I Read Comic Books

I Read Comic Books

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This episode was recorded on May 24th, 2020!



Nick and Kait join Mike to discuss the comics based on the TV series Firefly.



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:23:27 – Comic Picks* 00:34:16 – Firefly Comics* 01:17:13 – Wrap/Credits



Comics We Read / Comic Picks



* The Way of the Househusband Vol. 3* The Ludocrats #1* Drawing The Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America* Berserker Unbound* Lone Wolf and Cub, Volu...
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This episode was recorded on May 10th, 2020!



Paul and Tia join Mike to discuss the greater impact of comics on society and media.



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:20:20 – What'd We're Digging Right Now* 00:38:11 – How Do Comics Impact Society?* 01:05:10 – Wrap/Credits



What We Read



* Drops of God Vol. 4-5* The Flintstones Vol. 1* Ludocrats #1-2* Megg & Mogg on Instagram* Superman: Up In The Sky* DC Firs...
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This episode was recorded on May 3rd, 2020!



This week, Nick, Mike, and Brian ask the question: Who would be the best/worst person to have in your quarantine house?



Come hang out with us on Discord!!



* May 9th, 2pm EDT – Mini-book club meetup! We're discussing Drops of God Vol. 1* May 10th, 3:30pm EDT – Come hangout with us!



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics * 00:25:57 – What We've Been Digging Recently * 00:34:3...
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This episode was recorded on April 27th, 2020!



Kara and Kait join Mike to talk about our Goodreads Book of the Month: Fables Vol. 1: Legends in Exile.



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* 00:00:00 – Start/What We've Been Digging Lately* 00:26:25 – IRCB Goodreads Book of the Month: Fables Vol. 1* 00:55:08 – Wrap/Credits



What We Read



* Locke & Key* Vox Machina: Origins vol. 1* Snow, Glass, Apples* The Wicked + The Divine



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This episode was recorded on April 19th, 2020!



This week, Nick and Paul join Mike to talk about over-sized comics and how the heck you fit weird shaped comics on your shelf!



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week In Comics* 00:27:53 – What We've Been Digging Lately* 00:37:06 – Large-format Comics* 01:09:12 – Wrap/Credits



What We Read



* The Green Lantern #1-7* The Stone King* Astro City: Confession* X-Ray Robot #1* Outer Darkness ...
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Mike and Kait are joined by comic creators Cuddles and Rage aka Liz and Jimmy Reed to discuss their latest comic food-horror anthology, Bites of Terror!
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This episode was recorded in the recent past!



Kara and Mike are joined by documentation and podcaster Anthony Desiato, director of the recently released My Comic Shop Country. Anthony shares his story about making the documentary and his thoughts on the comic market.



Links



* Anthony on Twitter – @DesiWestside* My Comic Shop Country Trailer * Watch My Comic Shop Country NOW! * Listen to My Comic Shop History on Apple Podcasts



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This episode was recorded on March 29th, 2020!



This week, Mike, Kait, and Paul are joined by Amie Wright, President of the ALA Graphic Novels & Comics Roundtable, to discuss the importance of comic books in libraries, how you can help your local library, comic book distribution for libraries, and more!



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:17:43 – Comic Picks* 00:25:34 – Interview with Special Guest Amie Wright* ...
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March 25, 2020 69 min
This week's episode was recorded on March 22nd, 2020!



This week, Kate and Nick join Mike to discuss comics we've put off for way too long and why we do that!



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:23:32 – Comic Picks* 00:30:35 – Comics We've Finally Gotten Around to Reading* 01:08:01 – Wrap/Credits



What We Read / Comic Picks



* Bang #2* Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Vol. 1* Dick Tracy Forever* Strangers in P...
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Mike and Nick are joined by comic creators Cooper Anderson and A.C. Ironside to discuss their comic Inner Workings, currently LIVE on Kickstarter.



