebirth by Christopher Priest, Carlos Pagulayan, Jason Paz, Jeromy Cox; Red Hood and the Outlaws 1 by Scott Lobdell, Dexter Soy, Veronica Gandini; Teen Titans Earth One 2 by Jeff Lemire, Andy MacDonald, Brad Anderson, Allen Passalaqua; Suicide Squad Most Wanted: El Diablo and Boomerang by Jai Nitz, Cliff Richards, Mike Moreci, Oscar Bazaldua, Scott Hanna, Beth Sotelo; Civil War: The Accused by Marc Guggenheim, Ramon Bachs, Garry Brown, Ruth Redmond.
10 August Comics Countdown:
10. All-Star Batman 1 by Scott Snyder, John Romita Jr, Declan Shalvey, Danny Miki, Jordie Bellaire, Dean White
9. Spider-Man/Deadpool 8 by Joe Kelly, Ed McGuinness, John Livesay, Mark Morales, Jason Keith
8. Amazing Spider-Man 16 by Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli
7. Another Castle 4 by Andrew Wheeler, Paulina Ganucheau, Jenny Tran
6. Old Man Logan 10 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
5. Detective Comics 938 by James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez, Al Barrionuevo, Raul Fernandez, Brad Anderson, Adriano Lucas
4. Harrow County 15 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
3. Vision 10 by Tom King, Gabriel Walta, Jordie Bellaire
2. Deathstroke: Rebirth by Christopher Priest, Carlos Pagulayan, Jason Paz, Jeromy Cox
1. Black Monday Murders 1 by Jonathon Hickman, Tomm Coker, Michael Garland
Secret Fan Origins!
Suicide Squad Rebirth, Harley Quinn 1, Marvel Tsum Tsum, Animosity, Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth, Captain Kid, Morgan's Organs, JMS, Super Sons, JLA, Suicide Squad movie, Darth Vader, Best Rogues Gallery.
Details: Suicide Squad Rebirth by Rob Williams, Philip Tan; Harley Quinn 1 by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Chad Hardin; Animosity by Marguerite Bennett, Rafael de Latorre; Jeff Steinberg by Joshua Hale Fialkov, Tony Fleecs; Captain Kid by Mark Waid, Tom Peyer, Wilfredo Torres; Morgan's Organs by Daniel Brodie, Robert Jennex; Darth Vader by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca
03 August 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. DC Comics Bombshells 15 by Marguerite Bennett, Mirka Andolfo, Laura Braga, Sandy Jarrell
9. Jughead 8 by Chip Zdarsky, Derek Charm
8. Nailbiter 24 by Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson, Adam Guzowski
7. Batman 4 by Tom King, David Finch, Matt Banning, Sandra Hope, Jordie Bellaire
6. Paper Girls 8 by Brian K Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson, Dee Cunniffe
5. Sheriff of Babylon 9 by Tom King, Mitch Gerads
4. Doctor Strange 10 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, Wayne Faucher, John Livesay, Jaime Mendoza, Viktor Olazaba, Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Rain Beredo
3. Moon Knight 5 by Jeff Lemire, Francesco Francavilla, Greg Smallwood, James Stokoe, Wilfredo Torres, Jordie Bellaire
2. Black Science 23 by Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera, Moreno Dinisio
1. Kill or Be Killed 1 by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Bettie Breitweiser
Nightwing 1, Batgirl 1, Red Hood and the Outlaws Rebirth, Titans 1, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps 1, Geoff Johns, Civil War II 4, Captain America Steve Rogers 3, Hawkeye by Fraction/Aja, Netflix, Young Avengers, Star Trek Beyond, Deep Space Nine, Batman back-issues and American Horror Story.
Details: Nightwing 1 (Tim Seeley, Javier Fernandez, Chris Sotomayor), Batgirl 1 (Hope Larson, Rafael Albuquerque, Dave McCaig), Red Hood and the Outlaws Rebirth (Scott Lobdell, Dexter Soy, Veronica Gandini), Titans 1 (Dan Abnett, Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, Andrew Dalhouse), Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps 1 (Robert Venditti, Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, Tomeu Morey), Civil War II 4 (Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez, Justin Ponsor), Captain America Steve Rogers 3 (Nick Spencer, Jesus Saiz, Rachelle Rosenberg), Detective Comics 755 (Greg Rucka, Shawn Martinbrough, Steve Mitchell), Batman 451 (Marv Wolfman, Jim Aparo, Mike DeCarlo, Adrienne Roy), Batman 525 (Doug Moench, Kelley Jones, John Beatty, Gregory Wright), Batman 526 (Does Moench, JH Williams III, Mick Gray, Pata Garrahy).
