November 25 2015

Episode 60 - Thought Bubble 2015

It's that time of year again - we mingled and marvelled at the UK's premier comic festival Thought Bubble, and we fill you all in on what you missed!

Plus reviews; including the new Vertigo Revolution with Art Ops #1, Clean Room #1, Slash and Burn #1, Survivor's Club #1, The Twilight Children #1, and Unfollow #1.  We also cast our net wider to other publishers with The Goddamned #1, James Bond #1, and Papergirls #2.

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October 18 2015

Episode 59 - Dream Team

In Episode 59 we play God (or publisher at least) and dream up our ideal creative teams on various titles from Marvel, DC, Image, Valiant, and more!

Plus reviews of Batman Annual 4, Sandman Overture 6, Black Paths, They are Not Like Us 8, and Inhumans: Attilan Rising!

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September 6 2015

Episode 58 - Bumper Reviews!

After a summer break we catch up with a ton of reviews, as well as overviews of our favourite current titles!

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June 17 2015

Episode 56 - Ching! Ching! Comic Sales Update

Its our annual analysis of comic book sales!  Probably more fun that it sounds!  Who's top dog?  How is the health of the industry?  These questions and more answered by amateurs!

Plus reviews of loads of Star Wars comics, some Secret Wars comics, plus Bizarro, Material, Optic Nerve, Fight Club 2 and Airboy!

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May 16 2015

Episode 55 - Comics with a Bang! And a Bunch of Stuff…

An explosive melting pot of stuff this episode; we give you the low down on Dynamite Entertainment, discuss Avengers: Age of Ultron and various comic movie trailers, and we throw in a bit of creator rights chat in there as well!

Plus our usual review round-up including Southern Bastards #8, Superior Iron Man #8, Convergence: The Question #1, Velvet #10, Rebels #1, Kaptara #1, Never Boy #1, Vacancy, and more!

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April 12 2015

Episode 54 - It Came From Outer Space!

We get all Fox Mulder this episode as we discuss aliens - in comics!  The good, the bad and the ugly, and why they aren't alien enough for us.

Plus reviews of Descender #1, Convergence #0, Ultra Comics, Black Vortex, Avengers and Miami Vice Remix #1

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April 1 2015

Episode 53 - John Byrne, The Godfather of Modern Superhero Comics

He's the definitive X-Men artist! He reinvented Superman before reinventing Superman was a thing!  He's worked on pretty much every Superhero comic there is!  He's the latest entrant into our Hall of Fame!  He is John Byrne. 

Plus a ton of debut issues in our reviews round-up including;

Howard The Duck #1, Southern Cross #1, Chrononauts #1, Hawkeye #1, Invisible Republic #1, The Surface 1, Shamballa, Sex #20, and Hound Comics.

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March 13 2015

Episode 52: Best vs Definitive

In Episode 52 we take a look at long-running series and discuss which creative teams produced the DEFINITIVE takes on those characters and which produced the BEST!  Don't worry we (try to) explain what we mean! 

Plus our usual review round-up including Criminal, They're Not Like Us #3, Jupiter's Legacy #5 Curb Stomp #1, Effigy #1, Storm #8, Magneto #15, Crossed One Hundred #2 and All New X-Men #38.

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February 12 2015

Episode 51 - Multiple Realities and Collecting Comics!

In episode 51 we preview the who-knows-what-they-are big 2015 events from Marvel and DC; Secret Wars and Convergence.  We also get all practical and advice-like discussing cataloguing your comics collection.

In our reviews round-up we give the yay or nay to Star Wars #1, The Sculpture, Ivar Time Walker #1, Uncanny Avengers #1, Inhuman #11 and New Avengers #29.

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Part 1 00:00:00 - 01:10:56 Secret Wars and Convergence
Part 2 00:10:57 - 01:50:22 Cataloguing Comics
Part 3 01:50:23 - 2:23:26 Reviews

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January 22 2015

Episode 50 - The Gimmies!

Not only is this our 50th episode, its also our annual awards episode - The Gimmies!  We decide what was hot and what was not in 2014.  Our nominees are listed below - listen in to find out who were the deserving winners!

Best Single Issue

Multiversity: Pax America
Cyborg M85
Silver Surfer #5
Outcast #1

Best Mini-Series

Stray Bullets: Killers
Sandman: Overture
Annihilator
Trillium

Best Writer

Jason Aaron
Matt Fraction
Brain K Vaughan
Grant Morrison

Best Graphic Novel

Just So Happens
Seconds
Here
Hilda & The Black Hound

Best Colours

Jordie Bellaire
Ive Svorcina
Javier Rodriguez
Tula Lotay

Best Writer/Artist

David Lapham
Jeff Lemire
Luke Pearson
Lando

Artist

Jason Latour
Fiona Staples
J H Williams III
Frazer Irving

Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition

Benjamin Wright
Lando
Tsemberlidis

Best Ongoing Series

Saga
Southern Bastards
Sex Criminals
Lazarus

Best Publisher

Image Comics
Humanoids
Nobrow
Vertigo

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