11 O'Clock Comics Podcast
VinceB, David Price, and Jason Wood talk comics and stuff.
11 O'Clock Comics Episode 193

X-Mas gifts are opened and subjects are spoken such as Skyrim, High School of the Dead Color Omnibus volume one, Parker: The Martini Edition, Nexus, the Kindle Fire, Ryan Stegman, Deadpool, Pat Loika, Jim Woodring's Congress of the Animals, Jack Kirby's OMAC, MetaMAUS from Pantheon Books, John Byrne's Fantastic Four Omnibus, Mercy Heights, Looking for Group, Doctor Who, Jacques Tardi (Like a Sniper Lining up His Shot, Adele, Arctic Marauder and more!), Pertograd, Pokemon, Shawn Pryor and M.A.S.K, the Craftsman circular saw, Matt Wagner's Mage, Magik: Storm and Illyana, Tintin, Alien Legion: A Grey Day to Die, the Kamandi Omnibus, The Ocean of Time by Jon Strongbow, Mudtown, Theo Ellsworth's Sleeper Car, The Stumptown Files, The Uncouth Youth, Neil Gaiman's Instructions, Stupid Tales of Wolverine, The Gangsta Rap Coloring Book, The Bad Azz Mofo Book of Blaxploitation, Meanwhile..., Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Book of th' Dead, Destroy all Monsters, Too Much Coffee Man coffee, La Mano del Destino and J. Gonzo, City of Glass, Freak Angels, Evan Dorkin's Milk & Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad, Dan Clowes' Death Ray, Gene Colan, TMNT, The Arrival by Shaun Tan, Satchel Paige: Striking out Jim Crow, Ken Dahl's Monsters, My Mommy Is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill by Regnaud and Bravo, Years of the Elephant by Willy Linthout, Casanova, Savage Sword of Conan, John Buscema, Secret Warriors, X-Men Rarities, Neonomicon, Cosmic Odyssey, Mickey Mouse by Floyd Gottfredson from Fantagraphics, Jesus Hates Zombies, War of the Independents, Longshot, Ian Fleming, The Tooth by Bunn and Kindt, Amazing Spider-Man: Hooky, Jack Kirby's The Demon, Andy Sidaris, Savage Hawkman, Rachel Rising, Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan's Conan, and a whole mess more!

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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 192

It's our Twelve Questions of Christmas episode, touching upon topics like The Punisher, One More Day, Wolverine: Evolution, Sins Past, Secret Wars II, Crisis on Infinite Earths, Rob Liefeld, Dazzler, Fear Agent, Vigilante, Howard the Duck, Cable, King Mob, Secret Invasion, Valiant, Wildcats, Watchmen, Miracleman, Runaways, Power Pack, Gene Colan, Mike Allred, Carmine Infantino, Dave Cockrum, Jack Kirby, George Tuska, Neal Adams and Batman: Odyssey, Peter David's X-Factor, Stryfe, Strangers in Paradise, Alpha Flight #12, Amazing Spider-Man #400, Norman Osborn, Mar-Vell, Savage Dragon, Strikeforce: Morituri, Elfquest, PLOP!, DarkStars, Matt Wagner, Joe Kubert, Moebius, The Crew, ROM, Micronauts, Archer and Armstrong, TMNT, Pat Boyette, DnA, Jaime Hernandez, Keith Pollard, Chris Sprouse, Tom Fowler, Sal Buscema, Tony Bedard, Gabriel Hardman, Mahmud Asrar, Bongo Comics, Greg Rucka's Punisher, Fables, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 191

Picking up where we left the Frank Miller discussion last week, we cap off the second half ouf this episode with a jump into the murky waters of The DarK Knight Strikes Again and another extended and heated discussion on art, perception, expectation, and crazy creators with little more than contempt for both their medium and audience. Or is it? You decide. Plus, we fill the first hour full to the brim with banter on Fantomex, the Dark Horse Archive Editions, TFAW, omnibus editions (incorporating Evan Dorkin's Milk and Cheese, Wolfman and Perez's Teen Titans, Simonson's Thor, Morrison and company's New X-Men, Acts of Vengeance, Secret Wars II, Avengers: The Crossing, Too Much Coffee Man, and more!), 100 Bullets, Azzarello and Risso's Spaceman, Jack Kirby's stint on Our Fighting Forces and The Losers, Kirby inkers, Defenders #1 by the Dodsons and Fraction, Hellboy: House of the Living Dead from Mignola and Corben out of Dark Horse, Animan Man and Swamp Thing, the New52, Image's Haunt #19 by Casey and Fox, Action Lab. Skaar: King of the Savage Land, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:13am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 190

In this atypical extravaganza, we engage in two extended discussions -- the first concerns the X-Men: Asgardian Wars collection (incorporating Paul Smith, Terry Austin, Art Adams, Mike Mignola, X-Men/Alpha Flight, the New Mutants Special, Chris Claremont, Uncanny X-Men Annual #9, Longshot, Todd McFarlane, Michael Golden, and a whole lot more), and the second spotlights the book Chris and Vince deem the greatest Batman story of all time: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, and Lynn Varley's The Dark Knight Returns! Plus, we have enough time left over to talk about the Parker Martini Edition, X-Men Vs. Avengers, Rick Remender, IDW's G.I Joe books and the Cobra Civil War crossover, the second volume in Craig Yoe's Chilling Archives of Horror Comics featuring Bob Powell's Terror from IDW, Gingerbread Girl, Percy Crosby's Skippy, Daredevil by Waid, Rivera, and Martin, Ennis and Batista's Jennifer Blood from BOOM!, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:08am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 189

