Category Archives: Episodes

Episode 51 – Got a Switch f/Chris Roberson

We’re recovering from our New Year’s hangovers this week and trying to relearn the basics of podcasting after a long break. Luckily, the always entertaining Chris Roberson, who is taking over for J. Michael Straczynski on Superman and is writing Starborn with Stan Lee, stopped by for the third time, despite officially now being a capital-b Big Deal! We also read out your favorite moments from the show’s first 49 episodes and answer some listener questions!

The Rundown

Comics Talked About:

  • Axe Cop TPB
  • Dungeons and Dragons #2
  • Parker: The Hunter

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Episode 50 – A ChrisSims Carol f/Matt Fraction

It’s our SUPER-SIZED 50th episode Christmas spectacular! Happy holidays, everybody!

The Rundown

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Episode 49 – More Than a Feeling f/ Evan “Funk” Davies

It’s an episode of firsts this week! Chris unveils a brand new segment, our guest, Evan “Funk” Davies, reveals the origin of his nickname and his methods for selecting music for his show on WFMU, and Matt reveals, for the first time ever, his plan to use Gandhi’s ghost to collect huge gambling winnings. Unfortunately, it’s also WRA’s first completely Euge-free show, but don’t hold that against us.

The Rundown

Comics Talked About:

  • Amazing Spider-Man #649
  • The Walking Dead #79
  • Detective Comics #871
  • Chris also talked about Dungeons and Dragons #1, but the audio for that part got corrupted. The short version: He really liked it.

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Episode 48 – Mystery Host

Just who is War Rocket Ajax’s new co-host? Listen to the show and find out! He’s known Chris for a good long while, he’s been on the show before and his name is right up at the top of this post. Those are your clues.

Chris and his new host answer some listener questions, talk about Batman at length and explain why the changeover happened a little earlier than expected. We also call up Euge and talk to him via speakerphone to find out what he’s up to in the early stops of his comic shop tour.

The Rundown

Comics Talked About:

  • Superman #705
  • Amazing Spider-Man #648
  • Batman Incorporated #1
  • Batman: The Return #1

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Episode 47 – Podcast To Restore Sanity f/ Matt Wilson

Chris is recovered from his horrible plague, and Euge and Matt have emerged from the crowd at the DC Rally to Restore Sanity. We talk about all that, and comics and twitter questions. Time for a good ole’ fashioned Bro-down!

The Rundown

Comics Talked About:

  • Batman & Robin #16
  • Wasteland
  • Spiderman #646

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Episode 46 – Reggaeton Rap Stars f/ Tom Fowler and Jen Vaughn

Artists and friends-of-the-show Tom Fowler and Jen Vaughn stop by, as we dig through some listener questions and talk about…well, very weird stuff.

The Rundown

  • Thanks to our guests! To check out more of Tom Fowler’s stuff, check out his blog, or talk to him on twitter. And don’t forget this week, DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #888!!!
  • Read Jen’s webcomic, Mermaid Hostel (now updating mondays). Also check out the Peep Show 2011 calendar discussed in the show.
  • Adam WarRock Comic Book Store Tour – join the facebook group and post your store’s info!
  • Music used: Belle & Sebastian “Sukie in the Graveyard”
  • I’m still out of town, so the show notes are going to be a bit sparse. Deal with it Cate Blanchett.

Comics Talked About:

  • Euge: Avengers Acamdemy
  • Sims: Mo-Both High by Neil Cameron; The Outfit by Darwyn Cooke
  • Tom: American Flag, Crogan’s Vengeance
  • Jen: Mogworld by Yahtzee, Saga of Crystar

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Episode 45 – Nexus … Or Against Us f/ Jarrett Williams

Creator of the awesome pro-wrestling graphic novel series Super Pro KO, Jarrett Williams, stops by to talk about…well, wrestling. A lot of wrestling. Chris and Euge also recap their NYCC experiences. Lives are changed.

The Rundown

  • Thanks to EVERYONE WHO CAME AND SAW CHRIS AND EUGE AT NYCC! Too many to thank individually, but you guys made our NYCC experience awesome!
  • Thanks again to Jarrett Williams, who quite frankly, will have to come back on the show to talk about video games, comics, and hip hop…since we talked so much about wrestling this time around. Check out his website, and go get Super Pro KO! And check out Jarrett on twitter.
  • Check out the ComicsAlliance panel, in all its wonderful glory. Make sure you check out all of CA’s NYCC coverage too!
  • Check out Awesomed by Comics Episode 111, for a full NYCC recap from the pov of Evie and Aaron.
  • Here’s the Val Venis scene we were talking about.
  • Music used: Edan “Fumbling Over Words I Rhyme”; Rick Derringer “I Am A Real American”

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Episode 44 – Gorilla Strippin’ f/ Brandon Jerwa

Before writing GI Joe comics, Brandon Jerwa had some interesting jobs. He comes on Ajax to talk to us about them, among other things. And now you know. And knowing is…like, some part of the battle or something.

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Episode 43 – Mass Efx w/ Colleen Coover

Show favorite Colleen Coover joins the show to talk about Bioware, sandbox games, and D&D. Grab your controllers, it’s time for our video game show!

The Rundown

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