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Join comedians, filmmakers, and super nerds Max Mielecki and Alex Pappas as they discuss the fine medium of art with words on it. Come back every week to see them interview a new guest about one of their favorite properties to find out why they're so great, if they'd hold up today, and so much more.

Latest Episodes

Panel Perfect #14: Flashpoint (w/ Paul Naegle

Welcome back, folks! Panel Perfect has returned with your weekly dose of insights and excitement related to positively talking about the printed page! This week comedian and literature junkie Paul Naegle joins our hosts to talk about either the greatest or worst story to happen to the DCU: Flashpoint, the modern Flash classic/trainwreck from Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert. Contained in this mighty episode: - Alex literally can't contain his excitement that this is a Flash episode. - Paul wonders if superhero stories have now devolved into simply packaging franchise elements together - Max wonders why the ending of Flashpoint soured so many people on the book. - How and Why did Batman get left in the care of his Butler? The panel discusses. - Alex maintains he'll believe in a Flash movie when he sees it. That's all for now, true believers! We'll be back next week with more comic-infused excitement! GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS: @alex_r_pappas @maxmielecki GUEST: @paul_naegle --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

64 MIN1 d ago
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Panel Perfect #14: Flashpoint (w/ Paul Naegle

Panel Perfect #13: The Boys (w/ Alfred Konuwa)

EWelcome back, folks! Panel Perfect has returned to rescue you from boredom, and we've brought Forbes' Wrestling Writer (Yes, they have one!) Alfred Konuwa along for the ride! This week we take a look at another Garth Ennis property, the indie comic turned Amazon-fueled sleeper hit The Boys. In this episode: - Alfred talks about how the indie scene got him back into comics after falling in love with superheroes as a kid. - Max ponders the implications of corporate bureaucracy on superheroes. - Alex finds the world of One Punch Man terrifying from a risk management perspective. - Is The Boys the most realistic depiction of what a superhero organization would be like in real life? - What is it about Garth Ennis that makes him want to explore the dark side of modern life? That's all for now, but keep an eye out for some more bonus content coming soon! (And our usual episodes, dropping every friday!) Keep it classy, true believers! GET SOCIAL WITH US HOSTS: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas GUESTS: @akonuwa --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

61 MIN1 w ago
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Panel Perfect #13: The Boys (w/ Alfred Konuwa)

Panel Perfect #12: Chew (w/ Andy Rider)

EWelcome back, True believers! This week, Max and Alex welcome comedian and bearer of the finest sideburns Andy Rider for a talk about indie comic darling Chew! Contained in this electric episode: - Max wonders what noble title he would have in the Middle Ages. - Alex is filled with delight upon hearing love for his beloved Geoff Johns fun on the Flash. - Was Peter Parker the inspiration for the gig economy? - Andy tells the tale of Chew bouncing between networks and formats and his desire for it to finally get an adaptation. - What other shows have languished in production hell undeservedly? That’s all for now, but come back next week for another dose of delightful action on Panel Perfect! (Now back on Fridays where it belongs!) GET SOCIAL WITH US HOSTS: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas GUEST: @andyrideragain --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

61 MIN2 w ago
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Panel Perfect #12: Chew (w/ Andy Rider)

Panel Perfect #11: Suicide Squad (w/ Alex Caine)

EWelcome back, True Believers! Did you miss our full episodes? We missed you! And to start this year off right, we decided to go out the gate with a series that was adapted into objectively the best movie: Suicide Squad. Join Max, Alex, and comedian Alex Caine as they jump into an episode full of this amazing stuff: - Alex Caine has a bone to pick with Marvel Movies. But also DC. (But Mostly Marvel). - Max reminisces over the X-Men's Reality TV obsession in the early 2000s. - Alex also has a bone to pick with DC. This one is Flash related. - Wait, isn't this a Suicide Squad episode? What is the actual appeal of the series, anyway? - Wait, Suicide Squad is about wacky villains doing wacky heists? How did the movie get it so, so wrong? - Did we forget the Iron Man sequels are of mixed quality? The boys sure haven't. That's it for this week, folks, but come back next week for another dose of ink and paper insanity! We'll be releasing on tuesdays from now on, so pour your morning (or evening) coffee and get ready! GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas GUEST: @acaine47 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

