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The Weekly Pull List – June 22nd, 2016

Holy comics! Come and get ’em! What are you reading this week? What’s got you excited? We want to know… What’s on YOUR Pull List?  

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Episode 75 | Super Hero Justice with Ian Boucher

This week’s episode was recorded on June 12th, 2016. Our show this week is a special one with editor of upcoming book Humans and Paragons: Essays on Super Hero Justice, Ian Boucher! This weeks episode focuses on discussing the upcoming book about super hero justice, the issues with the current American justice system, and why books like this one are incredibly important to both society and comic book culture. Many many thanks to Ian and Sequart.org for letting us read some of the essays in this book and for giving us this opportunity to talk about this subject on our show! Comic Reads/Picks for this week Lucky #1 Chunks #2 Daredevil (2012) #15-18 The Wicked + The Divine #20 GrizzlyShark vs. SeaBear #3 Thunderbolts #2 Ghostbusters Black Panther #1 Invincible #129 Han Solo #1 Black Panther #3 Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Tia – ‪@PortraitOfMmeX‬ Ian – ‪@Ian_Boucher‬ Sequart.org Humans and Paragons: Essays on Super Hero Justice Ghostbusters Humble Bundle Tommy Lee Jones as Norman Osborn Cockney rhyming slang “Peak Han Solo” Captain Marvel – Higher, Further, Faster, More. by Kelly Sue Deconnick Usagi Yojimbo The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander Wonder Woman – The Circle Luke Cage Martian Manhunter – American Secrets Batgirl Vol. 1 by Gail Simone and Adrian Syaf Green Lantern/Green Arrow by Dennis O’Neil and Neal Adams Timestamps: Start/Last Week In Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:24:59 Humans and Paragons: Essays on Super Hero Justice – 00:33:15 Credits – 01:10:35 This week’s music was by Deluxe and Infinity Shred.…

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The Weekly Pull List – June 15th, 2016

Hey gang! Welcome to an old tradition over at DestroyTheCyborg! that we’re carrying over to I Read Comic Books: The Weekly Pull List! Each week, our contributors (regular guests on the show and friends) will let you know what they’re reading every Tuesday so you can get excited to head to your comic shop (or digital shop) on Wednesday. Let us know your thoughts and what you’re reading in the comments!

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Episode 74 | Civil War II is just not fair (and Book to Comic adaptations)

This week’s episode was recorded on June 5th, 2016. Guests Nick and Kate join Mike to talk about comic book adaptations of prose books and whether or not we really think they’re good or not. How do you deal with narration? Where does prose description become art? And why, oh why, did they adapt Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep the way they did? This and a small discussion about creators who lose their sheen after leaving the Big 2 on this week’s episode! Comic Reads/Picks for this week 4001 AD #2 4001 AD: X-O Manowar Batman: Rebirth #1 Chunks #1 Civil War 2 #1 DC Universe Rebirth #1 Divinity II #2 Fez #1 Lucifer #1 New Frontier #3 Preacher #1 Scott Pilgrim Volume 3 Snowfall #4 Uncanny #1-6 Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz Kate – @KateSkocelas Timestamps: Start/Last Week In Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:19:20 Graphic Novel Adaptations of Books – 00:31:08 Credits – 01:14:30 This week’s music was by Skylar Spence and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin 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: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast | Google Play

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Episode 73 | Find Your Comic Book Comfort Food

This week’s episode was recorded on May 29th, 2016. Paul and Nick join Mike to talk about “Comic Book Guilty Pleasures” and why that’s kind of hard to classify (for them, at least). But before the main topic, the guys chat about DC Universe Rebirth #1 at length (spoilers!) during their comic reads for the week. Comic Reads/Picks for this week All-New Wolverine #9 4001 AD #2 Batman Rebirth #1 Paper Girls #6 The Eyes of a Cat Aether & Empire #1 Scott Pilgrim Volume 2 Private Eye Jonesy #4 4001 AD #1 Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #7 Five Ghosts, Vol 2 More Flash Gordon #5-6 Jonah Hex #33 Justice League #50 Punisher #1 Maggie the Mechanic Bitch Planet #1-5 DC Universe Rebirth #1 Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Paul – @OhHiPaulie Nick – @dethstarplnz Timestamps: Start/Last Week in Comics – 00:00:00 DC Rebirth – 00:17:25 Comic Picks – 00:33:09 Comic Book Guilty Pleasures – 00:43:55 Credits – 01:10:12 X-Men Apocalypse and Nice Guys – 01:11:37 This week’s music was by Damu The Fudgemunk and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin 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: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast | Google Play

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Episode 72 | Mike hates Fan Fiction(?)

