Chris and Reggie's Cosmic Treadmill

Chris and Reggie's Cosmic Treadmill

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Cosmic Treadmill ep. 129 - Insane Clown Posse: The Pendulum (2000)
Feb 17 • 102 min
Greetings, Juggalos! In this episode, neden hunters Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive back into the world of the wicked clowns, when they read ICP: The Pendulum #1, published by Chaos Comics and created by Jesse McCann and Jerry Beck in…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 10 - When Fairfield County Was the Comic-Strip Capital of the World
Feb 13 • 35 min
Hey everyone! This episode of Reggie’s Comics Stories is a reading of Cullen Murphy’s 2017 article for Vanity Fair, titled “When Fairfield County Was the Comic-Strip Capital of the World.” Mr. Murphy is the author of Cartoon County: My Father and His…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 128 - The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Prodigy (1976)
Feb 10 • 68 min
Hello, o responsible listeners! In this episode, curious teenagers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) look at a collaboration between Marvel Comics and Planned Parenthood in 1976: The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Prodigy by Ann Robinson and Ross…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 10: Titans/Young Justice: Graduation Day (2003)
Feb 6 • 50 min
The Titans and Young Justice are standing at the edge of tomorrow… today, because it’s Graduation Day! Join your humble host (@acecomics) as he shares not only this story, but the story of traveling for his very own Graduation Day… and how this storyline…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 127 - Superman #123 (1997)
Feb 3 • 75 min
Hello, denizens of Metropolis! In this episode, amateur electricians Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read an issue of Superman in which he wasn’t quite feeling himself: vol. 2 #123 from 1997, by Dan Jurgens and Ron Frenz! After some creator…
Regge’s Comics Stories ep. 9 - Terry Gilliam on Harvey Kurtzman
Jan 30 • 26 min
Hey folks! In this episode of Reggie’s Comics Stories, I read an essay written by Terry Gilliam, alumnus of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, about comics and humor legend Harvey Kurtzman, whom he worked for at Help! magazine during the 1960s! It originally…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 126 - Spider-Man 2099 #1 (1992)
Jan 27 • 84 min
Greetings, futurists! In this episode, Alchemax janitors Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) head thirty-five years into the past…in order to rocket 107 years into the future when they read Marvel Comics’ Spider-Man 2099 #1, written by Peter…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 9: Green Lanterns: Darkest Nights (2017)
Jan 23 • 44 min
This wasn’t the episode you were supposed to be hearing today. It was after randomly reading and reviewing this arc, that Chris (@acecomics) began to question his “analytical integrity” when it comes to how he covers comics on his personal blog. This…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 125 - Black Hammer #1 (2016) + Jeff Lemire speaks!
Jan 20 • 76 min
Greetings, citizens of Spiral City! In this episode, embittered heroes Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dip their toes into a brand-new superhero universe when they read Black Hammer #1 by Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston, published by Dark Horse…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 8 - Walt Kelly’s Pogo and the Power of Satire
Jan 16 • 32 min
Howdy, chilluns! In this episode of Reggie’s Comics Stories, the titular narrator talks about Walt Kelly, creator of the comic strip Pogo, and muses on the efficacy of the satire and parody employed within the strip! This podcast contains some talk about…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 124 - Justice League of America #219-220: Crisis in the Thunderbolt Dimension! (1983)
Jan 13 • 106 min
Say you folks like comic books? In this episode, multiversal transit cops Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) look at what has been considered a “retcon done right” when they read issues #219 and #220 of Justice League of America from 1983,…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 8: Young Justice #1 (1998)
Jan 9 • 44 min
Heyyy, look at us being all relevant and with the times! On the very day Young Justice (vol.3) #1 is hitting the shelves, Chris (@acecomics) discusses the original Young Justice #1, by Peter David and Todd Nauck! After positing a question to the folks…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 123 - My Hero Academia vol. 1 (2015)
Jan 6 • 91 min
Hello, brave heroes! In this episode, quirkless wonders Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) look at a popular manga series, created and produced by Kōhei Horikoshi: My Hero Academia vol. 1, released in North America in 2015! After a brief look…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 7 - Eisner/Miller
Jan 2 • 49 min
Hey, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, Reggie (@reggiereggie) reads selections from Dark Horse Books’ 2002 publication Eisner/Miller, consisting of a longform interview between Will Eisner and Frank Miller, conducted by Charles Brownstein. It’s a cool…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 122 - The New Avengers (2005)
Dec 30, 2018 • 86 min
Happy novus annus, everyone! In this episode, the same-old consistent Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out an early Marvel relaunch of their flagship superhero team, and the career of one of comics’ most prolific writers, when they read…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 7: JSA #55 (2004)
Dec 25, 2018 • 88 min
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas, Dear Listeners! This time out, Chris (@acecomics) discusses a wonderful Christmas-themed issue featuring the Justice Society of America… and the return of one of the more unique Golden-Age characters. After going…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 121 - Limited Collectors Edition #C-24 (1973) aka New Giant Adventures of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Dec 23, 2018 • 103 min
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! In this episode, workshop janitors Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read a seasonal favorite enjoyed for generations: DC Comics’ Limited Collectors Edition #C-24 from 1973, aka New Giant Adventures…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 6 - R. Crumb is a Sexual Predator
Dec 19, 2018 • 31 min
Hey folks! In episode of Reggie’s Stories, there’s some personal recollections about Robert Crumb, a brief biography, and a reading of the essay “Robert Crumb is a Sexual Predator,” as written by Kim O’Connor on her site The Shallow Brigade. It’s…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 120 - Saved By the Bell Summer Break #1 (1992)
Dec 16, 2018 • 113 min
hey Hey HEY WHAT is going on here?? In this episode, matriculated students Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out one of their other shared interests…bordering on obsessions, when they read Harvey Comics’ Saved By the Bell Summer Break #1…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 6: DC Universe Rebirth #1 (2016)
Dec 12, 2018 • 74 min
This week Chris (@acecomics) is joined by guest Patrick Kotenberg (@dcufanfam) to discuss the world-changing DC Universe Rebirth #1 from 2016. After Chris does his usual blibbuh blabbuh (emphasis on the “blabbuh” this time around) and walks through the…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 119 - Star Wars #1 (1977)
Dec 9, 2018 • 107 min
Beep beep tweet, folks! In this episode, Nerf herders Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) look at some events that occurred some time in the past, in a remote corner of the universe, as depicted in Marvel Comics’ Star Wars #1 by Roy Thomas and…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 18
Dec 6, 2018 • 138 min
One-Thousand Seven-Hundred Ninety-Two Minutes… One-Thousand Seven-Hundred Ninety-Two Moments stacked up real tall… One-Thousand Seven-Hundred Ninety-Two Minutes How do you measure, Measure Young Animal? In delays? In t-shirts? In f-words? In cups of milk?…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 5 - Hey Kids, Comics! Edited by Rob Kelly
Dec 5, 2018 • 43 min
Hiya, folks! This week, Reggie (@reggiereggie) is reading three essays from the book Hey Kids, Comics!: True-Life Tales From the Spinner Rack, edited by Rob Kelly, published in 2013. Highlighting stories by Doug Slack, Steve Englehart, and Richard Harland…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 118 - MAD #4 (1953)
Dec 2, 2018 • 104 min
Hello, fershlugginer comics fans! In this episode, pratfall experts Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) take a look at the life of Harvey Kurtzman and the magazine that changed everything when they read MAD #4 from 1953! After a history of the…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 17
Nov 29, 2018 • 65 min
Greetings (for the second to last time), you Dangerous Humans! That’s right, this is the penultimate installment on of our Young Animal Gatherum series of episodes. Doncha just love saying the word “penultimate”? Seems like the sort of word people use…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 5: Superman: The Man of Steel #18 (1992)
Nov 28, 2018 • 29 min
Happy Belated Thanksgiving, Gentle Listeners! This time out Chris (@acecomics) shares a sappy (and perhaps precious) story from his youth… during which he went from a powerful paperboy to humble odd-jobber, all in the name of keeping up with his favorite……
Cosmic Treadmill ep 117 - Action Comics Weekly: Green Lantern Part Four (1989)
Nov 25, 2018 • 105 min
Greetings, oh Keepers of the Flame! Today, calendar-scrutinizing comics fans Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) conclude their look at the Green Lantern stories contained in DC Comics’ Action Comics Weekly, in this episode covering issues #636…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 16
Nov 22, 2018 • 65 min
We’ve reached the second-half… of the second-season, and if we’re being honest… it feels like, for the most part, we’re just lumbering toward that finish line. Join Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) as they examine the four Young Animal…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 4 - Bob Wood: Crime Does Not Pay, Eventually
Nov 21, 2018 • 23 min
Hey folks! In this episode of Reggie’s Comics Stories, I bring you the salacious and tragic tale of Bob Wood, against the backdrop of a New York City that was a lot less put-together than was shown in contemporary media of the time! Except perhaps in that…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 116 - Action Comics Weekly: Green Lantern Part Three (1988/89)
Nov 18, 2018 • 68 min
Welcome back, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, our weary weekly warriors Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) continue their look at the Green Lantern stories included in Action Comics Weekly, tackling issues #624 to #635 from 1988 and 1989!…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 15
Nov 15, 2018 • 87 min
“Don’t know what you’ve got, til it’s gone” - A Disney Princess (we think) It was with this flurry of episodes that Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) learned that the Young Animal imprint was going to draw to a close just three months later.…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 4: Justice League America #52 (1991) PLUS: The Story of Super-Blog Team-Up!
