Kray Z Comics and Stories 446: February Previews

Every month, Diamond distribution puts out Previews magazine which lists all of the comics coming out in three months. OK, they START coming out in three months. Every month, Cory!! and Joe go through and point out new series, collections and other things that sparked our interest and might spark yours!

And, lost of other comics knowledge and talk comes with that, so it’s out longest episode of the month, enjoy!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 445: It’s Kray’s Birthday!

Joe is back from a week away and tells us about the cool things, friends he saw and comics shops he visited while on vacation in Florida. Cory!! is just along for the ride and literally says nothing of substance.

So, you’ve got that going for you this week. Which is nice.

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 444: February Comics Reviews

Joe and Cory!! read a LOT of comics, new and old, but as responsible podcasters, they feel, every so often, the need to go ahead and review some of the stuff they have read! This is why they are a National Treasure! They will let you know if you should Buy, Borrow, or Ignore the following comics:

Joe discusses a pair of ashcans he picked up at the local comic convention

Crisis on Infinite Earths Giant #1 – Image

Valley of the Worm Marvel True Believers reprint.

The Clock – Image

Breathless – It’s Alive Press

Spider-Ham #1 – Marvel

Incoming- Marvel

Marvels X – Marvel

Over the Ropes – Mad Cave Studios

Behaving Madly – IDW

Legion of Super-Heroes – DC

All of this, the usual shenanigans and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 443: January Previews!

Every month, the upcoming comics are listed in a monthly catalog called Previews, and every month, Cory!! and Joe go through it to point out the new stuff coming out, trade paperbacks and hardcovers they are interested in, and talk comics. It’s also out longest episode every month, and this one is no different as they go through and point out what they are ordering. They also discuss:

  • The weather was frightful, time for sitting in and watching movies and reading comics, so Cory!! went to work.
  • Strategies for retailers to bring in new readers
  • More info on what is going on with DC’s collected editions program
  • Why does Marvel’s Classics Illustrated Omnibus start with issue #13?
  • We answer listener mail!

All of this, the usual shenanigans and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 442: Hip Watch 2: Electric Boogaloo Epilogue

Joe has recovered from his second hip surgery, and it’s time for him to let us know what he’s been up to for the last month! He goes over the TV he watched, books he read and drugs he took while recovering.

They also discuss:

  • Star Trek: Deep Space 9
  • “The 50 Year Mission” a behind the scenes book about Star Trek
  • The Witcher on Netflix
  • The Toys That Made Us and The Movies That Made Us on Netflix
  • PBS’s Nova
  • Cory!! gives an update on DC graphic novels
  • Top 10 best selling comics and graphic novels of 2019

All of this, the usual shenanigans, and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 439: Black Fri-Kray 2 Electric Boogaloo

First off, yes, last episode was 441. Yes, They are being printed out of order. Yes, that makes us seem like DC Comics’s Archive Editorial team is in charge.

Leaving all of that aside, it is the second part of our episode where we hit comic shops in the Twin Cities on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, looking for cheap comics, elusive back issues and to get a general idea of how local comics shops are doing int he year 2019. It seems so long ago now. We fire up the digital recorder, let Joe, Butch and Cory!! tell tales of comics and you get to ride along in the back seat, which is where they always shove Cory!!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 441: Kray Wars IX: Rise of the Rat Bastard

After a week off due to computer issues and Cor!! screwing up his schedule (and podcast numbering) we’re back, and we’ve got Kray Z Joe Rider with us, and Cory!!, Joe, and our resident Star Wars expert Turbo go over Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! We discuss the movie with tons of spoilers, speculation, opinions, ideas for the future and much more! We also get an update on Joe’s health after his new bionic parts, freaking and geeking and all of the stuff you know and love us for!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 440: Festivus 2019

It’s time for the annual tradition of this here podcast. That’s right, it’s Festivus, so it’s time for the Airing of Grievances. Cory and Dangerous Dan Mohr have a lot of problems with you people and now, you’re gonna hear abot it!

Cory!! and Dan, who is substituting for for Kray Z Joe Rider, who is out on injured reserve, go over the things this year that they are upset about.

So gather around the bare aluminum pole, have your meatloaf dinner and prepare for the feats of strength by listening to this week’s episode!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 438: December Previews

Recorded BEFORE Joe went for his second hip replacement, we have our monthly look at what’s cool in Previews, the catalog of what is coming to your comic shops. This is for comics coming out in February, notorious for being the slowest month of the year for new comics. Joe and Cory!! talk about the new series, collected editions, hard covers, trade paperbacks and more that you should look into when you make your order with your local comic shop.

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 437: Black Fri-Kray

On 12/11/2019, Joe will be getting his second bionic hip, but before that, Cory!!, Butch and Joe drove all over the Twin Cities on Black Friday to find the cheapest comics, the best deals and Condy.

Because they are really 12 year olds pretending to be grownups.

Ride along, enjoy the conversation and get ready for the holidays!

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