Hosted by Kris Bather and Mladen Luketin from Western Australia, ES is a weekly podcast filled with news, reviews and pop culture shenanigans. Kris (loyal superhero fan) and Mladen (manga, anime and indie defender) chat about their varying, and occasional overlapping, interests in the wonderful world of sequential art.

Episode Eleven-The Outfit, Superior, 45

70 mins. Joined by special guest Gianni from comics retailer Quality Comics we discuss the new Marvel TV series, Spider-Man’s next big screen villain, cheap Japanese comics, Iron Man’s variant armours, the crime tale The Outfit, Lady Mechanika, Superior, the latest mini series featuring Hellblazer and unique graphic novel 45.

This week we have a special guest as we’re joined by Gianni from comics retailer Quality Comics. We discuss all the below, plus drawing telephone poles, Mel Gibson’s revenge films, The Losers and thanks to Gianni, lots of cool insights about what’s selling and why and how the American dollar will effect comic prices in Australia.

DOWNLOAD IT HERE, LISTEN TO IT ON ITUNES OR MIXCLOUD, OR BELOW.


1:23 NEWS

Tom Hardy on Batman 3, possible Hulk and Cloak and Dagger TV series, who’s playing The Lizard in the next Spider-Man film and the final issue of the Extra Sequential magazine.

11:54 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING/WATCHING

Extremely affordable phonebook-sized comics direct from the streets of Japan, Darwyn Cooke’s gritty The Outfit based on Richard Stark’s crime novel, Scott Pilgrim Volume 1, the new and funky Outre art gallery in Perth, the diverse Iron Man by Design, the surprisingly enjoyable Lady Mechanika #0 from Aspen and Hellblazer: City of Demons #1.

51:55 TRADE/SWAP

45 by Andi Ewington and UK publisher Com.x, in which a journalist interviews 45 different superpowered individuals in an intriguing presentation.

1:00:15 COMIC SHOP INSIGHTS

What’s selling, how people find their local comics retailer, reactions of comic book newbies, ages of readers, The Phantom fans and more.

1:04:53 WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

She Has No Head-Ladies Comics Project – female readers, both new and not to comics, pick a comic of interest, read it and give commentary. A lot more interesting than it sounds.

NEXT WEEK – OUR FAVE HORROR COMICS!

 

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