11 O'Clock Comics Podcast
VinceB, David Price, and Jason Wood talk comics and stuff.
11 O'Clock Comics Episode 233

After Chris fills us in on the greatness that was MorrisonCon, we traipse through Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples' awesome SAGA, Howard Chaykin's Black Kiss 2, The Shade by James Robinson, Darwyn Cooke, Cully Hamner, and Javier Pulido, IDW's Popeye and Classic Popeye, Chris Ware's Building Stories, Brian Wood's The Massive from Dark Horse, Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Love and Rockets, and a whole mess more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19am EST

Vince & Chris have established visitation rights for the children. This week Jason and David go to Six Flags with their favorite parent and talk about a variety of comics goodness. Doom Patrol, Top Shelf, Legends, MorrisonCon, Rachel Rising, the cycle of reading habits and more.

Next Week: FAMILY REUNION on a very special episode of 11 O'Clock Comics.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 231

Ales Kot and Riley Rossmo's Wild Children from Image, Walt Simonson's The Judas Coin, Public Education Volume 2 from Jonathan O'Briant, John Byrne's Legends, Incredible Hulk #13, Spider-Men, Dan Slott and Amazing Spider-Man rumors, Matt Fraction and David Aja's Hawkeye, the Alan Davis Annuals: Fantastic Four, Daredevil, and Wolverine, Abrams Comicarts and Topps' Mars Attacks 50th Anniversary Collection hardcover, The Strange Talent of Luther Strode by Justin Jordan, Tradd Moore, and Felipe Sobreiro from Image, Legends of the Dark Knight #16 by Jeff Parker and Gabriel Hardman, woman colorists, Dorothy and the Wizard in OZ by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young, Parker and Hardman's Secret Avengers, Cable and X-Force, Avengers: Arena by Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker, Declan Shalvey, SpongeBob #12 and Ernest Borgnine, Tony Millionaire, Brandon Graham and PictureBox, Hayao Miyazaki's Nausica of the Valley of Wind, Ed the Happy Clown from Chester Brown and Drawn & Quarterly, Double Barrel #4 from Top Shelf, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap by Ice-T, Young Justice, Revolution, Transformers Prime, the Covered blog, and much more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:22am EST

Vince is on vacation so we talk about stuff.
Wonder Woman, Jerry "The King"?, 9-11, Misfits, more Sleeper, weight loss and more.

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:53pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 229

More on Kickstarter, Marvel's Hulk: Season One by Fred Van Lente and the great Tom Fowler, Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Family Values, That Yellow Bastard (Jim Lee's Deathblow, Lone Wolf and Cub, Lynn Varley, and more), our personal comics Mount Rushmore, Grant Morrison, John Byrne, Mike Mignola, Steve Ditko, Joe Kubert, John Severin, Neal Adams, Jim Steranko, John Severin, Prophet by Brandon Graham and Simon Roy, Farel Dalrymple, and Giannis Milonogiannis from Image, the Todd McFarlane Collector's Club, Jason Aaron's Incredible Hulk, Godzilla: Half Century War by James Stokoe from IDW, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips Sleeper, Dave Sim, and much more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_229.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:09am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 228

Nick Spencer, Rob Liefeld, Scott Snyder, Kamandi Omnibus Volume 2, Carmine Infantino, Jason Pearson, RASL and Tesla, Bowie, Crystar the Crystal Warrior in The Origin of Crystar by David Anthony Kraft, Alan Kupperberg, and Marie Severin (Marvel Age #1, Comics Interview, toy prices, Eaglemoss, FOOM, WAM: Wild Agents of Marvel, Famous Monsters and Blue Oyster Cult, Wizard 1/2 and 0 issues, Masters of the Universe and Tim Seeley, J. J. Abrams' Star Trek, and more), BBC's Misfits (Alphas, Summer Glau, Falling Skies, Fringe, Doctor Who, and more), Dan Slott, Marie Severin: Mirthful Mistress of Comics by Dewey Cassell with Aaron Sultanfrom TwoMorrows (Back Issue, Alter Ego), Dan Nadel and the Born Again Artist's Edition, Ryan Browne's Blast Furnace Kickstarter, MorrisonCon, Dark Horse's Grendel Omnibus V1, Amazing Spider-Man #692, Godzilla: Legends from IDW (Dean Haspiel, Hedorah, Gary Panter, Simon Gane, and more), Batwoman: Hydrology, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_228.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 227

