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Comic Book Noise 411: Avengers Alliance, The Invaders, and Project Black Skies

Host Derek Coward returns to talk about the latest changes to the Avengers Alliance game, a few comic books he read, and the loss of his dog.

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Comic Book Noise 342: Lightning Comic Book Gumbo

Host Derek Coward returns to talk about a LOT of subjects, including (but not restricted to) Justice League 3000 #4, Mighty Avengers #7 and #8, Kirby Genesis #5, Magnus Robot Fighter #1, Turok Dinosaur Hunter #2, Bloodhound Crowbar Medicine #4, The Occultist #1, Post-Crisis DC vs The New 52 DC, Jen Walters, Avril Lear, the interview that changed how he felt about Jack Kirby’s artwork, old time radio, Green Hornet, liking the parts but feeling ambivalent about the sum, clean filthiness, and the ratio of Black people to White people in New York City.

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Comic Book Noise 251: The Ryan King Collection

Host Derek Coward talks about his history with podcaster and friend Ryan King and reviews Action Philosophers Vol 1, Alias, The Pulse, and Seven Soldiers of Victory Vol 3.

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Geek Brunch Episode 94 – Don’t Put A Plastic Bag Over Your Head

Mike is joined by his friends Micah (DoWhat?) and Ryan (HulkSmash) to discuss why Reed Richards is so buff, why the Avengers are so Mighty, what’s happening with the Muppets, can Bruce Banner kick some ass or what, why you should be reading 1001 Arabian Nights: The Adventures of Sinbad, share their love for Ragdoll, what is so Radical about Hercules, why the Ultimate books are so Ultimate, their love for Fred Van Lente, how to enter Utopia and much much more. The guys also discuss how to get ALIENS out of your ATTIC, how to use vanilla Extract, and does anyone use Whiteout anymore?, Samuel L. Jackson says get these mother F#$$ing neighbors out of the mother F@#$ing neighborhood, Micah talks some Anime, and Ryan gives his reviews of some chick flicks. Then off to TV where we discuss Muppet Babies, Mad Men, Smallville, and Claire Danes (My So Called Life). Then for food we discuss wings, Japanese restaurants, how to eat at Disney World, and Hello Kitty Pancakes. Enjoy!

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Comic Book Noise 155: The Best of 2008, Part Two

Host Derek Coward finishes his look at the best of 2008 by talking about the titles that he has heard good things about but has never checked out yet, best miniseries that didn’t finish in 2008, best #1 comics of 2008 and the best graphic novels.

Related links (*-Amazon link, so help a brother out):
* Rasl Volume 1: The Drift
The Boy Who Made Silence
* House of Mystery
* Young Liars
* Captain Britain and MI:13
’76
* Tangent: Superman’s Reign
The Infinite Horizon
Stephen King’s The Stand: Captain Trips
* The Twelve
* Love and Rockets: New Stories #1
* Madame Xanadu #1
Comic Book Comics
* Locke & Key
Kick-Ass
* Man With No Name
* Queen and Country Definitive Edition
* Noble Causes Archives
* The Walking Dead, Vol. 8: Made to Suffer
* Hellblazer: The Laughing Magician

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Marvel Noise Episode 51

Want to hear about Iron Man? This is the episode for you! And even if your name isn’t David Mathis, you’ll still enjoy what Pat, Mike, Steve, and Carlos have in store for you. Aside from Iron Man, there’s the new releases rundown with Pat, the Mighty Marvel Movie Minute from Mike, Steve emerges from the Comic Book Bunker, and we hear from Carlos.

Titles mentioned include Invincible Iron Man, X-Men: Original Sin, Deadpool, The Twelve, Marvel Zombies 3, and X-Men: Manifest Destiny.

