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The When It Was Cool retro pop culture website reviews five comics per week - usually three retro classic back issues and two new modern era comic books. Karl from When It Was Cool has been a comic book collector for over 40 years and covers all major comic publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, IDW, Boom, Dynamite, and many more. Batman, Superman, Avengers, Star Wars, Aquaman, G.I. Joe, and many more! From WhenItWasCool.com support us on Patreon.

The When It Was Cool retro pop culture website reviews five comics per week - usually three retro classic back issues and two new modern era comic books. Karl from When It Was Cool has been a comic book collector for over 40 years and covers all major comic publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, IDW, Boom, Dynamite, and many more. Batman, Superman, Avengers, Star Wars, Aquaman, G.I. Joe, and many more! From WhenItWasCool.com support us on Patreon.
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The When It Was Cool retro pop culture website reviews five comics per week - usually three retro classic back issues and two new modern era comic books. Karl from When It Was Cool has been a comic book collector for over 40 years and covers all major comic publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, IDW, Boom, Dynamite, and many more. Batman, Superman, Avengers, Star Wars, Aquaman, G.I. Joe, and many more! From WhenItWasCool.com support us on Patreon.

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Episodes

WIWC Comic Review Podcast - Action Comics, Captain America, Preacher, Solar, Invaders - Episode 14

4/19/2019
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This is the final edition of the free version of this show as it moves to a monthly schedule on Patreon only at WhenItWasCool.com. On this episode, host Karl takes a look back at Captain America (and his new suit), The Invaders issue 1, Solar Man of the Atom from Valiant Comics, we continue our look back at Preacher, and the wonderful and fun Action Comics issue 500!

Duration:00:57:25

WIWC Comic Review Podcast - Episode 13

4/12/2019
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In this episode of the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl takes a look at 4 retro comics and one landmark current comic book. Reviewed in this episode are: Incredible Hulk 181 which features the first appearance of Wolverine, Preacher issue 1 one of our 100 greatest comic books of all time, Youngblood issue 1 from Image, G.I. Joe issue 94 where we get our first real look at Snake Eyes, and finally the landmark Detective Comics issue 1000 with several Batman stories in one issue.

Duration:00:52:51

WIWC Comic Review Podcast - KISS, Scalped, DC Comics Presents, Savage Dragon, Black Panther - Episode 12

4/5/2019
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On this edition of the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl takes a look at five retro comic books including KISS Classics issue 1 (reprinting the Marvel 1970s KISS material), Scalped issue 5, Black Panther issue 2, Savage Dragon issue 1, and Marvel Comics Presents featuring a team up between Superman and Dr. Fate. It's your weekly blast of comic book nostalgia! This show needs your support for $1 per month on Patreon at WhenItWasCool.com

Duration:00:46:42

WIWC Comic Review Podcast - Special 01

4/2/2019
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When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com - Karl from When It Was Cool tells you important information about the WIWC Comic Review Podcast. Please take a few minutes and check out this important announcement. Thank you!

Duration:00:11:49

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 011 - G.I. Joe, Spawn, Black Panther, Scalped, Dr. Fate

3/29/2019
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On this weeks When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl takes a look at the following retro classic comic book back issues - Immortal Dr. Fate issue 2 (1985), Scalped issue 4 (2007 - one of our 100 greatest comic book series of all time), Black Panther issue 1 (1976), G.I. Joe issue 1 (1982), and Spawn issue 2 (1992). Some really great comics this week plus one surprise hit!

Duration:00:44:47

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 10 - Scalped, Spawn, Alpha Flight, Vader, Dr Fate

3/15/2019
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On this weeks When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl takes a look at four retro and one modern era comic book. The books reviewed this episode are Vader: Dark Visions (2019), Spawn 1 (1992), Alpha Flight 1 (1983), Scalped 3 (2007), and The Immortal Dr. Fate 1 (1985). This week was a near home run of great books with only one exception and we'll talk about it on the new When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast. Patreons get an ad free extended version of the show.

