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- 00:00:24 – Introduction
- 00:02:35 – Setup of interview
- 00:05:05 – Interview with Brian Cremins
- 01:30:42 – Wrap up
- 01:31:51 – Contact us
Child Is Father to the Man
On this episode of the interview series, the Three Guys with PhDs — Andy, Gene, and Derek — talk with Brian Cremins about his new book from the University Press of Mississippi Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia. During their conversation Brian discusses why he chose to focus specifically on the Big Red Cheese, what the comics meant to him growing up, and the superhero’s links to nostalgia. As he points out, Captain Marvel isn’t the most popular figure for critical or scholarly discussion, but the contexts surrounding the Fawcett property make it the perfect vehicle for the kind of analysis Brian wanted to bring. Gene, Andy, and Derek also ask their guest about the research that went into his book, the kind of archival investigations he conducted, the correspondences he struck up along the way, his efforts in securing a unique cover image, and his strategies for making this, in many ways, a very personal work.
Reviews: Cougar And Cub #1, Curse Words #1, Dollface #1, Mighty Captain Marvel #1, Monsters Unleashed #1
Jimmy is joined in studio again by the Jon-uary co-host, Jon Hoche! The boys discuss the nerdy Oscar nominations and what of those they’ve seen/need to see. News includes: DC Comics is raising prices of select comics to $3.99, Star Wars Episode VIII will be titled The Last Jedi, Sony’s untitled animated Spider-Man film will feature Miles Morales, Harley Quinn will make an appearance in Gotham at the end of the current season, there will now be a Black Adam film (starring Dwayne Johnson) along with the previously announced Shazam! film, Witchblade will get a second shot at a TV series, M. Night Shyamalan has announced his next film will be a sequel to his 2000 superhero film Unbreakable and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!
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Just in time for Halloween, Travis joins me to discuss our favorite magical comic book characters. Who will make the cut? Dr. Fate or Dr. Strange? Etrigan or Hellboy? Listen to find out! But first we briefly talk about the passing of Steve Dillon and then chat about the fantastic artist who’s coming to the 2017 Emerald City Comicon: José Luis García-López!
Who are your favorite magical characters? Let us know!
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- Travis’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_gaunt_man
- Here’s the brief discussion Travis and I had about the 2010 Zatanna series (from 2011).
Jim and Eric get together to talk all of this week’s DC Comics comic books and news and this week was a little better. The books, not them as Jim gets flashbacks of being a special needs punching bag and Eric realizes that he may have tried to abduct himself using an ice cream truck. They also learn that a fellow named Glen thinks they have a podcast full of curse words and awfulness…and then go out of their way to prove him right! We also get a full dose of Reggie’s Recklessness and Ryan Clark’s Other Side segment so sit back and enjoy the nonsense.
DC Comics News: Suicide Squad will be PG-13, Aquaman movie gets new writer and there maybe a new Doom Patrol Comic coming.
Ryan Clark’s Other Side Review: The Goddamned #1
Jim and Eric get together for another podcast, but this week’s bunch of books has got them down. While Eric wants DC Comics to get “Back to the Basics”, Jim just wants to rant and rave with or without pants on. After Eric announces he’s a pretty girl, the boys talk about Superman’s love of pie, Steve Orlando’s “unique” dialogue and other stuff they found lacking…which means everything. Eric may not be the voice for every comic book fan out there, but that hasn’t stopped him from trying to be. They also discuss this week’s DC Comic News, read Listener Mail and are joined by Reggie, Professor DC and Ryan to make this another…podcast. Enjoy!
DC Comic News: Geoff Johns back on Aquaman, Batmobile Creator Dies, Emma Caulfield cast on Supergirl