Category Archives: Episodes

Episode 27 – Brother Got Ta Rap f/ Ryan Dunlavey

Hit Me! Back at it, talking about a ton of comics, and rapping with guest writer and artist Ryan Dunlavey about philosophers, MODOK, and new jack swing.  All of you go to your rooms.

The Rundown

  • Check out more from our guest Ryan Dunlavey at his website, or follow him on twitter. While you’re at it, pick up the Action Philosophers! trade paperback.
  • Remember, Rusty‘s doing an in-store at Superfly Comics in the Yellow Springs, OH area on 5/1/10 (Free Comic Book Day). Stop by and say hi.
  • Yes, we now know that it’s from a James Brown song. Fraction‘s response when we told him we didn’t know that was calling us “fucking philistines.”
  • Check out Brandon Vs. Magic for the theme song I did for his video podcast, Play, Trade or Bury.
  • Check out Chris’s haters at his Kick Ass in 60 Seconds piece at Comics Alliance.
  • Facebook fan group. Join it.
  • Thanks to the Ampersands for that great theme remix! Check out more of their music on myspace, or buy their album on iTunes.
  • Check out Sims at The ISB, Comics Alliance, his new webcomic Awesome Hospital, as well as the complete Solomon Stone at ActionAgeComics.
  • Go check out Mocktopus, by Max Huffman. Because it’s awesome, that’s why. Max, we stand in solidarity.
  • Check out Euge’s music at AdamWarRock.com. You can download the new theme there, if you’re into that sorta thing.

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Episode 26 – Eisner Nominated

Euge and Chris are back this week, and we mostly just talk about nonsense. Comics come up, sorta. It’s a shorter episode with new theme lyrics and more twitter questions than you can shake a stick at.

MIRACLES:

The Rundown

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Episode 25 – Awesomed Week f/ Kieron Gillen

Kieron Gillen, writer of Thor, S.W.O.R.D. and Phonogram, stops by to talk about generally awesome stuff. Arm-shattering news, we review a light week of comics, and big ups to all my waiters!

The Rundown

  • Check out everything Kieron Gillen is doing at his website, and also follow him on twitter.
  • Also, go grab a copy of the newly released Phonogram Volume 2: The Singles Club, because it’s fantastically awesome. Or check out the sidebar for more stuff!
  • Hey, we hear that the Awesomed by Comics Podcast is pretty AMAZINGLY GREAT this week. Go check it out!
  • Thanks to the Ampersands for that great theme remix! Check out more of their music on myspace, or buy their album on iTunes.
  • If you don’t know what we’re talking about, the conversation about the webcomics/podcast brawl happened in this debacle of an episode, with Curt and Chris of Let’s Be Friends Again. No, they are not a couple (yet?).
  • Check out Sims at The ISB, Comics Alliance, his new webcomic Awesome Hospital, as well as the complete Solomon Stone at ActionAgeComics.
  • Check out Euge’s music at AdamWarRock.com.

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Episode 24 – Bag of Salt f/ Let’s Be Friends Again

Curt Franklin and Chris Haley of Let’s Be Friends Again sit in on the whole episode, and basically try their best to ruin our show. Did they succeed?! Tune in to find out.

The Rundown

  • Check out Let’s Be Friends Again at their website, where you can buy stuff like their book, tshirts, prints, and coupons for hot sex on a platter with one of the guys. Also, you can buy their book on Amazon.
  • Check out Say it Backwards, and buy some of his Superman stuff. Check out the two posts here and here.
  • Here’s some links to Chris’s Leo Quintum/Lex Luthor theories that he mentioned when talking about All Star Superman (here, here, here, and here)
  • Follow Curt on twitter here, and Chris on twitter here
  • Here’s my Scott Pilgrim rap (link). Here’s the Former Fat Boys (link). You decide which is better.
  • Go check out Max Huffman‘s awesome comic, Mocktopus, which he does between sick burns class and improv comedy.
  • Check out Sims at The ISB, Comics Alliance, his new webcomic Awesome Hospital, as well as the complete Solomon Stone at ActionAgeComics.
  • Check out Euge’s music at AdamWarRock.com.

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Episode 23 – Mad As Heck f/ Tom Fowler

Comic artist and Mad Magazine contributor Tom Fowler stops by to earn our explicit tag, talk about Mysterius, and engage in some good old fashioned nostalgia for our favorite childhood humor magazine. Also, Chad Bowers stops by to show us the friendlier face of the Action Age.

Download the Destructiveness Now! (link)

The Rundown

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Episode 22 – Edit Free Ajax (Bronus Episode #2)

Sims, Euge, Rusty, Matt Wilson answer listener questions. Our hater story winner tells his tale. No edits, all live to tape. Beers. God save all of us.

