11 O'Clock Comics Podcast
VinceB, David Price, and Jason Wood talk comics and stuff.
11 O'Clock Comics Episode 89 We end the year in extra-length style, passing around hot potatoes on Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini's Last Days of American Crime from Radical, Eaglemoss, Ultimate Alliance 2, more holiday gifts, the Fantastic Four, our comic book resolutions for 2010, the price of comics (by way of Gary Panter, no less!), The More Than Complete Action Philosophers, The Waiting Place, Taiyo Matsumoto's Gogo Monster, Mike Norton's The Curse, Skottie Young and Oz, Sherlock Holmes, an episode 52 question, the audience's influence on art, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_089.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:55am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 88 Happy holidays! Color artist supreme, Val Staples, drops down the 11 O'Clock chimney to talk to us about X-Men: First Class and Jeff Parker, Criminal and Incognito, X-Men: Deadly Genesis, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Bruce Timm, Mark Texeira, The Four Horsemen, Tim Seeley, Mike Norton, CrossGen, Greg Land, Mike Wieringo, Robert Kirkman, Transformers, and COLOR, of course! BONUS! Xmas presents REVEALED!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_088.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:16am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 87 Infused with the red-hot energy of the Rulk laying a cosmic smackdown on the Watcher, we snap, crackle, and burn through topics like God Complex #1, Powers, Vertigo's Daytripper #1 by Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon, a trio of books from Buenaventura Press (Injury #3 from Ted May, Lisa Hanawalt's I Want You #1, and Eric Haven's The Aviatrix #1), The Looking Glass Wars and Hatter M, X-Factor #200, Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth and Man-Thing, John Byrne and Alpha Flight, FANZINE FLASHBACK: Amazing Heroes and Comics Interview, the greatness of Bill Mantlo, Questprobe, Godland, classic versus contemporary comics storytelling and dialogue, Eaglemoss, Sectaurs and Inhumanoids (Yes, you read that correctly...), and much, much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_087.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:22am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 86 It's chaos from the get-go as we bluster and blunder our way through Assault on New Olympus, more on Alan Moore's Dodgem Logic, Justice Machine, Archer and Armstrong from Valiant, Five Fists of Science, Barry Windsor-Smith, Invincible Iron Man #21, Matt Fraction, the logistics and downside of company-wide storytelling, JMS and Gillen's Thor, Siege, Bryan Talbot's Grandville from Dark Horse, Jonah Hex #50, digital comics, Earth One and the Ultimate and 2099 universes, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_086.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 85 LANGUAGE IS A VIRUS: After bidding an 11 O'Clock family member a fond farewell, the remaining members launch into spirited discussion on Ultraviolet: 69 Blacklight Posters from the Aquarian Age and Beyond from Abrams Image, Alan Moore's Dodgem Logic fanzine and website, Punisher #11, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Archie comics, The Nam, Heroes for Hope, The Other Side, another fact-filled FANZINE FLASHBACK, Jim Starlin, Mark Millar's Master of Doom and Jonathan Hickman's Fantastic Four, a letter from Catwoman's Will Pfeifer, Image United #1, Blackest Night #5, Iron Man #20 by Fraction and Larroca, Blackest Night: Titans and whole mess more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_085.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:38am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 84 Happy Thanksgiving: listener email, out-of-print collected editions, Peter David's X-Factor and spoilers, Nelson, Adventure Comics #4, Black Adam and the anti-hero, Pak and Manco's War Machine, Al Columbia's Pim and Francie from Fantagraphics, Stumptown, Doctor Strange, Siege, Pigeons from Hell, Deadpool Team-Up #899, Doomwar, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_084.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:51am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 83 Agents of Atlas' Gabriel Hardman stops by to shoot the shizzle on working as a storyboard artist, Avengers Vs. Agents of Atlas, Comic Book Comics #4, the connection between John Byrne's Namor and Ed Brubaker's Captain America, Wild Pig, Sam Raimi and Spider-Man 3, an unfortunate Neal Adams experience and Gabriel's comeuppance, Punisher #11, Heathentown, pencilers and inkers and the mystical third entity created by a special combination of the two, Alpha Flight, Home Alone 3, Gabriel's working methods and influences, Noel Sickles and Scorchy Smith, Bernie Wrightson, and a whole lot more! Plus, a special suprise appearance by Davros and the usual Hotline hoohah!