Wayne’s Comics Podcast #275: Ben Penrod From Awesome Con

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It’s a special episode of my Wayne’s Comics Podcast, so I thought for #275 we’d go where this show has never gone before – to talk with the leader of a successful comics convention! I talk with Ben Penrod from Awesome Con about that high-octane event, including how it came to be, what goes on there, and what we might expect from them in the future. He even discusses how it got that name, and why he thinks it’s perfect for the years ahead! Comics conventions are a big part of the comics experience these days, so I’m sure you’ll enjoy what he has to say! For more about Awesome Con, including details about this year’s event, go to their website here, and for more about the other conventions Ben is part of, head to this link.

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Reviews: Black Jack Ketchum #1, Daredevil Vol 5 #1, Mystery Girl #1, Totally Awesome Hulk #1, Xed #1

Emily Edwards returns for another earlier than usual recording session. It’s someone’s birthday (Jimmy) on the podcast so celebrations are in order! Things fall off the rails early (as usual) but they get back on track quickly. News includes: a DC Superhero Girls graphic novel is on the way, Nintendo releases karaoke version with lyrics for their Super Mario Bros. game, Telltale Games is developing a Batman game, Samurai Jack returns and Margaret Atwood has some graphic novels coming. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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He’s Got Issues #177.3: Independents, 6/3/15

BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Arcadia #2
  • Bravest Warriors #33
  • Broken World #1 (Of 4)
  • Feathers #6 (Of 6)
  • Halogen #4 (Of 4)
  • Help Us Great Warrior #4 (Of 8)
  • Plunder #4 (Of 4)
  • Suicide Risk #25
  • The Woods #13

DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Age Of Reptiles Ancient Egyptians #1 (Of 4)
  • Angel And Faith Season 10 #15
  • Baltimore The Cult Of The Red King #2 (Of 5)
  • Neverboy #4 (Of 6)
  • Rat God #5 (Of 5)
  • Witcher Fox Children #3 (Of 5)

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Blood Queen Vs Dracula #4 (Of 4)
  • Justice Inc The Avenger #1
  • King The Phantom #3 (Of 4)
  • Legenderry Red Sonja #4 (Of 5)
  • Masks 2 #3 (Of 8)
  • Red Sonja Vulture’s Circle #5
  • Swords Of Sorrow #2 (Of 6)
  • Uncanny Season 2 #3 (Of 6)

IDW PUBLISHING

  • D4VE #5 (Of 5)
  • G.I. JOE A Real American Hero #214
  • Last Fall #4 (Of 5)
  • Maxx Maxximized #20
  • Millennium #5 (Of 5)
  • My Little Pony Friends Forever #17
  • Samurai Jack #20
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutanimals #4 (Of 4)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #23
  • Transformers Vs G.I. JOE #7
  • Winterworld Frozen Fleet #2 (Of 3)

IMAGE COMICS

  • Airboy #1 (Of 4)
  • Autumnlands Tooth And Claw #6
  • Big Man Plans #3 (Of 4)
  • Covenant #1
  • Death Vigil #7 (Of 8)
  • The Empty #4
  • The Humans #5
  • Jupiter’s Circle #3
  • Mice Templar V Night’s End #3 (Of 5)
  • Minimum Wage So Many Bad Decisions #2 (Of 6)
  • Morning Glories #46
  • Nailbiter #13
  • No Mercy #3
  • Nonplayer #2 (Of 6)
  • The Wicked + The Divine #11
  • Zero #17

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Dead Drop #2 (Of 4)
  • Imperium #5

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Critiquing Comics #070: Terra Kaiju

Terra KaijuCritiquing Comics returns! Tim and Mulele dust off their neglected pile of submissions and look at Terra Kaiju, by Joe Badon and P.B. DeBerry — a comic with Japanese (and Chinese?) ideas, run through a Western filter.

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He’s Got Issues #173.3: Independents, 5/6/15

BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Arcadia #1
  • Cluster #4
  • Day Men #7
  • Dead Letters #9
  • Feathers #5
  • Halogen #3 (Of 4)
  • Palmiotti And Brady’s The Big Con Job #3 (Of 4)
  • Regular Show #23

DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Angel And Faith Season 10 #14
  • Baltimore The Cult Of The Red King #1 (Of 5)
  • Neverboy #3 (Of 6)
  • Rat God #4 (Of 5)
  • Witcher Fox Children #2 (Of 5)

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • John Carter Warlord Of Mars #6
  • Masks 2 #2 (Of 8)
  • Swords Of Sorrow #1 (Of 6)
  • Swords Of Sorrow Chaos Special #1 (One Shot)
  • Uncanny Season 2 #2 (Of 6)

IDW PUBLISHING

  • Orphan Black #3
  • Samurai Jack #19
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutanimals #3 (Of 4)

IMAGE COMICS

  • Artifacts Lost Tales #1
  • Descender #3
  • Elephantmen #64
  • God Hates Astronauts #8
  • Jupiter’s Circle #2
  • Minimum Wage So Many Bad Decisions #1 (Of 6)
  • Nailbiter #12
  • No Mercy #2
  • Roche Limit Clandestiny #1
  • Rocket Girl #6
  • Savage Dragon #203
  • Thief Of Thieves #28
  • Wicked + The Divine #10
  • Zero #16

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Dead Drop #1 (Of 4)
  • Valiant Universe Handbook 2015 Edition #1

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He’s Got Issues #170.3: Independents, 4/22/15

BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Adventure Time #39
  • Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #12
  • Curb Stomp #3 (Of 4)
  • Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes #6 (Of 6)
  • Suicide Risk #24

