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To whom it may concern, Please excuse Bruce from doing his shownotes until tomorrow. He needs his sleep. Signed, My Mom
Direct download: komicskast_21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:51pm EST

KomicsKast #20

Topics:

SMALL PRESS:

Justin Madson's Just Mad Books where you'll find synopsis and previews of all the Happy Town issues as well as other works by Justin.

COMIC STRIPS:

Jackson Murdock provides a segment on coloring comic strips.

COMICS I'VE BEEN READING:

Wolverine 20 - 31, Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.s' total geek fest!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:58pm EST

I just want to thank Aaron Macom (of SciFiDig) for the cool new logo he designed for the show! Thanks Aaron!!
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12pm EST

Topics:

SMALL PRESS:

The Incredible Mr. Knotts

OTHER COMICS PODCASTS:

Neil Gorman's Comicology

Mur Lafferty's Geek Fu Action Grip

J.M. Campbell's Geek 4X4

COMIC RELATED MOVIES:

Catwoman and Elektra

COMICS I'VE BEEN READING:

Marvel Team Up - new story arc.

Jonah Hex

Down

RANT:

Marvel's "Big Event" and their latest "nose thumbing" to their fans...

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:52pm EST

The Lineup:

Aaron Macom of the SciFiDig podcast.

Bill Jourdain of the Golden Age of Comics podcast.

Jamie D. of theComic Geek Speak podcast.

And of course, me, Bruce R of the KomicsKast podcast.

Topics:

More info to follow soon...

Direct download: CPC_04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:40pm EST

KomicsKast #18

Better Shownotes to follow...

Small Press: White Walrus, the anti-environmental comic

Another great comics podcast:Comic Book Noise

Strip Reprints: Checker Publications, Windsor McCay Early Works vol 6, and Theodore Suess Geisel: the Early Works of Dr. Suess vol 1

Comic Books: Super TNT Blast, Marvel Team Up

Direct download: komicskast_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:17pm EST

Show Notes to Follow Soon:

This 'cast"s cast include:

Chris from Collected Comics Library

Mikel O.D. from Most People Are DJ's

Lene Taylor from I Read Comics Podcast

and of course, me, Bruce R from KomicsKast

Direct download: Comics_Podcast_Crossover_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:49pm EST

Topics:

Brewster Rockit: Space Guy

Chip and Walter & Time Trouble

Batman: Dark Knight Adventures

Dave's Long Box blog recommended by Lene Taylor of the I Read Comics podcast.

The Stripper's Guide blogspot.

Genshiken info page. There's a link to the official site, but you'll have to read Japanese to understand it.

Keif Llama: Xenotech This is actually the link to Bugtown Mall, Matt Howarth's site.

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Direct download: Komicskast_17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12pm EST

Comics Podcast Crossover #2 - Nov. 5, 2005

The Lineup:

Mikel O.D. of the Most People Are DJ's podcast.

Chris "CCL" of the Collected Comics Library podcast.

Peter Rios of theComic Geek Speak podcast.

And of course, me, Bruce R of the KomicsKast podcast.

Topics:

The Speakeasy Comics Forum where I found the proper pronunciation of Rocketo. And here's the link to the Rocketo page wherein you can see samples to decide for yourself whether its worth a read.

INFINITE CRISIS lead ins:

1. Identity Crisis

2. Rann/Thanagar War

3. Villians United

4. Superman: Sacrifice

5. Omac Project

6. Day of Vengeance

7. Crisis of Conscience (JLA 115-119)

The consensus was that a reader could "jump on" with Infinite Crisis. These books will however, "flesh" the story out.

The following books were deemed not crucial but will help to "flesh out" recent events:

DC Countdown: Prelude to Infinite Crisis

Flash: Secret of Barry Allen

Flash: Rogue War

Return of Donna Troy

Adam Strange: Planetary Heist

Chris at Collected Comics Library (link above) did a show (episode #31) devoted to Crisis tie-ins. Peter of Comic Geek Speak (link above) has been doing a rundown over a period of weeks and they have also recently had an episode devoted entirely to Infinity Crisis (spoiler alert!)

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Direct download: CPC02_051004.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:40pm EST

komicsKast #16

Whoops! Sorry it took so long!

Aaron Macom of the SciFiDig podcast.

