This week the AIPT Comics podcast welcomes Spider-Woman writer Karla Pacheco along with her mother to discuss her series, working with Pere Pérez, and more. With Spider-Woman #9 now on shelves, we discuss the latest on the series as well as get a spoiler from Pacheco on a future story (it involves a horse being thrown!). Plus, we dig into Karla’s childhood with her mother and learn more about the hit writer’s life!
Before the interview, we recap the week in comics. Starting with the biggest news, we discuss the May 2021 Marvel Comics solicitations which include the new Star Wars event ‘War of the Bounty Hunters. Also in marvel news, a new teaser for the Fantastic Four 60th anniversary was revealed.
DC Comics stunned the world this week with big news celebrating classic films with new series Superman ’78 and Batman ’89, DC teased new 2021 series at the ComicsPro retailer event as well as showing off the new Snyder Cut variant covers.
Image Comics made waves this week too as Todd McFarlane announced four new Spawn titles in a new shared universe push. Image Comics also revealed plenty of new series like the reworking of Savage Dragon #259 into North Force #0, Aquarius: The Book of Mer, and The Good Asian. Sadly though, news revealed Die is coming to an end with its last story arc starting in May. It was also reported The Department of Truth is getting optioned for a television series. Finally, Dark Horse is coming in hot with a new The Witcher miniseries and Far Cry series.
AIPT Comics Podcast Books of the Week:
- Iron Man (2020) #6 (W: Christopher Cantwell, A: Cafu) Read our review.
- Immortal Hulk: Flatline (W/A: Declan Shalvey) Read our review.
- TMNT: The Last Ronin #2 (W: Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz, A: Esau & Isaac Escorza, Kevin Eastman) Read our review.
- M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games #3 (W: Jordan Blum & Patton Oswalt, A: Scott Hepburn)
In our judging by the cover segment, we pick our favorite cover art out next week! Dave went with Spawn #315 by Greg Capullo and Todd McFarlane and Nathan picked the Batman: Black & White #3 cover by Sana Takeda. Check those out below.
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