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

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)

1639 - Off the Racks: Thanos #1, Motor Girl #1, and More  

We're kickin' it freestyle with Off the Racks this month! First, we collectively review Thanos #1 from Marvel and Motor Girl #1 from Terry Moore's Abstract Studio; then, each Geek presents an additional OTR pick of his own choosing. Anything could happen!! (Very little actually does, though.) (1:15:42)

1638 - Comic Talk  

In this savory slumgullion of comics-related miscellanea, we assess recent changes to Marvel and DC's policies on pricing and digital availability, look back on recent Superman movies, look forward to the new Rogue One ongoing comic, and open some Christmas presents. Plus Muddle the Murd, and the official announcement of the CGS 'Best of 2016' Awards! (1:24:20)

1637 - January 2017 Previews  

Previews time again! We go through the January 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (1:28:44)

1636 - Spotlight on the Silver Surfer, Captain Mar-Vell, and Adam Warlock  

Face front, ye star-sailors and psychonauts! Make room in your minds and iPods for a three-hour tour through the cosmic corner of the Marvel Universe, as our spirit-guide Chris Eberle introduces us at length to three of Marvel's most sensationally sidereal spacefaring stalwarts: Adam Warlock, Captain Mar-Vell, and the Silver Surfer! Learn the fundamental facts about these sentinels of the spaceways: their creative provenance, their cosmic powers, their awe-inspiring origins, and the most significant chapters in their star-spanning sagas. Download now and embrace infinity!!! (3:32:24)

1635 - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Review  

Looking for a little something to ease your transition from holiday hyperspace back to the workaday world? Listen to Murd, Chris, and Shane opine about this season's #1 blockbuster, the first in the new 'Star Wars Anthology' series of films. It's like a bacta-tank treatment for those post-holiday blues! (46:34)

The Compleat 'A Christmas Carol'  

All five chapters of Murd's interpretation of the Dickens holiday classic, in a single compact sound-file! A surprise stocking-stuffer from CGS to you! (2:55:00)

1634 - Comic Talk  

'Tis the week before Christmas, and though we're half-dead, there's some great, Geeky things that we can't leave unsaid! We summon the energy to share some shop talk with Chris, enthuse about the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailers, present a very special installment of Muddle the Murd, and lift each other's spirits with talk of the season and hopes for the new year to come (comics-related and otherwise). Now bring us some figgy pudding! (1:00:41)

1633 - Previews and a Chat with Dave Dwonch (12/16 for 2/17)  

Previews, Previews, Previews all the way! We go through the December catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in February. Includes a visit from our ol' buddy Dave Dwonch of Action Lab Entertainment! (1:28:31)

1632 - Off the Racks: A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2016  

It's a week after Thanksgiving, and the Geeks are feasting on leftovers--leftover Off the Racks picks, that is! The six main ingredients in our comics conversation casserole are Batman Beyond #1 and Doom Patrol #1 (DC), Dr. Strange Annual #1 and Jessica Jones #1 (Marvel), M.A.S.K.: Revolution #1 (IDW), and Moonshine #1 (Image). Plus, CGS founder Bryan Deemer serves up some gaming talk as a tasty side-dish! Scoop yourself a plateful, and don't skimp on the gravy! (1:59:18)

1631 - Previews  

Let there be Previews! We go through the November catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in January. (1:22:11)

1630 - Doctor Strange Movie Review  

The moons of Munnopor have come into alignment, and it's time for the CGS review of the phantasmagorical feature film Doctor Strange! The Geeks enter into astral communion (also called 'Skype') to share their thoughts on plot, character, and above all, visual effects in Marvel's latest blockbuster. Fire up your All-Seeing iPod of Agamotto and feel the magic! (1:10:17)

1629 - Comic Talk  

Ian Levenstein of the Comic Timing podcast sticks with us for a second session this week, this time just to shoot the breeze in one of our any-old-topic-you-like Comic Talk discussions. Included: scary tales of Halloween Comic-Fest 2016 at Wildpig Comics; a critical look at mass-media celebrity signings at comic conventions; spoiler-free early thoughts on the Dr. Strange movie and the Cage Netflix series; and a salute to the late Steve Dillon. Plus TV talk, reading recommendations, and general merriment. Remember, you can't spell 'levity' without several of the letters found in 'Levenstein'! (1:26:09)

1628 - Top 5 Underappreciated Creators  

Our old friend Ian Levenstein of the Comic Timing podcast joins us to talk about a triply-tremendous Top Five topic of his own devising! It's our opportunity to show a little extra love and recognition to a few writers and artists whom we feel have been overlooked and/or misunderstood by fandom at large. Totally subjective, of course, but totally satisfying! Don't miss it! (1:55:34)

1627 - Story Time with Uncle Sal  

Uncle Sal fans, start Sal-ivating! You're in for over two hours of Chicago's favorite son gabbin' with the CGS guys about the changing face of Alex Ross Art, the insanity of exhibiting at SDCC and NYCC, the still-greater insanity of being a parent at Walt Disney World, and buckets of bonus brain-droppings besides! Mature Listeners Only!! (2:18:11)

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