Every comic fan is getting rocked by METAL right now but do the Tie-Ins make for a good backing band? Dave and guest host Shawn crack open a few cold ones and review Suicide Squad #26 "Gotham Resistance Pt.3". Tim Drake is back in a big way thanks to the "Lonely Place of Living" arc starting Detective Comics #965. Not only do we review that book but we travel all the way back to 1989 and revisit the original "Lonely Place of Dying" Batman/New Titans crossover. Can the homage live up to the original or is the nostalgia bar set too high? Tune in and find out!
John Benedict has taken over the show! That's right, to celebrate his 40th Birthday, Johnny B. took the reins and molded Parlipod in his image. First up, remembering the legend that is Len Wein. We discuss his impact on the industry and some of the stories that changed our lives. John then rants about what's wrong with the world prior to a review of the Metal One Shot: Batman the Red Death! Finally, a few pals took the time to call in and roast the B-Day boy.
DC Comics comes correct this week as we review their dynamic duo of issue #2's Dark Nights Metal and Mr. Miracle. The first Metal tie in also hits the racks with Teen Titans #12. Does this Damian Wayne ditty keep the Dark Nights rocking? Tune in to find out. PLUS: John's celebrity crush may land him in the dog house.
Ep.#63 John and Dave find themselves debating the virtues of Kite-Man yet again during our Batman #30 review. Secret Empire #10 also sneaks into our lives as John finds the series finale laughable while Dave defends the series as a whole. We also give you the skinny on Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1 from Image Comics. TUNE IN for your comics fix!