The great Carl Potts and Alien Legion, Ryan Stegman and the I Draw Comics Kickstarter, Rick Remender's Fear Agent (EC Comics, Jerome Opena, Kieron Dwyer and Sea of Red, Salgood Sam and Mark Sable's Dracula: Son of the Dragon, and more), Infinite Horizon by Gerry Duggan and Phil Noto from Image, Dark Horse's Eerie #1 (David Lapham, Bill Dubay, Rafa Garres, the incomparable Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, the Heavy Metal movie, Den, and more), Darwyn Cooke, Jeff Lemire's Underwater Welder for Top Shelf (Matt Kindt, Sweet Tooth), Jonathan Hickman's string of Fantastic Four done-in-ones, Crystar: Crystal Warrior, Avenging Spider-Man by Zeb Wells, Joe Mad, and others, New Teen Titans, Planet of the Apes, Silver Surfer: Parable by Stan Lee and Moebius, Walt Simonson and Doctor Who, Richard Starking's Elephantmen #42, Jason Aaron and Scalped, Adventure Time #7 and LSP, Falling Skies, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_227.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:28am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 226

Madman 20th Anniversary HC by Mike Allred and company, Joe Kubert (Tarzan #207-210, Ragman, Hawkman, Sgt. Rock, Jew Gangster, the Heroes World catalogs, Between a Rock and a Hard Place with Brian Azzarello, Neal Adams, Moebius, Chris Claremont, Phil Hester, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Wally Wood, and more), Wizard World Chicago,  Neal Adams and Chris' JLA jam piece, Comic Buyer's Guide #1694 and Jeff Lemire's Underwater Welder from Top Shelf (The Comics Journal, RBCC, TwoMorrows publications, and more), Valiant's X-O: Manowar, Before Watchmen: Ozymandias by Len Wein and Jae Lee, Becky Cloonan's The Mire, The Mighty Thor by Matt Fraction and company, Brian Wood (The Massive, Conan with Becky Cloonan, DMZ, and more), and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_226.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:04am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 225

Pendleton Ward and Adventure Time, Bravest Heroes, and Ben 10, Menage a Three, the Walt Simonson Thor Artist's Edition from IDW, Joe Kubert, the long-lost 1987 Penta hotel Creation Convention cassette tape, Marvel's New Universe, Mark Millar and Tommy Lee Edwards' 1985, Mike Allred and Mark Bagley on Matt Fraction's Fantastic Four family of books, Chris Tucker, Transformers: Regeneration One from Simon Furman, Andrew Wildman, and Stephen Baskerville from IDW, Larry Marder's Beanworld 3.5 from Dark Horse, Marvel Now and licensed books, Matt Kindt and Super Spy from Top Shelf, Double Barrel #3, Julian Lytle's ANTS, Walking Dead #19, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_225.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:58am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 224

Ian Edgington and Mike Collins' American Gothic, Howard Chaykin and Ken Bruzenak's Black Kiss 1 and 2 from Vortex and Image Comics, Frank Miller and David Mazzuchelli's Daredevil: Born Again Artist's Edition from IDW (incorporating Batman: Year One, The Dark Knight Returns, Todd McFarlane, Phil Hester and Andy Parks, and more),  Ernest Borgnine and Disney's Black Hole by way of Jack Kirby, Dark Knight Rises and Batman: Earth One by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, Captain America's wings, Neal Adams (HOLLA!), Gail Simone, Eric Powell's The Goon #40 from Dark Horse, Justice by Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, and Doug Braithwaite, Creepy Presents: Richard Corben, Harper's Radioactive Man: Radioactive Repository Volume One by Bill Morrison, Steve Vance, and a cast of thousands, Captain America from Ed Brubaker and Pat Zircher, Alphas, Wolverine and the X-Men from Jason Aaron, Nick Bradshaw, and Chris Bachalo, Jamal Igle and the Molly Danger Kickstarter, Infinite Horizon, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_224.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:48am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 223

