This week on The Comic Section Podcast, we started by expressing our condolences for the passing of legendary comic artist John Romita Sr., whose contributions to the industry will always be remembered. We also paid tribute to Cormac McCarthy, the renowned
American author known for his notable works such as Blood Meridian, No Country for Old Men, and The Road, acknowledging his impact on literature. And Treat Williams, a prolific actor known for his work in projects like Everwood, Hair, and Once Upon a Time in America.
In the realm of entertainment, we discussed actor Bryan Cranston's potential retirement from acting, which left many fans saddened by the prospect of his absence from future projects. Another iconic figure, Pat Sajak, the host of Wheel of Fortune, announced his retirement, marking the end of an era for the beloved game show.
Fans eagerly awaiting the next Avatar, Star Wars, and Marvel films received news of a delay, as Disney announced a revised timeline for their release. This meant that Disney enthusiasts would have to exercise patience before indulging in these highly anticipated cinematic experiences.
Turning to the world of comics, DC Studios head James Gunn confirmed that Blue Beetle would be the first superhero to debut in the DC Universe, generating excitement among fans who eagerly await the character's introduction.
Shifting gears to the realm of technology and social media, we discussed the CEO of Reddit doubling down on pricing changes despite a recent blackout by users protesting against the platform's policies. Additionally, Xbox's Activision Blizzard deal faced a new challenge from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), adding complexity to the acquisition process.
In our previews segment, we highlighted upcoming releases such as Netflix's "They Cloned Tyrone," a film that promises an intriguing storyline. We also mentioned "Stan Lee," an original documentary that pays tribute to the iconic comic book writer and publisher, as well as the highly anticipated third season of "The Witcher."
Lastly, we provided a review of the films "Renfield" and "Transformers Rise of The Beasts," sharing our thoughts on these recent releases.
Make sure to tune in to The Comic Section Podcast for more engaging discussions on these topics and more!