About Paul Matthew Carr

Paul is a writer, artist, and designer. He spends an inordinate amount of time on the Internet blogging about silly things and even more time making things up and then attempting to convince people they are proper stories. He also talks into microphones from time to time.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Episode Intro)

When I was a kid I had a pretty extensive collection of MEGO dolls. These were articulated action figures about 8” high. And the manufacturer - MEGO - had the rights to make characters from various companies and franchises like Marvel and DC, and also things like Star Trek and The Planet of the

Collected Edition: Episode 98: Hellblazer Original Sins

“A great intro to the laughing magician, and a harrowing series of events. Strewth!” One of the longest-running Vertigo titles and one of the best. Along its run, Hellblazer featured a long list of some of the more talented and acclaimed creators in comics. On this episode, we discuss where it all began (sort of)

By |2023-09-18T11:43:27-06:00May 15th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 97: Avenger Forever

"...just strap in and let yourself take the ride and you will not be disappointed." Are you interested in a comic that covers the entire history of Marvel comics from its beginnings through the 70s and 80s and into a hypothetical future? Well, this is the comic for you! Today on the program we will

By |2023-07-06T12:31:49-06:00April 15th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 96: The Shadow

"I don’t know if this is a “good” comic, but it is a hugely entertaining one." Today on the program...it's a weird one! It's the super violent and super bizarre The Shadow by Andy Helfer with art by Kyle Baker and Bill Sienkiewicz. This is some bat-shit crazy stuff people! A comic that manages to

By |2023-07-06T12:33:09-06:00March 15th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 95: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

"It is a veritable 'Where’s Waldo' of gothic and Victorian novels." Today on the program we will be discussing The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a troubled classic by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill. This is a creative tour de force, an overflowing toy chest full of rich ideas, mixing multiple copyright-free characters in a story full

By |2023-05-31T12:49:27-06:00February 15th, 2023|Collected Edition|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 94: Longshot

"Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t." Today on the program...you just got lucky! We will be discussing Longshot - the 80s comic Ann Nocenti and illustrated by a young Art Adams. And this is as 80s as 80s get. Interdimensional amneasia, mullets, and pouches! Nocenti does some spectacular writing at its purplest,

By |2023-05-31T11:46:38-06:00January 15th, 2023|Collected Edition|0 Comments

Superman’s Christmas Adventure (Episode Intro)

I am not one to dwell on plot holes. In fact, if you want to get right down to it, I personally believe that plot holes don’t exist. You see, when you find an inconsistency or a continuity error in a story this isn’t something that was just overlooked – there are teams of

By |2023-01-03T13:25:46-07:00January 3rd, 2023|Comic Books, Comics Reviews, Episode Intros|0 Comments
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