Category Archives: Episodes

Episode 391 – Ya Gotta Eat (Panel President Special)

Strap in for space adventure as we rank cosmic characters for our Panel President list on this week’s show!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Bloodborne #1
  • Cave Carson has a Cybernetic Eye/Swamp Thing #1
  • Death Bed #1

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Episode 390 – Fanart for Animals f/ Becky and Frank

We’re pleased this week to welcome the creators of Capture Creatures, Becky and Frank, to the show! We talk with them about Frank’s pro wrestling podcast, creating their own Pokemon (of sorts), immeasurably cute drawings, the best Pokemon, New Japan, the perils of comics distribution and much more! Plus, we take an easy-to-answer listener question!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Shade the Changing Girl/Wonder Woman #1
  • Judge Dredd Megazine #393
  • Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1

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Episode 389 – Moonlighting and Silk Stalkings Tricks f/ Kelly Thompson

Kelly Thompson, reigning War Rocket Ajax Intercontinental Champion as well as writer of Rogue and Gambit, Hawkeye, and Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, among other comic series, joins us once again on the show this week to talk about comics romances, will-they-won’t-they tropes, the trick of pretending to be a couple, characters’ worst fears, working with longstanding fan favorites, the best X-Men couple and much more! Plus, Matt and Chris rank some characters for the Panel President list!

The Rundown:

  • Follow Kelly on Twitter!
  • If you don’t know about it, familiarize yourself with the USA Network original series Silk Stalkings.
  • Chris’ check and rec: Playing FPS games, old wrestling videos, Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap
  • Matt’s check and rec: Replaying Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Blade Runner 2049
  • Music used: Adrianwave, “Asphalt Romance”

Comics Reviewed:

  • Mother Panic/Batman #1
  • Twisted Romance #1
  • Batman #40

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Episode 388 – Something’s Wrong Inside f/ Kyle Starks

Rock Candy Mountain writer/artist and the Rick and Morty franchise Kyle Starks returns to War Rocket Ajax this week, joining us direct from his visit to Wizard World St. Louis! We talk about celebrity guests at conventions, hobo code, collaborating, convention entertainment options, Kyle’s different fan bases, a dream world for comic creators, and much more!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Astro City #50
  • Justice League of America/Doom Patrol Special #1
  • Silencer #1

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Every Story Ever Special: January 2018

We’re back on schedule and ranking stories in this first official special of 2018!

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Episode 387 – You’ve Been Duritzed

As January comes to a close, we’re taking your listener questions!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Sex Criminals #21
  • Abbott #1
  • Doomsday Clock #3

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Episode 386 – Buried Under Funkos f/ Dan Gearino

On this week’s show, we’re very happy to welcome Columbus Post Dispatch business reporter and author of the new book Comic Shop: The Retail Mavericks Who Gave Us a New Geek Culture, Dan Gearino! We talk with Dan about what it takes to run a comic shop, whether you have to be a fan to do it, the rise of Diamond as the only comic book distributor, Funko Pop displays, Urkel, and so much more! Plus, we answer a follow-up listener question!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Mage: The Hero Denied #5
  • Damage #1
  • Avengers #676

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Episode 385 – If Jack Lemmon Were a Duck (Panel President Special)

In our first regular episode of the year, we’re ranking some comic book characters sent in by you, the listeners!

The Rundown:

Comics Reviewed:

  • Mister Miracle #6
  • Avengers #675
  • WWE Royal Rumble Special 2018

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Every Story Ever Special: December 2017

Almost caught up! And in this special, we rank the Story of the Beast!

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Episode 384 – The Play Buttonth Annual Gordie Awards

We’re kicking off 2018 with our annual awards show, with categories (categordies?) submitted by you, the listener!

Music used: “Fanfare X” by Alexander Nakarada

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