The most fun you'll ever have listening to dudes talk about comic books.

This episode begins an all new format for the cast! We discuss the single biggest news item of the week, chase it with a television episode review and finish things off with our books of the week. This week we discuss the bad reviews for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, we review Daredevil Season 2 Episode 1, and then we talk about Four Eyes #1, Dry Spell #1 and Snow Blind #1. (56:45)

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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 2:54pm CDT
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This episode we discuss news from the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con. Thoughts on film trailers, new comic book series, Ron Perlman and lots more! Plus, Dan wants Godzilla in Hell artist James Stokoe to illustrate his life. (1:38:52)

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Category:Comic Book Conventions -- posted at: 3:10am CDT
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This episode we discuss the 45 new Marvel series recently announced, as well as the latest crop of Image Comics set to debut in the Fall. We also reminisce about bad cartoons, talk Game of Thrones and accidentally create two new Marvel series we really want to read. (1:30:33)

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 6:21pm CDT
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This episode Markisan and The Captain talk about a few of their favorite women creators in comics from the past and the present. Ann Nocenti, Fiona Staples, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Carla Speed McNeil and Karen Berger are discussed. (48:36)

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 10:16pm CDT
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This episode we discuss recent comic book news, including the Netflix Daredevil trailer, the Fantastic Four trailer, David Tennant as the Purple Man, a possible Lucifer TV series, the chances of Constantine being renewed by NBC, the Gotham TV series, X-Men: Age of Apocalypse casting, Bendis leaving X-Men and the supposed new power for Superman. Plus thoughts on Kevin Smith's Tusk and the crinkle chin power of Super Skrull! (1:13:01)

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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 4:21am CDT
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This episode we discuss the comic books and graphic novels we most want to read, but have not. Plus, Bova finally reveals his superhero identity. Rest easy, Syracuse, NY. You have a new champion. (1:16:47)

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 8:47pm CDT
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The second and final episode of our two-part Year in Review spectacular! We choose our favorite comics and creators from 2014! In part two we discuss our Favorite Breakout Characters, Favorite Breakout Artists, Favorite Breakout Writers, Favorite Ongoing Series, Favorite Publishers, Favorite Comic Book TV Shows or Films, Favorite Comics Deserving of More Recognition and Biggest Disappointments in Comics. Plus Dan actually watched Guardians of the Galaxy. (2:26:32)

 

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 4:06pm CDT
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The first episode of our two-part Year in Review spectacular! We choose our favorite comics and creators from 2014! In part one we discuss our favorite writers, favorite artists, favorite covers, favorite limited series, favorite single issues, favorite web comics and favorite new series. (1:59:12)

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 5:41pm CDT
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This episode we get evil. In celebration of Halloween we recommend horror films and horror comics guaranteed to make you squee. Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil, Dead Snow, The Fly, Severed, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, Uzumaki and more! All out murder talk from the black chasms we call mouths. (58:01) 

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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 11:51pm CDT
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Today (Sept. 9, 2014) is the official release day of Captain America: The Winter Soldier on Blu-Ray. We did a review of the film but never released it because we recorded it a month or so after the movie hit theaters. But with the Blu-Ray release out today we thought it was a good time to dredge the review out of the archives. WARNING: We SPOIL everything! Do not listen to this if you have not seen the film. (48:12)

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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 5:00pm CDT
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Today is officially Batman Day! To help celebrate 75 years of the Dark Knight we talked about some of our favorite, less famous Batman stories. No Mans Land, Gotham by Gaslight, Killing Joke, Batman: Year 100 and Batman: Tenses are just a few of our celebratory selections. (52:53)

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This episode we review the film, X-Men: Days of Future Past! (1:09:32)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 11:36pm CDT
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This episode we discuss our experiences with introducing comics to women and recommend series for the fairer, smarter sex. (1:04:10)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 8:00pm CDT
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Captain goes solo! Listen to him review books all by his lonesome. An episode that could only be called Casturbation. (12:20)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 1:03pm CDT
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This episode we talk about the comic book characters we would most like to drink with and what beers we would share with them. Plus Dan goes nerd with Magic cards, we talk about board games and free SXSW books on ComiXology. Plus, Bova dreams of slutting his way across the galaxy with Starlord! (1:07:26)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 12:29am CDT
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This episode we continue discussing our choices for best comics and creators in 2013! In this second and final Year in Review podcast, we reveal our selections for 7 more categories. Plus, we get passionate about Arrow and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (1:51:47)

