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

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:29am EST

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
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:41am EST

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

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
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:10am EST

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
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:45am EST

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 93

Hoo, boy... The 11 O'Clock Comic train started off down the right track -- we chugged through topics like Top Shelf, the Apple iPad and our hopes and fears for the device and its impact on the comic book industry, more on Jon O's Mera and the emotional quotient to mark making, Fantastic Four #575, Remender's Punisher, The Chill and Area 10 from Vertigo Crime, Phil Hester's The Darkness from Top Cow, more Fables and Jack of Fables, Captain America, Fall of the Hulks (Alpha, Gamma, Incredible, Hulk, and Red, with a little Hulk: Winter Guard and What If? World War Hulk thrown in for good measure) -- but it all quickly runs off the rails as we begin our goodbyes when someone mentions the Deadpool variant for Siege #3, resulting in an additional twenty-some minutes of flat-out drunken CHAOS!

Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_093.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:55am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 92 As the dust settles on the 11 O'Closcars, we return to our usual streamlined, no-frills comics reportage (That's a joke, son.), throwing down hot 'n' heavy on Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth #7, listener email, The Escapist(s), Neil Gaiman, Joe the Barbarian #1 by Grant Morrison and the disgustingly talented Sean Murphy, Siege #1 and Siege: Embedded #1, Captain America #602, Avengers Vs. Agents of Atlas #1, the mysteries of the Spider-Man 2010 promo image, Walking Dead (no spoilers), Fables, Ex Machina, LOST, Jerks in Space by John_K, Mera from Jon O., JMS' The Brave and the Bold, Superman: Secret Origin, and much, much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_092.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:10am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 91 Jason leads the charge in this giant-size, 3.5-hour monster episode tallying the winners of the 11 O'Closcars, the comic industry's best of 2009 according to the members of the 11 O'Clock Comics forum and the four fools behind the microphones.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_091.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Hotline Special 1 Crawling through the wreckage of the backlog of 11 O'Clock Comics Hotline messages!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Hotline_Special1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 90 Second verse, same as the first: we ramble, rumble, tickle, and tumble over topics such as Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell, Jason and Chris' Collectible Capers (by way of Eaglemoss and HeroClix), more holiday gifts, Emperor Doom and other Marvel Graphic Novels, Comics Journal #300, Batman Confidential #40 by Sam Kieth, reading versus looking, Jacques Tardi's West Coast Blues from Fantagraphics, Ellis and Jimenez's Astonishing X-Men, a stinkeroo called Siege #1, S.W.O.R.D., and a whole mess more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_090.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:46am EST

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

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 87 Infused with the red-hot energy of the Rulk laying a cosmic smackdown on the Watcher, we snap, crackle, and burn through topics like God Complex #1, Powers, Vertigo's Daytripper #1 by Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon, a trio of books from Buenaventura Press (Injury #3 from Ted May, Lisa Hanawalt's I Want You #1, and Eric Haven's The Aviatrix #1), The Looking Glass Wars and Hatter M, X-Factor #200, Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth and Man-Thing, John Byrne and Alpha Flight, FANZINE FLASHBACK: Amazing Heroes and Comics Interview, the greatness of Bill Mantlo, Questprobe, Godland, classic versus contemporary comics storytelling and dialogue, Eaglemoss, Sectaurs and Inhumanoids (Yes, you read that correctly...), and much, much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_087.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 86 It's chaos from the get-go as we bluster and blunder our way through Assault on New Olympus, more on Alan Moore's Dodgem Logic, Justice Machine, Archer and Armstrong from Valiant, Five Fists of Science, Barry Windsor-Smith, Invincible Iron Man #21, Matt Fraction, the logistics and downside of company-wide storytelling, JMS and Gillen's Thor, Siege, Bryan Talbot's Grandville from Dark Horse, Jonah Hex #50, digital comics, Earth One and the Ultimate and 2099 universes, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_086.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33am EST