Nov 14, 2018 • 93 min
Yes… we’re only four episodes in… it’s another bwah-ha-ha book, but there’s a special reason for that. And really, that’s not the meat and potatoes of this episode anyway. This time out, Chris (@acecomics) is joined by another Chris… Chris Bailey…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 115 - Action Comics Weekly: Green Lantern Part Two (1988)
Nov 11, 2018 • 70 min
Greetings, Jordanites and Jordanettes! In this episode, anti-Apartheid protesters Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) continue their look at the Green Lantern parts of Action Comics Weekly from 1988-1989, this week covering issues #615 through…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 14
Nov 8, 2018 • 88 min
We enter the second month of Young Animal’s “Season Two”… and it feels like the writing might already be on the wall. In other news… we actually discuss an issue of Doom Patrol this time around! Yay? Um, yeah… about that… we don’t usually break out the…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 3 - C.C. Beck: Preacher’s Son (2000)
Nov 7, 2018 • 34 min
Shazam, everbody! In this episode of Comics Stories, Reggie (@reggiereggie) reads an essay written by C.C. Beck, and published in the book Streetwise (edited by Jon Cooke and John Morrow, 2000), titled “Preacher’s Son.” It’s a fascinating look at Beck’s…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 114 - Action Comics Weekly: Green Lantern Part One (1988)
Nov 4, 2018 • 107 min
Greetings, Wednesday warriors! In this episode, ScienCell janitors Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) begins a multiple-part series on DC Comics Action Comics Weekly, published in 1988 and 1989, concentrating on the Green Lantern stories…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 13
Nov 1, 2018 • 78 min
Sniff, sniff… hey, this episode’s got that “new season smell”! That’s right, folks… in the wake of Milk Wars, Young Animal finds itself with an unnecessary (and unearned) reboot! All new number ones! Don’t worry, we don’t play that game… this is still…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 3: Bloodlines #1 (2016)
Oct 31, 2018 • 33 min
Bloodlines #1… from 2016? Well if that seems like rather a random book to discuss here… you’re not entirely off the mark. Without this book, however, it’s quite likely that this very podcasting “channel” would never have come to be! You might consider…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 113 - ICP: Halls of Illusion #1 (2002)
Oct 28, 2018 • 77 min
What’s up, ninjas! In this episode, Juggalos-in-training Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out the world of the Wicked Clowns when they read Insane Clown Posse: Halls of Illusion #1, published by Chaos! Comics in 2002! After some…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 12 - Milk Wars!
Oct 25, 2018 • 123 min
Welcome to Milk Wars… hope you (and we) survive the experience! A little forewarning… your usually even-keeled hosts, Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) did not enjoy this event… and they’re going to spend the next two hours tellin’ ya…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 2 - R.F. Outcault and the Yellow Kid
Oct 24, 2018 • 29 min
Hully gee, folks! In this episode of Comics Stories, Reggie (@reggiereggie) provides a quick overview of R.F. Outcault and his seminal creation, the Yellow Kid! He’ll talk about its origins as magazine filler, up to a contentious property fought over by…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 112 - Twisted Tales (1987)
Oct 21, 2018 • 91 min
Ghoul gravening, scabies and mental men! In this horrific episode, our haunted house scavengers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) sift through the strange story of Eclipse Comics and the career of Bruce Jones, when they read Twisted Tales from…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 11
Oct 18, 2018 • 129 min
Get out yer brooms, dangerous humans… for today we’re clearing the decks! In this strange(r than usual) installment, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) will be wrapping up the entire first season of DC’s Young Animal in preparation for, next…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 2: Justice League #1 (1987)
Oct 17, 2018 • 23 min
Continuing the “journey” of Chris is on Infinite Earths! Chris never really wanted to start a blog… and with this episode, he can (kinda) prove it! Justice League #1 (1987) originally appeared on chrisisoninfiniteearths.com on New Year’s Day, 2017……
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 111 - Vartox Week! Covering the Life and Times of Vartox the Valerian
Oct 14, 2018 • 128 min
Greetings, Eternals! In this episode, Brutal Exterminators Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) examine one of the weirdest characters in DC Comics’ pantheon: it’s Vartox Week! A discussion of every appearance of Vartox, with special…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 10
Oct 11, 2018 • 80 min
It’s so hard to say goodbye… and that’s exactly what we do during this episode. Two of our Young Animal pals draw to their conclusion this time around. Carry on, Cave… See ya, Shade. It’s not a “forever farewell”, however… because there’s something called…
Reggie’s Comics Stories ep. 1 - Mort Weisinger: The Man Who Wouldn’t Be Superman (1975)
Oct 10, 2018 • 30 min
Hello, comics enthusiasts! Welcome to the debut episode of a new show hosted by Reggie (@reggiereggie), wherein he’ll be telling stories about comic books–the history, the industry, and pretty much anything interesting that didn’t happen within the comic…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 110 - Spider-Man and Batman: Disordered Minds (1995)
Oct 7, 2018 • 100 min
Hello, brand loyalists! In this episode, dimensional transversers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) subvert time and space to read a once rare, now extinct crossover between Marvel and DC Comics: Spider-Man and Batman by J.M. DeMatteis and…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 9
Oct 4, 2018 • 70 min
Our Young Animal revisit has officially reached “the staples”! That’s right, we are halfway through our planned 18-episode look at the pop-up imprint that could! This week… It’s really one’a them “Good News, Bad News” situations… ya see, after a few…
Chris is on Infinite Earths, Episode 1: Secret Origins #1 (1986)
Oct 3, 2018 • 25 min
Welcome everyone to the first episode of Chris is on Infinite Earths! Today we are looking at Secret Origins #1 from 1986… which was originally discussed over at chrisisoninfiniteearths.com on January 31, 2017 (the site’s first “bloggiversary”). This is a…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 109 - Underworld Unleashed #1 (1995)
Sep 30, 2018 • 72 min
Greetings, soul-laden mortals! In this episode, naive bargainers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) kick off 2018’s #BestEventEver crossover occurrence, when they read Mark Waid and Howard Porter’s Underworld Unleashed #1, published by DC…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 8
Sep 27, 2018 • 84 min
Change is in the air for the plucky pop-up imprint that could (or, could it?). Word on the street is that there’s a hiatus on the horizon… of course, using our 2018-vision, we know what that’s all about… however, in the Summer of 2017… we hadn’t the…
Weird Comics History ep. 31 - The Direct Market, Part Two
Sep 25, 2018 • 62 min
Hello, investors! In this episode, rabid speculators Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggierggie) finish their talk about comic books’ direct market, taking it from about 1988 until the present day! They talk about comic book collecting during a…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 108 - Savage Combat Tales #1 (1975)
Sep 23, 2018 • 62 min
Face front, soldiers! In today’s mission, Privates Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into the life and work of the beloved editor, writer—and cartoonist!—Archie Goodwin, when they read Atlas/Seaboard Publishing’s Savage Combat Tales…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 7
Sep 20, 2018 • 80 min
