Episode #22 – MMP in the DMZ (Adventures in Journalism Special Part II)

21 09 2009

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Welcome to Part 2 of our special comic-book topic of Journalism in Comic Books! To conclude our special event, we go over Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli’s DMZ, a shocking post-9/11 fictional piece with some of the heaviest material yet, not to mention some heavy critique from us! Plus, we give quick reviews of some of this year’s new hit games; including Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, Dissidia: Final Fantasy, Scribblenauts, and a second look at Batman: Arkham Asylum! There will be laughs, insensitive jokes, cranky podcasters, memorable buffoonery, and much much more this week on the Mild-Mannered Podcast!

This week’s installment of Masterpiece Comic-Book Theatre also contributes to Journalism by revisiting Superman: The Amazing Transformations of Jimmy Olsen, with Alex himself reprising the title role! Enjoy!

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Episode #16 – The (Mild Mannered) Character Find of 1940: Robin, The Boy Wonder!

11 08 2009

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This week, Alex and Sam become a Dynamic Duo and run the review of Chuck Dixon and Scott Beatty’s Robin: Year One! How do they handle the Mild Mannered Music Man being MIA? Is there talk of Giant Robots? Does Sam have a secret guilty love for Pokemon? Will Alex solve his Spider-man Action Figure crisis? Is there a sneak preview-review of Arkham Asylum? Does Mike make a cameo review? Does Sam bitch about something? Does Alex have a new, Fables-related project? Will there be more questions to be answered? WHO KNOWS??!! (Note: The answer is probably “yes to all.”) Tune in and discover the answers for yourself!

This week’s Masterpiece Comic Book Theatre presents an excerpt from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s Locke and Key #1!

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