27 July Comics Countdown
10. Mechanism 1 by Raffaele Ienco
9. Spider-Gwen 10 by Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez, Rico Renzi, Lauren Affe)
8. Batgirl 1 by Hope Larson, Rafael Albuquerque, Dave McCaig
7. Nightwing 1 by Tim Seeley, Javier Fernandez, Chris Sotomayor
6. Howard the Duck 9 by Chip Zdarsky, Joe Quinones, Marc Deering, Joe Rivera, Paolo Rivera, Jordan Gibson
5. East of West 28 by Jonathon Hickman, Nick Dragotta, Frank Martin Jr
4. Flash 3 by Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Ivan Plascencia
3. Archie 10 by Mark Waid, Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz
2. Detective Comics 937 by James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, Brad Anderson)
1. Autumnlands: Tooth and Claw 12 by Kurt Busiek, Benjamin Dewey, Jordie Bellaire
San Diego Comic Con wrap-up, Batgirl and the Birds of Prey Rebirth, Hellblazer Rebirth, Justice League 1, Deadpool and Mercs for Money 1, Faith 1, Snotgirl 1, Betty & Veronica 1, Killing Joke, Alter Life by Caleb Thusat and Katrina Kuntsmann
20 July Comics Countdown:
10. Star Wars 21
9. Clean Room 10
8. Batman 3
7. Archer & Armstrong 5
6. Manifest Destiny 21
5. Astro City 37
4. All-New Wolverine 10
3. Velvet 15
2. Spider-Man/Deadpool 7
1. Black Hammer 1
Top 300 comic sales in June, Wonder Woman 2, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps Rebirth, New Super-Man 1, Nightwing Rebirth, Civil War II #3, Marvel NOW 2.0, Hawkman/Adam Strange, Vigilante, Deadman, Ghostbusters review, Iam Gomez on Supergirl, Paradox Girl.
13 Jul Comics Countdown:
10. Horizon 1 by Brandon Thomas, Juan Gedeon, Frank Martin Jr.
9. Flash 2 by Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Ivan Plascencia
8. Old Man Logan 8 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
7. Millarworld Annual 2016
6. Wrath of the Eternal Warrior 9 by Robert Venditti, David Astruga, Borja Pindado
5. Harrow County 14 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
4. Descender 13 by Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
3. Vision 9 by Tom King, Gabriel Walta, Jordie Bellaire
2. Nightwing Rebirth by Tim Seeley, Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn
1. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina 6 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Robert Hack
Top 100 Sales June 2016, Justice League Rebirth, Batman 2, Superman 2, Flintstones 1, Civil War II: Kingpin, Riri Williams Iron Man, Infamous Iron Man/Doom, Unworthy Thor, Champions, Great Lakes Avengers, Spider-Man/Deadpool 6, Amazing Spider-Man 15, John Barrowman, Wentworth Miller, Throwaways 1, Penny Dreadful, Sherlock: A Study in Pink.
06 July Comics Countdown:
10. Adventures of Supergirl 5 by Sterling Gates, Cat Staggs
9. Paper Girls 7 by Brian K Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
8. Moon Knight 4 by Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood
7. Woods 24 by James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas
6. Totally Awesome Hulk 8 by Greg Pak, Alan Davis
5. Fuse 19 by Antony Johnston, Justin Greenwood
4. Batman 2 by Tom King, David Finch
3. Brik 1 by Adam Glass, Harwinder Singh
2. Nailbiter 23 by Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson
1. Black Science 22 by Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera
Captain America Steve Rogers #2, Divided We Stand, Fox courting Disney, Tom Felton on Flash, Midnighter + Apollo, iZombie by Allred/Roberson, Mockingbird, 29 June Comics Countdown, Hydra Cap, Mighty Thor, Replacement Heroes, American Kaiju, Al Ewing.
29 June Comics Countdown:
10. Amazing Spider-Man/Silk: Spider(fly) Effect 4 by Robbie Thompson, Todd Nauck
9. Jupiter's Legacy (Vol 2) 1 by Mark Millar, Frank Quitely, Rob Miller, Sunny Gho
8. Daredevil/Punisher 2 by Charles Soule, Reilly Brown, Szymon Kudranski, Jim Charalampidis
7. Spider-Gwen Annual 1 by Jason Latour, Chris Brunner, Rico Renzi, Emi Lenox, Jordie Bellaire, Chris Visions, Olivia Margraf, John Rauch
6. Cryptocracy 1 by Van Jensen, Pete Woods
5. Legend of Wonder Woman 7 by Renae de Liz, Ray Dillon
4. Plutona 5 by Jeff Lemire, Emi Lenox, Jordie Bellaire
3. DC Superhero Girls Vol 1 by Shea Fontana, Yancey Labat
2. Bloodshot Reborn 14 by Jeff Lemire, Mico Suayan, David Baron
1. East of West 27 by Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta, Frank Martin
September Solicitations, DC Rebirth (Flash 1, Wonder Woman 1, Aquaman 1, Detective Comics 935, Action Comics 958), Civil War: Choosing Sides, Deadpool v Gambit, Collector's Corps Unboxing, Tellos, Kick-Ass, CW Flashpoint, 22 June Comics Countdown.
