The team is back at it again with another edition of Comic Shop Talk! We cover a range of topics including The Return of Wolverine, the latest X-event called Xtermination, the latest Venom series, the crazy Rick and Morty/Dungeons and Dragon crossover, and some brief conjecture on the much-anticipated DC Heroes in Crisis storyline!
We hope you enjoy this latest video, which was a lot of fun to make, and be sure to look out for our September Pop Culture Video Blog coming soon!
We are a bit late in getting this video out to you but summer vacation schedules were the theme of the month. But fear not, we are back! This month we talk about lots of the new Marvel relaunches including Thor, Immortal Hulk, Tony Stark Iron Man, and Venom. We also look at continuing series Champions and the wind down of the X-Men Gold book. DC is not totally forgotten in this month’s edition as we discuss Teen Titans. And we finish up by spotlighting the amazing Gideon Falls series from Image, which has just been optioned as a TV show!
Hey Guys…after a bit of a prolonged absence due to our team getting our production quality up to speed to give you a better experience with our videos, we have returned and hopefully now every month without fail!
In this month’s episode, we talk Dan Slott’s swan song Amazing Spider-Man #800, Chris indulges himself in discussing the recent Punisher run with War Machine armor, a couple of Wayne’s regular reads in Weapon H and the new Lando Calrissian comic series, Brian Bendis’ Man of Steel, and Ken makes mention of a couple of Indies on his radar!
We’d love to hear your thoughts, so comment on our video and contact us with anything you would like for us to discuss in future videos!
Our first video blog from the new shop location. Thanks for your patience in our absence!
(0:00-42:25) Our Marvel topics include Infinity Countdown, Amazing Spider-Man’s Red Goblin character, Thanos, Moon Knight, the prospector fascination with Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur #28, Star Wars Thrawn and DJ, and we finish up with some talk about the upcoming reboot of the Marvel Universe!
(42:26-52:54) Our DC talk delves into Brian Bendis entrance into DC’s Superman Universe, Doomsday Clock delays, Dark Knights Metal, and Raven Daughter of Darkness!
(52:55-1:01:54) Indie talk includes the new Kirkman book Oblivion Song, Gideon Falls, and a little bit of news on an upcoming Sandman Universe!
Comic Shop Talk is a video blog dedicated to Comics, and pop culture talk including movies, television, books, and more. Ken Lee is the author of our long-running comic blog The Crank File, Rob Goyer is our Cards and Counters game blog author, Tylor Hamel appears in many in-store livestreams and works at Great Stories Comics & Gaming, Wayne Demers is author of our very own The Dope Sheet movie blog, and Chris Mills is the owner of Great Stories.
Wayne Demers filled in for Rob Goyer in our latest episode. We’ll be welcoming Rob’s return next month, but rest assured you will be seeing our resident movie expert again soon!
0:00 – 47:11 We begin our comic talk with Marvel and the story so far with their Secret Empire storyline, before taking a departure into the brand new Astonishing X-Men series, and then delving into the entire lineup of Star Wars comics that are out on shelves.
47:12 – 57:28 We discuss DC’s Dark Days: The Casting plus Batman Beyond and Mister Miracle.
1:16:21 After the conclusion of our comic talk, we have Wayne lead a discussion on some of the films from this summer he has reviewed on The Dope Sheet, Chris talks The Dark Tower, and Tylor gives his thoughts on both the trailers for Gotham and The Defenders.
Comic Shop Talk is a video blog dedicated to Comics, and pop culture talk including movies, television, books, and more. Ken Lee is the author of our long-running comic blog The Crank File, Rob Goyer is our Cards and Counters game blog author, Tylor Hamel appears in many in-store livestreams and works at Great Stories Comics & Gaming, and Chris Mills is the owner of Great Stories.
0:00 We talk the latest developments in Marvel’s massive Secret Empire story.
14:30 Weapons of Mutant Destruction
19:00 Edge of the Venomverse
23:50 Spectacular Spider-Man
26:18 DC talk begins with Dark Days: The Forge
35:00 Batman regular series
38:00 DC/Looney Tunes crossover titles
42:35 Indie Comic Talk including Image Comics’ Redneck, Plastic, Kill the Minotaur, and Winnebago Graveyard
50:45 Movie talk begins with Ken and Tylor catching us up with their opinions on Wonder Woman, our anticipation for Spider-Man Homecoming, and The Transformer movie franchise
1:03:50 TV talk begins with Game of Thr0nes, Stephen King, Netflix Marvel shows, and some movies we caught on the small screen. Then we end it all with our reaction outside our local theater after seeing Spider-Man: Homecoming.
We hope you enjoy the show, and we’ll be back real soon with another installment!
We are so excited to bring you our very first video blog (vlog for short I suppose). This will be the first of a monthly series that will bring you the latest in comics and pop culture! Let’s just get right to it. We are new to this, and we trust you will see production elements improve over time as we get into the flow of video creation. We hope you enjoy the first journey!
Film Date: June 4, 2017
Video # 1 is All Secret Empire Talk. Nick Spencer ticks off Captain America fans everywhere. Hydra Cap…say it ain’t so! Check it out and let us know what you think!
Video #2 covers various topics including non-Secret Empire comic talk, movies, and television.
1:09 – The guys talk about what they are reading lately and digging.
18:25 – We begin talking cinematic happenings including talk about DC’s successful Wonder Woman.
29:37 – We start to get into television talk for both DC and Marvel.