First, Andy Larson and his Ghost gang, do a read pile review of the classic Barry Allen Flash story “Death of Iris Allen” from issues #275-284. Second, Chad Smith and Rob Stewart engage in a fantastic funny book free for all in a “Versus” segment that pits Spider man’s Rogues Gallery vs. the Flash’s Rogues Gallery in a battle to the death!
First, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, Chad Smith, and JA Scott do a read pile review of Jeff Parker and Doc Shaner's Dynamite run on Flash Gordon (no pun intended) Second, the Ghostly group trashes their top 10 least favorite cash grabbin' comic book crossovers! Here's a hint, we do not like Carnage very much...
Ghost Regulars, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith are joined again by comic book rookies, Zach Josebeck and Ashley Lamanna, for another round of geekgastic questions. Why does Galactus nom on planets? Why does the JLA let Batman hang around with them? Listen to hear our answers...
Andy & Nicole Larson, Chad Smith, and Rob Stewart tackle another round of current events including the upcoming Luke Cage Netflix show, Comixology original releases, and Carol Danver's Captain Marvel shoes! Second, the group does a rookie read pile review of the very first multi issue arc from Stan Lee & Steve Ditko's Doctor Strange run featuring the Master of Mystic Arts vs. the inferious Dormammu/Baron Mordo team up! Eternity Awaits!
First, The Ghosts make the jump to lightspeed with a review of the latest chapter in the Star Wars Saga: Solo, A Star Wars Story. Did it shoot first? Or was it Bantha Fodder? Second, Andy, Chad, and Rob discuss some of their favorite comics based off of licensed properties? Will we talk Micronauts? Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Madballs? Pokemon? Listen to find out!
It's a Tribute to the Man of Steel on this month's bonus episode! First, Andy & Rob engage in comic book combat in titanic "Versus" segment that pits Superman vs. He-Man! Second, the group weighs in on who is the greatest Superman "clone"/"rip off"/"homage" in comic books! Finally, it's a Super sized read pile review of the DC Elseworlds series, Justice League: Gods and Monsters.
First, Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith tackle their first "Not Top" Ten as they let their geek rage out over the Worst Things ever done to Spider-Man. Second, the gang reviews the Fred Van Lente's Fantastic Funny Pages Encyclopedia Extraordinaire namely called "Comic Book History of Comics".
What’s better than Christmas and Your Birthday rolled up into one? Why it’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!! Join Andy Larson, Rob Stewart, and Chad Smith as they highlight some of […]
**Before I begin, big props to Frank Cho for the featured art on today’s article.** For those of you not nerdy enough to care, Today is the official Star Wars […]
First of all, I’ve really got to start Wikipedia-ing some of these entries before I choose them, apparently. I started reading Alan Moore’s 1963 series not knowing that… it doesn’t […]
Back in the trenches again for another exciting review of something that was an dusty inhabitant in my never ending comics read pile, that is now a less dusty graduate. […]
So I just noticed that most of my reviews on the comic read pile posts have been somewhat positive. Meaning, I’ve yet to really review or talk about any series […]
Welcome to a special edition blog here at Ghosts of the Stratosphere! I’m regular podcast panelist, blog contributor, and multiple time second place winner in a beauty contest, Robert Stewart. […]
Hey Ghosties! For all of our fans that don’t have iTunes but want to get regular episodes of our podcast, Never Fear! We are now on Stitcher as well! Click […]
Got the idea for this blog from looking at my bookshelf wall of TPBs, graphic novels, and other assorted comic bricabrac. Right next to my Spiderman collectable statue bank, in […]
Let’s talk turkey, folks. Time for another edition of my never ending read pile. On this week’s installment, we’ll be tackling a little known series from mid 70s Marvel written by Steve Gerber called Omega the Unknown. For those of you that know me personally, you’ll find that my comic tastes were pretty heavily influenced by my older brother, Dave.