CCL – Focus On: Marvel Masterworks Marvel Two-In-One Volume 5

Chris is back from a sabbatical to talk about his Discord Channel and Marvel Masterworks Marvel…

CCL #541 – January 2021 Solicitations – C’mon Man!

Chris and Andy lead off this week by talking about the massive Star Trek Graphic Novel…

CCL #540 – Ask Us Anything

Chris is back and he and Andy tackle a boatload of “Ask Us Anything” questions. From…

CCL #539 – That’s A Bad Idea

On this special CCL Andy goes solo! Let’s hope he does OK! Topics covered tonight: Bendis…

CCL #538 – December 2020 Solicitations – Chris’ Day Off

Chris takes the week off, so Andy is joined by Travis, one of our good friends…

CCL #537 – Cover B

Chris and Andy have a free for all and talk about Kickstarter and Berserker by Keanu…

CCL #536 – November 2020 Solicitations – Kraven’s Last Stand

Chris and Andy talk about the passing of Chadwick Boseman and what it may mean for…

CCL #535 – The Best Batman Collected Editions of All Time

Chris and Andy tackle one of the hardest topics in comic book lore… just what are…

CCL #534 – Punisher MAX – Mother Russia

Chris and Andy are back with the fourth installment of the complete Punisher MAX run by…

CCL #533 – October 2020 Solicitations – Brand New on VHS

Chris and Andy get right into October 2020 solicits and there are some very far out…

CCL #532 – Currently Consuming

Chris and Andy catch up on the news about Aliens and Predator moving from Dark Horse…

CCL #531 – September 2020 Solicitations – The Worst Solicitation Of All Time

Chris and Andy get right into the September 2020 solicits and some of them may be…

CCL #530 – Remembering Denny O’Neil

In this special episode, Chris and Andy talk about the life of Denny O’Neil, who passed…

CCL #529 – Punisher MAX – Kitchen Irish

Chris and Andy are back with the third installment of the complete Punisher MAX run by…

CCL #528 – DC/Diamond and Live Eisner Voting

Chris and Andy get down to the topic du jour that is DC and Diamond. What’s…

CCL #527 – Zack Kruse on the Ideology of Steve Ditko

Chris and Andy are joined by comic book historian and author Zack Kruse, Pictures Within Pictures…

CCL #526 – July/August 2020 Solicitations – Back to the New Normal

Chris and Andy catch up on some semblance of solicits by taking a look at some…

CCL #525 – Punisher MAX – In The Beginning

Chris and Andy are back with the second installment of the complete Punisher MAX run by…

CCL #524 – Spotlight on Mike Grell

Chris and Andy are back this to talk about one of their favorite creators of all…

CCL #523 – Artist Editions with Scott VanderPloeg

Chris and Andy talk with Scott VanderPloeg, who is considered the foremost authority on Artist Editions;…

CCL #522 – Spotlight on Frank Miller

Chris and Andy try to take a much-needed break from talking comic book distribution modeling and…

CCL #521 – Distribution Disruption

Time to pull out the whiskey and talk comics COVID with Chris & Andy. This week…

CCL #520 – Punisher MAX – Born

Chirs and Andy debut a new ongoing segment discussing the complete Punisher MAX run by Garth…

CCL #519 – Comic Book Distribution During Corona

Chris and Andy continue to talk about how comic book publishers are dealing with the coronavirus…but…

CCL #518 – Christina Merkler, DCBS, on Diamond Ceasing Distribution Due To COVID-19

Chris and Andy chat with Christina Merkler, Discount Comics Book Service, regarding the important news from…

CCL #517 – June 2020 Solicitations – Our Own Ragnarok

Chris and Andy catch up on being at home thanks to COVID-19 and talk “free” giveaways…

CCL #516 – Virtual Virus Meet-Up

In the midst of a crappy week, and more crappy weeks to come Chris and Andy…

CCL #515 – May 2020 Solicitations – The Martini Edition

Chris and Andy talk about Lucasfilm to Launch Star Wars: The High Republic Publishing Campaign in…

CCL #514 – Thoughts on the Dan Didio Situation

Chris and Andy get right to the hot topic of the week: Dan Didio out at…

CCL #513 – A High Degree of Risk

Chris and Andy catch up on the news and also discuss Black Hammer Library Edition Vol.…

CCL #512 – April 2020 Solicitations – The Return of Winners and Losers

Chris and Andy talk about the upcoming The World of Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1…

CCL #511 – Adopt A Character 2020 – No Anglo

Chris and Andy get down to the annual Adopt A Character show. Chris chooses Legion of…

CCL #510 – March 2020 Solicitations – Weekend At Andy’s

Chris and Andy talk about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker but first get right into…

CCL #509 – Top 100 Runs of All Time – Part 5 – Kingdom Gone

On today’s show, Chris and Andy finish up the 100 Greatest Comic Books – Comic Book…

CCL #508 – February 2020 Solicitations – with Mike Myers

Chris and Andy are joined by Mike Myers of the Geek Brunch podcast. They first start…

CCL #507 – Top 100 Runs of All Time – Part 4 – Too Much Alan Moore

On today’s show, Chris and Andy discuss Bill Sienkiewicz: Revolution Volume 1, The Neil Gaiman Library…

CCL #506 – January 2020 Solicitations – Just Like Budapest

Chris and Andy reminisce about the early days of the CCL and talk a lot of…

CCL #505 – Top 100 Runs of All Time – Part 3 – Three Cows

On today’s show Chris and Andy discuss the return of the New York Times Graphic Novel…

CCL #504 – December 2019 Solicitations – Englehart Jack!

