House to Astonish Episode 101

Following our 100th episode extravaganza, we're back with a regular old-fashioned episode of House to Astonish, with discussion of the Pandora and Batman/Superman ongoings, the expansion of the Fables empire, the Brother Lono miniseries, Gail Simone's Red Sonja, the death of Damian Wayne, the Unwritten OGN, the Larfleeze title, Monkeybrain's  print distribution, IDW's cartoon licenses, Columbia University's acquisition of the Elfquest archives, the possibilities of Marvel First, the coming and going of WTF Month and Steven Sanders's Symbiosis Kickstarter (it's a busy couple of weeks). We've also got reviews of Five Weapons, Justice League of America and Nova, and the Official Handbook of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe is a master of spin. All this plus the DC New 52 Continuity Steerage Sub-Committee, a tasteless, odourless neurotoxin and a competently plumbed-in bathroom.


As always, we want to know your thoughts on the things we've discussed, which would include (but not be limited t0);

  • How important are creators versus characters for you? Are there creators who you will follow to some titles, but not to others?
  • Do spoilers of major character deaths placed in the mainstream press by the Big Two affect your enjoyment of the comics?
  • What do you think WTF should stand for in the context of DC's line?

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