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Produced by a group of life-long friends, Comic Geek Speak is a daily look at comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. Experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1099 (July 5, 2011)

    In this episode we say good bye to our friend and uber comic geek, Peter Rios, as he retires from podcasting. We also discuss some comics we've read. (1:27:36)

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    The Best of Drunk Cap

    CGS: Episode 1098 (July 1, 2011)

    The Fourth of July weekend is here! And what better way to celebrate than to sit back and listen to the slurred ramblings of everyone's favorite inebriated patriotic hero: Drunk Cap! (1:15:33)

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    Spotlight on Marvel Comics in the '80s

    CGS: Episode 1097 (June 30, 2011)

    Marvel's 50th Anniversary of its Modern Age continues as the Geeks spotlight the teams, the characters, the titles and creators of the 1980s. (1:32:28)

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    Off the Rack reviews

    CGS: Episode 1096 (June 29, 2011)

    Moon Knight! Classic JLA by Perez! Psychiatric Tales! Morning Glories! Rift Raiders! Secret Six! Strange Adventures! And more as the Geeks give their thoughts on comics they've been reading. (1:10:35)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1095 (June 27, 2011)

    It's a catch-up episode getting more reactions on the Green Lantern and X-Men: First Class movies, thoughts on Wizard World Philly and the passing of Gene Colan and a chat with Eric Banister, Director of July's Derby City Comic Con. (1:27:24)

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    Classic Geek Speak: A Conversation with Gene Colan

    CGS: (June 24, 2011)

    The comics community has lost a true gentleman and a brilliant craftsman of the art. In honor of his life and amazing work, we represent our conversation with Mr. Gene Colan from December 2005. (1:02:53)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 1094 (June 23, 2011)

    Black and white vs. color comics! X-Men First Class reactions! The future of digital comics! Diversity in comics! DC's upcoming relaunch! And more as we dig into voicemails and emails sent in by our listeners. (57:32)

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    Comic Talk: Events Edition

    CGS: Episode 1093 (June 22, 2011)

    Fear Itself 3! Flashpoint 2! The Geeks tackle the big two events of the summer to discuss the next chapters including a few tie-ins, a major death, the DC News effect and more. (1:12:35)

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    Green Lantern Movie Review

    CGS: Episode 1092 (June 21, 2011)

    DC's major comic book movie of the year is here - Green Lantern! Hal Jordan, Carol Ferris, Sinestro, Kilowog, the Guardians, Parallax! How does it all hold up? Listen in and find out our thoughts. (1:08:58)

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    CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp Episode 1

    CGS: (June 17, 2011)

    It's the first episode of Comics With or Without Pulp, a new spin-off podcast spotlighting the many characters of pulp fiction. Matt, along with guest Al Torchsong Sparrow, discusses the history, comics, radio shows and movies of ...the Shadow! (1:05:15)

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    X-Men: First Class Movie Review

    CGS: Episode 1091 (June 16, 2011)

    The Geeks gather to discuss the surprise hit of this year's comic book movies: X-Men: First Class! It's the birth of the X-Men led by a young Professor X and Magneto as they go up against Sebastian Shaw's Hellfire Club. Listen in! (52:35)

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    A Look at DC's New 52

    CGS: Episode 1090 (June 15, 2011)

    Title by title, creative team by creative team, the Geeks go down the list to discuss the upcoming 52 titles in DC's new relaunch. Which will they buy, which will they skip, and which ones are on the fence? (1:24:23)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1089 (June 14, 2011)

    It's a look at the June Previews for books mostly shipping in August. Zack Kruse joins the gang to talk comics, his Mystery Solved! webcomic and the upcoming Summit City Comic Con. (1:38:35)

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    CGSSS'11: Podcasting Panel

    CGS: Episode 1088 (June 13, 2011)

    It's the first ever Super Show Podcasting Panel, hosted by Comic Timing's Ian Levenstein, featuring a discussion for new and old podcasters on equipment, content, how to land interviews and other topics. (58:51)

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    Heroes Con 2011 Tapes vol.2

    CGS: Episode 1087 (June 10, 2011)

