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Paperkeg | Comics and Friendship

An Arts, Literature and Visual Arts podcast featuring Matt Kolowski
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019 | The Sword
We’re not dead, yet! Dale, Mark, Just Dave, and Slim rise from the ashes of internet rumors and travel to Paperkeg South to record a stellar show! Topics included, but were not limited to: Miles Morales is Spider-Man, Perry White no longer being white, Catwoman revealed, DC talks about women in comics, comics chatter(15:29), The Sword(38:42), and your letters(50:36)! Will Jonesy be back?! Tune in next week and find out.
005 | Stumptown
Hey, gang. Paperkeg is back for more with the return of Dale_a! Mark Farrington is out on assignment, but the show goes on! We chatted about the Avengers movie filming, Superman renouncing his Americanism, Digital Dark Horse’s app, a slew of comics(20:00ish), and also Stumptown(40:00ish). Then, we read your letters to close out the show. Get some!
080 | Alias
Friends brought together by fate talk about the comics they're reading. Later in the show, our book club is Brian Michael Bendis's Alias. Topics included, but were not limited to: (04.30) - Paperkeg Pollyanna™ (05.30) - Dark Horse/Star Wars news (07.45) - Skinny t-shirts (09.00) - The Walking Dead digital numbers, print/digital  (12:00) - Pat Loika'ing  (14.00) - Pollyanna™: Locke & Key V1, Scalped V1, and The Flash #197  (42.00) - Lightning Round™: Archer & Armstrong #1, Uncanny X-Force #35, and Avengers Arena #1 (44.30) - Alias (62.00) - Letters: monthly comics costs, dropping books, alternative reality characters, cover racism, and the longest letter of all-time Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Hosted by:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer | @FarringtonSays. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
071 | Invincible
Three males and a woman chat about crying, Christ, and the comics they've read. This week's book club is Invincible. Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, and a book club! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.  Topics included, but were not limited to: (04.00) - No more crying (05.00) - Jossus Christ, Joss Whedon on Avengers 2.  (06.00) - Firefly (09.35) - Greg Land on Iron Man (12.00) - Comics chatter: The Walking Dead, National Comics, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Fictionauts (25.45) - Lightning Round™: Complex, Rachel Rising, Green Lantern, and Double Barrel (28.12) - Invincible Sponsored by the fine folks over at  The Comic Book Shop and their Digital Strorefront! Paperkeg elsewhere: Tumblr |  Twttr |  Facebook
069 | Love & Rockets
Three enemies chat about TWD, "renting", and the comics they've read. This week's book club is Love and Rockets. Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, book club, and letters! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Topics included, but were not limited to: (04.00) - The Shining (04.30) - The Walking Dead #100 & Universal Studios (05.30) - Backdraft attraction (06.15) - Parker digital pricing, "renting" (09.45) - Comics chatter: Conan: The Barbarian, Wolverine: The Jungle Adventure, and New Avengers (23.45) - Lightning Round™: NEXTWave, Batman: Unseen, and Batman and Robin (25.00) - Love and Rockets (38.00) - Letters: Infinity Gauntlet disgust, too many independent comics, Man of Steel, and JonesyLovesBaneImpressions Sponsored by the fine folks over at  The Comic Book Shop and their Digital Strorefront! Paperkeg elsewhere: Tumblr |  Twttr |  Facebook
062 | Potter's Field
This week on your fourth favorite comics podcast, the gang discusses fancy sneakers, Iron Fist, Blade, and DC digital firsts. This week's book club is Mark Waid's "Potter's Field".  Topics included, but were not limited to: Podcast filth JonesyLovesBeingSurlyAllShow Sneaker talk. Kick. (4.30) Slim ruins Iron Fist for everyone Blade debate, externals hanging out with internals Digital Batman from DC (9.05) Comics chatter. (10.30) Irredeemable, Batman, INC, Action Comics, and Green Lantern Lightning Round™. (32.26) The Walking Dead, Avengers Academy, Superman Family Adventures, and Fantastic Four Potter's Field. (34.00) Your letters! (50.01) Why some of the hosts love Marvel so much, Jonesy is drunk and angry at everyone, Silver Age, Confusing Age DC designations, Spider-Man, and the new show format This show was sponsored by the fine folks over at  The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware. Are you a digital comics person? They've got you covered with their  Digital Strorefront! Tumblr |  Twttr |  Facebook
056 | Who is Jake Ellis
Three friends gather and chat about the books they've read that week. No Skype allowed. Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, book club, and letters! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Topics included, but were not limited to: Tighten your socks Free Comic Book Day (4.15) Vanna White, wings, beer, and friends Avengers blows up Europe (6.36) Everyone on Earth has seen Avengers Before Watchmen Boycotts™. (9.00)  Mark Millar is a genius who says insane things (13.50) Millar Mallarky  Comics chatter. (15.27) FF, Superman Beyond, and Daredevil Lightning Round™. (27.45) Invincible Iron man, New Avengers, and Wolverine Who is Jake Ellis?. (30.35) Your letters! (45.54) Dark Horse Digital app and you, using two digital apps, Thrillbent, and Slim is always right as usual This show was sponsored by the fine folks over at  The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware. Are you a digital comics person? They've got you covered with their  Digital Strorefront! Tumblr |  Twttr |  Facebook
018 | Hulk: Gray
Dale, Mark, Jonesy, and Slim hold hands and make a special announcement from the hottest place on Earth: Paperkeg North! Topics included, but were not limited to: Slim’s big announcement, the Avengers trailer(14:20), comics chatter(21:15), Hulk: Gray(45:34), and your letters(1:02:40)! Will Jonesy be back?! Tune in next week and find out.
