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SS #066 - Happy 6th Anniversary!

Shortbox Showcase #60 -- Our 6th Anniversary!Six years ago today (a few weeks ago, that is), our very first Shortbox Showcase episode debuted. Yes, other shows in the network had gone live the week before, but since this has become our flagship program, we consider 7/30/13 as our official network starting date.In addition to covering some feedback, and talking about how awesome our listeners are and all that, Professor Alan talks about a new campus club that he is helping get off the ground.Then we start with our ANNUAL tradition of talking about an ANNIVERSARY comics issue. In this case, it's the recent Detective Comics 1000, celebrating Batman's 80th anniversary.Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyPromo: Two True FreaksSend e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com You can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek or Professor Alan @ProfessorAlanYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.

22 May 2022

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SS #060 - 5 Years Strong!

Shortbox Showcase #60 -- Our 5th Anniversary!Five years ago today (a few weeks ago, that is), our very first Shortbox Showcase episode debuted. Yes, other shows in the network had gone live the week before, but since this has become our flagship, we consider 7/30/13 as our official network starting date.In addition to covering some feedback, and talking about how awesome our listeners are and all that, we talk about what we have planned for our next year of podcasting, and how the last year of podcasting went.But we start with our ANNUAL tradition, by talking about an comic book Annual ... except we actually don't talk about, out friends ACT IT OUT! That's right, this episode includes an actual AUDIO DRAMA version of the story "Animal Kingdom," from the 2017 Super Sons Annual #1.Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyPromo: Hamilton vs Burr: A Werewolf TaleSend e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com You can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek or Professor Alan @ProfessorAlanYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.

22 May 2022

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QBP #127 - Marvel Team-Up 65

Marvel Team-Up 65, Marvel Comics, cover-dated January 1978."Introducing Captain Britain," by Chris Claremont, with art by John Byrne and Dave Hunt.What happens Peter Parker has to take in a British exchange student as a roommate? And then what happens when Spidey runs into newcomer Captain Britain in the skies of New York City? Will they immediately become besties ... or will they FIGHT?????Listen to the episode and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode: Right-click to download episode directly You may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo #1: Quantum CastPromo #2: Resurrections: The Adam Warlock & Thanos PodcastNext Episode: Last Days of the Justice League, DC Comics, cover-dated 1986. Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: World's Greatest Comics

22 May 2022

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CRJ #037 - June 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #037June 2018So what comics did Professor Alan read during June? How many were Summer podcasting projects? How many were from lovely listeners and podcasting buddies? How many were related to his recent trip to Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC?Listen to this exciting episode #37 ... and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed. Promo #1: In CountryPromo #2: Punch Like a GirlLink: Buy Geek-Girl #1.Next Episode: What comics did Professor Alan read during July? Listen in early August and find out!Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com"Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeeky You can follow the network Twitter @Relatively_Geekor the host @ProfessorAlan

22 May 2022

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CRJ #055 - December AND 2019

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #055December 2019So what comics did Professor Alan read during December -- was it a large amount, now that he is on Christmas Break? And what was the analystical breakdown of the all the comics he read during the year? And which rad couple will win the coveted "Listener or the Year" award?Listen to this super-special episode #55 ... and find out!Click on the player below to listen:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed. Promo #1: To The Batpoles!Promo #2: Nutty BitesLink: The RaD Adventures Network Next Episode: What comics did Professor Alan read during January? Find out when that episode comes out in early February. Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com"Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeeky You can follow the network Twitter @Relatively_Geekor the host @ProfessorAlan

22 May 2022

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Quarter-Bin #150 - Defenders 99

Quarter-Bin Podcast #150Defenders 99, Marvel Comics, cover-dated September 1981."The Final Conflict?" by JM DeMatteis, with art by Don Perlin and Joe Sinnott.What happens when many of Marvel's supernatural bad guys conspire to steal a Florida town? And what happens when one of the Quarter-Bin's regular guests shows up to discuss this issue?Listen to the episode and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo: Legion of Super-BloggersLink: Paul Spataro's podcast Back to the BinsNext Episode: Archie Comics 101, Archie Comics, cover-dated June 1959.Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: World's Greatest Comics