Links



* Inner Workings Kickstarter * Cooper on Twitter – @cooperthewriter * Cooper on Instagram – @cooper_the_writer * AC Ironside on Twitter – @a_ironside * AC Ironside on Instagram – @Alexis.ironside * ArrowKey Studio Tw...
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This episode was recorded on March 8th, 2020!



Kara and Tia discuss reading comics in a language you don't know, open the show with a few reminders of how to be a good ally to women.



Timestamps



* 00:00:00 – Start/International Women's Day!* 00:05:38 – Comics In Secondary Languages* 00:39:51 – Wrap/Credits



Music provided by Infinity Shred. Find them on Bandcamp.Producer: Mike RapinEditor: Zander RiggsSupport us on Patreon: patre...
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Mike and René challenged Nick to try out the Shonen Jump app along by reading 3 chapters from 4 different manga series.
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This episode was recorded on February 23rd, 2020!



This week, Brian and Kait join Mike to talk about our Goodreads Book of the Month – Sex Criminals Vol. 1: One Weird Trick.



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:15:03 – Comic Picks* 00:21:20 – Goodreads Book of the Month – Sex Criminals Vol 1* 00:56:47 – Wrap/Credits



What We Read / Comic Picks



* The Girl From the Other Side Vol. 1* Alienated #1* Plate Tectonics: An Illu...
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This episode was recorded on February 16th, 2020!



Mike, Brian, and Paul are joined this week by Dominic Archer and Marc Casili, two of the creators on the A Boxer, currently on Kickstarter. Check out how Dominic and Marc met, life in the Brazilian comics scene, and more!



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:17:28 – Comic Picks* 00:29:26 – Interview with Dominic Archer & Marc Casilli* 00:55:39 – Wrap/Credits



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February 12, 2020 59 min
This week's episode was recorded on February 9th, 2020!



Mike, Kait, and Nick dive into the realm of reading comics in forms beyond your standard comic book: audio editions, guided view, braille, and more!



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:19:55 – Comics Picks* 00:26:53 – Comics for non-standard reading abilities (audio, large print, other?)* 00:57:18 – Wrap Credits



What We Read / Comic Picks



* X-Men/Fantastic Fo...
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February 5, 2020 70 min
This episode was recorded on February 2nd, 2020!



Paul and Nick join Mike to talk about "Directors Cut" and annotated comics. Do we read them? Do we need them? What's the pull to read these extra editions of comics?



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* 00:00:00 - Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:23:52 - Comic Picks* 00:33:39 - Annotated and "Directors Cut" Comics* 01:05:53 - Wrap/Credits* 01:08:52 - Nick Says Sandman Is Overrated ;)



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This episode was recorded on January 24th, 2020!



Mike, Paul, Kait, and Brian sat down IN REAL LIFE to record, discussing the last year of IRCB, things we've loved, how we've grown as a show, and a few behind the scenes bits.



Mike's audio is a little weird because, well, he didn't follow his own advice of eating his microphone.



Thanks to Danny and Nick for hanging out on discord while we recorded this episode!



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This episode was recorded on January 19, 2020!



Warning: This is a long one. Like. Very long. A decade of movies based on comic books. Mike is joined by Brian and Rene for just, so so much. Enjoy.



Don't forget to take the IRCB Listener Survey before it closes on January 25th! ircbpodcast.com/survey



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* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:12:03 – Comic Picks* 00:20:05 – A Decade of Comic Book Movies* 00:30:51 – "...
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This episode was recorded on January 12th, 2019!



While Mike was out in the ethers of space, Kara welcomed Kait and Kate onto the show to discuss media properties they would love to see become comics!



Don't forget to fill out the IRCB Listener Survey! https://ircbpodcast.com/survey



Timestamps



* 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics* 00:21:54 – Comic Picks* 00:29:40 – Stories/Universes We'd Love to See in Comics* 00:55:39 – Wrap/C...
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