Author Archives: Alison Baker

The Final HANGOUT: One Last Time

The Final HANGOUT: One Last Time

Goodbye from the Hangout. I’ve been putting off writing this, because the more I thought about it, the bigger it got. Sort of like an episode of the Hangout – despite our best intentions, they always ran long, and we never started on time. The Hangout is Jessica’s baby. She messaged two strangers on Twitter


The Hangout roars back to life, despite attempts by the technolords to prevent it, as Karen and Alison talk about their favorite titles of the moment and THE event of the season, DC: Rebirth. Join us for a discussion of the end of Terry Moore’s Rachel Rising, Chris Sebela and Robert Wilson IV’s Heartthrob, and


DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, Joe Prado, Matt Santorelli, Brad Anderson, Jason Wright, Gabe Eltaeb, and Hi-Fi Published by DC Comics Release Date: May 25, 2016   Nothing ever ends. – Dr. Manhattan/Alan Moore, Watchmen   Legacy! What is a legacy?

THE HANGOUT: February 18, 2016

The Hangout celebrates its third anniversary! Jessica rejoins Alison and Karen to think back on how they’ve all changed as readers in the last three years, as well as whether their comics dreams have come to pass and what they want in the future. Then they talk COMIC BOOKS. Alison has a lot of feelings

THE HANGOUT: February 1, 2016

Alison and Karen delve into the importance of supporting casts through SAGA, werewolves and colorists in CRY HAVOC, environmentalist villains, and more on the latest episode of the Hangout. Featured comics this week also include Rachel Rising, Poison Ivy, Captain Marvel, Southern Bastards, Angela: Queen of Hel, Saga, and Phonogram. Follow The Hangout: @TheComicHangout

THE HANGOUT: December 28, 2015

It’s the final Hangout of 2015, so Karen and Alison go over their favorite books from this year and what they’re most excited about for 2016. Join them for a year in review! The Hangout: @TheComicHangout Follow Alison: @VaGentlenerd Follow Karen: @karend_