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_083.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:51am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 82 Wood double-times it to make up for an absent Chris Neseman, pushing us down paths towards Dark Avengers/X-Men: Utopia, Marvel Apes, 1985, Dark Reign - The List: Punisher, Wednesday Comics, Sword #1, Astonishing X-Men, Spider-Woman: Agent of Sword, X-Factor, Shatterstar, Neal Adams and Continuity Comics, The Incredible Hulk and Sal Buscema, 3 Story by Matt Kindt, and a whole lot more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_082.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 81 Mysterius the Unfathomable's Tom Fowler sits in for a vacationing Jason Wood, dragging us through discussion on Wednesday Comics, What The?! #6 and John Byrne, the Marvels Project, Dark Horse's Noir (and a suggestion for a moratorium on the word), David Lapham, Ditko's cutting boards, Fowler's Legends of the Dark Knight shipping fiasco and digital delivery of artwork, Image United, John Workman, Cowboy/Ninja/Viking from Image and Shadowline, Geoff Johns and the Superman Family of titles, Powers: the Definitive Edition volumes One and Two by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Omeng from Icon, Cinderella, Box 13 from Comixology, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_081.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:08pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 80 It's tricky! We wander aimlessly all over the comics map, occasionally stopping to collect our thoughts on the Comics Buyer's Guide, the shrinking size of Diamond's Previews catalog, the BOOM! Disney comics publishing strategy, Blackest Night #4, Warren Ellis and Planetary, even more laments from Chris over Gutsville, Wood talks cartoons (Batman: Brave and the Bold and the Wonder Woman feature film), more from David on Darkness/Pitt #1 from Top Cow, Daredevil #501, Thunderbolts, Andy Parks' original art collection, Terror Inc. from Marvel Max, X-Men: Die by the Sword, ideas for Diamond's December skip week, Parker: The Hunter, Alan Davis, Library Binding, and, try as he might, no one shares Vince's love for Dark Reign - The List: Punisher by Remender, Romita JR, Janson, and White. Forever cold and alone. So sad. Also, the requisite amount of Hotline hocum! Remender RULES!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_080.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:44pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 79 Who wound up David? King DAP can't seem to shut his trap, leading us through discussion on Scott McCloud's ZOT!, The Stand: Captain Trips and American Nightmares with Mike Perkins, listener email, Marvel Visionaries: Stan Lee, Namor, Hitman, Bryan Talbot's Heart of Empire, the Superman Family titles, cat yronwode, Creator Spotlight: Osamu Tezuka - God of Manga by Helen McCarthy for Abrams Comicarts, Top Cow's Darkness/Pitt, Simpsons Treehouse of Horror #15, a harrowing comic book experience (with beer), Vigilante, Blackest Night, Rick Leonardi and Cloak and Dagger, X-Men Legacy #228 and Daniel Acuna, Liberty Comics #2, Dark Horse's Noir anthology, Thor: Ages of Thunder, and a whole mess more! Bonus! Crazier-than-usual Hotline calls (and that is saying a LOT).
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_079.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:27pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 78 All praise J'Rhogan! The prophet B'Dickenson hath spoken: gaze in wide wonder at the majesty of GODLAND by Joe Casey, Tom Scioli, Bill Crabtree, and Nick Filardi! After the Ibogane wears off, we manage to eek out a few comments on James Jasek and Library Binding, Jack Kirby, Terence McKenna, Mickey Mouse and Friends #296 and Uncle Scrooge #384 from BOOM!, the Losers, the Baltimore Retailer Summit, the Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks, Daredevil under Diggle, the Harvey Awards, the 10 Cent Plague, and much more! Bonus! Hotline messages aplenty! Eegah say: Unglamorate!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_078.