Grant Morrison, Darwyn Cooke's Parker: The Hunter, The Outfit, and The Score, Locke & Key: Clockworks by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez from IDW, In The Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak (Windsor McKay/Little Nemo), Jim Cheung, Brain Wood's X-Men, Desert Island's Smoke Signal #13 (Tony Millionaire, Brian Chippendale, SKINNER, and more), The Return of King Doug by Greg Erb, Jason Oremland, and Wook-Jin Clark from ONI Press, Ryan Estrada and The Whole Story (Ryan North, Doug TenNapel, Meredith Gran, Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Box Brown, Nam Dong Yoon, and a whole lot more), Kickstarter (Creature Box, Remind by Jason Brubaker, etc.), Black Dynamite on Adult Swim, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_223.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:41am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 222

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 222

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 221

The Amazing Spider-Man and Dark Knight Rises movies, more Before Watchmen, Azzarello and Risso's Batman: Broken City (Batman #620-625), Batman Vs. Spider-Man rogues, James Van Hise's RBCC (Rocket's Blast Comic Collector) #151 and Harlan Ellison (Jim Warren, Neal Adams, Gerry Conway, Will Eisner, Denny O'Neill, Len Wein, and more), Darwyn Cooke's Parker: The Score, Jack Davis, The Hustler, Doug Wildey's Rio from IDW (Alex Toth, Jonny Quest, and more),  Archaia's Cyclops by Matz and Luc Jacamon, Eddie Campbell's The Lovely Horrible Stuff from Top Shelf and Knockabout, a cornucopia of Kickstarter (Bob Burden's Flaming Carrot, Penny Arcade, Top Cow and Cyberforce, and more), The Beast of Chicago: The Murderous Career of H. H. Holmes (A Treasury of Victorian Murder) by Rick Geary and NBM/Comics Lit, Monsterverse's Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave #2 by Kerry Gammill and a host of horrors, Get Jiro! by Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose, and Langdon Foss from Vertigo, Mahmud Asrar and Supergirl, Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man from Archie, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_221.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:02am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 220

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Century 1910/1969/2009 and Black Dossier by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill from Top Shelf, Chew by John Layman and Rob Guillory from Image, Warren Ellis and Gary Erskine's Jack Cross out of DC, IDW's KISS #1 by Chris Ryall and Jamal Igle,  Godzilla, Baltimore: The Curse Bells by Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden, and Ben Stenbeck from Dark Horse, Batman Incorporated #2 and Chris Burnham, a trio from MonkeyBrain: Bandette #1 from Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover, Edison Rex from Chris Roberson and Dennis Culver, and Amelia Cole and the Unknown World by Adam P. Knave, D. J. Kirkbride, and Nik Brokenshire, James Kochalka's massive American Elf digital collections from Top Shelf, Frankenstein Alive, Alive! by Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson from IDW, Steve Gerber and Kevin Nowlan's Infernal Man-Thing #1, Tim Seeley and Mike Norton's Revival #1 from Image, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_220.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:44am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 219

John Byrne's Trio #1 and the Born Again Artist's Edition from IDW, Hannes Bok: A Life in Illustration, Taschen books, Archaia's The Killer volume two by Matz and Luc Jacamon, Danger Club by Landry Q. Walker and Eric Jones, Bowen statues, Comixology, Jeff Smith's RASL from Cartoon Books, Jonathan Hickman and Nick Pitarra's The Manhattan Projects from Image, Jim Rugg, Phil Hester's Darkness and Darkness/Pitt, Paul Grist, Angel & Faith by Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs from Dark Horse, ten issues of Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon, a tease at The Twelve, Mike Norton's Battle Pug, Winter Soldier, The Anthology Project, and much more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_219.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:08am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 218

