Author: Ryan Mount

I’d Buy That For a Dollar: Bearded Romance Bands

Hello Loyal Listenerds, and welcome to the first edition of I’d Buy That For a Dollar! Every week, I’m going to review at least one digital first, ComiXology original, or indie comic you probably did not preorder from your local comic shop. Our main review will be a book you can purchase on ComiXology right now for $0.99. Bandette #16 Written by: Paul Tobin Art by: Colleen Coover Publisher: Monkeybrain Price: $0.99 on Comixology Solicit: Bandette’s quest to acquire “The Artists Studio,” a painting of special significance to Inspector BD Belgique, continues! But not only are her efforts hindered...

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Between the Balloons: Lilith Dark’s Charles Dowd

  Welcome to another installment of Between the Balloons! This interview was made possible because of the great relationship I have with my local comic shop and its manager, Leo.  Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows that I review horror comics and am working on an upcoming kids comics review show.  Leo put Lilith Dark #1 in my hands because while it was kid friendly, it also had some horror elements, finding that sweet spot of interests.  After reading Lilith Dark #1, I knew I needed to talk to the creator, Charles Dowd. ———————— Ryan Mount for Two...

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Monday Morning Quarterback – Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Monday Morning Quarterback: A Review of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract By Ryan “HB” Mount Last season, the Chicago Cubs ended the season as the MLB Champions. It can always be exciting to win something large in sports, but this was special. The Chicago Cubs had not won a championship since 1908. They also trailed 3-1 in a best of seven series, and came back to capture the title. And if that wasn’t historic enough, there was a rain delay that stopped play in the last and final innings while the Cubs seemed to be on the ropes. This...

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Between the Balloons: THE FLOP HOUSE

Welcome to a new installment of Between the Balloons! Chances are, if you read this column, you listen to podcasts.  If you listen a podcast about comic books, you are into other pop culture podcasts.  My guests this week were the three people behind The Flop House, a bad movie podcast that is going on its 10th year and currently part of the Maximum Fun network.  They all stay busy outside of podcasting.  Dan McCoy is a writer, most known for his work on The Daily Show.  Elliott Kalan is a current writer on the upcoming relaunch of Mystery...

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Comics Under Trump

Bill Simmons once said this on his podcast: “I think having the conversations are really important and it doesn’t have to mean I lean on one side or the other… I don’t think people should be afraid to have the conversations.” Newsrama recently released an article concerning the effects the current US President, Donald Trump, could have on the comics market. The comics market also has sub markets based on speculation, and we’re going to speculate a bit in this piece.  None of what is said below is to be taken as fact or guaranteed to happen.  However, to return to Bill...

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