I Read Comic Books

I Read Comic Books

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A podcast about comic books
112 | Humanoid Traitors
Apr 26 • 74 min
This episode was recorded on April 23rd, 2017. This week, Paul, Nick, and Kate discuss miniseries in comics. What is a miniseries? What is the origin? What are some of their favorites? It’s a whole ordeal and Mike wasn’t there to corral it. Good luck.…
111 | That Dude Is For Sure A Serial Killer
Apr 19 • 62 min
This episode was recorded on April 16th, 2017. This week, Tia and Paul join Mike to talk about nonfiction comics and how well comic books as a medium does telling “objective” stories. They also discuss Woden (from The Wicked + The Divine) being a total…
110 | Dream a Little Dream of Comics
Apr 12 • 64 min
This episode was recorded on April 9th, 2017. Kate and Brian join Mike to talk about the everything and anything that they wish they could see in the Comic world–creator diversity, endless miniseries, team mashups, characters back from the dead, and more!…
109 | “No one cares, Mike…”
Apr 5 • 78 min
This episode was recorded on April 2nd, 2017. Nick and Paul join Mike to talk about how comic book art is created (from what we could find on the internet). And also Wrestlemania was this weekend, so we go off a bit about wrestling near the end.…
108 | Quiet, Sexy, and Unapproachable
Mar 29 • 78 min
This episode was recorded on March 26th, 2017. Kara and Nick join Mike to talk about our Goodread Pick of the Month: Rat Queens Volume 1. In the show, they discuss what makes this book great, what may hold it back, and the controversy outside of the pages…
107 | Library Penalty Non Grata
Mar 22 • 70 min
This episode was recorded on March 19th, 2017. Nick and Brian join Mike to talk about why we drop comic books, why we stop buying them, and how we go about drawing the line on when to stop reading something. There’s some hate involved, but it comes from a…
106 | 4 kids walk bank when?
Mar 15 • 78 min
This episode was recorded on March 12th, 2017. Tia and Nick join Mike this week to talk about the jargon and weird words we use in comic books, what they mean, and why some are just plain dumb. And then the end bits have a thing about X-Men. Timestamps *…
105 | Competent Assholes and Spider-Bucks
Mar 8 • 59 min
This episode was recorded on March 5th, 2017. Our show this week is about relationships in comics and “shipping.” Brian and Kara (new regular guest, woo!) join Mike to discuss the terminology of “shipping” and their favorite “ships” in comic books.…
104 | Going Full Kirby
Mar 1 • 76 min
This episode was recorded on February 26th, 2017. Paul and Kate join Mike this week to discuss our Goodreads pick of the month: March Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Timestamps * 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics * 00:23:56 –…
103 | That’s Baudrillard, Bitches!
Feb 22 • 71 min
This episode was recorded on February 19th, 2017. Paul, Nick, and Tia join forces this week to talk about what their comic book obsessions have lead them to over the years. From The Wicked + The Divine, to dusty dollar bins, to the fleeting variants and…
102 | Tia’s Fury Road-Trip
Feb 15 • 61 min
This episode was recorded on February 12th, 2017. Tia and Brian join Mike to talk about listening to music while reading comics. The discussion is short-lived, though, and things fall off the rails at talking about making playlists for characters in co…
101 | Something About a Book and It’s Cover
Feb 8 • 78 min
This episode was recorded on February 5th, 2017. Welcome back to business at usual. Paul and Nick join Mike to talk about comics that surprised us (good and bad). And then some business about why that is. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics…
100 | THE ANNUAL #2
Feb 1 • 81 min
This episode was recorded on January 29th, 2017. It’s EPISODE 100 OF I READ COMIC BOOKS! WOO!!! Our show this week features four of our most-regular guests, Tia, Nick, Paul, and Kate. While the gang does join Mike to talk about what comics they’re read…
99 | Harrow County Volume 1
Jan 25 • 74 min
This episode was recorded on January 22nd, 2017. Tia and Kate join Mike for our Goodread Pick of the Month discussion all about Harrow County Volume 1 by Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook. Mike goes on a rant about why he prefers X-Men over the Inhumans,
98 | Roller Derby is a Gateway Drug
Jan 18 • 83 min
This episode was recorded on January 14th, 2017. Nick and Paul join Mike this week to discuss what they’re looking forward to in comics for 2017–but they only know so much. The end of Invincible?Grass Kings by Matt Kindt? Secret Empire?
97 | My emotions!
