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Episode 40 | Paul’s Twitter

This episode was recorded October 4th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul talk their lives… and also comics to start the show, then their comic picks (Paper Girls #1, Aliens/Vampirella #2). This week’s primary topics covered Dark Knight III and why classic books are hard to read for new readers, followed by a discussion on Comic Reading Rituals and why collecting…

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Episode 39 | Is $9.99 a problem?

This episode was recorded September 26th, 2015. This week, Mike, Nick, and special guest Jeff (who’s audio is static-y, and we apologize!) talk comics and their comic picks for the week (Archie #3, They’re Not Like Us #8, and Material Volume 1). The gang discusses price points in comics–Justin Jordan talked about how $9.99 volume 1’s at Image sometimes don’t…

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Episode 38 | The Problem With Pants

This week’s episode was recorded on September 20, 2015. Hosts Nick, Brian, and Jon disregard their holy overlord Mike to record a secret podcast (not really). They chat their current comic reads and their comic picks for this week (Runaways #4, We Are Robin #4, Mythic #4, Book of Death #3)–even though Jon didn’t really have a pick. Stretching into…

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Episode 37 | Superhero movies make Mike tired

This week’s episode was recorded on September 13th, 2015. Mike, Nick, and Paul chat comics for a bit–namely a whole bunch of their current reads. Then, after much screaming on Mike’s part, they chat about their comic picks for the week (Sex Criminals #12, The Fade Out #9, and Ivar, Timewalker #9). The primary topic this week revolved around “hype marketing”…

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Episode 36 | Comics aren’t for kids anymore!

This week’s episode was recorded on September 6th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul discuss what they’ve been reading lately and their comic picks (Bitch Planet #5 and Batman #44) in the first half of the episode–WARNING! Batman #43 spoilers! In the second half of the episode, the guys chat about how you recommend comics to people, with a slide…

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Episode 32 | Getting into comics for the money

This week’s episode was recorded August 9th, 2015. Hosts Mike and Nick chat comics and their comic picks (Constantine: The Hellblazer #3 and Batman #43) as per usual. Following, there’s a big “COME ON” to Marvel about the whole Black Widow debacle. To round off the episode, things turn to the discussion of buying comics to make a buck, inspired by…

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Episode 30 | What is it with genre books?

This week’s episode was recorded July 26th, 2015. Our hosts this week–Mike, Zander, and Paul–have a nice chat about their week and their comic picks (Lazarus #18, Rasputin #7, and Daredevil #17) followed by a conversation about a chapter from the book Our Superheroes, Ourselves titled “Superhero comics as moral pornography.” And in a different direction, Paul brought the topic…

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Episode 29 | Comic Awards and Trying DCYou

This week’s episode was recorded July 19th, 2015. Hosts Paul and Nick somehow manage to get a podcast episode recorded without Mike (he’s not bitter about it). In familiar fashion, comic picks (Book of Death: The Fall of Bloodshot #1 and Wolf #1) are followed by some discussion of the Harvey Awards and what they mean for the comic industry,…

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Episode 28 | You Ask Questions, We Have… Words That May Be Answers

This week’s episode was recorded on July 12th, 2015. This week’s episode had some comic picks (Silver Surfer #13, Hawkeye #22, and Book of Death #1), but the focus was on TWO listener questions (which we were super excited to have). Zack asked us about unjust praise for books and Jon asked us about book lending and piracy. Check it…

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