Sunday, June 26, 2016

EP 160: Amazing Spider-Man = Family Business

Patrick and Dad read and review Mark Waid, and James Robinson’s OGN for Marvel with a globe trotting Spider-Man.

Patrick loves a James Bond style Spidey and watercolor art.

Patrick goes through the entire history of Spider-Man in film and explains the MCU sort of....

Dad wishes he was street based and loves the cornucopia of treats he eats this week.  

Next Week :  I Killed Adolf Hitler

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

EP 159: Mother, Come Home

Father and son take a deep dark dive on Father’s Day with Paul Hornschemeier’s  Mother, Come Home.

The graphic novel is dark meditation on depression, fatherhood, and confusion during adolescence.

Some emails are read and some discussion of Father's Day gifts are prompted,

Does Dad cry, does Patrick sniffle.....maybe. but things are lightened up via some Apple Fritters.  

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Saturday, June 11, 2016

EP 158: Immortal Iron Fist

Patrick and Dad get down on some Marvel kung-fu action with Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, and David Aja’s Iron Fist saga.

 Dad is perplexed and delves into ranting against Donald Trump and Elizabeth Warren,

Patrick and Dad want to understand the level of racism in this comic.

Patrick finds a new favorite series and cannot stop blathering about home much he loves WWI Iron Fist.   

Next Week: Mother Come Home

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

EP 157: Understanding Comics

Patrick and Dad start request month with Scott Mccloud's Understanding Comics.  Will Patrick’s dreams of Dad finally understanding the invisible art of comics become realized?  Listen and find out.  Next Week : Immortal Iron Fist

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EP 156: Death of Captain America

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

Dad and Patrick journey into the aftermath of Civil War and discuss the death of Captain America. 

 Dad likes most of what is going on but has a many questions as usual.  

Patrick has some minimal frustration and Dad digs Bucky Cap

 Next Week: Understanding Comics

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