The Comic Book Podcast | Talking Comics

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SDCC 2017 - Much News, Much Movies, Much Comics! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #296  

Issue #296: SDCC 2017 - Much News, Much Movies, Much Comics! The boys are back in town!!! Fresh off their travels and escapades, Bob, Joey, and Steve are back in the "studio" to talk all the biggest news, comic book announcements, and movie trailers that came out of this year's EPIC San Diego Comic-Con!!! Expect coverage of the internet-breaking trailers for Thor: Ragnarok and Justice League as well as the most quotable quips from the plethora of panels from Marvel and DC!!! The gang also sends their congratulations to the Eisner Award winners (including friend-of-the-show, Professor Carolyn Cocca!!!), and much much much more!!! READCOMICS

Wedded Bliss, George Romero, and Marvel Legacy  

Issue #295 Wedded Bliss, George Romero, and Marvel Legacy Hey everyone! On this week's episode, Steve is back at the helm, with Mr. Bob Reyer and Ms. Bronwyn Mary Kelly-Seigh as our very special guest. On this week's episode, the crew talks Spider-Man: Homecoming after-thoughts, wedded bliss, James Bond, George Romero, and more comics than you can shake a stick at! So go ahead, download the show, tell your friends, and enjoy!

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING | Comic Book Podcast Issue #294  

Issue #294: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING SPIDER-MAN ON THE BIG SCREEN!!! 'Nuff said!!! Sure, this is the third iteration of Ol' Webhead on the silver screen, but what did the gang think of the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe-connected version of in Spider-Man: Homecoming??? TC's own Editor-In-Chief Mr. Bobby Shortle joins Bob and Joey as they review the Jon Watts-helmed flick that brings Tom Holland's Peter Parker back to high school!!! READCOMICS The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics ( The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh ( editor), Bob Reyer, and Joey Braccino who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is@TalkingComics and you can email us at

Wonder Woman, Black Magick, and Eternal Con | Comic Book Podcast Issue #293  

Issue #293: Wonder Woman, Black Magick, and Eternal Con Happy day-after-Independence-Day, America!!! The gang's all here and it's time to talk comics and the like, including, but not limited to the following: "The greatest Supergirl story ever told" in Supergirl: Being Super. The end of Greg Rucka's return run to Wonder Woman. The return of Greg Rucka's Black Magick with Nicola Scott. The debut issue of A VALIANT BOOK called Secret Weapons!!! The ever-growing Eternal Con!!! Fun Home: The Musical!!! Also, Bob, Steve, and Joey close out the show with some listener questions including a discussion of their favorite Marvel, DC, and Independent characters!!! READCOMICS

Marvel Legacy and Crosswinds #1 | Comic Book Podcast Issue #292  

Did the Marvel Legacy announcement from last week truly break the internet!?! How was Crosswinds #1, the debut issue of Gail Simone's latest ongoing series for Image Comics!?!?!??! Do we trust Chip Zdarsky with teaching us about the birds and the bees?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??! And who are the Dead Feminists?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!??! All these questions and more on this week's episode of Talking Comics!!! The gang this week: Joey, Bob, and special guest star, Melissa Megan!!!

Talking Everything with Katy Rex!!! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #291  

Issue #291: Talking Everything with Katy Rex!!! This week, the boys are joined by KATY REX, whose resume consists of but is not limited to the following titles: Comic Shop Valkyrie, Comic Book Writer on Jade Street Protection Services, Editor of Kim & Kim, Host of the "New Comic Book Day" podcast, Lover of Dinosaurs, and straight-up WARRIOR. Katy joins in on the conversation as the crew talks through the latest issues of Wonder Woman, Ms. Marvel, and Hulk. Also, Steve brings some manga to the table (!!!), Joey talks about the first issue of DEFENDERS, and Bob and Katy break down Bitch Planet: Triple Feature #1.  Also also, Bob guested on another show (!!!!!!! #betrayed #jk). Click here to tune in!!! READCOMICS

Issue #290: Henchgirl's Kristen Gudsnuk and Remembering Adam West  

Issue #290: Henchgirl's Kristen Gudsnuk and Remembering Adam West This week, special guest host KRISTEN GUDSNUK of Henchgirl fame joins the roundtable to talk comics of all kinds!!! The gang gets into the huge news coming off Batman #24, breaks down Cullen Bunn's latest horror comic The Unsound, and reviews Iceman #1. Also, two big "finales" in ANGEL CATBIRD VOLUME 3 and The Flintstones #12. Finally, be sure to listen in for a special remembrance of Adam West. READCOMICS

