Friday, October 12, 2018

RGP #013 - Underworld Unleashed

Relatively Geeky Presents: #BestEventEver2018: Underworld Unleashed

What happens when the demon Neron offers a power upgrade to a range of DC Comics characters. Which villains accept the deal? Which heroes do? And what are the consequences of characters who get "new and improved" powered and souped-up identities? Listen to the episode and find out!

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Justice's First Dawn
Chris & Reggie's Cosmic Treadmill
Comic Reviews by Walt
ITG Blog & Podcast
Justice Trek
Idol Head of Diabolu
Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
The Pop Culture Palace

Promo #1: The Cornetto Minute 2: Hot Fuzz
Promo #2: #BestEventEver 2018

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Monday, October 1, 2018

CRJ #40 - September 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #040

September 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during September? How many were Archie-related? How many were weird independent books? How many sent in by lovely listeners?

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Promo #1: The Superman Fan Podcast
Promo #2: Spawn-o-Meter

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Friday, September 21, 2018

QBP #124 - Dakota North 2 & 3

Quarter-Bin Podcast #124

Dakota North 2 & 3, Marvel Comics, cover-dated August & October 1986.

"Pet Tricks" and "Active Tense," by Martha Thomases and Tony Salmons.

And we cover a bonus extra-special issue!

In our second episode featuring this model turned private investigator, our heroine travels the world to follow a family member, track a writing instrument, and thwart the plans of her mortal enemy.

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Promo #1: Comics With Normies
Promo #2: Listen to the Prophets: Deep Space 9

Music in this episode was "Bottle Top," by David Zaffiro, from his album "Yesterday's Left Behind."

Next Episode: Star Trek: Telepathy War, Marvel Comics, cover-dated November 1997.

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Source: World's Greatest Comics

Monday, September 10, 2018

CRJ #039 - August 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #039

August 2018



So what comics did Professor Alan read during August? How many were kids comics? How many featured Hercules?And how many featured "girl power" themes?

Listen to this exciting episode #39 ... and find out!

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Promo #1: PD Stories
Promo #2: No Agenda: The Best Podcast in the Universe

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

QBP #123 - Adventure Comics 490

Quarter-Bin Podcast #123

Adventure Comics 490, DC Comics, cover-dated February 1982.

The issue has multiple chapters, written by Bob Rozakis & E Nelson Bridwell, with art by Carmine Infantino, Larry Mahlstedt, Howard Bender & Rodin Rodriguez.

In our final installment of the "Dial Q for Quarter-Bin" summer series, Professor Alan (by himself) takes on a story with A TON of listener submissions. And the episode features a surprise guest appearance by someone with very strong opinions.

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Promo: John Adams: Letters From the Front

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Source: World's Greatest Comics

Monday, August 20, 2018

SS #060 - 5 Years Strong!

Shortbox Showcase #60 -- Our 5th Anniversary!

Five years ago today (a few weeks ago, that is), our very first Shortbox Showcase episode debuted. Yes, other shows in the network had gone live the week before, but since this has become our flagship, we consider 7/30/13 as our official network starting date.

In addition to covering some feedback, and talking about how awesome our listeners are and all that, we talk about what we have planned for our next year of podcasting, and how the last year of podcasting went.

But we start with our ANNUAL tradition, by talking about an comic book Annual ... except we actually don't talk about, out friends ACT IT OUT! That's right, this episode includes an actual AUDIO DRAMA version of the story "Animal Kingdom," from the 2017 Super Sons Annual #1.

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Promo: Hamilton vs Burr: A Werewolf Tale

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Friday, August 10, 2018

CRJ #038 - July 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #038

July 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during July? How many were kids comics? How many were Free Comic Book Day books? How many were written by Jarrod Alberich, the Yard Sale Artist? And how many were about Doctor Doom and the Scarlet Witch?

Listen to this exciting episode #38 ... and find out!

