ComicsVerse Comics Podcast

ComicsVerse Comics Podcast

The ComicsVerse podcast was born out of the principles Justin Alba and Kathleen Wisneski learned while studying at Columbia University in a course titled "Comic Books and Graphic Novels as Literature." ComicsVerse takes an in-depth, analytical, and almost academic, approach to comic book characters and storylines utilizing comic book theory as put forth by Scott McCloud in his definitive work UNDERSTANDING COMICS. All that smart talk aside, we sometimes have potty mouths, but we always manage to have a ton of fun by interviewing comic book creators, artists, writers, editors and historians as well as having panel discussions involving character studies and delving into the plot intricacies of particular story arcs. ... Show More

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Amazon's THE BOYS is a complete game-changer for the superhero genre not to mention Amazon Studios. Read the view and listen to the podcast here.

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Brian Michael Bendis' take on Spider-Woman is one of the best ever for the character. Join us in our discussion of Jessica Drew's traumatic past, her broody personality, and the medium of motion comics.

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Hey you! Wanna talk about Live Service games? Neither do we, but here we are. In this episode of the Super Pixelcast, the gang talks microtransactions.

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This week's ComicsVerse podcast takes on AVENGERS: ENDGAME. We had a lot to talk about, between the events of the film itself, some of its deeper implications, and the future of the MCU post-ENDGAME.

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Our gaming team gets together to discuss Staadia, the Epic Store, and more in ComicsVerse's new gaming podcast!

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This gender podcast project deals with issues of gender roles, gender (re-)presentation, gender nonconformity and the transgender experience through a critical lens of the gender binary paradigm.

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Black Widow is one of Marvel Comics' most ambiguous characters. So, why do we love her so much? Find out on this week's episode, right here!

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Jean Grey is an extremely well-known character, perhaps most known for all the times she's died. We take an in-depth look at why she's died so many times!

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We love Kate Bishop and we loved talking about her! Join two of ComicsVerse's Kate Bishop fans as they discuss everything from her parents to her new team!

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March 5, 2019 70 min

In the first decade of the new millennium, Scarlet Witch lost her grasp on reality and created a new world where mutants ruled the Marvel Universe after she accidentally killed the Avengers in House of M.

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February 26, 2019 94 min

X-Men Red by Tom Taylor sees the return of Marvel's Jean Grey in the X-Men comic book universe as leader of her own team and fighting a familiar foe.

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The Vision has been a mainstay Avenger for years, but for all that history, he's never really known much of a life other than being a hero. Tom King's VISION reinvents the character and gives him a shot at living a normal life.

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The Vision has been a mainstay Avenger for years, but for all that history, he's never really known much of a life other than being a hero. Tom King's VISION reinvents the character and gives him a shot at living a normal life.

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Scott Snyder discusses JUSTICE LEAGUE #11 and the DROWNED EARTH event.

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Scott Snyder discusses JUSTICE LEAGUE #11 and the DROWNED EARTH event.

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KINGDOM COME is a story that resonates long after you've finished reading it. It depicts a world abundant with loss and hopelessness and a world where anyone is capable of being a hero, even if they are far from perfect. In our 103rd podcast, we take a look at what makes it so poignant.

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Marvel Comics' Peter David talks X-FACTOR's Polaris and the kiss Rictor and Shatterstar share after their reunion.

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Tim Stevens, a veteran ComicsVerse writer, interviewed the great Dominic Monaghan about his show 100 CODE on WGN America. Check out the interview!

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Comics writer and letterer Ryan Ferrier sits down with ComicsVerse to talk about ROCKO'S MODERN LIFE, hardcore music, and guilty pleasures.

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ComicsVerse sits down with BBC News Radio to discuss Marvel's upcoming Kamala Khan aka MS. MARVEL movie featuring a Muslim superhero!

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