182 | Back-Up Stories, Alan Moore And New Versions Of Old Series

Talking about back-up stories led into Alan Moore and Swamp Thing, Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic EyeShade The Changing Girl, Groo Fray Of The Gods and Love And Rockets. Then Pullapalooza closes it out.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Harry Nilsson

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Flesh And Bones Featuring Dalgoda 3
By Jan Strnad And Dennis Fujitake.

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156 | Free Comic Book Day, The Autumnlands, Archie Digest, Color Or Black And White

Free Comic Book Day, The Autumnlands, Archie Comics Digest, the missing element of fun and color or no color are the topics of this on the road show. Enjoy!

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Free Comic Book Day.

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154 | Frazetta’s Snow Man (Again), Peter Max, The Mighty Blue And Gilbert Hernandez

Frank Frazetta: The Adventures Of The Snowman is finally discussed, along with artists simplifying their styles. Jack Kirby’s Fourth World is mentioned, Peter Max somehow comes up, Dallas’ The Mighty Blue is reviewed and Gilbert Hernandez’ Sloth is recommended.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Jezabels

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Frank Frazetta: The Adventures Of The Snowman.

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Explicit 150 | Too Many Comics, Variant Covers, Super Zero And Other Comics We’ve Forgotten Or Haven’t Read Yet

The Core Four burn through the first part of the show talking about how they met, then learn how Hashbrowns got his name. The question of are there too many comics these days? is brought up, and Al discusses the return of variant covers. Dallas gives a lukewarm review of Fantastic Four 352 after Don pushed it on him and Rook reviews Super Zero. And at the end Poison River, Chrononauts 1, Black Science and The Nevermen were talked about, but not very well. Enjoy!

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The HorriblesPrince Whipper Whip

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Are There Too Many Comics These Days?
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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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139 | Kamandi, Devil Dinosaur, Progression Of Artists, Alex Toth, Starman, The Mercenary Sea And The Twilight Children

It starts off with a discussion on the first issue of Kamandi, then moves on to Devil Dinosaur and other works and the men who inked Jack Kirby. Progression of artists, Alex Toth, StarmanThe Mercenary Sea and The Twilight Children finish it out.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Prix

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Kamandi The Last Boy On Earth! By Jack Kirby And Mike Royer.
Here Is Some Information On It’s Forerunner, Kamandi Of The Caves.

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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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91 | Creator Owned Comics, Black And White Explosion, Alex Toth, Jaimie Hernandez & Finding Comics Off The Rack

Walking Dead is mentioned which quickly turns to creator owned comics and the black and white explosion of the eighties. A comparison of Alex Toth and Jaime Hernandez occurs, as well as a short discussion of nineties comics, titles about villains, newspaper strips and finding comics off the rack.

And of course, more Fantastic Four talk. Whoo hoo!

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Wilco

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The Walking Dead All Out War Storyline.
By Robert Kirkman And Charlie Adlard.

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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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61 | Gilbert Hernandez’ Fatima And Other Topics

Al and Don start off discussing Fatima by Gilbert Hernandez, then go on to discuss his work outside of Love And Rockets. Rock albums and comics from 1972 were brought up, as well as artists who’s later work were not as strong. Plus Alex Toth’s How A TV Cartoon Is Created.

Musical Spotlight: Flamin’ Groovies

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Fatima By Gilbert Hernandez

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57 | Marble Season, League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen And Black And White Comics

Al and Don start off discussing Marble Season by Gilbert Hernandez which leads into black and white comics and a brief bit about coloring comics. They finish with some League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen and and some more black and white goodness.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Jury

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Marble Season By Gilbert Hernandez

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41 | Comic Book History Of Comics. Gilbert Hernandez, Preacher, Air Pirates, Copyright Term Extension Act, Zombies The Chilling Archives Of Horror Comics

Dallas starts it off with a couple of books he has read, Don attempts to explain how Marvel Man began when American comic books disappeared in Europe, but started talking about French comics and forgot his point. But you can make the connection if you read The Comic Book History Of Comics.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Ricky Wilcox & The Moon Snakes

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Love And Rockets Heartbreak Soup By Gilbert Hernandez

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3 | Jim Krueger, Carl Barks, Gilbert Hernandez, Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, Peter Bagge, Alan Moore, Chris Claremont, Dave Sim

Welcome back! This time around we continue our talk about favorite comic book writers. Rook waxes poetic about Jim Krueger, Don weaves a tale about the great Carl Barks and then of course goes off on a tangent about Alan Moore, and Dallas explains the Canadian writing genius of Dave Sim and his epic masterpiece, Cerebus. Oh, and the guys bag on Dallas for his unhealthy love of Chris Claremont. Musical spotlight this week: REAL EYES. Enjoy and please, leave us a message on the blog!!!
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One of Jim Krueger’s projects Rook spoke of.