Monthly Archives: November 2008

Fourth Wall Weekly #32 – Comic Books

COMICS

Mainstream Weekly:

MARVEL

Main Titles:

  • Uncanny X-Men 504 (00:48)
  • Ghost Rider 29 (05:57)
  • Thunderbolts 126 (08:22)
  • Squadron Supreme 5 (12:05)
  • Ultimate Fantastic Four 58 (14:20)

On The Invasion Front:

  • Punisher War Journal 25 (16:07)
  • Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. 35 (18:42)

DC

Main Titles:

  • Robin 180 (20:27)
  • Batman and the Outsiders 13 (28:20)
  • Supergirl 35 (32:03)

Independents Day:

  • Air 4 (37:12)

  • Lightning Round:

    • Ex Machina 39 (43:35)

    • Pax Romana 4 (45:06)

    • Angel After The Fall 14 (47:33)

Trades Show:

This Week’s Top Releases (48:45):

  • Fables Vol. 11
  • Dead Space HC
  • Walking Dead Vol. 4 HC
  • Freakangels HC Vol 1

Next Week:

What’s On Our Respective Pull Lists For Next Time (53:44):

  • BATMAN #681
  • SUPERMAN #682
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA # 44
  • DAREDEVIL # 113
  • INCREDIBLE HERCULES # 123
  • MS. MARVEL # 33
  • SECRET INVASION: INHUMANS # 4
  • SECRET INVASION: X-MEN # 4
  • ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN # 128
  • ULTIMATE X-MEN # 98
  • WELCOME TO HOXFORD #4

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Fourth Wall Weekly #32 – Media

Media

In DVD This Week (00:48):

MAJOR RELEASES

  • WALL-E [with reviews]
  • Tropic Thunder [with reviews]
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

TV on DVD

  • Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered)

ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK

  • Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson [with reviews]
  • Encounters at the End of the World

BOX SETS

  • Monty Python Holy Trinity

    • ( Monty Python and the Holy Grail / Monty Python’s Life Of Brian / Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life )

  • David Lynch – The Lime Green Set

    • ( ERASERHEAD remastered, ERASERHEAD soundtrack, THE SHORT FILMS OF DAVID LYNCH, THE ELEPHANT MAN with a DVD of extras, WILD AT HEART, INDUSTRIAL SYMPHONY # 1 first time available, BLUE VELVET in 5.1, DUMBLAND, and a special Lynch Mystery Disc and a 40 page picture book!)

  • Pink Panther Ultimate Collection

NEW ON BLU-RAY

  • Heathers
  • Encounters At The End Of The World
  • Southland Tales
  • Mirrormask
  • Paris, Je T’aime

FRED’S LAST MINUTE DVD MENTIONS (14:03)

  • Zombie Diaries, Cannibal the Musical: 13th Anniversary Edition, Death Note Box Set 1, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, The Happiness of the Katakuri, and The Gay Bread and Breakfast of Terror!

Next Week on DVD (22:10):

  • Fred Claus
  • Hancock
  • Meet Dave
  • Space Chimps
  • A Colbert Christmas
  • Still Life
  • Bottle Rocket Criterion
  • The Kingdom (Blu-Ray)
  • Superman Doomsday (Blu-Ray)
  • Walk The Line (Blu-Ray)
  • Jarhead (Blu-Ray)
  • George Carlin: It’s Bad For Ya
  • Freaks & Geeks: Yearbook Edition
  • Darker Than Black Vol. 1

GAMES

This Week’s New Releases (23:39):

  • Chrono Trigger DS
  • Metal Gear Online Meme Expansion PS3
  • Puzzlegeddon PC
  • The Chronicles of Spellborn PC
  • Age of Empires: Mythologies DS
  • Banjo-Kazooie X360
  • Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure WII
  • Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force DS
  • AMF Bowling World Lanes WII
  • Neopets Puzzle Adventure DS
  • Band Manager PC
  • The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga WII
  • Syberia DS
  • Winter Sports 2: The Next Challenge WII
  • Personal Trainer: Cooking DS