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Promo #1: Required Reading with Stella and that bald fella
Promo #2: Improvised Weapons

Link: Buy Geek-Girl #2

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

QBP #122 - Adventure Comics 489

Quarter-Bin Podcast #122

Adventure Comics 489, DC Comics, Cover-dated January 1982.

"Proof, The Whole Proof and Nothing But The Proof!" by Bob Rozakis, with art by Carmine Infantino & Frank McLaughlin.
and
"Who's Pulling the Strings? by E. Nelson Bridwell, with art by Trevor von Eeden & Larry Mahlstedt.

In an all-international episode, Professor Alan welcomes a pair of guests to discuss a range of Dial H creations. Can the guests be swayed by readers from their own homelands ... or FAMILIES??? Listen to the episode and find out!

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Promo #1: DC: OCD
Promo #2: 3rd Degree Byrne

Link: Rob Lantz's store: The Comic Connection
Link: Martin Gray's Too Dangerous for a Girl blog

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Source:World's Greatest Coimcs

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

QBP #121 - Adventure Comics 488

Quarter-Bin Podcast #121

Adventure Comics 488, DC Comics, cover-dated November 1981.

"J -- as in Jinx and Jeopardy," by Bob Rozakis, with art by Carmine Infantino and Dennis Jensen.

and

"Tender Poison," by George Kashdan, with art by Trevor von Eeden and Larry Mahlstedt.

In our second installment of the "Dial Q for Quarter-Bin" summer series, Professor Alan is joined by 2 more guests (Sean Ross, and Luke Jaconetti) to discuss the 2 "Dial H" stories in this issue.

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Promo #1: Comic Book Time Machine
Promo #2: Modern Life Podcast Network

Link: Sean Ross' "Marvel Secret Wars and Beyond" podcast
Link: Luke Jaconetti's "Earth Destruction Directive" podcast

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Source: World's Greatest Comics

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

SS #59 - Heroes Con-versation 2018

Shortbox Showcase #59 - The Heroes Con Report


In this contastic new episode, Em and Professor Alan talk about their trip to Heroes Con in Charlotte, North Carolina. They talk about the podcasting buddies they met, the comic professionals they met, the comic semi-professional they met, the costumes they saw, and all the stuff they purchased. Did they enjoy themselves? And what did Mrs. Professor think of all the craziness?

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Promo: Michael Bailey's Views From the Longbox

Check out these links to some of the people whose voices you hear in the episode, or were otherwise mentioned.. 

Link: Artist Artyopteryx 
Link: Artist Amanda Winter of Tailored Trinkets
Link: Author Beth Martin
Link: Author Joshua Robertson
Link: Author and podcaster (but not inker) Matt D Wilson
Link: Author and podcaster John Hartness
Link  Author Arylias Nova
Link: Author Stuart Thaman
Link: Columbus College of Art & Design
Link: Comic creator Milton Lawson
Link: Comic creator Michel Fiffe
Link: Comic creator Jarrod Alberich, the Yard Sale Artist
Link: Historical Conquest: The Game
Link: Podcast Cool Kids Table
Link: Podcast Kingdom Smarts
Link: Podcast Exiled 
Link: Publisher Falstaff Books
Link: WebComic RuneWriters 
Link: WebComic Perils Ahead 
Link: WebComic SheDwarf
Link: WebComic Little Guardians 
Link: The Faith & Fandom Podcast


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Monday, July 2, 2018

CRJ #037 - June 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #037

June 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during June? How many were Summer podcasting projects? How many were from lovely listeners and podcasting buddies? How many were related to his recent trip to Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC?

Listen to this exciting episode #37 ... and find out!

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Promo #1: In Country
Promo #2: Punch Like a Girl

Link: Buy Geek-Girl #1.

