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Comic Geek Speak Podcast - The Best Comic Book Podcast

Comic Geek Speak Podcast - The Best Comic Book Podcast

Description

Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

Link: www.comicgeekspeak.com/

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1735 - May 2019 Previews

May 15, 2019 1:20:59

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Gather ye PREVIEWS while ye may; Old Time is still a-flying! We go through the May catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. (1:20:59)

1734 - Avengers: Endgame Movie Review

May 3, 2019 2:06:06

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Twenty-one movies, dozens of characters, billions of theatergoer dollars: it's all led up to this! The time has come to review the Marvel-film-to-end-all-Marvel-films (figuratively speaking), and in the 'Send Everybody' idiom of Endgame, we've assembled six Geeks (plus the Avenging spirit of Jamie D!) to talk over the cast, the creators, and the myriad of Marvel-ous movie moments that make up this cosmic-class blockbuster. Expect infinite SPOILERS! (2:06:06)

1733 - April 2019 Previews

Apr 22, 2019 2:25:48

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Hippity-Hoppity, Previews is on its way! We go through the April catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June. (2:25:48)

1732 - Comic Talk

Apr 18, 2019 1:36:05

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Ian breaks down the apparent pros and cons of the upcoming Disney+ streaming service; Murd makes his report on a recent academic conference on Batman, held at his grad-school alma mater; everyone voices their gut reactions to the Star Wars: Episode IX trailer; and spoiler-light accolades are bestowed on Spider-Man: Life Story #1, Detective Comics #1000, and the long-awaited third season of the Young Justice cartoon. Plus other bijoux and bonbons. (1:36:05)

1731 - SHAZAM! Movie Review

Apr 11, 2019 1:18:07

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The World's Mightiest Mortal is now the World's Mightiest Movie! The Geeks form a Council of Eternity to share their thoughts on the second Captain Marvel film of 2019 (so far), SHAZAM! (Batten down the hatches for a thunderstorm of SPOILERS!) (1:18:07)

1730 - Batman (1989) Retro Movie Review

Apr 5, 2019 1:27:01

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Beginning a series of balcony discussions of geeky and geek-adjacent films released before CGS came into being, we take you deep into the dark and twisting alleyways of Tim Burton's Gotham for a long, hard look at the definitive superhero movie of the late '80s: Batman! The Geeks (including, from out of the shadows... MATT!) shine the Bat-signal on the controversial leading men, the pomo-noir visual/set design and directorial vision, the savvy screenplay, and the soundtrack that combined to ignite worldwide Batmania thirty years ago. (1:27:01)

MTB032- Murd's Time Bubble: The Thirty-Second Time

Apr 1, 2019 2:27:41

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There's a TIME to laugh and a TIME to mourn in this voyage of the Time Bubble, as we pause to reflect on a real-world national tragedy that sent shockwaves all the way to the Marvel Universe. Also: the striking debut of Jonni Thunder, a.k.a. Thunderbolt; a one-mutant crusade for the X-Men's Nightcrawler; and a Peter David project you might have missed in 2001. (2:27:41)

1729 - Comic Talk

Mar 22, 2019 1:38:24

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Murd has traveled over the rainbow to Seattle (and Vancouver) for Emerald City Comic Con 2019, and in this episode he tells us what he found there. Also: the finalization of Disney's acquisition of 20th Century Fox, among other news; the opening of some geeky Christmas presents, just a few months late; reading reviews; Muddle the Murd; and other glimmers of gold. (1:38:24)

1728 - The CGS 'Best of 2018' Awards Results Show... AND March 2019 Previews!

Mar 20, 2019 2:21:54

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Revealed here: the winners of the CGS 'Best of 2018' Awards, as chosen by YOU! Afterwards, we return you to your regularly scheduled PREVIEWS episode, in which we go through the March catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in May. (2:21:54)

1727 - Captain Marvel Movie Review

Mar 13, 2019 1:31:08

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Aviator of the USAF. Warrior of the Kree. Dominator of the box office! Carol Danvers, alias Captain Marvel, has finally come into her own, and in this episode we offer our cosmic-powered critique of her motion picture debut. Brace yourself for SPOILERS! (1:31:08)

1726 - Introducing! Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel, and Captain Marvel

Mar 8, 2019 1:39:43

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O Captains! our Captains! This episode is fun! Fuel your excitement for the Captain Marvel movie by learning a little more about how three inheritors of the mantle of Mar-Vell first ascended to the official rank of 'Captain,' as seen in three key Marvel back issues: Monica Rambeau (Amazing Spider-Man Annual #16), Genis-Vell (Captain Marvel [1995] #1), and the woman of the hour, Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel [2012] #1)! Company Salute!! (And no 'Shazam' jokes, please; it's been done!) (1:39:43)

1725 - Comic Talk

Feb 27, 2019 1:27:40

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Now appearing on your audio-screens will be a round-up of a very Geek-friendly Oscar Night; a torrent of TV talk, including a look at some of the latest content from the soon-to-be-terminated Marvel/Netflix partnership; and more than enough talk about actual comics to make this episode worthy of its title! (1:27:40)

1724 - The CGS 'Best of 2018' Awards Nominations Show

Feb 21, 2019 3:00:08

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It's the gala comic-talk event a whole year in the making: the revelation of which comics/characters/creators have been deemed worthy of consideration, by Geeks and CGS listeners alike, as candidates for the coveted 'Best of 2018' Awards! Find out who and what are in the conversation this year, then get ready to vote for the winners! (3:00:08)

1723 - Introducing! Green Arrow & Speedy, Hawkeye, and Archer & Armstrong

Feb 14, 2019 1:14:16

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It's Valentine's Day, and as the air grows thick with Cupid's arrows, the Geeks choose this special occasion to celebrate--you guessed it--ARCHERY in comics! We're pulling the 'Introducing' format from the quiver and using it to take aim at the first appearances of a few of comics' most bodacious bowmen: Green Arrow and Speedy (More Fun Comics #73), Hawkeye the Marksman (Tales of Suspense #57), and Obadiah Archer (Archer & Armstrong #0). If you're drawn to pointed commentary and on-target historical analysis, this episode hits the bull's-eye! (Hey, don't 'nock' it 'til you've tried it!) (1:14:16)

1722 - February 2019 Previews

Feb 12, 2019 2:25:37

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Roses are red, violets are blue, time once again to cover Previews! We go through the February catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in April. (2:25:37)

1721 - Comic Talk

Jan 31, 2019 1:49:23

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Comic Talk comin' at ya! In this formidable farina of fannish ephemera, you'll find our musings on the latest wave of 'restructuring' at DC Entertainment, a spoiler-free reaction to M. Night Shyamalan's pseudo-superhero film Glass, movie news, reading reviews, trivia, random anecdotes, and other tender vittles. (1:49:23)

1720 - January 2019 Previews

Jan 16, 2019 2:10:45

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We say 'Pre,' you say 'Views'! Pre...VIEWS!!! We go through the January catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (2:10:45)

1719 - Comic Talk & Aquaman Movie Review

Jan 11, 2019 1:54:54

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The Geeks make some deep cuts (five fathoms deep, that is!) when we review the Aquaman movie! From there, the conversation drifts to DC's new Young Justice series by Brian Michael Bendis and Pat Gleason; Conan and Spider-Geddon from Marvel; the Bumblebee and Dragon Ball Super: Broly movies; Season 2 of Runaways on Hulu; geeky Christmas gifts; Muddle the Murd; and more! (Be warned: in this episode, we SPOIL everything we touch!) (1:54:54)

1718 - Spotlight on Namor the Sub-Mariner

Dec 31, 2018 3:09:11

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Up from the murky depths of comics history arises this seaworthy Spotlight on the very first Marvel Comics character: Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner! Lend your pointed ears to Grand Admiral Chris Eberle and Frigate Lieutenant Adam Murdough as they chart out 80 years of stories starring the Avenging Son: his divided heritage; his turbulent, oft-interrupted reign over the peoples of Atlantis; his key alliances and rivalries; his tempestuous love affairs; and the fine line he has always walked (or swum) between the arbitrary roles of 'hero,' 'villain,' and 'anti-hero.' It's an aquatic anniversary acclamation for Atlantean aficionados of all ages! Imperius Rex!! (3:09:11)

Christmas - Christmas Every Day

Dec 24, 2018 11:49

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For this year's yuletide oratory, Murd presents 'Christmas Every Day,' William Dean Howells' classic satirical fable of the joys of the season--and the importance of experiencing them in moderation! (11:49)

1717 - December 2018 Previews

Dec 21, 2018 2:15:05

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You better watch out, better not cry, better not pout, I'm telling you why: a Previews episode is coming to your podcast feed! We go through the December catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in February. Then, reach deep into the toe of your stocking to find a special treat at the end: a bonus discussion of the Into the Spider-Verse movie, sweetened with SPOILERS! (2:15:05)

1716 - Comic Talk: Up, Up, and Away! Edition

Dec 6, 2018 1:32:02

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Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a formatless Comic Talk episode! We launch this Metropolis marvel with an account of our CGS group outing to a 40th anniversary screening of Superman: The Movie, followed by tons of TV and trailer talk and the name-dropping of some actual comic books. You will believe three Geeks can improvise! (1:32:02)

1715 - A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2018

Nov 21, 2018 2:39:58

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Come, ye thankful listeners, come and join our CGS extended family at the banquet table of banter for a Thanksgiving feast of comic talk, just like Mother used to make! The main dish is our extended salute to the life and legacy of Stan 'The Man' Lee, followed by a group review of The Green Lantern #1 by Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp, a ton of TV and movie talk, Five Minutes of Anime, and assorted giblets and gravy. Dig in! (2:39:58)

1714 - November 2018 Previews

Nov 9, 2018 1:46:28

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Mama's little Geeks love Previews, Previews, Mama's little Geeks love Previews shows! We go through the November 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in January 2019. (1:46:28)

1713 - Top 5 Reads While Stranded on a Desert Island

Oct 26, 2018 2:03:37

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Imagine that you're about to be marooned on a remote desert island for days, weeks, or longer. Which comics (series, runs, collections, etc.; anything goes!) would you want to have with you to pass the time? We Geeks reveal what we'd throw into the lifeboat in this episode. Comics Ahoy! (2:03:37)

MTB031- Murd's Time Bubble: The Thirty-First Time

Oct 19, 2018 2:33:19

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A monstrous Marvel legacy begins! The rough and raucous career of a DC antihero ends! And an unlikely venture straddling the heritages of both major publishers sees the light of day! This is what's rolling out of the Time Bubble's cargo hold this TIME... plus a bumper-crop of Quick Pops! (2:33:19)

1712 - October 2018 Previews

Oct 10, 2018 1:58:58

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Peekaboo--here's Previews! We go through the October catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in December. Then, special guest Previewer Ian Levenstein spins a few yarns from NYCC 2018! (1:58:58)

1711 - Comic Talk

Sep 28, 2018 1:10:23

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We wax elegiac in this episode, as we speak a few words in praise of recently departed creators Marie Severin, Gary Friedrich, and Norm Breyfogle. We also share our gut reactions to the traumatic first issue of DC's Heroes in Crisis miniseries, along with other reviews, reflections, and rejoinders. (1:10:23)

1710 - September 2018 Previews

Sep 17, 2018 1:25:42

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Previews, sweet Previews! We go through the September 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. First episode recorded in our brand-new studio space! (1:25:42)

1709 - Top 5 Iconic Moments in Comics

Sep 7, 2018 1:56:03

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That moment when you see something in a comic book that makes a permanent impression, that changes your idea of what can be done in comics and reminds you of why you love to read them: these are the moments we're celebrating in this Top 5 episode, as we count down some of our favorite cliffhangers, turning points, splash pages, and other fleeting flashes and flourishes of narrative brilliance to grace the medium over the years. (Special CGS salutations to our good friend Ian Levenstein of Comic Timing, who not only salvaged the recording of this episode, but is also in it!) (1:56:03)

1708 - August 2018 Previews

Aug 17, 2018 1:48:30

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All rise for Previews! We go through the August 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in October 2018. PLUS: You are cordially invited to attend a double-wedding discussion of Batman #50 and X-Men Gold #30. SPOILERS will be served at the reception! (1:48:30)

1707 - Comic Talk

Aug 6, 2018 47:42

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In this bite-sized block of Comic Talk, we offer a few remarks on the passing of one of comics' greatest and most enigmatic talents, Steve Ditko. Also, Pants finally weighs in on Grant Morrison's Animal Man, along with other forgotten treasures from his collection; Murd magicks up a quick impression of Mark Waid's new Dr. Strange series; Shane takes us to 'Teen Titans Go! to the Movies'; and other enticing ephemera. (47:42)

1706 - Spotlight on the Hulk in the Silver Age

Jul 31, 2018 2:05:58

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We're turning green (well, first gray, then green) with excitement to bring you this look at the beginnings of the greatest 'man vs. self' conflict dynamic in all of comics: scientist Bruce Banner... and the Incredible Hulk! It's a rampage through the first seven years of the Hulk's adventures, introducing his supporting cast, his most significant foes, his nigh-limitless might, and his increasingly fractured psyche, brought to you by comics scholar Gamma Cum Laude Chris Eberle and lowly lab tech Adam Murdough. Go Go Go HULK! (2:05:58)

1705 - Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Review

Jul 27, 2018 1:01:27

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Geeks great and small swarm together in this episode to talk over the long and the short of the biggest little sequel of the summer season: Ant-Man and the Wasp! The action, the effects, the gags, the characters, the insects--all this and maybe a valid critical point or two in this Pym-particle-packed podcast parley! (1:01:27)

1704 - July 2018 Previews

Jul 16, 2018 2:01:36

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Be-Bop-a-Lula, here comes Previews! We go through the July 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September 2018. (2:01:36)

1703 - Comic Talk

Jul 6, 2018 1:13:27

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Another milestone for the CGS consortium, as Chris, Murd, and Bryan Deemer engage in 75 multi-topic minutes of Comic Talk without the benefit of a net... or a studio! This all-Skype extravaganza includes a report on Heroes Con 2018 from Murd; a preview of the latest magazine from TwoMorrows Publishing, Retro Fan; a ream of reading recommendations and reviews; some TV talk (Luke Cage, Season 2; Cloak & Dagger); and even a bit of WWII history and miniature-painting discussion for good measure. Step right up and listen to the show--admission is free! (1:13:27)

1702 - June 2018 Previews

Jun 28, 2018 1:48:12

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We're late, but we're still here! It's a two-man Previews as Shane and Chris go through the June 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August. (1:48:12)

CGS Presents: Back to the Bins 326

Jun 13, 2018 1:58:07

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Chris and Murd make another guest appearance on the Back to the Bins podcast, where they join hosts and fellow time-trippers Paul Spataro and Bill Robinson in the consideration of comics past. On the agenda: some Bronze Age Marvel horror and martial-arts action, and a timely tie-in with Marvel's ORIGINAL Infinity War! (1:58:07)

1701 - Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

Jun 1, 2018 1:23:21

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Soaring from the Spice Mines of Kessel to the silver screen, it's Solo: A Star Wars Story, chronicling the early adventures of everyone's favorite spacefaring scoundrel, Han Solo! Thrill with the Geeks as they indulge in a digression-heavy discussion of the film, and how it scratched their Star Wars fan-itch in a Wookiee-sized way! (Warning: This episode is smuggling a heavy cargo of SPOILERS!) (1:23:21)

1700 - Comic Talk

May 28, 2018 1:16:36

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Another centennial-episode milestone, and we're playing it totally low-key, just doing what we love most to do: talk comics! We swap stories of Free Comic Book Day 2018, offer reading recommendations, and, biggest and ballsiest of all, we review Deadpool 2! (1:16:36)

1699 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Atomic Age

May 21, 2018 2:50:03

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The original era of the Original Captain Marvel came to a sad end in 1953... so what DID happen to the Marvel Family? How did they survive the rise of King Kull the Beastman, the baleful influence of the horror genre, and shameless attempts at Cold War/Korean War exploitationism, only to fall victim to a fate far more subtle and insidious, and to vanish into limbo for 20 years? Murd and Chris have some answers in this Spotlight episode covering the comics of the final fling of Fawcett Publications in the Fabulous Fifties (1950-53). (2:50:03)

1698 - May 2018 Previews

May 10, 2018 1:25:37

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Time to go through the May 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. Plus a chat with Athena Voltaire creator Steve Bryant. (1:25:37)

1697 - Avengers: Infinity War Movie Review

May 3, 2018 1:26:52

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The culmination of ten years of Marvel Studios filmmaking, Avengers: Infinity War is already a cosmic-scale blockbuster, and it's thrown down the Gauntlet to all other superhero movies past and present. Now, no fewer than five CGS Geeks assemble to share their reactions to this watershed moment in comic-book cinema. It's a GEM of an episode! (1:26:52)

1696 - An Interview with Professional Model Builder and Painter Lincoln Wright

Apr 25, 2018 1:13:16

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In this episode, Bryan digs into his newest hobby of miniature painting and model building. He speaks with professional model builder and painter Lincoln Wright. Lincoln worked as a pro for 10 years in Japan and now runs a successful YouTube channel and Patreon. Lincoln is enthusiastic and has great stories to tell, so even if model building isn't your thing, you're sure to you entertained! (1:13:16)

1695 - The CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards Show

Apr 20, 2018 1:26:19

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Announcing the final winners of the CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards, as voted on by you, our listeners! Following the reveal, pick up a goodie-bag of bonus Comic Talk, including a SPOILER-rich rundown of DC's landmark Action Comics #1000; a micro-Spotlight's worth of Action Comics historical data and statistics, as compiled by Pants; some early thoughts on Season 2 of Legion; and more! (1:26:19)

1694 - April 2018 Previews and C2E2 Recap

Apr 13, 2018 1:46:50

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It's Previews time once again! We go through the April 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June 2018 and afterwards Pants recounts his recent trip to Chicago for the C2E2 convention. (1:46:50)

1693 - CGS Goes to War!: Enemy Ace: War in Heaven and Vertigo Visions: Tomahawk

Apr 9, 2018 1:19:29

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WAR has been declared! CGS opens a new front in its podcasting campaign, as Chris and Murd sit down at the strategy table to discuss a couple of their favorite comics in the war genre: Enemy Ace: War in Heaven, a German view of World War II brought to you by Garth Ennis; and a Vertigo-style take on the origin of DC's hero of the American Revolution, Tomahawk! War may be hell, but this new format is anything but! (1:19:29)

1692 - A Conversation with Julie Benson and Shawna Benson

Apr 2, 2018 1:46:33

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Now making an encore appearance on CGS: Julie Benson and Shawna Benson, the premier sister act of the comics-writing world! Julie and Shawna take time out to chat about their upcoming transition from Batgirl and the Birds of Prey to Green Arrow at DC Comics; the state of TV (i.e., shows they write and ones they're watching); and other bits of Bensonabilia. (1:46:33)

1691 - The CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards Nominations Show

Mar 28, 2018 1:31:34

Description:

For the consideration of the Academy (i.e., YOU), this episode presents the results of our annual search for the most praiseworthy people and publications of the previous year in comics. Hear the Geeks' and listeners' choices for the best comics and creators of 2017, then cast your votes for the final winners! (1:31:34)

1690 - March 2018 Previews

Mar 14, 2018 1:25:42

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Time once again to go through Previews! This time it's the March 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in May. Plus hear Pants give his thoughts on the closing of Toys R Us. (1:25:42)

1689 - Comic Talk

Mar 1, 2018 1:13:56

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Format? Where we're going, we won't NEED format! In this affably amorphous episode you'll hear highlights from Pants' Whovian holiday in sunny L.A.; more thoughts on the Black Panther movie from Pants and Shane (SPOILERS!); Murd's declassified reaction to Brian K. Vaughan's The Private Eye; TV Talk, Toy Talk, Novelization Talk, and even (who'd have guessed it?) Comic Talk! (1:13:56)

1688 - February 2018 Previews

Feb 21, 2018 1:18:18

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You just can't lose with Previews! We go over the February 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in April. AND: the official announcement of The CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards! (1:18:18)

1688 - February 2018 Previews

Feb 21, 2018 1:18:18

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You just can't lose with Previews! We go over the February 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in April. AND: the official announcement of The CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards! (1:18:18)

1687 - Black Panther Movie Review

Feb 19, 2018 1:26:02

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Hail to the King!! As the groundbreaking blockbuster Black Panther motion picture continues its box-office reign, a Geek tribal council consisting of Chris, Murd, and the elusive Matt assembles to discuss the film, its characters, its visual design, its surprising faithfulness to source material, and its wider cultural significance. Wakanda Forever! (1:26:02)

1687 - Black Panther Movie Review

Feb 19, 2018 1:26:02

Description:

Hail to the King!! As the groundbreaking blockbuster Black Panther motion picture continues its box-office reign, a Geek tribal council consisting of Chris, Murd, and the elusive Matt assembles to discuss the film, its characters, its visual design, its surprising faithfulness to source material, and its wider cultural significance. Wakanda Forever! (1:26:02)

MTB030- Murd's Time Bubble: The Thirtieth Time

Feb 16, 2018 1:57:10

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An(other) all-different Doom Patrol! The 'Last Laugh' for the DC Universe! And a couple of minor Marvel masterpieces from the late Bronze Age! The Time Bubble gangplank is descending--All Aboard! (1:57:10)

MTB030- Murd's Time Bubble: The Thirtieth Time

Feb 16, 2018 1:57:10

Description:

An(other) all-different Doom Patrol! The 'Last Laugh' for the DC Universe! And a couple of minor Marvel masterpieces from the late Bronze Age! The Time Bubble gangplank is descending--All Aboard! (1:57:10)

1686 - Top 5 Legacy Heroes

Feb 1, 2018 2:36:33

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The time has come for a Top 5 episode--one that salutes the heritage of heroism! With a welcome assist from our brother-in-arms Ian Levenstein, we hand down our lists of personal favorite comics legacy characters. Any hero who's ever succeeded to, filled in for, been inspired/influenced by, or stolen from another character is fair game! Top 5 Fever: Pass it on! (2:36:33)

1686 - Top 5 Legacy Heroes

Feb 1, 2018 2:36:33

Description:

The time has come for a Top 5 episode--one that salutes the heritage of heroism! With a welcome assist from our brother-in-arms Ian Levenstein, we hand down our lists of personal favorite comics legacy characters. Any hero who's ever succeeded to, filled in for, been inspired/influenced by, or stolen from another character is fair game! Top 5 Fever: Pass it on! (2:36:33)

1685 - Comic Talk

Jan 24, 2018 1:37:11

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Been craving some bona-fide, fully-accredited CGS Comic Talk--the kind that consists mainly of discussion of actual comics?? Well, this episode's got the goods! The Geeks put their heads together to evaluate Doomsday Clock #2, and then sound off on all sorts of other things they've been reading lately, without sparing the SPOILERS! Also, Pants' report on some high-profile occurrences of that magic number, 52; a few low-spoiler reactions to the CW's Black Lightning pilot; and a most memorable Muddle the Murd! (1:37:11)

1685 - Comic Talk

Jan 24, 2018 1:37:11

Description:

Been craving some bona-fide, fully-accredited CGS Comic Talk--the kind that consists mainly of discussion of actual comics?? Well, this episode's got the goods! The Geeks put their heads together to evaluate Doomsday Clock #2, and then sound off on all sorts of other things they've been reading lately, without sparing the SPOILERS! Also, Pants' report on some high-profile occurrences of that magic number, 52; a few low-spoiler reactions to the CW's Black Lightning pilot; and a most memorable Muddle the Murd! (1:37:11)

1684 - DC in D.C. 2018, or: Mr. Pants Goes to Washington

Jan 17, 2018 1:17:16

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Wave the flag and write your congressman, because Pants is back from a sabbatical in the U.S. capital! Hear about his appointment to view a national treasure of comics fandom at the Library of Congress, and the good times he had at the first-of-its-kind, free-to-the-public, comics-and-culture promo event known as 'DC in D.C. 2018'! Includes full-length fireside chats with a few of our favorite writers, Tom King and the Benson Sisters! (1:17:16)

1684 - DC in D.C. 2018, or: Mr. Pants Goes to Washington

Jan 17, 2018 1:17:16

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Wave the flag and write your congressman, because Pants is back from a sabbatical in the U.S. capital! Hear about his appointment to view a national treasure of comics fandom at the Library of Congress, and the good times he had at the first-of-its-kind, free-to-the-public, comics-and-culture promo event known as 'DC in D.C. 2018'! Includes full-length fireside chats with a few of our favorite writers, Tom King and the Benson Sisters! (1:17:16)

1683 - January 2018 Previews

Jan 9, 2018 1:21:25

Description:

It's Previews Time! We go over the January 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (1:21:25)

1683 - January 2018 Previews

Jan 9, 2018 1:21:25

Description:

It's Previews Time! We go over the January 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (1:21:25)

1682 - Post-Holiday Mishmosh (a.k.a. Comic Talk)

Jan 5, 2018 1:20:49

Description:

Do you hear what I hear? It's Comic Talk and post-holiday decompression, together in perfect harmony! In this festive episode we open a few Christmas presents, look ahead to the 'DC in D.C.' event later this month, unload a sleighful of trivia and TV talk (Some Spoilers May Apply!), and drink in the conviviality like a fine eggnog. Post-Holiday Mishmosh will always be--just as long as we have we! (1:20:49)

1682 - Post-Holiday Mishmosh (a.k.a. Comic Talk)

Jan 5, 2018 1:20:49

Description:

Do you hear what I hear? It's Comic Talk and post-holiday decompression, together in perfect harmony! In this festive episode we open a few Christmas presents, look ahead to the 'DC in D.C.' event later this month, unload a sleighful of trivia and TV talk (Some Spoilers May Apply!), and drink in the conviviality like a fine eggnog. Post-Holiday Mishmosh will always be--just as long as we have we! (1:20:49)

1681 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Dec 27, 2017 59:56

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The latest installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy has thundered into theaters and divided fandom as sharply as a lightsaber through a torso. Now it's time for Shane, Chris, and Murd to have their spoiler-laden say on the matter. May the Force be with us all! (59:56)

1681 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Dec 27, 2017 59:56

Description:

The latest installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy has thundered into theaters and divided fandom as sharply as a lightsaber through a torso. Now it's time for Shane, Chris, and Murd to have their spoiler-laden say on the matter. May the Force be with us all! (59:56)

- Christmas Bells

Dec 24, 2017 2:38

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Murd, our holiday habitue, presents his annual recitation: a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Season's Greetings from CGS! (2:38)

- Christmas Bells

Dec 24, 2017 2:38

Description:

Murd, our holiday habitue, presents his annual recitation: a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Season's Greetings from CGS! (2:38)

1680 - The Best of Story Time with Uncle Sal, Part Two

Dec 21, 2017 1:29:09

Description:

Just in time for Christmas it's another installment of the best bits from our chats with Sal Abbinanti, aka Uncle Sal. Topics include the birth of his son, convention fun with Buzz, and much more. (1:29:09)

1680 - The Best of Story Time with Uncle Sal, Part Two

Dec 21, 2017 1:29:09

Description:

Just in time for Christmas it's another installment of the best bits from our chats with Sal Abbinanti, aka Uncle Sal. Topics include the birth of his son, convention fun with Buzz, and much more. (1:29:09)

1679 - Off the Racks: Doomsday Clock #1

Dec 14, 2017 43:51

Description:

Enclosed are the Geeks' first impressions of Doomsday Clock #1, the initial phase of a year-long DCU/Watchmen mash-up brought to you by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank. Listen now. The clock is ticking... (43:51)

1679 - Off the Racks: Doomsday Clock #1

Dec 14, 2017 43:51

Description:

Enclosed are the Geeks' first impressions of Doomsday Clock #1, the initial phase of a year-long DCU/Watchmen mash-up brought to you by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank. Listen now. The clock is ticking... (43:51)

1678 - December 2017 Previews

Dec 12, 2017 1:15:28

Description:

It's Previews Time again! We go through the December 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in February of 2018. (1:15:28)

1678 - December 2017 Previews

Dec 12, 2017 1:15:28

Description:

It's Previews Time again! We go through the December 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in February of 2018. (1:15:28)

Crisis Tapes 17: Crisis on Infinite Earths #4, Part 2

Dec 5, 2017 1:22:56

Description:

THIS IS IT! THE END OF THE WORLD! (1:22:56)

Crisis Tapes 17: Crisis on Infinite Earths #4, Part 2

Dec 5, 2017 1:22:56

Description:

THIS IS IT! THE END OF THE WORLD! (1:22:56)

1677 - A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2017

Nov 28, 2017 1:04:20

Description:

No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November: no matter! CGS continues its annual Thanksgiving-week tradition of spicing up this somber month with a veritable feast of Comic Talk, stuffed with more topics and more comicky camaraderie than you can shake a candied yam at! Help yourself, and don't be shy about coming back for seconds... but save us a drumstick! (1:04:20)

1677 - A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2017

Nov 28, 2017 1:04:20

Description:

No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November: no matter! CGS continues its annual Thanksgiving-week tradition of spicing up this somber month with a veritable feast of Comic Talk, stuffed with more topics and more comicky camaraderie than you can shake a candied yam at! Help yourself, and don't be shy about coming back for seconds... but save us a drumstick! (1:04:20)

1676 - The Best of Story Time with Uncle Sal, Part One

Nov 24, 2017 1:53:06

Description:

We dig into the CGS archives to bring to you highlights of our most frequent guest - Sal Abbinanti aka Uncle Sal! Hear his origin story, convention tales, home life anecdotes, special guest appearances, and much more! (1:53:06)

1676 - The Best of Story Time with Uncle Sal, Part One

Nov 24, 2017 1:53:06

Description:

We dig into the CGS archives to bring to you highlights of our most frequent guest - Sal Abbinanti aka Uncle Sal! Hear his origin story, convention tales, home life anecdotes, special guest appearances, and much more! (1:53:06)

1675 - Justice League Movie Review

Nov 21, 2017 1:06:32

Description:

Just Imagine: the mightiest heroes of our time, banded together as the Justice League in a major motion picture! Next, imagine the CGS Geeks similarly united to review that motion picture, hashing out the good, the bad, and the ugly of the JLA's big-screen debut. Now stop imagining and start downloading! Justice Is Served!! (1:06:32)

1675 - Justice League Movie Review

Nov 21, 2017 1:06:32

Description:

Just Imagine: the mightiest heroes of our time, banded together as the Justice League in a major motion picture! Next, imagine the CGS Geeks similarly united to review that motion picture, hashing out the good, the bad, and the ugly of the JLA's big-screen debut. Now stop imagining and start downloading! Justice Is Served!! (1:06:32)

Crisis Tapes 16: Crisis on Infinite Earths #4, Part 1

Nov 14, 2017 2:43:43

Description:

As Peter and Adam resume their riotous rundown of Crisis with issue #4, time is running out for Earth-1 and Earth-2, and it's already run out for Earth-6! Firestorm and Killer Frost face chaos in Camelot, Supergirl and Red Tornado make their grand entrances into the story destined to change them forever, and the heroes of Earth-1 witness the illuminating introduction of the new Doctor Light! (2:43:43)

Crisis Tapes 16: Crisis on Infinite Earths #4, Part 1

Nov 14, 2017 2:43:43

Description:

As Peter and Adam resume their riotous rundown of Crisis with issue #4, time is running out for Earth-1 and Earth-2, and it's already run out for Earth-6! Firestorm and Killer Frost face chaos in Camelot, Supergirl and Red Tornado make their grand entrances into the story destined to change them forever, and the heroes of Earth-1 witness the illuminating introduction of the new Doctor Light! (2:43:43)

