Wait, What?

Wait, What?

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A fortnightly comics and pop culture podcast

Episodes

Wait, What? Episode 223  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are here to report from the front lines of Marvel and DC, as Marvel announces its Marvel Legacy program and publishes Secret Empire #0, DC announces Dark Metal and published Batman #20, the first part of The Button, a crossover event with The Flash.   We discuss those books, Civil War II: The Oath, Batman #15-20, and much, much more in this two hour episode. Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Baxter Building, Episode 28  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester continue their look at one of the defining runs on FF and the 80s, that of writer-artist John Byrne. This time around, we cover issues #261 through #270, with the Trial of Reed Richards,the handling of the Messiah, the fallout from Secret Wars, the return of a beloved supporting character, and much, more more. Show notes await at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 222  

Today, instead of our regularly scheduled Baxter Building podcast, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester devote more than ninety minutes to covering the current Marvel P.R. controversies of the last few weeks.   What did those working for Marvel do and say, and what can they do and say now that they have done and said it? Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 221  

Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are here with a sprightly sequel to our previous episode, with follow-up discussions about the West Coast Avengers Run by Steve Englehart, an overview of the current Suicide Squad arc by Rob Williams and John Romita, Jr., Hostage by Guy Delisle as well as a look at the DC/Hanna Barbera crossover specials, the uses of fanfic, the possible mea culpas of Marvel, a full spoiler discussion about the movie Logan…and much, much, much more! Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 220  

The dam of blabbity-blab breaks in episode two hundred and twenty as Graeme McMillan and I spend two point five hours jumping on all of the furniture in the House of Ideas.  Yes, it is a largely focused romp as we look at All-New Wolverine, Amazing Spider-Man #25, the last six months of both Captain America titles, the classic run on West Coast Avengers by podcast fave Steve Englehart, the Marvel book that is not a Marvel book…and much, much, much more! Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Baxter Building, Episode 27  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester continue their look at one of the defining runs on FF and the 80s, that of writer-artist John Byrne. Join us for issues #248 through #260, as tumble through the Negative Zone, chaperone Galactus through the cosmic equivalent of a late afternoon lunch, gladhand Gladiator, and much more in a run of issues somehow simultaneously larger and smaller than the ones preceding them! Show notes await at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 219  

In the aftermath of episode two hundred and eighteen emerges the hero known as...episode two hundred and nineteen!  Yes, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back to talk about Jaws some more, to complain about Marvel some more, to give away more movie spoilers, to salute the new Nobrow catalog, to worry about the future of the direct market, and to wonder about the current state of Image Comics. Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 218  

After a brief hiatus we are back with episode two hundred and eighteen, two and a half hours of  Mr. Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester discussing all kinds of things, including a half-hour on the nature of snow, the best comic book adaptations of movies, Super Sons #1, Looney Toons vs. DC, Inhumans vs. X-Men, The Wild Storm vs. newuniversal, and much vs. more! Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Baxter Building, Episode 26  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester continue their look at one of the defining runs on FF and the 80s, that of writer-artist John Byrne. Join us as we look at issues #238 through #247, as Byrne really kicks his run into high gear with super-compressed mini-epics featuring new status quos for Galactus, the Inhumans, Dr. Doom, Ben Grimm, and much, much more. But are these issues really better than the ones that preceded them? Or just more ambitious? Show notes await at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 217  

You are listening to episode two hundred and seventeen, a two and a half hour episode wherein Mr. Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester ruminate on bad Dr. Strange comics, excellent Legion of Super-Heroes comics, the Cullen Bunn run on Aquaman, the Chris Claremont/Dave Cockrum run on Ms. Marvel, what it would take for us to care about the X-Men again, a long sonic side-eye at the series finale of Sherlock, and oh so very much more. Show notes with purchasing links are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 216  

