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TK 109: I Care About You

In this special freestyle episode of Tres Komikeros, John and Alex welcome the newest member to the cell block — Butch Mapa! He has a purdy mouth.  This week, the boys discuss Amazing Spider-Man, Waid’s Daredevil, Punk Rock Jesus, Adventure Time, and a ton of other stuff.  This show was recorded Friday night, so most of the major news out of San Diego is not yet tackled, particularly the major movie announcements.  In any case, sit back and enjoy this show!

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 Featured Musical Interludes: Nelly Furtado

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TK 103: Thup Thup

John, Alex, and Nick meet up in a dark alley and build a cardboard fort all in the spirit of talking about some great comic books!  Reviewed this week are Red Hood and the Outlaws #8, Norby Ela’s Weather Weather Lang, and The Punisher #10!

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 Reviews                     04:00
 Quick Shots                 30:00
 Panel Discussion            43:30

 Featured Musical Interludes: The Black Keys

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TK 99: Total Sploosh

Jeremy Renner, Mike Mignola, Ryan Gosling, and Stuart Immonen float around in dreamspace as Nick, Alex, Migs, and John hang out for a free-form episode of Tres Komikeros.  After a brief discussion on fresh comics, the boys discuss Mark Millar’s Manila visit, Mark Waid ending Irredeemable, the idea of meeting one’s heroes, and the idea of acquiring and publishing non-comics properties.

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 Reviews                     05:30
 Free-form Discussion        30:45

Featured Musical Interludes: The Kooks 

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TK 64: The List (Part Seven)

John, Migs, and Alex return to bring the seventh installment of their Top 100 Comics.  What book made Alex cry?  Who should fix Spawn?  And who or what is CUPCAKE NINJA?!?

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In this episode:

Scott Pilgrim
Lee-Ditko Spider-man
Whedon and Cassaday’s Astonishing X-men
Gotham Central
Miller’s Daredevil
Invincible Iron Man

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TK 60: The List (Part Three)

EJ and Jad join John for the first episode of 2011! Continuing the rundown of TK’s 100 favorite comics, the gang struggles to keep it together as they nerd out around a bottle of red wine.

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Monday Match-up


“Hey! That’s MY gargoyle!”

Batman: Upon seeing his parents murdered in front of him as a young boy, Bruce Wayne honed his mind and body into weapons against crime and corruption.  With state of the art technology, the sharpest mind of his time, and the peak of human physical prowess,  he fights for justice as the Dark Knight, striking fear into the hearts of men.

Why He Wins: The Caped Crusader keeps DD at bay with an array of batarangs and smoke pellets, at which point he notices that his adversary is able to dodge or duck everything he throws at him.  Deducing that DD has heightened or superhuman senses of some sort, he activates the sonic emitter to attract a flock of bats to throw DD off-balance in mid-leap.  The hypersonics confirm Batman’s suspicions of heightened hearing, at which point he uses silent lasers to dispatch or disable Murdock, without ever having to land a punch.


Daredevil: Exposed to toxic chemicals as a child, Matt Murdock was initially stricken blind but eventually developed superhuman senses and agility.  With his heightened sensory accuracy and sensitivity, he fights for justice in Hell’s Kitchen as the man without fear.

Why He Wins: With Daredevil’s moniker being “The Man Without Fear,” and Batman relying on his abiltiy to strike terror into his opponents, the Dark Knight loses an edge.  Batman may use an assortment of gadgets, but even Bullseye (who supposedly never misses) has a hard time hitting Daredevil — it’ll be impossible for Batman to hit him with anything.  Given all that, this will become a straight-up fist fight.  Physically, both heroes are in peak condition.  Batman is physically stronger, while Daredevil is more agile.  Daredevil will be able to see everything Batman throws at him coming, and without any intel on each other, it’s impossible to figure out that Daredevil is, in fact, blind… since nothing he does in costume hints at it.  Evenly matched, it all comes down to who has powers.  And Batman is simply all too human against a devil.

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Tres Komikeros 37

It’s the 2009 Year Ender Episode with not two… not seven… but FOUR Komikeros at the microphones.  Listen to EJ, Alex, John, and Migs recount the year’s best and worst comic moments, single issues, moments, and of course, ongoing titles.  Enough with the preamble — this episode’s jam-packed, so get to listening!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone!

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Tres Komikeros 32

tk32Alex and John bring you spankin’ fresh reviews of the week’s hottest books: Daredevil #501, Haunt #1, and Planetary #27!  A super-sized round of quick shots then gives you guys a healthy dose of Marvel and DC bullets, while a panel discussion recommended by a listener sees the boys discuss Marvel’s latest event — Siege!

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(If you are having trouble with the downloads, right-click the link, Save Link As… and that should take care of it.)


neeheeAlso, here’s an image of John photo-manipulated by his girlfriend Jad.  Apparently she prefers him cut up and with… twisty parts.