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!!!

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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!





Episode #7 – Podcasters Disassembled! (Not Really)

8 06 2009

Yes, this week we continue our voyage into Marvel Comics’ recent history with a review of Brian Bendis and David Finch’s Avengers Disassembled trade paperback. The debate gets pretty spirited, so don’t miss this one! Also in this episode, Alex breaks down the nitty-gritty details of his epic day at the annual MoCCA Convention in New York City. Meanwhile, Mike and Sam gnash their teeth in jealousy.

Elsewhere in the podcast, you can hear the mild mannered men performing a scene from “The Age of the Sentry” #4, learn about Mike’s utterly fascinating new day job, discover in what manner you should spend that extra five hundred bucks kicking around in your wallet, and find out exactly what Alex would do for a Klondike bar. Hint: There doesn’t seem to be much he wouldn’t do. All this and more in Episode 7! Listen, subscribe, tell your friends and tell us what you thought!

Download Here – Episode 7 – Podcasters Disassembled! (Not Really)





Episode #6 – Arkham’s Podcast Studio for The Mild Mannered

31 05 2009

On this week’s podcast, we review Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth by Grant Morrison and Dave McKean, all the while trying not to go batshit crazy. (Heh. Batshit. Get it?) Yes, it’s a heartwarming tale of psychoses in honor of National Mental Health Month. Plus, a double whammy as Sam and Carolyn perform a foreboding scene from Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s The Killing Joke!

And be sure that you don’t miss out on Alex’s latest comic spree, Sam’s heartfelt birthday present and a brand new segment–our “GTFO of the Week.” All this and dirty jokes too!

Download Here – Episode #6 – Arkham’s Podcast Studio for The Mild Mannered