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Weekly Podcast 4- Aug 25, 2019

Good day, true believers! Welcome to another sensational episode of The Bags and Boards Show With ComicTom101 podcast! Can you believe it’s already been a week since we last gathered around the proverbial campfire to discuss comic book speculation? Well here we are with an episode that is sure to make your ears burn, since, like with every week, we offer up the best comic book speculation content you could desire!

Let’s begin with a small recap of the previous Bags and Boards With ComicTom101 episode! In case you hadn’t heard, a little (and by little we mean explosive) title called Absolute Carnage is making waves. Apparently, there are twenty issues of Absolute Carnage#1 with original sketches by legendary artist Mark Bagley; what a find! From there, we sat down with the YouTuber Lords of the Long Box and delved into the potential future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

In our brand new episode, we dove in hard and fast! One of the biggest tidbits of news this last week was that The Matrix 4 is happening! Keanu Reeves is suiting back up in his iconic role as Neo and everyone is curious to see how this next movie deals with the events of the previous trilogy. With respect to comic book speculation, if you’re hungry for some Matrix spec, then keep your eyes peeled! Put out alongside the movie, The Matrix comic was meant more as a marketing tool than an accompaniment piece.

Another good promotion for a certain title called Batman this last week was the death of a fan-favorite character! It’s not often the Batman title gets a lot of buzz, especially following that whole ordeal with the wedding that never happened. Yet with any comic book death, one must be a bit skeptical about whether the death will stick or not. Much too often we see characters dying in one issue, only to experience a miraculous recovery in the following chapter. Will that be the case with Batman #77? Only time will tell!

In keeping the show going after the lights turn off we still have stellar audio content for your ears! You can check it out, not just now, but every Sunday! You can listen to The Bags and Boards Show With ComicTom101 podcast over on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and Stitcher.

As always, geek responsibly! ‘Nuff said!

- Octavio Karbank

A writer by trade and aficionado of all things pop culture, Octavio Karbank is a recent addition to the ComicTom101 team! A devoted comic book collector, with plenty of long boxes to prove it, Octavio is always on the hunt for those elusive key issues! A freelance writer who has penned articles for websites like CBR and Bleeding Cool, he’s excited to be working alongside some of the greatest minds the world of comic book speculation has to offer! If you’re interested in checking out more of his ramblings, go to his Twitter page:
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