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Episode 182 | Religion in Comic Books

This episode was recorded on December 2nd, 2018! While Mike was away at a gaming convention, Paul held the reigns for this week’s show with Kait and Nick in tow. The topic for this week: Religion in Comic Books — how is religion portrayed, what does it mean to include religion in comics, and what comic does Nick think was…

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Episode 179 | I’ll talk to you about animals all day

This episode was recorded on November 4th, 2018! Nick and Kait join Mike to talk about non-human comic book characters. The episode gets real specific about it and dives into some fantastic examples of characters many people love. PLUS: Zine #2 is OUT! Read the digital copy now! Or buy a physical copy of the zine in our store! store.ircbpodcast.com Timestamps…

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Episode 167 | Depression and Mental Illness in Comics

This episode was recorded on July 29th, 2018! WE ARE BACK! After 4 long weeks off, Mike, Tia, and Brian are back for the regular show to talk about what they’ve been up to for the last month plus the show’s main topic: Depression and Mental Illness in Comics–how it’s portrayed, when it’s done well, when it’s done poorly, and…

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Episode 154 | There’s nothing wrong with erotic comics

This episode was recorded on April 1st, 2018. Mike is joined by Tia and Kara to discuss erotic/adult comics, what makes a good erotic comic, and give a few recommendations of what you should read. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:16:36 – Comic Picks 00:25:12 – Erotic/Sexy Comics ;) 00:59:05 – Wrap/Credits Comic Reads/Picks for this week Dept.…

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Episode 126 | I’m Very Caps Lock About This

This episode was recorded on September 3rd, 2017. This week, the kids play while dad is away. While Mike is in London, Tia, Paul, and Kara get to some good rants and discuss their favorites in comic book back-matter as well as how many IRCB stickers you’ll get for cosplaying as Darcy Woden. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics…

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Episode 114 | Shitty Moms with Hearts of Gold

This episode was recorded on May 14th, 2017. Kara and Tia join Mike to talk about Family in Comic Books. What are their favorite comics with themes of family? Why do we love them so much? Why is Mike such an X-Trash person? Kara dives way into Archie and how her life has a void that she must fill with…

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Episode 102 | Tia’s Fury Road-Trip

This episode was recorded on February 12th, 2017. Tia and Brian join Mike to talk about listening to music while reading comics. The discussion is short-lived, though, and things fall off the rails at talking about making playlists for characters in comic books. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:19:31 – Comic Picks 00:31:36 – Music While Reading Comics…

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Episode 101 | Something About a Book and It’s Cover

This episode was recorded on February 5th, 2017. Welcome back to business at usual. Paul and Nick join Mike to talk about comics that surprised us (good and bad). And then some business about why that is. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:24:30 – Comic Picks 00:33:23 – Surprisingly Good Comics 01:14:04 – Credits 01:15:36 – Batman, Mike…

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Episode 97 | My emotions!

This episode was recorded on January 8th, 2016. Our episode this week is all about comic books that give you strong emotions, or have made you cry! Paul and Tia join Mike to chat about this and the power of comic books and their emotional value. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:27:25 – Comic Picks 00:34:43 – Has a…

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Episode 87 | On Wednesdays We Wear Pink

This week’s episode was recorded on October 9th, 2016. While Mike (and Tia) were off at NYCC, Nick hosted the show this week with Brian and Kate. The show this week focused on retconning in comics and when it’s good or bad (specifically in Big 2 books). Despite all reasoning, they managed to put together a great episode, but near…

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