Mon, 25 November 2013
The CBBears are pleased to have special guest Paul Kupperberg on for an interview during the first hour of our latest episode! Paul is currently the writer of the best selling Life with Archie magazine from Archie Comics. He also authored the first young adult prose novel featuring Kevin Keller. Paul has written over 900 stories for Marvel, Charlton, 2000 AD, Bongo and most prominently for DC Comics, where he created Checkmate and Arion, Lord of Atlantis. We touch on all of these as well as Paul's new novel from Crazy 8 Press, The Same Old Story and other upcoming projects. Then the boys get into some new comic talk. Wanna hear what we think about Afterlife with Archie #2, Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe, Green Lantern Corps #25, Harley Quinn #0, Captain Midnight, Triple Helix, X-Men: Gold, Rocket Girl and other recent books? Then listen in. (EXPLICIT WARNING - yeah, we let out a few cuss words here and there, shame on us.)
Direct download: Comic_Book_Bears_Podcast_Issue_32.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:12am EDT
Sun, 10 November 2013
Collected editions are up first in the episode as Billy Z, Justin and Bryan are joined by former DC Comics collected editions editor Bob Joy! Bob offers up his insights into collected editions and discusses his experiences editing various books during his tenure at DC. Then we shift over to news of DC's move to Burbank and the passing of Nick Cardy. From there we go into current comic talk, discussing Battle of the Atom, Infinity and Amazing X-Men from Marvel, Sex Criminals and Velvet from Image and DC's Forever Evil. At various points in the cast you will also hear us discuss tranny Jimmy Olsen, Spooky Bear in Provincetown, the Skip Ender's Game events, Greg Rucka, DC Showcase Presents releases, Supergirl as a teen model, the late 70's New Gods revival by Gerry Conway and Don Newton, The Adventures of Superman radio show, Ed McGuinness, Afterlife with Archie and a helluva lot more.
In the mood to play a drinking game as you listen? Then take a shot every time Billy Z says "esoteric".
Direct download: Comic_Book_Bears_Podcast_Issue_31.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34pm EDT