One-Shot #13: What Should I Be?

With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start dipping into the well of available costumes… but that brings up the eternal question, what should I be? Blake talks about some of the creepier “sexy” costumes, the dearth of options available for a geek in a non-geek crowd, and asks for your suggestions for this year’s cleverest Halloween get-ups. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

And what’s cool this week? In comics, it’s Tim Seeley and Mike Norton‘s Revival, while on DVD there’s the massive 7-hour documentary Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th.

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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 288: Free Comic Book Day Preview 2013

Next week is Free Comic Book Day 2013, and once again, Blake and Erin are here to walk you through the books being offered. What are this year’s can’t-miss titles? What are books you’ve never heard of that may be worth your time? And what special treat has Blake cooked up for you guys? Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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At the Movies Episode 30: Silent House and a Cinematic Rundown

Silent HouseThis week, Blake takes a look at the new-to-DVD horror film Silent House, then takes the time to do quick reviews of several other recent films he’s watched in the last few months, from the sublime to the surreal to the surprised anyone would make such a thing. In the picks, he urges you all to rush out and get the hardcover collection of The Monolith. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 260: Superheroes Beyond Comics

Although comic books gave birth to the superhero as we know it, that doesn’t mean they’ve been restricted to the four-color pages all these years. This week, Blake and Kenny share their own top ten lists of superheroes who were born outside of comic books, then dive into some of your suggestions. In the picks, Kenny goes with Aquaman, and Blake chooses Wolverine and the X-Men and the final issue of Tiny Titans. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 259: John Carter and Books to Screen

With John Carter finally in movie theaters a century after publication, with Game of Thrones and Dexter burning up your TV screens, this week we take a look at other books that should be made into movies or TV shows. In the picks, Erin goes with Fables Vol. 7 and Blake takes Action Comics #7. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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Episode 250: It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Podcast

4132643Muppets are back on the big screen, Blake’s niece Maggie is in love with Kermit, and it’s Christmas Eve. What better reason for Blake and Heather to sit down, watch, and discuss the Muppet specials A Muppet Family Christmas. The Muppet Christmas Carol, It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie and A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa? Also: learn the joys of podcasting with a 1-year-old! In the picks, Heather has become a big fan of ABC’s Once Upon a Time and Blake gives a plug to the first issue of IDW’s Memorial. Contact us with comments, suggestions, or anything else at Showcase@CXPulp.com!

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