22 June 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Autumnlands: Tooth and Claw 11 by Kurt Busiek, Benjamin Dewey, Jordie Bellaire
9. Action Comics 958 by Dan Jurgens, Patrick Zircher, Ulises Arreola
8. Ms. Marvel 8 by G Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona, Takeshi Miyazawa, Ian Herring, Irma Kniivila
7. Doctor Strange 9 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, Mark John Irwin, John Livesay, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Java Tartaglia
6. Dept H 3 by Matt Kindt, Sharlene Kindt
5. Detective Comics 935 by James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Adriano Lucas
4. Mighty Thor 8 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
3. Flash 1 by Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Ivan Plascencia
2. Archie 9 by Mark Waid, Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn
1. Power Man and Iron Fist 5 by David Walker, Flaviano, John Rauch
Top 300 comics sales May 2016, Rebirth Week 4 (Titans Rebirth, Batman 1, Superman 1, Green Arrow 1, Green Lanterns 1), Civil War II 2, Civil War X-Men, Vote Loki, Miracle Man, Dead No More = Clone Conspiracy, Locke & Key, 15 Jun 2016 Comics Countdown.
15 June 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Klaus 6 by Grant Morrison, Dan Mora
9. Clean Room 9 by Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Winter
8. Weird Detective 1 by Fred Van Lente, Guiu Vilanova, Josan Gonzalez, Mauricio Wallace
7. Manifest Destiny 20 by Chris Dingess, Matthew Roberts, Tony Akins, Stefano Gaudiano, Owen Gieni
6. Wrath of the Eternal Warrior 8 by Robert Venditti, Raul Allen, Borja Pindado
5. Spider-Gwen 9 by Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez, Rico Renzi
4. Astro City 36 by Kurt Busiek, Ron Randall, Pete Pantazis
3. Descender 12 by Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen,
2. Batman 1 by Tom King, David Finch, Matt Banning, Jordie Bellaire
1. Sixth Gun 50 by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, Bill Crabtree
DC Rebirth Week 3: Flash, Detective Comics 934, Wonder Woman, Action Comics 957, Aquaman; Top 10 comics sales May 2016; Wacky Raceland 1; Civil War II: Spider-Man and Gods of War; Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy; Private Eye; Scarlet TV series
08 June Comics Countdown:
10. Daredevil 8 by Charles Soule, Goran Sudzuka, Matt Milla
9. Black Canary 12 by Brenden Fletcher, Sandy Jarrell, Annie Wu, Lee Loughridge
8. Sheriff of Babylon 7 by Tom King, Mitch Gerads
7. Shutter 22 by Joe Keatinge, Leila Del Duca, Owen Gieni
6. Baker Street Peculiars 4 by Roger Langridge, Andy Hirsch, Fred Stresing
5. Detective Comics 934 by James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Adriano Lucas
4. Head Lopper 4 by Andew MacLean
3. Howard the Duck 8 by Chip Zdarsky, Joe Quinones, Joe Rivera, Jordan Gibson
2. Harrow County 13 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook, Brian Hurtt, Matt Kindt
1. Vision 8 by Tom King, Gabriel Walta, Jordie Bellaire
Batman Rebirth, Superman Rebirth, Green Lanterns Rebirth, Green Arrow Rebirth, Civil War II #1, New 52 Retrospective (Best + Worst), Rachel Rising, 01 June 2016 Comics Countdown.
In detail: Batman Rebirth #1 by Tom King, Scott Snyder, Mikel Janin; Superman Rebirth #1 by Pete Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Doug Mahnke; Green Lanterns Rebirth #1 by Sam Humphries, Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver, Ed Benes; Green Arrow Rebirth #1 by Ben Percy, Otto Schmidt; Civil War II #1 by Bendis and Marquez; Civil War FCBD; Captain America; Best and Worst of the New 52 era; American Gods casting; Rachel Rising by Terry Moore.
