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August 17, 2011

Contest of Champions podcast episode #2: Dr. Doom vs. Black Bolt

Welcome to Contest of Champions (CoC) Podcast, Episode #2! CoC is an interactive player vs. player game where your favorite Marvel characters go head to head to answer the eternal question of “who can beat whom in a fight?”

Join Jeff Jackson and Ian Johnson every week as they welcome two team managers who have a stable of five characters each ready to blast, zap, snikt, thwip, and smash their way to be the last one standing! It’s a little bit fan fiction, a little bit debate, a little bit role playing, and a whole bunch of fun! It’s an interactive adventure for the managers, and for the Comicattack.net community.

First, we want to thank Decapitated Dan for his digital assist on the CoC logo! Thanks Dan!

Second, if you are a comic artist, and you would like to provide a sketch or drawing of the characters battling this week, please send a link to us at jeff@comicattack.net. We would love to spotlight your stuff!

Third, on this episode we shared our weekly Fights of the Week! These were cool fights we saw in the books we read this past week. Jeff laughed out loud at Deadpool vs. a Purifier in Fear Itself: Uncanny X-Force #2 by Rob Williams and Simone Bianchi. Ian and Eli both really liked Wolverine vs. Iron Fist (and subsequently Squirrel Girl vs. Wolverine) in New Avengers #15 by Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato, and also saw the fight in different ways. Dan loved Robbie Robertson laying the smack down on the new Hobgoblin in Spider-Island: Deadly Foes #1 by Dan Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli. What was your fight of the week?

Fourth, and most importantly, here’s the show:

Episode #2

(You can click the link to listen to the podcast or right click “save link as” to download it.)

This week, for our first CoC podcast battle, we have quite a “fantastic” battle! You can click on the images to find out the characters’ power sets and history.

Dr. Doom

Managed by Eli Anthony

Dr. Doom by Khary Randolph


Black Bolt by Yildiray Cinar

Black Bolt

Managed by Dan Briand

at The Hibernia Oil Rig

Here are the rules for the managers, check ’em out.

Here’s how CoC works for you folks at home:

1. Listen to the podcast.
2. Come back here to Comicattack.net to this very post. Share your opinion, comment below, and help sway the public opinion. Even comments provided by the Comicattack.net fans will be considered by Jeff & Ian in their decisions.
3. VOTE on the poll below! You have until Sunday night, August 21 at 9:00pm EST to vote. That’s when we record the show. Votes at the time of recording will be the only ones that will count.
4. E-mail us at jeff@comicattack.net or leave us a voicemail at 706 761-0115 with your questions, comments, or rationales. You may make it on the show!
5. Listen to the next episode to see who wins! The winner will be announced at the beginning of the show.
6. One small disclaimer: This is all subjective. Have fun with it and if your favorite character doesn’t win, laugh it off and keep on listening!

Don’t forget to leave us an iTunes Review by clicking here. Follow us on Twitter @CoCComicattack, or Like us on Facebook. To listen to previous episodes and battles, visit this link.

Next week: Andy Liegl will take on Tom McNeely.

CoC Standings

Eli Anthony 0-0
Beta Ray Bill
Dr. Doom
Red Hulk
Invisible Woman
Prince of Orphans
Environment Switch Card: 1, Double Team Card: 1

Dan Briand 0-0
Black Bolt
Protector (Noh-Varr)
Environment Switch Card: 1, Double Team Card: 1

Andy Liegl 0-0
Ms. Marvel
Environment Switch Card: 1, Double Team Card: 1

Tom McNeely 0-0
Dr. Strange
Thor Girl
Wonder Man
Environment Switch Card: 1, Double Team Card: 1

This week’s music is brought to you by: The Offspring, Come Out and Play

Jeff Jackson