Nov 25, 2013

80-Pagecast 19: These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

After some news we reviews Afterlife with Archie, the Transformers Dark Cybertron mess, the Superior Spider-man Annual, and Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe. Then we give thanks to the comicbook creators we are thankful for this gobbly-wobbly holiday season. Wibbly-wobbly. And support our friend's Kickstarter project for Bio-Mechanical Ordnance Gestalt toys if you could.

Nov 12, 2013

80-Pagecast 18: Creepy Elves

Spoilers! We all watched Thor; Dark World and spoil the heck out of it as this week's main topic. After our usual run down of comics news, like Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, and some blind guy are getting tv shows! Plus we read Captain Marvel #17, Transformers: Dark Cybertron #1, and Superior Spider-man #20.

Nov 6, 2013

The Beano has changed 1) Modern art styles.

 The Beano is a thing I love. It's a British comic book, an anthology of gag strips. I have Beanos from nearly every single decade of its existence except the 1930s and 1940s. Yup, that's right, the Beano started in 1938 making it one of the longest-running comic books in the world!

Especially since DC cancelled Action Comics and Detective comics and restarted them, relatively recently.

Obviously with such a long lifespan the Beano has changed a lot over the years. Still it's maintained a strong continuity with the old comics slotting in very well with even the most modern comics. At some other time I might pull out some of my collection and do a thorough through-time with one of the characters. But today I wanna target something specific from one of my recent issues of the book.