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A weekly comic book podcast by fans for fans. Reviews, discussions, news, contests and more.

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A weekly comic book podcast by fans for fans. Reviews, discussions, news, contests and more.

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Cosmic Presence

By FredFeldman - Sep 03 2019
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If you'd love an unhealthy dose of neo-Marxist SJWism, non-selfaware groupthinking, and boring conversation, then this is the podcast for you! Enjoy.

Self indulgent nonsense.

By kewldeez - Aug 22 2019
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I wish I loved anything as much as these people love themselves.

iTunes Ratings

273 Ratings
Average Ratings
194
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12
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23

Cosmic Presence

By FredFeldman - Sep 03 2019
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If you'd love an unhealthy dose of neo-Marxist SJWism, non-selfaware groupthinking, and boring conversation, then this is the podcast for you! Enjoy.

Self indulgent nonsense.

By kewldeez - Aug 22 2019
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I wish I loved anything as much as these people love themselves.

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Comic Book Podcast | Talking Comics

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A weekly comic book podcast by fans for fans. Reviews, discussions, news, contests and more.

Rank #1: Batwoman: Rebirth and Marvel May Solicits | Comic Book Podcast #274

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Happy After-Presidents-Day!!! The Talking Comics crew has gathered to talk all that's new and exciting in the world of comics. After starting with a digression into falling asleep at the movies and The Lego Batman, Mara, Bob, Steve, and Joey get into it with Batwoman: Rebirth, The Wild Storm, Super Sons, Ultimates2, Spell on Wheels, and the return of Sex Criminals (!!!)!!!

Also, the gang talks about the surprises, shocks, and left-field stuff in Marvel's May solicits!!! Spoilers: Like, where the heck is PWAKAH!?!?!??!?!

Feb 22 2017

1hr 39mins

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Rank #2: Doomsday Clock, Secret Warriors, and On Beauty | Comic Book Podcast Issue #286

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Issue #286: Doomsday Clock, Secret Warriors, and On Beauty

This week on the TALKING COMICS podcast, the boys take a deep dive into a wide variety of comics, including brand new series like BUG from the DC Young Animals imprint, Misfit City from BOOM! Studios, and Regression from Image Comics!!! Over in Marvel land, Steve discusses Secret Warriors #1 and tries to reconcile it with the Hickman/Caselli run from 2009, Bob jumps to Fantastic Four #54 (Vol. 3) for a bit of a Mother's Day #tbt, and Joey talks about Black Panther And The Crew and its recent cancellation.

Also, the gang talks about the just-announced "DOOMSDAY CLOCK" mini-event that will finally bring the Watchmen into the DC Rebirth universe!!! Also also, Eisner-nominated webcomic On Beauty, as recommended by friend of the show, Professor Carolyn Cocca!!!

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The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, and Joey Braccino who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

May 17 2017

2hr 16mins

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Rank #3: Issue #335: Action Comics #1000 & Spotlighting Secondary Characters

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Before the gang succumbs to AVENGERS INFINITY WAR HYPE HYPE HYPE, there are still comics to discuss!!! This week: an adorable graphic novel called My Boyfriend is a Bear, a new series from Image called Skyward, and the landmark 1000th issue of Action Comics!!!

Also, the gang dissects the new Venom trailer, chats about the ongoing mindmess that is Legion, and takes a slew of Listener Questions!!!

This week's question is from Joey: Pitch a solo series and a team-up book featuring characters that you feel finally deserve their time to shine. Any publisher. Heroes or villains. (We know: not really a question... but Joey's weird, soooo...)

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The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and Melissa Megan who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Apr 25 2018

2hr 24mins

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Rank #4: DC Universe Rebirth and X-Men Apocalypse Review | Comic Book Podcast Issue #236

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What a giant week for comics! First we have DC Universe: Rebirth which changes the status quo if the DC Universe. We discuss what we like about it, what we don't and if it got us excited to read DC comics.

Then we do our full rundown of the latest mutant movie X-Men: Apocalypse. Does it live up to Days of Future Past and First Class? How does it do juggling its many characters? Is Cyclops still the worst? Find out!

Plus we chat about Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 and get in deep about the strong feelings on both sides.

Jun 01 2016

2hr 29mins

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Rank #5: NYCC 2014 Day One Recap | Comic Book Podcast | Talking Comics

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Special Issue: NYCC 2014 Day One Recap

Bobby and Justin sit down to break down their first day at NYCC 2014. What interviews did they get? What interviews didn't they? How muxh money did they spend? You'll have to find out!

Oct 10 2014

17mins

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Rank #6: The Mighty Captain Marvel and Logan Trailer | Comic Book Podcast Issue #270

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Carol Danvers (a Talking Comics favorite) returns in THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 from Margaret Stohl and Ramon Rosanas!!! The gang gathers round the podcasting table to discuss the official debut for the new series and checks in on the status of Earth's Mightiest Hero in the aftermath of the divisive Civil War II.

