It’s a scary and amazing day! Joe actually did show prep!! Joe and Cory!! talk about comics that are in trouble of being canceled, their opinions and what comics they would like to see come back. They also discuss:
Who was the winiest character in comics?
Why we won’t get any crossovers between Marvel and DC any time soon
A theory as to why Doctor Strange series doesn’t sell any more
Tales from the Shop
How does a comic shop close down?
What happens to comic fans when their shop closes?
All of this, freaking and geeking and the usual shenanigans!
Hey, Cory!! got new job! We start the show talking about that! And Joe’s job has CHANGED! All sorts of non-comics stuff going on in their lives and they fill you in on it.
After all of the intro stuff, Cory and Joe discuss an article with the headline: Ten Things We Want DC to Bring Back. This leads to a discussion of the current state of Superman, DC history, the lack of a consistent vision on their books and other issues. They also discuss:
-Dan Slott on 90′s comics
-DC being a nostalgia shop
-What they like at DC
-What can DC do to get retailers excited about the line
-What would WE want to see DC do to get fans engaged again
-Freaking and geeking
-Joe and Cory talk about how to get comics read by non-fans and kids
Joe is in Hawaii and Cory!! is still in Minnesota, so they recorded this episode on Festivus. Yeah, it took a while to mix it, so deal with it fanboys! So, we get caught up on Joe’s travels and he gives us a history less on Hawaii.
Don’t worry, he eventually gets to talking about the comic shop he found. It takes a while, but be patient, he gets there.
They also discuss:
The Airing of the Grievances (an important part of Festivus)
A discussion of both pop tarts and pies
Freaking and geeking
A quick remembrance of radio personality Larry Lujack
Joe and Cory talk about local Minnesota radio
Information about Ka-Zar comics in the 70′s
All of this, the usual shenanigans and the proverbial much, much more!