Too Many Comics

Too Many Comics
Shuffling through stacks and longboxes of comics to talk about only the best (but sometimes the worst).
166: The Return of The Umbrella Academy
Oct 9 • 26 min
165: Two Good Reviews
Oct 2 • 28 min
164: He’s Back, Bub
Sep 25 • 28 min
163: We Won’t Be Bullied
Sep 17 • 33 min
162: Bendis Originals
Sep 5 • 28 min
161: More Kelly Thompson
Aug 29 • 31 min
160: Live from Jacksonville
Aug 21 • 33 min
159: A New Dystopian World
Jul 31 • 36 min
158: Surprise Jessica Jones
Jul 24 • 39 min
157: Super Bendis
Jul 18 • 33 min
156: Batman Honeymoon?
Jul 10 • 40 min
155: Multiple Debut Reviews
Jul 3 • 48 min
154: Not Your Regular Show
Jun 25 • 30 min
153: Netflix & Comics
Jun 19 • 43 min
152: Speaking With Pictures
Jun 11 • 28 min
151: Deadpool Back & Forth
Jun 5 • 30 min
150: Older Than Old Man Logan
May 29 • 33 min
149: Ranking the MCU
May 22 • 31 min
148: OG Donny Cates Fans
May 14 • 31 min
147: Yet Another Infinity War Review
May 6 • 36 min
146: Prepping for Infinity War
Apr 22 • 38 min
145: The Merits of Marvel Unlimited
Apr 10 • 27 min
144: Tales of Suspense
Mar 28 • 30 min
143: Short & Sweet
Mar 20 • 21 min
142: A New Jeff Lemire
Mar 13 • 36 min
141: Infinity War Moves Closer
Mar 6 • 36 min
140: Hit-Girl Returns
Feb 25 • 28 min
139: Where’s Dave Lizewski?
Feb 21 • 41 min
138: Recommendation Week
Feb 7 • 31 min
137: Legion in Print
Jan 30 • 28 min
136: The Ice Cream Man
Jan 24 • 27 min
135: Old Man Hawkeye & Ales Kot
Jan 17 • 29 min
134: Rogue & Gambit Were a Thing
Jan 9 • 28 min
133: Holiday Backlog
Jan 2 • 24 min
132: Star Wars Spoiler Alert
Dec 18, 2017 • 22 min
131: Paradise City
Dec 13, 2017 • 30 min
130: John Wick in Print Form
Dec 4, 2017 • 25 min
129: Our Worst One Yet
Nov 28, 2017 • 24 min
128: Runaways Eve
Nov 20, 2017 • 25 min
127: Welcome to Earth, Aliens
Nov 13, 2017 • 44 min
126: Divinity to Eternity
Nov 5, 2017 • 38 min
To catch up on two weeks, we review Eternity #1 and No. 1 With a Bullet #1. Other books discussed include Saga, Descender, Secret Warriors, Clue, Super Sons, Image+, Teen Titans, and more.Also, Alan gets the dreaded call from the comic shop, Brooks preps…
125: The NYCC Backlog
Oct 20, 2017 • 41 min
After a week off, we resume to review God Complex #1 and talk many more comics including Mister Miracle, Runaways, Mech Cadet Yu, Defenders, The Wicked + The Divine, and much more.Thanks to New York City Comic-Con, we were left with an abundance of news…
124: Before the NYCC Storm
Oct 6, 2017 • 27 min
This week, we review Eugenic #1 and discuss other books including Jessica Jones, Hawkeye, Old Man Logan, Paper Girls, Astonishing X-Men, and Regression.Elsewhere we prep for an influx of New York City Comic-Con news that will hit next episode, and dive…
123: Another Dystopian Future
Sep 28, 2017 • 30 min
This week, we review the debut of The Beautiful Death and dive into the week’s reading list, including Crosswind, Saga, Clue, Image Plus, Glitter Bomb Fame Game, Redneck, and Night Owl Society.Elsewhere, we discuss the Happy teaser, Deadly Class and…
122: Two Eps in One Week
Sep 24, 2017 • 32 min
We review Gasolina #1 and talk other books, including Generation Gone, Mech Cadet Yu, Descender, Super Sons, and more.Next week’s Debut Review:The Beautiful Death #1 - THE APOCALYPSE HAS BEEN AND GONE. THE AGE OF HUMANITY IS AT AN END. HORRIFYING…
121: Welcome Back, Runaways
Sep 19, 2017 • 28 min
After missing a week due to Hurricane Irma, we got caught up on a couple week’s worth of comics, including reviewing the comeback of Runaways at Marvel, and the debut of Made Men at Oni Press.Other books discussed include Jessica Jones, Mister Miracle, 4…
120: Hawkeyes Everywhere
Sep 4, 2017 • 34 min
This week, since The Tick’s debut was not on ComiXology, we substitute in Generations Hawkeye #1. Other books discussed include Crosswind, Saga, Image+, Deadly Class, Lady Killer 2, and X-Men Blue.Elsewhere, we do watch The Tick on Amazon, discuss Secret…
119: Just Another Fight Club
