Behind The Panels - A Comic Book Show by GeekActually.com
By Richard Gray, David McVay & Dave Longo
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A weekly discussion podcast about comics by geeks that love them. We discuss what's hot and what's not in the world of comics. Plus, we have our weekly pick of the week where we dissect comics, spoilers and all. It's kinda like Oprah's book club for nerds :-)
||ExplicitBehind The Panels Issue 151 – Avengers: Infinity War (Film Special)||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 151, the comic book show that has no concept of time. In this 151st issue DC Sends us streaming, while Marvel leaves us creaming. Then we remind you of that time we had a dance-off to save the universe in What We’v||8 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 150 – Before, During, and After Watchmen||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 150, the comic book show that knows how to go out on a party. We’re coming to you live from Good Games Hurstville. In this 150th and final issue for Volume 1, Sydney breaks the record for the number of Spider-Men i||4 8 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 149 – Howard the Duck (MAX)||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 149, the comic book show that’s only one episode away from retirement. What could possibly go wrong? In this penultimate issue of Volume 1, The Walking Dead gets its own beer. It’s a quick few opening sips,||27 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 148 – Ant-Man (Film Special)||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 148, the comic book show that’s tall for its height. In this issue, it’s all the Comic-Con news that we could remember! Some of it is not about Batman! THEN it’s Lando, Death Head, Guardians Of Knowhere #1,||22 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBehind The Panels Issue 147 – We Stand On Guard #1||Welcome to issue 147 of BEHIND THE PANELS, the comic book show that is ever vigilant in the fight against motivation. In this issue, Grant Morrison announces he’ll write the origin story of Klaus Kinski. No wait, sorry. That’s “Klaus”.||7 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 146 – Thanos: The Infinity Relativity||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 146, the comic book show that is one Infinity Gem shy of a full glove. In this issue, it’s a new star and director for the Spider-Man franchise. No, we haven’t heard of either of them either.||30 6 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 145 – Batman: Earth One Volume 2||In this issue, DC Comics doesn’t have a major event planned for September. The lenticular cover industry stock plummets in reaction. ALSO Mark Ruffalo’s not sure whether he’s in Captain America: Civil War or not. Meanwhile,||22 6 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 144 – The Private Eye||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 144, the comic book show that should never reveal its browser history. In this issue, “The New 52 is dead! Long live the Multiverse!” as Richard attempts to explain the end of Convergence to the Davids.||2 6 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 143 – Arrow: Season 3/The Flash: Season 1||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 143, the comic book show that must be someone else, that must be…something else. In this issue, it’s an All-New All-Different Marvel coming soon. Again. ALSO The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman is in the writing ro||25 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 142 – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season 2||In this issue, Archie exposes himself…to criticism. Archie and Veronica blushed. ALSO really long first look trailers get dropped for Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Lucifer. We talk about them in a section we appropriately call Talking Point.||18 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 141 – Fashion Beast||In this issue, Marvel’s Secret Wars begins. Maybe we should continue keeping it a secret. PLUS ‘Tis the season to be announcing and cancelling the next season of television. Series will live! Series will die! Who will survive?||11 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels One-Shot – The Mike Grell Interview||While visiting Seattle this year, Richard took the opportunity to not only visit the Emerald City Comic-Con for the first time, but talk with legendary comic book artist and writer MIKE GRELL, creator of The Warlord and Jon Sable, Freelancer.