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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 284 | Action Figures Are Rad As Hell

5/5/2021
Paul, Kara, and Mike discuss the "take no bullshit" attitude of Spawn creator, Todd McFarlane, action figures, and how Todd's take from 1992 on the problem with the Big 2 is still relevant today. The post Episode 284 | Action Figures Are Rad As Hell first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:14:25

Episode 283 | Goodreads Book of the Month – My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness

4/28/2021
Brian, Mike, and Kait sit down to discuss our Goodreads Book of the Month for April 2021: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Nagata Kabi. The post Episode 283 | Goodreads Book of the Month – My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:53:54

Episode 282 | Chock Full of Left Turns (ft. Paloma Deerfield)

4/21/2021
Mike and Brian are joined by special guest Paloma Deerfield to chat about what gets us the most excited about comics. The post Episode 282 | Chock Full of Left Turns (ft. Paloma Deerfield) first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:02:31

Episode 281 | In a Week Or So, We Can Start Making Out

4/14/2021
Kate, Nick, and Paul dig into some of the books from our 2021 Goodreads Reading Challenge and discuss why they picked the books they added to the challenge. The post Episode 281 | In a Week Or So, We Can Start Making Out first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:16:25

Episode 280 | Suddenly, Satan Was Real

4/7/2021
Mike, Brian, and Kait revisit the Comic Book Time Machine to chat about 3 comics that came our the year and month they were all born: Starman (1988-1992) #1, Animal Man (1988) #1, Batman Annual #12. The post Episode 280 | Suddenly, Satan Was Real first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:58:34

Episode 279 | You Guys Ever Want To Kill Hitler? (ft. Dr. Zanne Domoney-Lyttle)

3/31/2021
Mike and Paul are joined by special guest, Dr. Zanne Domoney-Lyttle to discuss how the political climate influences their comic reading. The post Episode 279 | You Guys Ever Want To Kill Hitler? (ft. Dr. Zanne Domoney-Lyttle) first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:04:13

Episode 278 | Mike’s biggest shame is getting swindled on eBay

3/24/2021
Mike, Paul, and René revisit a topic from episode 131 to discuss the "pride and shame" of their comic collections and in doing so end up down a rabbit hole or two about the pitfalls of being a comic collector. The post Episode 278 | Mike’s biggest shame is getting swindled on eBay first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:13:04

Episode 277 | Comics that got you hooked (ft. Gabe Cheng)

3/17/2021
This week, Mike and Brian are joined by Gabe Cheng, creator of the comic For Molly, Love at First Bite, and the LIVE on Kickstarter, Into The Wilderness, to discuss what comics got them hooked on the medium. The post Episode 277 | Comics that got you hooked (ft. Gabe Cheng) first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:02:59

Episode 276 | We actually judge comic books by their cover

3/10/2021
Kara, Mike, and Nick do the impossible: Judge comic books by their covers. It's wild for an audio medium. Strap in. And get ready for some BRZRKR talk. The post Episode 276 | We actually judge comic books by their cover first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:14:48

Episode 275 | Goodreads Book of the Month: Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics

3/3/2021
Mike, Nick, and Kait discuss our February 2021 Goodreads Book of the Month: Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics as voted by our Goodreads group members. The post Episode 275 | Goodreads Book of the Month: Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:01:16:48

I Read Comic Books Podcast Trailer

2/26/2021
I Read Comic Books is the best comic book podcast you can listen to. Join Mike Rapin and two of our rotating panelists every week as they discuss comics they've read, comics they're excited for, and a comics specific topic. The post I Read Comic Books Podcast Trailer first appeared on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration:00:01:10

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