It's Christmas, so it's time to put up the mistletoe, open a few too many beers and kick back to discuss our Books of the Year. Plus two trivia titans, Brad Hassett and Ash Burrows, go head-to-head in the grand finale of the Radioactive Lounge Quiz, with our amazing overstuffed prize-bag up for grabs.
It's a review extravaganza as Youtube's "Nerdburger" Cazz, Stu MacLeod, and quiz-slash-puppet maestro Ash Burrows join us for a mission so mad (and pointless) only we would attempt it: 40 reviews in 40 minutes.
It's a special blockbuster episode as superstar creators Michael T. Gilbert and Gabriel Hardman join us to talk about legendary comics artist Wally Wood and his "22 Panels That Always Work" (along with their own not too shabby careers!). Then we talk to Tim McEwen, curator of "22 Panels", an exhibition celebrating Wally Wood's 22 Panels That Always Work, showing at Kinokuniya Bookstore in Sydney until November 15th.
It's our October Live show, and a Halloween Special as we talk monsters with Lauren Hills, writer of zombie/romance/etiquette comics Good Hordekeeping. Plus reviews of Batgirl #35, Sabrina #1, Revival, Through The Woods, Black Science and Squishface Studio's first publication, Squishzine Brunstown.
Marian Blythe joins Lucas for a chock-full lockout edition. We review Captain Victory, Star Wars Legacy, Bandette and Batgirl #35. But the real treat is an interview with James Harvey, creator of Masterplasty and editor of the Bartkira project, which retells Akira with Simpsons characters!
This episode Lucas and Larry are joined in the Lounge by one of the hottest teams going: Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard. We talk to the guys about their fantastic series Wild's End, New Deadwardians and Dark Ages, plus Ian's graphic novel Celeste and Dan's work reinvigorating the comic that inspired everyone's favourite movie, Guardians of the Galaxy!
This month comedian and science educator Ben McKenzie joins us to talk the science of superheroes! Plus reviews of Gotham, the Edge of the Spider-verse, My Faith in Frankie, Mike Carey's Felix Castor novels, and Moonhead and the Music Machine.
Lucas and Larry sit down to chat to the internet's own Time Cowboy - Jake Lawrence, creator of Boom Studios' hit book Teen Dog - about pizza, 80s movies, becoming an overnight sensation, and Squirrel Girl. And continuing the Boom theme, we also review Wild's End, from Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard.
A cavalcade of comics entertainment this month. Marc Pearson talks about his Mr Ray comics and the Advice Comics tumblr! The 100 Bullets charity auction finale! Plus reviews, the quiz & heckling from "Australia's own" Simon Hanselmann, author of Megahex!
It's our August lockout edition! We share too much about our teenage regrets, and review Jillian & Mariko Tamaki's This One Summer, Bryan Lee O'Malley's Seconds, Painkiller Jane - and a little film called Guardians of the Galaxy.
This week we chat with one of the coolest indie creators around, Mr Jim Rugg. Street Angel, Afrodisiac, Strange Tales, his astounding ballpoint pen sketches - we talk about it all, plus his love of 70s Marvel comics and blaxploitation movies, and the business of being a freelance artist.
It's our July live show, and a very special one as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of BATMAN. Joining Lucas & Laz for the ride this month is stand-up comedian and all-round Bat fanatic, Angus Brown.
We're back with Part 2 of our interview with UK comics legend Pat Mills. We talk about his time writing for Doctor Who during the 1980s, and his American comics work - Marshall Law, Batman, and falling asleep in a 2099 story meeting. And plenty more!
It's another of our extra "lockout" editions of the Radioactive Lounge and a very special one, as we bring you Part 1 of our interview with UK comics legend Pat Mills - founder of 2000AD, creator of ABC Warriors, Slaine, Marshall Law and many more...
A few small sound issues this episode, but plenty to sink your teeth into if you're into comics, sidekicks, google kissing, or Chinese dating shows. And a world shattering announcement at the end.
It's a Radioactive Lounge "After Hours" edition, as we gather with All Star Comics' own Mitchell Davies to discuss X-Men: Days of Future Past.
The Radioactive Lounge is open for business, and joining us on our first episode - Dean Rankine! We talk to Dean about his work on Simpsons comics and his new series Itty Bitty Bunnies in Rainbow Pixie Candy Land. Plus reviews of Lenore, Hulk, Stray Bullets, Comeback and Beautiful Darkness. And the debut of the Radioactive Lounge Quiz!
Episode Zero - 18 May 2014: The Radioactive Lounge is about to open its doors, so Lucas and Laz gather to polish the stage floor, talk about what the hell is this is going to be, and discuss DC's weekly series and Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro while they're at it.