Cape Town Community Podcast: Ep. 050 “Nifty at Fifty”

Cape Town Community Podcast – Ep. 050 – “Nifty at Fifty”
Originally published on July 16, 2012.

Max Beckman joins Don again to discuss the latest comics and the biggest news spinning out of Comic Con International. From the latest news on Marvel’s Second Phase of movies to the Man of Steel panel, we are up to our ears in Con Discussion. But we’ve got the lowdown on the comics as well! We’re discussing (and seriously spoiling) The Walking Dead #100—and wow, the book was something else.

Cape Town Comic Discussion
00:09:48 The Walking Dead #100: Big changes were promised beginning with this anniversary issue, and that’s exactly what we get.
00:21:16 Revival #1: Tim Seeley and Mike Norton bring creepy fun to this new Image series.
00:025:55 Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #1: We wanted something special. Here it is.
00:30:36 Chew: Secret Agent Poyo #1: This Chew spinoff is pretty cluckin’ good.
00:33:46 Space Punisher #1: He may be in space, but this Frank Castle is just as committed to violence as his Earthbound counterpart.
00:36:32 Punk Rock Jesus #1: Sean Murphy shows off his skills as a scribe in this opener to his new mini-series.
00:40:34 Mind Management #2: Matt Kindt pour more mystery into his new Darkhorse mystery and it is totally compelling.
00:43:37 Wolverine and the X-Men #13: We’re still not tired about showering this series with praise.
00:49:54 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #1: It’s sparse with story, but what’s there is surprisingly good.
00:55:13 Batman #11: A satisfying conclusion to another great Batman story.
01:01:20 Avenging Spider-Man #9: Kelly Sue DeConnick has won us over with her take on the new Captain Marvel.
01:05:43 Batman: Earth One: Geoff Johns plays enough with this early tale of the Dark Knight to feel fresh.

Cape Town Comic Con Discussion
01:11:24 Marvel announces their Phase Two slate of new films.
01:22:36 The Superman panel feature Zack Snyder and Henry Cavill.
01:25:46 Marvel sells fans on their Marvel NOW! initiative.
01:41:34 DC writers tease what is coming up in their series.
01:54:42 Image and Skybound panels feature a gaggle of new series and minis.
02:03:27 The Eisner Awards feature big wins for Mark Waid and Ramon Perez.

Song “Gun Has No Trigger”
Dirty Projectors

Runtime: 02:11:18

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