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Panel Culture Episode 210 – We Interrupt This Broadcast to Fix Our Audio

Posted in Ei8ht review, Archie Vs Predator review, Kaptara, a-force review, planet hulk review by panelculture on May 25th, 2015

A quick(ish) one this week, but not to worry, even a busy week and a sick George can’t stop us from talking about the new comics. Sure, Charles and Owen can’t agree about Secret Wars, but they do agree that Cat Tanks are great.

Episode 210 Breakdown: Intro/News. Reviews: Convergence: A-Force #1 (9:09), Planet Hulk #1 (16:46), Kaptara #2 (21:46). Panel Culture Picks: Ei8ht #4 (24:46), Archie Vs Predator #2 (29:08).

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Music: Radio Radio by Elvis Costello
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Panel Culture Episode 209 – Cometh Inner Circle Comics

After kicking Charles out of the this weeks episode, we were able to record with only a few technical difficulties.. However due to the length of the recording, George and Owen start to go a little loopy by the end of the show. All this, plus an interview with Andrew Schartmann, author of the new book, "Koji Kondo's Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack"!

Editors Note: This episode was recorded before Archie Comics removed themselves from Kickstarter. 

Episode 209 Breakdown: Intro/News: Archie Comics Kickstarter / New Mutants movie. Reviews: Secret Wars #2 (26:10), The Auteur: Sister Bambi #1 (33:35), Injection #1 (40:45), DC Sneak Peek Bizarro #1 (44:20) Panel Culture Picks: Howard the Duck #3 (48:35), Thor #8 (54:35) Interview: Andrew Schartmann (1:04:00).

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Outro: I Own You - Wax Tailer     

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Panel Culture Episode 208 – The Matrix, Yay or Nay?

Look, we know that sometimes we pick the same books again and again. But they’re so darn good!!! So in addition to some old favourites, we also look at some new books and give another book its second official thumbs up.

Episode 208 Breakdown: Intro/News. Reviews: Convergence: Secret Wars #1 (15:23), Arcadia #1 (23:01), Spider-Woman #7 (30:16), Nailbiter #12 (37:10). Panel Culture Picks: Bandette #10 (46:57), Afterlife with Archie #8 (53:21).

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Music: Steady as She Goes by The Raconteurs
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Panel Culture Episode 207 - Confusion is Good… Right?

Posted in Comicbooks, Batman, Moon Knight, All-New Captain America, Pisces, Pastaways by panelculture on May 4th, 2015

When you're not sure what happened in a comic, but still like it.. that means it’s good right??  Well, are least Charles and George think so. 

Episode 207 Breakdown: Intro/News: DC Announces Dark Knight 3 / Civil War Villain Casting.  Reviews: Pisces #1 (10:40), Batman #40 (17:30), Pastaway’s #2 (23:10). Panel Culture Picks: Moon Knight #14 (28:10), All New Captain American #6 (35:10). Listener Question: (42:40)      

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Outro: The Bigger Picture - Dilated Peoples     

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Panel Culture Episode 206 - This Is My Maple Syrup

Posted in Comicbooks, All New X-Men, Velvet, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Uncle Scrooge, Kaptara by panelculture on April 28th, 2015

This week we do our best to downplay some ridiculous controversy, and make up our own slang!  

Episode 206 Breakdown: Intro/News: Eisner's / Archie vs Sharknado / Preacher Casting / DC Rebranding.  Reviews:  All New X-Men #40 (23:00), Kaptara #1 (37:20), Uncle Scrooge #1 (46:15) Panel Culture Picks: Velvet #10 (52:00), The Unbreakable Squirrel Girl #4 (56:15)      

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Outro: Don't Sweat the Technique - Eric B & Rakim    

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Panel Culture Episode 205 – Archie Comics Broke My Brain

Archie Comics is the publisher MVP this week, with one title that knocks our socks off and another that breaks our brain. George continues his lifelong love affair with the X-Ladies and the boys learn about ASMR. All in all, it’s quite the week!

Episode 205 Breakdown: Intro/News. Reviews: Convergence: Justice League International #1 (18:20), Archie Vs Predator #1 (23:04), Tithe #1 (33:37). Giant Days #2 (39:23). Panel Culture Picks: Uncanny X-Men #33 (43:20), Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2 (48:12).

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Music: Shake It Off by Taylor Swift
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Panel Culture Episode 204 – Read Things That Are Your Thing

Posted in Saga, birthright review, Copra, Convergence, Rebels, Lost Property by panelculture on April 13th, 2015

Keith Silva returns as a guest host and, once again, brings the controversy. This time out he dares to offer a less-than-rapturous opinion of Saga! *gasp* In addition, Owen has finally read Copra: Round One and we tackle a tie-in issue of DC’s Convergence.

Episode 204 Breakdown: Intro/News. Reviews: Copra: Round One (21:14), Convergence: The Question #1 (36:19), Rebels #1 (46:31). A second opinion on Saga and issue #27 review  (57:26). Panel Culture Picks: Lost Property (1:24:23), Birthright #6 (1:28:11).

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Music: I Won’t Back Down by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
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Panel Culture Episode 203 - Stretching it out

Posted in Inhumanity, Southern Bastards, Comic book reviews, Gotham Academy review by panelculture on April 7th, 2015

Recording on a Wednesday night makes it kinda difficult to find a lot of comics to talk about.  But Charles and George do their best to fill the episode with the few books there were able to fit into such a small reading window. 

Episode 203 Breakdown: Intro/News: Casey Jones / Lazarus to TV / Daredevil Binge? / “The Secret Convergence”  Reviews: Gotham Academy End Game #1 (16:45), Uncanny Inhumans #0 (23:20). Panel Culture Picks: Southern Bastards #8 (29:45).      

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Outro: Horny Norns - The Beatnuts  

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King of the Nerds Recap Special

Posted in King of the Nerds, Television by panelculture on April 2nd, 2015

In this Panel Culture special, Owen brings in some guests to talk about one of his favourite TV shows: King of the Nerds. Joining him are Mark Celerea: official KotN podcaster for Rob Has A Podcast, and Amanda Liston: KotN contestant from Season 3.

On this podcast we first do some spoiler-free talk about why we love the show, after which we go in-depth about seasons 1-3, including Amanda’s feelings about her season. Afterwards Mark and Owen talk about their hopes for the show going forward and even fantasy-cast an All Star season.

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Outro: Talk Nerdy to Me by Team Blextrophy
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Panel Culture Episode 202 - Nicolas Cage Made Good Movies?

This week we talk about an old favourite, and say goodbye to a comic that ended before its time. We also continue to be confused by Grant Morrison, and rave about the school from Gotham. 

Episode 202 Breakdown: Intro/News: Marvel Anthology / Preacher Casting / Free Comic book day Reviews: Skullkickers #31 (17:30), Elektra #11 (21:10). Gotham Academy #6 (29:30) Panel Culture Picks: The Multiversity: Ultra Comics #1 (37:00), Daredevil #14 (46:30).      

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Outro: Sixteen Tones - Tennessee Ernie Ford       
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