22 May 2022

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CRJ #039 - August 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #039August 2018So what comics did Professor Alan read during August? How many were kids comics? How many featured Hercules?And how many featured "girl power" themes?Listen to this exciting episode #39 ... and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode: Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed. Promo #1: PD StoriesPromo #2: No Agenda: The Best Podcast in the UniverseNext Episode: What comics did Professor Alan read during September? Listen in early October and find out!Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com"Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeeky You can follow the network Twitter @Relatively_Geekor the host @ProfessorAlan

22 May 2022

Rank #7

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CRJ #045 - February 2019

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #045February 2019So what comics did Professor Alan read during the second month of the year? How many were old comics? How many were new comics? And how many featured a certain madman in a blue box?Listen to this exciting episode #45 ... and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed. Promo: JLI PodcastLink: Scout ComicsLink: The Drawn & Paneled Podcast Next Episode: What comics did Professor Alan read during March, a month with 5 Saturdays AND Spring Break? Listen to the next episode, which should be available in early April.Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com"Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeeky You can follow the network Twitter @Relatively_Geekor the host @ProfessorAlan

22 May 2022

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RGP #017 - Doomspeak - Doctor Doom #2

DOOMSPEAKDoctor Doom #2, Marvel Comics, cover-dated January 2020."Mother Morgan Comes To Me," written by Christopher Cantwell, with art by Salvador Larroca.What happens when Doctor Doom is accused of horrific terrorist events? Who springs him? And who takes him in? And what did Doom fan Professor Alan think of the second issue of this title?Listen to the episode and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo: The No Agenda PodcastLink: James Cain monologue from Richard IIINext Time: Doctor Doom #3, which is schedule for release December 4. The episode should follow within a week. .Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: World's Greatest Comics

22 May 2022

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QBP #144 - Four Color Comcs 1253

Quarter-Bin Podcast #144Four Color Comics 1253 (aka Space Man #1), Dell Comics, cover-dated January - March 1962.The untitled story was written by Ken Fitch, with art by Jack Sparling.What happens when Professor Alan talks about a sci-fi comic from before he was born? Can he even talk about this comic, or will the anti-force prevent him? And does he really take valuable podcast time to talk about puzzle books?Listen to the episode and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo #1: Is It Jaws?Promo #2: Trekker Talk Next Episode: The Secret City Saga #0 & Bombast! #1, Topps Comics, both cover-dated April 1993.Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: World's Greatest Comics

22 May 2022

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QBP #146 - Night Glider #1 & Captain Glory #1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #146Night Glider #1 & Captain Glory #1, both Topps Comics, both cover-dated April 1993."She Glides in Beauty Like the Night," by Roy Thomas and Gerry Conway, with art by and Don Heck.and"The Power and the Glory," by Roy Thomas, with art by Steve Ditko.This is the second half of a two-part exploration of Topps Comics "Kirbyverse" comics, based on character designs and story concepts that "The King" still had in his files of preliminary sketches and unrealized ideas, at this point late in his life. What happens when Professor Alan tackles a few more stories in this line?Listen to the episode and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo #1: Batgirl to Oracle: A Barbara Gordon PodcastPromo #2: Justice's First DawnNext Episode: Batman #266, DC Comics, cover-dated August 1975.Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: World's Greatest Comics

22 May 2022

Rank #11

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QBP #128 - Last Days of the Justice Society

The Last Days of the Justice Society Special, DC Comics, cover-dated 1986."Last Days of the Justice Society," by Roy & Dann Thomas, with art by Mike Gustovich and Dave Ross.What happens the members of the JSA realize that the Crisis on Infinite Earths has made them redundant? And that their world was destroyed ... 40+ years ago? Can they change the past? Will it mean the end of their future?Listen to the episode and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode: Right-click to download episode directly You may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo: Justice's First Dawn PodcastNext Episode: Marvel Super Heroes Megazine #3, Marvel Comics, cover-dated December 1994. Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: World's Greatest Comics

