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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

1716 - Comic Talk: Up, Up, and Away! Edition

12/6/2018
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Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a formatless Comic Talk episode! We launch this Metropolis marvel with an account of our CGS group outing to a 40th anniversary screening of Superman: The Movie, followed by tons of TV and trailer talk and the name-dropping of some actual comic books. You will believe three Geeks can improvise! (1:32:02)

Duration:01:32:05

1715 - A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2018

11/21/2018
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Come, ye thankful listeners, come and join our CGS extended family at the banquet table of banter for a Thanksgiving feast of comic talk, just like Mother used to make! The main dish is our extended salute to the life and legacy of Stan

Duration:02:39:59

1714 - November 2018 Previews

11/9/2018
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Mama's little Geeks love Previews, Previews, Mama's little Geeks love Previews shows! We go through the November 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in January 2019. (1:46:28)

Duration:01:46:32

1713 - Top 5 Reads While Stranded on a Desert Island

10/26/2018
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Imagine that you're about to be marooned on a remote desert island for days, weeks, or longer. Which comics (series, runs, collections, etc.; anything goes!) would you want to have with you to pass the time? We Geeks reveal what we'd throw into the lifeboat in this episode. Comics Ahoy! (2:03:37)

Duration:01:33:37

MTB031- Murd's Time Bubble: The Thirty-First Time

10/19/2018
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A monstrous Marvel legacy begins! The rough and raucous career of a DC antihero ends! And an unlikely venture straddling the heritages of both major publishers sees the light of day! This is what's rolling out of the Time Bubble's cargo hold this TIME... plus a bumper-crop of Quick Pops! (2:33:19)

Duration:02:33:19

1712 - October 2018 Previews

10/10/2018
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Peekaboo--here's Previews! We go through the October catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in December. Then, special guest Previewer Ian Levenstein spins a few yarns from NYCC 2018! (1:58:58)

Duration:01:59:02

1711 - Comic Talk

9/28/2018
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We wax elegiac in this episode, as we speak a few words in praise of recently departed creators Marie Severin, Gary Friedrich, and Norm Breyfogle. We also share our gut reactions to the traumatic first issue of DC's Heroes in Crisis miniseries, along with other reviews, reflections, and rejoinders. (1:10:23)

Duration:01:10:23

1710 - September 2018 Previews

9/17/2018
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Previews, sweet Previews! We go through the September 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in November. First episode recorded in our brand-new studio space! (1:25:42)

Duration:01:25:46

1709 - Top 5 Iconic Moments in Comics

9/7/2018
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That moment when you see something in a comic book that makes a permanent impression, that changes your idea of what can be done in comics and reminds you of why you love to read them: these are the moments we're celebrating in this Top 5 episode, as we count down some of our favorite cliffhangers, turning points, splash pages, and other fleeting flashes and flourishes of narrative brilliance to grace the medium over the years. (Special CGS salutations to our good friend Ian Levenstein of...

Duration:02:15:48

1708 - August 2018 Previews

8/17/2018
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All rise for Previews! We go through the August 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in October 2018. PLUS: You are cordially invited to attend a double-wedding discussion of Batman #50 and X-Men Gold #30. SPOILERS will be served at the reception! (1:48:30)

Duration:01:48:30

1707 - Comic Talk

8/6/2018
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In this bite-sized block of Comic Talk, we offer a few remarks on the passing of one of comics' greatest and most enigmatic talents, Steve Ditko. Also, Pants finally weighs in on Grant Morrison's Animal Man, along with other forgotten treasures from his collection; Murd magicks up a quick impression of Mark Waid's new Dr. Strange series; Shane takes us to 'Teen Titans Go! to the Movies'; and other enticing ephemera. (47:42)

Duration:00:47:42

1706 - Spotlight on the Hulk in the Silver Age

7/31/2018
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We're turning green (well, first gray, then green) with excitement to bring you this look at the beginnings of the greatest 'man vs. self' conflict dynamic in all of comics: scientist Bruce Banner... and the Incredible Hulk! It's a rampage through the first seven years of the Hulk's adventures, introducing his supporting cast, his most significant foes, his nigh-limitless might, and his increasingly fractured psyche, brought to you by comics scholar Gamma Cum Laude Chris Eberle and lowly...

Duration:02:05:59

1705 - Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Review

7/27/2018
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Geeks great and small swarm together in this episode to talk over the long and the short of the biggest little sequel of the summer season: Ant-Man and the Wasp! The action, the effects, the gags, the characters, the insects--all this and maybe a valid critical point or two in this Pym-particle-packed podcast parley! (1:01:27)

Duration:01:20:03

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...

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