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 1:35pm CDT
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This episode we reveal our choices for best comics and creators in 2013! Part I of our two-part Year-in-Review. Plus, Bova has fun with trees. (1:41:27)

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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 6:16pm CDT
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This episode we talk all about Superman, in honor of his 75th Birthday. We discuss our first encounters with Big Blue, our favorite Superman tales, how relevant Superman is to the world today and what creators we’d like to see take on the Man of Steel. (1:12:19)

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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 7:30pm CDT
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In honor of this most famous THORsday of all – Thanksgiving – we bring you an all-out Asgardian episode! We talk about the 2013 Viking Party where the entire cast got together for the very first time. And more importantly, Captain finally meets Dan and Bova after two years of podcasting with them! You’ll also hear a few drunken interviews recorded at the big celebration. Plus, we review Thor: The Dark World! (1:08:19)
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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT
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In celebration of Halloween, this episode we talk about our favorite horror comics! You’ll hear all the thrills, chills and gut spills of Locke & Key, Hellblazer, Crossed, Bedlam, Severed, Hack/Slash, The Crow, Marvel Zombies, The Goon, The Black Freighter and Demeter. Plus, we discuss Pretty Deadly #1, the Captain America: Winter Soldier trailer and we reminisce about the glorious awfulness of the Crow movie sequels. (1:03:30)
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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 3:46am CDT
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This episode we spend most of the time discussing Batfleck… Dan confesses his love for the New 52 Constantine, and we talk Dredd and metrosexual Lobo. Plus, stink-palm Superman? (48:16)
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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 3:00am CDT
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This episode we discuss the ridiculousness of the latest Marvel Comics Film, The Wolverine. Plus some speculation about the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past movie. (46:04)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 5:23pm CDT
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The I Kick Your Face Comicast hits 50! We discuss some of the big news from the San Diego Comic-Con, including the announcement of the Superman/Batman film, the new Amazing X-Men series, the Avengers movie sequel – Age of Ultron, the upcoming 2nd season of Arrow, the new Flash spinoff TV series. Plus, sending books to CGC, the joys of minty meat and Galactus reimagined as the Swedish Chef. (59:46)

