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The Shortbox: The New Mutants - The Demon Bear Saga Epic Collection Vol. 2

The Shortbox: The New Mutants - The Demon Bear Saga Epic Collection Vol. 2

Here at the Longbox Podcast, there’s no shame in admitting gaps in comics knowledge. For Tyler and Matt, one of the most glaring omissions in their collections is the classic New Mutants run from Chris Claremont, Bob McLeod, and Bill Sienkiewicz. To correct that, TLB tackles teenage angst, angry spirit animals, and mutant mindscapes in this week’s Demon Bear Saga Epic Collection Shortbox Special! (That's a mouthful)

The Shortbox: House of M

The Shortbox: House of M

The Longbox Podcast is back with another edition of the Shortbox. This time around, the boys get their Claws out and tear into the 2005 event, House of M. Reeling after the events of Avengers: Disassembled, the worlds greatest heroes and mutants band together....to just fucking murder one of their own? Yeah, this book is kinda messed up. Join us sapiens in this new Mutant utopian reality, and listen!

The Shortbox: Glory by Joe Keatinge and Sophie Campbell

The Shortbox: Glory by Joe Keatinge and Sophie Campbell

Dear listener, do you remember the good, old days of Image Comics? The mullets, the denim, the cocaine and all those X-Men rip offs. There was a time when Image wasn’t an IP machine and boy, it was beautiful. To celebrate that beautiful period in comics, Tyler and Matt take a peak at the hyper violent, reimagining of 90s darling(?) Glory by Joe Keatinge and Sophie Campbell.

The Shortbox: Marvels by Kurt Busiek & Alex Ross

The Shortbox: Marvels by Kurt Busiek & Alex Ross

The Longbox Boys are back with another edition of the Shortbox! This time around, Tyler and Matt are here to talk about the classic Marvels by Alex Ross and Kurt Busiek. How did this seminal Marvel book slip by Tyler, the self-proclaimed Marvel fanboy, all these years? Why does the word "mutie" feel weird to say? Listen to find out!

The Shortbox: Sin City A Dame to Kill For

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The Shortbox: Batman Year One

The Shortbox: Batman Year One

The Longbox Boys are back with another edition of The Shortbox! While Tyler is away at Disney World in an attempt to stave his seasonal affective disorder, the boys delve into the Frank Miller classic Batman Year One! They discuss the influence of David Mazzucchelli even in today's comics and how Batman is one of the most fluid characters to exist. Make sure your parents are okay before listening to this show!

The Shortbox: Inhumans by Paul Jenkins and Jae Lee

The Shortbox: Inhumans by Paul Jenkins and Jae Lee

While Americans celebrate their freedom on the Fourth of July, the Longbox boys are back with another episode of the Shortbox. This time they're tackling the 1998 Marvel Knights series Inhumans by Paul Jenkins and Jae Lee. Freedom might be the thought on everyone's mind, but how was that freedom gained for the Inhumans? How does a King keep his people safe when attacked by the outside world. Join Tyler and Matt as they delve into this epic 12-issue story that was way ahead of its time.

Deadpool 2 Special

Deadpool 2 Special

Like the proverbial strap-on on International Women’s Day, The Longbox Boy’s are strapped and ready to go with a Deadpool 2 review! Superhero burn out might be real but we live in a post-Rick and Morty world, folks. The trash of the internet worship a new pop culture god and you know what that means? It’s cool to like Deadpool again. And boy, did we like Deadpool this time around.