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Never Stay Dead: A Comic Book Podcast

No one stays dead for long in comic books and our passion for talking about them never dies.

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Rebirth Batman

Rebirth Batman

How bad is Batman since rebirth/ Does it totally suck or just partially? Opinions are divided.

7 May 2018

1hr 20mins

Ranked #2

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We tackle Action Comics #1000

We tackle Action Comics #1000

Let's celebrate the iconic template for all superhero comic books. We talk about this 80th anniversary issue and discuss... Read more

24 Apr 2018

58mins

Ranked #3

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Early Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Meet Kirby)

Early Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Meet Kirby)

In this episode Matt and Damian discuss the Donatello solo adventure with an artist named Kirby and also look over the f... Read more

13 Jul 2018

48mins

Ranked #4

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Frank Miller's beginnings in Daredevil

Frank Miller's beginnings in Daredevil

This time around Matt and Damian do their best to grasp a hold of the gradual shift in mainstream superhero comics that ... Read more

27 Oct 2019

1hr 32mins

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Vengeance of the Spectre

Vengeance of the Spectre

In this episode Matt and Damian discuss the two issue Spectre meets Batman story in Detective Comics 1006 and 1007. The ... Read more

22 Jul 2019

44mins

Ranked #6

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Sleeper: the endless circle of moral turpitude

Sleeper: the endless circle of moral turpitude

In this episode Matt and Damian discuss the Wildstorm comics series Sleeper Season One and Two by writer/artist team Ed ... Read more

23 Mar 2019

45mins

Ranked #7

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Surfing the Cosmic Wave

Surfing the Cosmic Wave

In this Episode Matt and Damian take a look at the Silver Surfer via Silver Surfer Parable by Stan Lee and Moebius, a on... Read more

27 Aug 2019

1hr 32mins

Ranked #8

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Conan the Barbarian Comics - Love 'em or Hate 'em?

Conan the Barbarian Comics - Love 'em or Hate 'em?

This time Matt and Damian try to read issues #3, 11, 14 & 15 of Marvel Comics' Conan the Barbarian from the very ear... Read more

19 Jan 2019

37mins

Ranked #9

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DC Comics Present and Future: A conversation with Longbox Review

DC Comics Present and Future: A conversation with Longbox Review

This episode is a non-cononcial Never Stay Dead Extra. This conversation was recorded as a live hangout on the SleepyRea... Read more

1 Oct 2018

1hr 16mins

Ranked #10

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Gospel of the New Gods - Jack Kirby's 1971 Masterpiece

Gospel of the New Gods - Jack Kirby's 1971 Masterpiece

In this episode Matt and Damian discuss New Gods #6 & #7 from Jack Kirby's original 11 issue run of this central tex... Read more

9 Sep 2019

56mins

Ranked #11

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What If, The Marvel Universe & Stan Lee

What If, The Marvel Universe & Stan Lee

In this episode of Never Stay Dead Matt and Damian focus on some issues of Marvel's What If series; starting with the re... Read more

28 Nov 2018

57mins

Ranked #12

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The Galactus Trilogy - Fantastic Four 48-50 circa 1966

The Galactus Trilogy - Fantastic Four 48-50 circa 1966

Welcome to our 8th episode where we delve into the mysteries of Silver Age Fantastic Four. This time it's the classic fi... Read more

15 Aug 2018

1hr 29mins

Ranked #13

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Who's Number One?

Who's Number One?

In this conversational ramble, Matt and Damian discuss generational differences in comic book reading and ponder who the... Read more

2 Oct 2019

43mins

Ranked #14

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Batman: White Knight - trade chat

Batman: White Knight - trade chat

Matt and Damian do their best to dig into the complexities of character and theme in Batman: White Knight, from DC's new... Read more

12 Dec 2018

1hr 6mins

Ranked #15

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Taking on Transmetropolitan

Taking on Transmetropolitan

This time around we decided to tackle Transmetropolitan by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson, in collected editions. Dam... Read more

29 Jan 2019

1hr 2mins

Ranked #16

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Digging into the Trinity (Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity: by Matt Wagner)

Digging into the Trinity (Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity: by Matt Wagner)

This time Matt and Damian chat about (and digress from) Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity written and drawn by Matt ... Read more

17 Sep 2018

51mins

Ranked #17

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Captives of Tokyo Ghost

Captives of Tokyo Ghost

Join us--Matt and Damian--as we discuss the graphic novel Tokyo Ghost by Rick Remender, Sean Murphy and Matt Hollingswor... Read more

23 Sep 2019

52mins

Ranked #18

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Back from the Dead: Comic Books We've Been Reading Lately

Back from the Dead: Comic Books We've Been Reading Lately

Matt and Damian discuss their recent comic book reading and promise the podcast is not dead, with more to come soon. The... Read more

11 Jul 2019

52mins

Ranked #19

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Among Us Hide the Inhumans!

Among Us Hide the Inhumans!

We take look at Fantastic Four #44-48, circa 1965-66. And later veer wildly off topic.

13 Jun 2018

48mins

Ranked #20

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Probing the Grand Design

Probing the Grand Design

We take a look at Marvel's X-Men Grand Design Volume One, by Ed Piskor, aclaimed indy "cartoonist" and X-Men fanatic. Th... Read more

5 Jun 2018

59mins

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