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Category:Comic Books, Comic Book Films -- posted at: 7:18pm CDT
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This episode Dan, Bova and the Captain bravely cast without Markisan. They discuss Thor: God of Thunder #10, the slow-shipping woes of Scarlet, the relaunch of Red Sonja with all-female writers, X-Files: Season 10 #1, Day Men #1 The Walking Dead and Atomic Robo on Kickstarter. Plus, Bova admits to watching Top Chef and Dan rocks out to Zombie Skin. (39:24)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 2:53am CDT
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This episode we discuss and debate the controversial Man of Steel film. Markisan versus Bova and Captain for the fate of the world! Plus, will Dan see the movie by 2025? (50:21)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 4:31pm CDT
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This episode we talk about the comic book characters we would LEAST want to be! Black Condor! Elongated Man! X-Men’s Angel! Red Bee! Booster Gold! Color King! Gay Ghost! Tag! Eye Scream?!? Plus secret identities, Captain asks why Charles Xavier does not have a tank for legs, Dan cannot get Neneh Cherry out of his head and real-life superhero Phoenix Jones. (57:22)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:14am CDT
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This episode we review Iron Man 3. Captain and Bova square off against Markisan on the merits and shortcomings of the film and Dan laughs a lot. Plus, we talk about what might be in store for the Agents of SHIELD TV show and the Avengers movie universe. (53:07)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 3:45pm CDT
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This episode we talk about our experiences on Free Comic Book Day and review books we have read lately. Plus Dan prepares his Spandex Splinters for HeroesCon and the boys razz Markisan for his letter (and ridiculously huge photo) in the back of Thor: God of Thunder #8. (1:02:50)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 12:52am CDT
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This episode we talk about comics news and review a bunch of books, including Thor #7, Uncanny Avengers #6, Courtney Crumrin #10, Green Arrow #18, Locke and Key: Omega, Avengers, Uncanny X-Men, Age of Ultron and Earth 2. Plus, lots of summer movie thoughts and the awesomeness of being Willy Wonka. (1:03:40)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 12:22am CDT
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This episode we discuss the characters in comics we would like to kill permanently. No resurrections. No clones. Just death. Find out how the Captain would take out Negan from the Walking Dead! Thrill to the impending doom that awaits Thunderbolt Ross in a carefully constructed tale of gamma woe by Bova! Witness the fate of Wolverine in Barbershop Dan! Be there at the end of DC as the evil minions of Markisan bring about a Footmageddon on the New 52! Plus, selling comics on ebay and Dan is menaced by his cat. (48:09)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 12:54pm CDT
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This episode we discuss the comic books we have read recently, including Captain America #5, Thanos Rising #1, Guardians of the Galaxy #1, Constantine #1 and Age of Ultron. Plus, we share our thoughts on DC’s recent editorial snafus, Markisan crushes on Hawkeye, Hulks in heat, launching Wolverine into space and Backup Buckys?! (53:20)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:56am CDT
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This episode we discuss what weapons in comics we would choose to wield. Find out how Sector 2814 would fare with a shirtless Lantern Bova in a green Camaro. Hear a plan by dan to get to work faster. Learn the plot for Transmetropolitan revenge by Markisan. Plus, Captain gets a thunderous upgrade to his mighty fists. (53:11)
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This episode we discuss books we have read recently, including: Age of Ultron, Avengers, New Avengers, Uncanny X-Men, All-New X-Men, Nova, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vibe, Swamp Thing, Animal Man and Batwoman. Plus Markisan drops a detailed review of the Batman run by Grant Morrison and the fate of Damian Wayne in Batman Incorporated #8. AND we wax nostalgic about the creepy animated classic, Salad Fingers. (55:45)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 1:11pm CDT
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This episode we discuss the age old question, “If you could have any superpower, what would it be?” We discuss an array of powers and abilities, from super-speed to sausage making. Plus Markisan reveals his intricate plan to feast on dinosaurs, Bova gets buggy and Dan births the Super-Mohel?! And Captain catapults donuts. (33:42)
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This Quick Kick features a discussion on Superman and the random powers he used in past films, like reversing time and a super-kiss. Plus thoughts on the upcoming Man of Steel movie and Captain questions the marketing tactics of Iron Man 3. (13:03)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 1:19pm CDT
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This episode is all about villains. First we talk about two of the biggest upcoming villain projects from Marvel – Age of Ultron and Thanos Rising, then we discuss some of our favorite big bads in comics like Doom, Saint of Killers, Bullseye, Corinthian, Enchantress, Catman and The Calculator. Plus, Antonio Banderas as the Mad Titan? And Captain imagines the quickest villain death match in comics history. (56:26)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:32pm CDT
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This episode we weigh in on the rash of new and C-List characters at DC and Marvel suddenly getting series these days. Then we offer our thoughts on the characters we’d like to see star in their own ongoing books and what creators could make them work. Plus Facebeast, Bova longs for a Wonder Man/Dazzler series, and where the @#$% does Bullseye live? (47:14)