1674 - November 2017 Previews

Nov 9, 2017 1:00:59

Description:

It's time once again to go through the Previews catalog. This time it's the November 2017 listing for items shipping to stores beginning in January of 2018. (1:00:59)

1674 - November 2017 Previews

Nov 9, 2017 1:00:59

Description:

It's time once again to go through the Previews catalog. This time it's the November 2017 listing for items shipping to stores beginning in January of 2018. (1:00:59)

1673 - Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

Nov 7, 2017 47:08

Description:

Ragnarok is upon us! The Geeks convene to pass judgment on this radically different cinematic vision of Marvel's God of Thunder and his corner of the MCU. The Twilight of the Gods was never this much fun! (47:08)

1673 - Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

Nov 7, 2017 47:08

Description:

Ragnarok is upon us! The Geeks convene to pass judgment on this radically different cinematic vision of Marvel's God of Thunder and his corner of the MCU. The Twilight of the Gods was never this much fun! (47:08)

1672 - Comic Talk: Catch-Up Edition

Oct 31, 2017 1:01:47

Description:

After several weeks of suffering the bludgeonings of chance, four Geeks finally find time to meet up for a little Comic Talk group therapy! Talking points include more on the final fate of Wildpig Comics; the fabulous treasures laid up in the House of Pants; a new kind of comic-art show in our home city of Reading, Pa.; Halloween hi-jinks; Muddle the Murd; and much more! (1:01:47)

1672 - Comic Talk: Catch-Up Edition

Oct 31, 2017 1:01:47

Description:

After several weeks of suffering the bludgeonings of chance, four Geeks finally find time to meet up for a little Comic Talk group therapy! Talking points include more on the final fate of Wildpig Comics; the fabulous treasures laid up in the House of Pants; a new kind of comic-art show in our home city of Reading, Pa.; Halloween hi-jinks; Muddle the Murd; and much more! (1:01:47)

MTB029- Murd's Time Bubble: The Twenty-Ninth Time

Oct 19, 2017 1:37:08

Description:

Return with Murd to those dark, portentous days of late 2001. Some spots to explore on our two-hour tour: the Fantastic Four (a la Grant Morrison), 'Our Worlds at War', the Mighty Thor, and more! (2:19:18)

MTB029- Murd's Time Bubble: The Twenty-Ninth Time

Oct 19, 2017 1:37:08

Description:

Return with Murd to those dark, portentous days of late 2001. Some spots to explore on our two-hour tour: the Fantastic Four (a la Grant Morrison), 'Our Worlds at War', the Mighty Thor, and more! (2:19:18)

1671 - 2017 NYCC Chat and October Previews

Oct 11, 2017 1:44:30

Description:

Treat yourself to Previews, with a crunchy candy coating of Comic Talk! We go through the October 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in December... but first, we have a nice long chat, including notes on New York Comic Con 2017, with our special guest, longtime CGS consultant Eric Nolen-Weathington of TwoMorrows Publishing. (1:44:30)

1671 - 2017 NYCC Chat and October Previews

Oct 11, 2017 1:44:30

Description:

Treat yourself to Previews, with a crunchy candy coating of Comic Talk! We go through the October 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in December... but first, we have a nice long chat, including notes on New York Comic Con 2017, with our special guest, longtime CGS consultant Eric Nolen-Weathington of TwoMorrows Publishing. (1:44:30)

1670 - Comic Talk

Oct 4, 2017 46:44

Description:

Join us for a bittersweet bull-session that is both a recap of the fun and fellowship of the most recent WildPig sale... and a Requiem for WildPig Comics as we've known it. Plus: the little-explored connection between comics and the late Hugh Hefner; a few comics-related news items; and more. (46:44)

1670 - Comic Talk

Oct 4, 2017 46:44

Description:

Join us for a bittersweet bull-session that is both a recap of the fun and fellowship of the most recent WildPig sale... and a Requiem for WildPig Comics as we've known it. Plus: the little-explored connection between comics and the late Hugh Hefner; a few comics-related news items; and more. (46:44)

1669 - Comic Talk

Sep 20, 2017 1:04:32

Description:

It's another format-free fiesta from the fine folks at the CGS Studio! Good news and bad news, trivia and travelogues, quickie reviews of comics new and old--why, this episode is so eclectic, so magnificently multifarious and righteously rambling, that it defies summary! Listen and see what we mean! (1:04:32)

1669 - Comic Talk

Sep 20, 2017 1:04:32

Description:

It's another format-free fiesta from the fine folks at the CGS Studio! Good news and bad news, trivia and travelogues, quickie reviews of comics new and old--why, this episode is so eclectic, so magnificently multifarious and righteously rambling, that it defies summary! Listen and see what we mean! (1:04:32)

1668 - September 2017 Previews

Sep 11, 2017 1:19:02

Description:

It's Previews time again! We go through the September 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. Also: a few words on the passing of comics legend Len Wein. (1:19:02)

1668 - September 2017 Previews

Sep 11, 2017 1:19:02

Description:

It's Previews time again! We go through the September 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. Also: a few words on the passing of comics legend Len Wein. (1:19:02)

1667 - Spotlight on Jack 'King' Kirby, Part Two

Sep 5, 2017 2:17:44

Description:

Part Two of our two-part Jack Kirby centennial retrospective covers Kirby's creation of the Fourth World and other early-1970s projects for DC Comics; his return to, and subsequent legal disputes with, Marvel; his career in animation; and his golden twilight years. Hail to the King! (2:17:44)

1667 - Spotlight on Jack 'King' Kirby, Part Two

Sep 5, 2017 2:17:44

Description:

Part Two of our two-part Jack Kirby centennial retrospective covers Kirby's creation of the Fourth World and other early-1970s projects for DC Comics; his return to, and subsequent legal disputes with, Marvel; his career in animation; and his golden twilight years. Hail to the King! (2:17:44)

1666 - Comic Talk

Sep 1, 2017 57:24

Description:

Going somewhere for Labor Day weekend? Here's some Comic Talk for the road! Pants shares some stories and souvenirs of his tour of duty in Artists' Alley at London Super Comic Convention 2017, including his discovery of a little-known missing link between comics and stamp collecting! Plus reading recommendations, TV talk (including early thoughts on Marvel's The Defenders), mailbag, Muddle the Murd, and more. (57:24)

1666 - Comic Talk

Sep 1, 2017 57:24

Description:

Going somewhere for Labor Day weekend? Here's some Comic Talk for the road! Pants shares some stories and souvenirs of his tour of duty in Artists' Alley at London Super Comic Convention 2017, including his discovery of a little-known missing link between comics and stamp collecting! Plus reading recommendations, TV talk (including early thoughts on Marvel's The Defenders), mailbag, Muddle the Murd, and more. (57:24)

1665 - Better Call Sal

Aug 15, 2017 2:27:18

Description:

Wake the kids and phone the neighbors, it's time once again for Uncle Sal! (2:27:18)

1665 - Better Call Sal

Aug 15, 2017 2:27:18

Description:

Wake the kids and phone the neighbors, it's time once again for Uncle Sal! (2:27:18)

1664 - August 2017 Previews

Aug 10, 2017 1:08:45

Description:

Time again to go through the Previews catalog. We cover the August 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in October. (1:08:45)

1664 - August 2017 Previews

Aug 10, 2017 1:08:45

Description:

Time again to go through the Previews catalog. We cover the August 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in October. (1:08:45)

1663 - Spotlight on Jack 'King' Kirby, Part One

Aug 4, 2017 3:08:47

Description:

Kirby Is Here!!! We're 'Krackling' with excitement to present Part One of our two-part tribute to the King of Comics, in celebration of his centennial year. Kirby Konnoisseur Chris Eberle walks us through Jack's early life, his marriage, his service in World War II, his storied creative partnerships with Joe Simon and Stan Lee, and the triumphs and trials of his career in comics from the early Golden Age to his exit from Marvel in 1970. (3:08:47)

1663 - Spotlight on Jack 'King' Kirby, Part One

Aug 4, 2017 3:08:47

Description:

Kirby Is Here!!! We're 'Krackling' with excitement to present Part One of our two-part tribute to the King of Comics, in celebration of his centennial year. Kirby Konnoisseur Chris Eberle walks us through Jack's early life, his marriage, his service in World War II, his storied creative partnerships with Joe Simon and Stan Lee, and the triumphs and trials of his career in comics from the early Golden Age to his exit from Marvel in 1970. (3:08:47)

1662 - Comic Talk

Jul 26, 2017 1:47:52

Description:

Comic Talk, Comic Talk, does whatever a podcast episode can! As we weave our tangled web of geeky gab, we salute that recently departed stenographic stalwart of the early days of Marvel Comics, 'Fabulous Flo' Steinberg; bandy about our favorite bits of news from SDCC 2017; catch up with an old friend, artist Martheus Wade; and share a few of our thoughts and concerns on Spider-Man: Homecoming. LOOK OUT--here comes some Comic Talk!! (1:47:52)

1662 - Comic Talk

Jul 26, 2017 1:47:52

Description:

Comic Talk, Comic Talk, does whatever a podcast episode can! As we weave our tangled web of geeky gab, we salute that recently departed stenographic stalwart of the early days of Marvel Comics, 'Fabulous Flo' Steinberg; bandy about our favorite bits of news from SDCC 2017; catch up with an old friend, artist Martheus Wade; and share a few of our thoughts and concerns on Spider-Man: Homecoming. LOOK OUT--here comes some Comic Talk!! (1:47:52)

1661 - Top 5 Childhood Favorite Comics

Jul 18, 2017 2:00:39

Description:

Oh, for those long-ago days of our youth! The Geeks give themselves over to nostalgia and while away a happy episode reminiscing about fondly-remembered single issues from their respective childhoods in the '70s and '80s. The lists range from the applaudable to the inscrutable, but they are in all cases memorable! (2:00:39)

1661 - Top 5 Childhood Favorite Comics

Jul 18, 2017 2:00:39

Description:

Oh, for those long-ago days of our youth! The Geeks give themselves over to nostalgia and while away a happy episode reminiscing about fondly-remembered single issues from their respective childhoods in the '70s and '80s. The lists range from the applaudable to the inscrutable, but they are in all cases memorable! (2:00:39)

1660 - July 2017 Previews

Jul 11, 2017 1:28:24

Description:

It's Previews time again! In this episode we go through the July 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September. (1:28:24)

1660 - July 2017 Previews

Jul 11, 2017 1:28:24

Description:

It's Previews time again! In this episode we go through the July 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September. (1:28:24)

1659 - Comic Talk

Jul 6, 2017 1:16:49

Description:

A little bit of comic talk, a little bit of con talk, a little bit of TV talk, and a LOT of passionate outbursts from Pants! It's an eclectic, enthusiastic installment of Comic Geek Speak in a classic vein. Enjoy! (1:16:49)

1659 - Comic Talk

Jul 6, 2017 1:16:49

Description:

A little bit of comic talk, a little bit of con talk, a little bit of TV talk, and a LOT of passionate outbursts from Pants! It's an eclectic, enthusiastic installment of Comic Geek Speak in a classic vein. Enjoy! (1:16:49)

1658 - Off the Racks Two-in-One

Jun 13, 2017 1:51:54

Description:

We're burning through our backlog of Off the Racks reviews double-time, bringing you six (count 'em: SIX!) semi-seasonable single-issue synopses and size-ups in one fell swoop! From a galaxy far, far away (Marvel's Darth Maul #1) to a WildStorm Universe that's far, far from the one you remember (DC's The Wild Storm #1); from soft-hearted alien assassins (Dark Horse's The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed #1) to hard-headed space cops (Green Lantern/Space Ghost Special #1); from the birth of a nation (Rebels: These Free and Independent States #1) to the rebirth of the X-Men titles (X-Men Prime #1), this episode covers twice the comics in only 130% the time! But first, a Bat-elegy for the dearly departed Adam West. (1:51:54)

1658 - Off the Racks Two-in-One

Jun 13, 2017 1:51:54

Description:

We're burning through our backlog of Off the Racks reviews double-time, bringing you six (count 'em: SIX!) semi-seasonable single-issue synopses and size-ups in one fell swoop! From a galaxy far, far away (Marvel's Darth Maul #1) to a WildStorm Universe that's far, far from the one you remember (DC's The Wild Storm #1); from soft-hearted alien assassins (Dark Horse's The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed #1) to hard-headed space cops (Green Lantern/Space Ghost Special #1); from the birth of a nation (Rebels: These Free and Independent States #1) to the rebirth of the X-Men titles (X-Men Prime #1), this episode covers twice the comics in only 130% the time! But first, a Bat-elegy for the dearly departed Adam West. (1:51:54)

1657 - June 2017 Previews

Jun 9, 2017 1:03:44

Description:

Time once again for Previews. In this episode we go through the June 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August. (1:03:44)

1657 - June 2017 Previews

Jun 9, 2017 1:03:44

Description:

Time once again for Previews. In this episode we go through the June 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August. (1:03:44)

1656 - Wonder Woman Movie Review

Jun 7, 2017 1:15:45

Description:

WONDER WOMAN!! All the world's been waiting for this: a big-budget superhero movie with an iconic female star AND a female director! Spark up your Magic Spheres and listen as the Geeks react, with enthusiasm that glows as bright as the Lasso of Truth, to DC's latest and greatest feature film. We focus on its twists and turns, its talented leads, its historical setting, its stunning visuals... and maybe even a potential flaw or two. (1:15:45)

1656 - Wonder Woman Movie Review

Jun 7, 2017 1:15:45

Description:

WONDER WOMAN!! All the world's been waiting for this: a big-budget superhero movie with an iconic female star AND a female director! Spark up your Magic Spheres and listen as the Geeks react, with enthusiasm that glows as bright as the Lasso of Truth, to DC's latest and greatest feature film. We focus on its twists and turns, its talented leads, its historical setting, its stunning visuals... and maybe even a potential flaw or two. (1:15:45)

1655 - A Conversation with Karl Kesel

Jun 3, 2017 1:07:20

Description:

Presenting a CGS sit-down with veteran creator Karl Kesel: Inker, Inditer, and Impresario of the Impossible!! Flush with victory after the successful funding of a Kickstarter campaign to revive his and Tom Grummett's creator-owned comic SECTION ZERO, the celebrated Mr. K joins us to discuss the second life of that series; several of his fan-favorite past projects; and any other topic we throw at 'im. Good clean fun with a true gentleman of the comics profession! (1:07:20)

1655 - A Conversation with Karl Kesel

Jun 3, 2017 1:07:20

Description:

Presenting a CGS sit-down with veteran creator Karl Kesel: Inker, Inditer, and Impresario of the Impossible!! Flush with victory after the successful funding of a Kickstarter campaign to revive his and Tom Grummett's creator-owned comic SECTION ZERO, the celebrated Mr. K joins us to discuss the second life of that series; several of his fan-favorite past projects; and any other topic we throw at 'im. Good clean fun with a true gentleman of the comics profession! (1:07:20)

1654 - Impromptu Comic Talk

May 24, 2017 51:22

Description:

When you can't get it all together... improvise! That's what we did to produce this episode, and the result is a succinct but savory sampler of subjects, a bit of bonus comic talk to help you through your mid-week. Topics include the return of Twin Peaks, the Walking Dead comic, DC's 'The Lazarus Contract' crossover, Chris's thoughts on 'The Button,' and more! (51:22)

1654 - Impromptu Comic Talk

May 24, 2017 51:22

Description:

When you can't get it all together... improvise! That's what we did to produce this episode, and the result is a succinct but savory sampler of subjects, a bit of bonus comic talk to help you through your mid-week. Topics include the return of Twin Peaks, the Walking Dead comic, DC's 'The Lazarus Contract' crossover, Chris's thoughts on 'The Button,' and more! (51:22)

1653 - Off the Racks Review on 'The Button'

May 19, 2017 1:13:36

Description:

Button, Button, who's got 'The Button'? WE have! Here's our take on the four-part story (Batman #21-22 and The Flash #21-22) that takes Batman and the Flash back to the Flashpoint reality and outside time itself, on the trail of answers to the questions raised by last year's DCU Rebirth Special. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (1:13:36)

1653 - Off the Racks Review on 'The Button'

May 19, 2017 1:13:36

Description:

Button, Button, who's got 'The Button'? WE have! Here's our take on the four-part story (Batman #21-22 and The Flash #21-22) that takes Batman and the Flash back to the Flashpoint reality and outside time itself, on the trail of answers to the questions raised by last year's DCU Rebirth Special. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (1:13:36)

1652 - Comic Talk

May 12, 2017 1:35:55

Description:

Pop open the tape decks on your iPods and slip in this Awesome Mix of fun topics! Included in the playlist for this episode are fond reflections on the fun and frolics found on Free Comic Book Day 2017; thoughts on the current run of Blue Beetle from Shane and Wonder Woman: Earth One from Murd; and, taking up the entirety of Side B, our SPOILER-saturated salute to Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2! Plus bonus tracks! (1:35:55)

1652 - Comic Talk

May 12, 2017 1:35:55

Description:

Pop open the tape decks on your iPods and slip in this Awesome Mix of fun topics! Included in the playlist for this episode are fond reflections on the fun and frolics found on Free Comic Book Day 2017; thoughts on the current run of Blue Beetle from Shane and Wonder Woman: Earth One from Murd; and, taking up the entirety of Side B, our SPOILER-saturated salute to Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2! Plus bonus tracks! (1:35:55)

1651 - May 2017 Previews

May 4, 2017 1:10:32

Description:

Time again for Previews. We go through the May 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. (1:10:32)

1651 - May 2017 Previews

May 4, 2017 1:10:32

Description:

Time again for Previews. We go through the May 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. (1:10:32)

1650 - The 2017 C2E2 Tapes

Apr 24, 2017 1:06:04

Description:

Pants and Murd were in Chicago for C2E2 and did some interviews with Steve Bryant, Shawn Pryor and Martheus Wade, and Julie Benson and Shawna Benson. (1:06:04)

1650 - The 2017 C2E2 Tapes

Apr 24, 2017 1:06:04

Description:

Pants and Murd were in Chicago for C2E2 and did some interviews with Steve Bryant, Shawn Pryor and Martheus Wade, and Julie Benson and Shawna Benson. (1:06:04)

1649 - Comic Talk

Apr 20, 2017 1:14:44

Description:

Bryan Deemer and Shane rejoin the fold for this free-form folio of four-color folderol, which includes reactions to the bits of news and amusement dribbling out of this year's Star Wars Celebration; a kung-fu insider's take on the Iron Fist Netflix series; a massacre of a Muddle the Murd; and more! (1:14:44)

1649 - Comic Talk

Apr 20, 2017 1:14:44

Description:

Bryan Deemer and Shane rejoin the fold for this free-form folio of four-color folderol, which includes reactions to the bits of news and amusement dribbling out of this year's Star Wars Celebration; a kung-fu insider's take on the Iron Fist Netflix series; a massacre of a Muddle the Murd; and more! (1:14:44)

1648 - April 2017 Previews

Apr 15, 2017 1:32:57

Description:

Here it comes to save the day! That means the Previews show is on its way! Listen along as we go through the April 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June. (1:32:57)

1648 - April 2017 Previews

Apr 15, 2017 1:32:57

Description:

Here it comes to save the day! That means the Previews show is on its way! Listen along as we go through the April 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June. (1:32:57)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Eighth Time

Apr 12, 2017 2:18:51

Description:

Just in TIME for Easter, the Time Bubble comes hippety-hopping down the timestream with a big basket of back-issue reviews, from Murd to you! Among the plastic grass and marshmallow chicks, you'll find reminiscences and ruminations on Harley Quinn in wartime, the origin of Wolverine, a cosmic adventure of the Avengers, an off-brand incarnation of the Suicide Squad, and the debut of Jessica Jones, among other goodies. (2:18:51)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Eighth Time

Apr 12, 2017 2:18:51

Description:

Just in TIME for Easter, the Time Bubble comes hippety-hopping down the timestream with a big basket of back-issue reviews, from Murd to you! Among the plastic grass and marshmallow chicks, you'll find reminiscences and ruminations on Harley Quinn in wartime, the origin of Wolverine, a cosmic adventure of the Avengers, an off-brand incarnation of the Suicide Squad, and the debut of Jessica Jones, among other goodies. (2:18:51)

1647 - Off the Racks: Nova #1, Supergirl: Being Super #1, & WW '77 Meets Bionic Woman #1

Apr 3, 2017 1:16:37

Description:

Something old (the retro vibe of Wonder Woman '77 Meets the Bionic Woman #1), something new (the youthful protagonists of Nova #1 and Supergirl: Being Super #1), something borrowed (Murd's copy of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #23), and something blue (Blue Rider, the Led Zeppelin wannabes seen in Rockstars #1): a perfect marriage of elements for a great Off the Racks episode! And join us afterwards at the reception for some TV talk on Iron Fist and Legion. (1:16:37)

1647 - Off the Racks: Nova #1, Supergirl: Being Super #1, & WW '77 Meets Bionic Woman #1

Apr 3, 2017 1:16:37

Description:

Something old (the retro vibe of Wonder Woman '77 Meets the Bionic Woman #1), something new (the youthful protagonists of Nova #1 and Supergirl: Being Super #1), something borrowed (Murd's copy of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #23), and something blue (Blue Rider, the Led Zeppelin wannabes seen in Rockstars #1): a perfect marriage of elements for a great Off the Racks episode! And join us afterwards at the reception for some TV talk on Iron Fist and Legion. (1:16:37)

1646 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Golden Age, Part Three

Mar 27, 2017 3:30:09

Description:

Holey Moley! The World's Mightiest Spotlight Series is finally back for one more look at the adventures of Captain Marvel & Family in the superhero heyday of the Forties (1946-49). Appearing on the Historama are the official incorporation of the Marvel Family as a team; the debut of new friends like Freckles Marvel and Mr. Tawny the talking tiger, and baddies like Black Adam, the Sivana Family, Mr. Atom and >shudder< Aunt Minerva; Captain Marvel's second (and last) multi-part 'serial' of the Golden Age, 'The Cult of the Curse'; and plenty of miscellaneous quirky-but-wholesome 1940s fun... plus a couple of spankings. (3:30:09)

1646 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Golden Age, Part Three

Mar 27, 2017 3:30:09

Description:

Holey Moley! The World's Mightiest Spotlight Series is finally back for one more look at the adventures of Captain Marvel & Family in the superhero heyday of the Forties (1946-49). Appearing on the Historama are the official incorporation of the Marvel Family as a team; the debut of new friends like Freckles Marvel and Mr. Tawny the talking tiger, and baddies like Black Adam, the Sivana Family, Mr. Atom and >shudder< Aunt Minerva; Captain Marvel's second (and last) multi-part 'serial' of the Golden Age, 'The Cult of the Curse'; and plenty of miscellaneous quirky-but-wholesome 1940s fun... plus a couple of spankings. (3:30:09)

1645 - 3D Printing Game Scenery

Mar 13, 2017 26:00

Description:

Bryan is a big gaming fan, and 3D printing game terrain and scenery is quickly becoming his favorite hobby. In this episode we talk to Matt at PrintalbeScenery.com about their current Kickstarter campaign for a modular castle system. (26:00)

1645 - 3D Printing Game Scenery

Mar 13, 2017 26:00

Description:

Bryan is a big gaming fan, and 3D printing game terrain and scenery is quickly becoming his favorite hobby. In this episode we talk to Matt at PrintalbeScenery.com about their current Kickstarter campaign for a modular castle system. (26:00)

1644 - March 2017 Previews and a discussion of 'Logan'

Mar 9, 2017 1:27:09

Description:

Previews! We go through the March 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in May and afterwards have a brief discussion on the 'Logan' movie. (1:27:09)

1644 - March 2017 Previews and a discussion of 'Logan'

Mar 9, 2017 1:27:09

Description:

Previews! We go through the March 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in May and afterwards have a brief discussion on the 'Logan' movie. (1:27:09)

1643 - The CGS Best of 2016 Awards Results Show

Mar 1, 2017 56:50

Description:

Tonight's the night! Elbow your way past the paparazzi and take your seats for the big reveal of the winners of the CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards, as chosen by YOU, the listeners! (All envelopes guaranteed to contain the correct names!) (56:50)

1643 - The CGS Best of 2016 Awards Results Show

Mar 1, 2017 56:50

Description:

Tonight's the night! Elbow your way past the paparazzi and take your seats for the big reveal of the winners of the CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards, as chosen by YOU, the listeners! (All envelopes guaranteed to contain the correct names!) (56:50)

1642 - Comic Talk

Feb 24, 2017 1:06:06

Description:

Be vewy, vewy quiet--we're talking comics! Popping out of the rabbit-hole in this episode are a salute to the late Richard 'Apollo Adama' Hatch; a spirited discussion of The Lego Batman Movie and the Legion TV series; a recap of Pants' trip to Gallifrey One; reading recommendations from Chris; a touch of toy talk with Shane; and a teaser of the upcoming DC/Looney Tunes crossover one-shots. Th-th-th-that's all, folks! (1:06:06)

1642 - Comic Talk

Feb 24, 2017 1:06:06

Description:

Be vewy, vewy quiet--we're talking comics! Popping out of the rabbit-hole in this episode are a salute to the late Richard 'Apollo Adama' Hatch; a spirited discussion of The Lego Batman Movie and the Legion TV series; a recap of Pants' trip to Gallifrey One; reading recommendations from Chris; a touch of toy talk with Shane; and a teaser of the upcoming DC/Looney Tunes crossover one-shots. Th-th-th-that's all, folks! (1:06:06)

1641 - The CGS Best of 2016 Awards Nominations Show

Feb 14, 2017 2:10:46

Description:

Out of the seething crucible of excellence in comics production that was 2016, there must now emerge those elite few comics, concepts, characters and creators that deserve to be known as... 'The Best'!! In this episode, part of a time-honored Comic Geek Speak tradition, we the Geeks--and YOU, the listeners!--put forth our nominations for prospective recipients of the coveted CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards. Listen to learn who and what made the cut, then prepare to cast your votes for the ultimate winners! (2:10:46)

1641 - The CGS Best of 2016 Awards Nominations Show

Feb 14, 2017 2:10:46

Description:

Out of the seething crucible of excellence in comics production that was 2016, there must now emerge those elite few comics, concepts, characters and creators that deserve to be known as... 'The Best'!! In this episode, part of a time-honored Comic Geek Speak tradition, we the Geeks--and YOU, the listeners!--put forth our nominations for prospective recipients of the coveted CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards. Listen to learn who and what made the cut, then prepare to cast your votes for the ultimate winners! (2:10:46)

1640 - February 2017 Previews

Feb 10, 2017 1:12:02

Description:

There's no need to fear - Previews time is here! Join us as we go through the February 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in April. (1:12:02)

1640 - February 2017 Previews

Feb 10, 2017 1:12:02

Description:

There's no need to fear - Previews time is here! Join us as we go through the February 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in April. (1:12:02)

1639 - Off the Racks: Thanos #1, Motor Girl #1, and More

Jan 30, 2017 1:15:42

Description:

We're kickin' it freestyle with Off the Racks this month! First, we collectively review Thanos #1 from Marvel and Motor Girl #1 from Terry Moore's Abstract Studio; then, each Geek presents an additional OTR pick of his own choosing. Anything could happen!! (Very little actually does, though.) (1:15:42)

1639 - Off the Racks: Thanos #1, Motor Girl #1, and More

Jan 30, 2017 1:15:42

Description:

We're kickin' it freestyle with Off the Racks this month! First, we collectively review Thanos #1 from Marvel and Motor Girl #1 from Terry Moore's Abstract Studio; then, each Geek presents an additional OTR pick of his own choosing. Anything could happen!! (Very little actually does, though.) (1:15:42)

1638 - Comic Talk

Jan 23, 2017 1:24:20

Description:

In this savory slumgullion of comics-related miscellanea, we assess recent changes to Marvel and DC's policies on pricing and digital availability, look back on recent Superman movies, look forward to the new Rogue One ongoing comic, and open some Christmas presents. Plus Muddle the Murd, and the official announcement of the CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards! (1:24:20)

1638 - Comic Talk

Jan 23, 2017 1:24:20

Description:

In this savory slumgullion of comics-related miscellanea, we assess recent changes to Marvel and DC's policies on pricing and digital availability, look back on recent Superman movies, look forward to the new Rogue One ongoing comic, and open some Christmas presents. Plus Muddle the Murd, and the official announcement of the CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards! (1:24:20)

1637 - January 2017 Previews

Jan 12, 2017 1:28:44

Description:

Previews time again! We go through the January 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (1:28:44)

1637 - January 2017 Previews

Jan 12, 2017 1:28:44

Description:

Previews time again! We go through the January 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (1:28:44)

1636 - Spotlight on the Silver Surfer, Captain Mar-Vell, and Adam Warlock

Jan 9, 2017 3:32:24

Description:

Face front, ye star-sailors and psychonauts! Make room in your minds and iPods for a three-hour tour through the cosmic corner of the Marvel Universe, as our spirit-guide Chris Eberle introduces us at length to three of Marvel's most sensationally sidereal spacefaring stalwarts: Adam Warlock, Captain Mar-Vell, and the Silver Surfer! Learn the fundamental facts about these sentinels of the spaceways: their creative provenance, their cosmic powers, their awe-inspiring origins, and the most significant chapters in their star-spanning sagas. Download now and embrace infinity!!! (3:32:24)

1636 - Spotlight on the Silver Surfer, Captain Mar-Vell, and Adam Warlock

Jan 9, 2017 3:32:24

Description:

Face front, ye star-sailors and psychonauts! Make room in your minds and iPods for a three-hour tour through the cosmic corner of the Marvel Universe, as our spirit-guide Chris Eberle introduces us at length to three of Marvel's most sensationally sidereal spacefaring stalwarts: Adam Warlock, Captain Mar-Vell, and the Silver Surfer! Learn the fundamental facts about these sentinels of the spaceways: their creative provenance, their cosmic powers, their awe-inspiring origins, and the most significant chapters in their star-spanning sagas. Download now and embrace infinity!!! (3:32:24)

1635 - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

Jan 2, 2017 46:34

Description:

Looking for a little something to ease your transition from holiday hyperspace back to the workaday world? Listen to Murd, Chris, and Shane opine about this season's #1 blockbuster, the first in the new 'Star Wars Anthology' series of films. It's like a bacta-tank treatment for those post-holiday blues! (46:34)

1635 - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

Jan 2, 2017 46:34

Description:

Looking for a little something to ease your transition from holiday hyperspace back to the workaday world? Listen to Murd, Chris, and Shane opine about this season's #1 blockbuster, the first in the new 'Star Wars Anthology' series of films. It's like a bacta-tank treatment for those post-holiday blues! (46:34)

The Compleat 'A Christmas Carol'

Dec 24, 2016 2:55:00

Description:

All five chapters of Murd's interpretation of the Dickens holiday classic, in a single compact sound-file! A surprise stocking-stuffer from CGS to you! (2:55:00)

The Compleat 'A Christmas Carol'

Dec 24, 2016 2:55:00

Description:

All five chapters of Murd's interpretation of the Dickens holiday classic, in a single compact sound-file! A surprise stocking-stuffer from CGS to you! (2:55:00)

1634 - Comic Talk

Dec 20, 2016 1:00:41

Description:

