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The Short Box: A Comic Book Talk Show

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Since 2012, The Short Box has entertained listeners around the world with great conversations about comic books and pop-culture topics. Join the crew every Wednesday for comic reviews and artist spotlights worthy of your time, as well as interviews with the best creators in the industry. Subscribe and join the Short Box Nation today!

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United States

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Comedy

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Since 2012, The Short Box has entertained listeners around the world with great conversations about comic books and pop-culture topics. Join the crew every Wednesday for comic reviews and artist spotlights worthy of your time, as well as interviews with the best creators in the industry. Subscribe and join the Short Box Nation today!

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English

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Episodes

"The Reggie Miller of Comic Interviews": An In-Depth Conversation with SKTCHD Founder & Off-Panel Host: David Harper

5/31/2023
David Harper, dubbed the "Reggie Miller of comic interviews" by Mike Del Mundo himself, is the host of the Off Panel podcast and the founder/writer of the comic site: SKTCHD. He joins Badr for a deep-dive conversation about comics, journalism, basketball, Pizza Hut...and Stiltman?! Watch the behind-the-scenes video version on YouTube! TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: The Immediacy IndexThe Story Behind the X-Men x Pizza Hut PromotionFive F'sStiltman Space Outlaw #1The Incredible Hulk #1Creed Next Round #1Write in and tell us your favorite comic series from BOOM Studios, and automatically be entered)Jax friends, join us, for the 2nd Duval Comic and Zine Fest (DCAZ) on June 10th! Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:38:55

Comic News Recap: Jim Lee is President of DC Comics, Frank Miller's cover art sparks debate, and Amazing Spider-Man #26 leaks online

5/24/2023
Badr and Ed are joined by longtime friend of the show, Greg Hopkins (Boom Studios), to discuss and recap the latest comic news and headlines from this month. TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: Jim Lee is promoted to President of DC ComicsMassive Publishing is launching three new imprints and a Sean Murphy flagship title!Frank Miller's Wolverine variant cover sparks online debate (Does Miller still got it?)Amazing Spider-Man #26 leaks online revealing a MAJOR character's deathSPOILER WARNING!Gold Key Comic's submission process goes viral and starts a conversation about comic book submissionsBen'sWilds End #1, Svengoolie: Lost in Time #1, Murder by Mail #1 ) - Write in and tell us your favorite comic series from BOOM Studios, and automatically be entered)Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:23:16

Creating The Culture w/ Troy-Jeffrey Allen & Highlights from May's PREVIEWS Catalog

5/17/2023
Troy Jeffery-Allen is back on the show! For you new folks: Troy is the editor & content manager for PREVIEWS World (home of the monthly PREVIEWS catalog), and a creator & writer at RexCo (studio behind FIGHT OF THE CENTURY, ALL CAPS, PUBLIC ENEMY'S APOCALYPSE '91). He's back to talk about RexCo's new initiative (#Createtheculture) that's changing the way they make comics and finds time to flip through this month's PREVIEW's catalog with Badr Watch the unedited video version of this episode on YouTube TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: ALL CAPSApocalypse 91: Revolution Never SleepsCreateTheCulturePREVIEWSworld Weeklycatalog 55:54 in the video versionTroy's PREVIEWS PicksBLADE #1BRZRKR POETRY OF MADNESS #1THE RIBBON QUEEN #1Badr's PREVIEWS PicksBIG GAME #1GOOD COMICS FOR BAD PEOPLE AN EXTRA FABULProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:21:56

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Movie Review

5/10/2023
Fresh out of the theater on opening night, Badr, Drew, and Blythe (Everything is Logistics) hop on the mics for a first-watch review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3! (Spoilers start at 00:06:56) If one episode a week isn't enough for you, consider joining our Patreon Community for more content! Click here to join the Short Box family and get access to bonus episodes and special rewards for as little as a $1. Your support is greatly appreciated BONUS LINKS: Gotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:13:48

Bonus Episode: Live from Gotham City Limit Comic Shop on Free Comic Book Day

5/8/2023
Here's ten man-on-the-street style interviews recorded with fans and volunteers who were at Gotham City Limit comic shop on Free Comic Book Day! INTERVIEWS IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE: Ben KingsburyGotham City LimitSteven GamitShayne Linda If one episode a week isn't enough for you, consider joining our Patreon Community for more content! Click here to join the Short Box family and get access to bonus episodes and special rewards for as little as a $1. Your support is greatly appreciated BONUS LINKS: Gotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:00:31:07

