Podcast: Behind the Panels – Issue 19: Maus

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Maus I - My Father Bleeds History CoverHosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray

David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week the Lady in Red revealed, New 52 Issue 7s, Captain Marvel gets renamed, Aquaman beats Marvel, David Mazzucchelli disavows Batman, more deets on Spider-Men, and we bid farewell to a comic book legend. THEN the supernatural, spies and dinosaurs come to the screen in movie news. PLUS our very respectful in every way Pick of the Week – Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman.

Our next reading assignment: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8.

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Vintage Clip of the Week

The Origin of Captain America (1966)

Comic News

Jean Giraud, or Moebius, dies at 73; master comics artist
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-me-moebius-20120311,0,3697696.story

Marvel Back on Top, Aquaman outsells every Marvel book
http://www.newsarama.com/comics/february-2012-comic-book-sales-charts.html

Captain Marvel Gets a New Name and Look
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/international/shazam_electrifies_again_puMbHg6BYwirdrl3U9BYwL#ixzz1oESxMGA4

David Mazzucchelli Disavows Forthcoming Batman Reprint
http://www.tcj.com/david-mazzucchelli-disavows-forthcoming-batman-reprint/

More details on Spider-men coming in June
http://marvel.com/news/story/18259/spider-men_coming_in_june

Paul Levitz Reveals more Worlds’ FinestEarth 2 Secrets (Huntress! Power Girl!)
http://www.newsarama.com/comics/earth-2-worlds-finest-paul-levitz.html

RIP Batman Golden Age Artist Sheldon Moldoff
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=37343

Save the date! You’re invited to the wedding of Northstar and Kyle
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/03/08/marvel-asks-you-to-clear-your-schedules-in-june/

Movie News

Supernatural Graphic Novel Trespassers Coming to Theatres
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=87732

Warner Bros. to Adapt Dinosaur Graphic Novel Bolivar
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/bolivar-graphic-novel-animation-movie-296886

Warner Bros. Picks Up Comic Book Lucid
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=87877

New documentary: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Super-heroines
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Trailer-Clip-Poster-SXSW-Doc-Wonder-Women-29844.html

Giveaway!

WINNERS! List to the show to find out who the winners are for our Blu-ray giveaway for The Walking Dead.

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It seemed appropriate, the music this week is from the film Schindler’s List by John Williams.

About the author: Richard Gray

Richard Gray

Editor of DVD Bits and TheReelBits. You can see Richard's unfiltered train of thought on Twitter @DVDBits. The Reel Bits is also @The_ReelBits.

  • patti

    It’s the Swedes that are reindeer in Maus – not the Swiss. They go to Sweden after Poland.

    • http://www.thereelbits.com/ Richard Gray

      Ah, thanks, Patti. I was so close…and yet so far. Apologies to any reindeer we may have inadvertently offended.