Episode 285: Sentient by Lemire & Walta

285 – Sentient by Lemire & Walta

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Sentient this week. They talk about the absolute gut punch that is the story, the excellence of execution in all aspects, and Walta’s perfect art. They also review Harley Quinn #1 and Beta Ray Bill #1!

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Captain America (2018) Vol 1-4

Episode 284: The Department of Truth by Tynion IV & Martin Simmonds

284 – The Department of Truth Vol 1 by Tynion IV & Simmonds

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about The Department of Truth this week! They talk about the prescience of the story, the nuance and maturity of the writing, and the effectiveness of the art and storytelling! They also review The Joker #1 and Ultramega #1!

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Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Sentient by Jeff Lemire & GH Walta

Episode 283: Kill Six Billion Demons by Abbadon

283 – Kill Six Billion Demons by Abbadon

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Kill Six Billion Demons this week! They talk about all its style, the incredible characters, and its usage of form! They also review Infinite Frontier #0 and The Swamp Thing #1!

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Episode 282 : We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing & Simone Di Meo

282 – We Only Find Them When They’re Dead Vol 1 by Ewing & Di Meo

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about We Only Find Them When They’re Dead this week! They talk about space gods, style over substance, and disappointment. They also review Eternals #2 and ORCS! #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Immortal Hulk Flatline #1
  • Eternals #2
  • Sword #3
  • Future State Superman Worlds of War #2
  • ORCS! #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • We Only Find Them When They’re Dead Vol 1 by Ewing & Di Meo

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Kill Six Billion Demons by Abbadon

Episode 281: Incredible Hulk Epic Collection Future Imperfect by Peter David, Gary Frank, and George Perez

281 – Incredible Hulk Epic Collection – Future Imperfect by David, Frank, & Perez

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Peter David’s The Incredible Hulk today! They discuss what sets it apart from modern superhero comics, touch on the brilliance of Future Imperfect itself, and talk about the comfort it brings. They also review three Future State books and Transformers: Beast Wars #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Future State: Superman: Worlds of War #1
  • Future State: Suicide Squad #1
  • Future State: Superman vs Imperious Lex #1
  • I Breathed A Body #1
  • Transformers: Beast Wars #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Incredible Hulk Epic Collection – Future Imperfect by David, Frank, & Perez

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – We Only Find Them When They’re Dead Vol 1 by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo

Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’edera

280 – Something is Killing the Children Vol 1-2 by Tynion IV & Dell’Edera

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about terrible monsters killing children this week! They discuss the effective construction of a badass lead, the suitably flawed cast, and the gripping storytelling! They also review The Eternals #1 and a slate of Future State books!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Sword #2
  • Eternals #1
  • Future State: Dark Detective #1
  • Future State: The Next Batman #1
  • Future State:Kara Zor-El, Superwoman #1
  • Future State: Swamp Thing #1
  • Future State: Wonder Woman #1

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Incredible Hulk Epic Collection Vol 20 by Peter David and Dale Keown

Episode 279: The 2020 Handies, New Year Comic Book Awards

279 – The Eighth Annual Handsome Boys Comics Hour Handies Awards

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are giving out awards for the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2020! They discuss their favorite writers and artists, the confusing choices of the last year, and the comics that were comfort food in 2020. They also review Beastlands #1 and King in Black: Iron Man/Dr. Doom #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #16
  • Avengers #40
  • King in Black: Iron Man/Dr. Doom #1
  • Detective Comics #1033
  • Beastlands #1

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’Edera

It's a Kirby Christmas! Episode 278: New Gods by Jack Kirby

278 – New Gods by Jack Kirby

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the King this week! They discuss Kirby’s insane art, his incredible impact on comics, and why Eric has turned the corner on him. We also review The King in Black #1 and Batman/Catwoman #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • SWORD #1
  • King in Black #1
  • Batman/Catwoman #1
  • Dark Nights: Death Metal: The Last Stories of the DC Universe #1
  • Justice League: Endless Winter #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • New Gods by Jack Kirby

Next time – The Handsome Boys Comics Hour Handies Awards