Chris "CCL" of the Collected Comics Library Podcast.

Mikel O.D. of the Most People Are DJ's podcast.

Comic Geek Speak where you can find the Gerard Jones interview I spoke of.

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Check out your favorite bookstore for THEIR price.

Sunday Press Books Home of the The Little Nemo Book

Pibgorn by Brooke McEldowney

Tonra.com Mark Tonra's wonderful site where you can read some of his "Top of the World" and "James" comic strips.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:35pm EST

Crossover Comics Podcast #1

Who's who...

Aaron Macom of the SciFiDig podcast.

Chris "CCL" of the Collected Comics Library Podcast.

Mikel O.D. of the Most People Are DJ's podcast.

In reference to the BBC audio versions of several DC superhero events, I list the following links. I do not necessarily advocate your ordering them from the listed Amazon partners, but wanted to you all to see what I was talking about. I'm sure you can also search for them at your favorite used book seller's site, and even ebay.

The Adventure's of Superman: Doomsday and Beyond

Batman: The Complete Knightfall Saga

Kingdom Come

Eagle One Media , publishers of the enhanced DVD versions of comics that Chris and Mikel speak of.

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Direct download: Crossover_Comics_Podcast_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:41pm EST

Guess Who? I scanned this years ago before I bought the slide scanner. Wish I could find the slide again! But it's proof positive that I've been reading comics for a LONG time! This photo was taken around 1958. (We think it's a Wonder Woman comic, but I could be wrong.)
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:35pm EST

KomicsKast #15

Topics:

Hamster Press website where you can find more info on the Best of Star Studded book

Fantagraphics website Home of the Krazy and Ignatz collections.

Leave It To Chance by James Robinson and Paul Smith. Image's site is down for redesign so here's the Amazon link...

Sasuga Books the Japanese bookstore Dean talks about.

Mitsuwa Marketplace in Edgewater NJ must be the one I visited, but they have locations across the country.

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Direct download: KomicsKast_15.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:43pm EST

KomicsKast #14

Topics:

Jerry Smith's Miracle Force Where you can find the latest issue, #16, as well as Miracle Force #1 vol #2 by Jerry and Terry Flippo as well as sample pages.

Teen Titans Cartoon Network website.

Podcast Who, another of my favorite podcasts.

Mike Parkinson's webcomic featuring youthful versions of Marvel's superheroes.

Ex Machina, by Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, and Tom Feister. READ THE FIRST ISSUE HERE FOR FREE!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

KomicsKast #13

Topics:

Warren Ellis's Own pages. you can read Bad Signal Here

Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck by Don Rosa

Showcase Presents: Superman Vol. 1

Lords of the Rhymes home page. Download your Tolkien Hip hop here!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:04pm EST

KomicsKast #12

Topics:

Our Dutchy Digest Page

Bruce's Comics Free to read, and hopefully enjoy!

Warren Ellis's Own pages. you can read Bad Signal Here

Bill Willingham's home page. More on Fables here.

Cartoon Network's Justice League Unlimited pages. Lots of info on the series here.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

KomicsKast #11

News:

Miracle Force #15 by Jerry Smith

Lunchbreak Comics Pat Lewis does his version of that Friendly Neighborhood Webslinger

Topics:

Captain America by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting

Captain America Various incarnations including Essentials Volume

All Star Batman and Robin by Frank Miller and Jim Lee

SciFiDig Aaron Macom's Sci-Fi Podcast

The Bench Jockey Mark Stratton's Sports Blog

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:09pm EST

C.C.'s Answer to Mark's Comment... C.C. chose to answer Mark's Comments on episode #10 with a comic (how appropriate!)
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:40pm EST

KomicsKast #10

Topics:

Elizabeth Watasin's A-Girl site. Lots of FREE stuff to enjoy before you buy!

