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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

- Crisis Tapes 19: Crisis on Infinite Earths #5, Part 1--The Cover

10/9/2019
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One cover. Ninety-plus characters. Two hosts. Three hours. Zero regrets. Before our discussion of the fifth chapter of Crisis, join us in a 'quick' review of the key players from the two prime Earths, as selected and depicted by George P�rez. (3:16:56)

Duration:03:16:55

1750 - September 2019 Previews

9/26/2019
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All we are saying is give Previews a chance! We go through the September catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. (2:10:05)

Duration:01:58:18

1749 - Spider-Man (2002) Retro Movie Review

9/16/2019
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Seventeen years and two reboots ago, Spider-Man took his first swing at the big screen, under the direction of Sam Raimi and supported by a memorable cast including Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, and Willem Dafoe. Today, with Spidey's cinematic future in question, the Geeks hearken back to that simpler time and spin their own web of praise and deprecation around the original Spider-Movie: the stars, the script, the suits, the sketchy CGI, and so on. Listen today--it's your power AND your...

Duration:01:48:42

1748 - Comic Talk

9/3/2019
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The Geeks act as digital-audio docents, summarizing their experience of the Marvel exhibit at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia! Other attractions include a salute to FlameCon 2019; the inevitable rundown of the Sony/Spider-Man cinematic situation (sheesh!); a tantalizing MCU casting announcement; a few very earnest reading recommendations; a bargain-store bonanza for Shane; Muddle the Murd, and more! (1:23:17)

Duration:00:59:07

1747 - August 2019 Previews

8/26/2019
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Come and get your Previews! We go through the August catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in October. (2:14:55)

Duration:01:59:31

1746 - Comic Talk Super-Sized Summer Spectacular

8/2/2019
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August heat got you beat? Cool off with a big, ice-cold pitcher of Comic Talk, featuring follow-ups to our recent Top 5 Animated Series of Our Youth episode; reactions to SDCC news & gossip; a full-scale, five-Geek review of Spider-Man: Far From Home; and more! It's comic fun in the summertime! (2:26:50)

Duration:03:07:08

1745 - July 2019 Previews

7/23/2019
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Previews comin' at'cha! We go through the July catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in September. (2:27:42)

Duration:03:05:24

1744 - BOMC: Daredevil: Born Again

7/18/2019
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It was the worst of times for Daredevil; it was the best of times for his readers! It was 1986, and comics auteur Frank Miller was making his second pass at writing Marvel's Daredevil series, accompanied this time by master draftsman David Mazzucchelli as artist. What Miller accomplished over seven revolutionary issues (Daredevil #227-233), collectively titled 'Born Again,' was the total decimation of Matt Murdock's life and Murdock's subsequent triumphant resurgence, in a masterful tale...

Duration:02:30:26

1743 - Top 5 Animated Series of Our Youth

7/15/2019
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Get set for Saturday-morning sentimentality, as a packed clown-car of six Geeks share fond memories of the cartoon shows they loved most in their younger days (ages 0-18). Best enjoyed with a bowl of cereal or your favorite after-school snack! (WARNING: Discussion gets a little... confessional... at times.) (2:27:32)

Duration:02:40:13

1742 - Comic Talk

7/8/2019
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Yes, it's one of THOSE episodes--when anything can be discussed, and is! Topics include the tragic anticlimax of the Vertigo imprint (along with most other imprints at DC); the impending return of the Legion of Super-Heroes, the JSA, and Wally West to active status in the DC Universe; fond reminiscences on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, plus tons of other televisual tangents; Ian's take on Dark PhoeniX and Toy Story 4, and Shane's on Men in Black International (all sans spoilers); the...

