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Goof stuff

By tjr1212 - Oct 30 2017
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Niche topic (collected comic editions, dug), but good info on what's going on.

Best Collected Comics Podcast!!

By Avengersfan70 - Aug 15 2016
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Great to have one of my favorite podcasts back after a brief hiatus!

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97 Ratings
Average Ratings
78
15
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2

Goof stuff

By tjr1212 - Oct 30 2017
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Niche topic (collected comic editions, dug), but good info on what's going on.

Best Collected Comics Podcast!!

By Avengersfan70 - Aug 15 2016
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Great to have one of my favorite podcasts back after a brief hiatus!

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Collected Comics Library is only podcast solely dedicated to comic book collected editions news and reviews of Marvel, DC and independent TPBs and HCs.

Rank #1: CCL #503 - Top 100 Runs of All Time - Part 2 - Maximilian!

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On today’s show Chris and Andy discuss a lost and found Golden Age Wonder Woman Newspaper Strip, the upcoming Nexus collection to feature a brand-new story by Baron and Rude and Part 2 of our look at the 100 Greatest Comic Books – Comic Book Runs – Single Issues & Graphic Novels of All Time from When It Was Cool, which was compiled from several different sources in late 2017. In this installment, the guys go over #80-61, give their thoughts and, of course, the collected editions these runs are in.

Sep 10 2019

1hr 48mins

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Rank #2: CCL #501 - Top 100 Runs of All Time - Part 1

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On today’s show Chris and Andy discuss the passing of Ernie Colón, Andy gets a ton of cool gifts and Chris laments of Amazon shipping. Chris and Andy also start looking at the 100 Greatest Comic Books - Comic Book Runs - Single Issues & Graphic Novels of All Time from When It Was Cool, which was compiled from several different sources in late 2017. In this first installment, the guys go over #100-81, give their thoughts and, of course, the collected editions these runs are in.

Aug 13 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #3: CCL #429 - Trading Luke Cage

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In honor of the Luke Cage series on Netflix, Chris goes over Power Man’s collected editions including the Essentials, Masterworks, and other series including his team-up with Iron Fist and Heroes For Hire. Chris also goes over Tarzan: The Beckoning (Malibu) from Dark Horse, EC Archives Weird Fantasy Volume 2 HC, Wonder Woman A Celebration Of 75 Years HC and DC Universe by Mike Mignola.

Oct 03 2016

27mins

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Rank #4: CCL #453 - Comic Con 2017 Wrap-Up

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It’s the Comic Con Wrap-Up Special and Chris gets dives into all the collected edition and reprint Eisner Award Winners: Best U.S. Edition of International Material Winner: Moebius Library: The World of Edena, by Jean “Moebius” Giraud et al. (Dark Horse)Best Archival Collection/Project--Strips (at least 20 years old) Winner: Chester Gould’s Dick Tracy, Colorful Cases of the 1930s, edited by Peter Maresca (Sunday Press)Best Archival Collection/Project--Comic Books (at least 20 years old) Winner: The Complete Wimmen’s Comix, edited by Trina Robbins, Gary Groth, and J. Michael Catron (Fantagraphics)Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism Winner: The A.V. Club comics coverage, including Comics Panel, Back Issues, and Big Issues, by Oliver Sava et al., www.avclub.comBest Comics-Related Book Winner: Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White, by Michael Tisserand (Harper) ...and even more news and announcements from San Diego including the new Berger Books imprint and The Originals Expanded Edition by Dave Gibbons at Dark Horse, Star Wars Adventure (IDW), more Bone books from Jeff Smith, Kevin Eastman is Kickstarting a semi-autobiographical comic, Drawn & Quarterly announced at Comic-Con this week plans to publish new editions of comics by Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Julie Doucet, Marc Guggenheim Attached to Swords of the Swashbucklers, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark Returning to Comics, The Shadow/Batman Volume 2 and DC’s new GN format, Superman by Frank Miller and John Romita jr., Moore, O’Neill to conclude ‘League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ with The Tempest, Both Avery Hill Publishing and Breakdown Press, two respected UK publishers, have announced upcoming graphic novels and comics for the Fall, and the classic pulp Amazing Stories in digital format.