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before… We have no Doom Patrol today. Hmm, since that might just stop you from checking out this episode, please forget we said anything! Okay, all joking aside… this episode features discussions/reviews of the other four…
Weird Comics History ep. 30 - The Direct Market, Part One
Sep 18, 2018 • 74 min
Hello, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) tackle a subject they’ve been meaning to cover since the very beginning: the comic book industry’s direct market! In part one of two, they’ll cover the dirty…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 107 - American Honda Presents DC Comics’ Supergirl (1984)
Sep 16, 2018 • 92 min
Hello, safety enthusiasts! In this episode, traffic coordinators Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) learn they’d better click it or get a ticket when they read the PSA comic book American Honda Presents DC Comics’ Supergirl from 1984! After…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 6
Sep 13, 2018 • 100 min
Hellooooooooooooo Animals! We’ve got a big episode for this installment of the Young Animal Gatherum… not only do we have an issue from ALL FOUR of our ongoings, we’re also launching the first Young Animal miniseries… Bug! The Adventures of Forager These…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 106 - Captain N: The Game Master #1 (1990) + A History of Valiant Comics
Sep 9, 2018 • 138 min
Ready player one: start! In this episode, gamers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into the weird world of Videoland when they read Captain N: The Game Master #1, published in 1990 by Valiant Comics! After a brief look at the history of…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 5
Sep 6, 2018 • 122 min
Greetings Young and Animalistic ones! This week’s episode… kinda like a unicorn and bigfoot all wrapped into one, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) will be discussing ALL FOUR Young Animal books! PLUS: Our first “State of the Imprint Address”…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 105 - Marvel Comics’ Age of Apocalypse Part Six: X-Men Omega #1 & X-Men Prime #1 (1995)
Sep 2, 2018 • 87 min
It’s the dawn of a new day, comics enthusiasts! In thie episode, time-jumpers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggeireggie) conclude their six(!) part look at Marvel Comics’ 1995 X-Men event, Age of Apocalypse, when they read X-Men Omega #1 by Scott…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 4
Aug 30, 2018 • 110 min
Stop us if you heard this one… Welcome to a Doom Patrol-less installment of the Young Animal Gatherum! No worries though, we’ve got the rest of the line-up to keep us company… a couple of ‘em twice! These segments originally aired on the Weird Science DC…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 104 - Marvel Comics’ Age of Apocalypse Part Five: X-Universe #1-#2 (1995)
Aug 26, 2018 • 100 min
Hello again, fellow human scum! In this episode, wastrels Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive back into the vicious nightmare that is Marvel Comics’ 1995 X-Men-based comic book event, The Age of Apocalypse! Today we learn about what’s…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 3
Aug 23, 2018 • 108 min
Helloooooo Dangerous Humans, Today we bring you good news… and better news! First the good news… this episode does include an issue of Doom Patrol. The better news? It does not include an issue of Mother Panic! That there was a book your humble hosts,…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 103 - Marvel Comics’ Age of Apocalypse Part Four: Amazing X-Men #4 (and finishing the other half of the issues!) 1995
Aug 19, 2018 • 90 min
Greetings, and welcome back to the bleak nightmare that is our near future! In this episode, blink watchers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) delve back into the alternate present that is Marvel Comics’ Age of Apocalypse event, running through…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 2
Aug 16, 2018 • 102 min
Greetings Dangerous Humans! Welcome to the second installment of our deep-dive into DC’s Young Animal imprint… and we’re already missing Doom Patrol! This will become a trend… and will only get worse as we go along. What we do have is four segments……
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 102 - Marvel Comics’ Age of Apocalypse Part Three: X-Men Chronicles #2 (and finishing half of the issues!) (1995)
Aug 12, 2018 • 98 min
Hello mutant rebels! In this episode, extra Horsemen Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) return to the time that might have been in part three of their look at Marvel Comics’ 1995 X-Men event, Age of Apocalypse! After some recap, they read both…
Cosmic Treadmill Special: Young Animal “Gatherum”, Episode 1
Aug 9, 2018 • 114 min
Greetings, Dangerous Humans! As we are currently in what might just be the final month of DC’s Young Animal imprint, your Young and Animalistic hosts, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) thought it might be fun to share with you their initial…
Chris & Reggie SPECIAL - What if… DC’s Young Animal #100?!
Aug 5, 2018 • 39 min
Hello everyone! With our sincerest apologies, we report that… due to technical difficulties beyond our control, we were unable to record Part Three (of Five) of our Age of Apocalypse Spectacular. We appreciate your patience, and we didn’t wanna leave you…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 101 - Marvel Comics’ Age of Apocalypse Part Two: Astonishing X-Men #1 (and all the #1 issues!) (1995)
Jul 29, 2018 • 131 min
Greetings, fellow slaves of Apocalypse! In this episode, our cannon fodder Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) return to that dystopian dimension in part two of their look at the Marvel Comics event Age of Apocalypse from 1995! Concentrating on…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 100 - Marvel Comics’ Age of Apocalypse Part One: X-Men Alpha #1 (1995)
Jul 22, 2018 • 129 min
Hello, dwellers of an alternate dystopian future! In this Giant-Size episode, dimension-shunters Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out Marvel Comics crossover so big, they’ll need multiple parts to get through it! It’s Age of Apocalypse,…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 99 - American Splendor #1 (1976)
Jul 15, 2018 • 94 min
Heya, fellow comics enthusiasts! In this episode, everymen Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) do a little gazing at someone else’s navel when they read Harvey Pekar’s American Splendor #1 from 1976! After some biographical information, peppered…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 98 - Nightwing #93 (2004)
Jul 8, 2018 • 85 min
Hello! In this episode, our caring and compassionate comics readers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) tackle an uncomfortable subject when they read Devin Grayson and Patrick Zircher’s Nightwing #93, published by DC Comics in 2004! After some…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 97 - Young Romance #1 (1947)
Jul 1, 2018 • 81 min
Hello, romanticizers of four-color funnybooks! In this episode, love doctors Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) tackle the mysteries of love, when they read the first romance comic book ever published: Joe Simon and Jack Kirby’s Young Romance…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 96 - Excalibur #1 (1988)
Jun 24, 2018 • 98 min
Cheerio, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, Anglophiles Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggie) head over to jolly old England when they read Chris Claremont and Alan Davis’ Excalibur #1, published by Marvel Comics in 1988! After introducing the…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 95 - Creepy #1 (1964)
Jun 17, 2018 • 86 min
Ghoul evening, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, the cadaver-friendly duo of Chris (@AceComics) snd Reggie (@reggiereggie) examine a spooky offering: Creepy #1, produced in 1964 by Warren Publishing! After some information about James Warren and his…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 94 - Godzilla vs. Barkley #1 (1993)
Jun 10, 2018 • 75 min
