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A fortnightly comics and pop culture podcast

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A fortnightly comics and pop culture podcast

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Baxter Building

By Trevortevel - Dec 03 2017
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Fantastic Four is so darn good and this podcast makes it even better. If Marvel ever brings FF back for a monthly series I think that you two should write it. Excelsior!

Great show.

By ezrider1968 - Sep 30 2015
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Comics and tangents. Good stuff.

iTunes Ratings

120 Ratings
Average Ratings
105
6
3
4
2

Baxter Building

By Trevortevel - Dec 03 2017
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Fantastic Four is so darn good and this podcast makes it even better. If Marvel ever brings FF back for a monthly series I think that you two should write it. Excelsior!

Great show.

By ezrider1968 - Sep 30 2015
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Comics and tangents. Good stuff.

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A fortnightly comics and pop culture podcast

Rank #1: Wait, What? Episode 223

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are here to report from the front lines of Marvel and DC, as Marvel announces its Marvel Legacy program and publishes Secret Empire #0, DC announces Dark Metal and published Batman #20, the first part of The Button, a crossover event with The Flash.  

We discuss those books, Civil War II: The Oath, Batman #15-20, and much, much more in this two hour episode.

Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Apr 23 2017

2hr 4mins

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Rank #2: Wait, What? Episode 229

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return for the fifth podcast in five weeks to give you a pre-SDCC mix of meandering memory, agreeable disagreements, and punchy punch-drunkness.  
Sit back for the next two and a half hours as we discuss Dark Days: The Casting, the amazing City of the Damned storyline collected in the Judge Dredd the Complete Case Files Vol. 8,
Rocket #3, the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, the most reliable creators of Image as compiled by most unreliable us, and much, much more!

Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Jul 16 2017

2hr 30mins

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Rank #3: Wait, What? Episode 249

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester are back for part two of their semi-annual question and answer episodes to wrap things up in one almost-but-not-quite three hour installment.

Today we discuss the recent CBS news story on C.B. Cebulski and Marvel; Man of Steel #1, Deadpool 2, manga, 2000AD, the differences between Stan Lee and Donald Trump, thought balloons, the Waffle Window, and much, much, MUCH more.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Jun 03 2018

2hr 50mins

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Rank #4: Wait, What? Episode 253

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester have a two and a half hour episode for you!

And in it we discuss The Immortal Hulk #4 by Al Ewing and Joe Bennett, X-Men Legacy and Mike Carey, Mister Miracle #10,
Superman #76 from 1952 featuring the first silver age team-up with Batman, as well as the high-concept remix of the story from Superman/Batman Annual #1 in 2006 by Joe Kelly, Ed McGuinness, Ryan Otley and others,
The Seeds by David Aja and Ann Nocenti, and the remarkable graphic novel Sabrina by Nick Drnaso. Plus! Much, much more!

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Aug 05 2018

2hr 39mins

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Rank #5: Wait, What? Episode 240

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester greet 2018 and each other with warmth, weariness, and two hours of comic book chitter chatter!  Among the topics discussed are Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles by Mark Russell, Mike Feehan, Mark Morales, and Paul Mounts; Hawkman Found by Jeff Lemire, Brian Hitch, and Kevin Nowlan;
the upcoming year for DC and the year that passed for Marvel; the grand designs of Chris Claremont; the recounting of a very fevered dream about the short-lived Seventies TV show, Gemini Man; and much, much more.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Jan 07 2018

2hr 10mins

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Rank #6: Wait, What? Episode 277

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Say hello to Episode 277, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester celebrating their tenth anniversary by talking with writer, raconteur, and mastermind behind so many classic stories, Mr. Steve Englehart!  

The man himself joins us for an amiable chat to discuss the early days of working in Marvel; the shadowban on the word supervillain; sex, drugs, and rock and roll; departing New Guardians at DC and leaving the FF at Marvel;
working full-script vs. Marvel method plotting; glory days at Atari; the upcoming Shang-Chi movie from Marvel; the letters page of Captain America #148, and much, much more in what we promised him would be a one hour conversation but is actually very much closer to two.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Aug 11 2019

1hr 57mins

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Rank #7: Wait, What? Episode 241

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester have a hefty two and a half-hour installment where we cover the recent spate of comics news, a look at the first few parts of the No Surrender storyline in Avengers,
Mister Miracle by Tom King and Mitch Gerards, a discussion of characters as opposed to takes, the Netflix adaptation of The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman, a very spoiler-filled discussion about Star Wars: The Last Jedi and our good old pal much, much more!

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Jan 21 2018

2hr 27mins

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Rank #8: Wait, What? Episode 281

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Welcome to Episode 281, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester kinda sorta talking about the first issues of Superman Smashes the Klan, X-Men, and Undiscovered Country, and the new coffeetable book Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular,
but really talking about budgeting, obsessiveness, and possible reality shows people can pitch for the current DC Universe contest.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Oct 20 2019

2hr 22mins

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Rank #9: Wait, What? Episode 270

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Welcome to Episode 270, The Endgame episode, wherein Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester talk about Avengers: Endgame at such lengths it is a miracle the next Marvel movie did not open theatrically by the time we were done.  It is a full spoiler discussion about what we expect from Marvel movies, what we expect from this Marvel movie, and all the ways it is terrific and terrible and frustrating and satisfying.  Also discussed:  the Cindy and Biscuit books by Dan White; If You Wander in the Badlands by Aud Koch;
crunchy Hammond organ music; old issues of Detective Comics and other mysteries of the DC Universe app; RPG adventures; volume two of Nyankees, and of course, our oldest and bestest friend, Garfield.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

May 05 2019

2hr 34mins

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Rank #10: Wait, What? Episode 271

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Welcome to Episode 271, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester back even though in a way we technically never left to talk about the Superman: Leviathan Rising one-shot by Brian Michael Bendis and company;
all the crazy news we need to catch up on; Doomsday Clock #10; Marvel Comics #1000; the ten year anniversary of this podcast and what comics were popular when we started; a bunch of manga including Haikyu by Haruichi Furudate,
John Wick 3, the Lego Movie 2 and much, much, much more in this not-quite three hour episode!

