Episode 273: We review Star Wars Darth Vader 1, Gail Simone’s Secret Six 2, Matt Kindt’s Divinity 1, Dan Slott’s Amazing Spider-Man 14, and Empty 1!

3amigoslogoJohnny Destructo, Ambush Bug, and Optimous Douche review this week’s books: Darth Vader 1, Secret Six 2, Divinity 1, Amazing Spider-Man 14, and Empty 1! Also: listener emails!

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Here are the time stamps, since we tend to ramble:

Email 1 – 02:03
Email 2 – 09:22
Darth Vader 1 (Keiron Gillen, Salvador Larroca) – 12:11
Secret Six 2 (Gail Simone, Ken Lashley) – 26:38
Divinity 1 (Matt Kindt, Trevor Hairsine) – 46:48
Amazing Spider-Man 14 (Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli) – 55:05
Empty 1 (Jimmie Robinson) – 01:06:57

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4 Comments to “Episode 273: We review Star Wars Darth Vader 1, Gail Simone’s Secret Six 2, Matt Kindt’s Divinity 1, Dan Slott’s Amazing Spider-Man 14, and Empty 1!”

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  1. roland says:

    Vader-Didnt read

    Secret Six-I’m with BUg

    Divinity-didnt read, but will based on the review. Your Valiant recommends have been great.

    Spiderman-read the whole siperverse thing…meh..wrapped up way to…cleanly. At leat we got some Copiel art out of it. In General i dont care what happens to Marvel until the reboot, not sure way they roll out stories/arcs/events like these right before a shake up, seems like silly marketing to me.

    The Empty-Intrigued by it, will read issue 2

    P.S. ~Bucky Barnes the Winter Soldier, has been the biggest surprise read from the big two that i have picked up recently. Its about him filling in for that retconned Nick Fury Job of Universal Wall protector, but the art has been stunning.

  2. Vader:I just found out it’s a miniseries, Douche now find it more tolerable. I’ll probably bail, but I will allow it to exist.

    Divinity: Truly a new Valiant experience.

  3. Terry O'Brien says:

    “Look at the way they’re COLORED in this.”- Ambush Bug

    RACIST!!!

    I kid, I kid. And believe there is some validity to the point in a world where Will Smith can play James West. It’s also nice to live in a world where not every black character is “Black Something.” Most, but not every.

    Thank you for continuing to my favorite podcast.

  4. Ambush Bug says:

    I also wanted to stress my point that this might be some kind of way to appeal to readers of all colors. If a black kid reads a comic with nondescript colors for flesh tones, he can identify the person as black. A hispanic can do the same. As can a white, Asian, or other. If you look at a lot of books, especially the ones with predominantly white characters, I think you’ll notice this color scheme going on more often than not.

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