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

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 83 Agents of Atlas' Gabriel Hardman stops by to shoot the shizzle on working as a storyboard artist, Avengers Vs. Agents of Atlas, Comic Book Comics #4, the connection between John Byrne's Namor and Ed Brubaker's Captain America, Wild Pig, Sam Raimi and Spider-Man 3, an unfortunate Neal Adams experience and Gabriel's comeuppance, Punisher #11, Heathentown, pencilers and inkers and the mystical third entity created by a special combination of the two, Alpha Flight, Home Alone 3, Gabriel's working methods and influences, Noel Sickles and Scorchy Smith, Bernie Wrightson, and a whole lot more! Plus, a special suprise appearance by Davros and the usual Hotline hoohah!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_083.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 82 Wood double-times it to make up for an absent Chris Neseman, pushing us down paths towards Dark Avengers/X-Men: Utopia, Marvel Apes, 1985, Dark Reign - The List: Punisher, Wednesday Comics, Sword #1, Astonishing X-Men, Spider-Woman: Agent of Sword, X-Factor, Shatterstar, Neal Adams and Continuity Comics, The Incredible Hulk and Sal Buscema, 3 Story by Matt Kindt, and a whole lot more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_082.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 81 Mysterius the Unfathomable's Tom Fowler sits in for a vacationing Jason Wood, dragging us through discussion on Wednesday Comics, What The?! #6 and John Byrne, the Marvels Project, Dark Horse's Noir (and a suggestion for a moratorium on the word), David Lapham, Ditko's cutting boards, Fowler's Legends of the Dark Knight shipping fiasco and digital delivery of artwork, Image United, John Workman, Cowboy/Ninja/Viking from Image and Shadowline, Geoff Johns and the Superman Family of titles, Powers: the Definitive Edition volumes One and Two by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Omeng from Icon, Cinderella, Box 13 from Comixology, and much more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_081.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:08pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 80 It's tricky! We wander aimlessly all over the comics map, occasionally stopping to collect our thoughts on the Comics Buyer's Guide, the shrinking size of Diamond's Previews catalog, the BOOM! Disney comics publishing strategy, Blackest Night #4, Warren Ellis and Planetary, even more laments from Chris over Gutsville, Wood talks cartoons (Batman: Brave and the Bold and the Wonder Woman feature film), more from David on Darkness/Pitt #1 from Top Cow, Daredevil #501, Thunderbolts, Andy Parks' original art collection, Terror Inc. from Marvel Max, X-Men: Die by the Sword, ideas for Diamond's December skip week, Parker: The Hunter, Alan Davis, Library Binding, and, try as he might, no one shares Vince's love for Dark Reign - The List: Punisher by Remender, Romita JR, Janson, and White. Forever cold and alone. So sad. Also, the requisite amount of Hotline hocum! Remender RULES!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_080.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 79 Who wound up David? King DAP can't seem to shut his trap, leading us through discussion on Scott McCloud's ZOT!, The Stand: Captain Trips and American Nightmares with Mike Perkins, listener email, Marvel Visionaries: Stan Lee, Namor, Hitman, Bryan Talbot's Heart of Empire, the Superman Family titles, cat yronwode, Creator Spotlight: Osamu Tezuka - God of Manga by Helen McCarthy for Abrams Comicarts, Top Cow's Darkness/Pitt, Simpsons Treehouse of Horror #15, a harrowing comic book experience (with beer), Vigilante, Blackest Night, Rick Leonardi and Cloak and Dagger, X-Men Legacy #228 and Daniel Acuna, Liberty Comics #2, Dark Horse's Noir anthology, Thor: Ages of Thunder, and a whole mess more! Bonus! Crazier-than-usual Hotline calls (and that is saying a LOT).
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_079.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:27pm EST

