AudioShocker Podcast #245 – Real Sh*t

Listen to AudioShocker Podcast #245 right now: Hosts: Neal Shyam and Nick Marino Guest: Justique Woolridge Show Notes: It’s the end. The final episode. After six and a half years of honest conversation, weird jokes, technical problems, and eating noises, we’ve decided to hang up our filth-soaked hand towel and retire the AudioShocker. On this, […]








Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #27 – Battle Angel Alita: The End

Listen to the Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #27 right now: Hosts: Hank 300, Jason 241, and Nick 17 Show Notes: We smush the final three volumes of Yukito Kishiro’s Battle Angel Alita — Angel of Chaos (v7), Fallen Angel (v8), and Angel’s Ascension (v9) — into this sloppy and juicy wrap up episode. Nick […]








VACANT Bits #33 – Cimmaninamin

Listen to VACANT Bits #33 right now: Hosts: Heather Nunnelly and Michelle Nunnelly Show Notes: We start off by talking about the online comics classes we plan on opening in mid-April called Comics For Thought. Soon we’re going to have an official website up for more information on how to sign up. We’ll teach you […]








Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #27 – This Allegheny Life

Listen to the Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #27 right now: Hosts: Hank 300 and Nick Marino Show Notes: Nick’s selfie that he took at 8:55 into the episode. In light of the AudioShocker’s impending retirement, the kids at the Allegheny Teen Center have brainstormed a list of questions about art, comics, life, and other […]








Sequential Underground #85 – Go F*ck Yourself

The final podcast by indie comics creators for indie comics creators! Listen to Sequential Underground #84 right now: Hosts: Shawn Atkins and Nick Marino Show Notes: It’s the last episode of Sequential Underground from the AudioShocker! We kick things off with some regional Culinary Underground conversation, discussing the food on S Craig St in Pittsburgh, […]








Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #26 – Battle Angel Alita v6

Listen to the Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #26 right now: Hosts: Hank 300, Jason Averill, and Nick Marino Show Notes: Despite a bit of confusion early on, we decide to review the entirety of Battle Angel Alita v6: Angel of Death as we continue our massive manga marathon. This action-packed volume is a high-octane […]








Sequential Underground #84 – Am I An Artist?

The podcast by indie comics creators for indie comics creators! Listen to Sequential Underground #84 right now: Hosts: Shawn Atkins and Nick Marino Guest: Devon Purkiss Show Notes: Devon, creator of The Cowboy and the Goliath, inspired this episode’s topic with his recent deviantART journal where he asked: Am I an artist or do I […]








Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #25 – Garfield: 1984 vs. 2014

Listen to the Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #25 right now: Hosts: Rebecca Cohen and Nick Marino Show Notes: Garfield. Loved and reviled. A comic strip so mundane that it’s become quasi-controversial. On this episode, we contrast and compare Garfield in January 1984 to Garfield in January 2014. Q: How has the comic changed over […]








Sequential Underground #83 – Comedy vs. Tragedy

The podcast by indie comics creators for indie comics creators! Listen to Sequential Underground #83 right now: Hosts: Shawn Atkins and Nick Marino Guest: Brian John Mitchell Show Notes: Brian asks: “What comes easier to you… writing comedy or writing tragedy?” Shawn finds writing comedy much easier. He can improvise the jokes in his comics […]








Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #24 – Battle Angel Alita v5 pt 2

Listen to the Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #24 right now: Hosts: Hank 300, Jason Averill, and Nick Marino Related Posts: some relevant Alita scan-caps Show Notes: Ido’s in a box. Zapan is a monster. Alita has a gun. We’ve reached the end of Yukito Kishiro‘s Battle Angel Alita v5: Angel of Redemption, which — […]








Podcast Vérité #15 – German Taco

Listen to Podcast Vérité #15 right now: Welcome to Podcast Vérité. The concept is simple — 3 topics, 20 minutes. Neal picks a topic, Nick picks a topic, and you pick two topics. 1. Who’s the audience for the RoboCop remake? Neal was watching the new RoboCop trailer and all he could think was, “why […]








Sequential Underground #82 – Establishing a New Collaboration

The podcast by indie comics creators for indie comics creators! Listen to Sequential Underground #82 right now: Hosts: Shawn Atkins and Nick Marino Show Notes: We start off the episode with some Culinary Underground conversation, including fantastic sandwich recipes and preparation suggestions by Rare Earth Comics, Angela Capel, and Bernie Crowsheet. Then we bring on […]








Everything Blows with Ross and Nick #15 – Cheese Bird

Listen to Everything Blows #15 right now: Hosts: Ross Campbell and Nick Marino Guest: Kelly Thompson Show Notes: Announcing the Everything Blows Iron Man Fanart Contest! Ross and Nick are giving away 40 issues starring the Armored Avenger… Iron Man #281-318 and annuals. Enter the contest by designing your own Iron Man armor and posting […]








Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #23 – Battle Angel Alita v5 pt 1

Listen to the Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #23 right now: Hosts: Jason Averill, Nick Marino… AND Hank 300! Related Posts: Jason’s Alita scan-caps and a few more pages of note from Nick Show Notes: We kick things off by giving the 2013 YOU DON’T SUCK Award for Best Celebrity Freakout and/or Nip Slip to […]








Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #22 – Myth of Eustro

Listen to the Allegheny Teen Center Reading Program #21 right now: Hosts: Rebecca Cohen and Nick Marino Related Posts: Myth of Eustro Chapter 01 and Myth of Eustro Chapter 02 Show Notes: We talk about Myth of Eustro, a fantastic digital comic by Solomon Mars. It’s a panel-to-panel fantasy story set in the world of […]