Tag Archives: Warren Ellis

The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast Episode 98

In this episode of the FWCP, the gang discuss two comics written by gentlemen named Jonathan. One is a groundbreaking achievement, the other is a derivative failure. Also, Jesse does a review on the recent events in Amazing Spider-Man that’s more in-depth than previously thought possible.

THE LIST

Mainstream

[01:08] S.H.I.E.L.D. #3

[10:39] Amazing Spider-Man 639 + A Discussion on The Gauntlet and Grim Hunt

[25:35] Marvel U. vs. The Punisher #1

[32:22] Avengers Prime #2

[35:15] The Rage of Thor

Indie

[37:12] Sweet Tooth 12

[39:03] Nancy in Hell #1

[43:08] Supergod #4

[45:16] Whispers in the Walls #1

[47:37] Crossed: Family Values #3

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The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast Episode 94

In which 3 dudes kick back and talk about comics, video games, and teabagging. Enjoy.

Show Notes:

MAINSTREAM
[01:03] The Flash #3
[09:14] Jokers Asylum: Clayface #1
[17:01] Batman Beyond #1
[23:24] Wonder Woman #600
[33:52] Astonishing X-Men #34
[38:06] Thor #611
[41:03] Secret Avengers #2

INDIES
[49:02] Abe Sapien: Abyssal Plain #1
[53:19] Yours Truly, Jack The Ripper #1
[58:49] Powers v3 #5
[1:01:58] Invincible #73
[1:05:57] The Last Zombie #1

The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast Episode 92

SHOW NOTES

Indie Comics

[02:17] Daytripper #7
[06:14] Meta 4 #1 (of 5)
[11:50] Buzzard #1 (of 3)
[15:28] Nemesis #2 (of 4)

Mainstream Comics

[24:38]Batman #700
[30:28] Roundtable Discussion: The Order In Which We Read Our Books
[33:40] Jonah Hex #56
[39:47] Secret Six #22
[42:00] Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #2 (of 5)
[45:16] Avengers Academy #1
[51:02] PunisherMAX #8
[56:24] S.H.I.E.L.D. #2
[1:03:52] Uncanny X-Men #525
[1:07:29] IronMan: Noir #3 (OF 4)
[1:10:48] Ultimate Comics Avengers #3
[1:16:09] Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #11

Outro [1:19:215]

The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast Episode 88

Cammy (from Cammy’s Comic Corner) joins the gang once again to discuss why Daytripper is most beautifully despressing comic currently on stands, why Emma Frost’s boobs are the true star of Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis, and why The Punisher uses such strange shotgun intimidation techniques…and all that Siege and Bruce Wayne stuff too!

intro [00:21]

indies:

  • [02:08] Daytripper #6
  • [08:18] The Sword #24

mainstream:

  • [13:04] Siege #4
  • [24:09] The Sentry: Fallen Sun
  • [26:19] Avengers – The Initiative 35 (Final Issue)
  • [30:53] The New Avengers Finale
  • [38:29] Dark Avengers #16
  • [43:36] Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #1
  • [48:41] New Mutants #13
  • [54:45] Heroic Age: Prince of Power #1 (of 4)
  • [57:51] Punisher Max #7
  • [59:33] Iron Man: Noir 2
  • [1:05:42] Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #10
  • [1:08:45] Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #1
  • [1:19:33] The Flash #2

trades:

  • [1:24:13] Sweet Tooth: Vol. 1 Out of the Woods
  • [1:26:02] Underground

outro [1:33:16]

The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast Episode 86

Jesse, Art, Freddie, and Danny(!) discuss free comics, indie comics, mainstream comics, and Indian mainstream comics.

Start / Intro: [0:00:21]

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY BOOKS:
[0:01:42] Overview
[0:04:00] Th3rd World – The Stuff of Legend + City of Bones
[0:08:38] Radical Publishing – Welcome to R Universe
[0:14:21] Oni Press – The Sixth Gun
[0:19:32] Image Comics – Fractured Fables

INDIES
[0:23:19] Stumptown #3 (of 4)
[0:27:55] Green Hornet #3
[0:34:14] The Walking Dead #71
[0:36:17] Aladdin: Legacy Of The Lost #3 (of 3)
[0:37:15] The Last Days of American Crime #2 (of 3)

MAINSTREAM
[0:42:14] Detective Comics #864
[0:47:05] Green Lantern Corps #47
[0:49:44] Invincible Iron Man #25
[0:54:14] X-Force #26
[0:58:30] Thor #609
[1:00:03] New Avengers #64
[1:02:14] Siege: Secret Warriors #1
[1:11:58] Thunderbolts #143
[1:12:42] Ultimate Comics Avengers: v1 #6 + v2 #1

Trades [1:28:32]

  • Gigantic TP
  • Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse Volume 2 It Only Hurts When I Pee HC
  • Wolverine Noir TP
  • Hotwire TP
  • The Stuff of Legend Vol. 1

Next Week / Outro: [1:31:05]
HIGHLIGHTS: Brightest Day #1, Demo Volume 2 #4, Jonah Hex #1 (New Printing), $1.00, Jonah Hex #55, Sweet Tooth #9, Pilot Season Stealth #1, Ultimate Comics New Ultimates #2, Uncanny X-Men #524, and Astonishing Spider-Man Wolverine #1

The Fourth Wall Comics Podcast Episode 82

We discuss how Millar and McNiven’s Nemesis reminds us of Fight Club, Suicide Club, and of course…The Baby-Sitters Club.

the list:
INDIES
[01:18] Nemesis #1
[12:30] Shuddertown #1
[17:37] Supergod #3
[24:09] FVZA #3

MAINSTREAM
[33:01] Uncanny X-Men #522
[39:32] New Avengers #63
[43:17] Thor #608
[50:03] Avengers – The Initiative 34
[54:17] Green Lantern #52

Kieron Gillen Interview

The Breakdown

MAINSTREAM
Start  – 12:14: What is S.W.O.R.D.? What’s it about and who’s in it?
12:15 – 16:58: Guess the movie reference.
16:59 – 18:59: Blueberry Muffins
19:00 – 29:36: The Art of S.W.O.R.D.
29:37 – 35:35: Peeling back the veil of Marvel

INDEPENDENTS

35:36 – 40:19: The Magic of Phonogram
40:20 – 46:34: The Future of Phonogram

OTHER WORKS
46:35 – 50:08: The Past Works of Kieron Gillen
50:09 – 53:21: Video Game Adaptations

WHAT’S NEXT

53:22 – 56:58: The New Avatar Press Book: The Heat
56:59 – END : What else?