64 MINJAN 29
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Panel Perfect #11: Suicide Squad (w/ Alex Caine)

Extras: The Mafia is (Probably) after Alex (w/ KC Michelson)

EWelcome back, true believers! We're still hard at work on the next batch of episodes, but in the meantime enjoy this cut content from our discussion of Preacher with comedian KC Michelson where Alex reveals a previously unseen part of his history. It involves baseball, Greece, and Michigan, so don't miss out! See you all back here at our new release day of Tuesdays for our first full episode of the new year! Until then, keep it cool, kids! GET SOCIAL WITH US: Hosts: Alex Pappas (@alex.r.pappas) Max Mielecki (@maxmielecki) Guest: KC Michelson (@KC.Michelson)

12 MINJAN 22
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Extras: The Mafia is (Probably) after Alex (w/ KC Michelson)

Extras: Dan Grove (Almost) Loves Pokemon

EWelcome back, True Believers! We're prepping our next batch of episodes to make sure they're both amazing and awesome (It's a hard ratio to get right), but in meantime, please enjoy this extra discussion from our One Piece episode that was cut for time, featuring eSports Commentator and Comedian extraordinaire Dan Grove! It goes everywhere, from Dan's disappointment with the new Pokemon to his first job to him and Alex clashing over football. (As any good Comics podcast should have). We've got some more content on the way, see you all next friday for and remember to keep it cool, kids!

14 MINJAN 11
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Extras: Dan Grove (Almost) Loves Pokemon

Panel Perfect #10: Preacher (w/ KC Michelson)

Happy New Year, True Believers! To kick off 2020, this week comedian and screenwriter KC Michelson (Funny or Die Features) came into the studio to talk about Garth Ennis' celebrated book series turned AMC show, Preacher. (He also brought his own liquor. How considerate!) Contained within this electric episode: - KC keeps mistaking "Comics" for "Comedians", hilarity ensues. - Alex marvels at the prospect of being able to get ANYTHING you want from a book fair. - Is Preacher the rare adaptation where the TV Show outshines the source material? - Max has some thoughts on the book series. Red hot, incendiary thoughts. - Was AMC's budget restraints a blessing in the disguise for the show? That's it for now, folks, have a great start to your year and read some amazing stories! See you soon! GET SOCIAL WITH US: Hosts @alex_r_pappas @maxmielecki Guest @KCMichelson - --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

70 MINJAN 2
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Panel Perfect #10: Preacher (w/ KC Michelson)

Panel Perfect #09: Star Wars Comics (w/ Colin Perkins)

Welcome back folks, the fine purveyors of pertinent entertainment at Panel Perfect have returned with a new episode sure to delight your peepers! In honor of the Star Wars sequel trilogy's final chapter, we sat down with the Historic Alex Theatre's House Manager and resident Jedi Master, Colin Perkins! There have been a TON of Star Wars comics over the years, and Colin turned onto some of the craziest stories, such as: - Did you know there Trash compacter monster in the Death Star was trying "baptize Luke with the force?" - Han Solo had a best friend for years named Jackson Rabbit (Who was a giant Green rabbit) - There's an entire novel about the IG-88, the Droid Bounty Hunter from Empire Strikes Back, taking over the Death Star to mess with the Emperor? - Max is astounded that there was a Star Wars newspaper strip that provided a panel a day of galactic stories in the 70's - Alex wonders if any Star Wars will recapture the triumph that was Super Bombad Racing. That's all for this week, folks, but come back next week for our FINAL EPISODE OF 2019 as we send out the decade with a blast! In the Glendale, California area? Check out events at the Alex Theatre here: https://alextheatre.org/ GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS @maxmielecki @alex_r_pappas GUEST Colin Perkins (Find him on Facebook) --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

67 MIN2019 DEC 21
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Panel Perfect #09: Star Wars Comics (w/ Colin Perkins)

Panel Perfect #08: Joker (w/ Drew Landry)

