17 episódios

Bringing you your bi-weekly dose of everything geekpop culture! Straight outta Florida, welcome to The ComicPop Podcast!

The ComicPop Podcast David Touchton and Brian McGrath

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Bringing you your bi-weekly dose of everything geekpop culture! Straight outta Florida, welcome to The ComicPop Podcast!

    Geek Is Here To Stay!

    Geek Is Here To Stay!

    Brian Had To Pee!
    Join Brian & David as they pontificate on geek culture permeation into everyday life, Halloween Horror Nights, theme parks, the impending Disney/Fox merger, & a Russo Brothers 'Secret Wars' tease.
    Plus, DCEU vs. MCU universe building, a brief discussion on Image comics properties moving to small & large screens, Steven Spielberg's comments on Netflix movies, and Netflix as an industry disruptor.
    Additionally, we finally get around to reviewing 'Justice League', try to figure out if we're excited about 'Ready Player One', and the MoviePass experiment.
    Because geek is here to stay, traditional & streaming studios are snatching up comics properties like hotcakes! What do you want to see on your screens?
    Manta Flying Roller Coaster
    Halloween Horror Nights 2018
    Spielberg & Netflix
    Justice League Trailer
    Ready Player One trailer
    'Leaping Tall Buildings'
    What's In Your Stack?!
    Death Bed #2 (Vertigo/DC), Rom: Tales of the Solstar Order (IDW), Calexit #2 (Black Mask), Tinsel Town #1 (Alterna), Gideon Falls #2 (Image), Isola #1 (Image)
    Book Spotlight:
    'Leaping Tall Buildings' by Irving & Kushner
    Song of the Show:
    'Alive" by Kings Kaleidoscope (feat. Beleaf, Braille, & Derek Minor)
    Read-Along with Brian & David:
    You've got some time to get your current 'homework' completed! Read 'Black Science' Volume 1 in preparation for our upcoming second Special Issue!
    Tell us what we should read next: 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix', 'Locke & Key', or 'Y: the Last Man'
     
    Thanks for listening, fam!
    As always, you can connect with us via our social media feeds:
    Twitter: @ComicPopPodcast
    Facebook: The ComicPop Podcast
    Instagram: @the_comicpop_podcast

    • 1h 30 min
    Special Issue #1 Secret Infinity Gauntlet Wars!

    Special Issue #1 Secret Infinity Gauntlet Wars!

    In this 'all-new' 'all-different' Special #1, Brian & David discuss Marvel Comics' 'Infinity Gauntlet' (1991) & 'Secret Wars' (1984).
    In light of 'Avengers: Infinity War' & Disney/Marvel's impending FOX acquisition, both of these storylines are incredibly relevant to current readers and fans!
    The guys share reactions, history, ramifications, and reviews in this spoiler-heavy Special Issue!
    The Infinity Gauntlet
    Secret Wars
     
    Thanks for listening, fam!
    As always, you can connect with us via our social media feeds:
    Twitter: @ComicPopPodcast
    Facebook: The ComicPop Podcast
    Instagram: @the_comicpop_podcast
     

    • 1h 7 min
    Issue 15 Bringing Geek Back!

    Issue 15 Bringing Geek Back!

    If geek is the new sexy, we're bringing geek back!
     
    Brian & David cover a lot of ground in this Issue, talking about everything from anticipated 2018 comic book movies to dollars vs. awards to creators charging to sign your comics.
    Also, what are your 'bucket list comics'? Peter or Miles? Michael Keaton or Christian Bale? An Edward Norton Riddler & the Wolverine of Spades? Will SyFy's 'Krypton be any good?
    Indie Comics Spotlight:
    The guys delve into longtime indie publisher, Dark Horse Comics! They talk current success, history, creator owned & licensed comics, comics to screen, and generally excellent comic books. Born in 1986, Mike Richardson created the template for the success of a non-Big 2 independent comics company. (You're welcome, Image!)
    Recommended Reading: Lone Wolf & Cub, Ghost, Sin City, Umbrella Academy, Hellboy, Aliens, LadyKiller, Black Hammer
    Dark Horse Comics
    Krypton Trailer (SyFy)
    MegaCon Orlando
    IMDB
    2018 Comic Book Movies
    What's In Your Stack?!
    Vamperonica #1 (Archie), Gideon Falls #1 (Image), The XII (Alterna), Death of Love #2 (Image), Green Lantern: Earth One (DC), Oblivion Song #1 (Image)
    Honorable Mentions: Spider King #1 (IDW), Shiver Bureau #1 (Scout)
    Song of the Bi-Week:
    'Afterglow' by Teenage Wrist
    Read-Along with Brian & David:
    Next up is our first Special Issue! Join us for a discussion on 'Infinity Gauntlet' (1991) & 'Secret Wars' (1984)!
    As you finish reading those stories, start reading 'Black Science' Volume 1 in preparation for our second Special Issue!
     
