Wait, What?

Wait, What?

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A fortnightly comics and pop culture podcast

Episodes

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!

Baxter Building, Episode 22  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester team up to take on Giant Size Super-Stars #1, Giant-Size FF issues #2, 3, and 4, and FF Annuals #11, 12, and !3 by Joe Sinnott, Rich Buckler, John Busceme, Sal Buscema, Keith Pollard, Pablo Marcos, Gerry Conway, Len Wein, Bill Mantlo, Roy Thomas, Chris Claremont and Marv Wolfman. Tune in as we catch up with comics over a five year span of the premier superhero team of Marvel, and behold a fight with the Hulk, the first appearance of Jamie Madrox, and more time travel then you can shake a TARDIS at! Show notes eagerly await you 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?: Goodbye to Steve Dillon  

This was recorded on October 22, 2016, the day we found out Steve Dillon died. This short, nineteen minute episode briefly discusses the amazing career of this artist who will be greatly missed.

Wait, What? Episode 210  

After a two week hiatus, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back for a deep discussion on what a comic book collection is truly worth, the life and times of a reporter on the run at NYCC, and the link between Swords of the Swashbucklers, Spawn, and Sex Criminals.   Join us for two hours of talk about Spider-Man, Starslammers, Scooby-Doo and other S-words (of the Swashbucklers). 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 21  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester team up to take on Fantastic Four issues #184 through #200 by Joe Sinnott, George Perez, Sal Buscema, Keith Pollard, Pablo Marcos, Len Wein, Bill Mantlo, and Marv Wolfman. Tune in and hear a bad streak of comics be broken as there is surprising agreement about what is so fun about the witches of New Salem, Klaw and The Molecule Man, The Texas Twister, the Plunderer and much, much more in the two-and-a-half hour podcast. Show notes eagerly await you 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 209  

Technology run amok renders our episode today a bit shorter than usual, as Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester spend a lively hour and twenty minutes talking Tom King, Alan Moore and the press interviews regarding his new novel, Moon Knight, the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, The Fix, a Batman story from 1963, and much, much—but sadly not that 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 208  

For the next two hours and twenty minutes, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester discuss the latest uproar over the direct market; CW shows leaving Hulu; what makes Spider-Man Spider-Man; Archie Comics; the future of Marvel Unlimited; underrated and overrated Fantastic Four runs; and much, much more as they wrap up their award-winning trilogy of questions from supporters on Patreon. 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 20  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester put on the sparring gloves over Fantastic Four issues #171 through #184 by Roy Thomas, George Perez, John Buscema, Ron Wilson, Sal Buscema, Gerry Conway, Bill Mantlo, and the ever-steadfast Joe Sinnott. Yes, one of our hosts thinks there is a lot of fun here in this batch of issues with admittedly a poorly timed dud issue...and the other person thinks the majority of these stories are trainwreck on fire. Who is right? Tune in and decide for yourself, as well as hear about the return of Galactus, the debut of Gorr, The Golden Gorilla, the invasion of the Impossible Man, the attack of the Brute and much, much more in the two-plus hour podcast. Show notes eagerly await you 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 207  

Make way for Episode Two Hundred and Seven with the second part of a multipart session in which Graeme McMillan and Jeff answer questions posed to us by our listeners on Twitter and Patreon. Over the next two hours we discuss the Legion of Super-Heroes (a lot!), Jack Kirby, manga for a newbie, sexuality in the Wolfman/Perez run of Teen Titans, Tim Seeley and Tom King, Spawn/Batman or Batman/Spawn, Steve Ditko, The Flintstones, and 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 206  

Time for Episode Two Hundred and Six with the first part of a multipart session in which Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester answer questions posed to us by our listeners on Twitter and Patreon. Over the next two and a half hours we discuss the Legion of Super-Heroes, Bob Haney, Metamorpho, Death Note and Platinum End, which graphic novels we’d teach in high school, Kamandi, Kamala Khan, 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 205  

Episode Two Hundred and Five finds Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester live and in person right where we belong: in a Portland basement arguing about San Diego Comic-Con! Topics in this shortish hour and fifteen minute podcast include the career of Rachel Talalay, the Wonder Woman trailer, Batgirl Rebirth by Hope Larson and Rafael Albuquerque, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Super Powers by Tom Scioli, Crafstman Bolt-On System Saves the Justice League, and 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 19  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Show notes eagerly await you 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 204  

This is Episode Two Hundred and Four, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester discussing all of the recent Marvel announcements from A to Ri; as well as Midnighter; Marvel in the Eighties and DC in the Nineties; Transformers vs. GI Joe; Marvel Fanfare, Comixology Unlimited: Dark Night: A True Batman Story, and, believe me when I tell you, so very much more in this two and a half hour podstravaganza!    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 203  

Here is Episode Two Hundred and Three, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester discussing Wonder Woman Earth One by Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette; The Fix by Steve Lieber and Nick Spencer; The Brave and the Bold; Girl Over Paris; Jupiter's Legacy by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely; Jughead, Judge Dredd, Jeff's poor spending choices, 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 18  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester peer cautiously at issues 147-159 of the Fantastic Four, by Gerry Conway, Rich Buckler, Joe Sinnott, Len Wein, Roy Thomas, and others. The shocking conclusion of the Reed and Sue split! The stunning marriage of Crystal and Quicksilver! The terrifying world of Mahkizmo! The disturbing triumph of Doctor Doom! You will find all of these discussed, albeit with not quite those adjectives, in this two hour comic book assault on the New York skyline of your common sense. Show notes eagerly await you 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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