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Comic Geek Speak Podcast - The Best Comic Book Podcast

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Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

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Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

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So much fun

By Fillatio Sans - Oct 27 2019
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I listen to a lot of Geek based podcasts. Geek101, The Daily Planet, Nerdificent, Comic Geek Speak. These guys are solid entertainment. The sheer back catalog kept me busy at my job for quite a while. Thank you.

Great podcast.

By Empire2 - Dec 05 2018
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Great comics book podcast.

iTunes Ratings

462 Ratings
Average Ratings
345
43
23
20
31

So much fun

By Fillatio Sans - Oct 27 2019
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I listen to a lot of Geek based podcasts. Geek101, The Daily Planet, Nerdificent, Comic Geek Speak. These guys are solid entertainment. The sheer back catalog kept me busy at my job for quite a while. Thank you.

Great podcast.

By Empire2 - Dec 05 2018
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Great comics book podcast.
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Comic Geek Speak Podcast - The Best Comic Book Podcast

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Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

Rank #1: 1675 - Justice League Movie Review

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Just Imagine: the mightiest heroes of our time, banded together as the Justice League in a major motion picture! Next, imagine the CGS Geeks similarly united to review that motion picture, hashing out the good, the bad, and the ugly of the JLA's big-screen debut. Now stop imagining and start downloading! Justice Is Served!! (1:06:32)

Nov 21 2017

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: 1709 - Top 5 Iconic Moments in Comics

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That moment when you see something in a comic book that makes a permanent impression, that changes your idea of what can be done in comics and reminds you of why you love to read them: these are the moments we're celebrating in this Top 5 episode, as we count down some of our favorite cliffhangers, turning points, splash pages, and other fleeting flashes and flourishes of narrative brilliance to grace the medium over the years. (Special CGS salutations to our good friend Ian Levenstein of Comic Timing, who not only salvaged the recording of this episode, but is also in it!) (1:56:03)

Sep 07 2018

1hr 56mins

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Rank #3: 1734 - Avengers: Endgame Movie Review

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Twenty-one movies, dozens of characters, billions of theatergoer dollars: it's all led up to this! The time has come to review the Marvel-film-to-end-all-Marvel-films (figuratively speaking), and in the 'Send Everybody' idiom of Endgame, we've assembled six Geeks (plus the Avenging spirit of Jamie D!) to talk over the cast, the creators, and the myriad of Marvel-ous movie moments that make up this cosmic-class blockbuster. Expect infinite SPOILERS! (2:06:06)

May 03 2019

2hr 6mins

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Rank #4: 1604 - Spotlight on the Black Panther

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Fifty years after his daring debut, T'Challa, warrior-king of Wakanda, known throughout the Marvel Universe as the Black Panther, receives the royal treatment from CGS! Prof. Chris Eberle, holder of the T'Chaka Chair in History at Wakanda Polytechnic, outdoes himself in this episode, providing exhaustive background on the Panther's friends and foes, the culture and geography of his realm, and the narrative highlights of the past half-century of his adventures. Long Live the King! (3:30:45)

May 02 2016

3hr 30mins

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Rank #5: 1681 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Review

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The latest installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy has thundered into theaters and divided fandom as sharply as a lightsaber through a torso. Now it's time for Shane, Chris, and Murd to have their spoiler-laden say on the matter. May the Force be with us all! (59:56)

Dec 27 2017

59mins

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Rank #6: 1685 - Comic Talk

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Been craving some bona-fide, fully-accredited CGS Comic Talk--the kind that consists mainly of discussion of actual comics?? Well, this episode's got the goods! The Geeks put their heads together to evaluate Doomsday Clock #2, and then sound off on all sorts of other things they've been reading lately, without sparing the SPOILERS! Also, Pants' report on some high-profile occurrences of that magic number, 52; a few low-spoiler reactions to the CW's Black Lightning pilot; and a most memorable Muddle the Murd! (1:37:11)

Jan 24 2018

1hr 37mins

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Rank #7: 1706 - Spotlight on the Hulk in the Silver Age

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We're turning green (well, first gray, then green) with excitement to bring you this look at the beginnings of the greatest 'man vs. self' conflict dynamic in all of comics: scientist Bruce Banner... and the Incredible Hulk! It's a rampage through the first seven years of the Hulk's adventures, introducing his supporting cast, his most significant foes, his nigh-limitless might, and his increasingly fractured psyche, brought to you by comics scholar Gamma Cum Laude Chris Eberle and lowly lab tech Adam Murdough. Go Go Go HULK! (2:05:58)

Jul 31 2018

2hr 5mins

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Rank #8: 1736 - Top 5 MCU Movies

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Now that Avengers: Endgame has capped off an eleven-year sequence of 22 Marvel movies, the Geeks revisit the question of which ones they like best--and, just for cheek, we rank 'em, too! Excelsior!! (WARNING: Various spoilers may occur!) (2:07:33)

May 20 2019

2hr 7mins

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Rank #9: 1718 - Spotlight on Namor the Sub-Mariner