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 72 Wood returns just in time to school us proper on the finer points of the Marvel/Disney merger and what they mean to us comic fans. Plus, we find the time to include talk about Incredible Hulk #601 (from Chris, no less) by Pak and Olivetti, Marvel's Utopia event, The Comics Journal #299, comments from our listeners, Vince's love letter to Fred Van Lente's Marvel Zombies 3 and Marvel Zombies Return #1 (in a segment dubbed Fred Van Lente Month by dashing David), and we finally get around to an in-depth look at Jeff Lemire's The Nobody with a little bit of Sweet Tooth thrown in for good measure.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_072.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 71 We try and pick up the slack dropped by a missing Jason Wooode with willy-nilly wordplay on Hickman, Eaglesham, and Mounts triumphant Fantastic Four #570 (once again reclaiming its flagship status and tagline of the World's Greatest Comic Magazine), Ian Churchill and Hulk #14, crime comics: The Hunter, Filthy Rich, and Dark Entries, Vertigo's fantabulous Madame Xanadu by Matt Wagner, Amy Reeder Hadley, and Richard Friend, listener comments, leaving comics, Fanzine Flashback: Amazing Heroes #113, more than necessary on Solson, Sky Doll, Bongo Comics, The Simpsons, and the arrival of Sergio Aragones, Red Circle, Dark Reign, Norman Osborne, and Dark Reign: Mr. Negative, Daredevil #500, War Machine, and oodles more.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_071.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 70 It's back to business as usual as we banter incessantly on Blackest Night and plastic Lantern rings, The Marvels Project #1, OHOTMU, Bendis and Maleev's Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. motion comic, the Beast and Agent Brand, Filthy Rich from Vertigo Noir, Brubaker and Phillips' Sleeper, Criminal, and Incognito, The Complete Illustrated History of the Skywald Horror-Mood by Headpress and Archaic Al Hewetson, Solson, Paul Grist and Jack Staff, Dr. Who and Torchwood: Children of Earth, District 9, Diamond's Blackest Night spoiler cover (...or is it?), Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth #1 and 2 and Dark Reign: Deadpool/Thunderbolts Magnum Opus, Jersey Gods, and a whole lot more!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_070.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28pm EST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 59 Dear diary, this week on 11 O'Clock Comics, we talked about the Printer's Row Book Fare (Chris Ware, Chipp Kidd, and some guy named Gaiman), MoCCA (Gary Panter, PictureBox, and more), the new 11 O'Clock Action Word, Morrison and Quitely's Batman and Robin #1 (briefly...almost not at all...really...), Light of thy Countenance from Avatar, Project: Superpowers and The Black Terror miniseries from Dynamite, Jason Aaron and Tony Moore's landmark Ghost Rider #33-35, Herogasm #1 (Didja get any onya?), Hercules: Love and War, crossovers and events (Yes, again.), Wooode's lightning strike during the Marvel stockholder presentation conference thing, The Unknown #1, Comic Zeal for the iPhone, and Chris made my heart sing when he admitted that, yes, manga does have some merit. It was a good day, diary. Oh, yeah, and a bunch of really good guys called the Hotline and we all had a really good time. I hope they never change. P.S. I think David is cute. But don't tell him. I'd simply DIE! XOXOXO
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 58 58: The Punisher (Ennis and Remender), Borders coupons, Tori Amos and Image Comics' Comic Book Tattoo, Battle for the Cowl, Urasawa's 20th Century Boys from Viz, Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #1, Shonen Jump and Stan Lee's FCBD offering, Marvel's FCBD Avengers book, G-Man: Learning to Fly, Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four, Cerebus: Latter Days from Dave Sim and Gerhard, The Outsiders, and more.
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_058.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:01pm EST

