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I Read Comic Books

Author: Mike Rapin

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A weekly panel podcast featuring a rotating list of guests discussing a vast array of topics about comics, the comic book industry, making comic books better and more. Hosted by Mike Rapin.
245 Episodes
Nick and Mike continue on their trip down the road that is the series Ice Cream Man. Needless to say, Mike and Nick are haunted by this volume.Continue readingMinisode 26 | Ice Cream Man Vol. 2: Strange Neapolitan
Kate dives into the sometimes bad origin of X-23 aka Laura Kinney with Mike along to discuss the finer points of this character.Continue readingMinisode 25 | X-23 – The Complete Collection Vol. 1
Brian, Nick, and Kate sat down to discuss our Goodreads Book of the Month: Captain America Vol. 1: Winter In America as voted on by our fantastic Goodreads members! Spoiler alert for Captain America Vol. 1: Winter In America!Continue readingEpisode 208 | Goodreads Book of the Month: Captain America Vol 1. Winter In America
Brian and René sat down with Mike to discuss why we don't like new takes on old characters, their mantles, and how sometimes you just have to give a comic a chance!Continue readingEpisode 207 | C’mon, give comics a chance!
Kait and Nick join Mike to discuss the many reading, packaging, and "marketing" gimmicks used in comic books over the years. Continue readingEpisode 206 | Shooting A Comic Book with a LITERAL Bullet
Paul, Tia, and Kara dive into a deep discussion about the "death of the author" or idea of separating a comic book creator (or any kind of creator/artist/writer/etc.) from their work. Is it possible?Continue readingEpisode 205 | Poststructuralism is like, “YOU ARE THE FATHER OF THAT BABY”
Mike, Nick, and Paul are joined by Dave Baker, creator of a multitude of media, namely his comics: Action Hospital, Fuck Off Squad, and more! Continue readingEpisode 204 | Special Guest: Dave Baker
Kait and Kate join Mike on the show to discuss comic book and manga adaptations of Young-Adult prose books. What's good? What's not so good? Why read these adaptations?Continue readingEpisode 203 | Book Adaptations, YA Edition!
Tia, Kara, and Mike are joined by friend of the show, Chris Sebela! They chat about being an Eisner nominee, Chris' upcoming comics, his wonderful dog Zola, and making zines!Continue readingEpisode 202 | Special Guest: Chris Sebela!
This week, Kate and Paul jumped on the show with Mike to talk about why we buy comics and don't read them and how unshelving those comics is hard.Continue readingEpisode 201 | ‘Kate-senpai,’ that sounds right
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