Before Watchmen, The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract by Marv Wolfman and George Perez (Dark Phoenix Saga, Titans Hunt, wedding issues, Young Justice, DC Nation block), Brian Ralph's Daybreak, The Green River Killer: A True Detective Story by Jeff Jensen and Jonathan Case from Dark Horse, CAKE, Gary by Tyrell Cannon, Jeffrey Brown, Spawn/Batman by Frank Miller and Todd McFarlane from Image, Mark Waid and Frank Quietly's Offspring one-shot from The Kingdom, Greg Capullo, TV-O-Rama (Falling Skies, Sherlock, and more), G. Willow Wilson's AIR and the dangers of serial storytelling, The Boys, Movie-O-Rama (Prometheus (no spoilers), Amazing Spider-Man, Dark Knight Rises, and more), Adventure Time #5 and Paul Pope from Kaboom!, Bart King's Postoffice, Creator Owned Heroes from Image, OHOTMU Redux, Brian Wood's The Massive, and more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_218.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 217

After a plunge into the dark realm of Jacques Tardi's It Was the War of the Trenches from Fantagraphics, we surface into the light of Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #1 by Darwyn Cooke and Amanda Conner, Jeffrey Brown's Darth Vader and Son from Chronicle Books and CAKE (the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo), Top Shelf's Double Barrel anthology from Cannons Kevin and Zander (available on Comixology), Joe Kelly's Action Comics #775, Cyril Pedrosa's Three Shadows from :01, Stumptown by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth from Oni, Rick Remender's Strange Girl from Image, Harbinger and the new Valiant, Haunted Hulk from Hulk #50-52 by Jeff Parker and Carlo Pagulayan, Ian Brill and Dracula World Order, Spider-Men #1, Tales of the Dark Knight #1 and Jeff Lemire, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_217.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:03am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 216

All the pieces are back in place as we ramble through Revival by Tim Seeley and Mike Norton from Image, Mike Schwartz's Oceanverse, Won Ton Soup volume one by James Stokoe from Oni Press, Alejandro Jodorowsky's Weapons of the Metabaron with Travis Charest and Zoran Janjetov from Humanoids (incorporating Frank Herbert and David Lynch's Dune, Moebius, H. R. Giger, Sienkiewicz, Flash (Aaaaaaaaaaah!) Gordon, and more), Ron Garney and Fantastic Four #606, Jeff Parker and Dale Eaglesham's Hulk #53 and Alpha Flight, Jonathan Hickman and Ryan Bodenheim from Image, The Homeland Directive by Robert Vendetti and Mike Huddleston from Top Shelf, David's tale on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Detective Comics #526, trade dress and Dark Horse's Creepy and Eerie Archives, Juxtapoz #137, Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey's Comic Book History of Comics from IDW, Terry Moore's Rachel Rising, Fury MAX by Ennis and Parlov, Dynamite!, and a little about Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1. You'll live.

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_216.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:22am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 215

Mighty Skottie Young in the house! 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:58am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 214

Grab your torches and pitchforks! Chris Neseman is back and with him he brings the X-Statix Omnibus (including DC's gay character, Princess Diana, Skottie Young and New Warriors, The Brotherhood, Doop, and more), Jason takes a long look at Avengers Academy and Thunderbolts, Godzilla #1 from Duane Swierczynski, Simon Gane, and IDW, Thundercats, Saga #3 from BKV and Fiona Staples, Steve Perry and Thomas Yeates' TimeSpirits from Marvel/Epic (incorporating Elektra: Assassin, Daredevil, Groo, Elfquest, Dreadstar, Starstruck, Steve Gerber's Void Indigo, Alien Legion, and more), Dark Knight Returns animated and Planet Hulk, Frank Miller's The Spirit and Sucker Punch, Ernie Chan, I [Heart] Fake #2 and Heather Benjamin, Fringe, Tim Seeley and Mike Norton's Revival from Image, John Carter: The Gods of Mars, Princeless from Action Lab and the Glyph Awards, Steve Bryant and Mark Waid on Avengers, Kickstarter, and more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_214.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:06am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 213

