197 | Free Comic Book Day 2017

It is Free Comic Book Day so it is another road trip to Yancy Street Comics.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: hitomi

DOWNLOAD

Don Thought Free Comic Book Day Started In The Nineties.
But It Began In 2003.

Continue reading

172 | Rebirth Overload, Organic Growth Comics, Fantastic Four Movies And James Robinson

The core four return with Baby Emily to talk shop about comics! Don gives the gang rose rocks from Oklahoma, Dallas considers his multiple attacks by animals this past week, and Rook *finally* swears off DC’s exhausting Rebirth series.

Big event books are compared to popular series that grew organically are discussed, along with  the lackluster Fantastic Four movies, Ang Lee films, Lady Snowblood, and James Robinson.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Purity Ring

DOWNLOAD

Rook Says Goodbye To DC Rebirth.

Continue reading

131 | Twilight Man, Jeff Smith, Archie, Roy Thomas, Sex Criminals And Walking Dead

Our host Dallas is joined by Rook, Don and Al to discuss anything and everything related to comics. Rook pulls out a gem from his childhood called Twilight Man, Don mentions TUKI which begins a nostalgic discussion about Jeff Smith and BoneAl talks Archie (Archie Vs. Predator, All New Archie) and the wonderful artist of Afterlife With Archie, Francesco Francavilla.

Dallas reminisces about his favorite Alex Ross print of the Uncanny X-Men, and Roy Thomas is name-dropped. Dallas reviews the wonderful Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky. And, of course, there is talk of The Walking Dead and the new AMC show, Fear The Walking Dead.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Joy Formidable

DOWNLOAD

Twilight Man By Steven Grant, Tristan Schane,
Eric Vincent And Bruce Timm.

Continue reading

114 | Valerian And Laureline, The Walking Dead, How To Be Happy And Locke & Key

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

DOWNLOAD

Valerian And Laureline: Heroes Of The Equinox
By Jean-Claude Mézières and Pierre Christin.

Continue reading

103 | Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Rot & Ruin And Favorite Creative Teams

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!

DOWNLOAD

Fallen Worlds By Yoshihiro Tatsumi.

Continue reading

92 | Game of Thrones, Ray Harryhausen, Locke & Key, Glamourpuss and After the Cape

Join Dallas, Al and Rook for another exciting roundtable discussion. We talk Game of Thrones, Ray Harryhausen, The Walking Dead, Locke & Key, Glamourpuss, and After the Cape.

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!!!!!!!

DOWNLOAD

Game Of Thrones. Rook Loves A Story Where Everybody Dies.
And Here Is George R. R. Martin’s Letter To Fantastic Four.

Continue reading

91 | Creator Owned Comics, Black And White Explosion And Finding Comics Off The Rack

Walking Dead is mentioned which quickly turns to creator owned comics and the black and white explosion of the eighties. A comparison of Alex Toth and Jaime Hernandez occurs, as well as a short discussion of nineties comics, titles about villains, newspaper strips and finding comics off the rack.

And of course, more Fantastic Four talk. Whoo hoo!

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Wilco

DOWNLOAD

The Walking Dead All Out War Storyline.
By Robert Kirkman And Charlie Adlard.

Continue reading

71 | Christmas Comics And Living In An Archival Society

It’s the Christmas episode! Join Don, Al, and Dallas as they take a walk down memory lane and discuss their favorite Christmas-themed comics. Dallas chooses X-Men (of course), Al chooses Tales from the Crypt (of course) and Don is just a Scrooge.

After that, It’s gift time as the boys exchange presents on air and be merry to each other. The blissful times continue as we meet our once-per-episode quota of Walking Dead talk, before the show inexplicably becomes Two Dimension: The Music Podcast.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: BAD RELIGION!!!!!!!! (courtesy of Rook)

DOWNLOAD

Continue reading

44 | The Walking Dead, The Dark Knight Rises and The Hobbit

Having survived the apocalypse, the entire crew get together and start the show off by bagging on really bad service from a couple of blue chip companies. They finally get around to discussing The Walking Dead, The Dark Knight Rises and The Hobbit, but seem to have somewhat differing opinions on each subject.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Press One For English

DOWNLOAD

Continue reading

2 | Introduction To Comics

Welcome back, it’s episode 2! The gang’s all (well, mostly) here, and the topic of the day is favorite comic book writers. We end up going off on a tangent, and talk about Alan Moore a lot. MUSIC SPOTLIGHT: PRIMITIVE ASTRONAUTS. Apologies for the sound quality this episode, we’re still having growing pains. Drop a line and let us know what you think of the show!!!!

DOWNLOAD

Dallas and Rook’s introduction to comics from Jademan.
Scroll past the basketball information to read about this publisher.

Continue reading