Podcast: Behind the Panels – Issue 18: Warlord of Mars Fall of Barsoom

Warlord of Mars: Fall of Barsoom
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Warlord of Mars: Fall of BarsoomHosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray

David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week The Guardian names the greatest comic hero ever, the most important new character in Archie history sells out, Marvel goes even more digital than digital and then they let you have your cake and eat it too, but only under limited legally binding circumstances. THEN The Governor comes to life in The Walking DeadThe Avengers Launch a second trailer and our kick-ass pick of the week – Warlord of Mars: Fall of Barsoom by Robert Place Napton & Roberto Castro.

Our next reading assignment: Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Robert Spiegelman.

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Vintage Clip of the Week

Justice League of America: Pilot (1997)

Comic News

Batman named greatest comic hero ever
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/feb/28/batman-greatest-comic-hero?INTCM

‘The most important new character in Archie history’: Kevin Keller gay marriage issue sells out
http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2012/03/the-most-important-new-character-in-archie-history-kevin-keller-marriage-issue-sells-out/

Marvel Digital Graphic Novels now available on Apple’s iBookstore
http://marvel.com/news/story/18188/marvel_digital_graphic_novels_now_available_on_apples_ibookstore

Marvel allows people to create Marvel prints as long as it’s only on a cake
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/03/01/marvel-allows-people-to-create-marvel-prints-as-long-as-if-its-only-on-a-cake/

Movie News

David Morrissey lands Governor Role in The Walking Dead
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/tvnews.php?id=87457

The Avengers Second Trailer
http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/marvel/avengers/

Giveaway!

Our The Walking Dead giveaway is now closed. Winners announced on the next show.

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In keeping with the Mars theme, the music this week is from the film Total Recall by Jerry Goldsmith.