This week is Black Panther week! First we talked about the Swamp Thing: Winter Special (9:22), then hit on some Netflix sci-fi with The Cloverfield Paradox (19:17) and Altered Carbon (24:37), and finish it out with Black Panther (29:31).
It's a busy episode with the first Black Panther trailer (3:25), the new comic book Destroyer (8:42), episode 6 of American Gods (19:53), and the Wonder Woman movie (28:51).
The power couple discusses the new stand-alone The Walking Dead: The Alien story from Brian K. Vaughn and Marcos Martin, available on Panel Syndicate. First, we watched HBO's The Jinx (2:16) and also discuss Marvel's plans for their Inhumans movie and the Godzilla: Resurgence movie coming out of Japan (5:01). We also have a brief discussion about the diversity of comic book characters and how the established industry is trying to increase the diversity of the characters they offer (11:26). Then we get into some new trailers, hitting The Lobster, The Accountant, and Assassin's Creed (19:28). Of course, we do talk about episode 4 of the new season of Game of Thrones (27:33) before we get into The Walking Dead: The Alien (33:26). Issue #2 of the new Black Panther series is next (39:06), and we wrap up with a discussion about an article in The Atlantic, written by David Sims, that tackles the loop that network television seems to be stuck in when developing new shows (44:28).
The power couple discusses the new Dark Horse on-going series from Matt and Sharlene Kindt, Dept. H. We start the week with our excitement for the season 6 premier of Game of Thrones (3:19) and then move into news about the next Spider-Man movie (8:49). We talk about some new podcasts, an NPR interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates (10:05) and Embedded (12:23). We also watched the first two episodes of the new season of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix (14:27). Marvel's Moon Knight #1, written by Jeff Lemire with art by Greg Smallwood, is up next. It was a great debut issue and introduction to the character that we highly recommend (15:53). The Fire Rises documentary about the Nolan Batman movie trilogy (20:20) and another viewing of Batman v. Superman (21:53) quickly followed. Then we dive into "Enough with the Canon," an article from The Atlantic by Asher Albein about the relationship between fans and canon (27:08). Finally, we get to Dept. H #1 and the great start of its locked-room mystery (38:03).
The power couple talks about the new Black Panther series - from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze - and the first arc of Black Magick, written by Greg Rucka with art from Nicola Scott. We start this week talking about the new trailer for the next Star Wars movie, Rogue One (2:17). We the jump from Sherlock (7:44) to Brian K. Vaughn's new Twitter account @HeyBKV (8:45) to the end of the Matt Kindt and Scott Kolins series The PastAways (11:24). We also briefly chat about the upcoming sequel to the movie Edge of Tomorrow (12:25) and the final Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay Part 2 (13:32). Then we dive deep on Black Panther (15:43) and Black Magick (24:46).
The power couple discusses the latest trailers for Game of Thrones and Captain America: Civil War, as well as some upcoming projects like Netflix's Iron Fist, the new Black Panther Series, and the Dark Tower movie. We also talk about Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, a new Netflix original movie. Comic books from this week include Doctor Strange and Descender. And in television we discuss 11.22.63, Breaking Bad, and Cooked.