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Produced by a group of life-long friends, Comic Geek Speak is a daily look at comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. Experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.

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    Comics That Hit 300 Issues

    CGS: Episode 299 (September 20, 2007)

    As we get ready to celebrate 300 episodes, we take a look at some comics that have hit 300 issues. It's a special anniversary episode. (1:53:38)

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    Conversation with Scott Neely

    CGS: Episode 298 (September 19, 2007)

    Jamie and Senor Pantalones talk with Scooby Doo artist Scott Neely.

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 297 (September 18, 2007)

    Jamie, Shane, and Pants talk about some TV shows and do some Off the Racks. Just a nice casual episode.

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    Countdown: Month 4

    CGS: Special (September 17, 2007)

    Countdown coverage continues. It's now one third complete.

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    Conversation with Jason Martin

    CGS: Episode 296 (September 14, 2007)

    Jason Martin, creator, writer, and artist of the comic Super Real joins us for a discussion of his book. We then talk with Drew Rausch, cocreator of Sullengrey about his comic, working for Tokyopop and Garfield! Also some Off the Racks and the usual chit-chat.

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 295 (September 13, 2007)

    It's Previews time. What's on your list? (1:02:59)

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    Baltimore 2007 Wrap Up

    CGS: Episode 294 (September 12, 2007)

    It's the 2007 Baltimore Comic Con wrap-up show. Plus a nice interview with Mark Waid about Potter's Field from Boom Studios!

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    Baltimore Comic Con Interviews

    CGS: Special (September 11, 2007)

    The creative teams of Archaia Studio Press' Awakening, Killing Pickman and Starkweather Immortal discuss their projects from the Baltimore Comic Con floor.

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    Pixelstrips

    CGS: Episode 293 (September 10, 2007)

    If we're talking about webcomics we must be talking about Pixelstrips! Kevin Volo and Randy Gentile chat with us about wecomics, comics and more. Also, another Let's Talk Shop segment with Neptune Comics in Waukesha, WI.

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    Andrew Charipar

    CGS: Episode 292 (September 7, 2007)

    One of our favorite artists, Andrew Charipar, joins us to talk about his projects and his plans for Episode 300. If you aren't already on his free sketch list, then you had better sign up now!

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    Cousin Buzz

    CGS: Episode 291 (September 6, 2007)

    Cousin Buzz. Need I say more? Also, our first official Iron the Pants TV Trivia segment.

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    Cerebus - Jaka's Story

    CGS: Book of the Month Encore (September 5, 2007)

    We are back to continue our in-depth coverage of the Cerebus saga. Joining us again is Cerebus creator Dave Sim. Also with us this episode is keeper of the website Cerebus Fan Girl, Margaret. (1:56:35)

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    Geek Syndicate

    CGS: CGS Presents (September 4, 2007)

    The boys in the UK put out a great podcast, and we think you should listen. So check out this excellent episode of Geek Syndicate.

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    Binding Comics

    CGS: Episode 290 (September 3, 2007)

    Let's talk about binding comics. Library Binding owner Jim Jasek joins us for a discussion on binding comics. Also in this episode is a call me segment with Bill

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    Dark Phoenix Saga

    CGS: Book of the Month (August 30, 2007)

    It's a classic X-Men story, and surprisingly, many people have not read it. Well now's your chance. Listen in as we discuss the story with series editor Jim Salicrup. (1:54:26)

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    Danielle Corsetto

    CGS: Episode 289 (August 29, 2007)

    We keep building the excitement for Episode 300! In this episode we talk to our favorite web comic creator Danielle Corsetto. She's rockin' and rollin' on Girls With Slingshots and she's always fun to talk to. Also some Off the Racks. (1:14:26)

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    Ryan Stegman & Chris DiBari

    CGS: Episode 288 (August 28, 2007)

    Artists Ryan Stegman and Chris DiBari talk to us about their comics, Episode 300, and bee stings. Then we read some emails and chat about our comic rooms. (1:11:58)

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    Flash Gordon Movie Commentary

    CGS: Special (August 27, 2007)

    It's a classic sci-fi treat. Sure it's got some cheese, but it's a whole lot more as well. Join us as we watch one of our favorites. (1:55:30)

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    Ka-Blam

    CGS: Episode 287 (August 24, 2007)

    In this episode we have a chat with Barry Gregory, comic writer and colorist. Barry is now running the print-on-demand service Ka-Blam. We also read some emails and listen to some voicemails. (1:35:51)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 284 (August 23, 2007)

    Off the Racks, emails, voicemails, and a Call Me with listener Phoney Bone. Let's all remember the simpler times.

