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– by Jace Milam

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In this episode we discuss;

  1. Comic News
    1. Eisner Award winners http://www.denofgeek.com/us/books-comics/eisner-awards/257250/eisner-award-winners-announced
    2. Deadpool back in Venom Costume and Shakespearean variants http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/deadpool-back-in-the-venom-costume-and-launching-shakespool-announced-at-san-diego-comic-con/ http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-deadpools-going-shakespeare-in-an-oversized-special-issue-this-fall
    3. Death of X panel http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/21/marvels-death-of-x-panel-at-san-diego-comic-con-dont-listen-to-bleeding-cool/  http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-x-men-inhumans-prepare-death-xhttp://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-x-men-inhumans-prepare-death-x
    4. Marvel’s variant cover theme for October is Champions http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/marvel-launches-champions-variant-covers-across-octobers-comics/  http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-the-champions-take-over-marvel-comics-october-variants
    5. Richard Rider is returning as Nova in November http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/richard-rider-is-the-new-nova-launching-in-november/ http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-original-nova-returns-in-new-ongoing-series-from-marvel
    6. Civil War II Panel http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/iron-man-vanquished-by-captain-marvel-the-civil-war-ii-panel-at-san-diego-comic-con/ http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-marvel-plans-civil-war-iis-final-battle
    7. Christopher Priest wins inkpot and talks about his long career http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/i-am-older-than-you-blacker-than-you-when-priest-won-his-inkpot-at-san-diego-comic-con/
    8. Cup O Joe Panel covers a lot of books, but little real info http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/marvel-cup-o-joe-sdcc-2016/ http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-marvel-reveals-massive-storylines-over-cup-ojoe
    9. Jason Reynolds is writing a Miles Morales YA novel http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/jason-reynolds-to-write-a-miles-morales-spider-man-young-adult-novel/
    10. All ages Groot book, Good Night Groot http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/good-night-groot-a-new-marvel-kids-book-from-brendan-deenen/
    11. Official announcement of Inhumans Vs X-men http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/inhumans-vs-x-men-by-charles-soule-jeff-lemire-and-leinil-francis-yu-announced/  http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-lemire-soule-yu-wade-into-war-with-inhumans-vs-x-men
    12. Second IvX title Terregenocide http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/marvel-announces-inhumansx-men-terregenocide/
    13. Black Panther spin-off tokenism or good comics? http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/black-panther-world-of-wakanda-will-be-marvels-lead-lgbtq-title/
    14. Civil War II The Oath http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-spencer-swears-civil-war-ii-oath-will-change-entire-marvel-universe
    15. Dr Strange Punisher Magic Bullets http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/marvel-announces-doctor-strangepunisher-magic-bullets-as-a-decampi-comic/
    16. Spider-Man Dead No More:The Clone Conspiracy http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-marvel-spider-man-and-his-amazing-friends-panel
    17. Marvel Divided We Stand panel teases the future , but no new info http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-heroes-stand-divided-marvel-now
    18. Geoff Johns got a promotion to President of DC Entertainment http://heroichollywood.com/geoff-johns-now-president-well-chief-creative-officer-dc-entertainment/
    19. Tom Taylor writing a prequel comic for Injustice 2 http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/i-hope-to-repair-earth-and-bring-back-hope-a-prequel-comic-for-the-injustice-2-videogame/
    20. Garth Ennis writing a Dastardly & Muttley comic for Hanna Barbera Line http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/garth-ennis-to-write-a-dastardly-muttley-comic-for-dc-comics/ http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-garth-ennis-writing-dastardly-muttley-comic-for-dcs-hanna-barbera-line
    21. Big announcement regarding DC Wildstorm coming at NYCC http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/jim-lee-announces-that-wildstorm-will-rejoin-dc-rebirth-but-youll-have-to-wait-nycc/
    22. Batman panel and making The Killing Joke canon again http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/23/making-the-killing-joke-canon-again-the-dc-rebirth-batman-panel-at-san-diego-comic-con/
    23. DC’s Young Animal is all about Gerard Way’s ideas http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/dcs-young-animal-panel-in-beautiful-pictures-as-seen-at-san-diego-comic-con/
    24. Talking Suicide Squad with Rob Williams http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/suicide-squad-is-getting-a-new-member-but-not-one-you-will-expect/ http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-new-art-from-suicide-squad-rebirth-harley-quinn-more
