Episode 298: The Punisher Epic Collection: Circle of Blood

298 – Punisher Epic Collection Vol 1

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about The Punisher in this week’s episode! They talk about what the character is, the bizarre variety of villains, and contrast him with Daredevil! They also review Inferno #1 and We Have Demons #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Punisher Epic Collection Vol 1

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire

Episode 297: Rorschach by Tom King and Jorge Fornes

297 – Rorschach by King & Fornes

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie discuss Rorschach by Tom King and Jorge Fornes this week! They talk about the themes of radicalization, the analogues to real life people, and its connection to Watchmen. They also review Maw #1 and I Am Batman #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Rorschach by King & Fornes

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Punisher Epic Collection: Circle of Blood

Episode 296: God Loves, Man Kills by Chris Claremont & Brent Anderson

296 – God Loves, Man Kills by Claremont & Anderson

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the seminal X-Men graphic novel this week! They talk about the prevalence of social issues in comics, if the X-Men are still equipped to handle these issues, and how important politics are to all of comic books. They also review Mazebook #1 and Dark Ages #1!

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Rorschach by Tom King and Jorge Fornes

Episode 295: The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

295 – The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about The Way of the Househusband this week! They talk about the incredible gags, the juxtaposition of a former yakuza in domestic situations, and the great art! They also review The Trial of Magneto #1 and Pennyworth #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills by Claremont and Anderson

Episode 294: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell

294 – Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about The Longbow Hunters this week! They talk about Grell’s nostalgic art, the place it has in the changes in the comic landscape, and its thoughtful nature! They also review Static #1 and Not All Robots #1!

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

Episode 293: 1963 by Alan Moore, Rich Veitch, Steve Bissette

293 – 1963 by Moore, Veitch, & Bissette

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about 1963 this week! Not the year, but the comic book! They talk about Moore’s penchant for deconstruction, the influence he’s had on comics, and what the second half would have looked like. They also review Superman and the Authority #1 and Blue and Gold #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • 1963 by Alan Moore, Rick Veitch, Steve Bissette

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell

Episode 292: Die by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans

292 – Die Vol 1-3 by Gillen & Hans

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Die this week! They discuss the incredible cast of characters, the definition of an auteur, and Gillen’s place among the best writers today. They also review X-Men #1 and Barbaric #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Die Vol 1-3 by Gillen & Hans

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – 1963 by Alan Moore & Rick Veitch

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Epside 291: Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi

291 – Ranma 1/2 Vol 1-6 by Rumiko Takahashi

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Ranma 1/2 this week! They talk about Takahashi’s excellent art, the balance of tone in the martial arts romantic comedy, and the lovely cast of characters. They also review Heroes Return #1 and Infinite Frontier #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club – Ranma 1/2 Vol 1-6 by Rumiko Takahashi

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Die Vol 1-3 by Kieron Gillen & Stephanie Hans