We should know better by now, but Kotaku bossman Stephen Totilo and I are actually excited by the impending relaunch of a superhero comics universe. Crazy, huh?

It's been a long time. We shouldn't have left you… without some geek talk to step to. But that's all in the past now, as Stephen and I re-convene to talk about comics that we're read and liked. This episode we talk about a new original series from DC Comics' Vertigo imprint and the planned revival of Marvel's Ultimate line.

Here's the rundown of comics discussed this episode:

The Wake, Vol. 1 by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy

The All-New Ultimate Universe by various