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Play Comics is a show that looks at video games based on comic properties and how faithful those games stay to the source material.

Play Comics is a show that looks at video games based on comic properties and how faithful those games stay to the source material.
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Play Comics is a show that looks at video games based on comic properties and how faithful those games stay to the source material.

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English


Episodes

The Mask with Karrington Martin (Real Dudes Podcast)

1/27/2019
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Did you know The Mask was a comic? Us either. But somehow Dark Horse got a movie made about a comic that totally slipped past my young knowledge. But how well did the Jim Carey movie stick to the comics? Listen in as Karrington Martin from Real Dudes Podcast comes back to take a look at this movie tie in game that takes full advantage of Carey’s insanity. Learn such things as: WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can...

Duration:03:14:06

Wolverine Adamantium Rage with Chris Baker (SuperHero.VG)

1/20/2019
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Remember back in the 1990s when Wolverine was everywhere and you couldn’t get away from him? When if there was ever going to be a game focusing on just a single member of the X-Men that it would unquestionably be him? And how we already got that once? Well guess what, it’s time for round two! Listen in as Chris Baker from SuperHero.vg and author of WRONG! Retro Games, You Messed Up Our Comic Book Heroes! comes by to look at the 16 bit entry. Or is it entries? Just listen, I’m sure we’ll...

Duration:01:20:59

X-Men 2 The Clone Wars with Brandon Cruz (Apathetic Enthusiasm, Interdimensional RSS, Submitted For Your Approval)

1/13/2019
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The X-Men Return in the sequel to the classic Genesis game. This time around they actually get to leave the mansion and head out into the world. But can they defeat the Phalanx when they come to destroy all mutants? Listen in as Brandon Cruz from Apathetic Enthusiasm, or is it Intergalactic RSS, or maybe it’s Submitted For Your Approval, aww crap I think we might have a clone problem… Learn such things as: And of course, those episodes from other shows that came up can be found...

Duration:01:05:02

State of the Podcast 2019

1/7/2019
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Just a quick note about what’s been going on with Play Comics, Meddling Kids, and Ninja Penguin as a whole. Spoiler alert: I think you should be excited about what’s coming up in every facet.

Duration:00:11:43

Emulation Roundtable with Derek Graziano (The Sometimes Geek/Rolling Misadventures), Karrington Martin (Real Dudes Podcast), and Justin Reed (Game n Watch)

12/23/2018
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Things stay off the normal path this week as Derek Graziano (The Sometimes Geek and Rolling Misadventures), Karrington Martin (Real Dudes Podcast) and Just Reed (Game N’ Watch) come by to talk emulation. Our personal histories, how our views have changed, and the inevitable discussion on PlayStation Classic. WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or the Ninja Penguin Pods...

Duration:00:35:17

Attack of the Feels

12/9/2018
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Sorry, if you're looking for a regular episode then this just isn't the week for you. Instead of your regularly scheduled comic and video game comparison I'm taking this week to highlight just some of the many people that have made this show what it is today. Running the spectrum from purely podcast inspiration to full on friendship there's no way I can talk about everyone that needs to be here. Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-MenFantasticastJourney in MiseryExiledMultiversal QChrises on...

Duration:00:30:09

Venom/Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety

12/2/2018
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Imagine a world where Venom is cool enough to get his own comic, but when they make the game they go and name it after a Spider-Man run instead. That just sounds horrible doesn’t it? You don’t have to, because Tyler Kirby from Better than Static returns to the show to talk Venom/Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety. Learn such things as: WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or...

Duration:01:02:41

Batman Forever with Alex Whiteley (Thors-kin)

11/25/2018
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In the 1990s Batman was everything. A comic movie franchise, cartoons, you name it. And then things started to fall off the rails. Tim Burton gets pushed out the door and we get this. But will the game be worth it despite the movie? Or will we get yet another example of a weak game that exists only because of a movie tie in? Listen as Alex Whiteley from Thors-Kin joins the show to talk Batman Forever. Learn such things as: WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support...

Duration:00:43:00

Spider-Man the Animated Series with Matt Gardner (Floating Hands Studios)

11/18/2018
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Spider-Man makes another appearance and this time time it’s based on the 1994 animated series. So with such an iconic part of my childhood as the basis, this game has to be good? Right? Listen in as Matt Gardner from Floating Hands Studios and writer of the comic Alabaster Shadows comes on the show to take a look at this SNES and Genesis take on our favorite wall crawler. Learn such things as: WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another...

Duration:00:56:02

Acts of Friendship with Mikey and Devin (The Young Ones and Exiled/Multiversal Q)

11/14/2018
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BONUS EPISODE TIME! Take a listen as Mikey from The Young Ones and Devin from Exiled and Multiversal Q come on the show to talk about what comic properties should have a game (but don’t) and what makes some games and other general talk of what makes a good comic based game. The Kotaku article we talk about can be read by following the link at the beginning of this sentence. WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can...

