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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 196

Part the second of the 11 O'Closcars for 2011!

(Show notes shelved to preserve the element of surprise.)

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_196.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 195

Part one of the 11 O'Closcars for 2011!

(Show notes shelved to preserve the element of surprise.)

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_195.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:58am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 194

Far more laid back than usual, we countdown the days to the 11 O'Closcars with talk on Red State, Jason Aaron and Wolverine's Revenge, Star Trek and the Legion of Superheroes from IDW (incorporating Spaced, Sherlock, and Doctor Who), Jim Woodring's Weathercraft and Congress of the Animals from Fantagraphics, Steve Rude and NEXUS (including Rob Liefeld, Matt Wagner, John Byrne and Cold War, and much more), Frank Miller and Sin City, Walking Dead, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1969, Scott Snyder and Severed, Skyrim and Skylanders, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_194.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39am EDT

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_193.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:02am EDT

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_191.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_188.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_186.mp3
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 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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_179.mp3
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

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_176.mp3
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?

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_175.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_174.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_173.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_172.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_171.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_170.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_168.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_166.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_165.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_164.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_162.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_158.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_157.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_151.mp3
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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_148.mp3
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 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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 140

We ring in the holidays with some cheerful discussion on Joe Casey's Wildcats 3.0, Haunt from Image, Fantastic Four, Mike Wieringo, Moon and Ba's Details and Daytripper, Method Man and Redman, Hellboy Double Feature of Evil and Richard Corben from Dark Horse, Conan, mainstream events (Okay, so not all of the discussion was cheerful...), Fables volume 14 from Vertigo, Kiss: Psycho Circus from Brian Holguin, Angel Medina, and Image, comics on the iPad, Urasawa's Pluto, Humanoids, Jodorowsky, and Jimenez, creator-owned comics and work-for-hire, Marineman by Ian Churchill, R.E.B.E.L.S., and much, much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:47am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 139

Casting our fates to the control of the almighty 11 O'Clock Orange D20, our extra-length holiday episode features Gabriel Hardman, Scott Pilgrim, Pluto, Doc Stearn: Mister Monster, Encyclopedia Deadpoolica, Giant-Size X-Men #1, Amazing Heroes, Underground Classics: The Transformation of Comics into Comix from Abrams ComicArts, The Bizarre Comics of Boody Rogers from Craig Yoe and Fantagraphics, Crossed, Matt Murdock, more Adele Blanc-Sec, Winter's Bone, One Eskimo, Avatar, S. Clay Wilson, an impromptu Fanzine Flashback featuring John Byrne's Alpha Flight and Bill Mantlo's Incredible Hulk, Man-Thing, Tom Scioli's American Barbarian, Declan Shalvey, Creepy Archives from Dark Horse, Secret Wars II, Damage Control, Vandal Savage, The Horror! The Horror!: Comic Books the Government Didn't Want You to Read from Abrams ComicArts, Hal Foster's Prince Valiant volume one from Fanta, Ostrander and company's Grimjack Omnibus from IDW, Black Comix: African American Independent Comics, Art and Culture from Mark Batty, Quantum & Woody, 100 Bullets, Sean Murphy's Off Road, Heavy Metal, Moebius, Wolverine, Grant Morrison, Tim and Eric, Shade, the Changing Man, Jean Grey, Howard the Duck, 2000 A.D., Fear Agent, Eaglemoss, Gotham Central, Deadpool, Strangers in Paradise, Grendel, Kamandi, ROM, Black Hole, Lady Death, L'Association's Comix 2000, curling brooms, Green Lantern/Green Arrow, Jack Kirby, Strange Tales II, James Stokoe's Orc Stain, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Mystery Society, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_139.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:06am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 138

After a very rocky start, we slide into the sweet spot with talk of Tardi's The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec and Luc Besson, Amy Reeder and Batwoman #0, Halcyon #1 from Guggenheim, Butters, Bodenheim, and Englert from Image, Garth Ennis' The Boys, The Incredibly Fantastic Adventures of Maureen Dowd (a Work of Satire and Fiction) #1 from Benjamin Marra and Traditional Comics, Highlander, the Spirit and First Wave, Art Adams, Jim Balent's Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose from Broadsword Comics, crossovers, Mice Guard and Templar, Hellboy/Beasts of Burden, R.E.B.E.L.S., Secret Six, Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer from Slave Labor, Sean Andrew's Moral Geometry, She-Hulks #1, Taskmaster, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 137

The infamous Black Notebook returns and with it comes talk of our histories with mail order comics companies, Spawn, the results of Chris and Jason's friendly wager and John Byrne's Star Trek: Assignment Earth from IDW, Terry Austin, inking styles (strong voices, invisible entities, and the fabled Third Person), original art, Typhoid Mary, Urasawa and Tezuka's Pluto from Viz, One Piece, Spawn: The Dark Ages by Holguin and Sharp, Todd McFarlane and the Image founders, Erik Larsen and Savage Dragon, Lemire and Gallo's Superboy #1, Baltimore: The Plague Ships #1, and...the winner of the 11 O'Clock Comics logo contest!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 136

