Comic Geek Speak Podcast - The Best Comic Book Pod

Comic Geek Speak Podcast - The Best Comic Book Pod

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Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

Episodes

1658 - Off the Racks Two-in-One  

We're burning through our backlog of Off the Racks reviews double-time, bringing you six (count 'em: SIX!) semi-seasonable single-issue synopses and size-ups in one fell swoop! From a galaxy far, far away (Marvel's Darth Maul #1) to a WildStorm Universe that's far, far from the one you remember (DC's The Wild Storm #1); from soft-hearted alien assassins (Dark Horse's The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed #1) to hard-headed space cops (Green Lantern/Space Ghost Special #1); from the birth of a nation (Rebels: These Free and Independent States #1) to the rebirth of the X-Men titles (X-Men Prime #1), this episode covers twice the comics in only 130% the time! But first, a Bat-elegy for the dearly departed Adam West. (1:51:54)

1657 - June 2017 Previews  

Time once again for Previews. In this episode we go through the June 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August. (1:03:44)

1656 - Wonder Woman Movie Review  

WONDER WOMAN!! All the world's been waiting for this: a big-budget superhero movie with an iconic female star AND a female director! Spark up your Magic Spheres and listen as the Geeks react, with enthusiasm that glows as bright as the Lasso of Truth, to DC's latest and greatest feature film. We focus on its twists and turns, its talented leads, its historical setting, its stunning visuals... and maybe even a potential flaw or two. (1:15:45)

1655 - A Conversation with Karl Kesel  

Presenting a CGS sit-down with veteran creator Karl Kesel: Inker, Inditer, and Impresario of the Impossible!! Flush with victory after the successful funding of a Kickstarter campaign to revive his and Tom Grummett's creator-owned comic SECTION ZERO, the celebrated Mr. K joins us to discuss the second life of that series; several of his fan-favorite past projects; and any other topic we throw at 'im. Good clean fun with a true gentleman of the comics profession! (1:07:20)

1654 - Impromptu Comic Talk  

When you can't get it all together... improvise! That's what we did to produce this episode, and the result is a succinct but savory sampler of subjects, a bit of bonus comic talk to help you through your mid-week. Topics include the return of Twin Peaks, the Walking Dead comic, DC's 'The Lazarus Contract' crossover, Chris's thoughts on 'The Button,' and more! (51:22)

1653 - Off the Racks Review on 'The Button'  

Button, Button, who's got 'The Button'? WE have! Here's our take on the four-part story (Batman #21-22 and The Flash #21-22) that takes Batman and the Flash back to the Flashpoint reality and outside time itself, on the trail of answers to the questions raised by last year's DCU Rebirth Special. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (1:13:36)

1652 - Comic Talk  

Pop open the tape decks on your iPods and slip in this Awesome Mix of fun topics! Included in the playlist for this episode are fond reflections on the fun and frolics found on Free Comic Book Day 2017; thoughts on the current run of Blue Beetle from Shane and Wonder Woman: Earth One from Murd; and, taking up the entirety of Side B, our SPOILER-saturated salute to Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2! Plus bonus tracks! (1:35:55)

1651 - May 2017 Previews  

Time again for Previews. We go through the May 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. (1:10:32)

1650 - The 2017 C2E2 Tapes  

Pants and Murd were in Chicago for C2E2 and did some interviews with Steve Bryant, Shawn Pryor and Martheus Wade, and Julie Benson and Shawna Benson. (1:06:04)

1649 - Comic Talk  

Bryan Deemer and Shane rejoin the fold for this free-form folio of four-color folderol, which includes reactions to the bits of news and amusement dribbling out of this year's Star Wars Celebration; a kung-fu insider's take on the Iron Fist Netflix series; a massacre of a Muddle the Murd; and more! (1:14:44)

1648 - April 2017 Previews  

Here it comes to save the day! That means the Previews show is on its way! Listen along as we go through the April 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June. (1:32:57)

Murd's Time Bubble - The Twenty-Eighth Time  

Just in TIME for Easter, the Time Bubble comes hippety-hopping down the timestream with a big basket of back-issue reviews, from Murd to you! Among the plastic grass and marshmallow chicks, you'll find reminiscences and ruminations on Harley Quinn in wartime, the origin of Wolverine, a cosmic adventure of the Avengers, an off-brand incarnation of the Suicide Squad, and the debut of Jessica Jones, among other goodies. (2:18:51)

1647 - Off the Racks: Nova #1, Supergirl: Being Super #1, & WW '77 Meets Bionic Woman #1  

Something old (the retro vibe of Wonder Woman '77 Meets the Bionic Woman #1), something new (the youthful protagonists of Nova #1 and Supergirl: Being Super #1), something borrowed (Murd's copy of Scooby-Doo Team-Up #23), and something blue (Blue Rider, the Led Zeppelin wannabes seen in Rockstars #1): a perfect marriage of elements for a great Off the Racks episode! And join us afterwards at the reception for some TV talk on Iron Fist and Legion. (1:16:37)

1646 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Golden Age, Part Three  

Holey Moley! The World's Mightiest Spotlight Series is finally back for one more look at the adventures of Captain Marvel & Family in the superhero heyday of the Forties (1946-49). Appearing on the Historama are the official incorporation of the Marvel Family as a team; the debut of new friends like Freckles Marvel and Mr. Tawny the talking tiger, and baddies like Black Adam, the Sivana Family, Mr. Atom and >shudder< Aunt Minerva; Captain Marvel's second (and last) multi-part 'serial' of the Golden Age, 'The Cult of the Curse'; and plenty of miscellaneous quirky-but-wholesome 1940s fun... plus a couple of spankings. (3:30:09)

1645 - 3D Printing Game Scenery  

Bryan is a big gaming fan, and 3D printing game terrain and scenery is quickly becoming his favorite hobby. In this episode we talk to Matt at PrintalbeScenery.com about their current Kickstarter campaign for a modular castle system. (26:00)

1644 - March 2017 Previews and a discussion of 'Logan'  

Previews! We go through the March 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in May and afterwards have a brief discussion on the 'Logan' movie. (1:27:09)

1643 - The CGS Best of 2016 Awards Results Show  

Tonight's the night! Elbow your way past the paparazzi and take your seats for the big reveal of the winners of the CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards, as chosen by YOU, the listeners! (All envelopes guaranteed to contain the correct names!) (56:50)

1642 - Comic Talk  

Be vewy, vewy quiet--we're talking comics! Popping out of the rabbit-hole in this episode are a salute to the late Richard 'Apollo Adama' Hatch; a spirited discussion of The Lego Batman Movie and the Legion TV series; a recap of Pants' trip to Gallifrey One; reading recommendations from Chris; a touch of toy talk with Shane; and a teaser of the upcoming DC/Looney Tunes crossover one-shots. Th-th-th-that's all, folks! (1:06:06)

1641 - The CGS Best of 2016 Awards Nominations Show  

Out of the seething crucible of excellence in comics production that was 2016, there must now emerge those elite few comics, concepts, characters and creators that deserve to be known as... 'The Best'!! In this episode, part of a time-honored Comic Geek Speak tradition, we the Geeks--and YOU, the listeners!--put forth our nominations for prospective recipients of the coveted CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards. Listen to learn who and what made the cut, then prepare to cast your votes for the ultimate winners! (2:10:46)

1640 - February 2017 Previews  

There's no need to fear - Previews time is here! Join us as we go through the February 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in April. (1:12:02)

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