Also, Bob talks Batman (!), Mara talks Doctor Aphra (!!), and Joey takes us to the indie-scene for some new number ones from Image and BOOM! (!!!).

Also also, a listener question takes the crew down the Saddest Comics Ever rabbit-hole. Get the kleenex ready.

Jan 25 2017

1hr 48mins

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Rank #7: WONDER WOMAN Review | Comic Book Podcast Issue #289

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Issue #289: WONDER WOMAN Review

It's time to review WONDER WOMAN. 'Nuff said.

BUT, if that isn't enough, the boys are joined this week by Talking Comics' own legendary Amazons, Dr. Mara Wood and Professor Carolyn Cocca, to review the first ever film adaptation of Diana of Themyscira!!! C'mon. C'MON.

And, as always, STAY AFTER THE CLOSING MUSIC FOR A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING NEXT WEEK'S GUEST HOST!!!

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The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, and Joey Braccino who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Jun 07 2017

3hr 5mins

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Rank #8: Suicide Squad Casting, Star Wars and Best of 2014 | Comic Book Podcast Issue # 162 | Talking Comics

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Suicide Squad casting news is hot off the presses as Talking Comics sits down to record a brand new podcast! This week we talk about Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie joining the comic book ranks as well as that ever tantalizing 88 second Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer! We wrap it all up by talking some of the books that may make it onto our end of the year lists.

We of course also chat about our books of the week which include: ODY-C, Gotham by Midnight, Superior Foes of Spider-Man, All- New Invaders, Superior Iron Man, Memetic, New Avengers, and Madman in 3-D!

Dec 03 2014

2hr 35mins

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Rank #9: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review | Comic Book Podcast Issue # 128 | Talking Comics

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Captain America: The Winter Solider review by Talking Comics!  How was it? What impact does it have on The Avengers? What's the deal with Scarlett Johansson's hair? The crew gives their general thoughts (no spoilers kids) then give ample warning before they dive into the ins and outs of the plot. 

Even with all this Hollywood movie talking happening Bobby, Mara, Steve and Bob find time to do their books of the week which include Pretty Deadly, She Hulk, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, Red Sonja, Inhuman, Rachel Rising, Detective Comics, and Self Obsessed. 

Apr 09 2014

2hr 57mins

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Rank #10: Marvel Phase 3, Age of Ultron and the DC Movie Slate | Comic Book Podcast Issue #157 | Talking Comics

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Marvel announced their entire Phase 3 slate and we take you through all of it. What do we think of Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, Thor Ragnarok, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and Captain Marvel? How about Aquaman, Cyborg, and Suicide Squad? Can Stephanie marry the Age of Ultron Trailer? You find out that and more! Plus we do a massive lightning round which includes:Lightning Round: Ms. Marvel #9, New Avengers #7, Loki: Agent of Asgard #7, Storm #4, Amazing Spider-Man #8, Catwoman #35, Harley Quinn #11, All-New X-Factor #15, All-New Invaders #11, She-Hulk #9, Fantastic Four #11, Axis, Sleepy Hollow #1, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: The Witches #2, Edge of the Spider-Verse #5, The Death of Wolverine #4, In Real Life, It’s A Punderful Life, Wonder Woman #35, The Walking Dead #133, Avengers #, Superman #35, Superior, The Legend of Luther Strode, Saga #24, Arkham Manor #1, Memetic #1, Colder: The Bad Seed #1.

Oct 31 2014

1hr 53mins

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Rank #11: Doom Patrol, Ghosts, and (She-)HULK | Comic Book Podcast Issue #252

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This week, the Talking Comics crew gets right down to it with some of the most dazzling books from last week, including the tragic Detective Comics #940 and DOOM PATROL #1, the debut series for DC's new Young Animals imprint. Also, Steve and Joey talk at length about Raina Telgemeier's latest graphic novel, Ghosts.

Bob takes the lead on breaking down Marvel's December Solicits and kickstarts a conversation on the just-announced Hulk relaunch by Mariko Tamaki, which features Jennifer "The Artist Formerly Known As She-Hulk" Walters as the titular jade giant.

And in big announcements, Mara talks about the upcoming Wonder Woman and Psychology, which she is co-editing!!!

Sep 21 2016

2hr 12mins

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Rank #12: That Supergirl/Flash Musical Episode and Listener Questions!!! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #279

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Issue #279: That Supergirl/Flash Musical Episode and Listener Questions!

Remember that time Supergirl and The Flash teamed up for a musical? Well, the Talking Comics crew does and they talk at length about the latest superhero crossover in the CW-DC-TV-verse (?).

