Paul Matthew Carr

About Paul Matthew Carr

Paul is a writer, artist and designer. He spends an inordinate amount of time on the Internet blogging about silly things and even more time making things up and then attempting to convince people they are proper stories. He also talks into microphones from time to time.

Collected Edition: Episode 3: Captain America: Secret Empire

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Captain America Vol. 1: Secret Empire the celebrated 1974 run by Steve Englehart with art by Sal Buscema. Listen as we discuss the original Secret Empire not the ... [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 2: Godland

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Godland Vol. 1: Hello Cosmic! the 2005 series by Joe Casey and Tom Scioli published by Image Comics. In addition to that we also chat [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story written by Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker and art by David Aja published by Marvel Comics. [...]

Jovey McJupiterface (or Ego the Living Planet is Real): NASA Image of the Day

Fist let's get this out of the way and mention that scientist Jason Major titled this image “Jovey McJupiterface” because scientists are awesome in so, so many ways. The second thing we need to address is the fact that Ego the Living Planet is real! As everyone knows Ego the Living planet is...well...a living planet. And [...]

Episode 11: The Nexus of All Realities: Cynicism in the Swamp

Welcome everyone to the Nexus of All Realities – A Man-Thing podcast! Are you ready for cynicism and nihilism in the swamp as we follow a group of truly horrible people as they attempt to get back to civilization without killing each other? Well you're in luck! This episode I’ll be talking about Adventure Into Fear #18: A [...]

Blade Runner Trailer as 40s Style Noir

With the new Blade Runner 2049 due to be released later this year I've been obsessively going back over all the related material associated with it including: All 5 versions of the film, the original Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep that it was loosely based on and the comic book adaptation (Yes! [...]

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Review: Man-Thing #2 (2017)

In the previous review on issue #1 I wrote about how I didn’t really enjoy how Stein was approaching the character of Man-Thing – I said the humor just a bit off and just the characterization of Man-Thing was … interesting, but not to my liking. I did however note that I expressed a hope that it could get better and head in a different direction. That has in fact happened. Issue #2 is in fact better and it is in fact headed in a different direction…but only slightly.

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