Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in The World's Greatest Comic Book Podcast™ Hold 322!, This Week | 0 comments

This week on The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™: Ben Affleck is stepping down as the director of The Batman. “Big Brother” has removed Animal Farm from a school’s curriculum. DC continues its take on Hana-Barbera characters with its send-up of Snagglepuss. GLAAD has nominated 10 comics for this year’s Media Awards. And Vault Comics will launch with Natasha Alterici’s Heathen.  On TV: Kristen Stewart dropped the F-Bomb on SNL. Peter Capaldi is stepping down as Doctor Who. S.W.A.T. is returning to TV. And Berlanti is bringing Black Lightning home to the CW. In Comics, we can finally review Mighty Captain Marvel #1 and Angel #1. We’re asked: “why can you wear a sports team jersey but I can’t wear a Star Trek shirt?”

All this and Supergirl meets Hercules! Face front, true believers! It’s The World’s Greatest Comic Book Podcast™!

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Affleck Steps Down as Director of “The Batman” http://bit.ly/2jNvzQe
Everything’s Orwellian: School Removes Animal Farm from Curriculum http://bit.ly/2jNCqt8
DC’s ‘Gay, Southern Gothic’ Snagglepuss Comic Introduces Augie Doggie http://bit.ly/2jNwD6F
GLAAD Awards nominate 10 comics in 2017 http://bit.ly/2k9br7o
Vault Comics launches next month with lesbian Viking saga  http://bit.ly/2k9v4fD
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Kristen Stewart Drops F-Bomb During ‘SNL’ Monologue http://bit.ly/2k9s8j8
It’s Going to Be a Long Time Before We Hear About Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who Replacement http://bit.ly/2jNLkXH
‘Supergirl’ Meets Hercules: Kevin Sorbo Cast in Mystery Villain Role http://bit.ly/2k9tQAU
‘S.W.A.T.’ Reboot Directed by Justin Lin Picked Up to Pilot at CBS http://bit.ly/2k9pPfQ
Greg Berlanti’s ‘Black Lightning’ Moves to CW With Pilot Pickup http://bit.ly/2k9tWsg