    Skottie Young! John Tyler Christopher! Charles Soule! And a recap of Heroes Con weekend with Adam Withers and Comfort Love, Danielle Corsetto and Fred Chao! (48:08)

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    Heroes Con 2011 Tapes vol.1

    CGS: Episode 1086 (June 8, 2011)

    Heroes Con 2011 is over, and Bryan, Adam and Pants offer up their thoughts on Friday and Saturday's events, interviews from the con floor and more including DC News discussion, listener shoutouts and Pants meets... Pants? (55:33)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1085 (June 6, 2011)

    The recent DC News continues to be the topic of the day. The Geeks give their thoughts on the announcement, the upcoming titles and the digital plans as well as listen to the reactions from the listeners. (2:07:58)

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    BOMC: The One

    CGS: Episode 1084 (June 3, 2011)

    Rick Veitch's Last Word on Super-Heroics is a mix of politics, human evolution, the counter-culture, super-heroes, satire and more. The One tells the story of USA and the USSR competing to win the super-human arms race with disastrous and hilarious results. Listen in as we discuss! (1:03:45)

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    Smallville Season 10 part 2

    CGS: Episode 1083 (June 2, 2011)

    After ten seasons, Smallville has finally ended. We discuss the last ten episodes of this season, the finale, the characters that made the series, the Lois and Clark relationship, the guest DC characters, potential spin-offs and more. (1:16:12)

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    Comic Talk: Events Edition

    CGS: Episode 1082 (May 31, 2011)

    Flashpoint 1! Artifacts 7! Fear Itself 2! War of the Green Lanterns! It's a full events episode taking a look at the biggest stories. We give our ratings, speculate, and discuss these titles and a few tie-in chapters. (1:36:52)

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    CGS Special Report: DC Comics

    CGS: (May 31, 2011)

    DC Comics announced today that they will be restarting their entire line in September with all new issue 1s, as well as releasing them digitally day and date. We open the phone lines to get listener reactions including info on a few upcoming titles. (2:11:00)

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    CGS Pres: Classic Geek Speak: Top 5 Patriotic Characters

    CGS: (May 30, 2011)

    As we celebrate Memorial Day, we travel back to June 2009 to feature another Classic CGS episode: Top 5 Patriotic Characters! (1:08:12)

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    CGSSS'11: Breaking Into Comics Panel

    CGS: Episode 1081 (May 27, 2011)

    From Super Show '11, it's the second Comics Experience panel moderated by IDW Senior Editor Andy Schmidt, discussing how to break into comics. Lee Weeks, Chris Sotomayor, Tom Feister, Rebekah Isaacs and Robert Atkins share their stories and tips for up and coming creators. (1:19:07)

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    Talking S.H.I.E.L.D. with Hickman & Weaver

    CGS: Episode 1080 (May 26, 2011)

    Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver join us to talk about their fascinating Marvel comic, S.H.I.E.L.D. From the initial pitch to plans for volume two, and the connections to other Hickman comics, learn more about one of our favorite Marvel series. (1:12:51)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 1079 (May 25, 2011)

    Emails and Voicemails from our listeners on topics such as feedback on our 12 Titles from DC/Marvel episode, convention sketches, Ultimate Spider-Man, new characters, comic adaptations of classic novels and more! (1:05:26)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1078 (May 24, 2011)

    In this scatalogical episode we cover everything from the rumors of DC's line restart, how to jump into comics, Alpha Flight, the great subtext debate and more, with special in-studio guests Bill Ellis and Dani O'Brien of the All New Issues webcomic! (2:18:12)

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    Call Me with Chad Burdette

    CGS: Episode 1077 (May 22, 2011)

    You're the new head of DC and Marvel and your goal is to pare down the line to 12 titles each. Which do you choose? Listener Chad Burdette offers up this topic as we discuss, debate and list our individual titles. (1:33:57)

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    Looking Ahead to Heroes Con '11

    CGS: Episode 1076 (May 20, 2011)

    One of our favorite conventions is just around the corner: Heroes Con! To help us spotlight the event, we talk with Founder Shelton Drum; Tom Scioli (American Barbarian, Godland) and Robert Venditti (Surrogates, Homeland Directive). (1:52:25)