Duration:00:58:15

Marvel Super Heroes in War of the Gems with Scott Thrower (Fairy Tales for Unwanted Children)

11/11/2018
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The Avengers make their return here, this time taking on Thanos in a very loose retelling of the Infinity War story. You know, nowhere near the time the movie was released in theaters or on DVD or anything. Listen in as Scott Thrower from Fairy Tales for Unwanted Children joins the show to talk Marvel Super Heroes in War of the Gems! Learn such things as: * What does Scott think the main motive for making this game was? * Which really cool and important characters are missing? * Why...

Duration:00:47:08

Death and Return of Superman with Michael Bailey (Fortress of Baileytude Podcast Network)

11/4/2018
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So we’ve seen Superman games before, and we know how I feel about them. But maybe, just maybe, we’ve found one that actually does Superman justice. Listen in as Michael Bailey from The Fortress of Baileytude Podcast Network (including From Crisis to Crisis) joins the show to talk Death and Return of Superman. Learn such things as: WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store, or...

Duration:01:10:02

The Incredible Hulk with Phil Primeau (Semi-Intellectual Musings)

10/28/2018
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We finally get to one of my favorite characters, The Hulk. He’s the strongest around, except when he’s not. And you better hope that you don’t have to spend much time as Bruce while playing because, well, then he’s not Hulk. Listen in as Phil Primeau of Semi Intellectual Musings joins the show to take a look at one of Marvel’s most misunderstood characters. Learn such things as: WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You...

Duration:01:08:14

Batman Returns with Roger Reichardt (Gamerheads)

10/21/2018
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Batman returns with this game based on the 1992 movie Batman Returns. There's wacky origins, crazy life restoring animals, and we haven't even started talking about Batman himself yet. Listen in as Roger Reichardt from Gamerheads comes to take a look at this game based on the final Tim Burton Batman movie. Learn such things as: * Is this movie safe for kids? * What cheat code did Cat Woman use in the movie? * How many different versions of this game are there? * And so much more! WE...

Duration:01:02:14

X-Men (Genesis) with Miles Stokes (Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men)

10/14/2018
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What happens when you have a wonderful Marvel franchise that's had a string of crappy games? Eventually you have to get something good, right? Well GOOD NEWS EVERYONE! WE FINALLY GOT IT! Listen in as Miles Stokes from Jay and Miles X-Plain the X-Men comes on to talk X-Men for the Sega Genesis. I promise you, this one is totally x-ellent. Learn such things as: a wonderful Greek mythology comicMatt Gardner WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want...

Duration:01:45:31

The Tick with Joe Raspolich and Carlos Rivera (Life, Death, and Taxonomy)

10/7/2018
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What's silly, blue, and might secretly know what's going on but probably not? A lot of things, but the answer we're looking for is The Tick. Listen in as Joe and Carlos from Life, Death, and Taxonomy come to talk about The Tick and all the insanity that comes along with that. Learn such things as: WE HAVE A PATREON NOW! Check that out or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan...

Duration:01:28:15

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs with Kelsey and Torey

9/30/2018
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Cars! Dinosaurs! It's every little kid's dream! Come listen as Kelsey and Torey from all your favorite podcasting groups on Facebook join the show to talk about Cadillacs and Dinosaurs. Learn such things as: If you're seeing this then you get to know that WE HAVE A PATREON! Check it out and have a hand in supporting the show. Or if you don't like Patreon there are other options as well. You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on...

Duration:01:19:14

Spider-Man X-Men Arcade's Revenge with Adam Higgins

9/23/2018
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So you've got Spider-Man, a character with so many games out at this point that I'm too lazy to count. You've got the X-Men, who have games out but they mostly suck. But both of them are beloved franchises, both helped to save Marvel. And you've got Adam Higgins from Odd Dad Out, who admittedly has not directly saved Marvel. Put them all together and what do you get? Let's just say that the LJN rainbow strikes again. Learn such things as: WHO You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on...

Duration:01:11:54

Welcome to the New Feed

9/16/2018
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If you see this episode then you're seeing the new feed and everything is good to go. Nothing changes from here, and your regularly scheduled programing will begin again on Sunday, September 23rd with Adam Higgins of Odd Dad Out coming on the show to talk about Spider-Man and The X-Men in Arcade's Revenge. Play Comics post for this episode.

Duration:00:02:01

Return of the Joker with Steven Pappas and Chris Grimmett

9/9/2018
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Batman and The Joker, it’s an iconic pairing that will never go away. At least not for long. Listen in as Steven and Chris from Is This Adulting? come to talk about Batman, Robin, and the fact that this game just doesn’t really make much sense at all. Learn such things as: Which of us […]

Duration:01:05:48