From the golden age to the modern age of comics...

Drawn & Paneled is THE comic book showcase podcast from GenXGrownUp. We bring you news, reviews, interviews, insights, and commentary on the comic books we love, from the golden age to the modern age.

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Drawn & Paneled Hiatus Announcement

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Drawn & Paneled is going on an indefinite hiatus. In this special episode, George and Jon talk about the reason for the change, the history of the show, and what the future holds.
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Back Issue: The Amazing Spider-Man #298-#300 (1988)

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Today’s Back Issue has Rachel and George web crawling all over the 1st appearance of everyone’s favorite Spidey foe, Venom, in The Amazing Spider-Man #298-#300! Join us as we discuss Spider-Man, MJ, Chance, Carlton Drake, and of course Venom!
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Tommy Gun Wizards, Roman Ritual, & Vigis #2 (feat. C. Matthew Foote)

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In this week’s episode we talk about a possible African-American Batman, the independent comic, “The Vigis”, and have an interview with its co-creator and writer C. Matthew Foote! Plus many more items in our round table discussions!
Listen to Tommy Gun Wizards, Roman Ritual, & Vigis #2 (feat. C. Matthew Foote)

Back Issue: Wolverine #1 (1982)

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Today’s Back Issue has the team digging in on the 1st solo adventure of the most rabid Marvel hero of all time in Wolverine Volume 1 #1! Join us as we discuss Wolverine, Mariko, and Lord Shingen in this very controversial issue.
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Headless, GOW Gears Pop, Pretty Violent (feat. Alex Banchitta)

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Today we’re kicking things off with news on the new WandaVision MCU show before we get into some Spidey friends, and then finishing up with the big let down, no more Spiderman in the MCU.
Listen to Headless, GOW Gears Pop, Pretty Violent (feat. Alex Banchitta)

Back Issue: Howard The Duck #13 (1977)

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Today’s Back Issue has the team digging in on the 1st appearance of the rock band KISS in Marvel’s Howard The Duck #13?!?! Join us as we discuss Howard, Starchild, The Demon, Spaceman, and Catman in this very unusual issue.
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Ghosted In LA #2, Berserker Unbound #1, Shades Of Magic #1 (feat. Sina Grace)

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Today we’re kicking things off with news about how a teacher is using comics to help educate students, DC Comics is asking people to destroy two of their most popular titles, and a massive Silver Age auction.
Listen to Ghosted In LA #2, Berserker Unbound #1, Shades Of Magic #1 (feat. Sina Grace)

Back Issue: DC Comics Presents #47 (1982)

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Today’s Back Issue has the team digging in on the 1st appearance of Prince Adam AKA He-Man in DC Comics Presents #47. Join us as we discuss, He-Man, Skeletor, and Superman as they battle it out in front of Castle Greyskull!
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A Small Favor #0, Transformers / Ghostbusters #1, Alienox #2 (feat. Caleb Palmquist)

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Today we’re kicking things off with news about the new MCU Lady Thor and how the MCU is affecting your Local Comic Shop. Indie creator Caleb Palmquist joins us for our interview segment this week.
Listen to A Small Favor #0, Transformers / Ghostbusters #1, Alienox #2 (feat. Caleb Palmquist)

Back Issue: Avengers Annual #10 (1981)

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Today’s Back Issue has the team digging in deep on everyone’s favorite power steeling mutant, Rogue, with her 1st appearance ever in The Avengers Annual #10! We talk all about Chris Claremont and the creative team behind the story as well as the characters themselves.
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The Orville: New Beginnings #1, Alienox #1, Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice #1 (feat. Alberto Dearmas)

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That’s right and we’re kicking things off with news about a new female ninja turtle and some inside info on the new Joker film. Indie creator Alberto Dearmas joins us for our interview segment this week. Then we jump right into the Round Table with his book Alienox #1 followed by Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice #1
Listen to The Orville: New Beginnings #1, Alienox #1, Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice #1 (feat. Alberto Dearmas)

