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Episode 112: Kurt Busiek The boys are back with another creator spotlight, this time on writer Kurt Busiek! From his early days on Justice League of America and Power Man and Iron Fist, through his career-making work on Marvels and Astro City, right through to his current work on the weekly maxiseries Trinity, the guys break down all of his work, talk about their favorites and least-favorites, and discuss the next project he's going to be involved with, Wednesday Comics. In the picks this week, Blake recommends Batman: Battle For the Cowl #1, Mike dug Action Comics #875, and Chase is all about Thor #600. This week's graphic novel pick: American Flagg Vol. 2! Write us with comments, suggestions, picks of the week, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._112_Busiek.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:40pm CDT

Week in Geek #14: Battlestar Galactica Finale, Dollhouse "Game-Changer" and More!

It's Week in Geek time again! This time out, Blake and Chase discuss Lost: He's Our You. Chase gives his thoughts on the final episode of Battlestar Galactica and last week's South Park, Blake talks about the episode of Dollhouse that rescued his interest in the show, and both boys dish on recent episodes of Smallville, Heroes, and Kings. Contact us with your requests and comments at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

Direct download: Week14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:45pm CDT

Episode 111: 90s Cartoon Extravaganza Our 80s Cartoons episode was a hit, and we're not above repeating our success. This week, the boys talk about their favorite cartoons from the long-ago days of the 1990s, from the Batman and Superman animated series to the battles of the Beast Wars. Join the guys as they debate whether the Marvel cartoons were a cohesive universe, the pros and cons of Nicktoons and Cartoon Network originals, and whether it's called the Diniverse or Earth-Timm! In the picks, Blake chooses Secret Six #7, Chase liked Gotham Gazette: Batman Dead?, and Mike can't wait for Spider-Man 2099 Vol. 1! Write us with comments, suggestions, picks of the week, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._111_90s_Cartoons.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:14pm CDT

Week in Geek #13: Lost, Kings, and ER The guys have a little audio trouble this week, so bless ya if you can get all the way through Week in Geek #13. If you DO manage to listen to the entire episode, you'll hear the guys talk about the most recent episode of Lost, Namaste, the premiere episode of Kings, and the final few episodes of ER -- plus the usual assortment of tangents, debates, and shameless plugs. E-Mail us at Showcase@comixtreme.com!
Direct download: week13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:51pm CDT

Episode 110.5 Race to Witch Mountain Review So Chase went up the mountain, saw what the Rock was cooking, and raced home to tell you.
Direct download: EP.110.5_Race_To_witch_Mountain.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:19pm CDT

Episode 110: Justice League-The Bwaa-Ha-Ha Years For so many fans, the Keith Giffen/J.M. DeMatteis run on Justice League was what made us fans of the characters. The Blue Beetle/Booster Gold team, the Justice League Antarctica, the "Formerly Known As..." finale -- this week, the Showcase boys delve into the funniest incarnation of the League ever put on a comic book page! In the picks this week, Mike is rocking Justice Society of America #24, Chase loves Daredevil #116, and Blake voices his support for Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the Eighth Grade #4! This week's Graphic Novel Pick: Starman Omnibus Volume 2! Write us with comments, suggestions, picks of the week, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._110_GiffenJL.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31pm CDT

Week in Geek#12: More Lost, Wonder Woman, Castle, and a Big Week For Nightwing(s)

Blake goes solo on this week's Week-inGeek, with a few thoughts on the last two episodes of LOST, the direct-to-DVD animated Wonder Woman movie, and the premiere of the new Nathan Fillion dramedy Castle. And for you comic fans, it's a big week for both heroes using the name Nightwing! Spoilers abound for Action Comics #875 and Batman: Battle For the Cowl #1!

Direct download: Week12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:34pm CDT

Episode 109.5: Watchmen Movie Review The Showcase boys and their intrepid band of moviegoers braved the IMAX crowds Saturday afternoon for a screening of Watchmen! What did our gang think? Take a click and listen! Warning: Spoilers begin at about the 7-minute mark. Double Warning: This podcasts contains frequent references to Dr. Manhattan's... um... "little intern."
Direct download: Ep._109.5_Watchmen_Review.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:21pm CDT

Episode 109: Warner Brothers and the Looney Tunes Legacy It's a whole new era for 2 in 1 Showcase, as back-up geek Mike Bellamy tries to make the transition to full-time! How long will he last? Check the Vegas odds tomorrow. This week, the boys are getting Looney, as the talk about the history of Warner Brothers animation. The guys toss around their favorite -- and least-favorite -- Looney Tunes characters and cartoons, discuss the DVDs and movies, talk about the shows that tried to carry the torch, and bat around the potential future of the franchise. With a new era comes a new rule for picks of the week! Each of the guys has their pick, but one geek each week will chime in with their Graphic Novel Pick of the Week! In the regular picks, Blake rages into Green Lantern #38, Mike walks like an Egyptian in Batman Confidential #26, and Chase digs Outsiders #15. This week's Graphic Novel Pick: House of Mystery Volume 1: Room and Boredom! Write us with comments, suggestions, picks of the week, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._109_Warner_Brothers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:47pm CDT

Episode 108: We're Watching the Watchmen It's been called the greatest comic book of all time, and next week, it's coming to a theater and IMAX screen near you. This week, Blake and Chase discuss the seminal comic book work Watchmen. The guys break down the story, discuss the history of the comic's development, and give their thoughts on the upcoming movie. Then the guys dig into your mail and head into the picks of the week. Blake digs Chris Giarrusso's Mini-Marvels: Secret Invasion, and Chase just tells you to... heck, go read Watchmen already. Write us with comments, suggestions, picks of the week, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._108_Watchmen.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:05pm CDT