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3rd Degree Byrne

Join Brian and Tim, two life long comic freaks, as they take a look at one of the quintessential comic book writer/artists of the last 40 years, John Bryne. Each episode your hosts will pick an issue or issues from the best, the worst, the sometimes-controversial work of John Byrne. We will delve into all aspects of Byrne's career from his art to his writing, even his inking and lettering. So sit back, get comfortable, and get ready to get Byrned. 

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Posted: Friday August 4, 2017

Walloping websnappers people, we got us a new episode in the hopper! And just because there is a Spider-Man movie out there still bringing in the bucks, we thought we would give out some old fashioned Spider-Man coverage. And that would be old fashioned JOHN BYRNE Spider-Man coverage. Sit back and enjoy as Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes look back at a Stern and Byrne production, “Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man” #58.

What else do we get?

Well:

A nice spoiler-filled discussion on “Spider-Man: Homecoming”.

A friendly discourse on one of the more infamous inkers of the Marvel age.

A discovery of artwork done by one of the most unlikely artists at Marvel.

And we get a favorable mention on a comic blog.

All this and more in our latest episode of 3rd Degree Byrne!

Note to listeners: There were some issues with the audio recording this month, we apologize for the extra noise. My fault, the wrong mic was recording. (Brian)

I am happy to announce that my family is building me a Man-Cave/Office that will be sound-proofed to help keep the background noise to a minimum so that I may work and record in relative peace.

And now, on to the show!

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Posted: Tuesday June 20, 2017

What a wonder a woman is in this world today. Do you wonder about a women? Do you think the woman wonders about you? The wonder. Woman! Whoa man! Wooaaahhh Man!!! (Thanks, Mike Meyers.)

Are you wondering what women we are wondering about? Some are wondering about Women. We know Maggie Sawyer does, but shes not here this month.

Whats with all the wonder and women you ask? Well, lets say that Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes are wondering about the same thing everyone else has been wondering about these last few weeks: How does she keep THEM in that metal bustier?

Who? You ask. Why Wonder Woman! And we will get you an authoritative answer to that very bustier question in our latest, greatest episode of 3rd Degree Byrne as Tim and Brian lasso John Byrnes Wonder Woman #101. That is right. Byrnes first issue of his near three year run is being put through the 3rd Degree Byrne gauntlet, and we pull no punches.

We continue our “Year of Firsts” by getting back on track after our little EGO trip last month (See what I did there?) by going to Byrnes first Wonder Woman to see how the man treats the first lady of comics.

***SPOILER WARNING*** Brian and I discuss specific plot points of Logan in the first 30 min of the show.

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Posted: Sunday May 14, 2017

An Ego the size of a planet! And no, I am not talking about John Byrne himself, but his work. Specifically the work he did roughly 35 years ago on that little known book called “The Fantastic Four”.

But wait! Whats this?

“I'm a reasonable guy. But, I've just experienced some very unreasonable things.”

And this!

“You can go off and rule the universe from beyond the grave.”

And that!

“Or check into a psycho ward, which ever comes first, huh?”

Oh that? Thats just EGO talking. Get it?

Come Join Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes as they look at some early john Byrne Fantastic Four and prepare for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2” by exploring FF #235 and learn all about Ego, the Living Planet!

“Well, ya see, I'm not saying that I've been everywhere and I've done everything, but I do know it's a pretty amazing planet we live on here, and a man would have to be some kind of FOOL to think we're alone in THIS universe.”

“Okay. You people sit tight, hold the fort and keep the home fires burning. And if we're not back by dawn... call the president.”

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Posted: Saturday February 4, 2017

It is all about the firsts. This is the first episode of 3rd Degree Byrne for 2017. And Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes want to bring you a year of firsts. So, every episode of 3rd Degree Byrne proper (throwing in the “proper” there allows us to have those side episodes that break the theme if need be.) that we put out will be a “first” of sorts. Most will be obvious what kind of first they are, while others, not so much.

Our latest episode is about the first issue of John Byrnes Superman series. Superman, Volume 2, Number 1. There are a number of firsts here as well:

The first Byrne/Austin pairing at DC!

The first Post-Crisis appearance of Metallo!

The first “date” between Lois and Clark!

The first post-crisis appearance of Lex Luthors bald head!

And the first post-crisis use of the term “Kryptonite”.