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

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 56 The Sign of Four: all present and accounted for as we throw down on Abrams' Star Trek (no spoilers), Viz's GYO by horror manga maestro Junji Ito, rating systems, Bernie Wrightson, Bill Mantlo and Cloak and Dagger, Grant Morrison's Seaguy: The Slaves of Mickey Eye, Jonathan Hickman (Secret Warriors, Dark Reign: Fantastic Four, and more), Flash: Rebirth #2, forum questions, and lots more! As always, Hotline messages abound!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 55 Sitting in for an absent David Price, Tom (Vs. the Flash, Around Comics) Katers and Skottie (Wizard of Oz) Young help us wander our way through topics like Picturebox's upcoming pair of graphic novels from CF and Brian Chippendale, Tony Stark and why hating him may be a "good thing", Wednesday Comics, Batman Confidential, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Free Comic Book Day, Concrete, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, G.I. Joe: Cobra #2, World of New Krypton #3, The Losers, Reborn, Final Crisis Aftermath: Run, Flash: Rebirth #2, Tom talks about paper (!), European graphic albums, Wizard of Oz, Tom Fowler, Nic Klein and Viking #1, and much, much more! Go see Star Trek (if only to knock that cantankerous Canuck down a few pegs)!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_055.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 54 The spectre of the Walkin' Dude looms large as we tear through tangents on RASL, Alien Legion, Twitter, Andy Kuhn, Sleepy's, Blazing Combat, Wired and Paul Pope, Deadpool: Merc with a Lot of Trees Killed in His Name, Atomika, Breach, Hard Time and Steve Gerber, Thor #601 and Doctor Doom(bot), Brian Hurtt, The Stand: Captain Trips and Stephen King adaptations, Project: Superpowers and Masquerade, The Twelve, Agents of Atlas #3, Jack of Fables, Chris' 100 Bullets in 100 Days project, Tom Strong and America's Best Comics, 1963 from Image, Tony Fleecs, and much more! Bonus! Even more Hotline weirdness!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_054.mp3
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 53 Things return to what passes for normal as we drop a dime on Ivan Brandon and Nic Klein's Viking from Image Comics, Bendis' Tweets and Marvel's FCBD offering, Amazing Spider-Man, Action Comics #876, Supergirl, Messiah War (X-Force #13, Messiah War One Shot, Cable #13, and X-Force #14), The Outsiders, Yuusaku Hanakuma and Tokyo Zombie, Warlord, Exiles, Starjammers, Ignition City #1 from Avatar, the Marvel Saga freebies, Thor, listener email, and much more! Bonus! Felipe Massafera leads the Hotline assault!
Direct download: 11_OClock_Episode_053.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:54pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 52 It's our one-year anniversary celebration where we field questions from out fabulous forumites! Topics include: Wolverine (sigh), Civil War, Alpha Flight, Secret Invasion, story pacing, Tom Fowler, Steve Bryant, Dave Wachter, C.F. and Picturebox, Theo Ellsworth and Capacity, Gabriel Hardman, Abnett and Lanning, cement mixers, Devil Dinosaur, the Great Lakes Avengers, Plastic Man, Aquaman, Mike Ploog, Rick Veitch, Dogs both Wild and Law, Alien Legion, Fletcher Hanks, S. Clay Wilson, Amazing Spider-Man (with a HYPHEN!), Robert Williams, The Boys, Locke & Key, Jack Kirby, Mage: The Hero Discovered, The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, Moebius, Eddie Campbell, Alan Moore, Enki Bilal, Kuti, comic conventions, RASL, Herr Stark, Frank Robbins, Howard Chaykin, Dave Cockrum, Comix Book, Franks Quitely and Zappa, William Burroughs, Snakes and Ladders, Doktor Sleepless, Proof, Captain Britain and MI13, Fables, Miracleman, Tom Strong, Jim Starlin, John Byrne, Rob Liefeld, Twitter, Secret Wars II, Deadpool, Mark D. Bright, spaghetti sauce, the cancer, truffles, steak, the Monkees, and a WHOLE MESS MORE! Plus, more Hotline calls than ever before!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 51 This time around, we talk about archive editions and the people that purchase them, Wizard's acquisition of the Big Apple Con, DC's new 40-page, $3.99 titles with special "co-features", G. I. Joe #4, Flash: Rebirth #1, Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter DVD, Alan Moore's Light of thy Countenance from the fine folks at Avatar, Len Wein, Frank Springer, Air from Vertigo, Evan Dorkin, a Beanworld nut shot, and much more! Yes, there are Hotline messages aplenty!