Issue #289: WONDER WOMAN Review  

It's time to review WONDER WOMAN. 'Nuff said. BUT, if that isn't enough, the boys are joined this week by Talking Comics' own legendary Amazons, Dr. Mara Wood and Professor Carolyn Cocca, to review the first ever film adaptation of Diana of Themyscira!!! C'mon. C'MON. And, as always, STAY AFTER THE CLOSING MUSIC FOR A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING NEXT WEEK'S GUEST HOST!!! READCOMICS

Much Comics, Many Listener Questions | Comic Book Podcast Issue #288  

It's that time again: LISTENER QUESTIONS FOR DAYS!!!! The boys take your questions, leaving their recommendations for top ongoing series, waxing poetical about their dream storylines (that they would write obviously), doing a little fan casting, and MUCH MUCH MORE!!! Also, Joey talks binge-ing Riverdale, Steve talks roller derby (!!!), and Bob breaks down the latest issues of Greg Rucka's Wonder Woman and Margaret Stohl's Mighty Captain Marvel!!! Also, Darth Vader, Violent Love, and Victor LaValle's DESTROYER!!! All the while, the gang tries desperately to contain their excitement for the upcoming WONDER WOMAN film!!! Be sure to send us your thoughts on the film ahead of next week's special review episode!!! READCOMICS

Generation X, Luke Cage, and Harriet Tubman | Comic Book Podcast Issue #287  

It's a week of big debuts and an epic conclusion on Talking Comics as Bob, Steve, and Joey take a look at first issues for GENERATION X and LUKE CAGE over at Marvel and the final issue of "THE BUTTON" storyline over in THE FLASH #22!!! Also, conversations on Batman, Batwoman, and a little book called HARRIET TUBMAN, DEMON SLAYER (oh yeahhhhhhhhh!!!!!). Also, the boys take some listener questions on crossovers versus events and their best strategies for keeping up-to-date on their books during the long weeks and months between publication. READCOMICS

Doomsday Clock, Secret Warriors, and On Beauty | Comic Book Podcast Issue #286  

This week on the TALKING COMICS podcast, the boys take a deep dive into a wide variety of comics, including brand new series like BUG from the DC Young Animals imprint, Misfit City from BOOM! Studios, and Regression from Image Comics!!! Over in Marvel land, Steve discusses Secret Warriors #1 and tries to reconcile it with the Hickman/Caselli run from 2009, Bob jumps to Fantastic Four #54 (Vol. 3) for a bit of a Mother's Day #tbt, and Joey talks about Black Panther And The Crew and its recent cancellation. Also, the gang talks about the just-announced "DOOMSDAY CLOCK" mini-event that will finally bring the Watchmen into the DC Rebirth universe!!! Also also, Eisner-nominated webcomic On Beauty, as recommended by friend of the show, Professor Carolyn Cocca!!! READCOMICS

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 Review and SECRET EMPIRE | Comic Book Podcast Issue #285  

"I'M MARY POPPINS Y'ALL!!!" The GUARDIANS OF THE FREAKING GALAXY ARE BACK and the Talking Comics crew has gathered to share their thoughts on the second volume in the breakout sci-fi franchise blowing up the space corner of the MCU!!! Bob, Steve, and Joey are joined by Bronwyn Kelly-Seigh as they review James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, which sees the return of Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and Michael Rooker and adds Kurt Russell, Pom Klementieff, and Sylvester Stallone to Marvel's crazy roster of crazy actors! But first, the boys talk tons of comics, including the third chapter in DC's mini-crossover "THE BUTTON" and the official first issue of Marvel's SECRET EMPIRE!!!!!!! Other first issues covered include Jean Grey #1, Black Bolt #1, and Eternal Empire #1. READCOMICS

Goodbye, PWAKAH! and Listener Questions | Comic Book Podcast Issue #284  

Cheese and Crackers!!! Kate Leth and Brittney K. Williams' Patsy Walker, AKA Hellcat! (PWAKAH!) reached its bittersweet conclusion this week, and the gang's all here to say goodbye to one of Talking Comics best on-going series of 2016. This week, the boys are joined by Sarah Miles (all the way from across the pond!) to talk some of the biggest and best comics from the last week, including the follow up to "The Button" over in The Flash #21 and There's Nothing There #1, a new series from Black Mask Studios!

