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

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Episode 94: Overstuffed Thanksgiving Special

It’s almost Turkey Day again, and before you head out to stuff your face, listen to the boys as they discuss some of their favorite overstuffed comic books. From treasury editions like Superman Vs. the Amazing Spider-Man, to annual events like the birth of Franklin Richards and Armageddon 2001, the guys discuss the format, the pros of a big fat comic book, and some of their favorite stories. Then, after taking a few minutes to talk about what they’re thankful for, Blake gives his pick of the week award to Green Lantern: In Brightest Day and Chase cheers Invincible Iron Man #7.

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Episode 93: Geek TV

In the last few years, sci-fi and fantasy television has become far more mainstream than ever before, with shows like Lost, Heroes, Fringe and many more occupying prime time real estate on the major broadcast networks. This week, the guys talk about the biggest sci-fi shows on the air today — what they like, what they dislike, what they’re not even watching, and why. In the picks this week, Blake loves Franklin Richards: Sons of Geniuses #1, and Chase gives props to Incredible Hercules #122!

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Episode 70: DC Comics Movie Blowout

How else could we follow up the longest Showcase podcast ever? With the second longest Showcase podcast ever! Last week, Chase and Blake took apart ever Marvel Comics movie to date, and this week, they do the same for DC. Everything from Superman and the Mole Men and the Adam West Batman to looks ahead at The Dark Knight and Watchmen is part of this giant-size episode. In the picks this week, Chase cheers for Franklin Richards: Not-So-Secret Invasion #1, while Blake is stunned at how Supergirl has become a must-read comic.

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Episode 40: Halloween Spooktacular

The 2 in 1 Showcase Halloween Spooktacular comes to a close as the guys discuss some of their all-time favorite Halloween comic books! The guys discuss spooky adventures with Superman, Captain America, Donald Duck and the gang at PVP, then delve into the Halloween specials and other creepy comics that came out in the past month, including Simon Dark, Franklin Richards: Monster Mash, Marvel Zombies 2 and many more! This week’s picks include the deliciously haunted Crawl Space: Xxxombies and the decidedly family-friendly Walt Disney Treasures: 75 Years of Innovation.

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