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 50 Around Comics' Brion Salazar joins us to celebrate our 50th train wreck! Topics include: Captain America Comics, Popgun Volume 1 from Image, Rick Veitch, The Outer Space Men, Big Man Japan from Magnolia Pictures, I Love You, Beth Cooper, Pixar comics from Boom!, FANZINE FLASHBACK, Agents of Atlas and Gabriel Hardman, X-Infernus, Vertigo Crime, Cable and Deadpool, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Flash: Rebirth, Gil Kane, Bendis and the Avengers, and much more!
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:13am EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 49 Anthropomorphic! Sit right back and you'll hear a tale of bound comics, Amazing Spider-Man (With a hyphen!), the free Wolverine Saga comic containing vital information on Jeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi's Evolution storyline -- which is canon, by the way, JLA #31, unfinished comics series, Warren Ellis' Ruins, Art Spiegelman's Be a Nose! collection from McSweeney's, Black Lightning: Year One, licensed characters, Salvador Larocca and Iron Man, and muy mas! Bonus! More Hotline love!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 48 A very special guest drops by to contribute to conversation on The Nobody and Sweet Tooth from writer/artist Jeff Lemire and Vertigo, Chris Ryall and Ben Templesmith's Groom Lake #1, more on IDW's handling of the G. I. Joe franchise, the legendary Anything Goes! anthology from Fantagraphics, Paul Chadwick's Concrete: Depths from Dark Horse, The Night Fisher by R. Kikuo Johnson, the winner of our Matthew Sturges/House of Mystery contest, a peek at episode fifty, and a whole lot more! Bonus! The Hotline callers be bringin' the heeeeeeat!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 47 The Wooode-man takes over the joint! Join us as we wander through topics various and sundry, including the Watchmen movie, comics' good guy Tim Seeley and the quest for cheaper comics, the Definitive Queen & Country volume one, more Fanzine Flashbacks, Aaron and Moore's Ghost Rider, bad news from Rick Remender, Black Panther, David Lapham's Young Liars and Stray Bullets, All Hail Megatron, Jack of Fables, and more! Bonus! Loads of laughs from the Hotline!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 46 Podcast Verité: Not one second of audio careens to the cutting room floor as we talk about comics fanzines in our new FANZINE FLASHBACK segment, the joy and sadness of the Internets, the Watchmen movie, listener email, "graphic novels" and "comic books", Chris' confession (Justice League International and the Death of the Stacys), Larry Marder's Beanworld: Wahoolazuma! collection from Dark Horse, Thor #600, G.I. Joe Origins #1, Locke and Key: Head Games, Marvel cartoons (by way of X3: The Last Stand), more top 70 Marvel comics of all time, Wired's look at comic book shop employees (RAPH RADIA!), and lots more! Hoka Hoka Hey! Hotline!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 45 Cryptoid: This episode contains commentary on Andy Diggle and Jock's Losers from Vertigo, more Savage Dragon, The Darkness, recap pages, Tony Moore's Ghost Rider, Justice League of America #30, X-Factor, Scott Pilgrim, another look at the numbers (AKA Sal was right!), weekly comics, the top seventy Marvel comics of all time (*cough*), Alex Grecian and Riley Rossmo's PROOF from Image, Scarlet Traces, and more! Bonus! A veritable Hotline hootenanny!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 44 The Marvel love-in continues as we plow through Pak and Van Lente's Incredible Hercules, JMS' Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, Nova, and Annihilation: Conquest by Abnett and Lanning, Amazing Spider-Man, and much more! Plus, we dish the dirt on our Matt Sturges House of Mystery contest and an insanely generous offer by Jeff Lemire! If that wasn't enough, we also find time to tackle Bone, JSA: Black Reign, Hulk Vs. Wolverine and Thor, DMZ, Dark Horse's Savage Sword of Conan volume one, Barbi Benton, the Wolverine trailer, Gabriel Hardman, and others! Bonus! Hotline hijinks!