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!

Listen here, and tell your friends!

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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 #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 #18 – Mild Mannered Slices of Life

26 08 2009

It’s Special Treat Week again, as we flip everything all topsy-turvy to bring you a buffet–a veritable smorgasbord if you will–of webcomics reviews! Though sadly missing Mike the Mild Mannered Music Man, Alex and Sam wade through a pile of each others’ favorite webcomics, keepin’ it short and pithy all the way. Who is Charles Christopher and why is he so abominable? What makes “A Softer World” so damned creepy? And just how much does Sam like awkward female protagonists, anyway? All of the answers and more lie in wait for you!

And you better not miss our upcoming very special feature–highlights from Alex’s three interviews with Bobby Timony of Twin Comics, Scott Weinstein of After School Agent and Porter Mason, the cartoonist behind “Bassist Wanted.” You can’t find this stuff anywhere but here! Check it out!

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Reviewed This Week:

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Octopus Pie

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The Abominable Charles Christopher

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A Softer World

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Johnny Wander

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Girls With Slingshots

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Cat Rackham

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Episode #10 – Mild Mannered Moon

29 06 2009

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On this celebratory 10th episode of the Mild Mannered Podcast, we’re thrilled to have on special guest David Gallaher, writer for the Zuda comics webseries High Moon. We interview him, review Brad Meltzer and Rags Morales’ Identity Crisis, and ask the ever important question “WHAT HAPPENED!?” And then he let us go check.

And hey, not only that, but Masterpiece Comic Book Theater returns with a great scene from Jim Massey and Robbi Rodriguez’s Maintenance! Plus many more exciting goodies!

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And while your at it why not pick up the phone and CALL US at (347)42COMIC (or 347-422-6642)





Episode #9: Super Happy Father’s Day/Deadpool Smorgasbord!!

23 06 2009

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This week, we got a one-two punch special;  we will discuss/debate/bicker over the Best, the Worst, and the Weirdest Fathers and Fatherly figures of comic books. You’ll find out why we think Uncle Ben is unquestionably great  while Magneto and General Ross are just plain abysmal. But wait, there’s more! We top off the show with Deadpool Appreciation Week, where we will (individually) review 3 different perspectives of the famous “Merc with a Mouth”. Is your favorite Deadpool comic/trade being reviewed? We don’t know! You’ll have to tune in and find out!

Plus, a special message to Liu Kang of “Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe,” Alex’s new favorite writer, the most perfect thing ever said in a Green Goblin voice, and a special mission for all you wonderful listeners! We’ve got all of that and more on this week’s episode!

Download Here – Episode #9:  Super Happy Father’s Day/Deadpool Smorgasbord!!

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