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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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    Catching up with Ron Marz

    CGS: Episode 1309 (December 11, 2012)

    Ron Marz is writing quite a lot of comics currently. He joins us to discuss his many projects which include Shinku, Prophecy, Artifacts, Magdalena, The Protectors and Ravine. Throw in some talk about Star Wars, football, hammers and razors and you got yourself a show. (1:09:27)

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    Playin' the Ponies with Katie Cook and Andy Price

    CGS: Episode 1308 (December 6, 2012)

    The creative team behind My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #1, writer Katie Cook and artist Andy Price, join us in this episode.We discuss the public's (occasionally extreme) reaction to the book, getting kids into comics, the perils and pitfalls of Disneyland and more. (1:13:15)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1307 (December 5, 2012)

    In this episode we discuss Justice League Dark #14 from DC, Journey Into Mystery #646 from Marvel and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #1 from IDW. Concretize! (1:08:24)

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    A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

    CGS: Episode 1306 (December 4, 2012)

    Some follow up on our Monkees Spotlight, Karen Berger's departure from Vertigo, The Hobbit, The Walking Dead, Arrow, the Mayans and Legos are just some of what's discussed in this all over the place episode. (58:53)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1305 (November 29, 2012)

    After some discussion on our Thanksgiving and Black Friday activities we dive into some comic talk. We discuss in some detail (that means spoilers!) Amazing Spider-Man #698, Jamie gives his thoughts on the 'Arrow' TV show and we get some history of Ultron in anticipation of the upcoming 'Age of Ultron' event from Marvel in 2013. (1:00:36)

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    Marvel Now Round Four

    CGS: Episode 1304 (November 27, 2012)

    We take a look at the next batch of Marvel Now branded books in this episode - Captain America #1 and Indestructible Hulk #1 as well as Deadpool #2 and Iron Man #2. (1:13:52)

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    Therapy with Uncle Sal

    CGS: Episode 1303 (November 25, 2012)

    Hang on to your wigs and keys - it's Uncle Sal time. 'Nuff said. (2:46:14)

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    Spotlight on The Monkees

    CGS: Episode 1302 (November 23, 2012)

    In this episode we shine our spotlight on The Monkees. We discuss how we first got into The Monkees, our favorite songs, our favorite episodes, trivia, the upcoming tour and more. This episode was originally a CGS iPhone app exclusive but now gets a wider release (1:25:27)

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    A Cornucopia of Comics Conversation 2012

    CGS: Episode 1301 (November 21, 2012)

    We start with an Off the Rack from Murd on 'Are You My Mother?', chat with Steve Hoveke about his Kickstarter project for 'The Steamworld Chronicles', talk about the 'Wreck It Ralph' and 'Skyfall' movies and go over some of the original art results from the latest Heritage Auctions. (1:16:21)

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    Marvel Now Round Three

    CGS: Episode 1300 (November 20, 2012)

    We continue with our reviews of the newest batch of Marvel Now books. In this episode we discuss All-New X-Men #1, Fantastic Four #1, Thor: God of Thunder #1, X-Men Legacy #1 and Avengers Assemble #9. (1:43:14)

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    CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp Episode 5

    CGS: (November 18, 2012)

    Guest Co-Host Lance Kizer assists with discussing 'Old Jungle' Sayings, Family Legacies, Legends, and the Color Purple. We give an in depth look at the Ghost Who Walks from its origins, newspaper strips, comics, novels, and live-action interpretations. Grab Devil and saddle up Hero and join in the fun as we look at the Phantom. (1:49:25)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1299 (November 15, 2012)

    It's Previews time once again! We go over items from the November Previews catalog that will mostly be shipping in January. (1:18:55)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1298 (November 14, 2012)

    In this episode we discuss Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm and how it might affect the Star Wars movies, comics and toys, DC's upcoming Katana, Vibe and Justice League of America books and some spoiler filled TV talk on The Walking Dead and Arrow. (1:08:44)

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    Marvel Now Round Two

    CGS: Episode 1297 (November 13, 2012)

    Our coverage of the Marvel Now books continues as we give our Buy/Borrow/Pants reviews of Deadpool #1 and Iron Man #1. (53:13)

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    Marvel Now Round One

    CGS: Episode 1296 (November 8, 2012)

