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Great Comics Podcast

By Steve Raker - Feb 16 2014
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I like & am familar with these guys from the Marvel Noise Podcast...it's great to hear them talk about other types of comics as they go around the 'table'....fun discussions!

Enjoyable podcast with 4 different viewpoints

By Podcast fan AS - Feb 07 2014
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Good overview of the wide range of comics available NOT from Marvel or DC. There are so many great comics and this is a great way to learn about new ones.

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Great Comics Podcast

By Steve Raker - Feb 16 2014
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I like & am familar with these guys from the Marvel Noise Podcast...it's great to hear them talk about other types of comics as they go around the 'table'....fun discussions!

Enjoyable podcast with 4 different viewpoints

By Podcast fan AS - Feb 07 2014
Read more
Good overview of the wide range of comics available NOT from Marvel or DC. There are so many great comics and this is a great way to learn about new ones.
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Indie Comic Book Noise

Latest release on Aug 03, 2020

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 455 – Fighting off the Apocalypse

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Phil, Kevin and Andy are here as your guides through this barren wasteland of hot summer heat as we do more adaption talk. We need to read more comics in 2020

Phil finished watching Season 1 of The Boys on Amazon Prime. Did he like it? Phil is also reading the comic. Adaption discussion. Moves to discuss other current adaptions.

Criminal Macabre: Two Red Eyes by Steve Niles, Kyle Hotz, Michelle Madsen (Dark Horse)

Adventureman #1 by Matt Fraction, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Clayton Cowles (Image) A comic with cats in it. We have a side bar on a forbidden topic. Can you spot it?

Project X Thump-N-Guts by Kevin Eastman and Simon Bisley (Kitchen Sink) Published in 1993 but Phil bought it off of the Heavy Metal website.

Kids comics and kids and comics

IP license moves and licensed comics

Shout-out
Super Steve
Dylan Dog Italian Comic Book
Savage Dragon (more coming soon)

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Aug 03 2020

1hr 8mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 454 – We got Black Hammer’d

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Those disembodied voices (Phil, Steve, Kevin and Andy) coming from your favourite chosen listening apparatus are back. Andrew makes some bold statements about the show’s schedule (that aged well) and eventually we talk about actual funny books.

Black hammer talk. We can’t escape it.

Canadian comics, Image comics and distractions

Zaroff GN by Francois Miville-Desches and Sylvain Runberg (Europe Comics) from Comixology.
http://www.europecomics.com/album/zaroff/

C is for Cthulhu: The Lovecraft Alphabet Book by Jason Ciaramella and Greg Murphy (Comixtribe)

Our childhood indie books

Phantom Force #1 by Jack Kirby/Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Mark Silvestri, Erik Larsen, Scott Williams, Jerry Ordway, and even more (Image from 1993). Go back in time to IndieComicBook Noise Episode 394 from February 2017 to hear Super Steve talk about it: https://www.indiecomicbooknoise.com/2017/02/10/indie-comic-book-noise-episode-394/

The Death Defying Devil #1 by Gail Simone and Walter Geovani (Dynamite)

Time Share OGN by Patrick Keller and Dan McDade (Oni Press)

Major Bummer Super Slacktacular GN by John Arcudi, Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Carla Feeny, Katrina Mae Hao (Dark Horse)

Kevin watches cartoons (anime) [isn’t that cartoons?!] One Piece Manga vs Anime

Ghost Tree OGN by Bobby Curnow, Simon Gane and Ian Herring (IDW)

Adventures of Super Hero Girl GN by Faith Erin Hicks (Dark Horse) based on web comic.
http://www.adventuresofsuperherogirl.com/

Adapting comics

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Jul 23 2020

1hr 17mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 453 – Happy Hour

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Phil convinces Steve, Kevin and Andy to do a themed episode again so no proper show notes as we just riff on titles for the most part. Listen to the show for comics that we find funny. We don’t list them all. Tweet at the show if you are unhappy with this.

Misunderstanding Comics by Mike Rosen and Tim Heiderich

Tales to Suffice by Kenny Keil (available on Comixology)

Rambo 3.5 by Jim Rugg

2 of Phil’s top 5 books of all time (Hyperbole or not? You decide):
I Luv Halloween (3 volumes) by Keith Giffen and Benjamin Roman (Tokyo Pop)
Norman (translated from French) by Stan Silas (Titan) (From Indie ep 407 July 2018)
Other Phil Books:
Precarious Woman Executive Miss Black General by Jin (Seven Seas)
Looking for Group comic which is in print but also online link to online comic
https://www.lfg.co/

Die Kitty Die series by Dan Parent and Fernando Ruiz (Chapterhouse Books)

Tales of the Buddha (before He Got Enlightened) by Alan Grant

Zeke Deadwood by Thomas Boatwright and Ryan Rubio (Comixology has booth issues for 99 cents each)

Comic Strips we used to read in the newspaper. We list many of them. Too many to repeat here.

