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KomicsKast #47 - Darwyn Cooke's Spirit, new comic preview...

Stephen and I discuss:

The big storm in the Pacific Northwest, Jack in the Box.

Comics Podcasts (22:55):

Comic Book Savant

Comic Book Attic

Collected Comics Library reaches it's 100th episode!

We discuss an audio comment from Aaron Macom of the SciFiDig podcast. (28:54)

My friend TMD sends me copies of the whole 19 page comic that he's working on, and we've been talking about on the show.(38:57)

My Blog (47:56): Raves and Rants.

Bottom of the Pile (49:19):

Darwyn Cooke's Spirit.

TwoMorrow's Rough Stuff Magazine.

Stephen and I want to wish you Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Holidays, or whatever you celebrate at this time of the year! Best wishes for the new year! And thanks to all the folks that post on the forum or send email comments.

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KomicsKast #46 - Sick, N3RDcast X-over, Ditko Kirby, Colorization, Bottom of the Pile

Stephen and I discuss:

We've both been sick! The gruesome details!

My recent guest appearance on N3RDcast.(THAT'S NEENERNEENER.NET BRUCE!)

Some folks have listened to my old KirbyKast shows (pre-KomicsKast test show) and many folks have said that they enjoyed the segments by my son Cory. He's welcome whenever he has something he wants to say!

Some follow up remarks on our Ditko, Kirby discussion from last show.

Turner Classic Movies has been showing Superman Serials and has a show called Cartoon Alley that Bruce is enjoying due to it's "un-colorized" cartoons.

Bottom of the Pile:

Jeff Loeb and Darwyn Cooke's Batman Spirit Comic.

Matthew Hughes Archonate.com website where you can check out the free story that Bruce mentioned.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31pm EDT

Stephen and I discuss:

My recent guest appearance on Comic Timing.

KomicsKast's recent win of the Noisy Awards People's Choice Award for Best "Single Voice" Comics Podcast. For more info, visit: Deliberate Noise - The Noisy Awards page.

Charlton Action Heroe's Volume 2 is announced at Blake Bell's Steve Ditko page.

Recent discussion on the Timely/Atlas Yahoo Group: What if Martin Goodman had been DC's distributor? (Instead of the reverse.)

Our common interest in animation and the future of that on the show.

Bottom of the Pile:

Jack Kirby Collector #47.

Astro City - the Dark Age Book 2 #1

Of Bitter Souls

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:52pm EDT

Stephen joins me to talk the CGS 200th episode celebration, advertising in comics, and our "bottom of the pile" reviews.
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:50pm EDT

KomicsKast #43 - Comics, TV's Heroes, and more comics!

Topics:

Stephen and Van join me to gab about comics, Heroes the TV show, and more comics!

Flipbook Website

Home of Heroes Home Page

War of the Worlds

The Monster of Frankestein

Some links of interest to those who'd like to see more of Dick Briefer's Frankenstein:

For a look at the humorous version you can find three stories reprinted at the site of the publishers of the wonderful Big Fun Comics Magazine: Big Fun Comics.

Two stories from issue #32 of the latter horror version can be found HERE.

And for a few samples of the comic strip version (reprinted in their entirety in Alter-Ego Halloween issues for 2004, 2005, and 2006) you can check out THIS page.

Golden Age of Comics Where you can find the 46th episode of GAC which features a great segment on Dick Briefer's Frankenstein. The "enhanced" version of the podcast should be up soon, containing pics to go along with the audio!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:16pm EDT

KomicsKast #42 - Silver Age - Some thoughts on current comics... My new cohost, Stephen, and I discuss some of the more current comics that we're reading. Jackson Murdock of the Legacy Age submits a segment having to do with comic strips. Wow! Almost an hour this time! (More notes and links to follow.)
Direct download: Komicskast_42.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:31pm EDT

The forum that is so kindly hosted by the Comic Geek Speak guys has had to move to its own server due to the amount of traffic it gets. If you go to:

http://www.cgspodcast.com/forum/

You can see the new forum and maybe even post some thoughts! You will have to register again however, but its pretty painless! See you there!

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:38pm EDT

KomicsKast #41 - Silver Age - Ace the Bat-hound, New comic's creation

Topics:

We start off the show with some news and comics podcasts that you might enjoy, then a new segment wherein we will be following a new comic from it's genesis to its being published. Next up is a Silver Age segment by Bill Jourdain (of the Golden Age of Comics) in which he tells us about Ace the Bat-hound, and finally, if you still feel like listening, a segment discussing digital comics and hardware that can make them a reality.

Wonderful site on the Superman comic strip: The Speeding Bullet

Home of The New York Comic Con

New Comics Related Podcasts:

Bullpen Bulletins

Comic Book Attic

Bill Jourdain's great podcast:

Golden Age of Comics

Some links to go along with my digital comics segment:

40 Years of the Avengers Comics on DVD

First of two pages comparing the various tablet and slate PC's: Tablet PC 2 Comparison chart.

The Pepper Pad

Direct Link to the KomicsKast and Comics Podcast Crossover forum that's kindly provided by the Comics Geek Speak guys!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:12pm EDT

KomicsKast #40 - Silver Age Goodness - Batwoman

Topics:

We start off the show with reviews of Ben Templesmith's Wormwood, Paul Dini's current Detective run, Brian Micheal Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's Powers, and Marvels Ultimate Avengers 2 DVD. Next, a SILVER AGE GOODNESS segment featuring Batwoman, and we end with a Comic Collecting Horror Story as well as several Comic Collecting Warm and Fuzzy stories.

Grand Comics Database

Collected Comics Library

Wednesday's Haul and View From the Cheap Seats

Comic Makers

Golden Age of Comics

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:46pm EDT

KomicsKast #39 - CPC #8, Jack Staff, Hatter M, Warm & Fuzzy

Topics:

I talk about the All Apes Comics Podcast Crossover episode #8; Paul Grist and his creations, Jack Staff and Kane; Frank Beddor's "The Looking Glass Wars" and "Hatter M'; and the Superman Returns 3D reels from View-Master. David Price chimes in with his second "Have A Sec?" segment regarding that age old question, monthlies vs. trades. And Braxton joins me in kicking off the first installment of "Warm and Fuzzy comic collecting stories."

Comics Podcast Crossover #8

Stop by the web page dedicated to ,Paul Grist's Jack Staff and Kane for more info on the characters and trade volumes.

Here's the Amazon link for the "amazon partner I ordered The Looking Glass Wars from. (I ordered from the first one, PBshop in GB.)

Here's the link to the downloadable first issue of Hatter M.

Visit the View-Master site for more info on where to find the Superman Returns (and others) 3D reels.

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