Podcast: Behind the Panels – Issue 15: Rat Catcher

Rat Catcher. Art by Victor Ibanez
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Rat Catcher - Andy Diggle and Victor IbanezHosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray

David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week DC brings back the annual, Arcana launch film-ready comics, Smallville Season 11 (yes! Really!), the battle of the Ghost Riders and Garth Ennis: Children’s Author? THEN in movie news, we talk The Amazing Spider-man footage, The Walking Dead‘s Robert Kirkman gets sued and like it or not, The Wolverine gets a release date. PLUS, our kick-ass pick of the week – Rat Catcher written by Andy Diggle and art by Victor Ibañez.

Our next reading assignment: Sam & Max – Surfin’ the Highway.

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We talk about a lot of stuff on the show, here are our sources.

Vintage Clip of the Week

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1IHVr6liSM

Comic News

New 52′s BATMAN, ANIMAL MAN, TEEN TITANS Get Annuals in May
http://www.newsarama.com/comics/new-52-annuals-dc-comics-120207.html

Benderspink, Arcana Launch Film-Friendly Comics Line
http://www.deadline.com/2012/02/benderspink-arcana-launch-film-friendly-comics-line/

DC Comics Launches SMALLVILLE Season 11 Digital Series
http://blog.newsarama.com/2012/02/09/dc-announces-smallville-season-11-digital-weekly/

Friedrich Ordered to Pay Marvel $17k over ‘Ghost Rider’
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=36893

Garth Ennis to Launch His First Children’s Book Via Kickstarter
http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/02/08/garth-ennis-kickstarter-erf-childrens-book-rob-steen/

Alan Moore Talks About Anonymous
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16968689

Movie News

The Amazing Spider-man Preview Footage and Trailer
https://www.thereelbits.com/2012/02/07/preview-the-amazing-spider-man-untold-story-event/

‘The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman Sued By Former Partner Over AMC Series
http://www.deadline.com/2012/02/the-walking-dead-comic-co-creator-sues-former-partner-for-fraud/

The Wolverine Gets a 2013 release date
http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/169509-the-wolverine-gets-a-release-date

The Rest…

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The music this week is from the 1989 film Sea of Love.