Sunday, May 22, 2016

EP 155: Daredevil The Man Without Fear

Patrick and Dad read and discuss the Frank Miller and John Romita Jr mini series that helped shape modern DD lore. 

Patrick forgot how much of the content and aesthetic of this story was adapted for the Netflix series

Dad is in love with Romita Jr cityscape and Patrick struggles with art in general terms.  

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Sunday, May 15, 2016

EP 154: Usagi Yojimbo

Due to overwhelming request from listeners Patrick and Dad read and discuss Usagi Yojimbo from Stan Sakai.  

Dad gets his fill of anthropomorphic animals and history via a ronin rabbit and Patrick wonders why he skipped this for years.  

Patrick feels that the entire story inverts the hero's journey and Dad even understands a Godzilla reference.  

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Next week: Daredevil The Man Without Fear

Sunday, May 8, 2016

EP 153: Arrowsmith

Patrick brings his mother on the podcast for a special Mother’s Day show.  

They discuss Kurt Busiek and Carlos Pacheco’s Arrowsmith miniseries from Wildstorm comics

Mom talks about World wars., City Council work and explains Dad and the Beatles.

Next Week: Usagi Yojimbo  

Sunday, May 1, 2016

EP 151: Marvel’s Civil War

Patrick has Dad read his first “event” comic series with 2006 series Civil War

Dad has no clue who most of these characters are and what is going on but is on team Captain America and team Punisher.  

Patrick has some issues with the character design and Dad enjoys fights for the first time.

Dad avoids answering some emails and blabs about how confusing superhero nonsense can be