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A podcast for comic book fans. Hosted by Mike Rapin and featuring a rotating 2-person panel of diverse comic book experts discussing what they’re reading with a comic book specific topic every episode. New episodes every Wednesday.

A podcast for comic book fans. Hosted by Mike Rapin and featuring a rotating 2-person panel of diverse comic book experts discussing what they’re reading with a comic book specific topic every episode. New episodes every Wednesday.

Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Description:

A podcast for comic book fans. Hosted by Mike Rapin and featuring a rotating 2-person panel of diverse comic book experts discussing what they’re reading with a comic book specific topic every episode. New episodes every Wednesday.

Twitter:

@ircbpodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

6165100932


Episodes

Episode 274 | Read comics for your inner-punk-self

2/24/2021
Mike and René are joined by special guest Simon Domoney-Lyttle to talk about comics that helped them understand comics better. The post Episode 274 | Read comics for your inner-punk-self first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:11:25

Episode 273 | Mike’s going to watch ‘The Joker’ and it’s all your fault

2/17/2021
This week, Paul, Nick, and Mike each pick a newish #1 issue and give it a hearty review: Of Thieves and Elves Vol. 1 and Fear Case #1. Of course, someone broke the rules. The post Episode 273 | Mike’s going to watch ‘The Joker’ and it’s all your fault first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:05:47

Episode 272 | IRCB Now Recommends Garfield Comics

2/10/2021
Paul and Kara join Mike to discuss how music is portrayed in comics and how you get into the FEEL of music in comics. The post Episode 272 | IRCB Now Recommends Garfield Comics first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:21:20

Episode 271 | “We All Understand The Sanctity Of Comic Books”

2/3/2021
Kate and Kara join Mike to discuss their, well, "unique" habits while reading comics but spin out into discussing how we handle comics, how IRCB came together, the comic book market and... well, a lot about comics. The post Episode 271 | “We All Understand The Sanctity Of Comic Books” first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:23:14

January 2021 Goodreads Book of the Month: Why Art?

2/1/2021
As chosen by the folks who completed our 2020 Goodreads Reading Challenge, Mike and Brian discuss Eleanor Davis' Why Art? The post January 2021 Goodreads Book of the Month: Why Art? first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:26:49

Episode 270 | 6th Annual: Not Even the Longest

1/27/2021
We did it. Year Six begins here. Mike, Kait, Brian, and Paul sat down to reflect on the last year of the show. The post Episode 270 | 6th Annual: Not Even the Longest first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:30:33

Episode 269 | Oops, All Gambits

1/20/2021
Brian, Kara, and Mike sat down, asked, then answered, the question: Is Gambit just a broke ass Batman? The answer is a resounding yes and they explain why. The post Episode 269 | Oops, All Gambits first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:04:07

Episode 268 | How do you choose the format to read your comics?

1/13/2021
Mike and Nick are joined by friend of the show and fellow podcaster, Danny Martinez, to discuss our comic collecting habits, how they've changed, and where we draw the line on digital vs physical vs subscription when choosing how to read comics. The post Episode 268 | How do you choose the format to read your comics? first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:02:08:13

Bonus Minisode | Video Games

1/9/2021
Mike and Nick discuss some video games: Kingdom Hearts, Bloodbourne, Dark Souls, and Metal Gear Solid. The post Bonus Minisode | Video Games first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:35:36

Episode 267 | The X of Swords Review

1/6/2021
Mike is joined by Eric Rezsnyak and Kevin Dillon of Great Pop Culture Debate to talk about X of Swords and the future of the X-Men. FULL SPOILERS AHEAD! The post Episode 267 | The X of Swords Review first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:27:32

Minisode 44 | Happy Belated Holidays

12/30/2020
Brian and Mike discuss three holiday special one-shots: Lobo: Paramilitary Christmas Special #1, Power Man and Iron Fist (2016- 2017): Sweet Christmas Annual #1, and Merry X-Men Holiday Special (2018) #1. The post Minisode 44 | Happy Belated Holidays first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:26:00

Episode 266 | Love “Quadrangles”

12/23/2020
Mike, Brian, and Nick discuss our Goodreads Book of the Month: Farmhand Vol. 1 by Rob Guillory, Taylor Wells, and Kody Chamberlain. The post Episode 266 | Love “Quadrangles” first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:55:54

Episode 265 | The Best Comics We Read in 2020

12/16/2020
Mike, Kait, and Paul discuss the best comics we read in 2020. New comics, old comics, any comic! The post Episode 265 | The Best Comics We Read in 2020 first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:24:31

Bonus Minisode | Amethyst (1983) vs Amethyst (2020)

12/12/2020
This special episode of IRCB is brought to you by Erin who was kind enough to donate in support of the protests calling for racial justice. Kait and Kara took two Amethyst comics and put them head to head to discuss: Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld: The Birthright (1983) #1 Amethyst (2020) #1 Please consider donating to one of the many causes still in need right now. The post Bonus Minisode | Amethyst (1983) vs Amethyst (2020) first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:36:16

Episode 264 | Batman Fell In Love With a Ghost Lady

12/9/2020
Kara, Nick, and Mike talk cliffhangers in comics, IP mining, comic scheduling and more on this week's episode of IRCB. The post Episode 264 | Batman Fell In Love With a Ghost Lady first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:22:53

Minisode 43 | D&D Comics: Vox Machina vs. Dungeons & Dragons

12/2/2020
This episode was recorded some time in the recent past! Mike and Brian, as two long-time players of Dungeons & Dragons, dig into two comic series based around the infamous Tabletop RPG: Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins Vol. 1 and Dungeons & Dragons Vol. 1: Shadowplague. Some spoilers ahead. The post Minisode 43 | D&D Comics: Vox Machina vs. Dungeons & Dragons first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:26:34

Bonus Minisode | Religion and Comics

11/28/2020
Tia and Nick got together to discuss religion in comics, from WicDiv to Hellboy, why visual storytelling works so well for religious themes, and more. The post Bonus Minisode | Religion and Comics first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:29:03

Episode 263 | Worldbuilding in Comics

11/25/2020
Tia and René join Mike to discuss worldbuilding in comics, what makes it unique, and why comics are the best medium for storytelling. The post Episode 263 | Worldbuilding in Comics first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:50:37

Episode 262 | Incredibly Smart People Think Inside Their Head

11/18/2020
Mike is joined by Kait and Nick to revisit the Comic Book Time Machine: Find a comic book that was released the year and month you were born and discuss! The post Episode 262 | Incredibly Smart People Think Inside Their Head first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:14:47

Bonus Minisode | Batmansplaining

11/14/2020
Kara and Tia discuss Batmansplaining and how Bat-fans gatekeep their precious Batman in good and (mostly) bad ways. The post Bonus Minisode | Batmansplaining first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:26:39