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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December 27 2014

Episode 49: A Festival of Festivals!

We're back!  We found our way back from the edge of darkness, through the misty mountains, to bring you this bumper episode before the end of the year!  Since last time we've been to the Thought Bubble comic festival and the Lakes International Comic Art Festival - and we're gonna tell you all about it!  Plus our usual reviews round up!

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00:00:00 - 01:39:36 - Thought Bubble
01:39:37 - 02:16:00 - LICAF
02:16:01 - 03:12:34 - Reviews

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September 29 2014

Episode 48 - Death in Comics

In episode 28 we get all weird and macabre by discussing our 'favourite' deaths in comics.  Which comic character passings have stayed with us over the years (even if they have come back!)

Plus reviews of Journey Into Mystery #99, Hawkeye v Deadpool #1, She-Hulk #8, Annihilator #1, Grendel vs The Shadow #1, Death of Wolverine #1 and The Death Defying Doctor Mirage #1.

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Part 1 - Death - 00:00:00 - 01:17:15
Part 2 - Reviews - 01:17:16 - 02:11:31

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September 7 2014

Episode 47: If We Ruled The World (Well, Marvel and DC)

In this episode we re-imagine ourselves the top dogs at Marvel and DC and discuss what we'd change at these publishers if we had the power to do so!

Plus reviews of Legendary #6, Words For Pictures, The Multiversity #1, United States of Murder Inc, The Fade Out #1 and Man Of Steel.

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August 13 2014

Episode 46 - Hold The Front Page!

Stop The Press!  Read All About It! Rob Liefeld Ate My Hamster!  In this episode we have a trawl through popular newspapers to see what coverage comics get in the mainstream press - the results may surprise you!  Plus we discuss the Guardians of the Galaxy film and comics in France.

We also have reviews of Supreme: Blue Rose #1, The Wicked & The Divine #2 and Bryan Lee O'Malley's new graphic novel Seconds.

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