Zack Kruse creeps into the mix this week as we wander through the Summit City Comic Con (Hilary Barta, Gabriel Hardman, Dave Wachter, Carole Lombard, and more), Low Concept 2: Comix Boogaloo, the Rising Stars Omnibus by JMS and company, The Chilling Archive of Horror Comics, Volume 2: Bob Powell's TERROR from Craig Yoe and IDW (Will Eisner, CrossGen, Steve Ditko, Joe Staton, and more), The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath and Other Stories by H. P. Lovecraft and Jason Bradley Thompson from Mock Man Press, Valiant's X-O Manowar #1 (BKV and Saga, Peter David, Scott Snyder and Swamp Thing...), Haunt by Joe Casey, Nathan Fox, John Lucas, and Image, Young Justice, Avengers, Creepy #8 from Dark Horse, TwoMorrow's Back Issue #56, Finding Gossamer, Harvey Pekar's Cleveland, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_213.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:47am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 212

iFanboy's Ron Richards jumps into the fray and brings Grant Morrison with him! Okay, maybe not the man in the flesh, but tales about the man and what fans can expect from the upcoming MorrisonCon! Plus, we've got some dissing the Legion, Wild Pig, FCBD 2012 (Sonic from Archie, Avengers, James Sime and Isotope, Image Comics, and more), Alan Davis, Lee Weeks, Rising Stars, Thundercats and Ed Benes, Uncanny X-Force and Greg Tocchini, art commissions gone horribly wrong, Avengers the movie, Daredevil and Chris Samnee, War of the Woods by Matthew Petz, Erik Larsen and Cory Hamscher's Supreme, Hell Yeah by Joe Keatinge and Andre Szymanowicz, and a long-ass look at the Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely masterpiece, Flex Mentallo!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_212.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:51am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 211

All-different! All-weird! Around Comics' Brion "Sal" Salazar picks up the baton dropped by his wayward brother, helping us through The Dark Knight Rises, Green Lantern, Avengers, and other comic book-themed films (with a little Battleship on the side), Chew Volume Five: Major League Chew from John Layman and Rob Guillory, Hiroya Oku's Gantz from Dark Horse (incorporating Eli Roth and Hostel/Cabin Fever, Human Centipede, Rob Zombie and his cinematic oeuvre, Jim Lee and 100 Bullets, Bryan Hitch, Paolo Rivera, J. Scott Campbell, Scott McCloud and Abraham Lincoln, and more!), Sammy the Mouse from Zac Sally and La Mano 21, Mark Waid's The Unknown, Eric Powell's Goon (by way of Alan Moore and Pictopia, Mike Norton, Scotty Young, Rick Remender and Fear Agent, Hellboy, Jeff Lemire, and others), IDW's Popeye #1 from Roger Langridge and Bruce Ozella, The Green River Killer, a tease for Morrison and Quitely's Flex Mentallo, podcast burnout, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_211.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:50am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 210

TV's Mario Muscar climbs into the Neseman chair this week, adding ample amounts of assessment on Pierre-Henry Gomont's Catalyse from Manolosanctis, Bill Keane and Family Circus, Morgan Spurlock's Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (including Chuck Rozanski and Mile High Comics, Stan Lee, Kevin Smith, and more), Action Lab's Back in the Day by Dave Dwonch and Daniel J. Logan, Joe Kubert's Jew Gangster, more on Will Pfeifer and German Torres' The Advance Team from Tor, Butcher Baker and Bulletproof Coffin, Batman Incorporated by Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham, Cameron Stewart, Yanick Paquette, and Scott Clark/Dave Beatty, Brian Wood and Kristian Donaldson's The Massive out of Dark Horse, Double Feature's Sci-Fi #3 by Tony Donley, Jeff Zornow, Michael Morici, Steve Seeley, and Tom Scioli, even more praise for Brian K Vaughn and Fiona Staples' Saga from Image, John Romita Jr and Avengers Vs. X-Men, Brandon Graham and Prophet, Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt's Sixth Gun #21, Amazing Spider-Man: Ends of the Earth, Tony DeZuniga, and much more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_210.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:18am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 209

C2E2 2012: Tony Moore and moonshine! Charlie Adlard! Skottie Young! Tom Scioli and American Barbarian! Ramon Perez! Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman! Joe Kubert and the Kubert School! Chris Burnham! Jamal Igle! Hilary Barta and Christian Alamay! RBCC! Jose Gonzalez and Vampirella! John Carter, Warlord of Mars! Shia Labeouf! Ryan Stegman! Will Pfeifer and The Advance Team! Tom Kelly! George Perez! John Byrne! Jeremy Haun! Robert Atkins! Bill Sienkiewicz! Phil Hester! Jim Cheung! Gordon Purcell! Alfredo Alcala and Voltar! House of Secrets! Dylan Dog! Mike Norton! Cosplayers! Steve Bryant! Tim Seeley! Marrowbones! Darren Neeley and The Prospector! Avengers Academy and Christos Gage! Jimmy Palmiotti! Joe Quesdada! Fabulous forumites! More!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_209.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:29am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 208

