Does Pat Get It? Episode 28 – Doom Patrol #75 Pat doesn’t quite know what a Doom Patrol is. Will he fault the issue? Maybe the concept? Or is he just cool with not getting it this time? Find out now DPGI? faithful!
Scowl’s Top Four – Worst Movies Watched During Quarantine Rich and Cliff return to talk about what is, in their opinions, dogshit movies watched during the pandemic. Let them know how right or wrong they are!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 96 – “Reviews For Jesus or Pardue My French.” Movie time once again! We take a look at bad plot devices, compare sequels, Scorsese for a bit and give Knife Puppy a bone. Enjoy!
Trade Review Vault – Invincible Tp 1 Tim is back to let you know what he thinks of Invincible leading up to the release of the soon to be hit cartoon on Amazon! Will this title be a favorite or a flop? How invincible is it really? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 95 – “That Stuff Michael Buffer Is On or Sam Loves a Fat Suit.” This episode has it all! We listen to some music nobody has ever heard before, a blind man does the karates, we weigh in on romantic comedies again and show you that we got da stuff!
Does Pat Get It? Episode 26 – Ghost Rider 2099 #16 Pat is here to attempt once again to make sense of the nonsense that is Marvel’s 2099 universe. This time it is Ghost Rider 2099! Will Pat tell tale of a love for futuristic drivel or shall he become a spirit of vengeance on us all? Fingers […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 94 – “Cease Your Piss or The Nasty Smelling Movie.” This one has got some action, horror and robotic dogs! Welcome to this week’s Tapes And Scowls! Max gets gross, Tim warns of the horrors of an errant booger, Burt Reynolds shooting everything, Community alumni and much more!
Trade Review – Taarna (2019) Tim takes us to a war-torn land that only a beautiful woman on a pterodactyl can bring peace to. It’s Heavy Metal’s Taarna! This miniseries is from 2019 and is different from the newer one of 2020-2021. Can Alex DeCampi and crew expand on the mythology of a classic character? Find out now! […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 93- “Brave Matthews’ Harmonica or The Hand Gesture For Marlon Brando.” Time to movie it up! This week we kick off #DoubleMaxMonday with another crappy bed movie, space colours, and we get the knives out as we get hardcore. Music by Brave Matthews!
Episode 124 – Wanda Vision Series Review with Spoilers It is a full cast as we look over Marvel’s newest television in Disney Plus’ WandaVision! Join Cliff, Olivia, Rich, Tom and Tim as we praise the series and go over some comparisons to it’s comic counterparts. Feel free to change your density and strap in once you’ve finished […]
Scowl’s Top Four – Favorite Comic Book Runs Rich and Cliff take a hard look at some favorite comic runs. Which ones are the gold standard or meant the most to them? Find out now and let them know how right or wrong they are on social media!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 92 – “The Manager’s Futon or Bingo Bango Bakula.” When it gets hard to see, we will be there for you to hear. We are Tapes and Scowls! This week Max prepared a defense, Tim hits the gridiron, a short story turned into a movie and a huge red-headed jerk. Enjoy!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 91 – “Ninjas, No Problem or Please Honey Baby Boo.” Greetings scowling faithful! Today Max gets creepy, we visit Earth, run from our fears and punish everyone we encounter! What fun!
Scowl’s Top Four – Favorite Live Action Fight Scenes Cliff and Rich return to pick their favorite live action fight scenes! For this one we limit weapon fights and try to stick with bare knuckle brawls. Do you know what your favorites are? Compare and enjoy!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 90 – “Cluster Max or The Bed Creates The Foam.” Wake up sleepyheads….it’s time for Tapes And Scowls with Max and Tim! Hooray!! We proclaim the end times, put our hands in acid, get some sweet babysitting money and destroy whatever is left.
Interview – Beneath The Deep Miniatures Eric Majusiak swings by to talk about his new dice he has created for his D&D campaign. These dice are gnarly in the best of ways. Take a listen, and if you want to support Beneath The Deep Miniatures and Eric there will be information on how to get this dice set! […]
Floppeez & Thickemz – Casual Fling Tim has read a review copy of the new AWA 5-part series “Casual Fling” due out February 10th, 2021. Is this mature themed title the second coming of “Fatal Attraction”? Definitely! Does that make this title a buy it now, must-have comic, or is it a wait and see affair? Find out […]
Scowl’s Top Four – Favorite Animated Series Cliff and Rich pick their favorite animated series! Do they choose the expected top picks on everyone’s lists or go their own way? There is no wrong answer here so buckle up and get ready to get animated.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 88 – “Love Evades Me or Bail Money For South American Cockroaches.” Max and Tim are ready to movie your earholes. We hunker down at the ‘ol VFW, Frankenstein a monster, get creepy and then Frankenstein another monster! Whoa.
CAS Episode 123 – Bad Movie Tropes This episode features a discussion on bad movie tropes! Tim and Max are joined by Cliff and Olivia to go over the best of the worst tropes and how they destroy plotline after plotline. Got an opinion and want to weigh in? Feel free to keep the discussion going on our […]
Trade Review – Fuku Fuku Kitten Tales Vol. 1 Tim takes a look at a cute Manga about a young kitten and his new owner. Discovered through this year’s FCBD issues, will Fuku Fuku Kitten Tales be as adorable as its similar FCBD issue? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 87 – “Setting The Chairs On Fire or The Nose Pro.” It’s an animation heavy episode! Max tackles a Disney classic and a Disney…well…straight to video classic. Tim tackles a CGI version of an animated short based on a book. And some Kevin Bacon for good measure. #DoubleMaxMonday starts now!