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CRJ #037 - Gallery Post

During the "Doctor Doom's Fireside Chat" segment, Professor Alan describes all of the Doom sketches he got at the recent Heroes Con, in Charlotte, NC. Here are all of the sketches:

Jarrod Alberich, aka The Yard Sale Artist
Michel Fiffe

Unknown artist  :O(

Vince, from Faith & Fandom

The. Best. Button. Ever.  Jen Lee Conklin

Juan Navarro

Thursday, June 21, 2018

QBP #120 - Adventure Comics 487

Quarter-Bin Podcast #120

Adventure Comics 487, DC Comics, cover-dated November 1981.

"To Die Twice - In Fire & Ice," by Marv Wolfman, with art by Carmine Infantino & Dennis Jensen.

and

"To Charm a Serpent," by George Kashdan, with art by Don Heck.

Professor Alan is joined by two of his favorite podcasting Mikes of all time, to discuss the two Dial H stories in this comic. Listen to Mr. Bailey & Mr. Peacock, as they join us for this senses-shattering first part of our "Dial Q for Quarter-Bin" mini-series!

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Promo #1: The Secret Wars 2 podcast
Promo #2: Mark's Mess

Link: Michael Bailey's Fortress of Baileytude site
Link: Mike Peacock's Justice's First Dawn podcast

Music by Paul Johnson & the Packards, from the album Guitar Heaven.

Next Episode: Adventure Comics 488, DC Comics, cover-dated December 1981. And TWO MORE GUESTS!

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Source: World's Greatest Comics

Monday, June 11, 2018

QBP #119 - Marvel Megazine #2

Quarter-Bin Podcast #119

Marvel Super-Heroes Megazine #2, Marvel Comics, 1997.

What happens when Professor Alan takes on 96 pages of Marvel reprints? Can he handle early John Byrne and Frank Miller? Can he handle a Fantastic Four story that really only features one-quarter of the team? Can he handle a green-haired academic colleague being a super-hero?

Listen to this episode ... and find out!

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Promo #1: Make Ours Marvel 
Promo #2: Waiting for Doom 

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Friday, June 1, 2018

CRJ #036 - May 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #036

May 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during May? How many were Summer podcasting projects? How many were from lovely listeners and podcasting buddies? How many were from various cheap boxes around the Central Ohio area?

Listen to this exciting episode #36... and find out!

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Promo #1: Wonder Woman, Warrior for Peace 
Promo #2: Silent Knight 

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Friday, May 25, 2018

QBP #118 - Free Comic Book Day 2018!

Quarter-Bin Podcast #118

Free Comic Book Day 2018

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? Did he have any company on his journey? How many of the books were worth the price?

Listen to the episode and find out! 

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

Promo #1: Comics for Courage
Promo #2: To The Batpoles!

Next Episode: Marvel Super-Heroes Megazine #2, Marvel Comics, cover-dated November 1994.


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Friday, May 18, 2018

SS #058 - The Best-Sellers

Shortbox Showcase #58 - The Best Sellers

In this top-selling new episode, Em and Professor Alan talk about the top-selling comic books for March 2018. How do the books that THEY are reading compare to the books that EVERYBODY ELSE is reading? What is the current state of their pull-list?

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Promo: Safe For Work
Link: Comichron: A Resource for Comics Research

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Friday, May 11, 2018

CRJ #035 - April 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #035

April 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during April? How many were Summer podcasting projects? How many were from lovely listeners and podcasting buddies? How many were from various cheap boxes around the Central Ohio area?

Listen to this exciting episode #35... and find out!

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Promo #1: Earth Destruction Directive
Promo #2: Listen to the Prophets: A Deep Space 9 Podcast

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

JLMay 2018 - Silver Age: Challengers of the Unknown

Relatively Geeky Presents #12: JLMay 2018

The Silver Age: Challengers of the Unknown, DC Comics, cover-dated July 2000.

"A Small Matter of Time," by Karl Kesel, with art by Drew Johnson & Randy Elliott.

What happens when Chronos battles our crew of fearless adventurers? And what if it isn't actually Chronos? Listen to the episode and find out!