Jan 11 • 66 min
This episode was recorded on January 8th, 2016. Our episode this week is all about comic books that give you strong emotions, or have made you cry! Paul and Tia join Mike to chat about this and the power of comic books and their emotional value.
Minisode 7 | Variant Covers
Jan 4 • 35 min
This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Nick and Tia spent the final moments of 2016 discussing Variant Covers in comic books. What is a variant cover? Why should I care? What’s the big deal? What’s the history?
Minisode 6 | Jeff Parker
Dec 28, 2016 • 36 min
This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Nick and Paul sat down to record a special minisode a short while ago to talk about comics writer Jeff Parker–author of books such as Batman ’66, Aquaman, Flash Gordon, Justice League United,
96 | My Slice of Life is Pizza
Dec 21, 2016 • 76 min
This episode was recorded on December 18th. 2016. Brian and Nick join Mike for the last FULL episode of the year! This week’s show is all about what comics you regret not sticking with or completely looked over that ended up being really great.
95 | Remember, this is a team effort
Dec 14, 2016 • 73 min
This episode was recorded on December 11th. 2016. Tia and Nick join Mike to chat about their favorite creator’s definitive work and what that really means. And never forget the artist or colorist or inker or letter!
94 | Every Party Needs A Pooper
Dec 7, 2016 • 66 min
This episode was recorded on December 4th. 2016. Kate and Brian join Mike to discuss our Goodreads Book of the Month for November: Trees Volume 1 by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard. Timestamps: 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:15:41 – Comic Picks …
Minisode 5 | Intersect by Ray Fawkes
Nov 30, 2016 • 39 min
This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past… Given the US holiday over the weekend (Thanksgiving), we did not record a new episode, but instead (as a well planned podcast) we have a minisode ready for you!
93 | Own Your Trash
Nov 23, 2016 • 70 min
This episode was recorded on November 20th, 2016. The show this week features Nick and Kate talking all about those pesky cultural references and “memes” in comic books. However, at the end of the day, there are some books that do this well and others …
92 | 360 No-Trope
Nov 16, 2016 • 77 min
This episode was recorded on November 13th, 2016. To start, Mike feels bad about this episode’s title, but he wasn’t around to host the show so he wanted to contribute. On the show this week, Nick is joined by Tia and Kate to talk about their least fav…
91 | Classic Predictions
Nov 9, 2016 • 81 min
This episode was recorded on November 6th, 2016. Nick and Paul join Mike to ramble on about what makes a “classic” comic (slightly similar to Episode 40). The episode winds down with a prediction of what books they’re reading that could one day be cons…
90 | The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Nov 2, 2016 • 78 min
This week’s episode was recorded on October 30th, 2016. This week, Nick and Paul join Mike to talk about a spooky book: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Volume 1. This was the pick for book of the month on our Goodreads group!
89 | Mike bows to peer pressure
Oct 26, 2016 • 64 min
This week’s episode was recorded on October 22nd, 2016. Jeff Perry and Kate join Mike this week to discuss what makes a good comic book shop (good lighting, welcoming atmosphere, well organized and taken care of comics, etc.),
88 | And Then Mary Magdalene Couldn’t Even
Oct 19, 2016 • 68 min
This week’s episode was recorded on October 9th, 2016. Tia and Brian join Mike this week to talk comics, and then ramble on a bit about how they pick their comic books reading formats (digital, floppies, collected editions, etc.).
87 | On Wednesdays We Wear Pink
Oct 12, 2016 • 71 min
This week’s episode was recorded on October 9th, 2016. While Mike (and Tia) were off at NYCC, Nick hosted the show this week with Brian and Kate. The show this week focused on retconning in comics and when it’s good or bad (specifically in Big 2 books)…
86 | The Warm Cookie of Comics
Oct 5, 2016 • 65 min
This week’s episode was recorded on October 2nd, 2016. Tia and Kate join Mike this week to talk all about comics–as usual. However, this week, the episode was focused on how both Tia and Kate got into comics and what it’s been like since they started r…
85 | Jack “King” Kirby
Sep 28, 2016 • 95 min
This week’s episode was recorded on September 25th, 2016. Our show this week is longer than usual, but it’s definitely incredible. Nick and Paul join Mike to talk a whole bunch about comics and what they read recently. However, the main,
84 | The Politics in Comic Books
Sep 21, 2016 • 73 min
This week’s episode was recorded on September 18th, 2016. The show this week features guests Nick and Kate to talk about politics in comic books. The topic meanders a bit, but the ultimate discussion of how politics are handled, presented, inserted,
83 | Please Fave Responsibly
Sep 14, 2016 • 78 min
This week’s episode was recorded on September 11th, 2016. After week off due to some technical weirdness and traveling, but we are back! Our show this week is a great one. We had a new guest joining Mike and Tia: Kara Szamborski from the comiXologist p…
82 | The Dinosaur Tangent
Aug 31, 2016 • 67 min
This week’s episode was recorded on August 28th, 2016. Brian and Tia join Mike to talk about… well, the intention this week was to talk about re-reading comics, but there were about twenty different tangents–dinosaurs being primarily one of them.
