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A weekly comic book podcast by fans for fans. Reviews, discussions, news, contests and more.

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A weekly comic book podcast by fans for fans. Reviews, discussions, news, contests and more.

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I just discovered these guys and immediately subscribed. They keep it light and don’t seem as jaded or burned out as the guys over on Fanboy. They cover more titles as well. Not too cool for the room!

Content drags too much

By Reviewerr1 - Oct 28 2019
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An hour show only includes 10 mins of content. The host drags content to make the show longer and it makes it not entertaining.

iTunes Ratings

285 Ratings
Average Ratings
203
27
12
18
25

Refreshing

By sniffy2007 - Jan 01 2020
Read more
I just discovered these guys and immediately subscribed. They keep it light and don’t seem as jaded or burned out as the guys over on Fanboy. They cover more titles as well. Not too cool for the room!

Content drags too much

By Reviewerr1 - Oct 28 2019
Read more
An hour show only includes 10 mins of content. The host drags content to make the show longer and it makes it not entertaining.
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Comic Book Podcast | Talking Comics

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Rank #1: Batwoman: Rebirth and Marvel May Solicits | Comic Book Podcast #274

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Happy After-Presidents-Day!!! The Talking Comics crew has gathered to talk all that's new and exciting in the world of comics. After starting with a digression into falling asleep at the movies and The Lego Batman, Mara, Bob, Steve, and Joey get into it with Batwoman: Rebirth, The Wild Storm, Super Sons, Ultimates2, Spell on Wheels, and the return of Sex Criminals (!!!)!!!

Also, the gang talks about the surprises, shocks, and left-field stuff in Marvel's May solicits!!! Spoilers: Like, where the heck is PWAKAH!?!?!??!?!

Feb 22 2017

1hr 39mins

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Rank #2: The Mighty Captain Marvel and Logan Trailer | Comic Book Podcast Issue #270

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Carol Danvers (a Talking Comics favorite) returns in THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 from Margaret Stohl and Ramon Rosanas!!! The gang gathers round the podcasting table to discuss the official debut for the new series and checks in on the status of Earth's Mightiest Hero in the aftermath of the divisive Civil War II.

Also, Bob talks Batman (!), Mara talks Doctor Aphra (!!), and Joey takes us to the indie-scene for some new number ones from Image and BOOM! (!!!).

Also also, a listener question takes the crew down the Saddest Comics Ever rabbit-hole. Get the kleenex ready.

Jan 25 2017

1hr 48mins

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Rank #3: DC Universe Rebirth and X-Men Apocalypse Review | Comic Book Podcast Issue #236

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What a giant week for comics! First we have DC Universe: Rebirth which changes the status quo if the DC Universe. We discuss what we like about it, what we don't and if it got us excited to read DC comics.

Then we do our full rundown of the latest mutant movie X-Men: Apocalypse. Does it live up to Days of Future Past and First Class? How does it do juggling its many characters? Is Cyclops still the worst? Find out!

Plus we chat about Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 and get in deep about the strong feelings on both sides.

Jun 01 2016

2hr 29mins

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Rank #4: NYCC 2014 Day One Recap | Comic Book Podcast | Talking Comics

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Special Issue: NYCC 2014 Day One Recap

Bobby and Justin sit down to break down their first day at NYCC 2014. What interviews did they get? What interviews didn't they? How muxh money did they spend? You'll have to find out!

Oct 10 2014

17mins

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Rank #5: Suicide Squad Casting, Star Wars and Best of 2014 | Comic Book Podcast Issue # 162 | Talking Comics

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Suicide Squad casting news is hot off the presses as Talking Comics sits down to record a brand new podcast! This week we talk about Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie joining the comic book ranks as well as that ever tantalizing 88 second Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer! We wrap it all up by talking some of the books that may make it onto our end of the year lists.

We of course also chat about our books of the week which include: ODY-C, Gotham by Midnight, Superior Foes of Spider-Man, All- New Invaders, Superior Iron Man, Memetic, New Avengers, and Madman in 3-D!

Dec 03 2014

2hr 35mins

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Rank #6: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review | Comic Book Podcast Issue # 128 | Talking Comics

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Captain America: The Winter Solider review by Talking Comics!  How was it? What impact does it have on The Avengers? What's the deal with Scarlett Johansson's hair? The crew gives their general thoughts (no spoilers kids) then give ample warning before they dive into the ins and outs of the plot. 

Even with all this Hollywood movie talking happening Bobby, Mara, Steve and Bob find time to do their books of the week which include Pretty Deadly, She Hulk, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, Red Sonja, Inhuman, Rachel Rising, Detective Comics, and Self Obsessed. 

