Hey Kids, Comics! #113 - Comicades: The ’00s “The Other Side of the Bubble

• November 14th, 2014

Emerging from the excesses of the prior decade, the comic industry was on the verge of collapse or rebirth.  

Fortunately for the penultimate episode of "Coimcades", it was the latter!  Join your hosts Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston as they discuss the aftermath of the comic book glut and how an industry began to learn from its mistakes.  
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The Rantcor Pit #26 - One End of This Galaxy to the Other Episode 1: Expanding a Universe

• November 11th, 2014

Welcome to the latest journey into The Rantcor Pit!  

Cole Houston and Eddie Medina were delayed this week so the show is running late.  But they bring you a fascinating look at the diverse variety of collectibles available when it comes to Star Wars.  
While toys, comics, and statuary spring to mind easily, there are hundreds of other categories of collectible that often go unnoticed.  Find out from your favorite "Star Wars guys" about how diverse is the realm of collectibles when Star Wars is the theme.  
This is the first part of a trilogy on collectibles which is a broad general overview that sets the stage for more specific episodes to follow.
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Hey Kids, Comics! #112 - Comicades: The 90s “Age of Chromium”

• November 7th, 2014

Do you recall the gimmick-laden 90s?  

Your Hey Kids, Comics! co-hosts do as well!  In fact this particular decade in the history of comics proved such a broad topic that Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston had to bring a guest to the latest chapter of "Comicades"!
The United States of Geekdom's own Rick Gutierrez brings his experiences from his personal entree into comics to the table.  From the rise of Image to the multiple covers, poly bags, special edition trading cards, and embossed chromium, this was a decisive period.  The bubble that began to inflate in the 80s continued to expand to the point of bursting in this crucial decade.  
Find out more by listening to the latest issue!
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Hey Kids, Comics! #111 - Comicades: The 80s “

• November 3rd, 2014

Welcome to the "Comicades", the decades from the 70s to the present as they played out in comic books and the comics industry.

Your hosts Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston have explored over 40 years of comics to bring  you a new arc that digs deep into every 10 years (or so).  This issue is all about the formative 80s, a period of discovery for the industry that would sound the start of the comic book glut to follow.
Listen to what we have to say about the era that served as the precursor to the age of gimmicks in comic book publishing. 
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Figments Case File 009: Slenderizing and Tenderizing

• October 28th, 2014

Figments returns with an all new season! Tonight's episode finds our mystery couple, Colleen and Eddie, hunting down the creepy construct, the Slenderman. Is Slenderman simply a product of one man's imagination or is he an ancient evil as old as the ages? Find out as we begin Season 2 of your favorite unexplained mysteries podcast.

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The Rantcor Pit #25 - We Don’t Need Their Scum!

• October 28th, 2014

Welcome to the milestone 25th episode of The Rantcor Pit!  

This week Cole "JediCole" Houston and Eddie Medina put out the call for bounty hunters and marvel at who all shows up.  We are not talking the likes of "Dog the Bounty Hunter", but rather those who track down fugitives for money in the Star Wars universe.  
Learn who is the "King of the Bounty Hunters", what makes a bounty hunter cry, the untold story of Bossk, and more.  
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Hey Kids, Comics #110 - Comicades: The 70s “Comics and Me (Decade)”

• October 24th, 2014

Hey Kids, Comics! is proud to bring you a brand new story arc!  This time Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston are discussing the 70s, the first installment of Comicades.  


Prepare for a journey into nostalgia as your hosts take a long look at the four decades preceding the current one (and this one as well) and how they each shaped our favorite comics.
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Hey Kids, Comics! #109 - Share My Dredd

• October 17th, 2014

He is the law!

From the pages of 2000 A.D. to the silver screen as portrayed by Karl Urban, Judge Dredd has to be the most successful comic book export from jolly ole England!
Join Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston as they welcome Hunter Duesing from Midnight Movie Cowboys to lead them on an exploration of the Cursed Earth and its unique brand of law enforcement!
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Do It Yourself 5: The Wolverine

• October 15th, 2014

Once again Vegabomber and Joose come to the virtual rescue of moviegoers everywhere with their latest attempt at refurbishing an old fixer-upper.  

This time they set their collective sights on "The Wolverine", the latest chapter in the often difficult to digest solo film saga of Marvel's most famous Canadian super-hero.  While poor Logan just can't seem to heal from the wounds of poor scripts, your intrepid hosts seek to make good by Wolverine.  
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The Rantcor Pit #24 - Rise of the Planet of the Collectibles

• October 13th, 2014

In 1977 a phenomenon began.  Star Wars merchandising.

Though the flow of Star Wars memorabilia and and collectibles would slow to a trickle at times over the decades, it never stopped.  Today collectors find themselves in a new "golden age" of Star Wars item hitting the market at an almost impossible rate.  How did it all begin and how has it evolved over time. 
Cole "JediCole" Houston and Eddie Medina are joined by Vic Medina as they explore the pervasiveness of Star Wars merchandise over the years. 
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