Originally published on June 19, 2011.
We’re still reeling from this weekend’s great Green Lantern movie debate, but the show must go on. And go on it does! We offer a spoiler-filled review of Invincible #80, say farewell to Judd Winick and his wonderful run on Power Girl, test out John Layman’s take on the King of the Monsters, and continue to provide our thoughts on all of the Flashpoint tie-ins.
Cape Town Comic Discussion
00:05:59 Invincible #80: Don is jumping on with this issue—which turns out to be an excellent jumping on point.
00:11:14 Power Girl #25: We’re sad to see Judd Winick’s run on this book go into the sunset.
00:14:50 Superman/Batman #85: Don was involved in the mystery Joshua Fialkov has served up for Batman and Superman, but Jerry was not as thrilled.
00:18:18 Godzilla: Gangsters & Goliaths #1: Don is curious as to why IDW keeps visiting this property. Jerry would rather watch a Godzilla movie.
00:22:11 Avengers #14: We both enjoyed this Hulk-centric issue of Avengers.
00:27:02 Kirby Genesis #1: We still can’t pin down an opinion on this book whose story is still unfolding.
00:31:25 Batgirl #22: Bryan Q. Miller serves up another charming team-up—this time with Squire!
00:34:23 Alpha Flight #1: Don has waiting almost thirty years to enjoy a take on the Canadian super team.
00:40:09 Flashpoint: Legion of Doom #1: We both agreed that this is the worst of the Flashpoint minis.
00:42:23 Flashpoint: Wonder Woman and the Furies #1: DNA had us enthralled in this fantastic Wonder Woman/Aquaman tragedy.
00:46:47 Flashpoint: Deadman and the Flying Grayson #1: J.T. Krul and Mikel Janin are at the top of their game on this book!
00:49:39 Flashpoint: Grodd of War #1: Don found this to be the best of the Flashpoint minis this week.
Cape Town News Discussion
00:52:59 Is the dissolution of Superman and Lois Lane’s wedding a good thing?
00:56:18 We offer our thoughts on the casting of Russell Crowe as Jor-El in The Man of Steel.
00:58:10 James Mangold has been hired to direct the The Wolverine.
01:00:31 Warner Bros. and other film companies have announced that they will not be conducting panels at this year’s San Diego Comic Con.