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Reading comics should be fun, and so we're firing up the Comic Book Time Machine to go back in time -- seven days ago or seven decades ago -- to find comics that are fun! Some from our childhood, some from before we were born, some from just a month ago! We cover things like major comic events past and present, series we love, story arcs, and much much more! We're comic fans and we love comics, so our goal is to share that love as we find comics we enjoy.

Reading comics should be fun, and so we're firing up the Comic Book Time Machine to go back in time -- seven days ago or seven decades ago -- to find comics that are fun! Some from our childhood, some from before we were born, some from just a month ago! We cover things like major comic events past and present, series we love, story arcs, and much much more! We're comic fans and we love comics, so our goal is to share that love as we find comics we enjoy.
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Reading comics should be fun, and so we're firing up the Comic Book Time Machine to go back in time -- seven days ago or seven decades ago -- to find comics that are fun! Some from our childhood, some from before we were born, some from just a month ago! We cover things like major comic events past and present, series we love, story arcs, and much much more! We're comic fans and we love comics, so our goal is to share that love as we find comics we enjoy.

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Episodes

Off-the-Cuff Comic Conversations (Group) – CBTM129

9/15/2018
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Matt is joined by special guest host, Evan David, to discuss all sorts of comic books in this free-flowing conversation.

Duration:01:13:20

Superman: Red Son (Group) CBTM128

9/5/2018
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Matt is joined by Evan David as they review the classic Superman Elseworlds story, “Red Son.”

Duration:00:33:58

SWAMP THING TEAMS UP WITH EVERYONE (feat. Justice League Dark 1-2 and Scooby-Doo Team Up 40) Swamp Things Ep. 6

8/30/2018
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For a guy with no regular series, Swamp Thing sure is getting around. In the last couple of months he’s shown up in: Damage #6 Scooby-Doo Team Up #40 Injustice vs. Masters of the Universe #1 Suicide Squad Annual #1 And truth be told, most of his appearances are pretty …

Duration:00:59:08

100 Page Comics Giants: Wal-Mart/DC Comics Exclusives – CBTM126 (Ben)

8/3/2018
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Ben takes a look at the exclusive 100 page anthology books that DC Comics has made to be exclusively carried by Wal-Mart. These books are: Featuring: Wonder Woman in “The Conversion” (original story) Justice League (2011) #1 The Flash (2011) #1 Aquaman (2011) #1 Featuring: Batman in “One More Chance” …

Duration:01:03:30

Captain America, Superman, and The Amazing Spider-Man #1s – CBTM125 (Ben)

7/16/2018
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Ben reads a BUNCH of #1 issues from the last month or so…and ONE from a LONG time ago. In this episode: Captain America #1 Amazing Spider-Man #1 (and the Free Comic Book Day issue) Superman #1 (and Man of Steel issues 1-6) Superman Giant #1 Batman Giant #1 Justice …

Duration:00:42:25

Daniel and Matt’s Action Comics #1000 Celebration (Group) CBTM124

6/30/2018
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This is not a review of Action Comics #1000, but Daniel and Matt do celebrate the release of this milestone book by meeting two “Superman” writers, Dan Jurgens and Patrick Gleason.

Duration:00:23:11

Super-Heroes’ War Against the Monsters – CBTM123 (Ben)

6/22/2018
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Ben finds a gem of a comic from his childhood at a comic shop near the camp where he’s working and that comic book becomes in itself a comic book time machine. This anthology contains stories featuring Superman, Green Lantern, the Marvel Family, and soldiers and dinosaurs! It also contained …

Duration:00:52:30

Bill Mantlo’s CLOAK AND DAGGER: the Early Years (Ben) – CBTM122

5/23/2018
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With the Cloak and Dagger TV show around the corner, Ben takes a look back at Cloak and Dagger’s early appearances, from their first appearances in Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man to their own four issue mini-series to their team-up with Spider-Man in a Marvel Team-Up Annual to a one …

Duration:00:56:43

Grab Bag V: Feat. Legionnaires, Mighty Thor, Starman, and Ultimate Fantastic Four (Ben) – CBTM121

5/18/2018
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Ben travels back in time by cracking open another “rainy day” comic book grab bag from Target! This one features: Ultimate Fantastic Four #43 Starman #43 Legionnaries #13 The Mighty Thor #248

