Some of My Friends Read Comics 084 – Prez (2015) + Crisis 5

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Happy 4th of July!

Last year we talked about Prez, the 1st teen president, so this year we decided to celebrate America’s upcoming reboot by reading the Prez reboot from 2015.

This time it’s a teenager named Beth Ross in the year 2036 who takes on robots, cat flu, and evil corporations like Pharmaduke.

Join us to find out if Transylvania sends any vampires again.

lus, we continue our look into Crisis on Infinite Earths! Things are finally starting to get good!

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Next Time: We get into some classic 90s X-Men with X-Force 70-75!

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Some of My Friends Read Comics 084 – Prez (2015) + Crisis 5

Some of My Friends Read Comics 083 – FF 2012: Scott Lang Takes Over the Fantastic Faux + Crisis 4

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We continue our tradition of celebrating Marvel movies by looking at the time that hero took over the Fantastic Four. This time, it’s Scott Lang’s turn!

The Fantastic Four have gone away for a bit and they’ve left some other heroes in charge of the Future Foundation to look after all those smart kids.

Ant-Man, She-Hulk, Medusa, and Miss Thing do their best in issues 4-8 of FF (the 2013 reboot) by Fraction and Allred.

The trade collection will confuse you by calling itself FF Vol 1: Fantastic Faux.

Also, we continue our look at Crisis on Infinite Earths, with Issue 4, in which…the plot continues…?

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Next Time: Prez (2015)!

Some of My Friends Read Comics 083 – FF 2012: Scott Lang Takes Over the Fantastic Faux + Crisis 4

Some of My Friends Read Comics 082 – Fantastic Four 57-60: Dr. Doom Steals the Silver Surfer’s Powers + Crisis 3

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Doctor Doom loves to steal powers!

After touching on it in our last episode, we wanted to see more of his crazy schemes, so we went back to Fantastic Four 57-60 from the mid 1960s to watch him steal the Silver Surfer’s cosmic powers.

Ol’ Stan and Jack really had a good time with this one.

We also continued our read of Crisis on Infinite Earths with issue #3 which is getting slightly easier to understand. Slightly.

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Next Time: FF (2012) #4-8 – “Fantastic Faux”

Some of My Friends Read Comics 082 – Fantastic Four 57-60: Dr. Doom Steals the Silver Surfer’s Powers + Crisis 3

Some of My Friends Read Comics 081 – Infinity War (the Comic)

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Infinity War “The Comic” is a little different from Infinity War “The Movie.”

There are lots of evil doppelgangers, Adam Warlock is the most important character, and the infinity gems aren’t working together (due to a previously established court ruling).

Galactus also shows up long enough to make a real boneheaded move. Nice going, Galactus.

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Next Time: Dr. Doom steals the Silver Surfer’s powers in Fantastic Four 57-60, by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby!
Some of My Friends Read Comics 081 – Infinity War (the Comic)

Some of My Friends Read Comics 080 – Action Comics #1000, Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, and Free Comic Book Day 2018

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It’s a major milestone for the Man of Steel as we read the newly released Action Comics #1000, filled with stories honoring Superman as well as Brian Michael Bendis’ first story after his move from Marvel to DC.

And since we’re reading something so modern, we figured we’d take a look at various offerings from this year’s Free Comic Book Day.

AND on top of all that we’re starting our deep dive into the classic Crisis on Infinite Earths by reading the first issue. That’s a lot of stuff!

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Next Time: Infinity War and Crisis on Infinite Earths #2

Some of My Friends Read Comics 080 – Action Comics #1000, Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, and Free Comic Book Day 2018

Some of My Friends Read Comics 079 – Annihilation: Conquest

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Time to head back to outer space!

After the events of Annihilation, Marvel’s reinvigorated galactic universe gets taken over by robots. Sequel time!

Annihilation: Conquest brings back Nova, Quasar, Moondragon, Star-Lord and a whole slew of outer space favorites.

Rocket and Groot make their modern debuts too. We say modern because Groot’s 1st appearance was back in Tales to Astonish #13 from 1960. But he was a little… different. If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s that trees will always be popular in comic books.

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Next Time: Action Comics #1000, Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, Free Comic Book Day 2018 selections!

Some of My Friends Read Comics 079 – Annihilation: Conquest

Some of My Friends Read Comics 078 – Batman: Year 3 / 3rd Anniversary Celebration!

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It’s our 3-year anniversary, so we had to continue the tradition by reading Batman: Year 3 from 1989 by Marv Wolfman with art by Pat Broderick.

No really, we had to, we’re thankful there’s no Year Four.

Originally from issues 436-439, it appears to be a story retelling Robin’s origin. And then they pasted the “Year Three” title on it. Then they changed “Three” to a “3” for some reason. Look, we don’t know.

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Next Time – Annihilation: Conquest

Some of My Friends Read Comics 078 – Batman: Year 3 / 3rd Anniversary Celebration!