Scowl’s Top Four – Royal Rumble 2021 Surprises Tim and Cliff are ready to talk Royal Rumble one more time as they pick the best surprise returns and debuts for the battle royals! There is a slew of possibilities this year for both the Men’s and Women’s matches. Who do you want to see? Did we consider the […]
Scowl’s Top Four – Men’s Royal Rumble 2021 Cliff and Tim dream up some candidates to win the Men’s Royal Rumble match 2021. Is it possible for WWE to pay off some of these lingering angles? Will all be abandoned to start something new to abandon later? It could happen so find out now wat we think. Enjoy […]
Scowl’s Top Four – Women’s Battle Royal 2021 It is time for Cliff and Tim to guess the likely candidates to win the Women’s Royal Rumble 2021. The process is grueling and less based on logic then ever! Enjoy!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 86 – “Dedication To Dan or A Scheduled Toe.” Movies and Mondays. They go together like a toe and polish. We talk genies, lions, trains, vaccines, throwing people from said train and Dan. Who doesn’t love Dan? Kisses Dan! #DoubleMaxMonday
Scowl’s Top Four – Favorite DC Graphic Novels Another new show? Wild! Scowl’s Top 4 is our Mount Rushmore style ranking show in which we pick varying topics across all of nerdom and choose our favorites. On the debut episode Cliff and Tim choose their favorite DC Graphic Novels. Will your favorite make our list? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 85 – “¡Hola Mi Amigo! or That Guy Who Thinks He Is Jason Mewes.” It is part one of #DoubleMaxMonday friends! Max finishes up his streak of horror movies, Tim watches two weird ones in very different ways, horrific science fiction and so much more! Hola Mi Amigo!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 84 – “My Peer Doctor Zaius or One Jacked Arm.” Time to movie it up, folks! Max continues reviewing a horror staple series, Tim swallows his pride, politics, flesh-eating ghouls and even more than that! Wowie!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 83 – “Chill Boysenberry Corpses or The Big Oblowsky.” This episode is a horrific monster mash! Oh, and also Pee Wee. We talk vampires doing the mundane, doors you best not open, Hell, killer nuns, and that Tim Burton movie Phil Hartman helped write! Enjoy! Japanese businessmen are extra welcome this week!
Cliffsmas 2020 Its a special longer edition of TAS full of holiday cheer! Todays episode not only features two bonus reviews from Cliff, but he also chose the movies for both Max and Tim. Was it good or bad? Is anyone still talking to Cliff? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 82 – “That Jarrod Shit or Yan Han In The Clean Room.” Movie time! Max hits us with a double header of Freddy, turtles of the ninja variety, gambling, and a live action Chinese adaptation of a Japanese Anime? Get it folks! It’s good. Yes Jarrod, this means you.
Trade Review – Baboon! In this TRV Tim reviews the new Dark Horse version of “Baboon” by Pau. Baboon features a karate monkey that will tug on the heartstrings. Is this the end all be all of ninja monkey stories or is its flaws too glaring to overcome? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 81 – “It’s a Week or a Stunning Amount of Pudding.” We return with movie fun! We got Italian horror, sleep recommendations, crooked mattress salesmen, and a mysterious pommel horse! Enjoy!
Floppeez & Thickemz Episode 1 – TMNT: The Last Ronin It’s a new show! I know what your thinking…the hell is a floppeez or thickemz? It is a new recommendation show where Tim tells you if a new series is worth scooping up in issues (floppeez) or waiting for the trade (thickemz). This was jokingly asked for by several […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 80 – “One-Legged Hate or Citrus Memories.” Max and Tim are ready to face the music! We time travel, battle spirits and haunt your dreams all while maintaining our secret identities! Whoa.
CAS Episode 122, “Any Other Frontier.” Cliff and Olivia return! We talk Hamilton again, new TV series, AEW, NXT UK, meditation and writing the great American novel! Enjoy friends. If you would be so kind as to rate and review on Apple Music it would help us out! Thanks!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 79 – “Compound Lies or Boob Plans.” Time for some movie reviews! Max starts a rewatch of a series of movies, Tim talks the squared circle, stomping around the pool and early Dave Chapelle. Enjoy! If you haven’t please give us a rate and review. It helps us tremendously!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 78 – “Tim’s Faking It Face or Flavoring The Well Water.” The boys are back with movie madness! Hooray! Tim preps for the holidays with a Thanksgiving themed horror movie, divorce in the 20’s, rebelling by cutting up clothes, and avenging our fathers. Enjoy!
Trade Review – DC Superhero Girls: Finals Crisis Tim returns with a trade geared at younger readers. Will this be enjoyable to readers of any age? Will it serve as a good introduction to children of the DC Universe? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 77 – “The Spruce Moose Flies In Reverse Dog Years or Penis Paradox.” Time to kick off #DoubleMaxMonday! This week Tim and Max look at questionable realities, a strange immortality, real monsters, buff nurses, and of course spaghetti. Enjoy!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 76 – “It’s Like That One Uncle or A Healthy Dart.” Feeling lonely? Don’t be! Max and Tim to the rescue with fun times! We got mysterious strangers, lonely islands, dead bodies, alien entrepreneurs and video game addicts. Enjoy! Please rate and review Capes And Scowls on Apple Podcasts to keep this show going! […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 75 – “For The Glory of Love or Boobies and Bullshit.” Get ready for an interesting combination of movies! Max hits a fun action movie while Tim tries to do the same and fails. Samurai, Gameshows, Cops, Kids, Love, and much much more. Get at it! Thanks in advance for the rate and review […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 74 – “The Best Around or The Return of Man-Man” The boys are back! Tim finds a movie that feels like today’s “Running Man”, gross food, sumo wrestling, and waxing on and off again! Enjoy! Part ONE of #DoubleMaxMonday starts now!
