This week on the Comics podcast, Nathan and Dave discuss all the new August 2021 release news, recap their favorite comics, and introduce a new segment! We also host Suicide Squad writer Robbie Thompson and Teen Titans Academy writer Tim Sheridan to discuss the ongoing crossover event across their two books. We discuss their approach to the story and how it got off the ground, how Peacemaker and Amanda Waller deserve a buddy cop story, and more!
Before the interview, we dig into the biggest news of the week! We discuss industry news like AT&T and Discovery merging, the April sales numbers, and Diamond Comics Distributors creating Pullbox, the online comic pull list service.
We also discuss new reveals like Marvel and SiriusXM’s scripted podcast Wastelanders: Old Man Star-Lord, The Heroes Union #1 coming August 2021 from Roger Stern, Ron Frenz, and Sal Buscema, and Image Comics and Marvel Comics solicitations! Plus new series from IDW and Vault too!
In our new segment titled Standout KAPOW moment of the week, we pick our favorite moment in comics of the week.
Nathan picked Ultramega #3 and this moment below.
Dave picked Immortal Hulk Time of Monsters #1 and this moment from the issue below.
AIPT Comics Podcast picks of the week:
- Shang-Chi #1 (W: Gene Luen Yang, A: Dike Ruan)
- The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #2 (W: Ram V, A: Filipe Andrade)
- Immortal Hulk: Time of Monsters #1 (W: Al Ewing, Alex Paknadel, David Vaughn, A: Juan Ferreyra, Kevin Nowlan)
- We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #6 (W: Al Ewing, A: Simone Di Meo)
In our judging by the cover segment, we pick our favorite cover art out next week. Dave picked The Department of Truth #9 by Zoe Thorogood and Nathan picked Harley Quinn #3 by Riley Rossmo. Check out those covers below.
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