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Feb 21

Behind The Panels Issue 48 – The Underwater Welder

Behind-the-Panels-48-CoverIn this issue, prepare for Oz Comic-con! Plus, a legend leaves Green Lantern, and Marvel sends us to Infinity and beyond…for free! DC cancels more, and more Arkham Asylum on the way. THEN Guardians of the Galaxy casting, and a whole mess of TV news from The Walking Dead, Arrow and S.H.I.E.L.D. PLUS our kick-ass pick of the week, The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire.

Our next reading assignment: The New Deadwardians by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard (DC/Vertigo).

Your Hosts: Richard Gray & David McVay with guest Dave Longo

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Vintage Clip of the Week

The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967) – “The Menace of the Black Manta”

Comic News

Oz Comic-Con announcement
http://www.ozcomiccon.com/

Geoff Johns leaves Green Lantern!
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/11/geoff-johns_n_2662917.html

Marvel launches Infinity with FCBD
http://www.geeksofdoom.com/2013/02/07/free-comic-book-day-2013-marvels-infinity-to-feature-more-thanos

DC Cancels 6, Adds 2
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=43640 and
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bryan-young/exclusive-dc-comics-revea_b_2641445.html

Hello Kitty debuts as a comic book
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/02/11/hello-kitty-comic-books-to-debut-at-san-diego-comic-con-2013/

New Batman: Arkham game due in 2013?
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/time-warner-management-discusses-q4-191012645.html

Movie News

Chris Pratt is Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy
http://www.deadline.com/2013/02/chris-pratt-getting-guardians-of-the-galaxy-lead/
..and Jason Momoa is Drax?
http://latino-review.com/2013/02/15/exclusive-marvel-drax-destroyer-guardians-galaxy/
Tested, but not offered: https://twitter.com/Borys_Kit/status/302509864222076928

Peter Dinklage joins X-Men: Days of Future Past
https://twitter.com/BryanSinger/status/301886258572046338

Arrow renewed for a second season
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/tvnews.php?id=100220

The Walking Dead mid-season return sees over 12 million viewers
http://blogs.amctv.com/the-walking-dead/2013/02/midseason-premiere-ratings.php

Production wraps on S.H.I.E.L.D
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/tvnews.php?id=100240

Feedback

David McVay is Hank Scorpio
http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0098286/quotes

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We end the show this week with “Beyond the Sea” by Robbie Williams.