100 episodes

Comics Who Love Comic Books is the podcast where comedy and comic books meet. Every episode we talk about comic books and comic book related topics with a different comedian. Your host is Brett Singer, a standup comic who has been reading comics for 40 years.

Comics Who Love Comic Books Brett Singer

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    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Comics Who Love Comic Books is the podcast where comedy and comic books meet. Every episode we talk about comic books and comic book related topics with a different comedian. Your host is Brett Singer, a standup comic who has been reading comics for 40 years.

    X-Men '97 and More

    X-Men '97 and More

    200th episode! ALL THE SPOILERS for X-Men '97 on Disney Plus. Comedian Matt Menard returns! Why is X-Men '97 so good? What would six million dollars buy today? Have we ever gotten a proper Colossus on screen? Why are the costumes better on the animated series? What did Matt Stone and Trey Parker say about story outlines? Why did Charles leave the school to (SPOILER)? What are some great plot twists on X-Men '97? What did they get wrong about Cyclops in the movies? What did Cyclops always want to be, and how is that different from his brother Havok? What was good about the animation in the new show? What about Magneto's relationship with (SPOILER)? Which character was cloned? What is Genosha? What makes Gladiator such a great character? What did Gladiator do to Juggernaut in the comics? How close is the show to the comics? What happens at the end of X-Men '97? What character showed up in Genosha? How did they change Morph? 
    Reading list:
    Guardians of the Galaxy
    What If?
    Jack Reacher novels 
    Faye Kellerman novels
    Watch list:
    X-Men '97
    X-Men The Animated Series
    Image credit: By Marvel Animation - Disney+, Public Domain

    • 49 min
    Star Trek Comics and More

    Star Trek Comics and More

    My guest this week is comedian Isabel Vullings! We're talking Star Trek comics and Star Trek in general, plus we get a guest spot from Everyone Comics staffer Tybalt. When will we get young McCoy on Strange New Worlds? How did Discovery fix the Trek timeline? Can you read Deep Space Nine comics if you haven't watched the show? What happens in The Q Conflict? Who was the first non-binary character in Star Trek? What did we think of the musical episode of Strange New Worlds? What makes Michael Burnham a great character? What's the deal with Star Trek: Voyager? What awesome comics can you get at Everyone Comics?
    Reading list:
    Star Trek: Strange New Worlds–The Scorpius Run
    Leonard McCoy, Frontier Doctor (free on Kindle Unlimited)
    Star Trek: The Motion Picture - Echoes
    The Q Conflict (free on Kindle Unlimited)
    Peter David Star Trek comics
    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - The Dog of War
    DC Pride 2024
    DC Pride: A Celebration of Rachel Pollack
    Star Trek: Celebrations
    A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns
    Gender Studies: The Confessions of an Accidental Outlaw
    Gender Queer
    Current Ultimates books
    Current Batman run
    One Piece

    • 40 min
    X-Statix and More

    X-Statix and More

    This week comedian Pavel Zborik returns! Why is it a good time to be a comic book fan? What is the Midnight Suns video game? Who is on the team? Who is in X-Force? We stan Peter David. Why is it hard when a comic you're reading gets into a major Marvel event? Is Kindle Unlimited a good service? What's the deal with Barbaric? What happens in Maniac of New York? What is X-Statix? Who is Doop? What are some bad superhero video games? What else has Peter David written? What are Gerard Way's comics bonafides? Do the movies inspire people to read comics? Why is it hard to own a comic shop? 
    Video game list:
    Marvel's Midnight Suns
    Spider-Man 2
    Miles Morales
    Guardians of the Galaxy
    X-Men: Next Dimension
    Spider-Man: Friend of Foe
    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensons
    Ultimate Spider-Man
    The Last of Us
    Reading list:
    Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender
    *X-Factor by Peter David
    80's Hulk by Peter David
    Civil War
    *Barbaric (Vault)
    Maniac of New York
    Wolverine and the X-Men (comic)
    Spider-Man and the X-Men
    What if? Magik
    Old Man Logan (free on Kindle Unlimited)
    Avengers of the Wasteland (free on Comixology Unlimited)
    Batman: Last Knight on Earth
    The Captain's Daughter (Star Trek novel)
    Hulk: Joe Fixit
    Star Trek Mirror Universe comics (some free on Kindle Unlimited)
    Immortal Hulk
    She-Hulk: Law and Disorder (free on Kindle Unlimited)
    She-Hulk by Peter David
    Moon Knight by Warren Ellis (free on Kindle Unlimited)
    Original Moon Knight
    X-Men: Worst X-Man Ever
    Gerard Way comics (some free on Kindle Unlimited)
    BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves (free on Comixology Unlimited)
    Sweet Tooth
    *Die by Kieron Gillen (free on Kindle Unlimited)
    Warhammer 40,000: Marneus Calgar (free on Kindle Unlimited)

