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G2FACTOR: DEATH OF ACTION COMICS VOL 1 AND LOIS LANE TOO

Join us on Saturday, August 27th at 6pm EDT while we discuss Action 904, DCU Online Legends 14, Flashpoint Lois Lane & the Resistance 3, Flashpoint Project Superman 3, Superman Beyond 0, and Retroactive Superman 1990s. LOTS to talk about!!!

Really rough week for Lois Lane fans. She dies in two comics, is already dead in another and loses her husband after this week. It appears DC has made her carrion for Superman to save the world 24/7 in the DCnU. And what about Clark? Where the hell is he?

More DC news regarding Rags Morales’ blog, Flashpoint and the beginning of the DCnU next week.  It should be lively or deadly, we can’t decide which yet.

Click on G2Factor to participate in live streaming or chatroom. Aftershow. Downloads on talkshoe and iTunes.

Also check out the last issue of OSCK magazine. Much thanks to Erika and Kate for coordinating it. And many thanks to Christine, the idea gal.  G2 FACTOR got a mention!

G2FACTOR ALL STAR SUPERMAN SHOW CANCELLED TODAY

Join us next week for discussions on Flashpoint: Project Superman #3, Flashpoint: Lois Lane & the Resistance #3, Superman Beyond #0 and the last issue of Action Comics for volume 1.

It should be a great show, especially since it is the week before the #1s begin.

Thanks everyone for your support.

G2FACTOR: ALL STAR SUPERMAN & SUPERMAN BATMAN #87


Grant Morrison's All Star Superman is now an animated movie.

In preparation for the new Action #1 in September, G2Factor will be taking a look at the comic book series and the animated film of All Star Superman.  What can we derive from this Silver Age themed tale in the Golden Age researched story to come in the DCnU?  You can visit introtosuperman for more information regarding this story.

Where does Joker get his giant mallets?

We’ll also be discussing Superman Batman #87, the last of that title for an undisclosed period of time.  See how Clark Kent deals with the Joker and keeping Batman’s and his own secret identity in tact.  This title often was outside continuity and during the last three years was the only place to find the Kent marriage involved.  That will no longer be the case next month since the marriage, amongst other things, is getting shoved into a void to make way for the new DCnU.

Join us on Saturday, August 20th at 6pm EDT as we dissect these stories and news regarding Superman and some of his DCU friends on the G2Factor on talkshoe.  Live streaming and chatroom are available.  Also an aftershow.  Downloads on iTunes and talkshoe after completion of show.

Hope to see you there.

Enjoy!

G2FACTOR: Lois Lane is Back to the Future

Lois goes to a future. Meets a very different Superman.

Lois goes to the future. Meets a very different Clark.

Whether it’s via Kryptonian technology based on the Phantom Zone Projector or a Legion ring, Lois Lane time travelling teaches us one constant, the Man of Steel is lost without her.

Saturday, August 13th at 6pm EDT, G2 Factor examines the simple intricacies of this iconic relationship.

We’re very happy to be reviewing Superman:  The Animated Series’ BRAVE NEW METROPOLIS and Smallville’s season 9 episode, PANDORA.  If you’ve ever read Superman’s FOR TOMORROW series in the comics, you will recognize Jim Lee’s amazing art come to life.

Join us at G2Factor on talkshoe.

No matter  what age of the story or whether or not Lois knows the secret, her life affects Clark Kent/Superman like no other.  She is as much a part of his complete characterization as his dual identities.  In September, Clark and Lois lose their marriage in comics continuity.  We have not seen very much reverence for this status quo change in the last few books of Post Crisis.

We do know that Clark and Lois are in each other’s orbit in the DCnU’s Superman books authored by George Perez.  Grant Morrison, who is writing Action Comics, has not really given us anything definite regarding Clark/Superman meeting Lois in his first issue.   We hope that he does include, at the very least, a meeting between Lois and his Bruce Springsteen Superman.   In the 1938 issue, we saw Clark asking Lois out for a date in their very first panel together and she met Superman that evening when he saved her from mobsters.

Flashpoint has only given us glimpses (literally) of ‘Subject One’ outside his books or Flashpoint #3.  Lois Lane was barely in her second Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance book.   How this Flashpoint series will affect the Action comics or Superman comics of the future is uncertain.   Superman appears to be taking the brunt of this change with the interment of his marriage and return to his first days in Metropolis.  (On the flipside, Batman has an internment program going with multiple Robins over a five year period.)

Live chat room and streaming during show.  Possible aftershow.  Downloads available on talkshoe and iTunes.

Hope to see you there!

G2FACTOR: Superman #714 The Beginning of the End of an Era

Saturday, August 6 at 6pm ET, G2Factor will say good bye to the first of the comics that had the Kent marriage in continuity.  Clark is speeding towards Seattle as the mystery woman (a Mary Sue character) has Lois by knifepoint.  This is the same situation Lois is experiencing in Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance.  Coincidence?

Will DC mark the end of an era and Superman v3?  Will there be a tribute to the strong marriage of Clark Kent/Lois Lane/Superman?

Also on sale this week is Flashpoint #4 featuring the Marvel family and World of Flashpoint #3.

Join us in the live chat room or listen through live streaming.  Possible aftershow.  Downloads are available on talkshoe or iTunes after the show.

G2FACTOR: Flashpoint PROJECT SUPERMAN & LOIS LANE & RESISTANCE 2

Kal-El, government test subject

July 27th pick up Flashpoint Project Superman #2.  General Sam Lane thinks of Kal-El as more than a specimen.  Also on sale on Wednesday is Lois Lane and the Resistance #2 and Action 903.

G2Factor will be discussing these comics on Saturday, July 30th at 6 pm ET.  Also more on the Superman Reboot.

Only one more month of comics that may or may not address the Kent marriage.  During Comic Con we found out our OTP were not the only victims of Marriage Wipeout Syndrome.  Except for Animal Man (Morrison would probably quit if they touched his precious.) every other married couple will be without spouse or they’ve completely disappeared from the DC storytelling horizon (Wally West).  Matrimony and females are icky apparently in the DC comic book mentality.

Check out last Saturday’s G2Factor show about the Reboot.  Live streaming and chatroom available with downloads on talkshoe or iTunes.

G2Factor is compromised mostly of  female Superman fans.  We read comics!  We are artists and storytellers.  Don’t forget about us, DC.  Our money is just as good as 14 to 34 year old males.

G2FACTOR: BOOK REPORTS & FLASHPOINT #3

DC Comics surprised us this week with Flashpoint #3: Project Superman Revealed.  We’re very excited about this issue.  (Find out what Geoff Johns did to Krypto!  Bad Geoff!)

What did they do to Baby Kal-El?

Also, we will be discussing comic book stories that appeal to us.  The Search for Kryptonite from Superman/Batman and elseworlds such as Speeding Bullets and Superman Monster to name a few.

So join us on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 6 pm ET at G2Factor.  We’re on talkshoe and that allows us to have live streaming and chat as well as downloads from talkshoe and iTunes.  We usually have an after show so stick around to talk to us.

Thanks to all our regulars!  We truly appreciate you.

Tom and Eric are hot!

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