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With this giant two-hour episode, I celebrate 11 years and 500 overall podcasts!  I talk about my comic book reading and filing habits, Marvel's legacy numbering, and the Supergirl TV show.  I also look at a slew of comics: Thunderbolts #7, 8; Showcase #97; Batman and the Outsiders #28; Fury of Firestorm #8-13; Secret Origins #1-4; War Machine #7; All-Star Squadron #9; Alpha Flight #15; and Star Brand #4, 5.  Add to that a radio adventure of Captain Midnight, songs, audio bits, and other odds and ends.  Enjoy! (2:00:00)

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Direct download: cbagiantsizesuperspecial6.mp3
Category:TCBA GSS Special -- posted at: 1:31am EST

The Comic Book Attic Giant-Size Super Special #5

I commemorate 400 podcasts!  I take an in-depth look at Superman Family #164.  I talk about former cover-featured comics: Omac #5, DC Comics Presents #17, Clash of the Titans, Mod Wheels #12, Charlton Premiere #2, Secret Origins #4, and a story from Mysteries in Space: The Best of DC Science Fiction Comics.  I talk about recent reads, including a look at War is Hell #14, Captain America #192, The Strangers #4, and D.P.7 #2. Also, news of a brief hiatus.  (1:16:16)

 

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Direct download: cbagiantsizesuperspecial5.mp3
Category:TCBA GSS Special -- posted at: 6:37pm EST

The Comic Book Attic Giant-Size Super Special #4

Your cure for insomnia has arrived with this mammoth episode.  I talk about Peter Parker: Spider-Man 2001 and World Wrestling Federation: Wait Till I Get My Hands On... as well as the following former cover-featured comics: Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn #1, Forbidden Tales of Dark Mansion #7, Daring Adventures #16, 17, Superman Family #189, The Defenders #1, Adventure Comics #426, Justice League of America Annual #2, Charlton Classics #1, Metal Men #49, 2000AD #456, Two-Gun Kid #70, Star Trek (Marvel) #3, Atomic Robo and the Revenge of the Vampire Dimension #3, Justice Society of America ('07) #1, Incredible Hulks: Enigma Force #1, Amazing Spider-Man #541, Fantastic Four #193, Daredevil #98, Ignition City #2, Spider-verse Team-up #1, House of Mystery ('08) #12, Flash: Rebirth #1, Buck Rogers #0, Incredible Hercules #117, Adventures of Superman ('13) #16, Guardians of the Galaxy ('08) #15, Captain America #133, Avengers #329, X-Files ('09) #6, Doc Savage ('10) #2, Robin ('91) #1, Ghosts #112, Justice Machine #29, Final Crisis #1, Action Comics #590, Marvel Tales #6, DC Special Series #21, Skull the Slayer #3, Detective Comics #359, Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe vol.3 (Update '89) #5, Infinite Crisis #2, plus stories from Superman in the Forties and Superman Chronicles Vol.1 and Vol.2.  Happy Thanksgiving!  (1:17:50)

 

 

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Direct download: comicbookatticgiantsizesuperspecial4.mp3
Category:TCBA GSS Special -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

The Comic Book Attic Giant-Size Super Special #3

A new giant-size super special jam-packed with attic-flavored comic book fun.  I talk about a lot of comics (including many that have had their covers blog-featured before): World's Finest Comics #179, Hawkman ('86) #1, Incredible Hulk Annual #5, Supreme #52A and 52B, Captain America #100, Tales of Suspense #66, Nova ('07) #27, Atomic Robo/Drone/We Kill Monsters Free Comic Book Day 2009, Rom #42, Fantastic Four Fireside book, Fantastic Four: First Family, Target Fantastic Four Classic: Fantastic Firsts, Fantastic Four Special Edition #1, Fantastic Four Annual #1, Essential Fantastic Four vol. 1, Fantastic Four #48, Fantastic Four 2099 #1, Flash #248, and Aquaman #34.  Also, I review the 2011 unaired Wonder Woman pilot, and I play a song.  (1:11:30)




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Direct download: cbagiantsizesuperspecial3.mp3
Category:TCBA GSS Special -- posted at: 10:02pm EST

The Comic Book Attic Giant-Size Super Special #2

In this super-sized special, I talk about Famous 1st Edition #F8, Blackhawk Special #1, Bomba the Jungle Boy #1, Convergence: World's Finest #1, Little Archie #104, Sad Sack and the Sarge #101, Big Bang Comics #0, and the Challengers of the Unknown 1977 novel.  Also in this episode: Inexcusable excuses for not having a large comic collection, The Flash and other super-hero TV shows, 3 songs, and old ads.  (1:17:12) (Covers not shown were posted with previous podcast/blog entries.)

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Direct download: cbagssuperspecial2.mp3
Category:TCBA GSS Special -- posted at: 3:56pm EST

The Comic Book Attic Giant-Size Super Special #1

The debut of a new, longer podcast full of reviews and a variety of other items.  In this episode is a look at Superman #362, 364, 365; Blaze: Legacy of Blood #4; Amazing Spider-Man #319, 320; Avengers #165-169; and The Sandman (1974) #1.  Also, I talk about what I enjoy concerning legacy and loyalty in comics.  Plus, three songs.  (1:17:44)

Direct download: comicbookatticgiantsizesuperspecial1.mp3
Category:TCBA GSS Special -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

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