Episode #24 – SCARETOBER PART I – Hellboy Halloween!

5 10 2009

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Welcome to Halloween Month! We will be reviewing 4 different trades that celebrate terror, horror, and just plain creepy things. To kick off October, we begin with Mike Mignola’s HELLBOY (Volumes 1 – 3), and to stand in for the sorely missed Man on the Street is Matt Sanders, the Voice on the Radio, who’s in-depth critique enters the fray of both the Music Man and the Photographer. Plus, Alex tells of his exploits at the “Comics for Collectors” in Ithaca, Mike gives a shout-out to Frank Miller’s Sin City, and Matt joins in on the trades coming out this week! Don’t miss this demonic episode of the Mild Mannered Podcast, where comics prevail!

How can we forget the Masterpiece Comic Book Theatre? This week’s comes from Deadpool: Suicide Kings! Enjoy!

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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!

Download Here–Episode #22!