Happy Thanksgiving! In this extra-length holiday special, we fight over drumsticks like Dynamite's Vampirella #1 by Trautmann and Reis, the rising price of BOOM! Disney comics, the Amazing World of DC Comics, more Duncan the Wonder Dog from AdHouse, Fist Stick Knife Gun, Dorohedoro volumes 1 and 2 from Q Hayashida and Viz Ikki, woman comics creators, Hellraiser, Marshall Law and Kevin O'Neill, King of the Flies from Fantagraphics, bootleg Charles Burns' X'ed Out, Chaos War: Alpha Flight, Batman Inc., Hack/Slash and Ant-Man and The Wasp #1 (by way of Deadpool and Rob Liefeld), Fantastic Four #585 and Alan Davis, the Ultimate Universe, Warlord of Mars from Dynamite, RockMelt, Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini's Last Days of American Crime from Radical, Steve Pugh, a roll call of recent G.I. Joe books, Walking Dead episode four, Previews, plasma vs. LCD (?), and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 135

Under the gun and in the nick of time, we produce another bevvy of buckshot comic book discussion, striking targets as far and wide as The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #10 from 1980, mylar, Bill Ward, the Flesk Publications collection of Mark Shultz' Xenozoic Tales, Jacques Tardi's The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec from Fantagraphics, Adam Hines' Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One from AdHouse Books, Th3rd World Studios' The Stuff of Legend, the cancellation of Thor: The Mighty Avenger, a lil' bit on Walking Dead, Sherlock, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:57am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 134

There's plenty to ponder as we talk about Charles Burns' X'ed Out from Pantheon, Johnny Ryan, A God Somewhere from Arcudi, Snejbjerg, and Wildstorm, Uncanny X-Men: Five Lights, the second episode of The Walking Dead on AMC, Lady Mechanika #0 from Joe Benitez and Aspen, Brian Lee O'Malley and the Scott Pilgrim movie, Jeff Lemire, Hulk #25 and #26 and Gabriel Hardman, Spider-Man: The Short Halloween, being "pulled out of the story", The Search for Steve Ditko, Stan Lee, and loads more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 133

After more than an hour of talk on the triumph that was the first episode of Robert Kirkman and company's The Walking Dead from AMC (via IDW's Famous Monsters of Filmland #252, Mike Mignola and Hellboy, Watchmen, and more), we hit the ground running on Skottie Young, our first impressions of Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One from Adam Hines and AdHouse Books, The Sixth Gun from Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, and ONI, Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows' Neonomicon #2 from Avatar, Lost Girls, and pornography, Marvel Heralds and Her-oes, and a whole lot more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:38am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 132

In this heated episode, we talk Digested #1 by Bobby N and Gestalt Publishing, Walking Dead (this Sunday, 10 pm EST on AMC!), If 'n' Oof from Brian Chippendale and PictureBox, Fort Thunder and Providence, RI, the Jason Aaron Ghost Rider Omnibus, religion, Gary Frank, The Twelve, Tom Fowler and Deadpool Team-Up, Philip Tan, Hickman and Epting's Fantastic Four, S.H.I.E.L.D., Jim Lee and Batman, RIP M.D. from Fantagraphics and Mike Vosburg, I, Zombie, Vertigo, Brian Wood, Angst, Brahm Revel's Guerrillas, Steve Lieber and 4CHAN, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:21am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 131

Faulty Skype connections and fritzy mics can't stop us from talking about stolen copies of Kramers Ergot #7 and Pigeon Press, shelf space, MAD, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Giant Robot #67 and Matt Furie, Rich Koslowski and J. D. Arnold's BB Wolf and the Three LPs from Top Shelf, Strange Tales 2 #1 and Rafael Grampa, Wolverine, John Sable: Freelance and Ashes of Eden by Mike Grell, old-style lettering, Turok: Son of Stone #1 by Jim Shooter and Eduardo Francisco from Dark Horse, Francis Manapul and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Knight and Squire #1,David Lapham and Kyle Baker's Deadpool MAX, Juan Doe, Sean Murphy, Darwyn Cooke's The Outfit, Grant Morrison, G.I. Joe: Cobra Special #2, Vertigo Crime: A Sickness in the Family by Denise Mina and Antonio Fuso, Howard the Duck and Spider-Man: Back in Quack, Steve Gerber, Die Hard: Year One from Howard Chaykin, Stephen Thompson, and BOOM!, Claws of the Panther and Doomwar, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 130

