Too Many Comics

Too Many Comics

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Shuffling through stacks and longboxes of comics to talk about only the best (but sometimes the worst).
124: Before the NYCC Storm
Oct 6 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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…
70: Snotgirl Has Allergies
Jul 26, 2016 • 28 min
In episode 70, we review Snotgirl #1 and bury ourselves in San Diego Comic-Con news, including books, movies, tv shows and more. Elsewhere, we confirm an RJ Ryan interview and take a look at numerous releases from the past week.Since we jumped the gun a…
69: Into the Horizon
Jul 21, 2016 • 24 min
This week, we take a look at Horizon #1 and talk about the recent Joe Eisma interview, plus what other creators are lining up to join the show.Elsewhere, there is a lot of movie news with SDCC starting, including a new Harley Quinn clip, and a lot of…
Interview Spectacular: Joe Eisma
Jul 14, 2016 • 31 min
Joining us for the latest edition of Interview Spectacular was Joe Eisma, the brains behind the incredible artwork found in Morning Glories. Fresh off its 50th issue (though recorded the night before), Morning Glories is set to begin a new story arc,…
68: Marvel’s Latest Refresh
Jul 13, 2016 • 28 min
After missing a week for vacation, we cover a ton of the latest comic book news, including Jeff Lemire’s upcoming Thanos title, our latest interviews, and the leak of a new Marvel lineup (coming in October).We review Jade Street Protection Services (from…
67: A New Non-Interview Show
Jun 28, 2016 • 29 min
After two recent interviews, we return to normal scheduling to review Lucas Stand, a new Boom comic from the creator of Sons of Anarchy.Brooks met up with an old fan, we decide on our favorite Saga toy, and talk many comics, including Robin: Son of…
Interview Spectacular: Tom Riordan
Jun 28, 2016 • 32 min
Last week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Tom Riordan, creator of Killbox - a recent favorite of Too Many Comics. Tom, currently living in LA, details his world through comics and the amount of writing rejections it’s taken to get to the point of a…
Interview Spectacular: Frank Barbiere
Jun 22, 2016 • 54 min
Late last month, we had the opportunity to speak with Frank Barbiere as he prepared the launch of his latest title, The Revisionist. Due to some outside circumstances, we weren’t able to record new shows or post the interview, so this is a little…
66: No One Told Us About The Joyners
Jun 21, 2016 • 25 min
This week, we’re back to the business of reading books thanks to show favorites Descender and Trespasser making a comeback. Also, we take a look at The Joyners (which we knew nothing about before) and its new colorful printing.Other books and topics…
65: Frankenstein Lives!
Jun 14, 2016 • 18 min
Dubbed the Frankenstein episode (due to Skype forcing us to have to really stitch this together), we present episode 65 of Too Many Comics. We explain our recent lack of activity and dive back into our favorite books.Next week’s Debut Review:The Joyners…
64: From Preacher to Outcast
May 24, 2016 • 28 min
This week, Alan and Brooks review Mae #1, and talk a little more about the Preacher and Outcast television debuts now that both are available for all to see. Then, the two dive into the release of ComiXology Unlimited and what it may mean for everyone in…
63: Too Many Comic TV Shows
May 16, 2016 • 24 min
This week, we didn’t get to read as many comics as typically do. So, instead, we talk a lot of television, including Preacher, Riverdale, The Muppets, Marvel’s Most Wanted, DC’s Powerless and Agent Carter.We do review IDW’s Satellite Falling and continue…
62: Valiant’s Latest Crossover
May 9, 2016 • 27 min
This week, Civil War opened, but Brooks has yet to see it. Early reviews for X-Men begin to trickle in, and we await the Preacher and Outcast upcoming TV series.Books Discussed: 4001 A.D.; Wicked Divine; The Walking Dead: Alien; The Punisher; Nailbiter;…
61: Entering the Killbox
May 2, 2016 • 30 min
This week, Brooks and Alan talk the debut issue of Killbox, talking to creators online and booking two upcoming Interview Spectaculars. Additionally, they discuss a big week of books, the Punisher spin-off and other comics movies news.Next week’s Debut…
60: That Fight Club 2 Finale
Apr 25, 2016 • 27 min
