Comic Slobs: Episode 88 Reborn

The Comic Slobs talk sports! Not for long! Then it’s into our usual iTunes reviews [4:30], Comic Book News [11:46], Meme of the Week [41:30], Pull List Picks [49:20], Bad Comics [1:40:31], Catching Up On Comics [1:49:30], Emails [2:10:41] and finally the graceful ending!

During Itunes Reviews we talk about the comics we’re giving away! We have a sealed Spider-Man #1 by Seth McFarlane, Multiple covers of X-men #1 by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee, my favorite Alias comic, Ultimates volume 1 by Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch, classic back issue bin comics, and our favorite outline for your personal collection! Review us on Itunes for your chance to win these books!

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News! We talk about the Iron Fist trailer revealed at NYCC [12:13]. We discuss Sigourney Weaver being announced for Marvel’s Defenders series [22:15]. Burt Ward and the Slobs give their picks for who should play the next Robin [25:30]. Plus we discuss the first look at Mera and the upcoming Justice League movie [31:50]


Meme of the Week presents the presidential character that rose to Meme popularity this week. That’s right, the lovable, huggable, Ken Bone!


Pull List Picks is where we review the latest comics from recent weeks

  • Reborn #1 Mark Millar, Greg Capullo [50:13]
  • Detective Comics #942 Steve Orlando, James Tynion Iv, Andy MacDonald, John Rauch [1:06:08]
  • Teen Titans Rebirth #1 Ben Percy, Jonboy Meyers [1:18:24]
  • Kill Or Be Killed #2 Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Elizabeth Breitweiser [1:25:23]

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Bad Comics discusses why All-Star Batman is and All-Star blunder by Scott Snyder and John Romita Jr.


Catching Up on Comics we have a discussion on heroes without powers. From Hawkeye and Green Arrow, to Batman, Punisher, and how they stack up to their super hero compatriots. Then Nick walks us through the 2005 comic, Powerless [2:03:00], The Marvel story by Matt Cherniss, Peter Johnson, Michael Gaydos, and Alex Maleev.


The Slobs take on a couple e-mails. But wait, there’s more! If you didn’t hear your e-mail this week, we’re saving it for next week. Thanks for making it through another Slob podcast. contact us at :

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and drop us a review on iTunes for a chance at our comics!

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