It's our NYCC rundown featuring Jun Bob Kim, Nathan Fox and Fluorescent Black, Art Thibert and Chrono Mechanics, Gabriel Hardman, Jim Cheung, Pim and Francie's Al Columbia, Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon, Humberto Ramos, Gary Fields and Ren & Stimpy, Mahmud Asrar, Yildiray Cinar, Declan Shalvey, cosplayers, Archia, Top Shelf and AX: Alternative Manga anthology, Erik Larsen, Bergen Street Comics, Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul, Stan Lee, Jeff Lemire, Julian Lytle, Mike Norton and Tom Fowler, Mike Myers, Johnny Ryan's Prison Pit, A1 from Atomeka Press, Brian Pulido and Lady Death, Tricia Helfer, Kitchen Sink's Spirit Jam, Spawn, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 129

NYCC looms large as David poses the question, "What moment in comics took you totally by surprise?" (incorporating Walking Dead, The Death of Jean DeWolff, Identity Crisis, the Teen Titans wedding, Susie's miscarriage, Crisis on Infinite Earths, Amazing Spider-Man, Hellboy, Starlin's Death of Captain Marvel and Dreadstar, Black Adam, Deathstroke and Terra, Kitty Pryde and the "N Word", Milligan and Allred's X-Force, the rape of Astoria in Cerebus, Preacher, Planetary, Squadron Supreme, I Kill Giants, and more). Plus, we find time to talk about the American Alan Moore, Skull Kickers #1, Boundless' Lady Death freebie, The Left Bank Gang from Jason and Fantagraphics, AX: Alternative Manga from Top Shelf, Darwyn Cooke's The Outfit, NYCC, Mort Drucker, the Street Angel short, Buscema's Conan, The Crusades from Image, Kelley Jones' Batman, Top Cow's Artifacts #2, Power Man #2, The Harvey Comics Treasury volume one from Dark Horse, Fred Van Lente, Shadowland, Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom volume one, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 128

The countdown to NYCC begins as we enter into another one of our rare extended discussions focusing on one subject (give or take), in this case Bendis' recent comments on the state of comics journalism. Plus, we've enough time to tackle The Comics Journal, critical response to Blacksad, Ultimate X #3, Brightest Day, Jeffrey Brown (Sulk #1-3 and I Am Going to Be Small), Jim Rugg, Mike Mignola and The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Oddities from Dark Horse, Daken: Dark Wolverine (Oxymoron?), Namor: the First Mutant, Guarding the Globe from Image, Freedom Fighters, Taskmaster and Fred Van Lente, 7 Billion Needles by Nobuaki Tadano and Vertical, DC's placement of Bob Harras, Mark Waid, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 127

In a rare episode with an honest-to-goodness direction, we wonder aloud which works we would present to that rare beast, the first-time comic book reader (incorporating Wolverine: Enemy of the State and Old Man Logan, Planet Hulk, Frank Miller's Ronin and Sin City, Secret Wars, New Frontier, Marvels, Cuba: My Revolution, Watchmen, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Mark Millar and Ultimates, The Authority, 28 Days Later, Buffy Season 8, John Byrne's Star Trek, Hack/Slash, Joker, The Mask, Bill and Ted's Excellent Comic Book, Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror, Thor: The Mighty Avenger, Asterios Polyp, Three Story, Jeffrey Brown, Locke and Key, The Stand and The Dark Tower, Parker, American Splendor, 30 Days of Night, Ashley Wood and Metal Gear Solid, and more)! Plus, we have enough time left over to talk up The Best American Comics of the Year, Not Brand Echh #3 and Jack Kirby, Marie Severin, recent news concerning Wildstorm and Zuda, Parker and Hardman's Hulk #25, NYCC, Wild Pig, The Stuff of Legend, Alpha Flight, Hulk #181, Desert Island's Smoke Signal #6, and even more! Weep not for the goat, for he has served the dark master well...

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:59am EDT

Jason returns to the fold as we launch erudite excursions into Incredible Hulks #613, Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story and Cuba: My Revolution from Vertigo, Fear Agent #29, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs and The Dead, Magnus, Robot Fighter from Dark Horse, Paul Gulacy, artists that fall out of favor, Image and Valiant's Deathmate crossover, Rob Liefeld, pruning the pull list and playing the mainstream game, Kurt Busiek and company's Avengers volume three, DC's new/old war titles, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 125

Technical difficulties prevent a West-coast Wooooode from joining us in discussion on The Mighty, our attachment to paper, Cameron Stewart, Frank Miller, Dark Horse Presents #100, Tom Grummett, Trencher, Tim Seeley's Hack/Slash, Vampirella, the EC Archives, Warren Publications, Gil Kane, John Buscema, Pat Broderick, Paul Pope, James Jean, Brave and the Bold, Batman: Under the Red Hood, Astonishing X-Men, David Finch and Brightest Day, Brand New Day, Humberto Ramos, the damage caused by Civil War, House of M, Peter David's X-Factor, JMS' Thor, editorial decisions, Shadowland, Daredevil, Coreyyy S. Lewis' Seedless, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 124

