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Comic Issues #214 – The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly (Costumes)

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Comic Issues #214 – The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly (Costumes)

This week Leland from Movie Issues returns to the podcast, because DC announced six new costumes, and tables are getting flipped all over the internet. Listen in as the crew talk, and argue, about what they love, and hate, about the projected costumes for Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Flash, Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.

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Pixel Clicks Podcast #5 – Bloody Blood Bloodage

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Pixel Clicks Podcast #5 – Bloody Blood Bloodage

Hey you wonderful people, it’s time for the Pixel Clicks Podcast!

PCP is a gaming podcast in which Jordan, a gaming writer for Pixelated Geek, and his friends (Cody, Shane, and Sergio) discuss the week in gaming news! Or at least try to.

Sergio returns after a 2 Podcast hiatus… and you already know where that’s going. Nemoy’s departure, pre-order woes, Batman straight murdering fools and more, with the Pixel Clicks Podcast crew. Oh, and Max Payne 3…who we are NOT sponsored by. Read On

TriPod! GTA V Delays, Arkham Knight’s M-Rating, and Indie Devs

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TriPod! GTA V Delays, Arkham Knight’s M-Rating, and Indie Devs

Geeks! It’s time for another TriPod – the weekly video podcast featuring the latest news in geek culture and the last word in real-talk analysis of geek trends.

TriPod, hosted by long-time Pixelated Geek sass-master and cat-afficianado James Huneycutt, the ineffable Johnathan Crass – whose Fu-Manchu is as impressive as his categorical knowledge of indie-gaming … stuff  – and the ceaselessly cranky but inarguably sensible Taylor Tate, is a weekly video podcast featuring the latest news in geek culture and the last word in real-talk analysis of geek trends.

This week – the week of 2.22-2.28 – TriPod covers the inevitable and unsurprising GTA V delays, Batman’s Surprise M-Rating, and the shift from established- to indie- publishing that’s taking the industry by storm. Check it out below and be sure to subscribe!

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Comic Issues #207 – Secret Convergence

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Comic Issues #207 – Secret Convergence

Spring is on the horizon, along with it birds, bees, hollow chocolate eggs with sugary heaven inside, and the beginning of both DC and Marvel’s big world changing event.  On the 30 year anniversary of Crisis on Infinite Earths DC is releasing Convergence, while Marvel dusts off their old favorite Secret Wars.  Stripped down to their bare bones, both events appear to be eerily similar, like Volcano and Dante’s Peak, but really they’re more like Armageddon and Deep Impact.  Here to explain the differences and help prepare you for the oncoming storm, your podcasting heroes Anthony and Elizabeth breakdown how these two major stories could effect the future line ups of both comic book stables.

Together they also fawn over the snowy landscape of Rocket Raccoon #7 and examine the life of Damian Wayne after his death, in Batman & Robin #38.   No matter what dimension you’re from or what timeline you’ve been plucked out of this podcast is for YOU!

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Comic Issues #202: Axis, Joker, and Fatal Memes

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Comic Issues #202: Axis, Joker, and Fatal Memes

Happy Christmas Eve from the Comic Issues crew, if you’re celebrating it. If you’re not, happy podcast day!

Take a break from any holiday craziness with some comics, as Anthony and Elizabeth break down Axis: Avengers vs. X-Men issues 7 and 8, Batman issue 37, and the deadly sloth of Memetic part 2. They also discuss the Hobbit, Southernisms, and the #@!$&*% joys of pet ownership.

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Comic Issues #201: Star Lord Gotham’s Assassin

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Comic Issues #201: Star Lord Gotham’s Assassin

This week your favorite Podcasting Duo catch their breath after last week’s live 200th podcast super-show and catch up on some comics.  When the dust settled on the microphones their three favorites rose to the top of the stack.  Legendary Star Lord #6 is the funniest, bestest, worst date in the galaxy as Peter and Kitty try to make the long distance work and for Anthony and Elizabeth to cringe at how badly the Star Lord bungles thing up.  Another rare appearance for the podcast, a DC title sneaks into the spotlight with Detective Comics #37 serving as a great jumping on point for the book and the art and story by podcast favorite Francis Manapul and Brian Buccalleto have us both interested in what’s to come from the Bat Book that isn’t Scott Snyder’s.

All this plus the latest Mad Max trailer, the Steven Colbert Report interview with Smaug, and more of the normal geeking out you love so much.

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Review: Arkham Asylum – A Serious House on Serious Earth

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Review: Arkham Asylum – A Serious House on Serious Earth

1989 saw the release of Batman titles like Legends of the Dark Knight, a comic book adaptation of Tim Burton’s film, and a very pretty Elseworlds one-shot, Gotham by Gaslight. It also saw the publication of the graphic novel Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, a story that takes the regular comic book format and the hard-boiled detective image of Batman, and throws them both out the window. For its 25th anniversary, DC has released a deluxe version of the title, complete with Grant Morrison’s original full script and storyboards.

The story: Joker and many of Batman’s greatest enemies are on a rampage, and Batman has been called in to rescue hostages and save the day. The kicker is that the riot is inside Arkham Asylum, and it’s the inmates themselves who have invited Batman to come home where he belongs. Grant Morrison’s first Batman title, the complicated story illustrated by Dave McKean’s fever-dream artwork has been called “groundbreaking” and “daring” by some fans, “overrated” and “a mess” by others. The comic operates on many levels and, like it or hate it, the results are pretty disturbing.

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Review – Batman Brave and The Bold – Blu Ray

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Review – Batman Brave and The Bold – Blu Ray

When I was growing up my introduction to Batman wasn’t a dark or broody character. He was very campy and helping the Scooby Doo Gang solve mysteries, or chilling out with his Super Friends. Granted, as I was growing up, so was the character of Batman, into that dark character that I love today. The point is it was a gradual transition.

Enter, the series “Batman: Brave and the Bold,” where Batman is more campy but altogether fun. It felt quite refreshing to see Batman like this. The question is, how does the series hold up? What kind of Batman is “Brave and the Bold?”

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Review – Batman: Assault on Arkham

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Review – Batman: Assault on Arkham

The one thing that DC always seems to get right is their animated featured films. You may still want another season of Green Lantern Animated or Young Justice, that’s because they are just that good. When I heard the next DC animated film was going to borrow from the Arkham series of games, I was a little timid. The series of games have been amazing, except for Origin, and would an Animated feature be able to capture the world that had been created by RockSteady Games?

I sat down and got an early look at the film, and it’s an interesting style. Is it the next best Batman animated, or just another New52?

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[E3 2014] Batman Arkham Knights: Batmobile Battle Mode & Gameplay, YAY!

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[E3 2014] Batman Arkham Knights: Batmobile Battle Mode & Gameplay, YAY!

Last week Warner Bros and Rocksteady gave a tantalizing look at Batman Arkham Knight’s newest attraction, the Batmobile.  With an informative video and enough mayhem to tease any Bat-fan with a promise of more to come during E3, the Batman has come to fulfill his word.

I’m just gonna leave this video here… Yeah, that looks good.

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