Podcorn Podcast 06/01/16 — Captain America & Fandom


Last week, Marvel Comics published Steve Rogers: Captain America #1 by writer Nick Spencer and artist Jesus Saiz.  The response to the comic was immediate and vast, with many fans weighing in on the controversy surrounding the issue’s big cliffhanger twist, which revealed that Steve Rogers may have been an agent of HYDRA all along.  The […]

Report: Shocking new Captain America is not “a clone, imposter, mind control” or someone else (SPOILERS)


It’s a big week for comics news! While Rebirth has been grabbing a lot of headlines, Marvel has made its own noise with a SHOCKING TWIST FOR A BELOVED CHARACTER. Nothing will be the same ever again!

This spoiler involves Captain America and the comic book CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #1, on sale today. And here it is!

NYCC ’15: Marvel announces new event Avengers: Standoff


Catching up on some of the news, Marvel may be All New and All Different but events are still in the mix. Next Spring will see Avengers Standoff, a “family” event stretching over the Avengers titles, with writer Nick Spencer and artist Jesus Saiz on the core title, STANDOFF!: ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL ALPHA. While […]

100 Years of Solitude: Swamp Thing #40 Puts an Avatar to Sleep (Review)

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Scott Snyder came to the New 52 with a mandate for Swamp Thing to become a dark character settled with the likes of Animal Man for a grim adventure into the DCU. With a ploy towards diversity now extending throughout comics, maybe it’s time for a different kind of diversity. This includes storytelling to reflect […]

Reviewed! Every Issue of Villains Month, Week Three


Week three brings a number of Batman villains to the forefront, as well as a surprising disconnect with the main Forever Evil storyline. Hardly any of the comics this week seem to have much of a tie-in to the event they’re supporting, which is unexpected. That aside, it’s business as usual with mothers getting killed, […]