Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 421 – Throw Your 4th Print in the Trash and Wait for the 6th Print

It’s a two man crew and we go on far too long. The world needs a good comic book news podcast but that ain’t us. Andy tries to be a positive ray of sunshine among the general jibber jabber.

Toronto Comic Con coverage

Andy tries to sell some recent issues on ebay but fails. General sales chatter (see shout-outs).


Little Bird #1 by Darcy Van Poelgeest, Ian Bertram, Matt Hollingsworth (Image)

Andy needs to learn how to manage expectations.

Morning in America #1 by Madgalene Visaggio, Claudia Aguirre, Zakk Saam (Oni Press)

Andy tries to get Kevin to pin down art v. writing and Kevin refuses.

Art comics versus capes and cowls

Andy likes crazy, unreal comics, and Super Hero Comics are not realistic

Kickstarters to Back:

The Wallace Mystery by Rick Geary – Deadline is 4/18

Mike Grell’s Maggie the Cat – Deadline is 4/21

Shout Outs:
Super Steve
Phil the Ottawa Otter
Gamma series from Dark Horse
Dark Horse Presents series from Dark Horse
Twitter use during cons
Ryan aka Gobo
Harley Yee
Back issues and single pages graded
The Die series from Image
newsstand editions and foreign editions
Deadly Class
Teen Titans (DC)
Titans (DC)
Green Lantern (DC)
Batman (DC)
We Stand on Guard (Image)
Go-bots (IDW)
Rogue One (Star Wars movie)
Luther Strode (Image)
Jonah Hex (DC)
Blankets (Top Shelf)
The Private Eye digital and print editions
Jim Zub and SkullKickers (Image)
Copra coming to Image
Boudika Comics
Jeff Lemire
Matt Kindt
Tom Scioli
Pope hats comic
Daredevil (Marvel)
True Detective TV Show (HBO)
Earth 2 Podcast

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 420 – The Fast Lane

Andrew, Phil, and Steve are in the “fast lane” as they tackle the mystery of where’s Kevin? (Maybe he went to Captain indie) and tackle some comics!

TV Show – Metal Hurlant Chronicles
Metal Hurlant (Humanoids) vs. Heavy Metal Magazine.
Europe comics company offers digital versions

Kickstarter edition of Sally the Sleuth by Adolphe Barreux and edited by Hope Nicholson (Bedside Press) – Available via other outlets

Aliens: Dust to Dust #1-4 by Gabriel Hardman (Dark Horse)Ali

Sullivan’s Sluggers by James Stokoe and Mark Andrew Smith (Dark Horse)

Kickstarter discussion

Baseball vs Football in comic book form (NFL SuperPro and Blood Bowl)

The Girl in the Bay #1 by J.M. DeMatteis, Corin Howell, and James Devlin (Dark Horse – Berger Books imprint).

Karen Berger and Vertigo

Cosmic Guard (Kid Kosmos) and Kid Kosmos: Kidnapped by Jim Starlin (Dynamite)

Vindication #1 by MD Marie, Carlos Miko, Dema Jr., and Thiago Goncalves (Image – Top Cow imprint)

Turok #2 by Ron Marz and Roberto Castro (Dynamite)
Magic Order #2-6 by Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel (Image)

iTunes or Apple Podcasts or whatever is happening
Battlestar Galactica TV show
Incredible Hulk TV show
Batman and the TMNT
Archie and Punisher
Requim Vampire Knight by Pat Mills and Olivier LeDroit
Judge Dredd and 2000 AD
Margaret Brundage
Earl Norem
Alex Chung
Ron Randall
Rick Geary
Godzilla v. Charles Barkley
Heart by Blair Butler and Kevin Mellon (Image)
Dynamite Magazine (Scholastic)
Umbrella Academy
TV – Daredevil Season 3 (Netflix)
Spider-man Video Game (Sony)
Breed by Jim Starlin (Image)
Turok Dinosaur Hunter (video game)

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 419 – My Mental Jury is Out

The full cast is here with Kevin, Phil, Steve and Andy. Giant sized episode.