    25. Amanda Waller returning to form http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-suicide-squad-rebirth-art-presents-a-pre-new-52-look-for-amanda-waller-2016
    26. Harley Quinn creative team talks about what makes her tick http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-new-art-from-suicide-squad-rebirth-harley-quinn-more http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/the-unpredictable-harley-quinn-and-amanda-conner-health-update/
    27. DC plans to take their time and get the story right when it comes to Watchman/Rebirth http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/didio-lee-says-dc-will-take-the-time-to-do-watchmen-rebirth-story-right
    28. Wonder Woman finally getting her due after 75 years http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/wonder-woman-75th-anniversary-panel-at-sdcc-shared-online-in-its-entirety
    29. A look behind the scenes at how Rebirth came together and where it goes from here http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-behind-the-scenes-of-dc-comicss-rebirth
    30. Williamson discusses how Flash # 3 kicks the series in to high gear http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-the-flash-introducing-two-new-speedster-heroes-to-dc-comics-rebirth-universe
    31. Young Metropolis and Young Gotham aims itself at new readers http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-live-batgirl-supergirl-and-all-the-young-stars-of-dc-rebirth-arrive
    32. Jonboy Myers shows off Teen Titans art http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-damian-wayne-rules-debuts-new-teen-titans-art
    33. DC Rebirth art from Upcoming Series http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/look-dc-rebirth-art-from-supergirl-harley-quinn-more
    34. Jim Lee spotlight shows how down to earth he is http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-spotlight-on-dc-co-publisher-jim-lee
    35. Despite a quiet year Milestone still moving forward http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/dc-comics-milestone-update-still-moving-forward
    36. Vertigo Panel, some of the best stories being overlooked today http://www.newsarama.com/30248-sdcc-2016-dc-s-vertigo-panel.html
    37. Superman is in good hands in the DC Rebirth universe http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-supermans-rebirth-takes-flight
    38. Valiant giving away 100k copies of Faith #1 to retailers plus teases of what’s to come http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/valiant-to-give-away-100000-copies-of-faith-1-2nd-print-to-comic-stores/ http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/25/divinity-vs-divinity-4001-ad-continues-and-x-o-manowar-moving-closer-to-the-end/
    39. Archie comics, changing and telling new stories while staying recognizable http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/25/theyre-not-going-to-play-kids-forever-archie-comics-forever-75-years-of-storytelling-sdcc-panel/
    40. Image comics, creative freedom and telling new stories that may be overlooked http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/24/this-is-what-the-mainstream-looks-like-image-comics-are%c2%ad-tomorrows-comics-today-at-san-diego-comic-con/
    41. Top Cow scaling back, improving quality and moving forward http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/24/how-to-get-investigated-by-the-fbi-and-other-news-from-the-top-cow-panel/
    42. Skybound Entertainment keeps on trucking with a new ending for Walking Dead while Horizon expands its sci-fi footprint http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/kirkmans-plan-for-the-conclusion-of-the-walking-dead-has-changedhttp://www.comicbookresources.com/article/kirkmans-plan-for-the-conclusion-of-the-walking-dead-has-changed http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-robert-kirkmans-skybound-entertainment-takes-flight
    43. IDW announces new Optimus Prime solo ongoing and the Hasbro-verse tons of info and exciting times http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/22/transformers-gi-joe-action-man-rom-micronauts-mask-charting-the-hasbroverse-at-san-diego-comic-con-with-idw-comcis-entertainment-sdcc/
    44. Dates for SDCC 2017 announced and why it might be easier to get badges next year http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/san-diegos-comic-con-international-announces-2017-dates http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/26/why-you-will-have-a-better-chance-of-getting-into-san-diego-comic-con-next-year/
  2. Convention wrap up SDCC 2016
  3. Spotlight on DC Rebirth Week 8
    1. Action Comics #960 – Writer-Dan Jurgens, Artist-Tyler Kirkham, Colors-Ulises Arreola
    2. Batgirl Rebirth #1 – Writer-Hope Larson, Artist-Rafael Alberquerque, Colors-Dave McCaig
    3. Detective Comics #937 – Writer-James Tynion IV, Pencils-Alvaro Martinez, Inks-Raul Fernandez, Colors-Brad Anderson
    4. Flash #3 – Writer-Joshua Williamson, Artist-Carmine DiGiandomenico, Colors-Ivan Plascencia
    5. Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #1 – Writer-Robert Venditti, Pencils-Rafa Sandoval, Inks-Jordi Tarragona, Colors-Tomeu Morey
    6. Nightwing #1 – Writer-Tim Seeley. Artist-Javier Fernandez, Colors-Chris Sotomayor
    7. Red Hood and the Outlaws Rebirth #1 – Writer-Scott Lobdell, Artist-Dexter Soy, Colors-Veronica Gandini
    8. Titans #1 – Writer-Dan Abnett, Pencils-Brett Booth, Inks-Norm Rapmund, Colors-Andrew Dalhouse
    9. Wonder Woman #3 – Writer-Greg Rucka, Artist-Liam Sharp, Colors-Laura Martin