Shuster Shoots Episode 2 – Gerry Conway Gerry Conway , the creator of the Punisher, had an interesting quote recently on how to save the comics industry. Was he full of good or bad ideas? Was it all clickbait? Shuster and Tim discuss how they feel about the comics industry, Gerry, and proper solutions. Feel free to let […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 72 – “Cup of Tears or Reprising Their Shafts.” It’s movie time! Max visits a big horror staple. Bigger than normal. Tim talks weird Sci-fi Werewolves, a return to Blaxplotation, trash and more! An episode that can only be described as “bigger than normal”.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 71 – “Bait For Dickwads or Disgusting and Muted” Are you ready for two minutes of abdomen? I sure hope so! Tim watches a monster movie that may or may not feature Marisa Tomei, floating heads, remakes, and the most lovely movie in the world. Hi Cliff!
Shuster Shoots Episode 1 – Dune: House Atreides #1 Shuster, perhaps best known for his contributions to the CAS YouTube page, returns with a new series! In “Shuster Shoots” you will hear the unfiltered opinions of Shuster! On our inaugural episode Shuster reviews the upcoming Dune comic from Boom Studios! Will he love it or will his love for […]
Recently on Tapes And Scowls Tim discovered his new favorite B-Movie in “Killer Sofa”. Not content to just watch this movie over and over again, the gang reached out to director Bernie Rao! Bernie walks us through making a low budget horror movie, tips and tricks of the trade and much more! Give it a listen and then go […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 69 – “Teased Up Feathered Hair or That Little Girl Really Was a Bitch.” We got a variety this week! Superheroics, kids go on an adventure, horror, comedy, 80’s and the year 2,000! What a time to be alive.
Minisode 74 – The O.Z. Kickstarter Tim interviewed David Pepose to talk about his new Kickstarter campaign for The O.Z., an amazing war comic in the world of The Wizard of Oz! Unfortunately, Tim had audio issues and after many days was unable to save said audio. With a heavy heart (once the rage subsided) Tim now has […]
Trade Review Vault – The Last Days of Animal Man Tim looks into The Last Days of Animal Man, a character that Tim likes yet knows only the basics of. Will this be the series to put him over on Buddy Baker, or is it time to put this animal-man down?
DPGI? Episode 23 – Outcast #37 Pat is back with a newer issue of an Image comic in Outcast. Can Pat figure out what demonic nonsense is happening or will he dismiss it as regular old nonsense? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 67 – “That Damn Vinyl or Time To Make The Wishes.” Your wish for a fun podcast has been granted! Max watches an anticipated sequel, wrestlers, zombies, action out the wazoo and Tim’s favorite movie! Enjoy!
Spider-Man Life Story Review Hello everyone! I’m Joe writing a review on the recently released trade paperback Spider-Man Life Story. Before I begin, I would like to introduce myself! I’m Joe I teach English at a small school in South Jersey. My interests in comics extend mostly into horror/independent comics, but today I’ve decided to review and include a […]
Trade Review – Old Head Tim is back with another Kyle Starks book in “Old Head”! Kyle is a friend to the podcast and Tim happily admits the man hasn’t made a bad comic yet. Full transparency. Where will this basketball romp end up in Tim’s Starks library? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 66 – “Squeeze The Nipple With Your Teeth or Hanging With Bobby Budnick” Movie time! Tim teaches Max about a new type of witch, Max finds a beautiful war, robots, lobsters, and maybe even a nipple or two. Enjoy!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 65 – “Flippy-Doo On The Car or George Miller Needs No Extra Time To Rebelle!” Tim reviews a type of movie he dislikes that happens about every four years, Max gushes, Matrimony, and Reboots. No extra time needed!
Trade Review – No One Left To Fight Tim is back with a new Trade Review! This episode was originally scheduled to go up in March when Covid-19 hit the States and shook up our podcasting schedule. Hopefully the pandemic hasn’t stopped you from checking out neat books like this one! Find out more now!
DPGI Episode 22 – Blade of The Immortal #63 Pat is back and diving head first into the middle of samurai epic Blade Of The Immortal. Will he get the joy of battle or is something more sinister between the pages? Can he figure it out? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 64 – “Bondage Suit or Did My Top Fall Down?” Tim reviews his favorite animated Disney movie, Max gets bummed out by Demons and picked up by a parasite and then….comedy gold. Enjoy folks!
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Tapes And Scowls Episode 63 – “It’s Not Uncommon to Love Common or How About You Die With a Friend.” The boys are back, still in that sharp room, to talk about the greatest fantasy trilogy ever, a talking placenta, and ask why won’t this kitchen close?
