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May 29, 2017

We thought we'd do something drastically different this week and review just a tonne of books came out last week. 

Comics reviewed in this episode:

First Things First (2:48)
I Am Groot #1
Star-Lord Annual #1
James Bond: Service 
Rapture #1
The Archies One Shot
The Normals #1
Victor LaValle's Destroyer #1
Saucer State #1
Samaritan Veritas #1

DC (35:40)
Kamandi Challenge #5
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #21
Batman/The Shadow #2
Suicide Squad #18
Action Comics #980
Wonder Woman #23
Detective Comics #957
Batgirl #11
Mother Panic #7

Image (58:15)
The Old Guard #4
The Dying and the Dead #4
East of West #33
Sun Bakery #3
Redneck #2
Plastic #2
Seven to Eternity #6
Deadly Class #28
Underwinter #3

Marvel (1:19:34)
Venom #150
Secret Warriors #2
Black Panther #14
Steve Rogers Captain America #17
Jean Grey #2
All New Guardians of the Galaxy #2
Guardians of the Galaxy Mother Entropy #4
X-Men Blue #4
Infamous Iron Man #8
Doctor Strange and the Sorcerer Supreme #8
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #19
Totally Awesome Hulk #19

Other Publishers (1:46:38)
The Shaolin Cowboy: Who'll Stop the Rain #2
Black Hammer #9
Dept.H #14
Death Be Damned #4
XO Manowar #3

 

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Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

May 23, 2017

Levins only read 16 comics this week! Luckily Siobhan picked up the slack and read the rest - plus they both read a manga! Definitely check out our review of Gengoroh Tagame's wonderful My Brother's Husband Volume 1.

First Things First (2:30)
Luke Cage #1
Generation X #1
Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks #1
Sovereigns #1
Bubble Girl #1

DC (19:07)
Batman #23
The Flash #22
Superman #23
Super Sons #4
Nightwing #21
Teen Titans #8
Batwoman #3
The Wild Storm #4
Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #8

Image (45:50)
Royal City #3
Curse Words #5
The Few #5
Invincible #136

Marvel (53:19)
Secret Empire #2
The Mighty Thor #19
Nick Fury #2
Royals #3
X-Men Gold #4
Punisher #12
Ultimates2 #7
Monsters Unleashed #2
Star Wars #31

Other Publishers (1:15:42)
Kim Reaper #2
Night Owl Society #2
Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys #3
Animal Noir #4
Dead Inside #5
Brittania We Who Are About to Die #2
The Spirit: Corpse Makers #3
World Reader #2
Eleanor and the Egret #2
Archie #20
Jughead #15
My Brothers Husband Volume 1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

May 15, 2017

We started a Patreon for our podcast! If you love Serious Issues and want to support the show (which will end up leading to us making even more episodes and content!), check out our page and become a patron for as much as you can afford each month. No pressure if you don't want to do that. The show's gonna stay the same no matter what. But if you feel like giving a little back to your pals Shinbone and Levdawg, the option is there. Actually it's here: https://www.patreon.com/seriousissuespodcast

Comics reviewed in this episode (now with timestamps! Thanks patrons!):

First Things First (9:43)
Secret Warriors #1
Rocket #1
Star Wars The Screaming Citadel #1
Zombies Assemble #1
Bug The Adventures of Forager #1
Regression #1
Renato Jones Season Two #1
Misfit City #1
Eternal Warrior Awakening #1
Ghostbusters Funko Universe #1
Dragon Age Knight Errant #1
Pierce Brown’s Red Rising Sons of Ares #1

Marvel (47:30)
Uncanny Avengers #23
Avengers #7
Black Panther and The Crew #2
X-Men Blue #3
All-New Wolverine #20
Guardians of the Galaxy Mother Entropy #2
Kingpin #4
Silver Surfer #11
Amazing Spider-Man #27
Ms Marvel #18
Weapon X #3

Image (1:12:57)
A.D. After Death #3
Black Cloud #2
Rock Candy Mountain #2
Green Valley #8

The Fix #9

DC (1:25:12)
Wonder Woman #22
All-Star Batman #10
Teen Titans #7
Titans #11
New Super-Man #11
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #20
Suicide Squad #17
Action Comics #979
Detective Comics #956
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #10
Supergirl #10
Red Hood and the Outlaws #10
Shade the Changing Girl #8

Other publishers (1:44:27)
Godshaper #2 
Grass Kings #3
Redline #3

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

May 8, 2017

 

Siobhan and Levins cough their way through over 50 comic book reviews, including 22 number one issues! It's a new record! The most number one issues ever reviewed on Serious Issues AND the most audible coughs ever recorded on a podcast! Are colds contagious over audio? Sorry if they are.