#389 - How to manage your comic pull list, and other wisdom from Walt

5/3/2023
This episode marks ten years of Badr & Drew’s annual visit to Walt! The boys hop on the mics for a casual convo about managing this pull lists and manga, and Walt finally shares the story of how he got into comics TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: If one episode a week isn't enough for you, consider joining our Patreon Community for more content! Click here to join the Short Box family and get access to bonus episodes and special rewards for as little as a $1. Your support is greatly appreciated BONUS LINKS: Gotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:00:55:57

#388 - The Man Who Started Free Comic Book Day: An Interview with Joe Field

4/26/2023
Ever wondered how Free Comic Book Day, the biggest comic event in the world, got started? Well, Joe Field is the man to thank for that, and he's on the show to talk about the origin of FCBD, working with Stan Lee back in the day, and the original campaign that made Stockton, CA the official birthplace of Marvel's first family. Click here to watch the video version of this podcast on YouTube. TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: Meeting Stan Lee and opening a comic shopFlying Colors ComicsThe very first Free Comic Book Day (FCBD 2002)How Stockton became the official home of Marvel's Fantastic FourEpisode artwork by Laura Braga If one episode a week isn't enough for you, consider joining our Patreon Community for more content! Click here to join the Short Box family and get access to bonus episodes and special rewards for as little as a $1. Your support is greatly appreciated BONUS LINKS: Gotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:14:29

#387 - Shortboxed Live with Ryan Crowe

4/19/2023
Ryan Crowe is the head of marketing and community at Shortboxed, the fastest growing app to buy & sell graded comic books, and he's on the show this week with Badr, and Zack from Comic Ventures, to talk about the company's thriving community of collectors, the upcoming Shortboxed Live event...and obviously, comic grails! Watch the video version of this podcast on YouTube! TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: app Shortboxed LIVEBen's Top 3 comic picks of the weekIf one episode a week isn't enough for you, consider joining our Patreon Community for more content! Click here to join the Short Box family and get access to bonus episodes and special rewards for as little as a $1. Your support is greatly appreciated BONUS LINKS: Gotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:19:48

Bonus Episode: Billy West, John DiMaggio, and Jim Cummings Interview

4/12/2023
A trio of some of the most iconic voice actors in the industry talk about the profession, tricks of the trade, and cartoons! Order of appearance: Billy West, John DiMaggio (04:07), and Jim Cummings (12:29) If you want EVEN MORE bonus content and access to unreleased episodes and special rewards, consider joining our Patreon Community! Click here to join the Short Box family BONUS LINKS: Gotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:00:15:58

#386 - Comic News Recap: Joe Quesada joins Amazon, Heritage Auction sets new record, Last Ronin the video game, and more!

4/5/2023
Eli Schwab (founder of Cosmic Lion Productions and host of Can I Thwipp It? Podcast) joined Badr and Ed to catch up with some recent comic news and headlines. Watch the video version of this podcast on YouTube! TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: Former Marvel EIC, Joe Quesada, signs exclusive deal with Amazon StudiosDisney fires Marvel Entertainment CEO & Chairman, and MCU Disney + Phase 5 changes Heritage Auction sets new records with four-day Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction DC's Dawn of DC trailer will promote comics on HBO Max & AEWTMNT The Last Ronin is becoming a video game!Ben's Top 3 comic picks of the weekComic Giveaway Contest BONUS LINKS: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% store Proudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:25:38

#385 - Comic Tropes First Comic Project! An Interview with Comic Youtuber: Chris Piers

3/29/2023
Chris Piers is an artist, former real-life superhero, and the host of the popular comic YouTube channel: Comic Tropes. He's on the show to talk about his first comic project: an exclusive Vampirella cover for Dynamite Entertainment! Watch the video version of this podcast on YouTube, and get the comic here TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: River City Superhero Movement BONUS LINKS: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:11:00

#384 - Comic Coloring, Marvel Zombies, and More! Interviews with Laura Martin & Arthur Suydam (Live from Collective Con 2023)

