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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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! […]Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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.Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
Oddball Issue Episode 4 – Lobocop Tim is pumped! The insanity of 90’s Lobo merging with the plot of Robocop! You need to see this oddball issue to believe it!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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.Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
Trade Review – The Immortal Hulk Vol. 1 Tim talks about the new spin on The Hulk. The Immortal Hulk is more horror than heroics. Is it an actual abomination or a masterpiece? Find out now!Continue reading »
Minisode 73, “Yellow Cape” Paul from Team Ashen swings by to talk fun topics like racism and death threats. We also talk actual fun things like comics, cosplay, cartoons and wrestles!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
Tapes And Scowls Episode 30 – “Foreign Legions and Demon Deals” Is this episode full of horrendous horror or gems of gore? Kinda a mixed bag I bet. Also anime planes! Enjoy!!Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
Baltimore Comic Con 2019 Interview: Matt Kindt Tim and Matt talk MIND MGMT, Pistol Whip, Divinity and more! A bunch of Divinity as it is Tim’s favorite Valiant comic! Check out Matt’s work today!Continue reading »
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?Continue reading »
NYCC 2019 Interview: Brian Joines Brian and Tim talk shop as well as dream projects! We tackle Bill & Ted, Beetlejuice, Imagine Agents, Secret Identities, Krampus, and Michael Keaton! Have at it!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
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 […]Continue reading »
DPGI? Episode 16, The Blade of Kumori #5 Pat does all his usual tricks for this issue. He hates it a bunch, blames Tim (which is fair), and gets his Twitter handle wrong at the end! What fun! Pat tackles The Blade of Kumori #5 from Devil’s Due Comics.Continue reading »
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.Continue reading »
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).Continue reading »
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!Continue reading »
Previews Previews July 2019 for September 2019, The Big Preview! Tim is here to help make choosing comics out of the Previews guide easier in the hopes of improving orders for local comic book shops globally. Preorders help! Tim talks Going To The Chapel, Intergalactic trash collectors, Thumbellina with a twist, and much more!Continue reading »
Previews Previews July 2019 for September 2019, DC / Marvel Tim is here to help make choosing comics out of the Previews guide easier in the hopes of improving orders for local comic book shops globally. Preorders help! Tim talks Spider-Man, Moon Knight, Harleen, Goddess Mode and more!Continue reading »
Cat Staggs Interview, Awesome Con 2019 Normally Tim doesn’t believe in having a plan of attack when choosing who he wants to interview at conventions. At this past Awesome Con he had one goal however, “tell Cat Staggs how great her art was on Crosswind”. And so he did and the two had a brief chat about horror movies, […]Continue reading »
David F. Walker Interview, Awesome Con 2019 Tim caught up with comic scribe David F. Walker at Awesome Con! The man can write anything. You should know him from Cyborg, Bitter Root, and Naomi just to name a few. Enjoy a quick, fun chat with one of the strongest writers in comics today!Continue reading »
Daniel Brodie Interview, writer of Morgan’s Organs (6/6/19) Tim sat down to chat with Daniel Brodie, a Canadian comics writer with a fun, unique book…Morgan’s Organs! Now live on Kickstarter for the third issue you too can back a sure thing and get a body of comedy. Daniel chats indie comics, Canadian comic conventions, and the future plans for his […]Continue reading »
The Big Preview! June 2019 for August 2019 Tim is here to help make choosing comics out of the Previews guide easier in the hopes of improving orders for local comic book shops globally. Preorders help people! Do your part for your store by helping limit waste. This episode focuses on the large Previews book for the month […]Continue reading »
Previews Previews June 2019 for August 2019, DC / Marvel Tim is here to help make choosing comics out of the Previews guide easier in the hopes of improving orders for local comic book shops globally. Preorders help people! Do your part for your store by helping limit waste. The Larger Previews book will be up tomorrow!Continue reading »
CAS Episode 115, “Deprestles: A Game of Ladders” Cliff, Olivia, and Tim discuss Game Of Thrones series finale with many many spoilers as well as weigh in on The Money In The Bank pay per view. Both had highs and lows, but what grade would we give these “events”?Continue reading »
In this, the premiere episode of “Oddball Issues”, Tim (@Mad_Dog_Tim) reviews back issues that look odd for one reason or another based solely on the cover. Odd books can be good…but will this one?Continue reading »
Tim was at AwesomeCon 2019 and caught up with Red Stylo mastermind Enrica Jang! She is a talented writer, business woman, and inspiration so pay attention!Continue reading »
We pair Writers and Artists together to do our bidding on the property of our choosing! How diabolical!Continue reading »
Welcome to the debut episode of Tapes And Scowls! This series will feature Tim and Max (of Supraliminal Films fame) discussing movies that they have chosen to watch starting with the first of January 2019. We review, compare, grade, joke, and maybe even teeth crawl away from the bad ones. We hope you enjoy this new series and come […]Continue reading »
We talk all of the big matches announced (as of our recording) for both Takeover NY and Wrestlemania 35. Will we tune in or have we already tuned out?Continue reading »
We talk about bad movies we love and good movies we hate. Also comic reviews, harassing Patrick, and some sweet, sweet sonic tonic! Part 2 of 2.Continue reading »
We talk about bad movies we love and good movies we hate. Also comic reviews, harassing Patrick, and some sweet, sweet sonic tonic! Part 1 of 2.Continue reading »
Olivia, Cliff, and Tim predict the Royal Rumble! This was recorded before some changes to the card, but is still a fun listen on the state of WWE. Enjoy! Part 2 of 2.
