The Comic Book of the Month crew is a group of avid readers with tastes that span all genres of the medium. Each month we pick a book to read, and invite our audience to join in. Then we post our discussion online at the beginning of the month for our listeners to laugh along with.
Episode 9: A.P.E. 2011 Special!11/10/2011 Duration: 01h19min
Dylan, Keith and (special guest) Vicky went to the 2011 A.P.E. and had a long discussion about their experiences and some of the creators you may not have heard of, but really should be watching. There are way too many to thank in these show notes, so go to comicbookofthemonth.blogspot.com to take a look at all the creators. The song is Bongo Bong by Manu Chao.
Episode 8.1: Decompression28/09/2011 Duration: 24min
It's been a while, and Swan and Dylan went on a pretty long tangent, so we threw in a bonus conversation on comic decompression, Two Cats Comic Book Store and a little bit on the DC NEW 52. (Even we aren't immune) "Dub Psychosis" performed by PLACEBO
Episode 8: Erfworld28/09/2011 Duration: 37min
WOOHOO! CBotMP is back with a new episode. Small crew this time. Just Swan and Dylan. But we managed to get quite a bit out of Erfworld. Discussing tropes and pop culture and the surprisingly subversive work of Rob Balder. The continuing adventures of Parson Gotte definitely get the endorsement of these two crew members. "Heavy Metal In the Night" performed by Dream Evil
Episode 7: Marvel's Civil War02/06/2011 Duration: 01h26min
SWAN'S TRIUMPHANT RETURN! Chris, Dylan, Keith, Nicole and Swan discuss the cornerstone of Marvel's epic line spanning event "Civil War" written by Mark Millar, penciled by Steve McNiven, inked by Dexter Vines and colored by Morry Hollowell. Does the book stand alone? Which crewmember sides with registration and who rebels against it? What's the deal with Mark Millar's women? What would it take to get Dylan to buy a Marvel crossover tie-in? We attempt to answer these questions and more in this earth shattering episode! "Civil War" written & performed by Robert Cassard. You can purchase the album here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/get-this/id127728790.
Episode 6: Superman Red Son05/05/2011 Duration: 01h08min
Aurora, Chris, Corey, Dylan, Keith and Nicole gather around the laptop to discuss Mark Millar's mini-epic Superman: Red Son. We talk about Superman as icon, communism in comics and there's also a lengthy tirade about female representation in comics. "The Court of the Crimson King" written by Ian McDonald & Peter Sinfield, Performed by King Crimson
Episode 5: VIETNAMERICA15/04/2011 Duration: 59min
Small crew this month. Chris, Dylan, Keith and Nicole gather around the laptop for an in depth discussion about GB Tran's first original graphic novel: VIETNAMERICA. We talk about the Vietnam war, calling our families and even the difference between a graphic novel, a trade paperback and a comic book. "My Generation" written by Pete Townshend, Performed by Conor Coughlan
Episode 4: Hereville21/02/2011 Duration: 01h40s
The Comic Book Crew reviews Hereville by Barry Deutsch and discuss his refreshing new take on fairy tales. Crew Members: Aurora, Chris, Corey, Dylan, Keith, Nicole and Swan. Intro song was: "Mariella." Written and performed by Kate Nash