The Podcast of Oa Episode 129 – Breaking Up Isn’t So Hard to Do

Co-hosts Phil Bova and Myron Rumsey are back with the 129th episode of the Podcast of Oa.  This time around the guys talk about the final two issues of the Green Lanterns series as well as their thoughts about the upcoming Grant Morrison / Liam Sharp series, The Green Lantern.  Myron takes listeners back to the late 1980’s with this episode’s Retro Review, Green Lantern Corps #222-224.

The Podcast of Oa is the official podcast of The Blog of Oa and a proud member of the Comics Podcast Network. Share your comments and questions by calling the show’s voicemail line at 406-PODOFOA (406-763-6362) while Skype users can leave a voicemail on the show’s account, blogofoa. Send your emails to podcast@blogofoa.com. You can also find the Blog and Podcast of Oa on Facebook and Google+.

The Podcast of Oa is sponsored by Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop. Green Lantern and other related characters are the copyrighted property of DC Comics Inc. and are used without permission. The Blog of Oa and The Podcast of Oa are fan productions and do not claim any ownership over the Green Lantern or any other copyrighted properties.

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Show Notes
00:00:00 Intro
00:02:31 Green Lanterns #56, 57
00:24:40 Retro Review: Green Lantern Corps #222-224
00:40:50 Our thoughts on Morrison and The Green Lantern
00:58:16 Closing

Deconstructing Comics #610: Michael Kupperman gives us “All the Answers”

All the Answers

Michael Kupperman, best known for the likes of Snake ‘n’ Bacon and Tales Designed to Thrizzle, decided to go with a more serious and narrative-driven approach with his latest work, All the Answers. It’s the true story of how his father, Joel Kupperman, became famous on the radio and TV show Quiz Kids during and after World War II, an experience which not only scarred him for life, but had implications for Michael’s life as well.

In this episode, Michael Kupperman talks about his use of silhouette, the pointers he took from reading Grant Morrison’s work, and the common graphic-novel misfires that he tried hard to avoid. Then, Tim and Kumar review All the Answers, and identify other potential book topics hiding in its narrative!

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The Podcast of Oa Episode 128 – Ring of Fire

Co-hosts Phil Bova and Myron Rumsey are back with the 128th episode of the Podcast of Oa.  This time around the guys talk about Cyborg Superman’s attack on Mogo in Green Lanterns #55 and respond to listener feedback about Sodom Yat.  Phil spotlights the Kyle Rayner driven Green Lantern: Circle of Fire in this episode’s “Retro Review”.  Myron and Phil also talk about the recent PR surrounding Grant Morrison’s The Green Lantern debut and Green Lantern implications in both Heroes in Crisis #1 and Doomsday Clock #7.

The Podcast of Oa is the official podcast of The Blog of Oa and a proud member of the Comics Podcast Network. Share your comments and questions by calling the show’s voicemail line at 406-PODOFOA (406-763-6362) while Skype users can leave a voicemail on the show’s account, blogofoa. Send your emails to podcast@blogofoa.com. You can also find the Blog and Podcast of Oa on Facebook and Google+.

The Podcast of Oa is sponsored by Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop. Green Lantern and other related characters are the copyrighted property of DC Comics Inc. and are used without permission. The Blog of Oa and The Podcast of Oa are fan productions and do not claim any ownership over the Green Lantern or any other copyrighted properties.

Show Links:
Blog of Oa YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/Blogofoa)
The Podcast of Oa Soundcloud Page (https://soundcloud.com/podcastofoa)
The Podcast of Oa on Google Play Music (https://goo.gl/KAfEBA)
The Podcast of Oa on Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/The-Podcast-of-Oa-p881651/)
The Podcast of Oa on Iheartradio (http://www.iheart.com/show/263-The-Podcast-of-Oa-A-Green/)
The Podcast of Oa on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/0H0zOqRShuSujQmRjtG7aM)

Show Notes
00:00:00 Intro
00:04:20 Green Lanterns #55
00:25:28 Listener Feedback
00:38:04 Retro Review: Green Lantern: Circle of Fire
00:47:07 New product giveaway, Heroes in Crisis and Doomsday Clock
01:06:58 Closing

The Podcast of Oa Episode 124 – Comic-con Wrapup

The Podcast of Oa is back with episode 124 and our coverage of Green Lantern news coming out of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.   To kick off our comic book talk co-hosts Phil Bova and Myron Rumsey talk about the formal announcement that Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp are the creative team on a relaunch of Green Lantern with a new series that sees its debut in November.  Breaking news that the Green Lanterns series has been cancelled works its way into the conversation as Myron and Phil speculate on the fates of the Earth Lanterns.  The pair talk about the latest issue of the Darkstars saga in Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #48.  Phil and Myron provide a Retro review of the classic Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn II miniseries from 1991 before responding to listener feedback.

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X-Men Back Issues Ep. 2: New X-Men Vol. 1

Last month Ryan and Allen discussed Grant Morrison’s arc which introduced Cassandra Nova, one person you don’t want to cross paths with. The guys break down issues 114-117 providing play by play coverage. In the end, Ryan and Allen give their overall thoughts on the story presented. Thanks for listening!

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Comic News Insider Episode 830 – Flea Flicking CNI!