Apr 09 2014

2hr 57mins

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Rank #7: Best Comics of 2014 Part Two | Comic Book Podcast Issue #166 | Talking Comics

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Dec 31 2014

1hr 24mins

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Rank #8: Marvel Phase 3, Age of Ultron and the DC Movie Slate | Comic Book Podcast Issue #157 | Talking Comics

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Marvel announced their entire Phase 3 slate and we take you through all of it. What do we think of Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, Thor Ragnarok, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and Captain Marvel? How about Aquaman, Cyborg, and Suicide Squad? Can Stephanie marry the Age of Ultron Trailer? You find out that and more! Plus we do a massive lightning round which includes:Lightning Round: Ms. Marvel #9, New Avengers #7, Loki: Agent of Asgard #7, Storm #4, Amazing Spider-Man #8, Catwoman #35, Harley Quinn #11, All-New X-Factor #15, All-New Invaders #11, She-Hulk #9, Fantastic Four #11, Axis, Sleepy Hollow #1, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: The Witches #2, Edge of the Spider-Verse #5, The Death of Wolverine #4, In Real Life, It’s A Punderful Life, Wonder Woman #35, The Walking Dead #133, Avengers #, Superman #35, Superior, The Legend of Luther Strode, Saga #24, Arkham Manor #1, Memetic #1, Colder: The Bad Seed #1.

Oct 31 2014

1hr 53mins

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Rank #9: "My Soul Was On FIRE" | Comic Book Podcast Issue #352

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Last week was a week for comics with the debut issue of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos' Pearl, a dynamic new series in Crowded from Chris Sebela and Ro Stein, milestone issues of Batgirl and Batwoman, and the beginning of the end for Marvel's merry mutants in EXTERMINATION #1. Also, a new issue of Batman obvi. 

Also also, lots of throwback reading over the lasts few days, as the crew dives deep into Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' Criminal and James Robinson's run on Scarlet Witch.

Comics talked this week: Batgirl #25, Thor #4, The Infamous Iron Man #1-12, Scarlet Witch #1-15, Extermination #1, The New World #1, Oddwell #1, Batwoman #1-18, Criminal #1-10, Pearl #1, Crowded #1, and Batman #53. 

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and Melissa Megan who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Aug 22 2018

1hr 56mins

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Rank #10: Top 100 Characters, Princeless, Thor and Listener Questions | Comic Book Podcast Issue #173 | Talking Comics

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Issue #173: Princeless, Thor and Listener Questions

Welcome back to another episode of Talking Comics. On this week's show, we get right to the point and talk comics because, well, we're a comic book podcast and that's what we do. The books we discuss can be found in detail below.

In the second half of the show, we go through an abundance of listener questions that have piled up over the last little while. We answer as many of them as possible and have fun doing it. OH YES. We also go through the criteria that we'll be using to cover our Top 100 Characters of All-Time List. YEP, that's happening. It's a good show.

Lightning Round

X-Men #24, Teen Dog, Harley Quinn’s Valentine’s Day Special, Nightcrawler #7, Captain Marvel #12, Spider-Woman #4, The Flash, Arrow, Darth Vader #1

Book Of The Week

Help Us! Great Warrior, Thor #5, Divinity #1

Shared Book of the Week

Princeless: The Pirate Princess #1

Annnnnnnnnnd... we say it on the show, but just in case you missed it, the Talking Comics crew on Twitter are:

Bobby: @ bobbyshortle
Stephanie: @ hellocookie
Steve: @ dead_anchoress
And Bob's email is  bobreyer@talkingcomicbooks.com

FYI: the crew have gone all superhero on the world, thanks to the wonderful  Hanie Mohd. Like them? Make sure to follow her and let us know what you think of our superhero pictures.

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com), a blog dedicated to covering the latest and greatest in comic book releases. The editorial staff is composed of Editor-in-Chief Bobby Shortle (Fanboy Remix, Doctor Whocast), Stephanie Cooke ( Misfortune Cookie) and Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com contributor) who weekly dissect the releases and give you, the consumer, a simple Roman yay or nay regarding them. Our Twitter handle is @ TalkingComics and you can email us at  info@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Feb 18 2015

2hr 1min

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Rank #11: Talking Comics Best of 2014 Awards | Comic Book Podcast Issue #168 | Talking Comics

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Welcome to the Talking Comics 3rd Annual Award Show.  We say goodbye to a great year in comics by recounting the very best the world of comic books had to offer in 2014. Steve, Bob and Bobby debate the nominees and even put in a few passionate pleas for last minute vote changes. 

Jan 14 2015

2hr 22mins

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Rank #12: History of Captain America | Comic Book Podcast Issue #127 | Talking Comics

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier is right around the corner and so the Talking Comics crew sits down with resident historian Bob Reyer to talk Steve Rogers. We take you from Simon + Kirby to Ed Brubaker and even discuss the greater meaning of Captain America as a symbol.

We also find time to do books of the week which include All-New Ghost Rider, Silver Surfer, Sandman: Overture #2, Empowered, and Alex + Ada.

Apr 02 2014

3hr 8mins

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Rank #13: Death in Comics | Comic Book Podcast Issue #151 | Talking Comics

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Death of Wolverine is in full swing so, the Talking Comics crew is breaking down what they think of death in comics. Does it work in superhero books? What about independent titles? What are some of the worst? The best? Their answers and yours are chatted about on the show.

