Discussion: Dollar Bin Awards 2011 Part 1

It’s that time of year again folks. Its award season and we would be remiss to not cram another awards show down your throats, so we present to you the 5th annual Dollar Bin Awards… Part 1. Why part one? You’ll see. Podcast Link: http://www.thedollarbin.net/shows/discussion-dollar-bin-awards-2011-part-1.html








Discussion: What is Wrong with Comics?

Following a heated week of comic industry behind the sceen reveals, Brian and Adam, dragging Shaka along, embark on a journey to discuss just about everything wrong with the world… of comics. Podcast Link: http://www.thedollarbin.net/shows/discussion-what-is-wrong-with-comics.html








Event: Charlotte Minicon 2012

In an amazing turn of events 98% of Dollar Bin East joined forces at the Charlotte Minicon, presented by Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find, to round up the topics and guests floating around the venue and hog-tied them in a rather fine package. Listen for guests Sanford Greene, Bridgit Scheide, Cliff Chiang and special guest […]








Interview: Steve Niles Discusses The Stop Online Piracy Act

Pretty soon the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)is going to be voted on. Adam didn’t really see what the big deal was. Don’t we all want to stop online piracy? Well, after looking a little more into it he realized that stopping piracy may not be what this Bill is about. To discuss the contents […]








Interview: Astro City-Brent Anderson

About a decade ago (maybe it was less than that) the Dollar Bin’s Joel, Tee, and Adam spent quite a bit of time on the phone with Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson to discuss their (along with Alex Ross) masterpiece in motion, Astro City. We offer to you here the second part featuring artist Brent […]








Interview: Astro City-Kurt Busiek

About a decade ago (maybe it was less than that) the Dollar Bin’s Joel, Tee, and Adam spent quite a bit of time on the phone with Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson to discuss their (along with Alex Ross) masterpiece, Astro City. We offer to you here the first part featuring writer Kurt Busiek Podcast […]








Discussion: Gift Ideas 2011

Shawn and Adam discuss gift ideas in lists. We all love lists. 4 Top 3 Lists: Books for Non-Comic Readers, Books for Steady Comic Readers, Books for Us, Wildcard Books Podcast Link:http://www.thedollarbin.net/shows/discussion-gift-ideas-2011.html








Trivia: Marvel Trivia Night

For those of you out there who always think to yourselves (or out loud), “these guys don’t know anything about (Marvel) comics,” here is your proof. For those of you who think, “I love listening to these guys because they are just like me,” let’s find out how true that is together. Oh, and for […]








Discussion: Thanksgiving 2011

‘Tis the season to be thankful and as usual the Dollar Bin sets aside petty disapointments to be thankful for what the comics industry has brought us in the year 2011. This year Adam, Brian, Shacka, and Shawn will break down what they are thankful for by publisher, much like Adam organizes his books. Podcast […]








Discussion: Comics on the Couch 1122

In this weeks episode of the Dollar Bin we start things off with a little Dollar Bin Definitive Top 5: Chattiest Characters in Comics then Adam and Shawn talk for a while about what they’ve been reading outside of the DC and Marvel universes. * Never do a Google Images search for the word “Spontaneous.” […]








Discussion: Batman Year One the Movie

Brian purchased Batman: Year One on DVD the day it was released and since he enjoyed watching All-Star Superman with Adam and Shawn so much he actually waited until Saturday to drive all the way to Greenville and watch it with them. Because of Brian’s great sacrifice we now bring you the following discussion. Podcast […]








Discussion: SPX 2011

So finally, after a month of DC, Shawn and Adam get to move on to the rest of the comics universe. This week the discussion falls on SPX. Expect reminisces, reviews, and rambling. Oh, and rapping, featuring Mega Ran, Adam Warrock, Tribe One, and K-Murdock.








Discussion: DC 52 Relaunch The Recap

Finally, the DC Comics 52 relaunch is over and we, as well as the sales figures (jab), can get back to normal. Shawn and Adam discuss some final thoughts on month one of the relaunch including ups and downs as well as what they came away with. Just perhaps a few guests will drop in […]








HeroesCon 2010: Defective Comics: A Celebration of Superhero Oddness

Let’s face it: superheroes can be kinda dopey.  For every cultural icon like Superman or Spider-Man, there’s five thousand off-beat B-listers (Bwana Beast? Sonny Sumo? Razorback?) lining up to die in the next big crossover event.  For HeroesCon 2010, (Eisnor nominated) Amelia Eahart: This Broad Ocean cartoonist, Ben Towle, and Thought Balloonist blogger, Craig Fischer, host a lovingly critical […]








Discussion: Comics on the Couch 406

Following the outburst of comic industry news out of Wondercon this past weekend Shawn and Adam got together to discuss the state of comics including the good, the bad, and the fantastic.  Capping out the night they rap about some of the latest comics they’ve been reading lately… until they ran out of tape. Podcast […]