Monthly Archives: December 2008

Fourth Wall Weekly #37 – Comic Books

COMICS

The last podcast of 2008. Here just in the nick of time.

Mainstream Weekly:

MARVEL

Ultimatum:

  • Ultimatum #2 (00:54)
  • Ultimate Spider-Man #129 (11:23)
  • Ultimate Fantastic Four #59 (14:56)

Dark Reign:

  • Ms Marvel #34 (17:02)
  • New Avengers #48 (20:40)

Regular Titles:

  • Secret Invasion Requiem #1 (27:07)
  • Daredevil #114 (28:10)

DC

Regular Titles:

  • Batman #683 (31:14)
  • Billy Batson And The Magic Of Shazam #3 (37:23)

Independents Day:

DARK HORSE

  • Gigantic #2 (39:54)

Trades Show:

This Week’s Top Releases (45:00)

  • STATION TP
  • THE ALL-NEW ATOM VOL. 4: SMALL WONDER
  • ULTIMATES 3 VOL. 1: SEX, LIES & DVD PREMIERE

Next Time:

What’s Coming Out Next Week (47:03)

  • Batman #684
  • Batman Cacophony #2
  • Final Crisis Secret Files #1
  • Green Lantern #36
  • Superman #683
  • Northlanders #13
  • Scalped #24
  • 30 Days Of Night 30 Days Til Death #2
  • Back To Brooklyn #3 (of 5)
  • Avengers Initiative #20 (Dark Reign Tie-In)
  • Captain America #45
  • Guardians of The Galaxy #8
  • Incredible Hercules #124
  • Stand Captain Trips #4
  • Ultimate Hulk Annual #1
  • Ultimate X-Men #99
  • War Machine #1
  • X-Men Magneto Testament #4
  • Wolverine #70
  • Kick Ass #5
  • Incognito #1

The Top 5 Comics Picks of 2008: Submitted by The Members of the Fourth Wall (48:56)

Jesse (50:00)

  1. Joker
  2. Y: The Last Man
  3. Secret Invasion
  4. Secret Invasion: Black Panther/ Punisher X-Mas Special
  5. Sinestro Corps Wars

Art (55:43)

  1. All-Star Superman
  2. Incredible Hercules
  3. Criminal
  4. Buffy Season 8
  5. Wonderlost

Freddie (59:13)

  1. Omega The Unknown
  2. The Roberts
  3. XXXombies
  4. Marvel 1985
  5. The Man Who Loved Breasts

Dan (65:30)

  1. Action Comics: Brainic
  2. Justice Society: Thy Kingdom Come
  3. Green Lantern: Secret Origin
  4. Omega The Unknown
  5. Joker

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Fourth Wall Weekly #37 – Media

MEDIA

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DVD (01:02)
In DVD’s This Week:
MAJOR RELEASES
  • The Duchess
  • Eagle Eye
  • Ghost Town
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration
  • Savage Grace
NEW ON BLU-RAY
  • Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas (Director’s Cut) [Blu-ray]
  • Death Sentence (Unrated) [Blu-ray]
  • Patriot Games & Sum of All Fears [Blu-ray]
Next Week on DVD :
  • Towelhead
  • Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget: Uncensored
  • Serenity [Blu-ray]
  • An American Carol
  • Surfer, Dude
GAMES (08:38)
Jesse’s Top 5 In Games:
  1. Grand Theft Auto 4
  2. Fallout 3
  3. Gears of War 2
  4. Left For Dead
  5. No More Heroes
FILM (17:01)
In Theaters This Week:
  • Bedtime Stories
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Marley & Me
  • Revolutionary Road
  • The Spirit
  • Valkyrie
In Limited Release
  • Last Chance Harvey
  • Waltz with Bashir
Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:
  • Defiance
  • Good
  • The Lodger
  • Cargo 200
Movie News:
  • Watchmen Court Case Update
Trailers:
  • Che: Part 1
  • Adventureland
  • 9
  • Astro Boy
TV (27:15)
The Reviews:
  • Dexter Season 3: In Depth Analysis
  • Art’s Top 5 In TV
  1. The Shield / The Wire
  2. Mad Men
  3. Battlestar Galatica
  4. Lost
  5. Pushing Daisies
The Top 5 Films of 2008: Submitted by The Members of the Fourth Wall
Jesse
  1. The Dark Knight
  2. The Wrestler
  3. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  4. Let The Right One In
  5. Frost/Nixon
Art
  1. Let The Right One In
  2. In Bruges
  3. Wall-E
  4. Milk
  5. Tropic Thunder
Freddie
  1. The Dark Knight
  2. Let The Right One In
  3. Wall-E
  4. Milk
  5. In Search of a Midnight Kiss
Handsome Dan
  1. JCVD
  2. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  3. Burn After Reading
  4. Religulous
  5. Gonzo

