Classic Comics Forum Podcast
Classic Comics Forum Podcast #35: Sandman Mystery Theatre part 1

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #35: Sandman Mystery Theatre part 1

May 19, 2021

In this episode, I'm joined by Slam Bradley for the first part of a three-part discussion about the seminal 90's Vertigo series Sandman Mystery Theatre by Matt Wagner, Steven T. Seagle, and artist Guy Davis.

In this first installment, we get to know Slam Bradley, and then we discuss the first 8 issues of Sandman Mystery Theatre. That discussion begins at the 28:40 mark. 

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Classic Comics Forum Podcast #34:Jon Sable: Freelance - part 3

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #34:Jon Sable: Freelance - part 3

April 21, 2021

In this episode, I'm joined by Tartanphantom for the third part of a three-part discussion about the seminal early-80's independent series Jon Sable: Freelance by Mike Grell. 

In this final installment, Tartanphantom and I discuss issues #28-56 as well as the TV show and the ill-fated follow-up comic book series.

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Classic Comics Forum Podcast #33: Jon Sable: Freelance part 2

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #33: Jon Sable: Freelance part 2

March 16, 2021

In this episode, I'm joined by Tartanphantom for the second part of a three-part discussion about the seminal early-80's independent series Jon Sable: Freelance by Mike Grell. 

In this second installment, Tartanphantom and I discuss issues #7-27.

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Classic Comics Forum Podcast #32: Jon Sable: Freelance part 1

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #32: Jon Sable: Freelance part 1

February 16, 2021

In this episode, I'm joined by Tartanphantom for the first part of a three-part discussion about the seminal early-80's independent series Jon Sable: Freelance by Mike Grell. 

In this first installment, Tartanphantom and I discuss his history as a comic book collector. Then we dive into how the creation of the direct market spurred a revolution among comic creators who began independently publishing their best ideas outside of Marvel and DC, an effort spearheaded by Mike Grell on Jon Sable: Freelance. And, of course, we also discuss issues #1-6 of the series as well. 

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Origin Stories: The Comics That Shaped Us episode 3 - guest starring MDG

Origin Stories: The Comics That Shaped Us episode 3 - guest starring MDG

January 17, 2021

Origin Stories: The Comics That Shaped Us invites comic book fans to recount their own personal reading and collecting origin stories by discussing the ten individual comic books that affected their journey the most.

 

In this third episode, I'm joined by comic pro and previous podcast guest MDG to hear his Origin Story!

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #31: Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter part 2

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #31: Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter part 2

January 2, 2021

In this episode, I'm joined by Metarog for the second part of a two-part discussion about the weirdly influential 1970's DC series Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter. 

In this final installment, Metarog and I discuss issues #8-18, which cover some of the dumbest comics of the 70's, the continuing failures of Ben Turner, and why you should avoid kung-fu fights on ice skates. 

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And check out Metarog's YouTube channel!

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #30: Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter part 1

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #30: Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter part 1

December 2, 2020

In this episode, I'm joined by Metarog for the first part of a two-part discussion about the weirdly influential 1970's DC series Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter. 

In this first installment, Metarog and I discuss issues #1-7, which cover Richard Dragon's origin, the many sad pitfalls of Ben Turner, and the potential problems you could face if you drop an A-bomb into an active volcano. 

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Check out Metarog's YouTube channel!

And you can check out The Crimebusters #1-3 on Kickstarter now!

Origin Stories: The Comics That Shaped Us episode 2 - guest starring Roquefort Raider

Origin Stories: The Comics That Shaped Us episode 2 - guest starring Roquefort Raider

November 20, 2020

Origin Stories: The Comics That Shaped Us invites comic book fans to recount their own personal reading and collecting origin stories by discussing the ten individual comic books that affected their journey the most.

 

In this second episode, I'm joined by Conan expert and previous podcast guest Roquefort Raider to hear his Origin Story!

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #29: Avengers #211-230 - The Fall of Yellowjacket part 3

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #29: Avengers #211-230 - The Fall of Yellowjacket part 3

November 2, 2020

In this episode, I'm joined by Icctrombone for the final part of a three part discussion of the classic — or infamous, depending on your point of view — Fall of Yellowjacket storyline from Avengers #211-230.

In the first installment, Icctrombone and I discussed the long history of Hank Pym, as well as the first three issues of the storyline, #211-213, including the infamous Trial of Yellowjacket issue, which still haunts the character and company to this day. And in the second installment, we continued discussing issue #213 before moving on to cover issues #214-220. 

In this final installment, we cover issues #221-230, as the creative teams change seemingly every issue until Roger Stern steps in to finish the arc with authority. 

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Classic Comics Forum Podcast #28: Avengers #211-230 - The Fall of Yellowjacket part 2

Classic Comics Forum Podcast #28: Avengers #211-230 - The Fall of Yellowjacket part 2

September 15, 2020

In this episode, I'm joined by Icctrombone for the second part of a three part discussion of the classic — or infamous, depending on your point of view — Fall of Yellowjacket storyline from Avengers #211-230.

In the first installment, Icctrombone and I discussed the long history of Hank Pym, as well as the first three issues of the storyline, #211-213, including the infamous Trial of Yellowjacket issue, which still haunts the character and company to this day.

In this second installment, we continue discussing issue #213 before moving on to cover issues #214-220. 

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