Yes, there are a lot of firsts here. So the question is: Who is going to be the first Byrneout to provide us feedback?

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Posted: Sunday December 25, 2016

Whats this? Two 3rd Degree Byrne episodes in the Same Month? Its a Christmas miracle! And it is a stunner.

In our last episode of the year and the last episode of our 50 years of Star Trek celebration, we bring to you the first issue of “Assignment Earth”. Thats right. John Byrne wrote and drew a mini-series based on the (Mis-) Adventures of Gary Seven and Roberta Lincoln. TIM ELLIOTT and BRIAN HUGHES take you along for the ride as Gary and Roberta try, once again to save the world from NUCLEAR DESTRUCTION!

We had a lot of fun with this one as we discuss many things:

Terri Garr

Robert Lansings eyebrows

Terri Garr

Isis the cat (and when she ISNT the cat).

Terri Garr

Barbara Babcock

Science Fiction naming conventions and Tims psycho-somatic need to tie everything to Dr. Who.

Terri Garr

All that and a plea for iTunes reviews too.

We here at 3rd Degree Byrne would like to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, a wonderful Festivus and a shiny New Year!

Take care, dont text and drive or drink and drive. Dont drink and text and certainly dont drink and bake, or Arnold Schwarzenegger will come after you. Well thats what I heard.

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Posted: Tuesday December 6, 2016

On a SPECIAL ALL-NEW episode of 3rd Degree Byrne, Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes tell you about the very best, the true favorites, the top 5s of John Byrnes work in comics.

Of course, it is all opinion and a step back in time as they recount stories of their youth and when they bought that one special issue with a pack of Juicy Fruits.

They cover some of the real greats here. Not a stinker in the bunch. And while they are at it, they really shoot the s#!t. So catch up with the boys and listen to them discuss the best of Byrne!

Seriously, they gave you homework the last time out, lets see how they did and you can send your homework to us through the usual channels. You will be graded!

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Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2016

Back from hiatus!!! And to kick things off, 3rd Degree Byrne is going to give you Number One. Just thank goodness it isnt Number Two!

No, no, we are not giving you any bathroom leavings, we are back to talk some Star Trek. Some John Byrne Star Trek.

Sit back and take a listen as Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes review IDWs Star Trek: Crew. “Shakedown” is the name of the story and it tells the tale of an early Number One, years before she, Spock and Captain Pike entered “The Cage”.

And be sure to listen at the very end as we give our listeners a true challenge. I dare you!

Boy, gone a few months and you would think they would throw out a little more cover copy than that! Well how about this? I have been sitting here, looking at this page, trying to figure out what to fill it with. I mean it is crazy trying to come up with new things every time we do this and I dont even know if any of you read this stuff. Its not like you tell us, or write us or review us. Come to think of it, it has been months since anyone has given us an iTunes review. OK, I am just going to stop right here until you go to iTunes and give us a 5 star review. Go on, Ill wait…

Oh, there you are, how did it go?

Well, on with the show!!

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Posted: Wednesday June 8, 2016

“Im not a magician, Spock, just an old country doctor.” And yet magic is what we get. Come along with Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes as they continue their celebration of 50 years of Star Trek by reviewing the first issue of Star Trek: Leonard McCoy- Frontier Doctor. It is a story with ACTION, ADVENTURE AND A BLUE GIRL!! That really should have been the title.

So transport over, sit down with your Mint Julip and listen as we relay the tales of an old country doctor out on the Final Frontier.

Back on the subject of blue girls, do you think there is any market for them in Las Vegas? Maybe they could headline a new Star Trek Experience. Man I miss that place. Did you ever drink the blue drinks. Blue? Blue? I am seeing a trend here. What do Andorians drink?

Oh, yeah, that McCoy quote was from the TOS episode “The Deadly Years”. Ok, now who knew that?

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Posted: Wednesday May 25, 2016

In part two of our coverage to the first meeting between the Uncanny X-Men and Alpha flight, the donnybrook between the two teams begins. But since it is a Marvel tale, you are not required to pick a side.

Oh, and for those that are wondering –

Donnybrook:

noun, often capitalized don·ny·brook \ˈdä-nē-ˌbru̇k\

Simple Definition of donnybrook

:a public argument

:an uncontrolled fight

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of donnybrook

:free-for-all, brawl

:a usually public quarrel or dispute

Who says we are not educational?

