Robots From Tomorrow! (previews)

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of March 2016 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. Bartkira! Goodbye PunPun! Patience! Saints! IDW Deviations! Robin! Patrick Gleason! More Sachin Teng! Sam Glanzman’s U.S.S. Stevens! Trump (not that one, the Kurtzman/Hefner one)! Turncoat! Baker Street Peculiars! Brobots! GOLDTIGER! Draw Magazine! The Shadow Over Innsmouth! Milligan and Fernandez! All that, plus why The Flash works and why he doesn't when he doesn't, an extended shout-out to Tom Katers and his myriad podcasts, tales of Robins present and future, Dan McDaid vs Dave McCaig, another clean sweep for Alternative Comics (publisher, not genre), just what Elseworlds or DC/DH books would YOU collect if you were given the chance, and so much more!

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: 12:31am EDT

We now return you to the discussion of February 2016’s comics bounty, already in progress. Mike & Greg kick off this episode with Dark Horse and go through the rest of the ‘premier’ publishers. But since that half of the catalog is getting its own episode-sized slot, you KNOW there's going to be some good talk. Aliens - oversized and unredacted! Al Williamson’s Empire Strikes Back! Before DKR? The Coming of the Supermen! Wonder Woman: Earth One! Mirror! Michael Cho vs Neal Adams: Variant Cover Showdown! All that, plus a surprisingly full discussion of the cover work of Sachin Teng, what the ocean ever did for Luke Cage to punch it, Greg apologizes about Chris Bachalo, what ‘paper on board’ actually means, and more!

Miss part one of this conversation? No sweat, that one's right here!

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: 8:00pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of February 2016 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. Alternative Comics (yet again, the publisher)! A Sammy Harkham double-shot of Kramers Ergot & Crickets! The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye! Kennel Block Blues! Jonesy! Wet Moon! Bakuman! School Judgment! From Now On! Shaft! As You Were! Powr Mastrs! All that, plus effective logo design and when words become images themselves, the nostalgia for living in shitty group houses with live bands playing all the time, how awesome “Titan” by François Vigneault turned out to be, and more! But wait, where's all the Marvel/DC talk? Well, friends, we got so into the spirit of talking comics that we had to split this episode in twain to fit it into the schedule. So look for the ensuing discussion about the front-half of the catalog next week!

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: 8:00pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of January 2016 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. COPRA! Nod Away! Envelope Manufacturer! Man Plus! Four Eyes! Graveyard Quest! Mezolith! Deadpool, Deadpool, DEADPOOL! Paleo! The Tipping Point! Joe Golem! Jack Kirby! Dark Knight III! All that, plus why getting One-Punch Man anime is such a wonderful treat, who tricked a neophyte Joe Quesada into divulging Bat-secrets, when Tim Sale peaked in the “Color” era, what fruit works best for target practice according to Frank Castle, how much letting Neal Adams into your heart will cost you, and much more!

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: 10:37pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of December 2015 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. LOVE & ROCKETS! Butter & Blood! Bill & Ted! Eltingville Club! Aftershock (Jenkins, Palmiotti/Conner, Ennis...oh my!)! Wally Wood! Dark Planet's Silver! Violenzia & Other Deadly Amusements! Kaijumax! Hot Jazz! Prometheus Eternal! The Rocketeer! Tons of new Vertigo books! All that, plus an Andy/Adam Kubert consideration, where things go from here for the Goon, Secret Wars delays, why Blu-Ray covers of older movies are generally horrible, Jim Lee's artistic DNA, the chances of Humanoids approaching a more-than-affordable cover price, the days of saddle-stitched compendiums & Marvel Must-Haves, and a whole lot more!

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: 8:00pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of November 2015 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. Alternative Comics (again...still the publisher and not the category)! Night and the Enemy! Dover Publications! Mega Man Tribute HC! Peanuts Peanuts Peanuts (is there a movie coming out or something?) Our Expanding Universe! Heavy Metal past and present! Seconds Helping! Lumberjanes deluxe hardcover! Brian Chippendale's Puke Force! Sky Doll! All-New All-Different Marvel! Jeffrey Jones' Idyll! Grimjack is back! All that, plus Gerard Way versus Max Landis, some Dredd talk, Francesco Francavilla channeling his inner Bryan Lee O'Malley, how likely Mark Waid is to write a Marvel event, and so much more!

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: 6:25pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of October 2015 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. One-Punch Man! Claymore! Titan (not "Attack on...")! Iscariot! Robin: Son of Batman! Prez only getting a single term? Weirdworld! Kelley Jones on Spingebob! Lumberjanes! Magnetic Press's Love! The Maxx: Artist Edition! The Comic Book Story of Beer! Junji Ito's Cats! Alternative Comics (again...the publisher, not the category)! All that, plus some thoughts on the Morrison-led Heavy Metal's future, just what a Duncan Fregredo comic from 1990 would look like, whether or not there's a tipping point for Image Comics' line output, why Tim Drake had such a great set-up as Robin, the varying styles of small-a 'artist editions', and so much more!

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: 8:00pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of September 2015 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. Miracleman by Gaiman & Buckingham! Jaegir! Alternative Comics (again...the publisher, not the category)! Gigant! Wilds End! Diesel! Pitiful Human Lizard! Turtles 50! Sacred Heart! Elk's Run! The Z Word! Puma Blues! Plus, everything you need to know to get started reading Benjamin Marra, what Dynamite book Mike is excited about, what Farel Dalrymple kid's comic Greg is talking about (seriously...which one is it?), where Atomic Robo has landed, why no comic will have a Steve Gerber cover, and so much more!

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: 7:34pm EDT

200 episodes! Great Googily-Moogily! Surely the lads have a star-studded anniversary extravaganza planned, yes? Well, not quite. Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so instead it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of August 2015 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. (You don't get to 200 episodes in less than two years by deviating too much from the schedule...) Luke Cage punches the ocean! Gallery Editions from P. Craig Russell AND Stan Sakai! The Bozz Chronicles! Prez! Ducks galore! Hip-Hop Family Trees! My Hero Academia (plus some other Shonen Jump talk)! Breathtaker! Two Brothers! DC HC/DVD! March Grand Prix! Smart choices for The Usual Gang of Idiots! Plus, how comics fan can live in Okinawa for three years and know less about manga than a fan who never left the East Coast, which Dynamite book is Mike recommending, what DC move gives Greg all the feels, and so much more!

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: 8:00pm EDT

Another Previews catalog showed up on their doorsteps, so it’s time to gaze into the tomorrow of July 2015 and see what catches Mike and Greg’s eyes. Alternative Comics (the publisher, not the category)! The Spirit! Island! Eisner Eisner Eisner! Oyster War! The Spire! Fante Bukowski! Secret Wars/Battleworld/Mass Hysteria! Dan Hipp covers galore! EC at IDW! Prez! Proust! The Divine! Mox Nox! Plus, why we are living in a comics golden era, the short line to connect Dean White to John Entwhistle, the Eisner podcasts you never knew you absolutely needed, who drew a Godzilla cover good enough to have Mike pick it over a Stokoe Godzilla cover, which creator did Greg unknowingly gender-swap, how Image even reinvents how it solicits books in Previews, when the hell did Gabriel Hardman have time to draw a 96-page OGN, which picks wouldn’t even have been considered for Previews inclusion on a few years prior, and so much more!

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