01 June 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Old Man Logan 7 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Marcelo Maiolo
9. Paper Girls 6 by Brian K Vaughn, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson, Dee Cunniffe
8. Giant Days 15 by John Allison, Max Sarin, Liz Fleming, Whitney Cogar
7. Deadpool 13 by Gerry Duggan, Jacopo Camagni, Charles Soule, Guillermo Sanna, David Walker, Elmo Bondoc, Paco Diaz
6. Moon Knight 3 by Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire
5. Batman Rebirth by Tom King, Scott Snyder, Mikel Janin, June Chung
4. All-New Wolverine 9 by Tom Taylor, Marcio Takara, Jordan Boyd
3. Strange Attractors 1 by Charles Soule, Greg Scott, Soo Lee
2. Nailbiter 22 by Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson, Adam Guzowski
1. Deadly Class 21 by Rick Remender, Wes Craig, Jordan Boyd
DC Rebirth (spoilers!)
X-Men Apocalypse review, Scooby Doo Apocalypse #1, Nighthawk #1, Captain America Steve Rogers #1, #GiveCapABoyfriend, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, Spider-Man/Deadpool #5, Mephisto, Preacher, Vertigo, Brian K Vaughn, Green Woman, 25 May Comics Countdown.
10. Deadpool #12 by Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish, Nick Filardi
9. Ms. Marvel #7 by G Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona, Ian Herring
8. Secret Six #14 by Gail Simone, Tom Derenick, Rex Lokus, Jason Wright
7. Another Castle #3 by Andrew Wheeler, Paulina Ganucheau
6. Star Wars #19 by Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Sunny Cho, Java Tartaglia
5. Doctor Strange #8 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, Mark Irwin, John Livesay, Victor Olazaba, Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Antonio Fabela, Java Tartaglia
4. Death Follows by Cullen Bunn, AC Zamudio
3. Omega Men 12 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, Romula Fajardo Jr.
2. Afterlife With Archie #9 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Francesco Francavilla
1. DC Universe Rebirth #1 by Geoff Johns, Gary Grank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, Brad Anderson, Jason Wright, Hi-Fi, Joe Prado, Matt Santorelli, Gabe Eltaeb,
August 2016 Solicitations, Top 300 comic sales for April, Image Plus, Civil War #0, Deadpool Last Days of Magic, Geoff Johns, Michael Keaton, Thor, Harley Quinn, Rogue One, 18 May 2016 Comics Countdown.
In detail: August solicitations (DC: All-Star Batman, Suicide Squad, Watchmen, DKR; Marvel: 37 Civil War tie-ins, Wolver-Gwen, Tsum Tsum; Boom: Backstagers by Tynion IV; Image: Black Monday Murders and Kill or Be Killed); Top 300 April comics sales (Moon Knight, Empress, Spider-Women, Power Rangers, Dark Horse); Image Plus; Civil War #0 and Deadpool Last Days of Magic reviews; Glenn's Graphic Policy article on Dosposable Heroes; Geoff Johns: no comic work in foreseeable future, moving on as Creative Director of the DC Cinematic Universe; Michael Keaton in Spider-Man; Rogue One comic cancelled; Harley Quinn movie?; Thor casting: Kate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson; CW 4-way crossover!
18 May 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Jughead 6 by Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson, Andre Szymanowicz
9. Lucifer 6 by Holly Black, Stephanie Hans
8. Lumberjanes: Don't Axe Don't Tale Special by jen Wang, Catherine Norrie, Kelly Thompson, Savanna Ganucheau
7. Old Man Logan 6 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Marcelo Maiolo
6. Wrath of the Eternal Warrior 7 by Robert Venditti, Raul Allen, David Astruga, Patricia Martin, Juan Jose Ryp
5. Future Quest 1 by Jeff Parker, Doc Shaner, Steve Rude, Jordie Bellaire
4. Manifest Destiny 19 by Chris Dingess, Matthew Roberts, Tony Akins, Stefano Gaudiano, Owen Gieni
3. Sixth Gun 49 by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, Bill Crabtree
2. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina 5 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Robert Hack,
1. All-New Wolverine 8 by Tom Taylor, Marcio Takara, Jordan Boyd
Glenn's GA article: https://graphicpolicy.com/2016/05/20/is-disposable-heroes-back-as-island-earth/
GA Top 300 sales article: https://graphicpolicy.com/?s=by+the+numbers
Remembering Darwyn Cooke, Top 10 in April comics sales, Captain America Civil War, X-Men Apocalypse reviews, Marvel TV and movie news, DC TV and movie news, Powers TV show, Locke and Key, and the Comics Countdown for 11 May 2016.