This week on Too Many Comics:Civil War and X-Men new trailersThe Fix #1 is a hot commodityBrooks finishes Fight Club 2Alan finishes Season 2 of DaredevilInhumans no more, and new set pics of PreacherBooks discussed: Robin Son of Batman; East of West;…
59: Prepping for Divinity II
Apr 18, 2016 • 21 min
Early Civil War reviews are in and they’re good, so good that projections have the film pushing $200 million. Brooks and Alan discuss that, a New Mutants script and the Doctor Strange trailer in movies before discussing Marvel’s slate of Netflix shows…
58: Naming Vision’s Dog
Apr 11, 2016 • 22 min
Brooks and Alan return from a week hiatus to discuss a wide range of comics news that’s dropped in that time, including Preacher updates, The Killing Joke, Suicide Squad, and more onscreen media.In books, the two discuss Black Widow, Wicked/Divine, Fight…
57: Batman v. Superman
Mar 29, 2016 • 26 min
This week, Brooks and Alan talk Batman v. Superman - the latest comic book blockbuster before taking a look back at Deadpool and forward to Preacher’s Arseface.In comics, the two review Delete, and discuss Fante Bukowski, Hawkeye, Bloodshot Reborn, and…
56: Turned Into The Bendis Show
Mar 21, 2016 • 22 min
This week, Brooks and Alan review 13th Artifact and International Iron Man - two solid debuts from last week.Elsewhere, Brian Michael Bendis has a lot going on, movies are about to take center stage, and Marvel’s Netflix deal continues to produce amazing…
55: Mockingbird Delights
Mar 14, 2016 • 23 min
This week, Brooks and Alan delight in the new Marvel comic formula with the release of Mockingbird #1. Pleasantly surprised, the two praise sound art and storytelling in a solid debut.Elsewhere, Preacher and Outcast get premiere dates, while Civil War…
54: Back With Black Widow
Mar 8, 2016 • 25 min
Despite being a bit late, Brooks and Alan return to talk the week in comics, including a review of Marvel’s new Black Widow. Other comics include Paper Girls, My Friend Dahmer, and Old Man Logan.The two talk bad X-Men powers, a Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy…
53: The Worst X-Man
Feb 28, 2016 • 25 min
This week, Brooks and Alan read Worst X-Man Ever with Alan forcing Brooks to share (off the top of his head) who he thinks the worst X-Man might be.After last week’s show, the follow up poured in courtesy of a previously mentioned listener, Comic Book…
52: One Host Has Seen Deadpool
Feb 21, 2016 • 27 min
This week, Alan is shocked to learn that Brooks went to see Deadpool without them, as the two move on to discuss Snowfall #1, the release of the Justin Ryan interview, and new fans.Other books discussed: We Can Never Go Home, We Are Robin, Robin: Son of…
Interview Spectacular: Justin M. Ryan
Feb 19, 2016 • 22 min
In the latest Interview Spectacular, Brooks and Alan are joined by Trespasser creator Justin M. Ryan - a young creator fresh off his first published piece with Alterna Comics.Justin talks about his venture through the comics industry, how he got started,…
51: Chose the Wrong Issue
Feb 14, 2016 • 30 min
Last week, Brooks and Alan debated on which new series to read this week. Turns out, they chose wrong. Listen in on their review of Jonesy #1, as well as Trespasser #1 (out of Alterna Comics).Elsewhere, the two talk Deadpool, Super Bowl trailers, Pokemon…
50: We’re Getting Old
Feb 7, 2016 • 25 min
In the 50th episode, Brooks & Alan review Mirror #1 from Image, discuss a soon-to-be-posted Interview Spectacular with Justin Ryan, the Descender movie and much more.Books discussed this week: Trespasser; Universe!; Uncanny X-Men; and Paper Girls.Next…
49: Old Man Logan Delivers
Jan 31, 2016 • 27 min
This week, Brooks and Alan discuss their enjoyment of Old Man Logan #1 and wonder how Jeff Lemire has any free time on his hands given his enormous workload at the moment. Also, the two speak highly of Valiant’s Faith #1 and hope that it brings more…
48: Black & White Pencil Head
Jan 24, 2016 • 26 min
This week, Brooks and Alan review, and enjoy, Pencil Head #1 from Image Comics. Other reads this week: Rumble, Robin: Son of Batman, Sweet Tooth, Snow Blind, Uncanny X-Men, and Nailbiter.Next week’s Debut Reviews:FaithOld Man Logan—-Show notes:…
47: Too Many TV Shows
Jan 17, 2016 • 25 min
This week, Brooks and Alan record live in the same room for the first time! The two talk of an oversaturated TV market between DC and Marvel now that three comedy pilots have been ordered (plus a spinoff of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.).In comic, the…