Panel Perfect is sending in the clowns this week as the boys welcome DJBooth.com writer Drew Landry to discuss "Joker", DC's R-rated take on the iconic Batman villain that absolutely no one saw. Contained within this mighty piece of media: - Alex tells a story of impersonating the voice of Moviefone cost him a job. - Is "Joker" really a more modern update of the classic story "The Killing Joke"? - Drew ponders exactly what parts of the movie can be trusted due to the Joker's penchant for fantasy. - Max would love to see Joaquin Phoenix's take on the character fight Batman (because of course he does.) - Why does the violence in "Joker" feel more real than something like Mortal Kombat? - Would a sequel have to answer the mysteries posed in the film or would it be able to step around them? That's all for now, folks! But return next week for even more electrically charged engagements on Panel Perfect! Find Drew Landry's work on DJBooth here: https://djbooth.net/author/drew-landry GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS @alex.r.pappas @maxmielecki GUEST @mrdrewlandry --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

60 MIN2019 DEC 13
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Panel Perfect #08: Joker (w/ Drew Landry)

Panel Perfect #07: One Piece (w/ Dan Grove)

Kono panerupāfekutode wa, makkusu to Arekkusu ga moto e supōtsukomentētā no dangurōbu to tomoni sutajio ni mukai, sekai de mottomo ninkinoaru manga `wanpīsu' o katarimasu! (In this Panel Perfect, Max and Alex head into the studio with former eSports commentator Dan Grove to talk the world's most popular manga, One Piece!) Kono ude o nobasu episōdo ni fukumareru: (Contained within this arm-stretching episode:) - Alex continues his streak of correct name-saying! - Dan talks about how he discovered One Piece and why it helped him through a difficult time. - He also comes out hard against fellow Shonen Jump property Naruto. - Max tries to figure out why the pirate adventure One Piece has such dedicated fans. What's the secret to the enduring popularity of Eiichiro Oda's series? - Our heroes try to figure how One Piece's Snail-Phones (Yes, Snail-phones) actually work. - Is the production cycle and serialized storytelling of anime & manga something the world is embracing in the streaming age? - Dan thinks the whole "Golden Age of TV" is a crock. Toriaezu, komikku no sekai de sarani kin'iro no romansuadobenchā o tanoshimimashou! (That's all for now, join us next week for more golden romance adventures in the world of comics!) GET SOCIAL WITH US: Hosts: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas Guest: @dangrovecomedy_ NEW EPISODES EVERY FRIDAY! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

72 MIN2019 DEC 8
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Panel Perfect #07: One Piece (w/ Dan Grove)

Latest Episodes

Panel Perfect #14: Flashpoint (w/ Paul Naegle

Welcome back, folks! Panel Perfect has returned with your weekly dose of insights and excitement related to positively talking about the printed page! This week comedian and literature junkie Paul Naegle joins our hosts to talk about either the greatest or worst story to happen to the DCU: Flashpoint, the modern Flash classic/trainwreck from Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert. Contained in this mighty episode: - Alex literally can't contain his excitement that this is a Flash episode. - Paul wonders if superhero stories have now devolved into simply packaging franchise elements together - Max wonders why the ending of Flashpoint soured so many people on the book. - How and Why did Batman get left in the care of his Butler? The panel discusses. - Alex maintains he'll believe in a Flash movie when he sees it. That's all for now, true believers! We'll be back next week with more comic-infused excitement! GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS: @alex_r_pappas @maxmielecki GUEST: @paul_naegle --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

64 MIN1 d ago
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Panel Perfect #14: Flashpoint (w/ Paul Naegle

Panel Perfect #13: The Boys (w/ Alfred Konuwa)

EWelcome back, folks! Panel Perfect has returned to rescue you from boredom, and we've brought Forbes' Wrestling Writer (Yes, they have one!) Alfred Konuwa along for the ride! This week we take a look at another Garth Ennis property, the indie comic turned Amazon-fueled sleeper hit The Boys. In this episode: - Alfred talks about how the indie scene got him back into comics after falling in love with superheroes as a kid. - Max ponders the implications of corporate bureaucracy on superheroes. - Alex finds the world of One Punch Man terrifying from a risk management perspective. - Is The Boys the most realistic depiction of what a superhero organization would be like in real life? - What is it about Garth Ennis that makes him want to explore the dark side of modern life? That's all for now, but keep an eye out for some more bonus content coming soon! (And our usual episodes, dropping every friday!) Keep it classy, true believers! GET SOCIAL WITH US HOSTS: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas GUESTS: @akonuwa --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

