Episode 372: Challenge Accepted (Review feat. The Forgotten Order)

Jason takes the ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeThis episode is largely a publicity stunt, but it also seeks to do some good. When not talking about dumping ice on themselves, Steve and Jason chat briefly about the fantasy pro-wrestling comic, King Maul and the space opera, Terra. When that conversation is concluded, it’s time to dive into more fantasy, this time with a focus on … well, it’s kind of hard to explain. Listen in to the review of The Forgotten Order and sound off on what YOU think they’re talking about.

The midshow break features a chat about Guardians of the Galaxy and music by Maduk.

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Episode 371: I’ve Taken Too Many Babies to the Face (Book Club feat. Digger – Vol. 5)

Xavier Woods in the WWE Supercard mobile gameWhile Jason tries to recall his passwords, Steve steers things towards professionalism. Don’t worry, it doesn’t work out. What DOES work out, though, is our brief thoughts on Tove and Star Bunny, Inc. before we offer our final opinions on Digger. You can read the whole thing online and this epic, character-driven tale is highly recommended.

The midshow break features a chat about Jason’s bathing suit area and music by Arktype.

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Episode 370: This Dungeon IS Like An Office (Horizons Watch feat. Harpy Gee and Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo)

Patches O'Hoolihan from the movie, DodgeballSweet fancy Moses did it take some doin’ to get this episode to you! Tune in for hard-fought-for opinions on Sister Claire and The Superpower Union and stick around after the break for our cheery outlook on Harpy Gee and Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo. The wheels came off the wagon, but somehow, we arrived safely.

The midshow break features a chat about Jason’s bathing suit area and music by Adibudi.

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Episode 369: Upgrading The Futon (Review feat. Albert the Alien)

Justin Bieber in skinny jeansEver feel like a stranger in a strange land? Well then you’ve come to the right place, the perfect destination for strange things! It’d odd that Jason has checked out a comic about a cat cabbie (catbie?) titled Galacticat, and it’s straight-up bizarre that Steve picked something easily pronounceable in Dungeon Grind. For our review, we settle in alongside new friends and mysterious circumstances with Albert the Alien. Come on in! All are welcome here.

The midshow break features a chat about Jason’s experiment with skinny jeans and music by Out of Limits.

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Episode 368: So Charismatic, He Punches Lions In The Face (Review feat. Hominids)

The Rock is The Tooth FairyThe question this podcast tries to answer: What is the greatest bad movie starring The Rock? Make your voices known! While we mull that one over, we also briefly discuss Intelligent Life and Krig Rwar (yes, Steve is forever banned from saying comic titles on this podcast) and then get into some tribal fighting with Hominids. Pick your side wisely (hint: one has constantly topless females).

Midshow music: “Academical Futility” by ElectroLatrine (off the album Water Closet Electronic Music Project, natch)

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Episode 367: Boob Windows, Y’All (Book Club feat. Digger – Vol. 4)

Batgirl thanks the fansComix Talk lives! Rather, we talk about a lot of comic book news in the first half of the show, in addition to our Whatcha Been Readin’s for BACK and Spelunkying. Not interested? Tune back in after a questionable midshow break for our fourth (and penultimate) look at Digger. We’re nearing the end of this particular Book Club, so catch up if you haven’t yet!

The midshow break is lovingly backed by yet another tune from Kirby Super Star, “Mummy Dance” by Mazedude.

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Episode 366: This Episode Sponsored By Jimmy Johns (Horizons Watch feat. Eth’s Skin and The Secret Files of Project Black Sky)

Love At First Bite at Jimmy John's!You’re a grand old flag, you’re a high flying flag, and forever in peace may you talk about webcomics! We salute Demon and Springiette before taking on slightly deeper looks at newcomers, Eth’s Skin and The Secret Files of Project Black Sky. These colors don’t run, and neither do we! Unless we’re challenged. Then it’s just dust-shaped clouds of Steve and Jason.

Our midshow break features the track, “Infectious (Original Mix)“, by Tobu.

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Episode 365: IT’S MARPHIN’ TIME! (Review feat. Misfits of Avalon)

Mystic Knights of the Tir na NogThe elusive middle ground on soccer continues to elude us, so we instead focus our attention on more important things (Ed: Retraction on that last statement, we do not focus on more important things). We also talk about webcomics, like Dear Inner Demons and Clique Refresh, along with our featured review, Misfits of Avalon. Don’t worry; whatever your nationality may be, there’s a Power Ranger for us all.

Our midshow break features the track, “The King Awaits“, a remix of the Bowser’s Castle levels from Super Mario Bros., composed and performed by Forrest Fire.

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Episode 364: Big Bang or Better? (Review feat. PLOX)

Chili cheese fries with nacho cheeseJason wants cheese fries and Steve is no help (nacho cheese on your fries is the first and worst mistake you can make). To satisfy your webcomics cravings, we chat briefly about Agnes Quill and Skullchaser before dissecting the gamer-centric comic, PLOX. Speaking of dissecting, the bug talk in the midshow gets creepy and gnarly. You’ve been warned.

Our midshow features the track, “Immune To All” from the album, Metal Works.

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Episode 363: French Fried Tatums (Book Club feat. Digger – Vol. 3)

Silver SurferIt’s World Cup time, and we care about the U.S. team’s chances in this year’s tournament! Until they lose, of course. Then we go back to not caring about soccer, along with every other American sports fan. One thing we will always care about is the comic, Digger. After we chat briefly about Solo and Samurai Genji, we go deep and discover more charming things about this can’t-miss piece of work.

The midshow music comes to us from “Sunken Secrets“, a track off the Super Mario remix album, Portrait of a Plumber. Check it out!

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