Paperkeg #1 | Underboss

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Oh, snap. We’re back in the saddle again and bassy as all get-out. The world needs another comics podcast. We ran news, comics, book club, and close out the show with some letters to the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

Amy Adams as Lois Lane
Aquaman as written by Geoff Johns
Mark gushes over Geoff Johns
Aquaman battles whalersa 
Flashpoint is Age of Apocalypse
Flash is the the glue of the DCU, apparently
Fear Itself not going to suck?
Dwayne McDuffie’s impact on us before & after
Captain America’s new movie trailer, Skrulls in the Avengers movie?
Comic book chatter
Underboss discussion
Letters!
Thanks for giving stopping by, and don’t you worry about that bassy quality of this episode - it adds character! iTunes!

Paperkeg #1 | Underboss

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Oh, snap. We’re back in the saddle again and bassy as all get-out. The world needs another comics podcast. We ran news, comics, book club, and close out the show with some letters to the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • Amy Adams as Lois Lane
  • Aquaman as written by Geoff Johns
  • Mark gushes over Geoff Johns
  • Aquaman battles whalersa
  • Flashpoint is Age of Apocalypse
  • Flash is the the glue of the DCU, apparently
  • Fear Itself not going to suck?
  • Dwayne McDuffie’s impact on us before & after
  • Captain America’s new movie trailer, Skrulls in the Avengers movie?
  • Comic book chatter
  • Underboss discussion
  • Letters!

Thanks for giving stopping by, and don’t you worry about that bassy quality of this episode - it adds character! iTunes!

Paperkeg #2 | God Loves, Man Kills

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The Paperkeg podcast returns with a jaw-dropping edition and a fancy cover drawn by Brad Heitmeyer! The world needs another comics podcast. We ran news, comics, book club, and close out the show with some letters to the show, again! (We’d like to apologize for Jonesy red-lining the mic nearly the entire show. Not to worry, audio quality jumps several notches in Paperkeg #3!)

Topics included, but were not limited to:

Spider-Island, the most epic topic we’ve ever covered to date
Dale dislikes Dan Slott’s Twitter feed
Marvel partners with Starbucks to harness the caffeinated nerd army
Does the comic reading stigma still exists? (mirror in front of mirrors)
Chew comes to showtime
The Wolverine movie has broken our hearts/crushed dreams
Green Lantern Animated Series coming
Why does animation take so long to make?
Comic book chatter (24:00)
God Loves, Man Kills debate (60:00)
Your Letters! (1:17:00)
Thanks for giving stopping by, and don’t you worry about that bassy quality of this episode - it adds character! iTunes!

Paperkeg #2 | God Loves, Man Kills

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The Paperkeg podcast returns with a jaw-dropping edition and a fancy cover drawn by Brad Heitmeyer! The world needs another comics podcast. We ran news, comics, book club, and close out the show with some letters to the show, again! (We’d like to apologize for Jonesy red-lining the mic nearly the entire show. Not to worry, audio quality jumps several notches in Paperkeg #3!)

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • Spider-Island, the most epic topic we’ve ever covered to date
  • Dale dislikes Dan Slott’s Twitter feed
  • Marvel partners with Starbucks to harness the caffeinated nerd army
  • Does the comic reading stigma still exists? (mirror in front of mirrors)
  • Chew comes to showtime
  • The Wolverine movie has broken our hearts/crushed dreams
  • Green Lantern Animated Series coming
  • Why does animation take so long to make?
  • Comic book chatter (24:00)
  • God Loves, Man Kills debate (60:00)
  • Your Letters! (1:17:00)

Thanks for giving stopping by, and don’t you worry about that bassy quality of this episode - it adds character! iTunes!

Paperkeg #3 | Sleeper

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The Paperkeg podcast returns with audio so buttery smooth it makes @slim’s heart melt. Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his astounding cover this week. Thanks very much for the iTunes reviews so far as it’s gotten us into the New & Noteworthy section of Arts podcasts in iTunes. Excelsior!