||5 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 140 – Green Lantern: Rebirth (Live at Good Games Hurstville for Free Comic Book Day)||In this issue, we got a bunch of free comics, and we didn’t have to torrent a single page. SO it’s Divergence, Secret Wars, Fight Club and more in What We’ve Been Reading. THEN It’s a live edition of John Dee’s™ Geek Related Challenge…O||5 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 139 – Avengers: Age of Ultron||In this issue, Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight series. The only question is which Frank Miller is returning? ALSO everything is awesome as Phil Lord and Chris Miller are announced to direct a brand-new animated Spider-Man film.||28 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 138 – Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 1||In this issue, it’s Batman v Superman and Archie Vs Predator and Sharknado. One of them is a believable showdown, the other is directed by Zack Snyder. THEN it’s Fox, Chrononauts, lots more Convergence, a bunch of TV and more in What We’ve Be||21 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 137 – Identity Crisis||In this issue, Star Trek gets sets to crossover with Green Lantern. The ladies of the galaxy don’t stand a chance with Hal and Kirk on the prowl. THEN it’s all the Convergence, Savior, Howard the Duck and initial Daredevil impressions in What We’||14 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 136 – Avengers: Rage of Ultron||In this issue, Hawkgirl hits television, while Arrow joins the Ninja Turtles. Guess it really is easy being green. THEN it’s Convergence, No Mercy, Kanan the Last Padawan, The Flash and more in What We’ve Been Reading and Watching.||7 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 135 – The Flash: Rebirth||In this special abbreviated issue, the Davids in Stereo cater to the holiday whims of their handsome host. THEN it’s We Can Never Go Home, PastAways, Jem and the Holograms and Miami Vice Remix and more in What We’ve Been Reading.||31 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 134 – Dazzler: The Movie||In this issue, Marvel plans to release a prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We imagine it’s the Force hitting the snooze button for 20 minutes. ALSO the Preacher TV series finds its Arseface. When asked for comment he said,||24 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 133 – The Graveyard Book (Live at Good Games Hurstville)||Welcome to Behind The Panels, the comic book show that’s comic to you live from Good Games Hurstville. In this issue, there’s more gravy than grave about us as we dip into Bill and Ted, Southern Cross, Postal,||15 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPodcast Pillowfort Ep 10 – The Secret Origins of Behind the Panels||Back in episode 6 Richard and I set out some of our Podcast resolutions for 2015. One of mine was to seek out other podcasters and hopefully get them on the show to talk about how they do what they do. The guys from Behind the Panels were kind enou||15 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 132 – Starlight||In this issue, Chris Pratt is nominated for Best Shirtless Performance by MTV. The bar has been set high for our next live show. ALSO Warner Bros. CEO says DC films are ‘edgier’ than Marvel. We guess that’s why we keep getting cut by them.||10 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 131 – Superman: Earth One Volume 3||In this issue, Superman tempts children with his hot chocolate, and that’s not the only Sex Criminals on television. ALSO a brand new team-up series for DC, the Aurealis Award nominations and some kind of geek related challenge.||2 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 130 – Spider-Verse||In this issue, X-Men: Age of Apocalypse gets its Nightcrawler, Jim Starlin’s Dredstar comes to TV and Dynamite focuses on female creators and characters. THEN it’s Silk, The Multiversity, Ei8ht, The Flash, Gotham and more in what we’ve been readin||23 2 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 129 – Watson and Holmes: A Study in Black (Live at Good Games Hurstville)||Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 129, the comic book show that’s coming to you live from Good Games Hurstville. In this issue, Spider-Man joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sony and Marvel have finally combined forces to break the Internet.||15 2 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 128 – Aquaman: The Trench||In this issue, DC announces it’s post-Convergence line-up with dozens of new titles. At last: we can buy books for Bat-Mite, Prez and Mystic U. THEN we go Postal, welcome the return of Saga, and watch the Black Vortex epic unfold in What We’ve Been||9 2 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 127 – Kingsman: The Secret Service||In this issue, David Tennant joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That sound you hear is the Internet breaking under the strain. ALSO we all sit around and watch The Thing without pants in one of our trailer commentaries for Fantastic Four.