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Comic Book Noob

Do you love watching comic book characters on the big and small screen but don't know their comic book stories? Do you want to start reading comics but don't know where to start? In each episode, comic book noob Scott Murray asks common questions and gets reading recommendations from comic book experts Matt Moore and Regina Davis.
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Aug 16, 2019

Today we discuss the DC Vertigo comic book series - The Kitchen. It's about a group of women who take over the mafia business after their husbands are busted by law enforcement. We'll also touch on the film version of the story.

Jul 26, 2019

Disclaimer: This episode's discussion includes mature themes that are found in this very adult-oriented comic book series and TV show.  The Boys is a story about a CIA team tasked with monitoring the super-powered citizens of the world.  We'll discuss the comic book series and the new Amazon series in today's episode.

Jul 11, 2019

He's an unapologetic brutal bounty hunter known for his "grim and gritty" style in the comic books.  Lobo is the kind of comic book character that might also fit a Slayer or Rob Zombie music video, and he's appearing in the second season of Krypton. 

Jun 20, 2019

Before you see Spider-Man Far From Home, find out more about Mysterio.  This longtime Spidey nemesis has been around since the 1960s, but with no superpowers, how does he put up a fight?  The experts explain in this week's episode.

Jun 6, 2019

Just because someone crashes on Earth with superpowers, it doesn't automatically mean they'll choose to use them for good.  Today, Scott and Matt discuss comic books like Irredeemable and Superman Red Son, as well as the movie Brightburn.

May 23, 2019

Since the 1970s, Swamp Thing has evolved into a popular character that has been featured on comics TV sets and movies.  Now, he's back with a new show on the DC Streaming Platform.  Who is Swamp Thing and how has he remained popular for so long?  We'll discuss on this week's episode.

May 2, 2019

Today's character has made several appearances in Marvel Comics, and he's a listener request.  Some people say he's Marvel's Batman, but does that add up?  He is - Moon Knight.

Apr 18, 2019

He's one of the most popular villains in comic book history, and he's made appearances on the big and small screen.  In today's episode, you'll learn more about Deathstroke and his comic book history.

Apr 4, 2019

The Kree and The Skrulls have a long history in Marvel Comics, but MCU fans got their biggest exposure to them in Captain Marvel.  Today we'll discuss their history and long-lasting conflict.

Mar 28, 2019

Something unexpected has come up at the last minute, so we had to push the next episode another week.  Thanks for your patience.  

Mar 20, 2019

This week's discussion about The Kree and The Skrulls has been pushed to next Thursday.

Mar 7, 2019

The second season of The Punisher Netflix series featured a long-time nemesis - Jigsaw.  Today we'll discuss his comic book history and how it matches up with the TV version.   *This episode contains minor spoilers from Season 2 of The Punisher.*

Feb 21, 2019

The DC Streaming Service has unleashed Doom Patrol on TV audiences this year, but they made their first comics appearance in 1963.  Today we discuss what Doom Patrol is all about and highlight the characters featured in the television series.

Feb 1, 2019

This week's episode is a listener request!  We're talking about the DC Comics/Vertigo character John Constantine.

Jan 18, 2019

Aquaman is a box office success, but he's not the only hero who's in action.  Today's episode is all about his badass wife and partner - Mera.

Dec 29, 2018

Scott announces the return date for 2019

Dec 7, 2018

There are several spider-people you'll see in the Into the Spiderverse movie, and we'll cover them in today's episode.

Nov 23, 2018

He's been on cartoons and comics.  He's known for comedy and adventure.  Today, we'll discuss Plastic Man.

Nov 9, 2018

Sabrina is back on TV again, but this time it's very different from the Melissa Joan Hart version.  We'll discuss her comic book roots, her involvement in the ArchieVerse and parallels to the Netflix series.

Oct 26, 2018

Typhoid Mary just appeared in the second season on Iron Fist, and we've seen a lot of Misty Knight on Netflix.  We discuss the comic book similarities and differences in these two badass women in this week's episode.

Oct 12, 2018

Daredevil Season 3 is coming to Netflix on October 19th, and Wilson Fisk (Kingpin) is back!  Today we talk about his comic book roots.

Sep 28, 2018

He's a new god, an escape artist and he was created by Jack Kirby.  He is - Mister Miracle!

Sep 18, 2018

Comic Book Noob IS coming back,but technical issues have delayed the start of the new season.  Scott provides an update.

Aug 24, 2018

He's the archrival of Aquaman, and he's the villain in the upcoming Aquaman movie.  Today we'll share some insights on the character known as Black Manta.

Aug 9, 2018

Matt talks with Scott about the superhero at the center of his upcoming fiction podcast - The Crimson Files.  Rebecca Ross is a former Fort Henson police officer that decides to disappear and become the new face of justice - The Crimson Crane.  Find out some new information about her origin, her life, her skills, her costume and her gadgets.

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