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Kray Z Comics and Stories 131: Joe Did Show Prep?

It’s a scary and amazing day! Joe actually did show prep!! Joe and Cory!! talk about comics that are in trouble of being canceled, their opinions and what comics they would like to see come back. They also discuss:

  • Who was the winiest character in comics?
  • Why we won’t get any crossovers between Marvel and DC any time soon
  • A theory as to why Doctor Strange series doesn’t sell any more
  • Tales from the Shop
  • How does a comic shop close down?
  • What happens to comic fans when their shop closes?

All of this, freaking and geeking and the usual shenanigans!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 130: eBayin’ Your Life Away

As we fire up, Joe gets on Cory’s case for not doing more outside projects, so we discuss his former Internet creative ventures. They also discuss:

  • What Cory did on his last overnight shift
  • A brief review of obscure Christopher Lee movie “My Uncle Is A Vampire”
  • Don’t worry, they get to comics at some point
  • Joe talks about his eBay sales
  • Joe attempts to stump Cory!! with obscure comics to see if he remembers them
  • What is Marvel’s lowest selling book ever?
  • They talk about how you set up a shop an eBay to sell off your comics
  • This leads to how to set up to take credit cards at comic conventions
  • Freaking and Geeking

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

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 129: The State Of Marvel

The countdown to Cory!! starting a new job continues, so he’s pretty exhausted, and Joe is awake and ready to record, so we have a NEW Episode for you!

  • We review the comic Headlocks and Headaches
  • Joe had a birthday, an they talk comic book toys they got as kids
  • They discuss what they think Marvel is doing wrong and doing right
  • Did price points make people drop comics when Joe owned a shop?
  • How Joe would sell issues 2 and 3 of new on-going series when fans would have #1 frenzies
  • How well Marvel is pushing their comics for retailers
  • Freaking and Geeking

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

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 128: State of the DC Nation

Hey, Cory!! got new job! We start the show talking about that! And Joe’s job has CHANGED! All sorts of non-comics stuff going on in their lives and they fill you in on it.

After all of the intro stuff, Cory and Joe discuss an article with the headline: Ten Things We Want DC to Bring Back. This leads to a discussion of the current state of Superman, DC history, the lack of a consistent vision on their books and other issues. They also discuss:

  • -Dan Slott on 90’s comics
  • -DC being a nostalgia shop
  • -What they like at DC
  • -What can DC do to get retailers excited about the line
  • -What would WE want to see DC do to get fans engaged again
  • -Freaking and geeking
  • -Joe and Cory talk about how to get comics read by non-fans and kids
  • -Are we seeing the end of physical media?

All of this, plus a LOT more!

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