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    CGSSS'11: Tony Moore and Tim Truman Panel

    CGS: Episode 1075 (May 19, 2011)

    From Super Show 2011, Guest of Honor Tony Moore and Special Guest Tim Truman share a panel to talk about their careers, growing up in the South, tips on writing and art, collaborations, their family and more! (1:12:27)

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    Thor Movie Review

    CGS: Episode 1074 (May 17, 2011)

    The first of this year's blockbuster super-hero movies is here! The Geeks dig in to talk about Thor, Odin, Loki, Frost Giants, the Warriors Three, the comic book easter eggs, the 3-D aspect and a whole bunch more. For Asgard! (53:11)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1073 (May 16, 2011)

    It's a Monday Comic Talk episode going through various topics such as convention sketches on ebay, retailers in other countries, the need for new characters, Game of Thrones, resurrected characters and more! (1:25:38)

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    Webcomic Spotlight: Gutters

    CGS: Episode 1072 (May 13, 2011)

    Gutters Editor Jeff Moss and Art Director Lar deSouza join us for another Webcomic Spotlight. Gutters is a comical parody based on the comic industry and its creators. Along the way they discuss their unique process, webcomic distribution and exposure, recommendations and more! (55:20)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1071 (May 12, 2011)

    Kevin Freeman, Managing Editor of Ape Entertainment and writer of the Subculture webcomic, joins the Geeks this episode to look through the new Previews. We also chat with J. Gonzo about his new Silver Age inspired Luchadore comic, La Mano del Destino! (1:51:49)

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    CGSSS'11: Writing for Comics Panel

    CGS: Episode 1070 (May 11, 2011)

    IDW Senior Editor and Comics Experience Founder Andy Schmidt moderates the Writing for Comics Panel hosted at CGSSS'11. Writers Rob Anderson, Fred Van Lente, Andrew Gaska and Bryan J.L. Glass discuss stories, comic writing, techniques, tools and more. (1:03:52)

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    Brightest Day part 4

    CGS: Episode 1069 (May 10, 2011)

    Brightest Day has ended and a new Champion of Earth has been found. What did we think of the series, where do the characters go from here and what happens next? We also talk about the end of Justice League Generation Lost. (1:12:35)

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    CGS Super Show 2011 wrap up

    CGS: Episode 1068 (May 9, 2011)

    The full roster of Geeks talk about Super Show '11: what worked, what didn't work, what were the highlights and more including a new Fan Art Challenge, Free Comic Book Day chat and we award Best in Super Show! (1:44:46)

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    CGS Super Show Listener Voicemails

    CGS: Episode 1067 (May 7, 2011)

    Listeners and attendees call in before, during and after the events of the CGS Super Show weekend. (27:29)

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    CGS Super Show Concert

    CGS: Episode 1066 (May 6, 2011)

    Kirby Krackle! Super Ugly! H2Awesome! Paul French! It's the Super Show Concert with special guests Fred Chao and Brad Milyo! Listen in to hear a night of Nerd Rock! (1:14:00)

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    CGS Super Show 2011

    CGS: Episode 1065 (May 5, 2011)

    Super Show 2011 has come and gone! Presented in this episode is the live recording from the con floor where we hand out awards, give thanks, raffle off some prizes and more! (40:36)

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    BOMC: I Am Legion

    CGS: Episode 1064 (April 28, 2011)

    It's the last new episode of the week as a full roster of Geeks discuss Fabien Nury and John Cassaday's I Am Legion from Humanoids for International Month. What are our thoughts on this dense, rich, supernatural tale? (51:49)

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    Spotlight on Wonder Woman in the Silver Age

    CGS: Episode 1063 (April 27, 2011)

    We return to celebrate Wonder Woman's 70th Anniversary, this time around focusing on the Kanigher/Andru/Esposito years of 1958 to 1968 focusing on marriages, monsters, and the introduction of the Wonder Family! (1:17:05)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1062 (April 26, 2011)

    We give out some last minute Super Show news before jumping into and responding to listener reactions from last week's What is the Role of the Comic Book Retailer episode. (1:24:05)

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    Looking Ahead to Super Show 2011

    CGS: Episode 1061 (April 21, 2011)

    CGS Super Show 2011 is just a week away! To help you prepare, we go through the weekend's day by day breakdown of events, guests, the history of Super Show, afterparties, panels and more! (1:24:44)

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    Off the Rack reviews!