Chris and Andy talk about Andy’s fun time at Rambo: Last Blood and then get right…

CCL #503 – Top 100 Runs of All Time – Part 2 – Maximilian!

On today’s show Chris and Andy discuss a lost and found Golden Age Wonder Woman Newspaper…

CCL #502 – November 2019 Solicitations with Spider-Man MCU Fallout

Chris and Andy talk about the Spider-Man Sony/Marvel dealbreaker and what it means for the future…

CCL #501 – Top 100 Runs of All Time – Part 1

On today’s show Chris and Andy discuss the passing of Ernie Colón, Andy gets a ton…

CCL #500 – October 2019 Solicitations & Who Am I?

It’s a special 500th episode of the Collected Comics Library!!! Chris and Andy play a game…

CCL #499 – Augie De Blieck Jr.

On today’s show, Chris and Andy are joined by Augie De Blieck Jr., to talk about…

CCL #498 – September 2019 Solicitations – Draft Picks

This week Chris and Andy say goodbye to Vertigo and the possibility of any more Steve…

CCL #497 – The Current State of Comic Book TV and Films…and Ribs!

On today’s show Chris an Andy go over Rob Liefeld picking a fight with DC, Batman…

CCL #496 – August 2019 Solicitations

This week Chris and Andy go over missing OOP books that are needed for our collected…

CCL #495 – Live Eisner Industry Award Voting (Part 2)

In their very own sequel to CCL #489 – Live Eisner Hall Of Fame Voting, Chris…

CCL #494 – July 2019 Solicitations

This week Chris and Andy go over listener email and go over selections from the July…

CCL #493 – Are DC’s Black Label Editions Worth The Hype?

On this week’s show, Chris and Andy go over DC’s updated collected editions initiatives – straight…

CCL #492 – June 2019 Solicitations

This week Chris and Andy go over funding campaigns for Airboy #51, Steve Ditko’s Mr. A…

CCL #491 – Is That A Pizza In Your Pants?

Chris and Andy have spoiler-filled, honest review of Captain Marvel and both of them are very…

CCL Special: Epic Marvel Podcast: Punisher, Ep. 2b: Assassin’s Guild

In this special episode, Chris is a guest on the Epic Marvel Podcast. Picking up right…

CCL Special: Epic Marvel Podcast: Punisher, Ep. 2a: Circle Of Blood

In this special episode, Chris is a guest on the Epic Marvel Podcast. This episode marks…

CCL #490 – 14th Anniversary – As Little Effort As I Can

Chris and Andy start off by lamenting the Neal Adams’ Batman: Odyssey, digital option from your…

CCL #489 – Live Eisner Hall Of Fame Voting

Chris and Andy pick their favorites for the 2019 Eisner Hall Of Fame and Chris casts…

CCL #488 – When Locusts Attack!

Chris and Andy talk about the passing of creator Batton Lash and his Archie vs Punisher…

CCL #487 – Adopt A Character 2019

Chris and Andy get down to the annual Adopt A Character show. Chris chooses Green Arrow,…

CCL #486 – They’re Never Going To Make An Aquaman Movie

Chris and Andy go over Chris Ryall’s return to IDW and what the future may hold…

CCL #485 – How Much?!?!

Chris, along with Andy Tom, go over the DC Comics February 2019 collected editions including Legion:…

CCL #484 – Remembering Stan Lee

Chris is back after a short 3 month hiatus and is joined by Andy Tom. Chris…

CCL #483 – Collecting Controversy

On this show, Chris goes over collected edition and reprint news including Rattler by Jason McNamara…

CCL #482 – Comic-Con 2018 Wrap-Up

Chris goes over all the collected edition news from Comic-Con 2018 including new Marvel Epic Collections,…

CCL #481 – Summer Solstice

Chris is back from his summer siesta to catch up on news from the past two…

RIP Steve Ditko and a List of CCL Ditko Podcasts

With the passing of Steve Ditko, my favorite artist/writer of all time, I have put together…

CCL Special: Epic Marvel Podcast: Punisher, Ep. 7: Capital Punishment

In this special episode, Chris is a guest on the Marvel Epic Podcast. Kurtis and Chris…

CCL #480 – July 2018 Solicitations

This week Chris goes over what he got at FCBD, Nightwing Volume 5: Raptors Revenge, Nightwing,…

CCL #479 – The Eisner Awards

Chris is back and he goes over his recent “buy” pile that includes Punisher: Platoon, Star…

CCL #478 – June 2018 Solicitations

Chris goes over select hardcovers, trade paperbacks and collected editions from the June 2018 solicitations including:…

CCL #477 – May 2018 Solicitations

Chris goes over select hardcovers, trade paperbacks and collected editions from the May 2018 solicitations including:…

CCL #476 – A Modern Classic

Chris is back and gets you up-to-date with all the collected edition news from March including…

CCL #475 – 13th Anniversary Special

In this special and unusual episode, instead of going over what’s in the latest solicitations or…