Episodes
Comic book luminary Frank Miller was scheduled to be the guest of honor at the upcoming Thought Bubble Comic Con. Unfortunately, Mr. Miller will no longer be attending after Thought Bubble coordinators were put on blast by Zainab Akhtar for his work on Hill Terror over a decade ago. Another feather in the cap of the woke mob. (00:00:00) Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation was blasted by long time He-Man fans. Paramount Pictures Snake Eyes bombed at the box office after not...
Published 07/30/21
Gevian Dargan, former assistant-editor at Milestone Comics, joins Wes for  “It’s Complicated.” Wes and Gevian discuss hot-button issues many people shy away from today. For decades comic book fans have predicted the impending doom fo the entire industry. There are certainly troubling signs. It appears the industry is courting speculators, which was one of the key components of the 90’s comic book implosion. Several high profile comic creators are leaving DC and Marvel Comics, concentrating on...
Published 07/29/21
Shawn and Drew from Comics Elite comic shop preview the best and worst comic book releases of the week.
Published 07/28/21
Wes and comic book retailers Pele and Uel Carter dissect the latest developments in comic book collecting.
Published 07/27/21
Comic writers Mark Pellegrini and Aaron Sparrow join Wes to talk about putting your creative team together.
Published 07/26/21
Wes is joined by Comics Aficionados: award-winning comic book editor Joe Corallo, comic book industry critic Joshua McDonald, comic book retailers Drew from Comics Elite and Pele from Parts Unknown and co-host Dok. The Comics Aficionados break down all the latest comic book industry news and rumors.
Published 07/25/21
Wes is joined by award-winning comic book editor Joe Corallo and life-long reader Eric Breen to discuss Jim Steranko’s 3-issue run on Captain America.
Published 07/24/21
Marvel Comics never learn from their mistakes. Their trailer for Daniel Kibblesmith’s New Warriors miniseries became one of the most mocked and downvoted videos in YouTube history. He’s been rewarded with a Blade one-shot. Only in comic books. (00:00:00) We are living in a new era of comic books that is filed by a singular issue: there are no consequences. No matter your job performance or unprofessional behavior, if you are part of the right click you will always get a new opportunity or...
Published 07/23/21
Wes and Gevian discuss the current mantra that diversity is always a strength.
Published 07/22/21
Shawn and Drew from Comics Elite comic shop preview the best and worst comic book releases of the week.
Published 07/21/21
Wes and comic book retailers Pele and Uel Carter dissect the latest developments in comic book collecting.
Published 07/20/21
Comic writers Mark Pellegrini and Nandor Fox Shaffer join Wes to talk about writing action and transitions in comics books.
Published 07/19/21
The Comics Aficionados break down all the latest comic book industry news and rumors.
Published 07/18/21
30-year veteran comic artist Aaron Lopresti joins Wes to talk about the rise of creator-owned and crowd funding comics.
Published 07/17/21
Wes is joined by award-winning comic book editor Joe Corallo and life-long reader Eric Breen to discuss classic Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Published 07/17/21
DC Comics Announced their slate of comics to celebrate 80 years of Wonder Woman. Unfortunately, it’s a stark reminder that DC don’t care enough about the character to invest with high-end comic writing talent. (00:00:00) Mobs are infiltrating fandoms and toppling icons like J.R.R. Tolkien. Rj from The Fourth Age YT joins Wes to. Talk about why it’s happening. (00:13:28) Mark Pellegrini and Wes discuss the merging threat censorship presents to literature, movies, television and comics books....
Published 07/16/21
Wes and Gevian discuss hot-button issues many people shy away from today.
Published 07/15/21
Shawn and Drew from Comics Elite comic shop preview the best and worst comic book releases of the week.
Published 07/14/21
Wes, Pele, Uel Carter and Dok discuss all the latest developments in the comic book collecting community.
Published 07/13/21
Comic writers Aaron Sparrow and Mark Pellegrini join Wes to discuss the importance of mentorship for comic creators.
Published 07/12/21
Wes is joined by Comics Aficionados: YouTuber Chris from Comics Exposed!, comic book critic Joshua McDonald, comic book retailers Uel Carter from Fantastic Comics and Pele from Parts Unknown and co-host Dok. The Comics Aficionados break down all the latest comic book industry news and rumors.
Published 07/11/21
DC Comics New 52 took the comic industry by storm when it launched in 2011. Outselling industry leader for several months. But somewhere along the way readers soured own the product and began walking away. Perch joins Wes to look back at DC’s New 52 and why fans are still split over it to this day. (01:17:16) Kurt Busiek claims DC Comics set up his THE LEGEND OF WONDER WOMAN for when it released 1986. Many customers claim DC and Marvel are still producing comics for purposes other than sales...
Published 07/10/21
Comic books used to be the ultimate escapism for millions of readers across North America. As the culture divide continues growing, comic writers and editors are making their mission to ensure readers can no longer find refuge in the pages of Marvel and DC Comics. (00:00:00) Comic books have contained social commentary since the very beginning of the industry. But more and more comic writers are ripping events straight from current events. Writer Mark Pellegrini and Wes discuss why this isn’t...
Published 07/09/21
Wes is joined by award-winning comic book editor Joe Corallo and life-long reader Eric Breen to discuss Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s classic Mangog story from The Mighty Thor.
Published 07/08/21
Shawn and Drew from Comics Elite comic shop preview the best and worst comic book releases of the week.
Published 07/07/21