||1 2 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBehind The Panels Issue 126 – Awkwood||In this issue, Marvel announces they are ending all their universes. It seems like a pretty extreme way to get rid of Spider Island, but who are we to judge? THEN it’s Melbourne Comics Quarterly, Burning Fields, Millennium,||25 1 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Panels Issue 125 – Teen Titans: Earth One||This week, Time Warner has announced a superhero themed casino opening in a Chinese resort. Because if there’s one thing Batman loves, it’s gambling addiction. ALSO it’s reportedly trouble aboard the Fantastic Four set.||19 1 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Panels Issue 124 – Civil War||In this issue, Channing Tatum is getting his own solo movie as Gambit. We can’t wait to see Jonah Hill as Wolverine. ALSO Scarlett Johannson is officially a Ghost in the Shell. We know she’s not the greatest actor, but that’s a little harsh.||12 1 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind the Panels Issue 123 – Panels Awards 2014||In this issue, we pick our favourite books of 2014 from Australia and around the world. If you don’t hear your favourite book mentioned, it’s ok. It just means you’re wrong. THEN we list our favourite events,||29 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 122 – Christmas Special: Krampus||In this issue, we celebrate Christmas while DC cancels chunk of their books. All welcome to the Newish 32! ALSO Archie gets rebooted in 2015 with the artist from Saga. We can’t wait until Betty and Veronica take a trip to Sextillion.||23 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBehind The Panels Issue 121 – Transmetropolitan: Back on the Street/Lust for Life||In this issue, SyFy is preparing a new TV series following the adventures of Superman’s granddad. At last: that Kryptonian GILF porn parody finally has a place. ALSO DC bases a new series of covers on films such as Magic Mike. We say “alright,||15 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 120 – Terra||In this is issue, Oprah Winfrey may be leading the Suicide Squad. Look inside your skulls, because you get a bomb, you get a bomb and YOU get a bomb. ALSO Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as Doctor Strange.||8 12 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 119 – Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters||In this issue, the Avengers go travelling through time to defeat a future where Ultron wins in Ultron: Forever. Wait, haven’t we heard this one before? THEN the Avengers go travelling through time to defeat a future where Ultron wins…hang about.||30 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 118 – Spider-Man: Blue||In this issue, Howard the Duck is back with an all-new ongoing series. Why do we let him lick us like that? ALSO Ant-Man is getting his own novel. Can we get it in large print? THEN It’s Multiversity: Pax Americana, Intersect,||25 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 117 – Black Hole||In this issue, Marvel announces more Guardians of the Galaxy series. Why you ask? You said it yourself bitch – they’re the Guardians of the Galaxy. ALSO Marvel hires a wrestler to write a comic. If the trend catches on,||17 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 116 – Daredevil: Guardian Devil||In this issue, Hans Zimmer is confirmed as the composer on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. We look forward to hearing those two notes again. THEN both Marvel and DC Comics reveal their big events for 2015.||11 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 115 – Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell||In this issue, 9 films are announced for Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We’d tell you about them if we could stop squeeing for 5 minutes. ALSO Ri¢hie Ri¢h is coming to television. In this version he makes $1 trillion by inventing and se||3 11 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 114 – Nancy In Hell||In this spooktacular Halloween issue, it’s a dark and twisted version of Riverdale as the the Archie Comics characters come to Fox television. Archie and Veronica blushed. ALSO Hydra releases the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer into the wild,||27 10 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBehind The Panels Issue 113 – The Punisher by Greg Rucka||In this issue, Iron Man 4 may or may not be coming soon. In this one, Fin Fang Foom is revealed to be a cocker spaniel named Jerry. ALSO Marvel reintroduces Squirrel Girl in a storyline that’s just plain nuts. THEN we decide if Sabrina, Klarion,||13 10 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 112 – Worlds’ Finest: Lost Daughters of Earth-2||In this issue, it’s your chance to finally lick Batman! THEN Geoff Johns becomes a LEGO minifig! But how will he write with his hands locked in a cupping position? ALSO it’s Gotham Academy, Lobo, Bucky Barnes on the wall and more in What We’||6 10 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 111 – Flashpoint||In this issue, Bruce Wayne’s parents are killed again. We guess that’s what they get for going somewhere called Crime Alley. ALSO we report back from Oz Comic-Con Sydney and Ashfield’s Comic Con-Versation, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||29 9 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 110 – Batman: Year One (Live at Oz Comic-Con Sydney)||In this issue, Supergirl might come to TV, writer and beard enthusiast Alan Moore writes a book and the new Batmobile is sighted. THEN Wolverine is still not dead, things get pretty ‘Fly’ and ‘Some Kinds of Blue’ in What We’ve Been Reading.