Now, sit back, relax and pour yourself a tall cold one and enjoy as 3rd Degree Byrne reviews Uncanny X-Men #121! Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes finish out the two part story in great X-Men fashion: they disagree on EVRYTHING! This one could come to blows, folks. Or at least the closest approximation you can get on Skype. Just kidding, these guys get along too well.

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Posted: Thursday May 12, 2016

For most everyone that knows the name, when you say John Byrne, they think “X-Men”. And if you say Alpha Flight, John Byrne is the first and last name you ever want to hear. 3rd Degree Byrne has heard the call of the wild, the woolly and the winsome. You wanted the best, you got the best. The Hottest Team in Comics: Byrne, Claremont and Austin!! Lets go back to the early days of the X-Men Team Supreme as they give us a great yarn and Canadas biggest Super-Hero team ever for the first time! Listen as 3rd Degree Byrne goes over Uncanny X-Men 120.

This is the first part of a two part series where we cover both issues 120 and 121 as we couldnt just stop at the end of the first one. We dont want to leave you hanging there, though the Canadian Rockies look really nice this time of year. But that would be a five hour drive from Calgary. See? We do our research here.

On the subject of research though, I do have a question. Who at DiManzicorp reimburses us for parking and incidentals? I got a fifty Canadian dollar parking fee at the Stampede and it was outdoor parking. Go figure. Lovely country though.

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Posted: Sunday May 1, 2016

I could never be a Green Lantern; it just wouldnt go with my eyes. Then there is that whole “No Fear” thing. I am sorry, but yellow would not be my weakness, just flash an old VHS copy of “The Exorcist and watch me pee my pants.

Fortunately, we have Hal Jordan, the Green Lantern of sector 2814 to stand without fear and fight for the little guy. And when I say little guy, I mean Ganthet: The curmudgeonly Guardian of the Universe. Join 3rd Degree Byrnes Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes as they tackle Larry Niven and John Byrnes Green Lantern: Ganthets Tale.

It is a tale full of action, adventure and sci-fi creationism ideas that might slap you in the face. Get ready to have your mind stretched.

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Posted: Friday April 22, 2016

Four men, one afternoon. One movie that made millions of dollars and millions of opinions. Oh yeah, there is a nine year old contributor as well. Join Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes with guests Frank Canapa, Mike Carlyle and first time guest Christopher Hughes (hes the nine year old, he doesnt say much, but when he does, wow.) as they discuss their after-movie thoughts on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. There is a lot of discussion as some liked the move, some not so much. OK, they didnt hate it. They talked a lot, and I mean a lot.

One thing is for certain, this movie brings something out of everyone, love it or hate it, want it or not. Did Chris Claremont write that last line?

Our latest show was recorded at Area 51 comics and Games in Grapevine, TX.

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Frank Canapa can be found walking daily to work.

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Posted: Thursday April 7, 2016

50 Years!!! Holy Crap!!

Star Trek has been here 50 years!

And John Byrne has been working in comics over 40 years!

What do the two have in common?

Little puffs of smoke.

Otherwise known as “Star Trek: New Visions”, a Fumetti series created by John Byrne.

If you like your Captain Kirk to look like Captain Kirk, and you dont want your Spock to look like the bad guy on “Heroes”, then you need to listen as Tim and Brian go over the very first episode of “Star Trek: New Visions”. Its called an episode because it reads like one.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

3rd Degree Byrne wants to recognize the great contributions that John Byrne has made to Star Trek in its 50 year history. And so, we will be looking at a LOT of Byrnes Star Trek over the next few months. So, open that bottle of 18 year old Saurian brandy, cuddle up with your favorite tribble and enjoy as 3rd Degree Byrne starts its Celebration of Byrne Trek

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Posted: Tuesday March 22, 2016

In preparation for the release of Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice, 3rd Degree Byrne hosted a roundtable discussion on what they want, what they dont want and what we will probably get out of DCs biggest movie to date. Joining Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes are semi-unregular (is that even a word?) guest Frank Canapa, Michael Carlyle of “The Crapbox of Son of Cthulhu” blog and our newest contributor: Cat Martinez!

So plug this in before you go to the theater and look for our follow up show after we all go see the movie. I am sure we will have plenty to say.

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Posted: Sunday March 20, 2016

In older days gone by, they were the best of friends. They had a blast, they worked together, fought together, looked out for each other. They had the other guys back. But once they reached 50, they resented each other, didnt trust each other, and begrudgingly worked together. Now that they are over 75, they are ready to throw down.

