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Shelfdust Presents #2: Thunderbolts #1 with Al Kennedy

Shelfdust Presents

Release Date: 01/06/2020

Black Orchid #1 with Ram V show art Black Orchid #1 with Ram V

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Comic book writer Ram V joins Matt this week to talk about the comic book issue he's bringing to the table - Black Orchid #1, by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean! Time for us to head to the greenhouse, then!

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This week Matt is joined by writer and critic Caitlin Rosberg! Caitlin has brought along James Stokoe's one-off creator-owned comic "Sobek" to talk about - so hopefully you're in the mood for a giant lizard having a chill day!

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Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #17 with Ardo Omer show art Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #17 with Ardo Omer

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This week Matt is joined by writer, editor and podcaster Ardo Omer! Prepare yourselves for a dangerous dose of Venom, because Ardo is bringing along "Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #17" to talk about!

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Spider-Island: Cloak and Dagger #2 with Mairghread Scott show art Spider-Island: Cloak and Dagger #2 with Mairghread Scott

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It's a New Year and a new season of Shelfdust Presents! And what better way to start things out than with comic book writer Mairghread Scott? She joins Matt to talk about the comic she's brought in this week: Spider-Island: Cloak & Dagger #2!

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Matt has finished his countdown of the Top 50 Debut issues of all time - so whatever's next? This week he's joined by Shelfdust's head rabbit Steve Morris to look back at the past fifty episodes, and look forward to the future!

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Shelfdust Presents #50: Saga #1 with Oliver Sava show art Shelfdust Presents #50: Saga #1 with Oliver Sava

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According to critics the best #1 comic book issue of all time is Saga #1 - but how does the issue actually stand up today? For our final episode of the first season, Matt's joined by special guest Oliver Sava to talk all about it!

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Shelfdust Presents #49: Watchmen #1 with Kelly Kanayama show art Shelfdust Presents #49: Watchmen #1 with Kelly Kanayama

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Is it a travesty that Watchmen #1 wasn't voted as the best first issue of all time? Possibly! This week our special guest Kelly Kanayama has some thoughts about the comic chosen as being the SECOND best #1 issue ever published...!

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Shelfdust Presents #48: Hawkeye #1 with Zachary Jenkins show art Shelfdust Presents #48: Hawkeye #1 with Zachary Jenkins

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Oh, bro, this week on the podcast we're talking about Hawkeye #1, a meticulously planned comic which stars the messiest hero of all time: Clint Barton. It created a new approach for work-for-hire comics, and this week Matt is rejoined by special guest Zachary Jenkins to talk all about it!

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Shelfdust Presents #47: The Wicked + The Divine #1 with Steve Foxe show art Shelfdust Presents #47: The Wicked + The Divine #1 with Steve Foxe

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2 years of unlimited power, and then? Death. Welcome to the world of The Wicked + The Divine, where the world's the limit... but there is a limit. This week Matt is joined by special guest Steve Foxe to talk all about WicDiv's whirlwind first issue!

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Shelfdust Presents #46: Ms Marvel #1 with Adrienne Resha show art Shelfdust Presents #46: Ms Marvel #1 with Adrienne Resha

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When Kamala Khan took over the mantle of Ms Marvel, many wondered if she'd last - but the first issue of her ongoing series turned out to be an instant classic, and Kamala herself has become an iconic addition to Marvel's universe. This week we're looking back at her debut, and special guest Adrienne Resha returns to talk all about it!

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Our countdown of the Top Fifty First Comic Book Issues starts proper as Matt Lune talks to critic Al Kennedy (host of the podcasts House to Astonish and Desert Island Discworld) about the issue which ranked fiftieth in our list: Thunderbolts #1. Did the issue rank too far down on our list? And how does that twist work now for a modern audience?