Radio Free Asgard 332

This week it’s an all-action issue as Thor fights Gladiator in Thor v2 #34! Plus, Christine acts weird, Amanda ages 5 years at least, Ulik blames Odin for stuff, and Jake catches on fire!

My Comic Shop History 4.11: Con Season with the Retailer (East Side Mags)

Host Anthony Desiato goes old school with Jeff Beck (owner of East Side Mags in Montclair, NJ) to dig through long boxes at the Clifton Comic Book Expo, a traditional convention focused squarely on comics. They also unpack Jeff’s experiences as a retailer at conventions generally, from choosing shows and setting up a booth to interacting with guests and other dealers.

My Comic Shop History 4.10: Con Season with the Cosplayer (Peggy Pincurls)

Host Anthony Desiato wades into the cosplay waters with his wife, Stephanie, and seasoned cosplayer Peggy Pincurls, who has appeared at comic conventions across the country as Agent Carter, Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and more. As they explore this fascinating aspect of con life, Anthony, Stephanie, and Peggy address the power of cosplay to connect & inspire, important issues of gatekeeping & consent, and the practical realities & physical toll of donning a costume on the convention floor.

Radio Free Asgard 331

This week we’re back to 2001 and Thor v2 #33! Dan Jurgens and Stuart Immonen bring us The Million Dollar Debut of Thor Girl! (whatever that means!), also, the much less auspicious debut of Nullitor (who I can’t stop calling Nullotron throughout the show…) plus the return of…?? Also, I give my thoughts on the state of the MCU, and we even have some listener mail!

Radio Free Asgard 330

This week, it’s hammer time, as we bang away at issue 12 of the Mighty Thor, which reveals…. the secret origin of Mjolnir! There are dwarves galore, Odin dickery, “I got a rock!” and to claw it all back on topic, The God Storm! This… is not… a drill!

My Comic Shop History 4.9: Con Season at NYCC’s Diamond Retailer Breakfast

Host Anthony Desiato pulls back the curtain on the Diamond Retailer Appreciation Breakfast at New York Comic Con 2018. Anthony and former Alternate Realities owner Steve Oto recount their entire NYCC experience, from powdered eggs and retailer presentations to convention floor farewells and an impromptu back issue hunt.

My Comic Shop History 4.8: Con Season with the Creators (Len Danovich and Nick Justus)

Host Anthony Desiato pulls up a chair next to two New Jersey comic book artists, Len Danovich and Nick Justus, to talk about the convention grind from the perspective of a creator. They discuss cost-benefit analysis (in deciding which shows to attend), fan interactions, and networking at shows.

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This week, it’s The Mighty Thor #11, the finale of the Roxxon saga! As the whole island crashes down on New York, and Thor is turning into gold, the life of milions depend on… Jane Foster?!

My Comic Shop History 4.7: Con Season with the Dealer (Metropolis Collectibles)

Host Anthony Desiato kicks off the second half of “Con Season” with industry veteran Vincent Zurzolo, COO of the famed Metropolis Collectibles. Anthony and Vincent view decades’ worth of convention history through the lens of Vincent’s extensive experience on the con floor.

Radio Free Asgard 328

This week we cover The Mighty Thor #10! As Roxxon Island prepares to pulverize New York, Thor and Bobblehead Roz Solomon face off against Oubliette Midas, the Silver Samurai, the B.E.R.Z.E.R.K.E.R.S., not to mention Dario Agger himself! Nuff said!

Beyond My Comic Shop: Buying Books with Ben (Part IV of IV)

Host Anthony Desiato concludes his four-episode deep dive into the extensive back issue buying and selling practices of Zapp! Comics founder and co-owner Ben Lichtenstein. In the finale of this “Beyond My Comic Shop” miniseries, Anthony and Ben discuss who Ben looks up to in the dealer world, how collections are a record of someone’s fandom and life, and what Ben’s road trips are like. Bonus: This episode contains a free preview of the series premiere of MY SUPER FAN HISTORY, available now at the My Comic Shop History Patreon page. Tune in for the midseason premiere of My Comic Shop History (aka Season 4B of “Con Season”) on 9/19/18!

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 192: DC Comics, Justice League, Personal Issues and Limits

We are back for the attack and bringing you a bunch of books as well as nonsense and such.  Find out what Dan Didio thinks of us and what we think of him as well as what Steve Orlando thinks of the New Age of Heroes books.  Enjoy!  Check out our Patreon (www.patreon.com/weirdscience) and for as little as $1 a month, you can help support the podcast and get a bunch of shows! This Week’s Patreon Spotlight: Batman #54, Cover #1 and United States vs. Murder Inc. #1

  • Intro (0:00), Justice League #7 (11:56), Deathstroke #35 (34:36), Adventures of Super Sons #2 (58:11), Mail #1(1:14:55), Green Lanterns #54 (1:43:55), Green Arrow #44 (2:01:30), Nightwing #48 (2:20:22), Mail #2 (2:37:21), Harley Quinn #49 (3:08:31), The Dreaming #1 (3:40:11), Rant and Raves (3:55:53), Wrong Turn Game (4:27:04), The Unexpected #4 (4:37:26), Mail #3 (5:33:57), The Curse of Brimstone #6 (6:18:08)
  • Keywords: Comics, Comic Books, Comic Book Podcast, Comics Podcast, Batman, Superman, DC Comics, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Podcast, Comic Book, superhero, superhero podcast, DCU, DC YOU, dc rebirth, dc comics rebirth, batman rebirth, superman rebirth, green arrow rebirth, green lantern rebirth, New 52, Supergirl, Superboy
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Radio Free Asgard 327

This fortnight, we look at The Mighty Thor #9, from 2016! Oubliette Midas and the Silver Samurai have captured Dario Agger, and it’s up to Thor and Roz Solomon to save him to keep Manhattan from being destroyed! This is, as they say, an all-action ish! Don’t miss it!

Beyond My Comic Shop: Buying Books with Ben (Part III of IV)

Host Anthony Desiato continues his four-episode deep dive into the extensive back issue buying and selling practices of Zapp! Comics founder and co-owner Ben Lichtenstein. In Part 3 of this “Beyond My Comic Shop” miniseries, Anthony and Ben talk about the legacy and teachability of the Zapp! buying method, the books that still excite Ben, and some of the biggest collections Ben has dealt.

Radio Free Asgard 326

This week we have a look at a very unusual business meeting, Dario Agger gets picked on, Jane Foster gets abducted by Shield, and Roz Solomon returns! All in The Mighty Thor #8!