The rift shows its ugly head first in “The Dark Knight Returns”, but it really begins in the Man of Steel #3. Superman was getting ready to hit the BIG 5-0. DC wanted to trim the Man of Steel down, and wipe off all of the barnacles. They wanted to give Superman a more “back to basics” approach. Well who was better at back to basics in the 1980s than John Byrne?

Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes take a hard look to the rebirth of a legendary relationship as they look at the first Post-Crisis meeting between the Man of Tomorrow and The Dark Knight of Justice. Listen to 3rd Degree Byrne as we cover Man of Steel #3.

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Posted: Monday February 29, 2016

A guy, two girls and a caveman. What more could anyone ask for? For those of you that just said “A Beer”, cheers. For the rest of you, get ready for the Apocalypse. Doomsday +1.

Thats right, Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes go way, way back to 1975 as a young John Byrne was working at Charlton Comics and improving his craft. And by craft, we mean drawing one guy getting left with the only two girls left alive on the planet and they DON”T START REPOPULATING!

OK, that killed my suspension of disbelief. Of course, next they find a caveman and he doesnt whack any of the women over the head with his club. WTF? Doesnt that always happen? Did Brendan Frasier do it when he was a caveman? I never watched that one. Does anyone read this ?

Regardless, it was 70s Sci-fi fun as John Byrne draws and inks comics ready to be printed on cereal boxes.

Come join us as we discuss Doomsday +1.

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Posted: Sunday January 31, 2016

Its time for your first portion of Byrne Trek!!!

What happened? After Balance of Terror, the Original Series episode where the Enterprise first met the Romulans?

Who is? The Romulan Praetor?

What is? A portion?

Why Are? We getting these weirdly punctuated sentences? Well let me ask you this: Did you readthose lines like Shatner? Job done.

All will be revealed in the latest episode of 3rd Degree Byrne as Tim Elliot and Brian Hughes go behind the Romulan Neutral Zone and look at John ByrnesStar Trek: Romulans: The Hollow Crown, Book One. And in the process, we will see if we can get some more of that Romulan Ale. Im down to my last bottle. Wonderful stuff that Romulan Ale.Shameless plug: We want to recognize that our friend Michael Carlyle is doing a review of John Byrnes Babe on his blog. I am sure that one day, we will get him on the show. He does not hold back, not even a sneeze.

http://crapboxofcthulhu.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-fairer-sex-part-x-babe-1.html

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Posted: Tuesday January 12, 2016

OK, by our count there are only 4,327,641 reviews of Star Wars: The Force Awakens out there. Also, as many of you John Byrne fans are aware, Byrne has done TWO, count ‘em, TWO pieces of Star Wars art. So while his work wont be discussed, we felt that we should throw in our two cents in regards to the latest Star Wars movie. Isnt the shoe horn a great tool?

Join 3rd degree Byrnes Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes, along with guest Frank Canapa as they tour the force of The Force Awakens.

And to make it even more fun, we suggest this drinking game: Take a drink of your favorite alcoholic beverage every time they mention a throwback to the Original Trilogy. You will be spinning in minutes!

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Posted: Thursday December 24, 2015

On a very special Christmas Episode of 3rd Degree Byrne, Tim and Brian welcome guest podcaster Frank Canapa as the three of them go over a little known treat from the past of John Byrne.

Back in 1973, before he had even started working professionally, John Byrne had drawn a full 30 page Fantastic Four story as Fan fiction. It has seen print only once as a special in an issue of Comics Interview. And it only has seen inks on to Mr. Byrnes penciled work back in 2006 as part of a contest on Byrnes website, www.byrnerobotics.com.

So follow the links and follow along as the three of us dissect the early, early work of John Byrne.

It is truly a treat.

Here are the penciled pages: http://www.artofjohnbyrne.com/gallery/earlydays/fanfic/ff1973_large/JBFF1973pg01.jpg.php

And here are the finished pages:http://www.byrnerobotics.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=3694

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Posted: Friday November 27, 2015

For episode six of 3rd Degree Byrne, we hand the roach over to you! ‘Ere!

With Guest podcaster Dave Elliott, Tim and Brian pour over another of John Byrnes great 80s accomplishments in the 1985 Marvel Graphic Novel #18, The Sensational She-Hulk.