Comic News Insider: Episode 830 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Motherlands #1, Silencer #1, Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny: Rose & Paige #5, Star Wars Adventures #6, Happy! season 1 finale, Cloverfield: Paradox 

Jon Hoche returns to co-host! They talk about some of the genre trailers shown during the Super Bowl, the Nerdist podcast name change and Jimmy thinks Jon is Henry Cavill’s double. News includes: Brian Michael Bendis will be writing 2 Superman titles for DC, Amazon is developing a new Conan series, a Mario Kart game is coming to smart phones and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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My Comic Shop Book Club: Batman by Morrison

Host Anthony Desiato moderates a book club discussion of legendary writer Grant Morrison’s entire 7-year run on the Batman titles, including BATMAN, BATMAN & ROBIN, and BATMAN INC. Anthony’s guests are Batman fan Dan Greenfield (13th Dimension) and Morrison disciple Mike Sangregorio. The episode examines Morrison’s views on the enduring nature of the character, the mining of obscure Batman history in the run, and the challenges and rewards of reading Morrison. SPOILER WARNING. (Encore presentation. Originally aired as an episode of Flat Squirrel Tales on 10/18/17).

Comic News Insider Episode 825 – The Best of 2017!

Comic News Insider: Episode 825 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Heidi MacDonald (The Beat) returns to join Jimmy in the annual “Best of 2017” podcast! While there were many amazing comic books, TV shows, films and more…these are the best picks that THEY happen to read/watch. They probably missed some of your favorites but hope you check out what they really enjoyed in 2017. I mean, just check out that picture above. They covered A LOT! They’re definitely more loquacious than laconic so buckle up for a long ride! So many great creators in comics this year and quite a few got multiple kudos throughout the podcast. Thanks to Penelope Bagieu, Emil Ferris, Tillie Walden, Tom King, Greg Pak, Sina Grace and many others for bringing us such amazing work last year. Looking forward to all of your future projects! Drop us a line and let us know what some of your favorites were so we can check them out. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Deconstructing Comics #544: Gerhard

Dino's Cafe

At last month’s Toronto Comicon, Koom got a chance to sit down with Gerhard, most famous for drawing backgrounds and environments for (and NOT inking!) Dave Sim’s Cerebus. Koom talks with him about working with Dave Sim and navigating some of Sim’s more controversial moments; the ergonomics of comics creation; working with Grant Morrison on “Smile of the Absent Cat” in Heavy Metal; and more.

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #248: The Defenders! The Button! Digital Leia! Comics!

Justice League/Power Rangers The Defenders


On this podcast we talk about The Defenders, The Watchmen button and a digital General Leia. Then it’s comics time with reviews of God Country, Heavy Metal and Justice League/Power Rangers. Go, go listen!

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The Grawlix Podcast #37: Old Tom’s Blue Mold Abduction

This episode the Grawlix Podcast goes on a post-apocalyptic Nordic adventure with the return of Webcomic Recommendations and Stand Still, Stay Silent. They then get divided in a way that has never happened before with the long overdue Invisibles Book 1 review. The show wraps up with a Doctor Who: Return of Doctor Mysterio Christmas Special discussion. Enjoy!

Show Notes and Links

INTRO

00:00:00 – Intro/Greetings

00:01:05 – CGI Dead Actors

IN-HOUSE NEWS

00:04:04 – Upcoming Episodes, Embracing the New Schedule

WEBCOMIC RECOMMENDATION

00:07:11 – Stand Still, Stay Silent by Minna Sundberg

FEATURE COMIC REVIEW

00:15:51 – Invisibles Book 1: Say You Want a Revolution

TV TALK

00:44:36 – Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio (Christmas Special)

OUTRO

00:54:25 – Letters Page, Upcoming Episodes (Reprise)

00:58:12 – Outro


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Comic News Insider Episode 744 – CNI’s Best of 2016!

Comic News Insider: Episode 744 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

It’s our Best of 2016! And just like last year, Jimmy sits down with The Beat’s Heidi MacDonald and good pal Jon Hoche to go over their 2016 favorites in comic books, TV and film. They didn’t read or watch everything released that year, so it’s just the Best of what they did read/watch. Fun discussions on great comics, their creators, TV shows, films, actors and more. What were your favorites last year? Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 743 – Auld Lang CNI!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 743 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Hulk Vol 4 #1, Supergirl: Being Super #1

Jimmy is joined in studio again by the Jon-uary co-host, Jon Hoche! They wish you a happy new year and gush over the Wonder Woman trailers. Jimmy also laments how a friend will try to keep talking about an episode of a show they both watch even when Jimmy says he hasn’t seen the one from the previous night yet! The nerve! News includes: Geoff Johns will write some Watchmen comics, Grant Morrison’s Multiversity kind of returns, Rob Liefeld has sold the film options to more of his comic endeavors and The Walking Dead star Andrew Lincoln promises more levity when the show returns. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 740 – Tap Dancing Monkeys!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 740 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: The Circle #1, Motor Crush #1, Reggie and Me Vol 2 #1, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #1 

Jimmy is joined in studio again by co-Hoche-st with the most, Jon Hoche! Jimmy’s birthday did not go as planned but he appreciated your wishes! He also attended the awesome Warner Bros. Holiday Media Mixer and got to hang with some of his favorite publicists. News included: Dragon Ball Super will air in January, A Duck Tales reboot is coming next year, Archie Comics will release 4 special one-shots, Gypsy will come to The Flash TV show, Pokemon Go releases new monsters, Fantagraphics is getting into the superhero game, R.L. Stine will write Man-Thing, and DC Comics is teaming up some of their heroes with ones from Hanna-Barbera. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Deconstructing Comics #523: Who is Wonder Woman?

Wonder Woman: Earth OneOf course she’s been around for decades, but when it comes to how the character’s been presented, there’s always been a tension between her feminist qualities and the pinup-y ones. Is she here to empower women or excite men? Can it be both?

This week Emmet and John are here to talk about the genesis of a DC marquee character and how she’s been presented by various creators, with an emphasis on Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette’s Wonder Woman: Earth One, and a useful comparison of Wonder Woman comics and the movie Mad Max: Fury Road.

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