Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 52

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast – Episode 52

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Show Notes: Welcome to a another episode of Wildstorm Addiction, our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy review Midnighter #4 (2015).

00:00:01  – Joe welcomes everyone to episode #52 and gives the obligatory spoiler alerts warning for the issue being reviewed.

00:00:35  – Joe continues with no “news” and addresses some fresh listener mail.

00:01:07 – Ben reviews Midnighter #4, released on September 2nd, written by Steve Orlando with art by Stephen Mooney, cover by ACO and color credit by Romulo Fajardo Jr.

00:19:29 – Joe 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 10/07 – MIDNIGHTER #5 – Grayson and Midnighter have finally cornered the man selling the tech that was stolen from the God Garden! Unfortunately for them, he’s saved all the best toys for himself! Somebody’s not leaving Russia alive
  • For the week of 11/04 – MIDNIGHTER #6 – Midnighter’s always lived his life believing nothing could ever hurt him—but that was before he let someone he cared about into his world! When a mysterious enemy targets the family of the man he loves, all bets are off…
  • For the week of 12/02 – MIDNIGHTER #7 – The mastermind behind the theft of the God Garden’s technology is finally unveiled…and Midnighter never could have guessed the ultimate goal of the heist!

00:20:08 – Ben gives some quick shout out’s to the new Facebook version of the Clark’s Bar: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1036575389702716/, now with 15 members! Get twice the Valiant coverage now with our friends of the show from the Only the Valiant podcast at http://www.onlythevaliant.com. We also want to mention our friends over at http://culturalwormhole.blogspot.com/ and their Valiant Future podcast where Joe has been a regular co-host for over a year now.

00:20:39 – Ben finishes up with the contact details as shown below.The opening music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline.
Contact info:
Joe: http://twitter.com/joedavidsoliz
Wildstorm Addiction: http://twitter.com/wildstormaddict
Post your comments for each episode on the wildstormaddiction.com!
Email us: wildstormaddiction@gmail.com (Reinstated, bring on some new listener mail!).
Facebook Fan Page: Wildstorm Addiction Podcast Fan Page
Our show is now on Stitcher! Listen to us on your iPhone, Android Phone, Kindle Fire and other devices with Stitcher. Stitcher is Smart Radio for Your phone or tablet. Find it in your app store or at stitcher.com The latest episode is always available for you- no syncing needed… and no memory or storage wasted! Stitcher SmartRadio- The Smarter Way to listen to radio.

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 51

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast – Episode 51

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 51Subscribe to the show: RSS Feed | iTunes

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Show Notes: Welcome to a another episode of Wildstorm Addiction, hitting our stride again with the trifecta month, Our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy review Midnighter #3 (2015).

00:00:09  – Ben welcomes everyone to episode #51 and gives the obligatory spoiler alerts warning for the issue being reviewed.

00:00:37  – Ben continues with no “news” and addresses some fresh listener mail.

  • Brian Polk (23 mins of Ska Podcast – 23ska.com – @radjose writes in:
    Last episode, I think it was Matt (L) who wrote in asking about Rainmaker being half-sister to Threshold and Bliss and where was that established.

    • It was established in the pages of “Team Seven: Dead Reckoning” where we see Steven Callahan and his wife announce that they are pregnant. When the baby is born the doctors tell Steven that both his wife and baby are dead. It’s all a plot by Craven to get the Gen-Active baby. His wife overhears this, fakes being dead until she can grab baby Rainmaker and high tail it out of there back to her family on the reservation to help be raised. Later we see Callahan’s new family along w/ his 2 new kids along with his new wife. I think there was more in the Gen12 series, and yes, we see Steven bite it at the beginning of the Gen13 mini-series.
    • Question for you two:
      If the WildStorm Universe could come back today how would you like to see it? Pick up right where they left off? Or should we join a universe that has been in progress for the last several years and has built their way out of “World’s End” and unravel the story of what happened between the end and now as the books are being published?

00:08:14 – Joe reviews Midnighter #3, released on August 5th, written by Steve Orlando with art by Aco, cover by Artyom Trakhanov with variant cover by John Paul Leon. Romulo Fajardo, Jr. makes the cover credits for his amazing colors in this issue.

00:17:34 – Ben gives an update on other Wildstorm related sighting and tie-ins from the other DCU 52 issues for the past month. Crickets!

