The GAR! Podcast 147: Avengers Best and Worst

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

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intro under siege / Roger Stern’s Avengers / line-ups / the Mansion Siege / Cap’s pics / Kristoff / Baxter Building blow-up / Glenn’s gaps / Roger Stern fired / continuity gaps / Captain Hydra encounters / Walt Simonson’s Avengers / Doctor Druid / Crystal and the jacket era / what makes a good or bad Avenger? / Glenn’s worst Avengers / squatters of the galaxy / lists like this / Glenn’s best Avengers / New Avengers / Hawkeye / the Swordsman / the best Kang stories / the best Avengers writers / the worst anniversary issues ever / more writer discussion / Giant-Man flipbooks / George Perez / the best Avengers artists / West Coast Avengers for the words / Al Milgrom / the WCA Thing / Thor done right / the best Avengers headquarters / the real Mansion / Jarvis / best spin-off / the move and scheduling / black racers / closing /

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Links:

Bearded Shirts

Captain America – The Damage Is Done

Every Member of the Avengers, Ranked

Let’s Rank Every Avenger Ever

84 Avengers Members Ranked from Worst to Best

Glenn on Kang the Conqueror

The real Avengers Mansion

Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Instagram

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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The GAR! Podcast 135: The 2016 Camden Comic Con Five Star Spectacular

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast, recorded live at the
2016 Camden Comic Con, includes discussion of the following:

intro / Justin Piatt and Zach Dolan of Unlikely Heroes Studios / Kickstarter / worldbuilding / superhero tiers / Patreon / the Black Hole robot / collaboration and world / character placement / always a boxing glove / Frank Miller / Alan Moore / superfan / Audacious Eleven / Suliman Onque / Super Sketch Painter / Ben Grimm / favorites / punching buildings / Chris Claremont / Make Mine Magic / Mark Poulton / A Cat Named Haiku / marketing the cat / Kickstarter again / demographics and merch / cats / The GAR! Podcast / Ed Evans / The All Things Fun! New Comics Vidcast / screwing up / gaming at CCC / card games / the theme is failure / mail order comics / the army base / military demographics / business / get Glenn back into comics / DC Rebirth / Dan Didio / blank comics / twilight time / thank you / closing /

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Links:

The Camden Comic Con

Unlikely Heroes Studios

Super! on Twitter

Super! on Facebook

Super! on Kickstarter

Super! on Patreon

Glenn’s “Young Justice” reviews

On-Q Comics

Suliman Onque

Mark Poulton on Twitter

Mark Poulton on Facebook

A Cat Named Haiku – the app

All Things Fun!


The All Things Fun! New Comics Vidcast

Glenn’s “Arrow” reviews

Glenn’s “The Flash” reviews

Glenn on the Flash/Supergirl crossover

Biff Bam Pop!

The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Instagram

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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GAR! Podcast Episode 114: Finally, Fantastic Four! (And Denny’s!)

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

apology and intro / Deptford 8 / Fantastic Four 2015 / corporate war / Josh Trank / what FF should be / the best FF comic run / Invisible Woman / The Thing / Human Torch / Reed Richards / Doctor Doom and origins / Namor / box office / romantic rivals / cinematic rights / Ben Grimm / what Ray wants / Johnny and Sue / favorite FF comics / the end of the FF comic / Audacious Eleven / aftermath / Ray’s initial thoughts on a bad movie / the good first half / clobbering time / spoiler warning / superhero movies and heroics / exclusive Sue / the acting / the blame / editing / flaws / Denny’s / The Thing Burger / Make Mine Magic / end of the film franchise / The Terminator / FF in the comics / Deadpool / trust / Wolverine and the X-Men / Kitty Pryde / the special effects / acting with effects / things about the movie Thing / origin without training / locales / cartoon with no plot / Doom’s lack of motivation / scars / anti-source material / the soul of Chronicle / oral history / Denny’s just desserts / thumbs up to Denny’s / young Ray’s thoughts / rating the movie / how bad is it? / closing / All Things Fun! Doctor Who Day / send Ray your toys /

Links:

The Fantastic Four Trailer

Ray Watches the Trailer Live

Andy Burns’ review at Biff Bam Pop!