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:51pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 77 A lot of ground is covered as we trample through topics such as Rick Remender and Jefte Palo's Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural, X-Men/Agents of Atlas #1, Shang-Chi, Jason Lutes' Berlin, Morrison and Johns driving the DC bus, Siege and the Avengers titles, Wonder Woman, Vampirella: Second Coming from Harris Comics, Val Staples and Incognito, Haunt #1 and Image United, G.I. Joe: Cobra Special, Mighty Avengers, listener voicemail, a special Tom Fowler-inspired treat, and much more! Glory be to King DAP!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_077.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:06pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 76 Titanic TOM FOWLER drops by to drop some science on his Mysterius the Unfathomable miniseries co-created with Jeff Parker, Wildstorm, Brian Azzarello, Howard Chaykin, Douglas Adams and the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, DC's Focus imprint, Steve Gerber, Hammer horror, Cameron Stewart, Gabriel Hardman and Agents of Atlas, Caper, Mad magazine and Monroe, Drawn and Quarterly, Darwyn Cooke's Spirit, Andy Jewett's SICKO, clever obfuscation of genitalia in comic books, Canadian delicacies, the didgeridoo, and much more! Bonus! A veritable mountain of Hotline messages and the winner of Adam Besenyodi's Deus Ex Comica essay contest!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_076.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:25pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 75 Jason Wooode makes up for lost time by chewin' up most of this episode with talk about the Windy City Comicon, Fred Van Lente Month: Week Four - Incredible Hercules and the downside of technology, Jonathan Hickman's Pax Romana and Kirkman and Adlard's Walking Dead Volume 10 from Image Comics, Strange Tales #1, Avengers Forever, random G. I. Joe jib-jab, Exiles, Dark Reign: The List - X-Men by Fraction, Davis, and Farmer, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_075.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 74 11 O'Clock Comics: Proudly bending reality into a pretzel for seventy-four episodes! This week, the gang's all here to discuss flea market finds, Fanzine Flashback, James Jean, Morrison's X-Men, Hellboy: The Wild Hunt, Captain America: Reborn, Nomad, The Eternal City and Cory Doctorow's When SysAdmins Rule the Earth from Robot Comics, Blackest Night: Batman, Moon Knight and Jerome Opena, The Best Radioactive Man Event EVER (Simpsons Comics #155, Bart Simpson #48, and Simpsons Super Spectacular #9) crossover from Bongo Comics, Fred Van Lente Month Week Three: Incredible Hercules and Amazing Spider-Man #605, Indie Spinner Rack's Awesome 2: Awesomer, anthology love, Batman/Grendel, Hotline hubbub, and a whole lot more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_074.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:19pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 73 Chris takes a breather this week, leaving us to talk about even more about Vertigo Crime: Filthy Rich and Dark Entries, the Wolverine: Tales of Weapon X hardcover, Incognito, Black Panther, the G.I. Joe books from IDW, Paul Levitz and DC Entertainment, Joe Quesada's response to the Marvel/Disney merger, Avatar's Anna Mercury, week the second of Fred Van Lente Month: Super-Villain Team-Up: MODOK's 11, Project Superpowers: Black Terror and Masquerade, Hotline hullaballoo, and a whole lot more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_073.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:15pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 72 Wood returns just in time to school us proper on the finer points of the Marvel/Disney merger and what they mean to us comic fans. Plus, we find the time to include talk about Incredible Hulk #601 (from Chris, no less) by Pak and Olivetti, Marvel's Utopia event, The Comics Journal #299, comments from our listeners, Vince's love letter to Fred Van Lente's Marvel Zombies 3 and Marvel Zombies Return #1 (in a segment dubbed Fred Van Lente Month by dashing David), and we finally get around to an in-depth look at Jeff Lemire's The Nobody with a little bit of Sweet Tooth thrown in for good measure.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_072.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:21am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 71 We try and pick up the slack dropped by a missing Jason Wooode with willy-nilly wordplay on Hickman, Eaglesham, and Mounts triumphant Fantastic Four #570 (once again reclaiming its flagship status and tagline of the World's Greatest Comic Magazine), Ian Churchill and Hulk #14, crime comics: The Hunter, Filthy Rich, and Dark Entries, Vertigo's fantabulous Madame Xanadu by Matt Wagner, Amy Reeder Hadley, and Richard Friend, listener comments, leaving comics, Fanzine Flashback: Amazing Heroes #113, more than necessary on Solson, Sky Doll, Bongo Comics, The Simpsons, and the arrival of Sergio Aragones, Red Circle, Dark Reign, Norman Osborne, and Dark Reign: Mr. Negative, Daredevil #500, War Machine, and oodles more.