Longbox Radio Episode #36

“Vacationing at the Well of Souls”

On this week’s show we review the final chapter of Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy in Dark Knight Rises, we discuss Grant Morrison and (presumably) Rob Liefled’s decisions to leave DC’s New 52 in the upcoming year and Diamond finally makes the leap into the world of digital comics.

This week’s reviews include Avengers vs. X-Men #8 and Daredevil #15 from Marvel, Catwoman #11 and Justice League #11 from DC plus Darkness #105 from Image/Top Cow and many more.

Hosts: Lee Skwarek and Mike Haynes
Recorded: Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
Duration: 1h 18m 05s
Edited by: Lee Skwarek

Music:
Dark Knight OST by Hans Zimmer
Great Lakes Avengers by Kirby Krackle

Show notes/links:
Chris Nolan’s statement regarding Aurora shooting (via CBR)
Christian Bale visits Aurora, CO shooting victims (via CBR)

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Longbox Radio Episode #35

“From Paris With Love”

On this week’s show, we bring news from this past weekend’s San Diego Comic Con including official announcements for Marvel’s upcoming movie projects such as Ant-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy, Walking Dead #100 posts some impressive sales numbers within its first week of release and we share a few thoughts on the Amazing Spider-Man and Dark Knight Rises movies.

Reviews for this week include Avenging Spider-Man #9 and AvX VS. #4 from Marvel, Batman #11 and Swamp Thing #11 from DC, The Massive #2 from Dark Horse plus many more.

Hosts: Lee Skwarek and Mike Haynes
Recorded: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
Duration: 1h 18m 05s
Edited by: Lee Skwarek

Music:
Night by Night by Chromeo
Great Lakes Avengers by Kirby Krackle

Show notes/links:
“Dirty Laundry” SDCC Punisher short (via YouTube)
Title logos for Guardians, Ant-Man, Iron Man 3, Thor 2 and Cap 2 (via Spinoff Online)

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Longbox Radio Episode #34

“God Rest His Soul”

Finally, after a three week delay, Longbox Radio returns to discuss Marvel’s upcoming NOW! relaunch, John Layman’s takeover of Detective Comics, we take a couple minutes to talk about the recent theatrical release of The Amazing Spider-Man plus much, much more.

This week’s comic reviews include a ton of titles from the past three weeks such as Avengers vs. X-Men #6 & #7, All Star Western #10 and Amazing Spider-Man #688 & #689 to name a few.

Hosts: Lee Skwarek and Mike Haynes
Recorded: Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Duration: 1h 15m 16s
Edited by: Lee Skwarek

Music:
Aerodynamic by Daft Punk
Great Lakes Avengers by Kirby Krackle

Show notes/links:
Uncanny Avengers #1 cover by John Cassaday (via CBR)
Marvel’s NOW! teaser image (via CBR)

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Longbox Radio Episode #31

“Tastes Like Chicken”

This time around, we welcome special guest Tim to chat about the latest record setting numbers for Marvel’s Avengers movie. The gang breaks down the news of Northstar and Kyle’s upcoming wedding within the pages of Astonishing X-Men, the imminent transformation of a classic DC character who’ll be coming out of the closet and Robocop voicing Batman in DC’s animated adaptation of Dark Knight Returns.

Comic reviews for this week’s show include Aquaman #9, Amazing Spider-Man #686, Batman Incorporated #1, Ultimate Comics X-Men #12 plus many more.

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Show Breakdown:
0:00:00: Intro / Marvel Creates Deaf Character In Honor of Boy
0:04:16: News
0:34:20: Comic reviews

Hosts: Lee Skwarek, Rob Brambilla, Tim Horn and Mike Haynes
Recorded: Sunday, May 27th, 2012
Duration: 1h 04m 45s
Edited by: Lee Skwarek

Music:
Sowing the Seeds of Love by Tears for Fears
Great Lakes Avengers by Kirby Krackle

Show notes/links:
Marvel Creates Deaf Character In Honor of Boy (via CBS)
Poll: Who is DC’s New Gay Character? (via CBR)

Longbox Radio Episode #30

“Ladies Are Overrated”

On this week’s show, Mike and Lee hold the line at $2.99 and turn LBR into a two-man show to cover news of the upcoming Sin City movie sequel, more casting announcements for Iron Man 3 and whether or not Avengers mastermind Joss Whedon will be returning for the team’s second silver screen appearance.

Comic reviews for the week include Avengers vs. X-Men #4, Hardcore #1, Saga #3, Catwoman #9, AvX Versus #2 plus many more for the past week as well.

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Show Breakdown:
0:00:00: Intro / Comic Book Men Season 2 / CPN Shoutout
0:03:36: News
0:22:06: Comic reviews

Hosts: Lee Skwarek and Mike Haynes
Recorded: Friday, May 18th, 2012
Duration: 47m 35s
Edited by: Lee Skwarek

Music:
Funtimes in Babylon by Father John Misty
Great Lakes Avengers by Kirby Krackle

Show notes/links:
Arrow CW Teaser Trailer (via SuperHeroHype)

Longbox Radio Episode #29

“No More Mutants… Except a Couple”

This time around, Rob finally buys AND reads comics! We chat about the recently announced Avengers video game, the pre-order bonuses of playing as Rhino or Stan Lee in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man game and share a couple thoughts on the recent passing of Jonah Hex co-creator Tony DeZuniga.

This week’s reviews include Morning Glories #18, Batman #9, Avenging Spider-Man #7 and Trevyn, our guest for the week, shares a book he read recently as well.

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Show Breakdown:
0:00:00: Intro
0:02:05: News
0:28:57: Comic reviews

Hosts: Lee Skwarek, Rob Brambilla, Trevyn Zdrill and Mike Haynes
Recorded: Friday, May 11th, 2012
Duration: 1h 22m 24s
Edited by: Lee Skwarek

Music:
Dance Hall Days by Wang Chung
Great Lakes Avengers by Kirby Krackle

Show notes/links:
Marvel’s “No More Avengers” Teaser (via CBR)
The Art of Amanda Conner (via IDW)