Comics Cast #19: April 2011

Posted in Comics Cast, Uncategorized on May 19th, 2011 by CJ

Truth, Justice, and… maybe just Truth and Justice. This month, one event ends just in time for another to begin, Dan dips his toe bravely into the “X” side of the Marvel universe, and the Legion of Super-Heroes takes nonlinear storytelling to a new level!

Comics discussed:

  • Action Comics #900
  • Superman #710
  • Uncanny X-Force #7, 8
  • Brightest Day #23, 24
  • Flash #10, 11
  • The Mighty Thor #1
  • FF #2
  • Secret Warriors #26
  • Booster Gold #43
  • DC Comics Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (Legion of the Damned)
  • Green Lantern #65

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #18: March 2011

Posted in Comics Cast on April 20th, 2011 by CJ

Who wins the Superboy/Kid Flash race? Who declares herself a “story vampire”? Who dances the Tango of Death? These questions and more will be answered in this exciting episode of the TWE Comics Cast!

Comics discussed:

  • Brightest Day #21, 22
  • Green Lantern #63, 64
  • Batman, Inc. #3, 4
  • Detective Comics #875
  • Legion of Super-Villains Special #1
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #11
  • Adventure Comics #524
  • FF #1
  • Secret Warriors #25
  • Captain America #615.1
  • Superboy #5
  • Action Comics #899

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #16: January 2011

Posted in Comics Cast on February 25th, 2011 by CJ

Winter storms and Devil Bug may have messed up our recording sessions, but comic book fans wait for no man. Wait, that’s completely not true… we wait for writers and artists all the time. Since a few of our favorite books were missing from the January schedule, Dan and CJ also spend some time anticipating the return of Big Event Comics with Flashpoint and Fear Itself.

Comics discussed:

  • Brightest Day #17, 18
  • Fantastic Four #587
  • Superman #707
  • Action Comics #897
  • New Avengers #8
  • Avengers: The Children’s Crusade #4
  • REBELS #24
  • Young Justice #0
  • Detective Comics #873

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #14: November 2010 Part Two

Posted in Comics Cast on January 13th, 2011 by CJ

You may not have guessed it from our last episode, but it turns out there were comics in November that weren’t written by Robert Kirkman or Grant Morrison. We’ll talk about those, including premiere issues of Superboy and Dungeons and Dragons. Note: This podcast is certified 85% Batman-free.

Comics discussed:

  • Brightest Day #13, 14
  • Green Lantern #59
  • Flash #6
  • Superboy #1
  • DC Comics Presents: Young Justice #2
  • Dungeons and Dragons #1
  • Action Comics #895
  • Secret Warriors #22
  • REBELS #22
  • Adventure Comics #520
  • Amazing Spider-Man #648, 649

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #12: October 2010

Posted in Comics Cast on November 21st, 2010 by CJ

Lex Luthor faces Death! Legion fans vote! Avengers push us to the breaking point! And Dan makes sense of Grant Morrison’s Batman! No, really, he does!

Comics discussed:

  • Superman #703, 704
  • Time Masters: Vanishing Point #4
  • Return of Bruce Wayne #5
  • Batman and Robin #15
  • Bruce Wayne – The Road Home: Batman and Robin #1
  • Brightest Day #11, 12
  • Green Lantern #58
  • REBELS #21
  • Steve Rogers: Super Soldier #4
  • Secret Avengers #6
  • Captain America #611
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #6
  • Adventure Comics #519
  • Supergirl Annual #2
  • DC Universe: Legacies #6
  • Avengers #6
  • DC Presents Young Justice #1
  • Teen Titans #88
  • Fantastic Four #584
  • Secret Warriors #21
  • Action Comics #894

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #11: September 2010

Posted in Comics Cast on October 14th, 2010 by CJ

Which hero can Dan absolutely not stand, and which recap page stops him cold? What’s the secret of the other Nick Fury? Where was the Scarlet Witch this whole time? And what horrible fate befell the Blue Beetle? (Don’t worry, I’m sure he’ll get better). It’s the September Comics Cast, and we’ve got a lot to rant about!