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_071.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:18am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 70 It's back to business as usual as we banter incessantly on Blackest Night and plastic Lantern rings, The Marvels Project #1, OHOTMU, Bendis and Maleev's Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. motion comic, the Beast and Agent Brand, Filthy Rich from Vertigo Noir, Brubaker and Phillips' Sleeper, Criminal, and Incognito, The Complete Illustrated History of the Skywald Horror-Mood by Headpress and Archaic Al Hewetson, Solson, Paul Grist and Jack Staff, Dr. Who and Torchwood: Children of Earth, District 9, Diamond's Blackest Night spoiler cover (...or is it?), Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth #1 and 2 and Dark Reign: Deadpool/Thunderbolts Magnum Opus, Jersey Gods, and a whole lot more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_070.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 69 In our post-Wizard World Chicago...er...Chigago Comic-Con episode, Chris and Vince tell tales both long and short about their convention experience (including the D-bag in a Yellow Hat, Tex in an elevator, almost dousing Skottie Young with ginger ale, chaos at the X-Force panel, bin diving, Chris' apology, con crud, and more), after which we attempt to answer the musical question of what exactly is a cartoonist, touch upon Fantastic Four: Requiem, Gil Kane's Sword of the Atom, New Mutants #1-3, Archie Double Digest #200, Marvel's Avengers books, a merry mess of Hotline messages, and...you know the drill. Next on the horizon: Windy City!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_069.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:14am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 68 Where in the world is Christopher Neseman? We try to answer that question, occasionally pausing our pondering to plod through perorations on Amazing Spider-Man #600, Batman or Spider-Man?, Adrian Tomine's Summer Blonde, Creepy #1 from Dark Horse, the Necrosha X-event and X-books in general, Steve Mannion's Fearless Dawn from Asylum Press, Jason rants on Marvel, DC, and IDW, and lots more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_068.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:27pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 67 Freewheel burning! In this down and dirty episode, we cover last weekend's San Diego Comic Con and the flurry of publisher announcements, Miracleman/Marvelman and Marvel Comics, Chuck Austin, Jim Shooter, Dark Horse and the Gold Key/Valiant characters, Jeff Smith and Bone, Stan Lee, the Eisner Awards, Invincible Iron Man, DC's Bat Lash Showcase, Hulk #600, Blondie: The Bumstead Family History and our favorite comic strips, The Nobody (no spoilers), Marvel's 70th Anniversary comics, DC's decision to split JSA into two titles, Gotham City Sirens #2, Nexus: As It Happened volume one, and much more! Vootie!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_067.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:40am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 66 We temporarily alleviate your boredom while standing in line at the San Diego Comic Con with talk on Wizard World Chicago, Jeff Lemire's The Nobody from Vertigo, Tom Fowler, What The?!, Tales of the Green Lantern Corps #1 and Chris Samnee, Dave Wachter and the Guns of Shadow Valley, Lynda Barry and the Comics Journal #296 from Fantagraphics, images, recognition, and creation, more stragglers from Episode #52, Christopher Priest, Gerry Conway and Mike Ploog's Terror on the Planet of the Apes, Blade, Captain America, Bring Out Your Dead from Raw Dog Comics, Simon Furman and the Transformers: Primal Scream and Matrix Quest, the G.I. Joe movie, and much, much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_066.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:53pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 65 Knock, knock! Who's there? It's 11 O'Clock Comics, silly, chewing the fat on Wednesday Comics #2, the DCBS nick and dent sale, Blackest Night and DC's Black Lantern ring promo, Captain America #601 and Gene Colan, Gotham City Sirens, Essential Punisher volume three, Tales of the Green Lantern Corps, David Mazzucchelli's Asterios Polyp, Terry Moore's Echo, the collected Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer from Image, listener email, Tarzan: The Joe Kubert Years volume two, Continuity Comics and Neal Adams, and a buttload more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_065.