The Comics Pals-logo

The Comics Pals

1 Favorite

More Information


United States






Sweet 16 & Video Games At The Olympics | The Video Game Pals Episode 16

-What We're Playing This Week -PSA: Dear Matt Murphy, Hellblade is apparently good -Buy or Sell: What’s Good Games: Choose one franchise to revive in exchange for another that you love. DA NEWS: 1. Paris is currently considering including eSports in the 2024 Olympics: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2017/08/08/paris-mulling-inclusion-of-esports-in-2024-olympic-program/ 2. EA is fighting to make NBA Live Relevant Again:...

Duration: 01:11:23

Is Netflix Buying Millarworld Good For Comics? | The Comics Pals Episode 42

In what was a massive week in comics, Netflix purchased Millarworld and Amazon signed a deal with Skybound. The Pals break down this huge news, analyze what it could mean for the comic book industry and its future, and much more! PLUS: Marco's gonna be Ms. Marvel for Halloween! Reader Mail and Random Question of the Week: Who is the most influential artist in comics? From Matt Murphy (Thanks Matt) Pals Pulls: Phil – Dark Knights Metal: #1 Cale – KaijuMax Season 3 #2, Corto Maltese Under the...

Duration: 01:51:05

How Will Gaming Culture Evolve? | The Video Game Pals Episode 15

With an episode full of news about how healthy sales numbers are around video games, the pals are wondering: as gaming grows, how will gamer culture grow along with it? PLUS: Christian Bale is FUCKING DISTRACTING. -What We're Playing -Christian Bale’s Rant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0auwpvAU2YA -Reader Mail -RANDOM QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Is Your All-Time Favorite Story in Gaming? -DA NEWS: 1. R.I.P. Corey Gaspur Family and friends have set up a fund to support Corey’s young son...

Duration: 01:32:28

Are Comics An Afterthought? | The Comics Pals Episode 41

On this jam packed episode, the Pals gush over their excitement about Mister Miracle #1, discuss the awful reaction to Heather Santos’ selfie and the awesome way the internet rallied behind her, and the strange disappearance of the Fantastic Four! PLUS: One of the Pals might be a Skrull?! Random Question of the Week: Which superhero team is your favorite and why? Great Debate: Why do they suck? Marco – Mister Miracle #1, Redlands #1 Sean – Mister Miracle #1, Generations Phoenix, Secret...

Duration: 01:51:34

Is Crowdfunding Good for Gaming? | The Video Game Pals Episode 14

In light of the final twist of the knife that was Mighty No. 9, the pals are wondering this week, is crowdfunding good for video games? PLUS: our most NSFW episode yet! -What we're playing this week. -Buy or Sell: Single or Multiplayer games? DA NEWS: 1. Square Enix announcing Dragon Quest 11 is coming to North America in 2018: https://www.polygon.com/2017/7/28/16055802/dragon-quest-11-release-date-north-america-europe-square-enix Slime controller:...

Duration: 01:39:58

SDCC 2017 Part 2 & Captain Marvel Speculation |The Comics Pals Episode 40

This week, the Pals wrap up their coverage of San Diego Comic-Con and speculate about how the Captain Marvel film could trigger Marvel's 'phase 4'. PLUS: Phil's computer pooped the bed! Random Question of the Week: What comic book locales would you most and least want to live in? Pals Pulls: Pete – Paper Girls Volume 3, The Walking Dead #170, Sex Criminals #20 Cale - Mech Cadet U #1, Lobster Johnson Mangekyo Phil – Paper Girls Volume 3 Sean – Generations Banner Hulk & Totally Awesome Hulk,...