Jul 25 2017

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Rank #5: CCL #432 - Spooky Halloween XI

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On this special Spooky Halloween episode, Chris goes over the DC Comics Showcase Presents books of House of Mystery, House of Secrets, The Unexpected, Ghosts and The Witching Hour. Chris also goes over C2E2 2017, Aquaman A Celebration Of 75 Years HC, Moebius Library The World Of Edena HC, Vampirella Archives HC Vol. 15, Dick Tracy Colorful Cases Of The 1930s HC Vol. 1, New Editions of Star Trek and DC Comics Encyclopedia, Star Wars Newspaper and Star Hawks from LOAC, Boarder Wars by Don Simpson and Aliens.

Oct 31 2016

46mins

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Rank #6: CCL Podcast Special - International Podcast Day 2016

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In celebration of International Podcast Day 2016, I was honored to be a part of a wonderful roundtable with other comic book podcasters including Derek Royal, The Comics Alternative (http://comicsalternative.com/), John Mayo, Comic Book Page (http://www.comicbookpage.com/) and John Siuntres, Wordballoon (http://wordballoon.blogspot.com/).    Today we talk about comic book podcasting, how far it has come and perhaps where it's going and include our favorite moments and how it's never too late to get into podcasting. Please join me and my friends on this special episode of Collected Comics Library.   And for more information about International Podcast Day and how you can help promote Podcasting worldwide through education and public engagement, please visit https://internationalpodcastday.com/ and tweet using #PodcastDay.

Sep 30 2016

1hr 38mins

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Rank #7: Winners & Losers: Marvel, Netflix and Craig Yoe

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Winner: Marvel/Disney/Star Wars will launch a new streaming service. Loser: Netflix bought into Mark Millar's Millarworld. Loser: Marvel and The Inhumans. Winner: Derisiveness - RJ Casey of The Comic Journal and Craig Yoe. Loser: Small comic shop owners and Marvel's policy on lenticular variant covers.

Sep 09 2017

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Rank #8: CCL #457 - November 2017 Solicitations

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Chris goes over select trade paperbacks and collected editions from the November 2017 solicitations including: Snoopy HC, Boom Studios; Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics, Vol. 2 HC and Star Trek: New Adventures, Vol. 4 TP, IDW; Ninjak: The Complete Classic Omnibus Oversized HC, Valiant; Winnebago Graveyard TP and I Hate Fairyland, Book One HC, Image; Hellboy And The BPRD: 1954 TP and Matt Wagner's Grendel Tales Omnibus Volume 2 TP, Dark Horse; Marvel Masterworks: Ka-Zar Vol. 2 HC, Moon Knight By Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev HC, and Punisher Epic Collection: Capital Punishment TP, Marvel; DC Universe By John Byrne HC, Green Lantern: The Silver Age Omnibus Vol. 2 HC, Justice League Of America: The Bronze Age Omnibus Vol. 2 HC, Kamandi By Jack Kirby Omnibus HC, Shazam!: The New Beginning 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition HC, Batman: Arkham — The Joker's Daughter TP, Robin Vol. 5 TP, and Tales Of The Batman: Alan Brennert TP, DC Comics.

Sep 13 2017

43mins

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Rank #9: CCL #461 - 'Nuff Said 1

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Welcome to the first episode of the Nuff Said podcast. This is a joint venture between myself, artist Andy Tom and, Brion Salazar of the Big Geek Show. This roundtable will be a discussion of some of the hottest and sometimes most controversial news items in the world of comics an pop culture. On this inaugural episode Andy, Brion and I discuss cosplay convention etiquette, Marvel's progressive characters and a female Thor in the MCU and if all Marvel movies are the same, is Superman a Democrat and does it even matter and Kelly Sue DeConnick's rage. Thanks for listening and we welcome your comments.