Game on, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, fast breakers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) take it to the key when they read Dark Horse Comics’ Godzilla vs. Barkley #1 by Mike Baron and Jeff Butler from 1993! After some biographical…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 93 - Kill Image #1 (1993)
Jun 3, 2018 • 97 min
Hello, revenge enthusiasts! In this episode not meant for young children, publisher assassins Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read a decidedly mean comic from 1993, produced by Hart D. Fisher and Joe Duncan, Boneyard Press’ Kill Image #1!…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 92 - Silver Age: 80 pg. Giant #1 (2000)
May 27, 2018 • 137 min
Greetings, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, unlikely heroes Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) do their bit for the podcast crossover event #JLMAY2018 when they read DC Comics’ Silver Age: 80 pg. Giant #1 by Mark Waid, Eduardo Barreto, and…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 91 - Groo the Wanderer #1 (1982)
May 20, 2018 • 68 min
What ho, fair comics enthusiasts! In this episode, professional barbarians Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) indulge their wanderlust when they read Sergio Aragones’ Groo the Wanderer #1, published by Pacific Comics in 1982! After a bio on…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 90 - Welcome Back, Kotter #1 (1976)
May 13, 2018 • 88 min
Hello, prime-time television enthusiasts! In this episode, Sweathogs Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out one of DC Comics’ experimental titles from their mid-1970s “Explosion,” when they read Welcome Back, Kotter #1 by Elliot S! Maggin…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 89 - Uncle Scrooge #1 (1952)
May 6, 2018 • 93 min
Ye cats, comic enthusiasts! This week, vocal bumblers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) tackle the elephant-sized duck in the room when they read Walt Disney’s Uncle Scrooge #1 from 1952, written, drawn, and lettered by Carl Barks! After some…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 88 - Young Heroes in Love #1 (1997)
Apr 29, 2018 • 72 min
Hello, comics enthusiast—do you come here often? In this episode, romantics Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out the wildly creative landscape of late 1990s comic books when they read Young Heroes in Love #1 by Dan Raspler and Dev…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 87 - Jungle Comics #2 (1940)
Apr 22, 2018 • 91 min
Salutations, noble comic book savages! In this episode, our intrepid explorers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) plumb the depths of the dark interior of the African continent when they read Jungle Comics #2, published by Fiction House in…
Weird Comics History, ep. 29 - Exploring the Mysteries of Miracleman (Marvelman), Part Three
Apr 17, 2018 • 68 min
Order in the court! (Ham and Cheese) For their final installment of “Exploring the Mysteries of Miracleman”, your favorite legal eagles Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) don their long robes and powdered wigs and do their darnedest to figure…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 86 - Quantum and Woody #1 & #2 (1997)
Apr 15, 2018 • 78 min
Greetings, comics enthusiasts! This week, the original “Odd Couple”* Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out the first two issues of another mismatched pair of knuckleheads, Christopher Priest and M.D. Bright’s Quantum and Woody from 1997!…
Weird Comics History, ep 28 - Exploring the Mysteries of Marvelman… Miracleman, Part Two
Apr 10, 2018 • 52 min
There comes a time when everybody has to leave home… and that’s no different for our new friend Marvelman, who, during this episode makes the trek across the Atlantic, and starts getting published stateside by Eclipse Comics. Not before a little tweak in…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 85 - Weird Western Tales #12 (1972)
Apr 8, 2018 • 106 min
Git along, little doggies! In this episodes, cowpokes Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dip their toes into the genre of Western Comics, when they read DC Comics’ Weird Western Tales #12 from 1972! Concentrating on the first story, “Promise to…
Weird Comics History, ep. 27 - Exploring the Mysteries of Marvelman, Part One
Apr 3, 2018 • 54 min
You ever have a Dream of Flying? Join Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) as they dive deep into the world of Marvelman. From his humble beginnings as a British replacement for a certain Big Red Cheese, to the stories people actually care about…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 84 - Superman Meets the Quik Bunny (1987)
Apr 1, 2018 • 69 min
Happy Pesach! In today’s episode, our qlubhouse qharacters Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) investigate the mysteries of Easter—after reading Superman Meets the Quik Bunny by Mike Carlin, Carmine Infantino, and Dick Giordano from 1987! After…
Weird Comics History ep. 26 - Classic Comic Book Advertisements 2
Mar 27, 2018 • 65 min
Greetings, pulpophiles! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) step back into the “between pages” of comic books, known as Classic Comic Book Advertisements, the Return! First, they’ll detail the history and innovations of GRIT…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 83 - Ghost Rider #7 (1990)
Mar 25, 2018 • 79 min
Good evening, riders! In this episode, agents of vengeance Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out a listener-requested comic published by Marvel Comics in 1990—Ghost Rider #7 by Howard Mackie and Mark Texeira! After the usual biographical…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 82 - Jim Nastics #1 (1984)
Mar 18, 2018 • 102 min
Salutations, dusty-fingered listeners! In this episode, cheapos Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) sift through the back of the quarter bin to bring you some independent entertainment on a budget: Redstone Comics’ Jim Nastics #1, by Bill…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 81 - Ambush Bug Stocking Stuffer #1 (1986)
Mar 11, 2018 • 93 min
Greetings and Merry Christmas…in March? This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dust off a “lost script” from last year and read Robert Loren Fleming and Keith Giffen’s Ambush Bug Stocking Stuffer #1, published by DC Comics in 1986! After…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 80 - Batman: Digital Justice (1990) w/ Bob Rozakis!
Mar 4, 2018 • 117 min
Power on, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) trip the LED light fantastic when they read the first all computer generated comic book, Pepe Merino’s Batman: Digital Justice from 1990! After some biographical…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 15 - Brave and the Bold #54 (1964)
Mar 1, 2018 • 57 min
The third (and final) part of our Teen Titans Medley finally gets its own upload. Come along with us and meet the Teens who would become Titans, when we read The Brave and the Bold #54 from 1964. — Originally aired in segment form during Weird Science DC…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 79 - WCW: World Championship Wrestling #1 (1992)
Feb 25, 2018 • 94 min
Good evening, comics enthusiasts, and let’s get ready to rumble! This week, the tag team comic book podcasters Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into an extreme era of professional wrestling when they read Mike Lackey and Ron Wilson’s…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 7 - New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
Feb 22, 2018 • 64 min
Another week… another episode from the “completionist collection”. Hey, if you’ve never listened to Cosmic Treadmill, Episode 25 (and shame on you, if that’s the case) this one’s New To You! Take a trip back with Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 78 - Avengers Spotlight #23 (1989)
Feb 18, 2018 • 89 min
Good evening, late-nite listeners! Heeeere’s Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) bringing you another deep dive into a comic book, this one specially chosen by Aaron Anderson: Avengers Spotlight #23 from Marvel Comics! After the usual…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 3 - New Teen Titans #38 (Who is Donna Troy?)
