Saturday, May 1, 2021

CRJ #071 - April 2021


Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #071

April 2021

So what comics did Professor Alan read during April? Was there actually a new one, right off the shelves? How many were nominated for Harvey or Eisner Awards? How many were completely coverless? Listen to the episode AND FIND OUT!!!

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Promo: The Outcasters

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

QBP #167 - The Jaguar Annual #1

Quarter-Bin Podcast #167

The Jaguar Annual #1, !mpact Comics, cover-dated July 1992.

"Silent Winged Death" by William Messner-Loebs, with art by Scott Collins & Andrew Pepoy.

And 2 backup stories.

What does Professor think of his second deep-dive into the !mpact Line of Comics? How many of these three stories tie into the Earth Quest event? Do we learn anything about the Earth Quest event? Where do these stories fall on the Comet - Web scale?

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Promo: Days of High Adventure

Next Episode: The Cases of Sherlock Holmes 14, Renegade Press, cover-dated July 1988.        .

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Source: Half Price Books

Monday, April 12, 2021

QBP #166 - The Comet #1 & The Web #2

 Quarter-Bin Podcast #166

The Comet #1 & The Web #2, !Mpact Comics, cover-dated July 1991 & October 1991, respectively.

"First Flight," by Mark Waid & Tom Lyle.

"Within the Web." by Len Strazewksi, with art by Tom Artis and Bill Wray.

What does Professor Alan make of his first experience with the !mpact Comics Line? Were these hero origin stories up to the standards he has come to expect? Or do they fall short? Or is it a split decision?

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Promo: The Huntress Podcast

Next Episode: The Jaguar Annual #1, Impact Comics, cover-dated July 1992.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

CRJ #070 - March 2021


Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #070

March 2021

So what comics did Professor Alan read during March? Was there actually a new one, right off the shelves? How many featured female lead characters? How many were sci-fi books? Listen to the episode AND FIND OUT!!!

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Promo: Back to the Bins: Avengers Spotlight  

Dr. Anj's Lori Lemaris post on Sir Martin's blog

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

RGP #031 - The Punisher 28 & 29

Relatively Geeky Presents #30: Merry Marvel MARCH-ing Society: Acts of Vengeance

The Punisher 28 & 29, Marvel Comics, cover-dated Mid December 1989 and January 1990.

Both stories written by Mike Baron, with art by Bill Reinhold & Mark Farmer.

What happens when Doom takes on The Punisher, a character who has never faced him before? Who has the advantage? And who is the real Doom, and who is the Doombot, and who is the pretender?

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Monday, March 15, 2021

QBP #165 - Shatter Special

Quarter-Bin Podcast #165

Shatter Special,  First Comics, cover-dated June 1985.

Untitled story written by Peter B .Gillis, with (computerized) art by Michael Saenz.

What does the Professor think of this, "The First Computerized Comic?" Does this futuristic sci-fi detective story hold up? And how does this reflect the Professor's college years?

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Promo: To The Batpoles!

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Friday, March 5, 2021

CRJ #069 - February 2021

Professor Alan's Comic Book Reading Journal #069

February 2021

So what comics did Professor Alan read during February? How many were romance comics in celebration of Valentines Day and #RomanceComicsMonth? Were any new books, right off the spinner rack? Listen to the episode to find out!

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Promo: Merry Marvel Marching Society

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