Episode 2.18: Blind Drawerbox Dig

January 20, 2011 under Podcasts

Join me as I discover what possible gems may exist in a Drawerbox that I haven’t cracked open in a while.  Also I reveal my geek related loot from my birthday.

Intro and Outro music by Viaceslav Svedov – “Desert Eagle” and “Voodoo Power” and many others can be viewed on his Youtube page.

Doctor Who Supplemental 2.6: Colin Baker

January 13, 2011 under Podcasts

Just Bill experiences the Colin Baker era of Doctor Who for the first time… listen in for thoughts and musings on the Colin Baker era!

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Doctor Who Supplemental 2.5: Peter Davison

October 28, 2010 under Podcasts

In this episode, Just Bill is joined by guests Angela and Dave Williams to discuss the fifth Doctor’s tenure in the TARDIS.

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Doctor Who Supplemental 2.4

July 27, 2010 under Podcasts

A super-sized DOCTOR WHO extravaganza! A look at the final episodes of Matt Smith’s introductory series as the Doctor, looking at everything from AMY’S CHOICE through BIG BANG, and then we visit with the Tom Baker era for one final time before his regeneration into Peter Davison, with a look at STATE OF DECAY, WARRIOR’S GATE, THE KEEPER OF TRAKEN and finally LOGOPOLIS. It’s a full bag of traveling in time and space in this one!

Doctor Who Supplemental 2.3

May 27, 2010 under Podcasts

Thoughts and musings on episodes from the Fourth and Eleventh Doctors!

Eleventh:
*The Time of Angels
*Flesh and Stone
*The Vampires of Venice

Fourth:
*The Leisure Hive
*Meglos
*Full Circle

Episode 2.10: Lazy Readers II – The Elitists Strike Back

May 20, 2010 under Podcasts

The sequel to Episode 68 of the Drawerbox, we revisit the concept of a Lazy Reader and how comic fans can be blamed for the woes of the industry. From the 11 o’clock message boards to Steve Harris on Twitter, the concept of Lazy Readers rears its ugly head once more. Also more Supershow talk, a return to DCBS, FCBD 2010, IRON MAN 2, and finally the BLACK PANTHER cartoon that we’re still waiting to see in America… well most of us. And finally we wrap up with a RECENT READS segment that includes my personal history with SAVAGE DRAGON, and what I’ve thought of Erik Larsen over the years, DOCTOR WHO: TIME MACHINATIONS (IDW), CHEW Vol 1 TPB (Image), BRAVE AND THE BOLD #33 (DC), MIGHTY AVENGERS #36 (final issue,Marvel), SIEGE #4 (Marvel), DARK AVENGERS 16 (Marve, final issue), FLASH #1 (DC), S.H.I.E.L.D #1 (Marvel), RICHARD STARK’S PARKER the HUNTER (IDW), ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ULTIMATE COLLECTION Vol 2 (Marvel), and finally the FCBD IRON MAN/THOR one shot (Marvel). Whew!

Music : “Thunder Chicken” – The Mighty Imperials

Doctor Who Supplemental 2.2

May 6, 2010 under Podcasts

The Doctor Who supplemental returns with a look at the eleventh Doctor’s debut in the TARDIS and then a look back to some classic episodes from the Tom Baker era covering seasons 16 and 17. Join in on the fun and don’t forget your sonic screwdriver!

Doctor Who Supplemental 2.1

January 3, 2010 under Podcasts

The Doctor Who Supplemental returns and Just Bill rambles on as usual.  The focus of this episode is the Classic Doctor Who series, seasons 13-15 in the Tom Baker era, and also brief comments concerning David Tennant’s final episode as the Doctor, THE END OF TIME.

Serials discussed in this episode are:

  • THE ANDROID INVASION
  • THE BRAIN OF MORBIUS
  • THE SEEDS OF DOOM
  • THE MASQUE OF MANDRAGORA
  • THE HAND OF FEAR
  • THE FACE OF EVIL
  • THE ROBOTS OF DEATH
  • THE TALONS OF WENG-CHIANG
  • HORROR OF FANG ROCK
  • THE INVISIBLE ENEMY

Episode 98: Does Format Effect the Reading Experience?

March 3, 2009 under Podcasts

The main topic of the episode is whether or not the format in which you read a comic effects your enjoyment of the material.  Do you prefer singles, trades, Absolutes, or digital comics?  How did the creators believe the work would be consumed?  More questions than answers in this one.  Listen and then give your two cents on the talkback thread at thecomicforums.com.

Next, some more TV Talk…. Doctor Who, Quantum Leap,  Hulk Versus, and more.