61 MIN1 w ago
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Panel Perfect #13: The Boys (w/ Alfred Konuwa)

Panel Perfect #12: Chew (w/ Andy Rider)

EWelcome back, True believers! This week, Max and Alex welcome comedian and bearer of the finest sideburns Andy Rider for a talk about indie comic darling Chew! Contained in this electric episode: - Max wonders what noble title he would have in the Middle Ages. - Alex is filled with delight upon hearing love for his beloved Geoff Johns fun on the Flash. - Was Peter Parker the inspiration for the gig economy? - Andy tells the tale of Chew bouncing between networks and formats and his desire for it to finally get an adaptation. - What other shows have languished in production hell undeservedly? That’s all for now, but come back next week for another dose of delightful action on Panel Perfect! (Now back on Fridays where it belongs!) GET SOCIAL WITH US HOSTS: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas GUEST: @andyrideragain --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

61 MIN2 w ago
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Panel Perfect #12: Chew (w/ Andy Rider)

Panel Perfect #11: Suicide Squad (w/ Alex Caine)

EWelcome back, True Believers! Did you miss our full episodes? We missed you! And to start this year off right, we decided to go out the gate with a series that was adapted into objectively the best movie: Suicide Squad. Join Max, Alex, and comedian Alex Caine as they jump into an episode full of this amazing stuff: - Alex Caine has a bone to pick with Marvel Movies. But also DC. (But Mostly Marvel). - Max reminisces over the X-Men's Reality TV obsession in the early 2000s. - Alex also has a bone to pick with DC. This one is Flash related. - Wait, isn't this a Suicide Squad episode? What is the actual appeal of the series, anyway? - Wait, Suicide Squad is about wacky villains doing wacky heists? How did the movie get it so, so wrong? - Did we forget the Iron Man sequels are of mixed quality? The boys sure haven't. That's it for this week, folks, but come back next week for another dose of ink and paper insanity! We'll be releasing on tuesdays from now on, so pour your morning (or evening) coffee and get ready! GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas GUEST: @acaine47 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

64 MINJAN 29
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Panel Perfect #11: Suicide Squad (w/ Alex Caine)

Extras: The Mafia is (Probably) after Alex (w/ KC Michelson)

EWelcome back, true believers! We're still hard at work on the next batch of episodes, but in the meantime enjoy this cut content from our discussion of Preacher with comedian KC Michelson where Alex reveals a previously unseen part of his history. It involves baseball, Greece, and Michigan, so don't miss out! See you all back here at our new release day of Tuesdays for our first full episode of the new year! Until then, keep it cool, kids! GET SOCIAL WITH US: Hosts: Alex Pappas (@alex.r.pappas) Max Mielecki (@maxmielecki) Guest: KC Michelson (@KC.Michelson)

12 MINJAN 22
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Extras: The Mafia is (Probably) after Alex (w/ KC Michelson)

Extras: Dan Grove (Almost) Loves Pokemon

EWelcome back, True Believers! We're prepping our next batch of episodes to make sure they're both amazing and awesome (It's a hard ratio to get right), but in meantime, please enjoy this extra discussion from our One Piece episode that was cut for time, featuring eSports Commentator and Comedian extraordinaire Dan Grove! It goes everywhere, from Dan's disappointment with the new Pokemon to his first job to him and Alex clashing over football. (As any good Comics podcast should have). We've got some more content on the way, see you all next friday for and remember to keep it cool, kids!

14 MINJAN 11
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Extras: Dan Grove (Almost) Loves Pokemon

Panel Perfect #10: Preacher (w/ KC Michelson)

Happy New Year, True Believers! To kick off 2020, this week comedian and screenwriter KC Michelson (Funny or Die Features) came into the studio to talk about Garth Ennis' celebrated book series turned AMC show, Preacher. (He also brought his own liquor. How considerate!) Contained within this electric episode: - KC keeps mistaking "Comics" for "Comedians", hilarity ensues. - Alex marvels at the prospect of being able to get ANYTHING you want from a book fair. - Is Preacher the rare adaptation where the TV Show outshines the source material? - Max has some thoughts on the book series. Red hot, incendiary thoughts. - Was AMC's budget restraints a blessing in the disguise for the show? That's it for now, folks, have a great start to your year and read some amazing stories! See you soon! GET SOCIAL WITH US: Hosts @alex_r_pappas @maxmielecki Guest @KCMichelson - --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