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This episode we talk about the books we have read lately, including All New X-Men, Batman, Batman and Robin, Captain America, Fables: Wolves of the Heartland, Revolver, Saga, Supercrooks, Thor and Walking Dead. Plus, Markisan won’t shut up about Daredevil: End of Days, Dan finally gets on board Team Moon Knight and the birth of… Rational Man!?!!?! (1:03:17)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 11:03pm CDT
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This episode we reveal our choices for best comics and creators in 2012. We discuss and debate our favorites for last year, including: writer, artist, ongoing series, limited series, character, cover artist, single issue or graphic novel, new series, surprise and breakout talent. Clocking in at nearly 2 hours, this is our biggest episode ever. So throw on your cape, grab a craft brew and listen to us kick around what is best in life. Plus, have you ever thought about Swamp Thing using nunchuks? We have. AND Bova and Captain reveal their secret affair! (1:59:31)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:42pm CDT
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This episode we discuss the first two months of Marvel NOW! comics. Find out what we think about the revamped titles we have read and the creators behind them. We cover All-New X-Men, Captain America, Fantastic Four, FF, Indestructible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor: God of Thunder and Uncanny Avengers. Plus Captain goes ultimate on hibiscus and Bova invents a new technology called… Excellus?! (1:17:12)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:47am CDT
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Think of this Quick Kick episode as a Blu-Ray bonus feature for Episode 34 – Science @#$% on Mars – The Marvel NOW! Review. Markisan and Dan discuss Thor: God of Thunder #1-2 in depth. So, if you just did not get enough Thor in the Marvel NOW! ep, or if you are just stinkin drunk on mead, then you will enjoy this mini Norse fest. (25:50)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 3:11am CDT
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This episode we offer our holiday gift suggestions for people who may be interested in reading their first comic book, ideas for young kids who have started to embrace their dork side, and potential presents for all the hardcore geeks in your life. Cheer on Captain Canada with your son! Assemble your own Galactus! Puff away on a Dalek pipe! Control your television with a magic wand! Do nothing with a Giant Thor Head! Scrape away even the most stubborn snow with a severed Wampa arm! The stuff no one needs but you know you want. And it is all in one mighty cast. (59:36)
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Category:Holiday Gifts, Comic Books -- posted at: 1:28am CDT
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In the second episode of our two-part discussion on favorite creator-owned series, we talk about Atomic Robo, The Walking Dead, Invincible and Fables. Plus, more thoughts on Hellblazer dying, and Markisan and the Captain start planning for their next big chumventure at Fabletown and Beyond. (53:25)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 2:22am CDT
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In this first of two episodes we each talk in-depth about our favorite creator-owned series. So put on your slippers, throw on your Beats and get introduced to four excellent comic books – Mind MGMT, Sweet Tooth, Saga and Rachel Rising. Plus we lament over the impending death of Hellblazer, Captain longs for the return of a Crocodile Butler and Dan covers Silverchair. (1:05:53)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 2:22am CDT
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This episode Captain takes charge of the cast, leading a discussion on what we find ridiculous in comics, including invulnerable characters with armor, Aquaman and his trident, Hulk pants, Rob Liefeld tantrums, Avengers Arena and the New 52 Robins. We also give our thoughts on building a team in Ultimate Alliance, Wolverine, the Hobbit Hole breakfast and Hugo Weaving hating on the Red Skull. Plus, Dan is completely baffled by desktop folders and Muppet Babies. (47:06)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:49am CDT
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The MorrisonCon Adventures of Markisan and the Captain are finally revealed! Recorded days after MorrisonCon, Dan and Bova hear all about their experiences at the unique event and their interactions with creators. Topics include Grant Morrison the man, Darick Robertson worshipping of Jim Lee, the Pink Taco, Max Landis Vs. James Gunn, naming beards, building an entourage, and taking Jason Aaron’s mead virginity. (55:47)
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Category:Comic Book Conventions -- posted at: 5:15pm CDT
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This episode we talk about the Justice League and the upcoming Justice League of America. We wax poetic about the big kiss between Superman and Wonder Woman, heroic splash pages, favorite JL stories, and the ridiculousness of resurrected league member and breakdancer... Vibe. Plus West Coast Justice League Vs. SAMCRO and Dan Vs. A Slug. (52:51)
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In this episode we talk about the beginning of "Death of the Family” in Batman #13, Uncanny Avengers #1 (starring Goat-Faced Girl), the end of Avengers Vs. X-Men and how it shapes the upcoming Marvel Now universe, Black Panther, the end of Scalped, Cerebus going digital, Transformers and news from the New York Comic Con. Plus Succulent Spider-Man? And Bova calls out Rochester. (52:39)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 5:53pm CDT
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This episode we discuss the first episode of the new hit TV show, Arrow. We talk about what we liked, what we didn’t like and how it compares to the current comic book series. Plus, you can call me Dig! (22:55)