Tapes And Scowls Episode 62 – “Knife Puppy or Henry: Portrait of a Troll .” Things get weird in our special new room! Tim gets rather animated while Max prepares for a long journey. Also knife puppies, close range shotgun blasts, and gelatinous cubes!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 61 – “A Treat Named Alan Alda or Lionel Hutz Did It For The Nookie.” Canada get ready! This week we create a cold war, discuss mental health and how it is perceived in cinema and remember some funny men no longer with us. Enjoy!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 60 – “TBC Minutes: Padre’s Tight Five or Ladder Boners For Johnny Rico.” This week we discuss the Irish Mob, fraternity life, service in the name of Denise Richards, and sing our literal hearts out. Sponsored by Trinity Bible Church in Glassboro NJ. Hi Padre! Sponsored by Trinity Bible Church. Check Padre out here: https://www.trinitybiblechurchglassboro.com/ […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 59 – “That Clown From Slipknot Isn’t Very Funny or Creating New Ways To Skin a Cat.” Today we talk sequels and whether or not we need them, seeing into the future and punishing the lawless! Kinda intense, huh?
Tapes And Scowls Episode 58 – “With Eyes That Weird You Would Think You Could See How Weird They Are or Patrick Wilson Looks Good In Tap Shoes.” Hey! Lizard people unite! Weird eyes face frontish! We got creepy clowns, deadly naptime, grass that needs mowing and so many bullets.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 57 – “The Devil Is Busy or The Lovelorn Sorcerer Is In Some Real Crud” We are back with the usual movie madness! Max gets extra spooky this episode as Tim watches a wonderful biography and another film in which, for some, will be an 80’s hidden gem.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 56 – “Nonsense: A Schlub’s Journey or Out To War” Time to get into Dog Shape! Tim travels the Yukon, Max praises nonsense, and shocker…we hack your hearts. Tough if you don’t like it!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 55 – “Musical Episode or The Winey Cheesy” This Episode is GRUESOME! Also awesome. We get gritty hitting with hammers, masks on, drag it out and shoot that scattergun! Get in there.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 53 – “Moisture” Tapes is here once again as Max doubles down on a theme, Tim enters that galaxy far far away, Wesley Snipes, Neo Noir and much more. Enter the chamber! #DoubleMaxMonday
Tapes And Scowls Episode 51 – “It’s less “Can we talk about Kevin Spacey” and more “Do we wanna?”.” TAS is back which must mean it is #DoubleMaxMonday once again! We talk aspect ratios, what makes a good chase film, cults, Bio Cop again and more. Enjoy!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 50 – “It’s Like A Club or The Coors Light Version Of Commando.” The boys are back in our first fully quarantined episode. Tim watches trained killers and then man’s up as Max practices his ninjitsu before going straight to hell! Phew! Fits like a club! Enjoy!
CAS Episode 121 – “Diamond In The Rough” Max asks big questions as it relates to comic book distribution in an attempt to make you, the listener, aware the trials each comic book store goes through on a monthly basis. It’s an inside take that peels back the curtain. Supporting your LCS is more important now that ever.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 48 – “The End Cycle” Max and Tim both watch some odd movies and you can too! There are secret government plots, life celebrations, cute cuddly critters and of course a luchador! Enjoy friends!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 47 – “People Of The Future…Nothing Makes You Harder Than Billy Zane.” Tim and Max gush over Billy Zane, horror anthology returns, bad chicks in the desert and French mobsters! Enjoy friends!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 45 – “Competitive Cribbage” This episode questions morality and what it means to be alive. That wasn’t planned! Robots, cyborgs, ghosts, assassins, serial killers and much more. Plus that Max fix you needed! Enjoy.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 44, “The Seventy-Eight Percent Farts Man” What are you afraid of, loyal viewer? Odds are we talk about it on today’s episode! We dabble in post apocalyptic worlds, bees, torture chambers, serial killers, witches and Donnie Wahlberg! Enjoy!
Hey Gang, Tim here! I thought I would take the time to say thank you for listening to the podcast! In wake of recent events our full schedule might get a little wonky. Is it because of Corona virus? Kinda. Schools are going to be out making the usual times for content creation different. Rather than fall behind and […]
Trade Review – 30 Days Of Night Tim covers the original 30 Days Of Night miniseries! Is this the call to form that vampire fans have been clamoring for, or is it an ugly, drab waste of time? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 42, “Thumb Meat: The Bed of Lies or Max’s Curtain: Pee Pee & Wee Wee” Tim talks puppets, explosions, and Nascar while Max talks evil heroes, searching for truth and curtain calls. Enjoy the madness that is Tapes And Scowls! Hi Rich!
Learning ABC’s (All ‘Bout Cryptids) Episode 9- The Mothman Ryan and Dawn learn about The Mothman legends old and new. Is this a creature that goes where it wants when it wants? Perhaps an owl or crane? Does it love Ariana Grande? Find out now!
Trade Review – Forager Tim takes a look at a Jet City Comics trade called Forager. This graphic novel features a cool combination of talent that Tim likes from other projects. Will that love translate to Forager? Let’s find out!
Comic Review: Join The Future #1 (Aftershock Comics) Writer: Zack Kaplan Artist: Piotr Kowalski, Brad Simpson Letterer: Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou Fans of Capes And Scowls should know all about writer Zack Kaplan. We interviewed him a few years back when his first comic book Eclipse was coming out and again last year at New York Comic Con. Zack is a sweet […]
Does Pat Get It? Episode 22 – 100 Bullets #100 Pat loves the ends of series. Here he is again reading the last issue of a solid series in 100 Bullets. Can Pat get it at the end without context? Maybe… find out now in this spoiler free review!
