11th Apr2017

Episode 244 – Looking Back at Darkhawk with Rob Deb!

by Chris Thompson

With Rob Deb & Darkhawk …
 
This week it’s time for a long-overdue back issue special as Rob Deb & I discuss Marvel’s self-proclaimed ‘greatest hero of the Nineties’, Darkhawk, which debuted in March 1991.
 
We take a look at the landscape of comics at that time, why the Bullpen was both a help and a hindrance to the title, and how it’s held up over time (spoiler: not so well).
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Rob Deb’s Twitter: @RobDeb
 
You can listen to our previous podcast looking back at Marvel’s Ghost Rider & The Midnight Sons here:
popculturehound.net/episode-223-looking-back-at-ghost-rider-the-midnight-sons.
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2017

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28th Feb2017

Episode 238 – Reminiscing About Angoulême Festival 2017!

by Chris Thompson

With Karl Asaa …
 
In keeping with their annual tradition, Chris & Karl are back once again to discuss their experiences at this year’s Festival International de la Bande Dessinée from January 26-29 in the picturesque village of Angoulême.
 
They discuss the many things they saw (including the wonderful Hermann & Eisner exhibitions) and what they managed to pick up along the way, as they reminisce over a nice red wine and charcuterie platter.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Angoulême BD Festival’s Twitter: @actudufauve
Angoulême BD Festival’s website: www.bdangouleme.com
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2017

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02nd Dec2016

Episode 223 – Looking Back at Ghost Rider & The Midnight Sons!

by Chris Thompson

With Rob Deb, Ghost Rider & The Midnight Sons …
 
It’s Double-Down December, so from now until the end of the year you can enjoy a new episode of Pop Culture Hound every Tuesday and Friday!
 
This time around, it’s another back issue special as Rob Deb & I discuss the history of Ghost Rider and the classic Rise of the Midnight Sons storyline which ran through Marvel’s supernatural titles back in 1992.
 
We talk about the origins (and many iterations) of the character – looking at how the Ghost Rider mythos weaved its way into Darkhold, Morbius, Nightstalkers, Spirits of Vengeance, and the classic Son of Satan.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
You can support Pop Culture Hound by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated, and will help us to maintain the site and get new equipment.




 
Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Rob Deb’s Twitter: @RobDeb
 
You can listen to our previous podcast looking back at DC’s Legends mini-series here:
popculturehound.net/episode-212-looking-back-at-dcs-legends-mini-series.
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2016

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30th Sep2016

Episode 212 – Looking Back at DC’s Legends Mini-Series!

by Chris Thompson

With Rob Deb & Legends …
 
It’s time for another back issue special as Rob Deb & I discuss the historic DC Comics’ mini-series Legends from 1986-87.
 
We talk about how it reshaped the DCU in the wake of Crisis and how it fed into other series, including Cosmic Boy, Justice League, Shazam: A New Beginning & Suicide Squad.
 
We’ll continue double-shipping episodes for the next two weeks!
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Rob Deb’s Twitter: @RobDeb
 
You can listen to our previous podcast looking back at the history of Quasar here:
popculturehound.net/episode-206-looking-back-at-marvels-cosmic-avenger-quasar.
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2016

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09th Sep2016

Episode 207 – Chatting with The Mighty Steve MacManus!

by Chris Thompson

With Steve MacManus & 2000AD …
 
In a very special episode, we present Chris’ final event at Orbital Comics – hosting Steve MacManus for a discussion about his time at 2000AD and his new book, The Mighty One.
 
The two of them delve into why now was the right time to tell his story, what consideration went into what to tell, and how he feels about it all looking back.
 
Plus, as an added bonus, Chris chats with executive producer Nick Rich (TT Games) about the new Lego Dimensions story pack and what they’ve got planned for the year ahead.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
You can support Pop Culture Hound by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated, and will help us to maintain the site and get new equipment.