    CGS: Episode 1060 (April 20, 2011)

    What have we been reading? How about the Legion of Super-Villains oneshot! The Martian Confederacy! Butcher Baker! Sigil! Ruse! Detective Comics! Captain America! Doom Patrol! Walking Dead! Twilight Guardian! And more! (1:49:30)

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    A Wildstorm Retrospective

    CGS: Episode 1059 (April 19, 2011)

    The Wildstorm imprint is no more, so we are joined by listener Jaime Brassard to look back at twenty years of the titles, the characters and the creators that made up one of Image's most exciting studios. (1:07:13)

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    What is the Role of the Comic Book Retailer?

    CGS: Episode 1058 (April 18, 2011)

    Following up on our discussions on the roles of the Reader and Publisher, we now turn to Comic Book Retailers. What is their purpose? What makes for a good store? And what is their position in the comic book industry food chain? (1:24:02)

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    Spotlight on Marvel Comics in the '70s

    CGS: Episode 1057 (April 15, 2011)

    It's the height of the Bronze Age for Marvel Comics as we discuss '70s titles (Marvel Team-Up, Conan, Star Wars), characters and teams (Invaders, Punisher, Wolverine, Rom), creators (Gerry Conway, John Byrne, Jim Starlin) and more as we continue Modern Marvel's 50th Anniversary spotlight. (1:43:01)

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    Fear Itself 1

    CGS: Episode 1056 (April 14, 2011)

    A studio full of Geeks are pleasantly surprised by the first issue of Marvel's newest event, Fear Itself. Matt Fraction, Stuart Immonen and company deliver a good first issue full of mystery, conflict and myth. Listen in! (45:16)

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    Indie Spotlight

    CGS: Episode 1055 (April 13, 2011)

    This month's Indie Spotlight features the Anthology Project 2 with Nick Thornborrow and Joy Ang; Action Lab's Fracture with Chad Cicconi and Shawn Gabborin; and Adam Wilson, writer of Brian and Bobbi from 215 Ink. (1:07:19)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 1054 (April 12, 2011)

    Voicemails and emails from our listeners kicking us off into conversations on digital downloading, recommendations for high school readers, more Flashpoint reactions, Arkham Asylum, bathroom stalls, Super Show prize winners and more! (1:15:18)

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    A Conversation with Phil Foglio

    CGS: Episode 1053 (April 11, 2011)

    From early work in Dragon Magazine to First Comics, DC to Girl Genius, we have the pleasure of speaking with cartoonist Phil Foglio in anticipation of his appearance at this weekend's Stumptown Comics Fest! (55:53)

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    ECCC'11: Richard Starkings Spotlight Panel

    CGS: Episode 1052 (April 8, 2011)

    From Emerald City Comicon 2011, CGS had the pleasure of moderating the Spotlight Panel on Richard Starkings, creator of Elephantmen and Hip Flask and the man behind Comicraft design company, discussing his career and current Elephantmen news. (52:37)

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    Artifacts 06

    CGS: Episode 1051 (April 7, 2011)

    It's CyberForce vs the Artifact bearers with Aphrodite IV in the middle. A new Artifact is found, the 13th Artifact is on the run and the man behind it all is finally revealed. Or is he? (22:25)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1050 (April 6, 2011)

    It's our shortest - and perhaps our crankiest - Previews episode in awhile as we dip into the April catalogue for books shipping in June. And to start it all off, a nice healthy rant on Flashpoint! (1:04:49)

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    Off the Rack reviews

    CGS: Episode 1049 (April 5, 2011)

    We review some current comics by taking a Buy/Borrow/Pants look at FF 1, the first three chapters of War of the Green Lanterns and Fear Itself Prologue: Book of the Skull. (1:15:52)

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    Wild Pig Con Recap

    CGS: Episode 1048 (April 4, 2011)

