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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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Content drags too much

By Reviewerr1 - Oct 28 2019
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An hour show only includes 10 mins of content. The host drags content to make the show longer and it makes it not entertaining.

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.

iTunes Ratings

275 Ratings
Average Ratings
195
26
12
18
24

Content drags too much

By Reviewerr1 - Oct 28 2019
Read more
An hour show only includes 10 mins of content. The host drags content to make the show longer and it makes it not entertaining.

Cosmic Presence

By FredFeldman - Sep 03 2019
Read more
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.
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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: 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 #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: 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 #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: 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 #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: 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 #13: Talking Comics Best of 2014 Awards | Comic Book Podcast Issue #168 | Talking Comics

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Welcome to the Talking Comics 3rd Annual Award Show.  We say goodbye to a great year in comics by recounting the very best the world of comic books had to offer in 2014. Steve, Bob and Bobby debate the nominees and even put in a few passionate pleas for last minute vote changes. 

Jan 14 2015

2hr 22mins

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Rank #14: Ladies of Valhalla l Sabrina with Kelly Thompson

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An American, a Canadian and a Brit walk into a bar. But this isn’t a bad joke, this is the Ladies of Valhalla.

In their seventeenth episode the Ladies take an in depth look at the Archie comics character Sabrina alongside writer on the current comic book series Kelly Thomson.

Next month they will be taking a look at the movie Unicorn Store, starring Brie Larson (who also directed the film) and Samuel L Jackson.

The Ladies of Valhalla podcast is hosted by Sarah Miles, Bronwyn Kelly-Seigh and Jessica Garris-Schaeffer, and is a monthly look at media from female-identifying creators, or featuring female-identifying characters. You can find the hosts on Twitter (@ValhallaLadies) or Facebook (www.facebook.com/ValhallaLadies) or email them on ladiesofvalhalla@gmail.com

The Ladies of Valhalla logo was created by Jessica Garris-Schaeffer.

'The Valhallan’, the theme music for Ladies of Valhalla, was created by SuperbadLarry

If you like Sabrina you may also like:
- Other works by Kelly Thompson including Captain Marvel, Hawkeye and West Coast Avengers
- Unbeatable Squirrel Girl
- Raven the Pirate Princess

Oct 11 2019

2hr 1min

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Rank #15: 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 #16: Best Comics of 2014 Part 3 | Comic Book Podcast Issue #167 | Talking Comics

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Jan 07 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #17: 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 #18: SPIDER-MAN - FAR FROM HOME!!! Comic Book Podcast Issue #398

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NOW on SPOTIFY!

On this week’s podcast: JOEY’S BACK Y’ALL!!! AND SO IS DOCTOR CAROLYN COCCA!!! It’s all hands on deck for our SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME review episode. Also, tons of comics talk, including the new Buffy series from Boom Studios, the Ms. Marvel annual, and the first issue of Lois Lane by Greg Rucka and Mike Perkins.

Also, a little bit of Jessica Jones Season 3 on Netflix chat!

[Movie Review: 1:24:16]
[SPOILER WARNING: 1:37:00]

Books talked about this podcast: Giant Days #52, Captain America/Invaders #1, Fantastic Four: Prodigal Sun #1, Ms. Marvel Annual #1, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #46, Man-Eaters #10, Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1-6, Angel #2, Black Panther #13, Heartstoppers webcomic, The Journey, The Order #1-10, El Deafo, Thumbs #2, Coda Vol. 2, Sea of Stars #1, DCeased #2-3, and Lois Lane #1.

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.

Jul 10 2019

2hr 24mins

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Rank #19: Monthly Reset Episode 5: PS5 Announcement Reactions!

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Justin and Bobby are back to chat about the PS5 news, Borderlands 3, Apple Arcade and more! Monthly Gaming Podcast hosted by @bobbyshortle and @Parkley76 we talk the games we've played, the news that stuck with us and the adventures of being a dad.

Oct 11 2019

59mins

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Rank #20: Best of 2013 Part Two | Comic Book Podcast Issue #113 | Talking Comics

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On this week's show we get right into things and discuss our choices for Best Of Comics 2013. The categories this time around are: Best Graphic Novel/One-Shot/Single Issue, Best Mini-Series, Best Story Arc, Best New Series.

Dec 25 2013

1hr 44mins

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