133 | Hellboy: Wake the Devil
Friendship and comics. What more is there? Paperkeg gathers once more to talk about the books from the week. Hellboy: Wake the Devil is their book club. Setlist includes: (03:40) - Knob fiddling (04:48) - Theme nuggests (05:13) - Comic chatter: Locke & Key: Alpha,   Savage Wolverine 13, and Baltimore: Chapel of Bones 1 (22:07) - Lightning Round™: Revolutions, Stray Bullets 9, and Thor: God of Thunder 16 (24.05) - Wake the Devil (45:40) - Letters: WivesKeg, branching out and doing other PRS podcasts (61:36) - "Poor K. Allen was like aged elephant getting his face savaged by the poachers of Echo Rift." Hosts:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
142 | Astonishing X-Men: Torn
Third time is the charm, we hear. Our legendary run of Whedon/Cassaday's legendary run continues with Volume 3: Torn. Embrace it. Also embrace the other books we talked about.  Setlist includes: (02:30) - Jonesy's pigs blood (05:00) - Timehop (05:40) - Comic chatter: Loki 2, Starlight 1, and Veil 1  (20:25) - Lightning Round™: Punisher 3,   She-Hulk 2, and  Moon Knight 1 (21:49) -  Astonishing X-Men: Torn (42:20) - Letters: Laura emails in to talk about soccer and s Hosts:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
128 | Fatale
Brubes. Brubaker. Phillips. Finally we go headfirst into some noir action from these creator-owned veterans. We go into the discussion as friends, fathers, humans. FATALE is our book club for the week. Setlist includes: (03:45) - Hardcore videos (04:40) - Sean Phillips on Uncanny X-Men (05:30) - Comic chatter: Infinity 6, Black Science 1, and Never Ending 1 (23:00) - Lightning Round™: Hawkeye 14, Savage Wolverine 12, and Quantum & Woody 5 (26:21) - FATALE (45:40) - Letters: Brube's work outside of comics, and Dave Finn's thesis as well as Fear Agent just saying Hosts:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
132 | Stray Bullets
The year has ended but new digital beginnings are afoot. Stray Bullet beginnings. Join us as we look back on our favorite comics talked about on this very show in 2013. Stray Bullets is our book club for the week and boy howdy was it a great segment. Setlist includes: (03:40) - Dale's doll feet™. (04:00) - Jonesy's .txt planning (05:10) - Favorite comics/book clubs from the past year (30.20) - Stray Bullets (58:55) - Letters: judging comics by their covers, maturing on the internet Hosts:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
135 | The Immortal Iron Fist
Jonesy is running this entire episode. You've been warned. That's not just hyperbole, he's not just hosting the show, he also picked out every single book we talked about this week. The book club of the week is the Immortal Iron Fist. Setlist includes: (03:15) - Jonesy's Choice™ (04:00) - "The Troll of Trolls" (05:00) - Inside Jonesy's fragile psyche (07:10) - Comic chatter: Our Love is Real, Dark Tower: The Gunslinger 1, and Daredevil 35 (21:12) - Lightning Round™: Gate-way: A New World,   Black Dynamite 1, and Superior Spider-Man 25 (24.30) - The Immortal Iron Fist Hosts:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
140 | Astonishing X-Men: Gifted
Dale steps up to the plate and becomes showrunner to the stars. He ran the whole show, is what we're saying. He picked every single comic talked about this episode. Joss Whedon and John Cassaday, you heard of them? They put together some of the best X-Men comics in history. We talked about the first volume and it could be a vision of things to come, friends.  Setlist includes: (03:45) - Episode planning (07:35) - Comic chatter: White Suits 1, Nova 13.NOW, and  The Fuse 1 (25:00) - Lightning Round™: Daredevil 36,   Robocop: Memento Mori, and  New Warriors 1 (27:00) -  Astonishing X-Men: Gifted (56:01) - Letters: poop smeared walls, the comics of today, Lazarus love, who is Mark Farrington, "eat s and die" explained, Poop Office continuity, Slim beats Name 5, David Finn sent a letter Hosts:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
116 | Ghost World
Three males gather to talk about female adolescence in comics. The way it was meant to be discussed. That book club, of course, is Ghost World. Topics included, but were not limited to: (05:45) - Mark Waid just bought a comic shop (08:00) - Burning down a comic shop (10:15) - Jonesy having a stroke and face spasms (11:35) - Comic chatter: Love Stories to Die For #1, All-New X-Men #16, and Hit #1 (28:27) - Lightning Round™: Reality Check, Giant-Size X-Men #1, and The Star Wars #1 (30:15) - Ghost World Hosted by:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
