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The Weekly Pop Culture Audio Podcast Featuring In-Depth One On One Interviews and Discussions From The Entertainment Worlds Of Genre Fiction- Comic Books, Novels, Television, Film, Video Games And More. Created In 2005 By Chicago Radio/TV Host John Siuntres

The Weekly Pop Culture Audio Podcast Featuring In-Depth One On One Interviews and Discussions From The Entertainment Worlds Of Genre Fiction- Comic Books, Novels, Television, Film, Video Games And More. Created In 2005 By Chicago Radio/TV Host John Siuntres
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Chicago, IL

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The Weekly Pop Culture Audio Podcast Featuring In-Depth One On One Interviews and Discussions From The Entertainment Worlds Of Genre Fiction- Comic Books, Novels, Television, Film, Video Games And More. Created In 2005 By Chicago Radio/TV Host John Siuntres

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English

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312-841-7025


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Comic Books Stan Lee An Unauthorzized Bio W Comics Historian Fred Van Lente

11/13/2018
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Stan Lee RIP . Fred Van Lente joins me to look at Stan's life and career. Fred is the co-author of The Comic Book History Of Comics from IDW with artist Ryan Dunlavey so he is a perfect guest to talk about all the facets of Stan's career. We also talk about Fred's new mystery novel set at a San Diego Comic Con called The Con Artist from Quirk books, with illustrations by Tom Fowler

Duration:01:18:14

Comic Books History Archie 1941 & The Birth Of DC Elseworlds With Brian Augustyn

11/8/2018
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Brian is here to talk about his new drama Archie 1941. It's a poignant realistic look at The Riverdale gang dealing with the onset of WW2. Written by Augustyn and Mark Waid and drawn by Peter Krause, its a great story. We also discuss the creation Gotham By Gaslight which became the first DC Elseworlds title, featuring a 19th century Batman taking on Jack The Ripper. Brian takes us through the whole creative process including encticing a pre-Hellboy Mike Mignola to the project. Great stories...

Duration:01:21:56

Comic Book History Archie 1941 & The Birth Of DC Elseworlds With Brian Augustyn

11/8/2018
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Brian is here to talk about his new drama Archie 1941. It's a poignant realistic look at The Riverdale gang dealing with the onset of WW2. Written by Augustyn and Mark Waid and drawn by Peter Krause, its a great story. We also discuss the creation Gotham By Gaslight which became the first DC Elseworlds title, featuring a 19th century Batman taking on Jack The Ripper. Brian takes us through the whole creative process including encticing a pre-Hellboy Mike Mignola to the project. Great stories...

Duration:01:21:26

Archie 1941 and The Birth Of DC Elseworlds With Brian Augustyn

11/8/2018
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Brian is here to talk about his new drama Archie 1941. It's a poignant realistic look at The Riverdale gang dealing with the onset of WW2. Written by Augustyn and Mark Waid and drawn by Peter Krause, its a great story. We also discuss the creation Gotham By Gaslight which became the first DC Elseworlds title, featuring a 19th century Batman taking on Jack The Ripper. Brian takes us through the whole creative process including encticing a pre-Hellboy Mike Mignola to the project. Great stories...

Duration:01:22:26

Comic Books History 100 greatest moments of DC Heroines and The Justice League

11/8/2018
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Comics Writer Editor and Pop Culture Historian Bob Greenberger has begun a series of Comic Book Histories for DC. The first is The 100 greatest moments of The Justice League , The 2nd is the 100 greatest moments of DC Heroines. These are great histories that not only give you the reasons why these are the great moments but also loads of comic book scenes in full that feature the best moments We also talk about his work on magazines such as Starlog and Comics Scene , his time at The Weekly...

Duration:01:41:09

Comic Books Eric Esquivel Talks Border Town From Vertigo and Latinx Culture

10/31/2018
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Eric's comic explores Mexican myths and the ongoing culture wars of everyday life . Border Town is a bold new comic from Vertigo that explores the polarizing world of life on the Arizona Mexican border. That Border is also on the supernatural plane between our world and the mythological Mexican Hell.

Duration:01:02:39

Comic Books Eric Esquivel Talks Border Town From Vertigo and Latinix Culture

10/31/2018
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Eric's comic explores Mexcican myths and the ongoing culture wars of everyday life . Border Town is a bold new comic from Vertigo that explores the polarizing world of life on the Arizona Mexican border. That Border is also on the supernatural plane between our world and the mythological Mexcian Hell.

