Feb 072016
TAKE A PAGE FROM MELTDOWN: How a brick-and-mortar comic shop became a Hollywood juggernaut. via: @smashd

Book stores aren’t supposed to exist anymore. Especially independent ones. The sad truth is that, at one point, Amazon and waning attention spans massacred these outlets, turning customers into e-shoppers and proprietors into paupers. Which is why exceptions have to be exceptional. Meltdown Comics on Sunset Boulevard is one of those special misfits. It’s a […]

Feb 052016
Things To Do This Weekend by Jamie Iovine (@jamie_iovine)

A happy Friday to all my fellow Melters out there.  We are officially in the first weekend of February and not only that, its Superbowl weekend!  While it may seem the entire planet has relocated to San Francisco for the weekend, I will attempt to give my fellow LA natives something to do if you […]

Feb 052016
#historyofthebatman #podcast : 33 - Batman's Many Deaths in DC Comics

Meltdown Comics presents History of the Batman with Londyn! – Episode 33: Batman’s Many Deaths in DC Comics RSS (Subscribe) iTunes Download It’s a common practice in comic book tales that a character dies and then, by some miracle, is resurrected. Looking at Batman’s incredible 76 year history, many of the Batman Family members have […]

Feb 042016
The Making of Daniel Clowes and a golden age for comics By Robert Ito. via: California Sunday Magazine (@calsunday)

Daniel Clowes has been working on his latest book, Patience, for five years. At 180 pages, it’s his longest work to date, more than twice as long as Wilson, his graphic novel about an abrasive loner in Oak­land who claims to be a people person but actually can’t stand most of them (nor they him), and Ghost World, […]

#05 – The Album Club ‘3 for all’ episode

 Posted by on February 4, 2016
Feb 042016
#05 - The Album Club '3 for all' episode

RSS (Subscribe) iTunes Download Meltdown Presents: On Some Hip Hop Sh!t: #05 – The Album Club ‘3 for all’ episode Hosts @Bschultz808 and @wedsfinest are joined by the @Madtwiinz we get our full Rap sommelier on. We go deep on 3 works by Kendrick Lamar, Public Enemy and Ice Cube. Inspired by VH1’s The Breaks […]

Heads Up By Jamie Iovine (@jamie_iovine)

 Posted by on February 3, 2016
Feb 032016
Heads Up By Jamie Iovine (@jamie_iovine)

Good evening Melters!  It was another beautiful day at Meltdown comics.  There are a few things this week that I want to share with you, the unwashed masses.  So without further ado, here are a few things that should be on your radar this week in the world as we know it. Growing up I […]