Skott Stotland’s review at The Nerd Signal

Johnny and Sue, and Grant Morrison

The Deadpool Trailer at Biff Bam Pop!

Denny’s Blackwood-Clementon Road

Screen Crush ate everything on the Denny’s Fantastic Four Menu

All Things Fun!

Doctor Who Day at All Things Fun! August 15, 2015

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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GAR! Podcast Episode 108: Presidential Request

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / All New All Different Avengers / what do you want from Avengers? / the Big Guns / Cap’s Kooky Quartet / classic Avengers / Mark Waid / President Obama podcast interview / caramel pretzels / porn stashes / cats / Prez too cool for the room / Joe Biden / Chris Christie / Hilary Clinton / sports and food / library cuts / Carly Fiorina / Bernie Sanders / Hilary on SNL / Presidential sense of humor / grillin’ with the Bushes / QVC wins / Ray’s sweet potato wedges recipe / Florida and Jersey grillin’ / Ray’s ribeye recipe / The Savory Spice Shop / meat temperatures / Presidential invitations / closing / Richie Rich and Casper / Glenn Walker Author Page at Facebook /

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Links:

WTF with Marc Maron – President Obama

Kansas City Steak Company

The Big Green Egg

The Savory Spice Shop

Glenn E. Walker

Welcome to Hell

Glenn Walker Author Page at Facebook

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

Contact us directly here.

 

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GAR! Podcast Episode 106: More Wrestling, More Comics

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / Joan Crawford / halfway to Halloween / Red Robin / domestic interlude / Stone Cold Steve Austin / wrestler retirement / Paul Heyman / GD Sonic and Rick Rude / Wrestlemania in Dallas / Texas Death Match with Brock Lesnar / Ray’s Secret Wars apology / Inferno / Master of Kung Fu / Old Man Logan / Ultimate End / more Old Man Logan / Section 8 / new take Superman / new takes / New Gods / messing with Kirby / Superior Spider-Man / Glenn’s Superman / accessibility / renumbering / closing /

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Links:

“Joan Crawford” by Blue Oyster Cult

The Steve Austin Show podcast

Rappin’ Ray on Secret Wars

Ray on Old Man Logan and Master of Kung Fu

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

Contact us directly here.

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GAR! Podcast Episode 104: Cruising the Spider-Verse in the Batmobile

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / where do you listen? / feedback / no vacuum / Iceman / Ray’s blog / Crisis and Convergence / the Batmobile / Deadshot vs. Batman ’66 / Suicide Squad / facial hair controversy / Michael Jordan / Dan Slott on Legion / Spider-Verse / bad Hulk / editorial interference / showrunner comics / Glenn the fossil / Howard the Duck / closing / Chickenman / Mighty Heroes /

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Links:

Robin Renee

Strippers and Iceman in the same episode

Glenn’s reviews of “The Flash”

Glenn talks Batmobile at Biff Bam Pop!

The Suicide Squad Batmobile

Glenn’s review of After Earth

Chickenman

Chickenman Episode 1

Mighty Heroes intro

Glenn’s thoughts on Jem (and Supergirl)

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

Bad mustache, Mike.
Bad mustache, Mike.