'Tis the week before Christmas, and though we're half-dead, there's some great, Geeky things that we can't leave unsaid! We summon the energy to share some shop talk with Chris, enthuse about the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailers, present a very special installment of Muddle the Murd, and lift each other's spirits with talk of the season and hopes for the new year to come (comics-related and otherwise). Now bring us some figgy pudding! (1:00:41)

1634 - Comic Talk

Dec 20, 2016 1:00:41

Description:

'Tis the week before Christmas, and though we're half-dead, there's some great, Geeky things that we can't leave unsaid! We summon the energy to share some shop talk with Chris, enthuse about the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailers, present a very special installment of Muddle the Murd, and lift each other's spirits with talk of the season and hopes for the new year to come (comics-related and otherwise). Now bring us some figgy pudding! (1:00:41)

1633 - Previews and a Chat with Dave Dwonch (12/16 for 2/17)

Dec 12, 2016 1:28:31

Description:

Previews, Previews, Previews all the way! We go through the December catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in February. Includes a visit from our ol' buddy Dave Dwonch of Action Lab Entertainment! (1:28:31)

1633 - Previews and a Chat with Dave Dwonch (12/16 for 2/17)

Dec 12, 2016 1:28:31

Description:

Previews, Previews, Previews all the way! We go through the December catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in February. Includes a visit from our ol' buddy Dave Dwonch of Action Lab Entertainment! (1:28:31)

1632 - Off the Racks: A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2016

Dec 2, 2016 1:59:18

Description:

It's a week after Thanksgiving, and the Geeks are feasting on leftovers--leftover Off the Racks picks, that is! The six main ingredients in our comics conversation casserole are Batman Beyond #1 and Doom Patrol #1 (DC), Dr. Strange Annual #1 and Jessica Jones #1 (Marvel), M.A.S.K.: Revolution #1 (IDW), and Moonshine #1 (Image). Plus, CGS founder Bryan Deemer serves up some gaming talk as a tasty side-dish! Scoop yourself a plateful, and don't skimp on the gravy! (1:59:18)

1632 - Off the Racks: A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2016

Dec 2, 2016 1:59:18

Description:

It's a week after Thanksgiving, and the Geeks are feasting on leftovers--leftover Off the Racks picks, that is! The six main ingredients in our comics conversation casserole are Batman Beyond #1 and Doom Patrol #1 (DC), Dr. Strange Annual #1 and Jessica Jones #1 (Marvel), M.A.S.K.: Revolution #1 (IDW), and Moonshine #1 (Image). Plus, CGS founder Bryan Deemer serves up some gaming talk as a tasty side-dish! Scoop yourself a plateful, and don't skimp on the gravy! (1:59:18)

1631 - Previews

Nov 17, 2016 1:22:11

Description:

Let there be Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in January. (1:22:11)

1631 - Previews

Nov 17, 2016 1:22:11

Description:

Let there be Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in January. (1:22:11)

1630 - Doctor Strange Movie Review

Nov 14, 2016 1:10:17

Description:

The moons of Munnopor have come into alignment, and it's time for the CGS review of the phantasmagorical feature film Doctor Strange! The Geeks enter into astral communion (also called 'Skype') to share their thoughts on plot, character, and above all, visual effects in Marvel's latest blockbuster. Fire up your All-Seeing iPod of Agamotto and feel the magic! (1:10:17)

1630 - Doctor Strange Movie Review

Nov 14, 2016 1:10:17

Description:

The moons of Munnopor have come into alignment, and it's time for the CGS review of the phantasmagorical feature film Doctor Strange! The Geeks enter into astral communion (also called 'Skype') to share their thoughts on plot, character, and above all, visual effects in Marvel's latest blockbuster. Fire up your All-Seeing iPod of Agamotto and feel the magic! (1:10:17)

1629 - Comic Talk

Nov 10, 2016 1:26:09

Description:

Ian Levenstein of the Comic Timing podcast sticks with us for a second session this week, this time just to shoot the breeze in one of our any-old-topic-you-like Comic Talk discussions. Included: scary tales of Halloween Comic-Fest 2016 at Wildpig Comics; a critical look at mass-media celebrity signings at comic conventions; spoiler-free early thoughts on the Dr. Strange movie and the Cage Netflix series; and a salute to the late Steve Dillon. Plus TV talk, reading recommendations, and general merriment. Remember, you can't spell 'levity' without several of the letters found in 'Levenstein'! (1:26:09)

1629 - Comic Talk

Nov 10, 2016 1:26:09

Description:

Ian Levenstein of the Comic Timing podcast sticks with us for a second session this week, this time just to shoot the breeze in one of our any-old-topic-you-like Comic Talk discussions. Included: scary tales of Halloween Comic-Fest 2016 at Wildpig Comics; a critical look at mass-media celebrity signings at comic conventions; spoiler-free early thoughts on the Dr. Strange movie and the Cage Netflix series; and a salute to the late Steve Dillon. Plus TV talk, reading recommendations, and general merriment. Remember, you can't spell 'levity' without several of the letters found in 'Levenstein'! (1:26:09)

1628 - Top 5 Underappreciated Creators

Nov 7, 2016 1:55:34

Description:

Our old friend Ian Levenstein of the Comic Timing podcast joins us to talk about a triply-tremendous Top Five topic of his own devising! It's our opportunity to show a little extra love and recognition to a few writers and artists whom we feel have been overlooked and/or misunderstood by fandom at large. Totally subjective, of course, but totally satisfying! Don't miss it! (1:55:34)

1628 - Top 5 Underappreciated Creators

Nov 7, 2016 1:55:34

Description:

Our old friend Ian Levenstein of the Comic Timing podcast joins us to talk about a triply-tremendous Top Five topic of his own devising! It's our opportunity to show a little extra love and recognition to a few writers and artists whom we feel have been overlooked and/or misunderstood by fandom at large. Totally subjective, of course, but totally satisfying! Don't miss it! (1:55:34)

1627 - Story Time with Uncle Sal

Oct 24, 2016 2:18:11

Description:

Uncle Sal fans, start Sal-ivating! You're in for over two hours of Chicago's favorite son gabbin' with the CGS guys about the changing face of Alex Ross Art, the insanity of exhibiting at SDCC and NYCC, the still-greater insanity of being a parent at Walt Disney World, and buckets of bonus brain-droppings besides! Mature Listeners Only!! (2:18:11)

1627 - Story Time with Uncle Sal

Oct 24, 2016 2:18:11

Description:

Uncle Sal fans, start Sal-ivating! You're in for over two hours of Chicago's favorite son gabbin' with the CGS guys about the changing face of Alex Ross Art, the insanity of exhibiting at SDCC and NYCC, the still-greater insanity of being a parent at Walt Disney World, and buckets of bonus brain-droppings besides! Mature Listeners Only!! (2:18:11)

1626 - The October 2016 Previews for items in shops in December 2016

Oct 12, 2016 1:08:23

Description:

Time once again to go through the Previews catalog. This is the October 2016 catalog for items shipping to stores in December 2016. (1:08:23)

1626 - The October 2016 Previews for items in shops in December 2016

Oct 12, 2016 1:08:23

Description:

Time once again to go through the Previews catalog. This is the October 2016 catalog for items shipping to stores in December 2016. (1:08:23)

1625 - The 2016 NYCC Tapes with Tom King, Katie Cook, Shawna Benson, Julie Benson, and more

Oct 9, 2016 1:00:11

Description:

Pants went to this year's New York ComicCon and brought back some interviews for this episode. He speaks with Tom King, Katie Cook, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Shawna Benson, and Julie Benson. Plus a 'Pants on the Street' with everyone's favorite inebriated Avenger. (1:00:11)

1625 - The 2016 NYCC Tapes with Tom King, Katie Cook, Shawna Benson, Julie Benson, and more

Oct 9, 2016 1:00:11

Description:

Pants went to this year's New York ComicCon and brought back some interviews for this episode. He speaks with Tom King, Katie Cook, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Shawna Benson, and Julie Benson. Plus a 'Pants on the Street' with everyone's favorite inebriated Avenger. (1:00:11)

1624.5 - Behind the Scenes on 1624

Oct 5, 2016 25:44

Description:

As some of the Geeks prepare for the New York Comic Con, we take a break and present a behind the scenes listen into the goings on before and after a CGS recording. (25:44)

1624.5 - Behind the Scenes on 1624

Oct 5, 2016 25:44

Description:

As some of the Geeks prepare for the New York Comic Con, we take a break and present a behind the scenes listen into the goings on before and after a CGS recording. (25:44)

1624 - Off the Racks: Deathstroke Rebirth #1, Kill or Be Killed #1, & Superwoman #1

Sep 30, 2016 1:47:54

Description:

This month we're bringing you murderous vigilantism (Image's Kill or Be Killed), conscientious contract killing (DC's Deathstroke), and tried-and-true superheroics (DC's Superwoman), all spiced up with just a dash of RIOS! Plus bonus reviews, and a brief discussion about what made the Bronze Age of Comics great. (1:47:54)

1624 - Off the Racks: Deathstroke Rebirth #1, Kill or Be Killed #1, & Superwoman #1

Sep 30, 2016 1:47:54

Description:

This month we're bringing you murderous vigilantism (Image's Kill or Be Killed), conscientious contract killing (DC's Deathstroke), and tried-and-true superheroics (DC's Superwoman), all spiced up with just a dash of RIOS! Plus bonus reviews, and a brief discussion about what made the Bronze Age of Comics great. (1:47:54)

1623 - Spotlight on The Invincible Iron Man in the Silver Age

Sep 19, 2016 2:56:40

Description:

Our sizzlin' series of Silver Age Spotlights on Mighty Marvel mainstays continues with a look at the Invincible Iron Man! Head engineer Chris Eberle lays out the schematics of the first five years of Iron Man stories: the supporting cast, the nefarious foes, the Cold War propagandism ('COMMIES!'), the high-tech armor with its various upgrades, and the tortured, ingenious human being at the center of it all, 'cool exec with a heart of steel' Tony Stark. Includes a quick, nostalgic nod to the 1966 Iron Man cartoon! (2:56:40)

1623 - Spotlight on The Invincible Iron Man in the Silver Age

Sep 19, 2016 2:56:40

Description:

Our sizzlin' series of Silver Age Spotlights on Mighty Marvel mainstays continues with a look at the Invincible Iron Man! Head engineer Chris Eberle lays out the schematics of the first five years of Iron Man stories: the supporting cast, the nefarious foes, the Cold War propagandism ('COMMIES!'), the high-tech armor with its various upgrades, and the tortured, ingenious human being at the center of it all, 'cool exec with a heart of steel' Tony Stark. Includes a quick, nostalgic nod to the 1966 Iron Man cartoon! (2:56:40)

1622 - Previews and a chat with Steve Bryant

Sep 12, 2016 1:49:12

Description:

Previews time again! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. We also talk with Steve Bryant about 'Athena Voltaire and the Volcano Goddess'. (1:49:12)

1622 - Previews and a chat with Steve Bryant

Sep 12, 2016 1:49:12

Description:

Previews time again! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. We also talk with Steve Bryant about 'Athena Voltaire and the Volcano Goddess'. (1:49:12)

Happy 50th Birthday Jamie D.

Sep 5, 2016 1:48:57

Description:

A collection of remarks and reminiscences--some silly, some somber, all sincere--from the friends, fans, and family of our departed comrade, Jamie D, on the occasion of his 50th birthday. Plus some vintage audio clips of the Shiznit himself. The pimp hand remains strong! (1:48:57)

Happy 50th Birthday Jamie D.

Sep 5, 2016 1:48:57

Description:

A collection of remarks and reminiscences--some silly, some somber, all sincere--from the friends, fans, and family of our departed comrade, Jamie D, on the occasion of his 50th birthday. Plus some vintage audio clips of the Shiznit himself. The pimp hand remains strong! (1:48:57)

1621 - Comic Talk - Improv Edition

Aug 31, 2016 56:55

Description:

We got Comic Talk--right here on Comic Geek Speak!--with a capital 'C' and that rhymes with 'P' and that stands for Peter Rios, who joins us on this episode for a lively chat about about our recent CGS group outing to see his production of 'The Music Man'! After that, we engage in a bit of Shop Talk and Con Talk, congratulate Tom King, mourn Gene Wilder, question whether rumors of 'the death of comics journalism' might be greatly exaggerated, and just generally let it alllll hang out. See what good can come of our original episode plans falling through! (56:55)

1621 - Comic Talk - Improv Edition

Aug 31, 2016 56:55

Description:

We got Comic Talk--right here on Comic Geek Speak!--with a capital 'C' and that rhymes with 'P' and that stands for Peter Rios, who joins us on this episode for a lively chat about about our recent CGS group outing to see his production of 'The Music Man'! After that, we engage in a bit of Shop Talk and Con Talk, congratulate Tom King, mourn Gene Wilder, question whether rumors of 'the death of comics journalism' might be greatly exaggerated, and just generally let it alllll hang out. See what good can come of our original episode plans falling through! (56:55)

1620 - Off the Racks: BBoP Rebirth #1, Betty & Veronica #1, and Faith #1

Aug 22, 2016 1:11:52

Description:

It's Ladies' Month (oh, what a month!) for Off the Racks, as the Geeks analyze three July releases featuring female protagonists: Betty & Veronica #1 from Archie, Faith (ongoing) #1 from Valiant, and Batgirl & The Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1 from DC. Plus bonus reviews, and a Muddle the Murd! (1:11:52)

1620 - Off the Racks: BBoP Rebirth #1, Betty & Veronica #1, and Faith #1

Aug 22, 2016 1:11:52

Description:

It's Ladies' Month (oh, what a month!) for Off the Racks, as the Geeks analyze three July releases featuring female protagonists: Betty & Veronica #1 from Archie, Faith (ongoing) #1 from Valiant, and Batgirl & The Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1 from DC. Plus bonus reviews, and a Muddle the Murd! (1:11:52)

1619 - Comic Talk

Aug 15, 2016 1:16:14

Description:

TV shows continuing on in comics; the 46th edition of the Overstreet Price Guide; spoiler-filled talk on Ghostbusters, Star Trek Beyond, Batman: The Killing Joke movie, and Batman vs Superman ultimate edition. All these topics and more tonight on Comic Geek Speak. (1:16:14)

1619 - Comic Talk

Aug 15, 2016 1:16:14

Description:

TV shows continuing on in comics; the 46th edition of the Overstreet Price Guide; spoiler-filled talk on Ghostbusters, Star Trek Beyond, Batman: The Killing Joke movie, and Batman vs Superman ultimate edition. All these topics and more tonight on Comic Geek Speak. (1:16:14)

1618 - Previews

Aug 10, 2016 1:18:23

Description:

If you say it three times it will appear - Previews, Previews, Previews! Time to go through the August catalog for items shipping to stores starting in October. (1:18:23)

1618 - Previews

Aug 10, 2016 1:18:23

Description:

If you say it three times it will appear - Previews, Previews, Previews! Time to go through the August catalog for items shipping to stores starting in October. (1:18:23)

1617 - Off the Racks: Civil War II #0-1, Future Quest #1, et al.

Aug 4, 2016 1:10:53

Description:

A double-stuffed catch-up round of Off the Racks, giving overdue attention to select releases from May and June: DC's Future Quest #1, Valiant's 4001 AD #1, IDW's Tales from the Darkside #1, and issues #0 and #1 of Marvel's Civil War II event miniseries. (1:10:53)

1617 - Off the Racks: Civil War II #0-1, Future Quest #1, et al.

Aug 4, 2016 1:10:53

Description:

A double-stuffed catch-up round of Off the Racks, giving overdue attention to select releases from May and June: DC's Future Quest #1, Valiant's 4001 AD #1, IDW's Tales from the Darkside #1, and issues #0 and #1 of Marvel's Civil War II event miniseries. (1:10:53)

1616 - 2016 San Diego ComicCon Recap

Jul 27, 2016 1:26:11

Description:

The Con-of-all-Cons has come and gone, and Pants was there! Hear the full account of his experiences at Comic-Con International 2016 in San Diego, interspersed with news items and announcements from the con. Plus a sidebar (with SPOILERS) on the controversial Batman: The Killing Joke animated movie, and a can't-miss 'Pants on the Floor' with Julie Benson and good ol' Uncle Sal. (The secret word is 'Stegron'!) (1:26:11)

1616 - 2016 San Diego ComicCon Recap

Jul 27, 2016 1:26:11

Description:

The Con-of-all-Cons has come and gone, and Pants was there! Hear the full account of his experiences at Comic-Con International 2016 in San Diego, interspersed with news items and announcements from the con. Plus a sidebar (with SPOILERS) on the controversial Batman: The Killing Joke animated movie, and a can't-miss 'Pants on the Floor' with Julie Benson and good ol' Uncle Sal. (The secret word is 'Stegron'!) (1:26:11)

1615 - Previews

Jul 13, 2016 1:37:58

Description:

It's Previews time! We go through the July catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September. (1:37:58)

1615 - Previews

Jul 13, 2016 1:37:58

Description:

It's Previews time! We go through the July catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September. (1:37:58)

1614 - Spotlight on The Mighty Thor in the Silver Age

Jul 6, 2016 3:02:02

Description:

Whosoever downloads this podcast, if they be worthy, shall possess the knowledge of... Thor in the Silver Age! Chris Eberle spins the titanic tale of how Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and friends permanently expanded the definition of what superhero characters and stories could be, by incorporating the ancient mythology of the Norsemen into the modern mythology of Marvel Comics. Hearken to the origins of Marvel's Mighty Thor, his fabled homeland of Asgard, and his friends, foes, and family, and wonder at his earliest adventures, which take him from the streets of New York to the furthest reaches of space! Cosmic grandeur awaits! (3:02:02)

1614 - Spotlight on The Mighty Thor in the Silver Age

Jul 6, 2016 3:02:02

Description:

Whosoever downloads this podcast, if they be worthy, shall possess the knowledge of... Thor in the Silver Age! Chris Eberle spins the titanic tale of how Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and friends permanently expanded the definition of what superhero characters and stories could be, by incorporating the ancient mythology of the Norsemen into the modern mythology of Marvel Comics. Hearken to the origins of Marvel's Mighty Thor, his fabled homeland of Asgard, and his friends, foes, and family, and wonder at his earliest adventures, which take him from the streets of New York to the furthest reaches of space! Cosmic grandeur awaits! (3:02:02)

1613 - Comic Talk

Jun 30, 2016 1:18:33

Description:

Bryan Deemer (yes, THAT Bryan Deemer!) weighs in on DCU: Rebirth #1. Murd and Pants recap their trip to Heroes Con 2016. Bryan, Murd, and Chris swap true tragic tales of water damage. Pants sings the Collection Reorganization Blues... with a descant singing the praises of Brian K. Vaughan! Oh, those Geeks--what WON'T they squeeze into a Comic Talk episode? (1:18:33)

1613 - Comic Talk

Jun 30, 2016 1:18:33

Description:

Bryan Deemer (yes, THAT Bryan Deemer!) weighs in on DCU: Rebirth #1. Murd and Pants recap their trip to Heroes Con 2016. Bryan, Murd, and Chris swap true tragic tales of water damage. Pants sings the Collection Reorganization Blues... with a descant singing the praises of Brian K. Vaughan! Oh, those Geeks--what WON'T they squeeze into a Comic Talk episode? (1:18:33)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Seventh Time

Jun 28, 2016 2:12:18

Description:

First of the Summer TIME! Murd sees in the season with a summer reading list of the comics of yesteryear: 'Remembrance of Things Past' with Wonder Woman! 'Crime and Punishment' with The Flash! 'Infinite Jest' with Daredevil! 'The Man in the Iron Mask' with New X-Men! And a special nod to the artist 'For Whom the Bell Tolls': the late Darwyn Cooke. (2:12:18)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Seventh Time

Jun 28, 2016 2:12:18

Description:

First of the Summer TIME! Murd sees in the season with a summer reading list of the comics of yesteryear: 'Remembrance of Things Past' with Wonder Woman! 'Crime and Punishment' with The Flash! 'Infinite Jest' with Daredevil! 'The Man in the Iron Mask' with New X-Men! And a special nod to the artist 'For Whom the Bell Tolls': the late Darwyn Cooke. (2:12:18)

1612 - Comic Talk

Jun 20, 2016 43:06

Description:

Marvel-maven Chris E.'s statement on the controversial climax of Captain America (2016) #1, our reviews of X-Men: Apocalypse, and a call for audience participation in the observance of Jamie D's Golden Jubilee: all of the above are packed into this compact edition of Comic Talk! (43:06)

1612 - Comic Talk

Jun 20, 2016 43:06

Description:

Marvel-maven Chris E.'s statement on the controversial climax of Captain America (2016) #1, our reviews of X-Men: Apocalypse, and a call for audience participation in the observance of Jamie D's Golden Jubilee: all of the above are packed into this compact edition of Comic Talk! (43:06)

1611 - Previews

Jun 13, 2016 1:05:28

Description:

Save some room for Previews! We go through the June catalog for items shipping starting in August. (1:05:28)

1611 - Previews

Jun 13, 2016 1:05:28

Description:

Save some room for Previews! We go through the June catalog for items shipping starting in August. (1:05:28)

1610 - Off the Racks: Black Panther #1, Bloodlines #1, and Micronauts #1

Jun 6, 2016 1:16:41

Description:

Get set for '70s-style space-opera (IDW's Micronauts #1), '90s-style sci-fi/horror (DC's Bloodlines #1), and an ultra-contemporary take on 'jungle action' (Marvel's Black Panther #1) in this edition of Off the Racks! Plus bonus reviews, including Chris Eberle's thoughts on DCU: Rebirth #1! (1:16:41)

1610 - Off the Racks: Black Panther #1, Bloodlines #1, and Micronauts #1

Jun 6, 2016 1:16:41

Description:

Get set for '70s-style space-opera (IDW's Micronauts #1), '90s-style sci-fi/horror (DC's Bloodlines #1), and an ultra-contemporary take on 'jungle action' (Marvel's Black Panther #1) in this edition of Off the Racks! Plus bonus reviews, including Chris Eberle's thoughts on DCU: Rebirth #1! (1:16:41)

1609 - BOMC: Preacher, Book 1 (#1-12)

May 30, 2016 1:52:57

Description:

It's the time of the Preacher! We're amazed it's taken us this long, but CGS is finally initiated into the holy orders of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's epic 1990s Vertigo series, a rip-roaring saga of over-the-top violence, off-color humor, social and religious satire, and good ol' Western grit. It's the tall tale of Jesse Custer, a small-town Texas preacher who's touched by the renegade hybrid essence of Heaven and Hell themselves and sets out on a 'search for God' like no other! Get the CGS perspective on the first three story arcs of the original Preacher comic, from old hands and neophytes alike, to enhance your AMC viewing experience! (1:52:57)

1609 - BOMC: Preacher, Book 1 (#1-12)

May 30, 2016 1:52:57

Description:

It's the time of the Preacher! We're amazed it's taken us this long, but CGS is finally initiated into the holy orders of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's epic 1990s Vertigo series, a rip-roaring saga of over-the-top violence, off-color humor, social and religious satire, and good ol' Western grit. It's the tall tale of Jesse Custer, a small-town Texas preacher who's touched by the renegade hybrid essence of Heaven and Hell themselves and sets out on a 'search for God' like no other! Get the CGS perspective on the first three story arcs of the original Preacher comic, from old hands and neophytes alike, to enhance your AMC viewing experience! (1:52:57)

1608 - CGS Special Edition: DC Universe Rebirth #1

May 26, 2016 1:26:55

Description:

Extra! Extra! Hear all about the Geeks' reactions to the brand-redefining deluxe 80-page special DC Universe: Rebirth #1, recorded on said special's day of release! The joy! The tears! The hope! The skepticism! The theories! The RIOS!! If you listen to only one episode of Comic Geek Speak today, it MUST be this one! (1:26:55)

1608 - CGS Special Edition: DC Universe Rebirth #1

May 26, 2016 1:26:55

Description:

Extra! Extra! Hear all about the Geeks' reactions to the brand-redefining deluxe 80-page special DC Universe: Rebirth #1, recorded on said special's day of release! The joy! The tears! The hope! The skepticism! The theories! The RIOS!! If you listen to only one episode of Comic Geek Speak today, it MUST be this one! (1:26:55)

1607 - Comic Talk

May 24, 2016 1:19:06

Description:

In which the premature passing of Darwyn Cooke is marked and mourned by the Geeks; the new logo of DC Comics is analyzed by a professional graphic designer (and two mere laymen); a Murd is Muddled; and idle chatter is exchanged on the subject of comics recently read. Listen in good health! (1:19:06)

1607 - Comic Talk

May 24, 2016 1:19:06

Description:

In which the premature passing of Darwyn Cooke is marked and mourned by the Geeks; the new logo of DC Comics is analyzed by a professional graphic designer (and two mere laymen); a Murd is Muddled; and idle chatter is exchanged on the subject of comics recently read. Listen in good health! (1:19:06)

1606 - Previews Etc.

May 16, 2016 1:53:26

Description:

A Previews episode with a difference! First a Free Comic Book Day 2016 recap and a dip into the CGS Mailbag; THEN the monthly catalog breakdown (May edition, for items shipping starting in July) you've come to know and love. (1:53:26)

1606 - Previews Etc.

May 16, 2016 1:53:26

Description:

A Previews episode with a difference! First a Free Comic Book Day 2016 recap and a dip into the CGS Mailbag; THEN the monthly catalog breakdown (May edition, for items shipping starting in July) you've come to know and love. (1:53:26)

1605 - Captain America: Civil War Movie Review

May 12, 2016 1:16:26

Description:

There's no internal strife among the Geeks in this rundown of Marvel Studios' Captain America: Civil War--we all loved it! We sift through the nebula of MCU stars, old (Cap; Iron Man) and new (Black Panther; Spider-Man), appearing in the film, and revisit our favorite lines, moments, plot twists, Easter eggs, etc. Of course, SPOILERS abound! Whose side are YOU on? If it's the side of awesomeness, download this episode pronto! (1:16:26)

1605 - Captain America: Civil War Movie Review

May 12, 2016 1:16:26

Description:

There's no internal strife among the Geeks in this rundown of Marvel Studios' Captain America: Civil War--we all loved it! We sift through the nebula of MCU stars, old (Cap; Iron Man) and new (Black Panther; Spider-Man), appearing in the film, and revisit our favorite lines, moments, plot twists, Easter eggs, etc. Of course, SPOILERS abound! Whose side are YOU on? If it's the side of awesomeness, download this episode pronto! (1:16:26)

CGS Presents: Comic Timing 179

May 11, 2016 2:01:28

Description:

Celebrating ten years of the Comic Timing podcast! Hosts Ian L. and Brent K. invite the CGS guys to participate in a nice, leisurely two-hour conversation about the current state of the comic-collecting hobby, and how it's changed over the years. A decade later, there's STILL always time for comics! (2:01:28)

CGS Presents: Comic Timing 179

May 11, 2016 2:01:28

Description:

Celebrating ten years of the Comic Timing podcast! Hosts Ian L. and Brent K. invite the CGS guys to participate in a nice, leisurely two-hour conversation about the current state of the comic-collecting hobby, and how it's changed over the years. A decade later, there's STILL always time for comics! (2:01:28)

Crisis Tapes 15: Crisis on Infinite Earths #3, Part 2

May 10, 2016 3:06:45

Description:

The forces of oblivion press on across DC Universe timespace, from World War II Markovia to the American Old West to 30th Century Metropolis, as more heroes meet their doom! Meanwhile, your hosts share some speculation about the upcoming DC Rebirth special event! (3:06:45)

Crisis Tapes 15: Crisis on Infinite Earths #3, Part 2

May 10, 2016 3:06:45

Description:

The forces of oblivion press on across DC Universe timespace, from World War II Markovia to the American Old West to 30th Century Metropolis, as more heroes meet their doom! Meanwhile, your hosts share some speculation about the upcoming DC Rebirth special event! (3:06:45)

1604 - Spotlight on the Black Panther

May 2, 2016 3:30:45

Description:

Fifty years after his daring debut, T'Challa, warrior-king of Wakanda, known throughout the Marvel Universe as the Black Panther, receives the royal treatment from CGS! Prof. Chris Eberle, holder of the T'Chaka Chair in History at Wakanda Polytechnic, outdoes himself in this episode, providing exhaustive background on the Panther's friends and foes, the culture and geography of his realm, and the narrative highlights of the past half-century of his adventures. Long Live the King! (3:30:45)

1604 - Spotlight on the Black Panther

May 2, 2016 3:30:45

Description:

Fifty years after his daring debut, T'Challa, warrior-king of Wakanda, known throughout the Marvel Universe as the Black Panther, receives the royal treatment from CGS! Prof. Chris Eberle, holder of the T'Chaka Chair in History at Wakanda Polytechnic, outdoes himself in this episode, providing exhaustive background on the Panther's friends and foes, the culture and geography of his realm, and the narrative highlights of the past half-century of his adventures. Long Live the King! (3:30:45)

1603 - Comic Talk

Apr 25, 2016 1:57:58

Description:

We've got a full house of five Geeks for this one, and special guest Julie Benson makes six! We talk to Julie about her upcoming gig as co-writer of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey for DC, and then the conversation goes a-wandering, from TV talk to this year's Eisner Awards nominees to a brief history of CGS promotional buttons! How many hoots can you handle?! (1:57:58)

1603 - Comic Talk

Apr 25, 2016 1:57:58

Description:

We've got a full house of five Geeks for this one, and special guest Julie Benson makes six! We talk to Julie about her upcoming gig as co-writer of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey for DC, and then the conversation goes a-wandering, from TV talk to this year's Eisner Awards nominees to a brief history of CGS promotional buttons! How many hoots can you handle?! (1:57:58)

1602 - Off the Racks: The Discipline #1, The Infinity Entity #1, and Legends of Tomorrow #1

Apr 19, 2016 1:27:34

Description:

This Off the Racks episode is an elevator ride from the depths of depravity to the heady heights of cosmic contemplation, with stops at the middle floors for Housewares, Sporting Goods, Ladies' Lingerie, and Superhero Storytelling! Get off on Level 52 for the Geeks' reviews of Legends of Tomorrow #1 from DC, The Discipline #1 from Image, and The Infinity Entity #1 from Marvel, and more. Hey, hold the door...! (1:27:34)

1602 - Off the Racks: The Discipline #1, The Infinity Entity #1, and Legends of Tomorrow #1

Apr 19, 2016 1:27:34

Description:

This Off the Racks episode is an elevator ride from the depths of depravity to the heady heights of cosmic contemplation, with stops at the middle floors for Housewares, Sporting Goods, Ladies' Lingerie, and Superhero Storytelling! Get off on Level 52 for the Geeks' reviews of Legends of Tomorrow #1 from DC, The Discipline #1 from Image, and The Infinity Entity #1 from Marvel, and more. Hey, hold the door...! (1:27:34)

Crisis Tapes 14: Crisis on Infinite Earths #3, Part 1

Apr 14, 2016 2:55:44

Description:

Mysteries deepen and suspense heightens as the battle for the Monitor's towers spills over into World War II! Guest-starring the Flash (he's not QUITE dead!), Batman and the Outsiders, the New Teen Titans, the 'New' Brainiac, and a platoon of classic DC war heroes! Also in this episode, hear Peter's thoughts on the recent Flash/Supergirl TV crossover! (2:55:44)

Crisis Tapes 14: Crisis on Infinite Earths #3, Part 1

Apr 14, 2016 2:55:44

Description:

Mysteries deepen and suspense heightens as the battle for the Monitor's towers spills over into World War II! Guest-starring the Flash (he's not QUITE dead!), Batman and the Outsiders, the New Teen Titans, the 'New' Brainiac, and a platoon of classic DC war heroes! Also in this episode, hear Peter's thoughts on the recent Flash/Supergirl TV crossover! (2:55:44)

1601 - Previews

Apr 12, 2016 1:56:44

Description:

Nobody doesn't like Previews! We go through the April catalog for items shipping starting in June. (1:56:44)

1601 - Previews

Apr 12, 2016 1:56:44

Description:

Nobody doesn't like Previews! We go through the April catalog for items shipping starting in June. (1:56:44)

1600 - Comic Talk

Apr 4, 2016 2:21:11

Description:

We're going for a perfect score in this milestone episode, by doing what we do best: Comic Talk! Included in this packet are the following materials: Goodies from the CGS Mailbag! A Top 5 follow-up! The return of Muddle the Murd! Reactions to each and every announcement from the DC Rebirth panel at Wonder Con 2016! Some spoiler-free thoughts on Season 2 of the Daredevil Netflix series! And a SPOILER-HEAVY group response to Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice! Pick up your iPods; you may begin listening... NOW! (2:21:11)

1600 - Comic Talk

Apr 4, 2016 2:21:11

Description:

We're going for a perfect score in this milestone episode, by doing what we do best: Comic Talk! Included in this packet are the following materials: Goodies from the CGS Mailbag! A Top 5 follow-up! The return of Muddle the Murd! Reactions to each and every announcement from the DC Rebirth panel at Wonder Con 2016! Some spoiler-free thoughts on Season 2 of the Daredevil Netflix series! And a SPOILER-HEAVY group response to Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice! Pick up your iPods; you may begin listening... NOW! (2:21:11)

1599 - Top 5 Partnerships

Mar 28, 2016 1:38:37

Description:

As the jury of Geekdom Assembled continues to deliberate the case of Batman v. Superman in theaters everywhere, we of CGS believe the time is right to reflect fondly on the days when comic book characters could just get along! Hence this Top 5 episode celebrating some of our favorite long-term working relationships and (dare we say it??) friendships between the heroes (and villains!) of yesteryear. It's an encomium of camaraderie and cooperation in comics! (1:38:37)

1599 - Top 5 Partnerships

Mar 28, 2016 1:38:37

Description:

As the jury of Geekdom Assembled continues to deliberate the case of Batman v. Superman in theaters everywhere, we of CGS believe the time is right to reflect fondly on the days when comic book characters could just get along! Hence this Top 5 episode celebrating some of our favorite long-term working relationships and (dare we say it??) friendships between the heroes (and villains!) of yesteryear. It's an encomium of camaraderie and cooperation in comics! (1:38:37)

1598 - The CGS Best of 2015 Awards Results Show

Mar 22, 2016 1:00:08

Description:

The envelopes, please! The time has come to reveal the winners of the CGS Best of 2015 Awards, chosen by YOU, the listeners, to represent last year's heights of achievement in mainstream comics! And after the last name has been announced, stick around for the after-party... in Comic Talk form! (1:00:08)

1598 - The CGS Best of 2015 Awards Results Show

Mar 22, 2016 1:00:08

Description:

The envelopes, please! The time has come to reveal the winners of the CGS Best of 2015 Awards, chosen by YOU, the listeners, to represent last year's heights of achievement in mainstream comics! And after the last name has been announced, stick around for the after-party... in Comic Talk form! (1:00:08)

1597 - Off the Racks: Power Man & Iron Fist #1, Shaft #1, and Snowfall #1

Mar 21, 2016 1:20:55

Description:

The Geeks turn up their collars and head down to the cold, hard streets of Reviewsville in this Off the Racks episode, featuring Marvel's Power Man and Iron Fist #1, Dynamite's Shaft: Imitation of Life #1, and Image's Snowfall #1. Plus bonus reviews! (1:20:55)

1597 - Off the Racks: Power Man & Iron Fist #1, Shaft #1, and Snowfall #1

Mar 21, 2016 1:20:55

Description:

The Geeks turn up their collars and head down to the cold, hard streets of Reviewsville in this Off the Racks episode, featuring Marvel's Power Man and Iron Fist #1, Dynamite's Shaft: Imitation of Life #1, and Image's Snowfall #1. Plus bonus reviews! (1:20:55)

1596 - Comic Talk

Mar 14, 2016 1:46:17

Description:

Settle in and enjoy the peaceful Geeky feeling of a Comic Talk episode--you know it won't let you down! Pants gets the ball rolling with tales of his recent travels, from the better comic shops of L.A. to the high halls of Gallifrey One and the London Super Comic Convention! Then we've got tangents on original artwork and CGC grading, and reactions to Agent Carter and the final Captain America: Civil War trailer ('Underoos!!'). And we finally get around to reviewing the Deadpool movie! (1:46:17)

1596 - Comic Talk

Mar 14, 2016 1:46:17

Description:

Settle in and enjoy the peaceful Geeky feeling of a Comic Talk episode--you know it won't let you down! Pants gets the ball rolling with tales of his recent travels, from the better comic shops of L.A. to the high halls of Gallifrey One and the London Super Comic Convention! Then we've got tangents on original artwork and CGC grading, and reactions to Agent Carter and the final Captain America: Civil War trailer ('Underoos!!'). And we finally get around to reviewing the Deadpool movie! (1:46:17)

1595 - Previews

Mar 8, 2016 2:57:04

Description:

Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of PREVIEWS! We go through the March catalog for items shipping starting in May--with the awesomeness-amplifying assistance of our special guests, Adam Withers and Comfort Love! (2:57:04)

1595 - Previews

Mar 8, 2016 2:57:04

Description:

Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of PREVIEWS! We go through the March catalog for items shipping starting in May--with the awesomeness-amplifying assistance of our special guests, Adam Withers and Comfort Love! (2:57:04)

1594 - BOMC: Locke & Key, Vol. 1

Mar 1, 2016 1:41:02

Description:

By listener demand, the Geeks cross the threshold into supernatural horror, mystery, and adventure as they dare to review the first six-issue arc of Locke & Key, by acclaimed horrorsmith Joe Hill and master illustrator Gabriel Rodriguez. Eavesdrop with us on the trials and tribulations of the three Locke children, who take refuge in Keyhouse, their family's ancestral home, after the murder of their father. Will the hidden wonders of Keyhouse be enough to save the Lockes from sharing their father's fate? Vivid characters, fine-wrought suspense, and beautifully detailed artwork await you as you seek the answer--let this episode be your key! (1:41:02)

1594 - BOMC: Locke & Key, Vol. 1

Mar 1, 2016 1:41:02

Description:

By listener demand, the Geeks cross the threshold into supernatural horror, mystery, and adventure as they dare to review the first six-issue arc of Locke & Key, by acclaimed horrorsmith Joe Hill and master illustrator Gabriel Rodriguez. Eavesdrop with us on the trials and tribulations of the three Locke children, who take refuge in Keyhouse, their family's ancestral home, after the murder of their father. Will the hidden wonders of Keyhouse be enough to save the Lockes from sharing their father's fate? Vivid characters, fine-wrought suspense, and beautifully detailed artwork await you as you seek the answer--let this episode be your key! (1:41:02)

1593 - The CGS Best of 2015 Nominations Show

Feb 22, 2016 2:03:32

Description:

At last! It's that magical time of the year again, when the Geeks take time to reflect on the high points of a year in comics, and invite their listeners to help determine which of the series, creators, and events that defined that year deserve to be proclaimed... 'The Best'! The candidates for 'Best of 2015,' ours and yours, are revealed here, with final voting to follow! But first, we warm up the crowd with a bit of Comic Talk regarding the recent DC Rebirth announcement! (2:03:32)

1593 - The CGS Best of 2015 Nominations Show

Feb 22, 2016 2:03:32

Description:

At last! It's that magical time of the year again, when the Geeks take time to reflect on the high points of a year in comics, and invite their listeners to help determine which of the series, creators, and events that defined that year deserve to be proclaimed... 'The Best'! The candidates for 'Best of 2015,' ours and yours, are revealed here, with final voting to follow! But first, we warm up the crowd with a bit of Comic Talk regarding the recent DC Rebirth announcement! (2:03:32)

1592 - Off the Racks: Code Pru #1, The Legend of Wonder Woman #1, and Spider-Man/Deadpool #1

Feb 16, 2016 1:12:35

Description:

Off the Racks is back on track! The Geeks are proud to present three timely reviews of comics whose content varies from the mythological (The Legend of Wonder Woman #1 from DC) to the demonological (Avatar's Code Pru #1) to the scatological (Spider-Man/Deadpool #1 from Marvel). But be warned: with fresher reviews come fresher SPOILERS! (1:12:35)

1592 - Off the Racks: Code Pru #1, The Legend of Wonder Woman #1, and Spider-Man/Deadpool #1

Feb 16, 2016 1:12:35

Description:

Off the Racks is back on track! The Geeks are proud to present three timely reviews of comics whose content varies from the mythological (The Legend of Wonder Woman #1 from DC) to the demonological (Avatar's Code Pru #1) to the scatological (Spider-Man/Deadpool #1 from Marvel). But be warned: with fresher reviews come fresher SPOILERS! (1:12:35)

1591 - Previews

Feb 9, 2016 1:39:59

Description:

Previews is a many-splendoured thing! We go through the February catalog for items shipping starting in April. (1:39:59)

1591 - Previews

Feb 9, 2016 1:39:59

Description:

Previews is a many-splendoured thing! We go through the February catalog for items shipping starting in April. (1:39:59)

1590 - Off The Racks: The Spirit #1, Star Trek/Green Lantern #1, and We Stand On Guard #1

Feb 2, 2016 1:30:26

Description:

One more slightly out-of-date Off the Racks to go before we return our attention to the present! This time, our riotous Rack-onteurs Chris and Murd revisit three July releases that raise such tantalizing questions as: Why will the United States invade Canada in the early 22nd Century? How did Lantern Corps power-rings end up in Federation space, aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise? And if Will Eisner's The Spirit isn't actually present in the first few issues of his new series, then where the heck is he?? (Warning: Some mild SPOILERS may occur!) (1:30:26)

1590 - Off The Racks: The Spirit #1, Star Trek/Green Lantern #1, and We Stand On Guard #1

Feb 2, 2016 1:30:26

Description:

One more slightly out-of-date Off the Racks to go before we return our attention to the present! This time, our riotous Rack-onteurs Chris and Murd revisit three July releases that raise such tantalizing questions as: Why will the United States invade Canada in the early 22nd Century? How did Lantern Corps power-rings end up in Federation space, aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise? And if Will Eisner's The Spirit isn't actually present in the first few issues of his new series, then where the heck is he?? (Warning: Some mild SPOILERS may occur!) (1:30:26)

1589 - BOMC: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Vol. 1

Jan 27, 2016 2:07:12

Description:

Get the lead out, soldier, and deploy with the Geeks to 1982 for an in-depth look at the beginnings of one of the most successful licensed comic series of all time: Marvel Comics' original G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero! Join a task force of veteran Joe fans (and civilian ride-along Murd) as they debrief the first ten issues of that generation-defining series--loaded with high-tech ordnance, authentic military jargon, and all-out anti-terrorist action--to find out what makes 'em tick. (2:07:12)

1589 - BOMC: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Vol. 1

Jan 27, 2016 2:07:12

Description:

Get the lead out, soldier, and deploy with the Geeks to 1982 for an in-depth look at the beginnings of one of the most successful licensed comic series of all time: Marvel Comics' original G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero! Join a task force of veteran Joe fans (and civilian ride-along Murd) as they debrief the first ten issues of that generation-defining series--loaded with high-tech ordnance, authentic military jargon, and all-out anti-terrorist action--to find out what makes 'em tick. (2:07:12)

1588 - Comic Talk

Jan 19, 2016 1:55:10

Description:

Now with 100% more PANTS! Everyone's favorite loud-laughin' Letterman-lover has survived another busy Christmas season, and he's got a lot on his mind! With occasional interjections from the other Geeks, Pants takes this episode to run down his bullet-list of backlogged banter on some of his favorite topics, from Doctor Who to original art, plus convention stories, quickie reviews of recent comics, and one scatological sidebar worthy of Uncle Sal! (1:55:10)

1588 - Comic Talk

Jan 19, 2016 1:55:10

Description:

Now with 100% more PANTS! Everyone's favorite loud-laughin' Letterman-lover has survived another busy Christmas season, and he's got a lot on his mind! With occasional interjections from the other Geeks, Pants takes this episode to run down his bullet-list of backlogged banter on some of his favorite topics, from Doctor Who to original art, plus convention stories, quickie reviews of recent comics, and one scatological sidebar worthy of Uncle Sal! (1:55:10)

1587 - Previews

Jan 12, 2016 2:03:26

Description:

Beat those winter blues with this month's new Previews! We go through the January catalog for items shipping starting in March. Includes a first look at the Free Comic Book Day 2016 giveaways! (2:03:26)

1587 - Previews

Jan 12, 2016 2:03:26

Description:

Beat those winter blues with this month's new Previews! We go through the January catalog for items shipping starting in March. Includes a first look at the Free Comic Book Day 2016 giveaways! (2:03:26)

1586 - Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Review

Jan 4, 2016 2:01:57

Description:

Since Star Wars 'episodes' always come in threes, here's our third one this month, in which we finally share our thoughts, observations, speculations, trepidations, and general euphoria concerning the record-smashing, generation-defining, runaway space-fantasy hit of the decade, Star Wars: The Force Awakens! 'Nuff Said! (2:01:57)

1586 - Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Review

Jan 4, 2016 2:01:57

Description:

Since Star Wars 'episodes' always come in threes, here's our third one this month, in which we finally share our thoughts, observations, speculations, trepidations, and general euphoria concerning the record-smashing, generation-defining, runaway space-fantasy hit of the decade, Star Wars: The Force Awakens! 'Nuff Said! (2:01:57)

1585 - Spotlight on Star Wars Comics in the First Marvel Era

Dec 29, 2015 1:27:05

Description:

A long time ago in a comics industry far, far away, the biggest comics publisher in the galaxy was saved from financial ruin by an unlikely hero: a scrappy little series based on a surprise blockbuster film called STAR WARS. Now, as Star Wars mania seizes the world anew, one-man Jedi holocron Chris Eberle and the other CGS Geeks revisit that series, the first Star Wars comics ever produced. Thrill to the surprising true story of how the original Marvel Star Wars comic of the '70s and '80s found its way to print, then stay tuned for a few select highlights from the comic itself. (1:27:05)

1585 - Spotlight on Star Wars Comics in the First Marvel Era

Dec 29, 2015 1:27:05

Description:

A long time ago in a comics industry far, far away, the biggest comics publisher in the galaxy was saved from financial ruin by an unlikely hero: a scrappy little series based on a surprise blockbuster film called STAR WARS. Now, as Star Wars mania seizes the world anew, one-man Jedi holocron Chris Eberle and the other CGS Geeks revisit that series, the first Star Wars comics ever produced. Thrill to the surprising true story of how the original Marvel Star Wars comic of the '70s and '80s found its way to print, then stay tuned for a few select highlights from the comic itself. (1:27:05)

A Christmas Carol: Chapter Five

Dec 24, 2015 14:15

Description:

The long-awaited conclusion to Dickens' immortal 'Ghost Story of Christmas,' as read by Murd. God Bless Us, Every One! (14:15)

A Christmas Carol: Chapter Five

Dec 24, 2015 14:15

Description:

The long-awaited conclusion to Dickens' immortal 'Ghost Story of Christmas,' as read by Murd. God Bless Us, Every One! (14:15)

1584 - Top 5 Star Wars Movie Moments

Dec 22, 2015 1:45:31

Description:

As the Force awakens across the nation, the Geeks submit their favorite scenes from the first six films in the (once again ongoing!!) Star Wars saga. Strap yourself into the cockpit of your X-Wing (or TIE Fighter) and feel 1.75 hours of reminiscence about Jedi knights, droids, princesses, smugglers, alien creatures, Imperial officers, etc. flowing through you! This episode is strong with the nostalgic side of the Force! (1:45:31)

1584 - Top 5 Star Wars Movie Moments

Dec 22, 2015 1:45:31

Description:

As the Force awakens across the nation, the Geeks submit their favorite scenes from the first six films in the (once again ongoing!!) Star Wars saga. Strap yourself into the cockpit of your X-Wing (or TIE Fighter) and feel 1.75 hours of reminiscence about Jedi knights, droids, princesses, smugglers, alien creatures, Imperial officers, etc. flowing through you! This episode is strong with the nostalgic side of the Force! (1:45:31)

1583 - Off the Racks: Bat-Mite #1, The Omega Men #1, and Strange Fruit #1

Dec 15, 2015 1:25:21

Description:

We continue to play Off the Racks catch-up in this episode, as we offer our thoughts on a trio of not-quite-new releases: the imp-ishly satirical misadventure of Bat-Mite #1, the outer-space political intrigue of The Omega Men #1 (both from DC), and the racially-charged, super-powered period drama of Strange Fruit #1 (from BOOM! Studios). (1:25:21)

1583 - Off the Racks: Bat-Mite #1, The Omega Men #1, and Strange Fruit #1

Dec 15, 2015 1:25:21

Description:

We continue to play Off the Racks catch-up in this episode, as we offer our thoughts on a trio of not-quite-new releases: the imp-ishly satirical misadventure of Bat-Mite #1, the outer-space political intrigue of The Omega Men #1 (both from DC), and the racially-charged, super-powered period drama of Strange Fruit #1 (from BOOM! Studios). (1:25:21)

1582 - Previews

Dec 8, 2015 1:59:20

Description:

Although it's been said many times, many ways: It's Previews! We go through the December catalog for items shipping starting in February. Plus, during the intermission, we talk for a bit with our old friend J.K. Woodward and new friend Chris Kipiniak about their monster of a digital comic, Behemoth! (1:59:20)

1582 - Previews

Dec 8, 2015 1:59:20

Description:

Although it's been said many times, many ways: It's Previews! We go through the December catalog for items shipping starting in February. Plus, during the intermission, we talk for a bit with our old friend J.K. Woodward and new friend Chris Kipiniak about their monster of a digital comic, Behemoth! (1:59:20)

1581 - Comic Talk

Dec 1, 2015 1:09:43

Description:

A little TV talk (Supergirl, Jessica Jones), a little comic talk (Paper Girls, Secret Wars), a couple glasses of wine: what better way to put a cap on the long Thanksgiving weekend? Gobble-Gobble, Geek-speakers! (1:09:43)

1581 - Comic Talk

Dec 1, 2015 1:09:43

Description:

A little TV talk (Supergirl, Jessica Jones), a little comic talk (Paper Girls, Secret Wars), a couple glasses of wine: what better way to put a cap on the long Thanksgiving weekend? Gobble-Gobble, Geek-speakers! (1:09:43)

1580 - BOMC: The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Nov 24, 2015 2:00:33

Description:

Three years into the legendary 1980s run of The New Teen Titans, creators Marv Wolfman and George Perez brought forth upon the DC Universe a story arc that forever altered the unwritten rules and expectations governing superhero team storytelling. That arc was 'The Judas Contract,' and in this episode of CGS we take stock of the multitude of major milestones it contained for DC's second-generation super-team: Dick Grayson's maturation from Robin to Nightwing, the introduction of Jericho, the secret origin of Deathstroke the Terminator, and the perfidy of the insidious ingenue called Terra, whose betrayal of the Titans left them (and all of superhero fandom) not knowing whom to trust! (2:00:33)

1580 - BOMC: The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Nov 24, 2015 2:00:33

Description:

Three years into the legendary 1980s run of The New Teen Titans, creators Marv Wolfman and George Perez brought forth upon the DC Universe a story arc that forever altered the unwritten rules and expectations governing superhero team storytelling. That arc was 'The Judas Contract,' and in this episode of CGS we take stock of the multitude of major milestones it contained for DC's second-generation super-team: Dick Grayson's maturation from Robin to Nightwing, the introduction of Jericho, the secret origin of Deathstroke the Terminator, and the perfidy of the insidious ingenue called Terra, whose betrayal of the Titans left them (and all of superhero fandom) not knowing whom to trust! (2:00:33)

1579 - Previews

Nov 17, 2015 1:21:17

Description:

Count your blessings and read your Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping starting in January. (1:21:17)

1579 - Previews

Nov 17, 2015 1:21:17

Description:

Count your blessings and read your Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping starting in January. (1:21:17)

1578 - Off the Racks: Dirk Gently #1, Lantern City #1, and Wonder Woman '77 Special #1

Nov 13, 2015 1:24:33

Description:

Time for an Off the Racks comeback! After a mere six months (and a few technical difficulties--thanks in advance for your patience!), Chris and Murd finally get around to reviewing Lantern City #1 from BOOM! Studios, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency #1 from IDW, and Wonder Woman '77 Special #1 from DC, plus a bunch of other things they've read lately. There's even a few minutes of Logan's Run appreciation! (How? Why? You'll just have to listen to find out!) (1:24:33)

1578 - Off the Racks: Dirk Gently #1, Lantern City #1, and Wonder Woman '77 Special #1

Nov 13, 2015 1:24:33

Description:

Time for an Off the Racks comeback! After a mere six months (and a few technical difficulties--thanks in advance for your patience!), Chris and Murd finally get around to reviewing Lantern City #1 from BOOM! Studios, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency #1 from IDW, and Wonder Woman '77 Special #1 from DC, plus a bunch of other things they've read lately. There's even a few minutes of Logan's Run appreciation! (How? Why? You'll just have to listen to find out!) (1:24:33)

1577 - Top 5 Annuals

Oct 28, 2015 1:49:36

Description:

Annuals are a time-honored comics tradition, providing a kind of king-size fun and excitement that can come but once a year (if that often!). In this Top 5 episode, we wax nostalgic about some of our favorite stories to be presented in the annual format. But first, a CGS preview of a coming attraction: we discuss the third trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens! (1:49:36)

1577 - Top 5 Annuals

Oct 28, 2015 1:49:36

Description:

Annuals are a time-honored comics tradition, providing a kind of king-size fun and excitement that can come but once a year (if that often!). In this Top 5 episode, we wax nostalgic about some of our favorite stories to be presented in the annual format. But first, a CGS preview of a coming attraction: we discuss the third trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens! (1:49:36)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Sixth Time

Oct 22, 2015 2:39:44

Description:

Celebrate Halloween (and Back to the Future Day!) aboard the Time Bubble, as Murd tells tantalizing tales of comics past: Brian Azzarello on the Hulk! Greg Rucka on-or-around Spider-Man! And seasonally spooky scenarios starring Deadman and The Nocturnals! (2:39:44)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Sixth Time

Oct 22, 2015 2:39:44

Description:

Celebrate Halloween (and Back to the Future Day!) aboard the Time Bubble, as Murd tells tantalizing tales of comics past: Brian Azzarello on the Hulk! Greg Rucka on-or-around Spider-Man! And seasonally spooky scenarios starring Deadman and The Nocturnals! (2:39:44)

1576 - Previews

Oct 12, 2015 1:57:18

Description:

Trick or Treat, smell our feet, here's this month's Previews! We go through the October catalog for items shipping starting in December. (1:57:18)

1576 - Previews

Oct 12, 2015 1:57:18

Description:

Trick or Treat, smell our feet, here's this month's Previews! We go through the October catalog for items shipping starting in December. (1:57:18)

1575 - Marvel Triple Action with Power Man, Iron Fist, and Shang-Chi

Oct 5, 2015 2:08:00

Description:

Chris and Murd take it to the streets in this triple-strength pseudo-Spotlight championing three of the Marvel Universe's finest fighters: Luke Cage, Power Man; Iron Fist, the Living Weapon; and Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu! Who are they? Where do they come from? And what should you know about them before they (or two of them, at least) burst onto your view-screen in the coming year? Quit asking questions, Frantic Ones; take ACTION, and find out! (2:08:00)

1575 - Marvel Triple Action with Power Man, Iron Fist, and Shang-Chi

Oct 5, 2015 2:08:00

Description:

Chris and Murd take it to the streets in this triple-strength pseudo-Spotlight championing three of the Marvel Universe's finest fighters: Luke Cage, Power Man; Iron Fist, the Living Weapon; and Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu! Who are they? Where do they come from? And what should you know about them before they (or two of them, at least) burst onto your view-screen in the coming year? Quit asking questions, Frantic Ones; take ACTION, and find out! (2:08:00)

1574 - Spotlight on Dr. Strange

Sep 28, 2015 2:44:57

Description:

Praise be to the Vishanti! Chris 'Sorcerer Supreme' Eberle and Adam 'Master of the Mystic Arts' Murdough form a cabalistic collaboration to bring you this self-contained Spotlight episode about the Marvel Universe's expert-in-residence on all matters magical, Doctor Strange! We bring you the darksome details of every era in the good doctor's half-century history: his most significant storylines, his most awesome occult opponents, his most entertainingly enigmatic incantations! Download it now, True Believers--the Crimson Bands of Cyttorak compel you! (2:44:57)

1574 - Spotlight on Dr. Strange

Sep 28, 2015 2:44:57

Description:

Praise be to the Vishanti! Chris 'Sorcerer Supreme' Eberle and Adam 'Master of the Mystic Arts' Murdough form a cabalistic collaboration to bring you this self-contained Spotlight episode about the Marvel Universe's expert-in-residence on all matters magical, Doctor Strange! We bring you the darksome details of every era in the good doctor's half-century history: his most significant storylines, his most awesome occult opponents, his most entertainingly enigmatic incantations! Download it now, True Believers--the Crimson Bands of Cyttorak compel you! (2:44:57)

1573 - Previews

Sep 17, 2015 1:47:36

Description:

Previews! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. (1:47:36)

1573 - Previews

Sep 17, 2015 1:47:36

Description:

Previews! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. (1:47:36)

1572 - Comic Talk

Sep 2, 2015 1:45:00

Description:

Come in! Come in! Are you receiving us? The Geeks work against scheduling conflicts and hostile technological conditions to bring you this end-of-summer care package of Comic Talk, featuring a recap of Pants' exciting time at the Connecticut Comicon; a shocking Shop Talk segment built around a bold announcement from Chris and Bill of Wildpig Comics (teaser title: 'A Farewell to Floppies?...'); and a rash of rumination over our recent reading. (1:45:00)

1572 - Comic Talk

Sep 2, 2015 1:45:00

Description:

Come in! Come in! Are you receiving us? The Geeks work against scheduling conflicts and hostile technological conditions to bring you this end-of-summer care package of Comic Talk, featuring a recap of Pants' exciting time at the Connecticut Comicon; a shocking Shop Talk segment built around a bold announcement from Chris and Bill of Wildpig Comics (teaser title: 'A Farewell to Floppies?...'); and a rash of rumination over our recent reading. (1:45:00)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Fifth Time

Aug 31, 2015 1:35:06

Description:

Murd is making the Time Bubble available for a brief summer charter-cruise to 2001, featuring the Thunderbolts, JLA, and the ever-lovin' USAgent! Now boarding! (1:35:06)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Fifth Time

Aug 31, 2015 1:35:06

Description:

Murd is making the Time Bubble available for a brief summer charter-cruise to 2001, featuring the Thunderbolts, JLA, and the ever-lovin' USAgent! Now boarding! (1:35:06)

1571 - Previews

Aug 12, 2015 1:48:26

Description:

Out of the frying pan, into the Previews! We go through the August catalog for items shipping starting in October... right after a Surgeon General's warning from Chris about the new Fantastic Four movie! (1:48:26)

1571 - Previews

Aug 12, 2015 1:48:26

Description:

Out of the frying pan, into the Previews! We go through the August catalog for items shipping starting in October... right after a Surgeon General's warning from Chris about the new Fantastic Four movie! (1:48:26)

1570 - Our Pal Sal

Aug 5, 2015 2:01:57

Description:

Jackpot! It's Uncle Sal time! (2:01:57)

1570 - Our Pal Sal

Aug 5, 2015 2:01:57

Description:

Jackpot! It's Uncle Sal time! (2:01:57)

1569 - Comic Talk

Jul 27, 2015 1:23:35

Description:

Join us in welcoming newly-anointed Official Geek DANI O'BRIEN to the proud ranks of Comic Geek Speak (hope you survive the experience, Dani)! After the initiation ceremony, light refreshments will be served, in the form of Comic Talk: more reactions to the Ant-Man movie; news and stories of conventions past and future, courtesy of Pants; an impromptu Off the Racks review of Airboy #1 by James Robinson and Greg Hinkle; TV talk; goodies from the CGS mailbag; and other earthly delights. (1:23:35)

1569 - Comic Talk

Jul 27, 2015 1:23:35

Description:

Join us in welcoming newly-anointed Official Geek DANI O'BRIEN to the proud ranks of Comic Geek Speak (hope you survive the experience, Dani)! After the initiation ceremony, light refreshments will be served, in the form of Comic Talk: more reactions to the Ant-Man movie; news and stories of conventions past and future, courtesy of Pants; an impromptu Off the Racks review of Airboy #1 by James Robinson and Greg Hinkle; TV talk; goodies from the CGS mailbag; and other earthly delights. (1:23:35)

1568 - Ant-Man Movie Review

Jul 23, 2015 1:13:30

Description:

In this episode, we're 'reduced' to discussing the biggest little movie of Summer 2015: Ant-Man! Follow along as we feel out the finer formic features of this fledgling film franchise, and situate it within the grand and growing scheme of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! (1:13:30)

1568 - Ant-Man Movie Review

Jul 23, 2015 1:13:30

Description:

In this episode, we're 'reduced' to discussing the biggest little movie of Summer 2015: Ant-Man! Follow along as we feel out the finer formic features of this fledgling film franchise, and situate it within the grand and growing scheme of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! (1:13:30)

1567 - BOMC: Sex Criminals, Vol. 1

Jul 15, 2015 1:12:20

Description:

For Mature Listeners Only! The Geeks offer their reactions to the first arc of Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, the heartwarming tale of two young adults who are drawn together by their shared ability to freeze time by... carnal means, and who then make use of this special gift to (what else?) rob a bank! Plenty of lewd humor and explicit imagery lurk within, but don't be daunted--instead, listen as the Geeks plumb the hidden depths of this hilarious, but surprisingly thoughtful and sensitive, sci-fi saga of sexuality, and learn why you should give it a try! (1:12:20)

1567 - BOMC: Sex Criminals, Vol. 1

Jul 15, 2015 1:12:20

Description:

For Mature Listeners Only! The Geeks offer their reactions to the first arc of Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, the heartwarming tale of two young adults who are drawn together by their shared ability to freeze time by... carnal means, and who then make use of this special gift to (what else?) rob a bank! Plenty of lewd humor and explicit imagery lurk within, but don't be daunted--instead, listen as the Geeks plumb the hidden depths of this hilarious, but surprisingly thoughtful and sensitive, sci-fi saga of sexuality, and learn why you should give it a try! (1:12:20)

1566 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the 2000s

Jul 8, 2015 3:09:24

Description:

Our long, historical Highway to Hell's Kitchen ends in this episode, dedicated to the Daredevil comics of the past fifteen years. Discussed are some of the deepest, darkest lows and most hysterical highs of Matt Murdock's long and checkered crimefighting career, as seen in the comics work of David Mack, Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, Andy Diggle, Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, and others; plus a few words about DD in other media. And don't miss a bonus 'post-credits' cameo from Drunk Cap! (3:09:24)

1566 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the 2000s

Jul 8, 2015 3:09:24

Description:

Our long, historical Highway to Hell's Kitchen ends in this episode, dedicated to the Daredevil comics of the past fifteen years. Discussed are some of the deepest, darkest lows and most hysterical highs of Matt Murdock's long and checkered crimefighting career, as seen in the comics work of David Mack, Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, Andy Diggle, Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, and others; plus a few words about DD in other media. And don't miss a bonus 'post-credits' cameo from Drunk Cap! (3:09:24)

1565 - Previews

Jul 1, 2015 1:17:26

Description:

Previews time again! We go through the July catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September. (1:17:26)

1565 - Previews

Jul 1, 2015 1:17:26

Description:

Previews time again! We go through the July catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September. (1:17:26)

1564 - Comic Talk

Jun 25, 2015 1:42:49

Description:

Loosey-goosey, baby! The Geeks mull over a few 'All-New All-Different' Marvel news items and announcements; reveal which characters and/or creators make a comic an 'instant buy' for them; team up to answer the challenge of an especially demanding Muddle the Murd; and do the cha-cha like little, sissy girls. We like-a do the cha-cha. (1:42:49)

1564 - Comic Talk

Jun 25, 2015 1:42:49

Description:

Loosey-goosey, baby! The Geeks mull over a few 'All-New All-Different' Marvel news items and announcements; reveal which characters and/or creators make a comic an 'instant buy' for them; team up to answer the challenge of an especially demanding Muddle the Murd; and do the cha-cha like little, sissy girls. We like-a do the cha-cha. (1:42:49)

1563 - Heroes Con 2015

Jun 22, 2015 1:26:12

Description:

Jaunt along with Pants and Murd as they road-trip down to that queen of comic conventions, Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC! You'll hear bin-diving stories, con-floor interviews, panel recaps, a few nuggets of news, and highlights from the Inkwell Awards ceremony (for professional comics inkers) and the ever-popular Heroes Con art auction! (1:26:12)

1563 - Heroes Con 2015

Jun 22, 2015 1:26:12

Description:

Jaunt along with Pants and Murd as they road-trip down to that queen of comic conventions, Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC! You'll hear bin-diving stories, con-floor interviews, panel recaps, a few nuggets of news, and highlights from the Inkwell Awards ceremony (for professional comics inkers) and the ever-popular Heroes Con art auction! (1:26:12)

CGS Presents World of Toys 25 - Our First Video Episode

Jun 14, 2015 23:38

Description:

Shane and Pants celebrate the 25th episode of World of Toys with their first venture into video. Watch them unbox and assemble the Lego Movie figure Batman and the Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy Build-A-Figures. (23:38)

CGS Presents World of Toys 25 - Our First Video Episode

Jun 14, 2015 23:38

Description:

Shane and Pants celebrate the 25th episode of World of Toys with their first venture into video. Watch them unbox and assemble the Lego Movie figure Batman and the Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy Build-A-Figures. (23:38)

1562 - Previews

Jun 9, 2015 1:57:45

Description:

Previews time! After some initial discussion on our pull lists, we go through the June catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August and go on a few tangents along the way.

