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2 People Talking 2: Angie Loves The Saga Of Swamp Thing

After a few technical difficulties, the second episode of 2 People Talking features your hosts Angela Paman and Derek Coward talking about Scalped, Scout, the Holy Grail of Comic Books, getting back issues, Blankets, Frank Miller’s Batman books, The Saga of Swamp Thing, defending Watchmen, 2008’s superhero movies, anime influenced superhero cartoons, The Marvel Super Heroes, Watchmen Motion Comics, Derek goes temporarily senile, The SWORD, G. Willow Wilson’s Air, “Allergies and Food and that kind of stuff” and how to find and/or contact us.

This episode features the song “Swamp Ass” by Thee Corsairs.

Related links:
Lord Shaper’s website (it was lost to the cutting room floor)
Most People Are DJs

saga of the swamp thing book one

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Rocky Mountain Comic Book Noise Episode 11

Rocky Mountain Comic Book Noise returns as hosts Mike and Barb Myers talk about comics, books, movies, TV shows and knitting. Yes, knitting. Featuring the podsafe music of The Cranks.

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Comic Book Noise 129: Where I Have Been, Where I Am And Where I Am Going

I talk about where I have been, where I am now and where I am going. Oh and the name I couldn’t remember was Trenchcoat Mafia.

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Comic Book Road Show 7: Trailers, Heroes, Monk and Psych (SPOILERS IN POST)

Time stamp: 00:00
Intro: Lorrie Thomas and Mark Coleman
Spoiler filled podcast

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Welcome to CBRS:
-Thank you to Racer Hex for new show logo.
-Announcement about CBRS Women’s Roundtable
-A quarterly roundtable that show a woman’s view on comics and sci-fantasy.
-First topic is: Identity Crisis
-Panel is to made up of women from the comics forums. (CGS)
03:59
Topics of the day:
-Watchman trailer
-Thanks to Dafixer for giving me the heads up on link.
-Terminator trailer
-Heroes trailer
-Two trailers
-Heroes vs Villains
-Promo trailer for season three
Highlights:
1. Level 5. What is it and how dangerous are the villains?
2. HRG telling Claire that this has been going on since before she was born.
3. Mrs. Perilli telling someone that they need to be ready for what is coming.
4. Mohinder is shooting up something into his right arm. It this the cure from being a hero or is it something different.
5. Going Postal.

“A Nifty Trick”
1st web episode for season three.

Echo De Mille is a mail man who has a very useful power. He has a sonic scream. He is being chased by a dog and when the dog refuses to be quiet he uses his power to quiet the dog. Next, Echo find two men who saw his power and they tell him that they want to help him. They also, tell him that they work for a very powerful company that could use a man like him. Next, one man whose power is to constrict wraps his arms around Echo and force him to come with them. He struggles and says no. Then Echo uses his power to get away. Leaving both men hurt. The hurt man then calls in to his people to tell them that Echo is stronger than they thought. While he is doing this he calmly shoots the other man and kills him.

15:36
-Dr. Horrible’s Sing a long blog.
-Produced by Joss Whedon and starring Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion and Felicia Day.
-Parts 1,2, and 3.
-Main website crashed due to everyone wanting to see it. Now on iTunes for the price of $3.99 for all three shows.
-It a musical and it rocks.
-NPH is a amazing singer and Nathan look like a dork. Great fun.
33:41

-Comics of the week.
-Trinity # 7
-Final Crisis: Rouges Revenge part 1 of 3.
– Batman and the Outsiders #9.
-Birds of Prey # 120.
-Tiny Titans #6.
-The Mighty Avengers # 16. This is a Secret Invasion crossover book.

-Final Crisis: Rouges Revenge part 1 of 3.
-What are the Rouges up to.
-Why are the willing to risk the anger of Libra and Luthor?
-The art work is not my style but I will read this.
– Is this storyline going to matter at the end of Final Crisis?

42:50

Main Topic of the week:

The Return of USA Networks shows: Monk and Psych.

-Monk Show title: Mr. Monk buys a house
– Nice tribute to Stanly Kamel who died this past spring of a heart attack.
-A elderly man is murdered by his nurse. She is trying to get an answer out of him about something but he is to far gone to tell her what she wants to hear.
-Monk buys the old man’s house to get away from noise of a neighbor playing piano.
-New doctor says that Monk is in mourning and that he bought the house to help deal with Dr. Kroger’s death.
-Monk hires a handy man who turns out to be a hack. The man destroys Monk’s house saying it needs all sort of work done.
-Reality is that the handyman is looking for money from a bank job pulled off 40 years ago.
-Monk solves the case of the missing money. Monk and Natalie are held by handyman who is a crook. Discuss rest of show.