The Button, Secret Empire, and Generations | Comic Book Podcast Issue #283  

This week, the fourth seat is filled by Jessica Garris-Shaeffer, the effervescent comics guru and Valkyrie from Androids Amazing Comics!!! As a comics retailer, Jessica brings a unique perspective to the conversation as the gang gets into two of the biggest issues from last week: Batman #21's "THE BUTTON, Part 1" and Secret Empire #0. Other comics discussed include the final issue of Silk, follow-ups on Batwoman, and the first issues of two new Image series, Plastic and Redneck. Steve also talks about ROUGHNECK, the latest graphic novel from Jeff Lemire. In addition to comics, the Talking Comics crew gets into the recent announcements regarding Marvel's NEXT big storyline: GENERATIONS (and Legacy). READCOMICS

Power Man & Iron Fist Finale and Godshaper #1 | Comic Book Podcast Issue #282  

This week, the boys are joined by a very special guest: Melissa Megan, aka host of the Sirens of Scream podcast, co-host of the Top Shelf book club, editor-in-chief of Mega Nerd Media, and sometimes-contributor to Talking Comics!!! After catching up with the uber-awesome Melissa for a bit, the gang gets down and dirty with some of the biggest comics from the last few weeks, including (but not limited to) Wonder Woman, The Unstoppable Wasp, Harrow County, My Little Pony: Legends of Magic, and Moonshine. Also, Bob and Joey say goodbye to Power Man & Iron Fist and the whole crew says hello to Godshaper, a new series from BOOM! Studios!!!

Indie Comics Galore and the Thor: Ragnarok Trailer | Comic Book Podcast Issue #281  

The Bifrost has opened and the gods have rained down the first teaser for THOR: RAGNAROK unto us... and just in time for this week's show!!! The gang shows their "apprethiation" for the trailer footage, remarking on the new characters, the new look, the new vibe for our Asgardian hero(es?). Also, it's independent comics galore as Steve, Bob, and Joey take a deep dive into a gaggle of comics from IDW, Titan, and Image (BLACK CLOUD #1!!! Paper Girls #13!!!), as well as several graphic novels, including Nameless City and Newsprints.

On Marvel Comics and the Market; On DC Films and Batgirl | Comic Book Podcast Issue #280  

This week, the gang dives deep into two of the biggest comics-related news stories of the week: the now-infamous comments from some Marvel execs on diversity, creative teams, and events and the blockbuster announcement that Joss Whedon would be directing and writing an upcoming Batgirl film. Words are exchanged, thoughts are shared, and the conversation gets critical. (~1:45:30) But before all that, Bob, Steve, and Joey talk some of the best comic books from last week's stands, including the grand finales to Mark Waid and Chris Samnee's run on Black Widow, Dennis Hopeless' Spider-Woman, and James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh's Backstagers. Check it!

That Supergirl/Flash Musical Episode and Listener Questions!!! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #279  

Issue #279: That Supergirl/Flash Musical Episode and Listener Questions! Download Directly From iTunes Remember that time Supergirl and The Flash teamed up for a musical? Well, the Talking Comics crew does and they talk at length about the latest superhero crossover in the CW-DC-TV-verse (?). Also, lots of comics talk, including thoughts on brand new issues of Hulk, Spider-Gwen, Action Comics, Wonder Woman, and Batgirl, as well as debuting series like Iron Fist and Helena Crash. Throughout the episode, Bob, Steve, and Joey answer as many listener questions as possible, too!!! READCOMICS

Issue #278: GIANT-SIZED EDITION: Iron Fist, PWakaH, and Rian Sygh  

SPECIAL GIANT-SIZED ISSUE!!! Steve is in the Captain's Chair!!! The Talking Comics crew sits down with Rian Sygh, one of 2016's break-out artists who is currently wrapping up Backstagers with James Tynion IV for BOOM! Studios. Rian and the crew talk comics (obvi), influences, anime, manga, Zelda, and upcoming projects. Also, Steve and Joey share their thoughts on the latest addition to the Netflix Marvel Universe, IRON FIST, which dropped last weekend. 'Nuff said... Also also, Bob regales the gang with his adventures during the returning ICON 2017!!! And, of course, tons of talk about last week's comics, including some tear-jerking scenes in Ms. Marvel and Patsy Walker, AKA Hellcat!

Superman Reborn, Wonder Woman Trailer, and Mara's Goodbye | Comic Book Podcast Issue #277  

The gang gathers to discuss the week in comics, including Gotham Academy, Action Comics, All-New Wolverine, Squirrel Girl, Grass Kingdom, and more. We hash out our apprehensions and excited feelings over the second Wonder Woman trailer released and talk some important Thor 3 news. Finally, Mara says goodbye as Steve prepares to take the reigns and lead the Talking Comics crew into a new era!

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