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Episode 49: The Best of 2007

You sent in your nominations, and Chase, Blake and Mike Bellamy have taken them, tossed them up, and come up with the best in comics of 2007! Best writer? Best artist? Best storyline? Best publisher? Some of the choices will be obvious, and some will surprise the heck out of you. And instead of a pick of the week, stay tuned for the end of the show for our picks of the year! E-mail us with comments or suggestions at! Music provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49pm CDT

So Chase goes solo, one more time as he looks at AVP. He briefly talks about the movies and his two favorite books.
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Episode 48: Christmas Comics Santa Claus is loading up the sleigh, so this weekend Blake and Chase talk about their favorite Christmas Comics. The guys talk about yuletide adventures with Superman, the X-Men, Deadman, Uncle Scrooge, Herobear and many more! Then, in the picks, the guys cheer themselves with the Moonstone Holiday Super Spectacular and Ultimates 3. Come back next week for the year-end spectacular! Music provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.
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Episode 47: Disney Comics It's time for a little family fun as Chase and Blake tackle the intricate world of Disney Comics! From their origins at Dell in the 1940s, up to today's books from Gemstone and Slave Labor Graphics, the guys talk about the history of Disney in comics, some of their favorite stories, what they're doing right, and what they could be doing better -- and their findings just may surprise you. In the picks this week, Chase gives his props to The Walking Dead #44, while Blake has a big belly laugh with... World War Hulk: Aftersmash? We told you guys -- this episode isn't what you'd expect. Send your comments to Music provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.
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Episode 46: Justice League of America It's time for our intrepid geeks to talk about the premiere superhero team of the DC Universe, the greatest team of all time, the Justice League of America! Blake, Chase and guest-geek Mike Bellamy delve into their favorite stories featuring every incarnation of the Justice League, they discuss the current comic book, and they shudder at the thought of the in-development Justice League movie. In the picks this week, Blake is all about the Justice Society of America #11, while Chase goes out a limb and talks about All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder #8. Only a few days left, guys -- send your nominations for the best in comics for the year to! Check out the list of categories at the Forums section at Comixtreme. Music provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.
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Episode 45: World War Hulk

With Marvel's big crossover for the summer finally over, Blake and Chase spend this week talking all things World War Hulk. From the Planet Hulk lead-in to the best and worst crossovers to the three spin-off books emerging from the ashes, the guys dissect the new life of the Jade (or... um... Crimson?) Giant! In this week's picks, Blake digs the new creators of Supergirl and Chase finds a classic in the original Squadron Supreme! Don't forget to send in your nominations for the year-end spectacular, and tell the guys your picks for our next three topics: Justice League, Disney comics, and our favorite Christmas Comics! Your choices for these three episodes, your nominations for the year-ender and any other thoughts you have can be sent to! Music for this episode provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.

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Episode 44: Comic Book Turkeys With their stomachs full and the urge to take a Thanksgiving nap, Blake and Chase sit down this week to dish on some of the all-time comic book turkeys -- comics that were supposed to be the Next Big Thing and turned out to be the thing everyone wishes they could forget. Spider-Man: Chapter One; The Dark Knight Strikes Again; JLA: World War III and X-Men: The End have their badges of dishonor bestowed upon them. But not to end on a down note, the guys talk about some of the great comics out there that they're thankful for: Booster Gold, PS 238, The Walking Dead and Jonah Hex, just to name a few! Don't forget to send in your nominations for the 2 in 1 Showcase Best of 2007 episode to! Check the show thread at Comixtreme. for a list of categories! Music for this episode provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.
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Ep. 43 The One Without Blake
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Episode 42: Tales From the Quarter Bin It's the Showcase Crew's greatest challenge yet! Armed with only a dollar each, Blake and Chase delve into the comic geek's mana from Heaven -- a Quarter Bin! The guys review an eclectic mix of old-school comics, including Warlock, Power Pack, Supreme, Fade From Grace, Star Trek: The Early Voyages, Captain Confederacy, James Bond Jr. and Here Come the Big People! This week's picks include Astonishing X-Men and the Heroes hardcover. Send us your comments at Music for this episode by Download, available at the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09pm CDT

Episode 41: Captain America

Back to business as usual, the guys spend this week discussing the Star-Spangled Avenger, Captain America. They pick their favorite stories, discuss the current comics, complain about the new costume and place the over/under on Steve Rogers' inevitable return. This week's picks include the new title Proof and the classic Kirbyverse title Captain Glory. E-mail us, as always, at Music provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.

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