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Category:Comic Book TV -- posted at: 3:56pm CDT
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In this unusually raunchy episode, the full cast talks about the upcoming MorrisonCon in Las Vegas. We discuss what Markisan and the Captain will experience at the event, highlight the mystifying sessions on the MorrisonCon schedule and reflect on the Morrison legacy in comics – from the Invisibles to Batman Inc. Plus Bova calls out Rochester, NY.
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Category:Comic Book Conventions -- posted at: 4:39pm CDT
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This episode Markisan and the Captain seriously discuss the big event in Avengers Vs. X-Men #11. Plus Thunderbolts, X-Force, AVX: Vs. and thoughts on how AVX leads into the upcoming Marvel Now books. (42:31)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 2:27am CDT
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This episode we discuss the New 52 after one year. Find out what DC books we are still reading, what our thoughts are on the line-wide revamp and where we think DC might be taking their universe. Plus, Rob Liefeld quitting DC, getting ready for MorrisonCon and suffering Green Lantern in Justice League. (56:57)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 6:28pm CDT
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This episode we discuss some of the latest news in comics, including FF and Miss Thang, Indestructible Hulk, Thor: The God of Thunder, Thor: The Dark World, Joss Whedon signing on for Avengers 2, the X-Men: First Class sequel, Ben Affleck on Justice League, Arrow, Tom Waits, and some thoughts on Batman #12. Plus, Ant-Man and his ribbon dance, the shopping habits of Hawkeye and a matrimonial vow to I Kick Your Face. (53:21)
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This episode we review the final film in the Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy –The Dark Knight Rises. We discuss the entire movie from start to finish, somehow mixing in muppets, Forrest Gump, midgets, prairie dogs, Jar Jar Binks and Jean-Claude Van Damme. And of course, there are Christian Bale Batman growls aplenty. This is the Batman review you have been waiting for. (1:08:13)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 10:31am CDT
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This episode we talk about Marvel Now, the recently announced revamp to the Marvel Universe. Uncanny Avengers, All-New X-Men and the advanced planning that Hickman does for Avengers are all discussed. Plus, thoughts on the return of Jean Grey, Wolverine and the X-Men, New Avengers, and the anti-Marvel team dynamics of a drunk Superman. (45:56)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 11:57pm CDT
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Markisan and Bova discuss The Amazing Spider-Man movie, and offer speculation on storylines and villains for the sequel. (34:15)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 12:12am CDT
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This episode we discuss the big reveal in Batman #10, the Court of Owls storyline and what the deal is with the ever-expanding Wayne family. Plus Dan talks about his experience at HeroesCon and Markisan offers thoughts on Captured Ghosts, the Warren Ellis documentary film. We also review the insanity of Hulk #10, Mind Management #1, Hypernaturals #1, Wasteland and SVK. Also, technology. (56:56)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 10:31pm CDT
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This Quick Kick features Captain talking to Markisan about The Avengers movie. Cap wasn’t able to join us on the full podcast review, so we recorded this bonus ep. (14:57)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 8:56pm CDT
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This episode we finally talk about The Avengers film. We start off trying to cover the movie scene-by-scene, but then shift gears halfway through to discuss and analyze our favorite sections and dialogue. Dan goes a bit too far with his love for Hulk and Markisan offers some new thoughts on the motivations of Loki in the film. Plus, The Hoff. (44:00)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 1:28pm CDT
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This episode we talk about the recently launched New 52 books – Earth 2 and Dial H for Hero, plus discussions on The Mighty Thor, Silver Surfer, the science of Daredevil’s cane. We also speculate on what will happen with the Ultron event teased in Moon Knight and who is the biggest douche in Avengers Vs. X-Men – Cap or Wolverine. Plus, MorrisonCon and the Mechadroid tastes freedom for the first time.
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 2:18am CDT
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Markisan and Dan discuss costume alterations and employment for Green Arrow, and offer an idea for a new Justice League series. (5:36)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 12:00am CDT
