Savage Fincast Podcast – Episode 22: “Easy to Digest”

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LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE! The fight every Savage Dragon fan has been waiting for is here! Craig, Jim, and Raven have front row seats for brutality of Savage Dragon 190! Dragon is having a hell of a time in prison and now Mako joins the general population! You just know the blood is going to flow! All this plus two thrilling backup stories featuring monster hunting with Powerhouse and Flash Mercury, and the return of the Deadly Duo!

You could win this rare variant by sending in the correct answer to this month's trivia question!

You could win this rare variant by sending in the correct answer to this month’s trivia question!

On top of the action packed tales, the Fincast gang also has much to discuss about Erik’s latest awe-inspiring experiment: offering issue 190 in two formats, either a regular 32-page comic or a 64-page digest edition, utilizing the same sized panels in both editions! It’s a must see! Believe us when we say, if Scott McCloud ran a comics college, Larsen would be a tenured professor!

As if that wasn’t enough, we also run through the latest Erik Larsen-related news, and continue our  “Erik Larsen Trivia” segment, where we read your responses to last month’s trivia question and try to stump you with new one.  As always, we would love to hear from you! Drop us a line at SAVAGEFINCAST (at) GMAIL (dot) COM to answer our trivia question, comment about the show, or suggest future discussion ideas. We will most likely read your letter on the next episode.

For this episode’s trivia question, we giving away the hard to find Chris Giarusso variant cover to Savage Dragon #183! All you have to do is send in the correct answer and you will be entered into the drawing to win it!

TIMESTAMPS
01:31 – Max Damage Back Up in 191 (Erik Larsen News)
04 :50 – Cover to Savage Dragon 195 (Erik Larsen News)
08:28 – Savage Dragon 20th Anniversary Signing Event (Erik Larsen News)
09:41 – Last Episode’s Trivia Question (Trivia)
14:53 – This Episode’s Trivia Question (Trivia)
16:10 – Your Letters
22:15 – Savage Dragon 190 (Review)
01:27:12 – Powerhouse & Flash Mercury Back-Up (Review)
01:32:12 – Deadly Duo Back-Up (Review)
01:37:35 – Savage Dragon 191 (Next Episode)

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Comicbook.com: Savage Dragon’s “Digest-Sized” Issue– Not Sold Out, But eBay Inflation Exists Anyway

sam haze news small final versionComicbook.com looks at the “limited edition” digest version of Savage Dragon #190 and the asking prices on eBay. The digest version was actually under ordered and still available through Diamond Distributors. The Comicbook.com article looks into the situation in detail.

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The higher price on eBay might cause some misunderstandings with fans hoping to get their hands on the issue, which was under ordered by retailers who likely had no idea how to plan for such a unique product (Larsen says that, to his knowledge, no mainstream superhero comic has printed both a standard and Digest version of the same issue in recent memory).

So what’s the real situation? Will this book be worth money? Should people be stocking up at this paltry $13 level?

Read the full article here: http://comicbook.com/blog/2013/08/17/savage-dragons-digest-sized-issue-not-sold-out-but-gouging-on-ebay-exists-anyway/