00:22:13 – Ben continues to give 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 9/02 – MIDNIGHTER#4 –  Grayson and Midnighter—reunited at last! Granted, it wasn’t Grayson’s idea, and yes, technically Midnighter might have kidnapped him. And, uh, brought him to Moscow to fight a herd of feral vampires. Maybe this reunion is getting off on the wrong foot…
  • For the week of 10/07 – MIDNIGHTER #5 – Grayson and Midnighter have finally cornered the man selling the tech that was stolen from the God Garden! Unfortunately for them, he’s saved all the best toys for himself! Somebody’s not leaving Russia alive
  • For the week of 11/04 – MIDNIGHTER #6 – Midnighter’s always lived his life believing nothing could ever hurt him—but that was before he let someone he cared about into his world! When a mysterious enemy targets the family of the man he loves, all bets are off…

00:23:30 – Joe gives some quick shout out’s to the new Facebook version of the Clark’s Bar: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1036575389702716/, now with 15 members! Get twice the Valiant coverage now with our friends of the show from the Only the Valiant podcast at http://www.onlythevaliant.com. We also want to mention our friends over at http://culturalwormhole.blogspot.com/ and their Valiant Future podcast where Joe has been a regular co-host for over a year now.

00:26:12 – Joe finishes up with the contact details as shown below.The opening music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline.
Contact info:
Joe: http://twitter.com/joedavidsoliz
Wildstorm Addiction: http://twitter.com/wildstormaddict
Post your comments for each episode on the wildstormaddiction.com!
Email us: wildstormaddiction@gmail.com (Reinstated, bring on some new listener mail!).
Facebook Fan Page: Wildstorm Addiction Podcast Fan Page
Our show is now on Stitcher! Listen to us on your iPhone, Android Phone, Kindle Fire and other devices with Stitcher. Stitcher is Smart Radio for Your phone or tablet. Find it in your app store or at stitcher.com The latest episode is always available for you- no syncing needed… and no memory or storage wasted! Stitcher SmartRadio- The Smarter Way to listen to radio.

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 50

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast – Episode 50

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Show Notes: Welcome to a another episode of Wildstorm Addiction, two months in a row! Our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy review Midnighter #2 (2015).

00:00:40  – Joe welcomes everyone to episode #50 and gives the obligatory spoiler alerts warning (but really if you haven’t read any of these issues, you didn’t miss anything this past year). Remember, all written reviews on the website are spoiler free and usually get posted within a day of print release (Joe’s not doing anymore written reviews, for shame!).

00:01:06  – Joe continues with some SDCC “news” and follows up on some great listener mail.

00:04:01 – Listener Mail from 2014!!!

00:09:33 – Ben reviews Midnighter #2, released on July 1 and written by Steve Orlando with art by Aco, cover by Aco with variant cover Kevin Wada.

00:23:27 – Joe gives an update on other Wildstorm related sighting and tie-ins from the other DCU 52 issues for the past month. Zilch!

00:25:06 – Joe 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 8/05 – MIDNIGHTER #3 – Midnighter’s up against Multiplex, the man with the power of infinite self-replication—in other words, all his dreams are coming true! Infinite clones mean infinite bones to break…
  • For the week of 9/02 – MIDNIGHTER#4 –  Grayson and Midnighter—reunited at last! Granted, it wasn’t Grayson’s idea, and yes, technically Midnighter might have kidnapped him. And, uh, brought him to Moscow to fight a herd of feral vampires. Maybe this reunion is getting off on the wrong foot…
  • For the week of 10/07 – MIDNIGHTER #5 – Grayson and Midnighter have finally cornered the man selling the tech that was stolen from the God Garden! Unfortunately for them, he’s saved all the best toys for himself! Somebody’s not leaving Russia alive

00:27:44 – Ben gives some quick shout out’s to the new Facebook version of the Clark’s Bar: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1036575389702716/.  Get twice the Valiant coverage now with our friends of the show from the Only the Valiant podcast at http://www.onlythevaliant.com. We also want to mention our friends over at www.culturalwormhole.com and their Valiant Future podcast where Joe has been a regular co-host for over a year now.

00:28:33 – Ben continues with the contact details as shown below.The opening music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline which can be found at http://www.musicalley.com.
Contact info:
Joe: http://twitter.com/joedavidsoliz
Wildstorm Addiction: http://twitter.com/wildstormaddict
Post your comments for each episode on the wildstormaddiction.com!
Email us: wildstormaddiction@gmail.com (Reinstated, bring on some new listener mail!).
Facebook Fan Page: Wildstorm Addiction Podcast Fan Page
Our show is now on Stitcher! Listen to us on your iPhone, Android Phone, Kindle Fire and other devices with Stitcher. Stitcher is Smart Radio for Your phone or tablet. Find it in your app store or at stitcher.com The latest episode is always available for you- no syncing needed… and no memory or storage wasted! Stitcher SmartRadio- The Smarter Way to listen to radio.

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 49

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast – Episode 49

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Show Notes: Welcome to a brand new amazing yet one year late episode of Wildstorm Addiction! Our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy review Midnighter #1 (2015) and discuss the completion of both Future’s End and Convergence events, as well as some other Wildstorm appearances in the DCU (no longer the New 52).

00:00:01  – Ben welcomes everyone to episode #49 and gives the obligatory spoiler alerts warning (but really if you haven’t read any of these issues, you didn’t miss anything this past year). Remember, all written reviews on the website are spoiler free and usually get posted within a day of print release (Joe’s not doing anymore written reviews, for shame!).