DARK HORSE COMICS

  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 10 #14
  • Creepy Comics #20
  • Frankenstein Underground #2 (Of 5)
  • Grindhouse Drive In Bleed Out #4 (Of 8)
  • Halo Escalation #17
  • Mind MGMT #32
  • Mister X Razed #3 (Of 4)
  • Tomb Raider #15

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • King Flash Gordon #3 (Of 4)
  • Lady Rawhide Lady Zorro #2 (Of 4)
  • Legenderry Red Sonja #3 (Of 5)
  • Sherlock Holmes Vs Harry Houdini #5 (Of 5)
  • Solar Man Of The Atom #11

IDW PUBLISHING

  • Angry Birds Comics #10
  • Borderlands #8
  • Creeple Peeple #3 (Of 3)
  • Drones #1 (Of 5)
  • Edward Scissorhands #7
  • Empire Uprising #1
  • Fly Outbreak #2 (Of 5)
  • G.I. JOE A Real American Hero #213
  • Galaxy Quest The Journey Continues #4 (Of 4)
  • Godzilla Rulers Of Earth #23
  • Infinite Loop #1 (Of 6)
  • Littlest Pet Shop Spring Cleaning #1 (One Shot)
  • Maxx Maxximized #18
  • Miami Vice Remix #2 (Of 5)
  • My Little Pony Fiendship Is Magic #4 (Of 5)(Nightmare Moon)
  • Popeye Classics #33
  • Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up #4 (Of 6)
  • Robert Heinlein’s Citizen Of The Galaxy #3 (Of 3)
  • Samurai Jack #18
  • Skylanders #8
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Volume 3 #4
  • Transformers Windblade Combiner Wars #2
  • Uncle Scrooge #1
  • Zombies Vs Robots #4

IMAGE COMICS

  • Chew #48
  • Deadly Class #12
  • Empty #3
  • Intersect #6
  • Invisible Republic #2
  • Kaptara #1
  • Lazarus #16
  • Manifest Destiny #14
  • Postal #3
  • Satellite Sam #13
  • Thrilling Adventure Hour Presents Beyond Belief #1 (Of 4)
  • Velvet #10

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Divinity #3 (Of 4)
  • Ivar Timewalker #4
  • Ninjak #2

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He’s Got Issues #157.3: Independents, 1/21/15


BOOM! STUDIOS

  • Amazing World Of Gumball #7
  • Burning Fields #1 (Of 8)
  • Clive Barker’s Hellraiser Bestiary #6 (Of 6)
  • Dead Letters #7
  • Lumberjanes #10
  • Rocket Salvage #2 (Of 6)
  • Sons Of Anarchy #17

DARK HORSE COMICS

  • B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth #127
  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 10 #11
  • Dark Horse Presents #6
  • Elfquest #1 (1 for 1 Edition)
  • Groo Friends And Foes #1
  • Strain The Night Eternal #5

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

  • Red Sonja #14
  • Red Sonja The Black Tower #4 (Of 4)
  • Shadow Special 2014
  • Twilight Zone Shadow And Substance #1
  • Vampirella Feary Tales #4 (Of 5)

IDW PUBLISHING

  • Bigger Bang #3 (Of 4)
  • Borderlands #6
  • Creeple Peeple #1 (Of 3)
  • Dungeons And Dragons Legends Of Baldur’s Gate #4
  • G.I. JOE Snake Eyes Agent Of Cobra #1 (Of 5)
  • Galaxy Quest The Journey Continues #1 (Of 4)
  • Indestructible #10
  • Judge Dredd Classics The Dark Judges #1 (Of 5)
  • Millennium #1
  • October Faction #4
  • Popeye Classics #30
  • Samurai Jack #16
  • Star Trek Planet Of The Apes #2 (Of 5)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Volume 3 #1
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #19
  • Transformers #37
  • Transformers Punishment #1 (One Shot)
  • Wild Blue Yonder #6 (Of 6)
  • Winterworld #6
  • Zombies Vs Robots #1

IMAGE COMICS

  • Autumnlands Tooth And Claw #3
  • Drifter #3
  • Goners #4
  • Intersect #3
  • Invincible #116
  • Penny Dora And The Wishing Box #3 (Of 5)
  • Reyn #1
  • Rise Of The Magi #5
  • Rumble #2
  • Spread #5
  • Wicked + The Divine #7

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

  • Ivar Timewalker #1 (Of 4)
  • Valiant #2 (Of 4)

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EMP Presents: B.Y.O.B. Episode 2

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Bring Your Own Book!  Alex, Corwin and Viet are joined by the Melanie J Starchilde of Nerd Goggles Podcast and Nerdcore Rapper Tribe One to talk about what we’ve been reading (Non Avengers and X-Men that is…).

Books covered:

Alex + Ada  – Image Comics

The Bunker  – Oni Press

Rat Queens  – Image Comics

Avatar: The Last Air Bender – Dark Horse Comics

Fear Agent – Dark Horse Comics

Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird  – Marvel

Comics Cross Game – Viz Media

Samuari Jack – IDW Skyward  – Action Comics

Revival  – Image Comics Snapshot – Image Comics

Prophet  – Image Comics

The Fifth Beatle  – Dark Horse Comics

Sex Criminals  – Image Comics

Black Science  – Image Comics

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Where Monsters Dwell 256 with Jim Zub

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This week on the skull-kickingest podcast around, we welcome back to the Monster Cave writer, artist and art instructor Jim Zub! Jim is still pumping out his hit creator owned series ‘Skullkickers‘ from Image and has just begun writing the ‘Samurai Jack‘ comic for IDW which will see it’s first issue released this October. He joins us LIVE on the air to chat about all this and much more so, if you have a question for Jim Zub, feel free to post it on our Facebook wall or give us a call at 506-453-4949.

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