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The Panel Culture Podcast covers new topics about comics culture each month.

Panel Culture Episode 137 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Posted in , by panelculture on December 30th, 2013

Not even the worst ice storm in Toronto's history could stop us from giving you a new episode this holiday season.  Of course it helps that we pre-recorded this show the day before the "Ice-pocalypse", and that my house FINALLY has power again…(it's been a rough week:) Anyway, ENJOY! 


Episode 137 Breakdown: Intro/News: Wacker goes West / Paul Rudd is Ant-Man / Yet another reason to love Sex Criminals. Review: Private Eye #5 (19:00). Panel Culture Picks: Saviors #1 (26:45).  Listener Question: (38:00)    


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Outro: New Years Day - U2 

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Panel Culture Episode 136 - The Panel Culture Gift Exchange

Posted in , , by panelculture on December 22nd, 2013

Tis the season for the Panel Culture Gift Exchange! And, for the first time ever, the boys exchange their gifts on the show. What gifts were given? What's the news in comics this week? And what are the Panel Culture Picks this week? The answers may surprise you! Thanks for listening and happy holidays!

Episode 136 Breakdown: Intro/Panel Culture Gift Exchange. News (9:29): Shia LaBoeuf rips off comics also everything, Fraction off Inhuman, Sony accounces Spider-Man spin-offs, JGL on Sandman movie. Reviews: Harley Quinn #1 (23:17), Locke & Key: Alpha #2 (28:14). Panel Culture Picks: Saga #17 (34:46), Black Science #2 (39:08). Listener question (54:28).

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Intro music: Jingle Bell Rock by the Brian Setzer Orchestra
Outro music: Reggae Christmas by Bryan Adams

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Panel Culture Episode 135 - Second Opinions

Posted in by panelculture on December 16th, 2013

It's a follow-up kind of week, as Charles and Owen check in with some books that they weren't sure about after their first issue. On top of that Charles learns about the Krampus and the boys offer up some constructive criticism to DC.

Episode 135 Breakdown: Intro/News: DC weekly announced. Reviews: Manifest Destiny #2 (15:17), Alex + Ada #2 (21:39), Wolverine and the X-Men #39 (27:15). Panel Culture Picks: Coffin Hill #3 (34:50), Krampus #1 (42:36). Listener question (54:28).

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Outro music: Christmas Baby Please Come Home by Darlene Love

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Panel Culture Episode 134 - Channing Tatum Cast As the Kitchen Sink

Posted in by panelculture on December 9th, 2013

Yes the 3 amigos are back together this week, but that doesn't mean everything is coming up rosy coloured.  We all find it really hard to say positive things about all the news items this week. Fortunately we have the Panel Culture Picks, and our interview with Chris Sims and Chad Bowers to balance things out. 


Episode 134 Breakdown: Intro/News: Wonder Women Casting / Magneto solo series / Amazing Spider-man 2 trailer / X-Men Apocalypse movie. Review: Inhumanity #1 (26:30). Panel Culture Picks: Trillium #5 (34:30), Avengers Annual #1 (43:10).  Interview: Chad Bowers & Chris Sims     


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Outro: Business Time - Flight of the Concords 

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Panel Culture Episode 133 - Could Everybody Stop Getting Sick?

Posted in , , , by panelculture on December 1st, 2013

With George and Charles unavailable this week, Owen brings in a ringer: Comics Alliance's Andrew Wheeler. He and Owen stick up for Infinity (sort of... not really) and gab about some of the mostly critically acclaimed and controversial books on the shelves.

Episode 133 Breakdown: Intro/News: Preacher on AMC, Sif rules, Daredevil to relaunch at $3.99. Reviews: Infinity #6 (21:10), Avengers Arena #18 (32:32), Black Science #1 (41:35). Panel Culture Picks: Pretty Deadly #2 (50:32), Hawkeye #14 (59:23).

Panel Culture welcomes listener’s questions and comments – so check us out on Facebook, Twitter or email us at panelculture@gmail.com!

Outro music: Feel Good Inc. by Gorrilaz

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