131 | Twilight Man, Jeff Smith, Archie, Roy Thomas, Sex Criminals And Walking Dead

Our host Dallas is joined by Rook, Don and Al to discuss anything and everything related to comics. Rook pulls out a gem from his childhood called Twilight Man, Don mentions TUKI which begins a nostalgic discussion about Jeff Smith and BoneAl talks Archie (Archie Vs. Predator, All New Archie) and the wonderful artist of Afterlife With Archie, Francesco Francavilla.

Dallas reminisces about his favorite Alex Ross print of the Uncanny X-Men, and Roy Thomas is name-dropped. Dallas reviews the wonderful Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky. And, of course, there is talk of The Walking Dead and the new AMC show, Fear The Walking Dead.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Joy Formidable

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Twilight Man By Steven Grant, Tristan Schane,
Eric Vincent And Bruce Timm.

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111 | Golden Age Seen By Later Generations, Creator Credits. A Few New Comics And Bill Everett.

We start off discussing the golden age we never saw, but thanks to The Digital Comics Museum it’s possible now. Creator credits issued in comic books, Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers. Thunderworld AdventuresIndestructible HulkXenozoic TalesThe Fade OutG.I. ZombieAfterlife With Archie Magazine 3, Eerie 6, She Hulk and Amazing Mysteries: The Bill Everett Archives.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Superdrag

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We Used To Ask, What’s EC?
Destination Nightmare Is A Good Place To Visit If You Want To See Golden Age Work.

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107 | Dead Media And Other Things You Can No Longer Get

Al, Don and Desmond rehash the comic book or trade question, reading and/or collectibility, record stores, the many formats of Afterlife With Archie, cartoonists for girlie magazines and mail order record clubs that no longer exist.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Bob Mould

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Singe Issues Or Trades?

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93 | Artist’s Page Rates, Comic Book Body Building Ads And The Black Panther

Deep in the heart of Parts Unknown, Don, Al and Dallas discuss Slice Radio, Afterlife with Archie, some comic shop documentaries, the Origin of Rook Murphy, Warren comics, art commissions, Bernie Wrightson, Art Adams, John Buscema, Howard Chaykin’s Iron Wolf, Mike Mignola, Flex Mentallo, Charles Atlas, Count Dante, Jack and Stan’s Fantastic Four, civil rights in 60’s comics, the portrayal of minorities in 40’s and 50’s comics, and we wrap it up with Uncanny X-Men circa 1980’s.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Ruby Sting

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The Rook From Warren Publishing.

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75 | Comics, Movies And Music

It’s our glorious episode 75 reunion! The entire crew is present tonight (but not at the same time). Here’s a rundown of what we talk about:

COMICS:
Al Jaffee • Afterlife With ArchieThor: God of ThunderHellraiser
Preacher by Garth Ennis And Steve Dillon • Thor: Tales of Asgard
Thor: The Mighty Avenger • King CityMultiple WarheadsChildren of PalomarLocas

MOVIES and TV:
The Hobbit – The Desolation of SmaugLovelace with Amanda Seyfried
Ray Harryhausen – Special Effects TitanGame of Thrones Black Sails
The Mighty HeroesWizardsHeavy Metal

MUSIC:
Skinny PuppyStrung Out

MISCELLANEOUS:
Our Love of Whiskey: Michael Collins and Tullamore Dew
The merits of make-up & costumes over CGI in film
Dallas takes his nephew to get his first comic (spoiler: it’s the Ninja Turtles!)
The obligatory Walking Dead talk • Don vs. His Dog

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: TESSERACT
(no relation to Thanos the Mad Titan or the Cosmic Cube)

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Tall Tales By Al Jaffee.

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