Happy New year everybody! Welcome to 2015 and an all new season of the show and to start it off we have our comic picks for December. Enjoy! Let us know what your reading!
Season 3: Episode 66 – December Comics
Pick #1 – Captain Midnight #18
Publisher: Dark horse
Art: Fernando Dagnino
Writer: Joshua Williamson
Cover: Michael Broussard
Characters: Captain Midnight, Charlotte, Joyce, Jones
Synopsis – Captain midnight is a man out of time who is an adventurer and a genius inventor. He created a suit that allows him to fly, protection super strength?
The story starts out with Captain Midnight discussing plans to attack and capture a villain named Chuck Ramsey(was his ward 70 years ago) from a secret stronghold in Mexico. The location of the base was provided by a villain named Helios – Cap restored his powers(teleportation) and made him a new arm, along with control over helios’s powers. Cap sends him to a volcano to keep him out of trouble. They assault the stronghold and it goes badly, jones and charlotte are wounded and have to retreat, while midnight continues on his own taking out drones and guards alike. Midnight finds Chuck and destroys a evil looking device that is drawing energy from another dimension only to discover that chuck has funneled the powers into a super suit.
Art – 4 out of 5
Story – 5 out of 5
Pick #2 – Magneto #13
Writer: Cullen Bun
Cover: Dan Panosian
Characters: Briar Raleigh, Magneto
Synopsis Starts with Briar going to a dvd sales man in a refuge camp. She tells the man to quit selling footage of Magneto destroying Seattle. Next the man selling DvD’s tells his story of Magneto hurting him when he destroyed LA. Next is a story of young gild idolizing Briar for her injury. The girl then goes into how Magneto hurt her. You find out that the story is untrue. Then next she buys the rest of the dvd’s and tells him to never sell it again. Finally shield comes in and wants Briar rest of the refuges disappear. She know something of where Magneto has gone.
Art – 2 out of 5
Story – 2 out of 5
Pick #3 – C.O.W.L. #7
Publisher: Image Comics
Art: Rod Reis
Writer: Kyle Higgins & Alec Siegel
Cover: Trevor McCarthy
Characters: The Grey Raven, Arclight, Eclipse, Radia, Blaze, Grant Marlow
Synopsis: Chicago 1962 – Chicago Organized Workers League
the worlds first super hero labor union
Cowl is on strike and a union scab is murdered by someone with powers. The book starts out with a shady character in a small shop, he takes some food and heads for the door. the store owner pulls a gun and tells the guy he cant leave without paying and the guy unleashes a wave that shacks the building
Art – 3 out of 5
Story – 2 out of 5
Pick #4 – The New 52 Wonder Woman #37
Penciler: David Finch
Inker: Sonia Oback
Writer: Meredith Finch
Cover: David Finch, Sonia Oback, Richard Friend
Characters: Wonder Woman, Clark Kent,
Synopsis Starts out with these birds attacking amazonia, then goes to Diana sparring with Clark Kent, He is worried about her she has lost her mother and almost had killed Clark. Next you see a dark woman sacrificing what you think is a child but you see that it is actually an adult woman for a dark ritual. Next you see Diana back in Amazonia, They insist that she either rule Amazonia and give up other men or give up her right to the throne. You also find out she killed Ares and is now the god of war. Then the birds attack again you find out that they were Ares. Wonder Woman vows to set things right. All of a sudden Cyborg contacts her and she flies back to help the justice league. Back to the old woman who was doing the dark sacrifice you see Donna of Troy rising out of the pot.
Art – 5 out of 5
Story – 4 out of 5