Detailed: Darwyn Cooke, New Frontier, Parker, Catwoman, X-Statix, Minutemen, Batman Beyond; Top 10 comics sales (Star Wars, Black Panther, Gwenpool, Harley Quinn, Batman); Captain America Civil War Take Three; X-Men Apocalypse reviews; Black Panther casting; Locke & Key; Supergirl moves to CW; Powerless to NBC; Krypton to SyFy; no more Agent Carter; Most Wanted won't happen; Powers on Playstation; Ireland Comic Con.
11 May 2016 Comics Countdown
10. A & A: the Adventures of Archer and Armstrong 3 by Rafer Roberts, David Lafuente, Ryan Winn, Brian Reber
9. Gotham Academy 18 by Brenden Fletcher, Adam Archer, Sandra Hope, Moritat, Serge LaPointe, Steve Orlando, Minkyu Jung, Natasha Alterici, Faith Hicks
8. House of Penance 2 by Peter Tomasi, Ian Betram, Dave Stewart
7. Darth Vader 20 by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca, Edgar Delgado, Mike Norton, David Curiel
6. Baker Street Peculiars 3 by Roger Langridge, Andy Hirsch
5. Batman 52 by James Tynion IV, Riley Rossmo, Brian Level, Jordan Boyd, Fco Plascencia,
4. Harrow County 12 by Cullen Bunn, Hannah Christenson
3. Archie 8 by Mark Waid, Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn
2. Vision 7 by Tom King, Michael Walsh, Jordie Bellaire
1. Southern Bastards 14 by Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Captain America Civil War, Free Comic Book Day 2016, Daredevil/Punisher #1, Thunderbolts #1, Punisher #1, Marvel collection irritation, 04 May Comics Countdown, Arrow Season 5 ideas.
Details: Captain America Civil War, Free Comic Book Day (Marvel - Steve Rogers, Dead No More, Civil War II (spoilers!!!), All-New All-Different Avengers; DC - DC/Superhero Girls, Suicide Squad reprint; Dark Horse All Ages sampler, Legend of Korra, How to Train Your Dragon), Deadpool HC 3 and Marvel Collection issues, new Marvel launches (Daredevil/Punisher #1 by Charles Soule and Szymon Kudranski, Punisher #1 by Becky Cloonan and Steve Dillon, Thunderbolts #1 by Jim Zub and Jon Malin), Arrow Season 5 idea in eleven words...
04 May 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Legend of Wonder Woman 5 by Renae de Liz, Ray Dillon
9. Empress 2 by Mark Millar, Stuart Immonen
8. Klaus 5 by Grant Morrison, Dan Mora
7. Howard the Duck 7 by Chip Zdarsky, Kevin Maguire, Jordan Gibson, Joe Quinones
6. Amazing Spider-Man 12 by Dan Slott, Guiseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, Marte Gracia
5. Giant Days 14 by John Allison, Max Sarin, Liz Fleming, Whitney Cogar
4. Moon Knight 2 by Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire
3. Nailbiter 21 by Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson, Adam Guzowski
2. Punisher 1 by Becky Cloonan, Steve Dillon, Frank Martin
1. Midnighter 12 by Steve Orlando, ACO, Hugh Petrus, Romulo Fajardo
DC Exclusive Joshua Williamson, Captain America Civil War(spoiler-free), Collectors Corps, DC Talent Workshop, Creators forCreators, Monstrous (Greg Wright, Ken Lamug), Comeback(Brisson/Walsh), 27 April Comics Countdown.
Details: Joshua Williamson now DC exclusive, Frostbite fromVertigo, Flash Rogues Gallery, Arrow Season 4, spoiler-free CaptainAmerica Civil War review, Marvel Cinematic Universe vs DC CinematicUniverse, Flash, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad, Civil Warfrom Collectors Corps, Black Panther, Funko Pops, DC TalentWorkshop from Scott Snyder, Creators for Creators from Image andIron Circle, Punisher on Netflix, Monstrous by Greg Wright and KenLamug, Comeback by Ed Brisson/Michael Walsh/Jordie Bellaire, Batmanand Robin Eternal, Justice League, Geoff Johns.
