Sunday, January 22, 2017

EP 190: March Book 1

This week Patrick and Dad read and discuss Congressman John Lewis’  March Book 1.  March is a trilogy that retells the story of his youth to the days of the Selma March.  Dad is all in and goes into long and explicit filled historical stories,  Next Week: Luthor

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

EP 189: Astro City: Confession

Patrick and Dad revisit Astro City from Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, and Alex Ross.

Patrick asks if these men cram more comic book events into six issues than Marvel and DC?  

What is up with Superhero kinks?

Patrick thinks Dad needs to read both some Wonder Woman and in the near future some Watchmen.

Patrick saves the extra story for a solo show down the road.

Finally ....How good is a Vampire Priest Batman?  
Next Week: March Book 1

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Monday, January 9, 2017

EP 188: Scott Pilgrim Vol 3

Patrick is joined by Bill from The Great Albums podcast to discuss Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness.  Patrick and Bill do their best to break down the volume and connect the world of Scott to their own lives.  Next Week: Astro City: Confession

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

EP 187: Batman: The Animated Series

Dad caves to the listener requests and watches a cartoon. Specifically Batman the Animated Series: Heart of Ice. Is Dad a cartoon convert?  Is Mr. Freeze a good fit in the Rouge’s Gallery?

 Dad’s favorite gift this holiday season was eating ham and Patrick has to buy Dad trick pies to make sure the rest of the family can eat dessert.

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

EP 186: Batman Noel

Dad holds the Christmas tradition down of almost not reading the comic in time for the show.

Patrick and Dad share Christmas stories of times past and future traditions with Patrick and his wife.

Patrick and Dad dive into Lee Bermejo’s Batman Noel from 2011.  

Patrick and Dad love the look of characters in the story and the cityscape of Gotham, but Patrick struggles with panel layout.

Special nod goes to Barbara Ciardo on the dazzling color work.

Treats this week are re gifted English and Canadian candy.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

EP 185: Star Wars Comics

Patrick and Dad read some old school Marvel Star Wars comics including Star Wars Annual 3 Star Wars #79 and Star Wars #80 and Dad has birthday gifts.  

Patrick launches into a long and boring story of the history of Star Wars at Marvel Comics

Dad complains about the small print of the text and how it is not designed for old man eyes.

Dad is quizzed on his general Star Wars knowledge and what he knows about the upcoming Rouge One film

Dad gets a birthday gift and the treat is a massive cake!
Next Week: Batman Noel

Sunday, December 11, 2016

EP 184: Kingdom Come

Patrick goes big into the world of DC comics with Mark Waid and Alex RossKingdom Come.  Dad loves that Batman, Alex Ross Art, and now Wonder Woman.

Patrick wants to know….

  1. If Dad understands every aspect of what is going on in this story?
  2. Dad get into and enjoy Alex Ross artwork?
  3. Will Dad watch an animated film for a special Christmas show?
  4. What kind of vigilante is Superman?
  5. How sad is a Kanas moon Superman?
  6. Why is Batman such a prick?
G. Does Dad remember that the duo read some Captain Marvel before?

Next Week: Old Marvel Star Wars

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