Brain Waves Ep25: Cullen Bunn

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Brain Waves’ hosts Katie and Dan Merritt help you climb the mountain of weekly new comic book releases and point out a few shiny gems along the way. Features include picks of the week, interviews with comic creators, and events listing for Green Brain Comics in East Downtown Dearborn, Michigan.

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Katie’s BRAIN PICK OF THE WEEK

ELFQUEST FINAL QUEST #14
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Wendy Pini, Richard Pini (A/CA) Wendy Pini
What happens when the one leader who can unite the elves in their time of greatest turmoil has seemingly deserted them?

DAN’S BRAIN PICK OF THE WEEK:

ULTIMATES #5
MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Kenneth Rocafort Colorist: Dan Brown

The Ultimates wrap up their 2nd adventure in just 5 issues. Maybe things are going just a little too smooth, right?
Brain Scans: Scanning the list

STRAY BULLETS SUNSHINE & ROSES #13 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) David Lapham
Monster has figured out Beth, Orson, and Nina’s master plan, and now the only thing standing between them and certain death is…well…Orson.

RINGSIDE #5 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS (W) Joe Keatinge (A/CA) Nick Barber Colorist: Simon Gough
END OF STORY ARC
Our first arc comes to its brutal, bloody end. RINGSIDE WILL RETURN JUNE 2016

KLAUS #4
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Dan Mora
Klaus and Lady Dagmar’s romantic and tragic past is revealed.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #17 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS (W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Paul Azaceta Colorist: Elizaeth Breitweiser
Only one more issue left in this arc, and the story is really speeding up.
Things get even more physical, when Kyle and the Reverend have to exorcise a demon from a very large man.
And the Great Merge gets closer!

BADGER #2 (OF 5) (MR)
DEVILS DUE /1FIRST COMICS, LLC
(W) Mike Baron (A) Tony Akins, Val Mayerik (CA) Stephen Scott
Norbert Sykes (alias Badger) gets sprung from the asylum thanks to the influence of his new best friend, Hamilton Thorndyke, a 4th Century Druid wizard.

{GRAPHIC NOVEL PICK:}
CURSED PIRATE GIRL TP VOL 01 (MR)
BOOM! STUDIOS (W/A/CA) Jeremy Bastian
Available for the first time ever in a softcover trade paperback
PATSY WALKER AKA HELLCAT #4
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Kate Leth (A/CA) Brittney Williams
GUEST-STARRING HOWARD THE DUCK!
5 – ALL AGES pick of the week

HILDA & TROLL TP / NOBROW PRESS / (W/A/CA) Luke Pearson
A new paperback edition of Hilda’s first magical adventure in the land of Trolberg from cartoonist Luke Pearson who was the winner of the first annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics (of which I was one of the judges)

6 – FCBD Spotlight of the Week
FCBD 2016 SCIENCE COMICS
:01 FIRST SECOND
(W/A/CA) Maris Wicks, Jon Chad
Get to know your universe with Free Comic Book Day’s Science Comics! Do you want to know more about how the world works – what’s going on under our feet and in our oceans? With two action-packed, full-color non-fiction science stories – one by Maris Wicks (author of Human Body Theater and Coral Reefs) and one by Jon Chad (author of Leo Geo and the upcoming Volcanos), Science Comics shows off what’s fun, weird, and crazy about the Earth we all inhabit!
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For more info on writer Cullen Bunn
http://www.cullenbunn.com/

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Brain Functions
Global Fridays at the Arab American National Museum
Friday, April 29 at 8 PM
Tarek Abdallah & Adel Shams El-din (Egyptian)

Tarek Abdallah – an Egyptian composer, lutenist and musicologist – draws inspiration from the golden age of the Egyptian oud solo (1910-1930). Egyptian-born and France-based, Adel Shams El-Din is universally acknowledged as being one of the most gifted riqq players and percussionists today. Both are acclaimed around the world for their deep knowledge and performance prowess; united on the concert stage, they offer audience an unparalleled musical experience.
https://www.facebook.com/events/570342629782695/
Tickets are available at accesscomunity.org

Enter to win a pair of tickets by sending an email to
brainwaves@greenbrain.biz
with the subject “Global Fridays”
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Free Comic Book Day
Sat. May 7
10am to 6pm

Guest artists so far
DAVID Petersen
Jay Fosgitt
Jesse Rubenfeld
Dave Acosta
Ted Woods
Ruth McNally Barshaw

https://www.facebook.com/events/202030670163309/

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