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 285: Multiple Man #1

    August 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    beechview, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, dark horse comics, dynamite entertainment, image comics, marvel, marvel comics, multiple man, outpost zero, pittsburgh, project superpowers, sorgatron media, the magic order, the punisher, the quantum age

    Just a heads up, we had some technical issues in the beginning of this episode (aka Dan is an idiot and was adjusting the wrong levels) so the first 10 minutes of this episode sound a little low. However, we still manage to get a lot of comic talk packed in…Multiple Man #1, Project: Superpowers #0 & #1, The Magic Order #1 & #2, Outpost Zero #1, The Punisher #228, and The Quantum Age #1.

    Also, stay tuned at the end of the episode for a big announcement about an exclusive event for friends and listeners of Comic Book Pitt.

  • Episode 284: Jessica Jones #1

    August 10th, 2018  |  1 hr 17 mins
    action comics, aphrodite v, batman, beechview, comic books, comics, copperhead, dc comics, image comics, jessica jones, marvel, marvel comics, pittsburgh, podcast, podcasting, podcasts, sorgatron media, spider gwen, the magic order, top cow

    Dan is in the studio, Jared is in his secret lair, but they manage to talk about a lot of comics...Action Comics #1001, Jessica Jones #1, Batman #51, Spider-Gwen, The Magic Order #1, Aphrodite V #1, and Copperhead #19.

  • Episode 283: Talking the Talk: San Diego Comic Con

    August 2nd, 2018  |  52 mins 25 secs
    aquaman, batman, comic books, comics, dc comics, detective comics, eisner awards, green lantern, marjorie liu, movies, san diego comic con, shazam, the green lantern, titans, warner brothers

    Dan and Jared hit some highlights from San Diego Comic Con 2018, including the Shazam, Aquaman, and Titans trailers, new creative teams, and Eisner Award winners.

  • Episode 282: A Conversation With Ed Piskor, Part 2

    July 27th, 2018  |  49 mins 11 secs
    beechview, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, ed piskor, fantagraphics, hip hop family tree, marvel, marvel comics, pittsburgh, sorgatron media, x-men grand design, xmen

    Dan and Scott continue their talk with with Ed Piskor, an Eisner winning cartoonist and creator of X-Men: Grand Design and Hip Hop Family Tree.

  • Episode 281: A Conversation With Ed Piskor, Part 1

    July 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    beechview, chris claremont, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, ed piskor, fantagraphics, hip hop family tree, pittsburgh, sorgatron media, steve ditko, x-men grand design

    Eisner Award winning cartoonist and local Pittsburgher, Ed Piskor, visits the Sorgatron Media studio for a conversation with Dan and Scott. In the first of two episodes, they reflect on the passing of comic book legend Steve Ditko, and then talk about the details of the creative process, X-Men: Grand Design Second Genesis, hanging out with Chris Claremont, comic book communities, and our first comic shop experiences.

    Stay tuned for part 2 coming next week!

  • Episode 280: A Conversation With Danielle Corsetto

    July 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 2 mins
    adventure time, boo it's sex, comic books, comics, danielle corsetto, girls with slingshots, making comics, new dimension comics, pittsburgh, webcomics, webtoons

    Dan, Jared, and Shawn talk with webcomics creator Danielle Corsetto. Danielle Corsetto is the creator of the webcomic Girls With Slingshots, which ran from 2004­-2015. She also penned three Adventure Time OGNs for BOOM! Studios, and wrote and drew The New Adventures of Bat Boy for the Weekly World News. She posts autobio strips about her cats and yoga at Stuckat32.com, and is writing a sex ed comic with Monica Gallaher called BOO! It’s Sex.

  • Episode 279: Talking the Talk: DC Comics in WalMart, Comic Book Events, the Future of Star Wars, and More

    July 8th, 2018  |  1 hr 18 mins
    beechview, comic book events, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, dc comics, mcsoss, new dimension comics, pittsburgh, podcast, podcasting, podcasts, sorgatron media, star wars, walmart

    Dan and Jared are joined by Paul McGinty from the McSoss Comic Book Podcast and retailer Chip Grossman from New Dimension Comics to talk about the DC Comics/WalMart deal, remembering comic book events, political/social commentary in comics, and the future of the Star Wars film franchise.

  • Episode 278: Tony Stark: Iron Man #1

    June 30th, 2018  |  1 hr 9 mins
    amazing spider man, bloodstrike, bloodstrike brutalists, bret blevins, brian michael bendis, dan slott, dc comics, donny cates, image comics, iron man, joe keatinge, justice league, marvel, marvel comics, mcsoss, mcsoss comic book podcast, michel fiffe, new dimension comics, pittsburgh, sorgatron media, spider man, stellar, superman, the man of steel, tony stark, tony stark iron man

    Dan and Jared are joined by Paul McGinty from the McSoss Comic Book Podcast and Chip Grossman from New Dimension Comics. Together, they talk about Amazing Spider-Man #801, Tony Stark: Iron Man #1, Man of Steel #4, Justice League #2, the work of Donny Cates, Bloodstrike: Brutalists #0, and Stellar #1.

