Posts Tagged ‘Marvel Comics’

CBF Quick Picks #141 : The Dark Horse Dilemma?

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Star Wars

We all knew it was coming. Disney is giving Marvel the keys to the Star Wars comic book kingdom in 2015. The question to ask though is if this is a serious enough affair to threaten Dark Horse’s business.

Hit the Play button and we’ll see if Dark Horse’s catalog is still enticing enough to make it a key player.

CBF – 2013 Year in Review

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Comic Books

Time to dust off those Fury awards – it’s the 2013 year in review for comics!

Too much good stuff this year, but we did narrow down a winner for best series, writer, artist, and publisher in the world of sequential storytelling. Hit the Play and find out who.

Have a great Christmas and New Year’s!

CBF Quick Picks #138: Thor is Fun

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Thor The Dark World


Thor: The Dark World brought good, old-fashioned fun throughout multiple fantasy universes when it released last weekend. It also brings an example of what is missing a lot of in today’s comics that Marvel is trying to address. Hit the Play to get the lowdown on what that is and how other publishers can take a lesson from the fun things that got us into comics in the first place.

Music provided by Valient Thorr – Heatseeker

CBF Quick Picks #137 : NYCC, DC Ranting, and Comics/Games

Saturday, November 9th, 2013



There’s a lot to be said after another great New York Comic Con. Beyond the displays to see and books to buy, there’s a consensus that DC may be losing touch with their fanbase and what they want. How they can get out of that rut? Well, you’ll just have to click on that little Play button up above and find out 🙂

Music provided by 13 Shadows – Slide

CBF Quick Picks #136 : Superman/Batman #2

Sunday, July 28th, 2013



This week, we explore the godfather-run world of Lazarus, those wacky and Uncanny Avengers, and Batmen and Supermen running amuck on Earth 2. Who needs episodic television?

CBF Quick Picks #135 : The “Not So” Quick Half-Year Comics Report Edition

Monday, July 8th, 2013



We’re back and we got announcements, kids!

And with us missing a few months of action, I give the half-year report of comics and where the publishers stand with their comic offerings today. Some good stuff from everybody, but makes you wonder if that will stick around in the next 10 years. Listen to find out why!