You thought we forgot about you. You thought we weren’t going to have a new episode of The Flickcast and that we’d skipped a week. Well, you were wrong. There’s a new episode and it’s here, now, ready to go. So enjoy.
On this week’s show Chris and Joe talk about the finale of the X-Files, get into the Oscars a little bit, dive into Pacific Rim 2 and it’s new director, jump onto The Flash, dish on Agent Carter and rate the rating of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and other movies that Hollywood thinks should be “R” rated now. Plus, as usual, there’s a whole lot more.
Picks this week include Chris’ pick of the cnew Hulu series 11.22.63 and and Joe’s pick of the X-Files new season.
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Amazing Spider-Man Annual #36 – Marvel – #3.99
What are two things that don’t belong in a Spider-Man comic? One, forced Boston accents from all characters in dialogue boxes. And two, any mention of the Clone Saga. But I’m getting ahead of myself. The extra sized annual issue begins with a man in a house burning down around him as he fights someone who looks to be Peter Parker.
Fast forward to the modern day where Peter Parker sits at a banquet table in Boston for his Aunt May’s impending nuptuals to J. Jonah Jameson Sr. as he sits across from J. Jonah Jameson. Jameson Sr. reveals his engagement present to Aunt May, a photo of her family that she has lost touch with, before opening a door and revealing the entire family that May and Peter didn’t know still existed. And of all people to walk in with the reunited family, the man from the opening pages seen in the burning house with “Peter Parker”.
Moments later after Peter has awkwardly thought inappropriate thoughts about his newfound cousins, Peter is attacked in the restroom by the man now donning a supersuit and calling himself Raptor. What follows are a few pages of rather bland fight scenes and tons of Bah-ston speak and “Jeter sucks” shouts from the on looking crowd. Though some may consider this next part a spoiler, it’s obvious where this story was going right from the first page. Raptor isn’t after Peter Parker, he’s after Ben Reilly. (Insert ominous music here)
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