Number One Comic Books

Number One Comic Books

Oh great, Another comic book podcast. We're about 10 years too late, right? Dude, I agree and you're totally right. And we're probably not the first of our kind nor will we be the last. We are a bi-weekly comic book podcast that talks about ::drumroll:: you guessed it, COMIC BOOKS! But not just any comic books. Only #1's. Maybe you've always wanted to jump on to a new series but you're worried if it's worth spending your hard earned dollars? We tell you if the book is worthy of continuing after the first issue. You might agree. You might not. Hell, we might not even agree. But I can promise you one thing! We will give you our honest opinions.Number One Comic Books is BI-WEEKLYFollow us on Twitter: @N1CBpodEmail us at number1comicbooks@gmail.com -Hosted by Brian (Pop Culture Leftovers), Joe (Starkcast), Rebekah (Runaways TV Talk) and Rod (Turn It Up To Eleven: A Stranger Things Podcast)--- Theme song by MK Ultra "Tears in the Rain" andNewRetroWave,LLC -Website:www.newretrowave.com- YouTube:http://www.youtube.com/user/NewRetroWave-Facebook:www.facebook.com/NewRetroWaveOfficial

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July 5, 2020 81 min

(Rebekah's Pick) No One's Rose from VAULT PRODUCTIONS written by Emily Horn & Zac Thompson with art by Alberto Jimenez- Albuquerque                          

"Centuries after the fall of the Anthropocene, the last vestiges of human civilization are housed in a massive domed city powered by renewable energy, known as The Green Zone. Inside lives teenager Tenn Gavrilo, a brilliant bio-engineer who could rebuild the pla...

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(Brian's Pick) Doctor Tomorrow from VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT written by Alejandro Arbona art by Jim Towe                                   

Teen hothead and star athlete, Bart Simms, is about to meet the Valiant Universe' greatest hero...Himself! The can't-miss superhero adventure of 2020 starts here!                         

(Rod's Pick) On the Stump from IMAGE COMICS written by Chuck Brown art by Prenzy                ...

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(Rod's Pick) The Clock from IMAGE COMICS written by Matt Hawkins with art by Colleen Doran                           

Within three weeks, hundreds of millions of healthy people worldwide contract various forms of aggressive cancer, and the proliferation, seemingly a viral outbreak, stumps the best scientific minds available. But after a leading cancer researcher loses his wife and watches his nine-year-old daughter begin to succ...

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(Brian's Pick) 20XX from IMAGE COMICS written by Jonathan Luna and Lauren Keeley with art by Jonathan Luna                                   

This sci-fi thriller for mature readers imagines a not-so-distant future-a world of norms and syms, divided by fear. Syms, a small percentage of the population with telekinetic abilities, form gangs to survive. But division only breeds more division, and Mer and Nuon experience this firsth...

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(Joe's Pick) Money Shot from VAULT PRODUCTIONS written by Tim Seeley with art by Rebekah Isaacs                  

In the near future, space travel is ludicrously expensive and largely ignored. Enter Christine Ocampos, inventor of the Star Shot teleportation device. Her big idea: She'll travel to new worlds, engage-intimately-with local aliens, and film her exploits for a jaded earth populace trying to find something new on t...

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(Brian's Pick) Marked from IMAGE COMICS written by David Hine with art by Brian Haberlin                        

The Marked may look like cool young influencers, but beneath the designer clothes, their bodies are tattooed with the magical glyphs of an ancient order that secretly protects the world against evil forces. With no new occult threats, The Marked use their tattooed powers solely for the pursuit of pleasure until a youn...

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Brian and Joe Stark talk with Ryan Drost of the Star Joes podcast about his new Kickstarter project an all ages comic book Stealth Hammer.                      

The goal of the Kickstarter is to create the first issue of a true all-ages comic (meaning something anyone of any age can read and enjoy, not just for kids). Once that is produced, I’ll be looking to shop it around to hopefully be picked up and create a series. The Kickstar...

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(Brian's Pick) The White Trees written by Chip Zdarsky with art by Kris Anka and Matt Wilson

MINISERIES PREMIERE! Acclaimed Daredevil writer CHIP ZDARSKY teams up with superstar Runaways artists KRIS ANKA and MATT WILSON for this spectacular OVERSIZED TWO-ISSUE MINISERIES! In the fantastical world of Blacksand, peace was hard-won, and three unbending warriors carry the scars to prove it. Now, almost twenty years later, their chi...