    We begin our coverage of Marvel Now as we take a spoiler filled look at Red She-Hulk #58, Marvel Now Point One #1 and A Plus X #1. (54:14)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1295 (November 6, 2012)

    Joe Kubert Presents #1 from DC, Uncanny Avengers #1 from Marvel, Multiple Warheads #1 from Image and Cyberforce #1 from Top Cow are reviewed (with spoilers) in this episode. We also talk with artist JK Woodward about his experience during Hurricane Sandy (1:15:16)

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    Spotlight on Spider-Man in the Chromium Age (90's)

    CGS: Episode 1294 (November 1, 2012)

    Our 50th Anniversary spotlight on Spider-Man continues as we look at his 'Chromium Age' - the 1990's. Chris from Wild Pig Comics joins us again as does Dan Cangilla who is a big fan of this era. We discuss Carnage, the return of Peter's parents, Peter and Mary Jane's baby, the 'deaths' during this era, Spider-Girl, the Clone Saga and more. (1:21:51)

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    Ridin' the Storm Out

    CGS: Episode 1293 (October 29, 2012)

    As we prepare for the storm heading our way, we decided the best thing to do is to talk about comics. We discuss Marvel Now!, the first Hawkeye mini series, Super-Hero movies, the changes coming to Spider-Man and more. (2:23:04)

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    Top 5 Avengers

    CGS: Episode 1292 (October 25, 2012)

    In this the 'Year of the Avengers', we realized we've never done a Top 5 Avengers list before. Longtime listener Mario Muscar helps us remedy that as he joins us for this episode. (1:15:57)

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    Rappin' with Fred Chao

    CGS: Episode 1291 (October 24, 2012)

    Fred Chao joins us to talk about his Kickstarter project for his book 'Alison And Her Rainy Day Robot' as well as revisiting 'Johnny Hiro'. Plus we coax Fred into performing a Star Wars rap for us. (50:53)

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    'Marvel Comics: The Untold Story' with author Sean Howe

    CGS: Episode 1290 (October 22, 2012)

    'Marvel Comics: The Untold Story' is 'An unvarnished, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes account of one of the most dominant pop cultural forces in contemporary America.' Marvel history buff Chris Eberle from Wild Pig Comics joins us to talk about the book with the author Sean Howe (50:17)

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    Comic Talk: News Edition

    CGS: Episode 1289 (October 18, 2012)

    There was a lot of news coming out of New York Comic Con as well as after the con was over. We discuss IDW's announcements, Cartoon Network pulling DC Nation off the air, Scott Snyder and Jim Lee on a new Superman title, the SHIELD TV series pilot and more. (55:15)

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    TV Talk on Arrow and The Walking Dead

    CGS: Episode 1288 (October 16, 2012)

    Time for a change of pace from comic talk to TV talk. Shane and Pants discuss the series premiere of 'Arrow' and the third season premiere of 'The Walking Dead'. Spoilers! (1:00:35)

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    The 2012 New York Comic Con Tapes

    CGS: Episode 1287 (October 15, 2012)

    The latest New York Comic Con has come and gone and CGS was there. Listen to some reports from the floor as well as interviews with Simone Bianchi, Ron Marz and more (1:03:29)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1286 (October 11, 2012)

    Once again it's time for Previews! We go over the October catalog for items shipping mostly in December. (1:00:06)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1285 (October 9, 2012)

    Our Marvel choice for this month's off the rack was delayed so Jamie and Shane discuss Avengers vs. X-men #12 instead. We then talk about Sword of Sorcery #0 from DC and Stumptown Volume 2 from Oni Press and briefly go over some of the other DC zero issues. (1:06:10)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 1284 (October 8, 2012)

    After a health update from Jamie D we jump into some listener feedback. Topics include the Dredd movie, where to start with Dr. Who, what to name your newborn child and more. (1:06:08)

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    Skype Me with Julian Lytle

    CGS: Episode 1283 (October 6, 2012)

    Julian Lytle returns to the show as we test drive Skype for the first time. Julian tells us all about the recent MorrisonCon and gives us his theory on Avengers vs X-Men. It's been said before, but the man is plantanas! (1:46:46)

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    Avengers vs X-Men Issue 12 Call In Show

    CGS: Episode 1282 (October 4, 2012)

    It's the final issue of the Avengers vs X-Men series. How did it end and what are it's repercussions for the Marvel Universe? We give our thought on the issue and take some phone calls from our listeners to hear what they think. (1:22:05)

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    Conventions Conventions Conventions!

