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Since 2012, The Short Box has entertained listeners around the world with great conversations about comic books and pop-culture. Join the crew every Wednesday for comic spotlights, interviews with the best comic creators in the industry, and recommendations worthy of your time. Make yours Short Box!

Since 2012, The Short Box has entertained listeners around the world with great conversations about comic books and pop-culture. Join the crew every Wednesday for comic spotlights, interviews with the best comic creators in the industry, and recommendations worthy of your time. Make yours Short Box!

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Since 2012, The Short Box has entertained listeners around the world with great conversations about comic books and pop-culture. Join the crew every Wednesday for comic spotlights, interviews with the best comic creators in the industry, and recommendations worthy of your time. Make yours Short Box!

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English

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9047104820


Episodes

Classic Episode: George Pérez Artist Spotlight (2019)

5/18/2022
We're re-releasing this classic episode in honor of the recent passing of George Pérez Back in September 2019, The remarkable career of George Pérez was the subject for the 9th installment of our Artist Spotlight series (as selected by our Patrons). We explored his extensive career, recounted the many contributions he provided to comics, and shared personal stories from meeting the man himself. TIMESTAMPS: SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: theshortboxjax@gmail.com...

Duration:01:30:31

Short Box #358: George Pérez & Neal Adams Tribute, Doctor Strange Review, and Comic News

5/11/2022
Cesar is back with us this week, so we've got a lot of catching up to do. We covered a handful of topics, and made sure to dedicate plenty of time to celebrate the careers of two comic legends who recently left us. Rest in Peace to George Pérez and Neal Adams, respectively TIMESTAMPS: George Perez tributeNeal Adams tributeFrank Miller PresentsBatman dethrones Joe RogenSPOILERSSUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: theshortboxjax@gmail.com Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ...

Duration:01:41:17

Moon Knight Ep.6 - "Gods and Monsters" Review

5/11/2022
Badr & Drew say farewell to their pals, Marc, Steven...and Jake?! And discuss what happened in the season finale, and contemplate on what two MCU cameos were possibly cut from this episode. Watch the full unedited video version of this podcast on our YouTube! SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: theshortboxjax@gmail.com Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdListen to this week's other episode about Doctor Strange! Proudly sponsored by...

Duration:01:04:50

Short Box #357: Marvel's Illuminati (Comic Spotlight)

5/4/2022
The 2006 limited series: New Avengers: Illuminati, which chronicled the earliest clandestine adventures of Marvel's secret society, gets the spotlight treatment (thanks to our Patron's pick) to celebrate their forthcoming appearance in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Spoiler free!) ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: theshortboxjax@gmail.com DJ CrumbzMecca Tha Marvelouspreorder Ashley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdProudly...

Duration:01:26:36

Moon Knight Ep.5 - "Asylum" Review

5/4/2022
Badr & Drew get sentimental talking about Marc's troubled childhood as portrayed in last week's emotional Moon Knight episode. Watch the full unedited video version of this podcast on our YouTube! SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: theshortboxjax@gmail.com Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Support the show

Duration:00:43:07

Moon Knight Ep.4 - "The Tomb" Review

4/27/2022
Here's the fourth installment of our Moon Knight series rewatch and review series. Listen to Badr & Drew recap, react, and comment on the episode all-in-one, and attempt to make sense of what transpired this week (you know the scene we're talking about). Watch the full unedited video version of this podcast on our YouTube! SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEd Proudly sponsored by Gotham City...

Duration:01:00:54

Moon Knight Ep.3 - "The Friendly Type" Review

4/20/2022
Badr & Drew fire up the third episode of Moon Knight and provide commentary as the episode plays, share their predictions for Marc's potential third personality, and ponder how the gods/deities in the MCU could all be related. Watch the full unedited video version of this podcast on our YouTube! SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Support the show...

Duration:01:00:18

Short Box #357: League of Comic Geeks with Jordan Blanco

4/13/2022
Jordan Blanco is the creator of the ultimate social network for comic book fans: League of Comic Geeks. The platform helps collectors discover and discuss comics, organize their collections, and more. Jordan talks with Badr about the origin of the League, and how he's helping improve the comic experience for readers, retailers, and comic creators around the world. SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short...

Duration:00:52:29

Moon Knight Ep.2 - "Summon The Suit" Review

4/13/2022
Badr & Drew rewatch the second episode of Moon Knight, and share their reactions, opinions, and predictions while the episode plays. Fire up Disney+ and watch along with us! Watch the full unedited video version of this podcast on our YouTube! SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEd Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theshortbox)

Duration:01:01:45

Moon Knight Ep.1 - "The Goldfish Problem" Review

4/6/2022
Badr & Drew rewatch the premiere of Moon Knight, and share their reactions, opinions, and predictions while the episode plays. Fire up Disney+ and watch along with us! (starting at 00:07:00), and watch the video version of this podcast on our YouTube! SUPPORT THE SHOW: merchstoreYOO10%PatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdNEXT WEEK: League of Comic Geeks interview! Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Support the show...

