Friday, September 10, 2021

QBP #173 -- Free Comic Book Day 2021

Quarter-Bin Podcast #173

Free Comic Book Day 2021

It's time for the official holiday of The Quarter-Bin Podcast! How did Professor Alan do at (the somewhat delayed) 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? And which family members joined him on his excursions?

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Music for this episode is from Marcellino / Navarro, which I re-discovered on YouTube recently

Next Episode: Batman: Gordon's Law #1, DC Comics, cover-dated December 1996.


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Thursday, September 2, 2021

CRJ #075 - August 2021

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #075

August 2021

So what comics did Professor Alan read during August, as summer ended and school began? How many were new or mostly new comics? And how many celebrated #JackKirbyMonth? Listen to the episode AND FIND OUT!!!

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Promo: No Agenda

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

RGP #034 - Fantasticast: Origin of Doctor Doom

DOOMSPEAK

Fantastic Four Annual #2, Marvel Comics, cover-dated  September 1964.


"The Origin of Doctor Doom" and "The Final Victory of Doctor Doom" both by Jack Kirby & Stan Lee.

In support of #JackKirbyMonth, Professor Alan back into his podcasting history and re-presents this episode of The Fantasticast, in which he joined Andy Leyland and Steve Lacey to discuss the epic Fantastic Four Annual #2. Do the FantastiLads give proper respect to the rightful ruler of Latveria?

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Promo: Fan Film Fridays

Link: The Fantasticast podcast

Next Time: Doom 2099 19 - 21. This time I mean it!

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Source: Purchased somewhere, many many years ago.

Monday, August 16, 2021

QBP #172 - Power Man & Iron Fist 87

Quarter-Bin Podcast #172

Power Man & Iron Fist 87, Marvel Comics, cover-dated November 1982.

"Heat Wave," by Denny O'Neill, with art by Denys Cowan & Carl Potts.

How do Professor Alan and his guest Martin Gray match up against Luke Cage & Danny Rand? Whose side is Moon Knight on? Will anyone survive this sweaty street-level story?

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Promo: Deconstructing Comics

Next Episode: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2021!

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

CRJ #074 - July 2021

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #074

July 2021

So what comics did Professor Alan read during July? How many were new or mostly new comics? And how many celebrated #WesternComicsMonth? Listen to the episode AND FIND OUT!!!

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Promo: Death & the Acrid Smell of Gunsmoke

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Friday, July 23, 2021

QBP #171 - Six from Sirius 3 & 4

Quarter-Bin Podcast #171

Six from Sirius 3 & 4. Epic Comics, cover-dated September & October 1984.

"Phase 3: Heavenstone" and "Phase 4: Mindprime," both written by Doug Moench, with art from Paul Gulacy.

What happens when Professor Alan tackles the last 2 issues of this Epic mini-series? Or is it the last half of a graphic novel? Does he make it out alive when the bar brawl begins?

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Promo: The Overlooked Dark Knight

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Monday, July 12, 2021

QPB #170 - Six from Sirius 1 & 2

Quarter-Bin Podcast #170

Six from Sirius 1 & 2. Epic Comics, cover-dated July & August 1984.

"Phase 1: Phaedra" and "Phase 2: Masterfax," both written by Doug Moench, with art from Paul Gulacy.

What happens when Professor Alan heads to outer space to keep two planets from going to war? How does the kidnapped Ambassador fit in? How about the robot assassin? And the quintet of dead spiritual Elders?

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Promo: The Trekker Audio Drama

Next Episode: Six from Sirius 3 & 4, Epic Comics, cover-dated September and October 1984. 

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