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Episode 305 – Too Old for Shame f/ Chip Zdarsky

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We’re pleased as can be to welcome Chip Zdarsky, artist of Sex Criminals and writer of Jughead, Kaptara and Howard the Duck, back to the show this week! We talk with him about his various stunts over the years, working for the National Post, wrapping up his Jughead run, whether he feels shame, Garfield (of course) and so much more! Plus, we add some characters to the Panel President list!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Future Quest #1
  • Citizen Jack #6
  • Civil War II #0

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Episode 304 – Primary Speciality: Combat Artist f/ Adam Riches

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Matt’s away this week, so guest host Kieran Shiach has filled in to help Chris interview Adam Riches, whose covers you may know from series including G.I. Joe, Micronauts and Back to the Future! Guess which one Chris discusses the most out of those. Also discussed: Riches’ art for toy packaging!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Gotham Academy #18
  • The Unbelievable Gwenpool #2
  • Power Rangers #3

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Episode 303 – Kawaii Judge Dredd f/ Arthur Wyatt

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Chris has returned and he’s just in time to talk with returning guest Arthur Wyatt, writer of a series of comics continuing the story of the Dredd movie, the latest of which is called Dust. We talk with Arthur about the differences between movie Dredd and regular comics Judge Dredd, the appeal of the Cursed Earth, 2099 comics, whether the Dark Judges would fit into the movie universe, kids comics he enjoys and, of course, Shako the bear. Plus, we take some listener questions!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • The Punisher #1
  • Midnighter #12
  • Moon Knight #2

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Every Story Ever Special: April 2016

Aren’t you all glad it’s still April? To celebrate it still being April, here’s our monthly special in which we add stories to our ever-expanding list of comic book stories, ranked from best to worst!

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Episode 302 – Like Proteus if He Sucked (Panel President Special)

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Chris has returned from vacation, so we’re taking the opportunity to fill out our Panel President list with a whole bunch of new entries this week!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Batman #51
  • 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank #1
  • Justice League #49

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Episode 301 – Aiming for Cancelled f/ Curt Franklin and Chris Haley

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Chris Sims is taking the week off, so Matt’s answering your listener questions with two of the show’s most popular guests and oldest friends: Chris Haley and Curt Franklin! We revisit the old topics like bags of salt, and take on some new ones, including Captain America and Superman’s dining preferences, tweets on our tombstones and Prince memories.

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Action Comics #51
  • Vision #6
  • Dept. H #1

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Episode 300 – Not Quite Possible, But Almost f/ Scott Snyder

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Episode 300 is here, and to celebrate, we’re welcoming Scott Snyder back to the show for the first time in like, six years!

In that time, a good many things have happened, including Scott writing a whole heck of a lot of issues of Batman. So we talk with him about Batman (of course), including the new All-Star Batman series he’s working on with a murderer’s row of arists. Plus, we get into discussing his comics writing classes, too. It’s a big one!

The Rundown:

  • Follow Scott on Twitter!
  • Chris’ check and rec: Live NXT show, Total Divas
  • Matt’s check and rec: Book update, Merged
  • Music used: Creepue, “Batman”

Comics Reviewed:

  • Moon Knight #1
  • Goldie Vance #1
  • Wonder Woman: Earth One

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Episode 299 – Teen Girl Metamorpho (Panel President Special)

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We’re knocking out some Panel President lists by ranking some characters this week!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Black Panther #1
  • Batgirl #50
  • Poe Dameron #1

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Episode 298 – The Golden Age of Robbery f/ Robert Wilson IV and Chris Sebela

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Robert Wilson IV and Christopher Sebela, the artist and writer of Oni Press’ new series Heartthrob, join us for this week’s show! We talk about researching heart transplants, portraying unreality, Art Bell, the allure of the 1970s, Pinterest, nicknames, romance stories and much more! Plus, Chris and Matt answer a few of your listener questions!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Jughead #5
  • Batman #50
  • Claus #4

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Every Story Ever Special: March 2016

Just under the wire, Matt and Chris are back ranking stories for two full hours! Including two Jim Starlin/Jim Aparo Batman stories and a story managing to crack the top 10!

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