This week, we shoot for the stars and tackle the two bands of misfits that have called themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy.
We begin our intergalactic journey with Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrows Avengers Vol. 1, and our introduction to the diverse assembly of Vance Astro, Yondu, Martinex & Charlie 27 in their battle against the Badoon.
Rocketing to the 90′s, we look at GOTG by Jim Valentino, with the team finally getting their own title, facing the ramifications of the present days heroes of the MU.
In the wake of the waves of Annihilation, we look at GOTG by Abnett & Lanning, featuring an all new team of oddballs, on a road to Knowhere.
Our final book, is GOTG: Cosmic Adventures, bringing the team into the Now!
We are also pleased to present our review of the Marvel Studios film based on the comic, and the first in it’s exploration of the cosmic catalogue!
This week, we go further down the spiral with Grayson #1, fight off infection with Spread #1, bury the truth with Daredevil #5, swing back with Spider-man 2099 #1, fall for the silver screen with Reel Love #1, and much more.
Keeping with the movie mumblings, Robin give’s his verdict on the latest installment of the cinematic simian series, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and Chris reports on some early footage of the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy.
This week, we shoot for the stars with Rocket Racoon #1, ride solo with The Legendary Star-Lord #1, make our move with Robocop #1, upscale with Enormous #1, kick out the jams with Exit Generation, & much more!
This week, we rev up with Ghost Rider #4, shape up with Ms. Marvel #5, follow the doctor’s orders with New Avengers Annual, question solitude with Superman #32, get possessive over Outcast #1, break out the keg for House Party, and more!
Welcome to Episode 156 of The Orbiting Pod!
This week, we worship false idols with The Wicked & The Divine #1, get an electric eel shock with Witchfinder #1, play the generation game with Thomas Alsop #1, let the juice loose with Moose Kid Comics #1, keep it on the level with Archie #656, get a software update with Alex & Ada #7 , and much more!
Welcome to Episode 155 of The Orbiting Pod!
This week, we get pulled under by Detective Comics #32, go on a field trip with Infinity Man & The Forever People #1, stick em up for That’s Because You’re a Robot, put our minds to it with Figment #1, get shock value with She-Hulk #5, reload with Edge of Tomorrow, and much more!
Welcome to Episode 154 of The Orbiting Pod!
This week, we hitch a ride to Big Trouble in Little China #1, scale it down for Tiny Titans: Return to the Treehouse #1, feel out of place with The Superannuated Man #1, sleep tight with Moon Knight #4, get stuck in with Batman 66 meets Green Hornet #1, pass the popcorn as we talk X-Men: Days of Future Past, and much more!
This week, we reactivate our tastebuds with Chew/Revival, take root with Trees #1, make an appointment with Doctor Spektor #1, take a peek under the hood with C.O.W.L. #1, and escape Bat Country with Deadly Class #5.
Next, Robin has a chat with Fred Van Lente & Crystal Skillman about their Kickstarter campaign for their play King Kirby, discussing the origins of the project, how they cast the role of Kirby, and the process of writing for stage rather than page.
Finally, we take a look at two recent OGN’s from the Big Two; Spider-Man: Family Business from Marvel, and Black Canary/Zatanna: Bloodspell from DC, discussing whether they succeed as stand alone stories, and the place of the Original Graphic Novel in mainstream comics publishing.
Welcome to Episode 152 of The Orbiting Pod!
This week, we play dress up with Saga #19, splash around with Velvet #5, cross the line with Invincible #111, test the speedometer with MPH #1, discover you only live once with Elektra #2 and much more.
Meanwhile, Robin got the chance to chat with Rocky O’Reilly & Tribe One of Malibu Shark Attack about their self-titled debut album, working across continents & what it’s like collaborating without ever meeting.
This week, things get x-treme, astonishing & uncanny as we delve into the world of The X-Men!
Tying in to the recently released installment in the film franchise, we kick things off with a look at Claremont & Bryne’s Days of Future Past, and Kitty Pryde’s first turbulent days at Xavier’s School. We then take a look a futher look at the mutant menace, and interpretations of The Good Book with the OGN God Loves, Man Kills.
We then do a bit of public relations repair with Joss Whedon & John Cassaday’s Astonishing X-Men, discussing the controversial “mutant Cure”, and finally, head back to the future with Bendis & Immonen’s All New X-Men.
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