Top Of The Pile For August 20, 2018

It's a new week and a new installment of Top of the Pile as Martin dives into his favorite books from last week. This week on the docket is Volition #1 from Aftershock Comics, The Terminator: Sector War #1 from Dark Horse, Ice Cream Man #6 from Image Comics, Edge of Spider-Geddon #1 and Extermination #1 from Marvel Comics and finally, Pearl #1, The Wild Storm #16 and Batman #53 from DC Comics. Which book will be the pick of the week and which books will have Martin diving into some esoteric tangents? Tune in and find out!

Down The Rabbit Hole For British Gravy

Food Talk episode!  What are the connections between chicken fried steak, Winston Churchill, Dungeons and Dragons, and Star Wars?  Listen to this episode and find out. 

Fantasy Football Primer

This week Paul is joined by Dennis of the Best of the Rest podcast to record an extra special episode devoted entirely to fantasy football.  If you're in need of some help getting your team ready then you are in great hands because they are both here to share their vast knowledge on the subject.  Thanks Dennis!

Secret Origins: Moon Knight

Comic Talk Today is back with a brand new episode discussing the secret origins of Moon Knight! In this episode, Martin talks about the various origin stories of Moon Knight and how they have changed over the character's fifty year existence. If you want to read along with some of the issues discussed, then check out Werewolf By Night #32 and #33, Moon Knight (1980) #1 and #4, West Coast Avengers #23 and #41, Moon Knight (2006) #1-6, and Moon Knight (2014) #1-6. Thanks for listening!

Iwe Fairfield, G1 Climax Finals, & WWE Weekend Preview

This week I give you my thoughts on the upcoming NXT Takeover Brooklyn IV, SummerSlam, the finals of the G1 Climax, the passing of Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart and Doc Dean as well as talk about the IWE show I took the kids too.  

Of Our Own Volition

The boys are back with a full Voltron once again and ready to talk about Aftershock Comics! This week, Ronnie, Martin, and Travis dive into the recent announcement that Aftershock will be making their first issues fully returnable to retailers and why that's a good thing. Then, the boys discuss the latest batch of books including Volition #1, The Lost City Explorers #3, and Babyteeth #12. No new books next week so we'll be back in two weeks!

Kickstarter Corner With Aaron Bell And Ronnie Barron

It's time for a little something different on Comic Talk Today as Martin is joined by Aaron Bell and Ronnie Barron from the Absolute DC Podcast to talk about Kickstarter comics! What do the boys look for when backing a project and just what do they have their eyes set on? Tune in and find out!

Plastic Is Gold

It's the 99th episode of this podcast!! What do Aaron and Ronnie talk about? 99 Red Balloons of course! No seriously they talk about Plastic Man, Hawkman, Hal Jordan and the Green Lanterns along with many many more things!

Dealing With Burnout

This week, Nick and Martin get a little serious as the boys dealing with feeling a little burnout from work, and surely, they're not the only ones right? The boys talk about how to deal with burnout, finding some work/life balance, realizing what your priorities are, and more. Plus, some TV talk, and how to make gnocchi from scratch in five easy steps. 

August Previews

It's time again to peruse Previews catalog, August edition.  Dennis and Jay have spent uncounted late night hours pouring over this weighty tome to help you identify what comics you may want to watch for in the coming months.  

Conventions

In this episode, Dennis and Cullen talk about every creator's love and hate relationship with comic book conventions. 

All Your Comics Are Returned To Us

It's time to catch up on the biggest news of the week with an all new episode of Comic Talk Today! On this episode, Martin talks about the newly announced Mark Millar title, "Prodigy", Marvel bringing back Uncanny X-Men starting with a ten part weekly arc with a ton of creators, C.B. Cebulski and John Byrne may be in talks to have Byrne return to the X-Men, Marvel lobbies Disney for James Gunn's return, and Aftershock makes all their first issues (and some second) fully returnable to try to expand their marketshare. Plus, a look at last week's top selling Comixology titles!

Top Of The Pile For August 13, 2018

It's a brand new week and time for a brand new top of the pile on an all new episode of Comic Talk Today! This week, Martin talks about The Amazing Spider-Man #3, Fantastic Four #1, Hey Kids! Comics! #1, The Dead Hand #5, The Sandman Universe #1, Red Hood and the Outlaws #25, and Hot Lunch Special #1. Plus, stay to the end to get some recommendations for this week's new comic book day!

Lingua Strikes Back

Dave and Michael discuss balancing expectations and gratitude about things they love, a spider attack, a trip to the Gulf Coast, their love of history, and much more!

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