Comics Cast #27: January 2012

Posted in Comics Cast on February 28th, 2012 by CJ

After missing a month due to real-life problems and technical disasters, the Comics Cast returns! We salvaged the two most mind-melting bits of what would have been our December episode, and added a batch of cool January comics. This may be the closest we ever come to emulating the scheduling triumphs of such classics as Flash: Rebirth, Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds, or even Planetary, so… uh, that’s good… right?

Comics discussed:

  • Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes!
  • Avengers: The Children’s Crusade #8
  • Justice League #5
  • Action Comics #5
  • Aquaman #5
  • Amazing Spider-Man #677
  • Daredevil #8
  • Secret Avengers #21

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #25: October 2011

Posted in Comics Cast on November 23rd, 2011 by CJ

In this month’s Comics Cast, CJ discovers that there can be too much of a good thing as a ton of Legion of Super-Heroes toys and comics come out all at once. Meanwhile, Dan finds three separate events ending at the same time, so find out what he has to say about Fear Itself, Schism, and Spider Island!

Comics discussed:

  • Legion Secret Origin #1
  • Fear Itself #7
  • Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes #1
  • X-Men: Schism #5
  • Amazing Spider-Man #672
  • Justice League #2
  • Spider Island: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #3
  • Secret Avengers #18
  • Wonder Woman #2
  • SHIELD #3

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #23: August 2011

Posted in Comics Cast on September 21st, 2011 by CJ

Put away your red trunks and dig out your Kryptonian battle armor! After picking out a couple highlights from Marvel’s August books, we delve into the end of the DC Universe, the end of Flashpoint, and the start of a brand new… continuity.

Comics discussed:

  • SHIELD #2
  • Secret Avengers #16
  • Teen Titans #100
  • Justice League of America #60
  • Superboy #11
  • Action Comics #904
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #16
  • Detective Comics #881
  • Batman Inc. #8
  • A brief discussion of many Flashpoint miniseries, including Batman: Knight of Vengeance and Kid Flash Lost.
  • Flashpoint #4, #5
  • Justice League #1

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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