Canto #1, Stabbity Ever After #1, Postal Deliverance #1 (feat. Wayne Hall)

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After an extended trip to the past, we’re back with news and comics! Listener feedback provides us with news on DC ending the Vertigo line. We also discuss What’s Happening with the finale of the Walking Dead comic, Sandman heading to Netflix, and our thoughts on Spider-man Far From Home.
Listen to Canto #1, Stabbity Ever After #1, Postal Deliverance #1 (feat. Wayne Hall)

Back Issue: New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Conclusion

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Your patience has paid off! We have finally made it to the main event, New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. We dive deep into Tales of the New Teen Titans #42, 43, 44 and Annual #3. George fills in the gaps on all of the Titan’s history.
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Back Issue: New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Prequels

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Yeah, we know this episode was supposed to be about The Judas Contract but George decided he wanted to talk about two key issues that set the stage for the story. That means today we’re talking about New Teen Titans Issues #2 & #34.
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Amber Blake #3, Cat & Mouse Vol 2 #1, Planet of The Nerds #3 (feat. Paul Constant)

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Today we discuss What’s Happening with a new digital comic service, DC comics used in a smuggling ring, and the final season of a Marvel/Netflix series.
Listen to Amber Blake #3, Cat & Mouse Vol 2 #1, Planet of The Nerds #3 (feat. Paul Constant)

Back Issue: Savage Dragon #1

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Today we dive in deep to the 90’s classic, Savage Dragon #1. The guys marvel at the colorful names and extravagant use of sound effects.
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Stranger Things: Six #1, Oliver #1, Assassin Nation #3 (feat. Roland Mann)

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Today we discuss What’s Happening with a sparkingly addition to Batman, a comic shop looking for help, and the controversy surrounding The Mall.
Listen to Stranger Things: Six #1, Oliver #1, Assassin Nation #3 (feat. Roland Mann)

Back Issue: Dark Phoenix/Jean Grey - A Comprehensive Character Study

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Today, we focus on a character and not just any character, Jean Grey aka Marvel Girl/Phoenix/Dark Phoenix. The guys go way back to her first appearance in X-men #1 from 1963 and onward from there.
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Wolverine: The Long Night #1, Excellence #1, & Last Stop On the Red Line #1

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First up in the podcast is a brief Megacon report just before we dive into What’s Happening with two upcoming comic-inspired shows, the casting rumors for Batman and Netflix’s new deal with Dark Horse comics.
Listen to Wolverine: The Long Night #1, Excellence #1, & Last Stop On the Red Line #1

Back Issue: Superman: The Man Of Steel

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Today, we discuss the 1986 mini-series; Superman: The Man of Steel from DC Comics. George, Jason & Jon reminisce about their favorite versions of Superman and then take a deep dive into the series that retold the Man of Steel’s origin in a post Crisis on Infinite Earths world.
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Midnight Sky, The Dark Age, Dick Tracy Forever, & Ascender (feat. James Pruett & Don Handfield)

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Today, we discuss What’s Happening with Free Comic Book Day, comic book shop visits & Ghost Rider and more.
Listen to Midnight Sky, The Dark Age, Dick Tracy Forever, & Ascender (feat. James Pruett & Don Handfield)

Back Issue: Infinity War

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Today, the guys discuss Infinity War from Marvel Comics. Attempting to dive deep into the plethora of characters in this book, we do our best to talk about everyone from Chrome Flash (the Magus), Pip the Troll and everyone’s favorite Mad Titan, Thanos.
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Battle Cats, Amber Blake, & Hit-Girl (feat. Mark London)

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Today, we discuss What’s Happening with Swamp Thing, the Avengers’ dilemma in Russia, Spidey’s new suit, and Wolverine’s upcoming showdown with Blade.
Listen to Battle Cats, Amber Blake, & Hit-Girl (feat. Mark London)