81 | Cosplayers can do anything
Aug 24, 2016 • 73 min
This week’s episode was recorded on August 21st, 2016. Tia and Kate join Mike for a discussion all about superhero fashion and costumes. It’s a long winding path that leads to some discussion about the male-gaze, cosplayers,
80 | The NCIS of Comics
Aug 17, 2016 • 72 min
This week’s episode was recorded on August 14th, 2016. The show this week is all about Batman… no, it’s actually not, but you’d be surprised how much we talked about Batman. In actuality, this episode is about being torn about reading some comics,
79 | We fixed all of comics
Aug 10, 2016 • 70 min
This week’s episode was recorded on August 7th, 2016. On this week’s show, Paul and Tia join Mike to talk about how we, as fans, deal with controversy in the comics community/news. There’s a bunch of weird problems the comics industry needs to fix and,…
78 | Busting out the ‘Um, Actually…’
Aug 3, 2016 • 65 min
This week’s episode was recorded on July 31st, 2016. The show this week focuses on super hero team ups, particularly Marvel heroes, but the conversation twists and turns to talk about crossovers, what a team-up actually is,
77 | We end on a Regan commercial quote
Jul 27, 2016 • 66 min
This week’s episode was recorded on July 24th, 2016. Our episode this week is all about how we deal with creators who move back and forth between the Big 2 and independent books and how their work is affected. It’s a strange issue, to say the least,
76 | The Great Bard Nickelback
Jul 20, 2016 • 65 min
This week’s episode was recorded on June 12th, 2016. We are BACK! After 4 weeks off (with minisodes!) I Read Comic Books is back Comic Reads/Picks for this week Dr. Fate 10-13 Outcast Vol 3 Star Trek Vol 1 (2012-) Martian Manhunter Vol 1 Batman Rebirth…
Minisode 4 | The Wicked + The Divine
Jul 13, 2016 • 36 min
This week’s episode is a minisode! Recorded some time in the distant past! Zander and Tia have a nice chat about The Wicked + The Divine. Full spoilers for this series up through issue #20. Relevant Links Tia – @PortraitOfmMeX Zander – @xanderwithaz Th…
Minisode 3 | Wytches
Jul 6, 2016 • 28 min
This week’s episode is a minisode! Recorded some time in the distant past! Kate and Tia sat down to talk all about Wytches by Scott Snyder, Jock, and Matt Hollingsworth from Image Comics. They try their best to talk about the comic with little to no sp…
Minisode 2 | The Passage of Time In Comic Books
Jun 29, 2016 • 22 min
This week’s episode is a minisode! Recorded some time in the distant past! Brian and Jon sat down to talk about how time passes in comics, how we manage this as readers, how culture affects time, and how creators can avoid these pitfalls.
Minisode 1 | The Valiant
Jun 22, 2016 • 33 min
This week’s episode is a minisode! Recorded some time in the distant past! Our show this week is a special miniature episode all about Valiant’s mini-series team-up book, The Valiant (2014) by Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, and Paolo Rivera.
75 | Super Hero Justice with Ian Boucher
Jun 15, 2016 • 72 min
This week’s episode was recorded on June 12th, 2016. Our show this week is a special one with editor of upcoming book Humans and Paragons: Essays on Super Hero Justice, Ian Boucher! This weeks episode focuses on discussing the upcoming book about super…
74 | Civil War II is just not fair (and Book to Comic adaptations)
Jun 8, 2016 • 75 min
This week’s episode was recorded on June 5th, 2016. Guests Nick and Kate join Mike to talk about comic book adaptations of prose books and whether or not we really think they’re good or not. How do you deal with narration?
73 | Find Your Comic Book Comfort Food
Jun 1, 2016 • 73 min
This week’s episode was recorded on May 29th, 2016. Paul and Nick join Mike to talk about “Comic Book Guilty Pleasures” and why that’s kind of hard to classify (for them, at least). But before the main topic,
72 | Mike hates Fan Fiction(?)