    The Wild Pig Con and Sale has wrapped! There were tons of comics and trades to be had and in this episode we talk with Fred Chao, Fred Hembeck, Rafer Roberts, Randy Gentile and Walt Simonson! (1:02:31)

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    Introducing! Flaming Carrot, Ambush Bug, Deadpool

    CGS: Episode 1047 (April 1, 2011)

    It's April Fools' Day! What better way to celebrate than to talk about three of comicdom's craziest characters: Flaming Carrot (Visions 1), Ambush Bug (DC Comics Presents 52) and Deadpool (New Mutants 98). Ut! (1:07:52)

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    BOMC: Arkham Asylum

    CGS: Episode 1046 (March 31, 2011)

    Grant Morrison and Dave McKean's masterpiece, Arkham Asylum, is the spotlight for this DC focused Book of the Month Club episode. A roomful of Geeks discuss and debate the characters, the House and more. (1:14:09)

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    Comic Talk: News Edition

    CGS: Episode 1045 (March 30, 2011)

    The Geeks are back in the studio along with Chris Eberle to talk about the news of the week including the ongoing Rob Granito/art swipe saga, Silver Age Marvel Comics sales trends, the upcoming Wild Pig sale and more! (1:19:58)

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    Planet Comicon Tapes vol.2

    CGS: Episode 1044 (March 29, 2011)

    Planet Comicon's final day and we chat with writer Gail Simone, Bobby Bierley (Yellow), Jay Sternitzky (Short-Stack), Rob Schamberger (the Promotion), Darren Neely (the Prospector), the Damsels of Dorkington, and Freddie and Kiki Williams! (1:01:00)

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    Planet Comicon Tapes vol.1

    CGS: Episode 1043 (March 28, 2011)

    Peter and Pants continue their travels, this time to Kansas City's Planet Comicon. From the airport to several comic shops (Pulp Fiction, Elite, B-Bop), to the first day of the con, listen in to hear the CGS Con Tour continue! (1:14:58)

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    Post-C2E2 Chicago Shenanigans

    CGS: Episode 1042 (March 27, 2011)

    Peter and Pants tear up Chi-Town as they visit Four Star Studios (Josh Emmons, Tim Seeley, Mike Norton, Sean Dove); do a Comic Shop Crawl (Graham Crackers, Chicago Comics, Comic Vault, Dark Tower, Variety, Challengers); ride the El, do laundry and more! (1:56:26)

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    Comic Talk: Listener Feedback Edition

    CGS: Episode 1041 (March 24, 2011)

    While half the crew is traveling the world, Jamie returns to join Shane and Mike to chat about what the listeners are talking about: Wizard! Walking Dead! Invincible! Jim Starlin! Daredevil! Tin Tin! Star Trek! Superman Returns! And more! (1:40:25)

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    C2E2 2011 Tapes vol.3

    CGS: Episode 1040 (March 23, 2011)

    It's the final day of C2E2 including conversations with Adam Withers and Comfort Love, Chandra Free and Andrew Gaska, writer Charles Soule, Tom Pinchuk, artist Jason Howard, Comixology's David Steinberger, writer James Asmus and more! (1:35:15)

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    C2E2 2011 Tapes vol.2

    CGS: Episode 1039 (March 22, 2011)

    Day Two of C2E2! Along with our observations, we interview Merik Tadros author of the River Jordan gn, Ryan Brown of God Hates Astronauts, artist Keu Cha, Nightmare World's Dirk Manning, stevieD of Comic Book Queers and Fallen Angel artist J.K. Woodward. (1:22:34)

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    C2E2 2011 Tapes vol.1

    CGS: Episode 1038 (March 21, 2011)

    Peter, Adam and Pants are on the road to Chicago for C2E2 2011! From the car to the first day of the con you'll hear chats on the All Star Superman DVD, the Nail, Alan Davis, buying art, the Brady Bunch, listener shoutouts and more! (52:28)

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    Talkin' with Tiz

    CGS: Episode 1037 (March 19, 2011)

    Fan Expo Coordinator Tiziano DeSantis joins us once again to bust balls, talk about the convention circuit, drop information on the upcoming Toronto Comicon Fan Appreciation in April and more! (1:06:30)

