I Read Comic Books

I Read Comic Books

A podcast for comic book fans, hosted by Mike Rapin. IRCB features a rotating, 2-person panel of diverse comic book experts discussing what they’re reading with a comic book specific topic every week. New episodes every Wednesday.

Episodes

June 22, 2022 72 min
Mike, Kara, and René are joined by Aubrey Lyn Jeppson and C.K. Lawson editors of the Kickstarter anthology "Scott Snyder Presents Tales From the Cloakroom" to chat comic they're reading and going from comic book classroom to making a comic book anthology!
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Mike, Nick, and Paul send off the final(?) episode of IRCB with a discussion about comic book endings. SPOILERS AHEAD.
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Mike, Brian, and Kate dig in on the chaos-magic-wielding, reality warping, witchcraft-saving character known as Scarlet Witch.
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Mike and Kait dig through our backlog of comics comp'd to us from publishers and creators to discuss.
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Mike, Nick, and René try changing up our show format a bit this week and spend some time trying to suss out who the TMNT Last Ronin is, discuss comic literacy in Manga, and fawn over the color work of Jacob Phillips.
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Mike and Kait are joined by comic creator Curtis Clow to talk the comics they've been reading plus they dig in on Curtis' latest Kickstarter for his series Slightly Exaggerated!
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Mike and Brian are joined by special guests Brenda and Austin from the Secret Histories of Nerd Mysteries podcast to chat comics and a bit about their super fun, deep dive podcast.
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Paul, Kara, and Nick were brought together for a commissioned episode of IRCB courtesy of our Patron, Cinco, all about comics by musicians, about music, and/or with music playlists!
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Kait, Tia, and Kate discuss comics and, specifically, comics from our April 2022 Goodreads Book of the Month theme: Anthologies.
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Mike, Brian, and Nick talk the comics they've been reading their Top of My Pile picks, Pokémon, and the outfits of the upcoming Hellfire Gala.
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This week, Kara, Kait, and Paul dig into some comics and Kara takes us through her journey into the light novel (and anime adaptation) of Heaven Official’s Blessing vol 1.
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Paul, Nick, and Mike have been commissioned by Patron Danny to discuss our comic book grievances and how we can fix them!
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March 30, 2022 68 min
Nick and René join Mike this week to dig into some not yet (or recently) released comics to give their thoughts (Orcs in Space Vol. 2, A Town Called Terror #1, Armorclads #1, Ghost Cage #1, and Blood Stained Teeth #1)!
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This week, Mike, Kara, and Brian chat comics they've been reading, what's on the top of their pile, Lord of the Rings, and the Flash's rogues gallery.
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March 16, 2022 67 min
Tia, Paul and Mike reflect on the 30th Anniversary of Image Comics, some history of the publisher, Image's impact on comics, and each host's journey with the comics Image has published over the years.
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Mike, Nick, and Kate discuss the fears and horrors of comics that force us to dive down wikipedia as comics readers. Warning: this episode discusses topics of anxiety, murder, and sexual assault.
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Kara and Kait join Mike to chat about comic books and our Goodreads Book of the Month: In The Pines by Erik Kriek.
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Mike and René are joined by special guest, Gabe Cheng, to chat about comics and a bit about Gabe’s ongoing Kickstarter: The Problem With Parallels with artist Elisa Meneghel.
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Mike, Nick, and Kara have been gathered together by Geoff for a Patreon commissioned episode all about supporting local comic shops, the dilemma of getting rid of comics, and so much more!
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Mike, Paul, and Nick discuss comics they've been reading, Gumroad's NFT problem, and more!
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