231 – Upgrade Soul by Ezra Claytan Daniels

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Upgrade Soul this week! They talk about the themes of self, the earned melancholy, and excellent art. They also review Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt #1, and Daredevil #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Daredevil #1
  • Uncanny X-Men #11
  • X-Force #2
  • Young Justice #2
  • Heroes in Crisis #5
  • Female Furies #1
  • Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Upgrade Soul by Ezra Claytan Daniels

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Why Art by Eleanor Davis

Episode 230: Black Hammer by Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston and David Rubin

230 – Black Hammer Vol 1-2 by Lemire, Ormston, and Rubin

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Black Hammer this week! They discuss the de-re-deconstructionist superhero story, it’s potential as a whole universe, and its unique art! They also review Guardians of the Galaxy #1 and Naomi #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Invaders #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #1
  • Conan the Barbarian #2
  • Aquaman #44
  • Naomi #1
  • Oliver #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • 230 – Black Hammer Vol 1-2 by Lemire, Ormston, and Rubin

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Upgrade Soul by Ezra Claytan Daniels

Episode 229: The Superior Spider Man by Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos, et al

229 – The Superior Spider-Man Vol 1-6 by Slott, Stegman, Ramos, & Camuncoli

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about The Superior Spider-Man this episode. They discuss Otto as a character, their shift on the book over time, and the variance in the artists. They also review Young Justice #1 and Captain Marvel #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Captain Marvel  #1
  • Conan the Barbarian #1
  • Young Justice #1
  • Martian Manhunter #2
  • Heroes in Crisis #4
  • Die #2

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Black Hammer Vol 1-2

The 2018 Handies Awards

228 – The Annual Handsome Boys Comics Hour Handies Awards

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back again, this time giving out awards for the year in comics! They award the best, the worse, and the whys of 2018. They also review Freedom Fighters #1 and X-Force #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Aquaman #43
  • Freedom Fighters #1
  • Superior Spider-Man #1
  • X-Force #1
  • Livewire #1

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Superior Spider-Man Vol 1-6 by Slott, Stegman, Ramos, & Camuncoli

227 – Ms. Marvel Vol 1-9 by Wilson, Alphona, & Miyazawa

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back to talk about Ms. Marvel! They discuss G. Willow Wilson’s epic run, talk about the charm of the character, and examine the effect of the character on the industry as a whole. They also review Martian Manhunter #1 and Die #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Sara #1
  • Die #1
  • Killmonger #1
  • Silver Surfer: The Best Defense #1
  • Miles Morales: Spider-Man #1
  • Martian Manhunter #1
  • Heroes in Crisis #3
  • The Batman Who Laughs #1


Episode 226: Mister Miracle by Tom King and Mitch Gerads

226 – Mister Miracle by Tom King and Mitch Gerads

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the recently completed Mister Miracle this week! They talk about the layers of storytelling, Gerad’s art, and ponder what is next for the duo. They also review Uncanny X-Men #1 and Green Lantern #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Uncanny X-Men #1
  • Marvel Knights #1
  • Avengers #10 (700)
  • Green Lantern #1
  • Bitter Root #1
  • William Gibson’s Alien 3 #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Mister Miracle by Tom King and Mitch Gerads

In four weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – Ms. Marvel Vol 1-9 by Wilson, Alphona, & Miyazawa,

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

225 – Calvin and Hobbes ’85-’89 by Bill Watterson

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Calvin and Hobbes, the seminal work from Bill Watterson, this week! They talk about its timeless qualities, Watterson’s skill and evolution as an artist, and Watterson’s beliefs about his art. They also review Mars Attacks #1 and The Whispering Dark #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Heroes in Crisis #2
  • Old Man Logan #50
  • Mars Attacks #1
  • Dead Kings #1
  • The Whispering Dark #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Calvin and Hobbes ’85-’89 by Bill Watterson

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Mister Miracle by Tom King & Mitch Gerads

Episode 224: Wolverine by Jason Aaron, Guedes, Sudsuka

224 – Wolverine Vol 1-3 by Aaron, Guedes, & Sudsuka

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, talking about Wolverine! They talk about Aaron’s take on the character, Iron Maiden hell, and the merits of Foot Cannon. They also review Shuri #1 and Murder Falcon #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Heroes in Crisis #1
  • Dead Rabbit #1
  • Murder Falcon #1
  • Shuri #1
  • Unstoppable Wasp #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Wolverine Vol 1-3 by Aaron, Guedes, & Sudsuka

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Calvin & Hobbes Vol 1-2 by Bill Watterson