Tuesday Night Comics Podcast #53 – Our picks for new comic book day! What we learned from a year of...

Welcome to episode 53 of the Tuesday Comics Podcast, the first episode of our second year! Happy one year anniversary to us! To celebrate, we’re going to preview new comics coming out tomorrow, January 7, 2015, and give you our top picks, which may include both Lady Killer #1 and Ant-Man #1. We also look back on our first year of podcasting about comics and talk about the lessons we’ve learned this past year as far as collecting comics in the 21st century is concerned. Plus, the guys review what they read this past week, including Mark Waid and Carlos Pacheco’s SHIELD #1. http://ia902706.us.archive.org/20/items/TuesdayNightComicsEpisode53/Tuesday%20Night%20Comics%20Episode%2053.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

NYCC 2014 – Marvel Unlimited Plus Members Only Panel...

If you love Marvel superheroes, and you read your comics on a tablet, you need to join Marvel Unlimited Plus. It is awesome. When I was growing up, I would see ads for the Merry Marvel Marching Society, or M.M.M.S. for short, the Marvel fan club of the 1960s, in the pages of old comics. I was jealous that there wasn’t anything like that today. Marvel Unlimited Plus is today’s M.M.M.S. Marvel Unlimited is Marvel’s version of Netflix for comics. For a monthly or annual fee, you get unlimited access to digital Marvel comics from the start of the company to as recent as about 6 months ago. The catalog is updated every Monday, with newer comics and back issues alike. Marvel Unlimited Plus adds another layer to the subscription. Each year, you receive a box of cool stuff, including an exclusive Marvel Legends action figure (this year’s figure is Rocket Raccoon), an exclusive variant covered comic, and a membership card. Throughout the year, Marvel will also mail out fun bits of swag like a fold-out Avengers anniversary poster. But what really makes Marvel Unlimited Plus a must buy is access to the Marvel Unlimited Plus Members Only panel at conventions like NYCC, SE:NYC and SDCC. This year’s panel was insane. We saw an extended trailer for next year’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. When Agent M asked if there were any questions after the trailer, I raised my hand and said “Can we see it again?” And then he played it again. It rocked. The panel also included exclusive preview art of upcoming books, and a star-studded line of panelists who were happy to take questions from the audience. On the way out, everyone was given a bag of exclusive swag that included another...