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Up from the murky depths of comics history arises this seaworthy Spotlight on the very first Marvel Comics character: Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner! Lend your pointed ears to Grand Admiral Chris Eberle and Frigate Lieutenant Adam Murdough as they chart out 80 years of stories starring the Avenging Son: his divided heritage; his turbulent, oft-interrupted reign over the peoples of Atlantis; his key alliances and rivalries; his tempestuous love affairs; and the fine line he has always walked (or swum) between the arbitrary roles of 'hero,' 'villain,' and 'anti-hero.' It's an aquatic anniversary acclamation for Atlantean aficionados of all ages! Imperius Rex!! (3:09:11)

Dec 31 2018

3hr 9mins

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Rank #10: 1721 - Comic Talk

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Comic Talk comin' at ya! In this formidable farina of fannish ephemera, you'll find our musings on the latest wave of 'restructuring' at DC Entertainment, a spoiler-free reaction to M. Night Shyamalan's pseudo-superhero film Glass, movie news, reading reviews, trivia, random anecdotes, and other tender vittles. (1:49:23)

Jan 31 2019

1hr 49mins

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Rank #11: 1713 - Top 5 Reads While Stranded on a Desert Island

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Imagine that you're about to be marooned on a remote desert island for days, weeks, or longer. Which comics (series, runs, collections, etc.; anything goes!) would you want to have with you to pass the time? We Geeks reveal what we'd throw into the lifeboat in this episode. Comics Ahoy! (2:03:37)

Oct 26 2018

2hr 3mins

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Rank #12: 1683 - January 2018 Previews

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It's Previews Time! We go over the January 2018 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (1:21:25)

Jan 09 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #13: 1719 - Comic Talk & Aquaman Movie Review

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The Geeks make some deep cuts (five fathoms deep, that is!) when we review the Aquaman movie! From there, the conversation drifts to DC's new Young Justice series by Brian Michael Bendis and Pat Gleason; Conan and Spider-Geddon from Marvel; the Bumblebee and Dragon Ball Super: Broly movies; Season 2 of Runaways on Hulu; geeky Christmas gifts; Muddle the Murd; and more! (Be warned: in this episode, we SPOIL everything we touch!) (1:54:54)

Jan 11 2019

1hr 54mins

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Rank #14: 1725 - Comic Talk

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Now appearing on your audio-screens will be a round-up of a very Geek-friendly Oscar Night; a torrent of TV talk, including a look at some of the latest content from the soon-to-be-terminated Marvel/Netflix partnership; and more than enough talk about actual comics to make this episode worthy of its title! (1:27:40)

Feb 27 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #15: 1669 - Comic Talk

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It's another format-free fiesta from the fine folks at the CGS Studio! Good news and bad news, trivia and travelogues, quickie reviews of comics new and old--why, this episode is so eclectic, so magnificently multifarious and righteously rambling, that it defies summary! Listen and see what we mean! (1:04:32)

Sep 20 2017

1hr 4mins

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Rank #16: 1671 - 2017 NYCC Chat and October Previews

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Treat yourself to Previews, with a crunchy candy coating of Comic Talk! We go through the October 2017 catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in December... but first, we have a nice long chat, including notes on New York Comic Con 2017, with our special guest, longtime CGS consultant Eric Nolen-Weathington of TwoMorrows Publishing. (1:44:30)

Oct 11 2017

1hr 44mins

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Rank #17: 1720 - January 2019 Previews

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We say 'Pre,' you say 'Views'! Pre...VIEWS!!! We go through the January catalog for items shipping to stores beginning in March. (2:10:45)

Jan 16 2019

2hr 10mins

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Rank #18: 1729 - Comic Talk

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Murd has traveled over the rainbow to Seattle (and Vancouver) for Emerald City Comic Con 2019, and in this episode he tells us what he found there. Also: the finalization of Disney's acquisition of 20th Century Fox, among other news; the opening of some geeky Christmas presents, just a few months late; reading reviews; Muddle the Murd; and other glimmers of gold. (1:38:24)

Mar 22 2019

1hr 38mins

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Rank #19: 1682 - Post-Holiday Mishmosh (a.k.a. Comic Talk)

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Do you hear what I hear? It's Comic Talk and post-holiday decompression, together in perfect harmony! In this festive episode we open a few Christmas presents, look ahead to the 'DC in D.C.' event later this month, unload a sleighful of trivia and TV talk (Some Spoilers May Apply!), and drink in the conviviality like a fine eggnog. Post-Holiday Mishmosh will always be--just as long as we have we! (1:20:49)

Jan 05 2018

1hr 20mins

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Rank #20: 1726 - Introducing! Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel, and Captain Marvel

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O Captains! our Captains! This episode is fun! Fuel your excitement for the Captain Marvel movie by learning a little more about how three inheritors of the mantle of Mar-Vell first ascended to the official rank of 'Captain,' as seen in three key Marvel back issues: Monica Rambeau (Amazing Spider-Man Annual #16), Genis-Vell (Captain Marvel [1995] #1), and the woman of the hour, Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel [2012] #1)! Company Salute!! (And no 'Shazam' jokes, please; it's been done!) (1:39:43)

Mar 08 2019

1hr 39mins

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