Duration: 01:40:12

Spider-Man: Blue, Kraven's Last Hunt & Ultimate Spider-Man | The Comics Pals Book Club Episode 1

Welcome to the first-ever episode of The Comics Pals Book Club, our new, (hopefully) monthly show! Once a month we'll be picking one or more comics to read together as a community. We'll let you know a few weeks in advance so you can read a long at home and join in on the discussion! For our first episode, in honor of our spotlight on Spider-Man we decided to dive into some of our favorite readings on the character: Spider-Man: Blue, Kraven's Last Hunt & Ultimate Spider-Man: Vol. 1. The...

Duration: 01:32:42

Nintendo 64 Classic Rumors | The Video Game Pals Episode 13

Is Nintendo already at work on the N64 Classic? PLUS: The boys are finally back together again! -What we’re playing this week. -RANDOM QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Favorite console of all time? -DA NEWS: 1. Castlevnia's 8 episode Season 2 comes in 2018: http://warrenellis.tumblr.com/post/163190811795/castlevania-will-be-back-in-2018-with-eight-new 2. A previously unreleased level is now available for free as a thank you for Crash Bandicoot’s N. Sane Trilogy's success:...

Duration: 01:16:03

SDCC 2017 & DC Comics' Evergreen Initiative | The Comics Pals Episode 39

This week, The Comics Pals talk about the biggest news from the first two days of San Diego Comic Con! PLUS: Phil almost pees his pants! Random Question of the Week: What news are you most looking forward to from SDCC? Pals Pulls: Pete – Saga #45 Marco – Frostbite, By Chance or By Providence Cale – Shutter #3 Sean - Secret Empire #7 News: George A. Romero Passes Away: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-me-george-romero-20170716-story,amp.html Stan Lee Receives Hollywood Walk of...

Duration: 01:54:01

Netflix's Castelvania Review | The Video Game Pals Episode 12

Sean and Andy are MIA this week, but Thompson is back from his vacation and he and Pete have some catching up to do! We're discussing Thompson's new Switch, Pete's Kingdom Hearts 3 Hype & review Netflix's Castelvania! PLUS: The boys get fired up about the future of Bioware! -What we're playing! -RANDOM QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What feature would you most like to see come to the Nintendo Switch? -Reader Mail! -DA NEWS: 1. The Game Grumps’ first video game, Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator...

Duration: 01:44:34

Spider-Man Character Spotlight | The Comics Pals Episode 38

Strap in for another long one folks. Marco is gone and Phil has turned just plain rotten. This week the Pals worked hard to finish up the special Spider-Man character episode! What makes Spider-Man so great? Pete sure doesn’t think it has anything to do with Miles Morales! Plus: Cale got a present! Great Debate: Who is Spider-Man’s Greatest Foe? Buy or Sell: Batman’s Villains or Spider-Man’s Villains? Pals Pulls: Batman #27 Archie #22 James Bond: Kill Chain #1 Secret Empire #6 Torchwood:...

Duration: 02:38:17

Splatoon 2, Crash Bandicoot & Spitballing Remakes | The Video Game Pals Episode 11

Thompson is still in Michigan on vacation, but the rest of The Video Game Pals are here to talk about Splatoon 2's Nintendo Direct, the success of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy & talk about the future of from the ground up remakes! PLUS: Andy gets taken to task by the Squirtle Squad. -What We’re Playing -RANDOM QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What video game world would you live in? -DA NEWS: 1. ARMS is getting its first piece of free DLC this week:...

Duration: 01:07:28

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review | The Comics Pals Episode 37

Spider-Man: Homecoming has finally swung into the theaters and the Pals are here with their review of Marvel's first crack at Peter Parker. PLUS: Phil is a butt. RANDOM QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What free movies should Sean go see? Let us know in the comments below! Reader Mail Pals Pulls: Dark Days: The Casting #1 Scooby Doo Apocalypse #15 Calexit #1 Spider-Men II #1 Vision: Director's Cut #2 News: 1. Joan Lee Has Passed:...

