Podcast: Behind the Panels – Issue 14: The Punisher: Welcome Back, Frank

The Punisher punches a polar bear in Welcome Back, Frank
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The Punisher - Welcome Back FrankHosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray

David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week: DC’s Watchmen prequels, a new comic from the creators of Joker, Batman has owls in his belfry and Marvel teases Spider-MEN. Then, X-Men sequel updates, indie adaptations PLUS, our kick-ass pick of the week – The Punisher: Welcome Back Frank.

Our next reading assignment: Rat Catcher.

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We talk about a lot of stuff on the show, here are our sources.

Comic News

DC confirms Before “Watchmen” Prequel Series
http://dcu.blog.dccomics.com/2012/02/01/dc-entertainment-officially-announces-“before-watchmen”/ 

Marvel Teases Spider-Men in June
http://www.newsarama.com/comics/marvel-spider-men-teaser-120201.html

DC Execs Tout Jan. Sales; Talk “Watchmen 2″, “Earth 2″
http://www.newsarama.com/comics/dc-comics-rood-wayne-january-sales-120103.html

“Batwing” Travels to Gotham for Night of the Owls (First DC Crossover Event of The New 52)
http://www.newsarama.com/comics/judd-winick-batwing-the-night-of-the-owls-120127.html

Movie News

Stephen Amell Is Green Arrow: Lands Title Role In CW Drama Pilot “Arrow”
http://www.deadline.com/2012/01/stephen-amell-is-green-arrow-lands-title-role-in-cw-drama-pilot-arrow/

Russo and Sosenko to Adapt “Too Cool to Be Forgotten”
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=86410

The Rest…

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The music this week is from the 1989 film The Punisher.