Episode Nine-The Punisher Returns, Alien Worlds of Moebius
63 mins. Frank Castle says goodbye to his monster status and reclaims his skull chested vigilante status, more news from the shake ups within DC Comics, Chloe Sullivan and Death sort of team up with Lex Luthor in Action Comics, some wonderful and alien worlds from French masters and a 1980s animated epic.
Also, besides the topics below we talk about the future of Star Wars films in 3D, Captain Kirk’s alien romantic tendencies, Shrek’s snarkiness and more.
Updates on the DC shuffling/moving/retrenching, director Darren Aronofsky on the Preacher film, X-Men 3, Batman 3 and pensioners who read comics.
14:00 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
The Punisher returns to his status quo in Franken-castle #21 by Rick Remender and Dan Brereton
Lex Luthor battles a spoon wielding Gorilla Grodd in Action Comics #893, and Smallville’s Chloe Sullivan shows up
Jean Giraud’s rich alien landscapes in Moebius 4: The Long Tomorrow & Other Stories
The Six Voyages of Lone Sloane by Phillipe Druilet
45:00 WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHING
The stop motion work of Coraline reminds us of the dark tales from our childhoods, the menace in David Cronenberg’s A History of Violence and the classic animated sword and sorcery film Fire and Ice.
55:00 WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
Guess which film these classic battles are from on The Great Showdowns.