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Minisode 9 | A Romantic Evening with Oliver Queen

7/5/2017
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This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Kate and Nick dive into the revamped Green Arrow volume 4 written by Jeff Lemire with…Continue readingMinisode 9 | A Romantic Evening with Oliver Queen

Duration: 00:39:44


Episode 120 | Wonder Woman: The True Amazon

6/28/2017
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Kate and Paul join Mike for a Goodreads Book of the Month Discussion on Wonder Woman: The True Amazon by Jill Thompson. See the full postEpisode 120 | Wonder Woman: The True Amazon The post Episode 120 | Wonder Woman: The True Amazon appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:12:26


Episode 119 | I’m Here For One Thing And One Thing Only

6/21/2017
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This episode was recorded on June 18th, 2017. Kara and Tia join Mike this week to talk about the “male gaze” in comics (and all mediums). What is the Male Gaze and why is it such a big problem? How does it affect comics? What can we do to address this issue? It’s real serious… The post Episode 119 | I’m Here For One Thing And One Thing Only appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:11:02


Episode 118 | We’re All Trash Here

6/14/2017
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This episode was recorded on June 11th, 2017. This week, Rene and Kate join Mike to talk about… manga? Oh yes, this week, we’ve decided to discuss why we like and dislike manga, the core differences between manga and western comics, the tropes that irk people in manga, and hand out a lot of recommendations.… The post Episode 118 | We’re All Trash Here appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:00:42


Episode 117 | Special Guest: Matt Horak

6/7/2017
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This episode was recorded on June 4th, 2017. Our show this week has a special guest! Matt Horak, creator of OctoSkull at Earthquaker Comics and current artist on The Punisher at Marvel. Paul and Brian join Mike to chat comics and being a comic creator with Matt, how he works (pencils, inks, watching Star Wars… The post Episode 117 | Special Guest: Matt Horak appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:04:25


Episode 116 | Hyper Violence in Hyper-drive

5/31/2017
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This episode was recorded on May 28th, 2017. Kate and Nick join Mike to talk about our Goodreads Pick of the Month: Wytches by Scott Snyder and Jock. Mike tries to not go on a rampage about the X-Men, Nick goes deep into the story of the series Little Nemo, and Kate has a hard time… The post Episode 116 | Hyper Violence in Hyper-drive appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:25:47


Episode 115 | Kids And Their Turtles, Amiright?

5/24/2017
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This episode was recorded on May 21st, 2017. Tia, Nick, and Kate join forces while Mike is away to have a fantastic discussion about comics as a subversive art form. It’s a heavy discussion, but a thoughtful one to say the least. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:30:17 – Skip Hawkeye Spoilers Here 00:30:34… The post Episode 115 | Kids And Their Turtles, Amiright? appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:15:39


Episode 114 | Shitty Moms with Hearts of Gold

5/17/2017
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This episode was recorded on May 14th, 2017. Kara and Tia join Mike to talk about Family in Comic Books. What are their favorite comics with themes of family? Why do we love them so much? Why is Mike such an X-Trash person? Kara dives way into Archie and how her life has a void… The post Episode 114 | Shitty Moms with Hearts of Gold appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:20:37


Minisode 8 | Bone Volume 1 by Jeff Smith

5/10/2017
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This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Kate and Nick tackle the first volume of one of the most infamous independent books out there: Bone by Jeff Smith. There’s talk of weird spellings, the comic climate at the time, and Jeff Smith’s ability to have fun in his comics. We’ll be back with a… The post Minisode 8 | Bone Volume 1 by Jeff Smith appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 00:38:43


Episode 111 | That Dude Is For Sure A Serial Killer

4/19/2017
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This episode was recorded on April 16th, 2017. This week, Tia and Paul join Mike to talk about nonfiction comics and how well comic books as a medium does telling “objective” stories. They also discuss Woden (from The Wicked + The Divine) being a total shit, and at one point there’s too many Kieron Gillen… The post Episode 111 | That Dude Is For Sure A Serial Killer appeared first on I Read Comic Books Podcast.

Duration: 01:02:06


Episode 110 | Dream a Little Dream of Comics

4/12/2017
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This episode was recorded on April 9th, 2017. Kate and Brian join Mike to talk about the everything and anything that they wish they could see in the Comic world–creator diversity, endless miniseries, team mashups, characters back from the dead, and more! Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:19:03 – Comic Picks 00:29:58 –…

Duration: 01:04:23


Episode 109 | “No one cares, Mike…”

4/5/2017
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This episode was recorded on April 2nd, 2017. Nick and Paul join Mike to talk about how comic book art is created (from what we could find on the internet). And also Wrestlemania was this weekend, so we go off a bit about wrestling near the end. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:25:36 –…

Duration: 01:18:52


Episode 108 | Quiet, Sexy, and Unapproachable

3/29/2017
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This episode was recorded on March 26th, 2017. Kara and Nick join Mike to talk about our Goodread Pick of the Month: Rat Queens Volume 1. In the show, they discuss what makes this book great, what may hold it back, and the controversy outside of the pages of this series. Also, as it may…

Duration: 01:18:08


Episode 107 | Library Penalty Non Grata

3/22/2017
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This episode was recorded on March 19th, 2017. Nick and Brian join Mike to talk about why we drop comic books, why we stop buying them, and how we go about drawing the line on when to stop reading something. There’s some hate involved, but it comes from a place of love… or so they…

Duration: 01:10:34


Episode 106 | 4 kids walk bank when?

3/15/2017
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This episode was recorded on March 12th, 2017. Tia and Nick join Mike this week to talk about the jargon and weird words we use in comic books, what they mean, and why some are just plain dumb. And then the end bits have a thing about X-Men. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:28:54…

Duration: 01:18:25


Episode 105 | Competent Assholes and Spider-Bucks

3/8/2017
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This episode was recorded on March 5th, 2017. Our show this week is about relationships in comics and “shipping.” Brian and Kara (new regular guest, woo!) join Mike to discuss the terminology of “shipping” and their favorite “ships” in comic books. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:11:20 – Comic Picks 00:22:08 – Shipping and…

Duration: 00:59:17


Episode 104 | Going Full Kirby

3/1/2017
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This episode was recorded on February 26th, 2017. Paul and Kate join Mike this week to discuss our Goodreads pick of the month: March Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:23:56 – Comic Picks 00:37:49 – Goodreads Book of the Month read – March…

Duration: 01:16:09


Episode 103 | That’s Baudrillard, Bitches!

2/22/2017
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This episode was recorded on February 19th, 2017. Paul, Nick, and Tia join forces this week to talk about what their comic book obsessions have lead them to over the years. From The Wicked + The Divine, to dusty dollar bins, to the fleeting variants and print-only versions of Valiant’s Book of Death event, there…

Duration: 01:11:53


Episode 102 | Tia’s Fury Road-Trip

2/15/2017
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This episode was recorded on February 12th, 2017. Tia and Brian join Mike to talk about listening to music while reading comics. The discussion is short-lived, though, and things fall off the rails at talking about making playlists for characters in comic books. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:19:31 – Comic Picks 00:31:36…

Duration: 01:01:07


Episode 101 | Something About a Book and It’s Cover

2/8/2017
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This episode was recorded on February 5th, 2017. Welcome back to business at usual. Paul and Nick join Mike to talk about comics that surprised us (good and bad). And then some business about why that is. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:24:30 – Comic Picks 00:33:23 – Surprisingly Good Comics 01:14:04 –…

Duration: 01:18:38

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