203 | Valerian, Pullapalooza And Earth’s Final Chapter

Valerian: The Complete Collection Volume 1 starts everything off, which sidetracks into the Squirrel Girl comic and the Valerian movie. Snow Piercer, listener mail and pullapalooza are discussed and we finish with a review of Earth’s Final Chapter From Endless Ink.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Greymarket

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172 | Rebirth Overload, Organic Growth Comics, Fantastic Four Movies And James Robinson

The core four return with Baby Emily to talk shop about comics! Don gives the gang rose rocks from Oklahoma, Dallas considers his multiple attacks by animals this past week, and Rook *finally* swears off DC’s exhausting Rebirth series.

Big event books are compared to popular series that grew organically are discussed, along with  the lackluster Fantastic Four movies, Ang Lee films, Lady Snowblood, and James Robinson.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Purity Ring

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Rook Says Goodbye To DC Rebirth.

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141 | Public Domain Day, Forgotten Heroes, Kay Nielsen And Pulapalooza

Public Domain Day starts the conversation off, which leads into Superheroes In The Public Domain, MLJ and Charlton heroes we didn’t always get to see, Kay Nielsen, The Twilight Children 2, and finish off with Pullapalooza.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Sonics

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Superheroes In The Public Domain: The Black Terror.

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115 | Favorite Pages

Join Don, Al, Dallas, Rook, Hashbrowns and Des as they discuss their favorite comic book pages..

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Terez Montcalm

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Al | Cover To The Adventures Of Bob Hope By Bob Oksner.
Written By Arnold Drake, Who Is One Of Al’s Favorite Writers.

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106 | Comic Book Movies (again), Villains Becoming Heroes, Fantastic Four, Violence & Dark Themes And R. Crumb

Desmond rejoins Dallas and Don! The boys talk the X-Men: Days of Future Past movie, and Don’s experience with the first X-Men movie, comic book villains becoming heroes, The Fantastic Four through the years, Adventures Of Superman by Jerry Ordway and Steve Rude, violence and dark themes in superhero movies, The Comics Journal #301 (the R. Crumb interview), Daredevil by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Sonic Graffiti

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X-Men Days Of Future Past.

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97 | Influences, Sketchy LIne Style, Older Pulp Look, Creation And/Or Contribution

We start off with a discussion of influences, mention the difference between creation and contribution, and artists who work with a sketchy line style. Old Daredevil comics, the New Wonder Woman of the early seventies, Dial H For Hero and finish off with the Fantastic Four as always.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Ruby Sting

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Conan By Gary Gianni.

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90 | Comics Overseas, Color Or Black And White, Kirby’s Fantastic Four, Inkers, Star Slammers, Nightcrawler, Daredevil, War Comics

We start off talking about living with no rules, shipboard life, and nine minutes later finding comic books overseas. Once again black and white or color is discussed, as well as Kirby’s epic run on Fantastic Four 41-50. Vince Colletta, Walt Simonson’s Star Slammers and old war comics finish it out.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Ed Woltil

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Teen Weekly Komiks From The Philippines.

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Artist’s Signature And The Time It Was Done,
From Teen Weekly Komiks.

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89 | Comic And Fantasy Artists Of The 70’s, Dragon’s Dream, Steve Ditko, Days Of Future Past In Comics And City On The Edge Of Forever

Jack Kirby’s epic run on Fantastic Four is mentioned, then quickly goes into comic and fantasy artists of the seventies, books from Dragon’s Dream, Steve Ditko, Days Of Future Past (the comic book) and IDW’s upcoming Star Trek: City On The Edge Of Forever.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Stranglers

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Don Is Currently Reading His Way Through Kirby And Lee’s
Fantastic Four Run, But Didn’t Want To Talk About It At This Time.

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87 | Free Comic Book Day, Silver Surfer, Daredevil, Plastic Model Kits

We start off talking about Free Comic Book Day, discuss the Silver Surfer and Daredevil comics, then trail off onto plastic model kits.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Sonic Graffiti

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Free Comic Book Day First Saturday In May.

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72 | Will Comic Book Movies Wear Thin? Are There Any Genius Artists Pushing The Medium?

“Will comic book movies wear thin? Do we have any genius artists working in the field today?” Al asks both of these questions, and the entire episode is spent discussing it.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: PARADA

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Dallas Can’t Stop Watching Man Of Steel

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58 | Count Dante And Other Comic Book Ads

Comic book ads were something we saw, but rarely ordered from. Never the less, they were discussed, along with a really nice site that has many examples from days gone by.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Geneva Wollett

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A Short Documentary About Count Dante
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