Feb 15, 2018 • 34 min
Happy belated Valentine’s Day folks… today Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) deliver a gift in the form of… well, the gift Terry Long wanted to give to Donna Troy… namely, finding out just who in the world she is! We know what you’re thinking……
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 77 - Heartbreak Comics (1984)
Feb 11, 2018 • 74 min
Hello and good day to you, comics enthusiasts! This week, our North American hosts Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) travel North of the border and read a tale of romance, betrayal, and tough-as-nails milkmen in Heartbreak Comics (1984) by…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 76 - Monster vol. 1 (1994)
Feb 4, 2018 • 122 min
Konichiwa, comics enthusiasts! This week, Chris (@AceComics) sends Reggie (@reggiereggie) into unfamiliar territory and tasks him with reading his first ever tankobon collection of manga: Naoki Urasawa’s Monster vol. 1! Originally published in Japan in…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 75 - Superman: Grounded (2010-2011)
Jan 28, 2018 • 99 min
Greetings, groundlings! In this episode, perambulators Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) lace up their most comfortable walking shoes to read Superman #700-714 (2010-2011) by J. Michael Straczynski and Eddy Barrows (among others), better known…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 74 - The One #1 (1985)
Jan 21, 2018 • 96 min
Zdravstvuyte, comics enthusiasts! In this episode, Cold Warriors Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) tackle a very complicated comic book miniseries that deals with an even more complicated twentieth geopolitical situation when they read 1985’s…
Weird Comics History, Episode 25 - Will Eisner
Jan 16, 2018 • 57 min
Artist, Educator, Businessman… Icon! For this installment of Weird Comics History, Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) discuss the life and times of one of comics’ most enduring personalities, Will Eisner! We explore everything from his…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 73 - Fantastic Four #51 (1966)
Jan 14, 2018 • 105 min
Greetings, comic enthusiasts! In this episode, our sub-space explorers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) examine a seminal issue in the legacy of Marvel Comics’ First Family, issue #51 of Fantasic Four by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby! Including…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 72 - Tales of the Teen Titans #50 (1985): The Life and Times of Terry Long
Jan 7, 2018 • 95 min
Here’s your invite to the wedding event of the season! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) examine one of the more unsettling characters in the DC Comics Universe, when they examine the life and times of Terrence Arthur Long,…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 71 - Star Brand #1 (1986)
Dec 31, 2017 • 121 min
Happy new year, happy New Universe! In this episode, space-cases Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) investigate the prolific and controversial life of one-time Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Jim Shooter, when they read Star Brand #1 from 1986!…
Real Comics History, ep. 7 - The Year in Comics 1962
Dec 28, 2017 • 19 min
Here it is, the final “Real Comics History” re-upload… in which we discuss 1962. If you’ve enjoyed these episodes please let us know and we will try and make them a more regular feature! Thanks! — You can get a hold of us at [email protected] —…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 70 - Christmas With the Superheroes #1 (1988)
Dec 24, 2017 • 98 min
Happy holidays and season’s greetings, everyone! In this episode, our resident grinches Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) shake their bellies like bowls full of jelly and get infused with the Christmas spirit when they read DC Comics’…
Real Comics History, ep. 6 - The Year in Comics 1954
Dec 21, 2017 • 35 min
1954… a year that changed comics forever! Join Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) as they give a quick and dirty reminiscence of their five-part Weird Comics History series on the Comics Code Authority (Episodes 1-5, available in the…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 69 - The Pro. (2002)
Dec 17, 2017 • 87 min
Step into our budoir, comics enthusiasts. In this sinfully sultry episode. Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) delve into the “bluer” side of funnybooks when they read Garth Ennis, Amanda Conner, and Jimmy Palmiotti’s prestige format The Pro.…
Real Comics History, ep. 5 - The Year in Comics 1968
Dec 14, 2017 • 26 min
C’mon get happy everybody! For this week’s “classic” re-upload, flower children Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) discuss the year in comics… 1968! This isn’t so much an “according to them” sorta show, considering that neither of the fellas…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 68 - Spawn #1 (1992)
Dec 10, 2017 • 76 min
Hell…o, living comics enthusiasts! This week, our wicked hosts Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) look at the last of four launch titles when Image Comics opened for business in 1992: superstar artist Todd McFarlane’s Spawn #1! After some…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 8 - Sugar and Spike #97
Dec 7, 2017 • 50 min
Welcome to the final “classic” Cosmic Treadmill, and what an episode to end on… Sugar & Spike. Please enjoy an hour of baby talk… some of which actually comes from babies! — You can get a hold of us at [email protected] — Originally aired in…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 67 - The New Defenders #126 (1983)
Dec 2, 2017 • 80 min
Greetings, comics enthusiasts! Our erstwhile heroes Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into an unusal iteration of a unorthodox superhero team, when they read J.M DeMatteis and Alan Kupperberg’s The New Defenders #126 from 1983! After the…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 9 - Sandman #6 “24 Hours” (1989)
Nov 30, 2017 • 34 min
It’s just another day in the lives of some diner patrons… or so they thought. Join Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) as they pop in on this greasy spoon for a cuppa joe… only to find themselves trapped there with a decidedly more disturbing…
Weird Comics History, Episode 24: The Fifth Week
Nov 28, 2017 • 40 min
Where is my Pet-er Park-erWhere is my Justice LeeeeagueWhere is my Un-canny X-MenWhere have all the cah-mics gooone? Well, gentle listener… if you have a calendar handy, you’ll know that we’re currently in the final week of a month that has FIVE…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 66 - The Death of Superman, Part 4 - Reign of the Supermen II and the Return of Superman! (1994)
Nov 26, 2017 • 96 min
Welcome back from the birthing matrix, listeners! This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) conclude their celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Superman by detailing the final issues leading to Superman: The Man of Steel…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 2 - Action Comics #252 (First Supergirl!)
Nov 23, 2017 • 28 min
Happy Thanksgiving! This time out we’re reuploading our second ever Cosmic Treadmill episode… where we chat all about our favorite Kryptonian orphan, Supergirl! We laugh… and we cry, as we recount a very traumatic few days in the life of Kara Zor-El… join…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 65 - The Death of Superman, Part 3: Reign of the Supermen (1993)
Nov 19, 2017 • 109 min
Hello again, friends! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) return to their 25th Anniversary celebration of the DC Comics event “The Death of Superman” with a look at 1993’s “Reign of the Supermen,” which ran through Action Comics…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 4 - The World of Krypton (1979)
Nov 16, 2017 • 33 min
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to… ask the Matricomp if a certain pair of Kryptonians ought to be wed! During this Cosmic Treadmill Classic Co-head-ushers, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) keep their peepers perked for Bronze-Age…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 64 - The Death of Superman, Part 2: Funeral For a Friend
Nov 12, 2017 • 82 min
Greetings, fellow mourners. In this episode, pallbearers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) somberly detail the second chapter in the Death of Superman saga, 1992-93’s Funeral For a Friend by DC Comics! After some recap, they describe Justice…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep 1: Booster Gold #1 (1986)
Nov 9, 2017 • 26 min
Reading a comic book… then discussing it on the air, how hard could that be? Well, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) found out the first couple of times they tried recording this… without anything resembling a script or shownotes! Fortunately,…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 63 - The Death of Superman, Part 1
Nov 5, 2017 • 105 min
Greetings, comics enthusiasts! To celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the landmark event, our pallbearers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive deep into DC Comics’ Death of Superman from 1992! After providing some context for the…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 6 - Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore!
Nov 2, 2017 • 49 min
In this very special re-upload, junior geologists Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) talk a lot about… sand! Sand Supermen in fact… when they cover the classic Denny O’Neil and Curt Swan story we now refer to as Kryptonite Nevermore! They chat…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 62 - Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1 (2014)
Oct 29, 2017 • 84 min
Happy Halloween! In this episode, Witchfinder General Chris (@AceComics) and Supreme Warlock Reggie (@reggiereggie) peer into the darker side of Archie Comics when they read Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1 from…
Real Comics History, ep. 4 - The Year in Comics 1995
Oct 26, 2017 • 59 min
That sound you just heard was that of a bubble bursting! What goes up, must come down… even in the world of comics. Much of this “coming down” just happened to occur in the year 1995. Our time-trapped twosome deliver another heaping dollop of nostalgia…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 61 - X-Factor #71 (1991)
Oct 22, 2017 • 99 min
Hello! In this episode, our blorks Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read a title that was effectively rebooted—without being renumbered! It’s Peter David’s and Larry Strohman’s X-Factor #71, published by Marvel Comics in 1991! There’s the…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep 15 - Swamp Thing #61 (1987)
Oct 19, 2017 • 30 min
In Forest Dark or Glade Beferned, No Blade of Grass shall go Unturned. Let those who have the Daylight Spurned, Tread not where this Green Lamp has Burned. For this week’s re-upload, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) travel to the Banyam…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 60 - Trigger Girl 6 (2012) + Fanzines!