This is episode two hundred and sixteen, our first Wait, What? episode of 2017, and Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back to give you the skinny on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, casting calls for The Inhumans TV show, the end of Civil War II and the beginning of the Unbeatable Wasp, Justice League vs. Suicide Squad, re-reads of the Grant Morrison New X-Men run and the original Son of Satan series (provided your own air quotes around original if you want), Hookjaw, Jabberjaw, Tom Scioli-jaw, and so much more in this heaping two hour forty five minute edition!. Show notes with purchasing links are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Baxter Building, Episode 25  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! After dozens and dozens of rocky issues, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester finally come across the desert island that is the start of a lengthy run written, drawn and inked by a fella by the name of John Byrne. IJoin us as we look at issues #232 through #237, the first six issues of the Byrne run, in which Reed, Sue, Ben, and Johnny encounter the one thing the FF haven't encountered in some time: well-crafted stories! Show notes await at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 215  

This is episode two hundred and fifteen, our final episode of the year, and in it, Graeme McMillan and Jeff give you our best of lists for 2016, as well as a most okay list and a list of the books Jeff most regrets not reading.   Join us for two and a half hours as we talk The Flintstones, digital manga services, 2000 AD, the untitled trilogy by Tom King, the 2016 Gwenpool Holiday Special, We Told You So: Comics As Art, and oh so very much more! Show notes with purchasing links are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 214  

This is episode two hundred and fourteen, our penultimate episode of 2016, and in it, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester have a leisurely comic book talk about Batman issue #12 by Tom King and Mikel Janin, the first several collections of Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye and Transformers: Robots In Disguise, Champions by Mark Waid and Humberto Ramos, Shadoweyes by Sophie Campbell, the first two volumes of By The Numbers, The Abominable Mr. Seabrook, and much, much more in this two-plus hour podcast. Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Baxter Building, Episode 24  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester go for superhero adventure in bulk, as we tackle issues #215 through 231 of the Fantastic Four, by Sinnott, Wolfman, Mantlo, Byrne, Byrne, Marcos, Moench and Sienkiewicz! It is a hefty dose of overstuffed storytelling, out of sync decisions, oddness, and through-the-looking-glass doldrums and we rev through it just in time to end our second year of the podcast at the dawn of a new era! Show notes await at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 213  

Welcome to episode two hundred and thirteen, a two and a half hour episode bursting to the brim with comic book talk, as Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester discuss Captain America Steve Rogers #1 and the first four issue of Karnak, all recently available on Marvel Unlimited, scheduling snags and the coming Wild Storm, the first issue of Betty Boop by Roger Langridge and Gisèle Lagacé, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, New Talent Showcase, licensed comics, Garth Ennis comics, Greg Pak comics, and oh so much more.  Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 213  

Welcome to episode two hundred and thirteen, a two and a half hour episode bursting to the brim with comic book talk, as Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester discuss Captain America Steve Rogers #1 and the first four issue of Karnak, all recently available on Marvel Unlimited, scheduling snags and the coming Wild Storm, the first issue of Betty Boop by Roger Langridge and Gisèle Lagacé, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, New Talent Showcase, licensed comics, Garth Ennis comics, Greg Pak comics, and oh so much more.  Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 212  

As you might have heard, the United States held an election, and Jeff and Graeme have to take the first hour of this two hour episode to process, before moving on to discuss the strange comic book companion on the Hawaiian cruise recently undertaken by Jeff; Super Powers by Tom Scioli; the third issue of Doom Patrol; pop music biographies, The Flintstones, the mystery of Goblins Lair and much, much more. Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Baxter Building, Episode 23  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester go from the cosmic ray frying pan to the cosmic ray fire, as we read and endure Fantastic Four issues #201-214, by Joe Sinnott, Marv Wolfman, the Buscema brothers, Keith Pollard, and John Byrne. Join us for the multi-part space opera epic that reverses all of the good will Fantastic Four #200 instilled us...and then some! The return of the Sphinx, the return of Nova, the return of the Skrulls, and the return of life-sapping ennui are all here...and we will tell you all about it! Show notes await at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Wait, What? Episode 211  

It is All Hallows Eve, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back to talk about our birth years,and superheroes and comic book adaptations on TV in a free-wheeling, nearly two hour long discussion that includes the original Star Trek, the Batman TV show, Luke Cage, and much more. Show noteswill probably be available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

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