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Comic Reflections #230: the Avengers! Attuma! Dr. Doom! Sub-Mariner!

Comic Reflections #230: the Avengers! Attuma! Dr. Doom! Sub-Mariner!

On this episode, Spencer and I discuss The Avengers #154,155, Super-Villain Team-Up #9. Comic Reflections appears three times each week, dedicated to talk about the Silver and Bronze Ages!

Comic Reflections #53: A Demand Classic!

Comic Reflections #53: A Demand Classic!

Jeff and I didn't record this week, because...reasons. Please enjoy this 'classic' episode from our archives. On this episode, Jeff and I discuss: DC Special #3, Detective Comics #407,413,415, EMERGENCY! #2, Fantastic Four #144,148,162,164,170.

Your Stupid Questions, Explained!  This Week: Spider-Man

Your Stupid Questions, Explained! This Week: Spider-Man

There’s no such thing as a stupid question. Ok there are a few, but we forgive you. This week we discuss stupid questions about Spider-Man! Because with great nerd questions comes great... something involving googling.

Your Stupid Questions, Explained!  This Week:  Dr. Doom

Your Stupid Questions, Explained! This Week: Dr. Doom

There’s no such thing as a stupid question. Ok there are a few, but we forgive you. This week we discuss stupid questions about Dr. Doom because DOOM COMMANDS IT.

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode II: MORE SWAG!

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode II: MORE SWAG!

The best swag round-up you will ever read from a con. (Now with 83% more swag.)

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode I: Swag

Fan Expo: The Swag Awakens: Episode I: Swag

The best swag round-up you will ever read from a con.

Whatever Happened to DC Comics?

Whatever Happened to DC Comics?

Somewhere along the way I fell out of love with DC Comics. With the company's recent announcement of a 2 million dollar projected revenue shortfall, a 10% plus market share lag behind Marvel, and a mostly non-existent presence in the top 10 best-selling comics, it's become increasingly obvious that I'm not the only one. So what the heck happened?

Super Hero Speak - #Fright Entertainment

Super Hero Speak - #Fright Entertainment

The guys from Fright Entertainment join Super Hero Speak this week to talk comics

Magnetic Press' Mike Kennedy Talks to Me, Part 2: Back to the Future

Magnetic Press' Mike Kennedy Talks to Me, Part 2: Back to the Future

Magnetic Press' Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Mike Kennedy talks to The Outhousers' Chris Lear about their future, why we can blame PACIFIC RIM: MAELSTROM for delaying comics, and Disney characters locked in mortal combat.

Behind The Scenes Exclusive!  New Sesame Street Characters Revealed.

Behind The Scenes Exclusive! New Sesame Street Characters Revealed.

Continuing our recent spate of scoops, The Outhousers is ecstatic to present the FIRST LOOK at some of the new characters in development this fall on the HBO re-launch of Sesame Street.

Magnetic Press' Mike Kennedy Talks to Me, Part 1: A Link to the Past

Magnetic Press' Mike Kennedy Talks to Me, Part 1: A Link to the Past

Magnetic Press' Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Mike Kennedy talks to The Outhousers' Chris Lear about their first year: Eisner nominations; the kinetic, international flavor of their books, and Tom DeLonge's Poet Anderson universe. (Part 1 of 2)

Super Hero Speak - #116: Calmixx Returns

Super Hero Speak - #116: Calmixx Returns

Calmixx Returns to Super Hero Speak

Adam.3 #1: The Widescreen Utopian Wonderland

Adam.3 #1: The Widescreen Utopian Wonderland

A Kirby-Tastic widescreen wonderland from the mind of Scott Kolins this is Adam.3 #1 from Dark Horse Comics.

Archie vs. Sharknado: Enter This Storm at Your Own Risk

Archie vs. Sharknado: Enter This Storm at Your Own Risk

Archie vs. Sharknado is the most ridiculous storm of two franchises that doesn't mix as well as you'd think. Read the review to see why this is a storm that's not entirely worth entering.

STUFF LIKE THAT EP #47: SAGA VOLUME 5 AND STUFF

STUFF LIKE THAT EP #47: SAGA VOLUME 5 AND STUFF

We discuss issues 25-30 of SAGA, the SUICIDE SQUAD trailer (again), GI Joe news and wish EYES WIDE SHUT a happy sweet 16!

The Fiction #1: Flipping the Pages of a Mysterious Book Can Be Magical or Deadly

The Fiction #1: Flipping the Pages of a Mysterious Book Can Be Magical or Deadly

The Fiction #1 takes you into the words of a mysterious book, that leads to a brutal aftermath. The magic begins here and within the beauty leads to a rising darkness.

Great Caesar's Ghost #2 - Send the mutants to another planet!

Great Caesar's Ghost #2 - Send the mutants to another planet!

This we tackle the inherent logic gaps of being a Mutant in the Marvel Universe and wonder if their plight would be more powerful WITHOUT all those pesky Avengers around.

Rick and Morty #3 Review: Clonerbeasts attack!

Rick and Morty #3 Review: Clonerbeasts attack!

The comic book adventures of Rick and Morty continue into a third issue! While much of this series is hit or miss so far, in the end it's still better than no Rick and Morty at all - amirite?

Your Stupid Questions, Explained!  This week: Ant-Man

Your Stupid Questions, Explained! This week: Ant-Man

There’s no such thing as a stupid question. Ok there are a few, but we forgive you. This week we discuss stupid questions about Ant-Man! Because size doesn't matter.

Barb Wire #1 Advance Review: Wiping the Memory of the Bad Movie Away

Barb Wire #1 Advance Review: Wiping the Memory of the Bad Movie Away

Barb Wire #1 is the revival of the comic series that most people know for that terrible Pamela Anderson movie. Wipe that memory from your mind as this comic burns the bad memories of that to the ground.

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