Topics included, but were not limited to:

Fear Itself is out and about. Do we hate Thor? (hint: yes)      
Jonesy breaks down every Thor book ever in 5 seconds.      
Mark Millar and the pronunciation of his own name.      
Kapow! conventions, Slim alienates European listeners, we run down Millar’s new books.      
Breaking Paperkeg Wire News - Terminator/Robocop miniseries is coming.         
Dynamite has a terrible logo, says Jonesy.         
Dark Horse Digital is FUBAR.      
Comic book chatter. (15:00)   
Batman Beyond, Daken, Nonplayer, Ultimates, and Red Robin.   
Sleeper Volume 1 debate. (36:00)     
Your letters! (51:00)   
Thanks for giving stopping by, friends. Keep your great letters coming, Mark loves reading them! iTunes!

Paperkeg #3 | Sleeper

(Download | RSS | iTunes | Zune) The Paperkeg podcast returns with audio so buttery smooth it makes @slim’s heart melt. Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his astounding cover this week. Thanks very much for the iTunes reviews so far as it’s gotten us into the New & Noteworthy section of Arts podcasts in iTunes. Excelsior!

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • Fear Itself is out and about. Do we hate Thor? (hint: yes)
  • Jonesy breaks down every Thor book ever in 5 seconds.
  • Mark Millar and the pronunciation of his own name.
  • Kapow! conventions, Slim alienates European listeners, we run down Millar’s new books.
  • Breaking Paperkeg Wire News - Terminator/Robocop miniseries is coming.
  • Dynamite has a terrible logo, says Jonesy.
  • Dark Horse Digital is FUBAR.
  • Comic book chatter. (15:00)
  • Batman Beyond, Daken, Nonplayer, Ultimates, and Red Robin.
  • Sleeper Volume 1 debate. (36:00)
  • Your letters! (51:00)

Thanks for giving stopping by, friends. Keep your great letters coming, Mark loves reading them! iTunes!

Paperkeg #4 | The Saga of the Swamp Thing

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Paperkeg rises from the ashes to bring you another kosher episode of comic chat! Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters! Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his swampy cover this week and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

Jonesy apologizes to a listener and gets his own soapbox music.   
Is Marvel’s Point One a failure?      
Hire us to market your comics.    
All Star Superman animated movie.          
How can we get new readers to read comics?       
Jonesy loves JLU’s Wonder Woman.       
The Man of Steel plot?       
Comic Chatter. (20:00)    
Fear Itself: Home Front, Irredeemable, Captain America: The Fighting Avenger, The Death of Spider-Man(note, this was recorded before the preview image of the new Spider-Man), Amazing Spider-Man, Joe the Barbarian.          
The Saga of the Swamp Thing debate. (44:00)   
Your Letters! (1:08:00)
Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the next two shows. This time, as read by Dale! iTunes!

Paperkeg #4 | The Saga of the Swamp Thing

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Paperkeg rises from the ashes to bring you another kosher episode of comic chat! Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters! Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his swampy cover this week and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • Jonesy apologizes to a listener and gets his own soapbox music.
  • Is Marvel’s Point One a failure?
  • Hire us to market your comics.
  • All Star Superman animated movie.
  • How can we get new readers to read comics?
  • Jonesy loves JLU’s Wonder Woman.
  • The Man of Steel plot?
  • Comic Chatter. (20:00)
  • Fear Itself: Home Front, Irredeemable, Captain America: The Fighting Avenger, The Death of Spider-Man(note, this was recorded before the preview image of the new Spider-Man), Amazing Spider-Man, Joe the Barbarian.
  • The Saga of the Swamp Thing debate. (44:00)
  • Your Letters! (1:08:00)

Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the next two shows. This time, as read by Dale! iTunes!

Paperkeg #5 | Stumptown

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Hey, gang. Paperkeg is back for more with the return of Dale_a! Mark Farrington is out on assignment, but the show goes on! Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his gorgeous Stumptown cover this week and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

The Avengers has started filming with Internet Darling, Joss Whedon. 
Superman renouncing his Americanism. 
Dark Horse’s has finally launched their digital comics.
Brian Bendis is writing the new, free, Marvel MMO for PC. 
Comics Chatter. (20:00ish)
Abominable, Venom, Detective Comics, Super Dinosaur, and Batman Inc.
Stumptown debate. (40:00ish)
Your letters! 
Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #6 | Fear Agent. Once more, as read by Dale! iTunes!

