Comic Books Are Burning In Hell

Comic Books Are Burning In Hell


The only podcast about comic books on the internet, with Joe McCulloch, Chris Mautner, Matt Seneca and Tucker Stone.


All We Need Is Just A Little Daniel Clowes  

On this episode, Joe, Tucker, Matt and Chris debate the latest graphic novel from Daniel Clowes, Patience. Recently published by Fantagraphics, it's a pretty big deal.

Barry Windsor Smith and Egon Schiele  
On this episode, Tucker, Sean, Matt and Joe take on the Seneca Challenge: Barry Windsor Smith, Roy Thomas and Conan! Subjects include: Conan: Red Nails Egon Schiele Miracleman: The Golden Age Mercury Rising, Kiefer Sutherland's career and Mark Hamill's choices


Ex-Eros? He Can Draw Those Tentacles!  

On this episode of the podcast, Matt, Joe and Tucker sit down to talk about the following topics!

Drive by shitting on Garth Ennis collaborators Unearthing by Alan Moore Hercules, starring the Rock Axel Pressbutton from Eclipse Comics and Steve Moore Puke Force, If N Oof, Ninja, Battlestack Galacticrap, Maggots by Brian Chippendale Tim O’Neil’s review of Puke Force The Incredible Hulk: What's the deal? Super Hero Movies and the collapse of culture Mark Millar, the last traditionalist
New Comics? What are those?  

New Comics? You know who cares about new comics? Losers, that’s who. Which is why this week Matt, Joe and Chris pulled some old comics out of their longboxes to talk about — old, obscure comics you probably haven’t heard of before. ‘Cause you’re so uncool.

I wish i was dead all the time

These Are Not The Best Comics of 2015  

On this special, no-Joe episode, Tucker, Matt and Chris sit down and hammer out the books that caught ahold of them in the middle of a tumultuous year. The books discussed in this episode are all deserving of some attention:

The Story of My Tits, by Jennifer Hayden

Band For Life, by Anya Davidson

The Terror Assaulter: One Man War On Terror, by Benjamin Marra

Demon, by Jason Shiga

Blubber, by Gilbert Hernandez

Pope Hats, by 

Crickets, by Sammy Harkham

Optic Nerve, by Adrian Tomine

Sky In Stereo, by Mardou

Men's Feelings, by Ted May

Copra, by Michel Fiffe

Providence, by Alan Moore & Jacen Burrows

Eat Eat Eat,  by Tom Van Deusen

Invisible Ink, by Bill Griffith

Fante Bukowski, by Noah Van Sciver

Generous Bosom, by Conor Stechschulte

Inner City Romance, by Guy Colwell

SuperMutant Magic Academy, by Jill Tamaki

Volcan, by Various Artists

If you'd like to know what sort of order they ended up in--well, you'll have to listen to find out!


The wrecking crew (Joseph McCulloch, Matthew Seneca and Christopher Mautner) does battle with two titans of the past, both of whom have returned to the killing floor: Alan "Revenge of the Overfiend Moore" and Frank "Does A Body Good" Miller! Don't miss this battle royale!

CAB 2015  

On this episode of Comic Books Are Burning In Hell, Chris, Joe and Tucker are joined by Tim Hodler, editor of the Comics Journal, to discuss Comics Arts Brooklyn, which they all attended in some capacity.

Inside the Tent: Memories of Eros Comix  

Tom Spurgeon – The Narrator

Chris Mautner – The Recorder

Joe McCulloch – A Peeping Tom






Various works by Wallace Wood (ex. “Cannon”, “Malice in Wonderland”, “Pipsqueak Papers”)


Various works by Frank Thorne (ex. “LANN”, “The Iron Devil”, “The Complete Ghita”)


“Birdland” by Gilbert Hernandez


Various works by Don Simpson ('Anton Drek') (ex. “Wendy Whitebread: Undercover Slut”, “Dracula's Daughter”, “Forbidden Frankenstein”)


“Ironwood” by Bill Willingham


“Id” by Robert Crumb


Various works by Tom Sutton ('Dementia') (ex. “Buffy”, “Crypt of Cum”, “Savage Sewer Sluts”)


“Box” by Brian Sendelbach


“Hump Crazy!” by Jeremy Eaton


“Cannibal Porn” by Rich Tommaso


“I Want to Be Your Dog” by Ho Che Anderson


“Cynthia Petal's Really Fantastic Alien Sex Frenzy!” by Dave Cooper


“Sheedeva” by Sandra Chang


Various works by Steve Carter & Antoinette Rydyr (ex. “Femosaur World”, “Spore Whores”, “Kill of the Spyderwoman”)


“Leatherboy” by Craig Maynard


“Coley Running Wild” by John Blackburn


“Ramba” by Rossano Rossi & Marco Delizia


Various works by Ron Wilber (ex. “Revelry in Hell”, “Domino Lady”, “The Ocelot”)


“The Young Witches” by Francisco Solano López, Ricardo Barreiro & Pablo Maiztegui ('Pol')


“Super Taboo” by Wolf Ogami


“Bondage Fairies” by Kondom


“Silky Whip” by Oh! Great


“Tart!” by Howie Dard


“Elizabeth Bathory” by Raulo Cáceres


“Talk Dirty” by Matthias Schultheiss


“Dirty Stories” anthologies, Eric Reynolds ed.


