Mike and Pól Save the Universe!
About This Show
Mike Gillis and Pól Rua take you through a tour of why comic books are the coolest storytelling medium in the universe! If you're already a comics fan, we want you to read better comics. If you've never read a comic book in your life, we'll let you know where to start! We want to help you find your new favorite thing!
Most Recent Episode
Episode 14 – Pulp Heroes, Disney Ducks, and Punching Robots to Death
Apr 13 14
In a very special episode of the podcast, Mike and Pól are broadcasting for the first time in same room, in the aftermath of the Emerald City Comic Con!
They exchange notes on the Con, their respective weekend comic hauls, and how the Con represents the best and most exciting parts of the comics medium!
Also, they talk about Matt Kindt’s compelling psychic conspiracy series Mind MGMT. They thrill over the Valiant Comics relaunch and reminisce about Archer and Armstrong and Magnus: Robot Fighter. They drool over the latest output by Archaia Press. They discuss classic pulp heroes like the Shadow and Doc Savage. And finally, they anticipate the upcoming Don Rosa Disney Duck collections from Fantagraphics Books.
Rated 4 out of
Just listen to it
This is a wonderful show, offering constant insight into the world of comics. Mike and Pól work hard to share everything that's wonderful about comics with their audience - they are the antidote to the Comic Shop Guy from the Simpsons. Just listen to it, it's great.
Date published: 2013-10-23