Robots From Tomorrow! (previews)

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! With focus shifting to the Premier section, what impending January 2017 releases catch Mike & Greg’s eyes from Diamond’s top-tier publishers? The Quintessential Transformers vs G. I. Joe! Monsters Unleashed! Loose Ends (finally)! More Dark Horse vs DC! Kamandi Challenge! All that, plus David Finch and the opposite of absurd, the increasing skill of Erica Henderson, hearing the ticking clock on creator runs, Paul Grist’s stay in the Mignolaverse, which pages from Marvel’s Previews catalog will Mike look at every time he needs a comics recharge, how can Marvel do exactly what Greg tells them to and STILL not satisfy him, and more as the lads wrap up their look at November’s “Previews” catalog!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 7:52pm EDT

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! This first half of our expanded “Previews” coverage focuses on the catalog’s Green section, the back half that just so happens to cover about 75% of comics publishers. What impending January 2017 releases catch Mike & Greg’s fancy? The British (Comics) Invasion! Riverdale! Scarlet Traces! Ghost In The Shell! Joan Cornella! Iron Circus Comics! The Masters of Spanish Comics Art! All that, plus the breadth of Jeff Smith’s financial empire, what science fiction gets wrong, the difference between British creator outputs in the U.K. versus the US of A, how many Modern Masters do YOU have on your shelf, and much more. Clocking in at over two hours, there's definitely something for everyone in Part the First of our two-part “Previews” episode!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 7:33pm EDT

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! With focus shifting to the Premier section, what impending December 2016 releases catch Mike & Greg’s eyes from Diamond’s top-tier publishers? The Legend of Zelda! Richard Corben! Power Man & Iron Fist wishing us all a Sweet Christmas Annual! Popbot HC (will the third time be the charm for Mike on this?)! The Superbooks! All that, plus why 25 is a common denominator at Image this month, the duality of Alex Ross, why Christmas is a gamechanger for those heroes in a half-shell, how you're STILL pronouncing David Rubin’s name incorrectly, the existence of Masters of the Universe newspaper strips, and more as the lads wrap up their look at October’s “Previews” catalog.

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 11:06am EDT

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! This first half of our expanded “Previews” coverage focuses on the catalog’s Green section, the back half that just so happens to cover about 75% of comics publishers. What impending December 2016 releases catch Mike & Greg’s fancy? Magnetic Press/Lion Forge’s Viewpoint! Love is Love! Our Mother! The Complete Crepax, Volume Two! Wuvable Oaf! Tomie! Heavy Metal! (The publisher) Alternative Comics! SP4RX! All that, plus the best place to go for unsettling sweetness, what project (probably) got Brian Michael Bendis back to the art table to write & draw something new, how Eric Powell makes the second helping of “Chimichanga” even better, Shin Godzilla and the comics circle of life, and just who convinced Disney that sending Mickey Mouse to Hell was a great idea. So a little something for everyone in part the first of our two-part “Previews” episode!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 12:02am EDT

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! With focus shifting to the Premier section, what impending November 2016 releases catch Mike & Greg’s fancy from Diamond’s top-tier publishers? Ether by Kindt & Rubin! More Young Animal! Kirby as God intended his work to be seen! Kelly Jones at his most gloriously grotesque! Marvel … stuff! Four-Colored Comic Book History of Comics! Mysterious Mickey Mouse! All that, plus some thoughts on Arcudi and B.P.R.D., short vs long Bat-ears, what comic Greg actually tore pages out of in disgust, and more as the lads finish their look at September’s “Previews” catalog!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 10:13pm EDT

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! This first half of our expanded “Previews” coverage focuses on the catalog’s Green section, the back half that just so happens to cover about 75% of comics publishers. What impending November 2016 releases catch Mike & Greg’s fancy? Everything Alternative! Sabrina the Teenage Witch! COPRA! Fletcher Hanks! Seth! Legend of Zelda! Scout Comics! Motro! Slam! Jamie Hewlett! SAM! All that, plus the merits of comic script collections, why matter-of-factness can be a virtue, and how to stay in Tharg’s good graces. So a little something for everyone on Part one of our two-part “Previews” episode!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 10:47pm EDT

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! With focus shifting to the Premier section, what impending October 2016 releases catch Mike & Greg’s fancy from Diamond’s top-tier publishers? More from DC’s Young Animal! Kelly - The Cartoonist America Turns To! Ramos & Waid reunite on Champions! Getting drunk on Moonshine! All that, plus some thoughts on the validity of creator/critic/reader fatigue, the purpose of Powers, Batman: Black & White choices, and more as the lads finish their look at August’s “Previews” catalog!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 9:18pm EDT

Another “Previews” in the pullbox means another look into our comics future! This first half of our expanded “Previews” coverage focuses on the catalog’s Green section, the back half that just so happens to cover about 75% of comics publishers. What impending October 2016 releases catch Mike & Greg’s fancy? Charles Burns’ “Last Look!” The entire Alternative Comics’ publishing slate! Cinebook’s “Clear Blue Tomorrows!” “Mega-Man!” Archie jamming with The Ramones! “Betty Boop!” “Chimera Brigade!” “Giant Days!” Kelley Jones & Bob Kane! “Platinum End!” Hester & Ellis! “Kelly - The Cartoonist America Turns To!” “Reich!” King-sized “Prince Valiant!” All that, plus which opinions will get you punched in the f%#*ing mouth if spoken at your LCS. So a little something for everyone on Part one of our two-part “Previews” episode!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 9:29pm EDT

After tackling the Green section last week, Mike and Greg turn their full attention to the front half of the Previews catalog for September 2016. Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, IDW… they may be deemed Premier publishers by Diamond, but are they bringing the goods this month? Will DC’s Gerard Way-headed “Doom Patrol” title be the breakout hit Young Animal needs? Where are the gotta-have-them-NOW books that used the set Image apart from the pack? Standing behind the astronauts, maybe? And is Civil War II the next event giving Marvel momentum at the cost of a burnt-out readership? It's not all gloom and (Doctor) Doom, but talk gets real about what it means to be following Big Two books in 2016 on the second half of the July 2016 Previews double-header!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of September 2016 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s fancy. Carthago! Mooncop! Light! American Blood! Elvis! 2000 AD Prog 2000! Attack on Titan! Magazine-sized Love & Rockets! Cerebus! ATARI! ATARI?!?!? Yes, ATARI! In fact, this episode not only covers the catalog Green section (as in, the greener grass you keep seeing from the Big Two side of the fence), but delves into a decades-spanning video console discussion. So whether you dig Thrill Power, Nintendo Power, both, or neither, there's a little something for everyone in this first episode in the lads' Previews double-header!

Robots From Tomorrow is a weekly comics podcast recorded deep beneath the Earth’s surface. You can subscribe to it via iTunes or through the RSS feed at RobotsFromTomorrow.com. You can also follow Mike and Greg on Twitter. This episode is brought to you by Third Eye Comics. Enjoy your funny books.

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Category:Previews -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT