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A Comic Book Education

Higher education, news and information about comic books.

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Podcast #63: The Justice League Show

It’s that time again! Time to bring you some knowledge! In our latest episode, we cover all things Justice League! We discuss the history behind the team, different incarnations, top creators and stories as well as some small and big screen discussion! Oh, and a fun game? Do pushups every time Stuart confuses Marvel and DC and even story with story. You will have an eight pack in no time! We cover so much ground in this podcast so instead of reading this, hop in and start listening!

49mins

20 Oct 2016

Rank #1

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Podcast #38: Everything Dies - The World of Jonathan Hickman

We start with Nightly News, Pax Romana, Trans Human and Red Mass from Mars, then onto his days in Marvel with Fantastic Four, Secret Warriors, The Ultimate Universe, Avengers and Secret Avengers. We talk about the themes that run thru all of Hickman’s work and try using that to predict what we will be seeing in Secret Wars.

1hr 2mins

16 May 2015

Rank #2

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Podcast #66: Top 10 Most Valuable Comics

Can you guess what the most valuable comics are? Don't worry, we have you covered! In this podcast we talk about some of the truly great comics featuring Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Human Torch, Green Lantern, you name it. So join us and let us know what you think! PS: I apologize for Jeremy's audio. Not sure what happened there. Hopefully you can still enjoy the podcast. It's good stuff!

29mins

26 May 2017

Rank #3

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Episode #70: Dark Nights: Metal #1

It’s that time again! The students are going back to school and so are we. Our first task? Review Dark Nights: Metal #1. The Snyder/Capullo team has returned to give us an amazing, strange, unique story filled with ghosts of DC’s past. Who is pulling the strings? And who is that dude at the end? Find out with us!

40mins

25 Aug 2017

Rank #4

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Episode #72: Avengers: Infinity War Review

Episode #72: Avengers: Infinity War Review by Jeremy Mace and Stuart Stincer

55mins

27 Apr 2018

Rank #5

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Episode #68: Top 10 Versions of the Joker

Class is in session as we go over our favorite versions of the Joker! We talk about the Joker over the years and get into his psychology. We tackle Jokers from the movies to comics to the small screen. Let us know what your favorite Joker is!

56mins

23 Jun 2017

Rank #6

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Podcast #58: Captain America: Civil War

After a harrowing opening, our heroes have been split down the line of personal responsibility and responsibility to the world. Who is right? Who won in the end? What were the best action scenes and how does it compare with the comics? Come join us as we discuss the next fantastic chapter in the MCU!

48mins

23 May 2016

Rank #7

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Podcast #6: Kingdom Come - Book Three

Kingdom Come Book Three - Part three of four chronicling Stuart and Jeremy’s dive into Mark Waid’s and Alex Ross’ classic Elseworlds book, Kingdom Come.

33mins

3 Jan 2014

Rank #8

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Podcast #4: Kingdom Come - Book One

Kingdom Come Book One - Part one of four chronicling Stuart and Jeremy’s dive into Mark Waid’s and Alex Ross’ classic Elseworlds book, Kingdom Come.

55mins

1 Jan 2014

Rank #9

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Podcast #3: Creator Corner - Paul Smith

Creator Corner: Paul Smith - In the third issue of A Comic Book Education, Stuart and Jeremy focus on revered comic book artist Paul Smith, a favorite and a legend among fans.

28mins

23 Dec 2013

Rank #10

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Podcast #64: Logan Review

We are back! In our latest episode we review Logan! We talk about everything from plot to costume to music and easter eggs...this podcast has you covered! Is this the end for Wolverine? Come listen and find out and let us know what YOU thought of Logan!

48mins

3 Mar 2017

Rank #11

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Episode #71: Catching Up...

Remember us? We are back! In our show today we catch up and talk about comics we are reading. We discuss things ranging from smaller independent comics and X-Men to Thor: Ragnarok and Black Panther. We have it all covered for you and we are excited to share!

1hr 1min

9 Mar 2018

Rank #12

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Podcast #61: Suicide Squad Review

It's time to talk about this polarizing film. With terrible reviews and a box office that continues to slide, were the critics right? Listen in and we will answer all the questions! What did you think of the movie?

42mins

19 Aug 2016

Rank #13

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Episode #69: The Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

Here comes the Spider-Man! This is the third big incarnation on film but the first solo film under Marvel Studios. Did they deliver? Is this as good as the others? Was it cool to have Batman and Spider-Man sharing screen time? Come listen and join the debate!

41mins

14 Jul 2017

Rank #14

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Podcast #37: Avengers 2: Age of Ultron Review

The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron has been released and now so has our review! Did this movie deliver? Was the hype worth it? The first ten minutes is spoiler free for those that prefer that, but the next hour or so we tear this movie open, inside and out

1hr 26mins

30 Apr 2015

Rank #15

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Podcast #59: DC's Rebirth Review

It's all about legacy. Every second sounds. We go thru each page of DC's new event Rebirth. Wally West has returned and is trying to convince our superheroes that something is not right. This universe is...off. Very meta, by the way. Join us as we discuss the New 52 and where DC is going in the future! Who is Lynda? Who is Wally? Who is Blue Beetle? What is different about this comic? Who is pulling the strings? Join us in the discussion! We also give a very short review of X-Men Apocalypse. It wasn't worth a full show, so take that for what you will. Do go see it yourself as both of our opinions are wildly different. Enjoy!

48mins

27 May 2016

Rank #16

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Podcast #57: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

After years and years it seems, we finally were able to see Batman v Superman! Is this the rock that DC will use to build their shared universe or is this the quicksand that ends it all? Join us and find out!

55mins

25 Mar 2016

Rank #17

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Episode #67: The Wonder Woman Review

Wonder Woman has arrived and we can’t wait to discuss it! Join us as we go in detail about everything from costumes to themes. Did this film live up to the hype? Is this the Wonder Woman we have all waited for? Come and listen!Download us on iTunes or Soundcloud! Send your feedback, questions, or requests for future topics, by emailing us at contact@acomicbookeducation.com, ask us on twitter @stustincer, @jeremymace or leave us a note in the comments!

37mins

16 Jun 2017

Rank #18

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Podcast #60: Captain America 75th Anniversary Extravaganza

Happy Birthday old man! Cap has been around for quite some time. He has seen it all! We go thru his history, talk about our favorite creators of Cap and discuss our favorite stories! Who is the best villain? Who is the worst? Listen and find out!

41mins

12 Jul 2016

Rank #19

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Podcast #56: More Than Just the Big Two

In this podcast we cover SEVERAL titles that don’t necessarily have capes in their panels. We talk about Head Lopper, East of West, Aether and Empire, Thirteenth Artifact, Nameless, We Can Never Go Home, Strange Science Fantasy, GI Joe, Transformers, Scott McCloud, The Sculptor and Sheriff of Babylon! Lot’s going on, so dive in with us!

41mins

18 Mar 2016

Rank #20