A simple start -- discussing Ike Turner, Batman: The Brave and the Bold Season One, Part One DVD and Bruce Timm's take on the character, THB: Comics from Mars #2 from Paul Pope and AdHouse Books, our preliminary, off-the-cuff picks for the forthcoming 2010 11 O'Closcars (Earth One, Afrodisiac from AdHouse, Batman: Odyssey, The Sixth Gun from Oni Press, Action Comics, Walking Dead, American Vampire, Daytripper, Asylum Press' Fearless Dawn from Steve Mannion, Top Cow's Artifacts and Ron Marz, Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak, First Wave, Solar: Man of the Atom, G.I. Joe: Hearts and Minds, The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects, Wood and Templesmith's Spawn: Hellspawn, Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, and more...), Magnus: Robot Fighter #1 by Shooter and Reinhold, Image's Nancy in Hell #1 by Juan Jose Ryp and El Torres, The Abominable Charles Christopher, White Wolf's Mage: The Awakening and Michael William Kaluta, Vertigo Crime: Fogtown, Matt Kindt's Revolver, The Alcoholic, Shadowland: Power Man, and Daredevil -- all, like Nancy, goes to hell in a handbasket once the subject of Spider-Man and Batman's rogues galleries is broached. Complete and utter chaos...

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 123

Jason is back and bettah than evah as he helps us suss out the second volume of the Sam Kieth Sketchbook from IDW, Bill Sienkiewicz, Wizard World Chicago 2010, buying original art, Jim Rugg, The Beats: A Graphic History by Harvey Pekar, Ed Piskor, et al from Novel Graphics and Hill and Wang, Spider-Man: Fever, the Walking Dead trailer from AMC, Scott Pilgrim, Haunt, Science Dog, Guarding the Globe, Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer and Kenneth Roquafort, the David Choe monograph from Chronicle Books, vampires and the X-Men, Jeff Lemire's Superboy, Teen Titans, Mike Mignola, Rick Remender, Hickman's Fantastic Four, and much, much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:06am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 122

Tom Katers sits in for a vacationing Wooooode, wringing his trademark blend of wry humor out of topics like Brightest Day, The Smurfs from Peyo and Papercutz, One Piece and Silver Age sensibilities, Paul Grist's The Weird World of Jack Staff, Queen and Country, Dexter, Tom Defalco and Archie: The Man from Riverdale, Simpsons Comics #168 from Bongo, Locke and Key: Welcome to Lovecraft and Keys to the Kingdom from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, Showcase: Enemy Ace and Essential Man-Thing volume one, Howard Chaykin, Angelus #1-4 from Top Cow, The Luna Bros' and The Sword, Bakuman volume one from Shonen Jump/Viz Media, The Return of Bruce Wayne, JMS, Kanigher's Wonder Woman, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 121

In this colon-infested commentary, we touch upon Predators, Ken Meyer Jr's awe-inspiring Ink Stains for Comic Attack, CLiNT, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Batgirl Vol. 1: Batgirl Rising, Abe Sapien: The Abyssal Plain #2, Morning Glories #1 from Image, Baltimore: The Plague Ships #1, Fear Agent: Out of Step part one from Dark Horse, Pilot Season: Stellar, The Sixth Gun from Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt from Oni Press, Steve Pugh (with Warren Ellis) and Hotwire: Deep Cut #1 from Radical (with a bit of Legends: The Enchanted for not-so-good measure), Thor, the Mighty Avenger by Chris Samnee and Roger Langridge, Vertigo's Unknown Soldier, Hack/Slash: My First Maniac, Officer Downe from Joe Casey and Chris Burnham, Scarlet #1, The Sword (part the first) from Image, and much, much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:11am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 120

Unspeakable horrors come knock, knock, knock-in' at our dimensional door as we talk about Alan Moore, Anthony Johnston, and Jacen Burrows' The Courtyard (by way of the Courtyard Companion and Moore's Neonomicon #1) from Avatar, Walking Dead (No spoilers!), Vertigo's American Vampire, Forrest J. Ackerman and Famous Monsters of Filmland #251 from IDW, Batman: Under the Red Hood, Wonder Woman #601, The Amazing Spider-Girl, expectations of the long-term comic fan, James Robinson, more on Brendan Leach's Pterodactyl Hunters, Artifacts #1, Ron Marz, and the Top Cow universe, Superman/Batman: World's Funnest, Comic Book Guy #1 from Bongo, Eric Powell's Buzzard from Dark Horse, Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom by Shooter and Calero, more Age of Apocalypse, Brightest Day: The Atom and Jeff Lemire, Fractured Fables from Silverline, and much, much more! Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:37am EDT

