Comic Book Pitt

A weekly podcast that talks about comic books and comic book-related topics.

About the show

Starting in 2008, Comic Book Pitt is Pittsburgh's longest running comic book podcast. Co-hosts Dan Greenwald and Scott Hedlund formed the show with the intent of bringing a fun, conversational atmosphere to both long-time comic book fans and new readers. With the addition of co-hosts Jared Catherine, Shawn Atkins, Caitlyn Copp-Millward, and Brandon "Link" Copp-Millward, the Comic Book Pitt is able to cover comic-related news across all media types; from movies, television, and insider industry news, to reviews of weekly comic books.

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Episodes

  • Episode 360: Savage Dragon #250

    August 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    cankor, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, deep space nine, negan lives, pittsburgh, podcast, podcasting, podcastlife, podcasts, sacred six, savage dragon, sorgatron media, star trek, the kill lock, the walking dead, thundercats, too long a sacrifice

    This episode, Dan, Jared, and Scott discuss what some of the older TV shows they're watching these days, including a trip down a rabbit hole to the dark and emotional series finale of M.A.S.H. Comics discussed this episode includes Savage Dragon #250, Negan Lives #1, Cankor, Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Too Long A Sacrifice #1, Sacred Six #1, and The Kill Lock #6.

  • Episode 359: Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1

    July 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 21 mins
    batwoman, birds of prey, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, dc comics, gi joe, gotham central, harley quinn, harley quinn and the birds of prey, hbo, idw, pittsburgh, podcast, podcasting, podcastlife, podcasts, sandman, sandman mystery theatre, snake eyes, snake eyes deadgame, sorgatron media, the cw

    This episode, Dan, Link, and Shawn discuss various TV-related topics, from the newly announced Gotham City police series on HBO to the new Batwoman on The CW. We manage to squeeze some comic talk in, discussing Snake Eyes: Deadgame, Sandman Mystery Theatre, and Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey.

  • Episode 358: The Secret Lives of CBP

    July 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 mins
    black label, boom studios, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, dc comics, dead earth, gi joe, image comics, outer darkness chew, pittsburgh, podcast, podcasting, podcastlife, podcasts, sorgatron media, wonder woman, wynd

    This episode has a long cold open where Dan, Jared, and Scott talk about a myriad of topics including swimming pool woes, local government, and DC's Doomsday Clock. After that, they discuss Marvel acquiring the Alien and Predator properties and some comics...Wonder Woman: Dead Earth, G.I. Joe, Wynd, and Outer Darkness/Chew.

  • Episode 357: A Conversation With Jessica Peña

    July 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    amethyst, comic book pitt, comic books, comicon, comics, dc comics, fantastic four, image comics, jessica heberle, jessica pena, marvel comics, pittsburgh, podcast, podcasting, podcastlife, podcasts, sorgatron media, that texas blood

    Pittsburgh artist Jessica Peña joins Cait, Dan, Link, and Shawn to have frank discussion about current affairs in the comic book industry, what we're reading, what we're watching, and whether sawed off shotguns are better than regular shotguns...

  • Episode 356: Dark Nights: Death Metal #1

    June 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins
    allegiance arts, comic book pitt, dark nights, dark nights death metal, dc comics, death metal, hbo, pittsburgh, podcast, podcasting, podcastlife, podcasts, sorgatron media, suicide squad, the futurists, walmart, watchmen

    This week we talk about Jared’s comic collection, Michael Keaton coming back as Batman, watching the Watchmen, and...Storage Wars? Comics discussed includes Dark Knights: Death Metal #1, Suicide Squad #5, and The Futurists #1 

  • Episode 355: Adventureman #1

    June 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins
    adventureman, agents of atlas, beechview, black lives matter, charlie adlard, comic book pitt, dc comics, free comic book summer, hbo, image comics, juneteenth, marvel, marvel comics, negan lives, oklahoma, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, robert kirkman, sisters pgh, sorgatron media, spreadshirt, the green monk, tulsa, walking dead, watchmen

    Dan, Link, and Shawn go deep on some current issues, but also manage to talk about the upcoming “Negan Lives” comic, Free Comic Book Summer, and the Watchmen series airing free on HBO. There's barely enough time to talk about comics, but they manage to discuss Adventureman #1, Agents of Atlas Vol 2, and The Green Monk.

  • Episode 354: Jimmy Olsen #10

    June 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 25 mins
    beechview, comic book pitt, dc comics, marvel, marvel comics, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, sorgatron media

    This week, Cait, Dan, Jared, and Link discuss DC Comics cutting ties with Diamond Comics, Bendis wrapping up his Superman run, and character recasting on The CW. Comics discussed includes Jimmy Olsen, Blackbird, Far Sector, Green Lantern, Avengers, DCeased: Unkillables, and DCeased: Hope at World’s End.

  • Episode 353: Quarantine Entertainment, Part 10: What's On?

    May 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins
    agents of shield, beechview, comic book pitt, dc comics, hbo, justice league, justice league the snyder cut, marvel, marvel comics, marvels agents of shield, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, sorgatron media, stargirl, the cw, the flash, zack snyder

    Dan, Scott, and Shawn talk a lot of media in this episode, discussing the recently announced Justice League: The Snyder Cut, season 6 of The Flash, the premiere of Stargirl, the final season of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, and more...

  • Episode 352: Quarantine Entertainment, Part 9

    May 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 29 mins
    amethyst, arrowverse, batwoman, beechview, comic book pitt, dc comics, flashpoint, marvel, marvel comics, netflix, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, ruby rose, sex criminals, sorgatron media, spider woman, star wars, sweet tooth, the black cat, the cw, the old guard, the rise of skywalker

    Welcome to the ninth episode of Comic Book Pitt done in quarantine! In this episode, Cait, Dan, Jared, and Link talk about surprising news from The CW's Arrowverse and other TV-related topics. Jared finally saw Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and naturally has thoughts.