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:07pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 64 It's finally here! Wednesday Comics blew up all over the damn place this week, and we were more than happy to throw down the plastic sheeting and gush until we couldn't gush no more! We also managed to find some time to talk about Dave Bullock, Mike Allred and Neil Gaiman, Joe Kubert, Azzarello and Risso, DC Comics Classic Library: Roots of the Swamp Thing and Saga of the Swamp Thing volume one, the Amazing Spider-Man Annual #36, Carmine Infantino, Jeff Lemire's The Nobody from Vertigo, Batman: Year One (Guess who finally read it...) and the Bat-Universe, Harvey Comics, Messiah War and Clayton Crain, Red Robin #1, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_064.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:15pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 63 A torrent of technical glitches washes over us as we talk about Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen and Transformers Spotlight: Metroplex from IDW, Chris reads the Parasyte manga, a hint of X, the Harvey Awards, Jack Kirby's Demon, World of New Krypton #4 and the Superman Family, Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon #150 from Image, Detroit Metal City, more on digital comics, listener email, a few stragglers from episode #52, Hotline hilarity, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_063.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:56am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 62 Top off your non-organic web shooters and join us as we twip through topics like Detective Comics #854, the mountain of Marvel books that shipped this week, Longbox Digital Comics and digital periodical distribution, Chew #1 from Image, Chris and Laura Samnee, Batman: Gothic, Amazing Spider-Man, Image United, Todd McFarlane, Robert Kirkman, Jim Starlin, Bernie Wrightson, and Batman: The Cult, more episode #52 questions, more Hotline messages, and a whole mess more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_062.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:09pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 61 After some very well-deserved props to Chris Ryall and IDW, the four feisty fools launch salvos on Batman and Robin #1 by Morrison, Quitely, and Sinclair (put his name on the cover, DC!), the hubbub concerning Captain America #600, a merry mutant round-up spotlighting New Mutants #1, X-Force: Angels and Demons, Wolverine, X-23, and more (including actual contributions by Chris...hold me!), Project Superpowers Chapter 2 #0 from Dynamite, Green Lantern Corps #38, the upcoming Kamandi episode of the fantabulous Brave and the Bold 'toon, our current comic buying strategies, more Episode #52 questions from the fine 11 O'C forumites, a blitzkrieg of bonus Hotline calls, and mucho mas!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_061.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:22am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 60 In this, our special Jason Hasn't Read Batman: Year One episode, we ramble on about Twitter, David and Vince's time at MoCCA, Chris' adventures at the Printer's Row Book Fair, Wednesday Comics, Ivan Brunetti, Galactus Vs. the Anti-Monitor, Millar and Hitch's Fantastic Four: World's Greatest, Gary Panter, Titan Books' Best of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, JSA Vs. Kobra, Jason reads the Superman family of titles (but not Year One), Boom! and The Unknown, X-Books, TMNT from Mirage Comics, the awesomeness of Kyle, Yost, and X-Force, listener email, and...Jason didn't read Batman: Year One.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_060.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 59 Dear diary, this week on 11 O'Clock Comics, we talked about the Printer's Row Book Fare (Chris Ware, Chipp Kidd, and some guy named Gaiman), MoCCA (Gary Panter, PictureBox, and more), the new 11 O'Clock Action Word, Morrison and Quitely's Batman and Robin #1 (briefly...almost not at all...really...), Light of thy Countenance from Avatar, Project: Superpowers and The Black Terror miniseries from Dynamite, Jason Aaron and Tony Moore's landmark Ghost Rider #33-35, Herogasm #1 (Didja get any onya?), Hercules: Love and War, crossovers and events (Yes, again.), Wooode's lightning strike during the Marvel stockholder presentation conference thing, The Unknown #1, Comic Zeal for the iPhone, and Chris made my heart sing when he admitted that, yes, manga does have some merit. It was a good day, diary. Oh, yeah, and a bunch of really good guys called the Hotline and we all had a really good time. I hope they never change. P.S. I think David is cute. But don't tell him. I'd simply DIE! XOXOXO