Neseman is out and Scoutmaster Brion "Sal" Salazar steps in to give us the lowdown on Fanboy Scouts and help us recount our favorite announcements from last weekend's San Diego Comic Con, including: Scottie Young and Eric Shanower's OZ, pro Wrestling, the return of Dark Horse Presents to print, Power Man and Iron Fist, IDW's Rocketeer anthology, Frank Frazetta and Painting with Fire, Abnett and Lanning's Rocket Raccoon and Groot miniseries, Strange Tales II, Chloe Sullivan in Action Comics, Smallville, Fantagraphics' reprinting of classic Floyd Gottfredson Mickey Mouse, new Frank Miller 300, Battle Chasers from Image, Batman Inc., Fables #100, Mark Millar's CLiNT, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, CrossGen at Marvel, Marvelman, Roy Thomas and Conan, Fear Agent, David Lapham and Deadpool MAX, Aaron Lopresti and Weird Worlds, Collider Entertainment, the end of Brand New Day, Ultimate Comics Thor, Steve Rogers and Mark Waid, the Green Lantern and Thor movies, Chris Evans as Captain America, the new Man without Fear and Shadowland, Clayton Crain's CARNAGE!, Parker and Hardman on Hulks, the Avengers and Red Hulk, John Byrne and Next Men, Johns Vs. Brubaker, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:40am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 118

Rock-solid proof that what goes up must inevitably come down as we wander through Warren Ellis and John Cassaday's mighty Planetary, Hunter S. Thompson, Scott Pilgrim, IT!, the Terror from Beyond Space from IDW's Midnite Movies line, the Absolute and Omnibus format, X-Force: Sex and Violence #1, Brendan C. Leach's Pterodactyl Hunters in the Gilded City, Michael Avon Oeming and Mice Templar, Robert Kirkman's Skybound imprint and AMC's Walking Dead, characters and series that have lost their luster, Vertigo and the miniseries format, listener goodies, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:20am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 117

Drivin' on holy gasoline! In this alcohol-fueled, three-hour catastrophe, we get all silly and stupid over Dr. Who and Farscape (with a little Lexx thrown in for good measure), Uncanny X-Force and Second Coming, Random Comic Book Countdown: Casanova #1, Mario Bava's Danger: Diabolik!, Pood #1 and Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca's USApe, Neal Adams' Batman: Odyssey #1, Aqualad, I, Zombie, J. H. Williams, R. Crumb's Genesis and Basil Wolverton's Bible stories, Harvey Pekar and American Splendor, Jim Valentino's Normalman, Darkness: Shadows and Flame, Hellboy: Mexico and Richard Corben, Abe Sapien: The Abyssal Plain #1, Sonic the Hedgehog #213, Micah Gunnell and Dellec from Aspen, Adam Warren's Empowered Volume 1, and, in addition to the requisite whole mess more, Chris falls asleep.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:49am EDT

We earn our explicit tag with talk on Crossed and transgressive art (Lars Von Trier's Antichrist, XXXombies, Walking Dead, Andres Serrano's Piss Christ, Pontypool, Body Bags and Jason Pearson, Art That Kills by George Petros, Mike Diana, and more), Mr. Monster's Hi-Octane Horror #1 (Michael T. Gilbert, Jerry Grandenetti, Basil Wolverton, and George Evans), Chris Burnham, Wonder Woman #600 again, DC Legacies, Action #890 and Paul Cornell, Sea Bear and Grizzly Shark, Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files 01 and 2000 AD, Banimon, Peter Porker the Spectacular Spider-Ham Volume 1, I, Zombie, Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island by Warren Ellis and Raulo Caceres, Alan Moore's Neonomicon, Young Allies #1, Aliens Vs. Predator: Three Worlds War, Micronauts, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:18pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 115

We're four once more as we discuss Torpedo Comics, the Black Lantern drink, X-Men/Teen Titans and JLA/Avengers, Wonder Woman #600 and JMS, No Way Back and Jonah Hex, Splitting Image #2 and Don Simpson, Kenneth Rocafort's Velocity and the Filipino Invasion, the Bronze Age, Steve Gerber, Howard the Duck, and Underground comics, more on comic tattoos, Michael T. Gilbert, Stephen Platt, Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim, the (Vince) Colletta letta, Fall of the Hulks, the Curse of the Mutants Saga, listener email, Comicopia, and a whole lot more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:17am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 114

Woooode's nowhere to be found and audio problems abound, but it's not enough to stop us from talking about Duncan the Wonder Dog Volume 1: Show One from Adam Hines and AdHouse, Asylum Press' Zombie Terrors and EEEK! Volume 1 collections, Dynamite's Vampirella Archives Volume One, The Weird World of Eerie Publications, Creepy #3, Spawn: Origins Volume 1, Bulletproof Coffin #1 by Hine and Kane, '90s Image, DC's digital comics, Fringe: Tales from the Fringe #1 out of Wildstorm, BOOM!'s 28 Days Later, Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, the Jonah Hex movie, New Avengers #1, Shield #2, Brightest Day, Fraction and company's Thor: Ages of Thunder, Amazing Spider-Man: SHED, and sooooo much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 113

