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The Panel Scanners Episode 73

This month, the crew talks about everything they have missed in the world of comic, gaming, film, tv, and even theme park news in While We Were Away, then discuss the potential of a burgeoning Disney pop culture monopoly. A big thanks again to all those who came out for Carol & John's Comic Shop Free Comic Book Day Midnight Release Party event and special thanks to everyone at C&Js.

Free Comic Book Day 2018 Part Three

Live from Carol and John's Comic Shop in Cleveland, Phil grills Darren with some Ridiculous Comic Book Trivia, Darren has a RetroActive Review of X-Men and The Teen Titans (Marvel, DC 1982), all your faves and not-so-faves in "Stick, Stuck, Pick, Sayonara", and Phil and Darren are joined by more FCBD 2018 revelers.

Free Comic Book Day 2018 Part Two

The second part of our live appearance from Carol and John's Comic Shop in Cleveland for FCBD 2018. Phil and Darren talk comics, cosplay, and trivia with a number of quests from the Midnight Release Party. The top news is discussed in "While We Were Away", and they talk about some comic creators the duo can't help but follow.

Star Wars Special 2

The Panel Scanners Strike Back in a follow up to 2015's Star Wars Special. Hear the guys talk about who their fave and not-so-fave Star Wars heroes are. Tim talks the future of the Star Wars legacy and beyond. Then, Phil examines the controversy surrounding Star Wars: Battlefront. Plus, Darren welcomes political analyst and Star Wars buff Matt to sit in for part of the conversation. Finally, Darren continues his RetroActive Review of Marvel's original run of Star Wars comics from the 1970s-80's.

Holiday Special 2017

Phil, Tim, and Darren talk about their favorite, geek-related, holiday memories. Phil has a RetroActive Review of Spider-Man: The Tangled Web #21 (T'Was the Fight Before Christmas) by the late great Darwyn Cooke and all the faves and not-so-faves in SSPS.

Top Ten Wrestlers

Ahead of Survivor Series 2017, Darren sits down with L.A. based pro wrestling enthusiast and genuine raconteur Redmond and chats about their favorite pro-wrestlers. Where do grappling luminaries such as Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and others fall on the list? 

The Panel Scanners Episode 58 Part Two

Part two of thePsers' tribute to Batman: The Animated Series on the occasion of its 25th Anniversary. The crew talk about Paul Dini's "Dark Knight: A True Batman Story" and Tim has a comprehensive and touching RetroActive Review of 1994's "Mad Love", a Harley Quinn centered graphic novel inspired by her relationship with the Joker in Batman: TAS. Plus, all the faves and not-so-faves in SSPS.