I Read Comic Books
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 165
  • Last: 7 Mar 2018
This is simply the best podcast about comic books. From discussing recent comics, old comics, comic theories, comic movies, comic book TV, comic characters, the comic book industry, comic creators, or anything else comic book related, this podcast has it all. Hosted by Mike Rapin.

Episodes (165)

  • Episode 150 | Free Range Kids
    Episode 150 | Free Range Kids
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:08:31
    This episode was recorded on March 4th, 2018. Nick, Rene, and Kate get to run the show this week while some of the IRCB crew (Mike included) are out at ECCC! This week’s show is all about comic books that are your comfort food and why they’... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on March 4th, 2018. Nick, Rene, and Kate get to run the show this week while some of the IRCB crew (Mike included) are out at ECCC! This week’s show is all about comic books that are your comfort food and why they’... Read more →

  • Episode 149 | Goodreads Book of the Month – Paper Girls Vol. 1
    Episode 149 | Goodreads Book of the Month – Paper Girls Vol. 1
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 54:22
    This episode was recorded on February 25th, 2018. This week, Paul, Kara, and Brian discuss our Goodreads Pick of the Month: Paper Girls Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughn, Cliff Chiang, and Matt Wilson. A solid discussion on a very solid book! Tim... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on February 25th, 2018. This week, Paul, Kara, and Brian discuss our Goodreads Pick of the Month: Paper Girls Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughn, Cliff Chiang, and Matt Wilson. A solid discussion on a very solid book! Tim... Read more →

  • This Is Not An Interview #1: Kieron Gillen
    This Is Not An Interview #1: Kieron Gillen
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    Published: 24 Feb 2018 Duration: 50:12
    This episode was recorded this past week! This is the first in a new regular series hosted by Tia Vasiliou, in which she chats with some of her favorite people in comics about everything and nothing (and maybe also comics). In our first epi... Read more →
    This episode was recorded this past week! This is the first in a new regular series hosted by Tia Vasiliou, in which she chats with some of her favorite people in comics about everything and nothing (and maybe also comics). In our first epi... Read more →

  • Episode 148 | Special Guests: Vita Ayala and Emily Pearson
    Episode 148 | Special Guests: Vita Ayala and Emily Pearson
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 55:03
    This episode was recorded on February 18th, 2018. This week’s episode features two very special guests: Vita Ayala and Emily Pearson creators of a fantastic new series, The Wilds from Black Mask — releasing on February 28th, 2018. Brian and... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on February 18th, 2018. This week’s episode features two very special guests: Vita Ayala and Emily Pearson creators of a fantastic new series, The Wilds from Black Mask — releasing on February 28th, 2018. Brian and... Read more →

  • Episode 147 | IRCB Q&A #1
    Episode 147 | IRCB Q&A #1
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    Published: 14 Feb 2018 Duration: 56:53
    This episode was recorded on February 11th, 2018. Our show this week is our first ever IRCB Q&A episode! With questions from listeners all over the globe! Tia and Brian join Mike to answer questions and cover the usual: comics and comics an... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on February 11th, 2018. Our show this week is our first ever IRCB Q&A episode! With questions from listeners all over the globe! Tia and Brian join Mike to answer questions and cover the usual: comics and comics an... Read more →

  • Episode 146 | TMNT: Tutant Meenage Neetle Teetles
    Episode 146 | TMNT: Tutant Meenage Neetle Teetles
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:27:44
    This episode was recorded on February 4th, 2018. This week, our show is extra long. About as long as last week’s. We were a bit happy-go-lucky because our topic this week was so magical. Kara and Nick join Mike to talk about the coolest sew... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on February 4th, 2018. This week, our show is extra long. About as long as last week’s. We were a bit happy-go-lucky because our topic this week was so magical. Kara and Nick join Mike to talk about the coolest sew... Read more →

