Here is what we are reading this month! You can choose to read any or all of these books to be a part of this podcast. Just head to your local library, book store, comic shop, Comixology, or find a friend with a copy that you can borrow, and start reading! Once you’ve finished reading, send us an email with your thoughts! Did you like the book? Why? What are your thoughts on the writing? The art? The characters? The premise? We’ll read one or two emails for each book on the Podcast; one of those emails could be yours! We will always lean toward the more thought-provoking emails that will allow us to carry on the conversation. These episodes will be released on March 1st, 10th and 20th.
Available in paperback (ISBN: 978-1627389518) from Archie Comics. Also available on Comixology and Amazon Kindle, and as single issues Sonic the Hedgehog #247-252, Sonic Universe #51-54 and Mega Man #23-28.
It all begins with a meeting of the minds–EVIL minds! Dr. Wily makes contact with Dr. Eggman, and the two malicious mechanics conspire in a plan that will reshape entire worlds! Using the power of the Chaos Emeralds, they build themselves an unstoppable army of Robot Masters and Roboticized Masters–Sonic’s corrupted friends!
It’s pan-dimensional panic as Sonic and Mega Man race to uncover the doctors’ diabolical plot, save Sonic’s friends, and brave the nightmarish landscape of the Skull Egg Zone! Along the way they gain new allies, Mega Man gains all new powers, and the stakes keep getting higher until two universe hang in the balance!
By Richard McGuire.
Available in hardcover (ISBN: 978-0375406508) from Pantheon.
From one of the great comic innovators, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. Richard McGuire’s Here is the story of a corner of a room and of the events that have occurred in that space over the course of hundreds of thousands of years.
Reader pull suggested by Matthew Campbell.
Available in hardcover (ISBN: 978-0785168300) and paperback (ISBN: 978-0785166092) from Marvel Comics. Also available on Comixology and Amazon Kindle, and as single issues Guardians of the Galaxy #11-13 and All -New X-Men #22-24.
The arrival of the original X-Men in the present sent shockwaves through the Marvel Universe, but we’ve only seen the effects on Earth – until now! When an alien race discovers that Jean Grey, host of the destructive Phoenix Force, is back on Earth, they decide to hold her accountable for the heinous acts of Dark Phoenix! Now it’s up to the spacefaring Guardians of the Galaxy to help the all-new X-Men save Jean Grey from twisted intergalactic justice! A surprise ally from one character’s past comes to help, but is that enough against the most powerful army in the Universe? You won’t want to miss the first encounter between two of the biggest franchises in the Marvel Universe!