Original Sin and Death of Wolverine leave the boys with plenty to say about the state of the Marvel Universe. Plus a slew of Future's End issues this week, and comics from Image, Dynamite, and BOOM! Studios, like Cloaks, Ex-Con, and God Hates Astronauts and you've got a recipe for a great roundtable episode with the original cast of Pete's Basement! Wait did somebody say recipe? Holy Hell, man! Be more careful around that many fat guys! Just download the episode already!
We announce the winner of our New York Comic Con 3-Day Pass Giveaway Contest! If you don't win, don't feel bad-- try again! We start giveaway part 2 today! Steve's back and he can't wait to talk about Groo vs. Conan, and Goon. Also this week we've got some new debuts from Image and Dark Horse: Wayward, Pop, and Sundowners. Plus a jaw-dropping Batman Eternal.
Hexed, Transformers: Primacy, Terminal Hero and Original Sin comics reviewed. Pete and Pete take over the roundtable for this week's extra special Pete's basement episode! Why is it so extra special? Maybe it is Pete's no-spoilers review of Guardians of the Galaxy! How about we throw in a review of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Not enough? Fine! How about we bring back full-length episodes of The Pete's Basement Show! And just cause we like you, we're gonna' start our annual New York Comic Con Ticket Giveaway Contest too. There! Satisfied? Now go start that download.
Thor is a girl! Captain America is black! Marvel Diversity is the name of the game! Find out Pete and Ramon's thoughts on the bombshell that dropped earlier last week. Lot of #1's, including Dark Engine, Black Market The Squidder, and Devilers! So many horror-themed books coming out lately you'd think it was October! All this and more on this week's Pete's Basement! Plus don't forget to check out the Extras segment about some "shocking" Fantastic Four movie news, with special guest JAR-Head!
Pete and Ramon talk about Batgirl's new costume, Rocket Raccoon, The Legendary Star Lord, and the new extended trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy! Thor and Loki take the Original Sin center stage in an awesome spin off, and Dick Grayson does his impression of James Bond as he takes up the mantle of Agent 37, super spy! Spider-Man 2099, The New Suicide Squad debut, and a Pete's Basement first for Book of the Week! Well! What're you waiting for?! Get to downloadin'!
Its Hulk vs. Iron Man in Original Sin 3.1! The Avengers vs. alternate universe Justice League! Batman vs. The Riddler in Zero Year! Bruce Wayne vs. Lex Luthor in Justice League! Flash vs himself?!? Its ass-kicking at every turn this week! Check out the conclusion to Illegitimates, Deadpool vs. Carnage, and the premiere of Dream Thief Escape! Plus the usual hilarity and lots more in this exciting episode of Pete's Basement!
Pete and Pete begrudgingly make good on their bet with CollectorsComic.com creator Eddie DeAngelini and don their Kings championship shirts for this episode. The last two weeks saw a lot of great #1’s from Image, Dynamite, and BOOM!, including The Empty Man, The Blood Queen, Eye of Newt, and Thomas Alsop. Also Wildfire, Edward Grey: Tales of Unland, and The Lone Ranger! Who won the Zenith Press D-Day Giveaway? Who would win in a fight: Magneto or Galactus? Were the boys right about Nick Fury in Original Sin? Get to downloading and find out!
D-Day is upon us. Pete, Ramon, and Cheezeburger pay respect to those brave men who fought and died to defeat Nazi Germany as they review Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day from Zenith Press-- the graphic novel that proves learning about history can be engaging and entertaining! Plus surprise hits Princess Ugg, Rise of the Magi, and Ghost Wolf, the weird but interesting Superannuated Man, Dynamite takes another stab at Vampirella, and all the craziness of Original Sin!
X-Men Days of Future Past premieres! Pete gives his spoiler-free review. An epic conclusion to Final Crisis drops... FINALLY! Pete saw Spider-Man but refuses to talk about it. The rest of the haul is loaded with number 2's... he he he... loaded with number 2. Sinestro, Solar, Star Mage, The 7th Sword and more on this Memorial Day special episode. Plus, an epic giveaway in honor of X-men.
Illustrator and animator, Noella Borie, joins the Basement Crew to show off her new stop-motion animated feature Faceless Neil: Out of the Darkness! BOOM Studios holds the honor of Book of the Week! And the boys round out the roundtable discussion with offerings from Dynamite, Marvel, and DC, like Future's End, Chaos, Cyclops, Ultimate Spider-Man, and a crazy horror murder-mystery from Image appropriately titled Nailbiter.