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May 14

Behind The Panels Issue 28 – Preacher: Gone To Texas

Hosted By: Richard Gray & David McVay

In this issue, Richard is back! In this issue The New New 52, Marvel’s Crossover events and the Court of Owls. Then its DC annuals, Marvel cosmetics, Batman selling out and The First X-Men? ALSO, The Avengers makes some money, Iron Man 3 casting and your weekly dose of Arrow.  PLUS our kick ass pick of the week: Preacher: Gone to Texas by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon.

Our next reading assignment: The Invincible Iron Man: Extremis (vol 4. Issues 1 – 6) by Warrewn Ellis and Adi Granov.

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Your Show Notes:

The Vintage Clip of the Week this week is:
Namor The Submariner

What We’ve Been Reading This Week – 21/3/2012 Releases

  • Quick summary of Spielgelman and Crumb exhibits?
  • DC FCBD The New 52 #1 – The Trinity War is Coming
  • DC Second Wave Titles?
  • Marvel Crossover Event – DD/Punisher/Avenging Spider-man
  • DC Event – Court of Owls
  • The Incredible Hulk

Comic News

DC Announces Annuals for “Superman”, “Detective Comics” and more!
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=38633

Benefit Cosmetics and Marvel Unveil “Beauty Inspired” Comic Book Action Hero
http://www.thereelbits.com/2012/05/10/benefit-cosmetics-and-marvel-unveil-beauty-inspired-comic-book-action-hero/

Original copy of Batman #1 sells for $850,000
http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/05/11/original-batman-1-auction-850000-dollars/

The First X-Men
http://www.thereelbits.com/2012/05/12/who-are-the-first-x-men-find-out-from-marvel-this-august/

Movie News

The Avengers earns lots of money
http://boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=3438&p=.htm

John Romita Jr. Says Kick Ass 2 Films This Summer For Release Next May, Hopes To Direct Animated Segment
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/05/06/john-romita-jr-says-kick-ass-films-summer-for-release-next-may-hopes-direct-animated-segment/

Jessica Chastain will not appear in Iron Man 3
http://www.thereelbits.com/2012/05/08/jessica-chastain-passes-on-iron-man-3/www.facebook.com/pages/Jessica-Chastain/130560923681640
but…Rebecca Hall might have grabbed it
http://www.deadline.com/2012/05/rebecca-hall-up-for-%E2%80%98iron-man-3%E2%80%99-role-jessica-chastain-declined/

Arrow picked up by CW
http://collider.com/arrow-carrie-diaries-season-one/165725/

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The music used for this episode is “Paris, Texas” by Ry Cooder to give us a sleazy southern flavour.

  • Mystery_Caller

    Richard Grey should wear tighter pants.