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    Bushi Tales

    CGS: Episode 286 (August 22, 2007)

    Our friends from Bushi Tales joined us for a little conversation. Find out about their book and their plans for Episode 300. And some other typical show stuff thrown in for good measure.

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    Team-Up Books

    CGS: Episode 285 (August 21, 2007)

    Team up books. Many of you love them, and some of you have never experienced their joys. So listen in and hear all about the fun that are team up books. (1:43:39)

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    World War Hulk 3

    CGS: Special (August 15, 2007)

    The story continues and so does our coverage. (55:06)

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    Awesome Anthology

    CGS: Episode 283 (August 13, 2007)

    It's Awesome baby! The Awesome Anthology that is. We talk to Charlito and Mr. Phil from the Indie Spinner Rack Podcast about their soon-to-be-published Awesome Anthology. We also hear updates from the Chicago con from Pants. And another Episode 300 guest update from Jamie Hatton of In His Likeness.

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 282 (August 9, 2007)

    It's Previews time baby! Horrorwood artist Brent Schoonover joins us to let us in on how to get a free sketch with the purchase of the Horrorwood trade. We also start a new segment where we check in with a comic shop and find out what sells for them. In this episode we talk to Matt Gagnon from Meltdown Comics in LA. (1:49:06)

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    Conversation with Freddie Williams II

    CGS: Episode 281 (August 8, 2007)

    Freddie Williams II joins us to talk about what's going on in the world of Robin and DC Comics as well as his plans for Episode 300. Also checking in with us are Matt Richardson and Rob Harrison from Indigo Ink Print.

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    Storytime with Uncle Sal

    CGS: Episode 280 (August 7, 2007)

    He's no longer an uncle, he's now a dad! We welcome back to the show Atomika creator Sal Abbinanti just days after the birth of his son. He brings tales of delivery and diapers from hell. Why aren't you listening already?

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 279 (August 6, 2007)

    The geeks take a look at some newly released comics: G.I. Joe #25, Sinestro Corp Special, and X-Men Endangered Special. Plus a Call Me segment with Just Bill.

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    CGS Presents - Poptopia

    CGS: Special (August 2, 2007)

    The Poptopia Podcast is your source for movie and tv news and all things Pop Culture. In this exclusive CGS episode, host Paul French talks about news from San Diego Comic-Con, Box Office tidbits and more. Enjoy!

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    Countdown - Month 3

    CGS: Special (August 1, 2007)

    The Countdown just keeps counting down and we are here to count with you.

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    The Golden Age

    CGS: Book of the Month Club (July 31, 2007)

    Before Starman, before JSA, there was the Golden Age. Join us as we talk about the book that launched the rebirth of DC's classic heroes. Get out your favorite Benny Goodman record and take a trip to the real golden age. (1:34:36)

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    Off the Racks

    CGS: Episode 278 (July 30, 2007)

    There are so many artists coming to Episode 300, and we want to talk to them all. Joining us on this episode are Harold Jennett and Jun Bob Kim. We also have some Off the Racks and San Diego updates from Pants.

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    World War Hulk 2

    CGS: Special (July 27, 2007)

    The discussion continues. This time we are joined by writer Greg Pak. How much more damage can the Hulk do? (1:03:06)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 277 (July 25, 2007)

    Because you love them, here's another episode of us talking comics and other geeky stuff. We also check in with Erica Hesse about Episode 300 and other stuff happening in her life.

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    The Titans 23-25

    CGS: Footnotes (July 24, 2007)

    Donna Troy takes centerstage with the help of Phil Jimenez's wonderful Wonder Girl montage cover for the Titans 23-25. Learn about her origins and various indentities all the way up to her current role in the DC Universe.

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    Top 5 Final Issues

    CGS: Episode 276 (July 23, 2007)

    Even the best comics come to an end evenually. So we present our Top Five Favorite Final Issues! Also, Off the Rack reviews on Enigmas (Digital Webbing Presents), Green Hornet (Now) and Paradigm Shift (DynaManga).

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    Countdown - Month 2

    CGS: Special (July 19, 2007)

    DC's second weekly series continues! The Geeks go through issues 47 - 44 offering up our observations, speculations and criticisms.

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    Voice Mail

    CGS: Episode 275 (July 18, 2007)

    It's an all-listener Voice Mail episode. We listen and comment on your messages kicking us off into tangents on the Spider-Man books, Fun Home by Bechdel, movie trilogies and more!