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Justice's First Dawn - Silver Age #1
Coffee & Comics - JLA
Super Mates - TeenTitans
Waiting For Doom - Doom Patrol
Idol Head of Diabolu - Dial H for Hero
Longbox Crusade - Flash
LanternCast - Green Lantern
Batgirl to Oracle - Showcase
Comic Reflections - Brave & the Bold
Cosmic Treadmill - 80 Page Giant
Fire & Water - Secret Files


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Monday, April 23, 2018

QBP #117 - Flash 52

Quarter-Bin Podcast #117

Flash 52, DC Comics, cover-dated July 1991.

"Death & Taxes," by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Greg LaRocque & Jose Marzan, Jr.

Did you know that Professor Alan, in his early days, was a Certified Public Accountant? After this episode, you will have no doubt about that. What happens when he tries to combine a discussion of a comic book and a lecture about tax policy?

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Promo: JL May!

Next Episode: We celebrate the official national holiday of Relatively Geeky ... Free Comic Book Day!

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Source: World's Greatest Comics

Monday, April 9, 2018

CRJ #034 - March 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #034

March 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during February? How many were digital? How many were trades? How many were new, right off the shelves?

Listen to this exciting episode #34... and find out!

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Promo #1: Next Generation Monthly Monday
Promo #2: 90s Comics Retrial

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Friday, March 23, 2018

QBP #116 - Captain Victory 1 - 3

Quarter-Bin Podcast #116

Captain Victory & the Galactic Rangers 1 - 3, Pacific Comics, cover-dated November 1981, January 1982, & March 1982.

In celebration of The King's centennial year, we are looking at a creator-owned work from when Jack Kirby's stint in independent comics. How epic the story? How grand is the art?How unbridled is the King's imagination?

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Promo #1: GI Joe: A Real American Headcast
Promo #2: Improvised Weapons D&D Podcast

Next Episode: Flash 52, DC Comics, cover-dated July 1991. Happy tax day!

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Source: Akron Comic Con

Monday, March 12, 2018

RGP #011 - The Olllie's Grab Bag Episode

In this money-saving episode, Professor Alan talks about the 10-book comic grab bag he purchased at Ollie's Bargain Outlet, for the bargain price of $5.99. How varied were the books? Were any of them any good? Did he decide to keep one for future podcasting coverage? Listen to this bargain basement episode ... and find out!

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Link #1: Ollie's store locator
Link #2: Ben Avery's Comic Book Time Machine grab-bag episode

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Friday, March 2, 2018

CRJ #033 - February 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #033

February 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during February? How many were gifts from lovely listeners? How many featured redheaded female title characters? How many were from various cheap boxes around the Central Ohio area?

Listen to this exciting episode #33... and find out!

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Promo #1: Coffee & Comics
Promo #2: RaD Adventures Network

Link: BJ Mendelson's Web Site
Link: Vengenace, Nevada, on Comixology
Link: Jeffrey Brown's The Valkyrie Quartet

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Friday, February 23, 2018

QBP #115 - Kobalt 14

Quarter-Bin Podcast #115

Kobalt 14, Milestone / DC Comics, cover-dated July (or maybe August) 1995.

"Glass Houses," by John Rozum, with art by Eric Battle, Rober Quijano, & Rus Sever.

What happens when Professor Alan journeys back to Dakota, to cover another book from the Milestone line? Can he figure out what's happening, and who the different characters are? Does he finds the story's attempts at excitement exciting? Does he find the attempts at humor humorous?

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Promo: Feathers & Foes Podcast
Link: Milestone episode of Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics



Next Episode: Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers 1 - 3, Pacific Comics, cover-dated November 1981, January 1982, & March 1982.

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Source: In The Ballpark


Friday, February 16, 2018

SS #057 - Black Lightning at 40

Shortbox Showcase #57 - Justice ... Like Lightning

In this electrifying new episode, Emily and Professor Alan talk about TV's newest super hero super star, Black Lightning. They cover his earliest comic appearances from the 1970s, as well as the new TV show on the CW Network. Which version do they prefer, the classic or the new?