Oct 15, 2017 • 105 min
Greetings, comics enthusiasts! This week, our untrained assassins Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into the first four issues of Image Comics’ Creator-Owned Heroes and read every chapter of Trigger Girl 6 by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray,…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 18 - Plastic Man #1 (1943)
Oct 12, 2017 • 46 min
He’s a real good guy in a bright red suit and he always wears goggles and a belt that’s a beaut! Plastic Maaaaaaa*hic*nnn Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) stretch themselves to their limit this time around discussing a Golden Age tale of Plas…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 59 - Parallax: Emerald Night #1 (Final Night, 1996)
Oct 8, 2017 • 86 min
Good evening…forever! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) brace themselves against the freezing temperatures of DC Comics’ 1996 crossover event Final Night, paying special attention to the crossover Parallax: Emerald Night #1 by…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 19 - Weird War Tales #6 (1972)
Oct 5, 2017 • 53 min
By popular demand! In the first poll-winning re-upload, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) learn that war is hell (and strange!) when they read and discuss Weird War Tales #6 from 1972. This special book was a request by good friend Deron…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 58 - Akiko on the Planet Smoo (1995)
Oct 1, 2017 • 61 min
Greetings, fellow classmates! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) travel to a fantastic oblong planet created by Mark Crilley in Akiko on the Planet Smoo, published by Sirius Comics in 1995! After some information about Mark,…
Real Comics History Ep.3 - The Year in Comics 2011
Sep 28, 2017 • 50 min
Memorial Day, 2011. It’s reported that DC Comics is rebooting their universe and going forward under the branding “The New-52!” Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) do! This week’s classic…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 57 - Strikeforce: Morituri #1 (1986)
Sep 24, 2017 • 70 min
This week, we who are about to die Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out an offbeat Marvel comic from 1986, Strikeforce: Morituri #1 by Peter B. Gillis, Brent Anderson, and Whilce Portacio! After the usual biographical information, they…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 12 - Guy Gardner Warrior #29 (1995)
Sep 21, 2017 • 51 min
For this week’s “classic” upload, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) belly up to the bar at their favorite watering hole… Warriors! Along the way we’ll meet a veritable Who’s Who in the DC Universe (see what we did there?) and keep our fingers…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 56 - Trekker: Rites of Passage (2017)
Sep 17, 2017 • 57 min
Greetings from the retro-future! This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) take a trip to the year 2226 and examine the gritty, noir world of Mercy St. Clair in Ron Randall’s Trekker: Rites of Passage from 2017! After a biography of the…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep 10 - Prez #1 (1973)
Sep 14, 2017 • 45 min
“Cool it, Man! You Had Your Chance!” This week Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) get ready to hail to the Chief when they chat about the unprecedented (pun!) 1972 Presidential election wherein a young man named from Steadfast, U.S.A. Prez…
Weird Comics History, Episode 23: Twilight of the Superheroes
Sep 12, 2017 • 61 min
Weird Comics Historians, Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) sift through the reject pile and discuss Alan Moore’s 1987 DC Comics pitch, Twilight of the Superheroes. Join them as they break down Mr. Moore’s take on a possible future for the DC…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 55 - Trouble #5 (2004)
Sep 10, 2017 • 98 min
This week, our comics enthusiasts Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) have one last summer fling with the five-part series by Mark Millar and Terry and Rachel Dodson Trouble, which came out on Marvel’s Epic imprint in 2003-2004. They’ll recap…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep 5 - Green Lantern: Emerald Twilight
Sep 7, 2017 • 35 min
We got… two tickets to Oa(dice), pack your rings we leave tonight! Substitute Lanterns Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) take you on a tour of one man’s perceived failure when they (briefly) share the tragic tale of Emerald Twilight. In the…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 54 - Crisis on Infinite Earths Part Five! (1986) FINAL ISSUE
Sep 3, 2017 • 118 min
Whew! Cosmic Treadmillers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) pull into the last station on their tour of the 1985-86 landmark DC Comics 12-issue event, Crisis on Infinite Earths! After some recap, they dive into the longest, most detailed, and…
Real Comics History ep. 2 - The Year in Comics 1992
Aug 31, 2017 • 73 min
There’s an old saying that Pop-Culture is never as good as when you were 12 years old. We’re going to put that to the test today with this reupload of Real Comics History! Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) discuss the year 1992, when Chris was…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 53 - Crisis on Infinite Earths Part Four! (1986)
Aug 27, 2017 • 111 min
After an unplanned break, our intrepid Crisisteers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) bring you the fourth of five installments about DC Comics’ 1985-86 12 issue maxiseries event, Crisis on Infinite Earths! After some recap, our fellows read…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep 14 - Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth #1 (1972)
Aug 24, 2017 • 35 min
In preparation of the King of Comics, Jack Kirby’s 100th Birthday Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) have decided to reupload their (relatively short) chat about Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth #1 from 1972. Listen in wonderment as they dodge an…
Real Comics History ep. 1 - The Year in Comics 1985
Aug 20, 2017 • 61 min
Hello! Due to events beyond their control, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) had to pre-empt their planned episode of Cosmic Treadmill. In lieu of it, they present a segment recorded for the weirdsciencedccomics.com podcast several months ago:…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep 13 - Doom Patrol #121 (1968)
Aug 17, 2017 • 53 min
What would you do if you were given the opportunity to sacrifice yourself for the lives of people you don’t even know? In this reupload, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) bow their heads to bid farewell to the World’s Strangest Heroes as they…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 52 - Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part Three! (1985-86)
Aug 13, 2017 • 73 min
Whew! After that blitz of character information last episode, our Crisistorians Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) continue their journey through the 12-issue maxiseries Crisis on Infinite Earths and read some more maudlin issues: six and…
Weird Comics History, Episode 9: Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars
Aug 10, 2017 • 98 min
This time out, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) have some secrets to share…about the landmark comics event from 1984, Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars! First, a mention of the actual first event from Marvel Comics that happened two years…
Weird Comics History, Episode 22: The DC Comics Multiverse (pre-Crisis)
Aug 8, 2017 • 84 min
To coincide with the Cosmic Treadmill’s (ongoing) 50th Podiversary Crisis on Infinite Earths extravaganza, Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) have decided to dive a bit deeper and discuss the DC Comics (pre-Crisis) Multiverse… like, all of it!…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 51 - Crisis on infinite Earths, Part Two! (1985)
Aug 6, 2017 • 158 min
This episode is a doozy! Our intrepid multiversal explorers Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) forge ahead with their look at DC Comics’ 1985-86 Universe-destroying and -reshaping maxi-series Crisis on Infinite Earths! Before diving into the…
Weird Comics History, Episode 6: John Byrne
Aug 3, 2017 • 139 min
This week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) bring you the career and conjecture of famous comic book creator, John Byrne! We’ll talk about Byrne’s early days breaking into the comics industry, his seminal work on X-Men and Fantastic Four at…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 50 - Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part One! (1985)
Jul 30, 2017 • 132 min
For the landmark 50th episode of Cosmic Treadmill, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) celebrate with the 50th anniversary celebration of DC Comics, and read issue #2 of Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez! After some…
Weird Comics History, The Fifth One: Julius Schwartz & DC Comics’ Silver-Age
Jul 28, 2017 • 50 min
The first Weird Comics History two-parter fills out our “Old Home Week” (so, technically this is the fifth… and sixth one) as we discuss Julius Schwartz and the Silver-Age of DC Comics. ————— Originally aired as segments during Weird Science DC Comics…
Weird Comics History, The Fourth One: Jason Todd’s 1-900 Number
Jul 27, 2017 • 23 min
Old-Home Week continues as Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) briefly… ever so briefly, discuss how 50 cents could have either saved… or killed Batman’s second sidekick! They also reminisce about 1-900 numbers, so there’s that. ————— Originally…
Weird Comics History, The Third One: The British are Coming!