    CGS: Episode 1281 (October 1, 2012)

    Pants flies solo in this episode about - you guessed it - Conventions! First up is some talk about the recent Hershey Comic Con, then some New York Comic Con talk and then finally some more information about our own upcoming convention - The CGS Super Show 2013. (28:08)

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    Top 5 Costumes

    CGS: Episode 1280 (September 27, 2012)

    Cosplayer and costume maker Amber Love joins us in studio for this wide open top 5 episode on costumes. (1:05:59)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1279 (September 25, 2012)

    Amber Love joins us in studio to talk about the upcoming Super Hero event at the Comic Fusion store in Flemington, NJ on October 6th and 7th. We also touch on the settlement of the Robert Kirkman/Tony Moore lawsuit, movie news on Wolverine and Dredd 3D and more. (1:08:18)

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    Avengers vs X-Men Issue 11

    CGS: Episode 1278 (September 23, 2012)

    SPOILERS! We go over the penultimate issue of Avengers vs. X-Men in this episode. Who makes the 'ultimate sacrifice' and what do we think will happen in issue 12? (52:12)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1277 (September 20, 2012)

    Time for another round of Off the Rack reviews. In this episode we discuss Phantom Lady #1 from DC, Hawkeye #1 from Marvel and Archer & Armstrong #1 from Valiant. (1:05:29)

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    Wild Pig Grand Reopening Recap

    CGS: Episode 1276 (September 18, 2012)

    CGS was in Kenilworth, NJ this past weekend for the grand reopening sale at Wild Pig Comics. Hear about what we bought, what raffles we won and the future for the store. We also discuss the changes made with Tim Drake being Robin and throw in an announcement or two regarding CGS in 2013. (1:06:12)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1275 (September 14, 2012)

    Yes it's Previews time once again. We go through the September Previews for items shipping beginning in November. (1:06:19)

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    A Conversation with Bill Willingham

    CGS: Episode 1274 (September 12, 2012)

    We're big fans of Fables here at CGS so it was great to get to talk to writer Bill Willingham. We discuss his childhood reading habits, his desire to be Tarzan and of course Fables. He's also spearheading a convention next year - Fabletown and Beyond. (1:23:29)

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    Baltimore Comic Con Recap and more

    CGS: Episode 1273 (September 11, 2012)

    Pants discusses the recent Baltimore Comic Con with in studio guest author Tom King. We talk about Tom's experience as a first time exhibitor at the convention, his book 'A Once Crowded Sky', the Marvel panel that Pants appeared on and more. Wait...Pants was on a Marvel Panel? This I gotta hear. (1:04:34)

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    CGS Behind the Scenes Clip Show

    CGS: Episode 1272 (September 7, 2012)

    Time for another clip show of previously unaired material. There's some studio chatter from before and after episodes, recordings made for the CGS website but never used, content edited out of episodes, comic talk, tomfoolery and even some singing! (56:04)

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    DC's New 52: One Year Later

    CGS: Episode 1271 (September 5, 2012)

    It's been one year since DC relaunched their entire universe. What worked? What didn't work? What are some of our favorite books? In this episode we take a look back and give our thoughts on the last year of DC Comics. (1:29:50)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1270 (September 3, 2012)

    First up is some TV talk on the season premiere of Dr. Who and the pilot for SHIELD and then comic talk. We discuss Justice League 12, Batman Incorporated 3, Green Lantern Annual 1 and more. (1:10:35)

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    Spotlight on Batman: The Animated Series

    CGS: Episode 1269 (August 30, 2012)

    Batman: The Animated Series premiered on September 5th, 1992 almost twenty years ago so we thought it was a good time for a Spotlight episode. We discuss our favorite episodes, the voice actors, the toys, the movies and more. (1:10:06)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1268 (August 28, 2012)

    After some follow up on previous episodes we jump into discussions on Rob Liefeld's tweets, Superman and Wonder Woman as a couple, the new Justice League of America book, Wolverine's latest update to his story and more. (1:16:36)

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    CGS by the Sea

    CGS: Episode 1267 (August 26, 2012)

