Episode #33 – The Great Post-Christmas Podcast Palooza!!!

6 01 2010

Happy Holidays geeks and comic nerds around the oblate spheroid!! After taking a week off for moving back home from college, we are here just in time before the new year for our 33rd episode. On this episode, we review each of our gifts that we got for each other individually, then go over some of this week’s and last week’s incoming trades. This will include reviews of The Sandman Vol 1.,  Gotham Central, and Cat Getting Out of a Bag and Other Observations!! Plus, we go over what we got/did over the holiday, and one of us has a “Bitches A Lot” segment, but it’s not who you think it is! All this and more on this classically comical episode of the Mild Mannered Podcast!                           

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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 #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 #21 – Enter the Spider…Jerusalem (Adventures in Journalism Special: part I of II)

15 09 2009

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WE ARE LEGAL NOW! Kicking the 21st episode, the boys have not 1, but 2  special guests for the first part of this 2-Episode special on the topic of Journalism in the comic-book world. The guests, Carolyn (the Not-at-all-Mild-Mannered-Girlfriend to Music Man Mike) and newcomer Matt Koenig (Mild-Mannered-Rapist)  join the boys for a review of Warren Ellis’s Transmetropolitan Volumes  1-3, and yes, Sam will be batshit excited the entire time. Also, we hear about a scheme involving Hulk and Broadway, not to mention the fate of Alex’s Marvel Comics alter-ego in Savage She-Hulk. All this along with the usual (and often unusual) antics this week on the Mild Mannered Podcast!

Plus! Matt Koenig and Sam contribute a piece of Spider-Man: Brand New Day for this week’s Masterpiece Comic Book Theatre!

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Episode #17 – 100 Podcasts (minus 83)

19 08 2009

100-bulletsThis week, the mild-mannered team reunites as a whole as they give you the highs and lows of the first two volumes of Brian Azzarello’s 100 Bullets, but try not to get caught in the crossfire! Also, special guest Audrey gives us a review of her expedition to Comic-Con 09′ while the boys try to hold back their tears and envy. There will also be more attacks on Jeff Loeb (but respect given to Batman Hush), Alex confesses a dream involving Adam West, a quick shout-out to the hit manga One Piece, and the boys praise/rant about their zany weeks (which will include injuries, encounters, and,you guessed it, comics!)

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Episode #15 – Runaway Podcasters!

3 08 2009

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This week, the mild-mannered podcasters deliver a powerful review of Brian K. Vaughn’s Runaways, the story of 6 kids who find out their parents are super-villains… and Run Away (But obviously it isn’t as simple as that)! Also this week, the latest installment of “Sam Bitches a lot” involving Jesus Christ: In the Name of the Gun, the scariest trades of the week (most flesh/blood/soul/vampires/werefolf comics combined in a single week!), Alex describes his new love for Gotham Central, and Mike gives a quick look at Neil Gaiman’s Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader!

But wait! Let’s not forget our newest piece of Masterpiece Comic Book Theatre with a reading from Eric Powell’s The Goon!

Tune in and enjoy!

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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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