Fourth Wall Weekly #36 – Comic Books

COMICS

Mainstream Weekly:

MARVEL

On The Invasion Front:

  • Mighty Avengers #20 (01:36)
  • Avengers – The Initiative #19 (05:23)

Main Titles:

  • Dark Reign – New Nation (10:44)
  • Ghost Rider #30 (15:18)
  • Uncanny X-Men #505 (18:58)
  • Spider-Man Noir #1 (22:14)

DC

Main Titles:

  • Robin #181 (26:13)
  • Supergirl #36 (30:21)

Independents Day:

  • Wormwood Gentlemen Corpse – Down The Pub (35:18)
  • Air #5 (38:50)
  • Ghostbusters – The Other Side #3 (44:28)
  • Buffy #20 (48:24)

Lightning Round:

  • Ex Machina #40 (51:56)
  • Hellblazer #250 (54:38)
  • Buckaroo Banzai Prequel 2 (59:51)

Trades Show:

This Week’s Top Releases (1:03:20):

  • Silverfish TP
  • The Boys Definitive Edition HC
  • The Programme Vol 2 TPB

Next Week:

What’s On Our Pull Lists For Next Time (1:04:20)

  • Batman #683
  • Secret Invasion Requiem #1

Quick Mentions:

  • Farscape #1
  • Gigantic #2
  • Billy Batson And The Magic Of Shazam #3
  • Daredevil #114
  • Ms Marvel #34 (Dark Reign Tie-In)
  • New Avengers #48 (Dark Reign Tie-In)
  • Army Of Darkness Ashs Christmas Horror
  • Ultimate Spider-Man #129
  • Ultimatum #2
  • City Of Dust #3
  • Galveston #2

Fourth Wall Weekly #36 – Media

MEDIA

DVD
In DVD This Week (00:45):

MAJOR RELEASES

  • Mamma Mia!
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor [with review]
  • The Women
  • The House Bunny [with review]
  • Traitor [with review]
  • Hamlet 2 [with review]
  • Burn After Reading [with review]
  • Death Race

ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK

  • Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (Amazon.com Exclusive)
  • Louis C.K.: Chewed Up

TV on DVD

  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Vol. 6

NEW ON BLU-RAY

  • The Third Man [Blu-ray]
  • Death Proof [Blu-ray]
  • Planet Terror [Blu-ray]
  • Into the Wild [Blu-ray]
  • Old School (Unrated Edition) [Blu-ray]
  • Tommy Boy [Blu-ray]

Next Week on DVD :

  • The Duchess
  • Eagle Eye
  • Ghost Town
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration
  • Savage Grace

GAMES

Game News: (09:29):

  • Possible New Legend of Zelda Coming Out in ‘09
  • Trailers Are Out For Batman – Arkam Asylum and the GTA 4: Expansion Pack

FILM

In Theaters This Week (12:34):

  • Seven Pounds
  • The Tale of Despereaux
  • Yes Man

In Limited Release

  • Nothing But the Truth
  • The Wrestler

What’s Currently Out Now:

  • Doubt [with review]
  • Slumdog Millionaire [with review]

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:

Movies Arriving On Christmas Day

  • Bedtime Stories
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Last Chance Harvey
  • Marley & Me
  • The Spirit
  • Valkyrie
  • Waltz with Bashir

Movies Arriving On The Day After

  • Revolutionary Road

Movie News:

  • Stephen Crow’s Not Directing The Green Hornet Adaptation
  • Updates of the following remakes: Judge Dredd, The Phantom, The Crow, Buck Rogers

TV

The News (21:43):

  • Mark Your Calendars: Battlestar Galactica Jan.16 – Lost Jan. 21 – Dollhouse Feb.13
  • Watch “Flight of the Conchords’” Season 2 premiere online at Funny or Die
  • Season 3 Finale of Dexter [a super quick review]