70 MINJAN 2
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Panel Perfect #10: Preacher (w/ KC Michelson)

Panel Perfect #09: Star Wars Comics (w/ Colin Perkins)

Welcome back folks, the fine purveyors of pertinent entertainment at Panel Perfect have returned with a new episode sure to delight your peepers! In honor of the Star Wars sequel trilogy's final chapter, we sat down with the Historic Alex Theatre's House Manager and resident Jedi Master, Colin Perkins! There have been a TON of Star Wars comics over the years, and Colin turned onto some of the craziest stories, such as: - Did you know there Trash compacter monster in the Death Star was trying "baptize Luke with the force?" - Han Solo had a best friend for years named Jackson Rabbit (Who was a giant Green rabbit) - There's an entire novel about the IG-88, the Droid Bounty Hunter from Empire Strikes Back, taking over the Death Star to mess with the Emperor? - Max is astounded that there was a Star Wars newspaper strip that provided a panel a day of galactic stories in the 70's - Alex wonders if any Star Wars will recapture the triumph that was Super Bombad Racing. That's all for this week, folks, but come back next week for our FINAL EPISODE OF 2019 as we send out the decade with a blast! In the Glendale, California area? Check out events at the Alex Theatre here: https://alextheatre.org/ GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS @maxmielecki @alex_r_pappas GUEST Colin Perkins (Find him on Facebook) --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

67 MIN2019 DEC 21
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Panel Perfect #09: Star Wars Comics (w/ Colin Perkins)

Panel Perfect #08: Joker (w/ Drew Landry)

Panel Perfect is sending in the clowns this week as the boys welcome DJBooth.com writer Drew Landry to discuss "Joker", DC's R-rated take on the iconic Batman villain that absolutely no one saw. Contained within this mighty piece of media: - Alex tells a story of impersonating the voice of Moviefone cost him a job. - Is "Joker" really a more modern update of the classic story "The Killing Joke"? - Drew ponders exactly what parts of the movie can be trusted due to the Joker's penchant for fantasy. - Max would love to see Joaquin Phoenix's take on the character fight Batman (because of course he does.) - Why does the violence in "Joker" feel more real than something like Mortal Kombat? - Would a sequel have to answer the mysteries posed in the film or would it be able to step around them? That's all for now, folks! But return next week for even more electrically charged engagements on Panel Perfect! Find Drew Landry's work on DJBooth here: https://djbooth.net/author/drew-landry GET SOCIAL WITH US: HOSTS @alex.r.pappas @maxmielecki GUEST @mrdrewlandry --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

60 MIN2019 DEC 13
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Panel Perfect #08: Joker (w/ Drew Landry)

Panel Perfect #07: One Piece (w/ Dan Grove)

Kono panerupāfekutode wa, makkusu to Arekkusu ga moto e supōtsukomentētā no dangurōbu to tomoni sutajio ni mukai, sekai de mottomo ninkinoaru manga `wanpīsu' o katarimasu! (In this Panel Perfect, Max and Alex head into the studio with former eSports commentator Dan Grove to talk the world's most popular manga, One Piece!) Kono ude o nobasu episōdo ni fukumareru: (Contained within this arm-stretching episode:) - Alex continues his streak of correct name-saying! - Dan talks about how he discovered One Piece and why it helped him through a difficult time. - He also comes out hard against fellow Shonen Jump property Naruto. - Max tries to figure out why the pirate adventure One Piece has such dedicated fans. What's the secret to the enduring popularity of Eiichiro Oda's series? - Our heroes try to figure how One Piece's Snail-Phones (Yes, Snail-phones) actually work. - Is the production cycle and serialized storytelling of anime & manga something the world is embracing in the streaming age? - Dan thinks the whole "Golden Age of TV" is a crock. Toriaezu, komikku no sekai de sarani kin'iro no romansuadobenchā o tanoshimimashou! (That's all for now, join us next week for more golden romance adventures in the world of comics!) GET SOCIAL WITH US: Hosts: @maxmielecki @alex.r.pappas Guest: @dangrovecomedy_ NEW EPISODES EVERY FRIDAY! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

72 MIN2019 DEC 8
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Panel Perfect #07: One Piece (w/ Dan Grove)
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