Back Issue: The Shadow #1

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This episode fills you in on everything you ever wanted to know about The Shadow #1 from DC Comics and then some.
Listen to Back Issue: The Shadow #1

Johnny Phantasm, Little Bird, Low Road West (feat. Patrick Parnell)

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The guys welcome their new co-host, Jon to the show where we discuss What’s Happening with Avengers ticket sales, the new Joker trailer, Umbrella Academy’s renewal & weekly comic book reviews on the GenXGrownUp website.
Listen to Johnny Phantasm, Little Bird, Low Road West (feat. Patrick Parnell)

Back Issue: Shazam The New Beginning (feat. Don Handfield)

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Today, Don Handfield & the guys discuss Shazam the New Beginning. We cover everything from the art to the courtroom melodrama and while the debate is lively for this one, we all agree that Black Adam is awesome.
Listen to Back Issue: Shazam The New Beginning (feat. Don Handfield)

Spotlight: Cosmic Times (feat. Martin Pierro)

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Martin Pierro from Cosmic Times sits down with the Drawn & Paneled crew for our 1st Spotlight.  We dig into his background, love of comics and the inspiration for creating Cosmic Times. Check the show notes for all the ways to find out more about Cosmic Times!
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Unikorn, Assassin Nation, Obliv18n (feat. Don Handfield)

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The guys welcome film and comic creator Don Handfield to the show where we discuss what’s happening with the Disney/Fox merger, Marvel auctioning off props and where to start if you’re new to comics. In the round table, we cover Don’s book Unikorn, Assassin Nation, and Obliv18n. Finally, we give our top picks for March 27th, 2019.
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Back Issue: Batman Year One (feat. Joel Rodriguez)

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The guys welcome comic creator Joel Rodriguez from Metal Ninja Studios back to the show to talk about Batman Year One. The guys dig deep discussing diary writing styles, corrupt cops, rookie vigilantes and more while marveling at the fantastic artwork. Check the show notes for all the ways to find out more about Joel’s book, Dusk County Chronicles!
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Dusk County Chronicles, The Girl In The Bay, Infinite Dark (feat. Joel Rodriguez)

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In this episode of the Drawn & Paneled Podcast, the guys welcome comic creator Joel Rodriguez from Metal Ninja Studios to the show where we recap our visits to Pensacon and Infinity Con
Listen to Dusk County Chronicles, The Girl In The Bay, Infinite Dark (feat. Joel Rodriguez)

Back Issue: Ms. Marvel (feat. Ralf Singh)

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The guys welcome comic creator Ralf Singh back to the show to talk about the marvelous Ms. Marvel #1-3.  The guys dig deep in this one discussing everything including amnesia, the 70’s feminist movement and 7th senses.  We also have fun talking about all of the antagonists, especially our favorite, J. Jonah Jameson.  Check the show notes for all the ways to find out more about Ralf’s book, Zinnober!
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Life Is Strange, Zinnober, Vindication (feat. Ralf Singh)

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The guys welcome comic creator Ralf Singh from Scout Comics to the show where we discuss what’s happening with the latest Netflix cancelations, Aftershock Comics’ newest hire, and our upcoming convention schedule.   In the round table, we cover  Ralph’s book  Zinnober, Vindication, and Life is Strange.  Finally, we give our top picks for February 27th, 2019.
Listen to Life Is Strange, Zinnober, Vindication (feat. Ralf Singh)

Back Issue: Kraven’s Last Hunt (feat. Joseph Schmalke)

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The guys welcome comic creator Joseph Schmalke back to the show to talk about arguably the greatest Spider-man tale ever told, Kraven’s Last Hunt. There are hunters, spiders, and rat men, oh my! The guys dive deep discussing the action both physical and psychological that take place in this epic tale.  Check the show notes for all the ways to find out more about all of Joe’s books!
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The Freeze, Cherry Blackbird, Wyrd (feat. Joseph Schmalke)