    Members of Comic Geek Speak and some friends of the show headed down to Stone Harbor, NJ this weekend to visit with fellow geek Adam Murdough. In this episode we catch up with them to see what they've been up to recently. Find out who is going on a book signing tour in 2013, who collects memorabilia from the live action Spider-Man TV show and who was recently almost hired by Marvel. (59:04)

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    Avengers vs X-Men Month 5

    CGS: Episode 1266 (August 24, 2012)

    Spider-Man takes a beating, the Phoenix Five get whittled down to two and Hope stands up to Cyclops. We discuss all this and more as we go over issues 9 and 10 of Avengers vs X-Men. (1:09:59)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1265 (August 22, 2012)

    In this episode we give our Buy/Borrow/Pants reviews of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #1 from DC, Captain Marvel #1 from Marvel and Revival #1 from Image and have some brief discussions on Daredevil, Fantastic Four and Batman: Earth One. (1:04:34)

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    Leaving Megalopolis Kickstarter with Jim Calafiore

    CGS: Episode 1264 (August 21, 2012)

    Jim has been on a few of our conventions episodes, but this is the first time we've had him on for a full interview. We cover his work for Valiant Comics in the 90's, his run on Exiles for Marvel and Aquaman and Secret Six for DC. He's now got a Kickstarter campaign for Leaving Megalopolis - a graphic novel with writer Gail Simone. (1:09:40)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1263 (August 16, 2012)

    It's a relaxed episode with just Jamie D. and Pants. After some discussion on the passing of Joe Kubert, we talk about Marvel's cancellation of The Defenders book, Joss Whedon signing on to the Avengers sequel, the Superman Family Adventures comic and more. (56:06)

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    Molly Danger Kickstarter with Jamal Igle

    CGS: Episode 1262 (August 14, 2012)

    Jamal Igle joins us to talk about Molly Danger and the Kickstarter campaign to help finance it. We also discuss his recent work on Kiss for IDW, how he got on to the weekly 52 book from DC and more. (1:18:52)

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    Classic Geek Speak: A Conversation with Joe Kubert

    CGS: (August 12, 2012)

    The comics industry has lost a legend today in the passing of Joe Kubert. To honor the man in our own small way, we represent our conversation with him from November of 2005. (52:44)

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    Catching up with ILM's Tom Martinek

    CGS: Episode 1261 (August 9, 2012)

    Tom Martinek works for Industrial Light & Magic and it's been far too long since we've had him on to talk movies. We discuss his work on the Avengers movie, the award his team won for Transformers: Dark of the Moon, how he ended up in a room with George Lucas, the recent superhero movies and more including his best day of work ever. (1:19:49)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1260 (August 8, 2012)

    It's Previews time again! We go through the August catalog for items shipping in October and we also tell you what book to order 'if you want to crush your nuts as you read.' (1:27:21)

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    Talking Fan Expo Canada with Tiz

    CGS: Episode 1259 (August 7, 2012)

    Fan Expo Canada is coming up in only a few weeks in Toronto so we talk with the Event Coordinator Tiziano De Santis all about conventions in general and specifically what to expect from this year's show. (1:36:52)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1258 (August 2, 2012)

    For this off the rack episode we give our thoughts on the first issues of some current mini series - American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares from DC/Verigo, The Infernal Man-Thing from Marvel and Prophecy from Dynamite. We also throw in some John Carter movie talk. (1:11:52)

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    Avengers vs X-Men Month 4

    CGS: Episode 1257 (July 31, 2012)

    An Avenger burns, Namor attacks Wakanda, and the Phoenix Five lose a member. All this and more from issues 7 and 8 of Avengers vs X-men. (57:34)

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    Comic Talk: News Edition

    CGS: Episode 1256 (July 29, 2012)

    Neil Gaiman returning to Sandman, John Layman taking over writing duties on Detective Comics and Marvel movie news are just some of the stories from Comic-Con that we discuss in this episode. We also get a health update from Jamie. (1:07:56)

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    Spotlight on Spider-Man in the Copper Age

    CGS: Episode 1255 (July 27, 2012)

    Our spotlight on Spider-Man for his 50th anniversary continues as we look at his 'Copper' age - the 1980's. Chris from Wild Pig Comics joins us again as we discuss the Hobgoblin, the black costume, Mary Jane and Peter's wedding, 'The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man' and more. (1:41:11)

