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Shelfdust Presents #2: Thunderbolts #1 with Al Kennedy

Shelfdust Presents

Release Date: 01/06/2020

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The first issue of Frank Miller's mighty Dark Knight Returns only reached #48 in Shelfdust's poll to find the best #1 issues of all time! What's going on? Surely it should've placed higher. For our third episode of Shelfdust Presents we turn to The Beat's Kyle Pinion for answers, as we must in all things.

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The first chapter of Sailor Moon landed at position #49 in Shelfdust's list of the top Fifty First Issues - and this week's guest Kayleigh Hearn (reviews editor for WomenWriteAboutComics and Shelfdust contributor) has some thoughts about that! She joins Matt Lune to talk about the very start of Naoko Takeuchi surprising, charming manga.

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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.

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Welcome to Shelfdust Presents! We'll be counting down Shelfdust's list of the Top Fifty First Comic Book Issues every week with host Matt Lune. For this first episode, Matt talks to Shelfdust's editor Steve Morris about the list as a whole, and the results. How did the list come together, what surprises were there along the way... and what actually makes for a good first issue, anyway?

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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?