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

Episode 269: Coda Vol 1-3 by Si Spurrier & Matias Bergara

269 – Coda by Simon Spurrier & Matias Bergara

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Coda this week! They talk about the brilliant art, the touching story, and its effect on both of them. They also review Empyre #3 and #4 AND Fire Power #1 and #2!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Empyre #3
  • Empyre #4
  • Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1
  • X-Factor #1
  • Fire Power #1
  • Fire Power #2
  • That Texas Blood #2

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Coda by Simon Spurrier & Matias Bergara

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Batman and Son, Batman: Black Glove, and Batman: R.I.P.

Episode 268: Immortal Hulk Vol 3-6 by Al Ewing & Joe Bennett

268 – Immortal Hulk Vol 3-6 by Al Ewing & Joe Bennett

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about more Immortal Hulk this episode! They touch on the depth to the book’s insanity, the surprising themes, and Bennett’s horrifying art. They also review Empyre #1 and #2!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Bliss #1
  • Empyre #1
  • Empyre #2
  • Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling #1
  • Giant Size X-Men: Magneto #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Immortal Hulk Vol 3-6 by Al Ewing & Joe Bennett

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Coda Vol 1-3 by Simon Spurrier & Matias Bergara

Episode 267: Secret Warriors Vol 1-6 by Jonathan Hickman, Stefano Caselli, & Alessandro Vitti

267 – Secret Warriors Vol 1-6 by Hickman, Caselli, & Vitti

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Secret Warriors this week! They compare Caselli and Vitti’s art, talk about how Hickman has grown as a writer, and discuss the rarity of good Nick Fury stories. They also review Empyre #0: Fantastic Four and Harley Quinn Black White & Red #3!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Empyre #0: Fantastic Four
  • Harley Quinn Black White Red #3
  • The Goddamned: The Virgin Brides #1
  • Hindsight #1
  • Devil’s Highway #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Secret Warriors Vol 1-6 by Hickman, Caselli, & Vitti

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Immortal Hulk Vol 3-6 by Al Ewing & Joe Bennett