Discover10ish Podcast"BEST OF" 2-PACK: Comic Characters + Comic Strips
"BEST OF" 2-PACK: Comic Characters + Comic Strips

"BEST OF" 2-PACK: Comic Characters + Comic Strips

Update: 2022-06-15
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In this 10ish Podcast "BEST OF" 2-Pack, grab your morning coffee and scuffle to your favorite recliner, because we're revisiting two comic-themed episodes from our archives.

First, Nick and Brandon recap the Top 10 Most Popular Comic Book Characters (Episode 38), ranked by the total appearances. Then, immediately following that, we'll shift to the Sunday Funnies to enjoy some nostalgia with the Top 10 Most Popular Comic Strips in newspaper history (Episode 93).

Our next new episode, Episode 176, will drop on June 22, 2022!

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Summary of Episode 38: Most Popular Comic Book Characters, originally released May 2019

Comic book reader, Brandon, drags Nick, who has never read a comic, back to Nerd-town as Brandon reveals the Top 25 Most Popular Comic Book Characters of All Time, based on number of issue appearances.

PLUS...trivia and facts about each character on the list, Marvel vs. DC, comparing the superpowers of each character, big names that surprisingly didn't make the list, how blockbuster films impact the popularity of comic books, Stan Lee, superhero genitals, what led to the big superhero boom in the mainstream, Kelsey Grammer, Frosty the Snowman as a superhero, how comic publishers develop stories, Wolverine vs. Iron Man, living with a rock body, Avengers Endgame, a spirited debate on spiders, Nick & Brandon analyze their first negative review on iTunes, a brief review of Game of Thrones and the Battle of Winterfell, why Cyclops sucks, washing yo ass, and MUCH more!

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Summary of Episode 93: Most Popular Comic Strips of All Time, originally released July 2020

Dilbert. Garfield. Family Circus. What classic comic strip from the Sunday Funnies section of your local newspaper are among the Top 10 Most Popular Comic Strips of All Time? Brandon takes us back to your childhood to revisit those old comic strips you forgot you knew all about; Nick tries to guess the Top 10, ranked by popular vote in a survey among thousands of people.

PLUS...how are comics chosen for the Sunday Funnies?, the multi-billion dollar comic strip industry, newspaper comics in 2020, comic strip merchandise, comic spin-off's, camp swampy, Garfield telephones, dying at the drawing board, comics that lasted for more than 50 years, hidden messages behind your favorite comic strips, Brandon's #HotTakes on a particular comic icon, crawling through "hot, fresh garbage", controversial comic strip creators, Nick & Brandon's favorite comic strips, and MUCH more!

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"BEST OF" 2-PACK: Comic Characters + Comic Strips

"BEST OF" 2-PACK: Comic Characters + Comic Strips

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