It’s our New York City Comic Con 2014 wrap episode, featuring Tony Fleecs, Ryan Browne, Daniel Govar, Marc Laming, Marcio Takara, Tom Raney, Sara Pichelli, Serena Guerra, Jim Cheung, Cadence Comic Art, Yanick Paquette, Tom King, Matt Kindt, Pier Brito, Ron Richards, Erik Larsen, Vince Colletta, Paul Mounts, Andy Belanger, Philip Tan, Wes Craig, Garry Brown, Eric Talbot, Aaron Conley, Robbi Rodriguez, Nick Dragotta, Dean Kotz, Cory Smith, Mark Morales, Ramon Perez, Rob Liefeld, Ryan Stegman, Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey, Brent Schoonover, Aaron Kuder, Lee Weeks, Russell Dauterman, Mike McKone, Tom Richmond, Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, James Harren, Declan Shalvey, Robert Kirkman, Scott Kolins, Terry Moore, Jeremy Haun, Sara Richmond, Bill Sienkiewicz, Rachel Richey, Tim Seeley, Dave Bullock, Dexter Vines, Ed McGuinness, Freddie Williams III, DMC, Greg Capullo, Rich Johnston, and a whole mess more!
The New York City Comic Con looms large on the horizon as we talk about Tony Fleecs, Matt Kindt, Wytches #1 by Scott Snyder, Jock, and Matt Hollingsworth from Image, Manhattan Projects, East of West, Jonathan Hickman and the Avengers family of books, Avengers and the X-Men: Axis #1 by Rick Remender and Adam Kubert, X #18 by Duane Swierczynski, Eric Nguyen, Freddie Williams III, and Michelle Madsen from Dark Horse, Rob Liefeld, Tom King and Tim Seeley’s Grayson, Vampirella: Feary Tales #1 by Nancy A. Collins, Devin Grayson, John Shirley, Jack Jadson, Ronilson Freire, Elmo Bondoc, and Art Adams from Dynamite!, Jack Davis, John Severin, Ryan Browne’s God Hates Astronauts, The Death of Wolverine by Charles Soule, Steve McNiven, Jay Leisten, and Justin Ponsor, Amazing Spider-Man #7 by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, Antonio Fabela, and Edgar Delgado, Satellite Sam by Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin from Image, the greatest runs of all time, Elephantmen #59 by Richard Starkings, Axel Medellin, and Boo Cook from Image, and a whole mess more!
Out with the old and in with the new as we talk about The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage #1 by Jen Van Meter, Roberto de la Torre, and David Baron from Valiant, Childish Gambino, the new 11 O’Clock forum, the Marvel Covers Artist’s Edition from IDW, Bucky Barnes: Winter Soldier #1 by Ales Kot and Marco Rudy, Thor #1 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson, Original Sin, Lobo #1 by Cullen Bunn, Reilly Brown, Nelson Decastro, and Pete Pantazis, Men of Wrath #1 by Jason Aaron and Ron Garney from Icon/Marvel, Southern Bastards, Dark Horse Presents #2 (Andy Kuhn, Steve Parkhouse, Aliens, Jordie Bellaire and Declan Shalvey, and more), Edge of Spider-Verse #4, Nightworld by Adam McGovern, Paolo Leandri and Dominic Regan from Image, Ryan Browne and God Hates Astronauts, Prometheus and Juan Ferreyra, All-New X-Men, Amazing X-Men, Moon Knight, Death of Wolverine, Mad Monster Party, Captain America #25 by Rick Remender and Carlos Pacheco, the Oni Press Humble Bundle, Return to Slumberland by Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez from IDW, and a whole mess more!
After a very deep dive into the lead-up to Marvel’s Spider-Verse event (Amazing Spider-Man #1-6 by Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba, and Edgar Delgado, Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez, abd Rico Renzi’s Spider-Gwen in Edge of Spider-Verse #2, Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Giuseppe Camuncoli, John Dell, and Antonio Fabela’s Superior Spider-Man #32-33, Dustin Weaver’s Edge #3, Silk, Black Cat, Elektro, and much more), we segue into Deep Space 9, Marvel Comics Presents, Hickman’s Avengers, Marc Laming and the All-New Invaders, Grant Morrison and Chris Sprouse’s Multiversity: The Secret Society of Super-Heroes, Black Science by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera, Image-O-Rama: Copperhead #1 by Jay Faerber, Scott Godlewski, and Ron Riley, Remender and Greg Tocchini’s Low, The Wicked and the Divine by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, and Southern Bastards from Jason Aaron and Jason Latour, Grendel Vs. The Shadow by Matt Wagner and Brennan Wagner from Dynamite and Dark Horse, Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1 by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra from Dark Horse, Conan the Cimmerian #0-7 by Tim Truman, Thomas Giorello, Richard Corben, Jose Villarubia, and Richard Starkings, Vandal Savage, Valiant’s Archer and Armstrong by Fred Van Lente, Clayton Henry, Matt Milla, Emanuela Lupacchino, and Guillermo Ortego, and a whole mess more!
In this specially-themed episode, we pick the single issue or miniseries that perfectly encapsulates the style/tone/trends of the era/decade in which it was published (Silver, Bronze, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s), seasoned with snappy commentary from the EOC Live Tweets!