This week’s episode was recorded on May 22nd, 2016. Our show this week covers some killer comics we read recently and what we’re excited for this week, and moves into a long discussion about Fan Fiction. And less of a discussion about Fan Fiction and more about how Mike doesn’t like it and Kate and Tia do. Journey at your own risk! Comic Reads/Picks for this week Tank Girl 2 Girls 1 Tank #1 Tomb Raider #4 Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #5 Divinity TPB & The Valiant TPB Vision #7 Civil War 2 #0 Future Quest #1 Uncanny X-Men #7 All-New X-Men #9 Rai #13 Petrichor All-New Wolverine #8 Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Tia – @portraitofmmex Kate – @KateSkocelas Tia’s review of Tomb Raider #4 Kevin Wada’s X-Fashion Archive Of Our Own Timecodes Start/Last Week In Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:14:41 Fanfiction – 00:24:38 Credits – 01:00:01 Cats, Mirror, and orphans / ”My mom won’t let me be a superhero” – 01:01:27 This week’s music was by One Self and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs (who is quite possibly an egg?). 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: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast | Google Play

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Episode 71 | I’m not an expert in stickers

This week’s episode was recorded on May 15th, 2016. Our show this week features guests Paul and Nick with our host Mike Rapin. Starting off with a discussion about the death of Darwyn Cooke, the discussion turns to All Ages comics and what makes a comic “All Ages” vs. being “Just for Kids.” Comic Reads/Picks for this week American Alien #7 Dept. H #2 Future Quest #1 X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Prelude Killbox #1 Hinterkind Volume 1 Flash Gordon #2-3 Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1953 #3 The Paybacks, Vol 1 Starve Vol 1 Civil War (2006) Two Brothers An Age of License Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz Paul – @OhHiPaulie Timecodes Start/Darwyn Cooke – 00:00:00 Last Week in Comics – 00:10:01 Comic Picks – 00:31:54 All-Ages Comics – 00:40:03 Credits – 01:05:52 This week’s music was by Atmosphere and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs (who is quite possibly an egg?). 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: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Overcast | Google Play

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Episode 70 | I’m Still Dumb, Just In Different Ways

This week’s episode was recorded on May 8th, 2016. Nick and Jon join our host, Mike Rapin, in a discussion about Free Comic Book Day and following creators we love no matter what they’re on. Something about “working out” with comics causes Mike to uncontrollably laugh for a moment early on in the episode. Comic Reads/Picks for this week Mayflower #1 Dept. H #1 Renato Jones: The One Percent #1 Punisher #1 All-New Wolverine #7 Justice League Vol 6: Injustice League Tokyo Ghost, Vol 1 Ninjak #14 Godzilla Oblivion #1 Flash Gordon #1 Invincible #124 – 126 Saga #31 – 35 Ninjak #15 Constantine: The Hellblazer #12 Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz Jon – @Sky_trio Timecodes Start/Free Comic Book Day – 00:00:00 Last Week in Comics – 00:08:39 Comic Picks – 00:25:19 Creators You’ll Follow to the Ends of the Earth – 00:32:28 Credits – 00:56:27 That Movie – 00:57:58 This week’s music was by Flamingosis and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs (who is quite possibly an egg?). 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: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Overcast | Google Play

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Episode 69 | I can’t remember what irony is anymore

This week’s episode was recorded on May 1st, 2016. Paul and Tia join Mike, for an episode all about important moments in comics–as well as the usual batch of comic picks and what they read recently. The important moments in comics range all over the place, but the consensus was that creators are important and the Death of Superman was a joke. Plus a few other important bits. Comic Reads/Picks for this week Wander #1 Autumnlands: Tooth & Claw #10 X-Men ‘92 #1 Poe Dameron #1 Jonesy #3 Divinity II 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank Angela Queen of Hel #7 Batman #51 Dark Knight III: The Master Race #4 Criminal 10th Anniversary Special Sexcastle by Kyle Starks Demon by Jason Shiga Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Tia – @PortraitOfMmeX Paul – @OhHiPaulie The Hero Initiative Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Comics Code Authority (wiki) Timecodes Start/Last Week in Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:19:15 Important Moments in Comics – 00:26:32 The Comics Code – 00:39:20 Superman and Comic Creator Rights – 00:44:56 Comics as a Community – 00:56:37 Credits – 01:02:05 This week’s music was by Deltron 3030 and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin and edited by Zander Riggs (who is quite possibly an egg?). 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: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Overcast | Google Play

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Episode 68 | Just how do you write a comic book?

This week’s episode was recorded on April 24th, 2016. Our show this week features guests Brian and Kate with host Mike Rapin. This week’s topic is focused around the gang’s attempts at creating a comic and eventually turns into how doing just that is a major endeavour. The show is rounded out with a discussion about indie comics–specifically comiXology Submit–and how, sometimes, you just have to try something new. Comic Reads/Picks for this week Sex #27 Extraordinary X-Men #9 X-Files #1 Captain Marvel #4 Power Man and Iron Fist #1 The Dresden Files: Wild Card #1 The Last Halloween Black Panther #1 Huck #6 Black Eyes One Punch Man Volume 4 Constantine: The Hellblazer #11 Relevant Links Mike – @mikerapin Brian – @Brianhead Kate – @KateSkocelas Warren Ellis Scripts Brian Michael Bendis Script Book New Avengers Script (direct link to document) Comic Script Archive (LOTS OF WRITERS HERE) Image Comics submissions Dark Horse submissions Heathen #1 Timecodes Start/Last Week In Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:10:55 “Have you ever tried making a comic yourself?” – 00:18:59 Comixology Submit – 00:47:57 Credits – 00:54:51 Free Comic/Free Firsts/Drugs, yo – 00:56:02 This week’s music was by Skylar Spence and Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Mike Rapin 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: ircb@destroythecyb.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. And we want to give a warm shout out to #PodernFamily listeners! Hello! Stitcher | TuneIn | Overcast | Google Play

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