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Minisode 22 | Planetary vs Fire & Stone

This episode was recorded sometime in the recent past! This week, Mike and Nick discuss two books they picked… for each other! This is the first of a new series called “Book vs. Book” where two people pick comics (roughly equal is length) for the other to read. Then we record an episode. Enjoy!! Don’t forget to take the IRCB Listener Survey! – ircbpodcast.com/survey Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz

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Episode 84 | The Politics in Comic Books

This week’s episode was recorded on September 18th, 2016. The show this week features guests Nick and Kate to talk about politics in comic books. The topic meanders a bit, but the ultimate discussion of how politics are handled, presented, inserted, and masked in comics is discussed. This may seem heavy, but, on the whole, it’s a fun talk about how we as comic fans read into stories. Comic Reads/Picks for this week Jonesy #6 Doom Patrol #1 All-Star Batman #2 Chew Volume 10 Batman Vol 6: Graveyard Shift Mockingbird #7 Faith #3 Animosity #2 Star Wars Vol. 3: Rebel Jail Bloodshot Reborn #16 Divinity II #4 Blue Beetle Rebirth #1 Alien #19 Britannia #1 Vote Loki #4 Seven to Eternity #1 Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz Kate – @KateSkocelas Transmetropolitan Y: The Last Man Bitch Planet Marvel Civil War Hellblazer Timestamps: Start/Last Week in Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:20:28 Politics in Comics – 00:31:24 Comic Books, Politics, and Reader Demographics – 00:55:20 Credits – 01:10:10 Hackers, Mike, and Movies – 01:11:47 This week’s music was by Yung Bae and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us in the comments or here: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. Hey #PodernFamily listeners! Thanks for dropping by! TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast

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Episode 79 | We fixed all of comics

This week’s episode was recorded on August 7th, 2016. On this week’s show, Paul and Tia join Mike to talk about how we, as fans, deal with controversy in the comics community/news. There’s a bunch of weird problems the comics industry needs to fix and, well, this episode is a discussion about those problems. Comic Reads/Picks for this week Moon Knight #5 Jughead #8 Jonesy #5 Kill or Be Killed #1 Hex 11 Volume 1 Batman #4 Wonder Woman #3 Suicide Squad #1-3 Judge Dredd #8 Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens #1 Animosity #1 Lady Killer #2 Superman #4 Ringside #6 All-Star Batman #1 The Accused #1 Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Tia – @PortraitOfMmeX Paul – @OhHiPaulie Infinity Shred performance at Union Pool August 17th ALSO! On October 14th, Infinity Shred’s new album drops so, pre-order it now! Controversy in comics links mentioned: Rat Queens – Roc Upchurch, then Tess Fowler… and more Dan Slott being a jerk on twitter Tony Harris being a dick about cosplayers All the shit about Brian Wood Marguerite Bennett getting kicked off of wonder woman Frank Cho… in general Hydra Cap and creators vs fandom Timestamps: Start/Last Week in Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:21:20 How Do We Handle Comic Book Controversies? – 00:28:44 Credits – 01:02:08 Our take on the Olympics – 01:03:53 This week’s music was by Flamingosis and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk…

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