9 episodes

The comic book podcast where we take two comics of a similar theme and press them together, to see which comes out on top! Hosted by Joe Brown and Rowan Grover. Produced by Coen de Groot. Cover art by Lane Lloyd.

Pressing Issues‪!‬ Rowan Grover and Joe Brown

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The comic book podcast where we take two comics of a similar theme and press them together, to see which comes out on top! Hosted by Joe Brown and Rowan Grover. Produced by Coen de Groot. Cover art by Lane Lloyd.

    Conan the Barbarian: The Tower of the Elephant

    Conan the Barbarian: The Tower of the Elephant

    The second part of our new Comics Go Hollywood miniseries, in which we take a look at two adaptations of the classic Conan story, the Tower of the Elephant! It's Hollywood enough, folks! The comics we will be looking at today include:Conan the Barbarian #4 (1971) - Written by Roy Thomas, illustrated by Barry Windsor Smith, inked by Sal Buscema, coloured by Mimi Gold, lettered by Sam RosenConan #20-22 (2005) - Written by Kurt Busiek, illustrated by Cary Nord, coloured by Dave Stewart, lettered by Richard Starkings and ComicraftYou can find the original Robert E. Howard short story, The Tower of the Elephant, here!You can buy these comics at most good comic stores or ask your local bookstore to try and order them. Alternatively, you can read these comics digitally via the Marvel Unlimited app, or the Comixology app via Amazon.You can find our One Perfect Panel choices on our social media sites! Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @pressingissuespodcast and @pressingpod respectively. You can find Rowan: @rowankgrover (Instagram and Twitter), and Joe @jbrown1991. Our show is produced by the exceptional Coen de Groot: @coendegroot (Instagram) and recorded in Sydney, Australia. Our theme song is written and performed by Rowan and recorded and produced by Coen. Our cover art is by Lane Lloyd, who you can find @lanedoodlesgood on Instagram and @llanelloyd on Twitter.Please help support our new podcast by giving us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you're listening! Thank you!

    • 1 hr
    Star Wars: Vader's Quest and Skywalker Strikes

    Star Wars: Vader's Quest and Skywalker Strikes

    The first part of our new Comics Go Hollywood miniseries, in which we take a look at some Star Wars comics!. The comics we will be looking at today include:Star Wars: Vader's Quest #1-4 (1999) - Written by Darko Macan, illustrated and lettered by Dave Gibbons, inked by P. Craig Russell, coloured by Angus McKieStar Wars #1-6 (2015) - Written by Jason Aaron, illustrated by John Cassaday, coloured by Laura Martin, lettered by Chris EliopoulosYou can buy these comics at most good comic stores or ask your local bookstore to try and order them. Alternatively, you can read these comics digitally via the Marvel Unlimited app, or the Comixology app via Amazon.You can find our One Perfect Panel choices on our social media sites! Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @pressingissuespodcast and @pressingpod respectively. You can find Rowan: @rowankgrover (Instagram and Twitter), but Joe is currently a social media ghost. Our show is produced by the exceptional Coen de Groot: @coendegroot (Instagram) and recorded in Sydney, Australia. Our theme song is written and performed by Rowan and recorded and produced by Coen. Our cover art is by Lane Lloyd, who you can find @lanedoodlesgood on Instagram and @llanelloyd on Twitter.Please help support our new podcast by giving us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you're listening! Thank you!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    TIME MACHINE: Spider-Man: Power and Responsibility and First Day

    TIME MACHINE: Spider-Man: Power and Responsibility and First Day

    We will be taking a brief break to prepare our next mini-series! In the meantime, we've uploaded our pilot episode on Spider-Man for public availability! Check out as two green-as-heck podcast hosts stumble across two great series about your friendly neighborhood superhero. The series includes:Ultimate Spider-Man #1-7 (2000) - Written by Brian Michael Bendis, illustrated by Mark Bagley, inked by Art Thibert, lettered by Richard Starkings and Comicraft, coloured by Steve BuccellatoSpidey! #1-6 (2015-2016) - Written by Robbie Thompson, illustrated by Nick Bradshaw and André Lima Araújo, coloured by Jim Campbell and Rachelle Rosenberg, lettered by Travis LanhamYou can buy these comics at most good comic stores or ask your local bookstore to try and order them. Alternatively, you can read these comics digitally via the Marvel Unlimited app, or the Comixology app via Amazon.You can find our One Perfect Panel choices on our social media sites! Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @pressingissuespodcast and @pressingpod respectively. You can find Rowan: @rowankgrover (Instagram and Twitter), but Joe is currently a social media ghost. Our show is produced by the exceptional Coen de Groot: @coendegroot (Instagram) and recorded in Sydney, Australia. Our theme song is written and performed by Rowan and recorded and produced by Coen. Our cover art is by Lane Lloyd, who you can find @lanedoodlesgood on Instagram and @llanelloyd on Twitter.Please help support our new podcast by giving us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you're listening! Thank you!

