Comics aren't just about superheroes in capes. Each week we'll discuss, debate, and nerd out on some of the medium's greatest, latest, and strangest works. From Alan Moore to Uzumaki, to everything in-between, we aim to smash, and talk for far too long on the books we love.
Hosted by reporter/podcaster Ryan Joe and recovering marketer Raman Sehgal. We're setting phasers to...fun?
October 30th, 2020 | Season 1 | 31 mins 40 secs
comic books, comics, graphic novels
After a breakup, Chester Brown decides to see prostitutes rather than get emotionally involved with another woman. Paying For It is his memoir on how that all went.
October 23rd, 2020 | Season 1 | 21 mins 21 secs
This week we fill some airtime by revisiting a later work from the French superstar Moebius - the World of Edena. In 1990, the French car manufacturer Citroen commissioned Moebius to create a short piece to celebrate...a marketing campaign. A quick commissioned commercial piece...quickly went of the rails. What stared as an innocent little ditty became a much larger, universe spanning, genre-defying epic...
October 16th, 2020 | Season 1 | 51 mins 13 secs
Watson & Holmes is 2013’s urban re-imagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson - as contemporary Black men in Harlem. The award-winning series was created by writer Karl Bollers with art by Rick Leonardi, andinitialy funded on Kickstarter. Joining us is Chris Walker - experienced comic book artist, colorist, marketer, and founder of Urbanime.
October 10th, 2020 | Season 1 | 38 mins 19 secs
October 2nd, 2020 | Season 1 | 41 mins 12 secs
We're getting a little heavy (and non-fiction), with THE BEST WE COULD DO - Thi Bui's illustrated memoir of her family's history and exodus from Vietnam to America. Joining us is Raman's OTHER podcast co-host-with-the-most, Sharon Thony from MODERN MINORITIES (modmypod.com)
September 25th, 2020 | Season 1 | 48 mins 29 secs
Ed is not happy and, for the most part, not even a clown in this madcap romp.
September 18th, 2020 | Season 1 | 47 mins 7 secs
We conclude X-Month with 2019's House of X / Powers of X (HoX PoX) by Jonathan Hickman
September 12th, 2020 | Season 1 | 2 mins 29 secs
outtake from our impending final episode of X-Month
September 11th, 2020 | Season 1 | 39 mins 16 secs
Week THREE of X-Month - our introspective take on the “modern era” of everyone’s favorite mutants…the X-Men
This month' 2004’s Astonishing X-Men - by TV-darling Joss Whedon in first BIG foray into comics...
September 4th, 2020 | Season 1 | 39 mins 46 secs
comics, grant morrison, x-men
August 28th, 2020 | Season 1 | 39 mins 36 secs
comics, jim lee, x-men
August 23rd, 2020 | Season 1 | 1 min 46 secs
For the entire month of September, we're reading X-MEN comics. Nuff said, true believer!
August 21st, 2020 | Season 1 | 41 mins 37 secs
Matt Fraction's 2015 HAWKEYE run is a fun character-driven romp with Barton, Bishop, and...bros?
August 14th, 2020 | Season 1 | 36 mins 35 secs
comic books, comics
August 7th, 2020 | Season 1 | 34 mins 36 secs
black science, block, eververse, grant mckay, matteo scalera, millipedes, monkeys, multiverse, onion, pillar, quantum realities, rick remender
Black Science - by Rick Remender & Matteo Scalera - weaves the tale GRANT MCKAY, a TERRIBLE father and punk rock scientist - a former member Anarchistic Order of Scientists. Grant's ground-breaking invention the PILLAR allows travel across the infinite of quantum probabilities. But once the pandora’s box of the Pillar is opened, chaos reigns. Grant, his team, and his two young kids are soon lost in an ocean of strange new realities, worlds, and cultures - encountering native American conquest, mind-controlling millipedes, green gods, bargaining witches, and ...rogue monkey spirits. What starts as a fast-paced sci-fi adventure, soon morphs to a a story about family, choices, and growth - a real family-friendly romp through the multi-verse.
July 31st, 2020 | Season 1 | 37 mins 53 secs