Olivia, Cliff, and Tim predict the Royal Rumble! This was recorded before some changes to the card, but is still a fun listen on the state of WWE. Enjoy! Part 1 of 2.
Cliff, Olivia and Tim talk Avengers: Endgame, The Rocketeer, Batman Beyond, Masters Of The Universe, Thanos, Bill Nye and so much more! Part 1 of 2.
Kyle Starks (Rick & Morty, Rock Candy Mountain, Mars Attacks!) returns to talk Takeover once again! What is exciting, bland, and cringe worthy? Find out here!
Scowlin’ Mad with Tim Review #10 Zero Jumper #1, April 2018 Writer: Patrick Mulholland Artist: Patrick Mulholland Alterna Comics Zero Jumper is a four issue limited series from Alterna Comics. Patrick Mulholland tells a unique story as both writer and artist, which tend to be my favorite comics. The perfection of a creative person’s vision can’t be […]Continue reading »
Kyle Starks (Rick & Morty, Sexcastle) returns to predict all that is Wrestlemania 34! In this final chapter we talk main events, both the serious and the crap!
Kyle Starks (Rick & Morty, Sexcastle) returns to predict all that is Wrestlemania 34! Part 2 focuses on the midcard championship matches!
StarksleMania 34 Part 1 Kyle Starks (Rick & Morty, Sexcastle) returns to predict all that is Wrestlemania 34! Part 1 of 3 includes NXT Takeover and non brand specific matches!
Scowlin’ Mad with Tim Review #9 Hit-Girl #2 , March 2018 Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Ricardo Lopez Ortiz Colorist: Sunny Gho Lettering: Melina Mikulic Cover Artist: Amy Reeder, Dustin Nguyen Image Comics Rated Mature! The new Hit-Girl series by creator Mark Millar and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz feels very different from previous Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl comics. The art is […]Continue reading »
Podcast Episode 107! Tim, Cliff, and Olivia talk about Justice League getting a new #1, Indiana Jones 5, Incredibles 2, the Infinity War Trailer, and Batman’s upcoming wedding! Melty! Get back ta me!
Ruin A Comic is a new segment on the Capes And Scowls YouTube page! For those of you who don’t do that dang video site thing, here is the audio! Sure it doesn’t have those fun drawings by Tim but it is still a hoot to listen to! Episode 1 covers the Infinity Gauntlet!
Scowlin’ Mad with Tim Review #8 Vampironica #1 , March 2018 Writer: Greg Smallwood, Meg Smallwood Artist: Greg Smallwood Regular Cover Artist: Greg Smallwood Rating Teen + Archie Comics Vampironica is the newest addition to the Archie Comics horror line. Veronica Lodge is one of the last main characters to explore inside Riverdale’s horror alt-universe, and she shouldn’t disappoint. The […]Continue reading »
Scowlin’ Mad with Tim Review #6 Blood Stain TP Vol. 1 April 2016 Writer: Linda Sejic Artist: Linda Sejic Cover: Linda Sejic Image Comics I am very interested in the artistry of Linda Sejic. She has a similar style to her husband Stjepan Sejic (whom I had became familiar with first as well as Capes And Scowls Co-Host Leander […]Continue reading »
Featuring Image / Oni writer Kyle Starks!! In part 2 we talk Wrestlemania 33 card as well as an exclusive reveal from Mr. Starks for those who made it to the end.
Featuring Image Comics / Oni Press writer Kyle Starks!! In part 1 we talk Wrestlemania Rumors, Hall of Fame, and NXT Takeover!
We interview the always fun Zack Kaplan (@Zackkaps), writer of Image/Top Cow’s hot new title Eclipse! We talk comics, poker, & why you should fear the sun.
Max returns as my first choice this week (callback) as we talk Monsters, Deadpool, Snuka, and DC Rebirth. Also there is a surprise for Max!!
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 […]Continue reading »
Scowlin’ Mad with Tim Review #1 Wacky Raceland #1 June 2016 Writer: Ken Potac Artist: Leonardo Manco Colorist: Mariana Sanzone Letterer: Sal Cipriano Editor: Marie Javins DC Comics For years I have wanted to see an update of many of the classic Hanna Barbara properties that are now owned by DC Comics. Well my wish has come true with the creation of Future […]Continue reading »
Cliff & Olivia return. Tim, Leander, and Rashid churn out another classic! We talk Halloween, super powers, and racism in a galaxy far far away. #SpiceWars Make sure you show us love on iTunes! Please and thank you!