Comic Books

#136 – Comic Corner (Spider-Man & Doctor Strange)

Have you ever wanted to start reading comic books, but were too intimidated by the vastness of the comic world and didn’t know where to start? Well guess what, me too! This week my good friend and comic book aficionado Tristan Benns is here to help the Geek Garage kick off a brand new recurring series called “Comic Corner”, wherein we’ll take two (or more) characters and enlighten you all on the best issues/collections/one-offs to start with. And don’t worry about keeping track of Tristan’s recommendations, because you can visit our website to view them anytime!

Our guest Tristan has been reading comics since he was 5 years old, and frequently freelance writes for likes of Screen Rant, Comic Book Resources, and the Nerd Stash. He also co-hosts the “Nerds Talk Movies” podcast on the Nerd Stash Network.

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Spidey (Robbie Thompson/Nick Bradshaw) Spidey: Freshman Year: 9781302916558: Bradshaw, Nick, Thompson,  Robbie: Books

Spider-Man: Blue (Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale)

Spider-Man: Blue eBook : Loeb, Jeph, Tim Sale, Sale, Tim:  Kindle Store

Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt (JM DeMatteis/Mike Zeck) Spider-Man: Kraven's Last Hunt: 9780785134503: J. M. DeMatteis,  Mike Zeck: Books

Spider-Man: Big Time (Dan Slott/Humberto Ramos)

Spider-Man: Big Time - Comics by comiXology

Spider-Man: Life Story (Chip Zdarsky/Mark Bagley) Spider-Man: Life Story: 9781302931919: Bagley, Mark, Zdarsky,  Chip: Books

Ultimate Spider-Man (Brian Bendis/Mark Bagley) Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 1: Power and Responsibility:  9780785139409: Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Bagley: Books

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange: Season One (Greg Pak/Emma Rios)

Doctor Strange: Season One (2011) #1 | Comic Issues | Marvel

Doctor Strange/Doctor Doom: Triumph & Torment (Roger Stern/Mike Mignola)

Doctor Strange & Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment (1989) | Comic Issues |  Marvel

Doctor Strange: The Oath (Brian K Vaughn/Marcos Martin)

Doctor Strange: The Oath (New Avengers): Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin:  9780785122111: Books

Doctor Strange: The Way of the Weird (Jason Aaron/Chris Bachalo) Doctor Strange Vol. 1: The Way of the Weird: 9780785199328:  Aaron, Jason, Bachalo, Chris: Books

Defenders (Matt Fraction/Terry Dodson)

Defenders #1: Matt Fraction: 0759606076741: Books

Ep. #68 – Umbrella Academy Season 2

Episode #68 finds our Geeks welcoming back guest Ian DePriest (featured on Ep #38), to discuss season 2 of the Netflix original series “Umbrella Academy”.

Ep. #67 – DC FanDome 2020 Recap

Episode #67 finds our Geeks nerding out over all the DC announcements and reveals that were made this past Saturday, August 22nd.

UPDATE: Comic Corner, May’s Episodes, and More!

Hello, my beautiful nerds and geeks, and happy May the 4th! We hope you all have been well, and are doing your best to stay sane during these crazy times! We wanted to take a quick second to fill y’all in on some new stuff going on with the podcast. If you have questions about any of the following items, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on social media!

Ep. #56 – Villains Theme Month Retrospective

We are wrapping up our “Villains” theme month with a quick retrospective! We’d like to thank everyone that took the time to participate in our Facebook polls, and/or engaged in conversation regarding your favorite villains from fiction, movies, TV, and comics.

Ep. #55 – Comic Book Baddies (Evil Villains, Week 3)

For week 3 of our “Villains” theme month, we tackle some of our favorite evil-doers from comic books and graphic novels!

David and Ted’s Villain Picks

Our “Evil Villains” month is officially underway! For those of you just joining us, I’ll give you a quick rundown: Each week in April, Ted and I will discuss some of our favorite bad guys from popular mediums. Here’s the breakdown of episodes you can look forward to…

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Ep. #52 – A Survivor’s Guide to Social Distancing

Greetings, fellow geeks and nerds! We hope you all are fairing well out there right now. Things at the moment are…quite strange, to say the least. So we put together an episode for you that might help you make it through this “Social Distancing” period that we are all having to endure.

Ep. #50 – The Dork Knights: Our Incomplete Guide to Batman

We’re celebrating our 50th episode of the podcast with one of our favorite comic book heroes of all time: Batman! First we chat about some of the more noteworthy comic book iterations as well as some of our personal favorites. We also touch on the good/bad/ugly of the Batman film history, and close things out with some speculations on Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” due out next year.

Ep. #45 – Snoochie Boochies & Chocolate Covered Prezels (feat. Jaren Prince)

The podcast welcomes Jaren Prince, a one-of-a-kind Silent Bob cosplayer, avid fan of Kevin Smith movies, and just an all-around good dude. Jaren, David, and Ted chat about Smith’s filmography, especially his most recent film “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot”. Jaren also talks about how he got into Silent Bob cosplay, attending comic conventions, and even meeting Kevin Smith himself!