David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week Captain Marvel gets renamed, Aquaman beats Marvel, David Mazzucchelli disavows Batman, more deets on Spider-Men, and we bid farewell to a comic book legend. THEN the supernatural, spies and dinosaurs come to the screen in movie news. PLUS our very respectful in every way Pick of the Week – Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman.
Our next reading assignment: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8.
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Your Show Notes:
Vintage Clip of the Week
The Origin of Captain America (1966)
Jean Giraud, or Meobius, dies at 73; master comics artist
Marvel Back on Top, Aquaman outsells every Marvel book
Captain Marvel Gets a New Name and Look
David Mazzucchelli Disavows Forthcoming Batman Reprint
More details on Spider-men coming in June
Paul Levitz Reveals more Worlds’ Finest, Earth 2 Secrets (Huntress! Power Girl!)
RIP Batman Golden Age Artist Sheldon Moldoff
Save the date! You’re invited to the wedding of Northstar and Kyle
Supernatural Graphic Novel Trespassers Coming to Theatres
Warner Bros. to Adapt Dinosaur Graphic Novel Bolivar
Warner Bros. Picks Up Comic Book Lucid
New documentary: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Super-heroines
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It seemed appropriate, the music this week is from the film Schindler’s List by John Williams.