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Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.
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Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

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English


Episodes

1704 - July 2018 Previews

7/16/2018
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Be-Bop-a-Lula, here comes Previews! We go through the July 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September 2018. (2:01:36)

Duration:02:01:40

1703 - Comic Talk

7/6/2018
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Another milestone for the CGS consortium, as Chris, Murd, and Bryan Deemer engage in 75 multi-topic minutes of Comic Talk without the benefit of a net... or a studio! This all-Skype extravaganza includes a report on Heroes Con 2018 from Murd; a preview of the latest magazine from TwoMorrows Publishing, Retro Fan; a ream of reading recommendations and reviews; some TV talk (Luke Cage, Season 2; Cloak & Dagger); and even a bit of WWII history and miniature-painting discussion for good measure....

Duration:01:13:26

1702 - June Previews

6/28/2018
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We're late, but we're still here! It's a two man Previews as Shane and Chris go through the June 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August. (1:48:12)

Duration:01:48:11

CGS Presents: Back to the Bins 326

6/13/2018
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Chris and Murd make another guest appearance on the Back to the Bins podcast, where they join hosts and fellow time-trippers Paul Spataro and Bill Robinson in the consideration of comics past. On the agenda: some Bronze Age Marvel horror and martial-arts action, and a timely tie-in with Marvel's ORIGINAL Infinity War! (1:58:07)

Duration:01:58:06

1701 - Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

6/1/2018
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Soaring from the Spice Mines of Kessel to the silver screen, it's Solo: A Star Wars Story, chronicling the early adventures of everyone's favorite spacefaring scoundrel, Han Solo! Thrill with the Geeks as they indulge in a digression-heavy discussion of the film, and how it scratched their Star Wars fan-itch in a Wookiee-sized way! (Warning: This episode is smuggling a heavy cargo of SPOILERS!) (1:23:21)

Duration:01:23:25

1700 - Comic Talk

5/28/2018
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Another centennial-episode milestone, and we're playing it totally low-key, just doing what we love most to do: talk comics! We swap stories of Free Comic Book Day 2018, offer reading recommendations, and, biggest and ballsiest of all, we review Deadpool 2! (1:16:36)

Duration:01:16:36

1699 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Atomic Age

5/21/2018
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The original era of the Original Captain Marvel came to a sad end in 1953... so what DID happen to the Marvel Family? How did they survive the rise of King Kull the Beastman, the baleful influence of the horror genre, and shameless attempts at Cold War/Korean War exploitationism, only to fall victim to a fate far more subtle and insidious, and to vanish into limbo for 20 years? Murd and Chris have some answers in this Spotlight episode covering the comics of the final fling of Fawcett...

Duration:02:50:07

1698 - May 2018 Previews

5/10/2018
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Time to go through the May 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. Plus a chat with Athena Voltaire creator Steve Bryant. (1:25:37)

Duration:01:25:36

1697 - Avengers: Infinity War Movie Review

5/3/2018
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The culmination of ten years of Marvel Studios filmmaking, Avengers: Infinity War is already a cosmic-scale blockbuster, and it's thrown down the Gauntlet to all other superhero movies past and present. Now, no fewer than five CGS Geeks assemble to share their reactions to this watershed moment in comic-book cinema. It's a GEM of an episode! (1:26:52)

Duration:01:26:52

1696 - An Interview with Professional Model Builder and Painter Lincoln Wright

4/25/2018
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In this episode, Bryan digs into his newest hobby of miniature painting and model building. He speaks with professional model builder and painter Lincoln Wright. Lincoln worked as a pro for 10 years in Japan and now runs a successful YouTube channel and Patreon. Lincoln is enthusiastic and has great stories to tell, so even if model building isn�t your thing, you�re sure to be entertained. (1:13:16)

Duration:01:13:16

1695 - The CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards Show

4/20/2018
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Announcing the final winners of the CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards, as voted on by you, our listeners! Following the reveal, pick up a goodie-bag of bonus Comic Talk, including a SPOILER-rich rundown of DC's landmark Action Comics #1; a micro-Spotlight's worth of Action Comics historical data and statistics, as compiled by Pants; some early thoughts on Season 2 of Legion; and more! (1:26:19)

Duration:01:26:19

1694 - April 2018 Previews and C2E2 Recap

4/13/2018
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It's Previews time once again! We go through the April 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June 2018 and afterwards Pants recounts his recent trip to Chicago for the C2E2 convention. (1:46:50)

Duration:01:46:50

1693 - CGS Goes to War!: Enemy Ace: War in Heaven and Vertigo Visions: Tomahawk

4/9/2018
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WAR has been declared! CGS opens a new front in its podcasting campaign, as Chris and Murd sit down at the strategy table to discuss a couple of their favorite comics in the war genre: Enemy Ace: War in Heaven, a German view of World War II brought to you by Garth Ennis; and a Vertigo-style take on the origin of DC's hero of the American Revolution, Tomahawk! War may be hell, but this new format is anything but! (1:19:29)

Duration:01:19:32

1692 - A Conversation with Julie Benson and Shawna Benson

4/2/2018
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Now making an encore appearance on CGS: Julie Benson and Shawna Benson, the premier sister act of the comics-writing world! Julie and Shawna take time out to chat about their upcoming transition from Batgirl and the Birds of Prey to Green Arrow at DC Comics; the state of TV (i.e., shows they write and ones they're watching); and other bits of Bensonabilia. (1:46:33)

Duration:01:46:33

1691 - The CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards Nominations Show

3/28/2018
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For the consideration of the Academy (i.e., YOU), this episode presents the results of our annual search for the most praiseworthy people and publications of the previous year in comics. Hear the Geeks' and listeners' choices for the best comics and creators of 2017, then cast your votes for the final winners! (1:31:34)

Duration:01:31:38

1690 - March 2018 Previews

3/14/2018
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Time once again to go through Previews! This time it's the March 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in May. Plus hear Pants give his thoughts on the closing of Toys R Us. (1:25:42)

Duration:01:25:42

1689 - Comic Talk

3/1/2018
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Format? Where we're going, we won't NEED format! In this affably amorphous episode you'll hear highlights from Pants' Whovian holiday in sunny L.A.; more thoughts on the Black Panther movie from Pants and Shane (SPOILERS!); Murd's declassified reaction to Brian K. Vaughan's The Private Eye; TV Talk, Toy Talk, Novelization Talk, and even (who'd have guessed it?) Comic Talk! (1:13:56)

Duration:01:13:56

1688 - February 2018 Previews

2/21/2018
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You just can't lose with Previews! We go over the February 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in April. AND: the official announcement of The CGS 'Best of 2017' Awards! (1:18:18)

Duration:01:18:22

1687 - Black Panther Movie Review

2/19/2018
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Hail to the King!! As the groundbreaking blockbuster Black Panther motion picture continues its box-office reign, a Geek tribal council consisting of Chris, Murd, and the elusive Matt assembles to discuss the film, its characters, its visual design, its surprising faithfulness to source material, and its wider cultural significance. Wakanda Forever! (1:26:02)

Duration:01:26:06

MTB030- Murd's Time Bubble: The Thirtieth Time

2/16/2018
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An(other) all-different Doom Patrol! The 'Last Laugh' for the DC Universe! And a couple of minor Marvel masterpieces from the late Bronze Age! The Time Bubble gangplank is descending--All Aboard! (1:57:10)

Duration:01:57:12