WIZARDS The Podcast Guide To Comics

WIZARDS The Podcast Guide To Comics

Adam, Michael, & Steven examine 90's comic book collecting through the pages of Wizard magazine.

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October 13, 2021 52 min

In this edition of WIZARDS 1/2 Adam is joined by @Charlton_Hero aka Chris Bailey to review Shi: Way of the Warrior issues 1-4, explore comic based contests and more nostalgic fun.

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Comic book writer, historian and original Editor of ToyFare magazine, Scott Beatty joins us to talk about creating exclusive action figures for the magazine, adventures at Toy Fair trade shows and more!

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Michael & Steven return to the show in time to talk the debut of Alex Ross, Casting Call for a 90's Spider-Man movie, Marvel buying Malibu comics and more!

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90's Super Cinema Returns as Michael, Steven & his wife, Annie Flowers discuss Batman Returns from 1992. This episode was previously locked away in the "Podcast Cave", but is now available for all Bat-Fans to enjoy!

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September 27, 2021 58 min

Former Wizard Editor, Andy Serwin joins us to tell tales from over a decade behind the scenes at Wizard magazine including the joys of pitting comics characters against each other monthly in Last Man Standing, phone calls from Stan Lee, enduring the final days of Wizard magazine and more! 

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Is it WIZARDS 1/2 or WIZARDS Plus as Adam digs deep into the 300 page issue 41 to find a hilarious dig at Rob Liefeld in the contest fine print, bids farewell to Hunk & Babe of the Month and reviews several X-Men tie-in issues of the Age of Apocalypse event at Marvel Comics.

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The crew from Dollar Bin Bandits join Adam to cover the 300 Page 1994 Year End Spectacular!
Will they be X-cited or X-hausted with the X-tensive X-Men coverage? Listen now and find out, Geeks!

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This interview is ROCKIN' top to bottom with former Wizard Managing Editor, Andrew Kardon. Hear about Dee Snider from Twisted Sister visiting the Wizard offices, a nerdy dinner with Mark Hamill, the secret origin of Twisted ToyFare Theatre and more!

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This edition of WIZARDS 1/2 is pure FIRE as Adam reviews ASH by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti, plus a special Halloween list of Top 10 Heroes and Villains, Hunk & Babe of the Month, Contest comedy and more!

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Adam is joined by the "Canadian Connection" of Michael Schwartz (@50centcomiccollector) and returning guest, Chris Bailey (@charlton_hero) to talk Greg Capullo on Spawn, Roger Corman comic books, Frank Miller's praise for Image Comics, the shocking final days of Dr. Frederick Wertham, the history of horror comics and a major milestone for Jim and Todd's Hype Machine tally. Sounds fun, eh?

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Prepare to get THE TRUTH about Wizard magazine from former Price Guide Manager, Lars Pearson, who drops MASSIVE revelations about how the values of your comic book collection were determined in the 90's. Plus, the lost Wizard TV pilot, convention Super Wedgies and more!

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In this edition of Wizards 1/2 we dig through the fine print in the Wizard contests to find hidden jokes, review Dick Grayson's short run as Batman, blush at the return of Hunk & Babe of the Month and more!

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August 18, 2021 94 min

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Wizard magazine with a panel of former staff members from The Guide To Comics, ToyFare and Anime Insider for the WIZARDS 30th Reunion Roundtable. Listen in as the Wizard Press alumni go hilariously off-track with wild behind the scenes stories while attempting to pitch an imaginary retrospective issue of the magazine.
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Here's a sneak peek at the WIZARD 30th Reunion Roundtable event where more than a dozen former staff members from Wizard, ToyFare and Anime Insider reunited to tell wild stories of their time creating your favorite nerd pop culture magazines. The full episode will be released on Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 so subscribe to WIZARDS The Podcast Guide To Comics today.

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Adam is joined by Tom from Toy-Lines.com this episode to talk action figure news from San Diego ComicCon 1994, Greg Capullo on Spawn and multiple run-ins with Erik Larsen. Plus dream super hero battles & more!

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Adam reviews the comics debut of the Spider-Clone Ben Reilly aka The Scarlet Spider! Plus Wizard contests, Top 10 Heroes & Villains and more!

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We're thrilled to be talking to Arlene So, a Wizard Designer/Art Director of 15+ years about her cosplay adventures at office Halloween parties, mingling with rock star comic book fans and running a profitable side business inside the Wizard offices.

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Adam is joined by "Bad Boys" William Bruce West & Kevin Hellions to talk about the Bad Girls comics trend, Marvel Masterpieces 1994 trading cards and why Gen13 should stay in the 90's. Plus, how William got BLOCKED by J.Scott Campbell and SO MUCH MORE!

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In 1994 DC Comics decided to clean up their continuity (again) with Zero Hour: Crisis In Time. Join Adam and Michael as they explore the Wizard magazine special issue devoted to the past, present & future of DC Comics, then review this 90's comics crossover event with a lot of laughs along the way.

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Tom Palmer, Jr joins us to reveal how he began writing Palmer's Picks for Wizard in high school and taught readers about the world beyond the capes, eventually graduating to being Editor of ToyFare. Plus learn which infamous office pranks Tom contributed to and read his 6 year run on the column at palmerspicks.com!

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