Friday, December 2, 2016

CRJ #018 - November 2016

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #018

November 2016

So what comics did Professor Alan read during November? How many were kids books? How many were scary books? How many were Rebirth? How many were Underworld Unleashed books?How were many were miscellaneous books donated by lovely listeners?

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Promo: Trekker Talk

Next Episode: What comics did Professor Alan read during December? Will he read tons and tons of books since he'll be on Christmas Break? Find out when that episode comes out in early December. And in that episode, Professor Alan will count down his Top 10 books of the year, as well as name the Relatively Geeky "Listener of the Year!"

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Friday, November 25, 2016

QBP #086 - Wonder Woman Retroactive 1970s

Quarter-Bin Podcast #86

DC Retroactive Wonder Woman the '70s, DC Comics, cover-dated September 2011.

"Savage Ritual," by Dennis O'Neil & J Bone.
and
"The First of Flame," by Dennis O'Neil and Dick Giordano.

How does it work when a top-notch writer revisits a character and era that they wrote 40 years earlier? Is that old-school magic still there? How does the modern retro effort compare to an actual story from the early 1970s? Listen to this super-mod episode and find out!

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Promo #1: Deconstructing Comics
Promo #2: Warrior for Peace

Next Episode: Doctor Fate #1 & #2, DC Comics, cover-dated July & August 1987.

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Friday, November 18, 2016

SS #047 - Wonder Woman at 75!

Shortbox Showcase #47 - Still Sensational at 75!

To celebrate Wonder Woman's 75th publishiversary, Emily and Alan talk about the Amazon Princess, her history, and their history as WW fans.

Then they talk about some of their favorite stories from volume 1 of the new digital-first anthology series "Sensation Comics." They talk about stories by Gail Simone, Ethan van Sciver, Jaime Hernandez, and many, many others. They also give their thoughts on the latest trailer for the Gal Gadot WW movie.

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Jaime Hernandez' take on Wonder Woman's biceps.
Promo: Punch Like a Girl 

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

QBP #085 - Mars 1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #85

Mars #1, First Comics, cover-dated January 1994.

"Rebirth," by Mark Wheatley & Marc Hempel.

What happens when two young comic book creators pour every possible idea they have ever had into one issue of a comic book? Does an indy comic from 32 years ago still stand up? And how much did Professor Alan REALLY pay for his copy of this? Listen to the episode and find out!

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Promo: Required Reading

Next Episode: DC Retroactive Wonder Woman the 1970s, DC Comics, cover-dated September 2011.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

CRJ #017 - October 2016

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #017

October 2016

So what comics did Professor Alan read during October? How many were Halloween-related? How many were Archie-related? How many were Supergirl-related? And how many were miscellaneous-related?

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Promo: Comics in the Golden Age

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

QBP #084 - Phantom Stranger 1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #84

Phantom Stranger #1, DC Comics, cover-dated October 1987.

"The Heart of a Stranger," by Paul Kupperberg, with art by Mike Mignola & P Craig Russell.

Worldwide weather disasters. Tensions in the Middle East. A missing Soviet agent. A cult leader bringing a demon to our world. And appearances by Jimmy Olsen, Commissioner Gordon, and Eclipso! What is the Phantom Stranger going to do, in light of these signs of the times? Listen to the episode and find out!

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Promo: Midnight ... The Podcasting Hour!

Next Episode: Maybe DC Retroactive Wonder Woman the '70s, DC Comics, cover-dated September 2011. Or maybe Mars #1, First Comics, cover-dated January 1984.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

QBP #083 - Phantom Stranger 21

Quarter-Bin Podcast #83

Phantom Stranger #21, DC Comics, cover-dated September/October 1972.

"The Ressurection of Johnny Glory," by Len Wein, with art by Jim Aparo.
and
"Woman of Stone,"by Len Wein, with art by Tony DeZuniga.

What happens when noted Phantom Stranger mega-fan Rob Kelly joins Professor Alan to talk about a real bad dude who sort of survives an execution. And what are Rob's true feelings about Doctor Thirteen? Listen to the episode and find out!

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Promo #1: Mark's Mess
Promo #2: Secret Sagas of the Multiverse

Link: Rob Kelly's Fire & Water Podcast Network
Link: Rob Kelly's blog post about this episode.

Next Episode: Phantom Stranger #1, DC Comics, cover-dated October 1987.

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