Welcome to episode #639 where the Cosmic Long Box has us reviewing and discussing classic comic books based on a theme. This time our theme is “Lovable Losers” so we’re talking about heroes that aren’t quite Earth’s Mightiest.
Then it’s time to talk about our must-read picks for next week’s new comics in the THN Sanctum Sanctorum.
This Week’s Reviews:
- Iron Man #226, Marvel, 1988 – Stingray
- Sensational She-Hulk #6, Marvel 1989 – Razorback
- Black Condor #1, DC, 1992 – Black Condor
- Azrael #1, DC, 1995 – Azrael
- Marvel Team-Up #131, Marvel, 1983 – Frog Man
- West Coast Avengers #46, Marvel, 1989 – Great Lakes Avengers
- DC Comics Presents #59, DC, 1983 – Ambush Bug AND the Legion of Substitute Heroes
- Justice League Quarterly #2, DC, 1991 – G’Nort
THN Sanctum Sanctorum:
Joe’s Pick for Next Week:
- Catwoman: Lonely City #1 from DC/Black Label by Cliff Chiang
Matt’s Pick for Next Week:
- Nita Hawes Nightmare Blog #1 from Image Comics by Rodney Barnes and Jason Shawn Alexander
Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week
Short Order Crooks TP from Oni Press by Christopher Sebela and George Kambadais
Required Reading (comics we mentioned in this episode):
Soundtrack for this episode:
- Godzilla March BreakBeat by DJ RX-78, Soundcloud.com
- We don’t need another hero (Makeout Club thunderdome edit) By Makeout Club
- Watch the Skies by UNDER THE DOME
- Bad Suprise by RYOSUKE MOCHIDA courtesey of Heimat Der Katastrophe records
- Pull Up on the Block by DJ Violence
- Temple of ethernal frost by VARKANA courtesy of Heimat Der Katastrophe Records.
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