Well, it only took Marvel eleven years and 22 movies, but they finally delivered Captain Marvel to the big screen, and in Comics Obscura tradition, Tim and Jesse went down to the cinema to see what all the hullabaloo is about. Set up as a pre- and post-viewing episode, Never Say Assemble gives the boys
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In this episode, the boys take a brief break from the normal programing to bring you a brand new segment. Welcome to “Sloggin’ the ‘Log” the podcast within a podcast, where Jesse and Tim talk about their respective comic book backlogs. Join them on their meandering journey as they discuss…some books, and also movies, video
Tim is sad and Jesse is mostly confused as to what all the fuss is about on this farewell episode to the Amazing Spider-Man. The comic isn’t ending, but Dan Slott’s momentous ten-year run has drawn to a close. Nonetheless, Tim is very excited to talk about his favorite superhero, while Jesse wrestles with the
In part one of Comics Obscura’s Infinity War episode, Jesse and Tim are joined by their dear friend Shaun to hash out their predictions and hopes for the movie. They talk plot expectations and lay out their ‘deadpool,’ and they look to the future of the franchise post Infinity War to speculate on where the
Amazing Spider-Man #799 by Writer Dan Scott and Artist Stuart Immonen Is it really here? Is it truly almost time to say goodbye? This week gave us the next installment of Go Down Swinging, Dan Slott’s final arc on ASM. Spidey is injured and in hiding immediately following the Green-turned-Red Goblin’s attack on the Daily Bugle.
Exiles #1 by Writer Saladin Ahmed and Artists Javier Rodríguez, Álvaro López, and Jordie Bellaire Marvel has brought back its reality hopping super-team because (surprise, surprise) something is eating the multiverse. An entity referred to only as the Time Eater is devouring alternate Earths, one after another, and so a mostly reluctant Blink has to
Sex Criminals #23 by Writer Matt Fraction and Artist Chip Zdarsky This issue of Sex Crimz continues to build on the seemingly apathetic state of the central characters as they try to figure out their place in the world romantically and sexually. Since Suzie and Jon’s separation in the previous arc, each issue has been
On this week’s podcast, Jesse and Tim talk Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert’s on-going Marvel series, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man. The guys talk about the book’s theme of confronting one’s past and finding ways to move toward the future, and discuss these themes’ implications for the book going forward.
The Mighty Thor #705 by Writer Jason Aaron and Artist Russell Dauterman As the penultimate issue to one of my favorite marvel stories, I couldn’t help feeling a pang of frustration when I picked up this issue, knowing that the series was driving steadily toward its end. Not the end of The Mighty Thor, of