Storage for comics and magazines start the conversation off, but almost immediately goes into music, humor magazines and things that are hard to find. Then Al starts asking about comic book distribution and what past artists are doing now. Scott answered a couple, but not all.Continue reading
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267 | Jack Kirby, Inkers And More!
We start off with the dollar box find Captain Victory, which leads into page rates, inkers and barbarian comics of the seventies. It was brought up that we do not talk about Joe Kubert enough, so we did, as well as American comics reprinted overseas. Stay safe.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Beckies
Captain Victory And The Galactic Rangers 10.Continue reading
199 | Adam West, Jerry Lewis And Squirrel Girl
We talk about the work and influence of Adam West along with the different incarnations of Batman. William Shatner, Adventures Of Jerry Lewis And The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl are discussed as well.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Geneva Wollett
180 | Reading List, Pullapalooza And Injection
The core four are back and keep asking why. Why hasn’t Rook made his reading list available? Why hasn’t he ever mentioned No Hero? Why haven’t we heard of Batman / Doc Savage? And why haven’t we EVER talked about Len Wein? Why?
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Red Club
Locke & Key By Joe Hill And Gabriel Rodrigues.
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
Rook Says Goodbye To DC Rebirth.
159 | Following Creators Or Characters, Mad Paperbacks, And Pullapalooza
Even though Al starts off with a certain question, the conversation turns to following creators or following the characters, Mad paperbacks, Jeffrey Catherine Jones documentary and pullapalooza finish it out.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Replacements
Although Al Hasn’t Read The Current State Of Captain America,
He Talks About What He Has Heard.
151 | Batman v Superman, Valerian Movie, Ambient Music, Dinosaurs And Howard Chaykin
Al starts it off talking about a movie he has no interest in seeing, and Don talks about comic books from previous episodes. We also discussed this Howard Chaykin interview.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Brian Eno featuring Snatch “R.A.F”
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
145 | Comic Book Movie Adaptations, Dell, Gold Key, Pop Songs, Bazooka Joe And Nancy
This one starts off about Dell Comics many movie and television adaptations and goes into The Monkees and wondering why and how Dell Comics ended and Gold Key began. Trying to continue a comic after the adaptation ends, O.G. Whiz, Jethro Tull, newsreels, cartoon shorts and serials that were shown at the movies was discussed, as well as Bazooka Joe bubble gum, Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy and other newspaper comics Al didn’t seem to enjoy.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Mike Nesmith
Movie Adaptations From Dell Comics.
89 | Comic And Fantasy Artists Of The 70’s, Dragon’s Dream And Steve Ditko
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
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.
74 | The Beatles Story, The Fifth Beatle, Baby’s In Black And Will Eisner’s The Dreamer
A Beatles centric episode as Al and Don discuss The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story and Baby’s In Black: Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and The Beatles which lead to a long discussion on The Beatles and the songs they made. They finish up with The Dreamer by Will Eisner.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Alex Chilton (of course)
The Beatles Story From Marvel Comics.
70 | Vinyl Records, French Comics, Strong Female Characters And Muck Monsters
Al and Don start off talking about John Severin, then go into humor magazines of the seventies, rising paper costs of the nineties, the evolution of brick and mortar bookstores and the return of vinyl records.
Comic book artists streamlining styles as they progress, color work and uninked pencils are discussed, as well as comic book heroines, French comics and muck monsters.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Steve Robinson
John Severin Cover For Cracked.
45 | The Man By Vaughn Bode
Don, Rook, Dallas and Dr. Al ring in the new year with some exciting comic talk! We touch on the subtle grandeur of Vaughn Bode’s classic, THE MAN, and discuss in detail Guy Delisle’s graphic novel, PYONGYANG: A JOURNEY IN NORTH KOREA.
Rook discusses MARVEL NOW, the new line of reader-friendly Marvel Comics. He highlights THOR and THE INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK, and then proceeds to bag on John Romita Jr.’s artwork on the new CAPTAIN AMERICA book.
After confusing ourselves trying to figure out who’s alive and who’s dead in the current X-Men books, Don discusses Alan Davis and Mark Farmer’s pencils on the X-Men through the years. Rook brings up the new HE-MAN comic by DC and we end the night by asking the question: when should we let our children loose to read more “mature” content in the comics world?
And here is some information about Tallahassee’s Secret Headquarters’ Unicorn Party.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: THE SCURVY
We’ve Been Told That The Human Race Wouldn’t Get Past
Last Year, But Hello To 2013 Anyway! What Do We Do Now?