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I Read Comic Books

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A weekly panel podcast featuring a rotating list of guests discussing a vast array of topics about comics, the comic book industry, making comic books better and more. Hosted by Mike Rapin.

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A weekly panel podcast featuring a rotating list of guests discussing a vast array of topics about comics, the comic book industry, making comic books better and more. Hosted by Mike Rapin.

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A comics Podcast Unlike anything out there

By Eckospider - Nov 21 2019
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I have been listening for quite a while now. Do you know what the best thing about this Podcast is? That no matter what combination of Hosts is on the episode, the quality is top notch For the past year I discovered and listened to the podcast until I got current, and it has been an amazing experience. The passion for comics that the hosts have is contagious (and I love comics already) I recommend this to anyone trying to learn about all aspects of comics, from creations, to collecting, reviewing, reading, relating to other media, specific books and works, manga (I know), working in the industry. They cover all the bases. This is a podcast for people who LIVE comicbooks and I can relate to that. I listen to this every Wednesday as I drive to my LCS to pick up my pulls and I love this ritual.

PERFECT CONVO

By MouthDork - Oct 09 2019
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Are you hungry for thoughtful conversation featuring a fresh perspective that doesn’t fall into the same dull POV of so many comic book podcasts? Well, look no further. You found that voice. Sending much love from your friends at the Comic Book Couples Counseling Podcast!

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
24
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A comics Podcast Unlike anything out there

By Eckospider - Nov 21 2019
Read more
I have been listening for quite a while now. Do you know what the best thing about this Podcast is? That no matter what combination of Hosts is on the episode, the quality is top notch For the past year I discovered and listened to the podcast until I got current, and it has been an amazing experience. The passion for comics that the hosts have is contagious (and I love comics already) I recommend this to anyone trying to learn about all aspects of comics, from creations, to collecting, reviewing, reading, relating to other media, specific books and works, manga (I know), working in the industry. They cover all the bases. This is a podcast for people who LIVE comicbooks and I can relate to that. I listen to this every Wednesday as I drive to my LCS to pick up my pulls and I love this ritual.

PERFECT CONVO

By MouthDork - Oct 09 2019
Read more
Are you hungry for thoughtful conversation featuring a fresh perspective that doesn’t fall into the same dull POV of so many comic book podcasts? Well, look no further. You found that voice. Sending much love from your friends at the Comic Book Couples Counseling Podcast!

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I Read Comic Books

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A weekly panel podcast featuring a rotating list of guests discussing a vast array of topics about comics, the comic book industry, making comic books better and more. Hosted by Mike Rapin.

Rank #1: Episode 223 | The Absorption Problem

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This episode was recorded on November 10th, 2019!

Kait and Nick join Mike to talk about how they read comics. Mike ranks the latest X-Men #1s, and Nick’s world is ending with comicbookdb.com closing down.

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Start / Last Week in Comics
  • 00:24:10 – Comic Picks
  • 00:34:12 – How Do You Read Comics?
  • 01:13:13 – Wrap / Credits
  • 01:15:34 – Mike doesn’t believe in moon lasers

What We Read / Comic Picks

  • Chew vol. 1-12
  • Joker: Killer Smile #1
  • Space Riders Vol. 2: Galaxy Of Brutality
  • Friends with Boys
  • Moonbound: Apollo 11 and the Dream of Spaceflight
  • Abe Sapien: The Drowning and Other Stories
  • Fallen Angels #1
  • Black Stars Above #1
  • Hope
  • Firefly: The Sting
  • Fallen World TPB

Links

Music provided by Infinity Shred. Find them on Bandcamp.

Producer: Mike Rapin
Editor: Mike Rapin

Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/ircbpodcast

Contact us!