Download the Destructiveness Now! (link)

The Rundown:

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Episode 21 – Megashark & Octopus w/ Greg Pak & Fred Van Lente

Incredible! Two eps in two weeks. And two guests! Fred Van Lente and Greg Pak stop by to talk about The Incredible Hercules, as well as The Hulk and other titles. Chris and Euge talk about Girl Comics. Haters, Listener questions, art by Max Huffman, and the announcement of the winner of our Hater Contest! 

The Rundown:

  • Please check out our guests’ website’s. Fred’s is here, and you can check Fred out on twitter here. Greg’s is here, and check him out on twitter as well. Check out their stuff, and buy it! Greg’s here. Fred’s here. More stuff on the sidebar.
  • If you happen to be going to SXSW, make sure you check out Greg’s film, Mister Green. More information here.
  • Fred sent me this link, with the comment “It’s all coming true.”
  • Thanks to Max Huffman of Mocktopus for the great poster for this episode. Hopefully, he’ll be around to do more while Rusty Shackles is off working.
  • Keep checking out Sims’ new webcomic, Awesome Hospital. It is AWESOME.
  • Check out AdamWarRock.com, where you can listen to “PBR.”

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Episode 20: Bat Out of Hell f/ Thom Zahler!

Through snow, through sleet, through hail, love prevails. Appropriately, Thomas Zahler, creator of the superb superhero situation comedy comic book Love and Capes, is our guest, as we chat about love, relationships, and Superman. Also, 3rd Chair Smithy is back to spread sunshine in our lives. We talk about Kick-Ass, shameless self-promotion, power ballads, and sex in Mass Effect 2. It’s a jumble of goodness, as War Rocket Ajax returns.

The Rundown:

  • Please check out Thomas Zahler’s great Love and Capes at his website, where you can actually read a fair amount of the first issue for FREE. Also, follow him on twitter, and pick up the first trade of Love and Capes on Amazon!
  • Check out Sims’ new webcomic, Awesome Hospital. It is AWESOME.
  • Also check out Smithy’s work in the new Solomon Stone #2 at Action Age comics. Follow Smithy on twitter too. He’s tall.
  • Big ups to our pal Rusty Shackles again, for his, along with Chris and Chad’s work in Oni Press’s Resurrection 8!
  • Sorry to our friends Evie and Aaron at Awesomed By Comics, who are also having some technical difficulties and won’t be posting up new eps for a bit. We recommended them in the episode, but please check out their archives, or their appearance on War Rocket Ajax (often referred to as both the best and/or most painful segment, as voted on by listeners, in our show’s history).
  • Check out the creators of FakeAPStylebook’s new website, The Bureau Chiefs, to which Sims and I are both contributors.
  • Check out AdamWarRock.com, where I posted a new song today called “PBR.”

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Episode 19 – Luchadore A Go Go! w/ El Gorgo!

Great Googily Moogily! Mike McGee and Tamas Jakab from El Gorgo join the party, along with 3rd chair Emeritus Rusty Shackles, as the War Rocket Ajax crew grabs their guitars and makes their way to the concert! Will they make it in time?!

The Rundown:

  • Please check out everything El Gorgo at the website. Also check out Tamas and Mike on twitter! Order your copy of El Gorgo today!
  • Check out War Rocket Ajax crew’s TV Tropes page. Thanks Bringthanoize. Email us so we can give you some proper credit!
  • As always, check out Rusty’s work at his website. Also, check out his Covered version of Marvel Two in One 86 here, and his Big Barda and Lashina pieces as well!
  • Go check out The Vizzness’s food blog here! Also say hi to her on twitter. Be nice, or Rusty will in fact, rise from the dead and….dot dot dot.
  • Check out WFMU’s blog piece detailing the Carson story that Chris mentioned. Don’t mess with Johnny Carson, folks.
  • Here’s Chris’s ISB review of Bayonetta, the greatest game in the universe.
  • Yup, we’re Team Coco.
  • Also be sure to check out Chris’s ComicsAlliance article on Ultimatum. Go ahead, hate on it.
  • Be sure to pick up a copy of Oni Press’s Resurrection 8 in February!

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions and hater stories to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!

Ajax Note: Thanks to Euge’s move, the iTunes feed won’t be updated until Tuesday this week.  Feel free to stream it from the site in the meantime, and thanks for your support!

Episode 18 – For Kids! w/ Max Huffman

It’s our For Kids! episode! With Max Huffman of Mocktopus.com. We talk to him about kids these days, along with his future plans for Mocktopus and why he’s just such a darn scamp!

(Note: we had some audio issues with skype in this episode during the interview)

The Rundown:

Please leave us a review on iTunes if you have the time! Also, remember to send in your listener questions and hater stories to warrocketpodcast_at_gmail.com!