The Midtown Comics Podcast!
Episode 071 Charlton and The Teenage Mutant Private Eyes with Brian K. Vaughan, James Tynion IV, Jackie Zbuska and Keith Larson

We had to make this episode a little larger to get all the awesomeness we had this week at the shop!  First we chat with the producers of the upcoming Charlton Comics movie Jackie Zbuska and Keith Larson and they tell us what they are doing to get their movie made.  Then we have our second Midtown Comics Podcast book club! (32:00) This week we discuss the Batman TMNT team up book that we always wanted.  We get a special treat as the writer James Tynion IV calls in to discuss they book (41:15).  We get into our top picks of the week (53:42).  Andrew picked The Private Eye HC that came out a couple weeks ago and we hear from Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin about making the book and the influence they got from Radiohead! (54:17)

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To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 10:40am EST

Episode 070 Moon Girl and The Millennials with Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare and Dimitrios Fragiskatos

We welcome some friends from earlier episodes who talk about their new comics on shelves now. Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare chat about their new Marvel comic Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur and Dimitrios stops by again to tell us that his new book The Millennials is finally on the shelves.

We also discuss the new Batman V. Superman trailer, Jessica Jones and a whole bunch more!

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_70.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:01am EST

Episode 069 The Fifth Beatle with guest Vivek Tiwary

We welcome the writer of the New York Times best seller The Fifth Beatle Vivek Tiwary! We chat about what goes into making a book about Brian Epstein and the reception that it has gotten since it's release two years ago. Vivek also tells us how he secured the rights to The Beatles music for the movie and being the first to do so since A Hard Days Night and so much more! 

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Episode_69.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:51am EST

Episode 068 Our Live Chat With Paul Levitz

Recorded live in front of a studio audience, we chat with Paul Levitz about his new book Will Eisner: Champion Of The Graphic Novel. Sam moderates a panel that discusses the origin of  Will Eisner and his influences today.  Dimitrios gets some questions from our audience.

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

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Category:comics -- posted at: 9:58am EST

Episode 067 The First Midtown Comics Podcast Book Club with guest Marjorie Liu

This week we have our first ever Midtown Comics Podcast Book Club in which we discuss Monstress #1 by Marjorie Liu (who is also interviewed about the book)! Also, we chat Comics Art Brooklyn, Shia Labeouf, and our weekly top picks!

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Midtown_67.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 7:00pm EST

Episode 066 Talking Henchgirl with guest Kristen Gudsnuk

This week we talk to the creator/writer/artist of the hot new book Henchgirl Kristen Gudsnuk about what it is like to put out her first published comic. We talk about the process of getting the book out plus what supervillians we would like to hench for.  Then we talk about the dumbest of Star Wars theories, Rob Liefeld returning to Marvel and our groovy top picks of the week!  

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: episode_66.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:07am EST

Episode 065 Do The Work with guest Ulises Farinas

For the first time in a long time all five hosts are together! Sam, Ted, Gavin, Brandon and Andrew are joined by Judge Dredd Mega City 2 artist and the upcoming Judge Dredd series comic writer Ulises Farinas.  Ulises gives us his secrets to his success and it's not that difficult.  We also recall one the oddest heroes origins in recent memory and give you our top picks of the week!

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

 

Direct download: episode_65.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 7:57am EST

Episode 064 The Pod Squad with guest Anthony Del Col

Anthony Del Col makes his triumphant return to the show!  We talk about his new comic Assassins Creed that he is co-writing and what he has been up to since last year.  We also talk about the new Star Wars trailer and our journey to get tickets, we also give you our theories on the story as well as discuss how Biff knew how to go back in time in the Delorean   Andrew also is obsessed with a new app on his phone.

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: episode_64.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:20am EST

Episode 063 NYCC 2015 Wrap Up Mega Show

We survived the 2015 edition of New York Comic Con!  We talk about our favorite moments and news from last week, plus we talk with a bunch of friends!  Including Erica Henderson, Rod Reis, James Tynion IV, Paul Azaceta, Kevin Wada, Greg Pak, Matthew Rosenburg, Tyler Boss, Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclaire.  We also give our thoughts on the Walking Dead premiere and as always give our top picks for the week!

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: episode_63.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 9:49am EST

Episode 062 The Golden Girls aka Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson and Jared Fletcher

We host our first live video streamed event!  You can view it here.  We host the entire team that worked on Paper Girls #1 which include writer Brian K. Vaughn, Artist Cliff Chiang, Colorist Matt Wilson and the Letterer Jared Fletcher in this one of a kind panel hosted by our own Sam.  This includes our first studio audience and they participated with their questions and we answer questions from the live chat.

If you have any suggestions or questions for the show please let us know through our TwitterFacebook or email us at podcast@midtowncomics.com.  Leave a question on our voicemail at 980-MIDTOWN and we'll play it on the show! Remember to subscribe on iTunes!

To read the books that we talked about in this episode visit www.midtowncomics.com and have them delivered right to your door anywhere in the world.

Direct download: Paper_Girls_Podcast.mp3
Category:comics -- posted at: 10:03pm EST