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Marvel items on sale, 10/8/2008:

Amazing Spider-Girl #25 Incentive Pat Ollife Zombie Variant Cover – [PI]
Amazing Spider-Girl #25 Regular Ron Frenz Cover $3.99
Amazing Spider-Girl #25 Variant Stephanie Buscema Cover $3.99
Amazing Spider-Man Family #2 $4.99
Annihilation Classic HC $29.99
Avengers Invaders #5 Incentive Alex Ross Sketch Variant Cover – [PI]
Avengers Invaders #5 Incentive Mike Deodato Variant Cover – [PI]
Avengers Invaders #5 Regular Alex Ross Cover $2.99
Big Hero 6 #2 $3.99
Daredevil Cruel And Unusual TP $14.99
Dark Tower Treachery #2 Incentive Jae Lee Sketch Variant Cover – [PI]
Dark Tower Treachery #2 Incentive Jim Cheung Variant Cover – [PI]
Dark Tower Treachery #2 Regular Jae Lee Cover $3.99
Dead Of Night Featuring Devil Slayer #2 $3.99
Deadpool Vol 3 #3 Incentive Ian Churchill Variant Cover – [PI]
Deadpool Vol 3 #3 Regular Clayton Crain Cover (Secret Invasion Tie-In) $2.99
Enders Game Battle School #1 Incentive Sketch Variant Cover – [PI]
Enders Game Battle School #1 Incentive Variant Cover – [PI]
Enders Game Battle School #1 Regular Pasqual Ferry Cover $3.99
Hulk Chronicles WWH #4 $4.99
Immortal Iron Fist Vol 3 Book Of The Iron Fist HC $24.99
Invincible Iron Man #6 David Aja Cover $2.99
Invincible Iron Man #6 Salvador Larroca Cover $2.99
Iron Man Dragon Seed Saga TP $16.99
Kick-Ass #1 3rd Ptg John Romita Jr Variant Cover $2.99
Kick-Ass #2 3rd Ptg John Romita Jr Variant Cover $2.99
Kick-Ass #3 3rd Ptg John Romita Jr Variant Cover $2.99
Kick-Ass #4 2nd Ptg John Romita Jr Variant Cover $2.99
Marvel Adventures Hulk #16 $2.99
Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #44 $2.99
Marvel Illustrated Odyssey #2 $3.99
Marvel Zombies 3 #1 Regular Greg Land Cover $3.99
Marvel Zombies 3 #1 Variant Arthur Suydam Cover $3.99
Ms Marvel Vol 5 Secret Invasion HC $19.99
Punisher MAX Vol 10 Valley Forge Valley Forge TP $16.99
Secret Invasion Inhumans #3 $2.99
Spider-Man Brand New Day #1 $3.99
Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane Season 2 #3 $2.99
Stand Captain Trips #2 Incentive Lee Bermejo Sketch Variant Cover – [PI]
Stand Captain Trips #2 Incentive Mike Perkins Variant Cover – [PI]
Stand Captain Trips #2 Regular Lee Bermejo Cover $3.99
Twelve #8 $2.99
X-Men Magneto Testament #2 $3.99
X-Men Manifest Destiny #2 $3.99
X-Men Original Sin #1 (Original Sin Part 1) $3.99
Young Avengers Presents TP $16.99

Product Updates:

  • The Annihilation: Classic HC (JUL082381D, $29.99; FOC 09/04/08) will be 240 pages, not 232.
  • The title of Ender’s Game: First Series and its Variants (#1: AUG082296-8D, #2: SEP082291-3D; $3.99 ea.) has changed to Ender’s Game: Battle School. Additionally, the Ender’s Game: Battle School #1 Jim Cheung Variant (AUG082297D, $3.99; FOC 09/18/08) will no longer have Cheung as the artist, and will instead have a white cover with a logo on it.
  • The Ender’s Game: First Series #1 Variant (AUG082297D, $3.99; FOC 09/18/08) will have art by Jim Cheung.
  • The Ms. Marvel Premier HC Vol. 05: Secret Invasion (AUG082443D, $19.99) will be 160 pages, not 144 pages.
  • X-Men: Magneto – Testament #2 (AUG082415D, $3.99; FOC 09/18/08) will have a cover by David Aja and Marko Djurdjevic, not Djurdjevic alone.
  • X-Men: Manifest Destiny #2 (AUG082420D, $3.99; FOC 09/11/08) will have 32 pages, not 48.

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