Duration:00:53:26

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 08 - Kingdom Come, JLA, Scalped, Avengers, Detective Comics

3/1/2019
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Episode 8 of the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com takes a look at three retro and two current comic books. This episode takes a look at Kingdom Come issue 4 (1996), Justice League of America issue 100 (1972), Scalped issue 1 (2007), Avengers 13 (2019), and Detective Comics issue 997 (2019). We've got the good, the bad, and the ugly this episode! Come join us! Patreons get an ad free edition of the show with bonus content.

Duration:00:56:08

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 07 - Kingdom Come, Rom, Batman, Crypt of Shadows, MCP

2/22/2019
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On this edition of the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl takes a look at Kingdom Come issue 3 (1996), Rom issue 1 (1979), Batman issue 269 (1975), Crypt of Shadows (2019), and Marvel Comics Presents issue 1 (2019) featuring possibly a major Marvel Universe plot point involving Namor the Sub-Mariner. Our Patreons get a bonus review as well. Another weeks of comic book fun from When It Was Cool!

Duration:01:02:23

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 06 - Kingdom Come, Godzilla, X-Men, Guardians, Invaders

2/15/2019
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On the new When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl from WhenItWasCool.com reviews five comics- three classic retro issues and two current comics. On this episode he reviews Kingdom Come issue 2 (1996), Godzilla issue 1 (1977), X-Men 100 (1976), Guardians of the Galaxy issue 1 (2019), and The Invaders issue 1 (2019).

Duration:00:57:12

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 05 - Kingdom Come, DC Comics Presents, Shield, Defenders, Infinity Wars

2/8/2019
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Episode 5 of the WIWC Comic Review Podcast takes a look at three retro comics and two new ones. The issues reviewed this episode include Kingdom Come issue 1 (1996) which is one of the 100 greatest comics and graphic novels of all time list, DC Comics Presents issue 1 starring Superman and The Flash (1978), Legend of the Shield (1991), The Defenders issue 1 (2019), and the final issue of Infinity Wars issue 6 (2019).

Duration:00:39:04

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 04 - Batman, Shogun Warriors, Magnus, Justice League, Detective Comics

2/1/2019
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On this edition of the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast we take a look at the following retro comic book back issues - Batman the Dark Knight Returns issue 4, Shogun Warriors issue 1, Magnus Robot Fighter issue 1, and the current comics Justice League and Detective Comics. What was our final verdict on The Dark Knight Returns? Did it win us over? Memories of the Valiant Universe of comic books.

Duration:00:52:14

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 03 - Batman, Cosmic Odyssey, Iron Fist, Shazam, Hulk

1/25/2019
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This week's Comic Review Podcast takes a look at the last issue of the 1986 Batman The Dark Knight series. Did it finally win Karl's heart? Cosmic Odyssey issue 1 from 1988 featuring the DC heroes, Iron Fist issue 3 from 2019. Shazam issue 1 from 2019 featuring the presumed movie version of Shazam. The Immortal Hulk issue 10. It's a When It Was Cool mix of retro and new. Patreons get an extra review and an ad free addition.

Duration:00:46:13

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 02 - Batman, Captain America, GI Joe, Avengers, Soviet Super Soldiers

1/18/2019
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In this episode of the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast the reviews are for Batman The Dark Knight Returns issue 2 (1986), Captain America issue 241 (1979) featuring an early Punisher appearance, Soviet Super Soldiers Special (1992), G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero issue 255 (2019), and Avengers issues 10 (2019).

Duration:00:54:59

WIWC Comic Review Podcast 01 - Fantastic Four, Batman, Star Wars, Hawkman, Moon Knight - Episode 01

1/10/2019
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This is the debut episode of the When It Was Cool Comic Review podcast. This week we review 3 retro comic books and 2 modern comic books including: Fantastic Four Annual 17 (1983) featuring a classic Skrull story, Batman The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986) the top book in our popular 100 Greatest Comics of All Time List, Star Wars 7 (1977) the first original Star Wars story following A New Hope, Hawkman 5 (2018) continues cleaning up Hawkman's history, and Moon Knight 200 (2018) reaches a...

Duration:01:04:34