22 May 2022

Rank #12

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CRJ #046 - March 2019

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #046March 2019So what comics did Professor Alan read during March? How many were kids books? How many were new DC books? And how many were written by a guy that Professor Alan recently had dinner with?Listen to this exciting episode #46 ... and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed. Promo: Is It Jaws?Next Episode: What comics did Professor Alan read during April?  Listen to the next episode, which should be available in early May.Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com"Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeeky You can follow the network Twitter @Relatively_Geekor the host @ProfessorAlan

22 May 2022

Rank #13

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CRJ #047 - April 2019

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #047April 2019So what comics did Professor Alan read during April? How many were new DC books? How many were falling apart or coverless? And how many were purchased at a newly-discovered used bookstore?Listen to this exciting episode #47 ... and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed. Promo #1: The Overlooked Dark KnightPromo #2: Deconstructing Comics Link: Christopher Mills' Atomic Pulp ComicsLink: Manuel Carmona's Truthful ComicsLink: Info about Comics for ChristmasNext Episode: What comics did Professor Alan read during May?  Listen to the next episode, which should be available in early June.Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com"Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeeky You can follow the network Twitter @Relatively_Geekor the host @ProfessorAlan

22 May 2022

Rank #14

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SS #063 - Spidey-Talk

Shortbox Showcase #63 - Your Friendly Neighborhood EpisodeAfter going over a lot of feedback from a lot of their favorite old and new feedbackers, Alan and Em chat for a little about our recent interactions with everybody's favorite wall-crawling web-slinger. We talk about Into the Spider-Verse, Infinity War, the PS4 game, but mostly they talk about their love for the recently-killed Spider-Man Unlimited iOS game. How much did they love this great game?Listen to this episode ... and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyPromo: The Huntress PodcastLink: Ohayacon Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com You can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and Professor Alan @ProfessorAlanYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.

22 May 2022

Rank #15

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QBP #130 - Uncle Scrooge Adventures 20

Quarter-Bin Podcast #130Uncle Scrooge Adventures 20, Gladstone Comics, cover-dated March 1986.This is a reprint issue, with a number of stories by Carl Barks, Don Rosa & others.In our first ever episode featuring a kids book, and in our first ever episode featuring a humor book, we look at stories featuring the duck with the best ideas about personal finance.And by "us," we mean Professor Alan and super-special guest Luke Jaconetti, veteran podcaster and Ducks super-fan.Click on the player below to listen to the episode:Right-click to download episode directlyYou may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo: Council of GeeksLink #1: The INDUCKS indexLink #2: Luke's Earth Destruction Directive podcast Next Episode: It's a Secret, part of the February - March network-wide crossover event.Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: World's Greatest Comics

22 May 2022

Rank #16

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QBP #132 - All-New X-Men 32

All-New X-Men #32, Marvel Comics, cover-dated November 2014.Untitled by Brian Michael Bendis, with art by Mahmoud Asrar.What happens when the younger versions of the original X-Men find themselves on an alternate Earth? How does X-23 deal with landing in the middle of a football game -- or is it a match? How Jean Grey deal with hanging out Miles Morales? How does Iceman deal with landing UNDER the Earth? And how does Professor Alan deal with the first ever X-book covered her on the podcast?Listen to the episode and find out!Click on the player below to listen to the episode: Right-click to download episode directly You may also subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or the RSS Feed.Promo: Gen X Grown UpNext Episode: Gene Roddenberry's Lost Universe #1 & Isaac Asimov's I-Bots #9, Tekno Comics, cover-dated April 1995 and February 1997, respectively. Send e-mail feedback to relativelygeeky@gmail.com "Like" us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/relativelygeekyYou can follow the network on Twitter @Relatively_Geek and the host @ProfessorAlanSource: Half-Price Books

22 May 2022

Rank #17