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Tony, Minnie, Ryan, Patty, & friends, talk comics & other pop culture, weekly, from the friendly confines of Empire's Comics.
||CleanEpisode 139 - Free Comic Book Day 2018 Interviews||.. in which we're back, baby!! And more importantly, at long last, we air our cavalcade of creator interviews from Free Comic Book Day 2018 at Empire's Comics Vault! In this episode, you will hear from: * [13:59] Kyrun Silva - TaurusComics.com * [21:53||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 138 - Avengers: Infinity War Review||.. in which we, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, Stephanie Groce, Patrick Clarke, & Tony Asaro, talk-out our deepest feels in regards to the 19th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the record-breaking blockbuster that is Avengers: Infinity War!! **W||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 137 - Free Comic Book Day 2018 Preview||.. in which we, Ryan Miller, & Tony Asaro, open with a flurry of comic-book-related news, & a few last-minute Infinity War predictions (recorded on opening night, prior to having seen the film), after which we talk about all of the guests, festiv||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 136 - The Road To Infinity War||.. in which, as preparation for Avengers: Infinity War, we, Tony Asaro, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, & Patrick Clarke, do our level best to recap the important moments of the entire 10-year/18-film Marvel Cinematic Universe story, in one sitting!! If||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 135 - All The News That's Fit to Pod||.. in which we, Tony Asaro, Ryan Miller, & Patrick Clarke, gather for a long-overdue comics-current-events wrap, covering a few of our favorite new series, as well as some of the bigger headlines & announcements in comics, so far, in 2018! [image||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 134 - Enter The Collectors||. . in which we, Ryan Miller, Minnie Saucedo, Tony Asaro, & Patrick Clarke, reveal what sorts of ephemera, tchotchkes, whozits, whatzits, thingamabobs, toys, pins, & assorted memorabilia (other than comics), we collect, & why! Download EP_134||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 133 - The Super Mega Deluxe Awesome Manga Episode||.. in which we, Patrick Clarke, Minnie Saucedo, & Tony Asaro, divulge some of our favorite (& least favorite) Japanese comics, in our first-ever episode focused on manga! Download EP_133_-_Manga_fin.mp3||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 132 - Jessica Jones Season 2: AKA Miss Patsy If You're Nasty||.. in which, we, Minnie Saucedo, Patrick Clarke, & Tony Asaro, review the newest chapter in the Marvel/Netflix team-up: Jessica Jones Season 2! *Warning: There are spoilers for this show, & for other Marvel/Netflix shows, in this episode.* Downlo||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 131 - Abby Howard's The Last Halloween & The Work of Emily Carroll||.. in which we, Tony Asaro & Ryan Miller, review Abby Howard's The Last Halloween, & the webstrips of Emily Carroll, in the most recent in our series of episodes on webcomics! Download EP_131_-_Abby_Howards_The_Last_Halloween_and_The_Work_of_Emil||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 130 - Your Batman Is In Another Castle||.. in which we, Patrick Clarke & Ryan Miller, open with some recent comics news, & then reminisce about the long & occasionally-questionable history of comic book video games! Question: What are your first & favorite comic-based video gam||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 129 - Black Panther Movie Review||.. in which we, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, & Tony Asaro, wax admirational over the 18th entry in the now-decade-long Marvel Cinematic Universe: Black Panther!! *Warning: As with all of our reviews, we do go into spoilers for this film.* Download EP||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 128 - A Comic Book Feast||.. in which we, Ryan Miller, Minnie Saucedo, Patrick Clarke, & Tony Asaro, open with a talk about culinary comics, & then proceed through a full five-course meal of even more savory sequential art!! Bon appetit! Download EP_128_-_Bon_Appetite_fin||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 127 - The 2017 Vaulty Awards||.. in which we, Tony Asaro, Patrick Clarke, Ryan Miller, Minnie Saucedo, & our listeners(!), celebrate the best comics, creators, characters, & comic-based movies & tv, of 2017, & shower them with much love, & all the praise, in Sacra||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 126 - The 2017 Faultys||.. in which we, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, & Tony Asaro, kick-off our awards-season double-feature by taking American comics to task for some of their least-worthy moments of 2017, in our first-ever Faulty Awards!! Download EP_126_-_The_Faultys_fin||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 125 - Game On||.. in which we, Ryan Miller, Tony Asaro, Minnie Saucedo, & Patrick Clarke, celebrate our 125th episode by playing a couple of rounds of Atlas Games' competitive/collaborative, improvisational, fantasy, storytelling game: Once Upon A Time!! Download E||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 124 - Creative Women Mini Con 2017||. . in