Monthly Archives: January 2020

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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