Each week Richard and David discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. In this issue, the Akira creator returns to comics, DC’s Earth 2, Trashy Frankenstein, Marvel’s Spider-Men and Oz Comic-Con. THEN It’s Bats and Turtles in film news. PLUS our kick ass pick of the week is, well, Kick-Ass 2!
Our next reading assignment: Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
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Vintage Clip of the Week
Teen Titans in The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967) – “The Monster Machine”
Akira’s Katsuhiro Otomo Working on New Manga (Thanks to Nima Afshar for the spot!)
James Robinson talks Earth 2
Arcania to tell ‘Trashy’ version of Frankenstein
Marvel reveals more about June’s Spider-Men
Oz Comic-Con kicks off this weekend in Adelaide
Original cast member returning for The Dark Knight Rises
Warner Bros. animation confirms CG Beware the Batman for Cartoon Network
Michael Bay posts second statement on (Teenage Mutant) Ninja Turtles aka TAINT
Pick of the Week
Kick-Ass 2 by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.
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The music used for this episode is “Banana Splits” by The Dickies and “Bad Reputation” by The Hit Girls from the “Kick-Ass” movie soundtrack.