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This issue: Dr. Peter Coogan from the Institute for Comics Studies returns to the show to tell of his adventures at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con, as well as offer up his yearly roundup of comic book classes being taught at colleges and universities around the world. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers124.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to

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Dr. Peter Coogan sent an e-mail letting us know that the Comics Arts Conference will have a T-Shirt available at the show for attendees to pick up.  Fans who want to support scholarly activity regarding comics and pop culture, should stop by the Comic-Con Boutique or the Graphitti booth, and pick up a couple. If you want to find out more about the Comics Arts Conference at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con, check out our recent discussion with Dr. Coogan.

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This issue: Dr. Peter Coogan of the Institute for Comics Studies joins Stephen Schleicher as the duo discuss the Comic Arts Conference schedule of panels for the 2009 San Diego Comic Con. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers106.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

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This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew welcomes Dr. Peter Coogan, Director of the Institute for Comic Studies to talk about adaptations in all their forms.  From Watchmen to Classics Illustrated and even adaptations from film to comics, what works and what doesn’t, is up for grabs during the show. As always,  the Major Spoilers Podcast is nothing without comments from great readers and listeners like you.  You can use the comment section below, drop us a voice mail by calling (785) 727-1939, or record your comments and send it as an MP3 file in an

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Sad news for Philip Jose Farmer fans; the author passed away today at the age of 91.  Farmer  is best known for his Riverworld, and World of Tiers series, but I was most familiar with  his Doc Savage and Tarzan tales.  Framer wrote the Escape from Loki (1991) Doc Savage tale that told one of the early adventures of the Man of Bronze, which I quite liked, but I was more interested in his two unauthorized biographies of the pulp heroes. Tarzan Alive (1972) and Doc Savage: His Life and Apocalyptic Life (1973) imagined the characters as real people who

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. Here’s a recommendation from one of the Major Spoilers Legion Elite. In this short film, DC Comics’ resident badass, Lobo, is sent to track down Jolly old Saint Nick. Prepare for the glorious Yuletide Ultra Violence! Warning: Some rough language and violence in this one.

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. While fan films have been around for a while, Duality by Crew of Two happened to be one of the first Star Wars Fan Films that incorporated huge amounts of computer generated effects to tell the story.  All of the sets in this piece are

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. RYAN WIEBER VS. MICHAEL “DORKMAN” SCOTT What began as a friendly rivalry between two effects artists explodes off TheForce.Net’s FanFilms Forum and into the real world in a lightsaber battle royale. Originally created for the forum’s lightsaber choreography competition, this fight to the death will

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. This time, it’s Batman: Dead End by Sandy Collora and crew.  This was his first film before World’s Finest, and one that caused quite a stir when he debuted it at the San Diego Comic Con.

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. When crime lord, Kingpin, orders a hit on Daredevil, he sends his two best assassins: Elektra and Bullseye. But in a quarrel over who gets to collect and take out the Man without fear, Bullseye ultimately slays Elektra with her own Sai. Now, after a

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. Here’s the official version of Grayson straight from the source by the friendly folks at Untamed Cinema.

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. “World’s Finest” is an unique project. It’s a trailer for a Superman/Batman crossover movie that doesn’t exists and will also never exists, at least not in this form, with these characters, actors and plot line anyway.

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. COPS gone Star Wars… It is an independant Star Wars fan film that was created by Kevin Rubio in 1997. The voicing cast includes Jess Harnell, Cam Clarke, and Bill Farmer. All of which are well known voice actors…

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. Blue Beetle and Booster send out a message against smoking… sort of.

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