    Thanks for listening, fam!
    As always, you can connect with us via our social media feeds:
    Twitter: @ComicPopPodcast
    Facebook: The ComicPop Podcast
    Instagram: @the_comicpop_podcast

    • 1h 30 min
    Issue 14 - State of the [ComicPop] Union

    Issue 14 - State of the [ComicPop] Union

    In this Issue, the ADD is strong with Brian & David!
     
    The guys promote ComicPop expansion in 2018, discuss when geek became cool, gush over finally meeting legendary creator Jim Lee, & look at early MegaCon guests.
     
    Additionally, they talk health scares for multiple creators, Brian Michael Bendis @ DC, another 'fresh start' for Marvel, favorite X-Men artists, the ever-real Anthony Bourdain, & debate Mark Millar vs. Grant Morrison.
     
     Marvel Comics 2018: A Fresh Start
    DC Comics: New Age of Heroes
    MegaCon Orlando 2018
    Greatest X-Men Artists: Ranker
    Greatest X-Men Artists: Kotaku
    Anthony Bourdain
     
    What's In Your Stack?!
    Cold War #1 (AfterShock), Hit-Girl #1 (Marvel), Hungry Ghosts #2 (Dark Horse), Death Bed #1 (DC/Vertigo), The Terrifics #1 (DC), Damage #2 (DC)
    Song of the Bi-Week:
    'The Frost' by August Burns Red
    Read-Along with Brian & David:
    Keep reading 'Infinity Gauntlet' (1991) & 'Secret Wars' (1984). Our first Special Issue is coming up next!
     
    Thanks for listening, fam!
    As always, you can connect with us via our social media feeds:
    Twitter: @ComicPopPodcast
    Facebook: The ComicPop Podcast
    Instagram: @the_comicpop_podcast

    • 1h 28 min
    Issue 13 Why Comics? ComicPop Origin Stories

    Issue 13 Why Comics? ComicPop Origin Stories

    In Issue 13, Brian & David discuss "paper or plastic?", being excited about meeting the legendary Jim Lee, & the 'I Kill Giants' movie.
    They revisit modern comics speculation.
    The guys take a deep dive into "why comics?" & comics as a part of our identity, culminating in our personal 'Comics Origin Stories'.
    Links we like:
    'I Kill Giants' Trailer
    'Rocketeer' Trailer
    Comic List
    Scout Comics
    Alterna Comics
    Vault Comics
    Lion Forge Comics
    What's In Your Stack? - Seven To Eternity Vol. 1 (Image), IF Anthologies (Alterna), Doomsday Clock #3 (DC), Best of Rocketeer Adventures (IDW), Dejah Thoris #0 (Dynamite), Abbott #1 (Boom!), Alien Bounty Hunter #3 (Vault)
    Song of the Bi-Week - 'New Air' by Fire In the Radio
    Read-Along with Brian & David - Keep reading 'Secret Wars' (1984) & 'Infinity Gauntlet' (1991), both from Marvel. Special review & discussion coming soon!
     
    Thanks for listening, fam!
    As always, you can connect with us via our social media feeds:
    Twitter: @ComicPopPodcast
    Facebook: The ComicPop Podcast
    Instagram: @the_comicpop_podcast

    • 1h 22 min
    Issue 12 Just Lightsaber His Head Off!

    Issue 12 Just Lightsaber His Head Off!

    In Issue 12, Brian & David discuss comics speculation past & present, reveal their best Christmas presents, and wax poetic about New Year's resolutions.
    The guys at ComicPop Podcast are not immune to fads; & they love to talk about comics, TV, and movies! Please, enjoy our Best of 2017 List!
    Who Would Win' - featuring Harry Potter vs. Obi-Wan Kenobi
    'What's In Your Stack?' - Wicked & Divine Vol. 1 / Black Science Vol. 1 (Image), X-Men: Grand Design #1 & 2 (Marvel), Batman #38 (DC), Scooby Doo Team-Up #33 (DC), Doomsday Clock #2 (DC), & Hawkman Found (DC)
    Song of the Bi-Week: 'Zombie' by the Cranberries
    Alterna Comics
    AfterShock Comics
    Black Mask Studios
    Read-Along with Brian & David - Keep reading 'Secret Wars' (1984) & 'Infinity Gauntlet' (1991), both from Marvel. Review & discussion forthcoming!
     
    Thanks for listening, fam!
    As Always, you can connect with us via our social media feeds:
    Twitter: @ComicPopPodcast
    Facebook: The ComicPop Podcast
    Instagram: @the_comicpop_podcast

    • 1h 13 min

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