Aug 26, 2017 • 30 min
This week, we review the debut of Hi-Fi Fight Club out of Boom! Studios. Other books discussed include Killbox: Chicago, Generation Gone, Teen Titans, and Redneck.In other news, Mech Cadet Yu is now an ongoing title, Brooks finishes Alias, James Cameron…
118: A Little Vaca Reading
Aug 20, 2017 • 28 min
This week, we review The Wicked Righteous from Alterna Comics. Other books discussed include Descender, Night Owl Society, Regression, Scrimshaw, Invincible, X-Men Blue, Secret Warriors, Wicked + Divine, Defenders, Spy Seal, Microcosmics, Astonishing…
117: Ashley Rebirth
Aug 13, 2017 • 30 min
With Alan on vacation, the show reboots guest appearances, featuring show favorite Ashley. A Too Many Comics Rebirth years in the making.Enjoy.
116: My Robot Friend
Aug 3, 2017 • 21 min
This week, we review the debut of Mech Cadet Yu out of Boom Studios. Other books discussed include Hawkeye, Hadrian’s Wall, Jessica Jones, and E is for Extinction.Elsewhere, we talk vacation reading lists, peaking at an Infinity War script, Marvel’s…
115: In Need of New #1s
Jul 29, 2017 • 28 min
This week, due to a lack of interesting debuts, we assigned each other a couple comics to read – Allies #1 and Batman #666. Other books discussed include Barrier, Saga, Teen Titans, Crosswind, Redneck, Weapon X, X-Men Blue, Savage Dragon, and Demon…
114: Comic-Con Overload
Jul 24, 2017 • 26 min
This week, we triple up on debut reviews with Bettie Page, Astonishing X-Men and Generation Gone. Other books discussed include Clue, Super Sons, Descender, and Iron Fists.Elsewhere, we run through a full slate of comic-con news including Netflix, MCU,…
113: Two Weeks Worth of Comics
Jul 15, 2017 • 39 min
After a week off, we return to a full backlog of comics news, including reviewing the debuts of Sacred Creatures and Calexit. Other books discussed include Defenders, Secret Warriors, Hawkeye, Jessica Jones, Blackhand Ironhead, and The Wicked + The…
112: Solving Clue
Jul 1, 2017 • 28 min
This week, we relive a bit of our childhoods by reviewing Clue #1 from IDW. Other books discussed included Saga, Super Sons, Defenders, Teen Titans, X-Men Blue and Gold, and Iceman.Elsewhere, the early reviews of Spider-Man: Homecoming are good, Preacher…
111: That Freaky Friday Thing
Jun 24, 2017 • 30 min
This week, we review Crosswind #1 - a debut from Image billed as Freaky Friday meets Goodfellas. Other books discussed include Killbox, Killbox: Chicago, Valiant High, Doctor Strange, Allies, Super Sons, Invincible, and The Few.Elsewhere we talk Brooks…
110: Reading The Defenders
Jun 17, 2017 • 30 min
This week, we review two debuts: The Defenders and Winnebago Graveyard. Other books discussed include Secret Warriors, Paper Girls, X-Men Blue, Old Man Logan, Weapon X, and Regression.Elsewhere, we talk the Black Panther trailer, Wonder Woman’s success,…
109: Pulling Out Babyteeth
Jun 10, 2017 • 24 min
This week, we review Babyteeth #1 from fan of the show Donny Cates. Other books discussed include Hawkeye, Jessica Jones, Eternal Empire, Paper Girls, Iceman, Croak, and Elektra.Elsewhere, we follow up on Gotham’s finale, Wonder Woman’s opening and the…
108: Cable’s Turn
Jun 4, 2017 • 20 min
This week, we review another new Marvel series, Cable. Other books discussed include Alias, Eleanor and the Egret, Nick Fury, Old Man Logan, AD After Death, Hadrian’s Wall, X-Men Gold, The Damned, Generation X, Saga, and Teen Titans.Elsewhere, we talk the…
107: Back Into the Edenverse
May 24, 2017 • 31 min
This week, we review Samaritan: Vertias #1 from Matt Hawkins and Atilio Rojo. This is the latest installment of the Edenverse, a shared universe of Matt Hawkins books we’ve looked into before. Other books discussed include X-Men Blue, 4 Kids Walk Into a…
106: Too Many X-Men
May 21, 2017 • 33 min
This week, we review the debut of Marvel’s latest rendition of Generation X. Other books discussed include Super Sons, Nightwing, Teen Titans, Wicked + Divine, Old Man Logan, X-Men Gold, Invincible, Allies, and Regression.Elsewhere, we wait an extra week…
