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Episode 18 | FCBD and Age of Ultron

This episode was recorded on May 3rd, 2015. Hosts Mike, Paul, and Nick get back into the swing of things. Comic picks this week: Descender #3 and Afterlife with Archie. The gang discusses a whole multitude of news from the past few weeks, full spoilers for Age of Ultron and reactions to the film, and their experiences and feelings on Free Comic Book…

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Episode 17 | C2E2

This week’s episode was recorded April 26th, 2015. We recorded at C2E2! We apologize for the echo-y sound quality this week, but hosts Mike, Anna, and Zander talk about why C2E2 2015 was great and why we go to conventions in general. Unfortunately, we didn’t cover too much news, but instead talked about how the convention has changed over the years…

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Episode 16 | Positive Subversion

This week’s episode was recorded April 12th, 2015. This week, Mike and the gang were busier than usual so we’ve edited together one of our few pre-recorded special episodes of the I Read Comic Books podcast featuring a friend of the podcast (and sometimes contributor), Tommy Valdez. Tommy brought up the topic of positive subversion and how comics, and other mediums, are…

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Episode 15 | Netflix is Heroin

This episode was recorded April 12th, 2015. This week, Mike, Nick, and Paul met up, IN PERSON, to record the podcast. Comic picks: The Fade Out #1 and Bloodshot Reborn #1. Topics this week include: Did Star Wars #1 help sell more Marvel books?, advertising in comic books, Daredevil (no spoilers) and the serialization of super hero television vs. feature…

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Episode 14 | Course Correction 102

This episode was recorded April 5th, 2015. This week, hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul discuss their comic picks – Transformers vs. GI Joe #6, Southern Cross #2, Descender #2, and The Surface #2. Discussion topics include Dark Horse’s April Fool’s Day announcements and how one of those two was actually true: Local Comic Shops can turn in 20 unsold copies…

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Episode 13 | Animal Man v. Batman & Robin

This episode was recorded on March 29th, 2015. This week’s episode of the podcast was hosted by Mike, Nick, and Zander. Our comic picks were: Uncanny Season 2 #1, Batman and Robin Annual #3, and Hinterkind #17. This week we discussed Dynamite’s range of titles, Erik Larsen’s Twitter Rant interview over at The Outhousers and the future of comics fans and publishing,…

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Episode 12 | Transformers vs. G.I. Joe

This episode was recorded on March 22nd, 2015. This week’s episode was hosted by Mike, Nick, and Paul. Our Comic Picks for the week were: D4VE #2, The Multiversity: Ultra Comics #1, and Nightcrawler #12. This week we discussed Thought Bubbles in comics, IDW’s ownership of licensed properties, the shocking revelations of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #44 from last week, and (again) artificial…

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Episode 10 | Do Your Dishes for a Gameboy Game

Hosts: Mike, Nick This episode was recorded on March 9th, 2015. This week, Mike and Nick discussed their comic picks for the week (Spider-Gwen #2 and Ninjak #1), the ramifications of Spider-verse, diversity in your pull list and what that means, the value of comics, and what buying bundles of comics (LootCrate, ComicBento, HumbleBundle, etc.) means for the every-week comic reader. Have…

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Episode 9 | The Worst Way To Pitch A Comic Book

Hosts: Mike, Nick, Zander This episode was recorded on March 1st, 2015. Topics: Comics: Descender #1, Supreme: Blue Rose #7, Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #9 Warren Ellis is watching you Mike thinks Kieron Gillen may have black-balled him from comics Something about Fringe The hypothetical powers of Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick and how they’re actually incredibly cool people my name is matt…

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Episode 8 | Peanut Butter and Chocolate The Comic Book!

Hosts: Mike, Nick, and Paul. This episode was recorded on February 22nd, 2015 Topics: Comics: Gotham Academy #5, Star Spangled War Stories #7, Spider-Gwen #1 What makes a good comic review? Subscription services, how they work, why they work, and why they DON’T work. Jason Momoa as Aquaman and how Batman vs. Superman is going to have the whole damn Justice League A…

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