Comics reviewed in this episode: 

Empowered and the Soldier of Love #3
Predator Hunters #1
Bane: Conquest #1
Batman #22
Injustice 2 #1
Nightwing #20
Superman #22
The Flintstones #11
Savage Things #3
Gumballs #2
Helena Crash #3
Eternal Empire #1
Extremity #3
Manifest Destiny #28
Paper Girls #14
Planetoid Praxis #4
The Walking Dead #167
Youngblood #1
All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #1
Black Bolt #1
Bullseye #4
Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission #1
Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #1
Jean Grey #3
Jessica Jones #8
Nova #6
Secret Empire #1
X-Men Gold #3
Ab Irato #1
Amazing Age #1
Blood Blister #2
Brave Chef Brianna #3
Colossi #1
My Brother’s Keeper GN
Croak #1
The Damned #1
Goldie Vance #12
Lilith Dark #1
Pestilence #1
Reggie and Me #5
Shipwreck #4
Stained #1
Swordquest #0
Tekken #1
Underdog #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

May 1, 2017

This week we break some kind of record for reviewing like 60 issues of comics AND two new graphic novels! How do we do it? Surely performance enhancing drugs? Call the cops!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

24 Legacy Rules of Engagement #1
Action Comics Vol 2 #978
Aliens Dead Orbit #1
Aliens Defiance #11
Batman The Shadow #1
Ben Reilly Scarlet Spider #1
Big Moose One Shot
Bitch Planet #10
Black Monday Murders #5
Black Panther Vol 6 #13
Black Road #9
Britannia We Who #1
Comic Book History of Comics #6
Detective Comics Vol 2 #955
Doom Patrol Vol 6 #6
Elektra Vol 4 #3
Flash Vol 5 #21
Great Lakes Avengers #7
Hadrians Wall #6
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #19
Hookjaw #5
Hulk Vol 4 #5
Infamous Iron Man #7
Judge Dredd Blessed Earth #1
Kamandi Challenge #4
Kill Or Be Killed #8
Loose Ends #4
Magdalena Vol 4 #2 
Man-Thing Vol 5 #3
Mighty Thor Vol 2 #18
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #18
Mother Panic #6
Namwolf #1
Night Owl Society #1
No World #1
Occupy Avengers #6
Old Guard #3
Prometheus Life and Death One Shot
Real Science Adventures #1
Rebels These Free & Independent States #2
Rocket Raccoon Vol 3 #5
Splitting Image 80-page Giant
Stray Bullets Sunshine & Roses #23
Suicide Squad Vol 4 #16
Supergirl Being Super #3
Thanos Vol 2 #6
Ultimates (Squared) #6
Underwinter #2
Unfollow #18
Weapon X Vol 3 #2
Wonder Woman Vol 5 #21
X-Men Blue #2
X-Men Gold #2
X-O Manowar Vol 4 #2

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 24, 2017

Siobhan's back! Just in time for us to read the start of Marvel's new Secret Empire event and THE BUTTON! Plus four new comics by Jeff Lemire and almost every other comic that came out last week.

Listen to Levins on The Weekly Planet this week!
https://www.planetbcasting.com/182-movies-ever-better-comics-levins/

Comics reviewed in this episode: 

All Star Batman #9
Archie #19
Astro City #43
Batman #21
Batwoman #2
Black #5
Black Hammer #8
Black Panther World of Wakanda #6
Black Science #29
Captain America Steve Rogers #16
Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #7
Curse Words #4
Daredevil #19
Death Be Damned #3
Dept H #13
Descender #21
Doctor Strange #19
Eclipse #6
Failsafe #1
God Country #4
Guardians of the Galaxy Dream On #1
Injection #12
Invincible #135
Invincible Iron Man #6
James Bond Felix Leiter #4
Low #17
Monsters Unleashed #1
Moon Knight #13
Ms Marvel #17
Nick Fury #1
Nightwing #19
Plastic #1
Punisher #11
Redneck #1
Roughneck
Royal City #2
Royals #2
Secret Empire #0
Sex Criminals #18
Shaolin Cowboy Who Will Stop the Reign #1
Star Lord #6
Super Sons #3
Superman #21
Thunderbolts #12
US Avengers #5
The Wild Storm #3
World Reader #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 17, 2017

Siobhan's off holidaying abroad so Levins is joined by Alexei Toliopoulos, one of the hosts of Sydney's best film podcasts The Blank Slate Movie Podcast and Mike Check. After reviewing all of last week's new books, Levins and Alexei share their thoughts on a recently collected trade, The Electric Sublime by W. Maxwell Prince and Martin Morazzo. 