-Psych Show title: Ghosts
-Shawn’s mother is back in town. Shawn is angery with his dad about not telling him sooner. Feels betrayed.
-Special guest star is Cybil Shepard as his mom.
-Lassiter is being made to undergo psych evaluations due to discharging his gun too many times.
-Gus is almost fired by is boss for helping solve a big murder case.
-Gus quits Psych in a text message to Shawn.
-Discuss Gus dragging Shawn out of off building. Do not go boneless Shawn, do not. Talk about great shot from above to show action.
-Discuss how they must get VP house free of ghosts or Gus loses job.
-Discuss plot and the great Ebony and Ivory music video.
1:07:35

End of show.

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Indie Comic Book Noise 206: Derek and Angie Get Their Noise On

No Bruce this week means no Small Press Spotlight this week. So Derek and Angie make up for it by talking a lot:

Fuzzy Typewriter
Ayre Force
David’s NYComicon plans
REVIEW: Eye Of The Storm
A CHUD-Free place
5 minute comics
Something new that bugs me
Evaluating lazy artwork
The origin of The Number One Comic Book Show
REVIEW: Scott Pilgrim Vol. 1
Cameo by Stephen
“Is Naruto an anime”
REVIEW: Wanted
Looking for Locke and Key
Michael Turner is dead
A kiss is blown
Hypocrisy when dealing with death
Cranky old 30
Free plug
Wuthering Heights is a love story?
Why does a Californian need an umbrella?
The End of The End League
Hardcovers are not trades
The solicitation for Vinyl Underground 12
Teen Titans: Year One and the connection to podcasting
No Question For Derek
Inappropriate Batman sighting
“Comics that came out four times a year?”
The Ethan Van Sciver Is A Nice Guy Society
Derek earns another punch in the throat
40 pages for 2.50
comicBOOKdb.com
The W word
Random people earn punches in the throat
Madame Xanadu has beautiful arwork
Page 132 is Back To Brooklyn
My favorite Youngblood
Explaining Rob Liefeld
My all-time favorite artists
Angie is speechless and mind-blown
“Rob Liefeld is the Jack Kirby of our age”
Art or story?
Guess which of us is a big fan of Heroes
Jim Lee more rare than Alex Ross
Cringeworthy pricing
I still don’t like wacky
Another plug for The Perhapanauts
Three of the best books in comics today
A reference to an unheard conversation about Charles Schultz
Derek wants The Stand while Angie wants Marvel Previews
Dark Tower Crap
Two stories that I will pick up in any format
Age of Bronze is better than Marvel’s The Iliad
What’s the difference between a bobblehead and a headknocker?
Halloween costumes should be lethal
Another reason why I thank God I was born a man
We talk about shoes (I’m not kidding)
Angie’s busy schedule
Food allergies
Chip Mates are not exactly Chips Ahoy but they still taste good

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Marvel Noise 22: The Debut of The Dreaded Derek Deadline Doom

Wannabes 2 from Ronin StudiosDavid is missing in action and Derek Coward from the Comic Book Noise podcast takes over, Carlos calls with comments about Skrulls, Bring Em Back(wards Dave) talks about Werewolf At Night and Derek finally gets the joke. Also, why does the Red Hulk look familiar? What’s the deal with the theme song? Who is Dave(id)? And when is David A Price coming back? All these questions and more will be answered.

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Marvel Comics Released on 2/20/2008

 

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #551

COVER BY: SALVADOR LARROCA

WRITER: MARC GUGGENHEIM

PENCILS and INKS: SALVADOR LARROCA

Jackpot! Spidey vs. the Police! Menace! Triumphs, twists, turns and tragedy pack these two issues by Marc Guggenheim and Salvador Larrocca. And would you believe…Spider-Man sued? (Hey, that’s what we get for having a former lawyer write these things…)

Rated A …$2.99

 

Avengers Classic #9 $2.99

 

CABLE & DEADPOOL #50

COVER BY: SKOTTIE YOUNG

WRITER: REILLY BROWN and FABIAN NICIEZA

PENCILS: REILLY BROWN

INKS: JEREMY FREEMAN

SERIES FINALE! Alien symbiotes plus dinosaurs equals what? A threat unlike anything you’ve ever seen! The dreaded VENOM SYMBIOTE has multiplied, and made some new friends of the prehistoric variety, giving the Merc with a Mouth his final opportunity to prove himself the ultimate hero — or the ultimate villain! Guest staring SPIDER-MAN! The FANTASTIC FOUR! The MIGHTY AVENGERS! And of course, those lovable goons from AGENCY X!