Aaron Macom, of SciFiDig Podcast, is curious what I think of the influence of Japanese Manga on American Comic Book artists

Kieth Giffen interview from Kirby Collector wherein he admits to swiping from Munoz

Kieth Giffen's "Homage" that C.C. refers to

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57pm EST

KomicsKast #9

Topics:

Jim Coon's Eight Ball Graphics Jim's new book, "Beaver" displayed

Ultimates titles at Marvelcomics.com

The Complete Dennis the Menace by Hank Ketcham

Men of Tomorrow by Gerard Jones (Amazon web page)

Moosepath.com by Van Reid

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Direct download: komicskast09b.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:47pm EST

I'd like to apologize for the problems in this episode. I so wanted to use a mic other than the built in one on the Mac and purchased a headphone mic that Mark S had used for his Shanna review. Only problem was that it didn't work with the Mac. So I downloaded Audacity to the PC and recorded it there. The original file is where the glitches take place so it has something to do with the PC and/or Audacity. I went out and bought a USB headphone mic that Lene Taylor (I Read Comics Podcast) recommended and it's working fine! So next episode should sound much better!

Topics:

Comic Geek Speak I want to congratulate the guys at CGS for reaching their 50th episode!

I Read Comics One of my favorite comics related podcasts, and it's by a girl!

Rocketo by Frank Espinosa and Marie Taylor You've got to check this one out! It's not often that CC and I agree!

Bags Unlimited All kinds of archival and storage supplies for the collector (or accumulator!)

Bruno Premiani The Doom Patrol artist that CC raves about.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:03pm EST

Yes, that's right folks. I was the first live guest on the Comics Geek Speak podcast (my favorite). It was pointed out that I was also the first live crossover podcaster on the show. If you are so inclined, you can download and or listen to the show at:

comicgeekspeak.blogspot.com

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:50pm EST

KomicsKast #7

Topics:

Overdosed Comics Group Is the discussion group for all the other groups I moderate. It's a good starting point.

My review of John Byrne's Doom Patrol Series

The imdb page for Steamboy

SciFiDig.com Aaron Macom's SciFiDig webpage. Besides being a fun show, Aaron sometimes includes reviews by yours truly!

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Direct download: komicskast07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:33pm EST

Topics:

Pat Lewis's Comics Web Page - Lunchbreak Comics

Pat Lewis's "Live Journal"

Small Press News

Miracle Force #14

Mark Stratton reviews Shanna the She Devil

Comments on KomicsKast #5

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Direct download: komicskast06.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:37pm EST

A picture is worth... I've known Stephen from a Yahoo group for some time, but it suddenly occurs to me that I don't even know his last name. I do know his art however, and was thrilled to recieve this one!
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:08pm EST

KomicsKast #5

Topics:

Tools to use for audio recording of comments

Neil Gorman's Comicology Podcast Neil sometimes records in his car and gets great sound results!

Some Tools for creating audio files:

labtec axis 501 / 502 Headset Microphone Audacity multi platform audio studio (free!)

Jerry Smith (Miracle Force) reviews Terry Flippo's Axel and Alex

Axel and Alex Blogspot Jerry Smith's Miracle Force Blogspot

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Link to Amazon for the reviews (but buy it somewhere on sale!!)

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Direct download: KomicsKast05.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:56pm EST

Topics:

Dutchy Digest

Dutchy Digest Web Page

Bruce's Comics

Bruce's Mini-Comics Web Page

Pennsylvania Rennaissance Faire

PA Ren Faire Web Page

Some comments on comics from Aaron Macom

SciFiDig Web Page

Golden Age of Comics Podcast - Bill Jourdain

Golden Age of Comics Podcast Web Page

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Direct download: komicskast04.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49am EST

Topics:

Fred the Clown's Roger Langridge

Hotel Fred web page

Walt and Skeezix by Drawn and Quarterly

Drawn and Quarterly web page

Comics Revue

Comics Revue web page

Big Fun

Big Fun web page

Recent attempts at humor in mainstream comics

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Direct download: KomicsKast03.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:06pm EST

Topics:

Small Press Defined (?)

Wednesday Week by Katie Skelly

calicocomics.com

Miracle Force #13 by Jerry Smith

MiracleForce.blogspot.com

New Avengers - Ho hum!

Superman Old Time Radio Podcast

Superman OTR Podcast

Easy Fund Raiser - Miniature Golf Tournament

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Direct download: komicskast02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:26pm EST

Topics:

Introduction

Declaration of Principles

Godfather of Small Press - Matt Feazell

Cynicalman

Hogan's Alley Magazine #13

Hogan's Alley

Comics Curmudgeon - Why I don't like Darwyn Cooke

Amazon vs. Amazon UK - Book delivery race

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Direct download: KomicsKast01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:18pm EST