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The Bright Side Comics Chat has released 288 episodes since launching on Oct 10, 2018

This week in the spoiler free chat we talk about a bunch of comic related news and spoiler free about the New Netflix & Dark Horse Comics first series Umbrella Academy before we get into this week’s comics. Then after our weekly recommendations we talk full spoilers about the Umbrella Academy and the books by Gerard Way. 0:00- Spoiler free chat 47:22- Weekly Comic Update 1:10:35- Recommended Reading 1:36:25- Umbrella Academy with SPOILERS Speculator’s Corner Avengers No Road Home #6 Immortal Hulk #15 Dark Red #1 Honor and Curse #2 Knights of the Golden Sun 35 BACK ISSUE BONUS Young Avengers (2005) #1 Doctor Fate (2015) #1 Convergence Aquaman #2 Detective Comics #585 Marvel Point One #1 (2012) Teen Titans #12 (2016) FOC DC – Variant Covers Aquaman #47 Joshua Middleton Batman #69 Francesco Mattina Nightwing #59 Yasmine Putri New Series None Marvel – Variant Covers None available New Series War of Realms Punisher #1(of 3) Multiple covers Zenescope – Oz, Heart of Magic #1 Multiple covers. Cover C - John Royle Recommended Reading SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Chip Zdarsky DARK RED #1 AARON CAMPBELL CVR AFTERSHOCK COMICS (W) Tim Seeley (A) Corin Howell (CA) Aaron Campbell ROBYN HOOD OUTLAW #1 & 2 ZENESCOPE (W) Howard Mackie (A) Babisu Kourtis

We really had a great time talking Captain Marvel. Talked a little Grim Knight, Darth Vader and other fun comic book store chat as well... THANKS FOR LISTENING! 0:00- Spoiler free chat 17:20- Weekly Comic Update 29:25- Recommended Reading 45:50- Captain Marvel with SPOILERS Speculator’s Corner Batman Who Laughs Grim Knight #1 Dell'Otto variant Catwoman #9 Artgerm variant BACK ISSUE BONUS Giant Size Conan #1 and Conan #58 Hulk (2008) #16 Fantastic Four (1961) #65 Giant Size Ms. Marvel #1 FOC DC – Variant Covers Catwoman #10 Artgerm variant Detective #1001 David Finch Red Hood #33 Lucio Parillo Wonder Woman #68 Kaare Andrews New Series Image – Fairlady #1 (2 covers) Marvel – Variant Covers War of the Realms #2 New Series Symbiote Spider-Man #1 (multiple covers. Artgerm variant) War of the Realms: Journey into Mystery #1 (Multiple covers) War of the Realms: War Scrolls #1 (Multiple covers) Recommended Reading LITTLE BIRD #1 (OF 5) IMAGE COMICS (W) Darcy Van Poelgeest (A) Ian Bertram (CA) Tradd Moore GOON #1 ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS (W/A/CA) Eric Powell CALAMITY KATE #1 DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Magdalene Visaggio (A) Corin Howell AVENGERS FOREVER Trade Paperback MARVEL (W) Kurt Busiek (A) Carlos Pacheco

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.

‪In 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

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