Episode 203: Black Panther Vol 1-3 by Ta-Nahesi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze and Chris Sprouse

203 – Black Panther Vol 1-3 by Coates, Stelfreeze, Sprouse & Martin

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Black Panther this week! They touch on Coates’ pedigree, his transformative take on Black Panther, and Stelfreeze’s haunting art! They also review Batman: Creature of the Night #1 and Sword of Ages #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman: Creature of the Night #1
  • Mystik U #1
  • Dark Hawk #51
  • John Wick #1
  • Sword of Ages #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Black Panther Vol 1-3 by Coates, Stelfreeze, Sprouse & Martin
Episode 202: Squadron Supreme by Mark Gruenwald, Bob Hall, Paul Ryan, John Buscema

202 – Squadron Supreme by Gruenwald, Hall, Ryan, Buscema

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about Squadron Supreme this week! They discuss the use of Justice League analogues, the context for the book, and the juxtaposition of its themes and style! They also review Doomsday Clock #1 and Betty and Veronica: Vixens #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Void Trip #1
  • Imaginary Fiends #1
  • Betty & Veronica: Vixens #1
  • Thanos #13
  • Doomsday Clock #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Squadron Supreme by Gruenwald, Hall, Ryan, Buscema
Episode 201: Hip Hop Family Tree Vol 1 by Ed Piskor

201 – Hip Hop Family Tree Vol 1 by Ed Piskor

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Hip Hop Family Tree this week! They talk about Piskor’s design choices, how he shows the history of hip hop, and the value of using comics to tell it! They also review The Batman Who Laughs #1 and Fence #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • The Punisher #218
  • Dr. Strange #381
  • Fence #1
  • Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1
  • Dark Nights: The Batman Who Laughs #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Hip Hop Family Tree Vol 1 by Ed Piskor
Episode 200: The Killing Joke By Alan Moore and Brian Bolland

200 – Batman: The Killing Joke by Moore and Bolland

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are celebrating 200 episodes by discussing the seminal The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland! They discuss its legacy, Barbara Gordon’s treatment, and comic books making adult statements. We also review Captain America #695 and Batman: White Knight #2!

Weekly Floppies

  • Captain America #695
  • All New Wolverine #26
  • Batman: White Knight #2
  • Magic Inkwell #1
  • Port of Earth #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore & Brian Bolland
Episode 199: Hellblazer: All His Engines by Mike Carey and Leonardo Manco

199 – Hellblazer – All His Engines by Mike Carey & Leonardo Manco

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing All His Engines this week! They talk about its similarities to Vertigo’s heyday, Constantine as a character, and its value as a primer! They also review The Falcon #1 and Fighting American #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • The Falcon #1
  • Runaways #2
  • All New Wolverine #25
  • Fighting American #1
  • Redlands #3

Nerd Boy Book Club

Hellblazer: All His Engines by Mike Carey & Leonardo Manco

In FOUR WEEKS for Nerd Boy Book Club, The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland!

Episode 198: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris

198 – My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Book 1 by Emil Ferris

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing My Favorite Thing Is Monsters this week! They talk about Ferris’ unique art, the novelty of the format, and the heartbreaking story! They also review Batman #32 and Batman: White Knight #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman #32
  • Batman: White Knight #1
  • Punisher: The Platoon #1
  • Slots #1
  • Eugenic #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Book 1 by Emil Ferris

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Hellblazer: All My Engines by Mike Carey & Leonardo Manco

Episode 197: The New Mutants Vol 1 - 4 by Chris Claremont, Bob McCleod, Sal Buscema, and Bill Sienkiewicz

197 – New Mutants Vol 1-4 by Claremont, McLeod, Buscema, & Sienkiewicz

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about New Mutants this week! They discuss the comic in its time, Sienkiewicz’s art, and Claremont’s legacy! They also review Marvel Legacy #1 and Ducktales #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Marvel Legacy #1
  • Ducktales #1
  • The Beautiful Death #1
  • Fu Jitsu #1
  • Hi Fi Fight Club #2

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • New Mutants Vol 1-4 by Claremont, McLeod, Buscema, & Sienkiewicz

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris

Episode 196: Nameless by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham

196 – Nameless by Morrison, Burnham, & Fairbairn

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie discuss Nameless this week! They talk about cosmic horror, utilizing comics’ uniqueness, and the grotesqueness of Burnham’s art! They also review Runaways #1 and Dark Ark #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Runaways #1
  • Redlands #2
  • Dark Ark #1
  • Lazaretto #1
  • Scales & Scoundrels #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Nameless by Morrison, Burnham, & Fairbairn

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – New Mutants Vol 1-4 by Claremont, McLeod, Buscema, & Sienkiewicz