Kray Z Comics and Stories 332: 332? Got A Lot To Review!!

Joe is worried about Net Neutrality and Cory!! is happy he has friends on the interwebz, so what are they going to talk about? Comic books! We got a whole bunch of comics and we have decided to just do a whole bunch fo reviews. Are these comics good? Are they great? Should you buy, borrow, or pass! We let you know about these books:

  • Casefile Arkham: Her Blood Runs Cold
  • Psi Judge Anderson
  • Jessica Jones
  • Mystery in Space
  • Chasing Hitler
  • Young Terrorists
  • Complete Peanuts Family Album
  • Tales of the Batman Alan Brennert
  • Infinity Gauntlet Omnibus
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Kray Z Comics and Stories 331: Black Friday Runaround

It’s rare that Cory!! and Joe get a day off on the same day, but this year, they both had Black Friday off, so they drove around the Twin Cities hitting comics shops and buying stuff! So, they discuss the stores they stopped at and the comics they purchased! The shops they hit were:

  • Toyriffic is St Paul
  • Blue Sun Soda
  • Half Price Book and Magazine
  • Hot Comics New Hope
  • Heroic Goods and Games
  • College of Comic Book Knowledge
  • Hot Comics Richfield
  • Taco Bell. They had no comics at Taco Bell, oddly enough
  • Cedar Cliff Collectibles
  • And then back to Toyriffic

This also discuss:

  • Pancake flavored jelly beans actually exist. IT EXISTS!!
  • Omnibuseses!
  • Comics shop discount bins!
  • Female staff working in comic shops is becoming more prevalent.
  • How comic shops can be more welcoming
  • Are used video games a dying market?

All of this, the usual shenanigans and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 330: Marvel’s Got A Brand New Bag

Cory!! and Joe discuss the new editor in chief at Marvel C.B. Cebulsky. They discuss where he came from, his time at Marvel up to now and what it might mean for the publisher going forward. They also go into what they’d like to see from this editorial shakeup and how Marvel can bring back the sales they had a few years ago. The also discuss how DC should react to the changes at Marvel.

Then they discuss how Joe was the first comics deal in the Twin Cities to have a Black Friday sale. It was NOT appreciated by other comic shops. We also discuss what the shop would do to get ready for Christmas.

  • Marvel gearing up for the Black Panther movie
  • Why it’s a poor idea to kill off characters
  • DC and Marvel dumping hardcovers on the market
  • Why building to an event can drive sales when done right
  • And why people complain about too many crossovers
  • How our podcast is going to deal with the loss of Net Neutrality
  • Lord of the Rings news breaks!

All of this, the usual shenanigans and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 329: Kray Z Previews For November!

It’s time for Joe to talk Power Rangers! They are reviewing the JLA/Power Rangers crossover, so Joe talks about what it was like at the comic shop when they hit big. The other issue they have is that they record the last episode the night before, so they don’t have a whole lot of news to discuss, so…it’s time for Previews! Cory and Joe go over this month’s preview of upcoming comics, talk about the ones they are excited about and what you might not want to miss! They also discuss:

  • The issue of sexual harassment in comics
  • They talk about people selling forgeries of comics art and unauthorized prints
  • Cory!! is on the search for some horrible movies.
  • The brilliant art of Bernie Krigstien
  • The end of ComicCon TV

All of this, the usual shenanigans and proverbial much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 328: Bendis Jumps To DC!

Big news broke last week, and Cory!! and Joe are on it! Brian Michael Bendis, Marvel Writer Supreme has jumped to DC and it’s bigger than when Hall and Nash jumped to WCW! OK, maybe not, but it is bigger than when Christian jumped from WWE to TNA, Right? They talk about how important Bendis has been for Marvel in the last 20 years, their favorite work from him and what they would like to see him do at DC.

They also talk about other creators who jumped company to company the rumors of Disney buying Fox, the usual shenanigans and so much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 327: Our Favorite Comics From The 60’s!

It’s time for a walk down Memory Lane!! No, not of this show, but for comics all together, and Joe and Cory!! start with their top ted favorite comics from the 60’s! It’s not all Kirby by Cory!! They also discuss how they read the comics from comics Silver Age since they both started reading in the 70’s. And you now that they get off on all kinds of rabbit trails, so there are the usual shenanigans and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Snow-ries 326: Kray Z Newsletter 1994

It’s the first snow of thew winter and Cory!! is exited!!  So excited he changed the name of the show! We start off with a review, and because it’s out on DVD. Cory!! finally watched Spider-Man Homecoming, so he and Joe discuss it. SPOILERS ABOUND!

Joe also found one of the old Hot Comics newsletters from November 1994, so we discuss what comics were like in that bygone era. Joe talks about the small shop he had back then and the people who were working there at the time. Joe reads the newsletter so we can find out about:

-Joe tells you to get a pre-nup!

-What happened to Capital City Distribution

-What was selling well and what wasn’t back then

-Who bought the Image books from 1992 – 1994

-Upcoming comics from 1994! Will any be hits?

-How did shops promote the Age of Apocalypse in the X-Men books

-Cory has a “Hanging at the home” story

All of this, the usual shenanigans and, as always, much, much more!!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 325: DC Dream Teams 2. Electric Boogaloo

This week, Cory!! and Joe go back and finish up their Dream Team Lineups! They go through DC books and the teams they would like to see on them. Yeah, it’s unlikely, it probably won’t happen, but it’s Dream Teams! They also review a new book that collects interviews with Jim Shooterfrom the 60’s until now and a lot more. You’ve listened before, you know there’s gonna talk about some current comics news, innate silliness, their persona lives, freaking and geeking and much, much more Hey, they’ve been doing this for over 700 hours, you know how it works!

 

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 324: The Last Ride of P and J Comics

Cory!! is back from Central Illinois and Joe sold off a bunch of stuff at FallCon closing down the long reign of P&J Comix! Joe gives an update on how the MCBA Fall ComiCon did for himself and other dealers. They then talk about their monthly comics order showing up, the things they are excited about in the new Previews and a LOT MORE, like:

  • Joe has another confession
  • How Warren Ellis deal with a cliffhanger during his run of Hellstorm.
  • Cory!! rants about a jerk retailer at the New York ComiCon
  • Is Cory!!’s comic box actually Laura Palmer in disguise?
  • We have discovered that Joe and Cory!! disagree on the Flash Gordon cartoon of the late 70’s. Joe is wrong, of course, and Cory!! can say that, because he writes these.
  • How and why Garth Ennis got the Punisher right.
  • They recommend the collected Neil the Horse and discuss the creator Arn Saba/Katherine Collins
  • Cory!! discusses the state of EC reprints

All of this, the usuual shenanigans and as always, Much, Much More!!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 323: Positively Kray Z!

Cory!! took a trip!  He drove down the Mississippi River Road on his way to where he grew up and stopped at Jimmy Jams Comics and Games in Winona Minnesota, which he gives a glowing review. He also talks about spending a morning with artist John Mundt Eq., antique stores, dangerous roads and the Mississippi river.

All positivism! In order to fight against all of the bad news lately, Cory!! and Joe talk about what they love about comics!  You can sign the Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy! song while you listen along!

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