Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 231

Today on the show, the gang speculate about what makes a Kickstarter successful other than having Wil Wheaton re-tweet it. Other topics include: • DC just killed off Vertigo again • Also, Ink and Zoom now DC Kids • Frank Miller pulls a “Year One” for Superman • Doctor Strange… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 230

Prompted by an in-store customer suggestion, today the gang tackle the age-old question: Does 90’s X-Men Suck? Specifically, we ask: • Does it? • Why does it? • Did it at the time, or just in retrospect? • What are some good things that came out of 90s X-Men? •… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 229

Today on the show, the gang welcome writer and inker Karl Kesel. Karl has an impressive resume, having inked myriad titles for DC, and written for such characters as Harley Quinn, Superboy, Daredevil, and the Fantastic Four. We talk with Karl about his history inking and writing titles at DC… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 228

It’s inside-out day here at the Perfect Bound Podcast. Today, we talk about this article from comicsbeat.com which talks about Scholastic, on the strength of Dog Man, Raina Telgemier, Amulet, and more, controlling 33% of the bookstore market. So we ruminate about the impact of the young adult / kids… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 227

This fine evening, the gang gather around the mics inside Comics Dungeon and, based on an article from polygon.com, talk about Superheroes who kill. Is it okay now? Superman and Batman had a code to not kill, but it seems that these days they’re okay with hundreds, if not thousands,… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 226

Today on a lovely spring evening, the gang gather ’round the microphones and discuss the news of the day, including: • The Olympia Comics Festival is this Saturday, June 15th • From the Boy, that was fast dept: DC cancels swamp thing because reasons • Tom King to co-write New… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 225

Today on a Brand. New. Show! The gang gather round the good ol’ comics table and talk about a few noteworthy items from the news of the week including: • Warren Ellis relaunches Wildcats • New Latino superhero movie El Chicano • Vault comics announce post-apocalyptic “Mall” • Masters of… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 224

Today on the show, we wrap up Free Comic Book Day, and talk about the latest news in the comics world, including: • Jonathan Hickman tries to fix X-Men by turning it off and turning it back on • Elder abuse charges filed against Stan Lee’s former business manager •… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 223

Today we welcome a very special guest – prolific comic artist and creator of the Trekker series – Ron Randall. Ron joins us via Skype to regale us with tales from his time as an artist during the early days at Dark Horse, why Trekker contains a strong female protagonist,… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 222

Today on the show, the gang tackle a smattering of comics-related stories, including: • Star Wars movies will take a break after Episode IX • Marvel What If TV series imagines Peggy Carter as Captain America • Swamp Thing TV show shuts down production early • Return of the Future… Continue reading