269 | The Dork Factor

Comic books that seemed odd, quirky or outright silly to an older audience that we loved as kids begins this episode, then moves into the influence one artist has to another. Everything finishes with drive-in movies.



Devil Dinosaur By Jack Kirby.

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35 | Comic Books Translated To The Big Screen

Rook! Dallas! Don! Jethro! (a.k.a. Al)
The core crew returns to talk nothing but MOVIES!!!!! ……..okay, and a couple TV shows….

Here’s the lowdown of movies we discuss: 30 Days of Night, Bulletproof Monk, Cowboys and Aliens, The Last Dinosaur, Blade, Constantine, The Crow, Fritz the Cat, the animated Hobbit & Lord of the Rings, From Hell, Wanted, The Losers, Smallville, Heavy Metal, Aeon Flux, Spawn, Tank Girl, V for Vendetta, Kick-Ass, Lone Wolf and Cub, Scott Pilgrim, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.



30 Days Of Night
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33 | Bring A Younger Audience

Don, Al and Dallas are joined once again by Don’s daughter, Holly, as we finally return to traditional comic book talk. We have some technical difficulties (Don’s a little hard to hear, so turn up the volume LOUD!!)

Don reviews the new Popeye #1 by IDW and reminisces about the character, and he discovers an indie book from the 90’s called Optic Nerve. We go on to discuss the merits of Free Comic Book Day, and ask the question: is it bringing in a younger audience to local comic shops?

Al talks romance comics from the 60’s, particularly Young Love featuring art by the master, John Romita Sr.

Dallas gushes about the masterpieces that is Chris Claremont’s run on Uncanny X-Men and reviews Rick Remender’s first handful of Uncanny X-Force issues.
Larry Marder’s Tales of the Beanworld gets an analysis, and Al finally reads Asterios Polyp!!!!



IDW’s Popeye.

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