Steve has never read nor seen Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Andy talks too much and taking too long to end. Wait…what?!

Poppy and the Lost Lagoon by Matt Kindt and Brian Hurtt (Dark Horse)

Out of Order #1 by Seol Young Lee and Mike Ahn (M&S Comics)

Tales from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1-6 from Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird (Mirage Studios)
TMNT generally and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Authorized Training Manual #3 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Time

Criminal #1-2 by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, and Jacob Phillips (Image) and the other Criminal collaborations with Brubaker and Phillips ranked

Burnouts #1-5 by Dennis Culver and Geoffo (Image)

Five from Beyond Anthology – Kyle Roberts, Romeo Magat, Ilaria Fella, Steven Forbes, Dan Kern, Peyton Noel Roberts, Clay Adams, Davi Comodo, Sabina Del Crosso, Rafael Dantas, Emilio Pilliu (Copyright Kyle Roberts)

Oberon #1 by Ryan Parrott and Milos Slavkovic (Aftershock)

Stronghold #1 by Phil Hester and Ryan Kelly (Aftershock)

Wizard Beach #1-3 by Shaun Simon and Conor Nolan (Boom! Studios)

The Art of Jim Starlin Black Book by Jim Starlin (Ominous Press) and other work by Jim Starlin generally (Dreadstar and Hardcore Station Mind Games). and Black Book art book series by Omnious Press

Die #2-3 by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans (Image)
Turok #1-2 by Ron Marz and Castro (Dynamite)

Richard Sala on Twitter @RichardSala8
Violenzia and Other Deadly Amusements by Richard Sala (Fantagraphics)
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai is moving to IDW
Young Andy was cheap when buying his old comics.
Nancy In Hell by Juan Jose Ryp and El Torres
Don Newton comic book artist
Overstreet Price Guides
mycomicshop – Internet re-seller
Mile High Comics – internet re-seller
Gizmo (Mirage Studios)
Back matter in comics
Role Playing Games (D&D, Shadowrun)
Magnus Robot Hunter (Dynamite)
Tom and Jerry cartoons
Re-Coloring and Remastering older works
Thundar the Barbarian

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 418.1 – Stealing a Point One From a Marvel Noise

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What could be more indie than ripping people off? Kevin and Andy con talk and ramblings from the echo chamber. As Andrew veers more into Marvel territory because of the con talk, Kevin tries valiantly to add more indie references.

Long Beach Comic Expo – February 16 & 17, 2019.

Collecting – Different printings, newsstand versus direct market, cornering the market on a book.

Long Beach Comic Con 2019 is 8/30/19-9/1/19.

Deadly Class – TV show and referencing the comic book as well (Remender and Craig).

Marshal Law (Pat Mills/Kevin O’Neill)
Secret Voice (Zack Soto)
Amy Reeder
Turok (Dynamite) Marz and Castro
Parks and Cons (Twitter, YouTube, Podcast)
Bob Bretall (Comic Spectrum – Website, twitter)
Sean from Only the Valiant podcast
Power Records
Strange Tales #104 – CGC 1.8
The Killer (Archaia)
Watchmen the Movie
Sin City the Movie
Umbrella Academy TV show (Netflix)
Super Steve – Twitter @SteveRaker

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 418 – He Put Away the Stopwatch and Picked up the Price Guide

After three minutes of silliness, Steve, Kevin and Andy are watching TV, popping P’s, and flipping our script on TKO.

Classic Captain Canuck limited series #0-4 by Kalman Andrasofszky, Ed Brisson, Richard Comely (Creator), Leonard Kirk, George Freeman. Steve also gives the history of the title. (Chapter House Publishing)

Two Sisters: A super spy graphic novel by Matt Kindt (Dark Horse)

Kevin reads comics on his iPod but Steve and I only read on Tablets so we get into phones and tablets.