1562 - Previews

Jun 9, 2015 1:57:45

Description:

Previews time! After some initial discussion on our pull lists, we go through the June catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August and go on a few tangents along the way.

1561 - DC's Convergence Event, Part 1

Jun 4, 2015 2:26:40

Description:

So you say you're curious about DC's recent two-month alternate reality showdown extravaganza, Convergence, but you just couldn't spare the time and money to buy and read 40 (count 'em, 40) two-issue para-continuity miniseries? Well, friend, today's your lucky day, because the CGS Geeks have already taken the Convergence plunge, and in this episode they break down and rate the first issues of the first twenty Convergence minis (with more to follow), to help you decide which ones are worthy of your attention! Act now, and you'll also receive bonus coverage of Convergence #0! (2:26:40)

1561 - DC's Convergence Event, Part 1

Jun 4, 2015 2:26:40

Description:

So you say you're curious about DC's recent two-month alternate reality showdown extravaganza, Convergence, but you just couldn't spare the time and money to buy and read 40 (count 'em, 40) two-issue para-continuity miniseries? Well, friend, today's your lucky day, because the CGS Geeks have already taken the Convergence plunge, and in this episode they break down and rate the first issues of the first twenty Convergence minis (with more to follow), to help you decide which ones are worthy of your attention! Act now, and you'll also receive bonus coverage of Convergence #0! (2:26:40)

1560 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the 1980s and 1990s

Jun 1, 2015 2:37:01

Description:

With the Frank Miller years behind us, we Geeks continue our underworld journey through Daredevil's history with a visit to the purgatory period of the late 1980s and the 1990s. We give due recognition to prodigious scripting runs by Denny O'Neil, Ann Nocenti, D.G. Chichester, Karl Kesel, and Kevin Smith (with just a few more stories by Miller sprinkled in to sweeten the deal); Daredevil's first encounters with Mephisto, Blackheart, and Typhoid Mary; the return of Elektra, and the deaths of several more of DD's love interests; the infamous red-and-gray armored costume; and every grim vicissitude in between, from issue #192 of Daredevil Volume 1 to the first arc of the Marvel Knights series. A lot of it ain't pretty, but in the life of the Man Without Fear, what is? (2:37:01)

1560 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the 1980s and 1990s

Jun 1, 2015 2:37:01

Description:

With the Frank Miller years behind us, we Geeks continue our underworld journey through Daredevil's history with a visit to the purgatory period of the late 1980s and the 1990s. We give due recognition to prodigious scripting runs by Denny O'Neil, Ann Nocenti, D.G. Chichester, Karl Kesel, and Kevin Smith (with just a few more stories by Miller sprinkled in to sweeten the deal); Daredevil's first encounters with Mephisto, Blackheart, and Typhoid Mary; the return of Elektra, and the deaths of several more of DD's love interests; the infamous red-and-gray armored costume; and every grim vicissitude in between, from issue #192 of Daredevil Volume 1 to the first arc of the Marvel Knights series. A lot of it ain't pretty, but in the life of the Man Without Fear, what is? (2:37:01)

1559 - Off the Racks Two-in-One

May 24, 2015 2:26:44

Description:

We're doubling down on Off the Racks in this episode, bringing you reviews of a whopping SIX comics for the (free) price of three! First, it's a time-traveling twofer as we compare and contrast Image's Chrononauts #1 and Dark Horse's Past Aways #1, with Marvel's Howard the Duck #1 thrown in at no egg-stra charge! Then, please keep your seats for a Revolutionary romp through Dark Horse's Rebels #1, an influx of insights on Uncanny Inhumans #0, and a super-timely (for us) gloss of Marvel's all-new Secret Wars #1! BUT WAIT: there's more! After the reviews, stay tuned for a very special post-dictum from Pants. It'll be more fun than podcast listeners should be allowed to have! (2:26:44)

1559 - Off the Racks Two-in-One

May 24, 2015 2:26:44

Description:

We're doubling down on Off the Racks in this episode, bringing you reviews of a whopping SIX comics for the (free) price of three! First, it's a time-traveling twofer as we compare and contrast Image's Chrononauts #1 and Dark Horse's Past Aways #1, with Marvel's Howard the Duck #1 thrown in at no egg-stra charge! Then, please keep your seats for a Revolutionary romp through Dark Horse's Rebels #1, an influx of insights on Uncanny Inhumans #0, and a super-timely (for us) gloss of Marvel's all-new Secret Wars #1! BUT WAIT: there's more! After the reviews, stay tuned for a very special post-dictum from Pants. It'll be more fun than podcast listeners should be allowed to have! (2:26:44)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Fourth Time

May 21, 2015 2:10:42

Description:

For only the second Time in the meandering meta-history of the Time Bubble (see the all-Time classic The Seventh Time for the first), Murd welcomes aboard a guest co-pilot: the ever-affable Shane Kelly! Together, they road-trip back to August 2001 for a look at key issues of JSA and Amazing Spider-Man, a quirky Batman/Aquaman team-up, and a very special Daredevil miniseries. But on the way home, they find themselves pleasantly, wistfully Lost in the Stars... (2:10:42)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Fourth Time

May 21, 2015 2:10:42

Description:

For only the second Time in the meandering meta-history of the Time Bubble (see the all-Time classic The Seventh Time for the first), Murd welcomes aboard a guest co-pilot: the ever-affable Shane Kelly! Together, they road-trip back to August 2001 for a look at key issues of JSA and Amazing Spider-Man, a quirky Batman/Aquaman team-up, and a very special Daredevil miniseries. But on the way home, they find themselves pleasantly, wistfully Lost in the Stars... (2:10:42)

1558 - Comic Talk

May 17, 2015 1:23:57

Description:

All the new cameras in the CGS Studio must be giving us Hollywood on the brain, because this episode is dominated by Trailer and Teaser Talk! Following an important personal announcement from Pants, we react to promotional footage for upcoming film and TV projects from Supergirl to Suicide Squad to The Muppets! Plus comic shop talk, notes on the recent Wizard World Philly convention, and other televised tomfoolery. (1:23:57)

1558 - Comic Talk

May 17, 2015 1:23:57

Description:

All the new cameras in the CGS Studio must be giving us Hollywood on the brain, because this episode is dominated by Trailer and Teaser Talk! Following an important personal announcement from Pants, we react to promotional footage for upcoming film and TV projects from Supergirl to Suicide Squad to The Muppets! Plus comic shop talk, notes on the recent Wizard World Philly convention, and other televised tomfoolery. (1:23:57)

1557 - Previews

May 13, 2015 1:34:03

Description:

Into every month, a little Previews must fall! We go through the May catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. (1:34:03)

1557 - Previews

May 13, 2015 1:34:03

Description:

Into every month, a little Previews must fall! We go through the May catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. (1:34:03)

1556 - Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

May 6, 2015 1:18:01

Description:

You knew it was coming: No fewer than six Geeks assemble to trade quips, quibbles, thoughts, theories, and general enthusiasm for Earth's Mightiest Sequel! Whether you choose to watch or listen, miss it not!! (1:18:01)

1556 - Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

May 6, 2015 1:18:01

Description:

You knew it was coming: No fewer than six Geeks assemble to trade quips, quibbles, thoughts, theories, and general enthusiasm for Earth's Mightiest Sequel! Whether you choose to watch or listen, miss it not!! (1:18:01)

Crisis Tapes 013: Crisis on Infinite Earths #2, Part 2

May 4, 2015 2:40:25

Description:

The Monitor's mighty vibratory towers, last hope for the multiverse's survival, are under attack in Arion's Atlantis and in Kamandi's home amid 'The Great Disaster,' and the Monitor's interdimensional agents issue forth to defend them. Will they prevail? Can Harbinger resist the urge to betray the Monitor? Whose side is Psycho-Pirate on? And what's eating the Luthor boy from Earth-3? No time for questions; just download this episode of The Crisis Tapes! (2:40:25)

Crisis Tapes 013: Crisis on Infinite Earths #2, Part 2

May 4, 2015 2:40:25

Description:

The Monitor's mighty vibratory towers, last hope for the multiverse's survival, are under attack in Arion's Atlantis and in Kamandi's home amid 'The Great Disaster,' and the Monitor's interdimensional agents issue forth to defend them. Will they prevail? Can Harbinger resist the urge to betray the Monitor? Whose side is Psycho-Pirate on? And what's eating the Luthor boy from Earth-3? No time for questions; just download this episode of The Crisis Tapes! (2:40:25)

CGS Presents: Back to the Bins 196

May 1, 2015 2:10:28

Description:

In what promises to be an annual tradition, Chris and Murd recently made their second guest appearance on the Back to the Bins podcast, to while away a few hours discussing a trio of vintage back issues with hosts Paul Spataro and Bill Robinson. Emerging from the Bins this time are two landmark DC/Vertigo offerings of yesteryear... and one pretty good issue of Secret Defenders. (2:10:28)

CGS Presents: Back to the Bins 196

May 1, 2015 2:10:28

Description:

In what promises to be an annual tradition, Chris and Murd recently made their second guest appearance on the Back to the Bins podcast, to while away a few hours discussing a trio of vintage back issues with hosts Paul Spataro and Bill Robinson. Emerging from the Bins this time are two landmark DC/Vertigo offerings of yesteryear... and one pretty good issue of Secret Defenders. (2:10:28)

1555 - Comic Talk

Apr 29, 2015 1:31:39

Description:

The CGS Video Revolution continues with our first visually-enhanced general-topic all-purpose loosey-goosey Comic Talk episode! We've got Star Wars trailer talk, news and anecdotes from C2E2 2015, a (literal!) look at a few select back issues from Pants' collection, CGS Mailbag, Muddle the Murd, and other eye candy, all filmed in stunning three-camera GEEK-O-RAMA! (But fear not, podcast traditionalists: we're still all about the audio!) (1:31:39)

1555 - Comic Talk

Apr 29, 2015 1:31:39

Description:

The CGS Video Revolution continues with our first visually-enhanced general-topic all-purpose loosey-goosey Comic Talk episode! We've got Star Wars trailer talk, news and anecdotes from C2E2 2015, a (literal!) look at a few select back issues from Pants' collection, CGS Mailbag, Muddle the Murd, and other eye candy, all filmed in stunning three-camera GEEK-O-RAMA! (But fear not, podcast traditionalists: we're still all about the audio!) (1:31:39)

1554 - Pants on the Floor at C2E2 2015

Apr 27, 2015 59:17

Description:

Pants was in Chicago for C2E2 this past weekend and did some recording from the floor of the show. He chats with Steve Bryant, Brent Schoonover, JK Woodward, Katie Cook, and more. (59:17)

1554 - Pants on the Floor at C2E2 2015

Apr 27, 2015 59:17

Description:

Pants was in Chicago for C2E2 this past weekend and did some recording from the floor of the show. He chats with Steve Bryant, Brent Schoonover, JK Woodward, Katie Cook, and more. (59:17)

1553 - Sandman: Season of Mists, Episodes 4-∞

Apr 23, 2015 1:03:08

Description:

Nearly three months after its untimely interruption, our dream of the Season of Mists recurs! In which Morpheus delivers Hell to its new owners and makes peace with his ex-lover; we meet the Dead Boy Detectives for the first time; and Nothing Really Ends. Blessed closure is only a download away! (1:03:08)

1553 - Sandman: Season of Mists, Episodes 4-∞

Apr 23, 2015 1:03:08

Description:

Nearly three months after its untimely interruption, our dream of the Season of Mists recurs! In which Morpheus delivers Hell to its new owners and makes peace with his ex-lover; we meet the Dead Boy Detectives for the first time; and Nothing Really Ends. Blessed closure is only a download away! (1:03:08)

1552 - The Infinity Gauntlet

Apr 20, 2015 2:37:57

Description:

What does a death-obsessed demigod do after he acquires six impossibly powerful talismans that make him Master of All Reality? ANYTHING HE WANTS. Join the Geeks on a cosmic odyssey back to the early '90s as they turn their attention to The Infinity Gauntlet, the six-issue Marvel miniseries that began an ongoing cycle of Warlock/Thanos 'Infinity' stories by Jim Starlin. Thoughts are shared on the cosmic philosophy and mind-bending magniloquence of writer Starlin, the artwork of George Perez and Ron Lim, the characterization of Thanos (SPOILER: not all of us were impressed!), and the ramifications of this story for the future of Marvel Cinematic Universe. (2:37:57) (*Also available on YouTube, as the first-ever CGS vidcast!)

1552 - The Infinity Gauntlet

Apr 20, 2015 2:37:57

Description:

What does a death-obsessed demigod do after he acquires six impossibly powerful talismans that make him Master of All Reality? ANYTHING HE WANTS. Join the Geeks on a cosmic odyssey back to the early '90s as they turn their attention to The Infinity Gauntlet, the six-issue Marvel miniseries that began an ongoing cycle of Warlock/Thanos 'Infinity' stories by Jim Starlin. Thoughts are shared on the cosmic philosophy and mind-bending magniloquence of writer Starlin, the artwork of George Perez and Ron Lim, the characterization of Thanos (SPOILER: not all of us were impressed!), and the ramifications of this story for the future of Marvel Cinematic Universe. (2:37:57) (*Also available on YouTube, as the first-ever CGS vidcast!)

1551 - Comic Talk

Apr 15, 2015 1:34:07

Description:

When Kevin Moyer is in-studio and Bryan Deemer's on the line, you know CGS has something big to talk about! First, we mark the passing of artist Herb Trimpe, and Chris talks about his discouraging experience as an exhibitor at the East Coast Comic Con in Seacaucus, NJ. Then, here comes DAREDEVIL, as we devote the second half of this episode to an animated discussion of the new Netflix original series! (1:34:07)

1551 - Comic Talk

Apr 15, 2015 1:34:07

Description:

When Kevin Moyer is in-studio and Bryan Deemer's on the line, you know CGS has something big to talk about! First, we mark the passing of artist Herb Trimpe, and Chris talks about his discouraging experience as an exhibitor at the East Coast Comic Con in Seacaucus, NJ. Then, here comes DAREDEVIL, as we devote the second half of this episode to an animated discussion of the new Netflix original series! (1:34:07)

1550 - Off the Racks

Apr 12, 2015 1:35:06

Description:

Off the Racks goes 'elseworlds' in this episode, featuring reviews of stories set in the alternate reality of Earth-65 (Spider-Gwen #1), the parallel universe of Earth-10 (The Multiversity: Mastermen #1), and the strange nether-realm of Toronto (Secret Identities #1)! Also, Pants shares some bin-diving stories from the Great Philadelphia Comic Con. (1:35:06)

1550 - Off the Racks

Apr 12, 2015 1:35:06

Description:

Off the Racks goes 'elseworlds' in this episode, featuring reviews of stories set in the alternate reality of Earth-65 (Spider-Gwen #1), the parallel universe of Earth-10 (The Multiversity: Mastermen #1), and the strange nether-realm of Toronto (Secret Identities #1)! Also, Pants shares some bin-diving stories from the Great Philadelphia Comic Con. (1:35:06)

1549 - Previews

Apr 9, 2015 1:34:17

Description:

It's Previews time once again as we go through the April catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June. We also have a brief chat with artist JK Woodward about his upcoming 'Behemoth' book coming out through Monkey Brain Comics. (1:34:17)

1549 - Previews

Apr 9, 2015 1:34:17

Description:

It's Previews time once again as we go through the April catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June. We also have a brief chat with artist JK Woodward about his upcoming 'Behemoth' book coming out through Monkey Brain Comics. (1:34:17)

Crisis Tapes 012: Crisis on Infinite Earths #2, Part 1

Apr 6, 2015 3:06:30

Description:

The Monitor's 'Great Fifteen' original multiversal defenders have been summoned and gathered and are now aboard the Monitor's satellite to be briefed on their dire, life-or-death mission, while far below on Earth-One, the first cracks in time and space begin to appear! It's the beginning of the end for the mainstream DC Universe, and Rios and Murdough are there to comment on the chaos! (3:06:30)

Crisis Tapes 012: Crisis on Infinite Earths #2, Part 1

Apr 6, 2015 3:06:30

Description:

The Monitor's 'Great Fifteen' original multiversal defenders have been summoned and gathered and are now aboard the Monitor's satellite to be briefed on their dire, life-or-death mission, while far below on Earth-One, the first cracks in time and space begin to appear! It's the beginning of the end for the mainstream DC Universe, and Rios and Murdough are there to comment on the chaos! (3:06:30)

1548 - Comic Talk

Apr 2, 2015 1:22:28

Description:

It's another blissfully structureless romp through the groves of geeky garrulity, as we take some time to talk about whatever! Pants and Murd recount their weekend road-trip to a sale at a comic shop outside Wilmington, DE. Shane reacts to the announcement of a new Batman '66-style direct-to-video animated project, then briefly ascends his soapbox, touching off a debate about cover-price inflation. Chris rails against the failings of the Walking Dead comic. Plus Muddle the Murd and TV talk (featuring the new 'iZombie' series), with many a tantalizing tangent along the way! (1:22:28)

1548 - Comic Talk

Apr 2, 2015 1:22:28

Description:

It's another blissfully structureless romp through the groves of geeky garrulity, as we take some time to talk about whatever! Pants and Murd recount their weekend road-trip to a sale at a comic shop outside Wilmington, DE. Shane reacts to the announcement of a new Batman '66-style direct-to-video animated project, then briefly ascends his soapbox, touching off a debate about cover-price inflation. Chris rails against the failings of the Walking Dead comic. Plus Muddle the Murd and TV talk (featuring the new 'iZombie' series), with many a tantalizing tangent along the way! (1:22:28)

1547 - Spotlight on the Fantastic Four in the John Byrne Era

Mar 29, 2015 3:05:26

Description:

Because Jamie D Demanded It! Presenting a detailed look at a period of Fantastic Four history (1979-86) dominated by the creative vision of one of comics' most singular talents, John Byrne! As penciler, writer, inker, and all of the above, Byrne restored lost grandeur to the First Family of the Marvel Universe, giving them new costumes, a new member, new life challenges, and a newly expanded cinematic scope to their adventures; while giving comics posterity six years of memorable stories and THE definitive portrayal of Dr. Doom. Don't miss the CGS treatment of the run that made the Fantastic Four cool again! (3:05:26)

1547 - Spotlight on the Fantastic Four in the John Byrne Era

Mar 29, 2015 3:05:26

Description:

Because Jamie D Demanded It! Presenting a detailed look at a period of Fantastic Four history (1979-86) dominated by the creative vision of one of comics' most singular talents, John Byrne! As penciler, writer, inker, and all of the above, Byrne restored lost grandeur to the First Family of the Marvel Universe, giving them new costumes, a new member, new life challenges, and a newly expanded cinematic scope to their adventures; while giving comics posterity six years of memorable stories and THE definitive portrayal of Dr. Doom. Don't miss the CGS treatment of the run that made the Fantastic Four cool again! (3:05:26)

1546 - The CGS Best of 2014 Awards Results Show

Mar 26, 2015 46:15

Description:

The weather may preempt them, travel plans may hinder them, conventional wisdom may reject them, but you just can't stop the CGS Best Of Awards! Here at last is the announcement of this year's award-winners, chosen by you, the CGS listeners, to represent comic books' best & brightest in the year 2014! Be there as the fateful envelopes are opened! (46:15)

1546 - The CGS Best of 2014 Awards Results Show

Mar 26, 2015 46:15

Description:

The weather may preempt them, travel plans may hinder them, conventional wisdom may reject them, but you just can't stop the CGS Best Of Awards! Here at last is the announcement of this year's award-winners, chosen by you, the CGS listeners, to represent comic books' best & brightest in the year 2014! Be there as the fateful envelopes are opened! (46:15)

1545 - Previews

Mar 23, 2015 1:42:44

Description:

Previews time! We go through the March catalog for items shipping beginning in May. (1:42:44)

1545 - Previews

Mar 23, 2015 1:42:44

Description:

Previews time! We go through the March catalog for items shipping beginning in May. (1:42:44)

1544 - The CGS 10 Year Anniversary Panel at the London Super Comic Convention

Mar 20, 2015 50:12

Description:

We present to you here the Comic Geek Speak Ten Year Anniversary panel held at the recent London Super Comic Convention. Join Pants, Bryan, and Murd as they recall the joys of ten years of uniting the world's mightiest heroes one listener at a time. (50:12)

1544 - The CGS 10 Year Anniversary Panel at the London Super Comic Convention

Mar 20, 2015 50:12

Description:

We present to you here the Comic Geek Speak Ten Year Anniversary panel held at the recent London Super Comic Convention. Join Pants, Bryan, and Murd as they recall the joys of ten years of uniting the world's mightiest heroes one listener at a time. (50:12)

1543 - The 2015 London Super Comic Convention

Mar 17, 2015 1:07:07

Description:

The fourth annual London Super Comic Convention has come and gone and CGS was there! Here's a recap of the sights, sounds, and socializing experienced by Bryan, Pants, and Murd during their long weekend in London working the con. Includes a few guest appearances and details of the charity art auction held at the con to raise funds for cancer research in memory of Jamie D. (1:07:07)

1543 - The 2015 London Super Comic Convention

Mar 17, 2015 1:07:07

Description:

The fourth annual London Super Comic Convention has come and gone and CGS was there! Here's a recap of the sights, sounds, and socializing experienced by Bryan, Pants, and Murd during their long weekend in London working the con. Includes a few guest appearances and details of the charity art auction held at the con to raise funds for cancer research in memory of Jamie D. (1:07:07)

1542 - 10th Anniversary of Comic Geek Speak

Mar 9, 2015 3:08:53

Description:

Live from Golden Eagle Comics, it's the Comic Geek Speak 10th Anniversary Super-Celebration! All eight of the current co-hosts are on hand for this riotous, round-table retrospective on ten years of comics podcasting and fellowship, aided and abetted by a live studio audience of listeners, friends, and family. Listen in and celebrate with us! (3:08:53)

1542 - 10th Anniversary of Comic Geek Speak

Mar 9, 2015 3:08:53

Description:

Live from Golden Eagle Comics, it's the Comic Geek Speak 10th Anniversary Super-Celebration! All eight of the current co-hosts are on hand for this riotous, round-table retrospective on ten years of comics podcasting and fellowship, aided and abetted by a live studio audience of listeners, friends, and family. Listen in and celebrate with us! (3:08:53)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak 1: Comic Geek Speak Begins!

Mar 7, 2015

Description:

Ten years ago on March 7th, 2005 was the debut of Comic Geek Speak. We re-present that first episode here where it all began. (15:21)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak 1: Comic Geek Speak Begins!

Mar 7, 2015

Description:

Ten years ago on March 7th, 2005 was the debut of Comic Geek Speak. We re-present that first episode here where it all began. (15:21)

1541 - Comic Talk

Mar 4, 2015 1:29:16

Description:

While a sleet-storm rages in Reading, the Geeks cocoon in their respective dwellings and engage in some Comic Talk via conference call! Shane and Chris pay their respects to the late Leonard Nimoy; Pants weaves the tale of his recent trip to the west coast for Gallifrey One, including tantalizing descriptions of some of L.A.'s finer comic shops; and the debate over proper terminology for the 'Ages' of comics is revisited. Plus TV talk, 'Secret Wars' speculation, and other frozen treats. (1:29:16)

1541 - Comic Talk

Mar 4, 2015 1:29:16

Description:

While a sleet-storm rages in Reading, the Geeks cocoon in their respective dwellings and engage in some Comic Talk via conference call! Shane and Chris pay their respects to the late Leonard Nimoy; Pants weaves the tale of his recent trip to the west coast for Gallifrey One, including tantalizing descriptions of some of L.A.'s finer comic shops; and the debate over proper terminology for the 'Ages' of comics is revisited. Plus TV talk, 'Secret Wars' speculation, and other frozen treats. (1:29:16)

1540 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Golden Age, Part Two

Feb 26, 2015 2:58:14

Description:

Lightning strikes twice, as we revisit the Forties adventures (1942-45) of the original Captain Marvel for a second helping of Big Red Cheese! Welcome Mary Marvel, Uncle Marvel, and Hoppy the Marvel Bunny to the growing Marvel Family! Tag along on Captain Marvel's 'Tour of Cities'! Boo-hiss at the introduction of bad guys like Ibac and Mr. Banjo! And meet the malevolent Mr. Mind, breakout star of the greatest multi-chapter saga of the Golden Age of Comics, 'The Monster Society of Evil'! (2:58:14)

1540 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Golden Age, Part Two

Feb 26, 2015 2:58:14

Description:

Lightning strikes twice, as we revisit the Forties adventures (1942-45) of the original Captain Marvel for a second helping of Big Red Cheese! Welcome Mary Marvel, Uncle Marvel, and Hoppy the Marvel Bunny to the growing Marvel Family! Tag along on Captain Marvel's 'Tour of Cities'! Boo-hiss at the introduction of bad guys like Ibac and Mr. Banjo! And meet the malevolent Mr. Mind, breakout star of the greatest multi-chapter saga of the Golden Age of Comics, 'The Monster Society of Evil'! (2:58:14)

1539 - Off the Racks

Feb 24, 2015 1:11:57

Description:

In this month's Off the Racks, we finally come forward with our specific, SPOILER-spangled responses to the first issue of Marvel's new Star Wars comic! Also, the barbarian basics of Dark Horse's Groo: Friends and Foes #1, and the nuts'n'bolts of Marvel's The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1. It's 100% Bryan Deemer approved! (1:11:57)

1539 - Off the Racks

Feb 24, 2015 1:11:57

Description:

In this month's Off the Racks, we finally come forward with our specific, SPOILER-spangled responses to the first issue of Marvel's new Star Wars comic! Also, the barbarian basics of Dark Horse's Groo: Friends and Foes #1, and the nuts'n'bolts of Marvel's The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1. It's 100% Bryan Deemer approved! (1:11:57)

1538 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Golden Age, Part One

Feb 16, 2015 2:30:37

Description:

With one magic word, the complexion of superhero comics was changed forever in 1940 by the introduction of that mythically-empowered champion of justice and decency, the original Captain Marvel! Now, 75 years later, CGS pays homage to the World's Mightiest Mortal in a new series of historical Spotlights! Comics scholar Shazama Cum Laude Adam Murdough leads this discussion of Captain Marvel's first two years in comics, from Billy Batson's first utterance of 'Shazam!' to the origin of Captain Marvel, Jr. (2:30:37)

1538 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Golden Age, Part One

Feb 16, 2015 2:30:37

Description:

With one magic word, the complexion of superhero comics was changed forever in 1940 by the introduction of that mythically-empowered champion of justice and decency, the original Captain Marvel! Now, 75 years later, CGS pays homage to the World's Mightiest Mortal in a new series of historical Spotlights! Comics scholar Shazama Cum Laude Adam Murdough leads this discussion of Captain Marvel's first two years in comics, from Billy Batson's first utterance of 'Shazam!' to the origin of Captain Marvel, Jr. (2:30:37)

1537 - Previews

Feb 13, 2015 1:07:29

Description:

Be it ever so humble, there's no catalog like Previews! We go through the February catalog for items shipping starting in April. (1:07:29)

1537 - Previews

Feb 13, 2015 1:07:29

Description:

Be it ever so humble, there's no catalog like Previews! We go through the February catalog for items shipping starting in April. (1:07:29)

1536 - Comic Talk

Feb 11, 2015 1:02:25

Description:

Take three cups of enthusiastic response to DC's newly-announced slate of post-'Convergence' series and miniseries, stir in a pinch of excitement over developments at Marvel Studios, and you've got your daily serving of CGS Comic Talk! Season to taste, and enjoy! (1:02:25)

1536 - Comic Talk

Feb 11, 2015 1:02:25

Description:

Take three cups of enthusiastic response to DC's newly-announced slate of post-'Convergence' series and miniseries, stir in a pinch of excitement over developments at Marvel Studios, and you've got your daily serving of CGS Comic Talk! Season to taste, and enjoy! (1:02:25)

Crisis Tapes 11: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, Part 2

Feb 6, 2015

Description:

Faster than a speeding shadow-demon, Peter and Adam return with their thoughts and observations concerning the second half of Crisis #1. Thrill to the summoning of the Monitor's first team of champions from two-or-so Earths--then sit back and enjoy your hosts' 'draft analysis'! (3:00:51)

Crisis Tapes 11: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, Part 2

Feb 6, 2015

Description:

Faster than a speeding shadow-demon, Peter and Adam return with their thoughts and observations concerning the second half of Crisis #1. Thrill to the summoning of the Monitor's first team of champions from two-or-so Earths--then sit back and enjoy your hosts' 'draft analysis'! (3:00:51)

1535 - The CGS Best of 2014 Awards Nomination Show

Feb 3, 2015 1:55:09

Description:

This is it! The Geeks, teleconferencing from secure locations, announce their (and YOUR!) nominations for the best comics, creators, and characters of 2014. Listen in as the ballot for our 'Best of 2014' Awards is set... then limber up those typin' fingers to vote for the final winners! (1:55:09)

1535 - The CGS Best of 2014 Awards Nomination Show

Feb 3, 2015 1:55:09

Description:

This is it! The Geeks, teleconferencing from secure locations, announce their (and YOUR!) nominations for the best comics, creators, and characters of 2014. Listen in as the ballot for our 'Best of 2014' Awards is set... then limber up those typin' fingers to vote for the final winners! (1:55:09)

1534 - Looking Ahead to Gallifrey One

Jan 31, 2015 40:25

Description:

Pants will soon be attending the Doctor Who themed Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles and has enlisted some help to prepare him for what to expect. Listener Rod Hedrick and artists Charlie Kirchoff and JK Woodward give Pants the lowdown on how to enjoy his first visit to this show. (40:25)

1534 - Looking Ahead to Gallifrey One

Jan 31, 2015 40:25

Description:

Pants will soon be attending the Doctor Who themed Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles and has enlisted some help to prepare him for what to expect. Listener Rod Hedrick and artists Charlie Kirchoff and JK Woodward give Pants the lowdown on how to enjoy his first visit to this show. (40:25)

1533 - BOMC: Sandman: Season of Mists, Episodes 0-3

Jan 29, 2015 55:37

Description:

One night not long ago, we of CGS gathered to reflect upon 'Season of Mists,' a well-loved passage of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, in which Lord Morpheus sets out to redress a wrong committed ages ago against a former lover, but instead finds himself assuming temporary stewardship of Hell itself. These are our reactions to the first half of the story, recorded before a sudden snowstorm interrupted our reverie. (55:37)

1533 - BOMC: Sandman: Season of Mists, Episodes 0-3

Jan 29, 2015 55:37

Description:

One night not long ago, we of CGS gathered to reflect upon 'Season of Mists,' a well-loved passage of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, in which Lord Morpheus sets out to redress a wrong committed ages ago against a former lover, but instead finds himself assuming temporary stewardship of Hell itself. These are our reactions to the first half of the story, recorded before a sudden snowstorm interrupted our reverie. (55:37)

1532 - Off the Racks

Jan 26, 2015 1:32:37

Description:

Submitted for your scrutiny: our survey of a selection of incipient series whose sobriquets start with 'S', such as Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D, DC's Secret Six, and IDW's Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive! Along the way, Chris works in some shop talk; and Pants and Dani O'Brien announce a couple of new charitable endeavors, in honor of Jamie D. (1:32:37)

1532 - Off the Racks

Jan 26, 2015 1:32:37

Description:

Submitted for your scrutiny: our survey of a selection of incipient series whose sobriquets start with 'S', such as Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D, DC's Secret Six, and IDW's Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive! Along the way, Chris works in some shop talk; and Pants and Dani O'Brien announce a couple of new charitable endeavors, in honor of Jamie D. (1:32:37)

Crisis Tapes 10: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, Part 1

Jan 23, 2015 2:08:47

Description:

Not a dream! Not a hoax! Not a retcon! The Crisis Tapes are back with a vengeance, as Adam Murdough and Peter Rios (that's right, BOTH of 'em!) finally turn their analytical attention to the first issue of the Crisis maxi-series itself, just in time for the 30th anniversary of its publication! Observations will be made, thesis excerpts will be read, and this podcast will never be the same again! (2:08:47)

Crisis Tapes 10: Crisis on Infinite Earths #1, Part 1

Jan 23, 2015 2:08:47

Description:

Not a dream! Not a hoax! Not a retcon! The Crisis Tapes are back with a vengeance, as Adam Murdough and Peter Rios (that's right, BOTH of 'em!) finally turn their analytical attention to the first issue of the Crisis maxi-series itself, just in time for the 30th anniversary of its publication! Observations will be made, thesis excerpts will be read, and this podcast will never be the same again! (2:08:47)

1531 - Comic Talk

Jan 20, 2015 1:32:01

Description:

Things get loud and silly in this episode, as Axel Alonso and Tom Brevoort (in sound-byte form) clarify the core concept, and consequences, of the upcoming 'Secret Wars' event for us; Shane reacts, sans spoilers, to 'Star Wars' #1; Pants shares some news from the comic convention circuit; Murd reviews the first two issues of 'Gotham By Midnight'; and the cheese stands alone. (1:32:01)

1531 - Comic Talk

Jan 20, 2015 1:32:01

Description:

Things get loud and silly in this episode, as Axel Alonso and Tom Brevoort (in sound-byte form) clarify the core concept, and consequences, of the upcoming 'Secret Wars' event for us; Shane reacts, sans spoilers, to 'Star Wars' #1; Pants shares some news from the comic convention circuit; Murd reviews the first two issues of 'Gotham By Midnight'; and the cheese stands alone. (1:32:01)

1530 - Previews

Jan 14, 2015 1:13:29

Description:

Out with the old, in with the Previews! We go through the January catalog for items shipping starting in March. (1:31:29)

1530 - Previews

Jan 14, 2015 1:13:29

Description:

Out with the old, in with the Previews! We go through the January catalog for items shipping starting in March. (1:31:29)

1529 - Comic Talk

Jan 11, 2015 1:14:26

Description:

The latest in a long line of CGS multi-topic gab sessions, coming your way! On the agenda for this episode are reactions to IDW's recent acquisition of Top Shelf Productions; anticipation of Marvel's upcoming original Netflix series; salivation over the mid-season premieres of 'Gotham' and 'Agent Carter'; and an announcement concerning the CGS Best of 2014 Awards! (1:14:26)

1529 - Comic Talk

Jan 11, 2015 1:14:26

Description:

The latest in a long line of CGS multi-topic gab sessions, coming your way! On the agenda for this episode are reactions to IDW's recent acquisition of Top Shelf Productions; anticipation of Marvel's upcoming original Netflix series; salivation over the mid-season premieres of 'Gotham' and 'Agent Carter'; and an announcement concerning the CGS Best of 2014 Awards! (1:14:26)

1528 - Top 5: Wild Card Round!

Jan 7, 2015 1:47:41

Description:

Five Geeks. Five topics. Five lists. Zero predictability! That's right, it's Top Five TIMES Five, as each Geek in the studio for this episode sounds off and counts down on a mystery subject of his own choosing. The results are as entertaining as they are eclectic! (1:47:41)

1528 - Top 5: Wild Card Round!

Jan 7, 2015 1:47:41

Description:

Five Geeks. Five topics. Five lists. Zero predictability! That's right, it's Top Five TIMES Five, as each Geek in the studio for this episode sounds off and counts down on a mystery subject of his own choosing. The results are as entertaining as they are eclectic! (1:47:41)

1527 - Trivia Showdown!

Jan 4, 2015 1:35:48

Description:

In what we hope will become an annual tradition, a gaggle of Geeks gather to pass an evening in the time-honored fan practice of competitive comics trivia! Which Geeks will win bragging rights--and which questions can YOU answer that they can't?? Find out in this fun-filled episode, emceed by CGS quizmaster Peter Rios! (1:35:48)

1527 - Trivia Showdown!

Jan 4, 2015 1:35:48

Description:

In what we hope will become an annual tradition, a gaggle of Geeks gather to pass an evening in the time-honored fan practice of competitive comics trivia! Which Geeks will win bragging rights--and which questions can YOU answer that they can't?? Find out in this fun-filled episode, emceed by CGS quizmaster Peter Rios! (1:35:48)

1526 - Post-Christmas Mishmosh

Dec 30, 2014 1:51:57

Description:

Basking in the afterglow of the Christmas holiday, the Geeks open up a sackful of merrily miscellaneous Comic Talk in this episode. We open mail (and presents!) from listeners, compare notes on the geeky gifts we gave and received, reminisce (fondly and less-than-fondly) about various Star Trek movies, describe the latest DC Lego sets, and wander off on plenty of tangents and sidebars that go a-wassailing WAY off topic! Plus there's time for a Muddle the Murd and a bit of Doctor Who talk. It's like a mug of fresh cocoa for your ears--with marshmallows! (1:51:57)

1526 - Post-Christmas Mishmosh

Dec 30, 2014 1:51:57

Description:

Basking in the afterglow of the Christmas holiday, the Geeks open up a sackful of merrily miscellaneous Comic Talk in this episode. We open mail (and presents!) from listeners, compare notes on the geeky gifts we gave and received, reminisce (fondly and less-than-fondly) about various Star Trek movies, describe the latest DC Lego sets, and wander off on plenty of tangents and sidebars that go a-wassailing WAY off topic! Plus there's time for a Muddle the Murd and a bit of Doctor Who talk. It's like a mug of fresh cocoa for your ears--with marshmallows! (1:51:57)

A Christmas Carol: Chapter Four

Dec 24, 2014 33:46

Description:

Scrooge faces his future in this, the penultimate installment of Murd's annual reading of Dickens' famously festive feuilleton, A Christmas Carol. (33:46)

A Christmas Carol: Chapter Four

Dec 24, 2014 33:46

Description:

Scrooge faces his future in this, the penultimate installment of Murd's annual reading of Dickens' famously festive feuilleton, A Christmas Carol. (33:46)

1525 - BOMC: Castle Waiting, Vol. 1

Dec 21, 2014 47:13

Description:

Herein find an outpouring of affection for Castle Waiting, writer/artist Linda Medley's heartwarmingly funny fantasy sitcom about a group of lovable fairy-tale misfits who take refuge in what was once Sleeping Beauty's castle, just living their lives and enjoying each other's company as they wait for their stories to continue or end. Castle Waiting was one of Jamie D's favorite series; find out why it should be one of yours, too. (47:13)

1525 - BOMC: Castle Waiting, Vol. 1

Dec 21, 2014 47:13

Description:

Herein find an outpouring of affection for Castle Waiting, writer/artist Linda Medley's heartwarmingly funny fantasy sitcom about a group of lovable fairy-tale misfits who take refuge in what was once Sleeping Beauty's castle, just living their lives and enjoying each other's company as they wait for their stories to continue or end. Castle Waiting was one of Jamie D's favorite series; find out why it should be one of yours, too. (47:13)

1524 - Comic Talk Part 2

Dec 18, 2014 57:26

Description:

Our pre-Christmas Comic Talk continues in this episode. Topics include the home-video release (and tempting toy tie-ins) of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie; a Pants review of the Charles Soule penned 'She Hulk' series; the mid-season finales of several of our favorite TV shows; and more. (57:26)

1524 - Comic Talk Part 2

Dec 18, 2014 57:26

Description:

Our pre-Christmas Comic Talk continues in this episode. Topics include the home-video release (and tempting toy tie-ins) of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie; a Pants review of the Charles Soule penned 'She Hulk' series; the mid-season finales of several of our favorite TV shows; and more. (57:26)

1523 - Comic Talk

Dec 16, 2014 55:48

Description:

Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat, but the Geeks still aren't too busy for some pithy comics chat! Topics include the ever-growing bounty of Star Wars #1 variant covers; Archie Comics' early plans for their star character's 75th anniversary; the questionable merits of series renumbering; and whatever other sugarplums dance into our heads. (55:48)

1523 - Comic Talk

Dec 16, 2014 55:48

Description:

Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat, but the Geeks still aren't too busy for some pithy comics chat! Topics include the ever-growing bounty of Star Wars #1 variant covers; Archie Comics' early plans for their star character's 75th anniversary; the questionable merits of series renumbering; and whatever other sugarplums dance into our heads. (55:48)

1522 - Off the Racks: All-New Captain America #1, Capture Creatures #1, and ODY-C #1

Dec 10, 2014 1:31:06

Description:

Come along with us: On a hunt for adorable little pocket-monsters (BOOM!'s Capture Creatures #1)! On a psychedelic space odyssey with Captain Odyssia and her doomed crew of starship sisters (Image's ODY-C #1)! On Sam Wilson's high-flying first mission in the role of Captain America (Marvel's All-New Captain America #1)! Adventure is always ON the agenda when CGS goes OFF the Racks! (1:31:06)

1522 - Off the Racks: All-New Captain America #1, Capture Creatures #1, and ODY-C #1

Dec 10, 2014 1:31:06

Description:

Come along with us: On a hunt for adorable little pocket-monsters (BOOM!'s Capture Creatures #1)! On a psychedelic space odyssey with Captain Odyssia and her doomed crew of starship sisters (Image's ODY-C #1)! On Sam Wilson's high-flying first mission in the role of Captain America (Marvel's All-New Captain America #1)! Adventure is always ON the agenda when CGS goes OFF the Racks! (1:31:06)

1521 - Previews

Dec 5, 2014 1:36:28

Description:

Once again it's Previews time! We go through the December catalog for items shipping starting in February. (1:36:28)

1521 - Previews

Dec 5, 2014 1:36:28

Description:

Once again it's Previews time! We go through the December catalog for items shipping starting in February. (1:36:28)

1520 - A Cornucopia of Comic Conversation 2014

Dec 2, 2014 1:34:08

Description:

It's a family gathering of Geeks, as we sit down to our annual Thanksgiving-week smorgasbord of comic talk! In addition to describing what we did to celebrate the holiday (and what we read or watched to avoid talking to our relatives), we tackle the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer; NBC's 'Constantine'; the Spider-Verse crossover; the fondly remembered CrossGen and Ultraverse comic lines; and other tasty giblets. You're welcome to join us--come, sit, put in your ear buds and pass the potato stuffing! (1:34:08)

1520 - A Cornucopia of Comic Conversation 2014

Dec 2, 2014 1:34:08

Description:

It's a family gathering of Geeks, as we sit down to our annual Thanksgiving-week smorgasbord of comic talk! In addition to describing what we did to celebrate the holiday (and what we read or watched to avoid talking to our relatives), we tackle the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer; NBC's 'Constantine'; the Spider-Verse crossover; the fondly remembered CrossGen and Ultraverse comic lines; and other tasty giblets. You're welcome to join us--come, sit, put in your ear buds and pass the potato stuffing! (1:34:08)

1519 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the Miller Age

Nov 26, 2014 2:33:22

Description:

Daredevil. Elektra. Bullseye. Kingpin. Punisher. The Hand. The Chaste. Crime noir. Ninja mysticism. Lost love. Deep hatred. Betrayal. Brutality. Bloodshed. MILLER. 'Nuff Said. (Covers Daredevil #158-191.) (2:33:22)

1519 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the Miller Age

Nov 26, 2014 2:33:22

Description:

Daredevil. Elektra. Bullseye. Kingpin. Punisher. The Hand. The Chaste. Crime noir. Ninja mysticism. Lost love. Deep hatred. Betrayal. Brutality. Bloodshed. MILLER. 'Nuff Said. (Covers Daredevil #158-191.) (2:33:22)

1518 - Off the Racks: The Phantom #1, Thor #1, and Trinity of Sin #1

Nov 23, 2014 1:17:42

Description:

It's that special time of the month when we Geeks 'rack' our brains to bring you candid, detailed, SPOILER-heavy reviews of three recently published single issues. This month's subjects: DC's Trinity of Sin #1, Marvel's Thor #1 (introducing the new, female Thor), and The Phantom #1 from Hermes Press. (1:17:42)

1518 - Off the Racks: The Phantom #1, Thor #1, and Trinity of Sin #1

Nov 23, 2014 1:17:42

Description:

It's that special time of the month when we Geeks 'rack' our brains to bring you candid, detailed, SPOILER-heavy reviews of three recently published single issues. This month's subjects: DC's Trinity of Sin #1, Marvel's Thor #1 (introducing the new, female Thor), and The Phantom #1 from Hermes Press. (1:17:42)

1517 - Doctor Who - The Twelfth Doctor in Comics and TV

Nov 18, 2014 51:12

Description:

Shane and Pants break out the Doctor Who talk on the 12th Doctor as portrayed by Peter Capaldi. They discuss the new 12th Doctor comic from Titan Comics as well as the recently ended 8th season of the TV Show. 'Tell me... am I a good man?' (51:12)

1517 - Doctor Who - The Twelfth Doctor in Comics and TV

Nov 18, 2014 51:12

Description:

Shane and Pants break out the Doctor Who talk on the 12th Doctor as portrayed by Peter Capaldi. They discuss the new 12th Doctor comic from Titan Comics as well as the recently ended 8th season of the TV Show. 'Tell me... am I a good man?' (51:12)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: A Conversation with R.A. Montgomery

Nov 14, 2014 1:05:39

Description:

R.A. Montgomery, the creator and author of the 'Choose Your Own Adventure' series of books, has passed away. We represent here our conversation with him from June of 2007. (1:05:39)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: A Conversation with R.A. Montgomery

Nov 14, 2014 1:05:39

Description:

R.A. Montgomery, the creator and author of the 'Choose Your Own Adventure' series of books, has passed away. We represent here our conversation with him from June of 2007. (1:05:39)

1516 - Previews

Nov 13, 2014 1:27:15

Description:

Thank Goodness It's Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping to stores in January. (1:27:15)

1516 - Previews

Nov 13, 2014 1:27:15

Description:

Thank Goodness It's Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping to stores in January. (1:27:15)

1515 - Comic Talk

Nov 11, 2014 1:11:51

Description:

Peter Rios is on the line for this episode, in which we express our initial enthusiasm for the Big Two's recently announced mega-events of Spring 2015: DC's multiverse-manifesting 'Convergence', and Marvel's new spin on 'Secret Wars'! Also, a brief rave from Pants about the current volume of 'Elektra'; famous quotations from Howard Chaykin; and other bits'n'bobs. (1:11:51)

1515 - Comic Talk

Nov 11, 2014 1:11:51

Description:

Peter Rios is on the line for this episode, in which we express our initial enthusiasm for the Big Two's recently announced mega-events of Spring 2015: DC's multiverse-manifesting 'Convergence', and Marvel's new spin on 'Secret Wars'! Also, a brief rave from Pants about the current volume of 'Elektra'; famous quotations from Howard Chaykin; and other bits'n'bobs. (1:11:51)

1514 - Off the Racks: Sirens #1, Treehouse of Horrors #20, and Doctor Mirage #1

Nov 6, 2014 1:06:52

Description:

The Geeks are surprised at their reactions (pleasantly in one case, far less so in another) to the comics highlighted in this month's all-independent edition of Off the Racks: The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror #20 (Bongo), George Perez's Sirens #1 (BOOM!), and The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage #1 (Valiant). (1:06:52)

1514 - Off the Racks: Sirens #1, Treehouse of Horrors #20, and Doctor Mirage #1

Nov 6, 2014 1:06:52

Description:

The Geeks are surprised at their reactions (pleasantly in one case, far less so in another) to the comics highlighted in this month's all-independent edition of Off the Racks: The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror #20 (Bongo), George Perez's Sirens #1 (BOOM!), and The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage #1 (Valiant). (1:06:52)

1513 - Comic Book Movie and TV Talk

Nov 4, 2014 1:55:02

Description:

Comic Talk goes Hollywood in this episode, and the profusion of recent comics-related TV premieres and film project announcements have given us plenty to talk about! Settle in for an extra-length marathon conversation encompassing the long-term cinematic agendas of both Marvel and DC/Warner, the current-seasons-to-date of TV shows from 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' to 'Arrow', and other goodies. Don't forget the popcorn! (1:55:02)

1513 - Comic Book Movie and TV Talk

Nov 4, 2014 1:55:02

Description:

Comic Talk goes Hollywood in this episode, and the profusion of recent comics-related TV premieres and film project announcements have given us plenty to talk about! Settle in for an extra-length marathon conversation encompassing the long-term cinematic agendas of both Marvel and DC/Warner, the current-seasons-to-date of TV shows from 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' to 'Arrow', and other goodies. Don't forget the popcorn! (1:55:02)

1512 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the Bronze Age

Oct 31, 2014 1:43:18

Description:

Our deposition on Daredevil continues as DD swings into the Seventies! Hear about his temporary relocation to San Francisco and his partnership with Black Widow; his ill-fated romance with Heather Glenn; his clashes with Moondragon, Hydra, Black Spectre, Death-Stalker, and Bullseye; and other highlights of this often overlooked, 'quirky' interregnum period in Hornhead's history. (1:43:18)

1512 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the Bronze Age

Oct 31, 2014 1:43:18

Description:

Our deposition on Daredevil continues as DD swings into the Seventies! Hear about his temporary relocation to San Francisco and his partnership with Black Widow; his ill-fated romance with Heather Glenn; his clashes with Moondragon, Hydra, Black Spectre, Death-Stalker, and Bullseye; and other highlights of this often overlooked, 'quirky' interregnum period in Hornhead's history. (1:43:18)

1511 - Introducing! The Golden Age Hawkman, The Fly, and the Falcon

Oct 27, 2014 1:16:02

Description:

Spread your wings with Introducing! This installment of our first-appearance showcase hearkens back to the maiden flights of three of comics' winged wonders: Carter Hall, the Golden Age Hawkman; Simon and Kirby's The Fly; and recent star of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' The Falcon! (1:16:02)

1511 - Introducing! The Golden Age Hawkman, The Fly, and the Falcon

Oct 27, 2014 1:16:02

Description:

Spread your wings with Introducing! This installment of our first-appearance showcase hearkens back to the maiden flights of three of comics' winged wonders: Carter Hall, the Golden Age Hawkman; Simon and Kirby's The Fly; and recent star of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' The Falcon! (1:16:02)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Dark Age

Oct 23, 2014 1:34:03

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Dark Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:34:03)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Dark Age

Oct 23, 2014 1:34:03

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Dark Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:34:03)

1510 - BOMC: The Sandman: Dream Country

Oct 20, 2014 1:04:28

Description:

A captive Muse. A vision of feline supremacy. A Shakespearean comedy of Faerie, for Faerie. A Silver Age suicide, assisted by Death herself. These are but a few of the points of interest along our CGS guided tour of 'Dream Country': third and shortest of the collected volumes of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, consisting of four self-contained stories, including the award-winning 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' (1:04:28)

1510 - BOMC: The Sandman: Dream Country

Oct 20, 2014 1:04:28

Description:

A captive Muse. A vision of feline supremacy. A Shakespearean comedy of Faerie, for Faerie. A Silver Age suicide, assisted by Death herself. These are but a few of the points of interest along our CGS guided tour of 'Dream Country': third and shortest of the collected volumes of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, consisting of four self-contained stories, including the award-winning 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' (1:04:28)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Bronze Age

Oct 16, 2014 1:26:28

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Bronze Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:26:28)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Bronze Age

Oct 16, 2014 1:26:28

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Bronze Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:26:28)

1509 - New York Comic Con 2014

Oct 13, 2014 55:38

Description:

At this past weekend's New York Comic Con, Pants chatted with H2Awesome about their Rock Comic Con concert, and with writer Tom King and inker Juan Castro about what they are currently working on in comics. NYCC: If Pants can make it there, he can make it anywhere! (55:38)

1509 - New York Comic Con 2014

Oct 13, 2014 55:38

Description:

At this past weekend's New York Comic Con, Pants chatted with H2Awesome about their Rock Comic Con concert, and with writer Tom King and inker Juan Castro about what they are currently working on in comics. NYCC: If Pants can make it there, he can make it anywhere! (55:38)

1508 - Previews

Oct 9, 2014 1:58:23

Description:

Ready or not, here comes Previews! We go through the October catalog for items shipping to stores in December. (1:58:23)

1508 - Previews

Oct 9, 2014 1:58:23

Description:

Ready or not, here comes Previews! We go through the October catalog for items shipping to stores in December. (1:58:23)

1507 - Comic Talk

Oct 6, 2014 1:25:40

Description:

Kiss structured discussion goodbye, 'cuz it's Comic Talk time! In this episode, we recap the recent Retro Con 2014; recommend some romance comics; run down the top ten spots in CBR's '75 Most Memorable Moments in Marvel Comics History' list; react to the second-season premiere of 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'; and do whatever else comes naturally. (1:25:40)

1507 - Comic Talk

Oct 6, 2014 1:25:40

Description:

Kiss structured discussion goodbye, 'cuz it's Comic Talk time! In this episode, we recap the recent Retro Con 2014; recommend some romance comics; run down the top ten spots in CBR's '75 Most Memorable Moments in Marvel Comics History' list; react to the second-season premiere of 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'; and do whatever else comes naturally. (1:25:40)

CGS Presents World of Toys 24 - 2014 Holiday Toys Hot List

Oct 2, 2014 1:00:49

Description:

Shane and Pants revisit their World of Toys podcast to talk about the hot toys to watch for this holiday season. (1:00:49)

CGS Presents World of Toys 24 - 2014 Holiday Toys Hot List

Oct 2, 2014 1:00:49

Description:

Shane and Pants revisit their World of Toys podcast to talk about the hot toys to watch for this holiday season. (1:00:49)

1506 - Off the Racks: Multiversity #1, Sensation Comics #1, and SIP Kids #1

Sep 29, 2014 1:39:45

Description:

We're serving up an OTR sandwich on digression rye this month, squeezing our trio of narrow-focus reviews between two generous slices of off-topic comic talk! First, we reminisce about the very geeky wedding of our recently married friends (and occasional CGS co-hosts) Dani and Bill. Then, it's Off the Racks as usual, featuring Sensation Comics #1 and Multiversity #1 from DC and SIP Kids from Terry Moore's Abstract Studio. We top it all off with our reactions to the premiere of 'Gotham'! (1:39:45)

1506 - Off the Racks: Multiversity #1, Sensation Comics #1, and SIP Kids #1

Sep 29, 2014 1:39:45

Description:

We're serving up an OTR sandwich on digression rye this month, squeezing our trio of narrow-focus reviews between two generous slices of off-topic comic talk! First, we reminisce about the very geeky wedding of our recently married friends (and occasional CGS co-hosts) Dani and Bill. Then, it's Off the Racks as usual, featuring Sensation Comics #1 and Multiversity #1 from DC and SIP Kids from Terry Moore's Abstract Studio. We top it all off with our reactions to the premiere of 'Gotham'! (1:39:45)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Third Time

Sep 24, 2014 2:56:32

Description:

Get ready for fun a la 2001, as Murd introduces you to his fellow time-trekkers, Marvel's Exiles! Also, meet the 'new' X-Force (by Milligan and Allred), hear the first rumblings of 'Our Worlds at War' in the DC Universe, and enjoy some complimentary Quick Pops! (2:56:32)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Third Time

Sep 24, 2014 2:56:32

Description:

Get ready for fun a la 2001, as Murd introduces you to his fellow time-trekkers, Marvel's Exiles! Also, meet the 'new' X-Force (by Milligan and Allred), hear the first rumblings of 'Our Worlds at War' in the DC Universe, and enjoy some complimentary Quick Pops! (2:56:32)

1505 - Spotlight on Doctor Doom

Sep 18, 2014 2:06:20

Description:

He's a scientist, a sorcerer, a diplomat, a despot, a cold-blooded killer, a would-be world conqueror, a devoted son, an implacable enemy--a tortured soul. He's the most magnificently megalomaniacal menace mentioned in the Malleus Maleficarum of Mighty Marvel, and this episode is HIS! As a supplement to our ongoing series of Spotlights on the Fantastic Four, we present this character profile and suggested reading list devoted to the greatest Marvel Comics villain of them all: DOCTOR DOOM! (2:06:20)

1505 - Spotlight on Doctor Doom

Sep 18, 2014 2:06:20

Description:

He's a scientist, a sorcerer, a diplomat, a despot, a cold-blooded killer, a would-be world conqueror, a devoted son, an implacable enemy--a tortured soul. He's the most magnificently megalomaniacal menace mentioned in the Malleus Maleficarum of Mighty Marvel, and this episode is HIS! As a supplement to our ongoing series of Spotlights on the Fantastic Four, we present this character profile and suggested reading list devoted to the greatest Marvel Comics villain of them all: DOCTOR DOOM! (2:06:20)

1504 - Previews

Sep 15, 2014 1:50:20

Description:

It's Previews time once again! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores in November. (1:50:20)

1504 - Previews

Sep 15, 2014 1:50:20

Description:

It's Previews time once again! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores in November. (1:50:20)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Silver Age

Sep 11, 2014 1:11:50

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Silver Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:11:50)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Silver Age

Sep 11, 2014 1:11:50

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Silver Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:11:50)

1503 - Comic Talk: Baltimore Comic Con Edition

Sep 8, 2014 1:16:52

Description:

Shane and his son Ben join Pants to talk about their visit to the recent Baltimore Comic Con. We also chat with writer Tom King about the show and his work on the just released Grayson: Futures End #1. (1:16:52)

1503 - Comic Talk: Baltimore Comic Con Edition

Sep 8, 2014 1:16:52

Description:

Shane and his son Ben join Pants to talk about their visit to the recent Baltimore Comic Con. We also chat with writer Tom King about the show and his work on the just released Grayson: Futures End #1. (1:16:52)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: A Conversation with Terry Moore

Sep 5, 2014 1:10:54

Description:

For Jamie D.'s birthday we go back into the CGS archives to re-present the first time we spoke with Terry Moore who created one of Jamie's favorite comics - 'Strangers in Paradise.' (1:10:54)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: A Conversation with Terry Moore

Sep 5, 2014 1:10:54

Description:

For Jamie D.'s birthday we go back into the CGS archives to re-present the first time we spoke with Terry Moore who created one of Jamie's favorite comics - 'Strangers in Paradise.' (1:10:54)

1502 - CGS by the Sea 2014

Sep 2, 2014 28:31

Description:

As the summer of 2014 enters its final ebb, the Geeks and friends make another visit to Stone Harbor, New Jersey to visit with Adam and his family. We talk some more about the 5K/10K race, hear from Danielle Corsetto about her 'Girls With Slingshots' signing tour, play a round of 'Muddle the Murd', and more. (28:31)

1502 - CGS by the Sea 2014

Sep 2, 2014 28:31

Description:

As the summer of 2014 enters its final ebb, the Geeks and friends make another visit to Stone Harbor, New Jersey to visit with Adam and his family. We talk some more about the 5K/10K race, hear from Danielle Corsetto about her 'Girls With Slingshots' signing tour, play a round of 'Muddle the Murd', and more. (28:31)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Golden Age

Aug 28, 2014 1:07:33

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Golden Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:07:43)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Batman in the Golden Age

Aug 28, 2014 1:07:33

Description:

In this 75th anniversary year of the first appearance of Batman in Detective Comics #27, we re-present our Spotlight on Batman in the Golden Age we did back in 2009 for his 70th anniversary. (1:07:43)

1501 - Jamie's Avengers Assemble!

Aug 25, 2014 47:20

Description:

...And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Jamie D.'s Mightiest Acquaintances found themselves united against a common threat: the disease that took Jamie's life. On that day were JAMIE'S AVENGERS born, to take part in a 5K/10K footrace to raise funds for the Livestrong Foundation in Jamie's memory. These are the audio chronicles of Jamie's Avengers, recorded shortly before and after the group's epic race for cancer relief. Excelsior! (47:20)

1501 - Jamie's Avengers Assemble!

Aug 25, 2014 47:20

Description:

...And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Jamie D.'s Mightiest Acquaintances found themselves united against a common threat: the disease that took Jamie's life. On that day were JAMIE'S AVENGERS born, to take part in a 5K/10K footrace to raise funds for the Livestrong Foundation in Jamie's memory. These are the audio chronicles of Jamie's Avengers, recorded shortly before and after the group's epic race for cancer relief. Excelsior! (47:20)

1500 - Uncle Sal Lives!

