Episode 211 – Batdance f/ Douglas Wolk

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Our guest this week is the an accomplished critic and commentator, as well as the writer of Judge Dredd Mega City Two: City of Courts, Douglas Wolk! We talk to him a ton about the history of Judge Dredd and 2000 AD, balancing being a critic and a creator at the same time, fans becoming creators, the moving target of authorship, and, of course, Prince. Plus, more entries into our Every Story Ever list!

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Comics Talked About:

  • Justice League #31
  • Superman #32
  • Copra #15

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Episode 210 – Live From The Hotel

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It’s our annual special from the Heroes Convention in Charlotte, NC! Join us for about 45 minutes of revelry with Chad Bowers from the Westin Hotel, and check out the show notes below to watch the videos we discuss!

We’ll be back with a guest and Every Story Ever next week!

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Episode 209 – One Centaur, One Minotaur f/Benjamin Marra

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This week, we’re welcoming Ben Marra, the writer and artist of such comics as Night Business, Blades and Lazers, Gangsta Rap Posse, The Incredibly Fantastic Adventures of Maureen Dowd (A Work of Satire and Fiction) and many others! We talk about influences, video stores, making Nazis bad guys, the appeal of trash, and much more! Plus, three more Byrne-tastic entries into our Every Story Ever list!

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Comics Talked About:

  • Infinity Man and the Forever People #1
  • Astro City #13
  • Mega Man #37

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Episode 208 – Let Me Watch This Stupid Garbage f/Meg Lovell

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Matt has returned from a long and arduous move, and he and Chris are talking to the writer and artist of the webcomic Tagged! this week, Meg Lovell! They talk about being a wrestling fan, calling a comic on Tumblr “Tagged,” Patrick Swayze, Sailor Moon, The Shield, and much more! Plus, Every Story Ever returns!

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Comics Talked About:

  • Big Trouble in Little China #1
  • Nailbiter #2
  • Afterlife With Archie TPB

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Episode 207 – King Kirby f/Fred Van Lente, Crystal Skillman, Amy Lee Pearsall and Steve Rattazzi

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This week, Chris and special guest host Kieran Shiach welcome the writers and two cast members from the play King Kirby! They have a big old time talking about the King of Comics.

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  • Here’s the King Kirby Kickstarter link! Go donate!
  • Go listen to Kieran’s show, Have a Nice Day!
  • Chris’ check and rec: King of Trios, Sam and Cat
  • Kieran’s check and rec: Interviewing Mike Quackenbush, X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Music used: NESkimos, “Grande March Gormetique”

Comics Talked About:

  • Forever Evil #7
  • Batman #31
  • Deadpool #29

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Episode 206 – Dinosaur in a Space Suit f/Ryan North

MidasFleshRyan North, writer of The Midas Flesh, Adventure Time and Dinosaur Comics, is on the show this week to talk about all-ages comics, being tall, genocide, the Canadian video game tip line, comics being autobiographical, comics not being autobiographical, and much more! Plus, an X-Men themed Every Story Ever list!

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Comics Talked About:

  • Batman Eterman #6
  • United States of Murder Inc. #1
  • Lumberjanes #2

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Episode 205 – Everything Can Betray You f/Jai Nitz

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Our guest this week is Dream Thief and Toshiro writer Jai Nitz! We talk at length about Hellboy, John Byrne, getting con commissions, and eventually even a little bit about his comics. Plus, three more entries are added to our list of Every Story Ever!

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Comics Talked About:

  • Futures End #1
  • Rat Queens #6
  • Moon Knight #3

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Episode 204 – The Gift of Thrill Power f/Arthur Wyatt

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On this week’s show, we’re gazing into the fist of Dredd with Dredd: Underbelly writer Arthur Wyatt! We’re talking a whole lot about the many writers who have penned stories for 2000 AD, how Dredd is an outsider’s look at America, moving to the U.S. from the U.K., the decision process for making a comics sequel to Dredd, and much more! Plus, a new set of entries into our Every Story Ever list!

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Comics Talked About:

  • Batman Eterman #4
  • Southern Bastards #1
  • CMYK #1

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Episode 203 – Edit-Free ESE

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Because Matt spent the weekend at C2E2 and couldn’t edit the show this week, he and Chris and doing a special edit-free, Every Story Ever special this week! Among the comics we discuss, the best (?) Mark Millar comic, Superman Red Son, and the worst Grant Morrison comic. Which one is that? Listen and find out!

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Comics Talked About:

  • DC Secret Origins #1
  • Original Sin #0

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