In this post-Thanksgiving King-Size gorgefest, we tickle the giblets of Grant Morrison's Action Comics, Dave Frank's Saucy Jesus and the Gun of Sod from Cactus Comics, Tom Scioli, Secret Prison, Action Lab, Doug Moench and Mike Ploog's Terror on the Planet of the Apes (soon to be reprinted from BOOM!), Universal Orlando and Harry Potter, Jack Kirby's Kamandi Omnibus volume one, the first volume of IDW's Grimjack Omnibus by John Ostrander, Tim Truman, and company (including Tom Sutton, Steve Pugh, Demon Knight, Nexus, Badger, Crossroads, Total Eclipse, Flint Henry/Henry Flint, and more), Airboy and Eclipse Comics, the TMNT Omnibus from IDW, Jacques Tardi's masterful Arctic Marauder from Fantagraphics, Superman: Birthright from Mark Waid, Leinil Francis Yu, and Gerry Alanguilan, Jughead Double Digest #175 from Archie (incorporating Rich Koslowski), ADD comic reading, Scud: The Disposable Assassin - The Whole Shebang from Image, Astro City: The Dark Age volume one, Legion of Monsters by Dennis Hopeless and Juan Doe, Avenging Spider-Man #1 from Zeb Wells and Joe Madureira, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:12am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 188

Happy Thanksgiving! Franky DeJesus and Alan White help us give thanks for Comic Book Comics by Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey, Bill Mantlo (incorporating David Yurkovich and Mantlo: A Life In Comics, Micronauts #1 and Micronauts Annual #1, ROM, Steve Ditko, Questprobe, Pat Broderick, Michael Golden, Jack of Hearts, Jackson Guice, and more), Paul Grist and Mudman #1 from Image, many issues of Amazing Spider-Man including the Spider Island event, John Severin, Joe Kubert and St. Johns Publishing (including 3D comics, TOR, Strange Terrors #7, Matt Baker, Comics Journal, and the prototypical "picture novel" It Rhymes with Lust), the Mid-Ohio Comic Con, Marc Sumerak and All-Ghoul's School from IDW, Back Issue #38, 48, and 52 from TwoMorrows Publishing (touching upon Bernie Wrightson, Sergio Aragones, PLOP!, EC Comics, Vampirella, John Byrne, Charlton Comics, Madame Xanadu and Michael Kaluta, and a whole mess more), Low Concept: The EOC Community Anthology, Mahmud Asrar and Supergirl #3, Skottie Young and Magneto: Not a Hero #1, and lots more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 187

We spend a nice chunk of time pulling apart Greg Rucka, J. H. Williams III, and Dave Stewart's Batwoman: Elegy (incorporating the New 52 Batwoman series, the Question, Pipeline, Five Books of Blood, Queen & Country, 52, and more), after which we take a detour into TV Land, taking long, hard looks at Young Justice, Green Lantern Animated, and Walking Dead (including Beast Wars, Joss Whedon and Buffy, and more). Plus, we still have enough slack to hang ourselves on Archie's Mega Man, Will Pfeifer, Dan Clowes and Eightball #23/Death Ray, Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlevy's Comic Book Comics #6, the New 52 Deathstroke by Kyle Higgins, Joe Bennett, and Art Thibert, the DC Universe Legacies hardcover, Marvel's Point One #1, Uncanny X-Force, Adam Glass and Suicide Squad #3, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:24am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 186

Trans-dimensional broadcast in progress...Buffering...99%...LIVE from the ANT Farm, writer/artist Jeff Lemire sits in with us to discuss Animal Man, Alan Moore's Swamp Thing, J. G. Jones, Alberto Ponticelli and Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E., Travel Foreman, Elephantmen, the CBDLF Liberty Annual 2011, Dark Horse Noir, Benjamin Marra's Gangsta Rap Posse #2 from Traditional Comics, Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko's Betrayal on the Planet of the Apes #1 from BOOM!, Captain America and Bucky and Chris Samnee, Fear Itself 7.1, Superboy, Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown, NYCC, Top Shelf, Kamandi, Keith Giffen and the OMAC/Frankenstein crossover, Sweet Tooth, Zenescope's The Theater #1, Heroes for Hire, Crimson, Sonic the Hedgehog from Archie, the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, J. Gonzo's La Mano del Destino from Castle and Key, Walking Dead, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:43am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 185

Willy-nilly once again, we investigate the IDW Artist Editions and the late, great Wallace Wood, J. Gonzo's incredible La Mano del Destino and Castle and Key Publications (castleandkeypublications dot com), the other guys weigh in on Abrams ComicArts' Someday Funnies, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Juan Gimenez' Metabarons slipcase from Humanoids, Jason Aaron and Mark Silvestri (et al) on Incredible Hulk #1, Fables (incorporating Once Upon a Time and Grimm), Walking Dead S2E3, Flesh and Blood by Robert Tinnell and Neil Vokes from Monsterverse and Kerry Gammill, First Comics, John Byrne's Cold War #1 from IDW, Locke and Key, Steve Rude, the awesome Fantagraphics lineup for 2012, Jim Starlin and Breed III from Image, Pluto, Rick Remender and Fear Agent #32 from Dark Horse (no spoilers) , and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 184

In this messy, sloppy, scattershot episode, we talk about Brian Augustyn and Humberto Ramos' Crimson for Cliffhanger (incorporating Danger Girl and J. Scott Campbell, Out There, Battle Chasers, RASL, Planetary, Black Hole, Fear Agent, and more), The Someday Funnies from Michel Choquette and Abrams ComicArts (featuring Jack Kirby, Wally Wood, Will Eisner, Harvey Kurtzman, Walt Simonson, Moebius, Art Spiegelman, Frank Zappa and Cal Schenkel, William S. Burroughs, Federico Fellini, Ralph Steadman, Tom Wolfe, and a whole lot more), more on Matt Wagner's Mage, Dan Clowes' Death Ray, Legends of the DC Universe (specifically, but not limited to, issues #22 and #23), Walt Simonson's Orion, Dave Gibbons and the Watchmen prequel rumors, The Dark Knight Strikes Back, Gil Kane and Jan Strnad's Sword of the Atom, The Ray, Marvel Value Stamps and comic book advertising, X-Men/Micronauts, Regular Show, All-Star Western, Carl Potts and Alien Legion, Orchid from Dark Horse, The Milo Manara Library volume one, Walking Dead episode two, Fables, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:17am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 183

