RandoMonday: Ravagers #0

Here’s a comic chosen at random from my collection.

Ravagers #0 by Howard Mackie (writer), Ian Churchill and Norm Rapmund (art), Hi-Fi (colors), Dezi Siente (letters), and Ian Churchill and Peter Steigerwald (cover)

As you can see, this issue of the short-lived series Ravagers was part of Zero Month at DC Comics. It focuses mainly on Gar Logan and Tara Markov, aka Beast Boy and Terra, and tells us how they were “stressed” into their powers via Harvest’s manipulations. That’s pretty much it. I never liked the whole Harvest/Colony set up that launched the New 52 Teen Titans and was continued in this title–call me pollyannaish, but I don’t like stories where anyone, let alone children, are tortured. And while I miss the green Gar Logan, I did like how they tied the New 52 version of the character to the Red–that actually made a lot of sense.

Podcast Episode 41: 52 Pickup, Part 2

I complete my look at the DC New 52 titles that I am reading.

This time, I comment on the the following family of titles:

  • Green Lantern
  • The Dark
  • The Edge
  • Young Justice
  • Digital Firsts

This is the first episode recorded using my new Zoom H1 mic so I may sound a bit different. :) Let me know how you like it.

Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, or leave voicemail at 208-953-1841. You can also visit the Feedback page.

Thanks for listening!

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Podcast Episode 30: San Diego Comic-Con News and Comic Talk

For your New Comics Wednesday enjoyment, Travis & I talk about a lot of things, including

  • Marvel NOW! (4:20)
  • San Diego Comic-Con news (19:25)
  • DC’s Second Wave of titles (1:05:13)
    • Batman, Incorporated
    • Dial H
    • Earth 2
    • GI Combat
    • Ravagers
    • Worlds’ Finest
  • Five independent titles (1:28:33)
    • Revival
    • The Massive
    • Saga
    • The Hypernaturals
    • Danger Club

This will be a spoiler-filled discussion–you have been warned!

Thanks for listening!

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