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    A Conversation with Colleen Doran

    CGS: Episode 1254 (July 25, 2012)

    Most comic fans would probably know Colleen Doran from her work on 'A Distant Soil', but she's done work for DC, Marvel and many other publishers also. In this episode we discuss her career in comics, her quest to digitally restore 'A Distant Soil' and much more including her strange connection to Fabio. (1:20:11)

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    'The Dark Knight Rises' Movie Review

    CGS: Episode 1253 (July 23, 2012)

    'The Dark Knight Rises' movie has finally arrived and a room full of Geeks give their thoughts on it. (1:25:04)

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    Top 5 Original Graphic Novels

    CGS: Episode 1252 (July 20, 2012)

    Four Geeks plus three members of the Wild Pig crew equals a packed house for this Top 5 episode on Original Graphic Novels. (1:44:39)

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    The Road to 'The Dark Knight Rises'

    CGS: Episode 1251 (July 18, 2012)

    In anticipation of 'The Dark Knight Rises' coming out this Friday, we discuss the previous two Batman films - what comic books stories the movies draw from, the casting of the various roles and more. (1:31:28)

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    2012 San Diego Comic-Con Interviews

    CGS: Episode 1250 (July 15, 2012)

    Comic-Con was this past weekend and Pants was there. Listen to his interviews with Katie Cook, Dave Dwonch, Jim Calafiore, Kevin Freeman, Freddie Williams II, Jamal Igle and the Eisner Award winning Mike Norton. (1:03:57)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1249 (July 12, 2012)

    It's time once again for Previews! We go over the July Previews for items shipping mostly in September. (1:18:49)

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    Before Watchmen

    CGS: Episode 1248 (July 11, 2012)

    'Before Watchmen' has arrived. We take a Buy/Borrow/Pants look at the first month of books - 'Minutemen', 'Silk Spectre', 'Comedian' and 'Nite Owl'. (57:43)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1247 (July 10, 2012)

    This episode is dominated by discussion, speculation, theories and more about the 'Marvel NOW!' relaunch. (1:07:43)

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    The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Review

    CGS: Episode 1246 (July 7, 2012)

    For Spider-Man's 50th Anniversary year we get a reboot of the movie franchise. Chris, Dani and Ryan from Wild Pig Comics join us to talk all about 'The Amazing Spider-Man' film. (1:06:24)

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    A Conversation with Christos Gage

    CGS: Episode 1245 (July 5, 2012)

    Christos Gage is currently writing 'Avengers Academy' and 'X-Men Legacy' for Marvel and 'Angel & Faith' for Dark Horse. He's also got an original graphic novel coming out from Top Cow/Minotaur Press this month called 'Sunset'. We chat with him about all of this as well as his upcoming work with Neal Adams on 'First X-men'. (1:12:11)

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    Avengers vs X-Men Month 3

    CGS: Episode 1244 (July 3, 2012)

    A battle on the moon! The Phoenix Five! Peace on Earth? We're only at the halfway point of 'Avengers vs. X-Men' and there's plenty going in with more to come as we cover issues 5 and 6 of the series. (1:10:38)

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    CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp Episode 4

    CGS: (July 1, 2012)

    It's a Thark, It's a Lotharian, It's a Red Martian...No, It's John Carter! To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the creation of the character, we look to bring the Virginian center stage in episode 4. Guest Host Al Sparrow (Torchsong on the forums) helps astral project us into the world of John Carter of Mars. (1:44:13)

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    Uncle Sal

    CGS: Episode 1243 (June 28, 2012)

    As he's quick to point out, it's been a while since we've had Sal Abbinanti, or 'Uncle Sal' as we like to call him, on our show. We remedy that with this over two hour extravaganza. Listen along won't you please and enjoy the monologues of America's Sweetheart. (2:13:55)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1242 (June 26, 2012)

    We talk about the most recent Wizard World Philadelphia convention, Jamal Igle's 'Molly Danger' book joins the Action Lab family, Mike catches us up on what he's been doing recently and we debut his new segment 'Gallagher's Gallows'. (1:03:33)

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    Spotlight on GI Joe in Comics

    CGS: Episode 1241 (June 21, 2012)

