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Ep 224 – Talking The Umbrella Academy

It’s podcast time, Evil Geeks! Today we’re talking all about Netflix’s new smash hit, The Umbrella Academy! Numbers 1-3 (Big Evil, C-Mart, and Undies of Wondy) discuss the adventures of the Hargreaves family and much more.

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Ep 223 – House Party with Ethan Wiley

Greetings, Evil Geeks! If you’re a big fan of movies, then it’s your lucky day because we have an INCREDIBLE show for you! C-Mart and Tom are talking with writer, director, composer, and producer Ethan Wiley, who wrote the cult horror classic House, wrote and directed the equally classic House 2: The Second Story. In addition to that, he has also directed Children of the Corn V, wrote a draft for the unmade Cannon Films Spider-Man movie (which lead to a meeting with Comic legend Stan Lee!), worked for ILM on such movies as Return of the Jedi and Gremlins, and so much more. This episode is packed full of great behind the scenes stories for you movie lovers!

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Ep 217 – Stan Lee: Remembering The Man

We gather today, Evil Geeks, to remember and celebrate a titan of imagination, the Godfather of our favorite heroes, a visionary, and the greatest hype man for comic books in the history of the medium, Stan “The Man” Lee. May we go forward, our lives more colorful and fantastical for having known him and may he rest in eternal harmony. We will miss you deeply, Stan. Thank you for everything you’ve done as well as for all you’ve inspired us and future generations to be. Excelsior!

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Pulp Corner: Captain America, The Steranko Run

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Legendary artist Jim Steranko did 3 issues of Captain America in 1969 directly coming off his groundbreaking run on Nick Fury. I’ve been waiting a long time to read this, it may only be 3 issues but there’s criminally little comic book output from Steranko and it’s worth pouring over. Stan Lee is on scripts here and the storylines are in step with his silver age zaniness but when the art is this good it doesn’t matter.

So what was I in for?

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Evil Geek Book Report – Silver Surfer Epic Collection Vol. 1: When Calls Galactus

Comics are expensive. Trade paperbacks while sometimes can you give more bang for your buck than buying the individual issues outright can also be very expensive. Marvel’s big project a few years ago was to release the Essentials; budget line black and white trades the size of phone books. Now they’ve moved on to the Epic Collection, claiming to trade entire series’ but highlighting some of their previously uncollected issues. This (as long as it’s seen through all the way) is a great idea. Many of the more famous titles did start with a volume of their respective series inaugural issues. I bitched about their treatment of Claremont’s X-Men run but since then they have released information that they will be releasing a pivotal Epic Collection volume that covers a desirable non traded run of issues so that’s a step in the right direction. We are here today though to discuss Silver Surfer’s first volume of the Epic Collection.

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The Evolutionary Patterns of Homo Superior

You know what’s missing from Marvel comics these days? It’s not just the feeling of permanence in the storytelling or the overall quality in the product they put out on a monthly basis. The notion that the creators are putting their best feet forward and not just taking monthly work to pay the bills while they publish their best stories as creator-owned works? Sure, that’s gone with the wind but there’s something else that used to be a staple of the industry, but seems to be gone for good.

The corner box illustration.

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