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The Short Box: A Comic Book Podcast

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A weekly comic book show hosted by a diverse crew of sarcastic fanboys, centered on reviews, recommendations, artist spotlights, and interviews with industry professionals.

A weekly comic book show hosted by a diverse crew of sarcastic fanboys, centered on reviews, recommendations, artist spotlights, and interviews with industry professionals.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly comic book show hosted by a diverse crew of sarcastic fanboys, centered on reviews, recommendations, artist spotlights, and interviews with industry professionals.

Language:

English

Contact:

9047104820


Episodes

Ep.301 "Urban Animal w/Justin Jordan"

10/28/2020
Justin Jordan's (Luther Strode, Reaver, Green Lantern) popular Webtoons series, Urban Animal, is seeing print for the first time! It's the story about a normal kid who finds out he's not so normal when he turns into a sabertooth tiger. Justin called in to chat about the Kickstarter campaign, the series' Webtoons origin, his thoughts on the direct market, advice for aspiring comic writers, and his ideal Luther Strode casting. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:16:15

Ep.300 "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends"

10/21/2020
This is it, our milestone 300th episode! Not only do we discuss Venom's first full appearance in the iconic Amazing Spider-Man #300, but past guests, friends of the show, and some mystery patrons call in to celebrate with us (00:55:58). Other topics include: Fan-mail (01:00:50), Champion Season (01:11:33), and a few heartfelt words on what you can expect in the next season (01:27:30). Thank you for making this possible, Short Box Nation. Support the show...

Duration:01:37:15

Road to 300: Flashback Episode (#1 The Stranger)

10/14/2020
This is the last stop on our road to 300 before we drop our landmark show, next week. Here is a remastered version of the episode that started it all, the first episode of the Short Box from December 2012, starring the OG crew talking about the infamous Amazing Spider-Man #700 leak and bonding over their Jerome Opena man-crush. This episode also includes a special bonus segment featuring an outtake from our upcoming 300th episode (00:43:20). Support the show...

Duration:00:52:38

Ep.299 "Octobriana 1976 w/Jim Rugg"

10/7/2020
Comic book artist and illustrator, Jim Rugg (Afrodiasiac, Street Angel,PLAIN Janes), joins us to talk about his new comic, Octobriana 1976, the world's first fluorescent black light comic, and the success of Cartoonist Kayfabe, TMNT, teaching visual narrative, and answers some questions from the Kayfabe Community. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:23:39

Ep.298 "Hellboy: Wolves of St. August"

9/30/2020
We're reviewing Mike Mignola's first solo-written Hellboy story, The Wolves of St. August, as suggested by our patrons. Everyone's favorite occult investigator travels to the Balkans to find it decimated by angry ghosts and an associate murdered by a living werewolf, thanks to a 780-yr-old curse that’s been put on the town. Other topics include: Fan mail (01:01:48) & Champion Season segment (01:16:23) Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:33:54

Road to 300: Flashback Episode (#134)

9/16/2020
Our road to 300 begins now! We're revisiting key episodes from the Short Box saga, starting with a remastered version of the first episode featuring the crew you know today. Originally released as "Ep.134 From One to Loki", this episode also happens be Ashley's debut as a full time host! Throwback topics include: 2016 E3 hype, Dark Knight 3, and an introduction to Ashley and her comic picks. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:16:18

Ep.297 "New Mutants: Demon Bear Saga"

9/9/2020
The crew have an in depth discussion about the comic book series that inspired the New Mutants movie, the "Demon Bear Saga" (10:32). Ed shares his thoughts on the movie's adaptation (1:02:45) and everyone pays respect to Chadwick Boseman (1:21:30). Hear our full New Mutants movie review here Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:57:25

Ep.296 "Lion Forge w/Desiree Rodriguez"

9/2/2020
Desiree Rodriguez, an Eisner award-winning editor, and comic writer, stops by to chat about her role at Lion Forge comics, working with Gail Simone on Catalyst Prime: Seven Days, where she sees the industry going, and how her Latinx heritage has played a part in her journey. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:13:04

BONUS EPISODE: Free Comic Book Day 2020

8/26/2020
This episode was recorded live at Gotham City Limit's Free Comic Book Day event. Badr interviewed fans in attendance and the staff about the FCBD offerings, and DC Fandome movie trailers like The Batman, Wonder Woman 1984, Justice League #Snydercut, and the Suicide Squad sequel. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:00:29:24

Ep.295 "Top Five"

8/19/2020
The crew share their personal top five comic artist list (22:40) and discuss the DC layoffs and Jim Lee's response (55:58). Bets are wagered on the outcome of this year's superhero movies: New Mutants, Black Widow, or Wonder Woman 1984 (1:08:45), and Cesar turns in his Hamilton & Southern Bastards homework (08:06) Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:48:41

