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Episode 144 | The Bird, The Plane, The Superman

This episode was recorded on January 21st, 2018. Our show this week is all about the hero known as Superman–why he’s important to comics and what he means as an icon and a character. Paul and René join Mike to discuss. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:24:25 – Comic Picks 00:31:39 – The Bird, The Plane, The Superman…

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Episode 142 | How can we fix the comics industry?

This episode was recorded on January 7th, 2018. Tia and Kara join Mike for the first full episode of the year! How can we fix comics? How can we make comics better for everyone and, maybe most importantly, how can we make sure folks who make this awesome stuff get paid? Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:36:32 –…

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Episode 137 | Dystopia, Research, and Honorary Witches

This episode was recorded on November 19th, 2017. Paul and Nick join Mike to discuss our obsession with dystopias–but more specifically dystopian comics. There’s some researched info, some philosophical thoughts, and a whole lot of questions about Doomsday Clock (from Mike). Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:21:20 – Comic Picks 00:35:14 – Dystopian Comics 01:08:42 – Wrap/Credits Comic…

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Episode 131 | Pride and Joy, Shame and Scandal

This episode was recorded on October 8th, 2017. Mike was off at NYCC this week (with Tia and Kara!), so Kate is at the helm with Brian and Nick in tow. The show this week is all about the pride and shame of everyone’s collection… and, boy, is there Shame. THIS WEEK STARTS OUR KICKSTARTER! GO CHECK IT OUT!!! – http://ircbpodcast.com/ks2017…

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Episode 130 | Everyone needs underwear

This episode was recorded on October 1st, 2017. This week, Kara and Rene join Mike to discuss comics and underwear, but really: What it means to be that comic book friend among your group of peers. How do you recommend comics to folks who you know won’t read them? And what do you do to share your interest without being…

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Episode 128 | As Someone Who Went To The Louvre…

This episode was recorded on September 17th, 2017. Mike is back from Paris and boy is he cultured (not really… never. Ever.)! Luckily, Nick and Tia are great and know a lot and make up for the lack of culture as the trio dive in to discussing the unsung heroes of comics: Letters, Editors, Flatters, Colorists, Inkers, and more! Timestamps…

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Episode 124 | Hooked on Comics

This episode was recorded on August 20th, 2017. Nick and Kate join Mike to talk about our recommendations for first time readers–or, as they put it, getting people “hooked on comics,” not to be confused with “hooked on phonics.” Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:27:39 – Comic Picks 00:37:19 – Hooked on Comics 01:13:38 – Credits 01:18:02 –…

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Episode 116 | Hyper Violence in Hyper-drive

This episode was recorded on May 28th, 2017. Kate and Nick join Mike to talk about our Goodreads Pick of the Month: Wytches by Scott Snyder and Jock. Mike tries to not go on a rampage about the X-Men, Nick goes deep into the story of the series Little Nemo, and Kate has a hard time dealing with Mike over his…

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Episode 115 | Kids And Their Turtles, Amiright?

This episode was recorded on May 21st, 2017. Tia, Nick, and Kate join forces while Mike is away to have a fantastic discussion about comics as a subversive art form. It’s a heavy discussion, but a thoughtful one to say the least. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:30:17 – Skip Hawkeye Spoilers Here 00:30:34 – Comic Picks 00:39:11 –…

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