Friday, November 17, 2017

QBP #110 - Eternals 9

Quarter-Bin Podcast #110

The Eternals 9, Marvel Comics, cover-dated March 1977.

"The Killing Machine!" written and penciled by Jack Kirby, and inked by Mike Royer.

In celebration of The King's centennial year, we are looking at a Jack Kirby work from his return stint at Marvel. How epic the story? How grand is the art? And how necessary is a comic book editor anyway?

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Promo: Dial G for Gamer

Next Episode: Batman & the Outsiders 32, DC Comics, cover-dated April 1986.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

RGP #009 - Veterans Day 2017

Relatively Geeky Presents: Veterans Day 2017

In honor of Veterans Day / Remembrance Day, Professor Alan talks to a trio of US military vets about war comics. It's three Air Force men and one humble podcaster, talking about The Haunted Tank, Captain America, and Warlord.

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Link #1: Jarrod Alberich's twitter feed "Yard Sale Artist"
Link #2: Scott Gardner's Two True Freaks podcast network

Music in this episode was various marches by John Philip Sousa, as performed by The Gordon Highlanders.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

CRJ #029 - October 2017

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #029

October 2017

So what comics did Professor Alan read during October? How many were Rebirth books? How many were kiddie books? How many were Halloween-related books?

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Promo #1: Comics with Normies
Promo #2: Deconstructing Comics

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Friday, October 27, 2017

SS #054 - Jack Kirby's 100th!

Shortbox Showcase #54 - Happy Birthday to the King!

In this Kirby-crackling episode, Emily and Professor Alan celebrate the 100th birthday of Jack "The King" Kirby! After going over a nice stack of listener feedback, they each count down their Top Ten Kirby Creations! How may of their choices are royalty? How many are villains? And which major character are LEFT OFF their lists?

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Monday, October 16, 2017

QBP #109 - Marvel Megazine #1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #109

Marvel Megazine #1, Marvel Comics, cover-dated October 1994.

Feature story: "Betrayal," from Iron Man #115, by Bill Mantlo, John Romita Jr, & Dan Green.

Other stories discussed:
"Back to the Basics," from Fantastic Four #232, by John Byrne.
"Marked for Murder," from Daredevil #159, by Roger McKenzie, Frank Miller & Klaus Janson.
"Call of the Desert," from incredible Hulk #314, by John Byrne & Bob Wiacek.

Four full-sized stories appear in this reprint issue, the beginning of a new "#9" series for the podcast. How do these stories (from 1979 - 1985) hold up, 30 - 40 years later?
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Promo #1: No Agenda
Promo #2: The Collected Edition

Royalty-free music in this episode provided by Patrick Boberg, @PatBoBomb, who records as  "Responsibly Wild," whose music can be found at his YouTube page.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

CRJ #028 - September 2017

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #028

September  2017

So what comics did Professor Alan read during September? How many were Rebirth books? How many were sent by lovely and generous listeners? How many were kiddie books? And what Doomtastic new segment is debuted this episode?

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Promo #1: Welcome to Astro City
Promo #2: Beetlemania!

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Monday, September 25, 2017

QBP #108 - Marvel Team-up 144

Quarter-Bin Podcast #108

Marvel Team-Up 144, Marvel Comics, cover-dated August 1984.

"My Sword I Lay Down," by Cary Burkett, with art by Greg LaRocque and Mike Esposito.

Two super-heroes, four secret identities, and old friend combine in this dramatic story. What happens when an old friend of Peter Parker finds himself caught in a Chinatown gang war? Can ihs old buddy and special guest star Moon Knight save the day and ease tensions in the community? 

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Promo: Avengers Spotlight

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