Duration:00:56:26

Short Box #355: Moon Knight (Comic Spotlight)

3/30/2022
The 2014 Moon Knight comic series (by Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey), responsible for introducing Moon Knight's "Mr. Knight" persona, gets the spotlight treatment this week, just in time for the new Disney+ series! ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: DC Shadow War Alpha #1 giveawayMERCH & PERKS: merchstoreYOOPatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdNEXT WEEK: Moon Knight Ep.1 review! Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Support the show

Duration:01:39:36

Short Box #354: SBX News (The Mandalorian, Vault Comics, Daredevil Reboot)

3/23/2022
We're talking about a select handful of the latest comic news and headlines from this month, for another installment of our SBX News series TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE: Metallica invests in Vault ComicsRiddler prequel comic by Paul DanoMandalorian comic series announcedDaredevil reboot rumorMERCH & PERKS: merchstoreYOOPatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdNEXT WEEK: Moon Knight spotlight! Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Support the...

Duration:01:18:44

Short Box #353: The Batman Review

3/16/2022
It's an all Batman episode this week, so buckle in, and SPOILER WARNING if you haven't seen The Batman yet. We spend a lot of time recapping the movie, and talking about our favorite scenes and characters ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: MERCH & PERKS: merchstoreYOOPatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short BoxBadrCesarEdNEXT WEEK: Comic News & Headlines! Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Support the show

Duration:01:27:38

Short Box #352: Hulk Grand Design with Jim Rugg

3/9/2022
Jim Rugg joins us once again, to talk about his new comic: Hulk: Grand Design. Jim discusses the success of the Grand Design series (00:11:33), what he learned after reading over 10,000 pages of Hulk comics (00:26:54), the best Hulk artists of all time (00:47:59), and answers some fan questions about ninja comics, skateboarding, and more (01:16:23) ALSO IN THIS EPISODE: Cosmic Lion ProductionsWizɘrd: The Comix Super Ultra MegaZineMERCH & PERKS: merchstoreYOOPatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca...

Duration:01:35:24

Short Box #351: Batman: The Long Halloween (Comic Spotlight)

3/2/2022
The 1996 award-winning comic, Batman: The Long Halloween, won our last spotlight poll, and is credited as being a major influence on the upcoming The Batman film (according to director Matt Reeves). We decided to see how it holds up, and figure out how it might fit into the new film OTHER SEGMENTS: Top 5 Batmobilesexclusive comicMERCH & PERKS: merchstoreYOOPatreonHELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani HoyeThe Short Box on IGBadrCesarEd Proudly sponsored by Gotham City...

Duration:01:16:45

Bonus Episode: Q&A Pt.2 with Drew

2/23/2022
Drew joins in on the celebration, and talks about his most treasured comics of all time, shares a pitch for his favorite Z-list Marvel character, and recalls his favorite convention memories, and the "grails" that got away. Plus, some Batman & Peacemaker talk! Want to support the show? Buy some merch from our store, and use the discount code "YOO" to save 10%. Want access to more bonus content like this? Subscribe to our Patreon! HELPFUL LINKS: Mecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzAshley Lani...

Duration:01:04:48

Ep.350 - Q&A Special

2/16/2022
To celebrate this epic milestone (350 episodes!!), we answered your questions about our favorite comics of all time, the most treasured items in our collections, and talked about our favorite moments from the past 10 years, in this extra-sized episode. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions. We couldn't do this without you, Short Box Nation! (Q&A starts at 00:09:34) Plus, our regular segment highlighting the best entertainment picks worthy of your time (02:00:41) Want to support the...

Duration:02:26:31

Ep.349 - Bongo Comics with Bill Morrison

2/9/2022
Bill Morrison, is a comic artist, the former editor-in-chief of MAD Magazine, and one of the co-founders of Bongo Comics. He joins the show this week for a comic-heavy conversation about his love of golden age Batman, working with Matt Groening on the Simpsons, the origin of Radioactive Man, run-ins with comic legends, becoming a Marvel fanboy, and recounts the time he partied with Princess Leila! Want to support the show? Buy some merch with the discount code "YOO" to save 10%. Want...

Duration:02:00:32

Ep.348 - Jim Lee Artist Spotlight

1/26/2022
The expansive career of Jim Lee, one of the most revered and respected artists in American comics, is the topic of our latest Artist Spotlight series. We talked about how his work has personally impacted us (00:09:18), the promise he made to his parents, and his early career (00:19:04), setting a world record at Marvel, and then leaving to create his own studio (00:34:35), his meteoric rise at DC with Batman (00:55:53), and how he raised almost a $1M for charity with his sketches alone...

Duration:02:13:52

Ep.347 - SBX News ($3M Spider-Man, Astro City, & Batman: Caped Crusader)

1/19/2022
We're covering the latest comic news and pop culture headlines from the past month. Topics include: a record setting Spider-Man art piece (00:05:40), Jeff Lemiere's Image exclusive deal (00:14:41), the return of Astro City (00:20:10), Marvel's Netflix shows (00:30:14), and updates on the new Batman animated series (00:36:59). All this, and listeners react to our Star Wars episode! (00:54:02) Plus, regular segments highlighting the best new comics (00:46:41), and pop culture recommendations...

Duration:01:31:06