The Comic Book Attic (blog)
Podcasts that Celebrate the Back Issue Bin. Also home to Mike's other assorted podcasts

Hi folks. After an unintentional month's break, the podcast will return later this week. Unexpected concentration on musical projects has kept me away. More on that later.

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a couple weeks off

You may have noticed there's been no podcast in a couple weeks, and there may not be one for another week or so.  This has been for mainly two reasons:

1. I have changed jobs, and the time and energy consumed finishing at one job and starting the next (simultaneously!) has left me exhausted.

2. The "election."  I don't usually talk about politics on The Comic Book Attic, so I will leave that to the blog or one of my other podcasts; nevertheless, this recent presidential election was an utter disgusting disgrace.  The outcome has made me feel so sick and terrified for the future... and the thought of doing something fun like podcasting just isn't in me right now. 

Trump is a monster, and I could never support him.  All the talk of unity and moving on is silly because good people don't unite with villains.  Good people fight back against villains. 

I have refrained from mentioning this before because I didn't think he could possibly win, but DC Comics called it long ago when they based the post-Crisis Lex Luthor on a Trump-like business man

and eventually made him president.

But this comparison would be an insult to Lex Luthor, so I'll let that go...

Anyway, this madness has destroyed my faith in humanity quite a bit, so I haven't felt like engaging that same humanity with a podcast.  I'll return when my stomach stops churning.

Cheers...

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a little bit of the DCU in Baltimore...

Taken not too far from where I live... all we need is a glimpse of the Newsboy Legion and Superman, and we're set.

Category:blog -- posted at: 10:38pm EST

Hey, all.

In case you missed the announcement, I'm currently in the process of "moving house," as some folks say.  The upcoming week will be the big finish to the moving and the big start to the unpacking.  I hope to have the house (and internet) in order by the end of the week.  I've recorded several short episodes to cover the weeks I've missed, and they will be mixed and uploaded as soon as I can.

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Just a quick note to let everyone know that this week's episode will be late, so there will be two episodes for you next week.  In CBA #156, I'll have a look at some issues of New Mutants.

 

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What I read in September 2014 138 comics:


2014 comics:

1. Amazing Spider-Man #6

2. Hawkeye #20

3. All-New Invaders #9

4. Guardians of the Galaxy #18

5, 6. All-New X-Men #31, 32

7-9. Avengers 34, 34.1, 35

10. Original Sin #8

11. New Warriors #9

12. Captain America #24

13, 14. Fantastic Four #9, 10

15. Uncanny X-Men #25

16. Spider-Man 2099 #3

17. Astonishing Spider-Man (Panini) #13

18. Edge of Spider-verse #1

19. Amazing X-Men #8

20. Iron Man #25

21. Origin II #1

22. Spongebob Comics #36

23, 24. Atomic Robo and the Knights of the Golden Circle #2, 3

25-27. G.I. Joe: A Real America Hero #204-206

28. Miracleman #9

29. Superman Unchained #8

30. Inhumanity: Superior Spider-Man #1


 Older comics:

31, 32. Mysterious Strangers #1, 2

33-59. Iron Man #208-211, 234, 237-241, 248, 249, 253, 255, 256, 259, 260, 262-265, 271, 283, 288, 291, 292, 297

60-63. Fantastic Four #321-324

64-69. Conan the Barbarian #172-176, 178

70. Conan Annual #8

71. Woody Woodpecker #186

72. The Miss Adventures of Jello-Man #1

73. The Kid-Its #1

74. Blood Syndicate #1

75-83. Detective Comics #648, 684-691

84. Newuniversal #3

85. The Human Powerhouse #1

86, 87. Classic Popeye #11, 13

88. Huey, Dewey and Louie, Junior Woodchucks #12

89. Pitt #1

90. Spider-Man Noir #3

91. Spider-Man: Reign #1

92. Spider-Man: The Official Movie Adaptation (Wal-Mart Edition) #1

93. Guardians of the Galaxy (’90) #2

94-100. Spider-Man 2099 #11, 12, 18, 30, 33, 40, 44

101. Ravage 2099 #3

102. Adventures of Superman Annual #1

103. Winter Soldier #19

104. Spider-Man: Redemption #1

105, 106. New Mutants #85, 86

106, 107. Marvel Comics Presents #49, 52

108. The Story of Inflation #nn

109. Our Army at War (’10) #1

110. Doc Savage: Devil’s Thoughts #1

111-121. Avengers #301, 303, 309, 331, 332, 349, 354, 357, 358, 362, 367

122. Adventures of Superman #446

123-127. Justice League of America #201-205

128. Supergirl (’96) #3

129, 130. West Coast Avengers/Avengers West Coast #7, 68

131. Savage Hawkman #2

132. Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Book of the Dead 2004 #nn

133. Manhunter (’04) #2

134.  newuniversal 1959 #1

135. Nevermore #4

136. Team Titans #2

137. Deathstroke the Terminator #15

138. Tex Taylor: Draw or Die, Cowpoke! #nn

 

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What I read in August 2014, 133 comics:

 

2014 comics:

1. Robin Rises Omega #1

2. Multiversity #1

3. Hawkeye #19

4. The Superior Spider-Man #32

5. Batman and Robin #33

6. Iron Man Special #1

7, 8. Spider-Man 2099 #1, 2

9. Trees #4

10. Nova Special #1

11. Guardians of the Galaxy #17

12. Fantastic Four #8

13, 14. All-New X-Men #29, 30

15. Amazing Spider-Man #5

16. Star Trek #36

17. Avengers #33

18-20. Original Sin #3.3, 3.4, 7

21. Nova #20

22. Uncanny X-Men #24

23, 24. Spongebob Squarepants Comics #34, 35

25. Captain America #23

26. Rocket Raccoon #2

27. New Warriors #8

28. Legendary Star-Lord #2

29. Justice League United #4

 

Older comics:

30. Archie’s Activity Comics Digest Magazine #1

31. Dark Reign: The List-Hulk #1

32, 33. Superman Annual #2, 3

34. Saga #13

35. Charlton Bullseye #1

36. The Battle for Survival #nn

37. All-Star Squadron Annual #1

38. Starman (’88) #1

39. Solar, Man of the Atom #1

40-43. Star Trek: Voyager: Splashdown #1-4

44. Star Trek Year Four: Enterprise Experiment #1

45. Star Trek/X-Men #1

46. The Marvel Family #83

47. Conan The Cimmerian #0

48. Blasters Special #1

49-51. Justice League of America #193, 194, 198

52. Iron Man/Captain America ‘98

53. Star Trek: The Next Generation (mini) #3

54-58. Starman #16-20

59-61. All-Star Squadron #4-6

62-68. Alpha Flight #2, 4-8, 11

69, 70. Valor #5, 6

71, 72. Untold Tales of Spider-Man #8, 14

73-78. Superman: The Man of Steel #1-5, 19

79-90. Action Comics #658-660, 665-671, 684, 879

91-95. Batman #493, 502, 505, 506, 703

96-102. Superman/Adventures of Superman #472, 475, 479, 484, 498, 682, 684

103-112. Superman #42, 49, 50, 53, 56-61

113-133. Detective Comics #649-651, 656-659, 661, 664, 667, 668, 670-674, 677, 680-683

 

Category:blog -- posted at: 3:13pm EST

The Comic Book Attic's first official podcast was released eight years ago on August 11, 2006. While the output has slowed and evolved and branched out, I'm happy to still be recording my humble little audio bits.  Thanks to everyone who listens.

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