Friday, August 9, 2019

QBP #140 - Booster Gold #6

Quarter-Bin Podcast #140

Booster Gold #6, DC Comics, cover-dated July 1986.

"To Cross the Rubicon," written & drawn by Dan Jurgens, and inked by Mike DeCarlo.

What happens when a cute little alien lands in Metropolis and makes friends with a young fellow? What happens when the alien makes it clear he wants to meet Superman? What happens when Booster Gold gets in the way? And what happens when Superman learns about Booster Gold's secret origin? And just how many digressions does Professor Alan go on when talking about this comic?

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Promo: DC 50 Years Ago

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

CRJ #050 - July 2019

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #050

July 2019

So what comics did Professor Alan read during July? How many were from used book stores? How many were from lovely listeners? How many featured a certain beloved Latverian leader?
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Promo: Hacks on Tap

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Friday, July 19, 2019

QBP #139 - Marvel Super-Heroes Megazine #4

Quarter-Bin Podcast #139

Marvel Super-Heroes Megazine #4, Marvel Comics, cover-dated January 1995.

What happens when Professor Alan takes on 96 pages of Marvel reprints? How good was the early work of John Byrne and Frank Miller? Can he handle a Daredevil story that features the Hulk? How about a Hulk story that includes the FF?

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Promo #1: Garage Sale Gloat
Promo #2: The Fanholes Podcast

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Friday, July 12, 2019

QBP #138 - Star Wars Tales From Mos Eisley

Star Wars Tales From Mos Eisley, Dark Horse Comics, cover-dated March 1996.

3 separate reprint stories, all written by Bruce Jones, with art by Bret Blevins.

What happens when podcaster Trentus Magnus joins Professor Alan for some quality time in a certain wretched hive of scum and villainy? How good are the three stories that they overhear in the cantina?

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Promo: Legion of Super Bloggers

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Friday, July 5, 2019

CRJ #049 - June 2019

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #049

June 2019

So what comics did Professor Alan read during June? How many were sent in by lovely listeners? How many featured reboots of Golden-Age properties? How many were brand-new books, right off the shelves?
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Promo: Trentus Revisits Smallville

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

QBP #137 - Time Warp #1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #137

Time Warp #1, DC Press, both cover-dated October / November 1979.

8 All-New Exciting Sci-Fi Thrillers! Doomsday Tales and Other Things!

This comic is from one of Professor Alan's favorite genres -- over-sized Bronze Age sci-fi! Does it live up to his expectations? How many of the 8 stories are classics?

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Promo: RaD Adventures Network

Music in the episode was "Return," by Responsibly Wild., aka Patrick Boberg, @PatBoBomb

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Monday, June 17, 2019

QBP #136 - Queen & Country 19 & 20

Quarter-Bin Podcast #136

Queen & Country 19 & 20, Oni Press, both cover-dated October 2003.

"Storm Front, parts 4 & 5," written by Greg Rucka, with art by Carla Speed McNeil.

This wraps up the 5-issue storyline "Operation Storm Front," in which British MI6 agents handle the kidnapping of a British businessman in the Republic of Georgia.

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Promo: To The Batpoles!

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