Paul and Mike are joined by Dr. Travis Smith, Professor of Political Theory at Concordia in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and author of the book Superhero Ethics!
Paul and René sit down to discuss the history of Superman’s heritage as the “Last Son of Krypton.”
Kate and Kara join Mike to talk about our Goodreads Book of the Month: Heathen Vol. 1.
This week, Kate and Paul jumped on the show with Mike to talk about why we buy comics and don’t read them and how unshelving those comics is hard.
This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Kara and Paul grace us with a stellar episode all about Superman, Action Comics, re-reading Action Comics #1, and more all for the build up for issue #1000 of Action Comics! Relevant Links/Information Kara – @KaraSzam Paul – @OhHiPaulie – @SpikePilePod Episode 144 | The Bird, The Plane, The Superman This week’s music was by 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 or our Goodreads group and get a hold of us in the comments or here: firstname.lastname@example.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. Hey #PodernFamily listeners! Thanks for dropping by! TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast
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.
Nick and Paul join Mike to talk about how comic book art is created (from what we could find on the internet).
It has become time for the comics. And they will be great! What’s on YOUR Pull List?
This week’s episode was recorded on August 21st, 2016. Tia and Kate join Mike for a discussion all about superhero fashion and costumes. It’s a long winding path that leads to some discussion about the male-gaze, cosplayers, and Mike being a completely lazy comic nerd by the end of the episode. Enjoy! Comic Reads/Picks for this week Black Hammer #2 Batman Volume 1: Court of Owls Ringside #6 Black Monday Murders #1 The Wicked + The Divine #22 Uncanny X-Men #11, All-New X-Men #12 One Piece v1 Naruto v1 Bleach v1 DBZ v1 Bakuman v3 Black Widow #5 Mockingbird #6 Spider-Woman # 10 Vision #10 Batman #3-5 All-Star Batman #1 Black Hammer #2 Sheriff of Babylon Volume 1 Pretty In Ink: North American Women Cartoonists 1896-2013 Invincible #130 Worst X-Man Ever TPB Faith #2 Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Tia – @PortraitOfMmeX Kate – @KateSkocelas Timestamps: Start/Last Week in Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:20:03 Superhero Costumes – 00:28:39 Superhero Costumes and TV/Movies – 01:01:13 Credits – 01:07:06 Secret Puffy Shame – 01:08:21 This week’s music was by Polodore 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: email@example.com – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. Hey #PodernFamily listeners! Thanks for dropping by! TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast