Indie Spinner Rack Issue #28

The countdown to the MoCCA Art Festival continues – check out this year’s poster by Charles Burns! An update on Small Press Idol entering round three! The ISR donation drive and commercials?! Charlito freaks out at the finale of Paul Pope’s Batman Year 100 and Sammy Harkham’s Crickets! Recent listener e-mails, an ISR hotline call and the first batch of entries in our newest contest! Plus, a few thoughts on the passing of Bob Laughlin and more!

Small Press Idol

I Read Comics #29

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X-Men: The Last Stand, reviewed by yours truly and my special guest Logan!

Music, as always, by Mayerson.
Other music I listened to this week that I love: Sway, The Blue Hawaiians

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I Read Comics Show #28

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Rants ‘n’ Reviews R Us!

If you don’t want to hear me rant about women and comics and fanboys, skip the first 10 minutes
Eric Adams’ Lackluster World
Justin Hall’s True Travel Tales #5
The Black Forest, from Image (sorry it took so long to get to it!)
It’s a Bird, by Steven Seagle and Teddy Kristiansen
Steve MacIsaac’s new book, Shirtlifter – yay! Gay porn!
Announcing a summer series of interviews with women who blog about comics

Music, as always, by Mayerson.
Other music I listened to this week that I love: Pleasant Valley Sunday remix, The Monkees

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Because we need less of THIS:

“Look at my impossible midsection musculature! Look at my barely covered pussy! I may be a super-hero, but I’m a fucktoy first!”

Comic Timing Episode 3B!

The second half of our crossover with Raging Bullets is here! This time around we get more in depth with 52 and the One Year Later titles. You can e-mail us at comictiming@gmail.com, and you can viote for us on Podcast Alley if you’d like. Enjoy, and thanks again to Sean and Jim for joining us!

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Comic Timing Episode 3A!

Well, it’s finally arrived. Episode 3A is here, and it is a doozy! On today’s show we are joined by Sean and Jim from The Raging Bullets Podcast for some Infinite Crisis conversation! We cover IC #7 and the series as a whole, the first issue of 52, One Year Later, and a whole lot more. A warning that this episode does contain SPOILERS for IC and IC related materials, so please shy away if you have not read these issues and wish to remain spoiler-free.

Episode 3B will be released on Friday and will have the second half of the crossover, as here was plenty to talk about here! Of course, you can e-mail any questions or comments to comictiming@gmail.com, and don’t forget to vote for Comic Timing on Podcast Alley!

Thanks again to Sean and Jim, and thanks to everybody for listening!

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Indie Spinner Rack Issue #27

Funny story… ISR sits down for pizza, beer & comics talk with Night Fisher‘s R. Kikuo Johnson & Marvel’s Mythos painter Paolo Rivera! From their time at Rhode Island School of Design with David Mazzucchelli to hitting it big! RKJ tells all about his graphic novel from its beginnings, its road to Fantagraphics, to Time & Publisher’s Weekly‘s Best of 2005 lists! Plus his Cher Simura and Audubon stories from MOME! Paolo discusses his painted work for Marvel’s origins series, Mythos, his process and influences, and being recently named Marvel’s Hunk of the Month! Did you say big episode? Thank you, Captain Obvious!

R. Kikuo Johnson
Paolo Rivera
Hello, Captain Obvious…
PIC: Paolo at RKJ’s Jim Hanley’s Universe signing
PIC: The Wall of Doom
PIC: Paolo & folks at The Wall of Doom (for scale)
PIC: Joe Quesada shows Paolo exactly where he went wrong on the cover to
FF #500, just before his RISD senior show.

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #26

Counting down to the 2006 MoCCA Art Festival: a peek at the festival’s panels! Spotlighting Superior Showcase #1 with Nick Bertozzi, Mike Dawson, and Dean Trippe, Supermarket by Brian Wood & Kristian Donaldson! What up with the Big Two?: Civil War #1 & Infinite Crisis #7! Uncle CJ calls in with some books for young readers: Banana Sunday & Billy Hazelnuts! A few thoughts on Free Comic Book Day! An ISR MySpace Moment!

Indie Spinner Rack’s MySpace Page (be our friend!)

I Read Comics: Show #27

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Kingcome Come-o-rama! With my special guest, Katheryne from Philly!

Jess Nevins’ Kingdom Come Annotations
Some info about the audio dramatization of Kingdom Come
A recent CBR interview with Alex Ross (for the release of Absolute Kingdom Come)

Music, as always, by Mayerson.
Other music I listened to this week that I love: Wings Greatest Hits, Paul McCharmley

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This podcast is sponsored by Comic Relief, the best comics store ever, and the Lincoln Heights Literary Society – Ontology On the Go!

Comic Makers Episode 15

Episode 15

In this very large episode…

Its ROUND 2! As Tom Beland takes over the Comic Makers podcast and lays down the law on Brian Bendis! Plus he talks about his career in Marvel and his recent move to Image!

Also in this episode Charlie and Dave talk about convention etiquette, Erik Larsen pissing off Fangirls and Paul Pelletier!

I Read Comics #26

Show 26 on MP3

Watch our video for the Shatner weekend (I made it myself)
Listen to Comic Makers – I was a guest this week
This is how I want to see my male superheroes
American Splendor – the book and the movie (and the soundtrack, too!)
The Big Book of Grimm
Busiek & Immonen’s Secret Identity
Kerry Callen’s Halo & Sprocket
Drew Hennessy’s Madrox (oh, Peter David wrote it)

Music, as always, by Mayerson.
Other music I listened to this week that I love: Ocean Man, Ween

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This podcast is sponsored by Comic Relief, the best comics store ever, and the Lincoln Heights Literary Society – Ontology On the Go!


I’m in love. (Reproduced from Karen’s blog, Like Scratches in the Sand)