00:00:04 – Ben welcomes everyone to episode #56 for February and March 2016.
- Wishful thinking – Article relating the popularity of R-rated Deadpool for DC character spin-off movies such as Lobo, Harley Quinn, and Midnighter?!?! http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/02/15/the-deadpool-effect-greenlights-for-lobo-harley-quinn-and-venom/
- DC Sales concerns – http://icv2.com/articles/markets/view/33658/how-low-can-dc-go
- Midnighter Cancellation?? maybe… http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/02/02/dc-comics-rebirth-rumoured-cancelled-comics-include-starfire-midnighter-and-black-canary/
- Comics Pro news – New Rebirth launch has caused some aborted titles prematurely? Grayson and Midnighter, check out the last solicit covers to make that assumption. http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/02/18/which-of-these-dc-comics-may-covers-looks-most-like-a-final-issue/
00:02:53 – Joe covers an epic listener mail this month with a new convert to Wildstorm, Grifter specifically.
00:11:50 – Joe reviews Midnighter #9, released on February 3rd, written by Steve Orlando with art by Aco, cover by Carlo Pagulayan and Jason Paz. A much better review from our friend at Retcon Punch: http://retcon-punch.com/2016/02/08/midnighter-9/
00:16:45 – Ben reviews Midnighter #10, released on March 2nd, written by Steve Orlando with art by Hugo Petrus and Aco, cover by Aco and Ramulo Farajdo, Jr. A much better review from our friend at Retcon Punch: http://retcon-punch.com/2016/03/07/midnighter-10/
00:22:19 – Ben gives a run-down on the upcoming books and character appearances in the new DCU June 2015 relaunch. Remember, all these books are available digitally the same day as the print release at the DC section of www.comixology.com
- For the week of 2/24 – GRAYSON #17 – Wildcats cover!?!?! Nope, but lots of Grifter and Tao!
- For the weeks of 3/9 , 3/16 , and 3/23 – Batman and Robin Eternal #23, #24, #25 has many Midnighter appearances.
- For the week of 3/23 – GRAYSON #18 – The Syndicate with Grifter and Tao seek out Grayson and the Tiger.
- For the week of 4/06 – MIDNIGHTER #11 – At last, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: Apollo returns! Midnighter’s caught in the crossfire between the Suicide Squad and Spyral—now he must team up with his ex to stop Henry Bendix from creating a monster!
- For the week of 5/04 – MIDNIGHTER #12 – Midnighter, Apollo and the Suicide Squad square off against The Unified—one of Henry Bendix’s most dangerous creations! Is their combined strength enough to stop a being as powerful as Superman and as intelligent as Midnighter? [LAST ISSUE!?!?!]
00:25:32 – Joe gives some quick shout out’s to the new Facebook version of the Clark’s Bar: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1036575389702716/, down to 15 members.
00:26:51 – Joe finishes up with the contact details as shown below.The opening music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline.
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