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Feb 26

Behind The Panels Issue 17 – Fantastic Four Season One

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Hosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray

David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week Occupy Riverdale, Mark Waid hits the web, play with the members of Young Justice, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope and Warner to Bleach up the big screen! All this PLUS, our kick-ass pick of the week – Fantastic Four Season One by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa & David Marquez.

Our next reading assignment: Warlord of Mars – Fall of Barsoom.

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Your Show Notes:

Vintage Clip of the Week

Fantastic Four (1967) Animated Series

Comic News

‘Occupy Riverdale’ Story to Show Protests in Archie Comics
http://blog.newsarama.com/2012/02/22/occupy-riverdale-story-to-show-protests-in-archie-comics/

Mark Waid to Launch a Series of Web Comics This Summer
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/02/22/mark-waid-to-launch-a-series-of-webcomics-this-summer/

Young Justice Video Game Announced
http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/169645-young-justice-legacy-video-game-announced

Movie News

Trailer for Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope
http://www.majorspoilers.com/trailer-morgan-spurlock-comic-con-episode-iv-a-fans-hope

Warner Bros to adapt Bleach Comic
http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/169671-warner-bros-to-adapt-manga-bleach

Giveaway!

Win one of 4 copies of AMC’s The Walking Dead season one on Blue-Ray. The fine folks over at Hopscotch have given us four copies of this record breaking TV show on Blu-Ray to giveaway to you, the fine listeners of this fine podcast. To enter (and possibly win!) you need to answer the question posed in the show and then head over to theREELbits.com where Richard has all the deets and conditions. Sorry, but this is only open to residents of Australia due to region coding.

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The music this week is from the film Fantastic Four by John Ottman.