Groo the Wanderer by Sergio Aragonés, Mark Evanier and Stan Sakai (various Publishers)
Sergio Aragonés Funnies by Sergio Aragonés (Bongo Comics)

Fortune and Glory by Brian Michael Bendis (Oni Press)

“Clerks” comic book by Kevin Smith based on his movie with a slew of killer artists from Oni. A selection of books for the late 90s.

Meanwhile by Jason Shiga Choose your own adventure comic

Quick the Clockwork Knight #1. Choose your own Adventure Comic by Thane Benson
http://thanebenson.com/catalog/digital-downloads-0

Halo and Sprocket by Kerry Callen (SLG)

Archer and Armstrong series by multiple creators (Valiant)

Incredible Change-Bots Vol 1 and 2 from Jeffrey Brown (Top Shelf)

Booyah! by Loran (Sloth Comics)

False episode ending?!

Shoutout
Gilbert Shelton
Mad Magazine/Cracked Magazine
Destroyer Duck
Asterix
Webcomic XKCD and the author’s books

Jun 23 2020

1hr 1min

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 452 – Pull up Lincoln’s Head and Press the Button

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Pulled right back into that ICBN timeline are Steve, Kevin, Phil, and Andrew as secrets abound.

20 Years to Midnight by Al Ewing, Henry Flint, Chris Blythe, and Annie Parkhouse (Free online excerpt from the 2010 Judge Dredd Megazine #302 from publisher Rebellion)

Link to free comics: https://shop.2000ad.com/catalogue/FREE004

The Original Artist Edition of Alien: Illustrated Story by Walt Simonson and Archie Goodwin. Published by Titan reprinting the 1979 Alien Graphic Novel from Heavy Metal in glorious full size.

Comixology Publisher Polite Strangers from Jason McNamara. Kickstarter projects that have gone digital. Different titles from him.

Nocturnal Commissions with Greg Hinkle and Sucker Vol 1 and 2 with Tony Talbert, John Heebink, Paul Little, and Peter Secosh.

Jack Staff by Paul Grist Collected editions. (Multiple publishers including Image)

Savage Dragon & Superman and Erik Larsen and the Birth of Image.

Hot comics to invest in, news stand variants, special covers, graded comics, single page purchases, real world event books, first appearances, media tie-in (cartoon).

Valiant and Image cross-over?

Shout Outs
Power Records
June Brigman (artist)
Garfield cartoon
I Kill Giants comic (Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Nimura) and movie
Dorohedoro (Anime on Netflix)

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Jun 12 2020

1hr 4mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 451 – No Controversies Here

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The house is full with Steve, Kevin, Phil and Andy on the scene and ready to talk some comics in this Post-Episode 450 but Pre-Episode 500 tale of madness.

Is Vertigo indie or not? What about Epic? Icon? (Sounds like this might be a Controversy)

Minky Woodcock: The Girl who Handcuffed Houdini HC by Cynthia Von Buhler (Titan Comics/Hardcase Crime Imprint)

At the Mountains of Madness, A Graphic Novel by I.N.J. Culbard adapting H.P. Lovecraft (Self Made Hero)

Friday by Ed Brubaker, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente (Panel Syndicate)

Magnus Robot Fighter vs. Predator by Barry Windsor Smith, Jim Shooter and John Ostrander (Dark Horse) and asks about various Indie crossovers (Savage Dragon, TMNT, Hellboy, Madman, Marshal Law, Dreadstar, etc).

Mutant World/Son of Mutant World HC by Jan Strnad and Richard Corben (Anomaly Publications)

The Hero Comics #30 by Ditko and Snyder (SD Publishing Co)

The Displaced, vol.1 by Rick Troula (Chaos Factory Comics via ComiXology Submit)

Shoutouts

Walmart Comics
Steve Rude Sketchbook Kickstarter
Andy was remembering when Boom acquired Archaia because he gets confused.
Ditko is Amazing by Steve Ditko, Stan Lee (Marvel)

Follow-up Reading:
If you like old time magic, try reading this book, book, Hiding the Elephant by Jim Steinmeyer (Da Capo Press). We have more fun books if you just tweet at us. Look at us, talking about books with just words.

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Jun 03 2020

1hr 12mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 450 – They Said we Would Never Make it

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It’s a double size, giant sized, king sized, super sized, treasury sized 450th extravaganza! Fireworks! Balloons! Confetti!

