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Episode #170 – Drowning in Marvel Now

Posted on 12 December 2012 by admin

Fight for Comics Episode #170 - Drowning in Marvel Now

With Marvel Now in full swing the Warriors discuss the difficulties in keeping up with the aggressive publishing schedule Marvel is cursing their fans with. Yet despite burn out they still review Marvel Now’s latest offerings as well as the long-awaited return on Mike Mignola to Hellboy, the latest episodes of Walking Dead and Arrow and oh so much more.

Books reviewed include:

Hellboy in Hell #1 (Dark Horse Comics)

Written and drawn by Mike Mignola

Aquaman #14 (DC Comics)

Written by Geoff Johns; Art by Pete Woods

FF #1 (Marvel Comics)

Written by Matt Fraction; Art by Mike Allred

All-New X-Men #3 (Marvel Comics)

Written by Brian Michael Bendis; Art by Stuart Immonen

Journey into Mystery #646 (Marvel Comics)

Written by Kathryn Immonen; Art by Valerio Schiti

Amazing Spider-Man #699 (Marvel Comics)

Written by Dan Slott; Art by Humberto Ramos

Chew #30 (Image Comics)

Written by John Layman; Art by Rob Guillory

Clone #2 (Image Comics)

Written by David Schulner; Art by Juan Jose Ryp

Fight for Comics Trivia:
The Mighty Thor #1 signed by writer Matt Fraction with sketch covers by Todd Nauck and Mark Brooks.

The Mighty Thor #1 sketch cover by Todd Nauck The Mighty Thor #1 sketch cover by Mark Brooks

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Episode #152 – Comic Book Ketchup

Posted on 25 July 2012 by admin

Fight for Comics Episode #152 - Comic Book Ketchup

It’s that time folks. Time for another astonishing edition of Comic Book Ketchup. A heaping pile of books are reviewed for your listening pleasure.

Books reviewed include:

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #1 (DC Comics)

Written by James Robinson; Art by Philip Tan & Lebeau Underwood

Enormous #1 (Image Comics)

Written by Tim Daniel; Art by Mehdi Cheggour

Cardboard OGN (Graphix!)

Written and drawn by Doug TenNapel

Captain Marvel #1 (Marvel Comics)

Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick; Art by Dexter Soy

Legends of the Dark Knight: Crisis in Identity #2 & 3 (DC Comics)

Written by B. Clay Moore; Art by Ben Templesmith

Get Jiro! OGN (Vertigo)

Written by Anthony Bourdain & Joel Rose; Art by Langdon Foss

Chew: Secret Agent Poyo One-Shot (Image Comics)

Written by John Layman; Art by Rob Guillory

Revival #1 (Image Comics)

Written by Tim Seeley; Art by Mike Norton

Ultimate Comics X-Men #1-12 (Marvel Comics)

Written by Nick Spencer; Art by Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco, Carlo Barberi, & Walden Wong

Before Watchmen: Minutemen #2 (DC Comics)

Written and drawn by Darwyn Cooke

Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #2 (DC Comics)

Written by Amanda Conner & Darwyn Cooke; Art by Amanda Conner

Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #1 (DC Comics)

Written by Len Wein; Art by Jae Lee

Fight for Comics Trivia Give-Away:

Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1 signed by writer/artist Darwyn Cooke.

Before Wathchmen: Minute Men #1

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Episode #97 – Flashpoint Oh

Posted on 18 May 2011 by admin

Flashpoint Oh

DC’s next big event, Flashpoint by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert, is reviewed. Also hear about the Warrior’s travels to the Renaissance Festival and Mt. Rushmore.

Books Reviewed:

Dungeons and Dragons #6 (IDW Publishing)
Written by John Rogers; Art by Andrea Di Vito & Denis Medri

Captain America #617 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Ed Brubaker; Art by Mike Deodato Jr., Butch Guice & Chris Samnee

Chew #27 (Image Comics)
Written by John Layman; Art by Rob Guillory

Flashpoint #1 (DC Comics)
Written by Geoff Johns; Art by Andy Kubert & Sandra Hope

Trivia contest: Jonah Hex #1 signed by Jimmy Palmiotti and Flashpoint #1.

Jonah Hex #1 Flashpoint #1

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Episode #80 – The Best of 2010 part 2

Posted on 05 January 2011 by admin

The warriors recap on some of their favorites from the last year and compare lists. In part two of this series, we discuss the following:

Wildcard – 01:50
- Sword #24 (Best Ending)
- Black Widow (Most Disappointed Cancellation)
- Avengers: Children’s Crusade (Best Surprise)
- Superman/Batman (Most Surprising)

Wost Single Issue
- 07:05
- Skullkickers #2
- Superman #705
- Bruce Wayne, The Road Home: Red Robin #1
- Green Arrow #32

Biggest Disappointment – 13:38
- Atlas canceled
- The Mighty Thor canceled
- End of Blackest Night
- Shadowland