We give you a lot on which to chew before we head out to the wonders of C2E2, including Fantagraphics' The Sincerest Form of Parody (Mort Walker, Don Martin, Will Elder, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, EC Comics and Bill Gaines, Frank Robbins, MAD, humor in America, Underground comics, Cracked, Ross Andru and Mike Esposito, Howard Nostrand, and more), Womanthology: Heroic from IDW (Fiona Staples, Renae DeLiz, Coleen Doran, Ming Doyle, Camilla D'Erico, and many, many more), Chris Mitten and Antony Johnston's Wasteland from ONI, Atomic Robo, John Carter: Gods of Mars and Ramon Perez (Skottie Young, Tale of Sand), Bob Layton's Hercules: Prince of Power minis,  a Creator Spotlight on Kurt Busiek (Astro City, Marvels, Thunderbolts, Kingdom Come, Ninjak, Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis, and more), Tom Scioli and American Barbarian, Chris Pitzer and Project: Superior from AdHouse, Witchblade and Diego Bernard, Bomb Queen volume seven by Jimmie Robinson, Ghost Rider, Chip Kidd, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_208.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 207

We dig in deep this week with long looks at Brandon Graham's King City from Image and TokyoPop (including Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim, Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, James Stokoe and Orc Stain, Thomas Herpich, and much more), Adventure Time, Jason Aaron's Wolverine and the X-Men (Chris Bachalo, Nick Bradshaw), Avengers Vs. X-Men #0 (Frank Cho, Bendis, John Romita Jr.), Cartoonapalooza with Avengers: Earth's Mightest Heroes, Green Lantern, Young Justice, Ultimate Spider-Man, and more, more on Dames in the Atomic Age, Art Adams' Monkeyman and O'Brien, Uncanny X-Force, Eerie Presents: Hunter - The Classic Warren Publishing Hero's Complete Adventures and Paul Ryan, Waid's Daredevil, Chris Samnee and Rocketeer, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009 from Top Shelf, Action Lab's Princeless, Brian Wood's DMZ, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_207.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 206

Short on runtime, long on ideas as we pow-wow on Douglas Adams and Doctor Who, Art of Fiction's Dames in the Atomic Age by Christopher Ryder, Marc Sandroni, Mike Vosburg, Paul Little, Tony Fleecs, and company, Smoke and Mirrors by Mike Costa, Ryan Browne, and Jon Armstrong from IDW, 50 Girls 50 from Image, Vertigo's Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child by Selwyn Hinds and Denys Cowan, Rocketeer Adventures volume two #1 (Peter David, Bill Sienkiewicz, Stan Sakai, and more), three years of Captain America, The Naked Heroes' Demon the Whiskey Down and the great Benjamin Marra, B.P.R.D. Plague of Frogs volume three and Hellboy, Avengers X-Sanction and Jeph Loeb, Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose #73 by Jim Balent, Haunt and Nathan Fox, Tim Seeley's Witchblade, Prophet and Brandon Graham, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_206.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:04am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 205

Chaos is the name of the game this week as we kick the insanity up a few notches while talking about the 999 Challenge, Stan Lee's Mighty 7 from Stan Lee Comics, Alex Saviuk, and the fine folks at Archie (including the Spider-Man newspaper strip, Sonic, Archie, Mega Man, and more), an extended look at Jonathan Hickman's run on Fantastic Four (John Byrne, DOOM, the Waid/Wieringo run, etc.), The John Romita Amazing Spider-Man Artist Edition from IDW (Steve Ditko + Amazing Annual #1 with the Sinister Six, Ross Andru, Gil Kane, Romita Jr, Romitaman, Kingpin, ARch-nemeses, Morbius, and more), Dean Haspiel and Make Mine Me, The Believer #88 from McSweeney's, John Carter and the Gods of Mars, Cartoon Network's DC Nation block, Adventure Time, David Lapham's Age of Apocalypse, and a couple buckets more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_205.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:50am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 204