    We've put the spotlight on the GI Joe toys in the past, but now we shine that light on the comic books. Our emphasis is mainly on the Marvel Comics series started by Larry Hama, but we do touch on the recent series from IDW as well. Chris from Wild Pig Comics joins us again to discuss this great run of comics. (1:29:21)

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    The Return of AJ Lieberman

    CGS: Episode 1240 (June 20, 2012)

    In this episode we catch up with writer AJ Lieberman who has a new book 'Harvest' coming out in August from Image Comics. After reminiscing about his work on 'Harley Quinn', 'Batman: Gotham Knights', 'Cowboy Ninja Viking' and 'Term Life', we dive into the first issue of 'Harvest'. (1:09:00)

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    Batman: Night of the Owls

    CGS: Episode 1239 (June 19, 2012)

    Batman has been one of our favorite titles from DC's relaunch. The 'Night of the Owls' crossover spread the story to the rest of the Bat Universe. We review the story in Batman to this point and go through the crossover titles and discuss the reveal in Batman #10. SPOILERS! (1:53:50)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1238 (June 14, 2012)

    Our choices for some off the rack discussion for this episode are Batman Annual #1 from DC, Fury Max #1 from Marvel and Mind the Gap #1 from Image. We also touch on Trio #1, Star Trek:TNG/Doctor Who #1 and more. (1:09:16)

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    Talking Marvel in the 60's and 70's with author Pierre Comtois

    CGS: Episode 1237 (June 13, 2012)

    TwoMorrows Publishing has put out some great books on comics and comics history. Author Pierre Comtois joins us to talk about his books on Marvel in the 60's and 70's. (1:00:35)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1236 (June 12, 2012)

    It's Previews time again! We go over the June Previews for books shipping in August. (1:41:16)

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    Spotlight on Spider-Man in the Bronze Age

    CGS: Episode 1235 (June 7, 2012)

    We continue to celebrate Spider-Man's 50th Anniversary with his appearances in the Bronze Age. Chris from Wild Pig Comics joins us again as we cover from Amazing Spider-Man #101 through #200. (1:28:45)

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    DC's New 52: The Second Wave

    CGS: Episode 1234 (June 6, 2012)

    Six new titles from DC make up the 'Second Wave' of the New 52. We give the buy/borrow/pants treatment to Batman Incorporated, Dial H, Earth 2, GI Combat, The Ravagers and Worlds' Finest. (1:52:38)

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    Avengers vs X-Men Month 2

    CGS: Episode 1233 (June 5, 2012)

    It's month two of Avengers vs X-Men and we cover issues 3 and 4. The tension is building as the teams search for Hope and the Phoenix force gets closer to Earth. (1:08:09)

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    Spotlight on Marvel in the 2000's Part Two

    CGS: Episode 1232 (May 24, 2012)

    Our look at Marvel in the 2000's continues as we cover the years 2002-2004. (2:08:18)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1231 (May 22, 2012)

    'You can't get off topic if there is no topic to begin with.' We talk about the new Avengers TV show comic from Boom and the second wave of DC's new 52, but there's also a nice story about Jamie on a track. (1:01:26)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 1230 (May 17, 2012)

    Green Lantern Animated Series #1 (DC), Secret Service #1 (Marvel/Icon) and The Shadow #1 (Dynamite) were our choices for some off the rack discussion this month. (1:11:12)

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    A Conversation with Mike Norton and Tim Seeley

    CGS: Episode 1229 (May 16, 2012)

    Mike and Tim are certainly busy right now with projects like Revival, Battlepug, Witchblade, Double Feature Comics, Hack/Slash and more. They managed to find some time to talk to us to let us know all about them. (1:08:30)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1228 (May 15, 2012)

    In this episode we talk about the Avengers movie (again!), Justice League International, Hellblazer, the upcoming 'Arrow' TV show, some original comic art auction results and more. (1:06:03)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1227 (May 10, 2012)

    It's Previews time again! We go over the May Previews for books shipping in July (1:11:04)

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    Super Wild Pig Show Recap

    CGS: Episode 1226 (May 9, 2012)

    Comic Geek Speak and Wild Pig Comics joined forces this past weekend to put on the Super Wild Pig Show and we had a great time. In this episode we talk about the setup, our purchases, the Freking Swear Awards, the raffles, who we saw at the show and more. (1:20:38)

