RaCB favorite Jay Castro stops by to talk comics and the new Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer! It’s also time for another installment of Paul’s High Horse! This time, Paul takes on Star Wars before watching the trailer. Join us as we talk about what’s to come in the War of the Realms, Hunted, and so much more!
The boys sit down to talk about Comics… and Things. Paul catches us up on what new with X-Men, Spidey, and other current Marvel titles; and they discuss the rumors of Disney shutting down Marvel Comics. On the DC side of things, Anthony can’t get enough of DC Universe’s Doom Patrol, but has had way to much of Ric Grayson… thinking, in Nightwing. And as always… cookies… and also things.
Paul and A.T. sit down and talk about Flashpoint (the iconic series be Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert, and the rumored movie)! They also guess as to how things may play out in the new seasons of Flash and Arrow (CRISIS!!!!), Grundy coming to Gotham, and do a P.S.A to all those who say "SJW's" are killing comics!
A.T. and Paul sit down and play some Injustice 2. Paul catches A.T. up on what's happening with Injustice 2 the comic. A.T. airs his frustrations with movies and TV shows using The Joker as a crutch, and his thoughts on the Joker origin movie that was announced. They also talk about the new fighter pack that was recently announced (Black Manta, Hell Boy, and Raiden), character's they hope to see in the game, and as always, they discuss some of their favorite comics of last week.
*WARNING* THIS EPISODE DOES CONTAIN A FEW SPOILERS!!!
The boys sit down with Andi Oliver to talk about The Dregs! They talk about Andi's comic history, personal interactions with the homeless, and what would have to happen in our society for The Dregs to become a full on reality. Make sure to pick up The Dregs trade out today at your local comic book shop!
The boys sit down with the wonderfully nerdy Becca Thornton to talk about Bitch Planet (By Writer/Co-Creator Kelly Sue DeConnick and Artist/Co-Creator Valentine De Landro)! Becca talks about how the satirical world of Bitch Planet resonated with her, Heath tries to wrap his head around raising his daughter in a society that sends women to prison for being "Non-Compliant", and they all agree... Penny Rolle is the best!
AT and Paul sit down with fellow weirdo, Brianne Kostielney! Bri read The Tick back in the 90's, but hasn't been back to the wonderful world of comics much since! We gave her Mockingbird (by Chelsea Cain) as her reintroduction and see what her feelings are on having a strong female character in comics to look to, the social commentary made in comics, and talk about where her nerd lives!
The boys talk about comic book TV shows! The talk about the differences in the show vs. the source material, network tv vs. Netflix, what they liked about each show, and what frustrations they have (SERIOUSLY! JOKER DOESN'T NEED A BACKSTORY!).
Follow Read a (Comic) Book!
*WARNING* This episode contains some *SPOILERS* for Running with the Devil (Daredevil/Bullseye/Elektra/Kingpin), Rocket, Secret Empire, and Darth Vader. If you haven't caught up... do that.
The boys sit down to play a little Injustice 2 (ok... mainly Heath and AT's wife Becca) and nerd out after being away from each other for two whole weeks! They talk Dr. Fate, the Running with the Devil event, Star Wars, and Secret Empire! Heath pitches an incredible movie idea starring one of their favorite comedians and the boys give their pick for the past two weeks! Make sure to follow on Twitter (@readacomicbook) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/readacomicbook)! Don't forget to leave a comment!
*DISCLAIMER* We recorded this episode before Phoenix Comicon. The first issue of The Button event from DC had just come out.
The boys sit down to talk about the many character that have taken on the mantles of Flash, Robin, Batman, Captain America, and Iron Man. We also talk about a few of our very favorite characters currently taking on the mantle of an old character!
Heath, Paul, and I hang out with our wonderfully nerdy friend Shannon Heuscher and talk about her favorite character, Doctor Strange! We talk about our favorite parts of the movie, who else we would have cast as The Ancient One, and of course BennyCumz! Obviously we talk a LOT about the books! The Way of The Weird, Magic Bullets, Sorcerer Supreme choose your own adventure, and what Strange title we think everyone should read (Spoiler... actually no, no it's not a spoiler! Go read The Oath by Brian K. Vaughan!)
Nate Reads a Comic Book! Nate McWhortor (Comedian - National Comedy Theatre Phoenix) joins Paul, Heath, and Anthony to talk about his introduction into the wonderful world of comics! We gave him Rough Riders by Adam Glass (Aftershock) and we had a blast talking about ALL of it! From Teddy being Batman to Rasputin's third leg, we talk about it all. We also learn about what Nate is nerdy about and find out if Rough Riders was good enough to get Nate hooked on comics (SPOILER... it totally is).