27 April 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Star Wars 18 by Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu. SunnyGho
9. We Are Robin 11 by Lee Bermejo, Rob Haynes, Jorge Corona,Trish Mulvihill
8a. Doctor Strange 7 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, Mark Irwin,John Livesay, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Tim Townsend, AlVey,
8b. Doctor Strange: Last Days of Magic 1 by Jason Aaron,Leonardo Romero, Jordie Bellaire, Gerry Duggan, Danilo Beyruth,Daniel Brown, James Robinson, Mike Perkins, Andy Troy
7. Ultimates 6 by Al Ewing, Christian Ward
6. Old Man Logan 5 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, MarceloMaiolo
5. Secret Six 13 by Gail Simone, Tom Derenick, Jason Wright
4. Sex Criminals 15 by Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky
3. Omega Men 11 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, Romulo FajardoJr.
2. All-New Wolverine 7 by Tom Taylor, Marcio Takara, JordanBoyd
1. Batman 51 by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, FcoPlascencia
July Solicitations (DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image, Boom), Vertigo restructuring, Shelly Bond, the next movie Green Lantern?, Flash Season 1, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, 20 Apr 2016 Comics Countdown
Details: July 2016 Solicitations! DC (Batgirl, Oracle, Superman meets the Justice League, New Superman, Red Hood and the Outlaws, Hal Jordan is the Green Lantern Corps, Omega Men TP, Lois and Clark TP, another Wonder Woman origin!, Flintstones), Marvel (Civil War II explosion, Skottie Young and Rocket Raccoon, All-New Hawkeye ending), Dark Horse (Black Hammer, Bounty, Conan by Cullen Bunn), Image (Snotgirl, Throwaways, Horizon, Spawn Kills Everyone), Boom (King Kong by James Asmus, Garfield), the future of Vertigo and Shelly Bond, Who should be the next movie Green Lantern? (Hal Jordan, Kyle Rayner, Guy Gardner?), Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, Supergirl, Flash Season 1. And an update on the Immortals by Glenn.
20 April 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Harley's Little Black Book 3 by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Joe Lisner, Hi-Fi
9. Bloodshot Reborn 9 by Jeff Lemire, Lewis LaRosa, Brian Reber
8. Joyride 1 by Colin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Marcus To, Irma Kniivila
7. Howard the Duck 6 by Ryan North, Chip Zdarsky, Joe Quinones, Marc Deering, Joe Rivera, Jordan Gibson
6. All-New Hawkeye 6 by Jeff Lemire, Ramon Perez, Ian Herring
5. Superman: Lois and Clark 7 by Dan Jurgens, Lee Weeks, Stephen Segovia, Scott Hanna, Jay Leisten, Art Thibert, Jeromy Cox
4. Dept H 1 by Matt Kindt, Sharlene Kindt
3. Clean Room 7 by Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Winter
2. Sixth Gun 48 by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, Bill Crabtree
1. Criminal 10th Anniversary Special by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Bettie Breitweiser
Top 300 March sales, Doctor Strange trailer, Civil War reviews, Moon Knight 1, Gwenpool 1, Star Wars: C3PO, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Immortals by Glenn Matchett & Dan Lauer, Almighties, Accelerators, School: Ghost Story, 13 Apr Comics Countdown.
Details: Top 300 sales (Marvel & DC bounce back?, Image sad launches, Vertigo so sad, Dark Horse), Zombie Tramp, Five Weapons by Jimmie Robinson, Uranus Fudge Factory, Civil War comparisons to Batman v Superman, Galaxy Quest, Interstellar, Moon Knight by Jeff Lemire and Greg Smallwood, Gwenpool by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru, Star Wars: C3PO by James Robinson and Tony Harris, Spider-Man Homecoming, Michael Keaton, Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter by Russell Nohelty and Renzo Podeste, Immortals by Glenn Matchett and Dan Lauer, Almighties #0 from Actuality Press, Accelerators by RFI Porto and Gavin Smith, School: a Ghost Story by Brian Defferding.
13 April 2016 Comics Countdown
10. Rocket Raccoon and Groot 4 by Skottie Young, Aaron Conley, Jean-Francois Beaulieu
9. Another Castle 2 by Andrew Wheeler, Paulina Ganucheau
8. DC Bombshells 11 by Marguerite Bennett, Mirka Andolfo, Laura Braga, Wendy Broome
7. Goldie Vance 1 by Hope Larson, Brittney Williams, Sarah Stern
6. Batman/Superman 31 by Peter Tomasi, Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, Wilfredo Quintana
5. House of Penance 1 by Peter Tomasi, Ian Bertram, Dave Stewart
4. Star Wars: C3PO by James Robinson, Tony Harris
3. Harrow County 11 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
2. Legend of Wonder Woman 4 by Renae de Liz, Ray Dillon
1. Moon Knight 1 by Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire
Graphic Policy: https://graphicpolicy.com/author/glennmatchett/
Top 10 March sales, Young Animal from DC, Wonder Woman Earth One, Black Panther 1, Poe Dameron 1, Spider-Women Alpha, Rogue One Trailer, Spidey Amazing Grace, 06 Apr Comics Countdown.
