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

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)

1626 - The October 2016 Previews for items in shops in December 2016  

Time once again to go through the Previews catalog. This is the October 2016 catalog for items shipping to stores in December 2016. (1:08:23)

1625 - The 2016 NYCC Tapes with Tom King, Katie Cook, Shawna Benson, Julie Benson, and more  

Pants went to this year's New York ComicCon and brought back some interviews for this episode. He speaks with Tom King, Katie Cook, Eric Nolen-Weathington, Shawna Benson, and Julie Benson. Plus a 'Pants on the Street' with everyone's favorite inebriated Avenger. (1:00:11)

1624.5  - Behind the Scenes on 1624  

As some of the Geeks prepare for the New York Comic Con, we take a break and present a behind the scenes listen into the goings on before and after a CGS recording. (25:44)

1624 - Off the Racks: Deathstroke Rebirth #1, Kill or Be Killed #1, & Superwoman #1  

This month we're bringing you murderous vigilantism (Image's Kill or Be Killed), conscientious contract killing (DC's Deathstroke), and tried-and-true superheroics (DC's Superwoman), all spiced up with just a dash of RIOS! Plus bonus reviews, and a brief discussion about what made the Bronze Age of Comics great. (1:47:54)

1623 - Spotlight on The Invincible Iron Man in the Silver Age  

Our sizzlin' series of Silver Age Spotlights on Mighty Marvel mainstays continues with a look at the Invincible Iron Man! Head engineer Chris Eberle lays out the schematics of the first five years of Iron Man stories: the supporting cast, the nefarious foes, the Cold War propagandism ('COMMIES!'), the high-tech armor with its various upgrades, and the tortured, ingenious human being at the center of it all, 'cool exec with a heart of steel' Tony Stark. Includes a quick, nostalgic nod to the 1966 Iron Man cartoon! (2:56:40)

1622 - Previews and a chat with Steve Bryant  

Previews time again! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. We also talk with Steve Bryant about 'Athena Voltaire and the Volcano Goddess'. (1:49:12)

Happy 50th Birthday Jamie D.  

A collection of remarks and reminiscences--some silly, some somber, all sincere--from the friends, fans, and family of our departed comrade, Jamie D, on the occasion of his 50th birthday. Plus some vintage audio clips of the Shiznit himself. The pimp hand remains strong! (1:48:57)

1621 - Comic Talk - Improv Edition  

We got Comic Talk--right here on Comic Geek Speak!--with a capital 'C' and that rhymes with 'P' and that stands for Peter Rios, who joins us on this episode for a lively chat about about our recent CGS group outing to see his production of 'The Music Man'! After that, we engage in a bit of Shop Talk and Con Talk, congratulate Tom King, mourn Gene Wilder, question whether rumors of 'the death of comics journalism' might be greatly exaggerated, and just generally let it alllll hang out. See what good can come of our original episode plans falling through! (56:55)

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