Duration:01:03:39

Comic Books Sanford Greene Harvests Bitter Root from Image Comics

10/31/2018
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Sanford Greene joins us to talk about his latest collaboration with David Walker and Chuck Brown. Bitter Root is a new monster hunting book featuring a family team exploring monster hunting during the historical backdrop of the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. It's a fanstatic concept with unique charcters and solutions to the "Monster Problem"

Duration:01:29:44

Comic Books Inktober Wrap Up With Artist Shawn Crystal

10/31/2018
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Shawn Crystal is here to talk about his comic books and his excellent interview podcast Ink Pulp Audio, featuring great one on one interviews with comic book artists . We compare our styles of interviews and talks about Shawn's art process.

Duration:01:20:32

Boxing-Ringside Seat Editor In Chief William Dettloff -A Big Bout Podcast Extra

10/24/2018
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Check out the newest addition ot the Word Balloon Network Here's the latest epsiode of The Big Bout Podcast. Bill Dettloff talks about his magazine Ringside Seat, and we review and preview recent and upcoming bouts.

Duration:01:17:53

Comic Books Outlier Paul Jenkins on The Future Of Storytelling

10/24/2018
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Great to welcome Paul back to talk about his many AfterShock Comics. The current treasure hunt/conspiracy adventure Beyonders. The controversial superhero saga Alters and The Sci-Fi comedy Replica. We also discuss his POV of where creators and genre content are going in today's entertainment market.

Duration:01:30:20

Comic Books Adventures With Kickstarter Greg Pak & Jonathan Coulton

10/16/2018
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Greg and Jonathan are back with their latest childrens book collaboration The Prince Who Saved Her Friends. The two discuss the book,and their tips interms of kickstarter, and how to sustain creator owned careers in the comics and music business.

Duration:01:06:58

Comic Books - Age Of Bronze and Oz talk With Eric Shanower

10/16/2018
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Great to welcome the incredible Eric Shanower . His Age Of Bronze was one of the hallmarks of late 90s comics. Now it's back and in full color. The new Volume 1 from Image collects the first nine issues and Eric will be releasing all the other 3 volumes . Plus next January Eric continues the saga with issue 34, his first new issue since 2013. We also get into Eric's passion about The Wizard Of Oz books and the Oz fan culture, plus other current projects and more

Duration:00:47:05

The Comic Books Birth Of Venom a talk with his creator David Michelinie

10/4/2018
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Venom's dad gives us his strange origin. David Michelinie gives us the behind the scenes story behind Eddie Brock and Venom.

Duration:01:07:07

Comic Books Superman at 80-a roundtable with Stern Ordway Kupperberg and Tomasi

10/4/2018
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The writers cover Superman stories from the 1970s-today. Featuring a roundtable chat with Roger Stern Jerry Ordway Paul Kupperberg, and Peter J Tomasi.

Duration:01:03:40

Howard Chaykin's Secret History Of Comics and Adam & Aidan Glass

10/1/2018
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First, a fresh take on teens fighting monsters in The Lollipop Kids from father and son writing team Adam and Aidan Glass, drawn by Diego Yapur from AfterShock. The main character, Nick, has dyslexia, a conditon he shares with Aidan, but it's more of a superpower than a hinderance that Nick uses to detect and fight a slew of monsters in New York . Nick also discovers a group of fellow teens whose ancestors brought the monsters with them when they came for old world Europe and other places to...

Duration:02:13:00

Comic Books- Robin and The Men Who created him

9/29/2018
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From Terificon, an incredible conversation. From Dick Grayson to Jason Todd to Tim Drake and Damian Wayne the men who helped evolve the character discuss and debate the strengths and even weaknesses the "Boy Wonder" brought to the Batman Mythos and The whole DC universe We hear from Dennis ONeil, Mike W Barr Jim Starlin Peter J Tomasi and Tim Seeley

Duration:01:05:48

Ben Blacker On Hex Wives-Chris Moreno on The Comic Book Story of Pro Wrestling

9/24/2018
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First Chris Moreno taks about The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling co written with Aubrey Sitterson Then Ben Blacker is back with a great new Vertigo series Hex Wives/ We also talk about his comedy co-creation The Thrilling Adventure Hour and his Writers Panel Podcast

Duration:02:01:44

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund President Christina Merkler

9/21/2018
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Newly appointed CBLDF President Christina Merkler tells us about the current challenges facing the CBLDF in today's comic book marketplace.We also discuss Banned Books week which starts this Sunday and runs through the 30th and the comics communities role in the Libraries involved.

Duration:01:16:57

Comic Books Ashley Robinson on Her Kickstarter Science ! Star Trek and More

9/21/2018
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Ashley Robinson is back to discuss her 2nd Kickstarter Graphic Novel "Science! ", co written with Jason Inman. The Colider Video co-host talks about the book that she describes as Harry Potter Meets Starfleet Academy This also causes us to discuss all the recent news and cganges in the Star Trek TV universe, from Discovery's season 2, to the coming Patrick Stewart Jean Luc Picard series , the new actor playing Spock and more. Funny stuff

Duration:01:26:05