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Promo: Questions? We Don't Have Answers podcast
Link: Trevor von Eeden on Facebook

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Friday, February 9, 2018

QBP #114 - Blood Syndicate 1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #114

Blood Syndicate 1, Milestone / DC Comics, cover-dated April 1993.

"America Eats Her Young," by Dwayne McDuffie & Ivan Velez Jr, with art by Trevor von Eeden & Andrew Pepoy.

Professor Alan heads to the Paris Island section of Dakota, and comes face to face with a super-powered gang. Does he make it out of "most dangerous municipality in America" alive? Do all of the characters in this comic make it out of this issue alive? Listen to this "Milestone" episode and find out!

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Promo: The Longbox Crusade

Next Episode: Kobalt 14, Milestone / DC Comics, cover-dated July 1995.

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Source: In The Ballpark

Thursday, February 1, 2018

CRJ #032 - January 2018

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #032

January 2018

So what comics did Professor Alan read during January? How many were Christmas presents? How many were 3-D comics? How many were from various cheap boxes around the Central Ohio area?

Listen to this exciting episode #32... and find out!

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Promo #1: Three Black Geeks
Promo #2: Straight Outta Gallifrey

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

QBP #113 - Dakota North 1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #113

Dakota North #1, Marvel Comics, cover-dated June 1986.

"Design for Dying," written by Martha Thomases, with art by Tony Salmons.

Who is the hot redhead on the motorcycle firing a gun on the cover? Will she be able to protect the fashion designer who has hired her? Will she be mistaken for a fashion model? And what does her father and annoying little brother have to do with all this?

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Promo: Trekker Talk

Next Episode: Blood Syndicate #1, Milestone / DC Comics, cover-dated April 1993.

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Source: World's Greatest Comics

Monday, January 15, 2018

QBP #112 - DC Retroactive JLA the '70s

Quarter-Bin Podcast #112

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

"Justice League Prime," written by Cary Bates, with art by Gordon Purcell, Jose Marzan Jr. & Adam Smith.
and
"Where on Earth Am I?" written by Cary Bates & Elliot S! Maggin, with art by Dick Dillin & Frank McLaughlin.

What happens when comic book writers from our world visit worlds with superheroes? How does a 2011 version of a 1970s comic story relate to an actual comics form the 1970s? And what connection does Cary Bates have to Professor Alan?

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Promo #1: I'm The Gun
Promo #2: Task Force X

Next Episode: Dakota North #1, Marvel Comics, cover-dated June 1986.

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Source: Unknown, signed by Mike W. Barr at Akron Comic Con, 2017.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A Crossover Four Years in the Making!

You would think that Michael Carlyle and Professor Alan would cover the same coimcs more often. The fact that there have been so few overlaps between the Crapbox and the Quarter-Bin speaks to the sheer volume of comic books throughout the years that have been massively over-printed and tragically under-sold.

But when we overlap, it's an occasion to be celebrated!

Waaaayyyy back on Quarter-Bin 6, the Professor covered the first issue of the post-apocalyptic series "Hex." That episode can be found here. 

And today, Michael covers the very same book over on his blog. With lots and lots of pretty pictures. What did he think of the issue? Go over there and find out!



Monday, January 8, 2018

SS #056 - Our Year in Geek

Shortbox Showcase #56 - 2017: Our Years in Geek

Professor Alan & Em list their favorite geek moments (events? accomplishments?) of 2017, and talk a little bit about 2018 plans, as well. What geeky things did they do in public this year? What was Alan's geekiest day of the year? What family of podcasters can Em not stop talking about?

Join us in the shortbox ... and find out!

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Promo: DC: OCD

Link: The McElroy Empire of Podcasts
Link: Akron Comic Con
Link: Our Luther 500 episode of Dorkness to Light


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