Various works by Tony Libido (ex. “Here Come the Lovejoys”, “Boffy the Vampire Layer”, “The Matrixxx”)


“Blowjob” anthologies, Michael Dowers ed.


“Crack Whore” by Dean Williams & Gunther von Wegen


“Submissive Suzanne” by Gunther von Wegen


“Diary of a Dominatrix” by Molly Kiely


“Small Favors” by Colleen Coover


“Eros Forum” anthologies, Ryder T. Windham ed.


“Housewives at Play” by Rebecca


“The Blonde” by Franco Saudelli


“Baby, You're Really Something!” by Frank Frazetta


“Liz & Beth” by Georges Lévis


“Real Smut!” by Dennis P. Eichhorn & various artists


“Butterscotch” by Milo Manara


SPX 2015  

Chris Mautner, Joe McCulloch and a special guest sit down to talk about Bethesda's own SPX Festival. Matt and Tucker didn't go so they aren't here yakking about it. What books did they buy? What did they miss? What did the younger generation have to say?

Welcome Back SITH LORD  

On this episode, Joe, Chris and Tucker get together to recap the last few months of comics they have read (which is less than you would think). Alan Moore, Garth Ennis and AVATAR are all brought to the table. YES MA'AM.

Adrian Tomine and Gilbert Hernandez  

In this morsel of a pickle, Chris Mautner and Joe McCulloch sit down to gab about Blubber, the latest (greatest) release from Gilbert Hernandez and Fantagraphics Books, alongside Optic Nerve #14 by Adrian Tomine, a blistering piece of work. Two of the best single issues you'll see this year, being talked about by a couple of crackerjacks. Check 'em out!

No Need To Exterminate These CRICKETS!  

The whole team sits down to talk about Sammy Harkham's Crickets--the fourth issue, specifically. That's Joe McCulloch, Chris Mautner, Tucker Stone and Matt Seneca on the same podcast. Drink in the noise!

Welcome To The Jungle of MoCCA 2015!  

On this episode, Chris Mautner and Joe McCulloch discuss contemporary manga that Joe picked up on his way to MoCCA, which he attended with Chris Mautner. Good times? Good times indeed.

Yoshihiro Tatsumi: Still Clearing The Bases  

On this episode, Joe McCulloch, Chris Mautner and Tucker Stone dedicate themselves to speaking to one another about the recently deceased Yoshihiro Tatsumi--why they like him, what others thought of him, and the nature of studying the history of another culture's art form when you don't know the language of that culture.

The books talked about on this episode are published for the most part by Drawn and Quarterly. They are:

Black Blizzard The Push Man and Other Stories Abandon The Old In Tokyo Good-Bye Fallen Words A Drifting Life
The Sculptor: A Graphic Novel by Scott McCloud  

On this extra long episode, the boys go old school and talk exclusively about a book that none of them liked: The Sculptor.

A Buyer's Guide For A Trip To The Comic Book Store  

On this episode, you can hear the boys discuss the following NEW comics available for purchase now at your friendly comic book store.

Multiversity Nameless Stray Bullets Rat God Casanova
The Charlie Hebdo Cast  

On this echo heavy episode--we're really sorry about that--the boys talk about Julio's Day, Charlie Hebdo's final issue and Thomas the Tank Engine.

Did Any Comics Get Released in 2014?  

It's time for the four of these jokers to get busy with a timer and there personal top ten released of the year. Which Image book makes the cut?

The Truth About 9/11, According To Comic Book Creators  

On this episode, Joe, Matt and Tucker talk about the following comics and comic related things:

Who in comics is a 9/11 truther? How many different times in American history has the Savage Dragon comic been masturbation fodder? What's going on with Crossed Plus One Hundred, written by Alan Moore? Was there a manga called 20th Century Boys? Is there a manga called Master Keaton? How good was Grandville: Noel?
Is This Really The Worst Comic Ever Made?  

Jim Balent's Tarot, otherwise known as "the one where they used the phrase 'haunted vagina'" gets put under the microscope at CBABIH central. Get into it!

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