Sunday, March 26, 2017

EP 199: Batman The Man Who Laughs

Patrick and Dad work their way through more Batman with The Man Who Laughs and  Detective Comics #784–786.  Writer Ed Brubaker and artists Doug Mahnke & Patrick Zircher present some good Batman  

Listener request month plunges along with a request from Shaun Noel writer of the webcomic City Of Walls .

Patrick tears through some Judge Dredd related emails and asks Dad about why he made his wife move her car.

Patrick explains why he avoided the book for over a decade and Dad tells tales of riding coal boxcars through Detroit.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

EP 198: Judge Dredd

Patrick and Dad revisit 2000 AD progs and finally discuss some Judge Dredd.  

Patrick wonders if 1980s Dredd holds up compared to the later versions of the charters.  

Dad wonders if we are supposed to root for Judges?
Patrick talks about going to the Circus in 1903 and the best methods for smuggling in food to movie theaters.
Treat is Jambalaya with sausage and chicken that does not enjoy.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

EP 197: Thor God of Thunder

Patrick and Dad discuss from Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic, and Butch Guice .  Fevered dreams may have altered Dad and Patrick’s view on the book.

Dad explains he both recalls and forgets comic books in quick succession

Patrick admits he is not into Thor and Dad is just along for the ride at anytime.

Patrick and Dad again worry about getting fact but still eat some Hazelnut Snickers candybar.  

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

EP 196: Wolverine: Logan

Patrick and Dad read Brian K Vaughn and Eduardo Risso’s three issue mini-series Wolverine: Logan.

Patrick and Dad open gifts from listening including Tasty Cakes, comic books, and well wishes.  

Patrick makes a pledge to read some more Manga down the road.  Dad is lukewarm on the comics But is gaga for Logan.  

Dad declares no spoilers on this show and that it should be an Oscar nominated film for 2018.

Next Month is Listener Request Month or Months in which Patrick and Dad tear through a year’s worth of comic book requests.  

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EP 195: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

The podcast that is the weekly pursuit to teach my 68 year old father some concept in comics. Patrick and Dad read Frank Miller’s Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.  Is this Dad’s Batman?  Does it translate to a modern audience? and is Batman a fascist?   

Patrick and Dad revisit Frank Miller’s the Dark Knight returns.  Dad really enjoys some older, meaner and crazier Batman.

Patrick and Dad agree that some of the concepts are a bit ahead of times but are maybe lost on a modern audience.  

NeXt week: Wolverine: Logan

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