Email: ircbpodcast@gmail.com
Twitter: @ircbpodcast
Instagram: @ircbpodcast
Discord: discordapp.com/invite/E8JUB9s
Reddit: ireadcomicbooks.reddit.com
Goodreads: ircbpodcast.com/goodreads


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Nov 13 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #2: Minisode 12 | The Vision

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This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Mike and Kate cry a lot this week talking about The Vision by Tom King and Gabriel Walta. This book is full of feelings and neither Mike nor Kate know how to deal with it. Relevant Links/Information Kate – @KateSkocelas Mike – @MikeRapin This week’s music was by Infinity Shred. This week’s…Continue readingMinisode 12 | The Vision

Jul 26 2017

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Rank #3: Minisode 18 | Grant Morrison

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This episode was recorded some time in the past! At one point, Kara had asked Paul, “What the deal was with Grant Morrison?” And so, Paul, he strapped himself into a rocket ship aimed towards the center of the multiverse to search out that information. When he returned, he met his past self in their past lives. He saw beyond time…Continue readingMinisode 18 | Grant Morrison

Jul 25 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #4: Episode 216 | Devastating One-Liners to Poor Boys

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Mike is BACK this week with Kate and Kara in tow and they sat down to talk about the prevalence of schooling in comics.Continue readingEpisode 216 | Devastating One-Liners to Poor Boys

Sep 25 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #5: Episode 128 | As Someone Who Went To The Louvre…

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This episode was recorded on September 17th, 2017. Mike is back from Paris and boy is he cultured (not really… never. Ever.)! Luckily, Nick and Tia are great and know a lot and make up for the lack of culture as the trio dive in to discussing the unsung heroes of comics: Letters, Editors, Flatters, Colorists, Inkers, and more! Timestamps…Continue readingEpisode 128 | As Someone Who Went To The Louvre…

Sep 20 2017

1hr 20mins

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Rank #6: Episode 173 | Crimey crime crime comics

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This episode was recorded on September 23rd, 2018! We’re back to our regularly-formatted show! Nick and Kate join Mike this week to talk about crime comics, but before we get to that… Mike has a small poem to read about the X-Men.  As a group, they all read Green River Killer (spoilers for the whole book!) PLUS: Zine #2 is OUT!…Continue readingEpisode 173 | Crimey crime crime comics

Sep 26 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #7: This Is Not An Interview #5: Jason Latour

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This episode was recorded in July 2018. This Is Not An Interview, episode 5! Tia chats with Jason Latour over some cocktails about art, sports, comics, agony, ballet, crazy New York City stories involving chicken, beach vampires, and more… Note: The audio for this episode was recorded in a public place and may be echo-y or hard to hear at times. …Continue readingThis Is Not An Interview #5: Jason Latour

Aug 25 2018

53mins

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Rank #8: Minisode 4 | The Wicked + The Divine

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This week’s episode is a minisode! Recorded some time in the distant past! Zander and Tia have a nice chat about The Wicked + The Divine. Full spoilers for this series up through issue #20. Relevant Links Tia – @PortraitOfmMeX Zander – @xanderwithaz This week’s music was by Infinity Shred. This week’s episode was produced Tia Vasiliou and Zander Riggs, executive produced by…Continue readingMinisode 4 | The Wicked + The Divine

Jul 13 2016

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Rank #9: Episode 163 | Singles vs Collections: What stories do this well (or not)?

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This episode was recorded on June 3rd, 2018! Paul, Kate, and Kait tackle a MAJOR question: What stories work better in single issues and what stories work better in collections? Why do we pick the ways to read our books? And what creators work better for each type? Also, DO NOT MISS: The first issue of the IRCB Zine! Check…Continue readingEpisode 163 | Singles vs Collections: What stories do this well (or not)?

