We have a LOT of thoughts...
Brand new year, brand new segment! Introducing Coverspiracy, where we give our hair-brained theories and outlandish predictions about what's coming next in comics, movies, and more. This week, it's all about how we believe the MCU will introduce our favorite mutant crew into the universe.
Some of us are much better at losing together.
When was the last time you had a really great time playing a board game, DESPITE losing... a lot? We played this game a bunch of times, lost EVERY time, and STILL are ready to play it again. That's gotta be the best recommendation for a game, right?
Joker and Harley are NOT a good couple. Period.
Cover B is on summer break, but we'll be back with brand new episodes in August. In the meantime, were sharing some segments from way back when that you may have missed. This week, were talking the worst couples in comics - and trust us, there are some doozies. It's all happening now on Cover B.
Cover B's back... tell a friend!
Weekly Pull Highlights: September 23, 2020
And now back to your regularly scheduled programming! We had to take a couple weeks off thanks to a big move (new place is shaping up great though!), but now we're back and ready to read with some very exciting new titles. She-Hulk died, the X-Men are bringing weird Marvel organizations back from the dead... it's a lot. Let's get into it!
Maisie Williams NAILED this role!
We've been dangled this mutant-based horror movie for what seems like FOREVER, but it's finally here, and we braved the scary outside world to go see it! Luckily, it was definitely worth the effort - and we explain why you shouldn't always listen to the critics when it comes to fan-focused flicks.
It's a weird, weird world and we just live in it.
Weekly Pull Highlights: March 25, 2020
This is gonna be the last of our traditional episodes for a while, because Diamond has had to cancel comic distribution thanks to COVID-19. We'll still have new episodes coming every Sunday, but expect more of our bonus formats like REEL EXTRA and Powered Gaming. It's a crazy time to be alive, but we're going to keep on trucking as best we can. Stay safe, everyone!
Boba's back, baby!
Honorable Mention Highlights: March 11, 2020
Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #1
It's nice to see some solid, in-canon storytelling involving dat boi Boba Fett. This book feels like a Star Wars Tarantino flick and I'm all in.
Marvel's Snapshots: Sub-Mariner #1
Part of what made this really cool was the fact that it takes place right after WWII, and definitely stays true to that time period with the look, feel, and behavior of everyone featured. BUT it addresses very modern topics., like PTSD, relationships, trauma, the female experience - all in an old-fashioned style book. Such a cool dichotomy and one I'd love to see brought into more than a one-shot.
Honestly, the best parts of this story are the ideas opened up around Cable and less Cable himself. Honestly, young Cable is a bit bland for me. He's a bit too much like literally EVERY other young male hits-on-chicks-and-takes-nothing-seriously character marvel cranks out to appeal to, idk, that crowd I guess. There is some interesting stuff in this book and YOUNG Cable is by far the least of it.
Be smart, safe and sanitary out there, everybody!
Weekly Pull Highlights: March 11, 2020
It's all about really cool new indie titles this week! From Jonathan Hickman doing his thing in Decorum, or a super creepy new set from Jim Henson's Storytellers, we address all the important questions out there, like how profitable is it to sell a comic license, or why Harry Potter didn't just use a fire arm. You know, the important stuff.
I am slowly learning to expect the unexpected.
Weekly Pull Highlights: February 26, 2020
Well, this week wasn't the MOST exciting week in comics, but it was full of the unexpected! From a really unenthusiastic Marvel team-up, to the dialogue-free Giant Size X-Men, to a couple of kids living life with powers, there's always stuff to talk about... mostly.
It makes you wonder - is Logan over-compensating?
Weekly Pull Highlights: February 19, 2020
Choo Choo! All aboard the hype train, rolling through Comics Town, USA. First stop, the new Hill House title, Plunge, followed by the much funnier than expected DCeased: Unkillables #1. Then we roll into Marvel country with the new Wolverine series and a one-shot inspired by the Marvel's Voices podcast. Please stay seated as we HYPE SO HARD.
Cover B Podcast
Chris & Tee host this weekly comic-focused show, providing insight on new comics, entertainment news and more.