Interview – Eric’s Journey Tim sat down with Eric and Amanda Majusiak to talk about Eric’s diagnosis with HLH, the start of Ericsjourney.org , and comfort through miniature painting. If you know anyone going through HLH treatment this is a must listen podcast! If you would like more information on Eric’s Journey please head to http://www.ericsjourney.org/ Thank you […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 40, “Hey! We Is Gonna Find Out Who I Is.” TAS returns as Tim admits love for a bad movie, Max talks anime movies again, gangsters both in America and other parts of the world, 90’s cartoons and much more. Buckle up!
Does Pat Get It? Episode 21 – Mister Miracle #12 Pat is back with a new DPGI, this time looking at a new classic in Tom King and Mitch Gerads Mister Miracle. The book may be beloved, but that doesn’t mean Pat gets it….or does he?
Trade Review – Snow Tim returns to review another slice of life story, this time focused on a young woman names Dana and her small northern town. Is this the kind of indie book we need more of? Maybe! Tim will let you know right now!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 39, “Adventures In The Shower” Max and Tim rewatch classic 80’s and 90’s fare, including Lou’s favorite movie of all time! We also talk vampires, baseball, and how badass Vincent D’Onofrio is at all times.
Trade Review – The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past Tim tackles an adaptation of a very beloved video game! Well if the game is pretty sweet….is the comic? Find out now, and join Tim as he fondly remembers his days skimming through Nintendo Power Magazine.
Learning ABC’s (All ‘Bout Cryptids) Episode 8- The Bunyip Dawn takes the lead on this episode as she and Ryan investigate The Bunyip! Is this creature some sort of extinct animal, folklore, or fun way to scare foreigners? You decide!
Trade Review – Green Lantern: Emerald Twilight Tim tackles an important 90’s storyline for Green Lantern in “Emerald Twilight”. The story arc got new eyes on the title that it desperately needed and introduced a fan favorite character by it’s end!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 37, “Dated, Timeless and 80’s As Fuck” Max hit the 80’s hard with a staple of the era and a crime mystery you won’t see coming. Meanwhile, Tim views a newer film about an 80’s action star and a documentary that will make you think about Bipolar Disorder. Get in here!
Does Pat Get It? Episode 20 – 52 Week 7 Pat reviews week 7 of DC’s first weekly maxiseries that , you guessed it, spanned 52 weeks. Issue 7 has some importance as it is the first appearance of Batwoman. Is it worth reading? Is the intro of Batwoman a good one? Find out now!
Interview – Jayrod from Supraliminal Films Tim sits down with Jayrod from Supraliminal Films to discuss his roles in the company, filmaking, Ninja Turtles, Muppets, Fallow That Bird and much, much more! Make sure you check out Jayrod and the Supraliminal crew on all social media and streaming platforms! Enjoy!
Oddball Issue Episode 3 – Lance Barnes: Post Nuke Dick #4 Tim is gonna spin you a neo noir yarn about a detective who is trying to survive in a crummy post apocalyptic world. Yep. This one is odd….but is it actually any good? Find out now!
Trade Review Vault – Local Tim returns to tell you about a slice of life tale from Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly! Is this book the one to recommend to your friends who don’t want to read superhero comics? Tim will let you know!
Does Pat Get It? Episode 19 – 8 House #5 Pat is back for the quick skinny on 8 House issue 5…. or at least what he can gather of it. Is this a hit for the curmudgeon or is he gonna be justified in his dismay? Find out now!
Trade Review – Is This Guy For Real? The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman This episode of Trade Review Vault focuses on a passion project of one Box Brown. The subject: comedian Andy Kaufman, specifically his time in the world of professional wrestling! Will Box get a babyface push from Tim or will he have to sneak out of town […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 34, “Xenomorphing For Days” Tim goes back down the 80’s / 90’s anime road, Max makes no apologises for loving a film more than you, monkeys, love poems and much more. Seriously, Virginia!
Learning ABC’s (All ‘Bout Cryptids) Episode 7- The Beast Of Blackwood and Friends Ryan and Dawn take on a local legend this time straight out of the pages of “Weird NJ”! Is anyone prepared for the Beast Of Blackwood?
Trade Review – Hazed OGN Tim has returned with a new Trade Review! This time he is checking out an Image Comics comic from 2008 called Hazed. This is a tale of evil sorority life wrapped up in a dark comedy. It is comparable to “Heathers” or “Mean Girls” but is the balance between edgy and dark meshing […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 33, “The Proposition Of Mayhem” We kick off 2020 with a variety of films! We tackle a newer western, Mayhem, the most bogus of journey, and bathe in the blood of the innocent? Sounds wild. Get in it!
Does Pat Get It? Episode 18 – NYX #5 Pat is back for a quick one with Does Pat Get It? This episode focuses on NYX issue 5. This series introduced us to X-23, but did it make a good impression on Pat diving in blind? Whose claws come out for this one? Enjoy!
Trade Review Vault – Aliens: Dead Orbit Tim kicks off our new format for Trade Reviews with a Dark Horse horror comic in the Aliens universe, Aliens: Dead Orbit. The miniseries was written and features art by James Stokoe. Does this make the comic a more intimate experience? Find out now!
Tapes And Scowls New Years Special Tim and Max look back at our first year reviewing movies on Tapes And Scowls! We recommend some movies to focus on, debate Black Dynamite a little more, and ultimately thank you, the listener, for being a part of the ride! Thanks!
