Jan 26, 2017

Issue 21 - LUMBERJANES and personal origin stories

Amanda and Frank delve into the well-reviewed Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters and Faith Erin Hicks.  The discussion leads them to reflect upon their own childhoods and traumatic "origin stories."

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Jan 18, 2017

Issue 20 - Happy 20th! 2016 Recap

Happy Death of 2016!  Amanda and Frank celebrate their 20th podcast and recap the year, discussing famous twitter accounts, millenials, and their 2017 Comic Book Resolutions.

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Jan 11, 2017

Issue 19 - X-Factor #84-89 by Peter David

On a fan recommendation, Amanda and Frank discuss part of Peter David's first X-Factor run and bid farewell to 2016.

Other topics of discussion include image manipulators, body hair, and what their "minor superpowers" would be.

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Dec 14, 2016

Issue 18 - Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross

Amanda and Frank discuss Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross, based on a suggestion from a fellow podcast host. 

They also recap their Thanksgivings, discuss recent Disney films and Amanda apologizes to another podcast.

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Dec 7, 2016

Issue 17 - Comics Economics

Amanda and Frank discuss the economy of new comic book day.  Do you shop digital or in-store?  What are you looking for?  And, how much is too much to spend on a single issue? 

Other topics include the Pokemon theme song, and the best orphan-centric comic book crossovers.

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Nov 30, 2016

Issue 16 - Dr. Strange (Film vs. Comics) and Meeting Celebrities

Amanda and Frank have VERY different experiences when they meet writer Grant Morrison before recording this podcast.  The hosts then compare the new Dr. Strange film with books Dr. Strange: The Oath by Brian K. Vaughan and Dr. Strange and Dr. Doom: Triumph and Torment by Roger Stern.  What did you think of the film?

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Nov 16, 2016

Issue 15 - “The Walking Dead” Negan Arc

SPOILER ALERT!  Amanda and Frank compare and contrast television's Negan arc of "The Walking Dead" with the "Nothing to Fear" story arc in the comic books.  The two hosts have very different opinions on the show...  Whose side are you on?

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Oct 26, 2016

Issue 14 With Writers of “Deadpool: Too Soon?” and “Pathfinder: Worldscape”

Amanda and Frank get to sit down with two special industry guests to discuss their BRAND NEW releases!   Joshua Corin, the writer of Deadpool:  Too Soon? and Erik Mona, the writer and publisher of Pathfinder: Worldscape sit down with the hosts to discuss taking on legacy characters, responsibility to fans, and the importance of candy at signings.

Check out more from Joshua on twitter and Facebook @Joshua Corin, and catch up with Erik on Twitter @ErikMona, or like his Erik Mona Author Facebook page!

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Oct 19, 2016

Issue 13 - “Umbrella Academy” and Tangents

Amanda and Frank discuss Umbrella Academy by musician Gerard Way.  When Frank goes off on a Flash tangent, Sound Engineer Trevor gets in on the action.  Amanda goes off on a tangent of her own, taking on one of her favorite topics...  Food.

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Oct 12, 2016

Issue 12 - “The Sheriff Of Babylon” by Tom King

Mystery book The Sheriff of Babylon is discussed by hosts Amanda and Frank.  They also discuss depictions of war in comics, and argue about the correct pronunciation of artist Mitch Gerad's last name. 

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