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Show Notes

Wednesdays mean new comic day but bi-weekly it means a fresh serving of comic book commentary courtesy of The Variant Issue.  The boys pull no punches when it comes to comics so listener discretion is advised!

The Pull List

  • Upcoming variant issues on our radar:
    • Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows (Nas: Life is Good Hip-Hop Variant, Secret Variant)
    • Black Panther: World of Wakanda (Compton Hip-Hop Variant)
    • Invincible Iron Man #1 (Missy Elliot Hip-Hop Variant)
    • Spider-Man: Clone Conspiracy (2nd printing)
    • Deadpool Back in Black (Standard cover)
    • Venom #1 (Look for this issue in stores on 11/23/16)
  • Character popularity, the marketing of gender characters and how creativity takes a backseat for headlines and profit

What Your Beef?

Mockingbird series finale and social media backlash. To learn more about this situation check out the following: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2016/10/27/online-bullying-may-have-cost-the-comic-book-industry-its-next-great-female-voice/

Highly Recommended

Audience Participation

  • Name a male or female animated character that you feel is attractive?


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