Episode 127: Captain America Reborn?

Captain America Reborn 1aChase is back home, so the Showcase boys assemble at the Secret Lair to record a new batch of episodes! This week, the Star-Spangled Avenger is being “reborn,” so it’s time to take another look at the mythos of Captain America! The guys discuss the history of the charcter, the current Ed Brubaker run, and the future of the men wearing the stars and stripes. In the picks, Mike chooses Irredeemable #4, Blake goes with the obvious and picks Green Lantern #43, and Chase sticks to theme with Captain America #600. This week’s Graphic Novel Pick: Fables Vol. 8: Wolves.

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Episode 102: Elseworlds

Kingdom Come 1It’s time for a good old-fashioned listener request! This week, the guys delve into DC Comics’ Elseworlds imprint, the line that brought us such classics as Kingdom Come, Superman/Batman: Generations, The Golden Age and… um… Lobo Annual #2. Well, they can’t all be gems. In the picks this week, Chase digs the new Ed Brubaker/Sean Phillips crime comic, Incognito, and Blake is enjoying upcoming Justice Society writers Matthew Sturges and Bill Willingham on House of Mystery!

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Episode 95: Best of 2008 Nominations

The year is almost over, friends, so it’s time for Blake and Chase to make their nominations for the best in comics for 2008! Listen to the guys discuss their choices, and then e-mail your votes in. One randomly-chosen voter will recieve a prize package from BSI Comics. Votes must be received by December 26, 2008, to be counted in time for their announcement in our end-of-the-year spectacular!

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The nominees are:

Best Ongoing Series:
Action Comics
Fables
Green Lantern
The Walking Dead

Best Miniseries or One-Shot:
Franklin Richards: Sons of Geniuses
Justice Society of America Kingdom Special: Superman
Secret Invasion
Superman: New Krypton Special

Best Storyline:
Action Comics: Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes
Batman Confidential: The Bat and the Cat
Fables: War and Pieces
The Lone Ranger: Scorched Earth

Best New Series:
Flash Gordon
Guardians of the Galaxy
Incredible Hercules
Secret Six

Best Writer or Writing Team:
Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Ed Brubaker
Geoff Johns
Greg Pak

Best Artist or Art Team:
Mark Buckingham
Gary Frank
Mike McKone
Nicola Scott

Title Deserving of Wider Recognition:
Archie
Hack/Slash
PS 238
Uncle Scrooge

Best Genre TV Series:
Battlestar Galactica
Lost
Smallville
Stargate: Atlantis

Best Genre Motion Picture:
The Dark Knight
Iron Man
Quantum of Solace
Wall-E

The Next Big Thing:
Blue Lanterns
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Star Trek
The Wizard of Oz

Favorite Geek:
Mike Bellamy
Chase Bouzigard
Kenny Fanguy
Blake Petit

Episode 10: Eulogy For Captain America

Blake and Chase have decided to postpone your regularly-scheduled Green Lantern episode for a special 2 in 1 Showcase. Recorded on location at BSI Comics in Metairie, La., our resident geeks talk with each other, comic shop staff and comic shop customers about the ending of Civil War, the new status quo and the future of the Marvel Universe, and the “final” fate of Captain America. Our guys also speak up for Darwyn Cooke’s The Spirit and Tom Stillwell’s Honor Brigade

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