Comics discussed:

  • Batman and Robin #14
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer #36
  • REBELS #20
  • Action Comics #893
  • Brightest Day #9, 10
  • Flash #5
  • Green Lantern #57
  • Steve Rogers: Super Soldier #3
  • Captain America #610
  • Shadowland #3
  • Time Masters: Vanishing Point #3
  • Booster Gold #36
  • Avengers #5
  • Secret Avengers #5
  • Fantastic Four #583
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #5
  • Avengers: The Children’s Crusade #2

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #10: August 2010

Posted in Comics Cast on September 23rd, 2010 by CJ

Green Lantern, the Flash, and Batman and Robin may have forsaken us this month, but CJ and Dan still find a lot to talk about in August’s comic book releases!

Comics discussed:

  • Brightest Day #7, 8
  • Batman #702
  • Time Masters: Vanishing Point #2
  • Avengers #4
  • Secret Avengers #4
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #4
  • Adventure Comics #517
  • Superman/Batman #75
  • Secret Warriors #18, 19
  • SHIELD #3
  • Superman #702
  • Action #892

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #9: July 2010

Posted in Comics Cast on September 9th, 2010 by CJ

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor dark of night, will keep us from reviewing our favorite comics. Well, maybe rain. Also moving, vacations, major flooding, broken water distribution systems, contaminated water distribution systems, family reunions, and skipping town to see Rush. But once you get all that out of the way, you get the long-missing July episode of The Walking Eye Comics Cast!

Comics discussed:

  • Green Lantern #56
  • Brightest Day #5,6
  • Batman and Robin #13
  • Batman #701
  • Return of Bruce Wayne #4
  • Time Masters: Vanishing Point #1
  • Booster Gold #34
  • Superman #701
  • Astonishing Spider-Man and Wolverine #2
  • Shadowland #1
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #3
  • Adventure Comics #516
  • Brave and the Bold #35
  • Steve Rogers: Super Soldier #1
  • Secret Avengers #3
  • Avengers #3
  • REBELS #18
  • The Flash #4
  • New Avengers #2
  • Action Comics #891
  • Avengers: The Children’s Crusade #1

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #8: June 2010

Posted in Comics Cast on July 18th, 2010 by CJ

In a marathon session, CJ and Dan find the Heroic Age unfolding in a quartet of Avengers Books, while big numbers bring big changes to some of DC’s major characters.

Comics discussed:

  • Superman #700
  • Wonder Woman #600
  • SHIELD #2
  • Secret Warriors #17
  • Invincible #72, 73
  • Captain America #606
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #2
  • Adventure Comics #12
  • Booster Gold #33
  • Avengers Prime #1
  • Avengers #2
  • Secret Avengers #2
  • Brightest Day #3, 4
  • Green Lantern #55
  • The Flash #3
  • Action Comics #890
  • Return of Bruce Wayne #3
  • REBELS #17
  • New Avengers #1

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #7: May 2010

Posted in Comics Cast on June 13th, 2010 by CJ

The Heroic Age begins, and several years of Superman stories conclude! It’s a month so action-packed it destroys two entire worlds! Plus, CJ has his most expensive Free Comic Book Day ever!

Comics discussed:

  • FCBD Impulse Buy: Impulse
  • War of the Supermen #0-4
  • Adventure Comics #11
  • Siege #4
  • Dark Avengers #16
  • New Avengers Finale
  • Siege Epilogue: The Sentry: Fallen Sun
  • Legion of Super-Heroes V6 #1
  • Booster Gold #32
  • Secret Warriors #16
  • Iron Man / Thor FCBD
  • Avengers #1
  • Secret Avengers #1
  • Brightest Day #1-2
  • Green Lantern #54
  • Batman and Robin #12
  • The Return of Bruce Wayne #1-2

Crunchy Bits!

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