Wonder at: The creepy crawly intelligent insect colony of a villain!

Marvel (no pun intended) at: The power and majesty of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Heli-carrier!

Scream at: The crashing of said Heli-carrier!

Sneer at: A S.H.I.E.L.D. agent that makes your skin crawl more than the insects!

Ogle at: The 7 foot tall, 675lb naked green woman!

Ask yourself: Why, oh why, did no one find her some jump rope?

Wait, this is a comic book right? No, it is a 70 page Graphic Novel in the Mighty Marvel Tradition! Now, where are the brownies? I kinda have the munchies.

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Posted: Saturday October 24, 2015

In an all new episode of 3rd Degree Byrne, we give you the full skinny on a real wailer. You know, usually when a woman screams at you, you just want to get away. This one though, will make you want to die, really fast.

Tim and Brian survive to the end of another example of John Byrne at full power. This one has it all: The unresolved feelings of Lex Luthor led bare. The near-passing of everyones favorite Kryptonian (Unless you are a Dev-Em fan. Oh, wait, you are, arent you?), Lois Lane dressing like a young Bruce Wayne, a martian in bleached white Kryptonian clothing and the introduction of The Silver Banshee! Its all in here as we present Action comics #595!

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Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2015

Well, it is our official fourth episode. And you know what that means if we follow the Merry Marvel tradition: a Golden Age character is highlighted. We looked no further than CAPTAIN AMERICA to get our Golden Age Freak on this time out as we review Captain America #255.

We take a good hard look at Caps origin retold by the masters Roger Stern and John Byrne. It is a special issue too as there is an unusual twist to the handling of the art.

So, sing along the old Captain America theme and read along as we take this book to task, though Cap is always up to the task. The question is: were Stern and Byrne up to the task as well?

Sit back as Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes review the Birth of a Legend!

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Posted: Thursday September 3, 2015

3rd Degree Byrne proudly presents Part Two of our coverage of the 1991 Mini-Series Event: OMAC

To see the future, you must look to the past.

To understand the world, you must first understand yourself.

To stand up to Big, Brother must make you big too. And wear riding pants, always wear riding pants. Whats the deal with the riding pants? And when you have a giant Eye named Brother, you know the story is going to be kooky. Join us for the last two issues of John Byrnes OMAC, and try to figure out what it all means.

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Posted: Wednesday August 12, 2015

3rd Degree Byrne proudly presents Part One of our coverage of the 1991 Mini-Series Event: OMAC

See John Byrne at the height of his artistic powers

Read a time travel story that boggles the mind

Feel the power of duo-shade

Smell the high end paper-stock of the prestige format

Hear Brian and Tim fight over which came first: the story or the art (OK, that doesn't happen, but it sounded good when I wrote it)

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Posted: Monday August 3, 2015

3rd Degree Byrne presents a special round table discussion on the upcomming Fantastic Four film reboot. Join Brian Hughes, Tim Elliott, Gene Hendricks, Shawn Engel, Dave Elliott, and to pull in the over seas market we have Andrew Layland!. Listen as Six Fantastic Four fans offer our thoughts, our worries, our hopes, our dreams, our considerable opinions on the new FF film non of us have seen. ***SPOILER WARNING*** Warning, there are no spoilers in this podcast.

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Posted: Tuesday July 14, 2015

For episode two of 3rd Degree Byrne, we offer part two of our epic cross-over with the team over at Back to the Bins. We look at Scott Lange's first outing as Ant-Man in Marvel Premier issues 47-48 by writer David Michelinie and artists John Byrne & Bob Layton. So join Brian Hughes and Tim Elliott with special guest stars Scott Gardner, Paul Spataro, and Dr. Bill Robinson as we roll the clock back 36 years and dive into some good ol' fashioned comic book goodness.

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Posted: Friday June 26, 2015

This is our very first episode from two long time comic fans, but first time podcasters. Brian Hughes and Tim Elliott begin our journey to pluck the best, the worst, the sometimes-controversial work of John Byrne in our podcast: 3rd Degree Byrne!

In episode one, we will start off by going back 38 years to 1977, where artist John Byrne, writer Jim Shooter and Inker Pablo Marcos give us Avengers 164-166. A three-issue tale that gave us the Super Powered Count Nefaria in one of the coolest villain costumes ever.

So sit back, get comfortable and enjoy!

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