Of course we also find time to talk about the books we've been loving. This week Bobby, Steve and Bob chat about Annihilator, Stumptown, Death of Wolverine, Superman Unchained, Metal Men 100 Page Spectacular, Batgirl: Future's End, Pop, Inhuman, Hawkeye, Uncanny X-Men, Wild's End and more.

Sep 17 2014

2hr 39mins

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Rank #14: Best Comics of 2014 Part 3 | Comic Book Podcast Issue #167 | Talking Comics

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Jan 07 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #15: That Supergirl/Flash Musical Episode and Listener Questions!!! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #279

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Issue #279: That Supergirl/Flash Musical Episode and Listener Questions!

Remember that time Supergirl and The Flash teamed up for a musical? Well, the Talking Comics crew does and they talk at length about the latest superhero crossover in the CW-DC-TV-verse (?).

Also, lots of comics talk, including thoughts on brand new issues of Hulk, Spider-Gwen, Action Comics, Wonder Woman, and Batgirl, as well as debuting series like Iron Fist and Helena Crash.

Throughout the episode, Bob, Steve, and Joey answer as many listener questions as possible, too!!!

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The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, and Joey Braccino who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Mar 29 2017

2hr 40mins

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Rank #16: CRACK AN EGG ON IT--Joey's Back! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #349

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Sweet Solomon Grundy, Born on a Mundy--Joey's back!!! He joins the crew and hits the ground running with tons of comics talk, including the shocking "season finale" of SAGA, the end of Harrow County, and new first issues of Mr. & Mrs. X, Bone Parish, and Justice League Dark. Also, Bob's got your Doomsday Clock update coming in hot!!!

Also this episode, Melissa leads the conversation on TEEN TITANS GO! To the Movies!!! So CRACK AN EGG ON IT--CACAW!!!

Books talked about this show include: Modern Fantasy #2, Making Friends, Marvel Two-in-One #8, Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur #33, Doomsday Clock #6, Wonder Woman #51, Bone Parish #1, Shanghai Red #2, The Seeds #1, Saga #54, Descender #32, Harrow County, Hellicious #1, Justice League Dark #1, Mr. & Mrs. X #1, and The Weatherman #2.

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and Melissa Megan who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Aug 01 2018

1hr 44mins

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Rank #17: Best of 2013 Part Two | Comic Book Podcast Issue #113 | Talking Comics

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On this week's show we get right into things and discuss our choices for Best Of Comics 2013. The categories this time around are: Best Graphic Novel/One-Shot/Single Issue, Best Mini-Series, Best Story Arc, Best New Series.

Dec 25 2013

1hr 44mins

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Rank #18: Captain Marvel Movie Review and Christine Larsen! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #381

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We got a HUGE SHOW for you this week!!! First, the gang talks comics. Then, the gang chats with Christine Larsen, creator and artist behind such works as By Night, Valentine, and Adventure Time. And THEN, it's CAPTAIN MARVEL TIME and the crew is joined by a very special guest to review the movie we've all been waiting for around these Talking Comics hallowed hallways!

00:34:45--Interview with Christine Larsen!
1:21:50--Captain Marvel NON-SPOILER Review!
1:49:50--Captain Marvel SPOILERIFIC Review!
2:58:50--Post-Credits Scene

Comics talked on this week’s Talking Comics: Giant Days #48, Domino: Hotshots #1, Paper Girls #26, Ronin Island #1, Farmhand Vol. 1, PTSD GN, Morning in America #1, and Meet the Skrulls #1

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com assistant EIC & news editor), Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and Sarah Miles who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Mar 13 2019

2hr 59mins

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Rank #19: The 7th Annual Talking Comics Awards Show!!! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #372

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It's that time again!!! THE BEST COMICS OF 2018 (ACCORDING TO OUR VOTES AND YOUR POLLS) WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THIS VERY SPECIAL EPISODE OF THE TALKING COMICS PODCAST!!!! Welcome one and all to the 7th Annual Talking Comics awards show!!! Come celebrate the best and brightest in all of comic-dom from 2018 and look ahead to what's coming in 2019!!! So many exclamation points!!!

And, on a much more somber note, the gang says good bye to one of their own, as Melissa retires from the show... :( :( :( 

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and Melissa Megan who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Jan 09 2019

3hr 7mins

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Rank #20: Batman 50 & Ant-Man & the Wasp Movie Review I Comic Book Podcast Issue #346

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Bob, Melissa, Jessica and Steve get all dolled up for the big Batman #50 wedding celebration. Plus, the gang reviews Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp. But wait ... there's more. We also make time for Lightning Rounds, Open Discussion and field a few of your fine Listener Questions. Enjoy!

Books Talked About This Podcast: Batman #50, Catwoman #1, I Hate Fairyland #20, Captain America #1, Son of Hitler, Cosmic Ghost Rider #1, Marvel Rising: Squirrel Girl/Ms. Marvel #1, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark #1, Death and Glory #1-3, Sword Daughter #1-2

Jul 11 2018

2hr 33mins

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