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Episode 53: The Ultimate Marvel Universe It's one of the most heated debates in Showcase history, as Chase and Blake pull apart Marvel's Ultimate Universe. The guys each pick their favorite stories and talk about the current state of the line, and the guys each have pretty strong feelings over this one. In the picks this week, Blake digs Booster Gold #6, while Chase pimps the newest Youngblood #1. Next week, the Showcase team will spotlight X-Men: Messiah Complex, so be sure to send your thoughts and suggestions to Showcase@comixtreme.com! Music provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.
Direct download: Ep._53_Ultimate.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:33pm CST

Episode 52: John Byrne

Continuing our ongoing series about legends of the comic book artform, this week Chase and Blake talk about the universe-changing, highly entertaining and always controversial John Byrne. From his world-shaping work on X-Men, Fantastic Four and Superman to his upcoming work on Star Trek and FX, the guys talk about Byrne's career and pick their favorite John Byrne stories. Then, stick around for the picks, where the guys discuss Jim Shooter and Jamal Igle's relaunch of Legion of Super-Heroes and a great new story arc beginning in Hack/Slash #7! Send us your comments, suggestions, requests for future episodes or thoughts on X-Men: Messiah Complex to showcase@comiXtreme.com! And, if you're looking for old episodes, you can find a handy-dandy list at the brand new 2 in 1 Showcase Archive Page!

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Direct download: Ep._52_John_Byrne.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28pm CST

Episode 51.5: Cloverfield Review Blake sneaks in a day early with a spoiler-free mini-review of the new monster movie Cloverfield. After dishing on the flick, Blake discusses a few of the trailers floating around, and sneaks in a shameless plug for a new project of his own. You've still got time to e-mail the guys with your favorite John Byrne and Ultimate Universe stories! Come back tomorrow for the next all-new episode!
Direct download: 51.5Cloverfield.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:56pm CST

Episode 51: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Recently, Chase and his wife Jenny made a terrifying discovery: Blake never watched Buffy the Vampire Slayer. So, with the help of Blake's girlfriend Erin, the Buffy fans sit him down for a marathon of the best episodes. The gang also talks about the new Buffy Season Eight series, the Angel and Spike comics, and the future of the Buffyverse as a whole! Join the guys and their girls for one of the most fun episodes they've ever recorded! In the picks this week, Chase cheers for The Ressurection of Ra's Al Ghul and Blake gives a thumbs-up to the return of Hero By Night. And don't forget, you can always e-mail us with comments or suggestions at showcase@comiXtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._51_Buffy.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:57pm CST

Episode 50: 2007-The Year in Review Green Lantern soared. Spider-Man crashed. Small crossovers rocked. Big ones fizzled. Archie tried a new look.  Mark Bagley jumped ship. Mike Wieringo passed away. From the best in comics for 2007 to the absolute worst, this week the Showcase crew sits down and takes apart 365 days of comic books, then looks ahead to 2008! Sit back, rev up your MP3 player and listen as Blake and Chase hash out what they hated and hailed what they liked. And don't forget to send your suggestions and e-mails for this episode and upcoming episodes (focusing on John Byrne and the Ultimate universe) to Showcase@comixtreme.com! Music provided by the Podshow Podsafe Music Network.
Direct download: Ep._50_Year_In_Review.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:46pm CST