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Action Comics Vol 2 #977
Black Panther The Crew #1
Captain America Sam Wilson #21
Deadpool VS Punisher #1
Detective Comics Vol 2 #954
Flash Vol 5 #20
Godshaper #1
Grass Kings #2
Green Valley #7
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #18
Heathen #3
Helena Crash #2
Immortal Brothers Green Knight #1
Kingpin #3
Motor Crush #5
Nancy Drew Hardy Boys #2
Neil Gaiman American Gods Shadows #2
New Superman #10
Power Man and Iron Fist Vol 3 #15
Redline #2
Rose #1
Seven to Eternity #5
Skydoll Sudra #2
Star Wars Doctor Aphra #6
Suicide Squad Vol 4 #15
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 2 #19
Weapon X Vol 3 #1
Wicked & Divine #28
Wonder Woman Vol 5 #20
X-Men Blue #1
Z Nation #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 10, 2017

Siobhan's about to go overseas for a bit but before she leaves she was forced to read and review 50 new comics that came out last week!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

All New Wolverine #19
America #2
Animal Noir #3
Avengers #6
Batman #20
Black Cloud #1
Box Office Poison Colour Comics #4
Brave Chef Brianna #2
Bullseye #3
Captain America Steve Rogers #15
Eleanor & The Egret #1
Extremity #2
Flintstones #10
Goldie Vance #11
Hawkeye #5
Iron Fist #2
James Bond Black Box #2
Jessica Jones #7
Jughead #14
Kim Reaper #1
Love & Rockets #2
Mighty Man #1
Motor Girl #5
Nightwing #18
Nova #5
Paper Girls #13
Planetoid Praxis #3
Rock Candy Mountain #1
Royals #1
Savage Things #2
Shade the Changing Girl #7
Sovereigns #0
Star Wars #30
Sun Bakery #2
Superman #20
Uncanny Avengers #22
Walking Dead #166
X-Men Gold #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 3, 2017

We say a tearful goodbye to some of our favourite runs of the last year: Black Widow, Spider-Woman, Backstagers and Divinity III. Also we say a tearful hello to 40 brand new issues from last week.

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Adam Strange Future Quest #1
Aliens Defiance #10
Animal Noir #2
Animosity #6
Avengers #5.1
Backstager #8
Batgirl Annual #1
Black Widow #12
Booster Gold Flintstones Special #1
Comic Book History of Comics #5
Dark Knight Master Race #8
Deadly Class #27
Divinity Stalinverse #4
Green Lantern Space Ghost #1
Hadrian’s Wall #5
Heathen #2
Hookjaw #4
Image Plus #12
Infamous Iron Man #6
Inhumans Prime #1
Jughead The Hunger #1
Kamandi Challenge #3
Lazarus #26
Man-Thing #2
Mighty Captain Marvel #3
Moonshine #6
Occupy Avengers #5
Old Guard #2
Reggie and Me #4
Spider-Woman #17
Star-Lord #5
Suicide Squad Banana Splits #1
Thanos #5
Unfollow #17
Visitor #2
WWE Wrestlemania #1
X-Men Prime #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 27, 2017

It's our biggest episode ever! With huge announcements, life altering changes to our most beloved segment and reviews of more that 50 new comics!

Welcome to all our new listeners who are joining us after the Planet Broadcasting launch! Check out all the Planet Broadcasting shows here: https://www.planetbcasting.com/our-shows/

Comics reviewed in this episode: 

Action Comics #976
Anno Dracula #1
Batgirl #9
Batman TMNT Adventures #5
Black Hammer #7
Black Panther #12
Black Road #8
Captain America Steve Rogers #14
Curse Words #3
Dept H #12
Descender #20
Detective #953
Doom Patrol #5
Elektra #2
Empowered Soldier of Love #2
Evil Heroes #6
The Flash #19
Ghostbusters 101 #1
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #17
Helena Crash #1
Hulk #4
Invincible Iron Man #5
Iron Fist #1
Jem and the Misfits #3
Loose Ends #3
The Magdalena #1
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #17
Mother Panic #5
Reborn #5
Rocket Raccoon #4
Star Wars Darth Maul #2
Stray Bullets #22
Suicide Squad #14
Teen Titans #6
Ultimates2 #5
Uncanny Inhumans #20
Underwinter #1
Unworthy Thor #5
The Spirit: The Corpse Makers #2
Wonder Woman #19
WWE #3
X-O Manowar #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 20, 2017

We say goodbye to the fantastic Image anthology series Island, plus review an enormous stack of comics from Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse and more. 