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    Quiet! Panelologists at Work!

    CGS: CGS Presents (July 17, 2007)

    Q!PAW is one-third of the UK Comic Book Podcast Group and hosts Matt and Jon have created a fantastic and funny podcast. Spotlighting some of their favorite moments, their recent clip show is a great way to get to know the hosts, their taste in comics, their humor and more. So quietly sit back and get to know how these panelologists work!

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 274 (July 16, 2007)

    It's an all Previews episode! Listen to hear which comics we'll be buying in September. Also, Off the Rack reviews of Invincible, Aquaman, Archaic and more. (1:38:27)

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    War of the Independents

    CGS: Episode 273 (July 12, 2007)

    The man behind

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    Transformers Movie Review

    CGS: Special (July 11, 2007)

    Some of us have been waiting for this film for a long time. Well, it's finally here and we all went to see it together. What a good night that was. Joining us to discuss the movie is Tom Martinek, Sequence Supervisor for ILM. (1:24:12)

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    World War Hulk 1

    CGS: Special (July 10, 2007)

    Hulk smash baby! The Hulk is back and man is he ticked off. In the first issue of this five issue mini the action kicks into full gear. We examine the beginning of this story line and how it affects the Marvel Universe. (52:28)

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    Spotlight on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    CGS: Episode 272 (July 9, 2007)

    If you never watched Buffy, you should be ashamed of yourself. One of geekdom's finest TV accomplishments, Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a favorite among the geeks. We discuss the TV show, the comics, and whatever else we can think of in this episode. (1:40:54)

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    Indie Spinner Rack - Steve Bissette

    CGS: CGS Presents (July 6, 2007)

    We aren't the only ones who make great podcasts. The boys over at Indie Spinner Rack could teach us a thing or two. Recently they recorded an interview with Steve Bissette that is just too good for you to miss. So open up your horizons and check out this awesome podcast.

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    Heroes Con Interviews Part 2

    CGS: Special (July 5, 2007)

    Our second wave of interviews from the Heroes Con convention floor. Peter was really busy, so sit back and enjoy this string of conversations.

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    Jetta

    CGS: Episode 271 (July 4, 2007)

    Lots of emails and announcements, as well as a fun conversation with Janet and Martheus Wade and Kevin Williams, the crew from Jetta. Don't miss it.

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    Walking Dead

    CGS: Book of the Month Encore (July 2, 2007)

    Much to our surprise we all loved the Walking Dead when we did it way back when. So we decided to keep reading and talk about it some more. This episode covers trades 2-5. (1:25:03)

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    Akira

    CGS: Book of the Month (June 28, 2007)

    This month we take a look at one of manga's greatest stories. Akira volume 1 might just be touching the surface of the massive story, but it was enough to pull us in. Katsuhiro Otomo's seminal work deserves the attention that it gets. (1:20:10)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 270 (June 27, 2007)

    Off the racks, and talking comics. Let's keep it simple.

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    Choose Your Own Adventure

    CGS: Episode 269 (June 26, 2007)

    You read them as a kid and they captured your imagination. Now they are back for the next generation. They are Choose Your Own Adventure books. In this episode we talk to series creator and author R.A. Montgomery. Turn to page 37 if you dare continue! (1:15:58)

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    MOCCA Arts Fest Wrap Up

    CGS: Episode 268 (June 25, 2007)

    Some of us just can't get enough of cons. Jamie, Peter, Bryan and Tasha hit the MOCCA Arts Fest this weekend in NYC. It's a great show that you really have to check out. Hear our tales from the con and the adventure in Chinatown afterwards.

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    Heroes Con Interviews 1

    CGS: Special (June 22, 2007)

    Part one of the Heroes Con interviews. Peter talked to just about everyone at the con, so look out!

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 267 (June 21, 2007)

    E-mails, voicemails, and rants. Oh my! Just a regular old episode with us talking comics.

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    Heroes Con & Wizard World Philly

    CGS: Episode 266 (June 20, 2007)

    Two cons, one weekend. We divided and conquered this past weekend. It's a tale of two cities; Charlotte, NC and Philadelphia, PA. Get two con wrap-ups in one!

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 265 (June 14, 2007)

    It's a huge month for Previews. How can we possibly stay within our budgets? And the Mayo Report has some great numbers as well. Don't miss it. (2:02:24)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 264 (June 13, 2007)

    In this episode we read some emails, listen to some voicemails, and check in with Rich Vincent to discuss some exciting news from the world of DrawerBoxes.