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_059.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:08pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 58 58: The Punisher (Ennis and Remender), Borders coupons, Tori Amos and Image Comics' Comic Book Tattoo, Battle for the Cowl, Urasawa's 20th Century Boys from Viz, Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #1, Shonen Jump and Stan Lee's FCBD offering, Marvel's FCBD Avengers book, G-Man: Learning to Fly, Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four, Cerebus: Latter Days from Dave Sim and Gerhard, The Outsiders, and more.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_058.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:01pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 57 Throw yo' panties at your iPod! We try to straighten up and fly right by discussing Cameron Stewart's response to our cursory look at the first issue of Seaguy: The Slaves of Mickey Eye, Fantagraphics' Blazing Combat collection, G.I. Joe: Cobra #3, Wolverine #73, Hulk: Red & Green and the majesty of Art Adams and Frank Cho, Marvel Mystery Comics #1, Chris' opinion of Abrams' Star Trek, the Invincible Ultimate Collection volume four, Road to War of Kings TPB, Oracle: The Cure #3, Blackest Night and event miniseries, R.E.B.E.L.S. #4, Paul Cornell, Johnny Hiro from AdHouse, the Love and Rockets FCBD book, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_057.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:09pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 56 The Sign of Four: all present and accounted for as we throw down on Abrams' Star Trek (no spoilers), Viz's GYO by horror manga maestro Junji Ito, rating systems, Bernie Wrightson, Bill Mantlo and Cloak and Dagger, Grant Morrison's Seaguy: The Slaves of Mickey Eye, Jonathan Hickman (Secret Warriors, Dark Reign: Fantastic Four, and more), Flash: Rebirth #2, forum questions, and lots more! As always, Hotline messages abound!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_056.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:26am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 55 Sitting in for an absent David Price, Tom (Vs. the Flash, Around Comics) Katers and Skottie (Wizard of Oz) Young help us wander our way through topics like Picturebox's upcoming pair of graphic novels from CF and Brian Chippendale, Tony Stark and why hating him may be a "good thing", Wednesday Comics, Batman Confidential, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Free Comic Book Day, Concrete, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, G.I. Joe: Cobra #2, World of New Krypton #3, The Losers, Reborn, Final Crisis Aftermath: Run, Flash: Rebirth #2, Tom talks about paper (!), European graphic albums, Wizard of Oz, Tom Fowler, Nic Klein and Viking #1, and much, much more! Go see Star Trek (if only to knock that cantankerous Canuck down a few pegs)!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_055.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:07pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 54 The spectre of the Walkin' Dude looms large as we tear through tangents on RASL, Alien Legion, Twitter, Andy Kuhn, Sleepy's, Blazing Combat, Wired and Paul Pope, Deadpool: Merc with a Lot of Trees Killed in His Name, Atomika, Breach, Hard Time and Steve Gerber, Thor #601 and Doctor Doom(bot), Brian Hurtt, The Stand: Captain Trips and Stephen King adaptations, Project: Superpowers and Masquerade, The Twelve, Agents of Atlas #3, Jack of Fables, Chris' 100 Bullets in 100 Days project, Tom Strong and America's Best Comics, 1963 from Image, Tony Fleecs, and much more! Bonus! Even more Hotline weirdness!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_054.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:56pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 53 Things return to what passes for normal as we drop a dime on Ivan Brandon and Nic Klein's Viking from Image Comics, Bendis' Tweets and Marvel's FCBD offering, Amazing Spider-Man, Action Comics #876, Supergirl, Messiah War (X-Force #13, Messiah War One Shot, Cable #13, and X-Force #14), The Outsiders, Yuusaku Hanakuma and Tokyo Zombie, Warlord, Exiles, Starjammers, Ignition City #1 from Avatar, the Marvel Saga freebies, Thor, listener email, and much more! Bonus! Felipe Massafera leads the Hotline assault!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_053.