Hey Kids, Comics! #338 - Declaration of Independents: Tekno Union

• December 11th, 2019

A new story arc begins with Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston exploring the "Indy Boom" and some of the publishers that came and went in a time when comics were at the height of their powers.  Catherine Houston joins your hosts this issue as they discover that celebrity names were not enough for Tekno Comix, a corporate-style publisher with ambitions in the retail end of the industry.


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Hey Kids, Comics! #336 - Jingle All the Way (to the Comic Shop)

• November 26th, 2019

The holidays fast approach and your Comic Shop Santas Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston yet again bring you the annual Hey Kids, Comics! Holiday Gift Guide!  Give a listen to some great Christmas present choices for the comic book fan in your life (or for yourself)!

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Hey Kids, Comics! #335 - Shtick and Carrot

• November 24th, 2019

After the heavy topic of "Joker" last week, Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston needed a bit of a change of pace and a more lighthearted topic.  Send in the Zoo Crew!  Yes, Captain Carrot and company are the subjects of the latest issue of the show with special guest Weldon Adams.  Yep!  As promised when Weldon was last on the show.

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Hey Kids, Comics! #334 - No Laughing Matter

• November 15th, 2019

SPOILER ALERT!  If you have not yet seen "Joker" and want to avoid spoilers, listen to this issue another time.

As "Joker" rises to become the most financially successful movie based on a comic book in the height of the Tanzanite Age, Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston at last tackle the weighty subject of this unique take on Batman's greatest foe.  They are joined this week by none other than PJ "Vega Bomber" Dunn, host of Fui{FILM}ment and the annual Foscars.

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Hey Kids, Comics! #333 - Halfway to Hell

• November 9th, 2019

The Hell?!  Three hundred thirty three regular issues of this show?!  With such a benchmark, and the inescapable joke it invokes, the denizens of Hell itself are the topic of this week's show.  Well, those that occur in comics anyway.  So get ready for some devilishly good conversation as Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston go all demon-like!

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Hey Kids, Comics! #332 - Fawkes and Hound

• November 5th, 2019

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November

The gunpowder treason and plot

If you don't remember November 5, 1605, it is certainly not a necessity.  As long as you remember Alan Moore and David Lloyd's masterpiece, "V for Vendetta".  This is the topic as Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston are joined by the scholarly Kelly long for an overview of the comic and the historical events that played a key role in bringing Guy Fawkes to the attention of comic book fans worldwide.

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Hey Kids, Comics! Halloween Special #4 - BAM! (Big Ass Monsters)

• October 31st, 2019

Welcome to the spooky annual tradition of Hey Kids, Comics!  This year Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston have chosen to go large, VERY large!  Joined by Eddie Medina, they explore the world of the biggest monsters in comics!  

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Hey Kids, Comics! #331 - They’re Gonna Put Me in the Movies

• October 29th, 2019

Well it was bound to happen!  After all of these years and over 300 issues of the show, Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston were enough full of themselves to decide to cast Hollywood pictures based on comic books ala the old "Casting Call" segment from Wizard Magazine.  But they are not going it alone!  Eddie Medina of The Rantcor Pit Live also joins in with his picks!

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Hey Kids, Comics! #330 - Toby to Tom: Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Men - Going Dutch

• October 29th, 2019

From Toby to Tom concludes with...Tom Holland!  Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston, along with friend of HKC! DeNae Cortez, explore the Spider-Man films with Tom Holland in the title role (except for those movies that were Captain America or Avengers-driven).  Discover a virtual world of Hollondness this week!

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Hey Kids, Comics! #329 - Toby to Tom: Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Men - Neither President Nor Cat

• October 12th, 2019

Welcome to the middle chapter of a the three-part exploration of the actors and films of the three incarnations of modern Spider-Man films.  This week Andrew Farmer and Cole Houston are joined by podcaster Rick Gutierrez (of The United States of Geekdom) to discuss Amazing Spider-Man and Amazing Spider-Man II as well as Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and his web-headed alter-ego.  Spoiler Alert:  There are technical difficulties throughout...

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