Duration: 02:11:33

The Future of Marvel Games | The Video Game Pals Episode 10

Marvel Game's Mike Jones has dropped some juicy hints about Marvel's future in video games so Pete, Andy & Sean spitball some games they'd like to see the publisher tackle. PLUS: Thompson is on vacation, but Pete forgot to call it out until over an hour into the show! What We’re Playing Buy or Sell: Games based on Marvel or DC? Da News: 1. SNES Classic coming Sept. 29 for $79.99 https://www.polygon.com/2017/6/26/15873986/snes-classic-edition-price-release-date-list-of-games 2. Nintendo...

Duration: 01:15:43

Inhumans, Fandom and The Six Swords | The Comics Pals Episode 36

The Pals are finally back together for this holiday weekend! They're ready to conquer the news this week and debate the controversial question, does the core fandom matter anymore? The five Pals are also joined by one of the creators of the successfully funded Six Swords comic, Chris Massari! Find out more about The Six Swords on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSixSwords/ And on the publisher's website: http://www.ahrvisions.com Follow Chris on twitter!:...

Duration: 02:06:37

Vampyr & Underutilized Genres in Gaming | The Video Game Pals Episode 9

E3 is finally over and the Pals are back together again! This week we're discussing all the new information we learned about Life is Strange dev Dontnod's upcoming vampire RPG Vampyr and discuss other genres we feel are underutilized in video games. PLUS: WEREWYLFS! -What We’re Playing -Buy or Sell: PC or Console Gaming? Da News: 1. Director Jeff Kaplan said in an Overwatch developer update that there are plans to ‘drastically reduce’ Overwatch loot box duplicates:...

Duration: 01:24:25

Spider-Man Movie News and Schumacher's Arkham Asylum | The Comics Pals Episode 35

This week Sean and Pete are taking the helm alone as they wade through all of the weird cinematic Spider-Man news that came out this week! We learn Joel Shumacher had more Batman in his pocket. The Fantastic Four is getting more reboots and the DC cinematic team is trying to learn some lessons. Plus: Pete can't have nice things. Buy or Sell: Joel Schumacher's Arkham Asylum or The Upcoming Venom Film? #PallsPulls: Batman #25 Invincible #137 Mighty Thor #20 Peter Parker Spectacular...

Duration: 01:56:12

How to Entice New Comics Readers | The Comics Pals Episode 34

Despite the will of the world, the Pals are back this week just as the Lord intended! With all of the big superhero movies coming out this summer, the Pals decided to talk about the best ways to introduce a new reader to comics! Cale and Sean duke it out over Jean Grey, Adam West lives on, and Wonder Woman breaks through the front lines of the box office! Plus: Poop jokes! Buy or Sell: Wonder Woman's Lasso of Truth, Thor's Hammer Mjolnir, or Green Lantern's Ring? #PalsPulls: Dark Days: The...

Duration: 01:50:57

Ubisoft, Sony & Nintendo E3 Impressions | The Video Game Pals E3 Special Part 2

The Video Game Pals are dissecting all the major announcements out of E3 this week during a two-part special! On today's episode, the Pals are talking about Ubisoft, Sony & Nintendo's offerings. PLUS: We name a "winner" of the show! Our E3-Pre show: https://soundcloud.com/thecomicspals/video-games-at-the-oscars-pokemon-direct-reactions-e3-pre-show-the-video-game-pals-episode-7 Part 1 on EA, Bethesda & Xbox:...

Duration: 02:02:08

EA, Bethesda & Xbox E3 Impressions | The Video Game Pals E3 Special Part 1

The Video Game Pals are dissecting all the major announcements out of E3 this week during a two-part special! On today's episode, the Pals are talking about EA, Bethesda and Xbox's offerings. Tune in tomorrow at 1 on your platform of choice to hear our thoughts on Ubisoft, Sony and Nintendo's shows! Watch EA's Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR1xmwVtU0M Watch Bethesda's Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJnEIL0kUhU Watch Microsoft's Conference:...

Duration: 01:49:49

See More