Paperkeg #5 | Stumptown

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Hey, gang. Paperkeg is back for more with the return of Dale_a! Mark Farrington is out on assignment, but the show goes on! Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his gorgeous Stumptown cover this week and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • The Avengers has started filming with Internet Darling, Joss Whedon.
  • Superman renouncing his Americanism.
  • Dark Horse’s has finally launched their digital comics.
  • Brian Bendis is writing the new, free, Marvel MMO for PC.
  • Comics Chatter. (20:00ish)
  • Abominable, Venom, Detective Comics, Super Dinosaur, and Batman Inc.
  • Stumptown debate. (40:00ish)
  • Your letters!

Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #6 | Fear Agent. Once more, as read by Dale! iTunes!

Paperkeg #6 | Fear Agent

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A shiny new Paperkeg comes to you once more from the bowels of New Jersey! Mark Farrington remains out on assignment this week, but we power forward. Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his gorgeous Fear Agent cover this week and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

We decide to give Dale a title for the show, after some missteps.
Daredevil: End of Days and the fact that it’s never come out. 
Smallville is finally coming to a close, so Jonesy looks back.
Does the Smallville costume have a collar?
Remember the original Robocop vs The Terminator?
Paperkeg #7 book announced: Demon in a Bottle! 
Comics Chatter. (15:00)
FF #2, an apology to Mr. Dan Slott, Brightest Day #25, JLA: Tower of Babel, Imaginary Boys, Uncanny X-Force, Astonishing X-Men #4, Avengers, 12.1 & Bryan Hitch’s art, Amazing Spider-Man #659, Lighting Round: The Walking Dead, Amazing Spider-Man Annual, Wolverine #8, Halo - Covenant #1, and Ultimate Spider-Man #157.
Fear Agent debate. (48:00)
Your letters! 
Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #7 | Demon in a Bottle. Featuring the return of Mark Farrington! iTunes!

Paperkeg #6 | Fear Agent

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A shiny new Paperkeg comes to you once more from the bowels of New Jersey! Mark Farrington remains out on assignment this week, but we power forward. Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his gorgeous Fear Agent cover this week and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • We decide to give Dale a title for the show, after some missteps.
  • Daredevil: End of Days and the fact that it’s never come out.
  • Smallville is finally coming to a close, so Jonesy looks back.
  • Does the Smallville costume have a collar?
  • Remember the original Robocop vs The Terminator?
  • Paperkeg #7 book announced: Demon in a Bottle!
  • Comics Chatter. (15:00)
  • FF #2, an apology to Mr. Dan Slott, Brightest Day #25, JLA: Tower of Babel, Imaginary Boys, Uncanny X-Force, Astonishing X-Men #4, Avengers, 12.1 & Bryan Hitch’s art, Amazing Spider-Man #659, Lighting Round: The Walking Dead, Amazing Spider-Man Annual, Wolverine #8, Halo - Covenant #1, and Ultimate Spider-Man #157.
  • Fear Agent debate. (48:00)
  • Your letters!

Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #7 | Demon in a Bottle. Featuring the return of Mark Farrington! iTunes!

Paperkeg #7 | Demon in a Bottle

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Your fourth favorite comic podcast is back with the sensational return of Mark Farrington, our resident Batman historian. With Jonesy out on assignment, Dave stepped into his beer soaked shoes quite spectacularly! Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters. Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his amazing take on Mark’s battling of the haters and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

Was Flashpoint’s coloring error a case of “casual racism" or plain poppycock?
Castle is coming to your local comic shop, yes!?
Event fatigue? More like event amesia! 
Comics Chatter. (13:00)
Flashpoint, Fear Agent, FCBD Spidey, Suicide Girls, Moon Knight, Secret Avengers Point One, X-Men Prelude to Schism, and Arkham City.
Demon in a Bottle debate. (50:00)
Your letters! (60:00)
Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #8 | Scalped. Featuring Internet Celebrity Dale, Batman Historian Mark, and guest host Dave! iTunes!

