Wait, What?

Wait, What?

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A fortnightly comics and pop culture podcast

Episodes

Wait, What? Episode 233  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return with two hours of post Rose City Comic-Con blabbity blab! Please ignore whether or not one of us is drunk, and focus instead on the big picture instead: us discussing the convention itself, Mister Miracle #2, Micronauts by Bill Mantlo, Michael Golden, and a score of others; the Tom King interview on the Slate pdocast; Captain Phasma, Jaws on the big screen, 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!

Wait, What? Episode 232  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return with yet another a two and a half hour chatstravaganza about topics big and small, hypothetical and Concrete (although there is strangely not talk whatsoever of the comic Concrete.) We do however discuss the first issue of Metal by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, My Pretty Vampire by Katie Skelly, Doomsday Clock, the Ballad of Halo Jones, Spider-Gwen #23 by Hannah Blumenreich and Jordan Gibson, The Unbelievable Gwenpool by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru, 10 Dead Comedians by Fred Van Lente, 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!

Wait, What? Episode 231  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back with a two and a half hour superpunch kick of content as we dig deep into the enigma that is Star Brand: the New Universe comic created by Jim Shooter and then destroyed by John Byrne in one of the strangest, pettiest, most ambitious and deranged comics in existence.   But first, we discuss the recent Defenders miniseries on Netflix, and the even more recent Adam Wingard U.S. film adaptation of manga classic Death Note! 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 32  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return to visit issues #285-295 of Fantastic Four, featuring the end of the half-decade run of Mr. John Byrne! Yes, we have hit the end of one of the most remarkable runs on The Fantastic Four! Does John Byrne go out with a bang, or a whimper? Or something in between...some kind of bimper, if you will? The answers you need are here! 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 230  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back after a two week absence to talk about what happened at San Diego Comic Con this year, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew, X-Men: Grand Design, the latest piece on Marvel by friend of the podcast Brian Hibbs, plus discussions of Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, Manga Poverty by Sato Shuho, 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!

Wait, What? Episode 229  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return for the fifth podcast in five weeks to give you a pre-SDCC mix of meandering memory, agreeable disagreements, and punchy punch-drunkness.   Sit back for the next two and a half hours as we discuss Dark Days: The Casting, the amazing City of the Damned storyline collected in the Judge Dredd the Complete Case Files Vol. 8, Rocket #3, the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, the most reliable creators of Image as compiled by most unreliable us, 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 31  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return to visit issues #278-284 of Fantastic Four, written and drawn by Mr. John Byrne, featuring the exquisite inks of Jerry Ordway and Al Gordon! The return of Dr. Doom...or is it? The debut of Malice...or is it? The end of The Invisible Girl...or is it? Jeff and Graeme talking, anaylzing, kvetching, and complaining for almost two and half hours...or do they? Spoilers: they do. 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 228  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back and once again bring almost two and a half hours of comic book hypno hustle for your enjoyment!   Discussed today are the current controversy over an Image comics cover; a comparison and contrast of a wide range of erotic comics, money in comics and the lack thereof, an update on the seeming car crash that is Marvel Legacy, and a discussion of the first ten issues of Alpha Flight by John Byrne!  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 227  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester have two and a half hours of comic book madness to analyze, including the high oddness that was the Marvel Legacy gif announcements, the inspired loony tooniess of the DC Loony Toon crossovers, deep dives into the current Batman run written by Tom King, the Doom Patrol Volume 1, Brick by Brick by Gerard Way and Nick Derington, and the delightful madness of Manga In Theory and Practice by Hirohiko Araki.  All of this and our good old pal, 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 30  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return to visit issues #271-277 of Fantastic Four, written, drawn--and in one case lettered--by Mr. John Byrne! The She-Hulk vs. paparazzi! The Thing vs. iconic monsters! Reed Richards vs. his childhood! Sue vs. her haircut! And Johnny and Alicia vs. common decency! All of that is waiting in store for you in these Byrne-drenched issues! 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 226  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester pull up in the invisible jet to discuss everything from the amazon princess to Amazon madness. Yes, in this two hour-plus podcast, we talk Wonder Woman, the motion picture as well as the comics, the virtual fire sale Marvel is having on Amazon, Batman and Bill on Hulu, and comics like Deadpool: Bad Blood, Punisher Born by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, Moon Knight, 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank, Spencer and Locke, X-O Manowar, 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!

Wait, What? Episode 225  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester team up to mourn the passing of Rich Buckler, discuss the odd transition of the comics industry in the early Eighties and the possibility of lost works, the unlikely transcendence of Chris Claremont; the cancellation of Black Panther and the Crew, the one hundredth birthday of Jack Kirby, the return of Twin Peaks, Volume 1 of Darth Vader, the new X-O Man of War series, Vampirella, Namwolf, Medisin, old issues of The Brave and The Bold by Jim Aparo and Bob Haney, 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 29  

Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four! Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester swerve from their look at the defining runs of John Byrne on FF to cover five Annuals and What If #36. Join us as we are rendered punchdrunk by the return of the Salem Seven, the threat of the Prime Ten, and the creative sideswipe that is the debut of Dragon Lord! 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 224  

Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return to gab about the best titles of Free Comic Book Day 2017, the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, the first season of the TV show Legion, the first trade of the new Power Man and Iron Fist series, Lazarus by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark, Battle Angel Alita: Last Order by Yukito Kishiro, the Suicide Squad movie and much, much more in this two and a half 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!

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!

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