00:01:42  – We’re back yet again after an entire year in the making! Ben continues with a paltry amount of “Wildstorm” related news collected over the past year’s time, if that’s what we’re calling it these days.

  • The Divine Right Hardcover scheduled for a Dec. 2014 release never happened. Instead they released a massive 400 page softcover(paperback) edition. This is a great way to catch up on Max’s story if you’ve never gotten the chance to read this title and it’s crossover event into Gen13 and Wildcats.
  • The Authority Heroclix came out in the next set, DC Heroclix: The Flash. Ben went crazy and somehow got them all. Some are very common and cheap (Jack Hawksmoore, Swift, Apollo, and The Doctor), some are not too bad (Midnighter), and others are a bit too pricey (Jenny Sparx, The Engineer).
  • The podcast is now five years old, but we haven’t yet cracked the 50 mark! Sounds a lot like some Wildstorm titles…well most Wildstorm titles that I know of.

00:03:47 – Joe reviews the first issue of an old Wildstorm character in a solo title spun out of the Grayson series, Midnighter #1, written by Steve Orlando with art by ACO and cover art by ACO; variant cover by Bryan Hitch(The original Authority artist).

00:19:11 – Ben gives an update on other Wildstorm related sighting and tie-ins from the other DCU 52 issues within the past year. Big thanks and shout out to John Pannozzi from Clark’s Bar (now on Facebook only) for helping us keep up with these appearances!!!

  • Future’s End #0,1(FC),3-4, 7-10, 13, 15, 17-18, 25-27, 32-34, 36 (FC) – Grifter appearances (FC = Front Cover)
  • Future’s End #1, 12, 16, 24-25, 32-37 – Apollo and Engineer “Stormwatch” appearances, The Engineer gets “hacked” yet again
  • Future’s End #1, 9 – Midnighter appearances
  • Grayson #1, 2, 4, 5, 6 – Midnighter appearances; introduced to the “God Garden” and the Gardener (new character that created the Midnighter), Grayson #4-5 had appearances by Apollo as well
  • Convergence #0 – WildC.A.T.s (1992) #1 cover art shown in the Who’s Who in Convergence back pages; this team is never shown in any of the other Convergence titles (cut yet again or more to come post Convergence?)
  • Convergence #1 – Shows original Gen 13 team in Telos’ convergence “matrix city viewer”
  • Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle #2 – Divergence: Midnighter “Sneak Peek”, 8 full pages of Midnighter preview, all new content not repeated in Midnighter #1…more of a prelude than a preview.
  • Convergence #7 – Apollo and Engineer “Stormwatch” appearance
  • Convergence: Aquaman #1-2 – Deathblow appearances
  • Convergence: Superman The Man of Steel #1-2 – Gen 13 appearances
  • Convergence: Shadow of the Bat #1-2 – Wetworks appearances

00:29:12 – Ben continues by giving 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 7/01 – MIDNIGHTER #2 – Marina Lucas woke up this morning as a suburban martial-arts instructor…but when God Garden tech unexpectedly falls into her lap, she’ll end the day as the deadliest woman on the planet! That’s bad news for her – and worse for the Midnighter!
  • For the week of 8/05 – MIDNIGHTER #3 – Midnighter’s up against Multiplex, the man with the power of infinite self-replication—in other words, all his dreams are coming true! Infinite clones mean infinite bones to break…
  • For the week of 9/02 – MIDNIGHTER#4 –  Grayson and Midnighter—reunited at last! Granted, it wasn’t Grayson’s idea, and yes, technically Midnighter might have kidnapped him. And, uh, brought him to Moscow to fight a herd of feral vampires. Maybe this reunion is getting off on the wrong foot…

00:31:02 – Joe gives some quick shout out’s to Clark’s Bar. Which the original message board has ceased to exist. But Clark’s Bar the FB group is alive and well with our 11 members https://www.facebook.com/groups/1036575389702716/.  Get twice the Valiant coverage now with our friends of the show from the Only the Valiant podcast at http://www.onlythevaliant.com. We also want to mention our friends over at www.culturalwormhole.com and their Valiant Future podcast where Joe has been a regular co-host for over a year now.

00:33:21 – Joe continues with the contact details as shown below.The opening music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline which can be found at http://www.musicalley.com.
Contact info:
Joe: http://twitter.com/joedavidsoliz (I have changed my Twitter)
Wildstorm Addiction: http://twitter.com/wildstormaddict
Post your comments for each episode on the wildstormaddiction.com!
Email us: wildstormaddiction@gmail.com.
Facebook Fan Page: Wildstorm Addiction Podcast Fan Page
Our show is now on Stitcher! Listen to us on your iPhone, Android Phone, Kindle Fire and other devices with Stitcher. Stitcher is Smart Radio for Your phone or tablet. Find it in your app store or at stitcher.com The latest episode is always available for you- no syncing needed… and no memory or storage wasted! Stitcher SmartRadio- The Smarter Way to listen to radio.