 
Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Steve MacManus’ Twitter: @Mac_1
2000AD’s Twitter: @2000AD
2000AD’s website: www.2000adonline.com
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2016

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02nd Sep2016

Episode 206 – Looking Back at Marvel’s Cosmic Avenger, Quasar!

by Chris Thompson

With Ant, Rob & Quasar …
 
It’s that time again! Rob & Ant join Chris to discuss the history of Quasar, Marvel’s Cosmic Avenger. From his early appearances in the late ’70s to his ongoing series in the late ’80s and beyond, the guys explore Wendell Vaughn’s back catalogue to see what makes him tick.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
You can support Pop Culture Hound by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated, and will help us to maintain the site and get new equipment.




 
Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Rob Deb’s Twitter: @RobDeb
Ant O’B’s Twitter: @pantsant
 
Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
You can listen to our previous podcast looking back at the history of Jonah Hex here:
popculturehound.net/episode-201-looking-back-at-dcs-western-hero-jonah-hex.
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2016

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05th Aug2016

Episode 202 – Talking Suicide Squad & Deeds Not Words!

by Chris Thompson

With Howard Hardiman, Sarah Gordon & Suicide Squad …
 
On this week’s show, Chad returns to discuss DC’s latest cinematic effort, Suicide Squad. Does it succeed in its mission or is it Dead On Arrival? We shall see.
 
Plus, as an extra bonus, we present Chris’ live Q&A with Howard Hardiman and Sarah Gordon from the launch of their new book Deeds Not Words (Part 1) at Orbital Comics.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
You can support Pop Culture Hound by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated, and will help us to maintain the site and get new equipment.




 
Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Chad Armstrong’s Twitter: @ChadLDN
 
Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Howard Hardiman’s Twitter: @howardhardiman
Howard Hardiman’s website: howardhardiman.com
 
Sarah Gordon’s Twitter: @notsarahgordon
Sarah Gordon’s website: sarah-gordon.com
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2016

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29th Jul2016

Episode 201 – Looking Back at DC’s Western Hero, Jonah Hex!

by Chris Thompson

With Ant, Rob & Jonah Hex …
 
This week Rob & Ant are back for a discussion about DC’s popular Western hero Jonah Hex. From his debut in Weird Western Tales to his appearance on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, the guys explore this fascinating character and what makes him work – pulling out some interesting facts and anecdotes along the way.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Rob Deb’s Twitter: @RobDeb
Ant O’B’s Twitter: @pantsant
 
Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
You can listen to our previous podcast looking back at the history of ROM Spaceknight here:
popculturehound.net/episode-192-looking-back-at-rom.
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2016

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15th Jul2016

Director’s Commentary – Aaron & Latour on Southern Bastards!

by Chris Thompson

With Jason Aaron & Jason Latour …
 
In the wake of last week’s landmark Episode 200 (which you can still listen to here), and to coincide with the release of the latest Southern Bastards collection, here is our commentary with Jason Aaron & Jason Latour discussing Southern Bastards Volume 1.
 
The pair delve into their creative process and how the book came to be – sharing stories, revealing secrets, and giving the kind of insight you couldn’t get anywhere else. It’s no wonder this book is consistently praised and nominated for the upcoming Eisner Awards.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Jason Aaron’s Twitter: @jasonaaron
Jason Latour’s Twitter: @jasonlatour
 
Special thanks to Robin Harman who recorded video of the night.

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05th Jul2016

Director’s Commentary – Dan Watters & Caspar Wijngaard on Limbo!

by Chris Thompson

With Dan Watters & Caspar Wijngaard …
 
In the lead-up to the landmark Episode 200, here is our latest commentary with Dan Watters & Caspar Wijngaard discussing Limbo Volume 1.
 
The pair talk about their creative process and how the book came to be – sharing stories, revealing secrets, and giving the kind of insight you couldn’t get anywhere else. So enjoy, and keep your eyes peeled for future Director’s Commentaries!
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Dan Watters’ Twitter: @DanPGWatters
Dan Watters’ website: danpgwatters.wordpress.com
 
Caspar Wijngaard’s Twitter: @Casparnova
Caspar Wijngaard’s Tumblr: caspanova.tumblr.com
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2016

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