The Stone King by Kel McDonald and Tyler Crook (Comixology Original)

Ditko and Snyder Kickstarter – Down Memory Lane and reading comics that presents ideas in which you do not agree.

Oliver by Gary Whitta and Darick Robertson and Diego Rodriguez (Image)

Deadly Class TV show in US on Syfy and in Canada on Space. Based on comic by Rick Remender and Wes Craig. First 3 episodes with some comparison to the comic book.

Turok #1 (Vol 4) By Ron Marz and Roberto Castro. (Dynamite)

Sara by Garth Ennis, Steve Epting, and Elizabeth Breitweiser. (TKO Presents)
Free first issues from TKO:

Captain Marvel (Fawcett)

Study Group Comic Books
Dave Sims
Alpha Flight
The Maltese Falcon
Dick Tracy (IDW)
Powers by Bendis and Oeming
The Losers (Movie)
Daredevil (Netflix)
Digital(?) comics
Earth 2 Podcast, gone but not forgotten

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 417 – Flailing, parachutes, and microphones

Captain Kid #1 by Mark Waid, Tom Peyer , Wilfredo Torres, Brent Peeples, and Kelly Fitzpatrick (Aftershock Comics)

Rambling time where we free form jazz it up:

-Comic Company Apps (Dark Horse, etc) vs. Comixology vs. PDF
-Diamond vs. New Distributors (Haven folded up in October 2011)
-Comic Book Stores and their willingness to order items for customers/customer service
-Singles Issues/Trades/buying single issues at shows/kickstarter
-What is the main thing that causes you to stop at a table at a show/convention?
-Different types of shows/cons

Pistil #1 by Jessica Maison, Loni Watson, and Mark Mactal (Wicked Tree Press)

Quick Hit follow-up on books we previously discussed (Homework):

-Die #2 by Gillen and Hans (Image)
-Bitter Root #3 by Walker, Greene, and Brown (Image)
-Man-Eaters #2-3 by Chelsea Cain and Kate Niemczyk (Image)
-G.I. Joe #258 and G.I. Joe: Silent Option #2 Larry Hama and Ron Joseph for #258 and Larry Hama, Netho Diaz, and Alisson Rodrigues for #2 (IDW)

Phil busts in during Man-Eaters because Kevin said his name too many times. So end up recapping the show so you can skip to about 45 minutes in to do it quickly.

Popeye’s 90th Birthday (E.C. Segar) and Golden Age comics (Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel) and pulps

Prime #1 – Created by Gerard Jones, Len Strazewski, Norm Breyfogle. On this issue also Tim Eldridge and Paul Mounts. Moved onto Ex-Mutants started at Eternity Comics and then moved to Malibu. Created by writer David Lawrence and artist Ron Lim. They had a video game. (Malibu)

Super Steve – Twitter @SteveRaker
SitComics –
Powers – Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming. Also Powers TV show.
Zatanna (DC Comics)
Boudika Comics – – Eva Cabrera and Claudia Aguirre
King Bone Press
TKO Presents – – They do have a contact for stores to stock them – link to free first issues of TKO – Good deal!
Sara #1 By Garth Ennis & Steve Epting (TKO Presents)
Zainab Akhtar @comicsandcola – borrowed her twitter question ? – Comics publisher Shortbox Comics
Stranger Things
Transformers vs. G.I. Joe
Marvel gets Conan
Lord Pumpkin #0 (Malibu)

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 416 – Not Even Steve Can Right This Ship

Super Steve tries to right this ship, Image is the new Black Hammer, and Kevin tells you how to make a “fortune” selling comics without losing your soul.

Prodigy #1 by Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque (Image)

The Magic Order #1-5 by Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel (Image)

Die #1 by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans (Image)

The League of Regrettable Sidekicks by Jon Morris. Book book but with lots of reproduced comic art pages. (Quirk Books)

Klaus & the Crying Snowman #1 By Grant Morrison and Dan Mora (and the prior editions) (Boom!)