May 25, 2016 • 70 min
This week’s episode was recorded on May 22nd, 2016. Our show this week covers some killer comics we read recently and what we’re excited for this week, and moves into a long discussion about Fan Fiction. And less of a discussion about Fan Fiction and m…
71 | I’m not an expert in stickers
May 18, 2016 • 67 min
This week’s episode was recorded on May 15th, 2016. Our show this week features guests Paul and Nick with our host Mike Rapin. Starting off with a discussion about the death of Darwyn Cooke, the discussion turns to All Ages comics and what makes a comi…
70 | I’m Still Dumb, Just In Different Ways
May 11, 2016 • 60 min
This week’s episode was recorded on May 8th, 2016. Nick and Jon join our host, Mike Rapin, in a discussion about Free Comic Book Day and following creators we love no matter what they’re on. Something about “working out” with comics causes Mike to unco…
69 | I can’t remember what irony is anymore
May 4, 2016 • 63 min
This week’s episode was recorded on May 1st, 2016. Paul and Tia join Mike, for an episode all about important moments in comics–as well as the usual batch of comic picks and what they read recently. The important moments in comics range all over the pl…
68 | Just how do you write a comic book?
Apr 27, 2016 • 58 min
This week’s episode was recorded on April 24th, 2016. Our show this week features guests Brian and Kate with host Mike Rapin. This week’s topic is focused around the gang’s attempts at creating a comic and eventually turns into how doing just that is a…
67 | Who Adapts The Adaptations?
Apr 20, 2016 • 65 min
This week’s episode was recorded on April 17th, 2016. Mike is joined by Nick and Paul this week to talk about comic book adaptations of movies (and subsequently, prose adaptations as well). The opening half of this episode is a bit longer than the main…
66 | The Con Experience (ECCC)
Apr 13, 2016 • 70 min
This week’s episode was recorded on April 10th, 2016. On this episode, Mike was sick, so Tia and Nick took over the show this week! Spoilers for The Wicked + The Divine and chats about comic conventions (and ECCC)!
65 | Where do you get your gifs from?
Apr 6, 2016 • 72 min
This week’s episode was recorded on April 3rd, 2016. On this episode, Kate and Nick join Mike to talk about comic book marketing, summer events in comics, and some basics around marketing.
64 | Just… Edgy
Mar 30, 2016 • 93 min
This week’s episode was recorded on March 27th, 2016. The show this week features guests Nick and Tia joining Mike to talk about “edgy” comic books and what that really means.
63 | Those Darn Comic Book Contracts
Mar 23, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on March 20th, 2016. Our show this week is brought to you by Nick, George, and Mike. Their comic picks for this week were The Spire #7, Batman #50, Bloodshot Annual #1, and Obi-Wan and Obi-Wan and Anakin #3.
62 | What’s your favorite Daredevil creative team?
Mar 16, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on March 13th, 2016. On this week’s episode, Paul and Kate join Mike to talk comics and the best creative teams/runs of Daredevil, why they’re the best, and how they differed.
61 | Skin Cape
Mar 9, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on March 6th, 2016. Host Mike Rapin is joined by Tia Vasiliou and Brian Murray to chat comics (their picks for the week: All-New Wolverine #6, Insexts #4, and Spider-Gwen #6) and super hero costumes–who has the best,
60 | Take Your Comic Storage to 11
Mar 2, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on February 28th, 2016. This week, Tia Vasiliou, Paul Jaissle, and host Mike Rapin talked their comic picks (Black Widow #1 and Mockingbird #1) and moved on to having a nice long chat about comic book storage.
59 | Rebirth is a trick title
Feb 24, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on February 21st, 2016. This week, Nick, Paul, and Mike chat their comic picks (Karnak #2, Cry Havoc #2, Hellboy and the BPRD: 1953 Beyond the Fences #1), then move on to talking about DC’s Rebirth–guessing at why it’s …
58 | What’s the deal with social media?