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    Avengers Movie Review

    CGS: Episode 1225 (May 7, 2012)

    Geeks assemble! We've waited a long time for the Avengers movie and now that we've seen it we can't wait to talk about it. (1:12:54)

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    Avengers vs X-Men Month 1

    CGS: Episode 1224 (May 3, 2012)

    Our look at the battle between Marvel's two biggest teams starts here as we cover issues 0, 1 and 2 of 'Avengers vs X-Men'. The lines have been drawn - whose side are you on? (1:34:24)

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    Summit City and Denver Comic Con Convention Talk

    CGS: Episode 1223 (May 2, 2012)

    Convention season is in full swing and some familiar voices join us to discuss some upcoming shows. Zack Kruse tells us all about the Summit City Comic Con and Charlito regales us with news on the Denver Comic Con. (1:38:53)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1222 (May 1, 2012)

    Shane, Murd and Pants talk about some Walking Dead original art and the new video game as well as some upcoming conventions and their guest lists. (1:08:08)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 1221 (April 26, 2012)

    Discussion topics brought up by our listeners include which of the DC new 52 books we're still reading, a challenging sketch request for artists at conventions, how much violence can we see from AMC's 'The Walking Dead' and more. (1:03:05)

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    Kickstarting Crazy Mary

    CGS: Episode 1220 (April 25, 2012)

    We talk with writer Michael Colbert and artists JK Woodward and William Blankenship about their graphic novel Crazy Mary which is currently on Kickstarter . (1:20:46)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1219 (April 24, 2012)

    Topics of discussion include DC Comics' upcoming #0 issues, Batman: Odyssey, the Young Justice Season Finale, Marvel's Augmented Reality App, Batman: Night of the Owls and more. (1:16:11)

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    Spotlight on Marvel Comics in the 2000's Part One

    CGS: Episode 1218 (April 19, 2012)

    Our look at Marvel Comics through the ages nears its conclusion. The launch of the Ultimate line, Bendis on Daredevil, Alias and the Sentry are some of the topics discussed in this episode as we go through the years 2000-2001. (1:45:10)

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    The 2012 C2E2 Tapes

    CGS: Episode 1217 (April 18, 2012)

    Pants went to Chicago for C2E2 and did some interviews with writer Charles Soule, Filip Sablik from Top Cow, Jeff Dyer and Steve Ott from 'Every Waking Moment', Steve Bryant, Ryan Stegman, Chris Caira, Jim Segulin from the Raging Bullets podcast and JK Woodward. (1:21:54)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 1216 (April 17, 2012)

    Just a good old fashioned comic talk episode. We discuss some of the news coming out of C2E2, Fantastic Four Season 1, the Ultimates line and even chat about some classic TV. (1:19:59)

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    Spotlight on Spider-Man in the Silver Age

    CGS: Episode 1215 (April 12, 2012)

    Wild Pig Comics' own Chris Eberle joins us to talk about Spider-Man in the Silver Age. The stories, the artists, the villains, the supporting cast and even the cartoon series are discussed. We cover from Amazing Fantasy #15 through Amazing Spider-Man #100. (1:36:43)

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    Looking Ahead to the Super Wild Pig Show

    CGS: Episode 1214 (April 10, 2012)

    After some Avengers vs X-Men discussion we dive into all things Super Wild Pig Show. Chris and Dani from Wild Pig Comics join us in studio to discuss the details of the upcoming convention. (1:48:18)

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 1213 (April 4, 2012)

    What time is it? It's Previews time! (The Management is aware of the repetitiveness of the descriptions for Previews episodes, but hopes you'll listen and enjoy them anyway.) (1:41:32)

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    Off the Racks on Fairest, Avengers Assemble and The Manhattan Projects

    CGS: Episode 1212 (April 2, 2012)

    After Pants gives his recap on Emerald City Comicon, we review some recent books - specifically Fairest #1 from Vertigo, Avengers Assemble #1 from Marvel and The Manhattan Projects #1 from Image. (1:17:06)

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    What Fools We Are

    CGS: Episode 1211 (April 1, 2012)

    For April Fools Day we present this behind the scenes glimpse into the recording studio. This show is a collection of previously unheard clips made mostly before the episodes start and, with the exception of Pants, without the knowledge of the other Geeks. (52:43)

