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Nov 01

Behind The Panels Issue 42 – Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

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In this issue, we catch up on what we’ve been reading and watching, including the new seasons of The Walking Dead and Arrow. We also look at the big announcements from NYCC and what’s DC cancelling now? THEN Oh, you said something about an IRON MAN 3 trailer? X-Men: Days of Future Past and S.H.I.E.L.D. casting. PLUS our pick of the week: Batman – The Dark Knight Returns from DC

Our next reading assignment: Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra & José Marzán, Jr.

Your Hosts: Richard Gray & David McVay

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Vintage Clip of the Week

 Batman (the 1966 series)

What We’ve Been Reading/What We’ve Been Watching

Big reads for both of us (e.g. Marvel Cosmic, Walking Dead, New Avengers), Walking Dead (AMC) – Season 3 and Arrow (CW) – Season 1

New This Month:

Marvel NOW! Point One #1
Avengers Assemble #8
Batman #13 – Death of the Family
Daredevil: End of Days
Wolverine MAX
Phantom Stranger
Uncanny Avengers
AvX: Consequences
A-Babies V X-Babies
Punisher War Zone #1
Talon #1
Happy
National Comics: Madame X
Doctor Who (IDW) by Andy Diggle
Minimum Carnage (Event)
Dark Horse Presents #17

Comic News

NYCC 2012 Highlights.
http://www.thereelbits.com/2012/10/15/nycc-wrap-up-and-highlights/

DC cancels more titles.
http://www.thereelbits.com/2012/10/16/dc-comics-and-vertigo-full-solicitations-for-january-2013/

Movie News

Oh, you said something about an IRON MAN 3 trailer?
http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/marvel/ironman3/

Vaughn Exits X-Men: Days of Future Past.
http://www.deadline.com/2012/10/matthew-vaughn-wont-direct-x-men-first-class-2-will-bryan-singer-replace-him/

Ming-Na Wen to be in S.H.I.E.L.D.
http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/173343-ming-na-wen-joins-joss-whedons-shield

The Rest…

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The music used for this episode is the theme from the movie “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns”.