Duration:01:51:24

Crisis Tapes 18: Interlude the First

7/1/2019
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We pause now in our ongoing analysis of the Crisis on Infinite Earths maxiseries for a brief intermission following 'Act I' (issues #1-4), during which a variety of Crisis-related short subjects will be presented. From forgotten tie-ins to recent references to vintage fan-press articles to collections and merchandising, Peter and Adam mete out a melange of multiversal morsels to tide you over until the antimatter curtain rises on Crisis #5. Que l'entr'acte commence! (2:59:41)

Duration:02:59:45

1741 - Manga for American Comics Fans (and Vice-Versa)

6/26/2019
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Ian Levenstein, Geek of Two Worlds, assumes an ambassadorial role in this episode, as he lobbies for greater mutual appreciation among fans of American and Japanese comics. He begins by making some genre-specific manga reading suggestions for his fellow Geeks; then, in a live recording of a panel he co-moderated at AnimeNEXT 2019, he recommends some American comics to a roomful of otaku. (Say, how d'you say 'Nuff Said' in Japanese?) (1:23:20)

Duration:01:41:25

1740 - June 2019 Previews

6/21/2019
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It's Previews time, Previews time, Pre-Pre-Previews time! We go through the June catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in August. AND, somewhere along the line, we hear Chris's spoiler-free feelings on the Dark PhoeniX film! (2:44:18)

Duration:03:34:03

1739 - Comic Talk

6/4/2019
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You'll get a Tom King two-fer in this captivating Comic Talk episode, as we address 1.) the fan-favorite writer's impending departure from the monthly Batman series, and 2.) the finale of his Heroes in Crisis miniseries. Not to mention some sparkling discussion of Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, more on the Marvel/Netflix situation, and other bright bursts of badinage. (1:37:39)

Duration:01:27:19

1738 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Bronze Age, Part Two

5/28/2019
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Back to the Bronze Age for more tales of mirth and woe with the Original Captain Marvel! This episode covers the years 1976-85, including the final year of the SHAZAM! solo series, Captain Marvel's four-year run in World's Finest Comics, and some significant guest appearances. Billy and Uncle Marvel set out on a road-trippin', TV-riffin' Tour of Cities! Black Adam returns! The Monster Society strikes back! Kid Eternity joins the Marvel Family! Cap meets Superman several times, and fights...

Duration:04:47:58

1737 - Spotlight on SHAZAM! in the Bronze Age, Part One

5/24/2019
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In 1973, after 19 years in comic-book limbo, the Original Captain Marvel and Family burst out of their Suspendium prison and into the waiting arms of the very publisher that worked so hard to exile them in the first place: DC Comics! With Shazamaster Murd and his Lieutenant Marvels as your guides, return now to the early days of the good Captain's Bronze Age revival, from his first DC issue and his stormy reunion with his co-creator C.C. Beck to his first encounter with the other heroes of...

Duration:03:39:40

1736 - Top 5 MCU Movies

5/20/2019
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Now that Avengers: Endgame has capped off an eleven-year sequence of 22 Marvel movies, the Geeks revisit the question of which ones they like best--and, just for cheek, we rank 'em, too! Excelsior!! (WARNING: Various spoilers may occur!) (2:07:33)

Duration:02:19:12

1735 - May 2019 Previews

5/15/2019
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Gather ye PREVIEWS while ye may; Old Time is still a-flying! We go through the May catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in July. (1:20:59)

Duration:01:18:25

1734 - Avengers: Endgame Movie Review

5/3/2019
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Twenty-one movies, dozens of characters, billions of theatergoer dollars: it's all led up to this! The time has come to review the Marvel-film-to-end-all-Marvel-films (figuratively speaking), and in the 'Send Everybody' idiom of Endgame, we've assembled six Geeks (plus the Avenging spirit of Jamie D!) to talk over the cast, the creators, and the myriad of Marvel-ous movie moments that make up this cosmic-class blockbuster. Expect infinite SPOILERS! (2:06:06)

Duration:02:39:50

1733 - April 2019 Previews

4/22/2019
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Hippity-Hoppity, Previews is on its way! We go through the April catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in June. (2:25:48)

Duration:03:13:18