Duration:00:44:40

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2018 – CBTM120 (Ben)

5/5/2018
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Ben and special co-host Evan David had the chance to host some Facebook Live streams for BuyMeToys.com, their local comic shop, to help get the workout about Free Comic Book Day! This episode features some of their conversations during that time and then Ben talks about some of the fun …

Duration:00:50:04

Crisis on Infinite Earths Issue #9 (Matt) CBTM119

4/12/2018
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Matt is reading through the historic maxi-series, Crisis on Infinite Earths, for the first time. The original Crisis was released during 1985 and 1986, and was ultimately used to reboot the DC Universe. Issues #1-6 have been covered during other Event features of The Comic Book Time Machine, and Matt …

Duration:00:17:04

“Deathgame” (Star Wars #20, February 1979) – MCC113

4/6/2018
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"Deathgame" continues Archie Goodwin's original Star Wars tale taking place on The Wheel, a space casino that puts everyone in danger! And the stakes just keep on rising! In a world where Empire Strikes Back was still only in script form, the Star Wars universe grew here!

Duration:00:34:41

SWAMP THING WINTER SPECIAL (feat. Young Monsters in Love, Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew 4, and Spider-Man/Deadpool 23-25) Swamp Things Ep. 5

2/10/2018
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The fifth episode of SWAMP THINGS: COMIC BOOK MUCK MEN, BOG BEASTS, AND MUD MONSTERS features the much anticipated (by Ben) Swamp Thing Winter Special, but also features a couple surprise swamp monster titles and a character Ben absolutely hates. (Again.) Covering: Swamp Thing Winter Special — By Len Wein, …

Duration:01:08:09

Christmas Time Comic Talk (Group) CBTM116

2/3/2018
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In this episode, we present to you a Christmas time comic conversation that Daniel and Matt had during a morning of fun they shared together.

Duration:00:28:43

Grab Bag IV feat. Secret Origins, Power Man & Iron Fist, Marvel Apes, and Dark Avengers (Ben) – CBTM115

1/19/2018
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Ben opens up another grab bag of comics and inside he discovers: Secret Origins #26 Power Man and Iron Fist #1 Dark Avengers #179 Marvel Apes #2

Duration:00:48:04

SMALL HEROES! Marvel Sci-Fi, January 1979 (Ben) – CBTM114

1/4/2018
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Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. Looking at all the Marvel licensed books cover dated January 1979, Ben reads: Introduction — 0:00-7:20 Star Wars #19 — THE ULTIMATE GAMBLE — 7:20-22:35 (Danger on a space …

Duration:02:39:24

Len Wein’s Swamp Thing (Swamp Thing #3-13, DC Holiday Special 2017, and All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #12) Swamp Things Ep. 4

12/28/2017
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The fourth episode SWAMP THINGS: COMIC BOOK MUCK MEN, BOG BEASTS, AND MUD MONSTERS features a overview of Len Wein’s original Swamp Thing, as Swamp Thing makes a trek through horror monster tropes like werewolves, aliens, ghosts, and Lovecraftian monsters! Also featuring two recent appearances of Swamp Thing and Man-Thing! …

Duration:01:21:06

The What If Challenge #2 (Matt) CBTM112

12/11/2017
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In every episode of The What If Challenge, Matt will review three issues from the “What If…?” series, and then rates and ranks those issues. Which “What If…?” will be the best?!? Find out here! Excelsior!

Duration:00:36:40

RUNAWAYS Vol. 1 (Ben) – CBTM111

12/7/2017
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To supplement his coverage of Hulu’s Runaways TV show over at Welcome to Level Seven, Ben sought out the original comic series that started it all! While he has been blown away by the TV show, he was not sure what to expect when he read the series that inspired …

Duration:00:38:06

Crisis on Infinite Earths Issue #8 (Matt) CBTM110

11/19/2017
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Matt is reading through the historic maxi-series, Crisis on Infinite Earths, for the first time. The original Crisis was released during 1985 and 1986, and was ultimately used to reboot the DC Universe. Issues #1-6 have been covered during other Event features of The Comic Book Time Machine, and Matt …

Duration:00:22:24