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This episode we talk about what we look for in comic book art, art trends we don’t like and who some of our favorite artists are. Plus, the possibility of Aquaman living in a mall fountain and Bova feels his age. (51:11)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 5:34pm CDT
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This episode Captain and Markisan talk about their recent adventures at the Chicago comics convention, C2E2. Dan is also along for the ride as they discuss being old, Zombie Dust, the dumb questions fanboys always ask at panels, the moustache emporium, possibly being brothers with Ben Templesmith, the challenges of Steampunk, and the big announcements such as the ongoing Hawkeye and Gambit series. Plus Dan hand carves a gift from the heart for Brian K. Vaughan. (55:17)
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Category:Comic Book Conventions -- posted at: 1:10am CDT
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Markisan calls in from the moon to talk Avengers Vs. X-Men #1 with Dan, Bova and The Captain. The discussion includes Spider-Man being a dick, why Colossus is constantly bald, Namor being a dick, Wolverine by fireside, why anyone can be an Avenger and the need for heroes to deliberate the potential doom of planet earth in the shallow surf. (37:38)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 12:39am CDT
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In anticipation of the new Warren Ellis documentary, Captured Ghosts, set to release this month on DVD, we discuss the impact of Warren Ellis on comics over the years, including his influential work on The Authority and Transmetropolitan. We also discuss his creator-owned work and recent work-for hire on titles like Secret Avengers. (53:16)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 10:00pm CDT
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Dan poses the question, If you could travel back in time, what one thing about comics would you change? We each set out to answer Dan's deep thought by first talking about the inspiration for it - the TV show, Voyagers. Then we discuss how crossover event books could suck less, crushing the Comics Code Authority in the 50s, and putting creators in contract signing seminars about how not to get screwed. We also talk monkey shirts, thoughts on the Max Landis video - The Death and Return of Superman, and the irritation of the Boyz Wonder. Plus Bova actually goes back in time. (58:37)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 8:00pm CDT
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Markisan and The Captain talk about their epic THORSday event, prompting a review of the SyFy Channel’s horrible TV film, Almighty Thor, starring Richard @#$%ing Grieco. We also discuss our thoughts on last year’s Marvel film, Thor. (35:30)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 7:00pm CDT
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We devote this episode to a discussion and dissection of the awful Marvel Comics film, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. From Cageisms to fire pee, this review covers every horrible, eye-gouge inducing scene. But first we kick off the cast with a burrito tale by the Captain. (1:02:09)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 10:51pm CDT
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We discuss Invincible, Thief of Thieves, Secret Avengers, the ending of The Infinite, Batman books, and Dan talks Bone novels. We also spend some time discussing Smallville and the upcoming Smallville Season 11 digital comic series, the Green Arrow TV show being developed by the CW, and Bova attempts an explanation of the return of Johnny Storm to the Fantastic Four with an insect arm. Plus, did you know that Bova looks exactly like Samwise Gamgee? (57:51)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 12:29am CDT
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We discuss our thoughts on upcoming comic book-related films in 2012. We dissect the current trailers and give our expert opinions on them. We also talk about Hunger Games, George Lucas, zombie sheep, evil tires and Dan challenges Markisan on his love for Batman. Plus Bova reenacts the Anne Hathaway scene in the Dark Knight Rises trailer and we reconstruct how Christian Bale tested his Batman voice on Christopher Nolan. (1:12:12)
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Category:Comic Book Films -- posted at: 3:05pm CDT
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We talk about some of the big comics news announced in the last month, including the upcoming Before Watchmen books, Garth Ennis taking over the shadow, the new logo for DC, casting for the new Green Arrow TV show, new Mark Millar books, Liefeld at DC, Walt Simonson on Avengers and Marvel beating DC out for the top market spot after just 4 months of the New 52. Plus toaster strudel and a pitch for a Stan Lee and Christopher Lee reality show. (1:20:35)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 4:29pm CDT
