This episode we cover the season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones (10:44), the new Image book Generation Gone (20:25), Kumail Nanjiani's The Big Sick (26:14), and Dunkirk (34:24).
The power couple discusses DC's latest continuity event, Rebirth. First, we talk the book and upcoming movie The Girl on the Train (1:25) and episodes 5 and 6 of Game of Thrones, season 6 (3:55). Charlene went to see The Jungle Book movie (11:11), and then we talk some tv: Preacher (12:19), Outcast (15:06), and The Flash (2010). After that we dive into DC's Universe Rebirth issue and what it means for the new and old continuity (23:09). We also briefly touch on the exciting return of the Afterlife with Archie book (34:30).
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 Captain America: Civil War (00:47) and the upcoming Mary Poppins movie (20:36). We also hit episodes 2 and 3 of Game of Thrones (22:39) before we dive into some of the best comics of the week. We talk about Moon Knight #2 (26:13), A-Force #5 (28:34), and 4001 A.D. (31:31).
The power couple discusses the first half of the 8-part Dark Knight III series from DC Comics, written by Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello with art by Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson. We start the week talking about some new trailers (Doctor Strange, Jason Bourne, Magnificent Seven, The Girl on the Train, X-Men: Apocalypse, and Independence Day: Resurgence); you can tell we're really "excited" about all these movies because we each use that word about ten times a piece while describing our reactions to the trailers (3:50). We the talk about the upcoming Flash movie and the ongoing Flash tv show (15:28) before briefly touching on the upcoming Punisher tv series from Netflix (18:29). Some of the best new comics from the week are next, even though Charlene read approximately none of them (19:35). We watched the latest film adaptation of MacBeth this week (24:31) and talk about the expanding podcast network of The Ringer (26:42). Next up is our first impression of the new Game of Thrones recap show After the Thrones on HBO (28:54), and we follow that up with some talk about the first episode of Game of Thrones, season 6 (30:50). Lastly, before we get to Dark Knight, we cover Beyonce's visual album Lemonade (34:07). Then, the best part: BATMAN (36:51)!
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 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.