Archive for May, 2013

Steele reviews two new #1s: X-Men and The Wake!

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I’m always on the lookout for new #1s (insert watersports fetish joke here). I like to find books that will be my new obsession. I would estimate that 40% of the new series’ I pick up result in me reading the first 6 issues and of those only 10% make it to my pull list. In May I picked up several new #1s. The Movement (review here) and The Green Team (review here) didn’t hit the mark for me although I am giving each 3 issues to reel me in. The Black Bat was decent and I am curious to see where it goes but it needs to be amazing in issue #2. And I quit The Bounce before the end of the first issue (it was so lame). April only yielded one good one (Jupiter’s Legacy) and March had Guardians of the Galaxy (which I LOVE!) I also really liked Avengers: The Enemy Within #1 but that is a weird cross-over event and I can’t find what additional books it’s continuing in. With that track record I was dubious about picking up two new #1 titles on Wednesday but I think I may have stumbled on something good.

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05 2013

Episode 208 – AA Meeting, Take 2

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It’s two CBQties – with a twist! Which Avengers book has SaroSpice shaken AND stirred? Which title does the Scavenger think is on the rocks? It’s boozin’ and bitchin’ COMIC BOOK QUEERS STYLE, about all these current Avengers titles: Avengers; New Avengers; Uncanny Avengers; Secret Avengers; Avengers Assemble; Dark Avengers; Avengers Arena; and Gay Sex Avengers. We made one of those up.

 

 

 

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05 2013

TEENAGE KICKS! Steele and Sarospice review THE GREEN TEAM!

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SARO: Hey Jason! Hope this finds you well. That thing on your lip was starting to look like an open faced Reuben sandwich.
Did you get a chance to read the AWESOME “Green Team, Teen Trillionaires” this week?
It’s DC’s newest “young justice” title, this time focusing on a group of 1% rich kids entering the HERO game.

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05 2013

Issue 207 – STRIKE A POSE! A “TRANSPOSE”!

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Can transgender people live Non-political lives? What is transgender bathhouse etiquette? Tranny Twinks? Why do all FTM’s look likeJustin Beiber?
What becomes a LAMBDA LITERARY NOMINEE the most? Listen as Sarospice, and former transgender liaison at the CENTER ON HALSTED,
June Latrobe, force DYLAN EDWARDS, author of the graphic novel “TRANSPOSES”, to answer these vital questions and more!
Three transgendered people on a podcast? What’s the “T”? We’ll tell you what’s the “T”!

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05 2013

C2E2 – Cosplay Roundup

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Why hello and welcome to our home! And it's NOT all straight ahead!

So much fantastic cosplay at C2E2 2013.  I think the con has some of the most diverse cosplayers around and some of the hottest!

I’ve seen lots of photo parades, I think our parade features a few players that I  haven’t seen anywhere else!  Enjoy the cosplay and let us know who your favorites were.

Keep your eyes open cause you may see a few of the CBQties in the mix and a few of our favorite creators as well.

 

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05 2013

Issue 206 – C2E2 Recap

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Spark by Ornelas

Art by Bobgar Ornelas from Earth-2 Podcast; Coloring courtesy of LegionTonyL

Cheers, Queers!

C2E2 is over but our coverage is not quite done.

Enjoy the vocal stylings of the CBQties as we talk about our favorite things about C2E2.  Shout-outs galore so listen up and you may be called out.  Plus, we announce the winner of our first ever CBQScavenger Hunt!

Seriously, C2E2 is an amazing show and you all should come next year!

Our cosplay gallery is coming next so come back and check it out!

 

 

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05 2013

Issue 205 – Obligatory Iron Man 3 Review

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After a satisfying lunch at the local Red Robin, Saro & Scavenger join forces to give their insights into the kickoff of the summer blockbuster season.

thank you Joe Phillips!

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05 2013

THE REASON FOR THE SEASON! Sarospice Dishes RuPaul’s Drag Race!

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This is the beginning, the beginning, this is the beginning of the blog-post you like.

RED FOR FILTH!

Over and over. Over and over.

This is the beginning of the rest… of… the… post!

(WARNING: It’s best to read these reviews AFTER you’ve seen the latest episode OR while you watch! I spoil it all!  It’s not comic books, but it’s certainly queer!)

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05 2013

Saro and Steele experience a Movement!

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Wherein we discuss Gail Simone’s latest entry into DC’s New 52. A tale of the 99% fighting back against the 1%.

Steele: Hey Saro. Happy Wednesday! So, we both read DC’s New 52 comic, The Movement. Written by Gail Simone and arted by Freddie Williams II. It’s a story about 6 super powered young activists, calling themselves “The Movement”, in a battle against the corrupt Coral City police department. What did you think of the first issue?

Sarospice: I think I’ve had more exciting bowel movements. Once again FAIL GAIL tries to jump onto “something” like the OCCUPY movement without an actual story to be told. The story is a heavy handed Swiss cheese of corrupt cops and teen titans warning everyone to leave them alone or they’ll post snarky memes on Facebook about them. It’s been done before, and better!

Steele: I didn’t hate it as much as you did but I did find it a little (well a lot) heavy handed. Read the rest of this entry →

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05 2013

Issue 204 – It Came From The Con Floor!

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It’s C2E2! It’s The CBQties! It’s Rachel Deering! It’s Chad Sell! It’s The Geeks Out Gang! It’s Janet Lee! It’s Amanda Conner! It’s Paul Cornell! It’s The Venn Diagram of Comics and Entertainment! And now…. it’s YOU!

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05 2013