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    Countdown - Month 1

    CGS: Special (June 12, 2007)

    52 is over and the Countdown has begun. Join us for our monthly discussion of DC's latest weekly comic. Listener Rainbow Cloak jumped on the episode to help us sort out the details. It's four issues of quality DC goodness. (1:19:00)

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    Conversation with Terry Moore

    CGS: Episode 263 (June 11, 2007)

    After 13 years Strangers in Paradise is coming to an end. We checked in with creator Terry Moore to talk about his book and the end of an era. (1:30:22)

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    Heroes

    CGS: Episode 262 (June 7, 2007)

    Heroes might have been the best show on TV this last season. If you missed it, be sure to get the DVDs. It was so good we just had to talk about it. This episode is spoilerific, so don't listen if you haven't seen it yet. (1:32:35)

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    Off the Rack: 13 Steps

    CGS: Episode 261 (June 6, 2007)

    Desperado has a new book on the way. It's called

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    Conventions 2007

    CGS: Special (June 5, 2007)

    In a solo episode, Peter talks with the organizers from a few upcoming conventions. Hear all about what's happening with the Superman Celebration, Heroes Con, and the Mocca Arts Festival. Three awesome shows that you dare not miss!

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    Top 5 Writers and Artists

    CGS: Episode 260 (June 4, 2007)

    Top 5 time bitches! It's been more than two years since we took a look at our top 5 writers and artists, so we're doing it again. This time we stick to people currently working on books, so the lists are very different. And Chuck Satterlee joins us again in the studio!

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    Spotlight on Image Comics

    CGS: Episode 259 (June 1, 2007)

    Love the comics or not, the formation of Image Comics was a very important event in comics history. In this episode we check in with George Khoury, author of the book Image Comics: the Road to Independence from TwoMorrows Publishing, to help us spotlight the ups and downs of Image Comics.

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    Blankets

    CGS: Book of the Month (May 31, 2007)

    Everybody has fallen in love in their life, but not everyone has written and illustrated 580 pages about it. Join us for a look at Craig Thompson's award-winning Blankets. (1:36:58)

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    Blinky Productions Fan Films

    CGS: Episode 258 (May 30, 2007)

    Everyone loves a good fan film now and again. In this episode we talk to Chris Notarile of Blinky Productions about his work on fan films. We also have a discussion about what happens to our comics after we die.

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    Off the Rack: Mouse Guard: Fall 1152

    CGS: Episode 257 (May 28, 2007)

    It was the indie sensation of 2006. If you didn't read Mouse Guard, shame on you. In this episode we take a look at the new hard cover release and discuss the work with creator David Petersen.

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    Off the Rack: Casanova 1-7

    CGS: Episode 256 (May 24, 2007)

    Matt Fraction and Geoff Klock join us for a discussion of Casanova. Are you ready for the awesomeness? (2:04:18)

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    Listener Feedback

    CGS: Episode 255 (May 23, 2007)

    Some emails, some voicemails, and some Off the Racks. All that plus Shane gets an early birthday present.

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    Planet Hulk

    CGS: Special (May 22, 2007)

    For the last year the Hulk has been having adventures in space. No, this isn't cheesy 50s Sci-Fi, this is Planet Hulk. The geeks take a good look at purple pants' big adventure and let you know what they think. (1:00:53)

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    Talking Kickback with David Lloyd

    CGS: Episode 254 (May 21, 2007)

    The geeks had the chance to speak with artist David Lloyd about his orginal graphic novel Kickback published by Dark Horse. If you haven't heard about it, you're not the only one. Listen in and then add it to your next comic order. (1:12:36)

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    Storytime with Uncle Sal

    CGS: Episode 253 (May 16, 2007)

    Uncle Sal is back and funnier than ever. Do I really need to say anymore?

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    52 Month 12

    CGS: Special (May 15, 2007)

    The end has finally come. It's been a full year of weekly goodness from DC, so there is a lot to talk about. The ending certainly caused some serious debate with the geeks, so don't miss out.

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    Listner Feedback

    CGS: Episode 252 (May 14, 2007)

    The guys read some email, do some

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 251 (May 10, 2007)

    Previews and Mayo Report. Booyah! (1:53:23)

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    Listener Questions

    CGS: Episode 250 (May 9, 2007)

    We've hit another milestone episode. So just like in episode 150 we will be answering questions sent in by the listeners. Laughs are guaranteed.