Feb 17, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on February 13th, 2016. This week, Mike, Nick, and Jeff talk comics, their comic picks (Archie #6, Imperium #13, and Snowfall #1). After tangenting for a bit, the focus of the show (barely) manages to stick to the topic…
57 | The Great Debate
Feb 10, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on February 7th, 2016. This week’s episode was a special one. After comic picks (Constantine: The Hellblazer #9, Darth Vader #16, Snow Blind #3, Batman #49, Love and Rockets: New Stories Vol 8), Tia Vasiliou,
56 | THE ANNUAL
Feb 3, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on January 31st, 2016. This episode of I Read Comic Books is a special one as it marks one full year of recording our show. Host Mike Rapin is joined by long-time guests Nick White and Paul Jaissle and the show’s editor…
55 | Checking In With Dropped Comics
Jan 27, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on January 24th, 2016. This week, Tia Vasiliou, Kate Skocelas, and Mike Rapin chat about comics they read in the past week or so and books they’re excited for this upcoming week (Angela: Queen of Hel #4,
54 | Wic+Div’s Younger Sibling
Jan 20, 2016
This week’s episode was recorded on January 17th, 2016. Hosts Brian Murray, Paul Jaissle, and Mike Rapin talk what they read this past week and what books they’re excited for this week (Wolf #5, Batman #48, and Arkham Knight Genesis #6).
53 | Ban the #0, #0.1, #0.5
Jan 13, 2016 • 68 min
This week’s episode was recorded on January 10th, 2016. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Jon chat about comic book cataloging and storage.
52 | Don’t say “Cerebro” around Mike
Jan 6, 2016 • 82 min
This week’s episode was recorded on January 3rd, 2015. This week’s hosts, Mike Rapin, Kate Skocelas, and Nick White chat about their comic book New Year’s Resolutions.
51 | A Curse on the show & Soapboxes
Dec 30, 2015 • 57 min
This week’s episode was recorded (twice) on December 27th, 2015. This week’s episode was cursed.
50 | So much James Tynion IV
Dec 23, 2015 • 57 min
This week’s episode was recorded on December 20th, 2015. Hosts Mike, James, and Paul talk about what keeps you reading a comic series.
49 | What’s a Judge to judge?
Dec 16, 2015 • 78 min
This week’s episode was recorded on December 13th, 2015. This week, Mike, Nick, and Paul chat about their “Great White Whale” of comics.
48 | Sexy Bad Babies
Dec 9, 2015
This week’s episode was recorded on December 6th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Zander, and Tia talk their comic picks (Ms. Marvel #2, Monstress #2, and Secret Wars #8) followed by a few of the books they read in the past week or so.
47 | Chla-mutie-a
Dec 1, 2015 • 69 min
This week’s episode was recorded on November 29th, 2015. On this week’s episode, Nick, Paul, and Mike talk about one-shots.
46 | A hard sell for Secret Infinity
Nov 25, 2015 • 70 min
This episode was recorded November 22nd, 2015. Hosts Nick, Jon, and Paul talk about what keeps you reading ongoing comics.
45 | Where do you get your comic news?
Nov 18, 2015 • 75 min
This episode was recorded on November 15th, 2015. Mike, Brian, and Nick talk Star Wars for a bit, then move onto comic news—where they get it from and why.
44 | That’s a Bingo!!
Nov 11, 2015 • 86 min
This week’s episode was recorded on November 8th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul chat about comic book colorists.
43 | The Dissection of “Issue vs. Trade”
Nov 4, 2015 • 87 min
This week’s episode was recorded on November 1st, 2015. Mike is out this week and in his stead, Nick, James, and Paul discuss buying comics in single issues vs. collected editions.
42 | We Support Gluten-Free Comics
Oct 28, 2015 • 79 min
This week’s episode was recorded on October 25th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and James talk about how they manage their pull lists.
41 | Nick has a problem with online sales
Oct 15, 2015 • 84 min
This week’s episode was recorded on October 12th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul have a discussion about actually judging a (comic) book by its cover.
40 | Paul’s Twitter
Oct 7, 2015
This episode was recorded October 4th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul talk their lives… and also comics to start the show, then their comic picks (Paper Girls #1, Aliens/Vampirella #2). This week’s primary topics covered Dark Knight III and why class…
39 | Is $9.99 a problem?
Sep 30, 2015 • 74 min
This episode was recorded September 26th, 2015. This week, Mike, Nick, and special guest Jeff talk about $3.99 comics and $9.99 collected editions.
38 | The Problem With Pants
Sep 24, 2015 • 65 min
This week’s episode was recorded on September 20, 2015. Hosts Nick, Brian, and Jon disregard their holy overlord Mike to record a secret podcast (not really)! They chat about comic creators who are jerks…
37 | Superhero movies make Mike tired
Sep 17, 2015 • 70 min
This week’s episode was recorded on September 13th, 2015. Mike, Nick, and Paul talk about “hype marketing” in comics and solo character books.
36 | Comics aren’t for kids anymore!