    Comics discussed in this episode include Flashpoint, The Black Cat, Sex Criminals, Amethyst, Spider-Woman, The Old Guard, and Sweet Tooth.

  • Episode 351: Quarantine Entertainment

    May 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 mins
    animated series, batman last knight on earth, batman universe, beechview, birds of prey, buck rogers in the 25th century, comic book pitt, dc comics, fantastic four, flash, gijoe, grimm noir, harleen, harley quinn, jay and silent bob reboot, mark waid, marvel, marvel comics, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, sorgatron media, spider man noir, star wars

    Dan, Scott, and Shawn's current quarantine viewing and reading includes...Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey, the G.I. Joe animated series, Fantastic Four: Grimm Noir, Spider-Man Noir, Batman Universe, Batman: Last Knight on Earth, Flash by Mark Waid, Harleen, and Star Wars

  • Episode 350: Talking with Kendra Boileau, Publisher of Graphic Mundi

    May 6th, 2020  |  39 mins 46 secs
    comic book pitt, graphic mundi, kendra boileau, penn state, penn state university, penn state university press, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, psu

    Dan and Link have a great conversation with Kendra Boileau, publisher of Graphic Mundi, the new comics imprint from Penn State University Press. The first announced project is an important and timely anthology of Covid-19 stories. Kendra gives an in depth look at how Graphic Mundi started, where they want the imprint to go, and how they're going to get there.

    If you're interested in more information about Graphic Mundi or how you can contribute to this project, you can contact Kendra at klb60@psu.edu.

  • Episode 349: DC Digital First

    April 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins
    agents of atlas, bad weekend, batman, batman gotham nights, buffy the vampire slayer, comic book pitt, dark shadows, dave gibbons, dc comics, dc digital first, marvel, marvel comics, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, shadowalker, sorgatron media, superman, superman man of tomorrow, war of the realms

    Cait, Dan, Jared, and Link gather in isolation to talk about Buffy the Vampire Slayer, DC Digital First Superman: Man of Tomorrow, DC Digital First Batman: Gotham Nights, Shadowalker, Dark Shadows, Bad Weekend, and Agents of Atlas: War of the Realms.

  • Episode 348: What We're Missing...

    April 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    batman, batman curse of the white knight, comic book pitt, darth vader, dc comics, future imperfect, gotham by gaslight, hanna barbera, jack kirby, marvel, marvel comics, mister miracle, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, sorgatron media, star wars, strange academy, strange adventures

    Dan, Scott, and Shawn commiserate over great comics they just started reading that are currently delayed, they talk about what TV shows and movies they're going to try to catch up on while they're all in isolation, and also discuss what comics they're reading now...like the Jack Kirby Mister Miracle TPB, the DC/Hanna-Barbera crossovers, the recent Future Imperfect mini-series, various Star Wars titles, and Batman: Gotham by Gaslight.

  • Episode 347: Batman: The Adventures Continue #1

    April 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 34 mins
    action comics, alex toth, batman, batman the adventures continue, comic book pitt, creepy presents alex toth, dave wachter, dc comics, jack kirby, jack kirby's fourth world, life is strange, marvel, marvel comics, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, strange academy, superman, the detachment

    Cait, Dan, Jared, Link, and Shawn talk about the current change in the comic book industry, reminiscing about old media, Suncoast video stores, the morality of watching morally bankrupt actors, and more...

    Comics discussed includes Action Comics, Batman: The Adventures Continue, Creepy Presents...Alex Toth, Jack Kirby's Fourth World, Life is Strange, Strange Academy, and The Detachment Preview Edition

  • Episode 346: Suicide Squad #4

    March 31st, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    7x7 comics, american jesus, asterios polyp, baby driver, batman, batman last knight on earth, bumblebee, comic book pitt, community, dark horse comics, dc comics, five years, grendel, hawkman, kaiju kitty, mister miracle, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, star trek picard, suicide squad, the batman who laughs, the shadow, the shield, x-ray robot

    What is life like during the Staycationpocalypse? Scott watched “Bumblebee” and “Baby Driver” and is working on the new season of Kaiju Kitty for 7x7 Comics. Dan played the group party game Psych!, is watching “Community”, “The Shield”, and “Star Trek: Picard”, and read “Asterios Polyp”, “Hawkman” Vol 1 TPB 2018, and Tom King’s “Mister Miracle”

    Comics discussed includes Batman Last Knight on Earth #2-3, The Batman Who Laughs #7, Suicide Squad #4, American Jesus #3, X-Ray Robot #1, Five Years #8, and Grendel vs The Shadow #1-3.

  • Episode 345: Strange Adventures #1

    March 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    adam strange, batman superman, ben grimm, bounty hunters, comic book pitt, dc comics, doc shaner, fantastic four, fantastic four grimm noir, force works, force works 2020, grimm noir, house of secrets, image comics, marvel, marvel comics, mercy, mitch gerads, pittsburgh, podcast, podcast life, podcasting, podcasts, spiderman, spiderman noir, star wars, star wars bounty hunters, strange adventures, superman villains, the thing, tom king, zatanna, zatanna and the house of secrets

    Cait, Dan, Jared, and Link practice social distancing and hunker down in their respective homes for this episode to talk about Strange Adventures #1, Mercy #1, Zatanna and the House of Secrets OGN, Superman: Villains, Batman/Superman #7, Force Works 2020 #1, Spider-Man Noir #1, Fantastic Four: Grimm Noir, Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #1.