Episode #31 – In Which We Find Ourselves On A Boat

9 12 2009

This week, we review Kevin Cannon’s “Far Arden,” an epic adventure of love, loss, and angry orphan punches! Plus, the content of our upcoming holiday show is revealed amid copious gift-giving, and we discover Mike’s personal Kryptonite in the wrapping paper! What is the secret of Sam’s supple skin? What’s the deal with David Gallaher’s secret project he told us about in Episode 10? And did we honestly just make an “I’m On A Boat” reference? The answers lie in store for you on the Mild Mannered Podcast!

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Episode #28 – THE ULTIMATE-MANNERED

8 11 2009

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THEY’RE BAAAACK!! This week on the Mild Mannered Podcast, special guests Aaron Gold and Andrew Durso make a comeback (and then some) as the guys deliver a review of Mark Millar and Brian Hitch’s Ultimates Vol. I, and as expected, there will be plenty of jokes and tomfoolery going on! There will be praises, outbursts of insults, and much, much more this week on The Mild Mannered Podcast!





Episode #26 – Milde & Mannered (Scaretober Part 3)

24 10 2009

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WE’RE BACK! And to raise the bar from part II, we are reviewing the psychologically disturbing Locke and Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. You won’t want to miss our spine-tingling critique of this mental cage of mystery and horror! Plus, we go back in time and discuss LAST WEEK’s incoming trades as well as THIS WEEK’s thanks to the powers of Chronokinesis!! (AKA the Internet).  We also have a big talk of what Iron Man has been going through in the Marvel Universe as well as where he is going! LISTEN IF YOU DARE!!!

Continuing Monsterpiece Comic Book Theatre, we give you a short yet frighteningly witty scene from Dan Slott’s Arkham Asylum : Living Hell!!!





Episode #25 – Mild Mannered Marvel Zombies! (SCARETOBER PART II)

12 10 2009

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Welcome to part 2 of Scaretober, MUAHAHAHAHAHA! This week the boys trade opinions over Marvel Zombies, as in the entire concept (including the Army of Darkness Spin-off), can you survive? There will be blood, and heads will roll, and <insert cliche’ horror tagline> as they also discuss the Horror Genre in books and film, as well as the rise of the Zombie genre. Plus,  Alex hints at a possible European invasion, Sam and Mike discuss their favorite manga (a potential episode?????), and all your usual rants, jokes, and culturally incorrect jabberings! It’s everything you enjoy about the Mild Mannered podcast, plus ZOMBIES! Listen Now!

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BUT WAIT! Don’t miss the special MONSTERPIECE Comic Book Theatre straight from Alan Moore’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. II, WARNING: NOT FOR THE FEINT OF HEART!!!





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!





Episode #23 – Booster Gold!

27 09 2009

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On this weeks podcast we have 10 minutes straight of Booster Gold jokes!

Oh yeah, we also review Eric Powell’s The Goon Vol. 2 from Dark Horse Comics, talk about vidjagames with special guests Aaron and Andrew the Comedy Twins, and explore the intricacies of Sumo chairs! Don’t dare to miss it!

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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!