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Episode 145 | ANNUAL #3 – TOTALLY NOT A CULT

This episode was recorded on January 28th, 2018. This episode is the 3rd ever Annual Episode of the I Read Comic Books podcast! This week, Mike is joined by Kate, Nick, Paul, and Tia to talk about the last year in our show and have a damn good time doing so. Enjoy! Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:28:16…

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Episode 136 | We’re getting Nick a library card again

This episode was recorded on November 12th, 2017. This week, Nick and Kate join Mike to discuss comics of the Star Wars variety–what’s good, what was good in the old Star Wars comics, and how this all factors into the Star Wars movie-verse. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:27:09 – Comic Picks 00:37:41 – Star Wars Comics 01:13:18 –…

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Episode 122 | DC Rebirth Status Update

This episode was recorded on August 6th, 2017. This week, Paul and Nick join Mike to talk give an update on DC Rebirth (as a follow up to episode 59 and episode 65)–where the industry stands, what’s working, what isn’t, and how DC hasn’t cancelled any books since Rebirth’s launch. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:27:35 – Comic Picks…

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Episode 118 | We’re All Trash Here

This episode was recorded on June 11th, 2017. This week, Rene and Kate join Mike to talk about… manga? Oh yes, this week, we’ve decided to discuss why we like and dislike manga, the core differences between manga and western comics, the tropes that irk people in manga, and hand out a lot of recommendations. It’s a different sort of…

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Episode 112 | Humanoid Traitors

This episode was recorded on April 23rd, 2017. This week, Paul, Nick, and Kate discuss miniseries in comics. What is a miniseries? What is the origin? What are some of their favorites? It’s a whole ordeal and Mike wasn’t there to corral it. Good luck. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:27:21 – Comic Picks 00:35:22 – Comic Book Miniseries 01:13:13…

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Episode 111 | That Dude Is For Sure A Serial Killer

This episode was recorded on April 16th, 2017. This week, Tia and Paul join Mike to talk about nonfiction comics and how well comic books as a medium does telling “objective” stories. They also discuss Woden (from The Wicked + The Divine) being a total shit, and at one point there’s too many Kieron Gillen comics to go around. Check…

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Episode 110 | Dream a Little Dream of Comics

This episode was recorded on April 9th, 2017. Kate and Brian join Mike to talk about the everything and anything that they wish they could see in the Comic world–creator diversity, endless miniseries, team mashups, characters back from the dead, and more! Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:19:03 – Comic Picks 00:29:58 – What We Hope For in…

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Episode 107 | Library Penalty Non Grata

This episode was recorded on March 19th, 2017. Nick and Brian join Mike to talk about why we drop comic books, why we stop buying them, and how we go about drawing the line on when to stop reading something. There’s some hate involved, but it comes from a place of love… or so they think, at least. Timestamps 00:00:00…

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Episode 106 | 4 kids walk bank when?

This episode was recorded on March 12th, 2017. Tia and Nick join Mike this week to talk about the jargon and weird words we use in comic books, what they mean, and why some are just plain dumb. And then the end bits have a thing about X-Men. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:28:54 – Comic Picks 00:36:37 –…

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Episode 100 | THE ANNUAL #2

This episode was recorded on January 29th, 2017. It’s EPISODE 100 OF I READ COMIC BOOKS! WOO!!! Our show this week features four of our most-regular guests, Tia, Nick, Paul, and Kate. While the gang does join Mike to talk about what comics they’re reading this week, the focus of the show is all about the last year and everything we’ve…

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