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In this episode we're talking about 4 new #1 comic books: Superman: Year One, Test, Space Bandits and Invisible Woman.              

(Brian's pick) Invisible Woman from MARVEL COMICS written by Mark Waid art by Mattia De Iulis                                 

Fresh from the pages of FANTASTIC FOUR, for the first time Susan Storm-Richards stars in her own limited series - and the secrets about her past revealed therein will sh...

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(Rebekah's Pick) Trust Fall from AFTERSHOCK COMICS written by Christopher Sebela art by Chris Visions                        

Ash Parsons was raised to believe she's special. As someone with a quirk of genetics that lets her teleport things, she's the golden goose of her family.

Her family is the foundation of a struggling criminal outfit trying to get ahead in the world and Ash is able to pop out whole fleets of cars and...

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(Rod's Pick) Batman Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III from DC COMICS AND IDW PUBLISHING written by James Tynion IV and art by Freddie E. Williams II                      

The 80th anniversary of Batman collides with the 35th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in this stunning concluding miniseries to the BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES trilogy. Our heroes have battled the evil of the Foot Clan in Gotham City and ...

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Joe talks with Doug Wagner and Daniel Hillyard about their upcoming book, The Ride: Burning Desire.                       
THE RIDE celebrates its 15th anniversary with a five-part story from the award-winning team of PLASTIC, plus a special backup feature from ADAM HUGHES! After serving a hard 15 years in prison on a murder plea, former Atlanta P.D. detective Samantha Vega now makes her living as a bouncer at an exotic dance club. ...

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(Joe's pick) Excellence from IMAGE COMICS written by Brandon Thomas with art by Khary Randolph                                   

Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians ordered by their unseen masters to better the lives of others-those with greater potential-but never themselves.

Now it's time for Spencer to follow in his father's footsteps, but ...

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Rebekah's Book - Orphan Age from AFTERSHOCK COMICS

Writer: Ted Anderson

Artist: Nuno Plati 

One day all the adults died, all over the world, at the same time.

Now it's twenty years later, and the children - all grown up - are still rebuilding the world. Horses and caravans are the only thin lines connecting tiny, scattered settlements - little sparks in the great dark night. Gasoline is gone, phones long-dead, television a memo...

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(Brian's Pick) War of the Realms from MARVEL COMICS written by Jason Aaron with art by Russell Dauterman                               

The dark elf Malekith wages a war that has spread from one otherworldly realm to the next, setting them all ablaze, and now it's time for that war to finally explode into the last realm standing: ours. All the worst monsters from the Ten Realms come pouring in over the globe, and it will tak...

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April 3, 2019 63 min

Iron Circus Panel at C2E2 2019, featuring founder C. Spike Trotman, creators Kel McDonald, Blue Delliquanti, Emily Riesbeck, Lisa Naffziger and moderator and assistant editor, Andrea Purcell, 

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April 3, 2019 56 min

MARVEL: NEXT BIG THING - 2019 is one of the biggest years for Marvel Comics EVER - and Marvel Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski is here to tell you why! Join C.B. along with scribes Jason Aaron and Jonathan Hickman as they walk you through the biggest upcoming storylines in the Marvel Universe – and share a major announcement or two! Hold onto your hats, True Believers – This is THE must-attend panel for any fan of Marvel Comics. Do no...

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AfterShock Comics was created to push new boundaries by giving the comic world’s most creative writers and artists free reign to blow readers’ minds. There’s never been a better time than now to break away from conventional comics and dive into some of the edgiest, most thoughtful and most compelling content being published right now. Join Publisher/Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett, EIC Mike Marts and a host of leading creators fo...

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In this episode we're covering these comic books: Transformers #1, Assassin Nation #1, Morning In America #1 and Ronin Island #1                               

(Brian's Pick) Tranformers #1 (2019) from IDW written by Brian Ruckley with art by Angel Hernandez & Cachet Whitman                             

A NEW ERA DAWNS! In the infinite universe, there exists a planet like no other: Cybertron! Home to the Transformers, and...

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(Brian's Pick) Hulkverines from MARVEL COMICS written by Greg Pak with art by Ario Anindito                                                      

THE CLASH YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! At last! It's Weapon H versus his predecessors-Wolverine and the Hulk! Once, the Weapon X program sought to recreate the world's two greatest hunters. They ended up with Weapon H, a man of Adamantium claws and gamma-juiced blood. Now, Wolv...

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