Jul 26, 2017 • 36 min
As part of Weird Comics History’s “Old Home Week” join Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@acecomics) as they discuss the British Invasion of DC Comics during the 1980’s. They discuss some of the heavy-hitters to venture across the pond to produce some…
Weird Comics History, The Second One: Marvel Buys DC?!
Jul 25, 2017 • 21 min
Join Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) for some Weird Comics Prehistory… that is to say, a very early (and relatively short) installment of Weird Comics History! This time around they discuss that strange time in which Marvel came…
Weird Comics History, The First One: The DC Explosion!
Jul 24, 2017 • 13 min
Behold, the first ever episode of Weird Comics History… from back when it was a 15 minute-ish segment on the Weird Science DC Comics Podcast. Listen as Reggie (@reggiereggie) guides podcasting neophyte Chris (@AceComics) through his “first time out”. This…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 49 - Deadpool #11 (1997)
Jul 23, 2017 • 76 min
In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) examine the little-known and once-used technique of “Gumping,” that is to take a classic comic book (Amazing Spider-Man #47, for instance) and update it with new themes and characters like…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep 11 - Angel Love (1986-1987)
Jul 20, 2017 • 42 min
Join Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) as they travel back to 1980’s New York City to discuss the 1986-1987 series Angel Love by Barbara Slate. Luckily this is they discovered their passion and… ahem, talent… for voice acting! During the…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 48 - Underground Classics Wonder Wart-Hog vol. 1 (1986)
Jul 16, 2017 • 89 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) sift through some of the seamy world of Underground Comix and read Rip Off Inc. Presents Underground Classics Wonder Wart-Hog vol. 1 from 1986! Collecting various strips from the early days of…
Cosmic Treadmill, Ep. 17 - Booster Gold (vol.2) #5 (2008)
Jul 13, 2017 • 60 min
In this re-upload from their “segment” days, Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) discuss an issue of Booster Gold in which the hero goes BACK TO THE PAST (just like the fellas do!) to try and undo the events of The Killing Joke! After going…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 47 - Strange Tales #110 “Dr. Strange Master of Black Magic!”
Jul 9, 2017 • 85 min
Greetings, disciples of Vishanti! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) delve into the Black Arts of comic book creation and read Strange Tales #110 from 1963, paying special attention to the first appearance of Doctor Strange,…
Weird Comics History, Episode 8: The History of Charlton Comics, Part Two
Jul 6, 2017 • 76 min
​In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into the lesser known history of Charlton Comics, from 1968 until its total demise in 1992. We’ll learn about new Editor-in-Chief George Wildman and his assistant Nicola Cuti, who…
Weird Comics History, Episode 7: The History of Charlton Comics, Part One
Jul 5, 2017 • 79 min
This week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) explore the little-known history of Charlton Comics, and explain why that information is little-known! First, they talk about the founders of Charlton, including their salacious beginnings and…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 46 - Savage Dragon #1 (1992)
Jul 2, 2017 • 68 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) check out a third debut from Image Comics in 1992, The Savage Dragon #1 by Erik Larsen! After the usual creator and character bios, they go through every page of the inaugural issue, then discuss…
Weird Comics History, Episode 11: Who is Arnold Drake?
Jun 29, 2017 • 79 min
Reggie (@reggiereggie) and Chris (@AceComics) decided to re-release their three-part biography of prolific author and co-creator of the Doom Patrol, Arnold Drake! They’ll go through his entire life: the innovation, the controversy, and ultimately his…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 45 - Superman #70, 1992
Jun 25, 2017 • 83 min
Good evening! In this episode, children of the night Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) investigate a comic book about vampires—Superman vol. 2 #70 from 1992 by Dan Jurgens! After a bibliography of our man Dan, they discuss the secret and…
Weird Comics History, Episode 15: Piranha & Paradox Press
Jun 22, 2017 • 75 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) bring you another classic episode from way back when Weird Comics History was a segment of the Weird Science DC Comics Dot Com Podcast! This combines two parts from episodes 76 and 77 of that podcast, and…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 44 - Gen13 #13a, 13b, and 13c
Jun 18, 2017 • 109 min
Greetings, mallrats and skate betties! This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into a trio of comic books from 1996, all with the same issue number. It’s Gen13 issues #13a, #13b and #13c by Jim Lee, Brandon Choi and J. Scott…
Weird Comics History, Episode 10: Marvel’s U-Decide Stunt (2002)
Jun 15, 2017 • 88 min
This week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) talk about one of the truly weirdest publishing gimmicks in comic book history, Marvel Comics’ “U-Decide” stunt from 2002! Beginning with a discussion about the changing of Marvel’s executive board…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 43 - Daredevil #161
Jun 11, 2017 • 79 min
In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) delve into the seedy side of late 1970s New York City, when they read Daredevil #161 by Roger McKenzie and Frank Miller! After dispensing with the usual biographical information, the two…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 20 - Fantastic Four #293
Jun 8, 2017 • 46 min
Welcome to the reupload of our first episode unhitched from the main Weird Science DC Comics Podcast, which will run every other Sundayuntil every single comic book in the world is read! This week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) detail…
Weird Comics History ep. 21 - DC Comics Millennium Event 1988
Jun 6, 2017 • 144 min
NO MAN ESCAPES THE COSMIC TREADMILL! In this meticulous episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) pore over DC Comics’ 1988 event Millennium, orchestrated by Steve Englehart and Joe Staton—and including the 29 tie-in issues supplementing this…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 42 - Starman #43
Jun 4, 2017 • 67 min
Greetings from the dark side of the moon! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) pore through a segment of DC Comics’ 1992 event “The Darkness Within” in conjunction with #BestEventEver! They’re specifically dealing with the…
Weird Comics History, Episode 16: Underground Comix, Part Four
Jun 2, 2017 • 78 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) conclude their history of Underground Comix, by now arguably not underground at all! We talk about the histories of Marvel’s Epic imprint and DC’s Vertigo imprint, and then go on to talk about the final…
Weird Comics History, Episode 14: Underground Comix, Part Three
Jun 1, 2017 • 95 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) take you through the post-Underground years of Underground Comix, when things got even weirder! We follow the trajectories of Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Harvey Pekar, with some brief detours for Peter Bagge,…
Weird Comics History, Episode 13: Underground Comix, Part Two
May 31, 2017 • 93 min
This week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) fire up their lava lamps and visit the 1960s and 70s in part two of a history of Underground Comix! This biography-heavy episode details the careers and impact of such Comix luminaries as Robert…
Weird Comics History, Episode 12: Underground Comix, Part One
May 30, 2017 • 73 min
Grab your pickaxes and mining helmets, this week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) uncover the seedy underbelly of comics history! First, a detailed look at Tijuana Bibles and a sadistic sex comic drawn by Superman co-creator, Joe Shuster.…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 41 - Manifest Destiny #1
May 28, 2017 • 74 min
Circle the wagons and prepare for American history when Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read a more recent comic about a much older time: Skybound Comics’ Manifest Destiny #1 by Chris Dingess and Matthew Roberts! There’s scant biographical…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 23 - Batman #681 (R.I.P.)