Tapes And Scowls Christmas Special 2019 Max is not big on Christmas and Tim certainly is, therefore we present the TAS Xmas special! Max slogs through a “classic”, Tim finds a Christmas horror movie to spice up rotation, and we say nice things and get all holly jolly on that ass. This bonus episode is our Christmas present […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 32, “For Taste And More, It’s Freebird” It’s the holiday season and we tackle…movies that have nothing to do with holidays! Tim speaks for the Chinese Gods, Max takes a snowy trip to North Dakota, comedy, magic, and documentary goodness abound! Get it my peeps. Maybe sit back with hot chocolate and relax to […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 29, “Hey Everybody, It’s Tim And Maximillion! *scattered applause*” Both Max and Tim get distracted by other podcast ideas that may or may not allow Dan to join, Tom Kenny, Spaced, big sharks, hillbilly killers…..the norm for us! Enjoy folks!
Guest Host Episode 2, “Punishing…The Final Frontier” Mike is this episode’s guest host as he keeps Pat entertained. The boys chat Punisher comics, Star Trek, Stellaris, glowing bullets and more! It gets edgy as always with Patrick so buckle up! Sponsored by Mike’s Toys & Collectibles in Wildwood NJ!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 28, “The Man Who Killed An Alien And Then A Predator” Max picks two movies Tim has seen and likes, while Tim picks an 80’s comedy that holds up well and a movie that does little well! Part one of #DoubleMaxMonday starts now! Enjoy folks!
Capes And Scowls Episode 119 – “Wall Splits or Cliff & Olivia’s European Vacation” The usual mugs return! Tim, Cliff, Olivia, and Rich talk X-Men, House of X/ Powers of X fallout, Dudley Do Right, Descender, Ascender and more including tales of Europe!
Previews Previews November 2019 For January 2020 Tim helps you navigate the Previews magazines! This month we talk about what the big two are pushing, cool reprints in HC, Thor by Donny Cates, Wonder Woman #750, Valiant, Image, IDW, and much more!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 27, “Those Longer 1962 Minutes” Max and Tim discuss how to best grade older movies, zombies, bastards, and darkness fill out this episode. Was any of it good? Tune in to find out! Also #BurnThatFuckingMovie is still a thing to do this week on social media!
Baltimore Comic Con 2019 Interview: Greg Pak Tim talks with comics scribe Greg Pak! Greg is one of the best Hulk writers of all time and why you loved Thor:Ragnorak. We also talk about his many projects including Mech Cadet Yu, The Princess Who Saved Her Friends, Totally Awesome Hulk and more! We could have sat with Greg […]
Baltimore Comic Con 2019 Interview: Nicoline Evans Tim chats with novelist Nicoline Evans at Baltimore Comic Con! Nicoline is an impressive writer churning out hit after hit. Whether you are into dark fantasy, children’s stories, poetry or something else, Nicoline likely has a book for that. Enjoy and check her works out at a con near you or […]
Baltimore Comic Con 2019 Interview: David Pepose Tim catches up to David Pepose in Baltimore to see how Going To The Chapel has been received, praise Spencer & Locke 2, and see how David’s pup is doing! Always fun running into David, make sure you check out his works soon!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 26, “Check Out Our New Hashtag Inside!” Tim infiltrates the podcast as a “new guy”, Max gets about as mad at a movie as possible, kangaroos and the potential for us to play with fire? Listen and get on social media with our new hashtag! Do it! Do it? Yeah, Do it!!
Baltimore Comic Con 2019 Interview: James Asmus James and Tim talk Quantum & Woody, My Little Pony, Transformers, Field Tripping and much more! Check out James’ work as he is a man with incredible range!
Does Pat Get It? Episode 17 – Plastic #5 Pat dives into a weird yet fun title in Plastic. Certainly not for the kiddies, Plastic is about a man in love with a woman who…well….is a sex doll. It must be read to be believed!
Welcome everybody to Capes & Scowls West. Your favorite Western based podcast about comic books and general geek news! This week we’ve got a special minisode for you: a “Joker” film review. Being one of the biggest box office sensations to come out of the comic book world, we here at C&S West are in desperate need to review it. […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 25, “Ted Danson & The Dirty Trundy or Traci Lords Holds The Strap?” Tim implores you to give Bobcat Goldthwait directed movies a shot, Max talks damn dirty apes, clowns, disorders, space and some more stuff! Enjoy it peeps!
Tapes And Scowls Halloween Special 2019 Max and Tim roll off to see which 2 “Halloween” movies they will be watching together and then reviewing. They are all up for grabs, the good and the terrible. Also Max has seen Man-Borg! Is Tim in the doghouse?
NYCC 2019 Interview: Dan Panosian Tim had a fun chat with Dan Panosian, a man who loves boxing, drinking, and sexy women! We talk comics old and new as well as hint at some projects coming out in the near future. Also a surprise cameo from Billy Tucci and Joe Quesada. Ball busting does ensue.
Tapes And Scowls Episode 24, “Professional Mean Girls” We talk a milestone Marvel movie, home invasion thrillers, gear up with the local militia and get mean to our peers! Hooray it is a new Tapes and Scowls!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 23, “The Ballet Of Method Acting” Tim watches a documentary with deep method acting and likes a movie more than everyone else. Max hits us with Zombies and ballet witches. Just another day here at Tapes And Scowls HQ.
NYCC 2019 Interview: Jim Zub Tim sits down with Jim Zub to talk about the upcoming Serpent War story featuring Conan and Moon Knight, Dungeons and Dragons, Wayward, Alpha Flight and more! Hit up www.JimZub.com for all kinds of useful information not just on Jim, but also writing tips and other goodies!