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The guys welcome comic creator Joseph Schmalke to the show where we discuss news on Deadpool remaining R under Disney, Walking Dead rumors, Y the Last Man, and the passing of Rocket Raccoon. In the round table, we cover Joe’s book Cherry Blackbird, Wyrd, and The Freeze. Finally, we give our top picks for February 13th, 2019. Check out the show notes on ways to find Cherry Blackbird and other books by Joe!
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Back Issue: Crisis On Infinite Earths (feat. Justin Ryan)

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The guys welcome Justin Ryan from Alterna Comics back to the show to talk about the massive DC crossover of the 80s, Crisis on Infinite Earths. The discussion spans the multiverse of creators, characters, and stories of this epic mini-series. No matter which earth you reside on, the Anti-Monitor is coming! Check the show notes for all the ways to find out more about Justin’s book, Trespasser, and Alterna Comics.
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Trespasser, Middlewest, The Seeds (feat. Justin Ryan)

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The guys welcome Justin Ryan from Alterna Comics to the show where we discuss news on Black Panther’s Oscar nomination, George Perez’s retirement, a comic book heist, and The Boy’s trailer. Plus, listener feedback! In the round table, we cover Justin’s book Trespasser, Middlewest, and The Seeds.  Finally, we give our top picks for January 30th, 2019.
Listen to Trespasser, Middlewest, The Seeds (feat. Justin Ryan)

Back Issue: Spawn #1 (feat. Joel Rodriguez)

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George & Jason welcome Joel Rodriguez from Metal Ninja Studios to the show where they discuss the indie comic that started it all, Spawn #1. The guys really dive into this first issue where they discuss everything from the creative team to deals with the devil.  Check the show notes for all the ways to find out more about our friends at Metal Ninja Studios.
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Dark Matter: Rise of the Lexicons, The Magic Order, Firefly (feat. Tony Kittrell)

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In this episode, George & Jason welcome Tony Kittrell from Advent Comics to the show who braved a storm and microphone issues to help us discuss news on Stan Lee in World of Warcraft, Tin Tin’s Birthday, and a 17-year-old’s comic creation. In the round table, we cover Dark Matter Rise of the Lexicons, The Magic Order and Firefly. Finally, we give our top picks for January 16th, 2019.
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Back Issue: Aquaman (feat. Chris Fernandez)

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In this episode, George & Jason welcome Chris Fernandez from Mad Cave Studios to the show where we discuss DC’s latest box office star, Aquaman. The guys talk about the King of Atlantis’s long and murky history from origin changes to costume changes. Check the show notes for all the ways to find out more about our friends at Mad Cave Studios.
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Honor & Curse, Stranger Things, & Klaus & The Crying Snowman (feat. Chris Fernandez)

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In this episode of the Drawn & Paneled Podcast, George & Jason welcome Chris Fernandez from Mad Cave Studios to the show where we discuss news on DC Toys, Aquaman's Box Office success, and a quick Spider-man: Into the Spiderverse review. We also announce our contest winner. In the roundtable, we cover Honor and Curse, Stranger Things, and Klaus and the Crying Snowman.
Listen to Honor & Curse, Stranger Things, & Klaus & The Crying Snowman (feat. Chris Fernandez)

Back Issue: Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars (feat. Jay Magnum)

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In this episode, George & Jason welcome Jay Magnum from Pet Piranha Studios to the show where we discuss the crossover that started it all, Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars. The guys talk about all of the action, deep story points and strange bedfellows. As always, Hail Doom! Check the show notes for all the ways to purchase Jay’s book, Astral Genesis. Astral Genesis is available in digital format, soft cover and hardcover.
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Astral Genesis, Die, & Solar Flare (feat. Jay Magnum)

