Collected Comics Library
Oct 12, 2020 1 hr 34 min
Ask Us Anything
Chris is back and he and Andy tackle a boatload of “Ask Us Anything” questions. From their favorite collected editions to how to do a podcast and a few surprises along the way and even a wonderful comment on Apple Podcasts.
Oct 07, 2020 49 min
That’s A Bad Idea
On this special CCL Andy goes solo! Let's hope he does OK! Topics covered tonight: Bendis on Superman The fate of Planetary, Transmetropolitan, Authority, etc. Aliens / Predator: Omnibus or Epic? Budget vs Want Bad Idea Comics Stormbreakers Superman Kim’s Convenience
Sep 28, 2020 1 hr 37 min
December 2020 Solicitations - Chris' Day Off
Chris takes the week off, so Andy is joined by Travis, one of our good friends of the show and one of our Slackers to go over the December 2020 solicits. The guys also talk about Death of the Inhumans, Watchmen, Action Comics, MOK, Creepy, and Fantastic Four.
Sep 07, 2020 1 hr 15 min
Chris and Andy have a free for all and talk about Kickstarter and Berserker by Keanu Reeves, Heavy Metal Magazine #300 and a cover by Agustín Alessio, Frank Miller’s Ronin, can Chris only own 50 books?, Greg Land and Aliens controversy, Luther Arkwright by Brian Talbot, Punisher Soviet MAX by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows, Star Trek: Picard and Hulk: Maestro.
Aug 31, 2020 1 hr 29 min
November 2020 Solicitations - Kraven’s Last Stand
Chris and Andy talk about the passing of Chadwick Boseman and what it may mean for the MCU. Plus Andy has a bone to pick with Marvel on the decision to use Greg Land as the cover artist for Aliens Omnibus Volume 1 and Chris found a typo in the Conan The Barbarian: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Vol. 5 HC solicit.
Aug 17, 2020 1 hr 32 min
The Best Batman Collected Editions of All Time
Chris and Andy tackle one of the hardest topics in comic book lore… just what are the best Batman collected editions of all time? It’s not just what to decide it’s how to rank them. To make things easy the guys picked four obvious books to start: Batman: Year One by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland Batman: The Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb and Time Sale Then the guys go back and forth on some essential books for you to read and own. Andy sticks to the comic books while Chris delves into a few history books and even the comic strips. Batman: Ego and Other Tales by Darwyn Cooke Batman: From the 30’s to the 70’s Batman: Hush by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee Batman: Son of the Demon by Mike W. Barr and Jerry Bingham Batman: The Complete History by Les Daniels Batman: The Court of Owls by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics Vol. 3: 1969-1972 Batman: Year 100 by Paul Pope Batman: Year Two by Mike W. Barr and Paul Neary Tales of the Batman by Tim Sale The Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes Volume 1: Batman “The Supergirl from Krypton" (Superman/Batman #8–13) by Michael Turner There’s plenty of debate to go around that that will be discussed in the free and open CCL Slack Channel bit.ly/cclslack
Aug 10, 2020 1 hr 13 min
Punisher MAX - Mother Russia
Chris and Andy are back with the fourth installment of the complete Punisher MAX run by Garth Ennis. Tonight the guys get into Mother Russia, #13-18, and go issue by issue including the writing, art, and extras that may be included in the trade paperback (or hardcover). The best part of the storyline...Col. Nick Fury! This show will also be run on the .
Aug 04, 2020 1 hr 30 min
October 2020 Solicitations - Brand New on VHS
Chris and Andy get right into October 2020 solicits and there are some very far out picks. They guys also have a long list of what they are reading including Legends Of The Dark Knight: Matt Wagner, Batman By Azzarello & Risso, Batman Vol. 13: The City Of Bane Part 2, Batman Arkham: Scarecrow, Batman: Kings Of Fear, Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer Of Justice!, Rebirth: Action Comics, Superman & Detective Comics, House of X/Powers of X, After Houdini, and Sullivan's Sluggers.
Jul 20, 2020 1 hr 4 min
Chris and Andy catch up on the news about Aliens and Predator moving from Dark Horse to Marvel and what that means not only for the comics but also the future of the movie franchises...and is RoboCop ripe for the pickings? There’s a juicy rumor that the next big MCU/Avengers event will be Secret Wars! How will the Russo Bros. pull it off and will the Fantastic Four and X-Men be involved? Chris goes over the timeline for the release of Star Wars: The HIgh Republic and Andy may get on board with this new sans-Skywalker series. The guys next go into reading and reviews of a ton of books including Doomsday Clock, Wonder Woman/Conan by Gail Simone and several more.
Jun 29, 2020 1 hr 19 min
September 2020 Solicitations - The Worst Solicitation Of All Time
Chris and Andy get right into the September 2020 solicits and some of them may be a bit familiar. The guys also get an email from Billy Hogan of the Superman Fan Podcast, discuss Batman: Devils Advocate, Marvel Masterworks: Howard The Duck Volume 1 (Variant #300, March 2021), why Pippin and Merry had it worse than Frodo and Sam, and what may be the worst solicitation of all time.