Episode 289: Free Comic Book Day and Iron Man 3

It’s Free Comic Book Day, and the guys once again joined the gang at BSI Comics to hang out, create, and chat with each other and the fans. This year, Blake talks with Mark Rhodes of Zeus and the Guardians of Olympia, Chris Marino of Mucho Man, Tedd Walley of Mathilda and Kurt Amaker of The 69 Eyes. Blake also reviews a few of the FCBD offerings, and he and Mike offer their thoughts on Iron Man 3. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

And while you’re online, be sure to check out Blake’s new short story “Associated Pressure” on your Kindle or Kindle App, free through May 8!

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Episode 264: Free Comic Book Day Preview

With just five days left before Geek Christmas, it’s time to gear up for Free Comic Book Day! Blake and Erin go through this year’s list of offerings and talk about which books they’re anticipating, which ones may not be to their taste, and whether or not there’s any reptile as awesome as Doctor Dinosaur. (Answer: No.) In the picks, Erin is absorbed in Rhiannon Frater’s As the World Dies series, and Blake urges you to watch Young Justice on Cartoon Network. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 244: Holiday Movie Preview 2011

With Thanksgiving coming upon us, Blake and Erin talk about this year’s slate of Holiday movie releases! They delve into all of the big releases, lots of the little ones, and gush profusely over the Muppets! In the picks, it’s Animal Man #3 and Peanuts #0. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 194: The Halloween Special Special

Happy Halloween, Showcase listeners! This week, the boys sit down to talk about some of their favorite Halloween specials, movies, comics, and TV shows, including a horrific revelation about Mike! (You may want to cover the kids’ ears for this one.) In the picks, Mike recommends volume one of The Boys, Kenny goes Halloween with Superman/Batman #77, and Blake goes with Ragman: Suit of Souls #1. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 150: A Charlie Brown Christmas (Or Four)

Heather is back this week, joining Blake for a marathon of all four Charlie Brown Christmas cartoons! Tune in for our comments on A Charlie Brown Christmas, It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown, Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales, and I Want a Dog For Christmas, Charlie Brown — plus a special bonus, Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! In the picks, Heather chooses the seasonal novel The Autobiography of Santa Claus. Blake gives us the graphic novel pick, A Kidnapped Santa Claus, and his pick of the week, The Muppet Show Comic Book #0!

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Episode 118: Star Trek

With a major motion picture hitting this week, Blake and Chase got together online to record a look at the past, present, and future of Star Trek. The guys talk about all incarnations of the franchise, their favorite and least favorite episodes and series, the history of Trek in comics, and why Chase is dreading the movie Blake is looking forward to. Come back on Tuesday for our thoughts on the film! In the picks this week, Chase loved Buck Rogers #0 and Blake finally makes his Free Comic Book Day pick, Ressurrection #0. Our graphic novel pick of the week: The Complete Peanuts: 1971 to 1972.

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Episode 19: Star Wars

Star Wars Episode IV PosterIt’s a multi-fandom geekfest in this week’s 2 in 1 Showcase. May is the 30th anniversary of the original Star Wars movie, and there’s no way Chase and Blake could let such an occasion go by without notice. This week our boys spend time talking about their all-time favorite Star Wars comic books, talk about the comics being published by Dark Horse Comics these days, and tell you how to get your episode idea moved up on “The List.” Then they think out of the box for this week’s picks — TwoMorrows Publishing’s The Dark Age and Fantagraphics’ The Complete Peanuts.

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