Comics reviewed in this episode:

All Star Batman #8
Archie #18
Batman #19
Batwoman #1
Black Panther World of Wakanda #5
Box Office Poison #3
Captain America Sam Wilson #20
Casanova Acedia #8
Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #6
Coady & The Creepies #1
Dead Inside #4
Death Be Damned #2
Divinity III Escape from Gulag #1
East of West #22
Eclipse #5
Ether #5
God Country #3
Avatarex #3
Great Lakes Avengers #6
Head Lopper #5
Injection #11
Invincible #134
James Bond Felix Letter #3
Kill or Be Killed #7
Manifest Destiny #27
Mighty Thor #17
Monsters Unleashed #5
American Gods Shadows #1
Nightwing #17
Punisher #10
Sex Criminals #17
Star-Lord #4
Super Sons #2
Superman #19
Uncanny Avengers #21
US Avengers #4
Wild Storm #2

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 13, 2017

Levins and Siobhan review last week's comics for the 51st time. As in, this is the 51st episode they've recorded in as many weeks. They did NOT record 51 episodes about the comics that came out last Wednesday night, although they totally would if someone paid them to.

Spoilers for Action Comics #975 from 25:58 - 33:55!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Action Comics #975
All New Wolverine #18
Captain America Steve Rogers #13
Comic Book History of Comics #4
Detective Comics #952
Flash #18
Grass Kings #1
Green Valley #6
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #16
Ichi F Workers Graphic Memoir of Fukushima Nuclear Plant
IVX #6
Jessica Jones #6
Justice League Power Rangers #3
Kingpin #2
Lady Killer 2 #4
Man Thing #1
Mother Panic #4
Motor Crush #4
Nancy Drew Hardy Boys #1
New Super Man #9
Nova #4
Planetoid Praxis #2
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #18
Wonder Woman #18

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 6, 2017

50 episodes of Serious Issues baby! To celebrate we read and reviewed 50 first issues (actually it was like 14 but that's still a very big number right?), plus all the latest books from DC, Marvel, Image, IDW, Boom and more. Also: Levins has a dangerous new addiction! Please keep him in your thoughts as he struggles through this episode.

This episode brought to you by Aces Weekly! An award winning digital only comics magazine that's sent to you every Monday for just over a dollar a week. Check out the free samples over at http://www.acesweekly.co.uk/ and be sure to mention Serious Issues if you sign up!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

America #1
Amerikakarate #1
Animal Noir #1
Avengers #5
Batman #18
Big Trouble in Little China Escape From New York #6
Brave Chef Brianna #1
Bullseye #2
Champions #6
Cosmic Scoundrels #1
Death of Hawkman #6
Doctor Strange #18
Doggone
Extremity #1
Flintstones #9
Goldie Vance #10
Hawkeye #4
James Bond Black Box #1
Judge Dredd Annual #1
Midnighter and Apollo #6
Monsters Unleashed #4
Moon Knight #12
Motor Girl #4
Nightwing #16
Once and Future Queen #1
Paper Girls #12
Rat Queens #1
Royal City #1
Savage Things #1
Shade the Changing Girl #6
Spider-Man Homecoming Prelude #1
Star Wars #29
Superman #18
Unstoppable Wasp #3
Walking Dead #165

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Feb 27, 2017

What happens when two friends read almost 50 new comics in one week? Will one of them lose their mind and ponder why anything in this world matters? Will one of them break the record for most yawns in one podcast episode? Is the Penguin's illegitimate son a cuck? All these important questions and more will be answered in this week's new episode of Serious Issues!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Backstagers #7
Batgirl #8
Bedtime Stories for Impressionable Children #1
Belfry
Black Panther #11
Black Road #7
Captain America Steve Rogers #12
Curse Words #1
Descender #19
Divinity III #3
Elektra #1
Fix #8
Flash #17
Great Lakes Avengers #5
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #15
Heathen #1
Highlander #1
Hookjaw #3
Hulk #3
Infamous Iron Man #5
IVX #5
Jim Henson Power of Dark Crystal #1
Jughead #13
Justice League of America #1
Kamandi Challenge #2
Loose Ends #2
Mighty Captain Marvel #2
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #16
Motro #4
Occupy Avengers #4
October Faction Deadly Season #5
Old Guard #1
Rocket Raccoon #3
Rough Riders: Riders on the Storm #1
Slam #4
Spider-Woman #16
Stray Bullets #21
Suicide Squad #12
Sun Bakery #1
Supergirl Being Super #2
Teen Titans #5
Thanos #4
Uncanny Avengers #20
Wonder Woman #17

