Dave Baker comes on the show to talk about his and Nicole Goux’s new book Everyone Is Tulip along with many other works they have done.
Everyone Is Tulip By Nicole Goux, Dave Baker And Ellie Hall.Continue reading
We start off with Hedra By Jesse Lonergan and go into a discussion of what is storytelling? Comic toy tie-ins are talked about after that, along with staying home, muck monsters and several movies that not everyone liked, but some did.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Dungeon Boss
Hedra By Jesse Lonergan.Continue reading
Reprints Of 70’s horror magazine sized comics and books we missed when they originally came out are discussed, as well a growing appreciation for Golden and Silver Age work.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Ed WoltilContinue reading
Comic books that seemed odd, quirky or outright silly to an older audience that we loved as kids begins this episode, then moves into the influence one artist has to another. Everything finishes with drive-in movies.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: All MankindContinue reading
As always, we start off talking about something other than comic books, and this time it is the movie The Last Man On Earth, which led into Night Of The Living Dead, The Omega Man and I Am Legend. Then we talk about the Florida nuisance known as love bugs. We do talk about comics eventually.
Buck Rogers By Howard Chaykin.Continue reading
It starts out with Classics Illustrated and how the stories were reworked years later. Turns out that went for song lyrics as well. Who knew?
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: David Maxim Micic
Classics Illustrated: Robin Hood By Jack Sparling.Continue reading
It starts up with talk about old commercials on YouTube, the sixtes band Shocking Blue, TV products and the expert hands that sold them. The rest of the episode is all about Stan Lee, and nothing but Stan Lee.
Stan Lee By Shag.
Stan Lee Tribute By JM DeMatteis, And Another By Gerry Conway.
Vague talk of the new Star Wars movie and a discussion of the webcomic Blue starts the episode off. Page design, storytelling and website navigation come up, along with the new trailer for the upcoming Avengers movie. Dollar box diving, overinflated prices for back issues in the past and airline meals that no longer exist.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Blow
The conversation begins with dollar box finds, then goes into color theory, high contrast and happy Batman. The world needs more happy Batman.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Steve Connelly And The Lesser Gods
Captain Confederacy From Steel Dragon Press.
Al started the episode off with a rant about the Marvel executive who says diversity may have alienated readers, which led into a discussion on the price of comics today, trade paperbacks and the culture of comics. Unfortunately, all of that is gone, because Don trashed the first half of the episode before it was produced. Sorry about that.
The surviving half discusses books that we didn’t plan on reading, but ended up liking anyway. And Doctor Strange, there was a lot about him.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Cramps
Marvel Executive Says Diversity May Have Alienated Readers.
And Here Is What The Beat Says About It.
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
Rook Says Goodbye To DC Rebirth.
Al, Dallas and Don start off talking about comics found in dollar boxes, then go into the pros and cons of digital comics and finish off with the 1963 series.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Dungeon Boss
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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 21st!!!! Dungeon Boss Will Be Playing At
The Sandbar In New Port Richey. They Are Going On At 7pm.
Excalibur Special Edition From 1987
By Chris Claremont, Alan Davis And Paul Neary.
Had he lived, Jack Kirby would have been 98. Al starts it off with a discussion that without The King’s influence, would comic books have taken a more boring direction? Don brings Dave Gibbons’ Watching The Watchmen book, and they finish with a quick Pullapalooza.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Circus Devils
Jack Kirby Would Have Been 98 Last Week, And Not
Only Being The Architect Of Marvel Comics, He Single-
Handedly Showed Everyone How It Should Be Done.
Join Don, Al, Dallas, Rook, Hashbrowns and Des as they discuss their favorite comic book pages..
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Terez Montcalm
Al | Cover To The Adventures Of Bob Hope By Bob Oksner.
Written By Arnold Drake, Who Is One Of Al’s Favorite Writers.