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 43 New York City Comicon 2009: The Aftermath, rounded out with roundtable reverie on Bad Dog #1 from Image, Remender and Opena's Punisher, Agents of Atlas, Chris' against-type Marvel love-fest (Iron Fist, Iron Man by Ellis and Fraction), R.E.B.E.L.S. by Tony Bedard and Andy Clarke, the Swamp Thing hardcover, Greg Rucka, Faces of Evil: Cobra, and much more! Who's that calling the Hotline? Listen and find out!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 42 MASS DISPLACEMENT! Waiting for NYCC to begin, we kill some time talking about G.I. Joe #1 from IDW and the Joe Super Bowl trailer (along with some Transformers 2 thrown in for good measure), Dead Irons, Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Nobody, advance solicitations, the color of Shilo Norman's skin, Shrugged: A Little Perspective from Aspen Comics, Savage Dragon, Ghost Rider, and much more! Bonus! Hotline HEAT!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 41 PLANTANAS! Jason "Babymaker" Wooode returns to help us impregnate your ears with talk of Final Crisis #7, Sabertooth and Mystique, Space Ghost, Steve Rude and Nexus, Death Note, Uncanny X-Men Annual #2, Amazing Spider-Man Extra! #2, Thunderbolts #128, McDuffie and Fantastic Four, JLA #29, Jonah Hex, Peter Gabriel, Power Girl, and a whole mess more! Bonus! The Hotline is SIZZLIN'!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 40 Brion "Sal" Salazar returns to the dugout, dragging us through discussion on Jackson Pollock, Camelot 3000, Nova: Origin of Richard Ryder, Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson's Manhunter, ROM: SPACEKNIGHT, Chris Samnee, anthologies, JLA #27, Thunderbolts #128 and the secret of the sell-out, Jeff Parker and Tom Fowler's Mysterius the Unfathomable #1 from Wildstorm, Ellis' Ruins, Faces of Evil: Prometheus, Faces of Evil: Grundy, Seven Soldiers, the best-written monthly comics, JCVD, Eduardo Risso and 100 Bullets, and much more! Yee! De Hotline es ringink!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 39 Around Comics' Brion Salazar joins the party as we ponder the impact of Obama and Amazing Spider-Man, throw down on Brian Wood's Northlanders from Vertigo, the Green Lantern Corps and magick, Gorillas from Image, and great gnashing of teeth on Frank Miller and All-Star Batman and Robin, Grant Morrison and Final Crisis #6!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 38 Raw like sushi! It's the 11 O'Clock Listener's Choice Awards for 2008!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 37 We ring in the new year with a torrent of talk on Tony Moore on Ghost Rider, more Cheap Ass Trades, Morrison and Quitely's All Star Superman, Superman: Our Worlds at War (Not) Complete Collection, John Byrne and Comics Journal #74, Willingham and Sturges on JSA, more babble on the cost of comics, Top Cow, Gary Frank and JMS, Midnight Nation, Rising Stars, storing comics, X-Infernus, Northlanders, and a whole mess more! Bonus! More Hotline hilarity!
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11 O'Clock Comics Episode 36 In the second half of our all-night talk-a-thon with Athena Voltaire's Steve Bryant, we punch a few dead Palominos in the name of the current state of the comic book industry, sussing out Marvel's collected edition strategy, trades and new readers, Alan Moore's Top Ten, Image's Ted McKeever Library, Michael Avon Oeming, Neo Expressionism and other pretentious ways to classify pretty pictures, Cheap Ass Trades, and much more! Plus, the most Hotline messages we've received to date!
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

11 O'Clock Comics Episode 35 Athena Voltaire's Snazzy Steve Bryant joins us for a marathon four-hour giant-size comic book throwdown! In the first of two parts, we tackle Final Crisis #5, selling David on Fables, channeling Kirby, Mike Allred, the language of comics, God-Size Thor, the Athena Voltaire/Black Coat crossover, the impact of $4 comics on independent publishers, X-Men: Messiah Complex, Hellboy: The Wild Hunt, Steve Epting and Captain America, Frank D'armata, Fear Agent, Camelot 3000, an angry Chris Neseman, and much more! Plus, the usual Hotline hijinks!
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:31pm EST