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Episode 134: Son of the Bride of the Return of the Showcase Tangent Five weekends in August, five episodes in August, means week five is a Showcase Tangent! The guys answer your e-mails and cover any and all things in the world of pop culture -- what Dark Horse comics are worth reading? What's the greatest Darkseid story of all time? What do we think of the new Ultimate Universe? What's the one toy that Chase plays with? What's awesome at www.JediSnakeEyes.com? And listen for a big announcement from Blake concerning his podcasting future! In the picks this week, Chase gives us Ultimate Comics Avengers #1, Blake loved Superman Annual #14, and the graphic novel pick is the new Vertigo Crime volume Dark Entries Contact us with comments, suggestions, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._134_Tangent.mp3
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At the Movies Episode 10: Inglorious Basterds Quentin Tarentino has rewritten World War II and given us the number one movie in the country with Inglorious Basterds -- but is it good enough for the Showcase boys? Chase and Blake give you their thoughts in this At the Movies episode!
Direct download: ATM10IngloriousBasterds.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:05pm CST

Episode 133: Preacher (Part One) It's been one of the most-requested comic title spotlights, and now, take our look at the first three volumes of the legendary Vertigo title Preacher. The boys delve into Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's epic saga, including the origins of Jesse Custer and company, their first encounters with the Grail and Jesse's family, and the birth of Arseface. In the picks this week, Blake loves G-Man: Cape Crisis #1, and Chase surprises even himself by picking Blackest Night: Superman #1. Contact us with comments, suggestions, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._133_Preacher.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:47pm CST

At the Movies Episode 9: District 9 A little movie comes out of nowhere and steals the thunder of some of the late summer's blockbusters -- but is District 9 worth your time as a moviegoer? Blake braves a sore throat this week to answer that question for you!
Direct download: ATM9District9.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:28pm CST

Episode 132: Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski Creator spotlight week brings us to the works of J. Michael Straczynski! The guys discuss the early TV work on cartoons like Masters of the Universe and The Real Ghostbusters, his career-making turn on Babylon 5, and his journey through comics beginning with Rising Stars and Midnight Nation, through Spider-Man and Thor, and his current place reimagining the Red Circle. In the picks this week, Blake choose Justice Society of America #29, Chase brings us Dark Wolverine #76 (plus a retro pick!), and Mike goes with Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1. This week's graphic novel pick: Hulk Visionaries: Peter David Volume 6. Contact us with comments, suggestions, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._132_JMS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:15pm CST

Week in Geek #29: A Christmas Carol Train Tour Christmas in August? Disney's got a new version of A Christmas Carol coming out in a few months, and a nationwide tour is bringing the movie to America via the rail. This week, Blake and his sister Heather stopped in at the train's New Orleans stop. Take a listen as they share their thoughts on the tour, whether it's worth your time, and what they think of the upcoming movie.
Direct download: Week29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:58pm CST

Episode 131: 2000 A.D. It's time for another listener-requested episode. For some time, people have asked us our thoughts on the British sci-fi hit 2000 A.D., and this week we finally take a look. Each of us read two different volumes of 2000 A.D. material. We review our reads, talk about the history and format of the magazine, and question why it's so darn difficult to find it in the States. In the picks this week, Chase likes Ms. Marvel #42, Mike digs Power Girl #3, and Blake goes with Invincible #64. Our graphic novel pick: Starman Omnibus Vol. 3! Contact us with comments, suggestions, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._131_2000AD.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:55pm CST

Episode 130: G.I. Joe-A Real American Hero With the movie coming out soon, the boys line up to talk about the past, present, and future of G.I. Joe. We talk toys, we talk cartoons, we talk comics -- we talk about our favorite stories, the worst interpretations, and Chase explains why he doesn't allow his friends to play with his toys. In the picks, Mike chooses Supergirl #43, Blake digs Doctor Who: Room With a Deja View, and Chase selects Amazing Spider-Man #600. This week's graphic novel pick: Spider-Man: Torment. Don't forget our "Give Mike a Title" contest! Contact us with comments, suggestions, "Ask Chase Anything" questions, or anything else at Showcase@comixtreme.com!

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Direct download: Ep._130_GI_Joe.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:24pm CST