"Simpsons Is Greater Than" Pilot Episode w/ Yeardley Smith

8/12/2020
The Short Box is excited to premiere the pilot episode of the Bart of Darkness' upcoming podcast debut: Simpsons Is Greater Than, a show about the cultural impact of the Simpsons. Press play to listen to Warren's interview with Yeardley Smith, the iconic voice actress of Lisa Simpson. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:04:29

BONUS EPISODE: Simpsons Is Greater Than w/ Warren Evans

8/7/2020
Warren Evans, aka Bart of Darkness, is back for a special conversation introducing his upcoming podcast debut: "Simpsons Is Greater Than", a podcast about the creative impact of The Simpsons. We'll be premiering the pilot episode, his interview with the legendary Yeardley Smith, on this feed Wednesday, August 12th, and it's a must-listen! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:00:27:22

Ep.294 "Court of Pigeons"

8/5/2020
The crew catch up on listener emails (09:37), revisit the Michael Jordan of comic artist debate (11:53), get nostalgic over Marvel trading cards (27:27), speculate on the fate of the DC Universe app (55:39), and share their dream Scott Snyder Marvel project (1:12:18) Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:02:01:45

Ep.293 "Artist Spotlight: Art Adams"

7/29/2020
The crew celebrates the career, and talent of Art Adams, and his influence on a generation of comicbook artists, in addition to discussing the New Mutants trailer, Helstrom, and other Comic-Con@Home related news Want to support the show in exchange for commercial-free listening, bonus episodes, and merch? Consider becoming a patron! Stay up-to-date on the latest Short Box episodes and happenings by following us on social media @theshortboxjax Support the show...

Duration:02:24:06

Ep. 292 "Knull and Void"

7/15/2020
Badr and Drew pay Walt a visit to discuss Empyre's prelude issues (10:57), debate who is the Michael Jordan of comic book artists (45:00), and tackle Drew's doubt in Rick Remender (01:03:23). Who do you think is the MJ of comicbooks? What's your top Backburner Series? Leave us an email, or message us @theshortboxjax Want to support the show in exchange for commercial-free listening, bonus episodes, and merch? Consider becoming a patron! Support the show...

Duration:02:00:58

BONUS EPISODE: The Fantastic Four Live Show

7/6/2020
Last week, we invited a select group of Short Box Patrons to join us for a secret live show. The conversation was focused on Roger Corman's, unreleased 1994 Marvel movie, "The Fantastic Four", and the comic series of the same name. This week's episode is audio from that show! Visit our YouTube Channel for the video version! Want to support the show in exchange for future live shows, bonus episodes, and merch? Consider becoming a patron! Stay up-to-date on the latest Short Box episodes and...

Duration:00:47:48

Ep.291 "Comic Conline"

7/1/2020
The hosts of The Creator's Corner, Greg Hopkins & Cory Pommell, join us to talk about their upcoming virtual comic convention: Comic Conline (July 9-12th), favorite convention stories, and working alongside Stanley "Artgerm" Lau on Artgerm Collectibles. We also find time to catch up on emails from the Short Box Nation! Want to support the show in exchange for commercial-free listening, bonus episodes, and merch? Consider becoming a patron! Stay up-to-date on the latest Short Box episodes...

Duration:01:49:25

BONUS EPISODE: Gas Me Up!

6/24/2020
Malcolm "The Mayor" Jackson joins Badr and Drew for a 2hr-long conversation with a wide-array of topics including Kung-Fu flicks, Gundam, Age of Apocalypse, the Eisner Award nominations, and Malc's experience with the recent protests. Want to support the show in exchange for commercial-free listening, bonus episodes, and merch? Consider becoming a patron! Stay up-to-date on the latest Short Box episodes and happenings by following us on social media @theshortboxjax Support the show...

Duration:02:11:29

Ep.290 "Floppies & Hardcovers"

6/17/2020
Four months after his Short Box first appearance, Bryan Brumleve returns to talk more about being a new comic collector, allowing Badr and Cesar to step into the shoes of a new fan, and share their tips on navigating the expanse world of comic books. Want to support the show in exchange for commercial-free listening, bonus episodes, and merch? Consider becoming a patron! Stay up-to-date on the latest Short Box episodes and happenings by following us on social media @theshortboxjax Support...

Duration:02:20:55

Ep.289 "Release The Shaggy Cut"

6/3/2020
This crew reunites for their first in-person recording since March! Shaggy Black joins as a guest co-host, as part of his last weekend in Jax, to help cover recent news and headlines. Check out the time-stamps below for topics: Topics by timestamps: Want to support the show in exchange for commercial-free listening, bonus episodes, and merch? Consider becoming a patron! Stay up-to-date on the latest Short Box episodes and happenings by following us on social media...

Duration:01:28:10