113 | Infinite Crisis
You know it. We know it. All other comic podcasts are hot garbage. Listen to us talk about comics for 60 minutes or your money back. Later in the show, our book club is Infinite Crisis. Topics included, but were not limited to: (04:45) - DC Fanboy Séance  (05:00) - Ultimate Universe ending again? (10:55) - Matt Fraction leaves that FF book you say you love (13:10) - Comic chatter: Ghosted #2, Local, and Six Gun Gorilla #2 (26:55) - Lightning Round™: Thunder Agents #1, The Wake #2-3, and Superior Spider-Man #15 (28:47) - Infinite Crisis (54:50) - Lippy women and Dale, voice from beyond the grave, #humblebrag, superior love, and letter lighting round Hosted by:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
112 | Tom Strong
Friends. The best of friends. They talk about comics and also a book club that they all read. Later in the show, that book club is Tom Strong. Topics included, but were not limited to: (04:45) - Jack Kirby legal bombings (07:20) - Thailand death surgeries (08:45) - #1 source for Marvel Studio news (09:55) - Comic chatter: Trillium #1, She Died in Terrabonne #1, and The Bunker #1 (24:15) - Lightning Round™: Burn the Orphanage, The Rocketeer/The Spirit: Pulp Friction #1, and Wild Blue Yonder #2 (25:45) - Tom Strong (47:35) - Letters: that new Thanos book and feelings Hosted by:  @dale_a | @slim | @JonesyLovesBeer. Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Sponsored by:  The Comic Book Shop. The best place to grab your print or digital comics.
063 | Hellboy
Jonesy welcomes friends into the Paperkeg studio to discuss new creative teams on Avengers, Bendis on X-Men, as well as the books they've read. This weeks book club is Mike Mignola's "Hellboy." Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word. Topic included but were not limited to: (04.50) - Marvel’s The Avengers: The Director’s Cut (05.45) - Astonishing Avengers by Rick “Remendo”  (07.50) - Brian Michael Bendis on X-Men w/ rumored artists  (09.00) - Paperkeg’s pick for art teams on X-Men  (10.00) - Monkeybrain comics  (11.50) - Comics chatter: Batman, The Pterodactyl Hunters, Legends of the Dark Knight, and Spider-Men (32.30)- Lightning Round™: Justice League Beyond, Avengers, Detective Comics: Rite of Passage, and Batman and Robin (34.10) - Hellboy: Seed of Destruction  (47.35) - Letters: Non-big-time creators we dig, New DC 52 Zero issues, Ultimate Universe, Mark hates Joe Quesada, and the location of our small gather: Barcade! Sponsored by the fine folks over at  The Comic Book Shop and their Digital Strorefront! Paperkeg elsewhere: Tumblr |  Twttr |  Facebook
057 | Wolverine
Friends gather together to talk about FCBD and also do terrible Batman impressions. Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, book club, and letters! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Topics included, but were not limited to: Mark is back, y'all Free Comic Book Day recap (5.30) Hobnobbing w/ Khoi Pham  Avengers: The Movie (9.20) Butt-slappin' deleted scenes The Dark Knight Rises prognostications Patch Adams (20.39) Comics chatter. (21.45) Action Comics, Daredevil, Cow Boy, and FF Lightning Round™. (40.43) Thor, New Deadwardians, Mind the Gap, and Locke & Key Wolverine. (42.36) Your letters! (62.27) Writing your dream Big 2 title, giving out ideas for free, and Mark marries Batman This show was sponsored by the fine folks over at  The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware. Are you a digital comics person? They've got you covered with their  Digital Strorefront! Tumblr |  Twttr |  Facebook
052 | X-Men: Mutant Genesis
Paperkeg: Disassembled begins with four friends talking about the books they're reading andnd perhaps.. new beginnings? Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, book club, and letters! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Topics included, but were not limited to: ECCC happened in Seattle (5.00) Fear Agent OMNIBUS, death by OMNIBUS Dove-Man™  Scott Pilgrim getting some colored treatment Comics chatter. (10.00)  Avenging Spider-Man, Real Science Adventures, X-Men: Season One, and Avengers vs X-Men Lighting Round™. (28.30) Killer of Demons, Wonder Woman, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, and Terminator/Robocop: Kill Huma X-Men: Mutant Genesis. (30.32) Your letters! (50.20) Listeners hate Mark, Beth Corto, our ideal X-Men line-up and writer AKA enter Nerdville, and betrayal.