It's our giant-size NYCC 2011 wrap-up episode featuring chatter on Jim Cheung, jam pieces, Brian Azzarello, Ben Templesmith, Bob Layton, Ramona Fredon, Marie Severin, Kevin Maguire, Mahmud Asrar, Tim Seeley, Tom Fowler, Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman, Mike Norton, Greg Capullo, Todd McFarlane, Rob Liefeld and the return of the mighty Extreme!, Matt Wagner, Ryan Dunlavey and Fred Van Lente, Andy Lanning, Jeremy Haun, Kagan McLeod, Top Shelf, Jeff Lemire, Chris Claremont, Image Comics, Dan Didio, Jason Aaron, Cliff Chiang, Matt Kindt, Michael Dooney, Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett, Tony Moore, Erik Larsen, Scott Snyder, Bill Sienkiewicz, Herb Trimpe, and a whole mess more! Plus, after Chris bails, we stick around for close to another hour to chew the rag on Juan Doe and the Legion of Monsters #1, Neal Adams and the greatness that is Batman: Odyssey V2 #1, the Batman: Year One animated film, Habibi, Love and Rockets: New Stories #4, Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #1, DC's Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners and Mike Roy, the first episode of the second season of Walking Dead, Top Cow's Pilot Season: The Test, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:08am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 182

Vince is on vacation, so Chris, David & Wood discuss the upcoming New York Comic Con, Teen Titans: Games, Love & Rockets, Petrograd, Chew and a whole lot more.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:33pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 181

Tim Seeley, the hardest-working multi-talented man in comics, drops in to talk to us about Witchblade, Hack/Slash, Suicide Girls, digital distribution, Jack Kraken and Four Star Studios, the double-edged sword of creative autonomy, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Dungeons and Dragons, Fletcher Hanks and Fantomah, the Hack/Slash movie and film options, horror movies, and a bloody mess more! Plus, we have enough steam to kibbitz about Creepy Presents Bernie Wrightson and Creepy Archives volume ten from Dark Horse, Johnny Ryan's Prison Pit from Fantagraphics, Steve jobs, Echoes by Joshua Hale Fialkov & Rahsan Ekedal from Top Cow, Teen Titans: Games by Marv Wolfman and George Perez, The Hit List Agenda books out of Aspen, Avengers Academy, and a short fifth-week DC wrap-up spotlighting Action Comics, OMAC, Detective Comics, Stormwatch, Animal Man, and Swamp Thing!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 180

In our last overview of DC's New 52, we cover The Fury of Firestorm, Voodoo, Green Lantern: New Guardians, Blackhawks, Savage Hawkman, Justice League Dark, I, Vampire, Aquaman, Batman: The Dark Knight, The Flash, Superman, Teen Titans, and All-Star Western, with a little bit of time left over to touch upon Smoke Signal #10 and John Severin, Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon's Lovestruck, the Abrams Star Trek from IDW, Kurt Busiek's Astro City, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:44am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 179

The DC New 52 rampage rolls on as we ramble through Snyder and Capullo's Batman, Wonder Woman by Chiang and Azzarello, Mahmud Asrar and Supergirl, Lobdell and Rocafort's Red Hood and the Outlaws, Krul and Freddie Williams II's Captain Atom, Swierczynski and Saiz on Birds of Prey, Winick and March's Catwoman, Levitz and Portela's Legion, Tomasi and Pasarin on Green Lantern Corps, another look at Mr. Terrific, Bedard and Guara's Blue Beetle, Higgins and Barrows on Nightwing, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:40am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 178

All DC Comics, all the time! This week, after Vince does a little bit of catch-up on the first salvo from the DC New 52 (Detective Comics, Animal Man, Swamp Thing, Action, Batgirl, Hawk & Dove, JLI, Stormwatch, and OMAC), we jump head-first into the second week, touching upon Batman and Robin, Batwoman, Deathstroke, Demon Knights, Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E., Green Lantern, Legion Lost, Red Lanterns, Suicide Squad, Superboy, and Resurrection Man. Hey, it's a revolutionary month for the comics industry. Get used to it (for at least another two weeks).

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:56am EDT

David Price, Chris Neseman, and Jason Wood talk about a lot of comics.

Vince writes really long episode notes, but he's gone, so this is what you get.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:27pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 176

In an extra-long episode to make up for the extra day's wait, we devote the first hour or so to the book on everyone's lips: Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's Justice League #1 (incorporating Flashpoint #5, Fear Itself, Crisis on Infinite Earths, and more), after which we throw down hard and thick on Walt Simonson and the IDW Thor Artist's Edition, Regular Show, the Thor movie (including Natalie Portman, George Lucas, and the recent boo-hoo over the Star Wars films), Gabe Hardman and Corinna Bechko's Betrayal on the Planet of the Apes miniseries from BOOM!, Archie Comics and the Red Circle heroes, Jacques Tardi and the second Adele Blanc-Sec volume from Fantagraphics, Dynamite's Kirbyverse, Kamandi (the world's greatest comic book), Christos Gage, Colossus, Batman/Deathblow, Greg Pak's Heart of the Monster swan song on Incredible Hulk, Jeff Lemire's Animal Man, Rob Williams' new take on Ghost Rider, Rafael Albuquerque and Mondo Urbano from ONI, Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, Mad, Doctor Who, Frank Cho, John Rozum and Frazer Irving's Xombi, Secret Wars vs. Super Powers vs. MEGO, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Raven Simone, Saved by the Bell, the Deluise legacy, and, unfortunately for the listeners, a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:48am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 175

We're all over the place, talking up The Comics Buyer's Guide #1682 ($8000 for Eerie #32?!?, fanzines old and new, The Infinite, Zenescope, and more), the closing of Atomic Comics, Rob Liefeld's tweets, sales numbers for the first month of DC's New 52 (Stormwatch, Ron Marz, Wildstorm, Batman, and more), X-Men: Prelude to Schism and Schism proper (Acuna, Pacheco, Jenkins, Remender and Uncanny X-Force, inventive ways to beat a dead mutant horse, and more), Kagan McLeod's Infinite Kung Fu from Top Shelf, Dark Horse Presents #3, Chris Samnee and Captain America and Bucky, Joe Hill's The Cape, Marvel's Legion of Monsters, plus, Brent Schoonover sits in with us at the tail end to talk about Mr. Murder Is Dead from Archaia! Where else are you going to have this much fun?

