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12 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Oliver Sava. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Oliver Sava, often where they are interviewed.

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12 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Oliver Sava. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Oliver Sava, often where they are interviewed.

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Off Panel #272: The 2020 Superhero State of the Union with Oliver Sava

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In this week's episode of Off Panel, The AV Club's comics critic Oliver Sava returns for the fifth annual Superhero State of the Union. Sava and I discuss the state of the X-Men, our five favorite X-Books, the connectivity of superhero stories, Al Ewing's elite nature, the importance of events, the general shape of Marvel, Donny Cates' position at Marvel, superhero titles that are keeping it fresh, what's working at DC, the greatness of Tom Taylor, Wonder Woman: Dead Earth, Black Label, DC's new focus, how DC can fix things, what a DC HoX/PoX could look like, the future of these publishers, and more.

Sep 14 2020 · 1hr 42mins
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Off Panel Special: Ten (Plus) Comics to Dig Into with Oliver Sava

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In this episode of Off Panel, The AV Club's Oliver Sava returns to the show to provide comic recommendations for everyone who is at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Sava and host David Harper share ten comics they love that people can find at their local comic book shop or on varying online platforms, discussing what makes them favorites in the process.

Mar 26 2020 · 1hr 10mins

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084 – Burlesque (with Oliver Sava)

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Come Oscar nomination morning, sometimes you show a little more, sometimes you show a little less. You know we stan Diane Warren, and this week, we’re talking about Burlesque. Yes, back in 2010, even this new camp classic earned it’s flashes of Oscar hope, as most post-Chicago musicals did. While it was the big screen … Continue reading "084 – Burlesque (with Oliver Sava)"
Mar 10 2020 · 2hr 6mins
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Off Panel #213: Superhero State of the Union 4.0 with Oliver Sava

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In this week’s episode of Off Panel, The AV Club's Oliver Sava returns for our annual chat about the state of superheroes. Sava discusses where superhero comics are right now, DC's big changes, Marvel and DC's current architects, Bendis killing it on DC, Immortal Hulk, the coming Hickman era on the X-Men, Tom Taylor's greatness, recent moves by creators, house styles in art, The Joker and Harley Quinn's immense presence, Ink and Zoom's launch books, Squirrel Girl's coming end, what we're excited for on the horizon, and more.

Jul 15 2019 · 1hr 35mins

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Off Panel #161: The Superhero State of the Union with Oliver Sava

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In this week's episode of Off Panel, The AV Club's resident comic critic Oliver Sava returns to the show for a deep dive into the state of the superhero union. We discuss how we feel about superhero comics in general today, Geoff Johns' big move out of DC Entertainment, what he's liking and not liking at DC right now, The Killing Zone, Bendis's start at DC, Young Animal ending, DC's love of imprints, Vertigo's relaunch, where Marvel is at, Ta-Nahisi Coates' work on Black Panther, the titles we're really digging, who we'd want to write a Marvel event today, the upcoming Marvel comic we're most excited for, which publisher has more momentum right now, who is making the best comics, which superhero title has the belt right now, and more.

Jun 18 2018 · 1hr 26mins
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Off Panel: Marvel Moves with Oliver Sava

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On this emergency episode of Off Panel, AV Club's Oliver Sava returns to discuss the big switch at the top at Marvel, as C.B. Cebulski replaced Axel Alonso as Editor-in-Chief. Subjects discussed include whether it was necessary, Marvel's aimlessness, the trouble with Legacy, the impact Alonso's comments about artists might have had, whether Cebulski is a good fit as EIC, David Gabriel's role in Marvel's struggles, the good things Alonso accomplished, risk taking at the top, our levels of concern with Marvel, before closing with a discussion about what we'd do if we were Cebulski.

Nov 18 2017 · 48mins
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Off Panel #127: Emergency Bendiscast with Oliver Sava

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It's emergency podcast time, as I just had to address the big news about writer Brian Michael Bendis leaving Marvel to sign exclusively with DC Comics. To do that, the AV Club's Oliver Sava joins the show, as we discuss how shocking the news was, what makes it so stunning, what books we'd most want to see him to take over at DC, what the deal means for DC, Bendis's ability to lure for other creatives, Marvel's other loss on the day, what losing Bendis means for Marvel, the silver lining of losing Bendis for Marvel, Marvel's need for a new architect, Hickman's reaction to all this, whether the next generation of superhero writers will be interested in shared universe stories, DC's momentum, and more.

Nov 08 2017 · 43mins
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Off Panel #102: The Marvel Solution with Oliver Sava

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On this week's episode of Off Panel, the AV Club's comic critic - Oliver Sava - joins the show to not talk Marvel's problems, but solutions to those problems. Sava discusses his reaction to AV Club earning an Eisner nomination this year, his hype levels for the upcoming Runaways book, Marvel's current state, expectations for Legacy, and the cyclical nature of Marvel and DC, before Oliver and David share their recommendations on how Marvel could fix things and the books they'd publish if they ran Marvel (with creative teams).

Jun 05 2017 · 1hr 3mins
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Off Panel #55: The More Things Change with Oliver Sava

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This week's Off Panel welcomes AV Club comic critic Oliver Sava back to the show to talk big changes at DC and Marvel as well as everything else that's going on in comics. David and Oliver talk the constant non-change change at Marvel and DC, why Rebirth is working and why it isn't, Marvel's season model and its impact, the appeal of Valiant Comics in today's era, digital coloring and art, the impact of collaboration on comics, Oliver's personal reading history, his writing approach, his freedom in writing, his current Mount Rushmore of comics, and more.

Aug 18 2016 · 1hr 30mins
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Off Panel #4: Constructive Comics Criticism with Oliver Sava

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In this week's episode of SKTCHD.com's weekly creator-centric podcast Off Panel, David brings on someone who isn't a creator, but a journalist like him. It's Oliver Sava from AV Club, one of the best and brightest in the comic critic game. Oliver joins the show to talk about Marvel's All-New All-Different future, how the #DCYou is shaping up, the rapid recent changes in comics, the value of diversity in creators and comics, and much more. It's a sprawling conversation about what both David and Oliver would like to see more of in comics.

Jul 08 2015 · 1hr 8mins
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