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Shelfdust Presents #2: Thunderbolts #1 with Al Kennedy

Shelfdust Presents

Release Date: 01/06/2020

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Everybody who reads superhero comics learns that "dead doesn't mean dead", but this week our special guest Jay Rincher joins Matt to talk about X-Factor #5 - an issue which raises some fascinating questions about death and resurrection...

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"The gang go to the therapist" is a concept we've seen several times in comics over the year - but Suicide Squad #8 may well have been the first time that readers got to sit on the couch. Special guest Elana Levin joins Matt this week to take a closer look into the psyche of these rag-tag villains!

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Look! Up in the sky! Actually, on second thought... please don't. It's time for some Chuck Austen X-Men, everybody! This week our special guest Megan Purdy wanted to talk about Uncanny X-Men #440 - we were surprised too...

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David Mack's Kabuki is a dreamlike piece of work, thoughtful and chimerical. But his Kabuki: Reflections series looked even further, into the art and craft of his work - and it's THAT comic which this week's special guest Wendy Browne has joined us to talk about!

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Have you ever been attacked by a flock of draculas when you're just trying to watch a movie? Well that's exactly what happens to Stephanie Brown in Batgirl #14... which is also the issue which our guest Stephanie Cooke has chosen to talk about on the show today!

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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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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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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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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?