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The Pull List 55 | Guess Who’s Back!

About This Episode

Chris and Hector are back for the Fall 2021 season of The Pull List Podcast! Are you ready for more of DC Comics’ Joker in your life or perhaps Jason Todd as a zombie slayer? DC Comics is looking for new readers in Walmart, and Diamond comics is freezing the discount tiers…..for now. Chris and Hector also share their top pulls and the #1’s worth your time!

News from the show:

“Harley Quinn & the DC villains throw Joker a party in A Puzzlebox #1 preview”, Newsarama
“Marvel Announces Return of Luke Cage”, Comicbook
“DC Gives Red Hood a Zombie-Slaying Makeover”, CBR
“DC looks for the next generation of comic book readers in Walmart”, Comicbook
“Diamond To Freeze Comic Store Discounts Until The End Of The Year”, Bleeding Cool

Pulls from the show:

Ascender #17, Image Comics
Strange Academy (2020) #11, Marvel Comics
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #3, IDW
Firefly Brand New Verse #5, Boom! Studios
Beta Ray Bill (2021) #5, Marvel Comics
Nocterra #5, Image Comics
The Other History Of The DC Universe #4, DC Comics
Home Sick Pilots #6, Image Comics

#1’s Worth Your Time:

Moon Knight #1, Marvel Comics
The Nice House On the Lake #1,
DC Comics

Episode Hosts

Chris Poirier
Chris is the co-host of The Pull List Podcast for Love Thy Nerd and the Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA)'s Event Coordinator for GAMA EXPO and Origins Game Fair. Chris Poirier also is the Lead Pastor/Church Planter of River Valley Church and the Founder/Game Master of Columbus Got Game. When not reading comics or playing video games he and his wife Rebekah seek out all that can be found on the nerd scene by hunting for vintage toys, finding the most epic comic shops, and getting their tabletop on. In the hours that remain, Chris serves as a missionary for Love Thy Nerd at conventions across the US. Previously, Chris managed the largest comic retail shop in North Carolina, as well as, served as the North Carolina Comicon Media/Communications Director.
Hector Miray
Hector is the co-host of the Pull List Podcast for Love Thy Nerd. He is a semi overzealous geek about most things, but to the core is a big fan of a good story. He is the primary writer behind the book series "Faith & Fandom" and travels to dozens of comicons throughout the year with the books. He is married to a medical nerd named Danyelle and has helped co-create 3 small humans with her that resemble him in appearance and passions. Hector is also the location pastor for Vertical Church's Lumberton, NC Location.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Chief Audio Nerd
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.

Episode Discussion

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