  • Episode 277: Talking the Talk: McSoss in the studio, Batman's wedding, the return of the West Coast Avengers, and More

    June 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    batman, bruce wayne, catwoman, comixology, dc comics, marvel comics, mcsoss, mikel janin, tom king, west coast avengers

    Dan is joined in the studio by Ian, Matt, and Paul of the McSoss Comic Book Podcast. They had a great time talking about the upcoming Batman/Catwoman wedding, if Bruce Wayne needs to exist, the return of West Coast Avengers,and ComiXology's new original content.

  • Episode 276: Amazing Spider-Man #800/The Man of Steel #1

    June 6th, 2018  |  1 hr 28 mins
    amazing spider man, brian michael bendis, dan slott, dc comics, marvel, marvel comics, mcsoss, mcsoss comic book podcast, pittsburgh, sorgatron media, spider man, superman, the man of steel

    Dan is joined this week by Ian, Matt, and Paul from the McSoss Comic Book Podcast. They discuss two landmark issues, one an ending and one a beginning...and one that we enjoyed and one...not so much. You'll have to listen to find out which is which.

  • Episode 275: Talking the Talk: Fear the Walking Dead returns, Infinity War discussion, Comic Book TV talk, and More

    June 1st, 2018  |  56 mins 32 secs
    avengers infinity war, cloak and dagger, colossus, comic book, comic books, comics, dc comics, fear the walking dead, gotham, kitty pryde, legion, luke cage, marvel comics, pittsburgh, sorgatron media

    Dan and Scott talk about the return of Fear the Walking Dead, a little bit of Avengers: Infinity War follow up, some comic book TV talk, including Luke Cage season 2, the new Cloak and Dagger trailer, Legion season 2, and Gotham, the DC streaming app, the wedding of Colossus and Kitty Pryde, and MORE

  • Episode 274: Free Comic Book Day / Avengers #1

    May 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 13 mins
    avengers, death or glory, fcbd, free comic book day, gijoe, heroes ink, phantom of the attic monroeville, phantom of the attic oakland, pittsburgh, pittsburgh comics, sorgatron media, thor

    Dan and Scott talk about the events and comics of Free Comic Book Day and then review Avengers #1, Death or Glory #1, Thor #706, and G.I. JOE #251.

  • Episode 273: Talking the Talk: Avengers: Infinity War, Pop Culture Bandwagons, Greatest Super Hero Headquarters, and More

    May 15th, 2018  |  1 hr 10 mins
    ash vs evil dead, avengers infinity war, deadpool, eisner awards, pop culture, venom

    Dan, Jared, and Shawn talk about Avengers: Infinity War (spoiler free), the Deadpool and Venom trailers, jumping on pop culture bandwagons, our favorite super hero headquarters, the end of Ash vs Evil Dead, and the 2018 Eisner nominations.

  • Episode 272: Action Comics #1,000

    May 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 25 mins
    aaron bordner, action comics, action comics #1000, comic book pitt, comic books, comics, lulu & mitzi, lulu & mitzi: best laid plans, mazy devil, superman, superman #45, superman: the dailies, superman: the dailies vol 2

    Dan, Jared, and Shawn discuss 80 years of Superman with Action Comics #1,000, Superman #45, and Superman: The Dailies Vol 2. Other comics discussed are Skyward #1, Lulu & Mitzi: Best Laid Plans, and Mazy Devil by Aaron Bordner.

  • Episode 271: G.I. JOE #250 and Jim Rugg

    April 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 38 mins
    afrodisiac, blue wraith, box brown, gijoe, idw, image comics, jim rugg, pittsburgh, professional wrestling, sorgatron media, street angel, the unbelievable andy kaufman, wrestling

    Jim Rugg stops by the Sorgatron Media studio and talks with CBP about creating comics, Street Angel, professional wrestling, and more. We also talk about Blue Wraith #1, GI Joe #250, Street Angel #1, and Is This Guy For Real? The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman.

  • Episode 270: Talking the Talk: Marcel Walker in the studio, Rapid Fire topics

    April 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 19 mins
    action comics 1000, chutz pow, extreme, marcel walker, midnight sale, netflix, nightwatch, rob liefeld, spike lee, the toonseum

    Guest Marcel Walker hangs out with us to talk about Chutz-POW!: Superheroes of the Holocaust, the past, present, and future of The ToonSeum, art processes, and then we do RAPID FIRE TOPICS!