Sunday, July 31, 2016

EP 165: Aquaman Origins

Patrick and Dad go way back in the comics timeline and cover the first adventures of Aquaman from the 1959 Adventure Comics strip.

Patrick explains Silver Age comics and gushes over Ramona Fradon artwork.  

The Saga of finding Easy Going Red Continues

Dad and Patrick guffaw over the whacked out nature  of silver age comics.  

 Next Week:  Suicide Squad

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

EP 164: Bone Vol 6

A metric ton of email is read and Dad is peppered with questions,  

Patrick and Dad continue with their read through of Jeff Smith’s classic Bone.  

Patrick thinks the world building really kicks off and wonders if this is a comic that really benefits from colorization more than the original black and white format.

 Next Week: Silver Age Aquaman

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

EP 163: Batman VS Predator

The Dave Gibbons and the Kubert brothers Batman and Predator mashup from 1993 is explored.  

Patrick breaks down the panels of the book in a much deeper manner than Dad.

Dad has a love affair with Alfred.  

Dad knows nothing of Predators but knows both all things Batman and Pokemon Go?
Next Week:  Bone vol 6

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

EP 162: Superman Red Son

Patrick and Dad revisit the last gasps of DC Elseworlds with Mark Millar’s Superman Red Son.  

Patrick wants Dad's take on Iron Man becoming a 15 year old African American Girl.

Then they dive into the book and Patrick is curouis if Dad is as confused about what is going on as he was two years ago.

Some of the questions raised and answered include:

Does Dad pick up on all the DC comics nods and changes in this alternate history tale?  

How great is anarchist Batman?

 What about that ending?

 Next Week:  Batman VS Predator

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Sunday, July 3, 2016

EP 161: I Killed Adolf Hitler

The final selection from listener request month is Fantagraphic work I Killed Adolf Hitler is a time traveling paradox, alternate universe hopping hitman all wrapped in an anthropomorphic love story from creator Jason.

Patrick and Dad talk about comic beats in a comic book and if the work is really deadpan humor or is it a deeper satire of science fiction tropes.

Dad talks about his short stint on the silver screen many years ago and wishes Patrick did not lose his television appearance DVD.

Patrick explains what the hell a pull list is and the treat is post show ice cream.

Next Week Superman Red Son

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