We jump in quick 'n' dirty on Gisele Lagace and Ménage á 3 (by way of Occupy Riverdale and Archie Comics), Brandon Graham and King City, Adventure Time, Saga #1 by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples from Image, Moebius (Blueberry, The Airtight Garage, Arzach, Heavy Metal, and more), recent developments in The Walking Dead TV show, The Dead: Kingdom of Flies by Alan Grant, Simon Bisley, Glen Fabry (and more) from Berserker Comics, Watchmen/DKR and print, The Champions/The Order, Avengers: Childrens' Crusade and Avengers Vs. X-Men, Artifice by Alex Woolfson and Winona Nelson, The Manhattan Projects by Hickman and Pitarra from Image, Nathan Fox and Haunt, Jacques Tardi, Simone's Batgirl, Vertigo's Fairest, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_204.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:36am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 203

Hold on to your hats, folks, because this one's a weird one even by our standards... While Skype wreaks havoc with a vengeance, we top off the tank in the rickety ol' Wayback Machine head out for a long, rambling ride through Amazing Spider-Man #300, Miller and Mazzuchelli's Born Again, Comic Confessions (including Cerebus, Camelot 3000, Black Dragon, Chris Claremont's First Flight, X-Terminators and Fallen Angels, Jon Bogdanove, and much more), Valiant both old and new, Ultraverse, Catwoman, Ted Mckeever's MONDO from Image/Shadowline, Justice League: Doom and Dwayne Mcduffie, Morrison and Quitely's Flex Mentallo (incorporating Doom Patrol, Teen Titans, Alan Moore and Don Simpson's Pictopia, Cliff Steele, and more), Rubber Blanket, Bongo Comics and the Ralph Wiggum one-shot (Sergio Aragones, Mike Kazaleh, Carol Lay, Ted May, and more), "Hawkeye's a dick!", listener email, Ghost Rider, the latest episode of the Walking Dead on TV, Rogue Trooper and Strontium Dog, Uncanny X-Force, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_203.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:35am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 202

Once again bracketed by listener comments from the 11 O'Clock Hotline, we plunge our collective proboscises deep into the upcoming Wild Pig event (Peter David, Rudy Nebres, Lee Weeks, and many more), the Wally Wood Artist Edition from IDW (incorporating Frank Frazetta, Mark Schultz, John Romita, Wil Eisner, Chris Ryall, and more), Terry Moore's Rachel Rising, JLA and the Obsidian Age by Joe Kelly, Doug Mahnke, and Yvel Guichet, more on Winschluss' Pinocchio from Last Gasp, The Intrepids from Kurtis J. Wiebe, Scott Kowalchuk, and Image, Paul Gulacy and Master of Kung Fu #19, Punisher Max by Jason Aaron and Steve Dillon, the forthcoming Frankenstein Alive, Alive! by Bernie Wrightson and Steve Niles and John Byrne's Trio from IDW, Planet of the Apes from BOOM!, Winter Soldier, Empowered by Adam Warren, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_202.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 201

We throw a whole mess of stuff at the fan in this old-school EOC episode, including Invincible Iron Man by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larocca, Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft, and Attila Futaki's Severed #6 and 7 from Image, Critical Millennium: The Dark Frontier by Andrew E. C. Gaska, Dan Dussault, and Archaia (incorporating Jim Henson's Tale of Sand, The Dapper Men, and more), Gates of Gotham by Snyder, Kyle Higgins, and Trevor McCarthy, Avengers Vs. X-Men, superstar writers (including Alan Moore, Jason Aaron, Gail Simone, Bendis, Roy Thomas, Ed Brubaker, Morrison, The New 52, and more), Fantastic Four, Alan Davis and Captain America, Brian Wood's DMZ, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_201.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:09am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 200