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    Spider-man 3 Movie Review

    CGS: Special (May 7, 2007)

    The geeks made their pilgrimage to the nearest Imax theatre for a chance to enjoy the new Spidy flick. The opinions were varied, but they all had a good time. Listen in for the debate. (59:40)

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    Pittsburgh Interviews

    CGS: Special (May 3, 2007)

    Peter was a busy geek in Pittsburgh. He conducted a whole slew of interviews with a bunch of indy creators. There's gold in there baby!

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    Conversation with Ale Garza

    CGS: Episode 249 (May 2, 2007)

    We start the episode off with a discussion of the potential for Marvel Universe history in the vein of 1602. What are your thoughts? And then we are joined by comic artist Ale Garza for a look at his career and his new role as artist on Supergirl.

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    Pittsburgh Wrap Up

    CGS: Episode 248 (May 1, 2007)

    The 2007 Pittsburgh Comic Con has come and gone and we have some stories to tell. If you have never attended, you need to make it a priority for next year. You won't be disappointed.

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    1602

    CGS: Book of the Month (April 30, 2007)

    This month we examine Neil Gaimen's first work for Marvel. Travel back in time to an earlier age of Marvels. This is much to enjoy about this eight issue series. Find out what you are missing. (1:22:34)

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    Conversation with Jim Lee

    CGS: Episode 247 (April 27, 2007)

    Jim Lee. Nuff said.

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    Super Villains

    CGS: Episode 246 (April 26, 2007)

    Everybody loves a good super villain. In this episode we speak to the editors of

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    Top 5 Spider-man Stories

    CGS: Episode 245 (April 25, 2007)

    It's time for another top 5. In this episode, with the help of Chris from the Amazing Spider Cast, we pick our top 5 Spider-man stories. Later in the episode we take a look at the Eisner nominations.

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    Conversation with Chris Moreno

    CGS: Episode 244 (April 23, 2007)

    Over the last couple weeks we have become quite friendly with artist Chris Moreno. In this episode we talked to Chris about everything from the comics he's drawing to motor-mouthed Micro Machine commercials. We think you'll enjoy this conversation as much as we did.

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    UK Comic Podcast Spotlight

    CGS: Episode 243 (April 19, 2007)

    In this episode we cross the pond to pay our tribute to the Queen. UK Comics Podcasts Network Spotlight: Quiet! Panelologists at Work, Birds of Geek and Geek Syndicate.

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    52 Month 11

    CGS: Special (April 18, 2007)

    Things are almost wrapped up in 52, but many mysteries remain. Loyal listener Chris (Asgardian) joins us for our monthly discussion of DC's weekly goodness.

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    Cerebus Church & State

    CGS: Book of the Month Encore (April 17, 2007)

    The geeks are back with more Cerebus. We decided to march forward and continue the amazing journey that is Cerebus. Joining us for this episode is Cerebus super-fan Lenny, and the man behind the series, Dave Sim himself. (2:02:46)

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    Writer Robin Furth Talks About Dark Tower

    CGS: Episode 242 (April 16, 2007)

    Robin Furth, plotter, consultant and foremost authority on everything Dark Tower, joins Peter for a nice one-on-one conversation. Also on this episode is Christopher Jackson, organizer for the upcoming Planet Comic Con in Kansas City.

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 241 (April 12, 2007)

    April Previews and the Mayo Report. Need I say more? (1:58:24)

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    Conversation with Paolo Rivera

    CGS: Episode 240 (April 11, 2007)

    Up-and-coming painter Paolo Rivera is a hell of a nice guy and a super-talented artist. In this episode we talk with him and learn about his inspirations and his burning desire to dance the night away. That, plus all the usual shenanigans will make the minutes just fly by.

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    Cousin Buzz

    CGS: Episode 239 (April 9, 2007)

    Cousin Buzz is back! This time we have him all to ourselves. We discuss everthing from Buddhism to elder gentlemen artists. It's a great conversation with a great artist. Don't miss it.

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    Publisher Spotlight: Ape Entertainment

    CGS: Special (April 5, 2007)

    It's an all Ape episode. Ook ook baby!

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    Indie Challenge March

    CGS: Special (April 4, 2007)

    In this episode we talked with the creators of Death & the Man Who Would Not Die, Johnny Hiro, White Picket Fences and Black Diamond.

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    Mayo Report - Trades - Feb 2007

    CGS: Special (April 3, 2007)

    John Mayo and Chris Marshall go over the numbers of the trades for February.

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    Wild Pig Sale Wrap Up

    CGS: Episode 238 (April 2, 2007)

    The Wild Pig sale is over and the geeks got loads of stuff. Hear their tales of savings and other geeky fun in this episode.

