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

Cobbled Together: The Monster of Frankenstein

In 1954, at the height of McCarthyism, the comic book industry was under scrutiny for being a corrupter of youth and an inciter of crime. And according to the book Seduction of the Innocent by Fredric Werthram all of the issues of teenage delinquency could be traced back directly to the reading of comics. Senate hearings were

By |2022-12-12T13:32:10-07:00February 23rd, 2022|Comic Books, Comics Reviews|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 70: Godzilla: King of the Monsters

“It is harmless fun that seems as if the creators were having fun creating it. And sometimes that’s all that matters. ” Today on the program we will be discussing the absolutely bonkers series from Marvel back in the late 70s Godzilla: King of the Monsters written by Doug Moench with art (for the most

By |2022-03-07T15:34:26-07:00April 28th, 2021|Collected Edition|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 60: Archie Americana

Listener Request Episode “Archie’s spirit is remains simple and sincere. And that’s just kinda nice.” Archie Comics is a mainstay of the comic book industry. It’s been plugging away for decades telling simple stories of the joys of youth and the teenage experience through a colorful cast of characters that have become infused into the

By |2020-10-23T10:44:49-06:00October 21st, 2020|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 56: The Kree Skrull War

Today on the program we will be discussing the Avengers classic and highly influential epic space adventure The Kree Skrull War. This is 70s comics at its crazy, goofy best. Plus there's a smattering of political and social commentary for good measure. Written by written by Roy Thomas, with art by Sal and John Buscema

By |2022-12-12T10:47:05-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 52: Judge Dredd – The Cursed Earth

Satire! Parody! 1970s weirdness at its finest! Today on the program we discuss the 1978 Judge Dredd story-arc The Cursed Earth originally published in 2000AD (the magazine not the year).  Loosely based on Roger Zelazny's novel Damnation Alley the story finds out titular anti-hero traveling across a nuclear fallout wasteland on a mission to save

By |2020-10-05T10:59:16-06:00November 22nd, 2019|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 51: The Living Mummy

Happy Halloween Everyone! Today on the program we talk horror comics from the 1970s! Specifically the Living Mummy. In the 1950s the Comic Book Code all but killed the horror comic. But in the 1970s restrictions were eased a bit allowing horror to come back to comics – Marvel was quick to capitalize on this

By |2020-10-05T11:00:13-06:00October 31st, 2019|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 41: Lone Wolf & Cub

Hello and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. Today on the program we are discussing Lone Wolf & Cub: The Assassin's Road, the Dark Horse collected edition of the classic Manga by legendary creators Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima. It

By |2020-10-05T20:57:35-06:00April 28th, 2019|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments
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