Two hundred episodes in and still no direction. Enjoy!
The core four are back and keep asking why. Why hasn’t Rook made his reading list available? Why hasn’t he ever mentioned No Hero? Why haven’t we heard of Batman / Doc Savage? And why haven’t we EVER talked about Len Wein? Why?
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Red Club
Dallas, Al, Rook, Don and Hashbrowns discuss Gabriel Rodriguez and Joe Hill’s staggeringly epic magnum opus in excruciating detail. We cover the characters, story, writing style, art, and everything in between. SPOILERS ENSUE, but we don’t give away the ending.
If you haven’t read this comic, you’ll want to after this episode. In other news, Rook presents Al with a gift live on air, and we announce Hashbrowns’ future plans.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Crywolf
Join the crew for another roundtable discussion! It’s Don, Al, Dallas, Rook, Hashbrowns and Des! We talk about: Valerian Space Temporal Pilot, Lady Thor, The Walking Dead, How to Be Happy by Eleanor Davis, and Locke & Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Samaria
Episode 103 finds the entire crew returning once again at their secret lair deep within Rook’s house. Don, Al, Rook and Dallas discuss their favorite writer/artist and penciller/inker duos.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: In honor of the beginning of the Halloween season,
it’s CONCRETE BLONDE with BLOODLETTING!
The fantastic foursome return! Talking points include: Locke & Key, The Flash (TV), Gotham (TV), Agents of Shield (TV). Cartoon talk! Adventure Time, Ed Edd & Eddy, Looney Tunes and the documentary “I Know That Voice.” We discuss matching voices to animated lips and Don’s love for The Incredibles.
Dallas gushes over Supergods by Grant Morrison, and Don compares superhero comics to MC Hammer. We review Little Nemo by Eric Shanower & Gabriel Rodriguez, and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Rose of Berlin by Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Samaria
Rook unveils his big plans for the summer and we compare single issues to collected editions. We turn to Image comics and talk about creator rights along with a glimpse of the new Days of Future Past movie. We wax poetic about Calvin & Hobbes and the Trick or Treat Movies, and discuss our reading habits.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Dallas’ band DUNGEON BOSS!!!!!!!
Don, Al, Dallas, Rook, and Rook’s Beard reunite in an epic roundtable discussion about comics! During this trainwreck they discuss: Comic Shop News, Free Comic Book Day, Marvel Tales, Amazing Fantasy #15, Graded/Slabbed Comics, Locke & Key, Rook’s new vlog on Youtube, Kafka by R. Crumb and David Zane Mairowitz, Superior Carnage #1, Jupiter Legacy #4, Walking Dead: All Out War, Rat Queens, and Ghost Rider: Engines of Vengeance #1.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Pierre Legault