NYCC 2019 Interview: Zack Kaplan Tim catches up with Zack Kaplan at New York Comic Con and thanks him for being a breakout interview for the channel years ago. This is a short check-in with Zack to see how he has been. If you haven’t checked out his work get on it people!
Previews Previews October For December 2019 Tim is back with those sweet comic book suggestions! He tackles the 3 Previews books for this month (October for December 2019) and gets pumped for certain titles. But wait….whose titles? Check it out inside and as always enjoy!
Learning ABC’s (All ‘Bout Cryptids) Episode 6- The Lusca Ryan and Dawn swim with the underwater cryptid Lusca! Is it a mutation of an existing creature? A large squid, octopus or shark? Also look out for the CAS original movie “Ptera-Dracula Goes To The Bahamas” coming soon!
Minisode 72, “That Minisode With Paul That Tim Edited While Drunk.” Paul from Team Ashen stops by to have a weird conversation with Tim, which is most of the conversations they have. We talk life on the road, the highways, Savage Garden and more. How can you resist? Don’t resist. Embrace! Like with a hug….just hug Paul. He […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 21 – “Get “Us” Out Of This Hole” Max gives a high mark for a non-Universal Monster horror movie, Tim rates our first musical, the dog turns invisible and a comics adaptation worth seeing!
CAS Episode 118, “Fallow That Bird!” Jayrod joins Max and Tim for some full length scowling! We determine the perfect role for Jayrod and are willing to put our money where our collective mouth is….want in? Crowd funding for “Fallow That Bird!” to ….well….fallow soon.
CAS Episode 117, “The Great X-Debate” Tim and Rich debate the X-Men comics as a whole. All the good, bad, boring, exciting, and crap. What do you think is the solution to make the X-Men the best comic ever? Simply saying “Hickman” will only get you half credit.
Learning ABC’s All’Bout Cryptids Episode 5, J’ba Fofi Ryan and Dawn discuss J’ba Fofi, a large fabled spider that has a leg span of 5 feet! Also where do you stand on Gorilla Nonsense? Patreon to follow?
Tapes And Scowls Episode 19 – “Butts Inside of Butts.” We ended up with 4 horror movies unplanned so this is an early Halloween gift to you, the listeners! We tackle the good, the bad, and the butt of the horror genre.
Hello loyal listeners! WE’ve got another great reviews episode of C&S West coming your way. This week we talk about Gwenpool Strikes Back, Once & Future, and Batman: Last Knight on Earth. Unfortunatley I’ve gotta skip all the pleasentries this week, because we’ve got a lot of content coming your way!
Previews Previews, September for November 2019 Tim listens to the fans and condenses the Previews into one short, condensed episode! I am also surprised he listened to feedback. Enjoy some cool picks including horror comics spilling over from October, new characters at DC, and a million X-Books that you should read (because Tim won’t).
Interview: Randall Lobb, Director of “The Crystal Calls: Making of ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” We sit down with Randall Lobb (@TheLabCoatGuy), a Canadian director who most recently worked on “The Crystal Calls: Making of ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ for Netflix. He tells us tales from Jim Henson’s creature shop, behind the scenes stories, Simon […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 18 – “This Is The Walter Hill I Will Die On” Max and Tim talk top IMDB movies, how great Willem Dafoe is, early lesbianism in cinema and much, much more. Like 4 more things I swear!
Learning ABC’s All’Bout Cryptids Episode 4, Atmospheric Jellyfish Ryan and Dawn discuss a more widely accepted cryptid in the Atmospheric Jellyfish! Is this something in the air all around us? Are we blind? Can it grant wishes like all the other cryptids? Other questions? Maybe. You decide for yourself!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 17 – “Man-Man, The Greatest Movie in All of Hollywood” Tim surprises Max with a friendship testing reveal, Max explores 60’s French horror, Bigfoot, and even more kids go on an adventure! Enjoy! “Double Max Monday” comes early this week! We here at CAS figured listeners may have plans for Labor Day Weekend so we […]
Hello all and welcome to another great episode of Capes & Scowls West! We’re over our 50th anniversary hump, so it’s basically all down hill from here… Just kidding! As always, we’ve got so much to talk about and so little time. We’ve got a pretty random smattering of topics this week, still being in that post-SDCC news slump. And […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 16 – “You Have Steelbooked Our Hearts Shout Factory” Max and Tim come to the conclusion that Shout Factory is almighty, historical comedy, more Momoa, Basil Rathbone and more! Hi Doug!
Welcome one and all to another spectacular episode of Capes & Scowls West! This time around, we’re taking a break from the breaking news and slowing things down a bit. As you all know, we’re some pretty big nreds here at Capes & Scowls West. And as you can probably guess, we all grew up on anime! So this week […]
Hello all! Welcome to another exciting episode of C&S West! this week is a bit of an older episode,but still a good one! We look back on some of the best comics from the latter half of July. Not going to lie, this year has beed chock full of amazing comics, and we’re trying to get around to all of […]
We pick our winners for the KOTR Tournament 2019! Even though it kicked off last night we avoided RAW (easy enough) to give you opinions unhindered! Join Tim, Cliff, and Olivia as they predict the semi finals, explain why the ohters are wrong, and perhaps force a heel turn? Check it out!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 15 – Freund and Leguizamo, Max Gonna Give It To Ya We iron out last weeks mistake, which was probably you the listeners fault? Also we chat mummies, Latin Americans, DMX, Queen, Pokemon and Russian Sharks!
