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Episode 73 | Find Your Comic Book Comfort Food

This week’s episode was recorded on May 29th, 2016. Paul and Nick join Mike to talk about “Comic Book Guilty Pleasures” and why that’s kind of hard to classify (for them, at least). But before the main topic, the guys chat about DC Universe Rebirth #1 at length (spoilers!) during their comic reads for the week. Comic Reads/Picks for this week All-New Wolverine #9 4001 AD #2 Batman Rebirth #1 Paper Girls #6 The Eyes of a Cat Aether & Empire #1 Scott Pilgrim Volume 2 Private Eye Jonesy #4 4001 AD #1 Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #7 Five Ghosts, Vol 2 More Flash Gordon #5-6 Jonah Hex #33 Justice League #50 Punisher #1 Maggie the Mechanic Bitch Planet #1-5 DC Universe Rebirth #1 Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Paul – @OhHiPaulie Nick – @dethstarplnz Timestamps: Start/Last Week in Comics – 00:00:00 DC Rebirth – 00:17:25 Comic Picks – 00:33:09 Comic Book Guilty Pleasures – 00:43:55 Credits – 01:10:12 X-Men Apocalypse and Nice Guys – 01:11:37 This week’s music was by Damu The Fudgemunk 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 here: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast | Google Play

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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 of genre comics within the Big 2 (Marvel and DC)–where have they gone and why? This week’s music was by Just Blaze, Zion I & The Grouch, and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and Zander Riggs, 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 here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher

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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 Crisis,” and voting on comic book stories. Music this week was by Gramatik (“No Way Out” and “Afternoon Soul“), Brock Berrigan (“The Plot Thickens” and “Four Walls and an Amplifier“) and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was Produced by Mike Rapin and Zander Riggs, 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 here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher

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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, All-Different Marvel announcements, Special Edition: NYCC’s ticket sales for NYCC 2015, Nowhere Men returning this Fall, and Daniel Clowes’ “Wilson” being adapted for film. This week’s main topics were on controversy and piracy on sites like Redbubble and others in regards to selling unauthorized prints of comics/covers/etc., and piracy in the comic and music industry. Nick and Paul discussed the new DCYou, and Mike commented a bit. This week’s music was by Poldoore (“Ain’t No Sunshine” and”In Your Head“), Shin-Ski, and Infinity Shred. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher

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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 ongoing, monthly series, Chris Burnham’s tweets “confirming” DC’s in-page ads, and the Twitter hashtag #Name3Artists where Gail Simone asked users to name three artists that would get them to buy a comic book. What a week. This week’s music was by and Infinity Shred. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher | Podcast Feed  

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Episode 9 | The Worst Way To Pitch A Comic Book

Hosts: Mike, Nick, Zander This episode was recorded on March 1st, 2015. Topics: Comics: Descender #1, Supreme: Blue Rose #7, Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #9 Warren Ellis is watching you Mike thinks Kieron Gillen may have black-balled him from comics Something about Fringe The hypothetical powers of Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick and how they’re actually incredibly cool people my name is matt and i’m an alcoholic and a drug addict The monolith that is “editorial” and how we can never really know the true influence Something about comic scripts and the creation process How do you find new comics to try? And what’s a good comic? Moral of the story? Try an indie book. Music by: The Cold Electric and Infinity Shred. Produced and Edited by Zander Riggs. Questions? Comments? Get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org | @destroythecyb | destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher | Podcast Feed  

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