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I've been collecting comics since I was a kid and each book means something special. Every book has a story and we're gonna jump in and share a few. Come along, we're gonna have a blast!

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I've been collecting comics since I was a kid and each book means something special. Every book has a story and we're gonna jump in and share a few. Come along, we're gonna have a blast!

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The Comic Book of the Day Podcast

Latest release on Nov 16, 2016

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Rank #1: 028. Welcome Back, Kotter, May 1978, DC Comics

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Well, this one was a challenge. I wasn't sure I'd be able to podcast about "Welcome Back Kotter". But sure enough, it turned out to be a pretty fun podcast. Join us today as we travel back in time to TV in the 1970s!

Nov 16 2016

12mins

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Rank #2: Episode 027 - Captain America White, No. 1, Nov. 2015, Marvel Comics Group

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From the blockbuster team of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale comes another of the "Marvel Knights Colors" series. This series examines the relationship Cap had with his sidekick Bucky, and how his "death" affected Cap. It's a great read and a perfect Comic Book of the Day!

Nov 15 2016

14mins

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Rank #3: Episode 026 - Frank Miller's Ronin Book One, July 1983, DC Comics

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Love him or hate him, there's one thing you can't deny, and that's Frank Miller's talent. Guy's got a knack for writing great comics and I'll leave it up to you to decide if this one qualifies. I have my opinion, of course, and today we'll discuss Frank Miller's 1983 epic, "Ronin".

Nov 13 2016

15mins

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Rank #4: Episode 025 - Marine War Heroes, Nov. 1964, Charlton Comics Group

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Today we're looking at Charlton Comics. Founded in 1945 and publishing comics well into the 1980s they were an enormously successful publisher (and distributor!) who were responsible for launching the careers of some of the GOATs!

Nov 10 2016

13mins

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Rank #5: Episode 024 - Best of DC Blue Ribbon Digest No. 2, Dec. 1979, DC Comics

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To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Caped Crusader, it's 100 pages of Batman! Seven harrowing tales from the best of the Batman including an all time Joker classic from the 70s that RE-introduced the Joker as the homicidal maniac that we know and love!

Nov 10 2016

11mins

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Rank #6: Episode 023 - Rocketeer Adventure Magazine, July 1988, Comico

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The late, great Dave Stevens is featured on today's podcast with a terrific issue of Comico's Rocketeer Adventure Magazine! We'll look back on a really wonderful time in comics when we take a trip back to the 80s!

Nov 07 2016

18mins

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Rank #7: Episode 022 - War Heroes No. 2, Apr. 1963, Charlton Comics Group

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Today's comic book of the day contains the heroic story of Lt. JG John F. Kennedy and PT 109. We're going back to 1963 and the height of Camelot!

Nov 06 2016

13mins

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Rank #8: Episode 021 - Brave and Bold No. 111, Mar. 1974, DC Comics

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It's Brave and Bold time on the comic book of the day, and this time Batman's teaming up with his arch-nemesis, Joker! How can this be? What circumstances could POSSIBLY lead to this? Tune in to find out!

Nov 05 2016

13mins

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Rank #9: Episode 020 - The Saga of Ra’s Al Ghul, Jan. 1988, DC Comics

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Reprinting the classic Batman stories of the early 70s on high quality baxter paper, this series, printed in the late 80s was a great collection of the creative powerhouse that was Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams. These are some of the best stories of the Dark Knight Detective and introduced us to perhaps his greatest foe.

Nov 04 2016

14mins

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Rank #10: Episode 019 - Superman Salutes the Bicentennial, Sept. 1976, DC Comics

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Superman helps America celebrate 200 years of independence in this classic treasury sized reprint of Tomahawk stories from 1976 with a beautiful front AND BACK cover to help celebrate our nation's birth!

Nov 03 2016

13mins

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