One-Shot #20: Free Comic Book Day 2015 Preview

After a bit of a rain delay, Blake is back with this year’s Free Comic Book Day preview! Which books is he looking forward to? Will Marvel’s wars remain a secret? Just how divergent can DC Comics get? And how can Archie Comics put out two books with no Archie?

And what’s cool this week? Blake’s having a blast with Scott Sigler’s Infected series!

Join the Showcase crew this Saturday at BSI Comics, and get an early copy of Blake’s new book, Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class!

Music provided by Music Alley from Mevio.

One-Shot #20: Free Comic Book Day 2015 Preview

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Episode 157: The iPad and the Digital Comic

Apple’s newest announcement, the new iPad, has captured the attention of the comic book world. Is it the future of comics, a stepping stone to that future, or much ado about nothing? This week, Blake and Heather talk comics, computers, digital content, webcomics, creator response, and for some reason, Sookie Stackhouse. In the picks this week, Blake serves up a two-fer: Astro City: The Dark Age Book Four #1, and for the graphic novel review, Star Comics All-Stars Vol. 1.

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Episode 129: Spider-Man-Kraven’s Last Hunt

Amazing Spider-Man 294Retrospective week is upon us again! This month, the guys dive into one of the greatest Spider-Man sagas of all time, J.M. DeMatteis and Mike Zeck‘s classic Kraven’s Last Hunt. The guys break down the story, talk about what makes it so enduring, and discuss spin-offs and repurcussions that last even today! In the picks this week, Blake presents Buzzboy: Sidekicks Rule #3, Chase digs Savage Dragon #150, and Mike enjoys Superman: World of New Krypton #5. This week’s graphic novel pick: Echo: Atomic Dreams.

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Episode 119: Return of the Showcase Tangent

We haven’t done one since October, and that’s way too long. It’s the return of the Showcase Tangent! This week the guys bounce from topic to topic with no rhyme or reason, answering your e-mails, and going where the discussion takes us. Flash: Rebirth! The new DC pulp heroes including Doc Savage! Kevin Smith on The Green Hornet! The great Star Trek debate! Dark Avengers! And lots, lots more in this giant-sized episode! In the picks this week, Blake loves the first issue of The Unwritten, Chase loves every issue of The Walking Dead, and Mike has been waiting 15 years to love Power Girl! This week’s graphic novel pick: Fallen Angel Vol. 6: Cities of Light and Dark.

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Episode 105: Most Eligible Bachelors

When Blake has to take a sick day, Chase rounds up two guest-hosts to sit in for a Valentine’s Day special where they talk about the most eligible bachelors in comics — Nightwing? Captain America? Aquaman? Namor? And of course, they tackle the ultimate face-off — Tony Stark versus Bruce Wayne! In the picks this week, we look at Savage Dragon #144 and Amazing Spider-Man Extra #2.

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Episode 85: The Return

We’re back! Chase and Blake, along with their emergency back-up geeks Mike and Kenny set up shop at BSI Comics to record a new batch of episodes! This week, the guys discuss what it’s like to be a comic reader in a hurricane zone, tell about their Gustav and Ike experiences, and most importantly, dish on the comics they’ve read since they’ve been out. In the picks this week, Blake likes Atomic Robo: Dogs of War #2, and Chase endorses Savage Dragon #137. Thanks to everyone who has stuck with us during the unexpected hiatus, and let’s hope we don’t have to do it again.

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Episode 33: Cult Comics Classics

This week, the guys turn their attention to comics with a devoted fan base, but never a big one — Cult Classics! Fans of Elementals, Savage Dragon, Route 666 and the New Gods, this is the episode for you! Then, in this week’s picks, Chase comes up blank, but Blake doubles up with Bizarre New World and The 99.

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