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Episode 27 | “Mon Ami!”

This week’s episode was recorded July 4th, 2015. While ignoring America’s birthday, Mike, Nick, and Paul talked comics and their picks for the week (Saga #30, Archie #1, Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga vol. 2, Batman #42, Rebels #4). The topics this week covered Image Expo and where “unknown” creators go to make comics and how the announcements for Marvel’s “All-New, All Different” feel very weird. Music this week by SwuM (“ZON” and “JVC“), Poldoore, and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was Produced by Mike Rapin and Zander Riggs, and edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher  

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Episode 26 | Who IS Damian Wayne?!

This episode was recorded June 28th, 2015. This week’s hosts, Mike, Paul, and Nick, talk comic picks (Imperium #6, Nailbiter #14, and An Entity Observes All Things), Gotham season 2 rumors, the end of Witchblade, Southern Bastards and the confederate flag, why are licensed books so… good?, and a listener question, “Why can’t the big two create new, diverse characters?” It’s quite a whole shebang. You should check it out. This week’s music was Grammatik (“Hit That Jive” and “Muy Tranquilo“), Apollo Brown and Guilty Simpson, Brock Berrigan, and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was Produced by Mike Rapin and Zander Riggs, and edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher  

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Episode 25 | DC vs. The Other “Big Two”

This episode was recorded June 20th, 2015. Hosts Zander and Jon discuss their comic picks (Mythic #2 and Legacy of Luther Strode #2), some quick topics around small conventions in the midwest and Marvel dropping 12,000+ comics on Kindle. This week’s main topics were spoilers for all of (released) Hawkeye and why Jon dropped this book, Batman: Arkham Knight, DC’s MOBA “Infinite Crisis,” and voting on comic book stories. Music this week was by Gramatik (“No Way Out” and “Afternoon Soul“), Brock Berrigan (“The Plot Thickens” and “Four Walls and an Amplifier“) and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was Produced by Mike Rapin and Zander Riggs, and edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher

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Episode 24 | Think before you speak, Mike.

This week’s episode was recorded on June 14th, 2015. Hosts Mike, Paul, and Jon, discuss their comic picks this week (Lazarus #17, Trees #10, and Martian Manhunter #1) and gloss over two bits of Marvel News (delays and adult coloring books?). But the meat of this episode focuses around reading “classic” comic books, why we buy indie books, and a little on how we “budget” for comic books. Music this week by Vanilla (“Azure” and “Rashida“), Deluxe, and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was Produced by Mike Rapin and Zander Riggs, and edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher

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Episode 23 | All New, All Different, Post-New52

This week’s episode was recorded June 7th, 2015. After a bit of technical difficulty, we have a new episode! This week’s hosts, Mike, Nick, and Paul talk their comic picks–Batman #41 and Injection #2. There’s was some discussion about Transformers vs. GI Joe (again!), but the longer discussion was put off for another day. The New Gloss Over looked over the All-New, All-Different Marvel announcements, Special Edition: NYCC’s ticket sales for NYCC 2015, Nowhere Men returning this Fall, and Daniel Clowes’ “Wilson” being adapted for film. This week’s main topics were on controversy and piracy on sites like Redbubble and others in regards to selling unauthorized prints of comics/covers/etc., and piracy in the comic and music industry. Nick and Paul discussed the new DCYou, and Mike commented a bit. This week’s music was by Poldoore (“Ain’t No Sunshine” and”In Your Head“), Shin-Ski, and Infinity Shred. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Listen on Stitcher

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Episode 22 | #Name3Artists

This episode was recorded on May 31st, 2015. This week, hosts Mike and Paul discuss their comic picks (Transformers vs. GI Joe #7 and Zero #17), other comics they’re reading, and some news about The Wicked + The Divine and Lumberjanes as well as Marvel’s upcoming YA Novel starring Black Widow. Focus topics this week included Hip-Hop Family Tree becoming an ongoing, monthly series, Chris Burnham’s tweets “confirming” DC’s in-page ads, and the Twitter hashtag #Name3Artists where Gail Simone asked users to name three artists that would get them to buy a comic book. What a week. This week’s music was by and Infinity Shred. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher | Podcast Feed  

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Episode 21 | Why Do You Read Comics?

This episode was recorded April 12th, 2015. This week’s episode is a special one-off featuring Jon and Andrea and hosted by Mike all about why Jon and Andrea read comics given their casual approach to the medium. Enjoy! This week’s music was by Infinity Shred. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher | Podcast Feed  

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Episode 20 | Bazinga, indeed.

This episode was recorded May 17th, 2015. This week, Mike and Nick discuss their comic picks for the week, Trees #9 and Ninjak #3. In the news gloss over, topics included: DC’s new digital-first book, Asa Butterfield as Spider-Man rumors, April 2015 top 10 selling comics, and the Constantine TV show (and shows moving to other networks or continuing due to fan support)–it was a lot. Primary topics for this week were Mike’s readdressing the outing of Bobby Drake, a discussion about the Supergirl TV series first look, and the cancelled Archie Comics Kickstarter. This week’s music was by Madcon (“Beggin“, “Don’t Worry“), Can’t Stop Won’t Stop (“Up and Away“, “Stop, Drop, Roll“), and Infinity Shred. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher | Podcast Feed  

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Episode 19 | Daredevil, All Of It.

This week’s episode was recorded on May 10th, 2015. This week’s hosts, Mike, Nick, and Paul, talk about their comic picks–Bandette #10, Rebels #2, and Injection #1–and a whole bunch of news. They discuss the craziness of print-only items (ie. a Steven Universe sketch book and Valiant’s upcoming Book of the Dead), Daredevil (SPOILERS), and their first fan letter, all about Suicide Squad! This week’s music was by Kero One, One Self, Blunted Beats, and Infinity Shred. Produced by Zander Riggs and Mike Rapin. Edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Submit discussion topics to our subreddit /r/IReadComicBooks and get a hold of us here: cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher | Podcast Feed

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Episode 18 | FCBD and Age of Ultron

This episode was recorded on May 3rd, 2015. Hosts Mike, Paul, and Nick get back into the swing of things. Comic picks this week: Descender #3 and Afterlife with Archie. The gang discusses a whole multitude of news from the past few weeks, full spoilers for Age of Ultron and reactions to the film, and their experiences and feelings on Free Comic Book Day. This week’s music was by Infinity Shred and Cold Electric. Produced by Zander Riggs and Mike Rapin. Edited by Zander Riggs. Have a question? Want us to talk about a topic? Get a hold of us! – cyborg@destroythecyb.org – @destroythecyb – destroythecyborg.tumblr.com Subscribe on iTunes | Listen on Stitcher | Podcast Feed

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