46: Catching Up with Sweet Tooth
Jan 10, 2016 • 27 min
This week, Alan surprises Brooks by letting him know that he’s finally read a significant portion of Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth - 20 issues to be exact. The two move on to follow up with Comic Book Resources top 10, Star Wars, Daredevil and review Last…
45: Favorites of 2015
Jan 3, 2016 • 27 min
This week, Alan and Brooks closed out 2015 by running through some of their favorites of the year. The show started with Divinity, but it was Descender that likely took the crown as the 2015 favorite.Additionally, the two talk Star Wars some more, Sweet…
44: We Have Seen Star Wars
Dec 27, 2015 • 27 min
As the title suggests, Brooks and Alan have seen Star Wars. They share their thoughts and continue on to take a look at Marvel’s Patsy Walker and a slate of other books.Next week’s Debut Review:Dreaming Eagles #1 - Inspired by true events, Dreaming Eagles…
43: The One Before Star Wars
Dec 20, 2015 • 23 min
Brooks and Alan record one last Too Many Comics episode before seeing the new Star Wars movie. This week, the two review Lucifer #1, of Vertigo, and admit to being helplessly behind on the greater Vertigo universe.Additionally, Essex County is coming to…
42: Delayed, Just Like Marvel
Dec 13, 2015 • 29 min
A day late in posting, but this week Brooks and Alan take a look at The Violent and Scarlet Witch #1s, from Image and Marvel, respectively.Also, the two take a look at current best of 2015 lists and find some surprising titles, as well as discuss X-Men:…
41: Red Wolf and Aliens
Dec 4, 2015 • 29 min
This week, Alan and Brooks take a look at Marvel’s Red Wolf #1, written by friend of the show Nathan Edmondson. We also discuss Jessica Jones, Rocket Girl, Black Panther, Star Wars, Chris Evans and Batman v. Superman.Other books mentioned: Barrier;…
40: Dissecting The Dark Knight
Nov 28, 2015 • 26 min
Brooks returns from his travels to discuss all the recent comics news, including his recent reading material, Brian K. Vaughan joining Twitter, today’s X-Men, the Civil War trailer, and much more. Plus, the two review the first issue of The Dark Knight 3:…
39: Mark Millar’s Movie Comics
Nov 20, 2015 • 27 min
Ashley returns, but this time it’s Brooks that is traveling. Ashley and Alan celebrate Jessica Jones Day as the show finally releases on Netflix, Ashley’s art making it into Tokyo Ghost #3, and discuss this week’s #1 (Huck) and its author Mark…
38: Descender returns!
Nov 13, 2015 • 26 min
Alan and Brooks return to review Limbo from Image Comics and bask in the glory that is the return of Descender to the shelves.The two discuss Jessica Jones early reviews, Joe Eisma’s print shop and potential future Interview Spectaculars. Other books…
37: Confused with X-Men
Nov 7, 2015 • 26 min
This week, Alan and Brooks review Marvel’s Extraordinary X-Men #1 and can’t help but feel a little confused with the Marvel Universe. Elsewhere, the two take a look at Hangman #1 and dive into what else they read this week (plus much more).Other Books…
36: Ashley, Vol. 2: On Comic Book Men
Oct 30, 2015 • 32 min
Ashley joins Brooks one more time as a last-second fill-in for Alan. Did we ever mention she was on Comic Book Men? Now, we do. Also, it’s episode 36, disregard Brooks in the beginning. Debut Review:Sunflower #1Other reads this week:Book of Death Finale…
35: The Return of Alan
Oct 23, 2015 • 31 min
Alan returns to talk comics with Brooks, more specifically the work Ashley did last week in hosting, this week’s #1 (Cognetic), Paper Girls, and lots more recently knocked off the reading stack.Books mentioned: The Wicked + The Divine; Paybacks; Gotham…
34: Guest Starring Ashley
Oct 19, 2015 • 26 min
With Alan out of the country, Brooks hosts episode 34 after a week hiatus with a special guest star - Ashley from Superhero Beach.The two talk this week’s reviews, a little bit of Ashley’s pull list and much more.Debut Review:Paper GirlsDoctor…
33: More Valiant, Please
Oct 2, 2015 • 25 min
This week, we review Book of Death: Fall of Harbinger #1 from Valiant. Valiant’s Book of Death is the publisher’s current main title that has ramifications across the entire universe. Fall of Harbinger highlights a unique story that showcases Valiant’s…