Chris "New Leaf" Neseman returns just in time to join us in spoiler-free talk about David Lapham's Stray Bullets, Jason and Gerry Conway, Desert Island and Smoke Signal #4, the Invincible Ultimate Collection volume five, Paul Pelletier and Incredible Hulk #610, Milestone Forever, Frank Miller's Dark Knight and Ronin, Brubaker's Captain America: Reborn and The Marvels Project, Stuart Immonen and New Avengers #1, Creepy #3 from Dark Horse, Omaha, the Cat Dancer and Blacksad, First Wave #2, Fantastic Four, Brandon Graham's King City from Image Comics and Tokyopop, John Arcudi and Peter Snejbjerg's A God Somewhere from Wildstorm, Unknown Soldier, Michael Turner, Black Comix, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:51am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 112

Chris plays hooky yet again, so we double-time it with a rousing roster of comic talk, featuring the last word on Jim Rugg's Rambo 3.5, Dan Clowes' Wilson from Drawn & Quarterly, a Cartoonist Profile on Mike Zeck, Secret Wars, the Mortal Kombat short, Joe the Barbarian #4 and #5 and Sean Murphy, Spider-Man: Fever, the Act-I-Vate Primer, Pilot Season: Stealth from Top Cow, Milestone Forever, Captain America/Black Panther: Flags of Our Fathers, Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors from Udon and Capcom, Green Lantern: Willworld and Seth Fisher, Marvel U.K. Magazine, Skaar: Son of Hulk, 120 Days of Simon from Simon Gardenfors and Top Shelf, Avengers Forever, Nemesis #2 by Millar and McNiven, and a whole steamin' pile more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:46am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 111

We prove we're more than capable of cooking up a well-balanced comic book meal as we talk about Michael Deforge's LOSE from Koyama Press, a clarification on Adams and Maroto's Zero Patrol, Zack Kruse's Mystery Solved and Big Jim Miller, Avengers #1, Legion #1, Secret Avengers #1, Thunderbolts #144, Fraction's Iron Man, The Return of Bruce Wayne #1 and #2 and Morrison's Batman and Robin, Doop, David's thrift store escapades, Age of Apocalypse, Astro City #1/2, Cable: Blood and Metal, Todd McFarlane and company's Spawn #1-25 and Image comics from the same period, Jim Valentino's Shadowhawk Chronicles, more on Jim Rugg's Rambo 3.5, Hellboy in Mexico, Richard Corben, and the Hellboy films, Scott Pilgrim Volume One, James Kochalka's Superf*ckers, Avengers Prime #1, and a whole lot more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 110

Chris is back to fill our ears with tales of the Summit City Comic Con, leaving us enough time left over to talk about Jeffrey Brown's Process Packets, FCBD 2010: The Stuff of Legend, Green Hornet, War of the Supermen #0, Doctor Solar/Magnus, Robot Fighter and G.I. Joe #155 1/2, G.I. Joe: Hearts and Minds #1 and Klaus Scherwinski's Origins #15 featuring Snow Job, Girl Comics #1 and Marvel themed months, Urasawa's Pluto, 28 Days Later and 7 Psychopaths from BOOM!, Jim Rugg's One Model Nation and Rambo 3.5, Zero Squad from Continuity Comics, IDW's Mystery Society, LOST (*sniff*), Atlas #1, and a whole mess more (including two stranger-than-usual Hotline calls)!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:36am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 109

Chris Samnee steps in to talk to us about Thor: The Mighty Avenger (Two issues in July!), The Age of Heroes, Siege: Embedded, Capote in Kansas, Avengers Day, Iron Man 2, Area 10, original art and commissions, Jersey Gods from Image, X-Factor Forever, The 6th Gun, Paul Pope's 100%, Siege and Siege: Fallen Sun, the Gold Key adaptation of the Beatles' Yellow Submarine, New Avengers: Finale, Bobgar "Slurmo" Ornelas' solo title B-One: Comics for Broken Hearts and Apocalypse...Meh with Jonathan "Homicidal Drummer" Westhoff, Patrick Scullin's Super Siblings, and a whole lot more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:58am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 108

Chris takes a breather, affording us ample opportunity for spoiler-free discussion on Siege #4, Alan Davis and the Marvels Project, Hulk #22 and Incredible Hulk #209, Ed McGuinness, The Return of Bruce Wayne #1 by Grant Morrison and Chris Sprouse, Dash Shaw's Bodyworld from Pantheon, The Black Terror and the Champions RPG, more distaste for the cut 'n' paste, Frank Frazetta, the Stumptown Festival: Bear Fight from Banner Year Press and Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel by Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett from Abrams Image, Batman & Robin, the Superman titles, Daredevil's crap-ass ninja skills, the Punisher and Shadowland, One Piece, video games, Julian Lytle's ANTS, and a whole lot more! Plus, at the top of the second hour, we're joined by a very special guest to help us wade through this mess! Vootie!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:39am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 107

