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Memories

Welcome to Episode 32 of The Blastoff Podcast. This week in Comics 101, Scott tells us about his friend and mentor Marvelous Mark Gruenwald, and in ReTales, Jud recounts the tale of two very special customers. This one is special, kids. Settle in. Links: http://www.blastoffcomics.com/2015/06/comics-101-september-15-2004-gone-too-soon-remembering-da-gru/ http://www.blastoffcomics.com/2016/06/jud-meyers-retales-funny-books/

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There Were Kings in Those Days

Scott and Jud look at two American literary giants who loomed large in their childhoods and still do to this day: Jack Kirby and Ray Bradbury. Also, the debut of “Small Talk,” with Harley Salbacka and a very special guest. Links: https://www.blastoffcomics.com/2013/12/kirby-goes-kosmic/ https://www.blastoffcomics.com/2015/05/jud-meyers-retales-a-ray-in-the-night/ From Scott’s “Ray Bradbury Story”:

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Taken For Granted

Welcome to Episode 31 of The Blastoff Podcast. This week in Comics 101, Scott looks at the work of one of comics’ greatest creators, Will Eisner, and in ReTales, Jud teaches us all a lesson about taking things for granted in “Los Ojos Son el Espejo del Alma.” Further reading: https://www.blastoffcomics.com/2015/08/last-day-in-vietnam/ https://www.blastoffcomics.com/2015/05/getting-into-the-spirit/ http://www.blastoffcomics.com/2015/07/jud-meyers-retales-los-ojos-son-el-espejo-del-alma/

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The Way It Began

Welcome to Episode 28 of The Blastoff Podcast. This week in Comics 101, Scott looks at the beginnings of Marvel’s Fantastic Four in “The Way It Began,” Harley is back with more Small Talk, and in ReTales, Jud pulls back the curtain on his life as “I Witness.” Further reading: https://www.blastoffcomics.com/2016/01/jud-meyers-retales-i-witness/

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Hulk Is a Four-Letter Word

Welcome to Episode 26 of The Blastoff Podcast. This week, Scott looks at the beginnings of Marvel’s Incredible Hulk in “Driven By Rage,” Harley returns with another edition of “Small Talk,” while Jud talks about a special customer, and a very special “Four-Letter Word.” Further reading: http://www.blastoffcomics.com/2017/03/four-letter-words/

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Chatting With Thundercat

“If you’re out there Todd McFarlane, thank you, thank you for your work, it’s inspired me throughout the years.” ~Thundercat Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes | Android | Google Play | Tune In Radio | Stitcher | YouTube | RSS Scroll down to check out the episode notes and track list. Our guest has […]

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A Flash of the Lightning

Welcome to Episode 24 of The Blastoff Podcast. This week, Scott looks at the beginnings of DC’s Flash in “A Flash of the Lightning,” while Harley returns for a new installment of “Small Talk. ” Further reading: http://www.blastoffcomics.com/2012/03/the-silver-age-begins-with-a-flash/

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Under Pressure

Welcome to Episode 23 of The Blastoff Podcast. This week, Scott looks at the beginnings of Marvel’s Sub-Mariner in “Under Pressure,” while Jud recounts how folks from all walks of life pass through our doors in “Don’t X-Plain.” Plus, Jud and Scott talk Free Comic Book Day and discuss Scott’s newest comics project STAR TREK: […]

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A Writer’s Writer – An Interview with Alan Brennert

Our guest today is an Emmy-Award-winning writer for television, having written for series like Wonder Woman, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, L.A. Law, The New Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits. He’s a Nebula-Award-winning writer of short stories and novels, including Time and Chance, Moloka’i, Honolulu, and most recently the wistfully nostalgic novel Palisades […]

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The Mighty

Welcome to Episode 21 of The Blastoff Podcast. This week, Scott looks at the beginnings of Marvel’s Mighty Thor in “Journey Into Mystery,” while Jud welcomes you inside the doors of the shop in “An Invitation.” Further reading: http://www.blastoffcomics.com/2017/04/journey-into-mystery/ http://news.nationalpost.com/arts/movies/cultural-lessons-of-2013-thor-is-the-new-superman http://www.blastoffcomics.com/2016/12/jud-meyers-retales-an-invitation/

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Welcoming the Future, Treasuring the Past.