On this show, we breakdown and discuss your favorite comic books. Book Circle Online is the world’s first online network with shows dedicated to the intimate discussion and dissection of various books.

BCO Hosts, comprised of authors, writers, critics and media personalities, discuss all aspects of the book from the author’s inspiration and background to chapter by chapter breakdowns. Hosts offer insight and opinions as well as diverse and thought provoking views.

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Mr. Mxyzptlk & the 5th Dimension | The Comic Book Exchange

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Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael & Joelle Monique discuss the origins of Mr. Mxyzptlk, who showed up on this week’s Supergirl, and the 5th dimension he hails from. They also dive into the big comic book news of the week like the tease of Marvel Generations and what big names are headed to print. [...]

A Lesson on LEGION, Red Flags and a 90's X-Men Throwback | The Comic Book Exchange

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Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon and Lex Michael discuss whom Legion is and what you need to read before you watch the new FX show. Plus an Oscar nominated screenwriter heads to comics, X-Men: Supernova gets a new working title and the hosts discuss their Red Flags as they test out the new game from Skybound just in time for Valentine’s Day. [...]

Interview with Skybound Entertainment Senior VP Shawn Kirkham | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts interview Shawn Kirkham, discuss Manifest Destiny and Chris Dingess' open letter for Standing Rock, the announcement of Redneck, and how to get your hands on the 1st ever Skybound exclusive MegaBox. Skybound is the home of Robert Kirkman’s creator-owned work including his Eisner Award-winning comic book series, The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur,Thief of Thieves and Clone as well as Witch Doctor, Guarding the Globe and The Astounding Wolf-Man. Since its inception, Skybound has created television shows, merchandise and a wide spectrum of platforms, games and entertainment events (The Walking Dead Escape). Skybound’s successes include the comic behind the [...]

Who is the BEST Robin? | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts debate the question: who is the best Robin of all time? And it gets pretty heated.

Robin is a superhero in the DC Comics universe. Robin has long been a fixture in the Batman comic books as Batman's partner. The team of Batman and Robin is commonly referred to as the Dynamic Duo or the Caped Crusaders. Conceived as a vehicle to attract young readership, Robin garnered overwhelmingly positive critical reception, doubling the sales of the Batman related comic books. Dick Grayson appeared as the first Robin in 1940; after his becoming of Nightwing, several different youths have appeared as Robin.

The early [...]

The Archie Series | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts discuss the Archie comic series.

Archie Comic Publications, Inc. is an American comic book publisher headquartered in Pelham, New York. The company is known for its many titles featuring fictional teenagers including Archie Andrews, Jughead Jones, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Sabrina Spellman, and Josie and the Pussycats.

The company began in 1939 as MLJ Comics, which primarily published superhero comics. The initial Archie characters (Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge) were created in 1941 by publisher John L. Goldwater and artist Bob Montana, in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom. The [...]

Top Cow's Henry Barajas | The Comic Book Exchange

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Henry Barajas from Top Cow Productions joins the panel this week. What sets Top Cow apart from the rest of the herd is its fierce commitment to quality entertainment, and an unmatched drive to deliver this entertainment to fans on a consistent basis. This may just sound like "common sense" to some, but those who know the business of comic publishing understand what this truly means.

Comic books are unlike any other form of entertainment, and it takes a company that truly understands the art form to allow the medium to flourish in today's market. Top Cow understands this medium better than anybody, which [...]

Interview with Howard Shapiro | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts discuss the work of Howard Shapiro (Hockey Karma).

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Book Circle Online is the world’s first online network with shows dedicated to the intimate discussion and dissection of various books. BCO also features one on one author interviews, and engages fellow fans via social media.

BCO Hosts, comprised of authors, writers, critics and media personalities, discuss all aspects of the book from the author’s inspiration and background to chapter by chapter breakdowns. Hosts offer insight and opinions as well as diverse and thought provoking views.

Book Circle Online can be seen here on the website [...]

The DC Comics Crossover: Invasion! | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts discuss the DC Comics Crossover: Invasion!

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Book Circle Online is the world’s first online network with shows dedicated to the intimate discussion and dissection of various books. BCO also features one on one author interviews, and engages fellow fans via social media.

BCO Hosts, comprised of authors, writers, critics and media personalities, discuss all aspects of the book from the author’s inspiration and background to chapter by chapter breakdowns. Hosts offer insight and opinions as well as diverse and thought provoking views.

Book Circle Online can be seen here on the website, on YouTube, or [...]

The Comics We're Thankful For | The Comic Book Exchange

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Happy Thanksgiving! Frank Moran and Lex Michael discuss the comics they're most thankful for this year.

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Book Circle Online is the world’s first online network with shows dedicated to the intimate discussion and dissection of various books. BCO also features one on one author interviews, and engages fellow fans via social media.

BCO Hosts, comprised of authors, writers, critics and media personalities, discuss all aspects of the book from the author’s inspiration and background to chapter by chapter breakdowns. Hosts offer insight and opinions as well as diverse and thought provoking views.

Book Circle Online can [...]

Supergirl | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts (Lex Michael and Frank Moran) do a deep dive into the many different iterations of Supergirl. Supergirl is a fictional superheroine appearing in comic books published by DC Comics and related media. The character was created by writer Otto Binder and designed by artist Al Plastino. Going by the real name Kara Zor-El, Supergirl is the biological cousin of DC Comic's iconic superhero Superman, created by writer Jerome Siegel and designed by artist Joseph Shuster.

The Supergirl character first appeared in a story published in Action Comics #252 (May 1959) titled "The Supergirl from Krypton". Since the character's comic book debut, Kara Zor-El's [...]

Doctor Strange | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts (Joelle Monique, Lex Michael, Frank Moran) do a deep dive into the many different iterations of Doctor Strange.

A former neurosurgeon, Strange serves as the Sorcerer Supreme, the primary protector of Earth against magical and mystical threats. Debuting in the Silver Age of comics, the character has been featured in several comic book series and adapted in a variety of media including video games, an animated television show, and films. Created by artist and character conceptualist Steve Ditko, the character first appeared in Strange Tales #110, July 1963.

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Cliff Chiang | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts interview comic book artist, Cliff Chiang. Cliff Chiang’s artwork has been hailed for its “fluid and confident storytelling” and “sweeping linework and nuanced style.” Graduating from Harvard University with a joint degree in English Literature and Visual Arts, he worked in editorial at Disney Adventures Magazine and Vertigo/DC Comics before making the leap into freelance illustration. Clients include DC Comics, GQ Magazine, Lucasfilm, Warner Animation, Dark Horse Comics, Dynamic Forces Entertainment, and the ACLU. He is currently working on Paper Girls with writer Brian K. Vaughan. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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