Rated T+…$3.99

 

HULK #2

COVERS BY: ED MCGUINNESS and MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: JEPH LOEB

PENCILS: ED MCGUINNESS

INKS: DEXTER VINES

Who is The Red Hulk? Part II

After last issue’s shocking murder, there’s evidence on the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier that will bring down the killer. So…The Hulk is going after it — and might bring down the Helicarrier instead! The one person standing in the Hulk’s path — Iron Man! Also, the return of the LAST person you ever expected to see! Game on!

Rated A…$2.99

 

IMMORTAL IRON FIST: ORSON RANDALL AND THE GREEN MIST OF DEATH #1

COVER BY: KAARE ANDREWS

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

ART: MITCH BREITWEISER, NICK DRAGOTTA, MIKE ALLRED, CHRIS BRUNNER, LEWIS LAROSA, and RUSS HEATH

Mothers, lock up your daughters when we revisit the continuing adventures of that dashing rogue, Orson Randall, the Golden Age Iron Fist! The last time we flashed back to the life and times of Orson Randall, in the much fan-loved and critically acclaimed IMMORTAL IRON FIST ANNUAL, readers unlocked several secrets affecting Danny Rand, the Iron Fist of today. Now get ready for more! We promise you spine-tingling chills, ass-kicking action and pulp-fiction adventure like you’ve never seen, featuring gorgeous flashback art by Mitch Breitweiser, Chris Brunner, Russ Heath and Lewis LaRosa! Orson Randall goes head-to-head again and again versus none other than…the endlessly mystifying and unstoppably powerful Prince of Orphans! How will their battle through the ages echo in the life of Danny Rand?! You bet your kicked butt it has everything to do with the kung fu tournament of death unfolding in the pages of IMMORTAL IRON FIST!!

Rated T+…$3.99

 

Incredible Hercules #114 (Regular Art Adams and Incentive Daniel Acuna Variant Covers) $2.99

Iron Man Vol 4 #26 $2.99

Marvel Adventures Avengers #21 $2.99

Marvel Adventures Two-In-One #8 $4.99 (Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #30 and MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #34)

Marvel Illustrated Iliad #3 $2.99

 

MIGHTY AVENGERS #9

COVER BY: MARK BAGLEY

WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

PENCILS: MARKO DJURDJEVIC and MARK BAGLEY

INKS: MARKO DJURDJEVIC and DANNY MIKI

DOCTOR DOOM!! The Avengers invade Latveria to take down Doctor Doom for his chemical attack on America. Only maybe it wasn’t Doom exactly. It’s wall-to-wall mayhem as Mark Bagley joins Avengers writer Bendis in this globe–trotting spectacle filled with hints about next year’s SECRET INVASION!

Rated A…$2.99

 

THE ORDER #8

COVER BY: BARRY KITSON

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: BARRY KITSON

INKS: MARK MORALES

With last issue’s near-disastrous attempted assault on California averted and citizens once again safe, it’s back to business as usual for the Order and not a minute too soon. Two team members stranded in the desert are hunted by gamma beasts under the thrall of a mysterious government agency, and another has been de-powered and kidnapped by the vicious girl gang the Black Dahlias — everybody’s favorite California super-group that isn’t the Eagles seems to be getting torn apart piece by piece. Because they are. But by who? Why? And to what end? The answers start coming hard and fast for the newest heroes in the Marvel Universe! By Matt Fraction (THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST, PUNISHER WAR JOUNAL, Casanova) and Barry Kitson (Legion of Super-Heroes, Empire).