FILM

In Theaters This Week (33:31):

  • Bolt
  • Twilight

In Limited Release:

  • Special

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You (37:49):

  • Australia
  • Four Christmases
  • Milk
  • Transporters 3

THE NEWS (38:44):

  • Captain America’s New Writers
  • Ron Howard, Mitch Hurwitz are getting ready for the “Arrested Development” movie
  • Starting Nov. 25th, “Office” fans can catch an expanded version of each episode on NBC.com
  • Big day for falling axes in the TV biz. CW officially pulled the plug on its Sunday lineup, replacing “Valentine, Inc.” and “Easy Money” with syndicated movies and “Jericho” reruns, while ABC declined to give back nine orders to “Pushing Daisies,” “Dirty Sexy Money” and “Eli Stone,” effectively canceling all three once their initial run of 13 episodes is up.
  • Heroes creator Tim Kring blames DVR’s for ratings

TV

  • South Park Season Finale
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season Finale

Next Week:

  • Reviews of:

    • 24: Redemption
    • The Shield Series Finale
    • Sons of Anarchy Season Finale
    • True Blood Season Finale

Fourth Wall Weekly #31 – Comic Books

COMICS

Mainstream Weekly:

DC

Main Titles:

  • Batman: Cacophony #1 (01:02)
  • Detective Comics #850 (09:07)
  • Nightwing #150 (15:27)
  • Green Lantern Corps #30 (21:37)
  • Action Comics #871 (25:33)

MARVEL

Main Titles:

  • Wolverine #69 (32:23)
  • Captain Britain And MI 13 #7 (35:13)
  • Fantastic Four True Story #4 (37:02)
  • X-Men Magneto Testament #3 (41:05)

Independents Day:

  • Ghostbusters: The Other Side #2 (42:42)
  • Fables #78 (47:45)
  • Walking Dead #54 (49:04)
  • Galveston #1 (50:30)
  • The Cleaners #1 (52:57)
  • City Of Dust #2 (56:29)

Trades Show:

This Week’s Top Releases (59:30):

  • New X-Men Grant Morrison Vol. 3
  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8 TP Vol 3 Wolves At The Gate
  • Fables Covers By James Jean Hardcover
  • FX TP
  • Thunderbolts By Warren Ellis TP Vol 2 Caged Angels
  • Curious Case Of Benjamin Button GN

Fourth Wall Weekly #31 – Media

MEDIA

DVD
In DVD This Week (00:48):

MAJOR RELEASES

  • Hellboy II
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars

TV on DVD

  • SCRUBS 7th Season
  • THE SOPRANOS Complete Series
  • I DREAM OF JEANNIE
  • LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK

  • SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO
  • SUNSET BOULEVARD – Centennial Collection

NEW ON BLU-RAY

  • JFK Blu-Ray
  • BAND OF BROTHERS Blu-Ray
  • FIREFLY-Complete Series Blu-Ray
  • HARRY POTTER YEARS 1-5 Blu-Ray
  • BLACK CHRISTMAS Blu-Ray

Next Week on DVD:

  • WALL-E
  • TROPIC THUNDER
  • GONZO: THE LIFE AND WORK OF DR HUNTER S THOMPSON
  • HANNAH MONTANA 1st Season
  • STAR TREK Original Series 3rd Season ReMastered
  • Monty Python Holy Trinity
  • HEATHERS Blu-Ray
  • SOUTHLAND TALES Blu-Ray
  • 300 Limited Collectors Edition,
  • DAVID LYNCH THE LIME GREEN SET,
  • MIRRORMASK Blu-Ray,
  • DW GRIFFITH Masterworks 2,
  • The Complete Monty Pythons Flying Circus,
  • PARIS JE T’AIME (Blu-Ray),

VIDEO GAMES

This Week’s New Releases (13:26):

  • Call of Duty: World at War
  • World of Warcraft: Wraith of the Lynch King
  • Mirror’s Edge
  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

Next Week (17:31):

  • Left 4 Dead
  • The Last Reminent
  • Tomb Raider: Underworld
  • Naruto: The Broken Bond
  • Shawn White: Snowboard
  • Skate It

FILM

In Theaters This Week (20:59):

  • Quantum of Solace

In Limited Release:

  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • House of the Sleeping Beauties
  • How About You
  • We Are Wizards

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You (32:17)

  • Bolt
  • Twilight
  • Special

Fourth Wall Interviews: Jacen Burrows

Freddie interviews comic artist Jacen Burrows!

