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 #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!

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Episode #19 – Mild Mannered Alias

1 09 2009

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You won’t believe it, but the boys are officially off Skype and back to normal recordings! Take that, Void! And even better, Mild Mannered Music Man Mike (alliteration?) rejoins to reunite the trio as they dive deep into the world of Alias, an alternative Marvel comic simply fraught with metaphors, noir influences and the word “motherfucker.”

Also, they take time to extract reviews from Mike on the webcomics he viewed under meds, and Sam explains his love/hate relationship with Mark Millar and particularly his work on Ultimate X-Men. What is Alex’s Pick of the Week? What does Sam insist he’s picked in his heart of hearts? All this and more this week, tune in and enjoy!

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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 #13 – Slice of Mild-Mannered Life

23 07 2009

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This week the podcasters ( along with a couple of special guests) venture into reviewing Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly’s independent comic Local, and debate amongst themselves their opinions and how they connect to this lovingly crafted “Slice-o-life” work. We also go over Alex’s misadventures of the week, Mike’s ever-increasing love for Neil Gaiman, sing a few show tunes about polygamy, and much more!

Be excited! For this week’s Masterpiece Comic Book Theatre will present “LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS!!”

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Episode #12 – Mild Mannered Soviets

13 07 2009

superman-redson This week the podcasters (along with a special guest!) travel into an alternate reality in order to review Mark Millar’s Superman : Red Son, where they will debate whether or not Superman could have saved Communism (as well as discuss terrorist batman and his warm hat!). The boys will also discuss their zany weeks, and Mike will be auditioning for the role of “The Ghost Whisperer”

Not to mention the ever-popular new installment of Masterpiece Comic Book Theatre from Madman!

All this and much more! Tune in to your computer! (remember, in Soviet Russia, Computer tunes you in!)

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superredson2And while your at it why not pick up the phone and CALL US at (347)42COMIC (or 347-422-6642)