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Episode 25 | DC vs. The Other “Big Two”

This episode was recorded June 20th, 2015. Hosts Zander and Jon discuss their comic picks (Mythic #2 and Legacy of Luther Strode #2), some quick topics around small conventions in the midwest and Marvel dropping 12,000+ comics on Kindle. This week’s main topics were spoilers for all of (released) Hawkeye and why Jon dropped this book, Batman: Arkham Knight, DC’s MOBA “Infinite…

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Episode 24 | Think before you speak, Mike.

This week’s episode was recorded on June 14th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Paul, and Jon, discuss their comic picks this week (Lazarus #17, Trees #10, and Martian Manhunter #1) and gloss over two bits of Marvel News (delays and adult coloring books?). But the meat of this episode focuses around reading “classic” comic books, why we buy indie books, and a…

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Episode 23 | All New, All Different, Post-New52

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 their comic picks–Batman #41 and Injection #2. There’s was some discussion about Transformers vs. GI Joe (again!), but the longer discussion was put off for another day. The New Gloss Over looked over the All-New,…

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Episode 22 | #Name3Artists

This episode was recorded on May 31st, 2015. This week, hosts Mike and Paul discuss their comic picks (Transformers vs. GI Joe #7 and Zero #17), other comics they’re reading, and some news about The Wicked + The Divine and Lumberjanes as well as Marvel’s upcoming YA Novel starring Black Widow. Focus topics this week included Hip-Hop Family Tree becoming an…

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Episode 21 | Why Do You Read Comics?

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! This week’s music was by Infinity Shred. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks…

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Episode 20 | Bazinga, indeed.

This episode was recorded May 17th, 2015. This week, Mike and Nick discuss their comic picks for the week, Trees #9 and Ninjak #3. In the news gloss over, topics included: DC’s new digital-first book, Asa Butterfield as Spider-Man rumors, April 2015 top 10 selling comics, and the Constantine TV show (and shows moving to other networks or continuing due…

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Episode 19 | Daredevil, All Of It.

This week’s episode was recorded on May 10th, 2015. This week’s hosts, Mike, Nick, and Paul, talk about their comic picks–Bandette #10, Rebels #2, and Injection #1–and a whole bunch of news. They discuss the craziness of print-only items (ie. a Steven Universe sketch book and Valiant’s upcoming Book of the Dead), Daredevil (SPOILERS), and their first fan letter, all about…

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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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