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    Discussing Continuity

    CGS: Episode 237 (March 29, 2007)

    The Continuity discussion continues. It's a meaty topic and we don't want to disappoint.

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    Best of the Spirit

    CGS: Book of the Month (March 28, 2007)

    Will Eisner is one of the most important men in comics. In this episode we take a look at a collection of stories of his flagship creation, The Spirit. We are joined by Will's friend and business partner Denis Kitchen. Denis lends up his expertise and helps us understand why Will is so important.

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    Off the Rack: Agents of Atlas 1-6

    CGS: Episode 236 (March 26, 2007)

    Mark your calendars! In this episode we announce Episode 300. We also analyze the recent Marvel mini series Agents of Atlas. And for the second half of the episode we give you the first half of a discussion on what continuity means to you.

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    Let's Talk Shop: Wild Pig Comics

    CGS: Episode 235 (March 22, 2007)

    It's time again for the 24 hour Wild Pig sale. We check in with the boys at the store to find out what deals can be found. They stick around to discuss Priest's run on Black Panther and then we go through some other great 50 cent bin finds.

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    300 Movie Review

    CGS: Special (March 21, 2007)

    The second comic book movie of the season is here. Frank Miller's powerful 5 issue mini series makes its big screen debut. Listen as the geeks examine this epic film.

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    Conversation with Simone Bianchi

    CGS: Episode 234 (March 19, 2007)

    Every once-in-a-while a new artist comes along that just totally blows you away. One such artist is Simone Bianchi. We called over to Lucca, Italy just to speak with Simone. And also making an appearance is Sal Abbinanti, one of Simone's best friends.

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    NYCC 07 with Greg Topalian

    CGS: Episode 233 (March 15, 2007)

    In this episode we check in with Greg Topalian, organizer of the New York Comic Con, to find out how this year's show went. We also talk to writer Jay Faerber. He's got a new Image book out that you should be reading.

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    Conversation with Matt Fraction

    CGS: Episode 232 (March 14, 2007)

    If you aren't reading Iron Fist or Casanova then you are a very silly person. In this episode we get the low down from writer Matt Fraction. He talks to us about his comics and his love of pop culture. You don't want to miss it.

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    52 Month 10

    CGS: Special (March 12, 2007)

    The month of big reveals! These four issues were jam packed full of secret-revealing goodness. Forum regular Ping33 joins us from the UK to help us dissect these issue and look at every detail.

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 231 (March 8, 2007)

    It Previews time baby! We go through page by page to let you know what to buy. Of course John Mayo came on with the Mayo Report and he was joined by comics retailer Brian Hibbs. (1:46:00)

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    Spotlight on Roy Thomas

    CGS: Episode 230 (March 7, 2007)

    It's hard to believe, but today marks our two year anniversary. In order to celebrate we decided to take a look at one of the most important players in comics history, Roy Thomas. In this spotlight episode we look at his long and illustrious career and we also had the pleasure of speaking with him as well. (1:58:40)

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    Civil War 7

    CGS: Special (March 2, 2007)

    Marvel's biggest event of 2006 is finally over. Civil War color artist Morry Hollowell joins us to discuss the outcome and where the story will take the Marvel Universe in the coming years.

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    Monster vol.1 & 2

    CGS: Book of the Month Club (March 1, 2007)

    Every four months we discover another gem in the world of Manga. This month we read Naoki Urasawa's Monster. Stephanie Mangold joins us to discuss this amazing book.

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    NYCC 07 Wrap Up

    CGS: Episode 229 (February 28, 2007)

    The New York Con has come and gone a second time. Hear all about it in our wrap-up episode.

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 228 (February 26, 2007)

    Some episodes are best when we just talk comics, or in this case comics and Star Wars. Seven geeks pack the house and we all indulge our inner geekdom and talk up a storm.

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    Annihilation 4-6

    CGS: Special (February 22, 2007)

    The Annihilation Wave has ended! In this episode we take a detailed look at the final three issues of the Annihilation mini-series. Editor Andy Schmidt joins for a look back at the re-birth of Marvel's cosmic universe.

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    Off the Rack: All Star Superman 1-6

    CGS: Episode 227 (February 21, 2007)

    The always unforgetable Geoff Klock joins us as we take a detailed look at the first 6 issues of All Star Superman. Plus Mario gets on the phone to discuss the season finale of Beauty and the Geek.

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    Ghost Rider Movie Review

    CGS: Special (February 20, 2007)

    The first comic movie of 2007 is here. The geeks discuss the good, the bad, and the boobs. Check it out.