May 25, 2017 • 62 min
As requested by esteemed comics enthusiast Matches Balone, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read Batman #681 from 2008! They give some details on writer Grant Morrison and penciller Tony S. Daniel, and provide a synopsis of the entire…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 40 - Captain America #405 “CAPWOLF!”
May 21, 2017 • 76 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) become werewolf hunters when they read issue #405 of Captain America from 1992 by Mark Gruenwald and Rik Levins—“Dances With Werewolves!” Including the usual creator biographies and history of the…
Weird Comics History, Episode 17: The Lives and Times of Joe Simon & Jack Kirby
May 18, 2017 • 95 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) talk about the lives and careers of two of comics’ greatest luminaries: Joe Simon and Jack “the King” Kirby! They discuss Jack and Joe’s respective childhoods right up to the moment they meet, and continue…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 39 - Green Lantern #51 (1994)
May 14, 2017 • 98 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) stay chill while recounting the origin story of Kyle Rayner in Green Lantern vol. 3 #51 by Ron Marz and Daryll Banks! After some creator biographies and some catch up with the character and the…
Weird Comics History, Episode 18: The Strange Story of the Sentry
May 11, 2017 • 76 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) takes Reggie (@reggiereggie) back to Marvel Comics’ 21st Century renaissance to look at a “lost” character: the Sentry! A Superman-esque caped hero designed by Golden Age stalwart Artie Rosen in 1961, but unpublished and…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 38 - Elfquest #1
May 7, 2017 • 88 min
Hail and fare well! This week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dig into the self-published classic comic ElfQuest #1 by Richard and Wendy Pini from 1978! First, we learn a little about the weird comics historian himself, Chris, and his…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 26 - Boris the Bear #1 (1986)
May 4, 2017 • 62 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) take a trip through comicdom’s murky, finger-stained past to read Boris the Bear #1 from 1986! They’ll describe every gory detail of the book, then attempt to put the comic in context by detailing the…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 37 - RoboCop vs. The Terminator #1 (1992)
Apr 30, 2017 • 91 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) do their best to save humanity from the coming robot war when they read RoboCop vs. The Terminator #1, published by Dark Horse Comics in 1992! First, they’ll provide some background information on…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 21 - Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #106
Apr 27, 2017 • 72 min
By special request of Toby Hagen from 42shadesofgeek.co.uk, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #106 cover dated November, 1970, a story titled “I Am Curious (Black)!” In the comic book, Lois Lane turns…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 36 - New Warriors #1
Apr 23, 2017 • 100 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read the first issue of that team of teens with ‘tude, The New Warriors from 1990, written by Fabian Nicieza and drawn by Mark Bagley! After the usual biographies, they go through every page of the…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 24 - Spectacular Spider-Man #226 (1995)
Apr 20, 2017 • 98 min
It’s a mind-bending episode as Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read through issue 226 of Spectacular Spider-Man and try to untangle the mysteries of Spider-Man’s Clone Saga! After some creator bios and back story, they do their best to…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 22 - Youngblood #1 (1992)
Apr 17, 2017 • 86 min
Happy 25th Birthday Youngblood (and Image Comics)! In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dip into the best example of the comic book industry’s EXTREME! period and read Youngblood #1 by Rob Liefeld! Both stories in this flip book…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 35 - New Teen Titans Drug Awareness PSA
Apr 16, 2017 • 109 min
In this very special episode of the Cosmic Treadmill, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read through 1983’s The Keebler Company Presents DC Comics’ the New Teen Titans by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez! After some in-depth creator bios, our…
Weird Comics History, Episode 19: Classic Comic Book Advertisements
Apr 13, 2017 • 84 min
In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) will teach you how to kill a man with one touch, become the life of any party, and pull six cars for one mile using only your neck! We’ll go over some seminal comic book ads and detail the…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 34 - Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters Book One
Apr 9, 2017 • 89 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) set their sights on Mike Grell’s 1987 revamp of Oliver Queen, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters Book One! They’ll do the usual creator biographies and provide a detailed history of the character…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 25 - Teen Titans Medley
Apr 6, 2017 • 158 min
This week, Reggie (@reggiereggie) didn’t finish his Weird Comics History script on time, so instead we offer what we call Chris’ Podcasting Classix, and present episodes previously recorded as part of the weirdsciencedccomics.com podcast—two of which are…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 33 - Animal Man #5
Apr 2, 2017 • 79 min
In this episode, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) break outta ‘Toon Town and read Animal Man #5 from 1988! First, they provide biographical information about the book’s creators, and after the issue they talk about the many lives…and deaths…
Weird Comics History, Episode 5: After the Comics Code
Mar 31, 2017 • 119 min
It the last stop of Chris (@acecomics) and Reggie’s (@reggiereggie) five-part comic book history tour, as seen through the lens of the Comics Code Authority! First, we learn about the fates of our Comics Code triumvirate: Senator Estes Kefauver, Dr.…
Weird Comics History, Episode 4: Life Under the Comics Code
Mar 30, 2017 • 89 min
It’s time to cruise through comics history again with Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) and observe the beginnings of the Comics Code Authority, including a reading of the actual Code itself! Then they discuss changes to comic books—and the…
Weird Comics History, Episode 3: The Kefauver Hearings
Mar 29, 2017 • 103 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) get to the meat and cheese of their five-part look at the Comics Code Authority: 1954’s Senate Hearings on Juvenile Delinquency, starring Senator Estes Kefauver! They look at increasing anti-comics public…
Weird Comics History, Episode 2: Seduction of the Innocent
Mar 28, 2017 • 103 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) continue their discussion about the ideas and events that contributed to the formation of the Comics Code Authority. In this episode, they quote some early anti-comics crusaders, look at comic books after…
Weird Comics History, Episode 1: Before the Comics Code
Mar 27, 2017 • 39 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) talk about comic books during World War II, long before the Comics Code Authority came into existence, and detail the early life of Dr. Frederic Wertham, whose name would someday become synonymous with…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 32 - The Defenders #1
Mar 26, 2017 • 93 min
Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) conclude their month-long tour through Marvel Comics with the Defenders #1 from 1972—the fourth or fifth appearance of the team! They’ll describe every moment of the issue and discuss other iterations of the…
Cosmic Treadmill, ep. 27 - Flash #0 (1994)
Mar 23, 2017 • 73 min
Join us on another Crisis-inspired jaunt through speedster history when Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read Flash vol. 2 #0 by Mark Waid and Mike Wieringo! After some biographical details about the creative team, we delve into the issue…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 31 - The Incredible Hulk #181
Mar 19, 2017 • 84 min
Grab a bowl of poutine and put on your heavy coat when Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) head into woodsy Canada and read the Incredible Hulk #181 from 1974! After some biographical information about creators and industry giants Len Wein and…
Weird Comics History, Episode 20: DC Comics - Zero Hour (1994)
Mar 16, 2017 • 117 min
This week, Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) broadcast live from the Vanishing Point and talk all about the 1994 DC Comics event, Zero Hour! They detail the conditions that created the need to streamline DC’s temporal continuity, and then…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 30 - Generation X #1
Mar 12, 2017 • 89 min
In this episode, the mutant kids will have their say when Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read Marvel Comics’ Generation X #1 from 1994! They provide some detailed biographies of the creators Scott Lobdell and Chris Bachalo, and then try to…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 29 - The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #1
Mar 5, 2017 • 57 min
Comics investigators Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) dive into the seedy underbelly of the Marvel Comics Universe when they detail the nefarious doings of The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #1 by Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber! After some…
Cosmic Treadmill ep. 28 - WildC.A.T.S. #1
Feb 26, 2017 • 68 min
The treadmill goes explosively covert when Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) read the first issue of WildC.A.T.s Covert Action Teams by Brandon Choi and Jim Lee! They’ll go through every blessed panel of this Image Comics launch title from…