The Bright Side Comics Chat

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The Bright Side Comics Chat has released 231 episodes since launching on Oct 10, 2018

This week DJ and John have a special guest Meg, DJ's daughter, to talk about women in comics. The Writers, artists, characters, the fans and the perception that a comic book store can be intimidating. Speculator’s Corner Harley Quinn #59 Chew variant Conan The Barbarian #4 Immortal Hulk #14 God of Bad Men #2 Ronin Island #1 Ziggy Pig and Silly Seal #1 BACK ISSUE BONUS Old Lady Harley #5 Naomi #1 (DC 2019) FOC DC – Variant Covers Batman #68 Francesco Mattina Green Lantern #6 Lucio Parillo Harley Quinn #60 Frank Cho Marvel – Variant Covers New Series Major X #1 Dynamite – Xena, Warrior Princess (Multiple cover options) Recommended Reading COSMIC GHOST RIDER DESTROYS MARVEL HISTORY #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Paul Scheer, Nick Giovannetti (A) Gerardo Sandoval (CA) Gerardo Zaffino RONIN ISLAND #1 MAIN BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Giannis Milonogiannis MORNING IN AMERICA ONI PRESS (W) Magdalene Visaggio (A) Claudia Aguirre SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN DYNAMITE (W) Christopher Hastings (A) David Hahn

Issue #21: Captain Marvel Preview by Hosts John & DJ hanging out in a comic book store talking all things comics.

β€ͺIn ISSUE 20 we update this week’s variant covers and recommended reading then we go pretty heavy into DC and their comics. What’s going on with their Black Label & a few other topics as well. ‬ ISSUE 20 COMIC ROUNDUP SPECULATIONS 1. Nightwing #57 Dekal variant 2. High Level #1 Mattina variant 3. Avengers #15 Parel variant 4. Venom #11 Gibbons variant 5. Love Romances #1 Dauterman Young Guns variant 6. Appalachian Apocalypse #2 7. Knights of the Golden Sun #4 BACK ISSUE BONUS 1. Umbrella Academy 2. Rai #0 - First Bloodshot 3. Tales of Suspense #52 - First Black Widow FINAL ORDER CUTOFF (FOC) for 2/25/19 Marvel – Variant Covers 1. Avengers #17 Garbett Spidey Villains 2. Immortal Hulk #15 Alex Ross (Gated but easy to meet eligibility) New Series 1. Spider-Man City at War #1 2. Spider-Man Life Story #1 (of 6) 3. War of the Realms #1 (of 6) Aftershock – Dark Red #1 Zenescope – Gretel #1 RECOMMENDED READING 1. STRONGHOLD #1 AFTERSHOCK COMICS (W) Phil Hester (A/CA) Ryan Kelly 2. INCURSION #1 (OF 4) VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC (W) Andy Diggle, Alex Paknadel (A/CA) Doug Braithwaite 3. Darth Vader 2nd Series. (W)Charles Soule (A) Guisepe Camuncoli 4. BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 1 & 2 (W) James Tynion IV (A) Freddie E Williams II

β€ͺIn ISSUE 19 we do our best to keep a Valentines Day theme while updating you on this week in comics and chatting about the animated features Death of Superman and Reign of Supermen. ‬ ISSUE 19 COMIC ROUNDUP SPECULATIONS 1. God of Bad Men #1 - From Amigo Comics BACK ISSUE BONUS 1. Showcase #79 - First Dolphin 2. Aquaman (New 52) #1 - First The Trench 3. Detective Comics #854 - First Alice 4. Motor Girl #1 5. Tigra - Giant Size Creatures #1 6. Howard the Duck - Adventures Into Fear #19 7. M.O.D.O.K. - Tales of Suspense #94 8. Hit Monkey - Hit Monkey #1 9. Dazzler - Uncanny X-Men #130 FINAL ORDER CUTOFF (FOC) for 2/4/19 DC – Variant Covers 1. Detective Comics #1000 – Regular, blank and 10 decades covers. $9.99 ea New Series 1. Batman who Laughs the Grim Knight #1 – Regular, blank and Gabriel Del Otto variant Marvel – Variant Covers 1. Spider Gwen Ghost Spider #6 2. X-23 #10 Inhuyk Lee New Series 1. Age of Conan Belit #1 (of 5) – Various covers 2. AGE OF X-MAN APOCALYPSE AND X-TRACTS #1 (OF 5) – Various covers. 3. Magnificent Ms. Marvel – Various covers RECOMMENDED READING 1. WONDER TWINS #1 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Stephen Byrne 2. SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Ron Garney (CA) Alex Ross 3. BATMAN VOL 7 THE WEDDING (W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin, Tony S. Daniel, Clay Mann 4. THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS VOL 1 (W) Dan Slott (A) Adam Kubert, Scott Hanna

In this Issue we talk Punisher loaded with spoilers but first we talk spoiler free for 45 min about comics. ISSUE 18 COMIC ROUNDUP SPECULATIONS 1. Female Furies #1 Mattina variant 2. Harley Quinn #58 Chew variant 3. Magical Beatdown #1 BACK ISSUE BONUS 1. Superman/Batman Annual #4 2. Stumptown #1 3. Black Canary/Oracle: Birds of Prey One Shot 4. Silver Surfer Annual #6 5. Immortal Hulk #2 6. Dark Nights Metal: Batman The Red Death #1 7. Y The Last Man #1 FINAL ORDER CUTOFF (FOC) for 2/4/19 DC – Variant Covers NONE Marvel – Variant Covers 1. Avengers #16 Hildebrant Spidey Villains variant 2. Champions #3 McKone Spidey Villains variant 3. Conan the Barbarian #4 Brooks Spidey Villains variant New Series 1. Age of X-Man Prisoner X #1 (of 5) Inhyuk Lee 2. Cosmic Ghost Rider Destroys Marvel History #1 (of 6) 3. Domino Hot Shots #1 (of 5) 4. Meet the Skrulls #1 (of 5) 5. Star Wars Vader Dark Visions #1 (of 5) Dynamite – New Series 1. Six Million Dollar Man #1 Black Mask – New Series 1. Billionaire Killers #1 RECOMMENDED READING 1. OBERON #1 AFTERSHOCK COMICS (W) Ryan Parrott (A/CA) Milos Slavkovic 2. RED SONJA #1 CVR A CONNER DYNAMITE (W) Mark Russell (A) Mirko Colak (CA) Amanda Conner 3. ABSOLUTE FLASHPOINT (W) Geoff Johns (A) Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope, Alex Sinclair (L) Nick Napolitano

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