Episode 193: Spider Man Blue by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale

193 – Spider-Man Blue by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Spider-Man: Blue this week! They discuss Sale’s art, the legacy of Gwen Stacy’s death, and the failures of the book to draw on the drama in her death. They also review Mister Miracle #1, Redlands #1, and First Strike #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Redlands #1
  • Inhumans: Once and Future Kings #1
  • Generations: Phoenix & Jean Grey #1
  • First Strike #1
  • Mister Miracle #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Spider-Man: Blue by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Black Hole by Charles Burns

Episode 192: Extremity by Daniel Warren Johnson

192 – Extremity Vol 1 by Daniel Warren Johnson & Mike Spicer

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Extremity this week! They discuss Johnson’s spectacular art, the density of storytelling, and the use of violence! They also review Generations: Hulk #1 and Mech Cadet Yu #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Elsewhere #1
  • Generations: Banner Hulk & The Totally Awesome Hulk #1
  • Mech Cadet Yu #1
  • TMNT: Dimension X #1
  • Nightwing #26

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Extremity Vol 1 by Daniel Warren Johnson & Mike Spicer

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Spider-Man: Blue by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale

Episode 191: Miracleman by Alan Moore, Garry Leach, et al

191 – Miracleman Vol 1-3 by Moore, Leach, & Davis

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Miracleman this week! They talk about the weak characterization, compare it to Watchmen, and discuss its aimless second half. They also review Faith and the Future Force #1 and Iceman #3!

Weekly Floppies

  • Faith and the Future Force #1
  • BPRD: The Devil You Know #1
  • Iceman #3
  • John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction #1
  • Blue Beetle #11

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Miracleman Vol 1-3 by Moore, Leach, & Davis

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Extremity Vol 1 by Daniel Warren Johnson

Episode 190: God Country by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw

190 – God Country by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing God Country this week! They talk about fatherhood, the beautiful art, and succinct storytelling! They also review Astonishing X-Men #1 and Moonstruck #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Secret Weapons #2
  • Sisters of Sorrow #1
  • Generation Gone #1
  • Moonstruck #1
  • Astonishing X-Men #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • God Country by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Miracleman Vol 1-3 by Alan Moore & Alan Davis

Episode 189: She Hulk: Deconstructed by Mariki Tamaki and Nico Leon

189 – She-Hulk: Deconstructed by Mariko Tamaki & Nico Leon

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing the newest, recently renamed She-Hulk! They talk about trauma in superhero comics, the ramifications of event comics, and what version of characters become canon! They also review Dark Days: The Casting #1 and Calexit #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Skin & Earth #1
  • Dread Gods #1
  • Calexit #1
  • Dark Days: The Casting #1
  • Centipede #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • She-Hulk: Deconstructed by Mariko Tamaki & Nico Leon

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – God Country by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw

Episode 188: Journey Into Mystery Vol 1-3 by Gillen, Braithwaite, Rodi, & Breitweiser

188 – Journey Into Mystery Vol 1-3 by Gillen, Braithwaite, Rodi, & Breitweiser

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, and they are discussing Kid Loki in Journey Into Mystery! They talk about Loki’s legacy, the similarities to Sandman, and the rotating artists. They also review Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 and Secret Weapons #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Head Lopper #6
  • Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1
  • Shirtless Bear-Fighter #1
  • Secret Weapons #1
  • Clue #1
  • Batman #26

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Journey Into Mystery Vol 1-3 by Gillen, Braithwaite, Rodi, & Breitweiser

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – She-Hulk Vol 1 by Mariko Tamaki & Nico Leon

Episode 187: Teen Titans, The Judas Contract by Marv Wolfman and George Perez

187 – Teen Titans: The Judas Contract by Marv Wolfman & George Perez

Hey Handsomites! This week Eric and Robbie are discussing The Judas Contract by Marv Wolfman and George Perez! They talk about why it’s considered a classic, the characterization of Tara, and the beginnings of Nightwing! They also review Venom #150 and Cable #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Generation X #2
  • Cable #1
  • Venom #150
  • Joe Golem: Occult Detective #1
  • Little Nightmares #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Teen Titans: The Judas Contract by Marv Wolfman & George Perez
Episode 186: This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

186 – This One Summer by Mariko & Jillian Tamaki

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki this week! They talk about it getting banned, Jillian’s spectacular art, and how it covers adolescence! They also review Luke Cage #1, Generation X #1 and Batman #23!

Weekly Floppies

  • World Reader #2
  • Street Fighter vs Darkstalkers #1
  • Yokai Watch #1
  • Generation X #1
  • Luke Cage #1
  • Batman #23

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • This One Summer by Mariko & Jillian Tamaki

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – Teen Titans: The Judas Contract by Marv Wolfman and George Perez