Originally published on April 3, 2011.
There was a lot to love in this week’s batch of books, but we were surprised by the amount of violence man’s best friend inflicted on the criminal element! Is this a trend we wonder?
00:02:32 Like everyone else, we were bowled over by the Green Lantern preview that came out of Wonder Con.
Cape Town Comic Discussion
00:11:07 Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #1: Don and Jerry did not find enough to enjoy—besides a very funny intro—to recommend this new title.
00:16:37 Kick-Ass 2 #2: Don liked this follow-up more than Jerry, but Jerry did like Mark Millar’s self-referential dialogue.
00:21:33 Halcyon #4: This book and the moral questions at its core have us riveted.
00:25:42 Jimmy Olsen #1: If you haven’t bought this book yet, you’re missing out on one of the funniest books to come out this year.
00:32:37 American Vampire #13: Don is enraptured by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque’s beautiful vampire story.
00:36:17 Captain America #616: You get a lot of Cap for your buck—and it’s all good!
00:43:30 Scarlet #5: Scarlet is fast becoming one of Bendis’ best books.
00:46:50 Wolverine #7: Even if the rest of the book was no good—don’t worry it was—we’d recommend it for the final page.
00:52:05 Undying Love #1: Tomm Coker, working with Daniel Freedman, is as adept a writer as he is an artist.
00:56:11 Detective Comics #875: We saved the best for last. In a week of above average comic books, Scott Snyder and Francesco Francavilla have produced the best of the pack.
Cape Town News Discussion
01:01:14 We have some choice words for Justice League movie naysayers.
01:09:02 Don believes Geoff Johns will bring some much needed mythos to his Aquaman book.
01:12:52 The Deadpool film is going to be a reboot. So there you are.
01:15:59 Amy Adams casting as Lois Lane has our esteemed seal of approval.
01:18:30 Warren Ellis is going to take over Secret Avengers for six issues after Nick Spencer’s run.
01:19:40 Bruce Timm announced that DC Universe’s next animated feature will be Justice League: Doom, based on Mark Waid “Tower of Babel” storyline.