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Mar 22

Behind The Panels Issue 20 – Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8

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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, we visit our favourite man in the log cabin Alan Moore then spin through the wonders of WonderCon. THEN Mandrake comes to the cinema, and what’s next for Chronicle director Josh Trank. PLUS our kick-ass Pick of the Week: Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8.

Our next reading assignment: The New 52 – 6 Months On.

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Your Show Notes:

Vintage Clip of the Week

Vampirella (1996)

Comic News

Buying Before Watchmen? Alan Moore says stop buying his other comics.
http://blastr.com/2012/03/buying-before-watchmen-al.php

Wonder-Con 12 Updates

DC Comics/Vertigo
New 52
http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2012/03/17/wondercon-2012-dc-comics-the-new-52

Superman: Earth One Volume 2 by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis releasing in November.
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=37605

Vertigo
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=37626

The New Deadwardians as Downton Abbey meets The Walking Dead (28/3)
Saucer Country by Paul Cornell and artist Ryan Kelly,  Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child by Selwyn Hinds with art by Denys Cowan (21/3)
Get Jiro, an original graphic novel co-written by Joel Rose and cook and TV personality Anthony Bourdain.
Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland original graphic novel will finally be published this November.

Marvel
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=37644

– New Captain Marvel
– New X-Treme X-Men by Greg Pak in July (See also: http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=37639)
Hulk & Red Hulk together with Machine Man and Alpha Flight in a story illustrated by Dale Eaglesham
Dark Avengers in June – Luke Cage will lead the Dark Avengers

Movie News

Arrow first look
http://www.thereelbits.com/2012/03/20/warner-releases-first-look-at-green-arrow-from-arrow/ 

Warner Bros. Plots Mandrake the Magician
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/warner-bros-plots-mandrake-magician-298627

Josh Trank to direct Red Star
http://www.deadline.com/2012/03/chronicle-helmer-josh-trank-lands-on-the-red-star-at-warner-bros/

Feedback

Andrew Todd asks a question and Mateo Guglielmi corrects us. Thanks for all the feedback.

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The opening music is Nerf Herder’s theme to the “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” TV series and we close with a track from “Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Once More With Feeling” by Joss Whedon.