Episode 359: Halloween Special 2016 Lost Footage

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Last week on the Dollar Bin podcast, the feed was interrupted by a mysterious 1962 radio drama. This caused out listeners to miss out on a portion of our Halloween book recommendations.  We have gathered the missing footage and return you to your regularly scheduled program.

Runtime 32 minutes 40 seconds

Episode 359: Halloween Special 2016

Welcome to another episode of the Dollar Bin.  This week, to rev up for Halloween and Comicsfest, Adam, Shawn, and special guest Josh, discuss some of their favorite horror, scary, spooky comics that they are reading.  Did someone say Comicsfest?  We will be at Richard's Comics and Collectables helping out, along with many guest artists, including Dollar Bin participants, J Chris Campbell, Duane Ballenger, Wes, Brooks, and Joey Weiser.

Books discussed in this episode include:  Swamp Thing, Nail Biter, Harrow County, Sixth Gun, Baltimore, Joe Golem, Fatale, Dagon, She Wolf, October Faction, Broken Moon, Wytches, Ghosts, Manifest Destiny, Cemetery Blues, Trees, and Clean Room

Runtime 1 hour 2 minutes 24 seconds

HeroesCon 2015: Cover Design Panel

HeroesCon 2015:  Cover Design Panel

What makes a great cover stand out on the crowded comics’ shelves? Mental Floss columnist RICH BARRETT discusses this with FRANCIS MANAPUL (Flash), DAVE JOHNSON (Silk), JIM RUGG (Street Angel), TULA LOTAY (Supreme: Blue Rose) and NATHAN FOX (Captain Victory).

Runtime 1 hour 1 minute 24 seconds

HeroesCon 2015:  Cover Design Panel

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Episode 353: Post HeroesCon 2015 Wrap Up

Episode 353:  Post HeroesCon 2015 Wrap Up

HeroesCon 2015 was a whirlwind! We can't believe it was only last weekend, June 19-21. Sit back and listen while Wes Brooks, J Chris Campbell, Adam Daughhetee, and Shawn Daughhetee take a stroll down memory lane and reminisce about their time at the convention. You will hear such interesting stories as Friday at the con, Saturday dinner at Phat Burrito, hanging out with friends, selling things, buying things and much more!

Runtime 1 hour 33 minutes 58 seconds

Episode 353:  Post HeroesCon 2015 Wrap Up

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SC Comicon 2015: Allen Bellman

In this SC Comicon 2015 panel Golden Age artist, Allen Bellman was there before even Marvel, which at the time was Timely Comics.  He was working on Captain America in the actual 1940’s.   Join us in a discussion spotlighting Allen Bellman’s golden career in comics.

Moderated by Adam Daughhetee
Images by Indulge Images

Runtime: 40 minutes 17 seconds

Episode 350: Ask a Black Nerd Part 2

Following up on our first part, Ask a Black Nerd Part 1, we bring you, part 2.  In this episode, Terence, Ted, and Trevor answer your Facebook questions.  What were their answers?  There is only one way to find out.  Just listen.

Runtime 1 hour 7 minutes 12 seconds

Click to view the National Trevor: The Movie pilot/trailor

Click to view the National Trevor: The Movie pilot/trailor

Episode 339: HeroesCon 2014 Warp Up Part 4

Finally, we have said all there is to say about HeroesCon...unless, of course, you have something to say too.  If you do then drop us a line and maybe we'll throw together a part five, or maybe, a HeroesCon 2014 Wrap Up wrap up?  Anyway, here's Adam, Micah, and Shawn.

Runtime 55 minutes 52 seconds

Episode 338: HeroesCon 2014 Wrap Up Part 3

Cosplay by Van Der Villain Cosplay

This week we wrap up out HeroesCon 2014 discussion with Josh.  But first, Adam and Shawn discuss their trip to Chapel Hill Comics for the Greatest Signing of All Time (Ed Piskor, Jim Rugg, Tom Scioli, Chris Pitzer) to celebrate the retirement of comic shop owner, Andrew Neal.

Featured image:  Van Der Villain Cosplay

Runtime 49 minutes 45 seconds

HeroesCon 2014: Teaching Comics Forum - Teaching Difficult Texts

With the increased spotlight on teaching controversial material in schools we thought it would be fun to discuss methods and approaches for teaching difficult comics and graphic novels. Planned topics include: racial stereotypes, violence, and sexuality. That being said, Parental Guidance is suggested as the conversation may steer toward mature content. Panelists include Mike Kobre (Queens University), Andy Kunka (USC), Dana Hayward (HarperCollins Publishers) and moderator Shawn Daughhetee (The School of Hard Knocks).

Runtime 57 minutes 12 seconds

Episode 335: Pre HeroesCon 2014

This week Adam, Josh, and Shawn get together to talk about what they look forward to at HeroesCon 2014.  Topics include:  Friday Night Drink and Draw, Saturday Art Auction, Adam and Shawn moderating panels, the Mega Panel covering Comics Regulation, Comics Censorship: Past and Present, and lots of great comic creators!

Runtime 1 hour 2 minutes 39 seconds

SC Comicon 2014: Star Trek Continues Panel

Star Trek Continues is the acclaimed fan production aimed at completing the final two years of the original 5-year mission.  This panel will feature a viewing of the episode with introduction by Lou Ferrigno (featured in the episode) and a Q & A with director, Chris White.  Be sure not to miss this one, Star Trek fans!

Runtime 15 minutes 39 seconds

Episode 310: The Clip Show

Episode 310: The Clip Show

Join Adam and Shawn as they host an hodgepodge of a show! First up Adam and Shawn talk about why you should back Bradd Parton’s Open Mic Nightmare Kickstarter. Also on tap is the conclusion to the much anticipated March Madness! Finally the winner is revealed and before 2014! Adam found some material on the cutting room floor from the infamous Reunion Show. Andy Runton is interviewed about HeroesCon and his awesome Indie Island print. Special sneak peak of the, as yet, unaired interview that Adam and Joel did with comic legend Howard Chaykin! All this and possibly more on a very special (and totally new and original) episode of The Dollar Bin.

Runtime 32 minutes 41 seconds

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Episode 308: Monstercon 2013

Episode 308:  Monstercon 2013

This past weekend Shawn and Adam attended Monster Con, a 3 day convention, right in their own back yard (almost literally).  Featured in this weeks coverage are Kells, Megan Wilson, Richard Morgan, and J Chris Campbell’s mom.  We also discuss Nerdicon, Cannon Canvas Comics, and The Big Scary Show.

Runtime 1 hour 19 minutes 5 seconds

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Episode 305: Comics and Everything Part Two - Growth

Ashley HoltThis week in the Dollar Bin I present to you a show like you’ve never heard before.  A show of descent and intrigue, faith, hope, and disapointment.  However, most setting it apart from any other show before it is Ashley Holt.  Funny thing, this is part two.  Keep and eye out for part one next week.

Runtime 1 hour 12 minutes 44 seconds

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Episode 286: It's a Geek Knock Life

This week on the Dollar Bin Adam, Brian, and Danny talk geek.  What does that mean?  Well, that’s exactly what we plan to find out.  Join us as we discuss the term geek and its connotations.  Who the biggest geek of all?  You will just have to listen and find out.  Hint:  It’s you.

Runtime 38 minutes 12 seconds

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