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Jun 02 2019

2hr 47mins

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Rank #11: Wait, What? Episode 227

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester have two and a half hours of comic book madness to analyze, including the high oddness that was the Marvel Legacy gif announcements, the inspired loony tooniess of the DC Loony Toon crossovers,
deep dives into the current Batman run written by Tom King, the Doom Patrol Volume 1, Brick by Brick by Gerard Way and Nick Derington, and the delightful madness of Manga In Theory and Practice by Hirohiko Araki. 
All of this and our good old pal, Much, much, much more!

Show notes are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Jun 25 2017

2hr 33mins

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Rank #12: Wait, What? Episode 279

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Please greet Episode 279, wherein Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester celebrate the good and decry the bad in today’s exciting world of comics.  
Join us as we talk about SFSX by Tina Horn and Michael Dowling, Mars Attack by Kyle Starks, and Chris Schweitzer, the first issue of Ryuko by Eldo Yoshimizu, volume 2 of Star Wars Rising Stars, Batman Universe,
Conan Truthers vs Dear Justice League Truthers and much more! 

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Sep 15 2019

2hr 13mins

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Rank #13: Wait, What? Episode 244

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester have a two hour episode discussing the news that did not come from Emerald City Comic Con such as Erica Henderson leaving Unbeatable Squirrel Girl,
the first issue of Oblivion Song by Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici, Judge Dredd, M.A.C.H. 1, and other British badasses; the finale of Milk Wars, the careeer zigs and zags of Jeff Lemire, and much, much more.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Mar 11 2018

2hr 13mins

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Rank #14: Baxter Building, Episode 30

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Welcome back to Baxter Building, the podcast reading through the first 416 issues of the Fantastic Four!

Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return to visit issues #271-277 of Fantastic Four, written, drawn--and in one case lettered--by Mr. John Byrne!
The She-Hulk vs. paparazzi! The Thing vs. iconic monsters! Reed Richards vs. his childhood! Sue vs. her haircut! And Johnny and Alicia vs. common decency! All of that is waiting in store for you in these Byrne-drenched issues!

Show notes await at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your comments and questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Jun 18 2017

1hr 58mins

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Rank #15: Wait, What? Episode 248

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester meet in the magical wonderland of Portland, Oregon, to discuss food and comics by day and Werewolf By Night!

We are also assembled to answer questions from whatnauts submitted via email and twitter, so tune in and listen to us pitch the Starbrand movie, diss our past comic book subscriptions, and miss our top five Fantastic Four issues!

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

May 27 2018

2hr 9mins

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Rank #16: Drokk! Episode Six

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How do you follow one of the greatest comic epics of all time? Join Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester as they delve into Volume Six of Judge Dredd: The Complete Casefiles by John Wagner, Alan Grant,
Carlos Ezquerra and Ron Smith to discover the answer! The aftermath of the Apocalypse War has turned Mega City One rich and strange--with an accent on the strange--but does that say anything about the narrative
strategies of the creators? Join us and find out!

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Jul 14 2019

2hr 9mins

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Rank #17: Wait, What? Episode 251

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Today, Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester return from their week off to mourn the loss of comics legend Steve Ditko, debate the pros and cons of Batman #50, extol the virtues of The Immortal Hulk #2, puzzle over the first issue of Captain America,
wonder what it is we want from comics and how to get it, and Jeff is reunited with the manga Beck by Harold Sakuishi, and much, much more in this two point seven-five hour podcast.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, and Patreon!

Jul 08 2018

2hr 43mins

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Rank #18: Wait, What? Episode 276

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Say hello to Episode 276, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester in full on gab mode, talking about the Quentin Tarantino movie Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, the amazing Powers of X #1 by Jonathan Hickman and R.B. Silva,
the upcoming HBO series from Joss Whedon, TV in the 90s, Batman: Last Knight on Earth issue #2, The Green Lantern Annual #1 by Grant Morrison and Giuseppe Camuncoli, Skull-Face Honda-San and much, much more
in this two and a quarter hour episode.

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Aug 04 2019

2hr 18mins

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Rank #19: Wait, What? Episode 278

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September brings you Episode 278, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester gabbing about comics, TV, and engaging in some regrettable musical impersonations!  Join us for descriptions of Doomsday Clock #11 and the present and future career of Geoff Johns; the latest issues of House of X and Powers of X; the current run of The Green Lantern by Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp;
Daredevil by Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto, and Sunny Gho; The Great British Baking Show, Million Pound Menu, My Pink is Overflowing and much, much more in this two and a half hour installment!

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Sep 08 2019

2hr 34mins

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Rank #20: Wait, What? Episode 280

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With October comes Episode 280, with Graeme McMillan and Jeff Lester talking about New York Comic-Con 2019 and the DC timeline, the power of Giant Days, the appeal of Outer Darkness, being mystified by the season finale to The Green Lantern,
and delighted by Lauren Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis, the twitter feed of Rob Liefeld, and much much more! 

Comments on the show are available at waitwhatpodcast.com, we welcome your questions at WaitWhatPodcast@gmail.com, and we invite you to look out for us on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Patreon!

Oct 13 2019

2hr 23mins

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