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The Pull List 7 | Top 2018 DC and Marvel Comics


About This Episode

The first Pull List for 2019 is here and Hector continues his adoration for Batman with #62 from Tom King & Mitch Gerads. The issue details Batman’s subconscious during a protracted fight with Prof. Pyg in a slaughterhouse.

Other issues discussed this week include Daredevil: Man Without Fear, the Hulk in Hell arc from Immortal Hulk, and Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo de Felici’s new comic Oblivion Song which may or may not be tied into The Walking Dead.

The second half concludes with Chris and Hector’s top 3 picks from DC and top 3 picks from Marvel in 2018 as their personal favorites.

Hector’s 2018 Picks


DC

Batman #39 and #40 (Eternal Vow)

Mister Miracle (Series)

White Knight (Series)

Marvel

Domino (Series)

Immortal Hulk (Series)

Doctor Strange Damnation (Event)

Other
Judas (BOOM! Studios)

My Hero Academia Vol. 11 (Manga)

Dr. Horrible: Best Friends Forever (Dark Horse Comics)

Best Single Issue: Batman #53 (DC Comics)

Chris’ 2018 Picks

DC
Batman Cold Days (Story Arc/Trade Paperback)

Mister Miracle (Series)

Dark Nights Metal (Event)

Marvel
Domino (Series)

Doctor Strange God of Magic (Story Arc/Trade Paperback)

Daredevil Supreme (Story Arc/Trade Paperback)

Other

Judas (BOOM! Studios)

Unnatural (Image Comics)

Isola (Image Comics)





Episode Hosts

Chris Poirier
Chris is the co-host of The Pull List Podcast for Love Thy Nerd. 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.

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