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Double Page Spread ep 164- Go Trek Yourself

It's the 50th anniversary of Star Trek! Time to celebrate with the co-hosts of the "Go Trek Yourself" podcast, Darrell Taylor and J.K. Woodward! It's very light hearted banter about the importance of devoted fans, the history of Star Trek comics and high stakes game of Star Trek trivia! 

Find the IDW "Star Trek" comics as well as the crossovers with "Doctor Who" and "Planet of the Apes" at www.dcbservice.com, the online source for great comic bargains.

If you are in Chicago, check out www.thirdcoastcomics.com, and join Jill Thompson for an upcoming signing of her Wonder Woman graphic novel on Oct. 21!

If you are at NYCC visit the booth for www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com and smell their limited edition fragrances exclusive to the con! Inspired by the Gentlemen's Directory of NY, 1870!

Also, host Wendi Freeman is guest bartending a special Halloween event and needs your help raising funds for the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. 

http://chicagohomeless.donorpages.com/ABHalloween2016/WendiFreeman/

 

Direct download: DPS164_StarTrek.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 7:10pm CDT
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Double Page Spread ep 163- Steve Lieber

This week's guest is artist Steve Lieber, currently pencilling the hilarious crime caper "The Fix" from Image Comics, with writer Nick Spencer. He discusses how they honed their comedic chemistry on Marvel's "Superior Foes of Spider-Man", the distractions of fill in artists, the beauty of obscure fan art, the difficulty of conveying music in comics, Animal Planet's "Vet Life", being recognized for the movie version of "Whiteout" and lots, lots more.

The first trade of "The Fix" is currently available from Image Comics and can be purchased through our sponsors www.dcbservice.com, or in the Chicago area at www.thirdcoastcomics.com

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Direct download: DPS163_Lieber.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 8:59pm CDT
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It's a return visit from the crew of 01 Publishing- Josh Finney, Kat Rocha and Patrick McEvoy. They have a sequel to their successful graphic novel, "Casefile: Arkham". The all new book, "Casefile: Arkham- Her Blood Runs Cold" continues the hard boiled adventures of Detective Hank Flynn on the mean streets of Lovecraft's most cursed of cities-- Arkham. They discuss all the extensive work that goes into (Love)crafting an effective noir story, from believable dialogue to a strong femme fatale. "Casefile: Arkham" is a love letter to 40s films, radio plays and Philip Marlowe, as well as a supernatural thriller. 

Preorder and support the kickstarter right here- https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/309827462/case-file-arkham

Brought to you by the fine people of www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, providing romantic and gothic themed perfumes, hair gloss and claw polish. 

www.thirdcoastcomics.com is the preeminent comic shop in Chicago. Every employee there will make you feel welcome whether you have a pull list or are buying your first comic. 

Don't live near a friendly local comic shop? try www.dcbservice.com, giving you new deals on hot Marvel, DC and Image titles. 

Direct download: DPS162_Arkham.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 6:13pm CDT
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"Bowery Boys" is a webcomic from writer Cory Levine and artists Ian Bertram and Brent McKee, recently released in print by Dark Horse Comics. Levine discusses the intricacies of his historical slice of New York, from the gangster slang to the brutality of kid gangs, the organization of unions and the evolving ethnic landscapes.

The second half of the episode is a conversation with Sanya Anwar, artist of the exceptional webcomic "1001", the tale of "1001 Arabian Nights" from Scheherazade's perspective. Her gorgeous, flowing style can also be seen on variant covers from "Assassin's Creed" to "Jughead". She talks about nerding out on art supplies, growing up Pakistani in Canada, and working her first SDCC.

There is some background audio noise at the beginning that lasts less than 10min.

Brought to you by www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, presenting their annual DragonCon exclusive fragrances and hair gloss with various peach themes.

www.thirdcoastcomics.com, the friendliest comic shop in all of Chicago, hooking you up with all your comic needs. Conveniently located in the Edgewater neighborhood.

And www.dcbservice.com, providing all the latest DC, Marvel, Image, and Valiant titles in bundles at 50% off!

Direct download: DPS161_Levine.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 5:31pm CDT
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In a return engagement, Andrew Shaw of Earth 2 network's "Boob Toob" show comes back to discuss the Netflix original series "Stranger Things" and he's joined by comic writer/artist Alan White of "The Power Principle". Together they break down what made the show such a phenomenon, how accurate it is to the time, why is Barb so popular, the ways little kids argue and which boy Nancy really should have ended up with. This episode is nothing but one big spoiler, so be prepared.