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 174

What's this? Can it be? A well-planned and -executed, level-headed, hyperbole-free episode of everyone's favorite comic book podcast (all three of you)? You be the judge as we talk about John Romita JR and Al Williamson, The Heap #1 from Moonstone (incorporating Diamond's ridiculous minimum order policy, digital distribution, and more), Will Shetterly and Vince Stone's Captain Confederacy (spinning off into racism in comics, the Captain America movie, revisionist history, Fear Agent, Power Man, and more), Wizard World Chicago, Tom Scioli and Jonathan Maberry's Captain America: Hail Hydra #2, Incredible Hulks: Heart of the Monster (Greg Pak, Paul Pelletier, Danny Miki, Morry Hollowell, Fin Fang Foom, Bi-Beast, Wendigo, and more), Supergods, Kagan Mcleod's Infinite Kung-Fu from Top Shelf, League: 1969, Mike Carey's X-Men: Legacy, Astonishing X-Men, the NuDCU, Rob Liefeld, the Image Comics founders, Doc Stearn: Mister Monster, Jess Fink's sizzling Chester 5000 from Top Shelf, Victor Quinaz and Brent Schoonover's Mr. Murder is Dead from Archaia, Marvel's Mystery Men, The Stuff of Legend volume three, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:18am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 173

On and on 'til the break of dawn... This time around, we talk about Frank Frazetta, Wizard World Chicago, Eduardo Risso and Challengers Comics, Greg Capullo, Robert Kirkman and Rob Liefeld on The Infinite #1 from Image, Terry Moore's Rachel Rising #1 from Abstract Studio, Star Wars: Jedi: The Dark Side and Mahmud Asrar, licensed comics, Jesse Moynihan's FORMING from Nobrow Press and AdHouse Books, Kieron Gillen, more on the Captain America film, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Daredevil #1 and Mark Waid, Jim Balent's Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose from Broadsword, Detective Comics, Scott Snyder's Severed, ONI Press and Spontaneous, Dark Horse's Orchid, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:51pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 172

Chasing the white rabbit leads us to encounters with Jack Davis, Wally Wood, the NuDCU 52, Cracked Mazagine, Thunderbolts (Gage, Blanco, Diggle, Parker, Walker, Shalvey, and more), Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Century 1969, Jesse Moynihan's FORMING from Nobrow Press and AdHouse Books, Chester 5000, Roger Langridge's Snarked! from Kaboom!, Chris Samnee and Captain America and Bucky, X-Men: Schism, Hack/Slash and Fletcher Hanks, Tim Seeley and Witchblade, Shaky Kane, Avengelyne from Rob Liefeld, Mark Poulton, and Owen Gieni from Image, Fanzine Flashback: Four Color Magazine, Gingerbread Girl from Top Shelf, Robert Kirkman and Cliff Rathburn's Reaper, John Constantine, Jeff Lemire's Jonah Hex, Moriarity: The Dark Chamber from Image, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:23am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 171

Neseman's even more fired up than usual as we talk about Sandman Mystery Theatre, Jeff Lemire and Sweet Tooth, Cable: Reborn, Evil Deadpool, IDW's Artist Editions, upcoming EC Comics reprints from Fantagraphics, SDCC 2011, the Captain America movie, Howard Chaykin's Black Kiss and the forthcoming Image Comics sequel/prequel, ZAP Comics, Creepy #6 from Dark Horse (Joe R. Lansdale, Nathan Fox, Jason Shawn Alexander, Budd Lewis, Archie Goodwin, Neal Adams, and more!), the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 1969, Fables, B.P.R.D., the Eisner Awards (COMICS AND VEGETABLES), Screamland #1 from Image, Halcyon, IDW's Locke and Key: Keys to the Kingdom by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, Frank Darabont and Walking Dead, George Herriman and the greatness of Krazy Kat, B-One Comics, Cinderella: Fables are Forever, Crossed: Psychopath, Lady Death, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:22am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 170

The chickens come home to roost as we ramble through Low Concept: The 11 O'Clock Comics Forum Anthology, Sonic the Hedgehog, Jeffrey Brown, Stuart Immonen, Rafael Grampa and DC's upcoming Unexpected anthology, Chester 5000 by Jess Fink and Top Shelf, Massimo Mattioli's Squeak the Mouse and Superwest Comics #1 from Catlan Communications, Johnny Ryan, Prison Pit, and over priced vinyl collectibles, Daredevil #1 by Mark Waid, Paolo Rivera, and Marcos Martin, X-Men: Schism #1, Hickman and Pacheco's Ultimate Thor, Red Wing #1 by Hickman and Image Comics, Aspen's Hit List Agenda, trimming the comics fat, the huge honkin' NuDCU hardcover, Flashpoint: Batman: Knight of Vengeance #2, Phil Hester and Brook Turner's Golly from Image, Lady Mechanika from Joe Benitez and Aspen, Marineman, the shuttering of the Borders chain, DC Retroactive, more on Fear Itself and Flashpoint, Legion, The Griff by Christopher Moore, Ian Corson, and Jennyson Rosero from William Morrow/Harper Collins, Alphas, Infinite Kung-Fu from Kagen McLeod and Top Shelf, and much, much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:03am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 169

While Mom and Dad are away on vacation the kids plug in the mics and talk some serious, and not so serious comics. Join Chris and David as they open up the Pandora's Box of forum questions and listener voice mail. Listen in for thoughts and opinions on convention memories, Michael Turner, Blade Runner, Revenge of the Jedi, 28 Days Later, Buffy Season 8, Michael Golden, more Legion & Legion Lost, Warehouse 13, Inception, Falling Skies, Kevin Mellon, Dennis Hopeless, the cool-o-meter of Christopher Priest's Black Panther, Ramon Perez, Emma Rios, Fear Itself & Flashpoint (SPOILERS at 52:50), digital comics and a whole mess more.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 168

