Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Batman #25 (War of Jokes & Riddles)

Jim and Eric get together to talk Batman #25, the beginning to the War of Jokes and Riddles.  Don’t hate them, they are only being honest.  If you like what you hear, come on over to our big podcast we release every Sunday Night.

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Critiquing Comics #114: “Spencer and Locke”

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A noir thriller… that seems very reminiscent of a very different comic strip! Tim and Mulele discuss “Spencer and Locke” by David Pepose and Jorge Santiago Jr.!

Also, we talk about Marvel and the backlash toward “Secret Empire”.

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Radio Free Asgard 277

This week we look at Mighty Thor #3! Girl Thor faces off against Lady Loki in the general vicinity of a building with a very female shape! Freyja faces trial! Alfheim gets bombed! The crowd of Lokis goes wild! Co-starring Tom Hiddleston as Loki McPubeface. Nuff said!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #365 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1964: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #74!

Superman’s aPal Jimmy Olsen 74, January 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 74, January 1964, was published on November 27, 1963 (one day before my Mother’s 25th birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.


– THE PRANKS OF JIMMY THE IMP (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 75th silver age Superman Family story, and his 120th overall for the era.


– JIMMY OLSEN AND THE FORTY THIEVES (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.


– JIMMY OLSEN’S SECRET LOVE (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 177, June/July 1976, published on March 4, 1976. It contained 48 pages for the cover price of 50¢. It was Jerry Siegel’s 76th silver age Superman Family story, and his 121st overall for the era.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column. 


At the beginning of the episode I review STAR WARS; ROGUE ONE, which I received the blu-ray of for Father’s Day.


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 31 titles carried the January or January/February 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1964: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 139 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 47!

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Comics Alternative, Episode 245: Live at HeroesCon 2017

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Last weekend was HeroesCon, and as they have for the past few years, Andy and Derek are on the scene in Artists Alley reporting the event from the floor. On this episode, you’ll hear the Two Guys sharing their varied experiences at the con. Among other topics they discuss the vendors they visited and the comics they were able to find, their attempts to interview creators at their tables, the two high-powered panels they moderated, the various artists they had signing their comics, the tone of this year’s crowd, Derek’s cool Space Babes shirt (design by Beto), the uncertainty of their table location, and their Saturday night dinner with Gilbert Hernandez’s family. And both Derek and Andy are most thankful for the various fans who stopped by their table to say “Hello!” and tell them that they’re avid listeners.

Much thanks to Daniel Yezbick for providing the pictures of the Two Guys in action!

 

 

Comic News Insider Episode 775 – Heroes Conning with Kelly Sue DeConnick/Kata Kane/Melody Often/Yoshi Yoshitani!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 775 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Dark Days The Forge #1, The Defenders #1, Legion Of Super-Heroes/Bugs Bunny Special #1, Martian Manhunter/Marvin The Martian Special #1, Blood Drive 

Emily Edwards returns to the rotating co-host chair. Jimmy was at Heroes Con over the weekend and all he brought back for her was a lousy recap! But you get to hear it too. He moderated 3 panels and got about 14 interviews. Some of which you’ll hear here! He got to chat with Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kata Kane, Melody Often and Yoshi Yoshitani. News includes: The Walking Dead: Here’s Negan gets the hardcover treatment, seven evil Batmen are coming, Kingsman is returning to comics, Ben Templesmith is bringing back Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse, and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Come back later this week for more Heroes Con interviews and panel coverage! 

Flash Season 3

John and Kay have a spoiler filled discussion about the third season of The Flash including spoilers for Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl and a few comic book storylines.

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EMX Episode 52: Baby Momma

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Individually they were just like those guys who like to hang around the comic book shop and talk comics but together they form EMX!

In this eXplicit, uncut and unedited episode of EMX we review X-Men books books of May 2017. Featuring guest host Carrie Tupper

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All-New Wolverine (2016) #20
Old Man Logan (2016) #23-24
Cable (2017) #1
X-Men Blue (2017) #1-2
X-Men Gold (2017) #1-2
Generation X (2017) #1-2
Jean Grey (2017) #1-2
Weapon X (2017) #3 – Time ran out!