GAR! Podcast Episode 100: Ask Me Anything Part 1

Ask-Me-Anything

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

GAR100 intro / Red Robin / audience participation / two different first meetings / Ray’s top five Fantastic Four stories / Glenn’s top five Avengers stories / Astro City / GAR meaning / Rock and Wrestling / Koko B. Ware / sequels / the Superboy paradox / blogs / unrehearsed / how and why / favorite episodes and guests / origins / Derrick Ferguson / abuse / great Image Comics / The Walking Dead / Howard Chaykin / Dynamite / Garth Ennis’ War Stories / Johnny Red / GAR101 / closing /

Links:

Sarah Hawkins-Miduski’s blog

Derrick Ferguson

The Ferguson Theater

Bryan J.L. Glass

Dennis Knight

Robin Renee

Ensley F. Guffey On… Johnny Red

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

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GAR! Podcast Episode 86: Secret (and not-so-secret) Wars

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / trademark / payment / Secret Wars announcement / the press conference / Tom Brevoort teases the fanboys / period Fantastic Four / Marvel’s sliding timeline / post-Crisis trauma / Age of Ultron / Disco Dazzler / X-Men comics / the real Green Lantern / Ray ruins Glenn’s favorite X-Men story / wrong reader perception / Ray trashes the new 52 / tweaking and trust / the new Ms. Marvel / Ray reads everything / crossovers are worth it for the side stories / Ultimate Comics Universe / Weird World / reactions / Jonathan Hickman / Scott Lang Ant-Man / Battleworld / M*A*S*H the videogame / Ray in the hospital / closing /

Links:

Glenn on the Secret Wars announcement at Biff Bam Pop!

“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

X-Men #130

M*A*S*H for Atari 2600

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast on Stitcher

The GAR! Podcast on iTunes

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

GAR! Podcast Episode 78: Ray Flips Out Over Fake Dr. Doom

This is what Doom is eventually going to do to all stupid movie executives.
This is what Doom is eventually going to do to all stupid movie executives.

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

pre-intro excitement / intro / Doctor Doom / rogue programmer / accent / the studio’s approach / invisible action figures / containment suits / Hulk fists / Doom is so cool… / reality TV angle / will Ray see the movie? / John Byrne / the Inhumans / trusting the storytellers / Tom DeFalco / other artist possibilities on Fantastic Four / does love equal quality / Bill Sienkiewicz / will Glenn see this movie? / Punisher Oscar / film criticism criteria / Freddy Got Fingered / Moulin Rouge! / Doom is so cool, part 2 / Vince Vaughn Doom / closing / shout out to JP Fallavollita / M. Night /

Links:

You had your chance, Fox. You had your chance.
You had your chance, Fox. You had your chance.

GAR! on The Fantastic Four Conspiracy Theory

The Fantastic Four on IMDb

Glenn’s reviews of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” at Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s 2003 review of Freddy Got Fingered

Glenn’s 2004 review of Moulin Rouge

JP Fallavollita at Biff Bam Pop!

JP Fallavollita on Twitter

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook

 

Oh yeah, an angry computer programmer is SOOOOO much more compelling.
Oh yeah, an angry computer programmer is SOOOOO much more compelling.

GAR! Podcast Episode 77: Pulp AdventureCon 2014

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

soft spoken intro / live from Pulp AdventureCon / better than last year / the guy from Paradox Comics / Godzilla on Zone Fighter / AWA wrestling / WWF vs. WWE / bootleg / Stingray and The Equalizer / Beatles movies / Sgt. Pepper 1978 / Staying Alive / the art of haggling / the Sunday equation / Mt. Laurel Library / All-Star Comics #3 / digital comics / the still mythical David Lisa / Robert Kirkman and The Walking Dead / long comics runs / Redheaded Fangirl / pulp / The Spider / the candy bowl / best and worst candy bars / worst Halloween treats / Ray’s birthday present / evil taffy / Halloweens past / chilled chocolate / tricked treats / Halloween hangover / wheeling and dealing / costumes and creeps / closing /

Links:

Pulp AdventureCon

Paradox Comics

“Stingray”

“The Equalizer”

Mt. Laurel Library

“The Walking Dead” at Biff Bam Pop!

Redhead Fangirl

Cherry Hill Public Library

The Spider

Candy Bars, Ranked Competantly

Cyn’s No-Talent Hack

Cyn’s website

Biff Bam Pop!

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The GAR! Podcast on Pinterest

The GAR! Podcast Group on Facebook

The GAR! Podcast Page on Facebook