Brought to you by Third Coast Comics, the premiere comics destination of Chicago. Visit them in the Edgewater neighborhood or online at www.thirdcoastcomics.com

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Direct download: DPS160_Stranger.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 6:00am CDT
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Live from Heroes Con in Charlotte, NC, it's Double Page Spread! First up is an interview with the legendary Mike Grell, writer/artist on "The Warlord", "Jon Sable, Freelance", and "Starslayer". We discuss his influential work on "Green Arrow" and what he thinks of the show "Arrow", dream casting of Jon Sable, adapting James Bond, stories of doing creator owned work in the 80s and more.

Next is a conversation with Amy Chu covering her perseverance releasing her own anthology series, how a chance meeting brought Larry Hama out of drawing retirement, "coming out" to her family as a comic writer, her work on "Poison Ivy" and writing Wonder Woman for "Sensation Comics".

Brought to you by Third Coast Comics, the best little shop in all of Chicago! Visit them in person or online at www.thirdcoastcomics.com.

Or buy your comics online at www.dcbservice.com, providing excellent customer service each and every month.

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And please be sure to drop a rating or comment for us on iTunes! Much appreciated!

 

 

Direct download: DPS159_Heroes.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 11:08pm CDT
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This week Wendi goes inside the squared circle with podcaster Matthew Peters, comic shop owner Terry Gant and artist Dean Stahl (Headlocks and Headaches). They discuss what they love about the spectacle and sport, pitch ideas for WWE comics, the Chaos! comics from the 90s about the Undertaker and Chyna, the NXT roster, famous family dynasties, artists who cross over like Jill Thompson designing ring gear and Art Balthazar and Franco of Aw Yeah! doing comics with Christopher Daniels and Kazarian, is CM Punk a good comic writer? and so much more!

Brought to you by Third Coast Comics, a homey nerd spot in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood where you will be greeted with open arms www.thirdcoastcomics.com

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab has a new line of fragrances based on the legendary tapestry, "The Art of the Unicorn". See descriptions of the scents and it's elegant medieval artwork at www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com 

and www.dcbservice.com, THE site for all the best deals on comics and collectibles. Follow their sister site @instocktrades on twitter for the deal of the week.

Direct download: DPS168_wrestling.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 1:43pm CDT
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Rafer Roberts is the hilarious and inventive writer of the current Valiant series, "A&A: the Adventures of Archer and Armstrong". He is also up for a Harvey award for his art in a recent issue of "X-O Manowar". He tells us what's going on over at Valiant, the status of their movie plans, the 4001AD crossover, how adorable Faith and Archer are together, the popularity of comic and beer tie ins, and raves about artists Mike Norton and David LaFuente! Check out Rafer's Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/plasticfarm

Brought to you by Third Coast Comics, the most fun you can have at a comic shop in Chicago. Go visit them in the Rogers park area or at www.thirdcoastcomics.com

As well as www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, providing the most decadent in gothic and romantic themed perfumes and essential oils and nail polish. Indulge yourself in their limited edition "Moons of Jupiter" line.

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Direct download: DPS157_Rafer.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 8:45am CDT
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Double Page Spread ep 156- Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko

The creators of Image Comics "Invisible Republic", Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko discuss their political sci fi epic, the nature of unreliable narrators in revolution, how zoology relates to writing "Planet of the Apes", "Star Wars: Legacy", why you shouldn't put "Kazaam" on your resume and the influence of Francois Truffaut on Austin Powers!

Brought to you by www.dcbservice.com, the Discount Comic Book Service, giving you the highest level of customer service and the lowest discounts on the hottest titles.

If you're in Chicago check out www.thirdcoastcomics.com, a friendly neighborhood store for all your comic needs.

as well as www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, providing limited edition fragrances and decadent hair gloss and claw polish! 

Direct download: DPS156_Hardman.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 10:11pm CDT
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Double Page Spread ep 155- Scoot McMahon

Aw Yeah! Time for a conversation with the very endearing Scott "Scoot" McMahon! He discusses being part of the Aw Yeah! Comics crew, what he's learned from Art Baltazar and Franco, Darwin Cooke and the acceptance of cartoon styles, capturing a childlike sense of humor, his book "Sami, the Samurai Squirrel", and how he and Franco used Patreon to create the super fun "choose your own adventure" style comic, "Spot on Adventure"!

Brought to you by www.DCBService.com, the Discount Comic Book Service, giving you amazing customer service and low low prices on your comic book orders. Follow their sister site @instocktrades on twitter for the deal of the week.

Shopping in Chicago? www.thirdcoastcomics.com is your choice for a friendly, inviting store on the North Side. Go visit Terry and co., play some D&D, sing some karaoke, and buy some graphic novels!

www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com provide decadent and exotic perfumes, hair gloss and claw polish. Check out their limited edition scents based on astrological signs, popular games, Neil Gaiman novels and more.

 

Direct download: DPS155_Scoot.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 10:56pm CDT
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