Aug 18, 2014 2:35:04

Description:

Sal Abbinanti has been a friend of ours for quite some time and we're very happy to have him for Episode 1500 to regale us with stories on Comic-Con, his family, and so much more. And away we go! (2:35:04)

1500 - Uncle Sal Lives!

Aug 18, 2014 2:35:04

Description:

Sal Abbinanti has been a friend of ours for quite some time and we're very happy to have him for Episode 1500 to regale us with stories on Comic-Con, his family, and so much more. And away we go! (2:35:04)

1499 - Talking Doctor Who Comics (and More!) with Charlie Kirchoff

Aug 14, 2014 1:15:23

Description:

It's Time Lord time! Shane and Pants chat with comics pro and big-time Whovian Charlie Kirchoff about his contributions to IDW's line of Doctor Who comics, with time left over to geek out over the Gallifrey One convention and the upcoming adventures of the Twelfth Doctor! (1:15:23)

1499 - Talking Doctor Who Comics (and More!) with Charlie Kirchoff

Aug 14, 2014 1:15:23

Description:

It's Time Lord time! Shane and Pants chat with comics pro and big-time Whovian Charlie Kirchoff about his contributions to IDW's line of Doctor Who comics, with time left over to geek out over the Gallifrey One convention and the upcoming adventures of the Twelfth Doctor! (1:15:23)

1498 - Off the Racks: Grayson #1, Rocket Raccoon #1, and Tuki #1

Aug 12, 2014 1:05:08

Description:

Raccoons and hominids and spies, oh my! This month's roster of Off the Racks reviews encompasses espionage action (Grayson #1 from DC), outer-space funny-animal thrills (Rocket Raccoon #1 from Marvel), and dawn-of-man comedy-drama (Tuki: Save the Humans #1 from Jeff Smith's Cartoon Books). It's genre-bending jollity the way YOU like it! (1:05:08)

1498 - Off the Racks: Grayson #1, Rocket Raccoon #1, and Tuki #1

Aug 12, 2014 1:05:08

Description:

Raccoons and hominids and spies, oh my! This month's roster of Off the Racks reviews encompasses espionage action (Grayson #1 from DC), outer-space funny-animal thrills (Rocket Raccoon #1 from Marvel), and dawn-of-man comedy-drama (Tuki: Save the Humans #1 from Jeff Smith's Cartoon Books). It's genre-bending jollity the way YOU like it! (1:05:08)

1497 - Previews

Aug 8, 2014 1:28:10

Description:

All's fair in love and Previews! We go through the August catalog for items shipping to stores starting in October. Then, we talk to our old friend Steve Bryant about the Athena Voltaire Compendium, coming soon from Dark Horse! (1:28:10)

1497 - Previews

Aug 8, 2014 1:28:10

Description:

All's fair in love and Previews! We go through the August catalog for items shipping to stores starting in October. Then, we talk to our old friend Steve Bryant about the Athena Voltaire Compendium, coming soon from Dark Horse! (1:28:10)

1496 - Comic Talk: Guardians of the Galaxy Edition

Aug 6, 2014 1:24:49

Description:

We take some time to react to a few SDCC news items, including this year's Eisner winners and the upcoming Star Wars series (plural!) from Marvel. Then, we shoot for the stars, devoting the entire second half of this episode to our rapturous review of the magical, musical, mirthful space-odyssey that is the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie! (1:24:49)

1496 - Comic Talk: Guardians of the Galaxy Edition

Aug 6, 2014 1:24:49

Description:

We take some time to react to a few SDCC news items, including this year's Eisner winners and the upcoming Star Wars series (plural!) from Marvel. Then, we shoot for the stars, devoting the entire second half of this episode to our rapturous review of the magical, musical, mirthful space-odyssey that is the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie! (1:24:49)

1495 - BOMC: Saga Volumes 1 and 2

Aug 4, 2014 1:14:44

Description:

It's the story of Alana and Marko--lovers, fighters, new parents, deserters from both sides of a vast interstellar conflict as ancient as it is senseless--who defy all odds to seek a new life for themselves and for their new baby girl, somewhere among the stars. It's a tale of love and war, comedy and tragedy, sci-fi concepts and family values. It's SAGA, the smash-hit space opera/romantic comedy/action/adventure comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, and in this episode covering the first 12 issues of the ongoing series, it commands the Geeks' full attention! (1:14:44)

1495 - BOMC: Saga Volumes 1 and 2

Aug 4, 2014 1:14:44

Description:

It's the story of Alana and Marko--lovers, fighters, new parents, deserters from both sides of a vast interstellar conflict as ancient as it is senseless--who defy all odds to seek a new life for themselves and for their new baby girl, somewhere among the stars. It's a tale of love and war, comedy and tragedy, sci-fi concepts and family values. It's SAGA, the smash-hit space opera/romantic comedy/action/adventure comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, and in this episode covering the first 12 issues of the ongoing series, it commands the Geeks' full attention! (1:14:44)

CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp 10: Miss Fury

Jul 31, 2014 1:20:57

Description:

Episode 10: 'Hell Hath No Fury'. A look at a Femme Fatale from the age of pulp characters. Created by one of the first female creators; Tarpe Mills. Guest co-host Eric Nolen-Weathington helps discuss a hero with fashion sense. (1:20:57)

CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp 10: Miss Fury

Jul 31, 2014 1:20:57

Description:

Episode 10: 'Hell Hath No Fury'. A look at a Femme Fatale from the age of pulp characters. Created by one of the first female creators; Tarpe Mills. Guest co-host Eric Nolen-Weathington helps discuss a hero with fashion sense. (1:20:57)

1494 - Listener Feedback

Jul 29, 2014 1:37:01

Description:

Demonstrating once again the truth of the old Riosian motto 'We Are Wordy B**ches!', we the Geeks take a mere handful of communiques from you the Listeners and spin them out into an hour-and-a-half of entertaining comics-connected commentary and conversation. It's what we do! (1:37:01)

1494 - Listener Feedback

Jul 29, 2014 1:37:01

Description:

Demonstrating once again the truth of the old Riosian motto 'We Are Wordy B**ches!', we the Geeks take a mere handful of communiques from you the Listeners and spin them out into an hour-and-a-half of entertaining comics-connected commentary and conversation. It's what we do! (1:37:01)

1493 - Comic Talk

Jul 24, 2014 1:25:13

Description:

Matt's in the studio for this episode, so the topic inevitably veers toward movies, in particular the latest 'Batfleck' tidbits. Also, Chris provides a retailer's perspective on conventions; Peter describes his first exposure to the old 'limited animation' Marvel cartoons of the '60s; and Pants and Shane indulge in a two-man discussion of the latest Doctor Who comics series from Titan Comics. (1:25:13)

1493 - Comic Talk

Jul 24, 2014 1:25:13

Description:

Matt's in the studio for this episode, so the topic inevitably veers toward movies, in particular the latest 'Batfleck' tidbits. Also, Chris provides a retailer's perspective on conventions; Peter describes his first exposure to the old 'limited animation' Marvel cartoons of the '60s; and Pants and Shane indulge in a two-man discussion of the latest Doctor Who comics series from Titan Comics. (1:25:13)

1492 - Off the Racks: Savage Hulk #1, Superman #32, and The City on the Edge of Forever #1

Jul 21, 2014 1:12:38

Description:

Witness here one of the last legacies of late CGS producer Jamie D: an Off the Racks episode featuring reviews of Superman #32 from DC; Savage Hulk #1 from Marvel; and most Jamie-approved of all, the first issue of IDW's adaptation of Harlan Ellison's original script for the classic Star Trek episode, 'The City on the Edge of Forever.' (1:12:38)

1492 - Off the Racks: Savage Hulk #1, Superman #32, and The City on the Edge of Forever #1

Jul 21, 2014 1:12:38

Description:

Witness here one of the last legacies of late CGS producer Jamie D: an Off the Racks episode featuring reviews of Superman #32 from DC; Savage Hulk #1 from Marvel; and most Jamie-approved of all, the first issue of IDW's adaptation of Harlan Ellison's original script for the classic Star Trek episode, 'The City on the Edge of Forever.' (1:12:38)

1491 - Previews

Jul 15, 2014 1:43:24

Description:

Stars and Stripes and PREVIEWS Forever! We go through the July catalog for items shipping to stores starting in September. (1:43:24)

1491 - Previews

Jul 15, 2014 1:43:24

Description:

Stars and Stripes and PREVIEWS Forever! We go through the July catalog for items shipping to stores starting in September. (1:43:24)

1490 - Comic Talk

Jul 10, 2014 1:27:41

Description:

Summertime, and the livin' is easy--and in the CGS Studio, we've got some comic talk to catch up on! Topics include the remarkable reading habits of Bryan's daughter Clara (hint: she's into superheroes), Pants' ongoing love affair with original art, early buzz concerning the upcoming San Diego convention, and other bits'n'bobs. (1:27:41)

1490 - Comic Talk

Jul 10, 2014 1:27:41

Description:

Summertime, and the livin' is easy--and in the CGS Studio, we've got some comic talk to catch up on! Topics include the remarkable reading habits of Bryan's daughter Clara (hint: she's into superheroes), Pants' ongoing love affair with original art, early buzz concerning the upcoming San Diego convention, and other bits'n'bobs. (1:27:41)

1489 - Top 5 Comics Based on Licensed Properties

Jul 3, 2014 2:00:33

Description:

As Seen on TV! The Geeks wax nostalgic about their favorite comics licensed from other media: toys, video games, film/television, and beyond! An essential topic of conversation for all geeks (children of the '70s/'80s in particular), presented in the scintillatingly synergistic CGS style! (2:00:33)

1489 - Top 5 Comics Based on Licensed Properties

Jul 3, 2014 2:00:33

Description:

As Seen on TV! The Geeks wax nostalgic about their favorite comics licensed from other media: toys, video games, film/television, and beyond! An essential topic of conversation for all geeks (children of the '70s/'80s in particular), presented in the scintillatingly synergistic CGS style! (2:00:33)

1488 - Spotlight on The Fantastic Four in the Bronze Age

Jul 1, 2014 1:52:38

Description:

The Lee/Kirby stories of the Silver Age are a tough act to follow, but the Fantastic Four in the Bronze Age has a lot to offer the interested reader as well, as this episode endeavors to prove! Inside you'll find scripts by Thomas and Conway, pencils by Perez and Pollard and Buckler and Buscema, and covers by Kirby; Medusa and Luke Cage as substitute FFers; Earth (TWO of 'em!) under siege by Galactus; the emergence of Franklin Richards' powers; the menace of Overmind; the courtship of Crystal and Quicksilver; the return of the Impossible Man; the deposition of Dr. Doom; and other '70s sensations sampled from the second 100 issues of the World's Greatest Comic Magazine. Excelsior! (1:52:38)

1488 - Spotlight on The Fantastic Four in the Bronze Age

Jul 1, 2014 1:52:38

Description:

The Lee/Kirby stories of the Silver Age are a tough act to follow, but the Fantastic Four in the Bronze Age has a lot to offer the interested reader as well, as this episode endeavors to prove! Inside you'll find scripts by Thomas and Conway, pencils by Perez and Pollard and Buckler and Buscema, and covers by Kirby; Medusa and Luke Cage as substitute FFers; Earth (TWO of 'em!) under siege by Galactus; the emergence of Franklin Richards' powers; the menace of Overmind; the courtship of Crystal and Quicksilver; the return of the Impossible Man; the deposition of Dr. Doom; and other '70s sensations sampled from the second 100 issues of the World's Greatest Comic Magazine. Excelsior! (1:52:38)

1487 - Comic and Convention Talk

Jun 24, 2014 1:40:20

Description:

Convention season is in full swing, and we discuss a few recent and upcoming cons of interest, including a glowing description of Pants' Heroes Con 2014 experience from the man himself! Our second feature: a prolonged discourse on the present and future state of the back-issue market, with retailer's insight from Chris Eberle. (1:40:20)

1487 - Comic and Convention Talk

Jun 24, 2014 1:40:20

Description:

Convention season is in full swing, and we discuss a few recent and upcoming cons of interest, including a glowing description of Pants' Heroes Con 2014 experience from the man himself! Our second feature: a prolonged discourse on the present and future state of the back-issue market, with retailer's insight from Chris Eberle. (1:40:20)

1486 - Previews

Jun 19, 2014 1:41:29

Description:

Everything's coming up Previews! We go through the June catalog for items shipping to stores starting in August. (1:41:29)

1486 - Previews

Jun 19, 2014 1:41:29

Description:

Everything's coming up Previews! We go through the June catalog for items shipping to stores starting in August. (1:41:29)

1485 - Off the Racks: C.O.W.L. #1, Futures End #1, and Thanos Annual #1

Jun 17, 2014 1:28:32

Description:

From the annals of Infinity to the streets of Chicago, from fifty years ago to five years from now, we've scanned time and space in search of worthy topics for this month's 'Off the Racks' episode. The result: reviews of Image's C.O.W.L. #1, DC's Futures End #1, and Marvel's Thanos Annual #1, for your information and enjoyment. (1:28:32)

1485 - Off the Racks: C.O.W.L. #1, Futures End #1, and Thanos Annual #1

Jun 17, 2014 1:28:32

Description:

From the annals of Infinity to the streets of Chicago, from fifty years ago to five years from now, we've scanned time and space in search of worthy topics for this month's 'Off the Racks' episode. The result: reviews of Image's C.O.W.L. #1, DC's Futures End #1, and Marvel's Thanos Annual #1, for your information and enjoyment. (1:28:32)

1484 - Comic Talk

Jun 11, 2014 1:35:04

Description:

We find time in this episode for a 'Jamie's Avengers' 10K race update, a few thoughts about current Avengers comics, and a Peter Rios soapbox speech or two, but our main focus is movies, and in particular a SPOILER-laden look at that sensational '70s period piece, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'. (1:35:04)

1484 - Comic Talk

Jun 11, 2014 1:35:04

Description:

We find time in this episode for a 'Jamie's Avengers' 10K race update, a few thoughts about current Avengers comics, and a Peter Rios soapbox speech or two, but our main focus is movies, and in particular a SPOILER-laden look at that sensational '70s period piece, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'. (1:35:04)

1483 - BOMC: Avengers Forever (#7-12)

Jun 3, 2014 2:05:28

Description:

Concluding our two-part scrutinization of the landmark Avengers Forever maxiseries. Secrets revealed! Continuity glitches resolved! Avengers history revisited! Everything you've ever wanted to know about Kang the Conqueror, Immortus, and the Space Phantom! Cameo appearances by dozens of actual and potential Avengers! The second half of Avengers Forever is pure ambrosia for the elite Avengers fan, and we're here to break it all down for you! (2:05:28)

1483 - BOMC: Avengers Forever (#7-12)

Jun 3, 2014 2:05:28

Description:

Concluding our two-part scrutinization of the landmark Avengers Forever maxiseries. Secrets revealed! Continuity glitches resolved! Avengers history revisited! Everything you've ever wanted to know about Kang the Conqueror, Immortus, and the Space Phantom! Cameo appearances by dozens of actual and potential Avengers! The second half of Avengers Forever is pure ambrosia for the elite Avengers fan, and we're here to break it all down for you! (2:05:28)

1482 - Top Five Comic Book Movies (Redux)

May 29, 2014 2:02:11

Description:

We've done it once before (in Episode 25!), but it was SO long ago, and the genre has expanded SO much, and the assortment of participating Geeks is SO different, we thought we'd try it again: it's Comic Geek Speak's Top Five Comic Book Movies, take two! We'll supply the discussion, digression, declamation, and sprawling cinematic sidebars on our favorite comic-book-based films; you supply the popcorn! (2:02:11)

1482 - Top Five Comic Book Movies (Redux)

May 29, 2014 2:02:11

Description:

We've done it once before (in Episode 25!), but it was SO long ago, and the genre has expanded SO much, and the assortment of participating Geeks is SO different, we thought we'd try it again: it's Comic Geek Speak's Top Five Comic Book Movies, take two! We'll supply the discussion, digression, declamation, and sprawling cinematic sidebars on our favorite comic-book-based films; you supply the popcorn! (2:02:11)

1481 - Comic Talk with Tom King

May 26, 2014 1:59:38

Description:

Our favorite intelligence man, Tom King, stops by to discuss his role as co-writer of the upcoming DC series Grayson (as in 'Dick'), and then sticks around to shoot the breeze with us about everything from DC's 3-D variant 'Futures End' one-shots to Pants' recent trip to SpringCon in Minnesota. Includes a group review of 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' that does whatever a SPOILER can! (1:59:38)

1481 - Comic Talk with Tom King

May 26, 2014 1:59:38

Description:

Our favorite intelligence man, Tom King, stops by to discuss his role as co-writer of the upcoming DC series Grayson (as in 'Dick'), and then sticks around to shoot the breeze with us about everything from DC's 3-D variant 'Futures End' one-shots to Pants' recent trip to SpringCon in Minnesota. Includes a group review of 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' that does whatever a SPOILER can! (1:59:38)

1480 - Off the Racks: Amazing Spider-Man #1, Flash Annual #3, and Solar: Man of the Atom #1

May 21, 2014 1:31:15

Description:

Clear your plates for an extra-large serving of Off the Racks, in which we offer our thoughts on this year's Flash Annual (#3), Solar: Man of the Atom #1 from Dynamite Entertainment, and the whopping 64-page first issue of the latest volume of Amazing Spider-Man. (Warning: Product may contain SPOILERS!) (1:31:15)

1480 - Off the Racks: Amazing Spider-Man #1, Flash Annual #3, and Solar: Man of the Atom #1

May 21, 2014 1:31:15

Description:

Clear your plates for an extra-large serving of Off the Racks, in which we offer our thoughts on this year's Flash Annual (#3), Solar: Man of the Atom #1 from Dynamite Entertainment, and the whopping 64-page first issue of the latest volume of Amazing Spider-Man. (Warning: Product may contain SPOILERS!) (1:31:15)

1479 - Previews

May 19, 2014 1:25:26

Description:

The podcast may change, but Previews remains the same. We go through the May catalog for items shipping to stores starting in July. (1:25:26)

1479 - Previews

May 19, 2014 1:25:26

Description:

The podcast may change, but Previews remains the same. We go through the May catalog for items shipping to stores starting in July. (1:25:26)

1478 - Comic Talk... Eventually

May 14, 2014 1:32:23

Description:

Following a few more announcements and musings in regard to the passing of Jamie D, we Geeks find the time for some much-needed friendly conversation, ranging from geeky TV news to original art collection to trivia, and whatever other topics dribble out of our mouths. We've just endured the most grueling couple of weeks in CGS history--come unwind with us. (1:32:23)

1478 - Comic Talk... Eventually

May 14, 2014 1:32:23

Description:

Following a few more announcements and musings in regard to the passing of Jamie D, we Geeks find the time for some much-needed friendly conversation, ranging from geeky TV news to original art collection to trivia, and whatever other topics dribble out of our mouths. We've just endured the most grueling couple of weeks in CGS history--come unwind with us. (1:32:23)

A Salute to Jamie D.

May 5, 2014 2:57:52

Description:

It's an installment of Comic Geek Speak we'd hoped never to record: the entire cast gathers, joined by friends and extended family members in the studio and by well-wishing listeners via voice-mail, to share fond memories of our departed brother and friend, Jamie D. (2:57:52)

A Salute to Jamie D.

May 5, 2014 2:57:52

Description:

It's an installment of Comic Geek Speak we'd hoped never to record: the entire cast gathers, joined by friends and extended family members in the studio and by well-wishing listeners via voice-mail, to share fond memories of our departed brother and friend, Jamie D. (2:57:52)

James 'Jamie D.' Dallessandro: September 5, 1966 to May 2, 2014

May 2, 2014

Description:

A brief announcement of the passing of our beloved colleague and brother-in-arms, Jamie Dallessandro.

James 'Jamie D.' Dallessandro: September 5, 1966 to May 2, 2014

May 2, 2014

Description:

A brief announcement of the passing of our beloved colleague and brother-in-arms, Jamie Dallessandro.

1477 - BOMC: The Sandman: The Doll's House

May 1, 2014 1:52:10

Description:

A beautiful dream recurs, as our comics-conscious conventicle recongregates for the second in a series of Book-of-the-Month episodes devoted to Neil Gaiman's Sandman. In the second volume, 'The Doll's House,' interludes set in the past afford us precious glimpses into the past doings, dealings, and dalliances of Dream; while, in the present, Morpheus stalks a few of his wayward subjects and contends with a dangerous 'dream-vortex'... named Rose. Let the Geeks be your Gaiman-gushing guides on this tour through the tiny, fragile rooms of the human imagination! (1:52:10)

1477 - BOMC: The Sandman: The Doll's House

May 1, 2014 1:52:10

Description:

A beautiful dream recurs, as our comics-conscious conventicle recongregates for the second in a series of Book-of-the-Month episodes devoted to Neil Gaiman's Sandman. In the second volume, 'The Doll's House,' interludes set in the past afford us precious glimpses into the past doings, dealings, and dalliances of Dream; while, in the present, Morpheus stalks a few of his wayward subjects and contends with a dangerous 'dream-vortex'... named Rose. Let the Geeks be your Gaiman-gushing guides on this tour through the tiny, fragile rooms of the human imagination! (1:52:10)

1476 - Off the Racks: Magnus: Robot Fighter #1, Moon Knight #1, and Silver Surfer #1

Apr 27, 2014 1:58:02

Description:

Moon madness, macrocosmic misadventure, and mechanical men abound in our monthly sampler of recent-release reviews (with SPOILERS!). But first, a special announcement from an assembled throng of Geeks, concerning the health and welfare of one of our own.... (1:58:02)

1476 - Off the Racks: Magnus: Robot Fighter #1, Moon Knight #1, and Silver Surfer #1

Apr 27, 2014 1:58:02

Description:

Moon madness, macrocosmic misadventure, and mechanical men abound in our monthly sampler of recent-release reviews (with SPOILERS!). But first, a special announcement from an assembled throng of Geeks, concerning the health and welfare of one of our own.... (1:58:02)

1475 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Review

Apr 17, 2014 1:13:55

Description:

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' is already being called one of the best superhero movies made to date--now hear what WE have to say about the Shield-Slinger's second cinematic sortie! (Hint: it's pretty complimentary.) But be warned, if you enter this battlefield, expect to come under heavy SPOILER-fire! (1:13:55)

1475 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Review

Apr 17, 2014 1:13:55

Description:

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' is already being called one of the best superhero movies made to date--now hear what WE have to say about the Shield-Slinger's second cinematic sortie! (Hint: it's pretty complimentary.) But be warned, if you enter this battlefield, expect to come under heavy SPOILER-fire! (1:13:55)

1474 - Previews

Apr 15, 2014 1:26:42

Description:

In Spring, a young Geek's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Previews! We go through the April catalog for items shipping to stores starting in June. (1:26:42)

1474 - Previews

Apr 15, 2014 1:26:42

Description:

In Spring, a young Geek's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Previews! We go through the April catalog for items shipping to stores starting in June. (1:26:42)

1473 - BOMC: Avengers Forever (#1-6)

Apr 10, 2014 2:37:30

Description:

The Avengers' 50th Anniversary year may be over, but the fun continues as CGS follows through on its plans to discuss, in some detail, the Avengers Forever maxiseries, a sprawling, eras-spanning, action- and exposition-packed celebration of Avengers history! Download this 'Book of the Month' episode, covering the first half of the maxiseries, and learn why Avengers Forever is, in a peculiarly literal sense, one of the greatest Avengers stories of 'all time'! (2:37:30)

1473 - BOMC: Avengers Forever (#1-6)

Apr 10, 2014 2:37:30

Description:

The Avengers' 50th Anniversary year may be over, but the fun continues as CGS follows through on its plans to discuss, in some detail, the Avengers Forever maxiseries, a sprawling, eras-spanning, action- and exposition-packed celebration of Avengers history! Download this 'Book of the Month' episode, covering the first half of the maxiseries, and learn why Avengers Forever is, in a peculiarly literal sense, one of the greatest Avengers stories of 'all time'! (2:37:30)

1472 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the Silver Age

Apr 8, 2014 2:12:41

Description:

Here Comes... a new series of CGS Spotlight episodes devoted to Daredevil, in honor of ol' Hornhead's 50th Anniversary! In our first installment, encapsulating Daredevil's first eight years in comics, we address DD's milestone first appearance, his visual development, his early rogues' gallery, his turbulent non-romance with Karen Page, his frequent interactions with (and conspicuous similarity to) Spider-Man, his long-lost twin brother(??), and everything else that defined Daredevil in the Silver Age. Presented by Murdock Scholar Chris Eberle, Prof. Emeritus of Daredevil Studies Kevin Moyer, and the rest of the CGS University faculty! (2:12:41)

1472 - Spotlight on Daredevil in the Silver Age

Apr 8, 2014 2:12:41

Description:

Here Comes... a new series of CGS Spotlight episodes devoted to Daredevil, in honor of ol' Hornhead's 50th Anniversary! In our first installment, encapsulating Daredevil's first eight years in comics, we address DD's milestone first appearance, his visual development, his early rogues' gallery, his turbulent non-romance with Karen Page, his frequent interactions with (and conspicuous similarity to) Spider-Man, his long-lost twin brother(??), and everything else that defined Daredevil in the Silver Age. Presented by Murdock Scholar Chris Eberle, Prof. Emeritus of Daredevil Studies Kevin Moyer, and the rest of the CGS University faculty! (2:12:41)

1471 - Introducing! Red Tornado, Machine Man, and Scud the Disposable Assassin

Apr 3, 2014 1:38:17

Description:

Reintroducing the 'Introducing!' format, in which we shine the CGS spotlight on the first appearances of three characters, all sharing some common trait or feature, from three different publishers and decades. Taking 'Androids' as our theme, we investigate the inorganic origins of three synthetic superstars: the Silver Age Red Tornado; Jack Kirby's X-51, the Machine Man; and that small-press sensation of the '90s, Scud the Disposable Assassin! If you're in the mood for all-out android action (and origin analysis), these are the droids you're looking for! (1:38:17)

1471 - Introducing! Red Tornado, Machine Man, and Scud the Disposable Assassin

Apr 3, 2014 1:38:17

Description:

Reintroducing the 'Introducing!' format, in which we shine the CGS spotlight on the first appearances of three characters, all sharing some common trait or feature, from three different publishers and decades. Taking 'Androids' as our theme, we investigate the inorganic origins of three synthetic superstars: the Silver Age Red Tornado; Jack Kirby's X-51, the Machine Man; and that small-press sensation of the '90s, Scud the Disposable Assassin! If you're in the mood for all-out android action (and origin analysis), these are the droids you're looking for! (1:38:17)

1470 - Questions From the Internet (and Stuff)

Apr 1, 2014 1:32:58

Description:

Returning to a time-honored but long-neglected CGS tradition, we the Geeks use questions and suggestions solicited from the listening audience to help us concoct our signature blend of Comic Talk. Along the way, our friend and fellow 'caster Ian Levenstein offers a review of the new, Charles Soule-written She-Hulk series, and we sound off on 'Muppets Most Wanted' (with our very special guest star, SPOILERS! Yaaaaaaay!). (1:32:58)

1470 - Questions From the Internet (and Stuff)

Apr 1, 2014 1:32:58

Description:

Returning to a time-honored but long-neglected CGS tradition, we the Geeks use questions and suggestions solicited from the listening audience to help us concoct our signature blend of Comic Talk. Along the way, our friend and fellow 'caster Ian Levenstein offers a review of the new, Charles Soule-written She-Hulk series, and we sound off on 'Muppets Most Wanted' (with our very special guest star, SPOILERS! Yaaaaaaay!). (1:32:58)

1469 - Comic Talk

Mar 25, 2014 1:22:14

Description:

It's the right time of the week for Comic Talk, and neither snow nor rain nor swollen tongue (Jamie's) will stay these Geeks from entertaining you with their comics-correlative conversation! This episode contains the usual listener feedback and trivia; some TV talk (with SPOILERS!) vis-a-vis 'The Walking Dead,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'Arrow,' and the primetime special 'Marvel: Assembling a Universe'; Shane's reaction to his first taste of Ed Brubaker's Captain America; and other trifles. (1:22:14)

1469 - Comic Talk

Mar 25, 2014 1:22:14

Description:

It's the right time of the week for Comic Talk, and neither snow nor rain nor swollen tongue (Jamie's) will stay these Geeks from entertaining you with their comics-correlative conversation! This episode contains the usual listener feedback and trivia; some TV talk (with SPOILERS!) vis-a-vis 'The Walking Dead,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'Arrow,' and the primetime special 'Marvel: Assembling a Universe'; Shane's reaction to his first taste of Ed Brubaker's Captain America; and other trifles. (1:22:14)

1468 - A Conversation with Brian Miller

Mar 20, 2014 1:24:15

Description:

Join us as we welcome back one of the very first comics professionals ever to make a guest appearance on CGS: colorist Brian Miller of Hi-Fi Color Design! Brian talks to us about the state of the comics-coloring art; the several series he's working on for DC Comics; his excitement for Free Comic Book Day; and his popular instructional guide to coloring, now back in circulation courtesy of Kickstarter! If you're an aspiring comics colorist, you could do worse than listen to what Brian has to say! (1:24:15)

1468 - A Conversation with Brian Miller

Mar 20, 2014 1:24:15

Description:

Join us as we welcome back one of the very first comics professionals ever to make a guest appearance on CGS: colorist Brian Miller of Hi-Fi Color Design! Brian talks to us about the state of the comics-coloring art; the several series he's working on for DC Comics; his excitement for Free Comic Book Day; and his popular instructional guide to coloring, now back in circulation courtesy of Kickstarter! If you're an aspiring comics colorist, you could do worse than listen to what Brian has to say! (1:24:15)

1467 - Comic Talk

Mar 18, 2014 1:43:54

Description:

Pants makes another guest appearance to share a few stories from the London Super Comic Convention. Then, we 'pick a little, talk a little' about assorted listener correspondence, recent comics news items, and trivia questions. Like the episode title says, it's 'Comic Talk'! (1:43:54)

1467 - Comic Talk

Mar 18, 2014 1:43:54

Description:

Pants makes another guest appearance to share a few stories from the London Super Comic Convention. Then, we 'pick a little, talk a little' about assorted listener correspondence, recent comics news items, and trivia questions. Like the episode title says, it's 'Comic Talk'! (1:43:54)

1466 - Off the Racks: New Warriors #1, One-Hit Wonder #1, and The Royals #1

Mar 13, 2014 1:43:02

Description:

New Warriors #1 from Marvel. One-Hit Wonder #1 from Image. The Royals: Masters of War #1 from DC/Vertigo. One unanimous BUY; one unanimous BORROW; and one unanimous PANTS. Which is which? Listen and find out! Then, stay tuned for mini-reviews of Dynamite's Turok: Dinosaur Hunter #1 and the first issue of the latest Fantastic Four series. (1:43:02)

1466 - Off the Racks: New Warriors #1, One-Hit Wonder #1, and The Royals #1

Mar 13, 2014 1:43:02

Description:

New Warriors #1 from Marvel. One-Hit Wonder #1 from Image. The Royals: Masters of War #1 from DC/Vertigo. One unanimous BUY; one unanimous BORROW; and one unanimous PANTS. Which is which? Listen and find out! Then, stay tuned for mini-reviews of Dynamite's Turok: Dinosaur Hunter #1 and the first issue of the latest Fantastic Four series. (1:43:02)

1465 - Previews

Mar 11, 2014 1:50:57

Description:

Time to stop and smell the Previews! We go through the March catalog for items shipping to stores starting in May. (1:50:57)