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    State of the Industry with Brian Hibbs

    CGS: Episode 1036 (March 17, 2011)

    Comix Experience's Brian Hibbs returns to drop his knowledge on what was going in 2010 in the comics industry, the buying habits of comic readers, publisher critiques, brand expansions, thoughts for 2011 and more! (1:23:28)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1035 (March 16, 2011)

    Dark Horse. DC. IDW. Image. Marvel. AdHouse. Top Shelf. Radical. Ape. Fantagraphics. And more! It's the March Previews for books shipping in May and we're digging in to let you know what we're buying or what looks interesting. Get your pens ready! (1:08:16)

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    Looking Ahead to Planet Comicon

    CGS: Episode 1034 (March 15, 2011)

    Promoter Christopher Jackson joins us to discuss next weekend's Planet Comicon as well as some back issue market talk and more. And artist Freddie Williams II returns to update us on his projects, give tips on digital art and devices, and detail his plans for the con. (1:22:51)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1033 (March 14, 2011)

    It's Monday! Which means we chat about all kinds of topics including comic book events, GI Joe, the Spider-Man movie reboot and Broadway show, Disney's Marvel plans, and we wrap it up by talking with C2E2 Programming Director Peter Tatara about this weekend's convention in Chicago! (1:47:09)

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    Rrrrrazzle Dazzle

    CGS: Episode 1032 (March 11, 2011)

    It's a hodge-podge rambling of comics and tv talk with special in-studio guest Amber Love. From FreakAngels to Mystery Men, Elquest to Fallen Angel, Buffy to V to Smallville, everything's on the table including a new fan art challenge! (1:27:46)

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    Catching up with Andy Schmidt and Jamal Igle

    CGS: Episode 1031 (March 10, 2011)

    IDW Senior Editor Andy Schmidt returns to update us on his Comics Experience online comicbook courses, as well as current IDW events; and then we talk with artist Jamal Igle about his upcoming run on Zatanna, family life, portfolio reviews and more. (1:35:04)

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    Emerald City Comicon Tapes vol.3

    CGS: Episode 1030 (March 7, 2011)

    Our first Convention Tour Stop comes to a close, but not before talking with Top Cow's Filip Sablik, Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko, Scottie Young, GB Tran, Adam Warrock, Emi Lenox, Steve Lieber, Andy Kuhn, Frank Quitely and more! (1:41:01)

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    Emerald City Comicon Tapes vol.2

    CGS: Episode 1029 (March 6, 2011)

    Seattle loves Emerald City Comicon as Saturday was just swamped with convention goers. In this episode we talk a bit about the show, interview some listeners and talk with artist and our convention table neighbor Mike McKone! (41:25)

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    Emerald City Comicon Tapes vol.1

    CGS: Episode 1028 (March 5, 2011)

    The first stop on the CGS Convention Tour is here and Bryan, Peter and Pants are out in Seattle to celebrate. Along with some traveling clips, we talk with Uncle Sal, Tom Feister, Nate Simpson, Danielle Corsetto, Alina Pete and the Super Future Friends Podcast. (1:19:11)

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    A Conversation with Tony Moore

    CGS: Episode 1027 (March 4, 2011)

    Super Show Guest of Honor and artist extraordinaire Tony Moore returns to talk about his upcoming new Marvel series Venom with frequent collaborator Rick Remender. We also chat about fatherhood, Silent Night Deadly Night, convention plans and more! (1:24:23)

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    BOMC: Invincible vol.1: Family Matters

    CGS: Episode 1026 (March 3, 2011)

    It's been a long time coming and now we sit down to discuss the first four issues of Robert Kirkman's Invincible. And who knew it would cause this much of a division in the Speakers of Geek? Find out who liked it and who didn't in this Book of the Month Club episode! (52:57)

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    Spotlight on Wonder Woman in the Golden Age

    CGS: Episode 1025 (March 2, 2011)

    The Amazing Amazon turns 70 this year, so we're kicking off a series of spotlights featuring the various ages of Wonder Woman. William Moulton Marston's character and her origins are just as interesting as the creator himself. From invisible jets to Cheetahs, listen in to hear a fascinating part of comics history. (1:10:16)