105: A Long Time Coming
May 12, 2017 • 37 min
This week, we combine two episodes and catch up on two debut issues - each from well respected creators. Eternal Empire at Image, and Secret Warriors at Marvel.Other books discussed include Hawkeye, Jessica Jones, Gumball, Power Man & Iron Fist, X-Men…
104: Slasher
May 3, 2017 • 26 min
This week, we look at the debut of Slasher - a twisted sexual tale of two characters from Floating World Comics. Other books discussed include Blackhand Ironhead, Hadrian’s Wall, Teen Titans, Valiant High, and X-Men Blue and Gold.We follow up with The…
103: Meet Virginia
Apr 25, 2017 • 23 min
This week, we review the debut of Plastic, a story about a man and his inflatable love doll named Virginia. Other books discussed include Descender, Nightwing, Redneck, Animal Man, Invincible, and Super Sons.Elsewhere, we run through some of CBR’s top 15…
102: A God for Every Person
Apr 14, 2017 • 26 min
This week, we review Godshaper #1 and discuss other books, including Valiant High, Bob’s Burgers, Wicked + Divine, X-Men Blue, Old Man Logan, Bitch Planet, and Weapon X.In the comics news world, we briefly touch upon the X-Men Gold troubles, detail the…
101: Making Up for Lost Time
Apr 6, 2017 • 34 min
After a couple weeks off, we’re back to recap a full 2-plus weeks of comics news and issues. We review Brian Wood’s Rebels spin-off and discuss many more, including Jessica Jones, Hawkeye, Hadrian’s Wall, Black Widow, Doom Patrol, Descender, Great Divide,…
100: Our 1st Century
Mar 20, 2017 • 33 min
This week, we celebrate our 100th episode by reviewing Batwoman #1, and having a quick chat about the future of printed single issues.Other books discussed this week include Uncanny X-men, Few, Animal Man, Invincible, Super Sons, Lady Killer 2, Ghost in…
99: We Can Sell the Rights
Mar 11, 2017 • 29 min
This week, we review Redline #1 and discuss many other books including Inhumans Vs. X-Men, Old Man Logan, Grass Kings, Zero, Nightwing, Barrier and Jessica Jones.Elsewhere, we talk the best Robin, Jeff Lemire leaving Marvel, Alterna pushing newsprint, and…
98: Marvel’s Latest Leading Woman
Mar 4, 2017 • 33 min
This week, we review the latest in a solid run of leading Marvel women, America #1. On the opposite end, we take a look at Vertigo’s Savage Things as well. Other books discussed include Hawkeye, The Killer, Quantum Teens Are Go, Doppelganger, Paper Girls,…
97: Elektra’s Latest
Feb 26, 2017 • 30 min
This week, we review the newest Elektra title, as well as Old Guard from Image. Other books discussed include: The Forevers, Extraordinary Xmen, Inhumans vs Xmen, Descender, Valiant High, Teen Titans, and Quantum Teens Are Go.Next week’s Debut…
96: Super Sons
Feb 20, 2017 • 30 min
This week, we review the debut of Super Sons, after Brooks meets writer Peter Tomasi in New York. Other books discussed include God Country, Animosity, Invincible, The Wild Storm, Old Man Logan, Uncanny X-Men, Essex County, and A.D.: After Death.Next…
95: In Search of Rosenberg
Feb 12, 2017 • 28 min
This week, we review the debuts of Kingpin (written by show favorite Matthew Rosenberg) and Death Be Damned. Other books discussed include Wicked/Divine, Great Divide, Black Widow, Jessica Jones, Inhumans vs. X-Men, and The Forevers.Elsewhere, Brooks…
94: The Life After
Feb 7, 2017 • 25 min
This week, we review the reprint of The Life After #1, a book launched in 2014 by Oni Press. Other books discussed include Hawkeye, Paper Girls, Iron Fist, Bullseye, Quantum and Woody, Nailbiter, Deadly Class, Invincible, and Old Man Logan.Elsewhere, we…
93: The Lost Prediction
Jan 30, 2017 • 27 min
In a recent episode, Brooks made a solid prediction about a certain role in the next Avengers movie. Somehow, we lost it. Even after looking for it multiple times. However, we at least revisit it here.Also, we review Loose Ends and look at many other…
92: It Was Boring!
