Comics Cast #22: July 2011

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

This month, Captain America forces Dan to try his hand at movie reviewing. Meanwhile, the FF are AWOL in their own book and Spider-Man battles the preludes to Spider Island! CJ deals with the highs and lows of Flashpoint and a pivotal moment for Green Lantern! And Kid Flash’s changing fashion sense knocks us into another back-and-forth about the DC relaunch that’s lurking over the horizon!

Comics discussed:

  • Captain America: The First Avenger review
  • Captain America #1
  • Flashpoint #3
  • Project Superman #2
  • Batman: Knight of Vengeance #2
  • Abin Sur: The Green Lantern #2
  • Wonder Woman and the Furies #2
  • Kid Flash Lost #2
  • (timeout for a DC relaunch rant)
  • FF #6, #7
  • Green Lantern #67
  • Teen Titans #98
  • Amazing Spider-Man #665, #666
  • Superman #713
  • Action Comics #903
  • Secret Warriors #28

Crunchy Bits!

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Comics Cast #21: June 2011

Posted in Comics Cast on July 24th, 2011 by CJ

A Giant-Size Comics Cast! Everything may change in a Flash(point), but it takes CJ a little longer than that to pick out the winners and losers among the Flashpoint tie-ins. Meanwhile Dan’s taking the minimalist approach to Fear Itself. Of course, neither of us can resist at least a little speculation about the new DC…

Comics discussed:

  • Flashpoint #2
  • FP: Project Superman #1
  • FP: Legion of Doom #1
  • FP: Citizen Cold #1
  • FP: Batman, Knight of Vengeance #1
  • FP: Hal Jordan #1
  • FP: Abin Sur, the Green Lantern #1
  • FP: Wonder Woman and the Furies #1
  • FP: Emperor Aquaman #1
  • FP: Lois Lane and the Resistance #1
  • FP: Kid Flash Lost #1
  • Booster Gold #45
  • Detective Comics #878
  • Superboy #8
  • Invincible #80
  • Captain America #619
  • Fear Itself #3
  • DC Comics Presents: Impulse #1
  • Action Comics #902
  • The Mighty Thor #3
  • Avengers: The Children’s Crusade #6

Crunchy Bits!

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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 #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 #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 #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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Comics Cast #6: April 2010

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

Brainiac! Nick Fury! The Flash! Leonardo da Vinci! No, seriously, Leonardo da Vinci! April’s comics cast is full of endings and beginnings.

Comics discussed:

  • Last Stand of New Krypton #2
  • Adventure Comics #10
  • Supergirl #52
  • Superman #699
  • Last Stand of New Krypton #3
  • New Avengers #64
  • The Brave and the Bold #33
  • Siege: Secret Warriors #1
  • Secret Warriors #15
  • SHIELD #1
  • The Flash #1
  • Batman and Robin #11
  • Green Lantern #53
  • Brightest Day #0

Crunchy Bits!

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