Comics Misremembered Podcast

Comics Misremembered Podcast

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Jim and Jon talk about comics and comic related items. Mostly focusing on comics from the 80s to early 2000s. New episodes every Sunday.
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CM Podcast 259 – American Flagg! (1983)

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CM Podcast 267 - Ronin (1983 comic) Part 2 of 2
This is it - the final installment of our Dystopia Futures run on comics.  This does not mean that we won't talk about Dystopian Futures in... the future, but it mean next week will not be a Dystopian Future theme. We are continuing were we left off last week - we are concluding our discussion of Frank Miller's Ronin six issue prestige format miniseries that was published by DC from 1983 - 1984.
1:03:04
July 5, 2020
CM Podcast 266 - Ronin (1983 comic) Part 1 (of 2)
We are at the final comic we will be covering for the #DystopianFutures theme and it is Frank Miller's Ronin.  This podcast is so epic that we had to split into two!  We will be posting part one today and follow up with part two next week. Ronin was published by DC in 1983.  DC's Editor in Chief, Jenette Kahn lured Frank Miller away from Marvel to publish this original story as part of DC's Prestige format comics - all glossy pages, 48 pages per issue and no ads.  DC offered more creative control and Miller wanted to do a more mature comic so he agrees to write and draw the six issue miniseries. We go over the history of what lead to the creation of Ronin.  Influences Miller had when creating this comic and we start to talk about the story.  Come back next week for the conclusion to our Ronin podcast.
56:17
June 28, 2020
CM Podcast 265 - Sweet Tooth (comic 2009)
We are getting close to the end of our Dystopian Future comics.  This week we are talking about Sweet Tooth written and drawn by Jeff Lemire. You know Jeff Lemire as the writer of great comics like Black Hammer, Gideon Falls, Hawkeye and many more.  He started his career as an independent writer/artist and was able to get more mainstream attention thanks to Sweet Tooth which was published through DC's now defunct alternative, mature imprint Vertigo back in 2009. Sweet Tooth is an tale of a young boy who sees his mother and father die due to a pandemic that is impacting most of the people on the planet.  The young boy named Gus (who looks like a deer) is able to survive the oppressive environment thanks to the help of a human named Mr. Jepperd.  He has sworn to protect Gus and take him to a safe place where all the "hybrid" children live called "Sanctuary".
1:01:22
June 21, 2020
CM Podcast 264 - Akira (1988 movie)
It is Jon's birthday today (wish him a happy one), I gave him the  opportunity to pick what ever comic related item he wanted to cover for  the podcast.  He kept the Dystopian Futures theme going by picking Akira  - the anime movie to review.
1:05:10
June 14, 2020
CM Podcast 263 - The Last Days of American Crime (2007 comic and 2020 movie)
Another week and we have another vision of a dystopian future in the 2007 comic The Last Days of American Crime.  It is written by Rick Remender with art by Greg Tocchini and was originally published in 2007 as a 3 issue miniseries from Image Comics.  This creative team has given us great stories like LOW and Uncanny X-Force.   They come with the good stuff in this near future bank heist comic  with a twist: the crew has to rob the bank the same day the government  starts broadcasting a "anti-crime" signal which "makes it impossible for  anyone to knowingly break the law in any way possible".
1:04:21
June 7, 2020
CM Podcast 262 - Alita Battle Angel movie (2019)
We have been doing dystopian future comics for a few weeks now and there are still several ideas we want to talk about in the coming weeks but a couple of weeks ago, I saw a movie that I thought was really good and would fit nicely into our Dystopian Futures conversation.  That movie was:                                                                                                            Alita Battle Angel.
1:02:53
May 31, 2020
CM Podcast 255 – The Walking Dead Season 10 Season Finale (Almost) (2020)
Last week, The Walking Dead aired episode 15 (the  penultimate episode) of Season 10 and episode 16 will not air until  Summer.  Well, that is too long for us to wait to recap the season.   There is a reason why we call part of the podcast “misremembered” – we  don’t have the best memories.  We knew we could not wait until Summer so  we are going over what we saw so far in Season 10’s 2nd half.
57:57
May 26, 2020
CM Podcast 256 – V for Vendetta (1982 comic) Pt. 1
The world is in a social crisis.  COVID-19 is impacting everyone and  we are all worrying about the future.  Now seems like the perfect time  to talk about a cheery subject – a totalitarian future were everyone’s  freedoms are stripped away and there is no hope. This is not entirely true.  The is one hope – one man wages war on a  despotic government to overthrow the tyrants and return freedom to the  people.  Hooray!  We are going to be talking about V for Vendetta.  A comic by writer Alan Moore and artist  David Lloyd.  It was originally published as a serial in a UK comic Warrior in 1982.  DC converted it into a 10 issue miniseries in 1988.
1:04:49
May 26, 2020
CM Podcast 257 – V for Vendetta (1982 comic) Pt. 2
Welcome back to the second and final part of our discussion of Alan Moore and David Lloyd’s V for Vendetta comic miniseries.  The 10 issue miniseries was published by DC back in 1982. We also compare the comic miniseries to the 2005 movie.
1:01:28
May 26, 2020
CM Podcast 258 – Scout (1987)
We are continuing with our review of Dystopian comics and next on the list is Tim Truman’s Scout.  It was originally published by Eclipse Comics back in 1987. BY TIMOTHY (CONAN WRITER/ARTIST) TRUMAN Scout, originally  published in 1987 and created by Timothy Truman features the Native  American hero, Emanuel Santana, and his one-man war against oppressive  governmental forces in a post-apocalyptic United States.
1:05:02
May 26, 2020
CM Podcast 259 – American Flagg! (1983)
The future is now!  We are continuing our discussion on future dystopian comics and this week we are cover the future of American Flagg! American Flagg! was a comic written and illustrated by Howard Chaykin with letters by Ken Bruzenak that originally started in 1983 and was distributed by First Comics, an independent publisher at the time.
1:06:10
May 26, 2020
CM Podcast 260 - Transmetropolitan (1997)
Another week, another dystopian future.  This week we are covering the future of Transmetropolitan.  This is a 1997 comic series that was written by Warren Ellis with art by Darick Robertson.  It was published by DC under the new defunct Mature Sci-Fi imprint of Helix.
1:02:45
May 26, 2020
CM Podcast 261 - The Last American (1990)
We will be doing Dystopian Futures for the near future because in comics, there are hundreds of dystopian future comics and we want to  talk about most of them. This week, we are talking about an Epic Comic that is not really well known called The Last American.  It was written by John Wagner and Alan Grant with art from Mike (Mick) McMahon.  All 3 creators are based in the UK and created a comic that is an American Cautionary Tale.
1:03:50
May 26, 2020