Comic Timing – Episode 180: Hydra’s Civil Rebirth

Just like DC Comics’ worst kept spoiler in a while, we’re back! On today’s episode, Brent and Ian are joined by the Raph himself, Raphael Soohoo to discuss Captain America: Civil War, Bendis’ Civil War II, Free Comic Book Day and what comics were grabbed at said Free Comic Book Day, DC Comics: Rebirth #1, […]

Comics Alternative, Manga: Reviews of A Silent Voice and What Is Obscenity?

Listen to the podcast! Pussy Riot This month Shea and Derek look at two tonally different works of manga. They begin with Yoshitoki Oima’s series, A Silent Voice, the final (seventh) volume of which was released from Kodansha Comics at the end of May. It’s the story of an elementary school bully, Shoya Ishida, and his attempts to atone for […]

Comic Book Savant Episode 303: Movie Talk: Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice Ultimate Edition

This week I will be reviewing the recently released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition. Considering the critical and fan response to the theatrical cut of the film. Enjoy! Play in new window | Download (20.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Warlord Worlds Episode 8: Mike Grell at Heroes Con

In Warlord Worlds Episode 8 we interview Mike Grell at Heroes Con about his career in comics and enjoy his many wonderful stories. We also chat with other Mike Grell fans who share their comics origin stories. Promo #1: Shortbox Showcase Promo #2: Comics in the Golden Age Promo #3: Geek Brain Popcast Website: […]

Comics Alternative, Episode 194: Reviews of The Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan, Bird in a Cage, and Hellbound Lifestyle

Listen to the podcast! Communal Voices This week The Comics Alternative‘s blog editor, Paul Lai, joins Derek to discuss three recent titles. They begin with Bryan Doerries’s The Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan (Pantheon). Illustrated by a variety of artists — Jess Ruliffson, Joëlle Jones, Justine Mara Andersen, Dylan Macon’s, and Nick Bertozzi — the book brings […]

TMG_Cast-Comics Irrelevancy On The Edge of Civility-Episode 245-“WHEN BOY-DROIDS ATTACK!”

  We slaughter The Lion King’s opening lyrics in this ep, then present out theme song. Or not. Then launch into a timely thing for once, bitchin bout NYCC. It’s ridiculous, and we aint going. Eventually we launch into the March Indies, starting with the magic that is WAR STORIES 17-Hans the Bastard Strikes! You […]

My Comic Shop History 2.5: King of Pops

Host Anthony Desiato dives into the highly addictive world of Funko’s Pop Vinyl figures with his collecting partner in crime (and fiancée) Stephanie Chow. Together, they welcome Undiscovered Realm owner Chris Wilcock (AKA the King of Pops) to talk about the appeal of these figures, the tricky task of self-policing one’s buying habits, industry trends, […]

Super Hero Speak – #162: JK the Sailorman

As the guys discuss the latest in Marvel and DC news they are shocked by the transformation JK Simmons has gone through to play commissioner Gordon.  As Ben puts it, “He has Popeye arms!” Why has he gotten so ripped to play Gotham’s top law man? We don’t know but maybe he has to go […]

Comic News Insider Episode 698 – Still More Heroes Con w/ Brenden Fletcher!

Comic News Insider: Episode 698 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces. Reviews: Action Man #1, Lucas Stand #1, She Wolf #1, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Adaptation #1, Game of Thrones S6 finale The last of the Heroes Con interviews are upon us! Jimmy sat down […]

Mayo Report: 2016-05 Trades

John and TJ discuss the sales estimates for the top selling graphic novels and collected editions for May 2016. Links: Mayo Report articles on Comic Book Resources: Collected Edition Release Schedule @ CCL: Discount Comic Book Service: Comics Podcast Network: League of Comic Book Podcasts: Email us at with […]

Trekker Talk Episode 18: Trial By Fire

In Trekker Talk Episode 18 we discuss Trial By Fire from the Trekker Special from Image Comics by creator, writer, and artist Ron Randall. We also share your feedback in Trekker Transmissions. Promo #1: Silver and Gold Promo #2: Straight Outta Gallifrey Website: E-mail: Facebook: Twitter: iTunes: Stitcher: Google […]

Comic Book Central – Episode #132: Christopher Rich Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:17 — 31.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Schelly

Listen to the podcast! Holy Moley! Andy and Derek are pleased to have as a guest on their show Bill Schelly. A new edition of his book, Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary, was released earlier this month from North Atlantic Books. The guys talk with Bill about the […]

Comic Book Central – Episode #131: Sam Huntington Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:53 — 53.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Deconstructing Comics #503: “Concrete”

Paul Chadwick’s Concrete first appeared in Dark Horse Presents #1 in 1986. While its hero is a human whose brain is transplanted to a huge stone body by aliens, the stories are otherwise very realistic and emotional, and often center on real-world problems. While the series had some success, and theoretically the next volume should […]