Learning ABC’s (All’Bout Cryptids) Episode 3, Alien Big Cats It is Cryptids time again! Ryan and Dawn research jolly ‘Ol England and Alien Big Cats! Are these cats portal hopping, grin wearing mad cats? Perhaps they are just after a spot of bother? Many theories exist, and after this podcast, better ones will too!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 14 And A Half, “Finding Vermitrax” We screwed up on this one! Sorry! This is a shorter half episode with what could be salvaged from our audio file. Probably will never happen again? Max talks dragons and quests while Tim sparks a Flat Earth debate, ending with the “worst movie of all time”
Oddball Issue Episode 2, Action Comics Annual 6 Oddball Issue is back! Tim is going to dissect Action Comics Annual #6! What makes it odd? Superman is in the colors of the South standing over fallen Union soldiers? What? That isn’t the correct war that is found inside however, so what is up? Check out an Elseworlds story similar to […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 14, Wretched Boobies Say Goodnight Max continues pushing the envelope, Tim finally views another movie he has owned for over a decade and not watched, and the guys talk a 70’s made-for-tv movie with a connection to Marvel Comics!
Does Pat Get It? Episode 15, Ninjak Issue 23 Matt Kindt is a fairly beloved writer. That being said his Ninjak run is not what he is best known for. Does Pat love it more than his more popular works? Did Kindt miss the boat entirely? Is Pat just wrong? You decide in this weeks episode of Does Pat Get […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 13, “A French Insurance Salesman, The Aflac Duck, and Mads Mikkelsen Walk Into a Bar” Max and Tim discuss low budget movies with good actors in them, good remakes that don’t hold a candle to the original, and a fairly remarkable first outing as director! Check it out!
Learning ABC’s (All ‘Bout Cryptids) Episode 2, The Enfield Horror Whoa! Cryptids is back! Ryan and Dawn teach you about relative safety, Dawn raps, and the gang narrowly avoids the dreaded Enfield Horror! Now more interesting than a macaw.
Tod Emko & Piggy The Super Pup Interview, Awesome Con 2019 Tim met up with a buddy from the con circuit, Tod Emko and Piggy The Super Pup! Tod and Tim had first met roughly 5 years ago and it is fantastic to see how far Tod has come in that short amount of time. Piggy is now traveling […]
Tapes And Scowls Episode 11, “Cut Those Plastic Rings And Hand Cliff His Earmuffs” Tim reviews Cliff’s favorite “bad movie”, Max discovers a cool horror movie, and Jason Momoa gets his head stuck in those tiny plastic rings. Cut ’em first!
Tapes And Scowls Episode 9, “Boobies Per Minute” All four of today’s movies question what it means to be human in one way or another. We compare an anime classic with live action counterpart, curses, undead ladies and also Clive Owen!
Welcome, Welcome everybody to another great episode of Capes & Scowls West! This week we’ve got a final review for “Heroes in Crisis.” The gang’s got a lot of conflicting views in this Event miniseries. We try to parse apart what this series was trying to do and where it fits into the DC cannon. It’s a difficult topic and […]
Tim interviews David Pepose about the upcoming Spencer & Locke 2, marriage, Action Lab, and making comics for everyone. David is a very down-to-Earth guy who you should seek out at cons and read his prior works!
This was one of Tim’s least favorite reviews to perform ever, mainly because he didn’t turn down Cliff’s dare to do the entire review in a high pitched voice. Started to sound like a towel based resident of South Park Colorado. That aside, Tim (@Mad_Dog_Tim) reviews Mad Cave Studios’ Honorand Curse issue 1. Enjoy?
Greetings to the most wonderful fans in the multiverse! It’s that time of year again – which is to say the end of it… Ya’ll are in for a special treat because this is the Year in Review (Part 1). 2018 was an astounding year for pop culture and we’re here to celebrate it. Bring in 2019 as we lovingly […]
Hello Nerd World and all who inhabit it! We’re the No. 1 podcast about all things nerd/geek related in pop culture to date (so we know). And we’re back after a long Holiday Hiatus with a bunch of end of year content. This week we have a lot of Marvel stuff to talk about. As I’m sure you know, the […]
New Comics List For November 14th, 2018 Aberrant #5 (Cover A Davi Leon Dias), $3.99 Aberrant #5 (Cover B Davi Leon Dias), $3.99 Aberrant Volume 1 GN, $14.99 Adventure Time Comics Volume 6 TP, $14.99 Adventure Time Season 11 #2 (Cover A Jorge Corona), $3.99 Adventure Time Season 11 #2 (Cover B Julie Benbassat), $3.99 Adventure Time Season 11 #2 […]
New Comics List for October 17th, 2018 Action Comics #1000 (Curt Swan Variant Cover Signed By Pete Tomasi), AR Action Comics #1000 (Curt Swan Variant Cover Signed By Tom King), AR Action Comics #1000 (Dan Jurgens Wraparound Variant Cover Signed By Kevin Nowlan), AR Action Comics #1000 (Patrick Gleason Newbury Black & White Variant Signed By Patrick Gleason), AR Adult […]
Tim is entering the Image Comics art contest for the sweet new comic “Eclipse”. If you haven’t checked out the book it is a fun read about our planet scorched by a solar flare and the results of it. If you too want to enter said contest you can find it at http://www.zackkaps.com so get those pencils sharpened! As promised […]