Archie #450 by Stan Goldberg, Henry Scarpelli, Mike Pellowski and others (Archie Publications)
Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #450 but not able to find credits (Dell/Gold Key/Gladstone)
Walt Disney’s Duck Album #450 but not able to find credits (Dell)
2000 A.D. Prog #450 by Alan Grant, Carlos Ezquerra, Pat Mills, David Pugh, Garry Leach, T.B. Grover (pen name of John Wagner), Steve Dillon, Alan Davis (IPC/Fleetway)
Weekly Shonen Jump #450 with various creators

Phil’s questions for Kevin and Andy which include Valiant and their Nintendo titles and 80’s comic book publishers.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Authorized Training Manual #3 – this is the Donatello Bo staff comic Andy talked about.

Concrete by Paul Chadwick first appearance is Dark Horse Presents #1 (July, 1986) so maybe Phil dropped the ball on this.

Kevin’s 24 hour comic! Hopefully he will post it. Written, drawn, lettered by Him! (Unknown the name of his publishing company).

24 hour comic discussion. http://scottmccloud.com/4-inventions/24hr/

Underground TBP by Jeff Parker and Steve Lieber (Image)

Steven Grant on Twitter noting free digital books on amazon. Check the X-omnibus on Amazon!

War of the Independents discussion

I Before E #1-2 by Sam Kieth, Ty Templeton, and John Holland (Fantagraphics)

Armature #1-2 by Steve Oliff (Olyoptics)

The Graveyard Book single volume graphic novel adaptation by by Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Kevin Nowlan, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Jill Thompson, Stephen Scott and Galen Showman (HarperCollins)

The Freak Brothers ‘toon: Kentucky Fried Freaks and a bit of the background on the characters by Gilbert Shelton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FB20_GvGXxY

RIP Richard Sala. Check out his work.

Shoutouts
Valiant
Heavy Metal
The Regular Show

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

May 22 2020

1hr 38mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 449 – Clean Phil Wanted

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The gang is here (but who is missing?) for the next one and last one before the Ultimate episode (yet to be decided). Or should that be penultimate?!

Kevin Eastman’s Totally Twisted Tales by Kevin Eastman and Simon Bisley (Clover Press)

Pirates: A Treasure of Comics to Plunder, Arrr! Collection of stories from Will Eisner, Wally Wood, Frank Frazetta, Reed Crandall, Graham Ingels, Carl Burgos, Howard Pyle and more. (Yoe Books and Clover Press)

Miss Fury Sensational Sundays: 1941-1944 by Tarpe Mills with Trina Robbins as Editor (IDW). I call the character “Black Fury” instead of Miss Fury. Bad Andy.

The Few and Cursed #1-5 by Felipe Cagno and Fabiano Neves (Timberwolf Entertainment). Originally was a Kickstarter.

How do you store and/or catalog your digital comics? How do you collect digital comics? PDF or no? Scanned copies of print issues?

How To Talk To Girls At Parties by Neil Gaiman, Gabriel Bá, and Fábio Moon (Dark Horse)

Unnamed comic that Kevin vaguely recalled. (Can you guess which one it is?)

Shoutouts
Phil
The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History by Hope Nicholson (Quirk Books)
321 Fast Comics (Vol 1 & 2) (Kickstarter)
Humble Bundles
Bob Bretall
Panel Syndicate
Marvel Unlimited

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

May 06 2020

58mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 448 – What Kind of Book do you Want to Read?

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All hands are on deck as Steve, Kevin, Andy, and Phil are here to discuss some comic books and rattle some sabre’s.

Moonshine #1-17 by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso (Image). Also available in 3 trades.

No Guns Life Vol. 1 by Tasuki Karasuma (Viz Media).
Preview of Vol. 1 online:
https://www.viz.com/read/manga/no-guns-life-volume-1/product/6044

Fan Service discussion in Manga. Phil and Steve are generally perplexed by it but Kevin is fine with it (is he?).
Numbering discussion, placement and use.

Alter Ego Magazine #163. The bi-monthly magazine edited by Roy Thomas and published by TwoMorrows. Also a little discussion on TwoMorrows generally.
https://twomorrows.com/

Troll Lords #1 (Vol. 1) by Scott Bederstadt and Paul Fricke (Tru Studios)

Barabbas #1-2 by Dan Vado and Gino Attanasio (Slave Labor Graphics)

Buying back issues online.

Hey, Amateur edited by Shelly Bond (Kickstarter Hardcover from Black Crown imprint). Anthology of strips in 9 panel strip. Many, many creators in it. Softcover will be available later.