Dropped! – 20:29
- Daredevil
- Secret Avengers
- Green Arrow
- Uncanny X-Men

Best Comeback – 25:08
- Ultimate Spider-Man #150
- Justice League: Generation Lost
- Fantastic Four
- The Rhino (in Amazing Spider-Man #617 & 625)

Best Indie Comic – 30:40
- Bulletproof Coffin by David Hine and Shakey Kane
- The Sixth Gun by Cullen Brunn and Brian Hurt
- Chew by John Layman and Rob Guillory
- Bullet to the Head by Matz and Collin Wilson

Best Mini-Series – 36:05
- Joe the Barbarian by Grant Morrison and Sean Murphy
- Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba
- Thor: The Warriors Four by Alex Zalben and Gurihiru
- Hellblazer: City of Demons by Si Spencer and Sean Murphy

Best Adaptation – 42:38
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World movie

Best Storyline – 44:26
- Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
- Batman, The Return of Bruce Wayne by Grant Morrison, Chris Sprouse, Frazer Irving, Lee Garbett, Georges Jeanty, Ryan Sook and Yannick Paquette
- Batman and Robin Must Die by Grant Morrison and Frazer Irving (Batman & Robin #13-16)
- Spider-Man: Gauntlet by many, many people (Amazing Spider-Man #612-633 & Web of Spider-Man #2-6)

Best Short Story – 50:19
- “Mesmo Delivery” by Rafael Grampá (Strange Tales II #1)
- “Private Parker Sees Thunder Lizards” by Jan Strnad and Gabriel Hardman (Weird War Tales #1)
- “A Brief Rendezvous” by Valerie D’Orazio and Nikki Cook (Girl Comics #1)
- “Sea Bear” by Ryan Ottley  (Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark #1)
- “Things That Never Change” by Majoire Lui and Sara Pichelli (Girls Comics #3)
- “The Walk” by Joe Kelly and Javier Pulido (Amazing Spider-Man #617)

Best Graphic Novel – 55:13
- Scott Pilgrim Vol. 6: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O’Malley
- Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel

Best Single Issue – 57:46
- Amazing Spider-Man #617 by Joe Kelly, Max Fiumara and Javier Pulido
- Sweet Tooth #10 by Jeff Lemire
- Brave and the Bold #33 by JMS and Cliff Chiang
- Invincible #75 by Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley

Best Series – 01:04:39
- The Sixth Gun by Cullen Brunn and Brian Hurt
- Hellblazer by Peter Milligan, Simon Bisley, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Stefano Landini
- Batman & Robin by Grant Morrison, Cameron Stewart, Andy Clarke and Frazer Irving
- Scalped by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera

Most looking forward to in 2010 - 01:10:48

Trivia Contest: The Siege #1-4 signed by Brian Michael Benids, Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales, & Laura Martin, a Siege poster and a Siege Read-A-Long Radio Dramatization CD performed by the Wednesday Warriors and friends.

Siege #1 Signed Siege #2 Signed Siege #3 Signed Siege #4 Signed

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Episode #74 – Comic Book Mount Rushmore

Posted on 16 November 2010 by admin

The Warriors discuss who they would put on their comic book Mount Rushmore.

Books Reviewed:

Batman: Return of Bruce Wayne #6 (DC Comics)
Written by Grant Morrison; Art by Lee Garbett, Pere Perez, Alejandro Sicat & Walden Wong

King! (Blacklist Studios)
Written by Thomas Hall; Art by Daniel Bradford

Chew #15 (Image Comics)
Written by John Layman; Art by Rob Guillory

Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things (Oni Press)
Written and drawn by Ted Naifeh

Parker: The Outfit (IDW Publishing)
Written and drawn by Darwyn Cooke

Frank Frazetta’s Creatures (Image Comics)
Written by Rick Remender; Art by Peter Bergting

Giant Size Fantastic Four #2 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Gerry Conway; Art by Sal Buscema

Walking Dead Episode #3

Trivia Contest: Agents of Atlas #1 Signed by Jeff Parker

Agents of Atlas #1

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Episode #31 – Fart Party and general comic book discussion

Posted on 06 December 2009 by admin

Could this be? After reading a few comics recommended by Sean, Mr Black’s girlfriend is now reading comics of her own will. One of her favorite comics being Fart Party by Julia Wertz. This indie comic is a look into life in San Francisco as seen through a beer guzzling, bike riding, and sarcastic artist. Filled with humor and heartache it’s a perfect match for those who don’t like men in tights, flying around and picking fights.

Books Reviewed:

Fart Party (Atom Books)
Written and drawn by Julia Wertz

Marvel Visionaries: Walter Simonson The Mighty Thor Vol. 1 (Marvel Comics)
Written and drawn by Walter Simonson

Blackest Night #5 (DC Comics)
Written Geoff Johns; Art by Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado

Chew #7 (Image Comics)
Written by John Layman; Art by Rob Guillory

Blackest Night: Flash #1 (DC Comics)
Written by Geoff Johns; Art by Scott Kolins

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