Making Sense Of The Walmart Exclusive DC Titles

DC announced that they will be releasing 100 page giants starting next month which will be reprinting some New Age of Heroes and New 52 material alongside brand new original stories from writers such as Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Tom King, and Brian Michael Bendis. This all sounds great until you learn that these books will be exclusive to Walmart stores in the United States. In this episode, Martin dives into these books and what the exclusivity deal could mean for comic and non-comic fans alike. 

The Absolute Ultimate Marvel Podcast

In this new episode, Ronnie is joined by his friend and co host of the Absolute DC podcast, the man who HATES everything.... Aaron Bell. Ronnie steers the ship and figures out what Marvel books does Aaron really like. What's Aaron's top 5 X-Men? What's his top 3 most hated Marvel character? Aaron also shocks Ronnie by telling him that he is indeed picking up 3 current marvel titles! WHAT THE WHAT!! Hold on because there is some derailment like normal.

Heroes Aren't Hard To Find

Nick and Martin return with an all new episode of the award winning Nerdy Legion podcast to talk about Heroes Con 2018! Martin got to attend the show this past Saturday and had a blast! The boys talk about the con experience, meeting up with friends, and of course, chatting with creators. We hope you enjoy the episode, and thanks for listening. 

Shame On You DC Comics With Nick Wetmore

On a special Therapy Thursday, Nick Wetmore from the Nerdy Legion podcast joins Martin to discuss some hard hitting topics! Will Batman and Catwoman actually get married? Should creators on top selling titles get paid more and how should that affect the price of the book? Is Grant Morrison really the best (yes)? Plus, Bendis did a great thing, Nick and Martin's top Spider-Man artists, and Nick partakes in the Spider-Man trivia challenge!

That Dude Can Art

On this week's voyage into insanity, Aaron (@AaronSBell) and Ronnie (@Ronbar316) cover the past TWO issues of Man of Steel.  What has Generic Villain been up to in the past two weeks?  What page was Aaron's favorite page in a DC comic in years?  Ronnie had one he really enjoyed as well.  They move on to cover the Showman in the newest issue of Sideways, before talking about the two newest DC books - Plastic Man and Hawkman.  To finish things off, they get to some listener questions about old style game shows and what's up with all the imprints?

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Do The Truffle Shuffle

Ronnie, Travis and Martin are back with an all new episode of your favorite Aftershock podcast! This week, the boys devote their full attention to The Lost City Explorers #1 from Zack Kaplan, Alvaro Sarraseca, Chris Blythe and Troy Peteri. Will this new title have the boys digging for treasure, or will it sink to forgotten depths? Tune in and find out!

The Spinner Rack Returns! Plus, Listener Questions

Welcome back to another episode of Comic Talk Today! On this episode, Martin discusses Diamond's plans to bring back the spinner rack by using comic book shops as a third party to test out selling comics at "complimentary" locations. Will it work? Martin has some thoughts on that. Plus, Martin answers listener questions about how publishers can keep their readers happy, his favorite comic book runs and creative teams, whether the industry is dying or not (it's not) and more!

Adam's Awesome Austin Pinball Bbq Vacation!

This week you get a double dose of 2BT! Why? Because we love you and can't stop giving!  On this episode the fourth BT of 2BT, Adam of Retro Reprise, is back to share stories of his adventures in Austin.  Dave and Adam will make you hungry for more with their conversation about Franklin's Barbecue, Austin's Pinball arcade, a bag of treats, beard care, Dragons Lair 2, D&D games, Star Wars games, Inner Space Caverns, and Denton, Texas' soon to be open Free Play Arcade!!!  And more, more, more!  Thanks for listening!  Be sure to check Adam out on Youtube and Twitch on his RetroReprise show!

Bonus Episode: Stuff That Usually Gets Edited Out

In this short bonus episode, Dennis and Jay talk about random topics.  This is the stuff that usually happens for at least a half hour before the podcast begins proper.  Will Batman #457 be discussed?  

Take Over Chicago, Money In The Bank, NXT Uk

This week Mike gives you his thoughts on NXT Takeover Chicago, Money in the Bank and the newly announced NXT UK.  Also he reads a spoiler that frustrates him, however after recording reads that it most likely wasn't true. 

Top 10

Jack Sutherland of the ACP and UMP podcasts inspired this episode with a facebook post.  I discuss my top 10 most influential albums after kicking the show of with some more listener questions.

Everything Old Is New Again

On this episode of Comic Talk Today, Martin takes a look at the past and discusses some comic book news before taking a peak into the future to talk about some book recommendations for this week's new comic book day. In the news segment, DC Black Label launch dates announced, plus an interesting reprint strategy from DC, the Maxx returns! (maybe), Heroes In Crisis gets announced and Martin's not sure what to think, Ahoy Comics wants to make comics great again, and Marvel wants to mash up all their superheroes in a teaser!

Top Of The Pile For June 18, 2018

It is a new week which means it's time for Top Of The Pile, the episode in which Martin discusses some of his favorite reads from last new comic book day. On this episode, Martin dives deep into Venom #2, Port of Earth #6, Nancy Drew #1, Stellar #1, Babyteeth #11, Hawkman #1, Plastic Man #1, The Weatherman #1, and Netflix's first foray into comics with The Magic Order #1. Thanks for listening!

Fathers's Day Magic Adventure Ghost Stories!

Oh boy! This episode is filled with a heaping helping of 2 Broke Texans goodness for your soul!  Dave and Michael discuss canoe adventures, childhood explorations, the beauty and threat of nature, homemade pizza, playing Magic the Gathering, collecting obsessions, cat problems, GHOSTS and paranormal encounters, the Dresden Files new book Brief Cases, The Expanse series Abaddon's Gate and more, more, more!  Special thanks to Dennis of The Best of the Rest Podcast for his awesome generosity!

What The Heck Are They Reading?

Dennis and Jay discuss they things that have piqued their interests lately. Has Jay gone full on board with Black Mask Studios? Is Dennis giving up Cape and Cowl stories?  Well, you will certainly hear what publishers are rising to the top of late.

It's My Destiny To Become Batman

Nick and Martin are back after a short hiatus to bring a little joy to your weekend! We kick things off with a little discussion about traveling the world which of course leads to Anthony Bourdain and ultimately to a fantastic discussion on food. Hey, it wouldn't be a Nerdy Legion episode without it. Plus, Martin binge watches The Twilight Zone with the fam, Nick has a thing for Costco, and why Martin is destined to become Batman. How much more can you want from the Grabby Award winningest podcast in the world?

Keep The Change Ya Filthy Animal

What's up AfterShock Army!! The gang's all here once again to talk some AfterShock books that came out this week. What books are those you ask? How about Babyteeth #11, Walk Through Hell #2, Animosity Evolution #6 and Betrothed #4. Also Ronnie sheds some light on what exactly is a Shock Box coming to a Con near you! Which book got referenced to a Home Alone stand off? Which book does a 180 for one of our guys? Listen in and find out!

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