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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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Jul 2, 2020

Red Guardian appears in the upcoming Black Widow movie, but seven variations of the character appeared in comics. We'll discuss them all in today's episode.

Jun 23, 2020

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Jun 18, 2020

In DC Comics, Green Lantern isn't the only Lantern.  So, today we'll discuss the people who make up red, yellow, blue, black and more. What powers them, and what makes them unique?

May 21, 2020

Her comic series was created in 2018, and she's got her own show on Syfy. Today's topic is the Vault Comics series - Vagrant Queen.

May 8, 2020

Stargirl has special meaning to Geoff Johns, and she's about to star in her own television series.  We discuss that and her comic book history on today's show.

Apr 9, 2020

You don't find many war comics these days, but today you'll hear about one of the most popular comic book heroes and war books - Sgt. Rock.

Mar 27, 2020

The creators of Locke and Key tried to bring their popular comic book series to television for several years.  Now, it's a successful series on Netflix.  On today's show, we discuss the comic books and how they connect to the TV series.

Mar 12, 2020

Bloodshot has been a popular creation of Valiant Comics ever since his first appearance in the 90s.  Now, Vin Diesel is playing him on the big screen, and Matt is here to discuss his comic book legacy.

Feb 14, 2020

Today's episode features a listener request!  He's from Marvel Comics, and he's an X-Man...he's Nightcrawler.

Jan 30, 2020

In today's episode, we'll discuss the characters who will be featured in the new Birds of Prey movie and dive into their comic book history. 

Jan 9, 2020

Today's topic covers one of the most impactful comic book series of all time, and it's the theme of the CW's crossover event - Crisis on Infinite Earths.

Dec 19, 2019

For the final podcast of 2019, we discuss Spider-Woman.  Find out the interesting reason why Marvel created her.  Plus, we talk about her appearance in comics and in her 1979 animated series.

Dec 5, 2019

Long before Legends of Tomorrow, he appeared in comic books dating back to the 1940s.  In today's episode, we cover a listener request - Hawkman.

Nov 22, 2019

The Watchmen comics have consistently been an impactful and popular series since the mid-1980s.  Today we'll discuss some of its history and how it all fits into the new television series.  We'll also announce the topic for the upcoming Patreon show.

Nov 14, 2019

This week's show had to be pushed to next week.  Scott explains why and announces the topic for the next episode.

Oct 18, 2019

This week, we step out of print and into audio storytelling again with an inside look at the villain featured in Season Two of The Crimson Files Fiction Podcast - Regina Ruse.  Our special guest is Gwendolynn Murphy, the actress who gave Regina her voice in the show.

Oct 3, 2019

Just in time for her TV series on the CW, we discuss the history, controversies and rivals of Batwoman on today's episode.

Sep 19, 2019

In today's episode, we discuss the comic book series Stumptown, which will also be a television series on ABC starring Cobie Smulders.

Sep 13, 2019

Scott gives an update on the show and a return date.

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.

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