Sunday, October 16, 2016

EP 176: Locke and Key Vol 1

Halloween month chugs along this week Locke and Key from Gabriel Rodriguez and Joe Hill is the book this week, Dad still does not understand a pull list and who H.P. Lovecraft is. National Dessert Day is celebrated as well with jelly donuts and blueberry pies. Next Week Sandman Preludes and Nocturnes

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

EP 175: Batman The Black Mirror

Halloween month marches on with a delve back into the realm of Dad's favorite characters Batman and Jim Gordon.

Creepy Batman tales with Scott Snyder, Francesco Francavilla, and artist Jock’s Detective Comics run, The Black Mirror.

Patrick and Dad ponder if Bruce Wayne is a warlord? And do you need Batman in a Detective Comics story?

Also how damn creepy is James Gordon Jr?

Next Week: Locke and Key Vol 1

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

EP 174: Fatale Vol 1

The podcast that is the weekly pursuit to teach my 67 year old father some concept in comics..

 Father and Son journey into a world filled with femme fatales, death cults, fedoras, and Lovecraftian Horror with
Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ horror crime mashup Fatale from Image Comics  

Plus Patrick gets engaged and Dad does what Dad always does.

Next Week: Batman The Black Mirror

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Saturday, October 1, 2016

EP 173: Punisher Max Redux

The podcast that is the weekly pursuit to teach my 67 year old father some concept in comics.

Patrick and Dad revisit Punisher Max: Mother Russia from Garth Ennis and Doug Braithwaite.

Patrick explains Marvel 616 versus the MAX universe.

Patrick is a huge fan of military Frank Castle and almost sells Dad on checking out Daredevil on Netflix:

 Next Week Fatale

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

EP 172: Monster

Patrick and Dad dip back into the manga pool with Naoki Urasawa's Monster, Vol. 1

The boys go slightly deep with lots of talk about good and evil, and Dad tells some tales about back in the day

Patrick wants to know how Dad forgot how to read manga and has worries that Dad may have no idea what he read.

Dad brings his A game in terms of plot breakdown..

 Patrick has issues with manga human design and bear claws are consumed.  

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

EP 171: The Essential Batman

Patrick invites Andy Smith from The Smith Signal and Spies Over Drinks Podcast to discuss what can be considered all things Batman,

What is the essential Batman?

Is there a definitive character after 75 years and dozens of writers and artists?

Who are some of our favorite types of Batman, best authors and artists?  

What version of Gotham fits the Dark Knight the most?

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

EP 170: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Patrick thinks Dad is ready for the Victorian literature and superheroic mashup fiction that is Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

Patrick and Dad discuss what went wrong last week and why Dad makes so many mistakes.

Dad explains why he enjoys drawings of monsters so much and what scares him.

Is this a game of who’s who? Or is it a strong story all alone?  

Next Week: Essential Batman with guest Andy Smith

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