Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Episode 20 : Issue 20 Home is Where the War Is

Joes, Attenhut!

Fall in!

Reporting for duty is Aaron Codename: Head.  With him are fellow Joes:
Pat Sampson - Codename: KrisTATOS
Jarrod Alberich aka The Yard Sale Drawer Guy - Codename: Death Probe
Kevin Rietzel - Codename: Raidernerd

And special guest host.. Brad Abraham  Codename to be revealed NEXT episode.

The Joes gather in their top secret bunker, The Pit, to talk about Issue 20 Home is Where the War Is

G.I. Joe 20: Clutch goes home.. The HARD way!
Credits for this issue are:
G.I. Joe a Real American Hero #20
Cover Date: February 1984 
On Sale Date: November 8, 1983
Cover Price: $0.60
Title: "Home is Where the War Is"

Guest Writer: Steven D. Grant
Penciller: Geof Isherwood
Inker: Jon D'Agostino
Inker: John Tartaglione
Letterer: Rick L. Parker
Colorist: George Roussos
Editor: Dennis J. O'Neil

Cover Credits
Artist: John L. Byrne

Reprinted In:
G.I. Joe Comics Magazine #7 (1987)
G.I. Joe Vol. 2 TPB (2002)

As always, this information comes from: Mikes Amazing World of Comics

This episode we take a break from our regular Joe missions as Clutch returns home for furlough.  Home.... friends, family, Cobra free?  Right?

Then at 54 minutes in to the show, we look at the eighth  episode of the regular cartoon with "Satellite Down" written by Ted Pedersen.
This episode first aired September 25, 1985.

Then at an hour and twenty minutes, I bring you Postbox: The Pit!
And I award a brand new award... The Solider of the Month!

This month, the honor of the very first Solider of the Month award, goes to Mark Storm....  Why?  What did Mark do to deserve this honor?  Listen in and find out.

Thank you Mark for your contribution to the G.I. Joe podcast....

Stay tuned after I say good bye for the monthly PSA, my closing credits and a our bloopers reel!
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As always, we can be found here at http://gijoe.headspeaks.com and over on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher radio.

You can e-mail us at gijoe@headspeaks.com and let us know what you think!
If you want to send us an MP3 with your comments, feel free to do so and we'll play it on the air.

You can also find us on The Headcast Network.

While you're at it, leave some feedback either on our site, Facebook or over on Apple Podcasts.  Me and the team would love it!

Check out our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/gijoearealamericanheadcast

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Commercials played this episode
Fandom Podcast: One of Kevin's podcasts.

The Longbox Crusade: Pat's main show..  Where he attempts to read all of his comics....

Head Speaks: My main show, where I've started my Armageddon 2001 coverage.

Comics With Normies: Jarrod's show.

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Our guest hosts can be located at:

Pat Sampson can be found at: http://www.longboxcrusade.com/

Join us next month as we look at issue 21 of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero a two part episode, with me and a huge group of Joes...  Some of the current regulars, some returning Joes, and some brand new hosts!

This should be an extravaganza....

Be sure to visit your local comic shop and check out the continuing adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by IDW.  While you're there, look and see if there is anything else that strikes your fancy.

Joes, Dismissed!

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Episode 19: Joe Triumph!

Joes, Attenhut!

Fall in!

Aaron returns once again and with him is Pat Sampson, Kevin Reitzel, and listener Brad Abraham to talk about issue 19... Joe Triumph!

Joe Triumph, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 19

Credits for this issue are:
G.I. Joe a Real American Hero #19
Cover Date: January 1984 
On Sale Date: October 11, 1983
Cover Price: $0.60
Title: "Joe Triumphs"

Writer: Larry Hama
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino
Letterer: Rick L. Parker
Colorist: George Roussos
Editor: Linda Grant

Cover Credits
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino

Reprinted In:
G.I. Joe Comics Magazine #7 (1987)
G.I. Joe Vol. 2 TPB (2002)

As always, this information comes from: Mikes Amazing World of Comics

This episode we continue the Joe's adventures as they fight Cobra and Destro!  Also this issue, we get deaths of several prime characters...