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Feb 21, 2017

This week Levins and Siobhan celebrate three Chip Zdarsky comics! Plus Levins reveals which 90s pop groups hate comics the most and Siobhan reads more than Levins for once!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Archie #17
Batman #17
Batwoman Rebirth #1
Black Panther World of Wakanda #4
Captain America Sam Wilson #19
Captain America Steve Rogers #11
Cave Carson has a Cybernetic Eye #5
Clone Conspiracy #5
Daredevil #17
Doctor Strange 1.MU
Doctor Strange 17
Ether #4
God Country #2
Invincible #133
Invincible Iron Man #5
Kill or Be Killed #6
Manifest Destiny #26
Mighty Thor #16
Monsters Unleashed #3
Mother Panic #3
Nightwing #15
The Punisher #9
Savage #4
Sex Criminals #16
Star Lord #3
Super Sons #1
Superman #17
Ultimates2 #4
Uncanny Inhumans #19
Unfollow #16
USAvengers #3
The Walking Dead #164
Wild Storm #1

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Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Feb 13, 2017

The Weekly Planet's own Mr Sunday Movies joins Levins for a look at last week's new number ones, featuring reviews of Justice League of America, Kingpin and whatever the hell Fathom is. THEN, Siobhan is joined by fan favourite Nachopop for their top five books of last week!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Justice League of America #1
Kingpin #1
Fathom #1
Empowered Soldier of Love #1
Divinity III Shadowman #1
John Carter The End #1
Death Be Damned #1

Rom Annual 
Deadman Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love #3
Motor Crush #3

Listen to Mr Sunday Movies every week on The Weekly Planet!

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Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Feb 6, 2017

This episode starts with a disagreement and ends with a sudden celebration of Donald Pleasance's career. In the middle? Reviews of last week's books from DC, Marvel, Image and more!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Avengers #4
Baltimore The Red Kingdom #1
Batman #16
Big Trouble Little China Escape From New York #5
Blood Blister #1
Box Office Poison Color Comics #2
Bullseye #1
Champions #5
Deadly Class #26
Death of Hawkman #5
The Electric Sublime #4
Flintstones #8
Goldie Vance #9
Hawkeye #3
Invincible #132
Jem and the Misfits #2
Karnak #6
Midnighter and Apollo #5
Monsters Unleashed #2
Moon Knight #11
Nightwing #14
Nova #3
Paper Girls #11
Planet of the Apes Green Lantern #1
Planetoid Praxis #1
Shade the Changing Girl #5
Star Wars Darth Maul #1
Star Wars #28
Superman #16
Unstoppable Wasp #2
Vampirella #0
Walking Dead #163
Will Eisner Spirit Corpse Makers #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jan 30, 2017

Oh you thought the 90 minute episode we put up yesterday was enough? Guess again! Here’s another TWO HOURS of comic book reviews for ya! Levins and Siobhan tear through a tonne of books from Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse and more. Wanna know which of last week’s comics are worth reading? We’ve got you covered!

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Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jan 29, 2017

The Weekly Planet's Nick Mason returns to review all of last week's mostly terrible number ones from DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, IDW and more! Also reviewed: Warren Ellis and Ian Masters' recent excellent James Bond series for Dynamite, and a long discussion of Timothy Dalton’s James Bond movies that nobody asked for. 

PS Levins and Siobhan are recording another episode tomorrow, reviewing the rest of the comics that came out last week! It’s the most serious week ever!

Listen to Maso every week on The Weekly Planet!

