Kray Z Comics and Stories 226: Jumpin’ the Shark

Our theme this week is Jumping the Shark! Joe and Cory!! talk about the term, and times when comics may have Jumped the Shark. They talk about a lot of other stuff as well, like:

  • Joe and Cory!! talk about health, furnaces, and the other things they have been up to between podcasts.
  • Sales figures for Dark Knight III,
  • When did comics start declining?
  • The end of the Golden Age
  • What did Blockbuster do wrong that comic shops do right?
  • How comic shops lost their minds over Marvel Mart
  • The comics code
  • Did Marvel jump when Kirby left?
  • The darkening of Marvel with the death of Gwen Stacy
  • When did the Bronze Age of comics start and end
  • Was the rise of the direct market a Jump the Shark moment?
  • They discuss the early Direct Sales Only comics from Marvel and DC
  • Quesada and Jemas taking over Marvel
  • Cory and Joe answer a reader question about Jack Kirby.

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


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