Redneck: Donny Cates & Jon Moisan Talk New Skybound Comic | The Comic Book Exchange

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Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, and Lex Michael discuss the new series Redneck from Skybound Entertainment with writer, Donny Cates, and editor, Jon Moisa. Plus we unbox the new Megabox and hear the latest news from Skybound Entertainment. [...]

What Batgirl Stories Should Joss Whedon Use for the Live Action Film? | The Comic Book Exchange

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Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon & Lex Michael discuss what Batgirl stories Joss Whedon should use for the live action film. Plus April Fool’s comic book edition and Marvel’s diversity problem? [...]

How Does Domino Fit Into Deadpool's World? | The Comic Book Exchange

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Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael & Joelle Monique discuss the Marvel comics character Iron Fist before the Netflix show drops on Friday. [...]

Who is Iron Fist? | The Comic Book Exchange

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Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael & Joelle Monique discuss the Marvel comics character Iron Fist before the Netflix show drops on Friday. [...]

Wolverine: The Definitive History | The Comic Book Exchange

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Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael & Joelle Monique discuss the origins of Wolverine and his long association with The X-Men. They also dive into the big comic book news of the week like new Iron Fist comic series from Marvel and the new Guardians of the Galaxy 2 trailer. [...]

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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The Green Arrow | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts (Joelle Monique, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael, Frank Moran) discuss the many different iterations of Green Arrow.

Green Arrow is a vigilante superhero who fights crime using archery, martial arts and technology. In his secret identity he is Oliver Queen, living in Star City as a wealthy playboy and billionaire industrialist turned outspoken socially-progressive politician. He is the leader of Team Arrow; he has also been a member of the Justice League and the Outsiders.

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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. [...]

The Justice Society of America | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts (Joelle Monique, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael, Frank Moran) discuss The Justice Society of America.

The Justice Society of America (JSA) is a fictional superhero team appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The Justice Society of America was conceived by editor Sheldon Mayer and writer Gardner Fox. The JSA first appeared in All Star Comics #3, making it the first team of superheroes in comic books.

The team was initially popular, but in the late 1940s, the popularity of superhero comics waned, and the JSA's adventures ceased with issue #57 of the title. JSA members remained absent from comics until ten [...]

The Flash | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts (Joelle Monique, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael, Frank Moran) discuss the many different iterations of The Flash.

Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in Flash Comics #1 (January 1940). Nicknamed the "Scarlet Speedster", all incarnations of the Flash possess "super speed", which includes the ability to run and move extremely fast, use superhuman reflexes, and seemingly violate certain laws of physics.

Thus far, four different characters – each of whom somehow gained the power of "super-speed" – have assumed the mantle of the Flash in DC's history: college athlete Jay Garrick (1940–1951, 1961-present), forensic scientist [...]

Luke Cage | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts (Joelle Monique, Lacretia Lyon, Lex Michael, Frank Moran) discuss the many different iterations of Luke Cage.

Luke Cage, also known as Power Man, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Luke Cage first appeared in Luke Cage, Hero for Hire #1 (June 1972) and was created by Archie Goodwin, John Romita, Sr. and George Tuska.

The character frequently teams up with fellow superhero and close friend Iron Fist and is married to Jessica Jones, with whom he has a daughter. Luke Cage's origin story relates that he was imprisoned for a crime he did not commit and [...]

Sean Mackiewicz | Skybound | The Comic Book Exchange

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Sean’s been Skybound’s Editorial Director for over three years. We talk about his job managing their entire comic line, developing new titles, and consulting on the story for interactive, feature and television projects. Hosted by Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Joelle Monique, and Lex Michael.

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 [...]

All-New Ghost Rider Vol. 1 | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts breakdown and discuss the volume one of All-New Ghost Rider Vol. 1. With four on the fl oor, Marvel's newest Ghost Rider puts vengeance in overdrive! Amid an East Los Angeles neighborhood running wild with gang violence and drug trafficking, Robbie Reyes has been given a new awesome power! But can the teen handle it, or will it drive him to a path of destruction? As a war brews in the criminal underworld, the streets of East LA fl are up with drug-fueled gang violence from Dr. Zabo's power-enhancing narcotics - and Mr. Hyde launches a diabolical plan to expand his underground empire. [...]

Lucifer: Volume 1 | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts breakdown and discuss the volume one of Lucifer. Once he was the Morningstar, first and most beautiful of the heavenly host. Then he ruled over Hell, until he gave up his kingdom to pursue his absent Father. Finally, after tracking down and confronting the Alpha and Omega, he left our universe behind—apparently forever.

But now Lucifer is back—wounded and weakened, but suave and savvy as ever. And he’s about to be handed the biggest mystery in the history of Creation: God has been found dead, and the Lightbringer is the prime suspect in His murder.

To clear his name and reclaim his throne [...]

Mairghread Scott | Toil and Trouble | The Comic Book Exchange

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Mairghread Scott joins Frank Moran, Joelle Monique, and Lex Michael to discuss her new comic, Toil and Trouble, a retelling of Macbeth from the witches point of view.

Mairghread Scott is an animation and comic book writer specializing in action-comedy. Her animation work spans such titles as: Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy, Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, Transformers: Robots In Disguise and Rescue Bots. She has also written the comic books Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy, Transformers: Windblade, as well as her creator- owned series Toil and Trouble and the upcoming Cold Iron Wars.

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Gotham Central | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts breakdown and discuss Gotham Central. Gotham City, a town teeming with corrupt cops, ruthless crime lords, petty thieves and just a small handful that would oppose them. Grizzled veteran Harvey Bullock, Captain Maggie Sawyer, detective Renee Montoya and the GCPD are the law force that stands between order and complete anarchy. Gotham's Finest work around the clock to not only keep the world's most psychotic criminals off the street... but also cleaning up the mess left behind by Batman's one-man war on crime. Hosted by Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Joelle Monique, and Lex Michael. [...]

Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta: Issues 13-18 | The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts breakdown and discuss the Outcast series (issues 13-18). Outcast is an ongoing comic book series created by writer Robert Kirkman and artist Paul Azaceta. It is a supernatural horror story that chronicles Kyle Barnes, a man whose loved ones have been involved in demonic possession since his childhood. With the help of a clergyman, he tries as an adult to unveil what lies behind the supernatural manifestations and why he seems to carry special peculiarities. Hosted by Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Joelle Monique, and Lex Michael. [...]

Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta: Issues 7-12| The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts breakdown and discuss the Outcast series (issues 7-12). Outcast is an ongoing comic book series created by writer Robert Kirkman and artist Paul Azaceta. It is a supernatural horror story that chronicles Kyle Barnes, a man whose loved ones have been involved in demonic possession since his childhood. With the help of a clergyman, he tries as an adult to unveil what lies behind the supernatural manifestations and why he seems to carry special peculiarities. Hosted by Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Joelle Monique, and Lex Michael. [...]

Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta: Issues 1-6| The Comic Book Exchange

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Hosts breakdown and discuss the Outcast series (issues 1-6). Outcast is an ongoing comic book series created by writer Robert Kirkman and artist Paul Azaceta. It is a supernatural horror story that chronicles Kyle Barnes, a man whose loved ones have been involved in demonic possession since his childhood. With the help of a clergyman, he tries as an adult to unveil what lies behind the supernatural manifestations and why he seems to carry special peculiarities. Hosted by Frank Moran, Lacretia Lyon, Joelle Monique, and Lex Michael. [...]