Hey what’s up everybody today is July, 11 2014 and you are listening to the Comic Crossovers Podcast of course this is GeekedOutNation.com weekly comic book podcast, this is episode #21. As always my name is Steven and I am joined by co-host Jessica and joining us as a guest for this episode is fellow GeekedOutNation contributor Michael. Today on the cast we will be going over some of the weeks recent news stories, discussing our thoughts on the New Batgirl comic book as well as reviewing Grayson #1, Death Vigil #1, Chastity #1 and Spider-Man 2099 #1.
The Locke & Key film has signed on a new writer by the name of Albert Torres, he is most notable from the small indie film called Henry Poole Is Here.
Lucy Griffiths (True Blood) is leaving NBC’s DC/Vertigo Hellblazer adaptation, Constantine, due to a reported change in the creative direction of the show. So they won’t be recasting her role they will instead write the character out. Liv will then be replaced by the Hellblazer comic character Zed
Bucky Barnes is getting another shot at stardom in October from Marvel Comics. Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier will launch as an ongoing by writer Ales Kot and artist Marco Rudy this fall. The series takes Bucky away from Earth and on a journey that spans the Marvel Universe.
So it has been reported that Archie Comics’ Red Circle Comics superhero line will be relaunched in 2015 as Dark Circle Comic under the watch of editor and Archie senior vice president of marketing Alex Segura.
So Junes Sales numbers are out anything here surprise you guys? http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=53994
Ain’t It Cool News reported on Thursday that Valiant Entertainment’s “Archer & Armstrong” is being fast-tracked for a film adaptation
Topic of the Week
Gail Simone will be ending her long tenure on the series as of August’s Batgirl #34 she will be replaced by co-writers Cameron Stewart(Batman and Robin) and Brenden Fletcher.
Stewart confirmed that the series will take on a much more lighthearted tone than we’ve previously seen in the New 52. “She’s leaving it all behind her. We really wanted to make this a book with a light tone, of fun and adventure and mystery, and let the rest of the Bat-family deal with the darkness.
Comic Book Reviews
Death Vigil #1
Spider-Man 2099 #1