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    52 Month 9

    CGS: Special (February 19, 2007)

    Things are really starting to heat up in 52. Join us for a detailed look at month number 9 and all the action therein. Joining us is Silver Bullet Comics columnist Andrew Dowdell.

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    CCL & Mayo Report #5

    CGS: Special (February 16, 2007)

    Join Chris and John once again as they take a look at the numbers for trades and other collected editions.

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    Publisher Spotlight 1

    CGS: Special (February 15, 2007)

    We checked in with a slew of indy publishers in order to get their plans for 2007 and beyond.

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    Beauty and the Geek

    CGS: Episode 226 (February 14, 2007)

    Chuck Satterlee joins us again, this time for a discussion with Mario and Nadia from Beauty and the Geek. Plus we do the Mayo Report and Previews. (1:57:36)

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 225 (February 12, 2007)

    Chuck Satterlee, Freddie Williams II and Andrew Foley join us for some general comic discussion. Plus Jamie makes some phone calls.

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    Best of 2006 Part 3

    CGS: Episode 224 (February 8, 2007)

    We have finally tallied the votes for the best of 2006. In this episode the winners are revealed. Let the drumroll begin.

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    Off the Rack: Wasteland 1-6

    CGS: Episode 223 (February 7, 2007)

    We've been talking about it for months, now we are going to give it its due. It's time for Wasteland. Writer Antony Johnston joins us to discuss the first 6 issues of his amazing new series from Oni Press. Get your sun screen ready.

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    Storytime with Uncle Sal

    CGS: Episode 222 (February 5, 2007)

    For the first time in 2007 we bring you Uncle Sal. Need I say more?

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    NYCC with Greg Topalian

    CGS: Episode 221 (February 1, 2007)

    The New York Comic Con will be here before you know it. To help us get ready we spoke with Greg Topalian, the man in charge of the whole kit and kaboodle. We also check in with our favorite Frag Doll, Seppuku. All in a day's work at CGS.

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    Hellboy Animated with Tad Stones

    CGS: Episode 220 (January 31, 2007)

    In this episode we announce a new contest, talk to animation director Tad Stones about the newest Hellboy feature, and check in with Mario for another week of Beauty and the Geek.

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    Maze Agency

    CGS: Book of the Month (January 29, 2007)

    Joining us for our discussion of this late 80s classic is Derek Coward from the Comic Book Noise podcast. Also participating in the episode will be original series editor Michael Eury.

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    Beauty and the Geek

    CGS: Episode 219 (January 25, 2007)

    Mario's back for more Beauty and the Geek discussion. The guys talk about their roleplaying adventures in the land of GURPS, plus Jamal Igle, artist on Nightwing, checks in to give us the latest.

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    Fiendish Fables

    CGS: Episode 218 (January 24, 2007)

    Writer John Schlim Jr. and David Wachter discuss Fiendish Fables, a horror anthology from Brain Scan Studios. Also, Donnie Darko Writer/Director Richard Kelly and artist Brett Weldele talk about their Southland Tales movie prequel trilogy of graphic novels from Graphitti. The Speakers of Geek also riff on the recent

  • Podcast Title

    Civil War - Episode 6

    CGS: Special (January 22, 2007)

    The event is almost over. This issue leads up to the big finale. The action was hot and so were the emotions in our discussion. Join us.

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    52 Month 8

    CGS: Special (January 18, 2007)

    4 more issues means more discussion. We talk a look at 52 issues #31-34 with the help of listener David D. The mysteries just keep coming.

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    Beauty and the Geek

    CGS: Episode 217 (January 17, 2007)

    More Mario! Another week has passed on Beauty and the Geek and so Mario joins us for another round of discussion. We also take a look at Batman/Spirit, Immortal Iron Fist #1, JSA #1, and New Avengers: Illuminati #1.

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    Best of 2006 Part 2

    CGS: Episode 216 (January 15, 2007)

    The second half of the best of 2006. It's now in the hands of the listeners.

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    CCL & Mayo Report #4

    CGS: Special (January 12, 2007)

    Join Chris and John once again as they take a look at the numbers for trades and other collected editions.

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    Best of 2006

    CGS: Episode 215 (January 11, 2007)

    The best of 2006! Nuff said.

