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Episode 65 | Where do you get your gifs from?

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. And yes… we talked about DC Rebirth, again (Mike is sorry). Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz Kate – @KateSkocelas Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark Timestamps: Start/Last…

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Episode 64 | Just… Edgy

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.  Their comic picks for the week were Darth Vader #18, Fight Cub 2 #10, and Omega Men #10. Be prepared for a few soapboxes and rants. Relevant Links Mike…

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Episode 63 | Those Darn Comic Book Contracts

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. This week’s focal discussion was about the implications of comic book exclusivity contracts and the episode is rounded…

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Episode 62 | What’s your favorite Daredevil creative team?

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. Things spin outward into Daredevil TV show and other related show discussion. Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Kate – @KateSkocelas Paul – @OhHiPaulie Timestamps:…

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Episode 61 | Skin Cape

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, the most iconic, and the cosplayability of most super hero costumes. Admittedly, the episode gets away from them……

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Episode 59 | Rebirth is a trick title

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 happening, what it means, and who this “not-a-reboot” is really for. Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Nick…

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Episode 58 | What’s the deal with social media?

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 of the “social contract” between comic creators and their fans on social media. Relevant Links Mike…

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Episode 57 | The Great Debate

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, Kate Skocelas, Nick White, Paul Jaissle, and Mike Rapin focus the show on The Great Debate: Comic Book Restaging – Why or…

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Episode 56 | THE ANNUAL

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, Zander Riggs. They talk comics they’ve read recently and books they’re excited for…

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