Oct 30 2017

1hr 27mins

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Rank #10: CCL #460 - Spooky Halloween - Marvel Horror

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On this special Spooky Halloween episode, Count Chris goes over Essential Marvel Horror Vol. 1 and the contents of Vol. 2 and other horror collected editions including Legion Of Monsters HC, Legion Of Monsters TP (yes they are different!), Bloodstone & The Legion Of Monsters TP, and Marvel Horror Magazine Collection TP. Chris also announces a DVD giveaway contest for The Walking Dead Season 1, Fear The Walking Dead Season 1, Black Sails Season 3, and Power Seasons 1-2. You’ll have to listen to find out how to enter!

Oct 28 2017

35mins

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Rank #11: Winners and Losers: Batman Metal, The Boys, Aubrey Sitterson

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Winner: Batman and Metal Comics; Winner: Dynamite Comics, The Boys, and Amazon; Winner or Loser or Both: Aubrey Sitterson and IDW.

Sep 15 2017

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Rank #12: CCL #463 - 'Nuff Said #3

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On this 3rd episode, Andy, Brion and I discuss Netflix Announcing it’s First Comic Book Adaptation, Brian Michael Bendis and DC Comics, If Watchmen is a Masterpiece, Why Would You Buy Spin-offs?, DC Comics Suspends Superman Group Editor Amidst Allegations of Sexual Harassment, and Thor: Ragnorock.

Nov 13 2017

1hr 42mins

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Rank #13: CCL #456 - DC Comics Collected Editions 2018

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Chris goes over notable upcoming collected editions from the Edelweiss DC Comics Book Previews (January - April 2018) including Absolute Preacher Vol. 3, Absolute Wonder Woman by Brian Azzarello & Cliff Chiang Vol. 2, Adam Strange: The Man of Two Worlds Deluxe Edition, Aquaman: The Legend of Aquaman, Aquaman by Peter David Book One, Tales of the Batman: Gene Colan Vol. 2, Batman and the Outsiders Vol. 2, Batman Arkham: Hugo Strange, Batman: Tales of the The Man-Bat, Batman Knightfall Omnibus Vol. 3 - Knightsend, Batman: Ghosts, Batman: Gothic, Challengers of the Unknown by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale, DC Meets Looney Tunes, DC Universe by Brian K. Vaughan, Elseworlds: Superman Vol. 1, Green Lantern Corps: Beware Their Power Vol. 1, Justice League of America : The Bronze Age Omnibus Vol. 2, Justice League Task Force Vol. 1, Justice Society of America: The Complete Series by Len Strazewski and Mike Parobeck, Nightwing Vol. 7: Shrike, Superman: The Many Worlds of Krypton, Wonder Woman: Forgotten Legends, Young Justice Book Two, and Zero Hour.

Aug 27 2017

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Rank #14: CCL #464 - January 2018 Solicitations

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Chris goes over select trade paperbacks and collected editions from the January 2018 solicitations including Irwin Allen Lost In Space HC Vol. 1 The Lost Adventures American (Gothic Press); Skymasters Space Force Complete Sundays 1959-1960 HC (Amigo Comics); Savage Dragon Archives Vol. 9 TP (Image); Pestilence TP Vol. 1 (Aftershock); Chilling Adventures Of Sorcery (Archie Horror); Frankenstein, Alive, Alive Trio by Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson (IDW); Abe Sapien: Dark And Terrible Vol. 2 HC, Will Eisner’s A Contract With God Curator’s Collection HC & Ltd. Ed. HC (Dark Horse); Marvel Masterworks: Marvel Team-Up Vol. 3 HC - Variant Edition Vol. 259, Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders Vol. 6 HC - Variant Edition Vol. 260, Punisher Max By Garth Ennis Omnibus Vol. 1 HC, Star Wars: Han Solo HC, New Mutants Epic Collection: Curse Of The Valkyries TP (Marvel); Batman: Knightfall Omnibus Vol. 3: Knightsend HC, The Challengers Of The Unknown by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale HC, Elseworlds: Superman Vol. 1 TP, The Absolute Sandman: Overture HC (DC Comics).