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    Introducing! Black Panther, Black Lightning, Bring the Thunder

    CGS: Episode 1024 (March 1, 2011)

    Introducing! returns as we discuss and compare the first appearances of Black Panther (Fantastic Four 52), Black Lightning (Black Lightning 1) and Bring the Thunder (Bring the Thunder 1). (1:18:07)

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    Spotlight on Marvel Comics in the '60s

    CGS: Episode 1023 (February 28, 2011)

    In honor of the 50th anniversary of Marvel's Modern Age, Bruce Rosenberger joins us for this first spotlight looking at Marvel in the '60s and the appearances of the Fantastic Four, Hulk, Spider-Man, Avengers, X-Men, Daredevil, Doctor Strange and so many more. (1:13:38)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 1022 (February 24, 2011)

    We plunge into voicemails and emails giving us a chance to talk about Chaos War, Secret Warriors, comics that make us cry, Mike Allred, getting back into comics for lapsed readers, a Book of the Month Club update, the return of Drunk Cap and more! (1:16:19)

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    Webcomic Spotlight: Mike Norton's Battlepug!

    CGS: Episode 1021 (February 23, 2011)

    Mighty Mike Norton returns to fill us in on his newest endeavor, Battlepug! the webcomic! It's dog meets Conan from the artist on the current Young Justice comic. We also learn of his return to the character of Gravity in the Fear Itself Youth in Revolt mini-series and more! (46:33)

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    Top 5 Rivals

    CGS: Episode 1020 (February 22, 2011)

    We've talked about Top 5 Couples in the past, now it's time to talk about Top 5 Rivals! Hero vs Villain. Hero vs Hero. Team vs Team. Villain vs Villain. Brother vs brother. Just what are the great rivalries in comic books? (1:28:23)

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    Off the Rack reviews

    CGS: Episode 1019 (February 21, 2011)

    It's a mixture of comic and tv talk as we dig into Hulk, Richard Stark's Parker the Hunter, Archaia's Cyclops, Borders closings, All Star Superman animated movie, No Ordinary Family and more. (52:13)

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    Indie Spotlight

    CGS: Episode 1018 (February 18, 2011)

    Three creators, three great projects! Hoang Nguyen discusses the upcoming Carbon Grey series (Image); cartoonist Mike White chats about Amity Blamity vol.1 (SLG); and Harold Jennett's Geek Syndicate the Comic podstrip is heading to print! (1:14:28)

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    State of the Bat-Union

    CGS: Episode 1017 (February 16, 2011)

    With the help of Cory Lewellen, co-editor of Gothamknightsonline.com, we spend the entire episode discussing all the various titles in the Bat-Universe. From Batman to Red Robin, Gotham City Sirens to Detective Comics, it's a status quo look at everything Batman! (1:15:05)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1016 (February 15, 2011)

    It's that time again to dig into the monthly Previews as we look at those comics and trades and merchandise shipping in April. Dark Horse, DC, Marvel, Image, Drawn & Quarterly, Ape, Oni - lots of good stuff this month! (1:20:47)

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    Comic Talk: Listener Feedback Edition

    CGS: Episode 1015 (February 14, 2011)

    In this followup to last week's Comic Talk episode, we discuss the listeners' reactions to the question of What is the Role of the Comic Book Publisher? What did they agree with, what did they disagree with and what other suggestions did they have? (1:21:12)

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    Brightest Day part 3

    CGS: Episode 1014 (February 11, 2011)

    This time around we take a look at issues 13 thru 18 as well as Justice League Generation Lost, Birds of Prey, events happening in recent Green Lantern titles, speculate on the identity of the Champion of Earth, the ending and more! (1:02:36)

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    Looking Ahead to Emerald City Comicon '11

    CGS: Episode 1013 (February 10, 2011)

    Convention Director, Jim Demonakos, joins us once again as we prepare for our first stop on the 2011 CGS Convention Tour: Emerald City Comicon in Seattle! We hear about the new guests, the move to a three day weekend, preparing a show for the fans and more. (1:04:06)

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    Fallen Heroes and Back in the Day

    CGS: Episode 1012 (February 9, 2011)

    Fallen Heroes author, and Geek Syndicate co-host, Barry Nugent joins us for the upcoming release of the Fallen Heroes comic book adaptation; we then talk with Geek Savant David Dwonch about his Back in the Day oneshot from Action Lab. (1:06:04)

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    CGS Best of 2010 Winners!