Snotgirl by Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung (Image)

Kevin talks about what books he sells and how do Kevin and Steve store/track their books. Kevin never forgets (and has two lists) and Steve uses a database.

Kick-Ass 3 + ongoing #1-6 (Image) by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. and new team is Steve Niles and Marcelo Frusin

Hit-Girl #5-8 (Image) by Jeff Lemire and Eduardo Risso

Die! Die! Die! (Image)
The Autumnlands, Vol. 1: Tooth and Claw (Image)
Go-Bots (IDW)
Dick Tracy (IDW)
The Wicked + Divine (Image)
Phonogram (Image)
Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle between Marvel and DC but it is a book book with no pictures
YouTube Channel for DG Network – The Best Damn Comic Show
Aaron Meyers

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 415 – Mostly Unqualified Speculation by 3 Goofs


We wrap up 2018 with some year ending jibber jabber i.e. everybody loves everything and mostly unqualified speculation by 3 goofs. 🙂 Although Kevin does unload on the new Previews format. Rage against the dying of the light. About 25 minutes in we actually get to comics proper.

The Secret Voice Vol 1 by Zack Soto

Valiant comics chatter in general. Bloodshot Rising Spirit by Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson, Kevin Grevioux, and Ken Lashley. Other Bloodshot books. Bloodshot #0 by Matt Kindt and ChrisCross.

Bitter Root (Image) #1-2 by David Walker, Chuck Brown, Sanford Greene

Comics on the News Stands

Marie and Worrywart by Jenn Woodall

Comics that sell big outside of the LCS (Hyperbole and A Half by Allie Brosh, Raina Telgemeier, Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and Webcomics (XKCD, Dinosaur Comics, Nancy)

Super Steve @Steveraker
Mind Management Kickstarter completed – Read-A-Long record
Dark Horse Conan Hardcovers
Kevin wants magnets as a Kickstarter reward
Black Hammer (Dark Horse)

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 414 – Pounding tables, flipping pages, and attending cons!

Too much con talk not enough comic talk and Andy phones in the editing while Phil’s headphones are unplugged. We do turn the ship around so you may want to skip to the end.

Kevin Con Tales – Toronto Fan Days Holiday show put on by Toronto Comic Con

Wildstorm chatter – 90’s edition. Stormwatch, The Authority, Aliens versus WildC.A.T.S., Warren Ellis, Jim Lee, Gen 13.

Would you put your name on the cover of your book?

Andrew Con Tales – Comic Arts Los Angeles 2018 (CALA)

What is a Glacier? by Sophie Yanow (Retrofit/Big Planet Comics)

Man-Eaters #1 by Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk, Rachelle Rosenberg, Joe Caramagna, Lia Miternique (Image)

Devil Within #1 by Stephanie Phillips, Maan House, Dee Cunniffe, Troy Peteri (Black Mask)

Go-Bots #1 by Tom Scioli (IDW)

Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy (Chronicle Books) by Amy Ratcliffe (book with illustrations).

Super Steve – Twitter @SteveRaker although Kevin knocks him at the end of the show (slander!)
Dave K. – Twitter @AFiendOnFilm
Califur – Twitter @califur
Parks & Cons – Twitter @ParksAndCons
ROM convention – Probably not what Kevin meant –
the Humans (Image)
Pope Hats (AdHouse)
Madeline McGrane – Twitter @madmcgrane
Dick Tracy #1 & 2 (IDW)
Sherlock, Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil (Dark Horse Comics)
Transformers vs. G.I Joe (IDW)
Cartoonist Kayfabe


Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn

Indie Comic Book Noise Episode 413 – Flicking the Knob

…and were back with what Andrew calls a “teaser episode” with Kevin as they tackle a couple comics (Deathmate: Blue & Simpsons #245) and a few topics in that patented informal casual style.

Enjoy! Twitter: @indiecomicbookn