Nov 15 2017

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Rank #15: CCL #493 - Are DC’s Black Label Editions Worth The Hype?

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On this week’s show, Chris and Andy go over DC’s updated collected editions initiatives - straight from Dan Didio’s Facebook page, a deep dive into DC’s Black Label Editions and the reissues of the Walmart 100-Page Giant Comics. Also on the show Star Wars #108 (or as Andy calls it #50.1), Avengers: Endgame ticket prices are out of control, new Marvel Retrospectives from Yoe Books (IDW) and what may be the most bizarre comic in years: Giraffes on Horseback Salad from Salvador Dali, the Marx Brothers and Quirk Books.

Apr 08 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #16: CCL #492 - June 2019 Solicitations

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This week Chris and Andy go over funding campaigns for Airboy #51, Steve Ditko’s Mr. A Returns, Baltimore Omnibus Vol. 1, plus the Shazam! movie, and the trouble of releasing trades before hardcovers, and lastly we go over selections from the June 2019 solicits

Mar 25 2019

1hr 32mins

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Rank #17: CCL #462 – ‘Nuff Said #2

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On this second episode Andy, Brion and I discuss the Han Solo movie and all its' troubles, Neal Adams and his US Chamber Of Commerce IP Champion Award For Excellence In Creativity, the fact that only 30% of the news on comics news sites is actually about comics, Bladerunner 2049 with spoilers, and finally corporate marketing with comics books.

Nov 06 2017

1hr 42mins

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Rank #18: Winners and Losers: Harley Quinn, Bloodshot, Comic Con, The New Yorker

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Chris goes over this week’s Winners & Losers of the comics world. Winner: Harley Quinn, Winner (we think): Bloodshot, Someone will Win and Someone will Lose: Comic Con, Loser: The New Yorker.

Sep 22 2017

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Rank #19: CCL #459 - December 2017 Solicitations

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Chris goes over select trade paperbacks and collected editions from the December 2017 solicitations including Crypt of Horror #35 (AC Comics); Howling TP Vol. 1 Revenge Werewolf Queen (Space Goat); You Have Killed Me SC (ONI Press); Hangman Vol. 1 TP (Dark Circle/Archie); We Spoke Out: Comic Books and the Holocaust HC, Screwball! The Cartoonists Who Made The Funnies Funny HC, Judge Dredd: The Dark Judges TP (IDW); Tomb Raider Archives Vol. 4 HC, Tomb Raider Library Edition Vol. 1 HC (Dark Horse); Marvel Masterworks: The Avengers Vol. 18 HC (Variant Edition Vol. 258), Venomverse TP, Marvel Mangaverse: The Complete Collection TP, Inhumans: Beware The Inhumans TP, Avengers: Tales To Astonish TP (Marvel); Anarky: The Complete Series TP, Green Arrow Vol. 9: Old Tricks TP, Vigilante: Southland TP, Super Powers by Jack Kirby TP (DC Comics).

Oct 18 2017

36mins

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Rank #20: Winners and Losers: Lenticular Covers, Wizard World, IDW, and Scott Allie

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Chris goes over this week’s Winners & Losers of the comics world. Loser: Marvel for non-rendering lenticular covers Winner (of sorts): Wizard World and the 2018 con schedule Loser: IDW and their 2017 financials (so far) Winner: Scott Allie of Dark Horse and his semi-retirement Losers: Bad summer movies and their awful box office take

Oct 06 2017

5mins

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