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Issue #193: Image Expo, We Stand On Guard and New DC Series’

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Lots of news came out last week just before SDCC kicks off so we discuss at length. Image Expo happens and we go through the list of new titles coming soon. There’s a few new comics coming from DC, including Poison Ivy: Life and Death, and we discuss those as well.

Then there’s comics! And rambling! Tune in…

Lightning Round

Prez #1, Super Crazy Cat Lady Extraordinaire #1, Mythic #1, 8house: Arclight #1, The Empty Zone #1, Empire of the Dead: Act Three #3, Masks 2 #4, Squirrel Girl #7, A-Force #2, Years of Future Past #2, The Spirit, Secret Wars #3, Future Imperfect #2.

Book of the Week

A-Force #2, Detective Comics 41 & 42, Captain America #250 and #255 (part of the Roger Stern/John Byrne run from #247–#255, collected as “War & Rememberance”) plus amention of JB’s “Batman/Cap” crossover, Autumnlands #1.

Shared Book of the Week

We Stand On Guard by Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce


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