Jan 20, 2017 • 32 min
This week, we review the debuts of The Few and Curse Words before diving into a week’s worth of comic book news, including Brooks most likely accurately predicting Peter Dinklage’s rumored role in the next Avengers movie.Other books discussed this week…
91: Our Favs of 2016
Jan 14, 2017 • 36 min
This week, we take a look back at all the debut issues we read in 2016 and pick our five favorites (with a few honorable mentions). It was a great year in comics, but a few stood above the rest for us.The debut review this week is God Country #1, written…
90: Rosenberg’s Raccoon
Jan 10, 2017 • 35 min
After a holiday hiatus, we return to review Marvel’s latest Rocket Raccoon title, which is written by show favorite Matthew Rosenberg.Other books discussed include: Nailbiter, Old Man Logan, Deadly Class, Saga, Dead Letters, Ghosted, The Great Divide,…
89: Two For One
Dec 23, 2016 • 28 min
Skype ruined a session for us, so now we’re live from Florida with two episodes for the price of one. We review the debuts of Hawkeye, the Kate Bishop version, and Dead Inside, written by show friend John Arcudi.Other books discussed include Barrier,…
88: The Circle
Dec 10, 2016 • 28 min
*Please disregard the audio on one end at the beginning. It does get better. Thanks, Skype!This week, we review The Circle, and find ourselves slightly under the critic’s review at Comic Book Roundup. In other books, Brooks begins Sheriff of Babylon and…
87: A New Valiant Character
Dec 6, 2016 • 26 min
This week, we take a look at Savage #1 - the latest character in the Valiant universe. Other books discussed include Saga, Black Widow, C.O.W.L., The Walking Dead, Letter 44, Inhumans vs. X-Men, Seven to Eternity, Deadly Class, and Old Man Logan.In other…
86: After Death
Nov 26, 2016 • 26 min
This week, we review the debut of A.D.: After Death by Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire. Other books discussed include Yakuza Demon Killers, Death of X, The Great Divide, The Forevers, Hadrian’s Wall, Teen Titans, and The Fix.In other news, we talk more…
85: Long Live Thanos?
Nov 19, 2016 • 34 min
This week, we debut Ether (from Matt Kindt) and Marvel’s Thanos (courtesy of Jeff Lemire). Other books discussed include Rumble, Jessica Jones, Old Man Logan, Uncanny X-Men Annual, Ladykiller 2, Hadrian’s Wall and Phonogram. In the news, we dissect a lot…
84: Violent Love
Nov 12, 2016 • 35 min
This week, we review Violent Love, and discuss various happenings in the comic industry (including Preacher, X-Men movie reboot, Deadpool 2 and 3, and The Walking Dead).Other books discussed include Wicked + Divine, Doom Patrol, Mother Panic, Uncanny…
83: Welcome, Dr. Strange
Nov 8, 2016 • 30 min
This week, we welcome Doctor Strange to the MCU after Alan sees it in IMAX 3D on opening night. In the debut review, we discuss Mayday and Foolkiller.Other books discussed: Descender, Saga, Teen Titans, Hadrian’s Wall, Animosity, Nailbiter, Deadly Class,…
82: The End of Vision
Oct 28, 2016 • 35 min
After a brief hiatus due to traveling, we return with a new date and time to cover 2+ weeks of comics. In debut review, we take a look at recent series openers Reborn and The Skeptics. The, of course, we discuss the ending of Vision.Other books mentioned…
81: The Return of Jessica Jones
Oct 11, 2016 • 32 min
This week, we return to the world of Jessica Jones in Marvel’s latest rendition. This rendition, however, is very similar to the first with the same creative team, which is not a bad thing. Other books discussed include Moonshine, Great Divide, Champions,…
Interview Spectacular: Peter Simeti
Oct 6, 2016 • 33 min
In the latest Interview Spectacular, we are joined by Alterna Comics creator Peter Simeti. Peter is set to launch his movie, The Chair, which was born from his comic of the same name that he launched about 10 years ago.Peter details life as an indie…
80: Comics in NYC