1465 - Previews

Mar 11, 2014 1:50:57

Description:

Time to stop and smell the Previews! We go through the March catalog for items shipping to stores starting in May. (1:50:57)

1464 - Comic Talk

Mar 6, 2014 1:26:18

Description:

In addition to the dependably geeky gallimaufry of news, trivia, and good-natured banter you've come to expect from a 'Comic Talk' episode, this installment of CGS has a little something extra to offer: PANTS! Our old pal and former producer Brian 'Pants' Christman joins us by phone to chat about his contribution to a recent episode of the Letterman show, among other topics. It's a hoot-and-a-half! (1:26:18)

1464 - Comic Talk

Mar 6, 2014 1:26:18

Description:

In addition to the dependably geeky gallimaufry of news, trivia, and good-natured banter you've come to expect from a 'Comic Talk' episode, this installment of CGS has a little something extra to offer: PANTS! Our old pal and former producer Brian 'Pants' Christman joins us by phone to chat about his contribution to a recent episode of the Letterman show, among other topics. It's a hoot-and-a-half! (1:26:18)

1463 - The CGS 'Best of 2013' Awards Show

Mar 4, 2014 55:53

Description:

The ballots are in, the results are tallied, the champagne is chilled and the Geeks are in place! The time has finally come to announce who and what the hosts and listenership of Comic Geek Speak have chosen to acknowledge as comic books' 'Best of 2013'! It's quite possibly the second awards show you'll experience this week! (55:53)

1463 - The CGS 'Best of 2013' Awards Show

Mar 4, 2014 55:53

Description:

The ballots are in, the results are tallied, the champagne is chilled and the Geeks are in place! The time has finally come to announce who and what the hosts and listenership of Comic Geek Speak have chosen to acknowledge as comic books' 'Best of 2013'! It's quite possibly the second awards show you'll experience this week! (55:53)

1462 - Spotlight on the Fantastic Four in the Silver Age, Part Two

Feb 27, 2014 1:33:49

Description:

Following a brief intermission, we reconvene to wrap up our extended examination of the Fantastic Four in the Silver Age, from the introduction of the Black Panther to the birth of Franklin Richards to the dissolution of the storied Lee/Kirby partnership in 1970. Also, a few words about the Human Torch feature in Strange Tales, and the 1967 Hanna-Barbera F.F. cartoon! (1:33:49)

1462 - Spotlight on the Fantastic Four in the Silver Age, Part Two

Feb 27, 2014 1:33:49

Description:

Following a brief intermission, we reconvene to wrap up our extended examination of the Fantastic Four in the Silver Age, from the introduction of the Black Panther to the birth of Franklin Richards to the dissolution of the storied Lee/Kirby partnership in 1970. Also, a few words about the Human Torch feature in Strange Tales, and the 1967 Hanna-Barbera F.F. cartoon! (1:33:49)

CGS Presents: Back to the Bins 139

Feb 26, 2014 1:23:08

Description:

Chris and Murd recently made a guest appearance on the Back to the Bins podcast, where they joined host Paul Spataro in scrutinizing a pair of hand-picked back issues: one Marvel, one DC, both at least ten years old. Here's the result! (1:23:08)

CGS Presents: Back to the Bins 139

Feb 26, 2014 1:23:08

Description:

Chris and Murd recently made a guest appearance on the Back to the Bins podcast, where they joined host Paul Spataro in scrutinizing a pair of hand-picked back issues: one Marvel, one DC, both at least ten years old. Here's the result! (1:23:08)

1461 - Spotlight on the Fantastic Four in the Silver Age, Part One

Feb 25, 2014 2:46:10

Description:

Face Front, True Believers! Now begins a year-long exploration of the first family of Marvel Comics: the Fantastic Four! Adjunct professor of Marvel history Chris Eberle, teaching assistant Adam Murdough, and prize pupil Jamie D unite to bring you the reasonably complete lowdown on 'The World's Greatest Comic Magazine' through all the ages of its existence! First up, the first half of the all-important Lee/Kirby run of the Silver Age, including everything from the team's first appearance through the Galactus Trilogy, plus a passel of pedagogical propaganda pertaining to the pulsatin' pre-history of Marvel Comics itself! (2:46:10)

1461 - Spotlight on the Fantastic Four in the Silver Age, Part One

Feb 25, 2014 2:46:10

Description:

Face Front, True Believers! Now begins a year-long exploration of the first family of Marvel Comics: the Fantastic Four! Adjunct professor of Marvel history Chris Eberle, teaching assistant Adam Murdough, and prize pupil Jamie D unite to bring you the reasonably complete lowdown on 'The World's Greatest Comic Magazine' through all the ages of its existence! First up, the first half of the all-important Lee/Kirby run of the Silver Age, including everything from the team's first appearance through the Galactus Trilogy, plus a passel of pedagogical propaganda pertaining to the pulsatin' pre-history of Marvel Comics itself! (2:46:10)

1460 - Top 5 JSA Members

Feb 20, 2014 1:35:03

Description:

The Geeks go for the gold in this episode, as they list and discuss their favorite characters, vintage and recent, who have served as members of the world's first superhero team: the Justice Society of America! (1:35:03)

1460 - Top 5 JSA Members

Feb 20, 2014 1:35:03

Description:

The Geeks go for the gold in this episode, as they list and discuss their favorite characters, vintage and recent, who have served as members of the world's first superhero team: the Justice Society of America! (1:35:03)

1459 - Comic Talk

Feb 18, 2014 1:32:54

Description:

The Geeks take a little time to catch up on correspondence, review some recent comics news, react to a few celebrity obituaries, and just enjoy each other's company. Join them, won't you? They're lonely. (1:32:54)

1459 - Comic Talk

Feb 18, 2014 1:32:54

Description:

The Geeks take a little time to catch up on correspondence, review some recent comics news, react to a few celebrity obituaries, and just enjoy each other's company. Join them, won't you? They're lonely. (1:32:54)

1458 - Off the Racks: All-New Invaders #1, Detective Comics #27, and ElfQuest: The Final Que

Feb 13, 2014 1:36:04

Description:

In this, Chris Eberle's first appearance in an 'OTR' episode, Chris earns his Recent Release Reviewer's credentials as we dissect the nostalgic All-New Invaders from Marvel; the gigantic Detective Comics (Vol. 2) #27 from DC; and the esoteric ElfQuest: The Final Quest from Dark Horse. Also, a few brief remarks about Paul Cornell's new Wolverine series and the new Ms. Marvel #1. (1:36:04)

1458 - Off the Racks: All-New Invaders #1, Detective Comics #27, and ElfQuest: The Final Que

Feb 13, 2014 1:36:04

Description:

In this, Chris Eberle's first appearance in an 'OTR' episode, Chris earns his Recent Release Reviewer's credentials as we dissect the nostalgic All-New Invaders from Marvel; the gigantic Detective Comics (Vol. 2) #27 from DC; and the esoteric ElfQuest: The Final Quest from Dark Horse. Also, a few brief remarks about Paul Cornell's new Wolverine series and the new Ms. Marvel #1. (1:36:04)

1457 - Previews

Feb 11, 2014 1:37:41

Description:

Another month, another PREVIEWS! We go through the February catalog for items shipping to stores starting in April. (1:37:41)

1457 - Previews

Feb 11, 2014 1:37:41

Description:

Another month, another PREVIEWS! We go through the February catalog for items shipping to stores starting in April. (1:37:41)

CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp 9: Dr. Fu Manchu

Feb 7, 2014 1:05:29

Description:

'I Didn't Spend 6 Years in Evil Medical School to be Called Mr.!' Taking a look at the Yellow Peril, one of the original arch-villains: Dr. Fu Manchu. Along for the ride are current Fu Manchu writer William Patrick Maynard & CGS Forums moderator Solitaire Rose. (1:05:29)

CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp 9: Dr. Fu Manchu

Feb 7, 2014 1:05:29

Description:

'I Didn't Spend 6 Years in Evil Medical School to be Called Mr.!' Taking a look at the Yellow Peril, one of the original arch-villains: Dr. Fu Manchu. Along for the ride are current Fu Manchu writer William Patrick Maynard & CGS Forums moderator Solitaire Rose. (1:05:29)

1456 - The CGS 'Best of 2013' Nominations Show

Jan 31, 2014 2:00:02

Description:

The nominations have been received and sorted, and the time has come to announce the contenders for the title(s) of Comic Geek Speak's 'Best of 2013'! Which comics and creators did we, the Geeks, and you, the Listeners, deem worthy of special recognition this year? Listen to this episode and you'll not only find out, but enjoy a year's worth of super-concentrated high-test comic talk into the bargain! (2:00:02)

1456 - The CGS 'Best of 2013' Nominations Show

Jan 31, 2014 2:00:02

Description:

The nominations have been received and sorted, and the time has come to announce the contenders for the title(s) of Comic Geek Speak's 'Best of 2013'! Which comics and creators did we, the Geeks, and you, the Listeners, deem worthy of special recognition this year? Listen to this episode and you'll not only find out, but enjoy a year's worth of super-concentrated high-test comic talk into the bargain! (2:00:02)

1455 - BOMC: The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes

Jan 28, 2014 1:58:24

Description:

No, you're not dreaming! The 'Book of the Month' series is back, and we mark its return with a discussion of the first collected volume of one of the most celebrated series in comics history, if not in all of fantasy literature: Neil Gaiman's Sandman. (1:58:24)

1455 - BOMC: The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes

Jan 28, 2014 1:58:24

Description:

No, you're not dreaming! The 'Book of the Month' series is back, and we mark its return with a discussion of the first collected volume of one of the most celebrated series in comics history, if not in all of fantasy literature: Neil Gaiman's Sandman. (1:58:24)

CGS Presents: Comic Timing 150

Jan 23, 2014 1:29:51

Description:

The Comic Timing podcast, hosted by our old friends Ian Levenstein and Brent Kossina, has reached the big One-Five-Oh, and to help Brent and Ian celebrate, the CGS guys join them in doing what we all love most: talking comics! The topic is 'Team Books': our personal favorites, our criteria of quality, our guilty pleasures, and so on. Happy Sesquicentennial, CT! (1:29:51)

CGS Presents: Comic Timing 150

Jan 23, 2014 1:29:51

Description:

The Comic Timing podcast, hosted by our old friends Ian Levenstein and Brent Kossina, has reached the big One-Five-Oh, and to help Brent and Ian celebrate, the CGS guys join them in doing what we all love most: talking comics! The topic is 'Team Books': our personal favorites, our criteria of quality, our guilty pleasures, and so on. Happy Sesquicentennial, CT! (1:29:51)

1454 - Spotlight on the X-Men in the 2000s

Jan 20, 2014 2:08:45

Description:

Our X-haustive X-egesis on the X-Men X-pires in this episode, covering the last seventeen years (1997-2013) of the first fifty years of of X-Men comics. The Geeks (along with 'gifted youngsters' Dani O'Brien and Jamie Hatton) offer their takes on Chris Claremont's attempted homecoming to the X-titles; the poignant-if-temporary death of Colossus; Grant Morrison's fan-polarizing New X-Men run; Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men; a cranium-creasing complement of crossover events, from 'Operation: Zero Tolerance' to 'House of M' to 'Messiah CompleX' to 'Avengers vs. X-Men'; and much more. The Spotlights have ended, but the Dream lives on! (2:08:45)

1454 - Spotlight on the X-Men in the 2000s

Jan 20, 2014 2:08:45

Description:

Our X-haustive X-egesis on the X-Men X-pires in this episode, covering the last seventeen years (1997-2013) of the first fifty years of of X-Men comics. The Geeks (along with 'gifted youngsters' Dani O'Brien and Jamie Hatton) offer their takes on Chris Claremont's attempted homecoming to the X-titles; the poignant-if-temporary death of Colossus; Grant Morrison's fan-polarizing New X-Men run; Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men; a cranium-creasing complement of crossover events, from 'Operation: Zero Tolerance' to 'House of M' to 'Messiah CompleX' to 'Avengers vs. X-Men'; and much more. The Spotlights have ended, but the Dream lives on! (2:08:45)

1453 - Previews

Jan 15, 2014 1:55:38

Description:

Did somebody say 'Previews'? We go through the January catalog for items shipping to stores starting in March. Includes our first look at this year's Free Comic Book Day giveaways! (1:55:38)

1453 - Previews

Jan 15, 2014 1:55:38

Description:

Did somebody say 'Previews'? We go through the January catalog for items shipping to stores starting in March. Includes our first look at this year's Free Comic Book Day giveaways! (1:55:38)

1452 - Spotlight on the Avengers in the 2000s

Jan 13, 2014 2:21:14

Description:

Speakers of Geek from two different states assemble to discuss the Avengers one final time, as our series of 50th-Anniversary retrospective Spotlights on the Avengers concludes with a look at the most recent phase (2000-present) in the decades-long evolution of Earth's Mightiest Heroes. From the grand finale of Kurt Busiek's run, through the custodianships of Geoff Johns and Chuck Austen, to the Avengers' rise to star franchise status under the direction of Brian Michael Bendis, to the cosmic expansionism of Jonathan Hickman's current run, this episode brings us up to date on the Avengers and is the culmination of an entire year of Avengers talk. Miss it not, True Believers! (2:21:14)

1452 - Spotlight on the Avengers in the 2000s

Jan 13, 2014 2:21:14

Description:

Speakers of Geek from two different states assemble to discuss the Avengers one final time, as our series of 50th-Anniversary retrospective Spotlights on the Avengers concludes with a look at the most recent phase (2000-present) in the decades-long evolution of Earth's Mightiest Heroes. From the grand finale of Kurt Busiek's run, through the custodianships of Geoff Johns and Chuck Austen, to the Avengers' rise to star franchise status under the direction of Brian Michael Bendis, to the cosmic expansionism of Jonathan Hickman's current run, this episode brings us up to date on the Avengers and is the culmination of an entire year of Avengers talk. Miss it not, True Believers! (2:21:14)

1451 - Off the Racks: Doc Savage #1, Inhumanity #1, and Justice League 3000 #1

Jan 10, 2014 1:33:29

Description:

Doc Savage #1 from Dynamite Entertainment, Inhumanity #1 from Marvel, and Justice League 3000 #1 from DC: Which of these three comics has induced fits of self-loathing in one of the Geeks? This month's Off the Racks episode holds the answer! (1:33:29)

1451 - Off the Racks: Doc Savage #1, Inhumanity #1, and Justice League 3000 #1

Jan 10, 2014 1:33:29

Description:

Doc Savage #1 from Dynamite Entertainment, Inhumanity #1 from Marvel, and Justice League 3000 #1 from DC: Which of these three comics has induced fits of self-loathing in one of the Geeks? This month's Off the Racks episode holds the answer! (1:33:29)

1450 - 1450 - Comic Talk: Month in Review

Jan 8, 2014 1:27:21

Description:

We begin 2014 with a roundup of select news and events from the last few weeks of 2013. Topics include the return of Gail Simone, Jim Starlin, and the Star Wars franchise to Marvel, and the inevitable mishmash of geek-appropriate TV talk. (1:27:21)

1450 - 1450 - Comic Talk: Month in Review

Jan 8, 2014 1:27:21

Description:

We begin 2014 with a roundup of select news and events from the last few weeks of 2013. Topics include the return of Gail Simone, Jim Starlin, and the Star Wars franchise to Marvel, and the inevitable mishmash of geek-appropriate TV talk. (1:27:21)

1449 - TRIVIA!

Dec 30, 2013 2:25:35

Description:

Because YOU demanded it! A packed studio of Geeks, plus some special guests, sit down to play a few rounds of no-holds-barred, no-quarter-given comics trivia! It's our last episode of the year, and we're closing out 2013 in style! (2:25:35)

1449 - TRIVIA!

Dec 30, 2013 2:25:35

Description:

Because YOU demanded it! A packed studio of Geeks, plus some special guests, sit down to play a few rounds of no-holds-barred, no-quarter-given comics trivia! It's our last episode of the year, and we're closing out 2013 in style! (2:25:35)

1448 - Top 5 Christmas Gifts We Got As Kids

Dec 24, 2013 1:50:16

Description:

As the holiday season approaches its apex, the Speakers of Geek take some time to relax and reminisce about their personal favorite childhood Christmas gifts. So what kind of geeky goodies did the guys get during their formative years? Pour yourself an eggnog, listen, and learn! Plus: a Christmas nightcap with Drunk Cap! (1:50:16)

A Christmas Carol: Chapter Three

Dec 24, 2013 49:42

Description:

Murd's five-year mission to record a complete dramatization of the Dickens classic 'A Christmas Carol' reaches its midway point with this reading of the third chapter. (49:42)

1448 - Top 5 Christmas Gifts We Got As Kids

Dec 24, 2013 1:50:16

Description:

As the holiday season approaches its apex, the Speakers of Geek take some time to relax and reminisce about their personal favorite childhood Christmas gifts. So what kind of geeky goodies did the guys get during their formative years? Pour yourself an eggnog, listen, and learn! Plus: a Christmas nightcap with Drunk Cap! (1:50:16)

A Christmas Carol: Chapter Three

Dec 24, 2013 49:42

Description:

Murd's five-year mission to record a complete dramatization of the Dickens classic 'A Christmas Carol' reaches its midway point with this reading of the third chapter. (49:42)

1447 - Off the Racks: Amazing X-Men #1, Scooby-Doo Team-Up #1, and Unity #1

Dec 19, 2013 1:47:08

Description:

This month's roundup of recent releases includes Marvel's Amazing X-Men, DC's Scooby-Doo Team-Up, and Valiant's Unity. As always, our OTR reviews contain SPOILERS, so read before you listen! (1:47:08)

1447 - Off the Racks: Amazing X-Men #1, Scooby-Doo Team-Up #1, and Unity #1

Dec 19, 2013 1:47:08

Description:

This month's roundup of recent releases includes Marvel's Amazing X-Men, DC's Scooby-Doo Team-Up, and Valiant's Unity. As always, our OTR reviews contain SPOILERS, so read before you listen! (1:47:08)

1446 - Previews

Dec 17, 2013 1:34:56

Description:

It's beginning to look a lot like... Previews! We go through the December catalog for items shipping to stores starting in February. (1:34:56)

1446 - Previews

Dec 17, 2013 1:34:56

Description:

It's beginning to look a lot like... Previews! We go through the December catalog for items shipping to stores starting in February. (1:34:56)

1445 - Christmas Storytime with Uncle Sal

Dec 12, 2013 2:22:25

Description:

You better watch out, you better not cry! Uncle Sal is comin' to town, with a sackful of hilarious tales of bitterness and frustration, just in time for the holidays! (Make sure the children are nestled all snug in their beds before you listen, though--Mature Audiences only!) (2:22:25)

1445 - Christmas Storytime with Uncle Sal

Dec 12, 2013 2:22:25

Description:

You better watch out, you better not cry! Uncle Sal is comin' to town, with a sackful of hilarious tales of bitterness and frustration, just in time for the holidays! (Make sure the children are nestled all snug in their beds before you listen, though--Mature Audiences only!) (2:22:25)

1444 - Down in Fraggle Rock!

Dec 10, 2013 1:53:02

Description:

Here at the tail-end of Fraggle Rock's 30th anniversary year, we sit down with our favorite professional Muppet fans, artists Katie Cook and David Petersen, to reminisce about our favorite characters, episodes, music, and historical trivia from the classic TV series, Jim Henson & Co.'s attempt to achieve world peace through children's television! A pre-holiday treat for all the Muppet fans out there in CGS Land. (1:52:02)

1444 - Down in Fraggle Rock!

Dec 10, 2013 1:53:02

Description:

Here at the tail-end of Fraggle Rock's 30th anniversary year, we sit down with our favorite professional Muppet fans, artists Katie Cook and David Petersen, to reminisce about our favorite characters, episodes, music, and historical trivia from the classic TV series, Jim Henson & Co.'s attempt to achieve world peace through children's television! A pre-holiday treat for all the Muppet fans out there in CGS Land. (1:52:02)

1443 - Spotlight on The X-Men in the Chromium Age, Part Two

Dec 6, 2013 2:30:44

Description:

Our X-tended coverage of the X-Men in the '90s soldiers on in this look at the years 1993-97, everything from 'The Phalanx Covenant' to 'The Trial of Gambit'! ENTER... the Age of Apocalypse! ATTEND... the wedding of Jean Grey and Scott Summers! TREMBLE... at the terrifying menace of Onslaught! WONDER... as two people agree that Maggott was a cool character! Plus, reflections on Generation X from Dani O'Brien, and some Excalibur sword-strokes from Murd. (2:30:44)

1443 - Spotlight on The X-Men in the Chromium Age, Part Two

Dec 6, 2013 2:30:44

Description:

Our X-tended coverage of the X-Men in the '90s soldiers on in this look at the years 1993-97, everything from 'The Phalanx Covenant' to 'The Trial of Gambit'! ENTER... the Age of Apocalypse! ATTEND... the wedding of Jean Grey and Scott Summers! TREMBLE... at the terrifying menace of Onslaught! WONDER... as two people agree that Maggott was a cool character! Plus, reflections on Generation X from Dani O'Brien, and some Excalibur sword-strokes from Murd. (2:30:44)

1442 - Spotlight on The X-Men in the Chromium Age, Part One

Dec 3, 2013 2:32:04

Description:

Our 50th Anniversary X-travaganza continues, as the CGS 'Blue Team' (Chris Eberle, Dani O'Brien, and Jamie Hatton) journeys from Jersey to join the CGS 'Gold Team' (Shane, Murd, and Jamie D) in discussing a most prolific period of X-history: the 1990s! Covered in this episode are the introduction of Bishop; the transformation of Psylocke; the launch of the millions-selling 'X-Men' (vol. 2) title; the 'X-Tinction Agenda,' 'X-Cutioner's Song,' and 'Fatal Attractions' crossovers; and much more. (2:32:04)

1442 - Spotlight on The X-Men in the Chromium Age, Part One

Dec 3, 2013 2:32:04

Description:

Our 50th Anniversary X-travaganza continues, as the CGS 'Blue Team' (Chris Eberle, Dani O'Brien, and Jamie Hatton) journeys from Jersey to join the CGS 'Gold Team' (Shane, Murd, and Jamie D) in discussing a most prolific period of X-history: the 1990s! Covered in this episode are the introduction of Bishop; the transformation of Psylocke; the launch of the millions-selling 'X-Men' (vol. 2) title; the 'X-Tinction Agenda,' 'X-Cutioner's Song,' and 'Fatal Attractions' crossovers; and much more. (2:32:04)

1441 - Doctor Who - The Day of the Doctor and more

Nov 27, 2013 1:06:51

Description:

The geeks sit down and digest this past weekend's 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who. We also discuss the 'An Adventure in Time and Space' telemovie and more. (1:06:51)

1441 - Doctor Who - The Day of the Doctor and more

Nov 27, 2013 1:06:51

Description:

The geeks sit down and digest this past weekend's 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who. We also discuss the 'An Adventure in Time and Space' telemovie and more. (1:06:51)

1440 - A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2013

Nov 25, 2013 1:39:47

Description:

It's our annual Thanksgiving Week gobble-gobble gabfest, and we welcome a special guest to the table, our old friend Scott Powers, to partake in a bounteous banquet of babble! Topics on the menu include the passing of Nick Cardy; the return of MST3K Turkey Day; the Bat-Kid of San Francisco; recently announced comic book cancellations and revivals; a marathon of 'Muddle the Murd' misfires; and a heaping helping of TV talk (with spoiler sauce!) covering 'Arrow,' 'The Walking Dead,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' and 'American Horror Story.' This one's got everything but the cranberry sauce! (1:39:47)

1440 - A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2013

Nov 25, 2013 1:39:47

Description:

It's our annual Thanksgiving Week gobble-gobble gabfest, and we welcome a special guest to the table, our old friend Scott Powers, to partake in a bounteous banquet of babble! Topics on the menu include the passing of Nick Cardy; the return of MST3K Turkey Day; the Bat-Kid of San Francisco; recently announced comic book cancellations and revivals; a marathon of 'Muddle the Murd' misfires; and a heaping helping of TV talk (with spoiler sauce!) covering 'Arrow,' 'The Walking Dead,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' and 'American Horror Story.' This one's got everything but the cranberry sauce! (1:39:47)

1439 - Off the Racks: I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Agents #1, Letter 44 #1, and Thor: Crown of Fools

Nov 21, 2013 1:15:12

Description:

OTR is plus-sized this month, as last month's missing pick, Afterlife With Archie #1, staggers in to join our regularly scheduled lineup of reviews: I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Agents #1 from BOOM! Studios, Letter 44 #1 from Oni Press, and Marvel's Thor: Crown of Fools one-shot. (1:15:12)

1439 - Off the Racks: I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Agents #1, Letter 44 #1, and Thor: Crown of Fools

Nov 21, 2013 1:15:12

Description:

OTR is plus-sized this month, as last month's missing pick, Afterlife With Archie #1, staggers in to join our regularly scheduled lineup of reviews: I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Agents #1 from BOOM! Studios, Letter 44 #1 from Oni Press, and Marvel's Thor: Crown of Fools one-shot. (1:15:12)

1438 - Previews

Nov 19, 2013 1:33:00

Description:

Hey, it's Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping to stores starting in January. (1:33:00)

1438 - Previews

Nov 19, 2013 1:33:00

Description:

Hey, it's Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping to stores starting in January. (1:33:00)

1437 - Thor: The Dark World Movie Review

Nov 14, 2013 1:19:06

Description:

Marvel Studios has made its second foray into the shining realm of Asgard, and we of CGS have gathered to share our reactions to 'Thor: The Dark World.' (Be thou wary, gentle listeners, for SPOILERS do herein abound!) (1:19:06)

1437 - Thor: The Dark World Movie Review

Nov 14, 2013 1:19:06

Description:

Marvel Studios has made its second foray into the shining realm of Asgard, and we of CGS have gathered to share our reactions to 'Thor: The Dark World.' (Be thou wary, gentle listeners, for SPOILERS do herein abound!) (1:19:06)

1436 - Spotlight on The Avengers in the Chromium Age Part Two

Nov 11, 2013 1:37:08

Description:

And Now: The Nineties! Travel with us back to that misunderstood decade, when came to pass some of the highest and lowest points in the fifty-year history of the Avengers. The menace of the Gatherers! The madness of Sersi! The multitude of cover enhancements! The momentousness of the Avengers' 30th anniversary! The malodorousness of 'The Crossing'! The mediocrity of 'Heroes Reborn'! And the renaissance that was the Busiek/Perez run and the Avengers Forever maxiseries! Miss it not, frantic ones! (2:20:18)

1436 - Spotlight on The Avengers in the Chromium Age Part Two

Nov 11, 2013 1:37:08

Description:

And Now: The Nineties! Travel with us back to that misunderstood decade, when came to pass some of the highest and lowest points in the fifty-year history of the Avengers. The menace of the Gatherers! The madness of Sersi! The multitude of cover enhancements! The momentousness of the Avengers' 30th anniversary! The malodorousness of 'The Crossing'! The mediocrity of 'Heroes Reborn'! And the renaissance that was the Busiek/Perez run and the Avengers Forever maxiseries! Miss it not, frantic ones! (2:20:18)

1435 - Spotlight on Marvel Monsters

Nov 7, 2013 2:09:17

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Creatures on the loose! Monsters on the prowl! Just in time to be a week late for Halloween, Chris Eberle (in his first appearance as a fully accredited Geek!) shambles out of the hellish nether-realm of New Jersey to help us celebrate the supernatural superstars of Marvel Comics' character-driven horror titles, in the horror heyday of the '70s and beyond. Listen if you dare!! (2:09:17)

1435 - Spotlight on Marvel Monsters

Nov 7, 2013 2:09:17

Description:

Creatures on the loose! Monsters on the prowl! Just in time to be a week late for Halloween, Chris Eberle (in his first appearance as a fully accredited Geek!) shambles out of the hellish nether-realm of New Jersey to help us celebrate the supernatural superstars of Marvel Comics' character-driven horror titles, in the horror heyday of the '70s and beyond. Listen if you dare!! (2:09:17)

1434 - Top 5 Marvel Series

Oct 31, 2013 2:30:23

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Face Front, True Believers! Two years ago we picked our 'Top 5' favorite DC series, and now that Jamie D is running the show, it's finally time to give the House of Ideas its due. 'Nuff Said! (2:30:23)

1434 - Top 5 Marvel Series

Oct 31, 2013 2:30:23

Description:

Face Front, True Believers! Two years ago we picked our 'Top 5' favorite DC series, and now that Jamie D is running the show, it's finally time to give the House of Ideas its due. 'Nuff Said! (2:30:23)

1433 - Off the Racks: Molly Danger

Oct 28, 2013 1:09:23

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Our first 'Post-Pants' episode is an old-fashioned CGS group discussion of Jamal Igle's Molly Danger OGN, plus recent X-Men titles, The Halloween Legion from Dark Horse, and whatever else we've been reading. Featuring the return of CGS Founding Father Bryan Deemer! (1:09:23)

1433 - Off the Racks: Molly Danger

Oct 28, 2013 1:09:23

Description:

Our first 'Post-Pants' episode is an old-fashioned CGS group discussion of Jamal Igle's Molly Danger OGN, plus recent X-Men titles, The Halloween Legion from Dark Horse, and whatever else we've been reading. Featuring the return of CGS Founding Father Bryan Deemer! (1:09:23)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Superman in the Byrne/Jurgens Years

Oct 24, 2013 1:11:43

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Time for another trip back into the CGS archives to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the first appearance of Superman as we represent our Spotlight on Superman in the Byrne/Jurgens years we recorded in 2008 during Superman's 70th anniversary. (1:11:43)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Superman in the Byrne/Jurgens Years

Oct 24, 2013 1:11:43

Description:

Time for another trip back into the CGS archives to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the first appearance of Superman as we represent our Spotlight on Superman in the Byrne/Jurgens years we recorded in 2008 during Superman's 70th anniversary. (1:11:43)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Superman in the Bronze Age

Oct 22, 2013 1:30:39

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We head back into the CGS archives to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the first appearance of Superman this year and represent our Spotlight on Superman in the Bronze Age we recorded in 2008 during Superman's 70th anniversary. (1:30:39)

CGS Presents Classic Geek Speak: Spotlight on Superman in the Bronze Age

Oct 22, 2013 1:30:39

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We head back into the CGS archives to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the first appearance of Superman this year and represent our Spotlight on Superman in the Bronze Age we recorded in 2008 during Superman's 70th anniversary. (1:30:39)

1432 - A Farewell to Pants

Oct 21, 2013 29:15

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Not a hoax, not a dream, not an imaginary tale -- Pants (a.k.a. Brian Christman) is leaving the podcast. Listen as he explains why he's leaving and we reminisce about the past and look towards the future of CGS. It's also one last chance to get in some jabs at Pants. (29:15)

1432 - A Farewell to Pants

Oct 21, 2013 29:15

Description:

Not a hoax, not a dream, not an imaginary tale -- Pants (a.k.a. Brian Christman) is leaving the podcast. Listen as he explains why he's leaving and we reminisce about the past and look towards the future of CGS. It's also one last chance to get in some jabs at Pants. (29:15)

CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp 8: The Green Hornet

Oct 17, 2013 2:44:20

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Episode 8: 'Feel the Sting of Green'. Coinciding with the last episode on the Lone Ranger, we talk about Britt Reid's alter ego. Also, the importance of his partner, Kato. Guest co-host Nick Quan & creator Ande Parks join the fun. (2:44:20)