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Comics Alternative, On Location: Talking with Creators at HeroesCon 2017, Pt. 2

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In the second of two on-location interview episodes recorded at this year’s HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC, Derek talks with Fabian Rangel, Jr. (author of Tarantula), Charles Forsman (Slasher), Chris Sheridan (Motorcycle Samurai), Shawn Pryor (Cash and Carrie), and Alison Sampson (Winnebago Graveyard), and Andy and Derek speak with Darren Neely (Chase Van Bolt). Fun stuff!

Stay tuned over the next week for more HeroesCon episodes!

 

 

Crisis On Infinite Midlives Show Episode 153: Ultron Oompa Loompas

Some weeks, you don’t record a podcast when you’re ready. You record when you’re awake.

Rob had a long weekend of late nights being on call for his day gig, leading to a slim, two-hour window where he’d had enough coffee to be able to say something longer than his own name, yet not enough liquor to actively slur those things. And this strange state put him in a mood to rant. About the golden days of Marvel after the bankruptcy and before Civil War, when they were willing to take chances. About acceptable Mark Millar stories. About how Batman’s most driving personality trait might be hoarding. And, God help us, how there might be redeeming qualities to Secret Empire.

So strap in: this is a weird one, and we talk about all of those things, plus:

  • Old Man Logan #25, written by Ed Brisson with art by Mike Deodato, Jr.,
  • Secret Empire #4, written by Nick Spencer with art by Leinil Francis Yu,
  • Dark Days: The Forge #1, written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, with art by Jim Lee, Andy Kubert and John Romita Jr., and:
  • The Defenders #1, written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by David Marquez!

Ah, we have disclaimers:

  • This show contains spoilers. If you don’t want to know Captain America’s political affiliation on Secret Empire, well, you’re not alone, but you have also been warned.
  • This show contains adult, profane language, and is therefore not safe for work. We talk about Batman being a Howard Hughes style hoarder. That involves Mason Jars. You want your mom to know what’s in those jars? Then get some earbuds.

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Comics Alternative, On Location: Talking with Creators at HeroesCon 2017, Pt. 1

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In the first of two on-location interview episodes recorded at this year’s HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC, Derek talks with a variety of artists, writers, and editors. Some of these are creators with whom Derek was already familiar, some have even talked on the podcast before, and some are are new discoveries. In this show you’ll hear brief discussions with Ben Sears (author of Volcano Trash), Abby Howard (The Last Halloween), Jody Leheup and Sebastian Girner (Shirtless Bear Fighter), Andy Hirsch (Science Comics: Dogs), Matthew David Smith and Jeremy Massie (Amazing Age), Tyler Chin-Tanner (Broken Frontier), Sam Costello (Split Lip Comics), and Thom Zahler (Time and Vine).

Stay tuned over the next week for other episodes generated at this year’s HeroesCon!

Deconstructing Comics #552: “Logan”

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This week, in our first Marvel-related movie review since Iron Man 2(!), Kumar and Dana discuss Logan. Is it an action movie? The action scenes are limited, but when they occur, there are no limits.

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Weekly Comics Spotlight #513: 2017-06-07

John and Drew discuss WONDER WOMAN: STEVE TREVOR #1 by DC, STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #1 by Marvel and RIVERS OF LONDON: DETECTIVE STORIES #1 by TITAN COMICS.

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00:00 Intro
00:44 DC: WONDER WOMAN: STEVE TREVOR #1
08:12 Marvel: STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #1
23:10 Other: RIVERS OF LONDON: DETECTIVE STORIES #1 [TITAN COMICS]
40:41 General discussion
56:39 Next Week Promo
56:48 Wrap up
57:18 End of episode.

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 128: DC Comics Rebirth, Dark Days: The Forge and Big Tony ‘66

It’s time again for your favorite 9+ Hour podcast and Jim, Eric and Reggie are here to give it to you.  Listen as they talk through a ton of books, read mail and find out about Big Tony’s favorite episode of Batman ’66.  Enjoy!

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Columbus Comics Corner: NCBW #38

The weekend is finally here, Allen and Ryan can finally dive into some comic book discussion. What’s all the hype about the Forge? Should we be excited for Venomverse? Join the guys as they discuss and rank this week’s books. Thanks for listening!

Intro (0:00), Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #11 (3:00), Action Comics #981 (10:31), Dark Days: The Forge #1 (28:50), Planet of the Apes/Green Lanterns #5 (1:07:06), Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #8 (1:17:05), Rankings! (1:25:20), Honorable Mentions (1:34:13), Episode 39 Preview (1:46:32)

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