A true gem
I won’t lie; despite being an avid reader of comics in the past, until very recently I hadn’t gotten back into comics. The show that helped me get back into Comics(indie comic particularly) was the ComicBookCast. I discovered this show back in 2013 and it blew my mind. Amin and his group of friends are some of the most intelligent and natural individuals I have ever heard. Because, I’m going to be honest; I’ve listened to plenty of Podcasts where a lot of the speakers come off as more pundits and entertainers than anything.CBC doesn’t have it superficalness . When you listen, it feels like you’re listening to a group of friends talking about comics. And that’s not a bad thing. They are comfortable with the subject and Armin and group don’t come off as standoffish or pretentious. They just voice their views. And to me, that’s very important.Now, like any group of friends, you’re bound to have disagreements. And I would be lying if I told you I didn’t have any major disagreements with the CBC. For instance, their critical attitude towards DC can come off a bit times harsh. This in contrast to the group’s near universal praise of Marvel.But in spite of having such strong views, they do care about DC. Despite the many naysayers, Armin and the group do care about DC. They are hard on them, because they wish to see them succeed. I mean Armin’s favorite superhero is Aquaman and that should say something.So to conclude this review, if you are looking for a natural, genuine and honest conversation between a group of individuals, this Podcast is for you. You may not agree with them all the time. But that’s fine. They know who they are and don’t feel the need to change for any one. And in my view, that is this show’s strongest quality.
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