Cory!!, Joe and Butch piled into the car and take off across Minnesota to hunt or comics, books, masks, antiques, donuts, pie, and all sorts of other things, and this is the second half of that road trip, and it’s an extra long episode by popular demand!
It’s that time again! No, not time for you to send Cory!! pie, although it’s always a good time to send Cory!! pie, no, it’s time for Cory!! and Joe to go through Previews!
Previews is the monthly catalog for the comics industry and every month, they go through pointing out new series, cool collected editions and other things that you MAY want to order from your local comic shop. They also discuss:
Joe has FINALLY started watching Ring of Honor
Why things are delayed this month
Cory goes into comics economics
Cory has to do DC all on his own. ALL ALONE!
What may Cory buy even though he already has it as a comic, a trade and a omnibus?
What was “Fantastic Four The Lost Adventure”
What is Cory’s favorite Rush album
Joe discusses a magazine that it worth HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS if you have the later issues.
Who is Bill Stinky Witch?
All of this, the usual shenanigans, a possible new segment, and much, much more!
Breaking news! DC comics suffered an attack by their corporate overlords and at least 1/3rd of their staff have been laid off as Warner Communications had massive layoffs throughout the entire company. DC Universe had their entire staff laid off, DC Direct (the collectible toy division) was shut down, and the rumors of other changes are flying.
Cory!! and Joe break down the news, go over what it means for comics fans, comics shops and the future of DC comics
20 – 25% of the comics line will be cut
The first round of cancellations have been announced
Who are the new people in charge of DC now?
What is DC’s “Two Year Plan”
Black Label is esse4ntially dead
Why are there so many new Batman spin off characters?
Why major companies see Streaming as the future, even if it is not a good options for comics according to Joe
What was the reason it took cable TV so long to make it out into most places
How to understand corporate changes when they happen no matter the company
Joe invents the phrase “Sticking their nose out at you”
All of this, the usual shenanigans and much, much more!
It’s been a while since we just talked about stuff going on in the world of comics, and while none of the topics were long enough for a full show, we talk them to death as we always do. With the San Diego Comic Con being on line only, not as much BIG news came out, but Joe and Cory!! can always find stuff to blab about, like:
Joe was exposed to the Rona!
Who are the Barbie Twins?
What is our mission statement
Supersnipe Comics and their connection to an 80’s Indy character
What was Captain Confederacy
Overall comics sales in 2019
All of this, the usual shenanigans, and much, much more!
It’s time for a new episode of our long running comic book podcast, so we start with a discussion of Kaboom cereal and discontinued sodas, as well as what soda to give you child if you want to make sure they don’t go to school.
There you go. That’s the podcast.
Oh, you want more?
Fine, they also review the following comics:
Legends of the DC Universe: Crisis on Infinite Earths: DC
Smooth Criminals: Boom
Hulk vs X-Men: Marvel
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Archie
Phoenix Resurrection: Marvel
Hacksaw Jim Duggan: Squared Circle Comics
Judge Dredd Toxic: IDW
Transmetropolitan Book 3: DV
Cory!! also recommends this panel from San Diego Comic Con @ Home about Stan Lee and Jack Kirby because of course he does. :