Oct 5, 2016 • 29 min
This week, we take a look at Surgeon X #1 from Image Comics, but feel a little underwhelmed after all the hype. Other books discussed include Descender, Saga, Teen Titans: Rebirth, Extraordinary X-Men, Deadly Class, and The Boys.Elsewhere, we detail our…
Interview Spectacular: Ben Fisher & Adam Markiewicz
Oct 2, 2016 • 23 min
We recently had the pleasure to talk with Ben Fisher & Adam Markiewicz, creators of The Great Divide out of Dynamite Entertainment. We reviewed their new book on a recent episode and couldn’t wait to read through more.The two talk their background,…
79: Seven to Eternity’s World
Sep 28, 2016 • 32 min
This week, we take a look at the debut of Rick Remender’s Seven to Eternity, the latest story from the acclaimed creator at Image Comics. Other comics discussed include Vision, Uncanny X-Men, Lady Killer 2, Rumble, Alterna Comics, Wicked +…
78: From C.O.W.L. to Hadrian’s Wall
Sep 21, 2016 • 25 min
This week, we review Hadrian’s Wall #1 from the same team that brought you C.O.W.L. We also discuss Doom Patrol, Trees, Old Man Logan, Horizon, Animosity, and America (the comic).Elsewhere, stay tuned for an upcoming interview with the creators of The…
Interview Spectacular: Cody Sousa
Sep 19, 2016 • 18 min
In the latest Interview Spectacular, we sit talk with Cody Sousa, the creator of Croak at Alterna Comics. Cody talks about his beginning comics career, the idea behind the story, Croak’s evolution from short film to comic, and much more.
77: The Great Divide
Sep 14, 2016 • 28 min
This week, we review The Great Divide #1 from Dynamite Entertainment, and discuss its compelling story and early character evolvement. Other books mentioned include Red One, Snot Girl, Mechanism, The Boys, Horizon, Uncanny X-Men, Nailbiter, Paper Girls,…
76: Breaking Down Barrier
Sep 9, 2016 • 23 min
Howdy, listeners. A quick note that we had multiple technical issues while trying to record this week’s episode. In an episode to get this out and not miss a week, these episode is a few days late and cut a bit short. We shall sort it out next time!Comics…
75: Generation Zero
Aug 31, 2016 • 24 min
This week, we review Generation Zero #1 from Valiant, and discuss many other books including Rumble, Outcast, Blue Beetle, Invincible, and How to Talk to Girls at Parties.Elsewhere, we prep for more Interview Spectacular episodes, we give Ashley another…
74: Demons Aren’t Our Thing
Aug 24, 2016 • 37 min
This week, we review Demonic #1, and talk Wicked + Divine, Descender, Black Widow, Rumble and The Sword.Elsewhere, Alan scores some great deals at Books-A-Million, Brooks makes even more friends online, Ashley is upset, Runaways becomes a TV show and much…
73: The Lemire Supremacy
Aug 16, 2016 • 29 min
This week, we review The Black Monday Murders #1. More importantly, we finally have answers as to how Jeff Lemire is able to handle his workload, courtesy of his fan newsletter. Elsewhere, Civil War II is delayed and extended, Jessica Jones may have…
72: Animosity
Aug 10, 2016 • 29 min
This week, we review both Kill or Be Killed #1 (nay) and Animosity #1 (yay). Animosity, in particular, debuted an intriguing storyline that we’re eager to see progress in future issues.We also talk Paper Girls, Vision, Black Widow, Lady Killer 2,…
71: Mechanism Debuts
Aug 3, 2016 • 30 min
This week, we review Mechanism #1 while discussing upcoming interviews and the impending release of Suicide Squad. Other books read this week: Old Man Logan; Extraordinary X-Men; Image+; Image previews.Next Week’s Debut Reviews: Kill or Be Killed #1 - The…
Interview Spectacular: RJ (Josh) Ryan
Jul 26, 2016 • 28 min
In the latest Interview Spectacular, RJ (Josh, to us friends) Ryan joins us to discuss The Joyners and various other topics. The Joyners, which was recently featured as a Debut Review at Too Many Comics, was first printed in 2014 in a black/white, 3D…