26th Sep2012

Episode 9 – DC’s New 52 Zero Issues Week 4!

by Chris Thompson

This is it! After four weeks of reading and discussing every single one of DC’s New 52 zero issues, Taylor and I finally reach the end of our epic voyage … We finish on a high as we cover the remaining issues in depth and give our views on the how the month has gone overall. Best of all, you can listen to it before you even hit the store!
 
This week we cover All-Star Western, Aquaman, Batman: The Dark Knight, Batman Inc., The Flash, The Fury of Firestorm, I Vampire, Justice League Dark, Red Lanterns, The Savage Hawkman, Superman, Talon, Teen Titans, and Voodoo – whew!
 
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20th Sep2012

Special – Chatting with Alan Moore & Some Other N.I.C.E. Folks!

by Chris Thompson

With Alan Moore & Jeff Chahal …
 
In a very special episode of the PCH podcast, I chat with legendary creator Alan Moore ahead of this weekend’s N.I.C.E. Convention in Kettering.
 
Convention organiser Jeff Chahal from Close Encounters in Northampton also stops by to explain how the show came to be and what his purpose was in doing it.
 
Finally, we close out the episode with a track from Charlie Adlard and Phil Winslade‘s band Cosmic Rays (formerly Mine Power Cosmic). It’s a rough live track that will give you an idea of what to expect when they perform at N.I.C.E. on Saturday night. Enjoy!
 
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19th Sep2012

Episode 8 – DC’s New 52 Zero Issues Week 3!

by Chris Thompson

Three weeks in and there’s no signs of slowing down! That’s right – Taylor and I join forces once again to dissect every single one of DC’s New 52 zero issues as they come out … A full in-depth review of each book to help inform your comic purchases. Best of all it should be out before you even hit the store!
 
This week we cover Batwoman, Birds of Prey, Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, Catwoman, DC Universe Presents, Green Lantern: New Guardians, Justice League, Legion of Super-Heroes, Nightwing, Red Hood & The Outlaws, Supergirl, Sword of Sorcery, and Wonder Woman – whew!
 
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12th Sep2012

Episode 7 – DC’s New 52 Zero Issues Week 2!

by Chris Thompson

The hard slog continues as Taylor and I battle our way through every single one of DC’s New 52 zero issues as they come out! That’s right – a full in-depth review of each book to help inform your comic purchases … Best of all it should be out before you even hit the store!
 
This week we cover Batgirl, Batman, Batman & Robin, Deathstroke, Demon Knights, Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E., Green Lantern Corps, Grifter, Legion Lost, The Ravagers, Resurrection Man, Suicide Squad, Superboy, and Team 7 – whew!
 
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06th Sep2012

Episode 6 – DC’s New 52 Zero Issues Week 1!

by Chris Thompson

With Justin Gray …
 
In a move we may well regret, Taylor and I have agreed to cover every single one of DC’s New 52 zero issues as they come out! That’s right – a full in-depth review of each book to help inform your comic purchases … Best of all it should be out before you even leave for the store!
 
This week we cover Action Comics, Animal Man, Batwing, Detective Comics, Dial H, Earth 2, G.I. Combat, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Phantom Stranger, Stormwatch, Swamp Thing, and World’s Finest – whew!
 
On top of all that, Justin Gray (one half of the Palmiotti/Gray writing team) chats with me about his work on G.I. Combat and All Star Western, as well as other projects outside of DC.
 
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03rd Sep2012

Episode 5 – with Curt Pires & David Hine!

by Chris Thompson

With Curt Pires & David Hine …
 
In this week’s episode, Taylor and I dissect the amazing indie comic LP by newcomers Curt Pires and Ramon Villalobos. Done in a similar style and ethos to Sam Humphries Our Love Is Real, LP is a bold statement from two creators you should really keep an eye on. Curt even stops by to provide some background commentary after our Skype link-up fails.
 
From there I conduct another one of my famous pub chats with creator David Hine (Strange Embrace, Elephantmen, The Bulletproof Coffin). We discuss his writing technique, the upcoming Storm Dogs with Doug Braithwaite, his gradual shift away from the Big Two to creator-owned projects, and what else is on the horizon.
 
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27th Aug2012

Episode 4 – with Eliza Frye, Sarah Becan & The 315!

by Chris Thompson


With Eliza Frye, Sarah Becan & The 315 …
 
This episode continues my aural adventures at San Diego Comic-Con 2012.
 
First up, I chat with independent creators Eliza Frye and Sarah Becan who were both able to publish their latest work through successful Kickstarter campaigns.
 
Taylor and I then peel back the layers of the books (Regalia and Shuteye) only to discover – yet again – that we’ve approached them from different angles.
 
Finally, I present my lengthy interview with Matt Heistand and Dan Fifield of the ThreeOneFive at the rather noisy Dick’s Last Resort. We discuss their web series Deep Dive Daredevils, working on back-ups for Joe Keatinge’s Hell Yeah! and why it takes three guys to write a comic.
 
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13th Aug2012

Episode 3 – with Ales Kot from Wild Children & Change!

by Chris Thompson


With Ales Kot …
 
In this episode, I chat with creator Ales Kot about his life and inspirations (both in and out of comics) as well as his Image Comics projects Wild Children and Change.
 
Ales is the up-and-coming writer you need to know about, and if you don’t believe me now then you will by the end of this interview.
 
Also in this episode, Taylor and I have an in-depth discussion about Wild Children while taking a look at some of the more interesting references contained within.
 
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14th Jul2012

Episode 2 – How To Get News Coverage panel from SDCC 2012!

by Chris Thompson

Welcome to a special episode of the Pop Culture Hound podcast, recorded live at the How To Get News Coverage panel at San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) on July 12, 2012. In this episode, Chris takes the stage with a group of fellow comics journalists and bloggers to discuss how comic creators can grab their attention and secure more coverage. Panelists include:

  • J.C. Vaughn (The Scoop)
  • & more!

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04th Jul2012

Episode 1 – It Begins!

by Chris Thompson

Welcome to the first episode of the Pop Culture Hound podcast with Chris Thompson (@popculturehound) & Taylor Lilley (@capelessT) from The Orbiting Pod podcast. In this first episode, Chris & Taylor discuss various up-and-coming creators who are producing comics in print and for the web. Comics & creators discussed include:

To get in touch, discuss sponsorship opportunities or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. You can also follow me on Twitter: @popculturehound. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes. You can also support the Pop Culture Hound podcast by clicking on the DONATE button below. Your contributions will help us maintain the site, get new equipment, and encourage us to keep going on those cold lonely nights.