Two hundred down and a lot more to come! This week, we cram a whole lot into our bicentennial episode, including Criminal: Last of the Innocent and Fatale by Brubaker and Phillips, Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon's Lovestruck from Image, American Barbarian by Tom Scioli from AdHouse, the Gary Friedrich Marvel fallout, The Mask from John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke from Dark Horse, John Severin, Skinner: Every Man Is My Enemy from Gingko Press, Critical Hit, and ZeroFriends, Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards' Turf from Image, Smoke Gignal #1 (Ben Marra, Michael DeForge, Bill Griffiths, Harvey Pekar, Tony Millionaire, Charles Burns, Sam Henderson, and more), Sleeper, Venom: Circle of Four, Peter Panzerfaust from Kurtis Wiebe and Tyler Jenkins, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_200.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:42am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 199

The roster for this week includes Peanuts, the John Romita Artist's Edition from IDW, Strikeforce: Morituri by Peter B. Gillis, Brent Anderson, Whilce Portacio, and others, Astonishing Tales #12 and 13 (incorporating Ka-Zar and Man-Thing, Roy Thomas, Len Wein, Neal Adams, Gil Kane, Barry Windsor-Smith, Savage Tales #1, Big John Buscema, Rich Buckler, and more), the World's Collide DC/Milestone event (Static, Blood Syndicate, Superman, Icon, Hardware, Dwayne McDuffie, and others), American Vampire volume three by Scott Snyder, Rafael Albuquerque, and Sean Murphy, Rub the Blood by Secret Prison and Yeah Dude Comics (Jim Rugg, Benjamin Marra, Ian Harker, Pat Aulisio, Josh Bayer, Victor Cayro aka Bald Eagles, William Cardini, Mickey Z, Bloodwulf, Image, Extreme, Herb Trimpe, and a whole mess more), Prophet #21 from Brandon Graham, Scott Roy, and Extreme, Adventure Time, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, Weird War, and original art, Crossed: Psychopath by David Lapham, Raulo Caceres, and avatar, The Boys from Dynamite!, Bongo's Spongebob Comics #7, 20th Century Boys, the Avengers Prelude: Fury's Big Week and the Avengers trailer, Justice League Beyond, podcast love, and a whole lot more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_199.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:22am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 198

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn! It's almost an all Alan Moore episode as we spend a nice stretch talking about The Courtyard and Neonomicon from Avatar and DC's recent release of cover art and creative teams for the forthcoming suite of Before Watchmen prequel miniseries! After the dust settles, we manage to scrape together enough time to cover Spider Island, Shaky Kane's Monster Truck from Image, Heavy Metal: Iron Man Vs. X-O Manowar from Marvel and Valiant, Jeff Lemire and Sweet Tooth, Avengers: Childrens' Crusade, Matt Kindt on Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E., and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_198.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:13am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 197

Back to business as usual as we cover Spider Island, TMNT, Jim Henson's Tale of Sand by Henson, Jerry Juhl, and Ramon K. Perez from Archaia Entertainment, more on Winshluss' Pinocchio from Last Gasp, Ryan Stegman and Chris Yost's Scarlet Spider, Julian Lytle's ANTS, The Good Girl Art of Bruce Timm from Flesk, Daredevil #8, Fantastic Four 1234 by Grant Morrison and Jae Lee, the art of Rafael Gallur (incorporating Mexico's Ghetto Librettos, Daniel K. Raeburn and the Historietas Perversas of The Imp #4, and much more), John Byrne's IDW Next Men run, Who Is Jake Ellis?, Scott Snyder and Papi Capullo's masterful Batman #5, The Town, recent developments in Liefeld and Kirkman's The Infinite, The Last Battle by Tito Faraci and Dan Brereton from Image, One Piece: Color Walk 2 by Iichiro Oda and Shonen Jump, Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows' Neonomicon from Avatar, Brubaker and Davis' Captain America, Sonic the Hedgehog from Archie, and a whole mess more!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_197.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:10am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_192.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33am EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_190.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:08am EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_189.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:12am EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_187.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:24am EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_185.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52pm EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_184.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:17am EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_183.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:08am EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_181.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34am EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_180.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:44am EST

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 EST

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).

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_178.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:56am EST

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.

Direct download: 11_OClock_Comics_Episode_177.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:27pm EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_163.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:49am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_150.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:32am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_147.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31am EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_146.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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!

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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 EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_137.mp3
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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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_136.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:48am EST

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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_135.mp3
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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!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_134.mp3
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