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:54pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 52 It's our one-year anniversary celebration where we field questions from out fabulous forumites! Topics include: Wolverine (sigh), Civil War, Alpha Flight, Secret Invasion, story pacing, Tom Fowler, Steve Bryant, Dave Wachter, C.F. and Picturebox, Theo Ellsworth and Capacity, Gabriel Hardman, Abnett and Lanning, cement mixers, Devil Dinosaur, the Great Lakes Avengers, Plastic Man, Aquaman, Mike Ploog, Rick Veitch, Dogs both Wild and Law, Alien Legion, Fletcher Hanks, S. Clay Wilson, Amazing Spider-Man (with a HYPHEN!), Robert Williams, The Boys, Locke & Key, Jack Kirby, Mage: The Hero Discovered, The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, Moebius, Eddie Campbell, Alan Moore, Enki Bilal, Kuti, comic conventions, RASL, Herr Stark, Frank Robbins, Howard Chaykin, Dave Cockrum, Comix Book, Franks Quitely and Zappa, William Burroughs, Snakes and Ladders, Doktor Sleepless, Proof, Captain Britain and MI13, Fables, Miracleman, Tom Strong, Jim Starlin, John Byrne, Rob Liefeld, Twitter, Secret Wars II, Deadpool, Mark D. Bright, spaghetti sauce, the cancer, truffles, steak, the Monkees, and a WHOLE MESS MORE! Plus, more Hotline calls than ever before!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_052.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:02pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 51 This time around, we talk about archive editions and the people that purchase them, Wizard's acquisition of the Big Apple Con, DC's new 40-page, $3.99 titles with special "co-features", G. I. Joe #4, Flash: Rebirth #1, Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter DVD, Alan Moore's Light of thy Countenance from the fine folks at Avatar, Len Wein, Frank Springer, Air from Vertigo, Evan Dorkin, a Beanworld nut shot, and much more! Yes, there are Hotline messages aplenty!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_051.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:03pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 50 Around Comics' Brion Salazar joins us to celebrate our 50th train wreck! Topics include: Captain America Comics, Popgun Volume 1 from Image, Rick Veitch, The Outer Space Men, Big Man Japan from Magnolia Pictures, I Love You, Beth Cooper, Pixar comics from Boom!, FANZINE FLASHBACK, Agents of Atlas and Gabriel Hardman, X-Infernus, Vertigo Crime, Cable and Deadpool, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Flash: Rebirth, Gil Kane, Bendis and the Avengers, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_050.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:13am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 49 Anthropomorphic! Sit right back and you'll hear a tale of bound comics, Amazing Spider-Man (With a hyphen!), the free Wolverine Saga comic containing vital information on Jeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi's Evolution storyline -- which is canon, by the way, JLA #31, unfinished comics series, Warren Ellis' Ruins, Art Spiegelman's Be a Nose! collection from McSweeney's, Black Lightning: Year One, licensed characters, Salvador Larocca and Iron Man, and muy mas! Bonus! More Hotline love!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_049.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:02am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 48 A very special guest drops by to contribute to conversation on The Nobody and Sweet Tooth from writer/artist Jeff Lemire and Vertigo, Chris Ryall and Ben Templesmith's Groom Lake #1, more on IDW's handling of the G. I. Joe franchise, the legendary Anything Goes! anthology from Fantagraphics, Paul Chadwick's Concrete: Depths from Dark Horse, The Night Fisher by R. Kikuo Johnson, the winner of our Matthew Sturges/House of Mystery contest, a peek at episode fifty, and a whole lot more! Bonus! The Hotline callers be bringin' the heeeeeeat!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 47 The Wooode-man takes over the joint! Join us as we wander through topics various and sundry, including the Watchmen movie, comics' good guy Tim Seeley and the quest for cheaper comics, the Definitive Queen & Country volume one, more Fanzine Flashbacks, Aaron and Moore's Ghost Rider, bad news from Rick Remender, Black Panther, David Lapham's Young Liars and Stray Bullets, All Hail Megatron, Jack of Fables, and more! Bonus! Loads of laughs from the Hotline!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 46 Podcast Verité: Not one second of audio careens to the cutting room floor as we talk about comics fanzines in our new FANZINE FLASHBACK segment, the joy and sadness of the Internets, the Watchmen movie, listener email, "graphic novels" and "comic books", Chris' confession (Justice League International and the Death of the Stacys), Larry Marder's Beanworld: Wahoolazuma! collection from Dark Horse, Thor #600, G.I. Joe Origins #1, Locke and Key: Head Games, Marvel cartoons (by way of X3: The Last Stand), more top 70 Marvel comics of all time, Wired's look at comic book shop employees (RAPH RADIA!), and lots more! Hoka Hoka Hey! Hotline!