Episode 69 – January Comics Pics

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Episode 69 – January Comics

On this episode we discuss our pics for January and chat a bit about our upcoming trip to C2E2! Let us know what comics you enjoyed the most this month and if you are headed to C2E2!

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Pick #1Star Wars #1

Publisher: marvel comics

Art: John Cassaday

Writer: Jason Aaron

Colorist: Laura Martin

Cover: John Cassaday

Characters: Han, Leia, Luke, chewbacca

Synopsis – The gang’s all back causing trouble for the empire and this time they arrive at a weapons factory on Cymoon 1. Han is pretending to be Jabbas emissary to gain access to the facility, their goal is to blow up the main power core. Luke locates prisoners via the force and frees them. There is a nice little shout out to Ben Kenobi as luke severs the hand of the slave master. As they begin their escape Vader arrives, Chewbacca tries to take him out with a sniper rifle. Meanwhile C3P0 is having his own problems with the millennium Falcon which is nearby in a junkyard and luke decides he has to face Darth Vader.

 

 

Ratings –

Art – 3.75 out of 5

Story –  5 out of 5

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Pick #2 Red Sonja #14

Publisher: Dynamite

Art: Walter Geovani

Writer: Gail Simone

Colorist: Adriano Lucas

Cover: Jenny Frison

 

Characters: Red Sonja, Havan, Fellan, Wizard

Synopsis Starts in a tavern in a town that Red Sonja had recently saved.  The brother of the wizard Red Sonja comes in and asks for her but she had already left.  He then forces everyone to drink themselves to death.  Next goes to Red Sonja where she runs into Havan.  Who keeps calling her princess and thinks he is her apprentice.  You find out that the wizard she killed had cursed her by removing her forgiveness.  She has a flashback to her family being killed.  She is down to killing the last member who had killed her father the crossbowman Fellan.  Apparently he had tracked her down. He is asking for forgiveness but she can’t forgive men jump out of the woods to protect she starts killing them all.  One asks for forgiveness hiding behind Havan.  Havan begs her to go to her soul.  She sees the wizard she kills and then scream.

 

Ratings –

Art – 4 out of 5

Story – 4 out of 5


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Pick #3 –  King: The Phantom #1

Publisher: Dynamite

Art: Brent Schoonover

Writer: Brian Clevinger

Colorist: Brent Schoonover

Cover: Darwyn Cooke

Characters: The Phantom (Lothar), Mandrake the magician, Guran

Synopsis: This book continues where Kings Watch left off. with the death of the 23rd Phantom, Lothar picks up the mantle to carry on the legacy and to find the remaining Walker family heir. While not having much luck finding the heir, Lothar has a pirate problem that he needs to address. After some head bashing and bullets, The phantom decides to infiltrate the pirates by posing as Gurans body guard. (guran is playing the part of a warlord)

Ratings –

Art – 4 out of 5

Story –  4 out of 5


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Pick #4 Reyn #1

Publisher: image

Colorer: Paul Little

Art: Nate Stockholm
Writer: Kel Symons

Characters: Reyn, Seph, Baron

 

Synopsis Starts out in a farm where a giant spider attacks.  Out of no where Reyn comes in and kills the monster.  He then thanks his god.  Farmer puts him up for the night but wants him to stay so sends his daughter out to sleep with him.  Next thing you know Reyn rides to town Ledwain.  He sees slaves being brought out to the mines.  Next you meet Seph who apparently is the story teller.  She is a mystic of Tek and can use magic and is attacked but fends off 10 men.  She goes into the bar and berates Reyn for not helping her.  You find out that the Baron of Allwyn had wiped out monks along time ago and they think Reyn is one so they send in troops to get him.  They go to the bar where Seph and Reyn are.  Reyn starts talking to himself everyone thinks he is nuts but he just continues on.  Next him and Seph take on all the troops

 

 

Ratings –

Art –  4 out of 5

Story – 4 out of 5

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