Simultaneously premature and under the gun as pending vacation fun forces us into the studio a day early to schlepp through soliloquies on Pokemon, Low Concept: The 11 O'Clock Comics Forum Anthology, Abnett and Lanning's Legion Lost (incorporating Coipel, Alixe, Byrne, Claremont, Cockrum, Waid, Kitson, Giffen, Threeboot, and more), Terry Moore's Echo, Malignant Man from BOOM!, Sonic the Hedgehog from Archie, Scalped #50 (Igor Kordey, Tim Truman, jill Thompson, Steve Dillon, Bernet, and more), Vampirella from Dynamite, Image and Skybound's Witch Doctor, Aspen's Executive Assistant Iris, Ron Marz and Phil Hester at Top Cow (plus Artifacts, Silvestri, Portacio, Babewatch, and a lot of Rob Liefeld thrown in for good measure), Young Avengers: Children's Crusade and Jim Cheung, Steve Engleheart and Gerry Conway (via Back Issue #45 from TwoMorrows), Dick Dillon and Justice League, Neal Adams, Geoff Darrow, James Stokoe, Dark Horse Presents #2, Holmes, Inc., Captain Marvel and the Monster Society of Evil, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 167

Wonderous wordsmith, Will Pfeifer, helps us ride out massive waves of audio difficulties by wrangling topics such as the pending protest of the NuDCU, Amazon's Attack, Gotham City and Manhattan (by way of Jonah Hex), Rob Liefeld, the Green Lantern movie, Remender and Moore's Venom #4, The Avairy by Jamie Tanner and AdHouse Books, Taschen's 75 Years of DC Comics, Transformers 3, the Late List, Chris Ware, Infinite Horizon, Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams, the Comic Reader and Comics Journal, Citizen Rex by Gilbert and Mario Hernandez, Harlan Ellison, remembering Gene Colan, The Tattered Man by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Norberto Fernandez from Image, The Wormworld Saga, Spongebob Comics #3 and Ramona Fradon, Terry Moore's Echo, Marvel's Mystery Men, Bakuman, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:09am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 166

Much doom and gloom and all-around depressing stuff the first hour as we wade hip-deep into The Walking Dead volume 14 from Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (NOTE: If you want to skip ahead, you'll be fine if you jump to the 47:20 minute mark!), after which we elevate with elaboration on Falling Skies, Will Pfeifer and Jill Thompson's excellent Finals under the Vertigo Resurrected banner, Baltimore: The Plague Ships by Mignola and Ben Stenbeck from Dark Horse, the I...Vampire! serial by J. M. DeMatteis and Tom Sutton from the pages of House of Mystery, Wolverine and Jubilee, Rogue's X-marks, Deathmate, Joe Casey's Butcher Baker #3 and Marijuanaman from Image and Infantry under the DDP Aftermath imprint, 28 Days Later, Jeff Lemire's Sweet Tooth volume three, Avengers Academy Giant-Size, Aspen's Executive Assistant Iris Volume 1 from David Whol and Eduardo Francisco, Hickman's Red Wing, Scarlet, Gladstone's School for World Conquerors by Mark Andrew Smith and Image, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:24am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 165

Taking a much-needed break from the Nu52, we delve into Matthew Allison's Calamity of Challenge, Rudy Nebres, Origins of Marvel Comics and other comics histories, Graveyard of Empires by Mark Sable and Paul Azaceta from Image, Waid and Martin's Daredevil, Comics Buyer's Guide #1680, Comics Retailer, the Wizard World app, 50 Girls 50 by Doug Murray, Frank Cho, and Axel Medellin, Jesse Jacobs' Even the Giants from AdHouse, Doctor Who and Sherlock, Jim Starlin's 'Breed III out of Image, the X-Men: First Class movie, Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown by Jeff Lemire and Ibraim Roberson, The Tooth by Cullen Bunn and Matt Kindt from Oni, Avatar's Crossed 3D by David Lapham and Gianluca Pagliarani, Blue Estate #2, Planet of the Apes #2 by Darryl Gregory and Carlos Magno from BOOM!, American Vampire, Al Jafee and SPY Vs. SPY, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:14am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 164

We spend another huge chunk of time discussing the new titles pouring out of the new DC Universe in September (Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jeff Lemire and Frankenstein, Demon Knights, Justice League Dark, Rob Liefeld, Firestorm, Birds of Prey, Teen Titans, the Legion, Animal Man and family, Swamp Thing, Resurrection Man and DnA, and more), then move on to Charlton horror comics and the Ghosts of Doctor Graves (via Gabe Hardman, with Tom Sutton, Pat Boyette, Steve Ditko, and others), KIRBY: GENESIS #0 from Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross, and Jack Herbert from Dynamite!, bribing children with comics, Batman: Knight of Vengeance #1 by Azzarello and Risso, Fear Itself and Flashpoint, Oceanverse, Fear Itself: Youth in Revolt #1, Chester Brown's Paying for It from Drawn & Quarterly, Ron Marz and Lee Moder's Shinku #1 from Image, Top Shelf's Liar's Kiss, United States of Tara, Image's 50 Girls 50, 2000 A.D., and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:10am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 163

Overflowing with optimism and enthusiasm, we spend the better part of an hour examining DC's recent announcement of a line-wide reboot with simultaneous day/date digital releases (incorporating our thoughts and hopes on character treatment, storytelling techniques, delivery methods, the influence of Earth One, changes in retail sales, the direct market, Marvel's reaction, possible titles, and a whole mess more), plus, have more than enough time left over for even more on Jeff Parker and Gabriel Hardman's HULK (with a little Planet Red Hulk and Carlo Pagulayan thrown in for good measure), the brilliant comix work of Jason Karns (Fukitor and Satanic Terror), Malignant Man and 28 Days Later from BOOM!, Jason Aaron and Wolverine, William Messner Loebs' Journey: The Adventures of Wolverine McAllister from IDW, Black Panther, The Infinite from Kirkman and Liefeld, Roger Langridge's Snarked! from Kaboom!, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:49am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 162