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    Gone to Amerikay with Derek McCulloch

    CGS: Episode 1210 (March 29, 2012)

    Join us on a trip through time as seen through the eyes of the Irish as we speak to Derek McCulloch, author of the new Vertigo graphic novel 'Gone to Amerikay'. We discuss the complex story, his work with Colleen Doran, and Irish music. (1:05:18)

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    A Conversation with Dave Wachter on 'Night of 1000 Wolves'

    CGS: Episode 1209 (March 28, 2012)

    Dave Wachter returns to the show to discuss his upcoming book from IDW 'Night of 1000 Wolves' as well as his other recent projects. (1:20:24)

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    Comic Talk: Listener Feedback Edition

    CGS: Episode 1208 (March 27, 2012)

    After some announcements about the forums and upcoming conventions, we dig into our voice mails and e-mails. We hear from our listeners about their experience at the London Super Comic Convention, get a question about Comic Now! magazine and get asked about our apparent 'DC bias'. All this plus some Shazam talk and Muddle the Murd! (1:06:45)

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    A Conversation with Dave Dwonch on Double Jumpers and Action Lab Entertainment

    CGS: Episode 1207 (March 22, 2012)

    In this episode we talk with the Creative Director of Action Lab Entertainment Dave Dwonch about his latest book 'Double Jumpers' and so much more. We also get a health update from Mike. (1:24:08)

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    Into the Darkness with David Hine and Jeremy Haun

    CGS: Episode 1206 (March 21, 2012)

    The Darkness #101 comes out today from Top Cow with a new creative team on the book. We talk with writer David Hine and artist Jeremy Haun about their take on Jackie Estacado and the Darkness. (1:04:39)

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    Walking Dead Season Two Wrap Up And Look Ahead To Season Three

    CGS: Episode 1205 (March 19, 2012)

    The second season of The Walking Dead has ended and left us wanting more. We discuss the season finale and what to look for in the third season. SPOILERS! (58:00)

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    Talking Emerald City Comicon with Jim Demonakos

    CGS: Episode 1204 (March 15, 2012)

    The Emerald City Comicon is having their 10th annual convention this March 30th to April 1st. Convention director, Kirby Krackle member and all around good guy Jim Demonakos joins us to talk about one of the biggest comic conventions in the US. (55:06)

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    Comic Talk: DC Animation Edition

    CGS: Episode 1203 (March 13, 2012)

    Justice League: Doom, Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice are discussed in this DC animation centric episode. Spoilers! (1:18:45)

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    CGS Presents: Comics With or Without Pulp Episode 3

    CGS: (March 11, 2012)

    Comics: With or Without Pulp remembers the great Dave Stevens on the 4th anniversary of his death, by discussing The Rocketeer. Special guest and Number 1 Rocketeer fan, Steve Bryant cohosts the show to discuss the character, the source material, the movie, and its creator. So, strap on your rocket pack, grab your helmet, make sure your riding boots are on tight, and listen to Episode #3: 'Burning Out His Fuse Up Here Alone'. (1:26:00)

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    Jamie and Shana's Big Adventure

    CGS: Episode 1202 (March 9, 2012)

    Jamie and his sister Shana did some recordings recapping their days in London after the London Super Comic Convention. Jamie's trip to London was made possible by the generosity of our listeners and this episode is a thank you to them for giving him this great holiday. (50:45)

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    DC's New 52 Six Months On

    CGS: Episode 1201 (March 8, 2012)

    It's been six months since the relaunch of the DC Universe, so it seemed like a good enough time to revisit the new 52 books. Spoilers! (2:10:29)

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    Our 7th Anniversary

    CGS: Episode 1200 (March 7, 2012)

    It's been seven years since Comic Geek Speak debuted back on March 7th, 2005. Listeners Chris Eberle from Wild Pig Comics, Shawn Pryor from Action Lab Entertainment, Jason Grice, Kyle Moyer and others join us in studio to celebrate. Hear about Jamie's trip to London, we debut the theme song for 'Muddle the Murd', Mike introduces his new segment, Bryan talks about the comic 'Z' that he worked on in the 90's, we have a very late Secret Santa gift exchange and questions from the Geeks to each other. All this and more in this near two and a half hour long extravaganza. (2:25:46)

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