Monthly Archives: October 2016

Kray Z Comics Comics and Stories 274: What Ever Happened To All The Fun In The World

It’s Halloween and Joe and Cory!! talk about…no, not Horror comics, we’ve done that. They talk about FUN comics! They discuss comics that are fun, not just funny, but fun to read. They also talk about

  • Do fun comics sell to super-hero fans?
  • The death of Jack Chick and the comics he created
  • The death of Preacher and Punisher artist Steve Dillon
  • Cory!! works in a reference to “Wendy Whitebread, Undercover Slut.”
  • Cory!! explains who is a national treasure.

We’ve also got freaking and geeking, the usual shenanigans and the usual much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 273: Driving and Geeking

Cory!! had a day off, so he and Joe went around the Twin Cities hitting comics shops and other places. They talk about the trips, the shops and everything else, such as:

  • When Cory!! met Michael Chabon and didn’t know it
  • Stories of Cedar Cliff Collectibles and how we told old Shinder’s stories
  • Joe thinks that people actually eat Candy Corn. He’s wrong
  • Cory!! hits the bargain bin at Hot Comics New Hope
  • Hitting a soda shop that has over 1300 different kinds of soda!
  • Another comic shop in the Twin Cities has closed quietly

We’ve also got freaking and geeking, the usual shenanigans and the usual much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 272: Krayviews

Joe’s been sleeping and ebaying, Cory!! has been working and…well, working, but it’s time for them to podcast. AND THEY PODCAST LIKE DEMONS! They discuss the new issue of Previews talking about the comics they think are interesting and want to order. They also talk about:

  • Cory!! talks about some EC and Warren stuff
  • They talk about the early issues of Walking Dead
  • Rebirth trades
  • Marvel’s offerings
  • Why so many comic companies have their names start with A
  • The Archie super-heroes…why?

There’s some technical difficulties, but we have the usual shenanigans and much, much more!

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Solitaire Rose Radio 63: Interview with Dave Scherer of PWInsider.com

Dave Scherer started writing for professional wrestling newsletters before the world wide web, and has since worked for 1Wrestling, ran the ECW website and now owns PWInsider.com, the best website for covering Professional Wrestling.  He talks about how he started being a fan and moved into being a reporter, how he left his job in sales to work full-time on the web and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 271: Kayfabing Kray

Joe got himself a case of Con Crud over the weekend and Cory!! was able to stay healthy by going to work over the weekend. And as they talk about conventions, they discuss a new law in California that forces dealers who sell autographs to provide certificates of authenticity. So, they discuss autographs at conventions, retailers who sell autographed comics, Publishers who sell autographed things, certificates of authenticity and more that has to do with autographs on comics. They also discuss:

  • Cory!! gives an excuse for anyone he has ever offended, upset or annoyed
  • Joe beats on Cory!! for a good 10 minutes about his retirement. Nothing changes
  • Identifying original art by comics artists.
  • How celebrities are getting a fortune at comic conventions.
  • How some comics artists make their living at conventions
  • Farting Star Trek Actresses

All of this, freaking and geeking and the usual shenanigans! Be there, aloha!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 270: Maximum Kray-age

Normally, Cory!! gives Joe the idea for the episode ahead of time so that Joe can prepare, but not this time. No, this time, Cory!! springs the topic on him…

THE SPIDER-CLONE SAGA!!

You read more on the clone saga here:  http://lifeofreillyarchives.blogspot.com/

They don’t go over the story as much as what it was like for retailers and fans. They talk about how it went on for over a year, how to order the special issues and more! It’s the most infamous story in Marvel history, and they talk about it here! They also discuss:

  • When Joe met Stan Lee!
  • They review the comic from the burlesque troop The Lalas  http://www.thelalas.com/
  • GOLD comics!
  • The baby of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson
  • The LAST time Joe rags on Cory!! about Fallcon 2016

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

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