Jun 06 2018

47mins

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Rank #10: Episode 126 | I’m Very Caps Lock About This

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This episode was recorded on September 3rd, 2017. This week, the kids play while dad is away. While Mike is in London, Tia, Paul, and Kara get to some good rants and discuss their favorites in comic book back-matter as well as how many IRCB stickers you’ll get for cosplaying as Darcy Woden. Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics…Continue readingEpisode 126 | I’m Very Caps Lock About This

Sep 06 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: Episode 159 | We had a technical glitch (MCU Villians)

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This episode was recorded on May 6th, 2018 and sometime in the past! Our show this week is an odd one as we had a strange technical glitch half-way through. For the first half, Brian and Kate join Mike to talk about their comic picks and books they’ve been reading. For the second half of the show, Tia and Rene…Continue readingEpisode 159 | We had a technical glitch (MCU Villians)

May 09 2018

59mins

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Rank #12: Episode 208 | Goodreads Book of the Month: Captain America Vol 1. Winter In America

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Brian, Nick, and Kate sat down to discuss our Goodreads Book of the Month: Captain America Vol. 1: Winter In America as voted on by our fantastic Goodreads members! Spoiler alert for Captain America Vol. 1: Winter In America!Continue readingEpisode 208 | Goodreads Book of the Month: Captain America Vol 1. Winter In America

Jul 03 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #13: Episode 217 | Revisiting old comic friends

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Tia and Kait join Mike to discuss re-reading comics, why we do it, why we don't, and how, for some of us, it helps enrich our comic book reading experience.Continue readingEpisode 217 | Revisiting old comic friends

Oct 02 2019

53mins

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Rank #14: Minisode 23 | 2018, Memoriam

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Paul and Kara sat down to reflect on some of the fine people we lost this year in the comic book industry. Continue readingMinisode 23 | 2018, Memoriam

Jan 02 2019

50mins

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Rank #15: This Is Not An Interview #3: Christopher Sebela

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This episode was recorded in May 2018. It’s episode three! Tia talks to Christopher Sebela about the dogs of Portland (and also a few cats), making Mom proud, crowdfunding death, using your powers for good, well-written characters, the problems of being corporeal, favorite horror movies, talking to weirdos, comics, and more! This Is Not An Interview is now a monthly…Continue readingThis Is Not An Interview #3: Christopher Sebela

May 27 2018

59mins

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Rank #16: Episode 211 | Why does this exist? Can I resist buying this?

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Brian and Nick join Mike to talk about weird crossovers, and we're not talking crossover events.Continue readingEpisode 211 | Why does this exist? Can I resist buying this?

Aug 21 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #17: Episode 193 | Reading 100 chapters of a manga in one day

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This week, Brian, Nick, and Kait sat down to discuss the myriad of digital platforms (that they know of!) for reading comics. From Comics to Manga to Motion Comics and more, this episode covers a whole lot of ground. Continue readingEpisode 193 | Reading 100 chapters of a manga in one day

Mar 06 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #18: Episode 124 | Hooked on Comics

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This episode was recorded on August 20th, 2017. Nick and Kate join Mike to talk about our recommendations for first time readers–or, as they put it, getting people “hooked on comics,” not to be confused with “hooked on phonics.” Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:27:39 – Comic Picks 00:37:19 – Hooked on Comics 01:13:38 – Credits 01:18:02 –…Continue readingEpisode 124 | Hooked on Comics

Aug 23 2017

1hr 25mins

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Rank #19: Episode 200 | FCBD + interviews with Lucy Knisley & Box Brown

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This week's episode is JAM PACKED with content. Brian and Kait join Mike to talk about Free Comic Book Day, as well as discuss two interviews we did at C2E2 with Lucy Knisley & Box Brown. Continue readingEpisode 200 | FCBD + interviews with Lucy Knisley & Box Brown

May 08 2019

1hr 36mins

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Rank #20: Episode 172 | What keeps you reading comic books?

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This episode was recorded on September 15th, 2018! This week’s episode is something more free-form than our regular show. Mike, Brian, and Paul hung out at the IRCB Getaway this weekend and had a discussion about what keeps them reading comic books. PLUS: Zine #2 is OUT! Read the digital copy now! Or buy a physical copy of the zine in…Continue readingEpisode 172 | What keeps you reading comic books?

Sep 19 2018

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