||22 9 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 109 – Batman: The Killing Joke (Live at Oz Comic-Con Sydney)||In this issue, Supergirl comes to TV, writer and magician Alan Moore writes a book and the new Batmobile is sighted. THEN It’s the death of Wolverine and Batgirl becomes a roided ranga in What We’ve Been Reading.||15 9 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 108 – Original Sin||In this issue, Marvel launches a series of anti-bullying variant covers in October. Buy them or your friends will think you’re a loser. ALSO Dwayne Johnson announces his role in Shazam! We guess that makes him The Rock of Eternity. THEN It’s Cloaks||9 9 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 107 – Seconds||In this issue, The Greatest American Hero is set to return to television. We’re not sure if we believe it or not. ALSO Donald Glover is Spider-Man and we get outbid on eBay for Action Comics #1. THEN it’s the fate of Richard Rider, new series P||1 9 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 106 – The Wake||In this issue, Grant Morrison’s Multiversity finally spills out into our reality. We’ll understand it all once we’ve finished reading every comic in history. ALSO Ant-Man begins production in San Francisco,||26 8 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Panels Issue 105 – Thanos: The Infinity Revelation||In this issue, DC adds a new Batman family title to its line-up. That makes an even dozen books that you probably aren’t reading. THEN a near-mint copy of Action Comics #1 turns up on eBay. That’s almost as exciting as the shirtless tiger photo o||17 8 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBehind The Panels Issue 104 – Kick-Ass 3||In this issue, Warner blinks first and moves Batman v Superman. When asked for comment, Marvel said “On your left”. THEN Warner and DC announce 9 new dates for films based on DC Comics. Our favourite so is 27 July, 2018.||11 8 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
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This podcast made me download 3 comic reader apps plus so many comics. Love it
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Want all the latest Happenings in the Comic book Multiverse!!! Then listen no further than " Behind the Panels" your one stop Podcast Download with Richard and David.
This Podcast literally hits the ground running from the start of each show, no long winded drawn out intros from Giggling Hosts who just talk about themselves for 20+ mins NO!!! " Behind the Panels " is all about the Comic book Biz, and like the title of the show suggests...... Behind the panels is what you get and More!
Sure there are dozens of other comic podcasts to listen and download from, All have similar information, dirt, gossip and rumors, BUT it is the Hosts that make the show. It's Behind the panels likable Hosts Richard Grey and David McVay that get you listening intently to the show and leave you wanting to hear more and more while getting a good hearted chuckle between segments.
This is a Podcast everyone can listen to, there's no need to worry about the Lads dropping foul language inappropriate for the young ones who like to listen in..... David and Richard are all about good wholesome fun, whilst keeping us all up to date with what's happening within the Industry of Comics.
In Short, Behind the Panels is The podcast to listen to if you have any sort of small affinity for comic books. You don't need to be an avid reader of recent titles either to get enjoyment from the show, it covers all bases and after each show you'll be up to date with what's happening within the comic book world.....even if your like me and haven't read a comic since 1998.
Thanks Richard and David, keep the Behind the Panels Podcasts coming!!!
Best comic book podcast on the net
I've been listening to 'Behind the Panels' since it kicked off and it just keeps getting better.
David and Richard know there stuff and always pick great comics to review while discussing comic book news in depth.
Classic clip of the week is always a highlight too.
If you read comics make sure you download 'Behind the Panels'.