    CGS: Episode 1011 (February 8, 2011)

    The listeners have voted and it's time to announce the winners in our CGS Best Of 2010 Awards! It's a mix of surprises, runaway and repeat winners followed up by a discussion on a few titles we want to see in 2011! (1:14:07)

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    What is the Role of the Comic Book Publisher?

    CGS: Episode 1010 (February 7, 2011)

    In this Comic Talk episode, we continue our discussion of the various roles and responsibilities in the buyer - retailer - creator - publisher chain. This time we focus on the Comic Book Publisher. We then follow it up with discussions on the new Superman casting, seller's remorse, Age of X and more. (1:30:46)

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    Artifacts 05

    CGS: Episode 1009 (February 4, 2011)

    A new artist! An old Top Cow team favorite! The second act of Artifacts brings in Whilce Portacio and Cyber-Force! But which side are they on as the search for Hope and the 13th Artifact bearer continues! (29:14)

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    BOMC: Squadron Supreme

    CGS: Episode 1008 (February 2, 2011)

    Book of the Month Club returns for 2011 and first up is Marvel's Squadron Supreme! In what could be considered Mark Gruenwald's magnum opus, heroes take on the government and each other in order to save the world! Does it hold up after its initial release 26 years later? Find out! (1:02:41)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1007 (January 31, 2011)

    It was a week of news and high profile comic books! Wizard Magazine goes through some major changes, independent comic creators call for action, we discuss Fantastic Four 587, give away the last round of Super Show Early Bird Ticket prizes and more! (1:37:03)

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    Smallville Season 10 part 1

    CGS: Episode 1006 (January 27, 2011)

    As Smallville gets ready to continue its final season, we take a look back at the first eleven episodes of season ten. Mysteries, revelations, new live action DC characters, old friends reappearing, we dig through it all and give our speculations on the finale. (1:17:33)

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    Previews!

    CGS: Episode 1005 (January 26, 2011)

    It's a quick look at the January Previews for books mostly shipping in March. We then talk with returning guests Jim Amash and Eric Nolen-Weathington about the Matt Baker biography, the Art of Glamour, from TwoMorrows Publishing. (1:18:43)

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    Thor: First Thunder 5

    CGS: Episode 1004 (January 25, 2011)

    What is the final act that brings Thor and Donald Blake together in order to defeat Loki and where is Odin? To help us discuss the issue and the series as a whole, writer Bryan J.L. Glass and Judy Glass join us live in the CGS studio! (1:00:31)

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    They're Back!!!

    CGS: Episode 1003 (January 24, 2011)

    The Geeks are back with special guests Bryan and Judy Glass as they discuss the end of the Comics Code Authority, respond to the casting announcements of Bane and Catwoman in Dark Knight Rises, debate Mark Millar's digital payment breakdown and more! (1:27:10)

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    Best Of 2010 Nominations part 2

    CGS: Episode 1002 (January 19, 2011)

    We wrap up our Best Of 2010 discussion with Writer, Artist, Writer/Artist, Inker, Color Artist, Letterer, Editor, Cover Artist, Breakout Talent, Biggest Disappointment, Comic Project in another Medium, Most Important News and Most Anticipated for 2011! (1:42:42)

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    Best Of 2010 Nominations part 1

    CGS: Episode 1001 (January 18, 2011)

    We're back! It's time for our 2010 Best Of Nominations! In this first part: New Hero, New Villain, New Comic, Limited Series, Oneshot, Cliffhanger, Storyline, Sleeper Hit, Ongoing, Reprint, Original Graphic Novel and Publication About Comics. (2:10:29)

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    Episode 1000!

    CGS: Episode 1000 (January 10, 2011)

    Recorded live in front of a studio full of friends, family and fellow Geeks, and thanks to Fade 2 Black who rescued the event for us, we present Episode 1000! Freking Sweer! (3:54:38)

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