Fourth Wall Weekly #35 – Comic Books

COMICS

Mainstream Weekly:
MARVEL
On The Invasion Front:
  • Secret Invasion: Dark Reign (0:48) – 17 Minute Review!!
Main Titles:
  • Punisher War Zone 1 (17:55)
  • Astonishing X-Men Ghost Boxes 2 (21:58)
  • X-Men Spider-Man 2 (of 4) (28:00)
  • Captain Britain and MI 13 8 (33:30) 
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 1 (35:40)
DC
Main Titles:
  • Final Crisis 5 (37:33) – 13 Minute Review!!
  • Action Comics 872 (New Krypton Part 7) (50:28)
  • Green Lantern Corps 31 (56:15)
  • Detective Comics 851 (Last Rites) (58:10)
  • Nightwing 151 (60:30)
Independents Day:
  • 30 Days Of Night – 30 Days Til Death 1 (65:00)
  • Phonogram 2 – Singles Club 1 (of 7) (72:41)
  • Buckaroo Banzai Prequel 2 (of 2) (76:45)
Trades Show: (79:37)
This Week’s Top Releases
  • Green Lantern: Secret Origins HC
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 HC
  • Batman: Joker’s Asylum
Next Week: (80:35)
What’s On Our Pull Lists For Next Time
  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer #20
  • Fear Agent #25
  • Air #5

Fourth Wall Weekly #35 – Media

MEDIA

DVD
In DVD This Week:
MAJOR RELEASES
  • The Dark Knight [with review]
  • Horton Hears a Who!
ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK
  • Man on Wire
TV on DVD
  • THE WIRE: THE COMPLETE SERIES
  • DEADWOOD: THE COMPLETE SERIES
NEW ON BLU-RAY
  • SIN CITY Blu-Ray
  • DUMB AND DUMBER Blu-Ray
  • THE MASK Blu-Ray
  • SUPER TROOPERS Blu-Ray
  • I AM LEGEND Blu-Ray Collector’s Edition
  • FROM DUSK TIL DAWN Blu-Ray
Next Week on DVD:
  • Mamma Mia!
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • Burn After Reading
  • The Women
  • Death Race
  • House Bunny
  • Traitor
  • Hamlet 2
GAMES
This Week’s New Releases:
  • Prince of Persia PC
  • Sonic Unleashed PS3
FILM
In Theaters This Week:
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Nothing Like the Holidays
In Limited Release
  • Doubt
  • Gran Torino
  • Timecrimes
Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:
  • The Wrestler
  • Seven Pounds
  • The Tale of Despereaux
  • Yes Man
Movie News:
  • Dark Horse Comics’ sci-fi adventure series “Fear Agent” is headed for the big screen, according to creator Rick Remender.
TV
The News:
  • Golden Globes Noms
  • ABC to bring DC’s ‘Fables’ alive
  • NBC to give Jay Leno the 10 PM Monday-through-Friday timeslot
  • Hugh Jackman to host a totally different Oscars
Reviews of :
  • Leverage

Fourth Wall Weekly #34 – Comic Books

COMICS

Mainstream Weekly:

MARVEL

On The Invasion Front:

  • Secret Invasion #8 (00:59)

  • New Avengers #47 (17:31)

  • Secret Invasion Front Line #5 (18:49)

Main Titles:

  • The Punisher MAX X-Mas Special #1 (24:37)

  • X-MEN Noir #1 (29:55)

  • Marvel Zombies 3 #3 (34:32)

  • Marvels Eye Of Camera #1 (36:04)

DC

Main Titles:

  • Batman #682 (39:35)

  • Vixen Return Of The Lion #3 (44:56)

  • Supergirl – Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade #1 (47:54)

Independents Day:

  • Crossed #2 (51:31)

  • Zero-G #3 (58:46)

  • Sandman Dream Hunters #2 (1:03:58)

Lightning Round:

  • Haunted Tank #1 (1:09:08)

  • The Boys #25 (1:12:34)

  • The Sword #13 (1:13:56)

Trades Show:

This Week’s Top Releases (1:15:10)

  • Astonishing X-Men HC Vol 2

  • Daredevil Premiere HC Yellow

  • Wasteland TP Vol 3 Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

Next Week:

What’s On Our Pull Lists For Next Time (1:16:31)

  • Final Crisis #5 (of 7)

  • Final Crisis Revelations #4 (of 5)

  • Action Comics #872 (New Krypton)

  • Green Lantern Corps #31

  • Secret Invasion Dark Reign

Quick Mentions:

  • 100 Bullets #98

  • Detective Comics #851

  • Nightwing #151

  • Astonishing X-Men Ghost Boxes #2 (of 2)

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #20

  • Phonogram 2 #1 (of 7)