Last weekend at Wizard World Texas, Freddie got the chance to interview comic book artist, Jacen Burrows.  Jacen has worked on many books at Avatar Press including: Dark Blue, Scars, 303, The Courtyard, Chronicles of Wormwood, Crossed, and the upcoming book written by Alan Moore entitled Neonomicon.

The interview is around 25 minutes long and packed with geeky goodness. (Anime, Akira, Brian Michael Bendis, Warren Ellis, Garth Ennis, Fist of the North Star, Mark Millar, Alan Moore, Space Operas, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are all discussed!)

For more info on Jacen Burrows go to www.jacenburrows.com

Fourth Wall Weekly #30 – Comic Books

Mainstream Weekly:
MARVEL
Main Titles:

  • Ultimatum 1 (00:40)
  • Amazing Spider-Man 576 (07:45)
  • Punisher War Journal Annual (10:46)
  • Marvel Zombies 3 2 (of 4) (13:49)

One-Shot Gallery:

  • Avengers: The Initiative Special (18:16)
  • Daredevil & Captain America: Dead On Arrival (20:19)
  • Ms Marvel Special: Storyteller (23:47)

Main Titles Continued:

  • Sub-Mariner: Depths #3 (of 5) (25:41)
  • X-Men Spider-Man #1 (of 4) (29:42)

DC
Main Titles:

  • Final Crisis Resist (32:51)
  • Adventure Comics Guardian: One-Shot (New Krypton: Part 3) (35:45)

Independents Day:
Lightning Round:

  • Sgt. Rock Last Battalion 1 (40:50)
  • Guerillas #2 (of 9) (42:26)
  • Back To Brooklyn #2 (of 5) (44:01)

Other Titles:

  • Gigantic #1 (45:45)
  • Sandman Dream Hunters #1 (of 4) (49:18)
  • Station #4 (of 4) (53:05)

Fourth Wall Weekly #30 – Media

FWW#30 – Media

DVD
In DVD This Week (00:53):
MAJOR RELEASES
Get Smart
Kung Fu Panda
ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK
Futurama: Bender’s Game
The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy
Primeval
BOX SETS
Batman: The Complete Animated Series
THE BOURNE TRILOGY
WATERWORLD Extended Edition
Tenacious D’s THE COMPLETE MASTER WORKS 2
THE GREGORY PECK FILM COLLECTION
FRAGGLE ROCK: THE COMPLETE SERIES
NEW ON BLU-RAY
PLANET OF THE APES 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION BluRay
CALIGULA BluRay
A CHRISTMAS STORY BluRay
UNIVERSAL SOLDIER BluRay
MONSTER’S BALL BluRay
ALMOST FAMOUS BluRay

Next Week on DVD (09:38):
Beer for my Horses
Christmas On Mars
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Mister Foe
Planet B-Boy
Sukiyaki Western Django
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
This Christmas

GAMES
This Week’s New Releases (12:16):
Gears of War 2

Next Week (17:04):
Call of Duty: World at War
World of Warcraft Expansion
Mirror’s Edge

FILM
In Theaters This Week (19:34):
Role Models
Soul Men
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

In Limited Release:
House
JCVD
Otto: Or Up With Dead People
Pray the Devil Back to Hell
Repo! The Genetic Opera
The World Unseen

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:
Quantum of Solace

The News (22:19):
Quantum of Solace Over $100 Million
Joe Johnston: The New Director of Captain America
Left 4 Dead Billboard
Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe Comes Out Next Week
Dollhouse Feb. 13
LOST Jan. 6
The CW ditches The Graysons