Comic Talk Today

Join Dustin three to five imes a week as he dives deep into what's going on in the comic book industry from comic to movies and tv to deep dive discussions on topics that matter.

Comic Talk Today is hosted by Dustin and produced by Dustin. You can support this show by visiting our merch store or feel free to get in touch with us by sending us an e-mail.

Comic Talk Today has released 231 episodes since launching on Feb 02, 2018

On this episode of Comic Talk Today, movie news abound! First up, Martin briefly brings up the Batman #50 controversy and why you should dismiss the spoilers and make up your mind on the story yourself before diving into the announcements of Skyward, Animosity, Faith and Gideon Falls heading to the big (and small) screen. Finally, he wraps up the news with some talk about the DC Universe service and what to expect. Then, it's Comic Predictor time as he dives into some comic recommendations for tomorrow's new comic book day. 

A new week means a new installment of Top Of The Pile on Comic Talk Today. This week, Martin talks about some of his favorite reads from last new comic book day including Pestilence: A Story of Satan #2, Shadow Roads #1, Harbinger Wars 2 #2, The Sentry #1, Blackwood #2, Multiple Man #1, Bedtime Games #1, Detective Comics #983 and The Man of Steel #5. 

On an all new episode of Comic Talk Today, Martin premieres a new series entitled Secret Origins, in which he looks at some iconic comic book characters and dives into how their origin stories have changed over the years. In this first installment, Martin tackles Catwoman and goes through Batman (1940) #62-65, The Brave and The Bold (Vol 1) #197, Batman: Dark Victory, Catwoman (2011) #0 and #35-40 before tying it all back to the current Batman run with special attention to Batman (2016) Annual #2. Plus, the winners of the CulDeSac giveaway!

It's Thursday and that means it's time for a little comic book therapy on Comic Talk Today! This week, Martin is joined by Portland-based writer and artist Colin Lawler to discuss his book Spirits: The Soul Collector, currently running as a Kickstarter and also available on Webtoons. Colin and Martin dive into what the story is about, being inspired by Jeff Smith and Hayao Miyazaki, crafting an original story, the differences between print and digital publishing, working with Kickstarter, and more!

Get ready for a jam packed episode of Comic Talk Today as Martin dives deep into some really fantastic listener questions! In this episode: why can’t comic book sales come anywhere close to what they used to be? Will we see a streamlining of comic publishers like we're seeing in other types of media? What are some books or arcs that really kicked Martin in the gut? If Martin could set a comic book in any horror movie universe, why would it be Constantine in Nightmare On Elm Street? ...and so many more! Thanks for listening!

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