  • Episode 145 | ANNUAL #3 – TOTALLY NOT A CULT
    Episode 145 | ANNUAL #3 – TOTALLY NOT A CULT
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:26:15
    This episode was recorded on January 28th, 2018. This episode is the 3rd ever Annual Episode of the I Read Comic Books podcast! This week, Mike is joined by Kate, Nick, Paul, and Tia to talk about the last year in our show and have a damn g... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on January 28th, 2018. This episode is the 3rd ever Annual Episode of the I Read Comic Books podcast! This week, Mike is joined by Kate, Nick, Paul, and Tia to talk about the last year in our show and have a damn g... Read more →

  • Bonus Minisode 4 | OMAC
    Bonus Minisode 4 | OMAC
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    Published: 27 Jan 2018 Duration: 36:54
    This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Nick and Paul dive into the legendary series by Jack Kirby: OMAC. In their discussion, they compare the original series with the New 52 launched OMAC title. Relevant Links/Information ... Read more →
    This week’s episode was recorded sometime in the past…! Nick and Paul dive into the legendary series by Jack Kirby: OMAC. In their discussion, they compare the original series with the New 52 launched OMAC title. Relevant Links/Information ... Read more →

  • Episode 144 | The Bird, The Plane, The Superman
    Episode 144 | The Bird, The Plane, The Superman
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:16:55
    This episode was recorded on January 21st, 2018. Our show this week is all about the hero known as Superman–why he’s important to comics and what he means as an icon and a character. Paul and René join Mike to discuss. Timestamps * 00:00:00... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on January 21st, 2018. Our show this week is all about the hero known as Superman–why he’s important to comics and what he means as an icon and a character. Paul and René join Mike to discuss. Timestamps * 00:00:00... Read more →

  • Episode 143 | We’re all dead this week
    Episode 143 | We’re all dead this week
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    Published: 17 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:07:32
    This episode was recorded on January 14th, 2018. Kate and Brian join Mike to talk about retcons in comics. Mike goes on and on and on and on about X-Men comics. Timestamps * 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics * 00:20:20 – The Culling * 00... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on January 14th, 2018. Kate and Brian join Mike to talk about retcons in comics. Mike goes on and on and on and on about X-Men comics. Timestamps * 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics * 00:20:20 – The Culling * 00... Read more →

  • Episode 142 | How can we fix the comics industry?
    Episode 142 | How can we fix the comics industry?
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    Published: 10 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:21:32
    This episode was recorded on January 7th, 2018. Tia and Kara join Mike for the first full episode of the year! How can we fix comics? How can we make comics better for everyone and, maybe most importantly, how can we make sure folks who mak... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on January 7th, 2018. Tia and Kara join Mike for the first full episode of the year! How can we fix comics? How can we make comics better for everyone and, maybe most importantly, how can we make sure folks who mak... Read more →

  • Minisode 14 | Wrestling and Comics
    Minisode 14 | Wrestling and Comics
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    Published: 3 Jan 2018 Duration: 34:52
    This episode was recorded some time in the past! Paul and Rene deliver our first minisode of 2018! This is all about comic books and wrestling! Relevant Links/Information * Rene – @Rodrigur29 * Paul – @OhHiPaulie – @SpikePilePod Our music i... Read more →
    This episode was recorded some time in the past! Paul and Rene deliver our first minisode of 2018! This is all about comic books and wrestling! Relevant Links/Information * Rene – @Rodrigur29 * Paul – @OhHiPaulie – @SpikePilePod Our music i... Read more →

  • Minisode 13 | Miniseries – Pros and Cons
    Minisode 13 | Miniseries – Pros and Cons
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    Published: 27 Dec 2017 Duration: 30:29
    This episode was recorded some time in the past! Our show this week is a discussion about the pros and cons of miniseries. Why do we like them? Why do we not? This is Kait’s first official episode (despite last week’s episode) and she joins... Read more →
    This episode was recorded some time in the past! Our show this week is a discussion about the pros and cons of miniseries. Why do we like them? Why do we not? This is Kait’s first official episode (despite last week’s episode) and she joins... Read more →

