Episode Notes

As predicted during last week’s episode, major news broke after we recorded but before the episode was published. In this case, Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Disney for breach of contract. The dispute hinges on the decision by Disney to release Black Widow on Disney+ at the same time as its theatrical release. We have all the details and the increasingly ugly-back-and-forth between the two groups.

We also got the first pictures and a release date for Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series. We talk about what we hope to see from the series and some of our concerns.

This Week In Pop Culture
We celebrate four birthdays this week: Wes Kraven, Kevin Smith, M. Night Shyamalan, and Mark Bagley all made another trip around the sun. Meanwhile, M. Night Shyamalan celebrated the anniversaries of both Signs and The Sixth Sense. The first-ever San Diego Comic Con took place this past week in 1970, and A Game Of Thrones was published in 1996. Plus many more.

The Lightning Round
Jonathan starts us out by talking about J.W. Rinzler’s passing and his influence on the Star Wars franchise. Michael discusses Trover Saves the Universe #1, while Greg updates us on the current Batman run and Mark Russell’s latest comic Not All Robots #1.

Weekly Discussion 
With news of Marion Dayre recently being hired to write an upcoming Disney+ Marvel show, we discuss what characters we would like to see get their own show.

Shared Books 
This week, we start with checking out The Good Asian #4. Then we take on Lucky Devil #1 before we move on to everyone’s favorite merc with a mouth in Deadpool: Black, White, and Blood. We wrap up this week’s episode with The Me You Love In The Dark #1.

Comics Agenda is hosted by Michael (@mokepf7), Jonathan (@callmeboesy), and Greg (@Comicsportsgeek). We discuss new comicbook releases each week, in addition to news, movies, and TV.

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Gregory Brothers
Ohio born and raised. Avid comicbook fan who is always trying to find time to get through my ever growing read pile. When not working on that I Teach, coach youth sports, and cheer on my hometown Cincinnati teams, and Buckeyes. Can also be heard talking comics and pop-culture on The Comics Agenda Podcast.

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