Also, lots of comics talk, including thoughts on brand new issues of Hulk, Spider-Gwen, Action Comics, Wonder Woman, and Batgirl, as well as debuting series like Iron Fist and Helena Crash.

Throughout the episode, Bob, Steve, and Joey answer as many listener questions as possible, too!!!

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The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, and Joey Braccino who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Mar 29 2017

2hr 40mins

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Rank #13: Indie Comics Galore and the Thor: Ragnarok Trailer | Comic Book Podcast Issue #281

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The Bifrost has opened and the gods have rained down the first teaser for THOR: RAGNAROK unto us... and just in time for this week's show!!! The gang shows their "apprethiation" for the trailer footage, remarking on the new characters, the new look, the new vibe for our Asgardian hero(es?).

Also, it's independent comics galore as Steve, Bob, and Joey take a deep dive into a gaggle of comics from IDW, Titan, and Image (BLACK CLOUD #1!!! Paper Girls #13!!!), as well as several graphic novels, including Nameless City and Newsprints.

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The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, and Joey Braccino who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Apr 12 2017

2hr 11mins

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Rank #14: History of Captain America | Comic Book Podcast Issue #127 | Talking Comics

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier is right around the corner and so the Talking Comics crew sits down with resident historian Bob Reyer to talk Steve Rogers. We take you from Simon + Kirby to Ed Brubaker and even discuss the greater meaning of Captain America as a symbol.

We also find time to do books of the week which include All-New Ghost Rider, Silver Surfer, Sandman: Overture #2, Empowered, and Alex + Ada.

Apr 02 2014

3hr 8mins

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Rank #15: Death in Comics | Comic Book Podcast Issue #151 | Talking Comics

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Death of Wolverine is in full swing so, the Talking Comics crew is breaking down what they think of death in comics. Does it work in superhero books? What about independent titles? What are some of the worst? The best? Their answers and yours are chatted about on the show.

Of course we also find time to talk about the books we've been loving. This week Bobby, Steve and Bob chat about Annihilator, Stumptown, Death of Wolverine, Superman Unchained, Metal Men 100 Page Spectacular, Batgirl: Future's End, Pop, Inhuman, Hawkeye, Uncanny X-Men, Wild's End and more.

Sep 17 2014

2hr 39mins

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Rank #16: Best Comics of 2014 Part Two | Comic Book Podcast Issue #166 | Talking Comics

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Dec 31 2014

1hr 24mins

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Rank #17: Avengers: Endgame Review | Comic Book Podcast Issue #388

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NOW on SPOTIFY!

'Nuff said.

[Spoilers start at 00:33:36]

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com assistant EIC & news editor), Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and Sarah Miles who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

May 01 2019

2hr 1min

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Rank #18: Captain America: Civil War Review | Comic Book Podcast Issue #233

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Civil War is the latest Marvel Studios film and we are here to review it. Are we Team Cap or Team Iron Man? How deep are the political messages and how are the personal interactions? Does this change the Marvel Cinematic Universe? We go into all of it! That plus comic talk!

May 11 2016

2hr 23mins

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Rank #19: Marvel Legacy and Crosswinds #1 | Comic Book Podcast Issue #292

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Did the Marvel Legacy announcement from last week truly break the internet!?! How was Crosswinds #1, the debut issue of Gail Simone's latest ongoing series for Image Comics!?!?!??! Do we trust Chip Zdarsky with teaching us about the birds and the bees?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??! And who are the Dead Feminists?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!??!

All these questions and more on this week's episode of Talking Comics!!! The gang this week: Joey, Bob, and special guest star, Melissa Megan!!!

Jun 28 2017

1hr 48mins

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Rank #20: The 7th Annual Talking Comics Awards Show!!! | Comic Book Podcast Issue #372

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It's that time again!!! THE BEST COMICS OF 2018 (ACCORDING TO OUR VOTES AND YOUR POLLS) WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THIS VERY SPECIAL EPISODE OF THE TALKING COMICS PODCAST!!!! Welcome one and all to the 7th Annual Talking Comics awards show!!! Come celebrate the best and brightest in all of comic-dom from 2018 and look ahead to what's coming in 2019!!! So many exclamation points!!!

And, on a much more somber note, the gang says good bye to one of their own, as Melissa retires from the show... :( :( :( 

The Comic Book Podcast is brought to you by Talking Comics (www.talkingcomicbooks.com) The podcast is hosted by Steve Seigh (JoBlo.com editor), Bob Reyer, Joey Braccino, Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and Melissa Megan who weekly dissect everything comics-related, from breaking news to new releases. Our Twitter handle is @TalkingComics and you can email us at podcast@talkingcomicbooks.com.

Jan 09 2019

3hr 7mins

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