065 | ECHOES
The remaining living hosts chat about Marvel NOW!, and the comics they've read. This week's book club is ECHOES. Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, book club, and letters! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show.  Topics included, but were not limited to: (04.00) - Meet-up at Barcade, July 20th (06.00) - Marvel NOW!  (07.40) - Cassaday changes shorts, All New X-Men (11.48) - Dale returns in audio-clip form (13.00) - Wolverine side-tracking (15.00) - Comics chatter: AvX, A Red Mass for Mars, and Usagi Yojimbo (29.15) - Lightning Round™: Atomic Robo: Flying She-Devils of the Pacific, Batman, Incorporated, and Superman (30.15) - ECHOES (44.45) - Letters: our Marvel NOW! picks, Cassaday gushing, quintessential Spidey stories, and Mark Waid love-fest Sponsored by the fine folks over at  The Comic Book Shop and their Digital Strorefront! Paperkeg elsewhere: Tumblr |  Twttr |  Facebook
034 | Marvels
If there was one show that would tear this show apart forever, it's this one. Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, book club, and letters! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Topics included, but were not limited to: The only reason people listen to podcasts is to hear their own name. Nobody knows anything about Mark Farrington. Greg Land - worst artist of all-time or worst artist of all-time? (5.45) Gamma Rays gave Red Hulk joking ability Was Slim born a crotchety old man? Batman: Year One as reviewed by Mark. (10.56) Comics chatter. (15.00)  Incredible Hulk, Skullkickers and Steambunk, Fantastic Four: Hereafter, Batman, and Jonesy making Silver Age statements, Avengers, Morning Glories, and Justice League. Lighting Round™. (44.00)  Severed, New Avengers, DC Universe Presents, and Mega Man.  Marvels. (46.01)  Your letters! (63.46) Tumblr | Twttr | Facebook
024 | Terra Incognita
All for one. One for love. All four hosts gather together to drink water and break chops inside of the sweltering Paperkeg Southwest! Topics included, but were not limited to: Paperkeg West(?), Justice League sales numbers, Darabontian credits, comics chatter(11:40), JLA: Terra Incognita(56:48), and your letters(69:00)!
032 | I Kill Giants
Your fourth favorite comics podcast is back and buttery than ever. Setlist goes something like this: news, comic chatter, book club, and letters! Special thanks to YOU for our iTunes reviews and/or ratings so far; they help spread the word about the show. Topics included, but were not limited to: Can Jonesy go one episode without mentioning his nemesis?  Barnes & Nob(p)le(s) announces Marvel Comics for the Nook Tablet.  Comics chatter. (9.45)  Pigeons From Hell, Shining non-references, Amazing Spider-Man w/ intense spoilers(Spoilington), Animal Man, All-Star Western, The Killer, (Get Out The Geese™), Fear Itself 7.1, and Invindible. Lighting Round™. (41.50) Incredible Hulk #1 Rebuttal, Justice League Dark, Iron Man: The Mask in the Iron Man, and Justice League International.  I Kill Giants. (45.04)  The segment where Slim cries. (51.25)  Your letters! (1.06.23)
020 | Atomic Robo
One host returns, another leaves! The remaining hosts assemble to create perhaps the best show ever recorded with just 3 people inside of Paperkeg Southwest! Topics included, but were not limited to: Fantastic Four returns with #600, Jonesy ditches BCC to see the cast of The Crush, JL #3 cover drops, comics chatter(11:56), Atomic Robo(35:26), and your letters(48:13)!
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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 6th, 2011
Latest Episode
Sep 26th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
335
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes

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