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353: Dr Druid. He’s Just Jordan Peterson Now.

This week Merk springs a secret topic on the boys!! So secret we can’t even describe it here except to say….. Jordan Peterson becomes Dr Druid…. and a ghostbuster…… we dare say no more!

Also… Chadwick Boseman! Superman & Lois! Joker2! Flash One Minute War! DC Fandome! Discovery channel reality show & DC character mash ups (Gordon Ramsay and John Constantine do Cocaine!) and real science news about Artemis 1!

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350: Devito Doritos

It’s episode 350! Time for Doritos! And Devito!
This week we’re short a host but we persevere to give you the mid grade quality podcast you expect and love!
We talk Thor and a new Thanos one shot, Loki season 2 possibilites, and Planet Hulk Worldbreaker in the newsy news!
Kyle does a hyper specific game of Character storm with Top 40 music and a Grant Morrisson twist. So…. drugs. That’s what that means.
And to top it off we do a power records listen! Our choice was Wonder Woman vs the War God! It’s Mars. Or was it Snickers? Listen to find out!

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349: Toothgnasher and Other Goat

How about those goats, huh?
You’ve seen Thor Love and Thunder right?
Well hopefully you have because we’re tearing it apart this week on the podcast! Thou hast been forewarned!
And we’re also talking X-Men. Specifically, what’s going to happen in the comics once this Krakoa business wraps up? What’s the next step? What happens then? We have our theories and pitches.
Plus news! New Avengers. The Land Boys. Bry gets excited about a punk.
Join us … with your ears.

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Classic Zero Issues 3: Free with the Kisses

We’re still on vacation! This week we’re in freaking ATLANTIS!!!
So while we drown, you get to listen to Merk’s pick for a CLASSIC ZERO ISSUES episode….. Free with the Kisses….. that’s the name of it. Free with the Kisses. Not an offer. Well… we’ll think about it.
Here’s the original post….
It’s Valentine’s Day, Zero Issues style!! This week it’s short but sweet, as we dig deep into classic romance comics to perform a Dramatic Reading you… won’t…… forget. A dance couple in the big city! A smooth club owner with his eyes on the prize! A creep with a gullet full of chicken bones! And a big twist that adds a new element to the whole concept of reading comics out loud! Doesn’t that sound romantic!? (N… not really!)

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347: Click This! You’ll Hate It!

It’s new comic day, so therefore it’s new podcast day too!!
And this week we’re talking directors. Film directors. And specifically film directors that do NOT like comic book films (for a variety of reasons). We discuss that a bit but then decide which comic book films those directors should do!…. if we could make them.
But first we start with a smorgasbord of CBR like article titles…. and we MAY go a little overboard.
All that and news, news, news! Controversy! Controversy! Controversy! From Webtoons ads to Ezra Miller comic cover variants to Miles of Thor… we gots it!

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344: He’s Got a Tubular Spatial, Baby!

It’s LIGHTNING ROUND TIME!
Krackakoom?
A bevy of short topics this week such as the recent Marvel Banner of War Hulk/Thor battle (in which we discuss what Celestial bits are floating in space), Kyle runs a game of SUPERFIGHT where comic’s most powerful square off…. with guns? Bry challenges the boys to bring back cancelled animated comic shows and Merk runs a game for a multi company crossover… Jughead, Stardust and a Green Lantern ring, anyone? Which characters are dog people and which are cat people? We must answer this burning question! Battle of the Alfreds! And EVEN more in this efficiently packed episode!

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341: See You In the Grease Pit

Welcome to the grease pit!
What does that mean? …. I’m not sure even we know…..
This week we celebrate the 20th anniversary of FREE COMIC BOOK DAY with a look at it’s history and beginnings.
We also talk news of Spidey’s 60th anniversary, a rumbling in the Conan licensing ranks, and the CW bloodbath of cancellations.
Merk also delves into a non comic book film he discovered on the ‘flix that deserves your wide eyed, deer caught in the headlights, how did this get made sort of attention. It’s a Jean Claude Desert Heat Inferno Coyote Ugly Moon sort of evening. Make it a blockbuster night.
All that and teasing Spider-Man for fat hands, eating a whole bowl of spaghetti for Spidey and Thai Pods!
Welcome to FREE COMIC BOOK PODCAST DAY!….. which we do every week….EVERY WEEK……

An oil spill in Western Siberia (Surgut region) is found during a Greenpeace investigation tour.

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332: Isn’t Batman a Verb Now?

It’s a big ol’ bat heavy episode this week! We’re talking odd, strange, adorable and down right wrong versions of Batman, as we rate them out of 5 Batmen on how Batman they Batman…. knowwadimean? We each bring a few batties to the table…..and some of them are pretty mite-ey! Wink! Plus we do a warm up creating a brand new Bat-villain …. out of houseplants…. and malicious compliance… it’ll make sense, we promise. All that and news about, well, guess! Batman spin offs on HBO. And other non-bat news about Spiderman, Finn Wolfhard and a certain Boys star arrested in Spain! Join us as we batman it up! 

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329: The Sky is the Limit

Feeling angelic? Well, even if you don’t, we’ll make you feel like you’ve got wings! …. that was cheesy….. But seriously, we’re fixing characters this week! And our target is the ever flyin’ X-Man ANGEL! He’s been a character that, as we say right at the start, has often been the blandest of the X-Men. Or at least never really had more than a storyline or two where they took off as a character. We give you three different directions for the ANGEL…. the angelic mutant saviour, the multiple Angel angle, and the Defending Champion!
All that plus Merk gives you a 2 comic book tv shows…. one to avoid, and one to watch! Will you agree?
And news! Justice League Incarnate changes the face of a number of DC’s events from the past 40 years, Tony Stark pops the question, and DC Dinosaurs!! AND… AND…. Chanum Tattings.
Oh boyo boy! You don’t wanna miss this one. Chanum Taters. Er. Tattings. Whatever. It’ll make sense. See you there!

 

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326: Not Just Pouches and other Image Comics 30th Anniversary Observations

Can you believe it’s been 30 YEARS since the birth of Image Comics? Either can we…. but we accepted it and moved on….. moved on to talking about Image Comics! Talking about who formed this indie powerhouse and where they went after that. Are they all still there? Do they still work in comics? Do they buy million dollar baseballs? So many questions. All that PLUS we three each ‘discover’ little known early Image gems! Comics you’ve NEVER heard of! And they are BLOODY gems! Plus news! We talk the IDW loss of GI Joe & Transformers, The Moon Knight Trailer and the tragic loss of one of their talented cast, new Captain America series, Spider Punk, and the twisted true tale of Spider-Man & Wolverine giving out their phone numbers on the side of an LA building…… join us won’t you.

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