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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Sunday, December 4, 2016

EP 183: Saga

Patrick has his fiance Melanie fill in for Dad to discuss the first volume of Saga from writer Brian K Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples.  

Patrick tries to pin Melanie down on admitting comic book art is as a good as “high art”.  

No treats are consumed but the conversation does get a bit salty.  

Next Week:  The return of Dad and Mark Waid and Alex Ross’ Kingdom Come

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

EP 182: Hawkeye

Patrick and Dad dive into the first two volumes of Matt Fraction and David Aja’s surprise hit Hawkeye.  

Dad fumbles on the treat but explains his love for dogs.

Patrick tries to explain how the Avengers work and Dad is not amused.

Dad finds a character that he may relate with in Pizza Dog.

 Next Week : Saga