Episode 170

Greetings from Monsanto Country


February 19th, 2018

41 mins 8 secs

Season 4

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About this Episode


We've been so busy we took a three day weekend! But we're back with a stack of stuff including Part 3 of Young Animal's Milk Wars, Star Wars reuniting with a classic Expanded Universe character, and the second issue of the new anthology series Twisted Romance that we touched on last week.

Liam Sharp
NOW HOLD YOUR HORSES! Saturday Feb. 24 3-6pm we welcome Liam Sharp to The Escapist Comic Bookstore! We'll be celebrating The Brave & The Bold #1, Liam's new release from DC.

  • DC/Young Animal: Shade The Changing Girl/Wonder Woman Special #1 02:42
    Milk Wars Part 3
    Shade has been split into multiple parts, each representing a different mood, all in service to the perfect and beautiful Wonder Wife. But Happy Shade is starting to sense that not all is right in Wonderland, and she finds something strange staring back at her on the other side of the looking glass!

  • Marvel/Star Wars: Thrawn #1 10:37
    One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Star Wars Universe, Grand Admiral Thrawn is back with a six-issue miniseries about how he became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away.

  • Marvel/Star Wars: Darth Vader #11 16:57
    An expensive bounty has been put on Vader's head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord's place in the Empire?

  • Marvel: Punisher #221 18:08
    With a damaged suit of armor, Frank's got one hand tied behind his back going up against the rogue former S.H.I.E.L.D. agents. But if they think a damaged suit is going to make Frank less dangerous, they've got another thing coming...

  • Image: Twisted Romance #2 19:51
    Beauty is business as usual for fashion photographer's assistant Twinkle Johar until she meets and accidentally falls for a shy Hollywood actor during a shoot. Is he using her? Or can a girl like her really end up with a guy like him? Drawn by ALEJANDRA GUTIÉRREZ (Love is Love). Backup comics story by MEREDITH McCLAREN (HINGES, Jem and the Holograms) and prose story by VITA AYALA (Batman Beyond).

  • Image: Sleepless #3 26:30
    Poppy makes a decision at the king's tournament that backfires on her. Meanwhile, Cyrenic begins to struggle with side effects of his Sleeplessness.

  • Image: Black Monday Murders #8 32:11
    The unholy alliance of money and law is formed. Dumas and Ria meet again.

    Milk Wars Part 3Thrawn #1Darth Vader #11PunisherTwisted Romance #2Sleepless #3Black Monday Murders #8

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