Welcome to The Pullbox Podcast website! A monthly international graphic novel book club hosted by cartoonist and comics historian Kurtis Findlay and graphic designer and prolific podcaster Michael J. Cohen. Join the conversation as these two discuss some of the greatest graphic novels ever made, with a monthly selection suggested by you! They each choose one trade paperback or graphic novel each month, and along with the Reader Pull, read and discuss those comics in depth.
Episode #073: Valerian and Laureline
Kurtis and Michael take a look at the first volume of the graphic novel series by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières that inspired the new movie, Valerian! The film may be getting terrible reviews, but the comic gets two thumbs up from the Pullbox team!
Episode #072: Nintendo Power Comics
In this episode, Michael and Kurtis discuss the comics of Nintendo Power Magazine: Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, by Shotaro Ishinomori and Super Mario Adventures, by Kentaro Takemura and Charlie Nozawa! These comics have been recently collected by Viz for a new generation to enjoy! And everyone should enjoy them, because they are a lot of […]
Episode #071: Black Science
Michael and Kurtis discuss the first volume of Black Science, by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera which they agree is an updated and improved version of Sliders.
Episode #070: Green Arrow Rebirth
Mike and Kurtis discuss the recent Green Lantern, Vol. 1: The Death and Life of Oliver Queen, by Benjamin Percy, Otto Schmidt and Juan Ferreyra. So many questions at the start of this reboot. Do we get answers within? Listen to find out!
Episode #069: AvX: Avengers vs. X-Men
The Avengers go head to head against the X-Men over the fate of the Phoenix with Hope Summers caught in the middle! This is an epic story that spans over 12 issues! You won’t want to miss hearing Mike and Kurtis discuss the finer points of AvX: Avengers vs. X-Men!
Episode #068: Ghost in the Shell
Recorded shortly after seeing the new Ghost in the Shell movie, Kurtis and Michael compare the manga, the anime and the film to see how each hold up. Spoiler alert, the manga is awesome, the movie is terrible and the anime falls somewhere in the middle.