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We complete our assessment of comics in 2011, beginning with what surprised us during the year, then descending into the biggest failures, like Defenders #1. Along the way we also discuss Shinku, Scarlet Spider #1, our disappointment with the art change in Incredible Hulk, the return of 90s creators to comics, Richard Pryor in Superman III and the pillaging of VERTIGO. Plus, Dr. Strange, X-books, commentary on Best Robots Ever by Wired and Bova challenges a hot cosplayer to a carve-off?!?!? (1:10:11)
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We discuss what we thought of comics in 2011, starting with our overall assessment and our opinion of the big events like the New 52, Schism and Fear Itself. We also name some our favorite comics and creators of last year. Top series discussed include Detective Comics, Walking Dead, Severed, Wolverine and the X-Men and Moon Knight. Plus Markisan and the Captain reveal the might of their Vader Head Army. (1:06:09)
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Category:2011 Retrospective -- posted at: 12:12pm CDT
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This episode we reveal the true test of comic geek friendship, ponder the current state of VERTIGO and discuss our feelings on Action Comics and the rest of the New 52 so far. We also talk about Batman and Robin, FF, Stormwatch, The Flash, Shinku and the Garth Ennis mini-film, Stitched. Plus, Markisan tortures Dan with additional vampire tales and we voice objections to two Fraction series, The Mighty Thor and The Defenders. And what are the possibilities of an all All-Orange team-up book with Thing and Sasquatch? (1:14:24)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 7:30pm CDT
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We share a Christmas tale of Captainly transformation. Dan talks about sharing the holidays with his son, whose budding interest in comic book nerdery fills him with glee and arrows. And then we discuss Artemis, a beard for all seasons. (13:41)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 12:00am CDT
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We break from the usual news and reviews format to talk about our favorite non-superhero comic books. Our cast begins with a Captainly tale of Hansi, star of the least superhero book ever created. Then we discuss Scalped, Preacher, Fables and The Metabarons. But not without veering off course a few times to discuss Ghost Rider and his fire tinkle in the movie sequel trailer, the need for Marvel to capitalize on other movie genre monsters and a Rob Liefeld Presents television series. We also demonstrate our ignorance of Jersey Shore, much to the chagrin of Bova who professes an inexplicable fascination for the horrible phenomenon. Plus, soup. (1:05:17)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 12:50am CDT
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We discuss the newfound interest in Frisbees in Green Arrow, Arm Fall Off Boy (the legionnaire who could have been), the relaunch of Buffy and Angel at Dark Horse, Avenging Spider-Man, and Markisan questions the filthy abilities of Mud Man by Paul Grist. Plus, quick thoughts on recent issues of Wonder Woman, Justice League, Batman, Red Hood and the Outlaws, Stormwatch and Nightwing. Also, Dan pimps Lone Wolf and Cub and reminisces about the evolution of the I Kick Your Face theme song, from xylophone ditty to kick-ass rock. (44:44)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 4:33pm CDT
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We discuss Incredible Hulk #1, Wolverine and the X-Men #1, Aquaman #2, Spaceman #1, Justice League Dark #2, Justice League #2, Secret Six, the end of Fear Itself and our thoughts on big events by marvel. Plus more on Markisan and his growing vampire fetish, the waffle tactics of Magneto and the need for vegan wolves in comics. Plus Batman Vs. Bill Murray. (52:15)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 4:00pm CDT
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We talk about the lame stabby face powers of the 26th Baldwin brother, Speedball; Nth Man and his pony tail; and how DC should transform the new Hawkman villain into a the ultimate nemesis for Aquaman – Morfishdickus! Plus Thor vs. The Math League! (28:18)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:50pm CDT
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We reveal our thoughts on stupid mutant powers and blab about Kevin Smith, Wolverine, Schism and Cerebus. Plus, Markisan creates Fish Dicks: Aquatic Detectives and Captain gets serious with Batgirl. (1:04:15)
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Category:Comic Books -- posted at: 3:41pm CDT
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We discuss the ridiculous failure that is the 2011 Conan the Barbarian film starring Jason Momoa. (16:17)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 3:39pm CDT
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We curse Geoff Johns for making Aquaman readable, but question King Arthur’s abilities in freshwater. (10:05)

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Category:Quick Kicks -- posted at: 3:08pm CDT
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