And this episode’s Recent Reads and Random Thoughts:

  • Doctor Who the Forgotten #6
  • Locke and Key Head Games #1 & 2
  • Hack/Slash #12, 13, 14
  • Incognito #1
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz #1
  • War Heroes #1
  • Thor God-Size #1

Episode 96: Stream of Consciousness Rambling

February 8, 2009 under Podcasts

Preamble to the Ramble (An explanation): 01:12

With nothing planned at all, the main topic of this episode is no topic at all as Just Bill hits record and just starts talking about whatever crosses his mind, which leads to:

The Ramble: 3:40

  • · Conner inherits Action Figures
  • · Diamond’s New Criteria
  • · The Enlightened Self Interest of Pre-Ordering
  • · The Self Interest of Comic Creators
  • · An Opportunity in Disguise
  • · The Uniques – A unique Distribution Method
  • · Comic Previews on the Internet

Recent Reads and Random Thoughts: 37:56

  • · Ghost Rider #20
  • · Nova #20
  • · Immortal Iron Fist #20 & 21
  • · Booster Gold #15 & 16
  • · Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #12-15
  • · Incredible Hercules #124
  • · Witchblade TPB Volume 1
  • · Captain America #45
  • · Captain Britain & MI:13 #8 & 9
  • · Doctor Who the Forgotten: 4 & 5
  • · Green Lantern #36
  • · Justice League of America #27
  • · Hulk #9

Enter the Drawerbox: 1:17:25

X-O Manowar #44-50

Episode 94: My Favorite Podcasts and What’s on My DVR

January 20, 2009 under Podcasts

In this extra super-sized edition of the Drawerbox, Just Bill counts down the Top Ten Podcasts that fill his ipod.  Following that, a countdown of the television shows programmed into the digital video recorder at Just Bill’s home.

And finally,  lotsa comics in Recent Reads and Random Thoughts:

  • Secret Six #1
  • Nova #19
  • Doctor Who the Forgotten #2 and 3
  • Justice League of America #26
  • Secret Invasion X-Men #4
  • Daredevil #110
  • Final Crisis: Rage of the Red Lanterns
  • Birds of Prey #124
  • Iron Man the End
  • Astonishing X-Men #27
  • City of Dust #1
  • And Many More!!!

Episode 70: Doctor Who Supplemental

May 5, 2008 under Podcasts

I’ll be honest, this episode is not my finest hour and I basically ramble and babble on for the entire thing, but the episode is SAVED by wonderful audio comments that were submitted by Gargoyle and New Mutant from thecomicforums.com.  In it I learn that New Mutant is in fact, NOT British.

Covered in this episode, Season 12 of the classic Doctor Who series, including the following serials:

  • The Ark in Space
  • The Sontaran Experiment
  • Genesis of the Daleks
  • Revenge of the Cybermen

Listen to the episode and then let me know your feelings/thoughts on Genesis of the Daleks by emailing to JBCBDB@gmail.com.  Keep those audio comments coming… they really do save these shows!

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Episode 68: Doctor Who Supplemental

April 19, 2008 under Podcasts

Okay, cart before the horse here… the supplemental to episode 68 is being released before episode 68.  I just knew I needed to hunker down and get this recorded first, otherwise I’d use up all my free time on the “regular” drawerbox again not get to it.

This episode should probably be called Torchwood Supplemental though, because I spend more time on that show than Doctor Who… but the main topic of the show is a “virtual conversation” with Bruce Rosenberger of Komicskast about Doctor Who and podcasting in general.  Bruce has some insightful commentary on podcasting and also shares his experiences with Doctor Who. Check it out.

To share your thoughts and comments on this episode, Doctor Who, or anything else that strikes your fancy, please email jbcbdb@gmail.com or visit http://www.thecomicforums.com and look for the Drawerbox sub-forum.

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Episode 65 Doctor Who Supplemental

March 16, 2008 under Podcasts

As an experiment, I’m going to try breaking the Doctor Who conversation off as a separate download. Some people love the Doctor Who stuff, some people hated it, so hopefully this will be a way to please everyone. Check out this introductory episode for the full explanation.

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Episode 63: It Almost Never Was

February 25, 2008 under Podcasts

I’m thrilled to have this episode recorded at all… my laptop needed to be rebuilt after an encounter with Vista service pack 1, and it sucked up most of my usual recording time… as a result, I’m even LESS prepared than usual for this episode.

Enter the Drawerbox: Excalibur #85-96 featuring Warren Ellis

Recent Reads: Fist of Justice #1, Green Lantern #27, Teen Titans #55

The Doctor Visit: 69: The Green Death, 70: The Time Warrior