Everything's coming up comics as we cover Larry Marder, our favorite stories of all time, Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes from Archaia, Rozum and Irving's Xombi #2, Denys Cowan and Strange Adventures, Robert Kirkman (Invincible Ultimate Collection volume six, Walking Dead #83 (No spoilers!), Guarding the Globe, and more!), '68 #2 from Image, Archaia's Cyclops, Barbarella, Doctor Hue (aka the lovely and talented Val Staples), Jason Aaron's Punisher Max and Bullseye, Jeff Parker and Gabriel Hardman's HULK, creating new characters for the Big2, Tim Hensley's Wally Gropius for Fantagraphics, Boundless' Lady Death (Brian Pulido, Mike Wolfer, and Marcello Mueller), Wolverine: The Best there Is?, Tom Fowler and Venom #3, Tommy Lee Edwards' Super 8 promo, Nonplayer #1, Seth Fisher and Willworld, Jeremy Haun and Joplin, Missouri, Tom Scioli and American Barbarian, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:55am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 161

Cleaning house for the end times, we purge our perceptions of Denys Cowan, the Image explosion, Jim Rugg, the possibility of a DCU reboot (incorporating Flashpoint, Fear Itself, One More Day, and more), the creative approach to events, Who Is Jake Ellis? #3, Joe Casey and Mike Huddleston's Butcher Baker, the Righteous Maker #2 and the author's backmatter, Frank Miller and Lynn Varley's Elektra Lives Again (with a little Elektra: Assassin thrown in for good measure), James Stokoe's Orc Stain and Brendan Graham's King City, One Piece, Moon Knight #1, Pak and Van Lente's Alpha Flight 0.1, IDW's Rocketeer Adventures #1 and Dave Stevens, Tim Seeley and the Hack/Slash Omnibus volume two, R.E.B.E.L.S., Hardman and Parker's HULK, Mega Man #1 from Archie, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 160

All your base belong to us, including Douglas Adams, FCBD 2011 (Locke & Key from IDW and Gabriel Rodriguez, Kirkman and Howard's stunning Duper Dinosaur Origin Special, Captain America and Thor the Mighty: Fighting avengers by Roger Langridge and Chris Samnee, The Dark Crystal and Jim Henson, Top 10 Deadliest Sharks from Discovery Channel, Escapegoat, and more), Jacques Tardi, Hine and Kane's Bulletproof Coffin, Fear Itself, Flashpoint #1, Vince rants on Wonder Woman (and eats a heapin' helping of crow in the process), creators outliving their shelf lives, Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris from Dynamite, Judgment on Gotham, new reader hurdles, Remender, Moore, and company's Venom, Butcher Baker, Four Star Studios, Fracture, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 159

Hokey smokes, it's a rare instance of an honest-to-gosh themed episode, this time taking a look at racism in comics with Night of the Living Dead Annual 2011 by Mike Wolfer from Avatar, BOOM's fantastic first issue of Planet of the Apes from Darly Gregory, Carlos Magno, and company, '68 by Mark Kidwell, Nat Jones, Tim Vigil, and Jay Fotos from Image Comics, and Ape Entertainment's Black Dynamite by Brian Ash, Jun Lofamia, and Michael Jai White! Plus, we have plenty of time left over to explore Strange Tales II, Dark Horse Presents #1 (featuring Paul Chadwick, Frank Miller, Neal Adams, Richard Corben, Carla Speed McNeil, Michael T. Gilbert, Howard Chaykin, and more), Finder, 28 Days Later, Pete Bagge's HATE Annual #9 from Fantagraphics, a pair of Image Comics' recent color-themed books in Green Wake #1 by Kurtis Wiebe and Riley Rossmo, and Blue Estate #1 from Viktor Kalvachev, Andrew Osborne, Robert Valley, Toby Cypress, and Nathan Fox, Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog, Free Comic Book Day 2011, Robert Kirkman and Jason Howard's Super Dinosaur #1, Tom Scioli, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 158

If Wooode were in attendance this episode, he would no doubt deem this offering "rough", but that didn't stop us from trying, offering up commentary on the upcoming Kamandi Omnibus, Previews, Larry Marder, Grant Morrison, Tom Kelly, Action Comics #900, DC Blue Ribbon Digests, Starr, the Slayer from Daniel Way and Richard Corben, Giant-Size Atom #1 (Jeff Lemire, Mahmud Asrar, and others) and All-New Atom, Captain America and Bucky, The Losers, upcoming superhero films, Vertigo's American Vampire from Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque, the Dark Tower, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Fred Van Lente, Heroes for Hire, Skullkickers, Bulletproof Coffin, Howard Chaykin, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 157

Proving King DAP very, very wrong, three years and still going strong! Throwing our nets far and wide, we drag the bottom for banter on Jim Rugg and Afrodisiac, 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking by Paul Levitz and Taschen Books, Wednesday Comics, the lack of Marvel archival editions, Annihilators #2, Devil Dinosaur, Teen Titans: Games by Wolfman and Perez, the upcoming Kamandi Omnibus, Marvel Fanfare #7 and Bill Mantlo, Neal Adams, Being John Byrne, Lucifer: Devil in the Gateway by Mike Carey, Chris Weston, Scott Hampton and company, Death: The High Cost of Living, Bucky and Bachalo, Cinderella: Fables are Forever, American Vampire, Onward towards Our Noble Deaths from Drawn & Quarterly, the 11 O'C Tarot, Avengers Prime by Bendis and Alan Davis, Sym-Bionic Titan, Ben Jones' Problem Solverz on Cartoon Network, Shadowland: Power Man, Fables, The Girl and the Gorilla, Monkeyman and O'brien, Studygroup 12, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:46am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 156

We fill your media device with a feverish flood of four-color groupthink, including commentary on L'Association's massive COMIX 2000, Vertigo's Lucifer, KAPOW, the HERO Initiative, Alien Legion and Frank Cirocco, izombie by Chris Roberson and the Allreds, Four Star Studios (Mike Norton, Tim Seeley, and more), Kevin Mellon and SHIELD Infinity, Chris Burnham, the Jimmy Olsen one-shot by Nick Spencer and company, Scott Snyder's Detective Comics, Astonishing X-Men: Exogenesis by Warren Ellis and Kaare Andrews, The Spider #1 from Moonstone and Pablo Marcos, Skaar: King of the Savage Land #1, Paul Jenkins, more on Xombi #1, Grant Morrison, Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot and Geoff Darrow, Hellboy, Dave Stewart, the Eisner Awards, Spongebob Comics #2, Weapons of the Metabarons by Jodorowsky and Charest, Carla Speed McNeil's FINDER, Steve Rude, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 155