Twin Worlds #1 by Rami Al-Ashqar, Jethro Morales, and Bryan Magnaye (Action Lab Danger Zone imprint)

Vampirella: Roses for the Dead mini-series (1-4) by Kristina Deak-Linsner and Joseph Michael Linsner (Dynamite)

We discuss issue one here:
https://www.indiecomicbooknoise.com/2018/07/27/indie-comic-book-noise-episode-407-chaos/

Pretty Violent (TBP 1) by Derek Hunter and Jason Young (Image)

Issues 1 and 2 discussed here:
https://www.indiecomicbooknoise.com/2019/11/24/indie-comic-book-noise-episode-438-the-half-ass-halloween-episode/

Isola by Brenden Fletcher & Karl Kerschl (Image)

We previously discussed it here:
https://www.indiecomicbooknoise.com/2018/05/23/indie-comic-book-noise-episode-406-one-of-those-long-running-series-of-two-issues/

Shout Outs
Michael Deforge
Hellbillies by Jon Westoff and Bryan Boles (King Bone Press)
The Flowers of Evil Manga.
Savage Dragon by Eric Larsen
Black Hammer (Dark Horse)​

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Apr 23 2020

1hr 4mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 447 – Wrath of the Wraiths or Johnny Canuck

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Three man crew as we lured “guest” Super Steve back (again?!) and Kevin & Andy get all old-timey.

ROM: Dire Wraiths #1 by Chris Ryall, Luca Pizzari, Guy Dorian, Sal Buscema, Jim Boswell, Ross Campbell (IDW) and a brief background of ROM the Space Knight thrown in.

X-Ray Robot #1 by Mike Allred and Laura Allred (Dark Horse)
There is a video trailer for this comic on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjMU1rzJ-7U

Dime Comics #1 with three stories including Rex Baxter and the Island of Doom by Edmond Good; Johnny Canuck by Leo Bachle, and Kenneth Scotty McDonald by L. Cooper from 1942 by Commercial Signs of Canada (odd name for a publishing company). First appearance of Johnny Canuck. I could not confirm who “L. Cooper” was or if it was a pen name.
Link to comic. Read along at home: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/art/bell-features/Pages/bell-features-dime-1.aspx

Last Sons of America #1-4 by Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Matthew Dow Smith (Boom) and also available to trade collection

Hellboy in Hell (both trades) by Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart (Dark Horse)

Shout Outs
Phil – the Ottawa Otter
Maggie the Cat Kickstarter from Mike Grell
Battlestar Galactica (Marvel) the run only lasted 23 issues
The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen by Hope Nicholson (Quirk Books)
Inferno (La Divina Commedia #1) by Dante Alighieri

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Apr 12 2020

59mins

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Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 446 – No Room For Oise

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The noise crew is all here (how about that?) with another captivating episode of ICBN!!!

The Resistance #1 by J. M. Straczynski and Mike Deodato (AWA Upshot)

Decorum #1 by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston (Image)

Vampirella #2 Facsimile Edition reprint by Dynamite Comics by WIlliam Barry, Billy Graham, Mike Royer, Jerry Grandenetti, Dick Piscopo, Tony Williamsune, Forrest J. Ackerman, Nicola Cuti, Don Glut, Bill Parente, R. Michael Rosen (originally published by Warren Publishing).

Daybreak Vol 1 by Brian Ralph (Drawn & Quarterly) comic v. TV show

Bang #1 by Matt Kindt, Wilfredo Torres, Nate Piekos, and Nayoung Kim (Dark Horse)

The Skullkickers TPB Vol 1 by Jim Zub, Edwin Huang, and Misty Coats (Image)

Jim Zub posts to free comics (unsure how long link will still work)
https://www.patreon.com/posts/34846589

The Incredible Adventures of Dog Mendonca and the Pizzaboy Vol 1-3 by Filipe Melo, Juan Cavia, Santiago Villa (Dark Horse)

Link to Youtube search below
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dog+and+pizza+boy

Kevin’s Pick of the Week – Witch Hat Atelier vol 1 By Kamome Shirahama (Kodansha Comics)

Shoutouts:
Captain Canuck
Michael Golden Artist Edition from IDW
IDW – Micronauts, ROM, GI Joe
Bloodshot the Movie
Black Hammer (Dark Horse)
Double Take Comics

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Apr 01 2020

1hr 6mins

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Great Comics Podcast

By Steve Raker - Feb 16 2014
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I like & am familar with these guys from the Marvel Noise Podcast...it's great to hear them talk about other types of comics as they go around the 'table'....fun discussions!

Enjoyable podcast with 4 different viewpoints

By Podcast fan AS - Feb 07 2014
Read more
Good overview of the wide range of comics available NOT from Marvel or DC. There are so many great comics and this is a great way to learn about new ones.