Our comics cup runneth way, way over as we delve into Free Comic Book Day 2010, Ben 10 and Generator Rex, Artifacts #0 from Top Cow, The 6th Gun #1 by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt from Oni Press, Marvel's Thor/Iron Man offering, Archie Summer Splash, Zorro: The Complete Classic Adventures by the legendary Alex Toth, a battalion of IDW G.I. Joe books (Cobra I and II, A Real American Hero #155 1/2, the flagship Joe #9-17, and the amazing Robert Atkins), Sonic the Hedgehog, Amazing Spider-Man #630 and bombastic Chris Bachalo, Rob Liefeld, Mike and Laura Allred and I, Zombie from Vertigo, Terry Moore's Echo, the Blackest Night Director's Cut, West Coast Blues and Jacques Tardi from Fantagraphics, Chris Burnham, Tony Harris and Twitter, and gobs of gushing praise (at least from one of us) for Kirkman, Ottley, McFarlane, and Capullo's Haunt! Plus, the requisite listener voicemails and a few emails, too!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:09am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 106

Chris blinks in and out and back in again amidst talk on the Muppets and Fraggle Rock, Jim Rugg, Hi Fructose volume 15 with James Jean and Al Columbia, Grant Morrison and Mukesh Singh's 18 Days OGN from Dynamite, Shadowlands, the Avengers titles, Chris Samnee and Thor: Mighty Avenger, Casanova Max, a reaction to a listener voicemail (I know, right?!?), I, Zombie, Comic Book Artist #15, the Hernandez Brothers, Alex Toth and Spielberg's 1941, convention oversaturation, Alex Ross, Phil Hester and Jonathan Lau's Black Terror #5-9, X-Men: Hope, Fantomex, Brightest Day #1, RASL, Echo, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:57am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 105

It's our Giant-Size C2E2 (See Dos Eee Dos) wrap-up episode, featuring tales of Doug Mahnke, Jerry "The King" Lawler, Tom Fowler, Mike Perkins, Mike Norton, crazy Chicago cabbies, Phil Hester and Andy Parks, Ryan Stegman (and the Sif one-shot), Hilary Barta, Will Pfeifer, Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey, and Action Philosophers!, Jim Heffron, Brian Stringer and our tattoos, Larry Marder and Beanworld, Jeremy Haun, Andy Jewett and Jon Kulczar, Lance Kizer and Steve Bryant, con-centric listener email from John Wimmer, Harold's Chicken Shack, Mark Texeira, Vince's DC pick of the week, and a much, much more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 104

BLACKEST NIGHT, BLACKEST NIGHT, and a little more BLACKEST NIGHT, as Chris and Wood finally step up and talk about the miniseries I've been BEGGING them to cover, with a little bit of time left over for investigations into Ultimate X #2 by Jeph Loeb and Art Adams, the Punisher Max: Butterfly one-shot, Dave Wachter and the Guns of Shadow Valley, Zak Smith's Gravity's Rainbow Illustrated (Pictures Showing What Happens on Each Page of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's Rainbow), Hard-Boiled by Miller and Darrow, Hulked-Out Heroes, and a whole lot more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 103

Carefully-laid plans go awry and reams of notes are thrown out the window as we change course to discuss Cable #25, S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 by Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver, Hickman vs. Johns, the Apple iPad, art and audience, plus, in the second half, we're joined by sizzlin' Steve Bryant, who drops by to lay down some science on Athena Voltaire and the Kickstart program, William Stout, Dave Stevens, and the aborted Godzilla 3D film, Mark Schultz, C2E2, Guy Davis, and, as usual, a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:24am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 102

After Chris renders us both crosseyed and painless by taking about a number of Marvel titles in a positive light, we traipse all over the place, batting it back and forth on the CGS Supershow, Gabriel Hardman, Chris' convention philosophy, Dave Wachter and Andy Jewett, Skottie Young and OZ, Wolverine: Weapon X #11, Love and Rockets: Heartbreak Soup and Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, X-Factor Forever #1, Hercules: Fall of an Avenger, Captain America: Reborn, Eiichiro Oda's One Piece: East Blue, Teenagers from Mars, Wu-Massacre and Chris Bachalo, MoCCA 2010, Fantastic Four #577, ROM, How to Train a Dragon, and a whole lot more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:24am EDT

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 101

We return to the stuff that passes for normal 'round these parts, merrily mixing it up on G.I. Joe Origins #11 and #12, Marvel Preview #21 and the Marvel Magazine and Essential formats, Madame Xanadu Volume 2: Exodus Noir from Matt Wagner, Michael Kaluta, and Dave Stewart, Fables, Liberty Comics #1 and #2, Incredible Hercules #141, Agents of Atlas, Gorilla Man and the Avengers, Miracle/Marvelman and the Sentry, Mysterious the Unfathomable TPB, Larry Marder's Beanworld Volume 2: A Gift Comes!, Mesmo Delivery Service and Hard Boiled, comic-themed tattoos, the Marvels Project #7 and Steve Epting, and a whole mess more!