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In this episode, George & Jason welcome Jay Magnum from Pet Piranha Studios to the show where we discuss news on the newest casting for DC’s streaming shows, Spider-Man movie announcements, the crazy prices for Shadow Year One #1, and an extension in the Drawn & Paneled contest. In the round table we cover Astral Genesis, Die, and Solar Flare Season 3. Finally, we give our top picks for December 19th, 2018
Listen to Astral Genesis, Die, & Solar Flare (feat. Jay Magnum)

Back Issue: The Infinity Gauntlet (feat. Mark Darden)

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In this Back Issue episode of the Drawn & Paneled Podcast, George & Jason welcome Guano Guy creator, Mark Darden, to the show where we discuss the classic Marvel extravaganza from 1991, the Infinity Gauntlet! The guys share their thoughts on everyone’s favorite Mad Titan, Thanos, and his epic battle with the entire Marvel Universe.
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Guano Guy, Black Badge, & Pearl (feat. Mark Darden)

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In this episode, George & Jason welcome Mark Darden, the creator of Guano Guy, to the show where we discuss news on Image Comics, 2000AD, Aspen Comics, and how you can enter the 1st ever Drawn & Paneled Giveaway Contest. In the round table we discuss Guano Guy, Black Badge and Pearl. Finally, we give our top picks for December 5th, 2018.
Listen to Guano Guy, Black Badge, & Pearl (feat. Mark Darden)

Back Issue: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (feat. Joel Rodriguez)

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In this episode of the Drawn & Paneled Podcast, George & Jason welcome Joel Rodriguez from Metal Ninja Studios to the show where we discuss a classic issue from 1984 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1! The guys share their thoughts on the Turtles’ debut and how the first issue is much different than the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles we know today. The guys also respond to listener feedback regarding comic book annuals.
Listen to Back Issue: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (feat. Joel Rodriguez)

Stan “The Man” Lee Retrospective (feat. Mo)

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In this episode, George & Jason welcome Mo from GenXGrownUp to the show where we discuss news on Supergirl, Scout Comics' latest movie deal, and the news that crushed the comic book world. In honor of Stan "The Man" Lee, we take a break from the round table to discuss and remember the legendary creator and reflect on his amazing career before, during and after Marvel comics.
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Back Issue: The New Teen Titans #1 (feat. Jon & Mo)

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In this Back Issue episode of the Drawn & Paneled Podcast, George & Jason welcome the team from GenXGrownUp, Jon & Mo, to the show where we discuss a seminal title from 1980 - The New Teen Titans #1! The guys share their thoughts on Raven, Robin, Cyborg, Kid Flash, Beast Boy, & Wonder Girl as they come together to rescue Starfire and form the team we all know and love.
Listen to Back Issue: The New Teen Titans #1 (feat. Jon & Mo)

The Shepherd, Dead Rabbit, & Weirdsdale (feat. Andrea Molinari)

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In this episode of the Drawn & Paneled Podcast, George & Jason welcome the Editor of Caliber Comics, Andrea Molinari to the show where we discuss news on Black Panther, Birds Of Prey, a Falcon and Winter Soldier TV series & Netflix being sued by the Satanic Temple. In our Round Table segment, we review The Shepherd, Dead Rabbit, & Weirdsdale. Finally, we give our top comic book picks for November 7th, 2018.
Listen to The Shepherd, Dead Rabbit, & Weirdsdale (feat. Andrea Molinari)

The Mall, Long Live Pro Wrestling, & Bone Parish (feat. James Haick)

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In episode one of the Drawn & Paneled Podcast, George & Jason welcome the President of Scout Comics, James Haick to the show where we discuss news on Netflix, Wonder Woman & Jimmy Kimmel. In our Round Table segment, we review The Mall, Long Live Pro Wrestling, & Bone Parish. Finally, we give our top comic book picks for October 31st, 2018.
Listen to The Mall, Long Live Pro Wrestling, & Bone Parish (feat. James Haick)

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