Rated T+…$2.99

 

Runaways Vol 2 #29 $2.99

Terror Inc Vol 2 #5 $3.99

 

ULTIMATE HUMAN #2

COVER BY: CARY NORD

WRITER: WARREN ELLIS

PENCILS: CARY NORD

Continuing the ultimate clash between Iron Man and the Hulk! The grey goliath is in full smash mode as he rampages through a Stark facility designed specifically to hold him—and all that stands between him and total destruction is the gleaming gladiator called Iron Man! Unfortunately, in the mad rush to stop the Hulk, Tony Stark has jumped into a suit of armor that happens to have no weapons systems! That’s bad news for Tony — and worse news for the world! The dream team of writer Warren Ellis and artist Cary Nord unleash the no-holds-barred fight between machine and monster!

T+ …$2.99

 

Ultimate X-Men #91 $2.99

Ultimates 3 #3 $2.99

 

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #22

COVER BY: SIMONE BIANCHI

WRITER: DANIEL WAY

PENCILS and INKS: STEVE DILLON

“The Deep End,” Part 2 (of 5)

Deadpool has something to prove—and if he can take down Wolverine, he’ll do just that. Easier said than done, though, bub. Also, is it possible that there’s something in Deadpool’s past—something pertaining to Weapon X—that Wolverine was never meant to know? All we can say is, with the Merc With a Mouth on the case, nothing is what it seems!

Parental Advisory…$2.99

 

World War Hulk Aftersmash Warbound #3 $2.99

 

 

Posters

 

FANTASTIC FOUR BY ART ADAMS POSTER

24×36 Color Poster…$7.99

FINAL ORDER CUT-OFF 1/24, (ON-SALE 2/20/08)

 

 

Collections

 

IRON MAN: THE MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN TPB (NEW PRINTING)

COVER BY: LUKE MCDONNELL

WRITERS: ROY THOMAS, DAVID MICHELINIE, BOB LAYTON, and DENNY O’NEIL

PENCILS: BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, JOE BROZOWSKI, JOHN ROMITA JR, MARK BRIGHT, and BOB LAYTON

Constantly revamping and improving his suits of armor through the years to meet new adversaries and environmental conditions, Tony Stark is a modern man of science and technology, yet also an Old World man of integrity and discipline. Now, journey into the past and relive comicdom’s greatest invention, Iron Man’s armors: the Space Armor, the Stealth Armor, the Deep Sea Armor and more! Collecting IRON MAN #47, #142-144, #152-153, #200 and #218.

All Ages …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-3029-1

 

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: ANT-MAN/GIANT-MAN VOL. 2 (and Variant)

COVER BY: JACK KIRBY

WRITERS: STAN LEE, LARRY LIEBER, LEON LAZARUS, and AL HARTLEY

PENCILS: DICK AYERS, DON HECK, STEVE DITKO, LARRY LIEBER, CARL BURGOS, and BOB POWELL

Hank Pym and his ladylove, Janet Van Dyne, make their highly requested return to the Marvel Masterworks in the concluding volume of Ant-Man/Giant-Man’s Silver Age adventures! Penned by no less than “The Man” himself, Stan Lee, and illustrated by an unmatched cadre of Bullpen embellishers from “Dazzling” Dick Ayers and “Sturdy” Steve Ditko to Golden Age greats Carl Burgos and Bob Powell, you’ll need high pockets to hold onto the action and adventure that’s in store for you. Giant-Man and the winsome Wasp have the decks stacked against them as they go up against an array of antagonists from the wild and weird Human Top, Porcupine, Colossus and the Wrecker to the Incredible Hulk, Attuma and Spider-Man! Also presenting the debut of the world’s tallest Avenger’s new look and the Wasp’s own solo feature! You don’t need to be one of the smartest minds in the Marvel Universe to know it’s time to reserve your copy today! Collecting TALES TO ASTONISH #53-69.

All Ages …$54.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-2911-0 (and ISBN: 978-0-7851-2912-7)

 

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 2 HC (and Variant)

COVER BY: DAVE COCKRUM

WRITERS: CHRIS CLAREMONT and BILL MANTLO

PENCILS: DAVE COCKUM, JOHN BYRNE, BOB BROWN, and TONY DEZUNIGA

Back-to-press and fully restored by popular demand!