Then at 58 minutes in to the show, we look at the seventh episode of the regular cartoon with "Red Rocket's Glare" written by Mary Skrenes.
This episode first aired September 24, 1985.

Stay tuned after I say good bye for the monthly PSA, my closing credits and a special song dedicated to one of our losses this month!
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As always, we can be found here at http://gijoe.headspeaks.com and over on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher radio.

You can e-mail us at gijoe@headspeaks.com and let us know what you think!
If you want to send us an MP3 with your comments, feel free to do so and we'll play it on the air.

You can also find us on The Headcast Network.

While you're at it, leave some feedback either on our site, Facebook or over on Apple Podcasts.  Me and the team would love it!

Check out our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/gijoearealamericanheadcast

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Commercials played this episode (a new section to the site:)
It all Comes back to Superman: Where Michael Bailey talks about... well, yeah, Superman.

Fandom Podcast: One of Kevin's podcasts.


The Longbox Crusade: Pat's main show..  Where he attempts to read all of his comics....

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Our guest hosts can be located at:

Pat Sampson can be found at: http://www.longboxcrusade.com/


Links to the Facebook page Kevin spoke about:
The Finest CosPlay Facebook page
The Finest Recruitment Facebook page.

Join us next month as we look at issue 20 of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, the seventh episode of G.I. Joe, the regular series, with me and the guys.

Be sure to visit your local comic shop and check out the continuing adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by IDW.  While you're there, look and see if there is anything else that strikes your fancy.

Joes, Dismissed!

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Episode 18: Issue 18 Destro Attacks!

Joes, Attenhut!


Fall in!

Aaron returns once again and with him is Jarrod Alberich (also known as The Yard Sale Artist), and Pat Sampson to talk about the issue 18... Destro Attacks!

Issue 18, Destro Attacks!

Credits for this issue are:
G.I. Joe a Real American Hero #18
Cover Date: December 1983 
On Sale Date: September 6, 1983
Cover Price: $0.60
Title: "Destro Returns"

Writer: Larry Hama
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino
Letterer: Edward Norton
Colorist: George Roussos

Reprinted In:
G.I. Joe Comics Magazine #7 (1987)
G.I. Joe Vol. 2 TPB (2002)

Cover Credits
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino

As always, this information comes from: Mikes Amazing World of Comics

This episode we continue the Joe's adventures as they fight Cobra and Destro!

Then at 41 minutes in to the show, we look at the sixth episode of the regular cartoon with "Countdown for Zartan!"
This episode first aired September 23, 1985 and was written by Ron Friedman.

Stay tuned after I say good bye for a promo for Waiting For Doom, our next issue promo from the tv commercial and the monthly PSA!
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As always, we can be found here at http://gijoe.headspeaks.com and over on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher radio.

You can e-mail us at gijoe@headspeaks.com and let us know what you think!
If you want to send us an MP3 with your comments, feel free to do so and we'll play it on the air.

You can also find us on The Headcast Network.

While you're at it, leave some feedback either on our site, Facebook or over on Apple Podcasts.  Me and the team would love it!

Check out our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/gijoearealamericanheadcast

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Commercials played this episode (a new section to the site:)
MASHCast : A great new show from Rob Kelly looking at the classic TV show M*A*S*H*

Mr Throwback Thursdays: A new show I discovered that looks at classic hip-hop.
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Our guest hosts can be located at:
Jarrod Alberich is on Twitter at: @yardsaleartist
Follow Jarrod at whiterocketbooks.com

And Pat Sampson can be found at: http://www.longboxcrusade.com/

And of course Buzz Dixon can be found at: http://buzzdixon.com

Join us next month as we look at issue 18 of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, the sixth episode of G.I. Joe, the regular series, with me and the guys.

