Game of Rants: Season Finale Recap

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Welcome to the season finale of Game of Rants for Comicnoobs! In this episode Sobie chats with Caitlin Macatee and Comicnoobs producer Steve about the “Winds of Winter.” They jump into a recap about the Battle of the Bastards (4:30), Jon Snow as the new King of the North and how Sansa will play the game moving forward (13:30), they talk about Frey Pie’s and Arya’s grocery list (25:30), the beautiful first 20 minutes of the episode in King’s Landing (43:45), a quick look at the new alliance with Dany/Dorne/the Queen of Thorns and what’s next for them (56:15), and finally talk about the confirmation that was given in The Tower of Joy (1:00:25). Other things talked about in this episode include: The introduction of Wineboarding to frats across America, Creepyfinger, Scary Movie 2, Blanket, Cooking Hot Pie’s with Hot Pie, Chewbacca, Ghost getting the budget shaft, Caitlin losing her nerd card briefly, what if Ghost was Lil’ Sebastian, Steve gets shamed, and who the heck is running Storm’s End and the Stormlands!

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Our Theme Music was “America F*ck Yeah (Game of Thrones Version) by Erock and Jonathan Young. Check out Erock’s YouTube channel at 331erock or his website ThisisErock.com

Episode 41 – Assault on CreepyTown

Welcome to our first episode of our two-part coverage of the 2016 Marvel Crossover Event: Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill! This week, we cover a couple of special release comics in which Maria Hill and SHIELD come up with a new innovation in super-villain incarceration! They take inspiration from the creepiest of places: Leave it to Beaver, Night Vale Radio, Angels in the Outfield, and The Matrix. Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes and more heroes come together to investigate just what the hell is going on with SHIELD and the weird little town of Pleasant Hill!

Episodes Covered:

Avengers: Standoff – Welcome to Pleasant Hill
Avengers: Standoff – Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha 001

Music by E-Rock can be found here:
www.youtube.com/user/331Erock

Additional Background Music by Disparition can be found here:
www.disparition.info/

Episode 40 – X-Men Omega Ultimate Finale Edition

Welcome to the 40th Episode of ComicNoobs! This week, we FINALLY wrap up our coverage of the iconic X-Men mega-event, the AGE OF APOCALYPSE! All of the books we’ve been covering for the last six weeks culminate in this episode as the X-Men attack Apocalypse’s stronghold for a final confrontation! There’s time-travel, nuclear war, shoot-outs, fist-fights, and a whole lot more! Don’t miss it! We also decide to go a bit lighter and cover the brand new DC Rebirth Green Arrow book, in which Oliver Queen, the Green Arrow finally meets up with the Black Canary and save some of the disadvantaged citizens of Seattle along the way!

Issues Covered:
X-Men Omega #1 (01:57)
Green Arrow Rebirth #1 (42:34)

Episode 39 – Rogue-Rage

Welcome to the penultimate episode covering the 90s mega-event: The Age of Apocalypse. This week we cover the final issue of each of the tie-in books we’ve been reading. First in Generation Next, the team is able to rescue Illyana, but they have to face off with Sugar Man and all his cronies before they can escape. In Astonishing X-Men, Blink goes up against Holocaust to get revenge for Sabretooth while Rogue, Morph and Sunfire fight off the army of infinites. In Amazing X-Men, the team heads to Canada to take on the Apocalypse-worshiping Church of the Madri, while The Abyss makes a comeback and Storm tries to rescue Bishop. All of this sets the stage for the final confrontation against Apocalypse next week! Don’t miss it!

Issues Covered:
Generation Next #4
Astonishing X-Men #4
Amazing X-Men #4

Episode 38 – Taking One for the Team

 

Welcome to another episode of ComicNoobs! We continue our coverage of the Age of Apocalypse with the third issue of our tie-in books! Things heat up in Generation Next as the team sees the conditions of the human slaves in the Seattle Core, and a few of the mutants meet the disgusting Sugar Man. In Astonishing X-Men, the X-Men invade Holocaust’s cloning facility to save Sabretooth and take down Holocaust. Finally, in Amazing X-Men, we get the biggest showdown so far as Magneto fights Apocalypse! Don’t miss this one!

Issues covered:
Generation Next #3
Amazing X-Men #3
Astonishing X-Men #3