Sunday, February 28, 2016

EP 142: American Vampire

Dad sits back down with some horror comics this week with the first volume of Vertigo’s American Vampire.  

Dad wants to have a future Dad's choice show with his comics he bought from the comic shop last year.

Dad proves he knows all about DC and the New 52 but Patrick does not have the heart or the energy to tell Dad about Rebirth.

Patrick wonders how much Stephen King is in this? 

Dad gets the concept of worldbuilding explained and confusion reigns in retelling the plot.  

The snack is Goobers and Dad is pleased.

Next Week:  Punisher Born.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

EP 141: Deadpool

Patrick and Dad talk some serious family news.  

Dad tries to comprehend Deadpool 

Patrick attempts to explain comics of the early 1990s breaking the fourth wall and Rob Liefeld

Patrick pushes his luck and attempts to interest Dad in the comic art market. Including Dad and threatens to buy him some comic commissions in the future. 

Dad and Patrick are in love with Tony Moore art. 

 Next Week: American Vampire

Sunday, February 14, 2016

EP 140: Batman: Son of the Demon

Patrick is solo this week and takes the Dad break to explore one of his favorite Batman tales Batman: Son of the Demon. 

 In 1987 writer Mike W. Barr and artist Jerry Bingham created a standalone graphic novel that explores a Batman and Ra’s Al Ghul adventure.  

This story was became the origin for Grant Morrison’s creation of Damian Son of Batman storyline 20 years later.  

Plus hairy chest Batman.  Next Week Deadpool and Dad  

Sunday, February 7, 2016

EP 139: Winter Soldier: The Bitter March

Patrick gets Dad to read one if his favorite Marvel mini series in the past few years,  Winter Soldier: The Bitter March

Writer, Rick Remender, and artist Roland Boschi tell the tale of a  Swinging 1960’s Secret agent Ran Shen of S.H.I.E.L.D. sent to collect two Nazi scientists with the key to winning the Cold War. 

But the Soviets have unleashed their most dangerous operative: the Winter Soldier to collect the scientists for their own means.  

Dad also watches the animated film Batman: Under the Red Hood but that is a tale for another podcast… Next Week : Deadpool