Be sure to visit your local comic shop and check out the continuing adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by IDW.  While you're there, look and see if there is anything else that strikes your fancy.

Joes, Dismissed!

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Episode 17: Issue 17 Loose Ends

Joes, Attenhut!
Fall in!

Aaron is back once again, with fellow Joe fans; Jarrod Alberich (also known as The Yard Sale Artist), and Pat Sampson to talk about the issue 17... Loose Ends


Credits for this issue are:
G.I. Joe a Real American Hero #17
Cover Date: November 1983 
On Sale Date: August 9, 1983
Cover Price: $0.60
Title: "Loose Ends"

Editor: Dennis J. O'Neil
Writer: Larry Hama
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino
Letterer: Joseph Rosen
Colorist: George Roussos

Reprinted In:
G.I. Joe Comics Magazine #6 (1987)
G.I. Joe Vol. 2 TPB (2002)

Cover Credits
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino

As always, this information comes from: Mikes Amazing World of Comics

This episode we continue the Joe's adventures as they fight Cobra and Destro!

Then at 39 minutes in to the show, we look at the fifth episode of the regular cartoon with the final episode of The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 5: Knotting Cobra's Coils.
This episode first aired September 20, 1985 and was written by Ron Friedman.

Then at an hour and nineteen minutes in to the show, I play the long awaited second part of the conversation I had with Buzz Dixon1

And finally at 2 hours and 59 minutes, I present Postbox: The Pit!  Write in and I'll read your e-mail on the air also.

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As always, we can be found here at http://gijoe.headspeaks.com and over on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher radio.

You can e-mail us at gijoe@headspeaks.com and let us know what you think!
If you want to send us an MP3 with your comments, feel free to do so and we'll play it on the air.

You can also find us on The Headcast Network.


While you're at it, leave some feedback either on our site, Facebook or over on Apple Podcasts.  Me and the team would love it!

Check out our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/gijoearealamericanheadcast

Also, be sure to check out my newest podcast (in which I do with Pat Sampson) called The Krypton Podcast where we will be looking at the new Sci-Fi show, Krypton.  Join us for our Season 0.


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Our guest hosts can be located at:

Jarrod Alberich is on Twitter at: @yardsaleartist
Follow Jarrod at whiterocketbooks.com

And Pat Sampson can be found at: http://www.longboxcrusade.com/

And of course Buzz Dixon can be found at: http://buzzdixon.com

Join us next month as we look at issue 18 of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, the sixth episode of G.I. Joe, the regular series, with me and the guys.

Be sure to visit your local comic shop and check out the continuing adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by IDW.  While you're there, look and see if there is anything else that strikes your fancy.

Joes, Dismissed!

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Episode 16: Issue 16 Night Attack

Joes, Attenhut!
Fall in!

Aaron is back once again, with fellow Joe fans; Kevin Reitzel, Jarrod Alberich (also known as The Yard Sale Artist), and Pat Sampson to talk about the issue 16... Night Attack

Night Attack

Credits for this issue are:
G.I. Joe a Real American Hero #16
Cover Date: October 1983 
On Sale Date: July 12, 1983
Cover Price: $0.60
Editor: Dennis J. O'Neil

Title: "Night Attack"

Writer: Larry Hama
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino
Letterer: Joseph Rosen
Colorist: Andy Yanchus
Cover Credits
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino

Reprinted In:
G.I. Joe Comics Magazine #6 (1987)
G.I. Joe Vol. 2 TPB (2002)

As always, this information comes from: Mikes Amazing World of Comics

In this episode, we talk about whether or not toy soldiers and planes can fool the military.  While I was looking in to this, I found the following link:

Then at 39 minutes in to the show, we look at the fourth episode of the regular cartoon with the third episode of The Pyramid of Darkness (The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 3: The Further Adventures of G.I. Joe).
This episode first aired September 19, 1985 and was written by Ron Friedman.

