Episode 277: New Japan Academy by Hiroku.

277 – New Japan Academy Vol 1 by Hiroku

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about New Japan Academy this week! They touch on author appeal, the caricature of the wrestlers, and who exactly the book is for. They also the finale of X of Swords and Sea of Sorrows #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Force #14
  • Hellions #6
  • Cable #6
  • X-Men #15
  • Excalibur #15
  • X of Swords: Destruction #1
  • Sea of Sorrows #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • New Japan Academy Vol 1 by Hiroku

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – New Gods by Jack Kirby

Episode 276: Spider-Man: Maximum Carnage

276 – Maximum Carnage

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about Maximum Carnage this week. They talk about 90s comics, the extreme escalation of the massive amount of characters, and the impact its had on comics in general! They also review Punchline #1 and Crossover #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #14
  • Marauders #14
  • Marauders #15
  • Excalibur #14
  • Wolverine #7
  • Punchline #1
  • Crossover #1
  • Power Rangers #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Maximum Carnage

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – New Japan Academy Vol 1

Episode 275: Redlands by Jordie Bellaire & Vanesa Del Rey

275 – Redlands Vol 1-2 by Jordie Bellaire & Vanesa Del Rey

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Redlands this week. They discuss the heavy, heavy topics therein, Del Rey’s art, and the right mindset for engaging with art. They also review Batman: Three Jokers #3 and continue with X of Swords!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • TMNT: The Last Ronin #1
  • Batman: Three Jokers #3
  • Batman #101
  • Excalibur #13
  • X-Men #13
  • X of Swords: Stasis #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Redlands Vol 1-2 by Jordie Bellaire & Vanesa Del Rey

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Maximum Carnage

Episode 274: Dr Slump by Akira Toriyama

274 – Dr. Slump by Akira Toriyama

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Akira Toriyama’s Dr. Slump! They talk about the endless amount of gags, the incredible influence the manga had, and the qualities that haven’t aged as well. They also review the newest chapters of X of Swords and Rorschach #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Wolverine #6
  • X-Force #13
  • Marauders #13
  • Hellions #5
  • New Mutants #13
  • Cable #5
  • Commanders in Crisis #1
  • Rorschach #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

Dr. Slump by Akira Toriyama

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Redlands by Jordie Bellaire & Vanesa Del Rey

Episode 273: Dog Man: Grime and Punishment, by Dav Pilkey

273 – Dog Man: Grime and Punishment by Dav Pilkey

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about Dog Man this week! They talk about Pilkey’s simple but effective art, the dumb but fun gags, and the nature of stories we tell children. They also review X of Swords #1 and Batman: Three Jokers #2!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Action Comics #1025
  • Batman: Three Jokers #2
  • Immortal She-Hulk #1
  • X of Swords: Creation #1
  • X-Factor #4
  • Department of Truth #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Dog Man: Grime and Punishment by Dav Pilkey

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Dr Slump by Akira Toriyama

Episode 271: Grant Morrison's Batman Episode 2 of 3

272 – Grant Morrison’s Batman Part 3 of 3

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie finish their journey through Grant Morrison’s Batman this week! They talk about incomprehensibility, the variety of great artists, and the building of the mythos of Batman. They also review Overwatch: Tracer #1 and President Werewolf #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Giant Size X-Men: Storm #1
  • Empyre: Fallout #1
  • Empyre: Aftermath #1
  • Overwatch: Tracer #1
  • President Werewolf #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne, Batman Inc Vol 1-2

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Dog Man: Grime and Punishment by Dav Pilkey

Episode 271: Grant Morrison's Batman Episode 2 of 3

271 – Final Crisis, Batman & Robin Vol 1-3 by Morrison, Jones, Quitely, & Irving

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie continue their trip through Grant Morrison’s Batman run with Final Crisis and Batman and Robin! They talk about the lack of storytelling, the unbelievable amount of characters, and the nature of complexity in comics. They also review Batman: Three Jokers #1 and Empyre #6!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Empyre #6
  • Black Widow #1
  • Daredevil Annual #1
  • Batman: Three Jokers #1
  • Batgirl #48
  • We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Final Crisis, Batman & Robin Vol 1-3 by Morrison, Jones, Quitely, & Irving

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Return of Bruce Wayne, Batman Inc Vol 1-2

Episode 270: Batman by Grant Morrison

270 – Batman and Son, The Black Glove, Batman RIP by Morrison, Kubert, Williams III, & Daniel

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are beginning their three episode journey into Grant Morrison’s Batman run, this time with Batman and Son, The Black Glove, and Batman RIP. They talk about Morrison’s strengths and weaknesses, the use of orientalist tropes, and the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh. They also review Empyre #5 and Harley Quinn #75!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Shadow Service #1
  • Maestro #1
  • Empyre #5
  • Batman #97
  • Harley Quinn #75

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Batman and Son, The Black Glove, Batman RIP by Morrison, Kubert, Williams III, & Daniel

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Final Crisis, Batman and Robin Vol 1-3