Comic book and storyboard artist extraordinaire Gabriel Hardman joins us in an extended discussion on the visual storytelling media of which he is well-versed and their similarities and differences, plus, in the second hour, we find time to touch upon Butcher Baker, the Righteous Maker #1 by Joe Casey and Mike Huddleston, Nonplayer #1, Xombi #1, Incognito: Bad Influences and Sleeper, Captain America .1 and Thor .1, Fear Itself #1, Deadpool Team-Up, Night of the Living Dead: Death Valley #1, Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows' Neonomicon #4 from Avatar, FF #1, Detective Comics and Batman Inc., the Bomb Queen - Hack/Slash one-shot from Jimmie Robinson and Image, Black Panther: Man without Fear #516, Fish Police volume one, Dark Horse's Creepy #5, The Cardboard Valise, Archie #153, Mike Allred's Ginchy Madman one-shot, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:05am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 154

Chris is off on a curling adventure, giving us the opportunity to fill the 11 O'Clock fort with all sorts of alcohol-fueled frivolity featuring Comic Art Magazine #3 and Savage Pencil, Annililation + Conquest + War of Kings, La Mano del Destino by the awesome Jason (J.Gonzo!) Gonzalez, Dark Horse's Vampire Boy by Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Risso (By way of the Venture Imprint and Video Noire), Vampirella #1 from Dynamite!, She-Hulks by Stegman and Wilcox, Pak and Van Lente's upcoming Herc, Xombi #1 from Rozum and Irving, Alpha Flight, Chaos War, a re-evaluation of Fables, Erik Larsen's Herculean, Machine Man by Defaclo, Trimpe, and Barry Windsor-Smith, Excalibur, Artifacts from Top Cow, the Image Explosion (50 Girls 50, Witch Doctor, Graveyard of Empires, Shinku, Butcher Baker, Marijuanaman, and more!), Oddville from Jay Stephens and AdHouse, Incognito: Bad Influences and Val Staples, Ultimate X from Art Adams and Jeph Loeb, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:23am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 153

We wrap up this year's C2E2 in static-drenched style, incorporating talk on All Star Superman Vs. The Dark Knight Returns, Kyle Latino, John Siuntres, sketchbooks and original art, Lance Kizer, Gil Kane, LEGO minifigs, Spongebob, Mahmud Asrar, andy Jewett, HERO Initiative, Steve Bryant, Geoff Darrow, God Hates Astronauts, Cliff Chiang, Jeremy Haun, Adam Hughes, Jason Howard, Jamal Igle, Mike (Battlepug) Norton, Chris Burnham, Batman Inc., Hilary Barta, Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey, Will Pfeifer, back issue dealers, Robert Atkins and G.I. Joe, Richard Corben, Brian Stringer, Skottie Young and Deadpool Team-Up, Yildiray Cinar, Stuart Immonen, Halcyon from Image Comics, Tardi, Chris Samnee, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:12am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 152

Excitement levels run high as we whittle away the days until this weekend's C2E2:2 with -- What else? -- comic talk, this time targeting Brian Michael Bendis, the first pair of issues of Jennifer Blood from Dynamite!, Tyrannosaurus Rex from Image, Fantagraphics' forthcoming 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente from Wilfred Santiago, Sigil #1 and Leonard Kirk, Butch Guice, Carbon Grey #1, Bad Dog #4 (Right...), Venom #1 by Remender and Moore, The Intrepids #1, Snyder and Jock's Detective Comics, Matthew Allison's Calamity of Challenge webcomic (CANKOR!), Dark Knight Returns Vs. Year One (and Ronin), socially relevant comics, Captain America and political groups, Mars Attacks! from Topps Comics (Keith Giffen, Charlie Adlard, Tom Sutton, Len Brown, Earl Norem, and more!), Who is Jake Ellis #2, Takio, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:33pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 151

Sandwiched between a meaty look at Erik Larsen's long-running Savage Dragon, we take long looks at Comic Book Comics #5 from Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey, Miracleman/Marvelman, Bleeding Cool and the Kirby depositions, Generation Hope and Akira, Larry Lieber, Vertigo's Finals from Will Pfeifer and Jill Thompson, more on Annihilators #1, Bongo Comics (Simpsons, Futurama, Hilary Barta, and more...), Plastic Man, Paul Pope, Zatanna by Paul Dini and company, John Byrne's landmark Alpha Flight, Heavy Metal, Bendis' Powers, Young Justice, Marineman, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:44am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 150

One of us runs off at the mouth a little bit too much as we back-and-forth about Terry Moore, Carl Potts, Avatar's Crossed: Psychopath #1 from David Lapham and Raulo Caceres, Starship Troopers, Harbinger, Mike Mignola's B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs volume one (Guy Davis, Ryan Sook, Geoff Johns, Scott Kolins, Dave Stewart, and more), series formats, Annihilators #1 by DnA and company and Marvel cosmic, Jim Starlin's forthcoming Breed series from Image, Rocketeer Adventures #1 out of IDW, Brian Wood's DMZ volume nine, Fantastic Four #588, Daffodil from Marvel Soleil, Silver Surfer #1, Iron Man 2.0 #1, Morning Glories, John K's Science Addiction, Axe Cop, Spongebob Comics, Freak Angels, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:32am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 149

After raising our glasses to the life and work of the recently-departed Dwayne McDuffie, we retreat to our corners and begin this week's tag-team tussles with Chris and Jason taking on the landmark Alien Legion series from Marvel/Epic, and King DAP and I traipsing across Hal Jordan's mental landscape in J. M. DeMatteis and Seth Fisher's awe-inspiring Green Lantern: Willworld! Plus, we have plenty of time left to discuss B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs and Hellboy, creators we allow an occasional "pass" (Walt Simonson, Neal Adams, Todd McFarlane, John Byrne, John Severin, Russ Heath, Tony DeZuniga, Sal and John Buscema, and more), Warriors of the Shadow Realm, Godland, First Wave, Richard Starking and Elephantmen, American Vampire, The Dark Tower, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 148