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_046.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 45 Cryptoid: This episode contains commentary on Andy Diggle and Jock's Losers from Vertigo, more Savage Dragon, The Darkness, recap pages, Tony Moore's Ghost Rider, Justice League of America #30, X-Factor, Scott Pilgrim, another look at the numbers (AKA Sal was right!), weekly comics, the top seventy Marvel comics of all time (*cough*), Alex Grecian and Riley Rossmo's PROOF from Image, Scarlet Traces, and more! Bonus! A veritable Hotline hootenanny!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 44 The Marvel love-in continues as we plow through Pak and Van Lente's Incredible Hercules, JMS' Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, Nova, and Annihilation: Conquest by Abnett and Lanning, Amazing Spider-Man, and much more! Plus, we dish the dirt on our Matt Sturges House of Mystery contest and an insanely generous offer by Jeff Lemire! If that wasn't enough, we also find time to tackle Bone, JSA: Black Reign, Hulk Vs. Wolverine and Thor, DMZ, Dark Horse's Savage Sword of Conan volume one, Barbi Benton, the Wolverine trailer, Gabriel Hardman, and others! Bonus! Hotline hijinks!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 43 New York City Comicon 2009: The Aftermath, rounded out with roundtable reverie on Bad Dog #1 from Image, Remender and Opena's Punisher, Agents of Atlas, Chris' against-type Marvel love-fest (Iron Fist, Iron Man by Ellis and Fraction), R.E.B.E.L.S. by Tony Bedard and Andy Clarke, the Swamp Thing hardcover, Greg Rucka, Faces of Evil: Cobra, and much more! Who's that calling the Hotline? Listen and find out!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_043.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 42 MASS DISPLACEMENT! Waiting for NYCC to begin, we kill some time talking about G.I. Joe #1 from IDW and the Joe Super Bowl trailer (along with some Transformers 2 thrown in for good measure), Dead Irons, Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Nobody, advance solicitations, the color of Shilo Norman's skin, Shrugged: A Little Perspective from Aspen Comics, Savage Dragon, Ghost Rider, and much more! Bonus! Hotline HEAT!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 41 PLANTANAS! Jason "Babymaker" Wooode returns to help us impregnate your ears with talk of Final Crisis #7, Sabertooth and Mystique, Space Ghost, Steve Rude and Nexus, Death Note, Uncanny X-Men Annual #2, Amazing Spider-Man Extra! #2, Thunderbolts #128, McDuffie and Fantastic Four, JLA #29, Jonah Hex, Peter Gabriel, Power Girl, and a whole mess more! Bonus! The Hotline is SIZZLIN'!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 40 Brion "Sal" Salazar returns to the dugout, dragging us through discussion on Jackson Pollock, Camelot 3000, Nova: Origin of Richard Ryder, Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson's Manhunter, ROM: SPACEKNIGHT, Chris Samnee, anthologies, JLA #27, Thunderbolts #128 and the secret of the sell-out, Jeff Parker and Tom Fowler's Mysterius the Unfathomable #1 from Wildstorm, Ellis' Ruins, Faces of Evil: Prometheus, Faces of Evil: Grundy, Seven Soldiers, the best-written monthly comics, JCVD, Eduardo Risso and 100 Bullets, and much more! Yee! De Hotline es ringink!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 39 Around Comics' Brion Salazar joins the party as we ponder the impact of Obama and Amazing Spider-Man, throw down on Brian Wood's Northlanders from Vertigo, the Green Lantern Corps and magick, Gorillas from Image, and great gnashing of teeth on Frank Miller and All-Star Batman and Robin, Grant Morrison and Final Crisis #6!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 38 Raw like sushi! It's the 11 O'Clock Listener's Choice Awards for 2008!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 37 We ring in the new year with a torrent of talk on Tony Moore on Ghost Rider, more Cheap Ass Trades, Morrison and Quitely's All Star Superman, Superman: Our Worlds at War (Not) Complete Collection, John Byrne and Comics Journal #74, Willingham and Sturges on JSA, more babble on the cost of comics, Top Cow, Gary Frank and JMS, Midnight Nation, Rising Stars, storing comics, X-Infernus, Northlanders, and a whole mess more! Bonus! More Hotline hilarity!
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