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    Beauty and the Geek

    CGS: Episode 214 (January 10, 2007)

    Even geeks can make it on TV. In this episode we spoke with long-time listener Mario about his appearence to the CW's

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 213 (January 8, 2007)

    First we check in with the man behind comicspace.com, Josh Roberts. Then it's on to Previews and the Mayo Report. Could you ask for anything more? (1:39:42)

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    Off the Rack: Moon Knight 1-6

    CGS: Episode 212 (January 2, 2007)

    In this episode we bring you another current review. We bring Kevin in to join our discussion about the first 6 issues of the new Moon Knight series. And then we have more regular comicy goodness.

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    Marvels

    CGS: Book of the Month (December 29, 2006)

    This month our selection almost needs no words. Amidst the Image craze of the early 90s there rose something great. Marvels. Alex Ross's first major work and the comics world was changed forever.

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    Looking ahead to 2007

    CGS: Episode 211 (December 27, 2006)

    Top 5 things we are looking forward to in 2007. In this episode we are joined by Sean Whelan from Raging Bullets, Mr. Phil from Indie Spinner Rack and Vince B and David Price from Bullpen Bulletins to get their picks for the top 5 DC, Indie, and Marvel books to look for in 2007.

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 210 (December 21, 2006)

    The geeks go over some Christmas cards and gifts and then do the usual comic discussions.

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    CCL & Mayo Report #3

    CGS: Special (December 20, 2006)

    Join Chris and John once again as they take a look at the numbers for trades and other collected editions.

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    Trivia: Geeks vs. Murd

    CGS: Episode 209 (December 18, 2006)

    Trivia time! In a universe shattering battle of the minds, the collective geeks take on the supreme knowledge of the Murd. It's one man against the world. Is he up to the challenge?

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    Top 5 Magical Characters

    CGS: Episode 208 (December 14, 2006)

    The geeks open some Christmas gifts from the listeners and they give their top five magical characters. Also a brief interview with Texas Chainsaw Massacre artist Wesley Craig.

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    52 Month 7

    CGS: Special (December 11, 2006)

    Mega-fan David D joins us for our monthly analysis of 52. We dig deep so you don't have to.

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    Previews

    CGS: Episode 207 (December 7, 2006)

    Previews. Mayo Report. Nuff said.

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    Civil War 5

    CGS: Special (December 6, 2006)

    Event editor Tom Brevoort joins us for our discussion of the fifth part of Civil War. Also adding to the mix is loyal listener David D. Lots of discussion about the good and the bad keeps this episode moving right along.

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    Comic Talk

    CGS: Episode 206 (December 4, 2006)

    What do you want to hear you say? Comics talk? You got it! In a new segment we take a look at the first five issues of Checkmate. We also discuss Jimmie Robinson's recent letter to the comics world and give our opinions.

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    Best Books of the Year

    CGS: Episode 205 (November 30, 2006)

    What were the best books of the year? Wizard released their list, and we begin thinking about ours. Also some Off the Racks and more Black Friday stories.

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    Manhunter

    CGS: Book of the Month (November 29, 2006)

    It came out of nowhere in the early 70s, and it made a lasting impression on many people. Loyal listener Stewart MacWilliam (a.k.a. Wet Rats) joins us to discuss the series that made him a comic collector, Manhunter by Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson. Also stopping in to give his thoughts on the series is the penciller himself, the great Walter Simonson.

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    Christmas Buyer's Guide

    CGS: Episode 204 (November 27, 2006)

    It's Christmas shopping season baby, and every geek wants lots of geeky stuff under their tree. So hand this episode off to your non-geek gift buyers, and we'll help them get you the best gifts possible.

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    Spotlight on Legion of Superheroes

    CGS: Episode 203 (November 22, 2006)

    Can you name all of the Legion worlds in alphabetical order? Neither can we, but we brought a second Peter into the room to help us with our Legion of Superheroes Spotlight episode. Be prepared for loads of Legion lore as two Peters are always better than one.

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    Conversation with Freddie Williams II

    CGS: Episode 202 (November 20, 2006)

    Special in-studio guest on today's episode. Artist Freddie Williams II joins us along with fan-favorite Chuck Satterlee. No interviews, just comic talk with the guys.

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    Episode 200 Wrap-up

    CGS: Episode 201 (November 16, 2006)

    As we begin our bold march towards episode 300, we take a moment to reflect on the events surrounding episode 200. Beware the Rios puppet!

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    Annihilation 1-3

    CGS: Special (November 15, 2006)

    The first half of Marvel's big cosmic event is over and done with. The guys examine the first three issues and talk about what's happened and where it's going.

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    Episode 200!

    CGS: Episode 200 (November 13, 2006)

    It's finally here, the big 200! If you couldn't make it down for the big celebration, hopefully listening in will help you feel like you were a part of things.

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