    • 45 min
    Three Jokers and More

    Three Jokers and More

    This week Mario Pisano returns to the podcast! What was Williamsburg Comedy Club originally called? What are Brooklyn audiences typically like? What's the deal with The Three Jokers? Why is Mark Waid so good? Is World's Finest an all ages book? (Not technically but it feels like it. Your mileage may vary, parents.) Shoutout to Caitlin Cass and her mail order comics. What are some superhero comics you can suggest to someone who isn't familiar with superhero comic books? Who is Riri Williams? What is the Old Man Logan universe? What happens in the original Old Man Logan comics? Who is The Maestro? What characters are in Avengers of the Wasteland? What was on the Wastelanders podcast? Do you have to have seen all of the original X-Men: The Animated Series in order to watch X-Men '97? What cool thing did the Jessica Jones Netflix series do? Who are Brett's top two villains? Why can't they get the Fantastic Four movie right? What was Superior Spider-Man about? Who's a better villain, Green Goblin or Doctor Octopus? What is a SteamDeck? What's happening with Star Wars? What is Gotham Nocturne?
    Reading list:
    Batman Three Jokers
    World's Finest and spin-offs like Teen Titans
    Old Man Logan (free with Kindle Unlimited)
    Old Man Hawkeye (free with Kindle Unlimited)
    Old Man Quill (free with Kindle Unlimited)
    Avengers of the Wasteland (free with Comixology Unlimited)
    Chainsaw Man
    One Piece
    Jessica Jones: Alias
    House of M
    Superior Spider-Man
    Gotham Central
    Gotham Nocturne
    Watch list:
    X-Men '97
    Honest Trailers - X-Men: The Animated Series
    One Piece
    Marvel Netflix shows: Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones
    The Incredibles
    Obi-Wan Kenobi
    The Mandalorian
    Tales of the Jedi
    Video game list:
    Marvel's Avengers
    Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
    Mario Super Sluggers
    Wii Sports
    Old Man Logan Universe links:
    OId Man Logan universe reading order (Google search)
    Another suggestion
    Marvel's Wastelanders podcast
    On Spotify
    Image credit:
    By Own Work (screenshot) but it does not belong to me. It is DC's., Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=65924174

    • 51 min
    Paul Spratt Encore (originally aired 3-16-2020)

    Paul Spratt Encore (originally aired 3-16-2020)

    This week we have an encore presentation of Paul Spratt from March of 2020! Who was in Generation X? Who remembers the Fox TV movie Generation X? What was the best part of The Watchmen movie? Why does Paul like Nightcrawler so much? What are Cyclops' defining traits? How bad was the Dark Phoenix movie? 4 years later, how do our predictions and comments about the MCU hold up? How was Shang-Chi created? What happened when The Punisher showed up in the Civil War comics? What other characters do we want to see show up in the MCU? (Pie in the sky of course.) How good are the Guardians comics the movie was based on? Where did Rocket Raccoon start? How good is Deadpool Corps? Will we ever get a Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe on screen? What happened when Captain America died? How about Superman? 
    Recorded 11/7/19 at Comic Strip Live, encore aired 5-17-24)

    • 51 min
    Free Comic Book Day Part 1

    Free Comic Book Day Part 1

    Brett is solo today talking about Free Comic Book Day finds! Who is Samuel Sattin and what great book did he write? Why were there two unicorn books given away and why were they both good? Is Unicorn Crush ok for little kids? How great is James Tynion IV? How much does Brett love Wynd? What is Something in Killing the Children about? What were the Atlas era comics like? What made the Atlas stories so good? What's better than a stack of comics? A stack of free comics! What is the Blood Hunt? 
    Reading list:
    Unico Awakening
    Unicorn Crush/Phoebe and Her Unicorn
    I Kill Giants
    Something is Killing the Children
    The Woods
    MAD Magazine

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Nonyourbeez ,

Brett is a great interviewer

A show that celebrates not so serious things in a respected manner with no wrong answers. It transports me back and has me considering further (re)embracing of comics.

not 2 beers ,

Dig it

My two favorite things comedy and comics, so this is a perfect pod for me

ICanStealThat ,

Great deep dive into comics

I really liked the first episode! Brett is a great host and a really good interviewer and I liked that they did a deep dive into old school comics for this one! Hearing about Archie was fun and I like that it spread out into other areas of geekdom!

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