Cape Town Community Podcast: Ep. 020 “Did You Hear the One About DC Comics?”

CEp 20 Title Card

Originally published on June 6, 2011.

Jerry’s back and we are not talking about a huge variety of comics—however, we promise more diversity next week! We discuss Flashpoint and Fear Itself and their respective crossovers. But we knew we wanted to spend a good portion of our time discussing last week’s big DC Comics bombshell. So sit back and enjoy our perspectives on everything DC has announced for their September relaunch!

Cape Town Comic Discussion
00:06:12 Flashpoint #2: The whole thing kept us interested—including its shocking ending!
00:11:53 Fear Itself #3: We continue to enjoy the horror unfolding in the Marvel Universe.
00:17:00 Flashpoint: Batman: Knight of Vengeance #1: Give us Brian Azarello and Eduardo Risso on Batman any day.
00:20:43 Flashpoint: Abin Sur: The Green Lantern #1: We’re happy to see that this Abin Sur-centric comic book is not just a throw away comic.
00:24:17 Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint #1: Again, we are surprised by the quality of this Flashpoint title.
00:27:46 Flashpoint: The Secret Seven#1: Jerry enjoyed this Flashpoint crossover more than Don, was not captivated by this supporting story.
00:30:42 Thunderbolts #158: We’re loving what Jeff Parker has in store for the Thunderbolts in this Fear Itself crossover.
00:34:20 Fear Itself: The Deep #1: Jerry did not love this book, but sees potential in the return of one of Marvel’s classic B-List teams.
00:39:05 Halcyon #5: We learn in this final issue of this fun mini that Zenith is not a dog person.

Cape Town News Discussion
00:42:52: We break down the specifics of the DC relaunch.
00:52:43: We discuss the incentives that DC will offer to retailers as a part of the relaunch and the Day-and-Date Digital publishing.
00:57:31: We discuss all the relaunches and new titles that DC has planned for September.
01:07:20: The rumors regarding new titles, relaunches and creative teams have been swirling since DC made their announcement.
01:15:31: We offer our final thoughts on the relaunch and the future of DC.

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