  • Episode 141 | Goodreads Pick of the Month: Snow Blind
    Episode 141 | Goodreads Pick of the Month: Snow Blind
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 55:56
    This episode was recorded on December 17th, 2017. This week’s episode is the last FULL episode of the year, and what an episode it is! This week it’s a Goodread’s Pick of the Month from the IRCB crew and we read Snow Blind by Ollie Masters,... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on December 17th, 2017. This week’s episode is the last FULL episode of the year, and what an episode it is! This week it’s a Goodread’s Pick of the Month from the IRCB crew and we read Snow Blind by Ollie Masters,... Read more →

  • Episode 140 | Insert Clickbait Title Here
    Episode 140 | Insert Clickbait Title Here
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    Published: 13 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:24:29
    This episode was recorded on December 10th, 2017. Paul and Nick join Mike this week to discuss movie adaptations of non-super hero comics. When do these adaptations work? When do they not work? And post-credits this week, there’s a whole di... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on December 10th, 2017. Paul and Nick join Mike this week to discuss movie adaptations of non-super hero comics. When do these adaptations work? When do they not work? And post-credits this week, there’s a whole di... Read more →

  • Episode 139 | Everyone Needs Socks and Pajama Pants
    Episode 139 | Everyone Needs Socks and Pajama Pants
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    Published: 6 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:14:40
    This episode was recorded on December 3rd, 2017. This week, Tia and Brian join Mike to discuss holiday gift giving for your comic-inclined and not-so-comic-inclined friends. It’s a hoot and a holler and full of some questionable choices mad... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on December 3rd, 2017. This week, Tia and Brian join Mike to discuss holiday gift giving for your comic-inclined and not-so-comic-inclined friends. It’s a hoot and a holler and full of some questionable choices mad... Read more →

  • Episode 138 | Goodreads Pick of the Month: Hilda and the Troll
    Episode 138 | Goodreads Pick of the Month: Hilda and the Troll
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:03:31
    This episode was recorded on November 26th, 2017. Our show this week is a Goodreads Pick of the Month special! Part of our monthly series, Paul, Kate, and Kara read Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson. Check out their discussion of the comi... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on November 26th, 2017. Our show this week is a Goodreads Pick of the Month special! Part of our monthly series, Paul, Kate, and Kara read Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson. Check out their discussion of the comi... Read more →

  • Episode 137 | Dystopia, Research, and Honorary Witches
    Episode 137 | Dystopia, Research, and Honorary Witches
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    Published: 22 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:12:31
    This episode was recorded on November 19th, 2017. Paul and Nick join Mike to discuss our obsession with dystopias–but more specifically dystopian comics. There’s some researched info, some philosophical thoughts, and a whole lot of question... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on November 19th, 2017. Paul and Nick join Mike to discuss our obsession with dystopias–but more specifically dystopian comics. There’s some researched info, some philosophical thoughts, and a whole lot of question... Read more →

  • Episode 136 | We’re getting Nick a library card again
    Episode 136 | We’re getting Nick a library card again
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    Published: 15 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:16:35
    This episode was recorded on November 12th, 2017. This week, Nick and Kate join Mike to discuss comics of the Star Wars variety–what’s good, what was good in the old Star Wars comics, and how this all factors into the Star Wars movie-verse.... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on November 12th, 2017. This week, Nick and Kate join Mike to discuss comics of the Star Wars variety–what’s good, what was good in the old Star Wars comics, and how this all factors into the Star Wars movie-verse.... Read more →

  • Episode 135 | Special Guest: Deniz Camp!
    Episode 135 | Special Guest: Deniz Camp!
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    Published: 8 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:21:58
    This episode was recorded on November 5th, 2017. This week we have another amazing interview. Deniz Camp, comic writer, chicken-raiser, and fantastic person joins Mike, Paul, and Brian to talk about the life of a comic creator and what it m... Read more →
    This episode was recorded on November 5th, 2017. This week we have another amazing interview. Deniz Camp, comic writer, chicken-raiser, and fantastic person joins Mike, Paul, and Brian to talk about the life of a comic creator and what it m... Read more →

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