March 10th, 2010
Episode 296 of 808 episodes
March 10, 2010 - Jim McCann is a longtime fan of Hawkeye and Mockingbird, and writer of the just announced ongoing series, Hawkeye and Mockingbird from Marvel Comics! Fellow Clint Barton fan, Josh talks to Jim about the famed archer and his wife, the return to the purple costume, the roots of his affection for the characters, and his still young writing career. We also talk about McCann's upcoming original graphic novel with Archaia Studios Press, Return of the Dapper Men. Talksplode highlights: * Coming out of the heroic age, Hawkeye and Mockingbird #1 will debut in June with an extra sized issue, following a short story in Enter the Heroic Age in May. * Clint and Bobbie will continue their adventures with their group, the World Counter-Terrorism Agency, or the W.C.A., which sounds a lot like an acronym for West Coast Avengers, complete with a new high tech headquarters * The title will be set up by Brian Michael Bendis in New Avengers #63 and #64.