Collected Edition: Episode 106: Spider-Man Xmas

“One of my favorites among the multitude of Xmas stories!” It's that festive time of the year and what's a better way to celebrate than with a rolicking adventure from the legendary Darwyn Cooke? It's got everything: The Fantastic Four, Inhumans, mind control, lost children, shopping a Macy's, and a tender J. Jonah Jamison. Oh,

By |2024-01-03T10:19:33-07:00December 25th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 103: Green Lantern Green Arrow

“Conflict in narrative is fun!” The premise of the show is to talk about the famous and infamous runs in comics, and this comic falls perfectly into both categories. Probably one of the most acclaimed and controversial runs in comics, Neal Adams and Denny O'Neil's Green Lantern Green Arrow arguably changed comics forever. But is

By |2024-01-28T12:31:50-07:00September 20th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 102: Doctor Who Classics

“…it prioritizes intelligence and romanticism over violence and cynicism.” Today on the program we talk about the greatest thing in the history of the world...Doctor Who! In particular, the stories The Star Beast and the City of the Damned, both classic comics featuring the 4th Doctor Tom Baker. These comics were originally published in the late

By |2024-01-22T22:22:59-07:00August 20th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 101: TMNT The Last Ronin

“...dynamic and fast-paced action rendered with cyber-punk aesthetics mixed with epic Kurosawa-esc samurai visuals.” Listener Request! Neither Brian nor I are TMNT fans - or at least we were not familiar with the franchise to claim to be one. But listener Emily requested The Last Ronin for us to read and we did so with

By |2024-01-07T21:10:22-07:00August 2nd, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 100: JSA All-Star Comics

“Much of this is highly entertaining, goofy four-color fun.” Episode 100! Woo Hoo! And for this momentous occasion, we delve deep into the history of comics and discuss the very first (?) superhero team - the Justice Society of America! Full of Golden Age wackiness and wartime propaganda, All-Star Comics is an interesting and fascinating

By |2024-01-07T11:38:43-07:00July 15th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 99: Creature Commandos

“And it can be a lot of fun for the sheer goofiness of its premise and the audacity for even attempting it.” Today on the program we discuss a weird one - the Creature Commandos! It's about soldiers during WW2 who get transformed into movie monsters in order to scare the enemy. Seriously. The premise

By |2024-01-06T18:37:58-07:00June 15th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

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
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