Welcome to another episode of Wildstorm Addiction! Our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy talk about the Wildstorm comic releases for the weeks of 6/2 through 6/9.
00:00:34 – Ben welcomes everyone to Episode #5 w/reviews of Sparta #4, Gen 13 #36, and The Authority #23.
00:00:57 – Joe gives the sad news about the breakup of the Comic Addiction Network website.
- He mentions that Paul Steven Brown and Anthony Ellis started www.culturalwormhole.com and the new home of the X-Addiction podcast and possibly the Avengers Addiction podcast.
- He also mentions that Mike Smith and veteran Chris Partin www.imageaddiction.net and the new home of the Image Addiction podcast.
- Joe gives out our new home and podcast is at www.wildstormaddiction.com
00:02:43 – Ben reads an email sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org account.
00:05:00 – Joe gives some forum shout-out to…
- At the Official Wildstorm Message Boards: thanks for the kind words from camera23, chris striker, nightcraws (Paul Patane from C.A.), echopryme, vintagecrime, titanothrope, pham2, and newcomer karafan29 who says,”Love the podcast keep the episodes coming! Well I’m a trade reader and the only Wildstorm books I’m reading is Astro City. I’ve never read any of the Wildstorm Universe proper titles, but I’m starting to become more interested in the titles and the characters, thanks to your podcast“
- At Clark’s Bar: shoutout to I.O. Destroyed
- At Comic Book Resources: shoutout to FistofIron, Twinpsitols, & mgs.
- At Valiant Fans, shoutout to robb77, Chiclo, Dr. Solar, Drift, & aggr1103 who says,”Not really a wildstorm fan, but I’m down to listen to any podcast that comic company or comic book specific. Not a huge fan of comic podcasts that bounce from marvel to dc. I’ll be checking this out.“
- And finally at Retrojunk: Echidna64 (who got me This is Wildstorm Universe #0 last year from SDCC!)
00:07:40 – Ben mentions that Wildstorm Addiction fans will have to subscribe to a new feed, hopefully you are using it right now!
00:08:11 – Joe gives the spoiler alert reminder and explains that any written review on www.wildstormaddiction.com is spoiler free unless clearly marked as having spoilers.
00:08:42 – Joe give the Wildstorm news:
- Wetworks: Mutations #1, One-Shot written by Kevin Grevioux (screenwriter of the Underworld series) and Christopher Long & art by Julius Gopez, cover by Brandon Badeaux coming in September.
00:10:29 – Ben reviews Sparta #4, written by David Lapham and art by Johnny Timmons.
- Ben’s review in summary, um….. 😉
00:22:29 – Joe reviews Gen 13 #36, written by Phil Hester, art by Cruddie Torian & Saleem Crawford, with a cover by Phil Noto.
00:35:52 – Ben reviews The Authority #23, by TOM TAYLOR • Art by MIKE S. MILLER • Cover by PHILIP TAN (other half of cover was on Wildcats #24)
00:49:24 – Joe mentions the release of:
- TOM STRONG AND THE ROBOTS OF DOOM #1
- FREE REALMS #10 (OF 12)
- MODERN WARFARE 2: GHOST #5 (OF 6)
- RESIDENT EVIL #5 (OF 6)
- GEARS OF WAR BOOK 1
- A God Somewhere – OGN (we will be reviewing this next time)
The opening and closing music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline which can be found at http://www.musicalley.com.
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