    • 53 min
    X-Men: Second Genesis and E Is For Extinction

    X-Men: Second Genesis and E Is For Extinction

    The sixth part of our Origins and Entry Points miniseries, in which we take a look at the Uncanny X-Men. The comics we will be looking at today include:Giant-Size X-Men #1 (1975) - Written by Len Wein, illustrated by Dave Cockrum, lettered by John Costanza, coloured by Glynis WeinNew X-Men #114-116 (2001) - Written by Grant Morrison, illustrated by Frank Quitely, inked by Tim Townsend, coloured by Brian Haberlin, lettered by Saida TemofonteHere is Rowan's Mister Sinister puff piece that was discussed in the episode, check it out!You can buy these comics at most good comic stores or ask your local bookstore to try and order them. Alternatively, you can read these comics digitally via the Marvel Unlimited app, or the Comixology app via Amazon.You can find our One Perfect Panel choices on our social media sites! Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @pressingissuespodcast and @pressingpod respectively. You can find Rowan: @rowankgrover (Instagram and Twitter), but Joe is currently a social media ghost. Our show is produced by the exceptional Coen de Groot: @coendegroot (Instagram) and recorded in Sydney, Australia. Our theme song is written and performed by Rowan and recorded and produced by Coen. Our cover art is by Lane Lloyd, who you can find @lanedoodlesgood on Instagram and @llanelloyd on Twitter.Please help support our new podcast by giving us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you're listening! Thank you!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Avengers: Heroes Return and Breakout

    Avengers: Heroes Return and Breakout

    The fifth part of our Origins and Entry Points miniseries, in which we take a look at the heroic Avengers. The comics we will be looking at today include:Avengers vol. 3 #1-3 (1998) - Written by Kurt Busiek, illustrated by George Perez, inked by Al Vey, lettered by Richard Starkings and Comicraft, coloured by Tom SmithNew Avengers #1-6 (2004-2005) - Written by Brian Michael Bendis, illustrated by David Finch, inked by Danny Miki, coloured by Frank D'Armata, lettered by Richard Starkings and ComicraftYou can buy these comics at most good comic stores or ask your local bookstore to try and order them. Alternatively, you can read these comics digitally via the Marvel Unlimited app, or the Comixology app via Amazon.You can find our One Perfect Panel choices on our social media sites! Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @pressingissuespodcast and @pressingpod respectively. You can find Rowan: @rowankgrover (Instagram and Twitter), but Joe is currently a social media ghost. Our show is produced by the exceptional Coen de Groot: @coendegroot (Instagram) and recorded in Sydney, Australia. Our theme song is written and performed by Rowan and recorded and produced by Coen. Our cover art is by Lane Lloyd, who you can find @lanedoodlesgood on Instagram and @llanelloyd on Twitter.Please help support our new podcast by giving us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you're listening! Thank you!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Fantastic Four: Heroes Return and Solve Everything

    Fantastic Four: Heroes Return and Solve Everything

    The fourth part of our Origins and Entry Points miniseries, and the first Marvel episode, in which we take a look at the beloved Fantastic Four. The comics we will be looking at today include:Fantastic Four Vol. 3 issues #1-3: Heroes Return (1998) - Written by Scott Lobdell, illustrated by Alan Davis, inked by Mark Farmer, lettered by Richard Starkings and Comicraft, coloured by Liquid!Fantastic Four Vol. 1 issues #570-572: Solve Everything (2009) - Written by Jonathan Hickman, illustrated by Dale Eaglesham, coloured by Paul Mounts, lettered by Rus WootonYou can buy these comics at most good comic stores or ask for your local bookstore to try and order them in. Alternatively, you can read these comics digitally via the Marvel Unlimited app, or the Comixology app via Amazon.You can find our One Perfect Panel choices on our social media sites! Check us out on Instagram and Twitter @pressingissuespodcast and @pressingpod respectively. You can find Rowan: @rowankgrover (Instagram and Twitter), but Joe is currently a social media ghost. Our show is produced by the exceptional Coen de Groot: @coendegroot (Instagram) and recorded in Sydney, Australia. Our theme song is written and performed by Rowan and recorded and produced by Coen. Our cover art is by Lane Lloyd, who you can find @lanedoodlesgood on Instagram and @llanelloyd on Twitter.Please help support our new podcast by giving us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you're listening! Thank you!

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

BecsterBoo ,

Very entertaining

I don’t even know much about comics but these two dudes are very entertaining to listen to! Love this pod

Steph Groovy ,

Comic Fans Unite!

Rowan and Joe are true buffs. Love the deep dive comparison of comic vs movie. Some awesome insight guys, and professional production.

Wobajiga ,

Super entertaining

Great pod fantastic insights and a good entry point

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