All New Showcase

Reviews For All New Showcase

This is easily my favorite comics related podcast. The cast has such amazing chemestry between them and there is never a dull moment. I miss Chase being on the show but Blake is as awesome as ever and his cohosts are always fun too. Basically the podcast feels like you are in a comic book store listening to fans talk. Also their movie reviews are fun too. The hosts tend to get along and are very respectful to their listeners and that is a huge plus too.
Just started listening to this podcast and found these guys to be really entertaining. Definitely a good source for comic book information.
This is a fantastic show if you want to stay informed on what's relevant in comics.
I started buying comics around 1960, stopped sometime in the late 1980's, but am still interested in the storylines and characters. Blake and Chase do all the hard work of reading and reviewing comics (a tough job, but someone has to do it) to help me decide what to buy. It was Chase's comment that "Watchmen" had to be read carefully that caused me to go back and re-read my trade version slowly. I still don't care for the story but now appreciate the craftsmanship that went into it. The discussions are sometime a bit too "inside baseball" for someone, like me, who is not a regular reader. I especially appreciate the trade paperbook reviews since most of my purchases are now trades. I think that the addition of Mike adds a useful and interesting dynamic to the show. Keep up the great work, guys! By the way: I remember when DC apologized in their books for raising the cover price from 10 cents to 12 cents, a 20% increase.
Likable Guys! They have a deep love and respect for the artform without being gushing fanboys. I always look forward to putting the latest episode on my Ipod. Keep it up guys!
Blake and Chase provide a high-quality show week in and week out. I've been listening to this show regularly for over half a year now, and it never fails to disappoint! With discussions primarily focused on a particular topic, the hosts provide background on the topic, discuss their likes and dislikes of the topic, offer some favorites related to it, and even delve into other side-topics. Of the several podcasts I listen to regularly, this one's the one I most eagerly await each week.
Be it any character, creator or a general topic, the knowledgeable duo of Chase and Blake manage to explain it all with enthusiasum, unusual clarity and a great sense of fun (even when going off topic for a bit). They both talk quite comfortably and nothing feels edited. Their topic selection is mostly dictated by movie schedules, holiday themes and requests, so their discussions are given to us when we need them the most. As a bonus, they each pick a comic title they've been reading and give you very good reasons why you should be reading it as well. In short, a great podcast for the comic-book fan, as well as a great podcast to recommend to friends who don't usually read comics. Chilblain!!!!!
Alright, that's a slight exaggeration, but you guys have assisted me in many a workout. I've become thoroughly bored listening to music in the gym, and listening to the 2 in 1 Showcase on my iPod makes the treadmill less torturous and weightlifting more uplifting. I've read comics for over 20 years (and Comixtreme for a few years now), and it’s a lot of fun listening to good-hearted debates from the secret lair about my favorite hobby. I’d like to echo an earlier listener’s request for a podcast on the Ultimate line, but I always appreciate the company, even podcasts about comics I don't read. Anyway, keep up the great work and thanks for “spotting me” in the gym.
The 2-in-1 Showcase is a great podcast for any comic book fan. Hosts Chase and Blake bring different viewpoints on the topics at hand, and do so in a fun way. Chase is a fan of mostly mainstream titles, while Blake makes mention of lesser-known independent publishers and titles for his weekly picks. Each episode packs in lots of information and keeps the audience entertained throughout. Any time Chase does his Thor impression will always guarantee a laugh. I recommend the 2-in-1 Showcase for all comic fans, but especially for those who are looking for a good deal of information on past and present story arcs and titles.
If you like comic book talk this one is for you. They focus on different comic book subjects and normally stay on topic.
If you've ever hung out in a comic book store you're sure to have overheard or participated in the conversations presented in 2 in 1 Showcase. The strength of the 2 in 1 Showcase is the relaxed banter of the hosts, Chase and Blake. Both hosts have a depth of knowledge and history of comics and pop culture that is sure to enlighten anyone who listens. Chase and Blake's dedication to the field of comics is particularly showcased by their commitment to try different venues including live podcasts from a local comic shop on Free Comic Book Day.
I stumbled onto 2 in 1 Showcase on Comics by accident a couple months ago, just googling for comics podcasts. I'm happy I found it though, because it is one of the most consistently good ones that I listen to; and as a bonus, the podcast originates from my native South! Listening to Blake and Chase reminds me of some of the conversations I have had with friends of mine when we talk comics. Each person brings a slightly different element to the table, and while there may be general agreement on a particular comic there are still two different points of view. The show may not be as slick as some of the others out there as far as bells & whistles are concerned, but the content is on a par with anyone. If you are a comic geek like me, do yourself a favor and add this one to your subsciption list. You will always be entertained, and maybe even learn something.