The tag-team takedowns continue as Chris and I join forces on Dave Gibbons and John Higgins' Thunderbolt Jaxon from Wildstorm while King DAP and Jason share thoughts on Who is Jake Ellis? #1 out of Image! Plus, we have more than enough digital rope to hang ourselves on Bunn and Kindt's The Tooth, John Byrne's new policy on interviews and Next Men #2, Fraction and Larocca's Invincible Iron Man 500.1 and Aaron and Rivera's Wolverine 5.1 from Marvel, the Invincible Iron Man (not an) omnibus, Borders' bankruptcy, Curse of the Spawn and Clayton Crain, Luke McDonnell, Bill Reinhold and Magnus, Alien Legion from the late, lamented Epic imprint (part one), Mike Norton's Battlepug, Seamonster, Legion of Super-Heroes, and a whole lot more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:14am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 147

The Cult of Chaos reigns as we caterwaul through a seemingly-endless cascade of comics commentary, including Mike Norton's Battlepug and Young Justice, regina piles and hoarding comics, the war genre, Russ Heath, pole shifts, Jaime Hernandez (via Sidebar), Wandering Star by Terri S. Wood/Challender, Desert Island's Smoke Signal #7 (Charles Burns, Jim Rugg, Sam Henderson, Jordan Crane, Marc Bell, Bill "Zippy" Griffith, and more), Deadpool, Green Lantern, Marvel vampires, the first volume of Lives by Masayuki Taguchi and TokyoPop, Mahmud Asrar, Madame Xanadu and Amy Reeder, Mirage Mini Comics (Eastman, Laird, Bissette, Veitch, Martin, Jewett, Zulli, Lawson, and more), comic-themed and -inspired cartoons (Generator Rex, Young Justice, Symbiotic Titan, and others), the Captain America trailer, Weird Worlds, Who is Jake Ellis? from Image, Cinderella: Fables are Forever #1, the Omega Men, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 146

The floodgates open yet again as we unleash another torrent of comic talk, this time focusing (?) on wives and comics, the misunderstood genius of Neal Adams' Batman: Odyssey, Harvey Kurtzman and company's Humbug lovingly collected and presented by Fantagraphics, Cla$$war and superhero analogues (Squadron Supreme, Supreme Power, The Boys, Irredeemable, A God Somewhere, The Mighty, and more), Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon, Mighty Samson #1 from Jim Shooter, J. C. Vaughn, Pat Olliffe, and Dark Horse, Skullkickers #1-5 from Image Comics, Comic Heroes magazine (with free gifts!), Hack/Slash and the coming comics apocalypse, Roy Thomas and Conan, Spawn, Madame Xanadu, Go Git 'Em Funnies, Sumfin' Silly from Act-I-Vate, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 145

Your regular 11 O'Clock Comics programming returns, and with it comes talk of Phil Hester and Eric Powell's Godzilla, a spoiler-free look at Fantastic Four #587, Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose #66 from Broadsword Comics, Emperor Aquaman and Flashpoint, Jason Shiga's Meanwhile from Amulet Books, The Cape from Image, TMNT (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) volume four from Peter Laird, Jim Lawson, Eric Talbot, Michael Dooney, and Mirage Comics, Thundarr the Barbarian and other Saturday morning cartoons, The Sword from Image and the Luna Brothers, Avatar's Crossed and Neonomicon #3, Batman: Odyssey and Neal Adams, Taschen's 75 Years of DC Comics, Boundless and Brian Pulido's Lady Death, Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, Cyclops: the Recruit, Ian Churchill's awesome Marineman from Image, listener voicemail, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:46am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 144

Long and loud, it's our special 11 O'Closcars episode for 2010! Yes!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:31am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 143

In one of the strangest episodes we've kicked out in quite some time, we take an extended tour of Gotham City (Batman, Inc. #2, Batman: The Return, Finch's Dark Knight #1, Batgirl, Paul Cornell's Batman and Robin, and more), with lots of time leftover to discuss John Byrne's Next Men #1 from IDW, Ian Churchill's Marineman #1 from Image, Joe Benitez' Lady Mechanika #1 out of Aspen, the writer/artist, U.K. comics, Mahmud Asrar, Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba's Daytripper, Deadpool Max #2, Fables #100 from Vertigo, Why we like... (Mark Buckingham, Phil Hester, and Matt Wagner), "dated" works, Grant Morrison, Monsterscene's Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave #1, Young Justice, and a whole mess more! Bonus! A hilarious triptych Hotline adventure!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:10am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 142

Maximum Rock 'n' Roll #332 (Gary Panter, Jaime Hernandez, Ted May, John Holmstrom, Kaz, Shawn Kerri and the Circle Jerks, and more), Top Cow's Artifacts #4, Avatar's Neonomicon #4 by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows, 100 Bullets, John Byrne's return to Next Men from IDW, Ryp and Huston's Wolverine: The Best There Is #1, Dick Briefer's Frankenstein (the first volume in Craig Yoe's The Chilling Archive of Horror Comics from IDW), Borders' financial troubles and the potential impact on the comics industry, our 2011 comic book-centric resolutions, Weird Worlds #1 from DC, Batman INC., James Stokoe's Orc Stain out of Image Comics, Axe Cop, Black Panther: The Man without Fear and Eddie Murphy, Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, the Alan Moore/Jason Aaron brouhaha, and a whole mess more! plus, the Hotline kicks into high gear!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:53am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 141

Happy New Year! In order to maintain our unbroken string of episodes, David and I throw down a quick and dirty episode on Artifacts #3 from Top Cow, Vampirella from Dynamite, Stepan Sejic, Previews, Halcyon from Image Comics, The Comics Journal #301 from Fantagraphics, Bookman and Arcreader, Major Bummer, EEEK! from Jason Paulos and Asylum Press, and a whole mess more! Plus, witness the triumphant return of the 11 O'Clock Hotline! YEE!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:55pm EDT