Mario Muscar and Darrell “No Apologies” Taylor join us to speak loud and long on Matt Wagner, the Baltimore Comic Con, David Finch, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, The Death of Wolverine by Charles Soule, Steve McNiven, Jay Leisten, and Justin Ponsor, Annihilator #1 by Grant Morrison and Frazer Irving from Legendary, Vampirella cosplay, Grayson: Futures End #1 by Tim Seeley, Tom King, Stephen Mooney, and Jeromy Cox, Legion, Genius #1 by Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman, and Afua Richardson from Top Cow, Cyberforce, Alejandro Jodorowski and Georges Bess’ The White Lama from Humanoids, Alan Moore, Sundowners #1 by Tim Seeley, Jim Terry, and Sean Dove from Dark Horse, Trees by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard out of Image, Saga #22 by Brian K Vaughn and Fiona Staples, Godzilla: Cataclysm #1 by Cullen Bunn and Dave Wachter from IDW, Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever: The Original Teleplay by David and Scott Tipton, J.K. Woodward, and Juan Ortiz, DK2: The Dark Knight Strikes Again, PLUS an extensive interview with Victor Cayro, the undisputed outlaw god of the underground anthology!
The Last Ship, The Multiversity #1 by Grant Morrison, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Nei Ruffino, Captain America #23 from Rick Remender, Carlos Pacheco, Mariano Taibo, and Dean White, Avengers Forever, Time Runs Out, God Is Dead: The Book of Acts Alpha and Omega (Mike Costa, Si Spurrier, Alan Moore, Justin Jordan, Kieron Gillen, Rafael Ortiz, Hernan Cabrera, German Nobile, and more), Safari Honeymoon by Jesse Jacobs from Koyama Press, more pre-200 Amazing Spider-Man, Beautiful Darkness from Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoët from Drawn and Quarterly, The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 animated feature, more Dark Horse Presents #1, Nightworld #1 by Adam McGovern, Paolo Leandri, and Dominic Regan from Image, The Delinquents #1 by James Asmus, Fred Van Lente, and Kano from Valiant, Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko, Piotr Kowalski, and Juan Manuel Tumburus’ Nightbreed from BOOM!, Alien Legion: Uncivil War #1 from Chuck Dixon, Larry Stroman, Carl Potts, and Thomas Mason from Titan Comics, Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers #1 by Joe Casey, Nathan Fox, Jim Rugg, Ulises Farinas, and Brad Simpson from Dynamite!, X-Men First Class and Days of Future Past, Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta’s Outcast from Image, Mike Mignola’s Hellboy: Seed of Destruction from Dark Horse, The Strain, and a whole mess more!
The dynamic duo of Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko join us to discuss a multitude of things, including The Hulk, Jeff Parker, Kinski, Star Wars: Legacy, Dark Horse Presents, Invisible Republic and Image Comics, the Kirkman Manifesto, Heathentown, Planet of the Apes, Marc Laming, Lord of the Rings, Lovecraft, Richard Corben, The Strain, Twin Peaks and David Lynch, Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoët from Drawn and Quarterly, Aaron Conley and Sabertooth Swordsman, Naoki Urasawa’s Pluto, Mark Millar, Icon, Moonhead and the Music Machine by Andrew Rae from Nobrow Press, Neonomicon, Marv Wolfman and Keith Pollard’s run on Amazing Spider-Man, Hellboy, The Multiversity #1, Self-Made Hero, All-New Ghost Rider by Felipe Smith, Tradd Moore, and Val Staples, Grayson by Tim Seeley, Tom King, and Mikel Janin, Wonder Woman, Petty Theft by Pasca Girard from Drawn and Quarterly, dumb bunnies, and a whole mess more!
Geof Darrow’s Shaolin Cowboy from Dark Horse, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Fables: Super Team (#102-108) by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, and Lee Loughridge from Vertigo, Superior Spider-Man #32 by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Giuseppe Camuncoli, John Dell, Adam Kubert, Antonio Fabela, and Rain Beredo, Spider-Verse, Trillium by Jeff Lemire and Jose Villarrubia for Vertigo, The Strain, ComicBase, Abe Sapien #14-15 by Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Max Fiumara, Dave Stewart, Juan Ferreyra, and Sebastian Fiumara from Dark Horse, Afterlife with Archie #6 and Andrew Pepoy, Star Trek: City on the Edge of Forever - The Original Teleplay by Harlan Ellison, Scott Tipton, David Tipton, and J. K. Woodward from IDW, Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland by Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez from IDW, Dark Horse Presents #1, and a whole mess more!
Jim Rugg joins us to expound on Street Angel from AdHouse Books, Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree, Rob Liefeld, Brian Maruca, Gary Groth, Comics Comics (Frank Santoro, Dan Nadel, Tim Hodler, and more), PictureBox, Chris Pitzer, Supermag, Boulet, Mike Mignola and the Hellboy Goes to Hell Artist’s Edition from IDW, Afrodisiac, Usamu Tezuka’s Book of Human Insects from Vertical, Cable: Blood and Metal, Brian Lee O’Malley’s Seconds, Jane, the Fox, and Me by Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault from Groundwood Books, Josh Bayer, Jason Karns and FUKITOR, Organ fanzine, SDCC, Tom Scioli, Fort Thunder, Copacetic Comics, Paul Pope, Pittsburgh Comic Con, Robin Williams, Wally Wood, social media, artistic influences, CAB, Howtoons [Re]ignition by Fred Van Lente, Tom Fowler, and Jordie Bellaire from Image, Magnus: Robot Fighter from Fred Van Lente and Cory Smith from Dynamite!, the Annihilation Omnibus and Guardians of the Galaxy, Farel Dalrymple’s The Wrenchies from :01 First Second, and a whole mess more!