We’ve received the sad news that actor Adam West passed away on June 9th after a battle with leukemia. He was 88 years old, and is survived by his wife Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Like all of you reading this, we here at the Atomic Junk Shop were fans of Mr. West, so we thought he deserved an Atomic Roundtable where we talked about Mr. West, his career, and our personal memories of him.
Travis talks with Karl Kesel about Section Zero, the comic he created with Tom Grummett that is getting reprinted, as long as the Kickstarter is successful!
There’s plenty of comics news to catch up on in this hour-and-a-quarter podcast gabfest with Paul O’Brien and Al Kennedy. We kick off by discussing the sad death of Rich Buckler, then talk a little about the extra issue recently granted to Secret Empire (as well as the execution of the story so far) and the upcoming “Doomsday Clock” story (as well as “The Button” and Watchmen more generally). But wait! There’s more!
Rich Buckler passed away on Friday due to complications from cancer at the age of 68. Buckler had a long career in comics – If you name it, he probably drew it at some point. John shares some of his personal memories of Buckler’s work.
The greatest Superman story ever written is getting a new edition! That actually makes it a GREAT Miracle Monday.
Travis got to go to Ithacon, a nice local comic convention, and he also checks in about his resolutions, and hey, it’s almost our 6 month anniversary here!
Bernie Wrightson has died, so let’s take a moment to celebrate his amazing work in comics!