Details: March sales (Batman great!, Iron Man trouble?), Young Animal (Gerard Way, Doom Patrol, Shade the Changing Girl, Cave Carson, Mother Panic, Kamandi Challenge), Supergirl TV show and upcoming comic by Steve Orlando, Wonder Woman Earth One by Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette, Black Panther 1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze, Star Wars: Poe Dameron by Charles Soule and Phil Noto, BB8 by Chris Eliopoulos, Spider-Women Alpha by Robbie Thompson, Rogue One Trailer, Amazing Spider-Man: Amazing Grace, Spider-Man 3 by Bendis and Sara Pichelli, Harley Quinn and Suicide Squad April Fool's Special
06 April Comics Countdown:
10. Ninjak 14 by Matt Kindt, Diego Bernard, Pete Pantazis, Ulises Arreola
9. New Avengers 9 by Al Ewing, Marcus To, Dono Almara
8. Archie 7 by Mark Waid, Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn
7. Midnighter 11 by Steve Orlando, ACO, Hugo Petrus, Jeromy Cox
6. Old Man Logan 4 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Marcelo Maiolo
5. Empress 1 by Mark Millar, Stuart Immonen, Ive Svorcina
4. Superman 51 by Pete Tomasi, Mikel Janin
3. Sheriff of Babylon 5 by Tom King, Mitch Gerads,
2. Batgirl 50 by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr, Roger Robinson, Eleonara Carlini, James Harvey, Serge LaPointe
1. Vision 6 by Tom King, Gabriel Walta, Jordie Bellaire
Suprise Glenn Announcement, Batman vs Superman (spoilers!), X-Men '92 #1 review, DC Solicits for June, Harley Quinn Loot Crate, Lemire/Sorrentino Green Arrow, 30 Mar 2016 Comics Countdown.
Details and more: Zootopia, Immortals from Alterna and Comixology, X-Men '92 by Chris Sims and Chad Bowers, DC Solicits (new Superman missing?, DC Rebirth, Teen Titans Year One, Absolute Batman, Geoff Johns), Loot Crate Harley Quinn by Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner, Dead No More teasers.
30 March 2016 Comics Countdown
10. Aqauaman 50 by Dan Abnett, Norm Rapmund, Brett Booth
9. Darth Vader 18 by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca, Edgar Delgado
8. Revival 38 by Tim Seeley, Mike Norton, Mark Englert
7. Unbeatable Squirrel Girl 6 by Ryan North, Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson, Joe Quinones, Chip Zdarsky, Rico Renzi
6. TMNT Deviations by Tom Waltz, Bobby Curnow, Kevin Eastman, Zach Howard, Cory Smith, Ronda Pattison
5. Omega Men 10 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, Hi-Fi Color
4. Power Lines 1 by Jimmie Robinson
3. Jughead 5 by Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson, Andre Szymanowicz
2. Black Science 21 by Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera, Moreno Dinisio
1. Batman and Robin Eternal 26 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion, Geraldo Borges, Scot Eaton, Carlos Pagulayan, Igor Vitorino, Wayne Faucher, Marc Deering, Jason Paz, Gabe Eltaeb, Allen Passalaqua
All about the DC Rebirth creative team announcements, Marvel solicits/pricing, Gwenom, Hyperion 1, Batman v Superman, Dubious Tales, 23 Mar 2016 Comics Countdown, Clone Saga, Wacky Race Land, Robbi Rodriquez.
23 Mar 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Superman: Lois and Clark 6 by Dan Jurgens, Lee Weeks, Scott Hanna, Jeromy Cox
9. Totally Awesome Hulk 4 by Greg Pak, Frank Cho, Sonia Oback
8. Hyperion 1 by Chuck Wendig, Nik Virella, Romulo Fajardo Jr
7. Secret Six 12 by Gale Simone, Thomas Derenick, Dale Eaglesham, Jason Wright
6. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 56 by Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman, Bobby Curnow, Mateus Santolouco, Ronda Pattison
5. Art Ops 6 by Shaun Simon, Eduardo Risso, Laura Allred, Mike Allred
4. Star Wars 17 by Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Sunny Gho
3. Bloodshot Reborn Annual 1 by Jeff Lemire, Kano, Joe Bennett, Belardino Brabo, Jay Fabares, Pete Pantazis, Ray Fawkes, Michel Fiffe, Benjamin Marra
2. Klaus 4 by Grant Morrison, Dan Mora
1. Batman 50 by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, James Tynion IV, Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn
C2E2 news!, Civil War blues, International Iron Man 1, DC Excitement, X-Men Apocalypse, Cable/Deadpool review, Indiana Jones, 16 Mar Comics Countdown.