Sep 9, 2015 • 80 min
This week’s episode was recorded on September 6th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul discuss how to recommend comics to people and how to “catch up” on long running books.
35 | Horror Comics and Reading in Public
Sep 2, 2015 • 75 min
This week’s episode was recorded on August 30th, 2015. Hosts Mike and Nick are joined by a friend of the podcast, James Hahn, to ask the question: What makes a comic actually scary?
34 | The Mythic Transformers vs. GI Joe Discussion
Aug 26, 2015 • 73 min
This week’s episode was recorded on August 23rd, 2015, and July 7th, 2015. At one point, Nick, Paul, and Mike decided to talk about Transformers vs. GI Joe at length and store it away… this is that episode.
I Read Comic Books | Episode 33 | Language and Comics
Aug 19, 2015
This week’s episode was recorded on August 16th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Paul, and Nick talk comics and their comic picks (Invincible #122, Book of Death #2, and Justice League #43) then move onto this week’s primary topic: an article by Paul Duffield,
32 | Getting into comics for the money
Aug 13, 2015 • 54 min
This week’s episode was recorded August 9th, 2015. Hosts Mike and Nick go off on Black Widow merchandising and how collecting comics really isn’t about making money.
31 | Experiences in buying comics
Aug 6, 2015 • 88 min
This week’s episode was recorded on August 2nd, 2015. In a magical, last-minute chance, Mike and Nick were joined by Jeff Perry to talk about buying digital comics vs buying print comics.
30 | What is it with genre books?
Jul 29, 2015 • 72 min
This week’s episode was recorded July 26th, 2015. Our hosts this week–Mike, Zander, and Paul–talk about a chapter from the book Our Superheroes, Ourselves titled “Superhero comics as moral pornography” and genre comics from the big 2.
29 | Comic Awards and Trying DCYou
Jul 23, 2015 • 71 min
This week’s episode was recorded July 19th, 2015. Hosts Paul and Nick somehow manage to get a podcast episode recorded without Mike (he’s not bitter about it) and they manage to talk about the Harvey Awards and DCYou.
28 | You Ask Questions, We Have… Words That May Be Answers
Jul 15, 2015 • 54 min
This week’s episode was recorded on July 12th, 2015. This week’s episode had some comic picks (Silver Surfer #13, Hawkeye #22, and Book of Death #1), but the focus was on TWO listener questions (which we were super excited to have).
27 | “Mon Ami!”
Jul 8, 2015 • 79 min
This week’s episode was recorded July 4th, 2015. While ignoring America’s birthday, Mike, Nick, and Paul talked about Image Expo, “unknown” creator announcements, and Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different” being bland.
26 | Who IS Damian Wayne?!
Jul 1, 2015 • 76 min
This episode was recorded June 28th, 2015. This week’s hosts, Mike, Paul, and Nick, talk Gotham Season 2, the end of Witchblade, and Southern Bastards and the Confederate Flag.
25 | DC vs. The Other “Big Two”
Jun 24, 2015 • 65 min
This episode was recorded June 20th, 2015. Hosts Zander and Jon discuss the DC MOBA, 12000+ Marvel comics on Kindle, Jon’s hate of Hawkeye, and Batman: Arkham Knight.
24 | Think before you speak, Mike.
Jun 17, 2015 • 64 min
This week’s episode was recorded on June 14th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Paul, and Jon have a conversation about “classic” comic books, why we buy indie books, and “budgeting” for comics.
23 | All New, All Different, Post-New52
Jun 11, 2015 • 62 min
This week’s episode was recorded June 7th, 2015. After a bit of technical difficulty, we have a new episode! This week’s hosts, Mike, Nick, and Paul talk about piracy on 3rd party merchandise sites and piracy in the comic industry.
22 | #Name3Artists
Jun 3, 2015 • 70 min
This episode was recorded on May 31st, 2015. This week, hosts Mike and Paul discuss in-page ads at DC and the hashtag #Name3Artists.
21 | Why Do You Read Comics?
May 28, 2015 • 16 min
This episode was recorded April 12th, 2015. This week’s episode is a special one-off featuring Jon and Andrea and hosted by Mike all about why Jon and Andrea read comics given their casual approach to the medium. Enjoy!
20 | Bazinga, indeed.
May 20, 2015 • 74 min
This episode was recorded May 17th, 2015. This week, Mike and Nick discuss the Spider-man casting rumors, April 2015’s top selling comics, the Constantine TV show, the outing of Bobby Drake, and the cancelled Archie Kickstarter.