3/22/2023
Two interviews-in-one! Hear from colorist extraordinaire, Laura Martin, about the important role colorists play in comics, and learn firsthand from Arthur "Zombie King" Suydam how the Marvel Zombies had a hand in launching The Walking Dead to stardom Hear the other interviews we recorded with Amy Jo Johnson, John Rhys-Davies, Billy West, and more, over on our Patreon! TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Gotham City Limit! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:00:31:02

#383 - A Conversation with Veteran Comic Artist: Andrew Robinson

3/15/2023
Andrew Robinson is a master comic artist, painter, and multimedia artist who has been working in comics for nearly 30 years. He joins Badr to talk about his upcoming appearance at Collective Con (get your tickets here!), and looks back on his experiences in the comic book industry, including the awards won, friends made, and covers that made him a superstar. Watch the video version of this interview on YouTube! TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: covers inspiration The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Collective Con! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:00:49:23

Patreon Preview: G.I. Joe Renegades Review

3/8/2023
In the latest installment of our spin-off podcast, Pilot's License, Badr and Ed dive into the world of G.I. Joe with 2010's animated show: G.I. Renegades. If you want to hear the rest of this episode, or want more content from us about classic comic book cartoons and animated shows, consider becoming a member of our Patreon Community for access to bonus podcasts! SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% storeSupport the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:00:15:37

#382 - Hickman's Ultimate Invasion, Superman The Foodie, and other comic news!

3/1/2023
Lex (from The Wednesday Pull List!) joins Badr and Ed to catch up with the latest comic news and headlines, such as the return of Marvel's Ultimate Universe and rumors of a decent Hellboy movie. Watch the video version of this podcast here! TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: Contest of ChaosKnight TerrorsJonathan Hickman & Bryan Hitch unite for Ultimate Invasion!Mike Mignola is writing the Hellboy movie rebootDC mangas about Batman and Superman are coming to the U.S.Ben's Top 3 Comic Picks SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% store Proudly sponsored by Collective Con! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:12:34

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania Movie Review

2/22/2023
Fresh out of the theater on opening night, Blythe Brumleve (Everything is Logistics) & Warren Evans (Simpsons is Greater Than) join Badr for a post-movie review of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (review starts at 00:10:19) Proudly sponsored by Collective Con! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:03:14

#381 - Kang The Conqueror: Only Myself Left To Conquer (Comic Review)

2/15/2023
Rob & Guido from the Dear Watchers podcast join us this week to discuss Marvel's infamous tyrant of time, Kang The Conqueror, with a review of the exceptional 2021 comic series: Kang The Conqueror: Only Myself Left To Conquer TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: GiveawayBen's Top 3 Comic Picks SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Collective Con! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:16:03

#380 - The Best Couple in Comics: Brad & Lisa Gullickson (Comic Book Couples Counseling)

2/8/2023
Brad and Lisa Gullickson have been called “The best couple in comics”. They host the highly-acclaimed comic podcast: Comic Book Couples Counseling, and are on the show this week for a special Valentine’s Day-inspired episode to talk about the best and worst relationships in comics. Watch the video version of this podcast here TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: Ben's Top 3 Comic Picks SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Collective Con! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:18:39

Patreon Preview - Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Review

2/1/2023
If you want to hear the full version of this episode, or want more content from us about classic comic book cartoons and animated shows, consider becoming a member of our Patreon Community for access to our spin-off podcast and other bonus content! SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% store Proudly sponsored by Collective Con! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:00:12:38

#379 - Exploring the Magic of Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes

1/25/2023
Dust off your favorite Calvin and Hobbes book, and join us for the latest installment of our artist spotlight series. We're analyzing the life and career of one of comic's most private and beloved creators: Bill Watterson. Watch the video version of this episode on YouTube TOPICS & TIMESTAMPS: What makes Bill Watterson's art style unique?Ben's Top 3 Comic Pickstrailer SUPPORT THE SHOW: here PatreonGotham City LimitYOO10% storeProudly sponsored by Collective Con! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Support the showGET IN TOUCH WITH US! 🤝🏼 theshortboxjax@gmail.com IG theshortboxjaxtheshortboxentertainment.comMecca Tha MarvelousDJ CrumbzL.E.R.M.Dialectable Beats

Duration:01:32:54