Details: Blade by Tim Seeley is back! Now with Afua Richardson, Civil War II news (tie-ins, mini-series, the meaninglessness of death, Deadpool Graphic Novel by Rob Liefeld, Iron Man, Black Panther sales), DC exclusives (Jesus Merino, Steve Orlando, Doc Shaner), Gail Simone, Geoff Johns, International Iron Man by Bendis and Maleev, Cable and Deadpool by Fabian Nicieza, Patrick Zircher, Reilly Brown, Ron Lim, Skottie Young.
Comics Countdown for 16 Mar 2016:
10. Low 12 by Rick Remender, Greg Tocchini. Dave McCaig
9. Spider-Woman 5 by Dennis Hopeless, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez
8. Rat Queens 15 by Kurtis Wiebe, Tess Fowler, Tamra Bonvillain
7. Power Man and Iron Fist 2 by David Walker, Sanford Greene, Lee Loughridge
6. Uncanny Inhumans 6 by Charles Soule, Brandon Peterson, Java Tartaglia
5. Astro City 33 by Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, Pete Pantazis
4. Martian Manhunter 10 by Rob Williams, Eddy Barrows, Gabe Eltaeb
3. A & A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong 1 by Rafer Roberts, David LaFuente, Brian Reber
2. Clean Room 6 by Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Winter
1. Batman and Robin Eternal 24 by Steve Orlando, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, Gabe Eltaeb, John Kalisz
Top 300 Feb sales, Civil War trailer, Mockingbird 1, Haunted Mansion, Spidey 2099, Tale of Shadows by Lyndon White, Boo Hag by Kelly Williams, 09 Mar Countdown.
In detail: February sales (down for Marvel, down for DC, Image good!, Dark Horse and Vertigo not so great), Spider-Man underoos, Winter Soldier vs. Dark Knight, X-Men Apocalypse, Haunted Mansion by Joshua Williamson and Jorge Coelho, Mockingbird by Chelsea Cain and Kate Niemczyk, Novelists as Comic Writers, Spider-Man 2099 by Peter David and Will Sliney, Spider-Woman by Dennis Hopeless and Javier Rodriguez, Spider-Women crossover, Tale of Shadows by Lyndon White, Boo Hag by Kelly Williams, Alterna Comics and Peter Simeti, Headless Horseman by Ray and Kelly Williams, Paradox Girl, Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy crossover by Chyna Clugston, Red Alert for Telos, Quick hits: Vision, All-New Wolverine, Ms. Marvel, Headlopper, Gotham Academy.
Comics Countdown 09 Mar 2016:
10. Rocket Raccoon and Groot 3 by Skottie Young, Filipe Andrade
9. Batman and Robin Eternal 23 by Genevieve Valentine, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Christian Fernandez, Gabe Eltaeb
8. Spider-Gwen 6 by Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez, Rico Renzi
7. Baker Street Peculiars 1 by Roger Langridge, Andy Hirsch
6. Harrow County 10 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
5. Descender 11 by Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen,
4. Legend of Wonder Woman 3 by Renae DeLiz, Ray Dillon
3. Mighty Thor 5 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
2. Snow Blind 4 by Ollie Masters, Tyler Jenkins
1. Doctor Strange 6 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, et al
Graphic Policy sales article from Glenn and Ray: http://graphicpolicy.com/2016/03/15/by-the-numbers-february-2016/
Ray's DC reviews for GeekMom: http://geekdad.com/2016/03/dc-this-week-the-legend-of-wonder-woman-soars/ and http://geekdad.com/2016/03/new-52-detective-catwoman/
Rabbitt Stew Comics facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Rabbitt-Stew-Comics-239188076419130/
Top 10 Feb Sales, Rebirth rumors, Han Solo solo, Black Widow 1, Standoff 1, Spider-Man 2, Kickstarters (Alter Life, Turncoat, Zipper Club, New Brighton Archaeological Society, Tale of Shadows), Ghostbusters Trailer, Web Warriors, Comics Countdown for 02 Mar 2016.
Rebirth rumors: Superman by Peter Tomasi, Action Comics by Dan Jurgens, Suicide Squad by Rob Williams and Jim Lee.
Han Solo by Marjorie Liu and Mark Brooks, Black Widow by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, Spider-Man 2 by Brian Michael Bendis and Sarah Pichelli (ret-con city!), Alter-Life by Caleb Thusat and Katrina E. Kuntsmann, Turncoat by Ryan O'Sullivan and Plaid Klaus, Zipper Club by Len Wallace and Joe Duncan, New Brighton Archaeological Society by Mark Andrew Smith and Matthew Weldon.
Comics Countdown, 02 Mar 2016: