View from the Gutters #133 — Stagger Lee

This week on View from the Gutters our topic work is Stagger Lee, by Shepard Hendrix and Derek McCulloch. This limited series from Image examines the history and evolution of the classic ragtime, blues, jazz, and rock ‘n rock song Stagger Lee, as well as the real-life events surrounding the shooting of Billy Lyons by Lee Shelton which inspired the piece.

It is a fascinating story of political corruption, murder, intrigue, and the black experience at the end of the 19th Century.

In our recommendation section our hosts nominated Lackadaisy, Street Angel, Sentences: The Life of M.F. Grimm, and Hiphop Family Tree for discussion on our next episode, and our selected title is Hiphop Family Tree, Vol. 1-3.

Our hosts for this episode are Andrew Chard, Tobiah Panshin, Kayleigh Fleeman, and special guest Kenny Wisdom, host of On the Bubble.

EMX Episode 33: Poink is the New Twip

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Individually they were just like those guys who like to hang around the comic book shop and talk comics but together they form EMX!

In this eXplicit, uncut and unedited episode of EMX we review X-Men books books of July 2015. Featuring guest host Eric Radcliff

Uncanny X-Men #35
Magneto #20
Secret Wars:
Starlord and Kitty Pride #1
X-Tinction Agenda #2
Inferno #3
Old Man Logan #3
X-Men ’92 #4-5
Years of Future Past #2-3
Giant Sized Little Marvel:AVX #2

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Deconstructing Comics #463: Bat in Time

Is this the sixties, or 2039?

Batman Year 100In a time without superheroes, Batman sightings are reported. But isn’t he an urban legend? Paul Pope brings his unique, inventive style to the Batman of 2039 in Batman Year 100. While new characters stand in for Robin and Oracle, is there a reason there’s no Alfred analogue? Why do Paul Pope characters have big lips? Tim and Brandon discuss this and more.

Batman '66: The Lost EpisodeFrom Batman 2039, we move to Batman 1966! When production of the Adam West Batman series was gearing up, Harlan Ellison (writer of the Star Trek episode “City on the Edge of Forever”, and much else of note) submitted a treatment for an episode featuring Two-Face. While the treatment was accepted, it never made it to the script stage. Finally, in 2014, DC released a comics adaptation of this story, Batman ’66: The Lost Episode, scripted by Len Wein and drawn by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (cover by Alex Ross). Does it feel like the show? Who might have played Two-Face? What does this book tell us about the differences between making a TV show and making a comic? Tim and Paul slide down the Batpoles for a closer look.

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Weekly Comics Spotlight #419: 2015-08-19

John Mayo and Drew discuss BLACK CANARY #3 by DC, 1872 #2 by Marvel and ARCHIE #2 by ARCHIE COMICS.

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0:00:00 Intro
0:00:43 DC: BLACK CANARY #3
0:09:31 Marvel: 1872 #2
0:22:11 Other: ARCHIE #2 [ARCHIE COMICS]
0:36:01 General discussion
1:02:16 Next Week Promo
1:02:27 Wrap up
1:02:57 End of episode.

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Raging Bullets Episode 443 : A DC Comics Fan Podcast

Episode 443: Batman 43, Action Comics and Superman 43, New Suicide Squad 11, Aquaman 43, Secret Six 5 and more: Sean and Jim have a casual chat about some recent favorites. We also talk about the recent Bleeding Cool articles about DC.

Listener voicemail from D’Angelo!

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0:00 Show opening,,,,,,,, show voicemail line 1-440-388-4434 or drnorge on Skype,and more.

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4:25 Comic chat

2:08:15 Voicemails

2:15:50 Closing

We’ll be back next week with our next episode.  Check, Twitter and our Facebook group for regular updates.

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Crisis On Infinite Midlives Show Episode 85: Fear The Walking Tropes

CrisisOnInfinideMidlivesPodcastLogo_300x300After a long week of hunting for possible new locations for the Crisis On Infinite Midlives Home Office, we were finally able to sit down and watch the premiere episode of the new AMC spinoff to The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead.

We had reservations about the show going in, such as fears that this might be where we discover what caused The Walking Dead‘s walkers to start walking, or that a show about the beginning of a zombie apocalypse would be nothing but a new take on a story we’ve seen in Night of The Living Dead, Dawn of The Dead, and about two dozen different video games, or that a show about the beginning of the end would inevitably become a story about what happens after the end… and we already have that show.

Thankfully, none of those failure were evident. Unfortunately, many others, including inconsistent direction and writing, and a reliance on horror movie tropes of the kind you see on Netflix at 3 a.m. when you’re drunk and bored. And we talk about all of them… as well as the stuff that we liked, and gave us hope that there’s more to this show than the flaws in its pilot.

We also discuss:

  • Lando #3, written by Charles Soule with art by Alex Maleev, and:
  • Hank Johnson: Agent of Hydra, written by David Mandel with art by Michael Walsh!

And, as always, the disclaimers:

  • We record this show live to tape, with minimal editing. While this might mean a looser comics podcast than you are used to, it also means that anything can happen. Like learning the secret ingredient in Amanda’s hummus, and why it would offend Cthulhu.
  • This show contains spoilers. While we try to shout out warnings ahead of time, consider this your alert that Lando Calrissian was not eaten to death by a space vagina.
  • This show contains adult, profane language, and is therefore not safe for work. Once your mom hears the Sarlacc described as a space vagina, she will never be able to unsee it. So get some headphones.

Editors’ Note: We are currently not planning to release a new episode on Sunday, September 6th (although if our schedule changes for the better, we may). Regardless, we will be back to our regularly scheduled programming on Sunday, September 13th.

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Secret Identity Podcast Issue #684–Black Canary and Archie

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Simpsons #222
Red Hood and Arsenal #3
Archie #2
Black Canary #2
Dodgeball Teens #6

Summer Reading Project:
Secret Wars: Battleworld #3

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Wayne’s Comics Podcast #191 With Christopher Sebela From ‘Welcome Back’

Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Christopher Sebela, Ibrahim Mustafa, High Crimes, Welcome Back, BOOM! Studios,, Jonathan Brandon Sawyer, Shawn Aldridge

Christopher Sebela, one of  the creators of High Crimes, is back, this time talking about his just-started miniseries Welcome Back from BOOM! Studios!

We discuss where he came up with the concept for this book, what he hopes to accomplish with it and who the main characters are. Then we look back at some of his other great comics, including the aforementioned High Crimes as well as other books he’s worked on. After you listen to this interview, if you haven’t already picked up Welcome Back, be sure to get to your local comics shop and pick up the debut chapter of this excellent four-issue miniseries!


Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Episode 34: The Marathon Session


ep 34: Jim and Eric cave in to  listener demand that they get rid of the “Flash Reviews” segment of the podcast and talk at length about every single DC Comics issue that hit the shelves this week.  That is fifteen books and boy, it took a long time to record this one.  I don’t know if they can keep up this pace and not kill themselves or find themselves abandoned by their family and friends. They also talk some news including DC Comics going against the “batgirlization” of their books.   So, here is the longest podcast they will ever do…until the next one.  Enjoy!

DC Comic Books Reviewed: Superman #43, Grayson #11, Justice League of America #3, Teen Titans #11, Aquaman #43, The Flash #43, Gotham by Midnight #8, Batgirl #43, We are Robin #3, Deathstroke #9, Injustice: Year Four #17, DC Comics: Bombshells #5, Batman: Arkham Knight #28, He-Man and the Eternity War #9, Cyborg #2, Harley Quinn #19, Sinestro #14, Justice League 3001 #3 and Prez #3

DC Comic News: Firefly cast in Flash, Hawkman will be a regular in DC Legends of Tomorrow and DC tells editors to stop “Batgirling” the books.

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #326: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated March 1964: Action Comics #310!

Action Comics 310, March 1964!

Action Comics 310, March 1964!

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ACTION COMICS 310, March 1964, was published on January 30, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff.

– SECRET OF KRYPTONITE SIX (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN 227, June/July 1970 (a 60-Page Giant for the cover price of a quarter), published on April 14 of that year, and BEST OF DC 36, May 1983, published on February 3 of that year.

– SUPERGIRL’S RIVAL PARENTS (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in ADVENTURE COMICS 416, March 1972, published on January 4 of that year, a 100 page Super-Spectacular with the cover price of 50¢, and in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the March or March/April 1964 cover date.



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Comic Book Central – Episode #91: J. August Richards

NEW EPISODE! Actor J. August Richards drops by the Lair to grant us S.H.I.E.L.D. clearance and give us some insight into his performance as Deathlok on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! #ShareTheLair #JAugustRichards #Deathlok #AgentsOfSHIELD #Marvel #Comics "Like" Comic Book Central on Facebook: Subscribe to Comic Book Central in iTunes: Follow Comic Book Central on Twitter: email:

Actor J. August Richards drops by the Lair to grant us S.H.I.E.L.D. clearance and give us some insight into his performance as Deathlok on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
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Girls With Issues – Episode 79

This week we discuss DC Bombshells #5, Secret Love #1, Archie #2, Ms. Marvel takes home a Hugo, cosplayers are getting the full frontal treatment at Marvel, thesbians are not the only ‘-bians’ on Themiscira, and we saw Fantastic Four so you don’t have to. You’re welcome.

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Secret Identity Podcast Issue #683–Silk and Scott Ian

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Peter Parker moves into the Baxter Building
Terrificon Wrap-Up
Yvonne Craig passes
Thrash it Out (

I’m the Man
Silk #6

Summer Watching Project:
Daredevil #6

Creator Spotlight: Scott Ian
Matt spoke with the guitarist for the legendary Anthrax at Boston Comic Con 2015.

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