Then finally, at an hour and five minutes in to the show, I play the first part of my amazing conversation with one of the great writers of the G.I. Joe cartoon, Buzz Dixon! 

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As always, we can be found here at http://gijoe.headspeaks.com and over on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher radio.

You can e-mail us at gijoe@headspeaks.com and let us know what you think!
If you want to send us an MP3 with your comments, feel free to do so and we'll play it on the air.

You can also find us on The Headcast Network.


Check out our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/gijoearealamericanheadcast

Also, be sure to check out my newest podcast (in which I do with Pat Sampson and Matt Moore) called The Krypton Podcast where we will be looking at the new Sci-Fi show, Krypton.  Join us for our Season 0.


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Our guest hosts can be located at:
Jarrod Alberich is on Twitter at: @yardsaleartist
Follow Jarrod at whiterocketbooks.com


Kevin Reitze can be found on Twitter at: @spartan_phoenix
Follow Kevin on to his other shows at the Fandom Podcast Network and check out his great shows.

And Pat Sampson can be found at: http://www.longboxcrusade.com/

And of course Buzz Dixon can be found at: http://buzzdixon.com

Join us next month as we look at issue 17 of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, the fifth episode of The Pyramid of Darkness with me and the guys, plus the second part of my conversation with Buzz..

Be sure to visit your local comic shop and check out the continuing adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by IDW.  While you're there, look and see if there is anything else that strikes your fancy.
Joes, Dismissed!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Episode 15: Issue 15 Red Eye to Miami

Joes, Attenhut!
Fall in!

Aaron returns finally, with fellow Joe fans; Kevin Reitzel, Jarrod Alberich (also known as The Yard Sale Artist), and Pat Sampson to talk about the 15th issue of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.


Credits for this issue are:
G.I. Joe a Real American Hero #15
Cover Date: September 1983 
On Sale Date: June 7, 1983
Cover Price: $0.60

Editor: Dennis J. O'Neil

Title: "Red-Eye to Miami"
Pages: 22

Writer: Larry Hama
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Jon D'Agostino
Letterer: Rick L. Parker
Colorist: Andy Yanchus

Reprinted In:
G.I. Joe Comics Magazine #6 (1987)
Tales of G.I. Joe #15 (1989)
G.I. Joe Vol. 2 TPB (2002)

As always, this information comes from: Mikes Amazing World of Comics

Then at 47 minutes in to the show, we look at the third episode of the regular cartoon with the third episode of The Pyramid of Darkness (The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 3: The Further Adventures of G.I. Joe).


This episode first aired September 18, 1985 and was written by Ron Friedman.


At 1 hour and 12 minute mark, we have Postbox: The Pit! 

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As always, we can be found here at http://gijoe.headspeaks.com and over on iTunes and Stitcher radio.

You can also find us on The Headcast Network.


Check out our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/gijoearealamericanheadcast

You can e-mail us at gijoe@headspeaks.com and let us know what you think!
If you want to send us an MP3 with your comments, feel free to do so and we'll play it on the air.

Also, be sure to check out my newest podcast (in which I do with Pat Sampson and Matt Moore) called The Krypton Podcast where we will be looking at the new Sci-Fi show, Krypton.  Join us for our Season 0.

Our guest hosts can be located at:

Kevin Reitze can be found on Twitter at: @spartan_phoenix
Follow Kevin on to his other shows at the Fandom Podcast Network and check out his great shows.

Jarrod Alberich is on Twitter at: @yardsaleartist


Follow Jarrod at whiterocketbooks.com

And Pat Sampson can be found at: http://www.longboxcrusade.com/

Be sure to visit your local comic shop and check out the continuing adventures of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero by IDW.  While you're there, look and see if there is anything else that strikes your fancy.

Join us next month as we look at issue 16 of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and the fourth episode of The Pyramid of Darkness with me and the guys.

Joes, Dismissed!