Setting a new standard for Marvel super heroes wasn’t enough for mssrs. Claremont and Cockrum. In their second Marvel Masterworks outing with the Uncanny X-Men, they aren’t just aiming for All-New and All-Different, they’re shooting for the stars! But before they can reach those heights, Jean Grey must fall from the heavens in order to save her teammates lives — and to emerge from the ashes as the Phoenix! While they’ve been able to save one of their family, the X-Men must next face a fight from within the family. The Juggernaut and Black Tom Cassidy drive the Children of Atom to the edge of disaster, pushing Storm into the depths of childhood horrors, and testing the mettle of Colossus and Wolverine to their utmost. And then, at the breaking point, comes the return of Magneto! Then it’s off to the stars and to the Shi’Ar Empire to meet the Starjammers, Lilandra, Deathbird and the Imperial Guard — not to mention a certain John Byrne! Also featuring the first appearance of Weapon Alpha, the cornerstone of both Alpha Flight and Wolverine’s storied past in Weapon X, and a baseball game so wild it could only be the X-Men! Collecting X-MEN #101-110.

All Ages …$54.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-3140-3 (and ISBN: 978-0-7851-3139-7)

 

PUNISHER MAX VOL. 4

COVER BY: TIM BRADSTREET

WRITER: GARTH ENNIS

PENCILS: LEANDRO FERNANDEZ and LAN MEDINA

This deluxe hardcover collects PUNISHER MAX VOL. 7: MAN OF STONE and PUNISHER MAX VOL. 8: WIDOWMAKER, plus extras. In MAN OF STONE, two new players arrive to work out a lethal grudge as British Special Forces and Taliban insurgents face off in the Afghan highlands. One is Frank Castle, the man they call the Punisher. The other is General Nikolai Alexandrovich Zakharov, Soviet war criminal, known as the Man of Stone. Neither will stop until the other is dead – and Zakharov has brought not only a platoon of elite shock troops, but CIA traitor Rawlins, blackest of black operators. Castle has allies of his own, but this is old, bad, bloody country. You go to war in Afghanistan…and everybody dies. And in WIDOWMAKER, five Mafia widows are going to try what so many of their menfolk failed at: They’re going to take the Punisher down. But they’re not the only ones out for revenge. You spend your life married to organized crime, you end up with things in your past you’d rather forget. And for these women, the past is coming back in the worst way possible. Armed. Deadly. And hungry for justice. Collecting PUNISHER #37-49.

Explicit Content …$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-2867-0

 

THE LONERS: THE SECRET LIVES OF SUPER HEROES

COVER BY: JASON PEARSON

WRITER: C.B. CEBULSKI

PENCILS: KARL MOLINE

From the pages of RUNAWAYS! Once they were the teen heroes known as Darkhawk, Turbo, Ricochet, Green Goblin and Lightspeed. Now they’re five young adults trying to stay out of spandex. But is walking away from the buzz of danger and intrigue easier said than done? And is a self-help group enough to keep these former crime-fighters out of action? Pull up a chair and join the circle as writer C.B. Cebulski (X-MEN FAIRY TALES), artist Karl Moline (ROGUE, Route 666) and cover artist Jason Pearson (Bodybags) ask the question: How do you kick an addiction to masks and tights? Collecting THE LONERS #1-6.

Rated T+ …$14.99

 

THE ORDER VOL. 1: THE NEXT RIGHT THING

COVER BY: BARRY KITSON

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: BARRY KITSON

INKS: MARK MORALES

A team of long-dormant Soviet super-weapons is awake, angry and heading straight at the heart of Los Angeles ready to finish World War III! The front line of defense is a team that’s been together since just before nine this morning! The queen of PR starts her spin! A dead body hides more than just a murder mystery! AND AND AND – a super-sex tape! What on Earth could justify the use of that many exclamation points? Surely, it could only be The Order, written by Matt Fraction (IMMORTAL IRON FIST, PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL) with art by the amazing Barry Kitson. Collecting THE ORDER #1-5.

Rated T+ …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-2795-6

 

WOLVERINE: EVOLUTION

COVER BY: SIMONE BIANCHI

WRITER: JEPH LOEB

PENCILS: SIMONE BIANCHI

Superstar Jeph Loeb (BATMAN: HUSH) is joined by future superstar Simone Bianchi for the biggest, best and, quite possibly, last battle between Wolverine and Sabretooth! These sworn foes have been locked in an endless grudge match that goes back longer than either can remember – or even imagine. The key to victory is eons old, and it’s certain to rock their world. Think you’ve seen Marvel’s fiercest go toe-to-toe before? Those were just warm-ups. Collecting WOLVERINE #50-55.

Parental Advisory …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-2256-2

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