Paperkeg #7 | Demon in a Bottle

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Your fourth favorite comic podcast is back with the sensational return of Mark Farrington, our resident Batman historian. With Jonesy out on assignment, Dave stepped into his beer soaked shoes quite spectacularly! Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters. Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his amazing take on Mark’s battling of the haters and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • Was Flashpoint’s coloring error a case of “casual racism" or plain poppycock?
  • Castle is coming to your local comic shop, yes!?
  • Event fatigue? More like event amesia!
  • Comics Chatter. (13:00)
  • Flashpoint, Fear Agent, FCBD Spidey, Suicide Girls, Moon Knight, Secret Avengers Point One, X-Men Prelude to Schism, and Arkham City.
  • Demon in a Bottle debate. (50:00)
  • Your letters! (60:00)

Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #8 | Scalped. Featuring Internet Celebrity Dale, Batman Historian Mark, and guest host Dave! iTunes!

Paperkeg #8 | Scalped

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NOTHING WILL EVER BE THE SAME. Kidding, we’re back with MORE of the same. ‘Just’ Dave sits in once more for the on assignment Jonesy along with the rest of the cast. Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters. Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his stupendous Scalped cover and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

GLADD award goes to X-Factor
Brian Wood’s DMZ is wrapping up, Dale looks back and remembers fondly
Smallville finally draws to a (depressing) close, Slim hates Superman fans
Comics Chatter. (16:00)
The Intrepids, FF, PunisherMAX, JSA, G.I. Joe, Scurvy Dogs, Bring the Thunder, Captain America, X-Men: Onslaught, and Amazing Spider-Man. 
Scalped debate. (48:00)
Your letters! (63:00)
Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #9 | TBA. Featuring the return of Jonesy! iTunes!

Paperkeg #8 | Scalped

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NOTHING WILL EVER BE THE SAME. Kidding, we’re back with MORE of the same. ‘Just’ Dave sits in once more for the on assignment Jonesy along with the rest of the cast. Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters. Special thanks again to Brad Heitmeyer for his stupendous Scalped cover and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • GLADD award goes to X-Factor
  • Brian Wood’s DMZ is wrapping up, Dale looks back and remembers fondly
  • Smallville finally draws to a (depressing) close, Slim hates Superman fans
  • Comics Chatter. (16:00)
  • The Intrepids, FF, PunisherMAX, JSA, G.I. Joe, Scurvy Dogs, Bring the Thunder, Captain America, X-Men: Onslaught, and Amazing Spider-Man.
  • Scalped debate. (48:00)
  • Your letters! (63:00)

Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #9 | TBA. Featuring the return of Jonesy! iTunes!

Paperkeg #9 | Morning Glories

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The podcast is All-New and All-Different! That’s actually not true, but Slim and Dale welcome Jonesy back from being on-assignment for two weeks. Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters. Special thanks again to @MandyBu for her take on Morning Glories(I think she nailed it) and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

Just how much did JMS have to do with the Thor movie
How Paperkeg would reboot the DC Universe after Flashpoint
Wonder Woman wasn’t picked up, hot pants 
Comics Chatter. (18:00)
Amazing Spider-Man, The Rocketeer, The Avengers, Astonishing Spider-Man & Wolverine, and The Ultimates II. 
Morning Glories debate. (40:00)
Your letters! (54:00)
Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #10 | American Vampire. Featuring a debate on whether or not comics should be in trade form only! iTunes!

Paperkeg #9 | Morning Glories

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The podcast is All-New and All-Different! That’s actually not true, but Slim and Dale welcome Jonesy back from being on-assignment for two weeks. Setlist goes something like this: news, comics, bookclub, and your letters. Special thanks again to @MandyBu for her take on Morning Glories(I think she nailed it) and to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.

Topics included, but were not limited to:

  • Just how much did JMS have to do with the Thor movie
  • How Paperkeg would reboot the DC Universe after Flashpoint
  • Wonder Woman wasn’t picked up, hot pants
  • Comics Chatter. (18:00)
  • Amazing Spider-Man, The Rocketeer, The Avengers, Astonishing Spider-Man & Wolverine, and The Ultimates II.
  • Morning Glories debate. (40:00)
  • Your letters! (54:00)

Thanks again for listening and don’t forget to get your letters in for the Paperkeg #10 | American Vampire. Featuring a debate on whether or not comics should be in trade form only! iTunes!