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 100

The 11 O'Clock Chat Room is ablaze with activity as forum members help us celebrate 100 episodes of insanity, flinging questions at us while we talk about Siege #3, Powers #3, curses vs. prayers, Deadwood, Northwest Passage from ONI, Tom Fowler (buy the Mysterious the Unfathomable TPB), Survivors, Dick Tracy, the Longbox beta, Incredible Hulk #208 and Hulk #21, Jeff Loeb, Marvel vs. DC continuity, our 2nd favorite writers, Alan Moore vs. Grant Morrison, Christopher Priest, C2E2, Steve Gerber, Stan Lee, First Wave #1, Batman, The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe, TMNT, Newave: The Underground Mini Comix of the 1980s from Fantagraphics, our obsession with collectibles, the price of comics, podcast regrets, 100 and Stray Bullets, JMS and Babylon 5, listener email, and much, much more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_100.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 99

Lawd have mercy! David A. Price is far more chatty than usual this time around, drivin' the 11 O'Clock bus hard and fast through subjects like Jim Rugg, the Challengers/Chicago Comics Strange Tales event (featuring Michael Kupperman, Becky Cloonan, Jeffrey Brown, and Paul Hornschemeier), Web of Spider-Man #6 and the awesomeness that is Xurxo G. "Laseraw" Penalta, Lucas Testro and the Street Angel short film, Jack of Fables and the Great Fables Crossover, Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, Stumptown, The Brave and the Bold: Milestone, buying titles out of habit, Black Dynamite, more Crisis on Two Earths, Emerald City and tips for first-time conventioneers, Dark Horse's Scatterbrain anthology, Adam Warren's Empowered, and much more good stuff!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_099.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 98

This episode: Chris reads Pluto! Plus, we find time to talk about Tales Designed to Thrizzle, Sweet Tooth, Afrodisiac and Street Angel, Matt Fraction and Invincible Iron Man #24, The 198, Marvel Masterworks: X-Men Volume Six, the Sam Kieth Sketchbook Vol. 1 from IDW, Highbrow Vs. Lowbrow art, Winter World, dystopian films, more Doctor Who, Douglas Adams, Osamu Tezuka's Apollo's Song, Catwoman: Selina's Big Score by Darwyn Cooke, First Wave, Blackest Night #7 and Alex Sinclair, Loeb and Cho's Ultimates and the Ultimate universe, Dynamite's Green Hornet and the Kato miniseries, Deadpool, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_098.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 97

I AM THE DRAGON PUNCHER! We are more scattershot than usual in our discussion on Eaglesham and Hickman's Fantastic Four #576, Nimrod, X-Factor, Hank Pym (the Scientist Supreme, just ask him) Cable, Iron Fist, Larry Marder's Beanworld, James Kochalka's Monkey Vs. Robot from Top Shelf, ultra-detailed versus economical graphic styles and their impact on the perception of the viewer, Scud the Disposable Assassin and Julian Lytle's Antz, Regina piles, School: A Ghost Story by Brian Defferding, The Storm in the Barn, James Stokoe's Orc Stain #1 for Image, Mark Waid's Irredeemable and Incorruptible, Siege sales and event books, and much more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_097.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 96

By Odin's one good eye, we are all over the place this episode, twisting and turning through tangents on Cadence Comic Art, Pluto from Naoki Urasawa, Takashi Nagasaki, and Macoto Tezka (inspired by the Astro Boy work of the great god Osamu Tezuka) from Viz, 100 Bullets, when classics fail to click (by way of Box Office Poison, Local, Blankets, Starman, Walking Dead, Y the Last Man, Strangers in Paradise, and others), McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #33, Human Target, Doctor Who, Night Business and Gangsta Rap Posse from American Traditional Comics, Kick-Ass, John Romita Jr, LOST, curling (?), and much, much more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_096.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 95

iFanboy's Ron Richards joins the fray, coaxing us through conversation on X-Men and X-Factor Forever, Chris Claremont, Alan Moore and his Neonomicon Hornbook with Jacen Burrows, Nazi Knife Volume Six and PictureBox, Brubaker's Secret Avengers, Jonathan Hickman, Witzend #3 and Wally Wood, Steve Ditko's Mr. A, IDW's Torpedo by Jordi Bernet, Twitter, The Definitive Queen and Country Volume 1, Dash Shaw's The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century AD from Fantagraphics, Loeb and Adams' Ultimate X and the Ultimate universe, Pixie Strikes Back, Top Cow's Pilot Season series and Robert Kirkman, Kenneth Rocafort, and much more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_095.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 94

Come with us to the mean streets of Wilkesborough as we sing some sweet, baadasssss songs about Steve Ditko, Watchmen 2 and the possibilities of new stories set in Moore and Gibbons' universe, Parade with Fireworks from Shadowline, Jim Valentino, Siege #2 and the Sentry, Avengers (the forthcoming Avengers #1 by Bendis and John Romita JR, Dan Slott, and more), the Planet Hulk DVD and Fox's Human Target, Back Issue magazine, Ed Hannigan: Covered, Gene Colan, and Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca's phenomenal AFRODISIAC from Adhouse Books!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_094.mp3
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