Episode 230: San Diego and Captain America

Another San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone, and this week Blake and Erin get together and talk about the big anouncements from this year’s show: crossovers between Star Trek and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Archie and KISS, the new Fables spin-off, the upcoming relaunch of the Defenders, and much more! They also give their review of Captain America: The First Avenger, do a Rampant Speculation on the upcoming Suicide Squad, and give a few picks. Erin has discovered Tim O’Brien‘s The Things They Carried, and Blake doubles up with Sergio Aragones Funnies #1 and Locke and Key Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

Music provided by Music Alley from Mevio.

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Episode 37: EC Comics and Tales From the Crypt

Tales From the Crypt Archives 1It’s week one of the 2 in 1 Showcase Halloween Spooktacular, and we’re kicking it off in style! Blake and Chase talk about the history of the greatest horror comic publisher of all time, the legacy it left behind, the artists it inspired, the groundbreaking Tales From the Crypt HBO TV series, the sublime archive editions from Gemstone and the new Crypt comics from Papercutz. In the picks this week, Blake goes with a Halloween one-shot — Donald Duck and the Case of the Missing Mummy — while Chase gives his props to Dynamite‘s new anthology Savage Tales.

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