This week we dive in to discussing the unsung heroes of comics: Letters, Editors, Flatters, Colorists, Inkers, and more!
Kate and Nick join Mike to talk about our Goodreads Pick of the Month: Wytches by Scott Snyder and Jock.
What are their favorite comics with themes of family? Why do we love them so much? Why is Mike such an X-Trash person?
This episode was recorded on November 20th, 2016. The show this week features Nick and Kate talking all about those pesky cultural references and “memes” in comic books. However, at the end of the day, there are some books that do this well and others that don’t. This episode dives into finding where the line is drawn. Also, Nick coins the term “fandering.” This is the final week! If you haven’t already taken it, please take the I Read Comic Books Listener survey! Timestamps: 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:14:54 – Comic Picks 00:25:30 – Cultural References and Cultural Relevance in Comics 00:37:56 – “Fandering” 01:04:14 – Credits 01:06:00 – Measuring Digital Sales/Precious Books Comic Reads/Picks for this week Chew Volume 11 Giant Days Volume 3 Nailbiter #26 Reborn #2 Kill or Be Killed #4 Mother Panic #1 Green Arrow #7-8 Reborn #1 Alien Defiance #6 Bloodshot Reborn #18 Ninjak #20 All-Star Batman #4 Batman #11 Death of X #3 Black Hammer #5 Green Valley #2 Animosity #3 The Skeptics #1 Trees Vol 1 Karnak #6 Bloodshot U.S.A. #2 Death of X #4 Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz Kate – @KateSkocelas This week’s music was by Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced by Nick White, executive 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 or our Goodreads group and get a hold of us in the comments or here: firstname.lastname@example.org – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. Hey #PodernFamily listeners! Thanks…
This week’s episode was recorded on September 18th, 2016. The show this week features guests Nick and Kate to talk about politics in comic books. The topic meanders a bit, but the ultimate discussion of how politics are handled, presented, inserted, and masked in comics is discussed. This may seem heavy, but, on the whole, it’s a fun talk about how we as comic fans read into stories. Comic Reads/Picks for this week Jonesy #6 Doom Patrol #1 All-Star Batman #2 Chew Volume 10 Batman Vol 6: Graveyard Shift Mockingbird #7 Faith #3 Animosity #2 Star Wars Vol. 3: Rebel Jail Bloodshot Reborn #16 Divinity II #4 Blue Beetle Rebirth #1 Alien #19 Britannia #1 Vote Loki #4 Seven to Eternity #1 Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Nick – @dethstarplnz Kate – @KateSkocelas Transmetropolitan Y: The Last Man Bitch Planet Marvel Civil War Hellblazer Timestamps: Start/Last Week in Comics – 00:00:00 Comic Picks – 00:20:28 Politics in Comics – 00:31:24 Comic Books, Politics, and Reader Demographics – 00:55:20 Credits – 01:10:10 Hackers, Mike, and Movies – 01:11:47 This week’s music was by Yung Bae 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 in the comments or here: email@example.com – @ircbpodcast & #IReadComicBooks. Hey #PodernFamily listeners! Thanks for dropping by! TuneIn | Player.fm | Overcast