Saturday, May 20, 2017

QBP #099 - Doom 2099 #14 & #15

Quarter-Bin Podcast #99

DOOM 2099 #14 & #15, Marvel Comics, cover-dated February and March 1994.

"The Anvil or the Hammer" and "Heaven's Net," by John Francis Moore, with art by Pat Broderick & John Nyberg.

How does DOOM react when he finds himself in the middle of a 2099 crossover? Does he play well with others? And how does he feel about the concept of "finders, keepers?" And what happened to all the aliens that used to hang out in the Marvel Universe back in the 1990s? Listen to the episode and find out!

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Promo #1: Comic Reflections
Promo #2: Garage Sale Gloat

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Source: In the Ballpark

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

QBP #098 - Free Comic Book Day!

Quarter-Bin Podcast #98

Free Comic Book Day 2017

How did Professor Alan do at Free Comic Book Day this year? How many books did he nab -- and what did he think of them? How many stores did he end up visiting? How many of the books were worth the price?

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Music for this episode is from Comrades, whose music you can find at Blood & Ink Records.

Promo #1: Earth Destruction Directive
Promo #2: Warlord Worlds

Next Episode: Doom 2099 #14 & 15, Marvel Comics, cover-dated February & March 1994.


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Friday, May 5, 2017

CRJ #023 - April 2017

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #023

April 2017

So what comics did Professor Alan read during April? How many were Rebirth books? How many were for the upcoming epic epic epic Quarter-Bin #100? How many featured the (original) World's Greatest Detective? How many were based on the works of one of the greatest literary minds in history?

Listen to this exciting episode #23... and find out!

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Promo: I'm the Gun

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Friday, April 28, 2017

QBP #097 - Fables 73, 74 & 75

Quarter-Bin Podcast #97

Fables 73, 74, & 75, DC Comics / Vertigo, cover-dated July, August, & September 2008.

"The Voyage of the Sky Treader," "A Very One-Sided War" & "The Fire Ship," all by Bill Willingham, with art by Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha & Andrew Pepoy.

This is it! After 72 issues, Fabletown takes the battle to the Adversary. Even with all of their modern tactics and weapons, can they finally free the Homelands from the Emperor's grip?

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Promo: Wonder Woman: Warrior for Peace

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Source: Half Price Books

Friday, April 21, 2017

QBP #096 - 100 Bullets #11

Quarter-Bin Podcast #96

100 Bullets #11, DC Comics / Vertigo, cover-dated June 2000.

"Heartbreak, Sunny Side Up," by Brian Azzarello, with art by Eduardo Risso.

A mother meets a mysterious stranger, and from him, learns the fate of her missing daughter. He offers her an opportunity to set it straight, in a manner of speaking. What will she do? Listen to the episode ... and find out!

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Promo: Deconstructing Comics

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Source: Half-Price Books 

Friday, April 14, 2017

SS #051 - The Global View

Shortbox Showcase #51 - The Global View

After going over a good amount of listener feedback, Emily & Professor Alan talk to Tim Young from Deconstructing Comics, who has lived in Tokyo for more than 25 years. They talk about the comics scene in Japan, how dominant manga is in Japan, and the problems with storing paper comics in a small apartment.

This is the second part of a Shortbox Showcase / Deconstructing Comics crossover. Earlier in the week, Em & Alan appeared on episode 542 of Deconstructing Comics, where they talked with Tim about the first volume of the 2015 volume of Power Man / Iron Fist.

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Promo: Waiting for Doom

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Friday, April 7, 2017

CRJ #022 - March 2017

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #022

March 2017

So what comics did Professor Alan read during March? How many were Rebirth books? How many were for the upcoming epic epic epic Quarter-Bin #100? How many were Manga-inspired takes on magical girls?

Listen to this exciting episode #22... and find out!

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Promo: Comics with Normies

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