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Episode 46 | A hard sell for Secret Infinity

This episode was recorded November 22nd, 2015. Hosts Nick, Jon, and Paul chat comics for the week (as per usual), what they read (as per usual), and (gasp!) something new: What keeps you reading ongoing comics. There’s a distinct difference in indie ongoing books (as Jon mentions, Saga), and Big 2 books–in Paul and Nick’s case, Batman. Shenanigans are had, and Zander…

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Episode 45 | Where do you get your comic news?

This episode was recorded on November 15th, 2015. Mike, Brian, and Nick get sort of distracted on Star Wars discussion this week, but manage to chat about what they read this week and their comic picks for this week (Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #1, Rat Queens #13, and Extraordinary X-Men #2). Distractions aside, the focus of this week’s episode…

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Episode 44 | That’s a Bingo!!

This week’s episode was recorded on November 8th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul chat forever about what they’ve been reading, then finally get to their comic picks for the week: Southern Bastards #12, Descender #7, and The Autumnlands: Tooth & Claw #7. But this week’s focal topic is about comic book colorists. What makes a good colorist? And who are…

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Episode 43 | The Dissection of “Issue vs. Trade”

This week’s episode was recorded on November 1st, 2015. Mike is out this week and in his stead, Nick, James, and Paul manage to create a pretty stellar episode of the podcast. The chat what they read since the last episode, and move into their comic picks: Ninjak #9, Monstress #1, and Justice League: Darkseid War: The Flash. The main topic of…

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Episode 41 | Nick has a problem with online sales

This week’s episode was recorded on October 12th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul chat comics, NYCC, and their comic picks for the week (Constantine: The Hellblazer #5, Justice League United #14, Twilight Children #1). Nick has a problem with buying comics on comiXology… But this week focuses on how comic books are marketed and the pessimism attached to that and the…

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Episode 40 | Paul’s Twitter

This episode was recorded October 4th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Nick, and Paul talk their lives… and also comics to start the show, then their comic picks (Paper Girls #1, Aliens/Vampirella #2). This week’s primary topics covered Dark Knight III and why classic books are hard to read for new readers, followed by a discussion on Comic Reading Rituals and why collecting…

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Episode 39 | Is $9.99 a problem?

This episode was recorded September 26th, 2015. This week, Mike, Nick, and special guest Jeff (who’s audio is static-y, and we apologize!) talk comics and their comic picks for the week (Archie #3, They’re Not Like Us #8, and Material Volume 1). The gang discusses price points in comics–Justin Jordan talked about how $9.99 volume 1’s at Image sometimes don’t…

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Episode 38 | The Problem With Pants

This week’s episode was recorded on September 20, 2015. Hosts Nick, Brian, and Jon disregard their holy overlord Mike to record a secret podcast (not really). They chat their current comic reads and their comic picks for this week (Runaways #4, We Are Robin #4, Mythic #4, Book of Death #3)–even though Jon didn’t really have a pick. Stretching into…

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Episode 37 | Superhero movies make Mike tired

This week’s episode was recorded on September 13th, 2015. Mike, Nick, and Paul chat comics for a bit–namely a whole bunch of their current reads. Then, after much screaming on Mike’s part, they chat about their comic picks for the week (Sex Criminals #12, The Fade Out #9, and Ivar, Timewalker #9). The primary topic this week revolved around “hype marketing”…

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