which we talk to all of the exceptional creators in artists alley who were exhibiting & selling their wares at the 5th annual CWMC at Empire's Comics Vault! Featuring Bianca Kim, Megan Risk, Cassandra Gamez, sisters Maia & Kaimani, Kelly V||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 123 - New Years Comics Resolutions 2018||.. in which we, Tony Asaro, Ryan Miller, & Patrick Clarke, ring in the new year by checking whether or not we accomplished our 2017 resolutions, after which we unwisely make a whole bunch of new ones, for 2018!! We also talk about the upcoming comics||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 122 - The 8th Star War||. . in which we, Minnie Saucedo, Tony Asaro, & Patrick Clarke, at long last review the most recent & one of the more contentious entries in the Star Wars universe: The Last Jedi! *Question of The Week: What's your 2nd favorite Star Wars film?* #R||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 121 - The Strangest Things||. . in which we, Patrick Clarke, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, & Tony Asaro, review Season 2 of Netflix's spoopiest sensation, Stranger Things! Download EP_121_-_The_Strangest_Things_fin_finn.mp3||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 120 - 2017 Holiday Gift Guide||. . in which we, Ryan Miller, Minnie Saucedo, Patrick Clarke, & Tony Asaro, offer-up some holiday gift-giving suggestions for the geek in your life! Download ctv120_2017_holiday_gift_guide.mp3||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 119 - A Review of Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok||. . in which we, Tony Asaro, Minnie Saucedo, Patrick Clarke, and Stephanie Groce, review the newest entry in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok. Download ctv119_-_Thor_Ragnarok_movie_review.mp3||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 118 - All The Giant Robots||Download ctv118_-_all_the_giant_robots.mp3 Right here, right now, we talk about all things mecha, in this, our giant robot special! It's an all-star cast, featuring Patrick Clarke, Minnie Saucedo, Stephanie Groce, Ryan Miller, and Tony Asaro.||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 117 - Halloween 2017 Comics and Movies||Download ctv117_-_Halloween_2017_Comics_and_Movies.mp3 Ryan Miller, Minnie Saucedo, Tony Asaro, and Patrick Clarke talk about some of our favorite October-y comics, & movies!||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 116 - She Makes Comics||Download ctv116_-_She_Makes_Comics.mp3 Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, Patrick Clarke, and Tony Asaro, review the 2014 documentary She Makes Comics -- which, as of this recording, is streaming on Netflix -- and discuss various issues related to women in c||11/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 115 - The Peanuts Movie||Download ctv115_-_the_peanuts_movie.mp3 Tony Asaro, Ryan Miller, and Patrick Clarke chat about all things Charles Schultz, while simultaneously watching and commenting on 2015's The Peanuts Movie!! Note: Unfortunately, due to a few necessary edits, thi||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 113 - Marvel's Netflix Series The Defenders - A Review||Download ctv113_-_Review_of_Marvel_s_Netflix_Series_The_Defenders.mp3 Tony Asaro, Minnie Saucedo, Patrick Clarke, and Stephanie Groce pay tribute to Jack "King" Kirby's 100th birthday and then discuss the most recent of Marvel's Netflix series, The Def||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 114 - To Boldly Go: Our Star Trek Love Affair||Download ctv114_to-boldly-go-our-star-trek-love-affair-.mp3 Ryan Miller, Patrick Clarke, and Tony Asaro gather to gush about our love of all things Trek, in honor of the debut of the new CBS series, Star Trek: Discovery.||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 112 - Sister Claire and Wilde Life web comics discussion||Download ctv112_webcomics_sister_claire_wildelife.mp3 Tony Asaro, Minnie Saucedo, Ryan Miller, and Patrick Clarke, review and discuss two webcomics: Wilde Life by Pascalle Lepas, as nominated by Ryan, and Sister Claire by Yamino and Ash, as nominated b||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 111 - Back to School Ask Me Anything||Download ctv111_ask_me_anything.mp3 Four knerds, Tony, Patrick, Minnie, and Ryan, bring back our "Ask Me Anything Ramen Bowl," into which we've each tossed 3 questions!! SUCH SECRETS WILL BE REVEALED! p.s. If you missed our first Ask Me Anything epis||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 110 - Ms. Marvel Book Club||Download ctv110_-_Ms_Marvel_Book_Club.mp3 Tony Asaro, Patrick Clarke, Ryan Miller, and A Super-Secret-Very-Special Guest Star break from our usual format, a bit, for a book club-type discussion of the first couple of volumes of G. Willow Wilson's & A||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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this store in my opinion is awesome. i have been going there for years and the reviews for comics and customer service are the best. i have a hard time finding which comics series i should start reading and they fill me in with the best. the podcast are funny and lets u know whats new and whats happining in the comic world.
Love these. Keep 'em comin'!
Thank you so much Empire for letting us ladies give our two cents about Ghibli! So fun!