Orlando Podcast » Made in the Trade
By Allan Forbes
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Reviewing classic comic book trades from Marvel, DC, and other publishers.
||ExplicitClassic GI Joe: Volume 2||Patrick Hawkins returns to give an in detail analysis of Marvel Comics GI Joe #11-20. We introduce Major Bludd, Scarface and of course DESTRO!||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSpider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt||Kraven hunts Spider-Man and succeeds! Join Jeremy and Allan as we review the darkest and most emotionally deep storyline in Spider-Man history.||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitClassic GI Joe: Volume 1||Join us for a review of the ORIGINAL 10 issues of GI Joe! Patrick Hawkins and I discuss the origins of GI Joe both on and off the page. Let’s go revisit the post-Vietnam War – Cold War era through the eyes of these iconic characters.||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFantastic Four: Visionaries – John Byrne Volume 4||Kevin White in the studio reviewing his favorite Marvel Comics team featuring his favorite character. We celebrate the tongue in cheek adventures of Marvel’s First Family. Beginning with Dr. Doom’s attempt to once again destroy the Fantastic||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDoctor Strange: Way of the Weird||Doctor Strange got his own series in 2015, and this trade collects the first 5 issues of it! Join Ryan Gigliotti and I as we discuss a new down to Earth and somewhat comical Sorcerer Supreme. Stay tuned for an epilogue discussing the movie!||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatman: City of Owls||Did you miss us? Made in the Trade returns after a 1 year hiatus! To celebrate we are doing a SEQUEL episode to the March 2015 podcast! Guest hosted by (once again) Billy McCoy! Batman fights against the same Court of Owls, only this time…a revelati||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCivil War||Jeremy Gates and Allan Forbes discuss Marvel’s Civil War trade. A poignant series inspired by political differences and current government policy. Issues which take on new meaning 9 years later. Check us out on iTunes under Made in the Trade!||1/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDaredevil: Man Without Fear||Patrick Hawkins returns to help review a classic! Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. Write an in depth and amazing origin to Daredevil. A comic book trade that inspires a hit Netflix TV series decades later! Listen to us review both Man Without Fear AND||8/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStar Trek: Trial of James T Kirk||Jay Becker returns to review a Star Trek trade filled with references to the original series!||7/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStar Trek: The Trial of James T. Kirk||Jay Becker returns to the Trade! We review a Peter David story arc from DC comics second Star Trek series!||7/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarvels Ep 2||Starting with Book 3, Patrick and Allan conclude our review of Busiek and Ross’ Marvels!||6/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarvels Ep 1||Patrick Hawkins and Allan Forbes review Marvels! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!||6/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIdentity Crisis||James Keaton and Allan Forbes go through the full trade storyline chronologically and discuss their takes on the story overall. Each issue is summarized by both James and Allan. Later they discuss the significance of the story and its effects on DC||3/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBatman: Court of Owls||Billy McCoy joins us to discuss Court of Owls and Batman’s first story arc in the New 52.||3/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThor: Beta Ray Bill Origin||Ryan Gigliotti and Allan discuss Beta Ray Bill’s origin and the story that brought him into our world.||11/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIron Man Demon in a Bottle||Patrick Hawkins and Allan Forbes discuss the first storyline of Iron Man’s alcoholism. Drinks were had. Someone is killed. But, hey! Comics!||11/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHulk Ground Zero||Jay Becker and Allan Forbes discuss the late 1980’s Hulk story arc. Peter David writes, Todd McFarlane draws! Wolverine! Fights! What could go wrong?||11/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTransformers Regeneration One||Picking up where the Marvel storyline left off decades ago, Regeneration One is a fun revisit to old friends (and enemies.) Adam Bellas and Allan Forbes discuss their love of TF and the stories within.||11/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
These comic book experts make an entertaining and informative show that works well for even the uneducated nerds (I’m a comic book novice). The show has great personality, and is really engaging and fun!
A Great Way to Catch Up on Comics
This podcast is a great way to delve into the history of comic books using the most friendly format for the occasional fan, trade paperbacks that collect series together. Allan Forbes and his guests offer real insight into the books within interesting, fun convos.