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Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 25

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast – Episode 25

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Show Notes:
Welcome to another episode of Wildstorm Addiction! Our resident Wildstorm experts Joe David Soliz & Benjamin Murphy review the new DCU version of Stormwatch #1 along with a special guest Chris Striker of the Higher Authority website.

00:00:34  – Joe welcomes everyone to our monumental episode #25 and introduces our special guest for the evening, Chris Stiker, of the Higher Authority website. He also runs the infamous message board from the Higher Authority website, Clark’s Bar: http://theauthority.ws/clarksbar/

Note: It wouldn’t be an interview podcast without technical difficulties. This time I had to put up with being in the “Eye of the Storm” during the podcast recording. Thank goodness the internet held up even though the lights were flickering!

00:01:49 – Joe welcomes Chris on board the podcast and jumps right into reviewing the introduction of the Wildstorm Universe and characters into the DCU with some of the cameos of Grifter and other potential WSU characters in the Flashpoint series this past June through August.

Wildstorm in Flashpoint

  • 00:02:28 – Flashpoint #3 (Grifter appearance)
  • 00:05:42 – Lois Lane and the Resistance #2 & 3 (Grifter’s Introduction)
  • 00:05:52 – Flashpoint #5 (Flashpoint Grifter’s demise)
  • 00:07:15 – Flashpoint: Deathstroke and the curse of the Ravager (Jenny Blitz is an alternate Jenny Quantum?)
  • 00:09:19 – Flashpoint: Project Superman (White haired man is an alternate Apollo?)
  • 00:10:51 – Was the Flashpoint series rushed to get to the reboot?
  • 00:12:36 – Was this the best way to introduce the Wildstorm characters into the new DCU?

00:17:15 – Ben reviews the DCU version of Stormwatch #1 written by Paul Cornell and art by Miguel Sepulveda.

00:24:44 – Joe gives his thoughts on the first iteration of the DCU version of Stormwatch.

00:31:03 – Chris Striker gives his professional Wildstorm wikipedia brain insight into the new look and feel for The Authority Stormwatch.

00:34:16 – Joe feeds off of some of Chris’ thoughts and ideas on the issue.

00:34:55 – Visit our friends at http://earthsmightiestpodcast.libsyn.com/

00:37:29 -Joe gives an update on the Wildstorm related books and character appearances in the new DCU relaunch. Remember, all these books are available digitally the same day as the print release at the DC section of www.comixology.com

00:38:19 – Joe gives a shout out to Franky de Jesus over at the Eye of the Storm Podcast and visit Clark’s Bar at Higher Authority and Stormwatch.ws (coming soon!) to discuss the Wildstorm characters in the DCU. The official DC Stormwatch message boards.

00:41:26 – Ben gives 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/grifter78
Wildstorm Addiction: http://twitter.com/wildstormaddict
Post your comments for each episode on the wildstormaddiction.com!
Email us at wildstormaddiction@gmail.com.

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 22

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast – Episode 22

Wildstorm Addiction Podcast - Episode 22Subscribe to the show: RSS Feed | iTunes

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Show Notes:
Welcome to the final episode of Wildstorm Addiction! Joe David Soliz and Ben Murphy bring you Wildstorm reviews and news for the weeks of December 22nd and 29th 2010. Reviews including Wildcats #30 and X-files/30 Days of Night #6 (of 6)!

00:00:35 – Joe welcomes everyone to Episode #22 for the weeks of December 22nd and 29th 2010.

00:00:47 – Joe breaks the news that this will likely be our last episode. He also goes over some Wildstorm alumni news. Tim Seeley is doing Antman, Adam Beechen is writing Batman Beyond, and Rebekah Isaacs is creating Magus. Even the official Wildstorm blog, The Bleed, says goodbye with year end notes from Hank Kanalz, Ben Abernathy, and even  Jim Lee. Spoiler alerts warning, but all the written Wildstorm reviews at the site are spoiler free unless otherwise noted.

00:03:10 – Ben reviews the final issue of X-files/30 Days of Night #6 (of 6). Written by Steve Niles & Adam Jones with art by Tom Mandrake and cover by Andrea Sorrentino.

00:12:10 – Joe sums up his thoughts on the X-files/30 Days of Night crossover that Steve Niles and Adam Jones gave us.

00:17:08 – Joe reviews Wildcats #30 written by Adam Beechen with art by Mike S. Miller and cover by Jheremy Raapack and Richard Friend.

00:26:39 – Ben can’t come to grips with the end of his youth. He picked up that very first issue of WildC.A.T.S when he was 12 years old and hasn’t stop believing and Grifterizing!

00:28:48 – Ben gives you both the print and digital Wildstorm Releases for the weeks of 12/22 and 12/29.

  • For the week of 12/29
    • New digital comic offerings (courtesy of comixology.com) $0.99-$1.99
      • Ex Machina #23-24
      • Mysterious: The Unfathomable #5-6
      • Planetary #22-23
      • Sleeper: Season Two #3-4
      • The Authority Vol. 1 #11-12
      • The Telara Chronicles #3
      • World of Warcraft #6-7
      • World of Warcraft: Curse of the Worgen #2
      • Missed Issues from Episode #21:
        • The Authority Vol. 1 #10
        • The Authority vs. Lobo: Jingle Hell $1.99
        • Chuck #6
        • Ex Machina #21-22
        • Mysterious: The Unfathomable #4
        • Planetary #21
        • Sleeper: Season Two #2
        • Welcome to Tranquility #12
        • World of Warcraft #5

00:30:33 – Ben and Joe give you their thoughts on the entire year podcasting the end of Wildstorm and what it meant to us.

00:34:55 – The guys invite Chris Striker of The Authority.ws and Clark’s Bar fame onto the podcast and have a final drink in honor of Wildstorm. This audio is un-edited and may have loud popping noises and the content may be PG-13.

The opening and closing music is “Universal Domain” by Dreamline which can be found at http://www.musicalley.com.

Contact info:
Joe: http://twitter.com/grifter78
Wildstorm Addiction: http://twitter.com/wildstormaddict
Post your comments for each episode on the wildstormaddiction.com!
Email us at wildstormaddiction@gmail.com.

      • Ex Machina #23-24
      • Mysterious: The Unfathomable #5-6
      • Planetary #22-23
      • Sleeper: Season Two #3-4
      • The Authority Vol. 1 #11-12
      • The Telara Chronicles #3
      • World of Warcraft #6-7
    • World of Warcraft: Curse of the Worgen #2