Comics reviewed this week:

Animosity The Rise #1
Avengers #1.MU
Batman ’66 meets Wonder Woman ’77 #1
Captain America Steve Rogers #10
Civil War 2 The Oath
D4veocracy #1
Dante
Hellboy Winter Special
Justice League of America Killer Frost Rebirth #1
Kamandi Challenge #1
Loose Ends #1
Odyssey of the Amazons #1
Slayer Repentless #1 The Dregs #1
James Bond Vargr/Eidolon #1-12

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jan 23, 2017

Levins and Siobhan tear into last week's books from Marvel, DC, Image and more - including a bunch of books featuring Jack Kirby, one book featuring prostitutes and one book featuring the teaching of book of James, as told by an Australian Christian dude in the 90s that some old lady gave Levins in a food court earlier today. We've got all the bases covered!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Archie #16
Avengers #3.1
Batman #15
Black Hammer Giant Sized Annual
Black Panther World of Wakanda #3
Black Road #6
Black Widow #10
Cage #4
Captain America Sam Wilson #18
Cave Carson #4
Clone Conspiracy #4
Curse Words #1
Descender #18
Divinity III Aric #1
The Few #1
Gamora #2
Hookjaw #2
Invincible Iron Man #3
Justice League of America The Ray #1
Justice League Suicide Squad #5
Kill Or Be Killed #5
Manifest Destiny #25
Mighty Captain Marvel #1
Monsters Unleashed #1
Motor Girl #3
Nightwing #13
Patsy Walker aka Hellcat #14
Rockstars #2
Slam #3
Star Wars Doctor Aphra #3
Star-Lord #2
Superman #15
They’re Not Like Us #13
Ultimates 2 #3
Uncanny Inhumans #18
US Avengers #2
Venom #3
WWE #1

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jan 16, 2017

An enormous week of comics, featuring senile old men, evil football coaches, displaced Power Rangers, unfairly judged pranksters and robotic limbed ex-CIA agents, all reviewed by us! Find out which of last week's comics you should add to your pull list!

Comics reviewed in this episode: 

Action Comics #971
All New Wolverine #16
All Star Batman #6
Angel City #4
Assignment #1
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #6
Captain America Steve Rogers #9
Detective Comics #948
Doctor Strange Punisher Magic Bullets #2
Doctor Strange Sorcerers Supreme #4
The Flash #14
God Country #1
Great Lakes Avengers #4
Green Valley #4
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #12
IVX #2
Jessica Jones #4
Jughead #12
JLA Vixen #1
Justice League Power Rangers #1
Justice League Suicide Squad #4
Lobster Johnson Garden of Bones
Mighty Thor #15
Moonshine #4
Motor Crush #2
Motro #3
New Super Man #7
Occupy Avengers #3
Power Man and Iron Fist #12
Red Hood and the Outlaws #6
Reggie and Me #2
Rocket Raccoon #2
Sherlock The Blind Banker #1
Shipwreck #3
Southern Bastards #16
Star Wars Poe Dameron #10
Suicide Squad #9
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #16
Uncanny Avengers #19
Violent Love #3
Wonder Woman #14

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jan 9, 2017

Levins and Siobhan are back from their luxurious beach holidays and ready to read all the dang comic books for your listening pleasure!

Comics reviewed this week:

Avengers #3
Batman #14
Big Trouble In Little China / Escape From New York #4
Black Sciene #27
Box Office Poison Color Comics #1
Captain America Sam Wilson #17
The Fall and Rise of Captain Atom #1
Champions #4
Deadpool the Duck #1
Flintstones #7
Hawkeye #2
Justice League of America The Atom Rebirth #1
Justice League vs Suicide Squad #3
Justice League #12
Moon Knight #10
Nightwing #12
Nova #2
Shade the Changing Girl #4
Superman #14
Unfollow #15
Unstoppable Wasp #1
Unworthy Thor #3
USAvengers #1
Walking Dead #162
Tomie

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jan 5, 2017

Oh you thought family holidays could stop Serious Issues? Guess again! Using the power of special guests and listener reviews we stitched together this awesome Summer holiday episode that could be even better than a regular episode!

Comics reviewed in this episode:

Civil War 2 #8
Black Panther #9
Mother Panic #2
Action Comics #970
Seven to Eternity #4
Infamous Iron Man #3
Spider-Woman #14
Saga #41
Rocket Raccoon #1
Ghost Rider #2
Justice League Vs Suicide Squad #2
Thor #14
Love is Love
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #11
The Great Lakes Avengers #3
Sex #34
Batgirl #6
James Bond Eidolon #12
Star Wars #26
All Star Batman #5
A.D. After Death Book Two
Supergirl: Being Super #1
Hulk #1
Deadly Class #25
Detective Comics #947
Uncanny Avengers #18
Uncanny Inhumans #17
Black Widow #9
DKIII: The Master Race #7
Captain America #8
East of West #30

Serious Issues is a weekly comic book review podcast, hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs at Kings Comics in Sydney.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at seriousissues@kingscomics.com or find us at facebook.com/seriousissuespodcast. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

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