The Comic Predictor For April 25, 2018

Martin returns with another edition of the Comic Predictor, but first up, why hating on the Venom trailer is pointless. Of course, this wouldn't be a Comic Predictor episode without some recommendations and Martin has some great new books to recommend including Babyteeth #10, Black AF: Widows and Orphans #1, Forever Free #1, Prisoner #1 and Deep Roots #1. Thanks for listening.

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Martin returns with a new episode of Comic Talk Today in which he discusses some feedback from the last episode about the future of comics before getting into the news about Black Panther becoming one of the top ten highest grossing films of all time, and the teaser of Extermination which could change the landscape for X-Men comics at Marvel. Then, it's time for Comic Predictor where Martin picks some books to look out for on this new comic book day! Also, check out the new God Hates Astronauts Kickstarter!
It's a new week and it's time for a new episode of Comic Talk Today! In this episode, Martin goes into full rant mode to talk about how the evolution of comics from the newstand to the direct market has lead to the situation the industry is in today, how has the Hollywood rush has changed comics, what brick and mortar shops closing means for the future of comics, and whether the whole industry is doomed or if there is some hope for the future. Don't forget our Ninjak Vs The Valiant Universe Card Game giveaway from Overworld Games, all you have to do is comment on the show on Twitter @geekvine, via email, or by leaving a review!
It's that time of the week where Martin talks about his top books of the week on Top Of The Pile but first, tons of other stuff! Martin kicks the episode off with some feedback and observations about the state of comics today. Then, some announcements including a giveaway for the Ninjak Vs The Valiant Universe card game from Overworld Games and an upcoming appearance from some comic creators on the podcast. Then, he discusses his picks of the week including Rought Riders: Ride or Die #2, Factory #1, Breathless #1, Avengers #686 and a surprising top choice with Mother Panic: Gotham AD #1! Thanks for listening!
It's time for another therapy session as Ronnie Barron from a multitude of podcasts joins Martin for Therapy Thursday! In this episode, Ronnie and Martin go a bit deeper into the Rebirth/Metal discussion, why Marvel is doing things right with their "fresh start", how instant gratification is ruining media, plus, what will the comic industry will look like in ten years. Then, Martin tests Ronnie's Marvel knowledge in a game he dubs, Are You A True Believer? 
In today's episode of Comic Talk Today, Martin pulls another rant out of his hat, this time, about his con experience this past weekend, why some vendors just shouldn't bother showing up, and how you can find the right places to buy books. But first, listener feedback to yesterday's episode on the death of DC Rebirth! Finally, we round out the episode with Comic Predictor, in which Martin finds a selection of books coming out on new comic book day which you should consider picking up.

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