The Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

225 – Calvin and Hobbes ’85-’89 by Bill Watterson

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Calvin and Hobbes, the seminal work from Bill Watterson, this week! They talk about its timeless qualities, Watterson’s skill and evolution as an artist, and Watterson’s beliefs about his art. They also review Mars Attacks #1 and The Whispering Dark #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Heroes in Crisis #2
  • Old Man Logan #50
  • Mars Attacks #1
  • Dead Kings #1
  • The Whispering Dark #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Calvin and Hobbes ’85-’89 by Bill Watterson

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Mister Miracle by Tom King & Mitch Gerads

Episode 224: Wolverine by Jason Aaron, Guedes, Sudsuka

224 – Wolverine Vol 1-3 by Aaron, Guedes, & Sudsuka

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, talking about Wolverine! They talk about Aaron’s take on the character, Iron Maiden hell, and the merits of Foot Cannon. They also review Shuri #1 and Murder Falcon #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Heroes in Crisis #1
  • Dead Rabbit #1
  • Murder Falcon #1
  • Shuri #1
  • Unstoppable Wasp #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Wolverine Vol 1-3 by Aaron, Guedes, & Sudsuka

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Calvin & Hobbes Vol 1-2 by Bill Watterson

Episode 223: Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

223 – Monstress Vol 1-3 by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Monstress this week! They touch on it winning multiple Eisners, highlight the amazing art, and rant about the rest of the book. They also review Batman: Damned #1 and Cemetery Beach #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Batman: Damned #1
  • Fantastic Four #2
  • Crowded #2
  • Cemetary Beach #1
  • Border Town #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Monstress Vol 1-3 by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Wolverine (2010) Vol 1-3 by Jason Aaron, Guedes, & Sudsuka

Episode 222: The Death and Return of Superman, by Dan Jurgens, Jerry Ordway, Louise Simonson, et al.

222 – The Death and Return of Superman

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the Death of Superman this week…and his return! We discuss the goods and bads of the book (and our memories of it), the idea of Superboy becoming cool again, and how none of it makes any sense whatsoever. We also review The Dreaming #1 and Secret Agent Deadpool #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Cover #1
  • House Amok #1
  • The Dreaming #1
  • Dream Daddy #1
  • Secret Agent Deadpool #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Death and Return of Superman

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Monstress Vol 1-3 by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

Episode 221: Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol 1-5 by James Roberts and Alex Milne

221 – Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol 1-5 by Roberts, Milne, & Burcham

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Transformers this week! They talk about the unyielding impenetrability of the lore, the surprising character moments, and the difficulty in telling characters apart. They also review Extermination #1 and Crowded #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Crowded #1
  • Beasts of Burden #1
  • Cold Spots #1
  • Extermination #1
  • West Coast Avengers #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol 1-5 by Roberts, Milne, & Burcham

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Death and Return of Superman

Episode 220: How To Read Nancy by Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden

220 – How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the Eisner award-winning How to Read Nancy this week! They talk about its analysis, Nancy itself, and the value of minutiae. They also review Fantastic Four #1 and Sandman Universe #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Fantastic Four #1
  • Captain America #2
  • Leviathan #1
  • The Seeds #1
  • Sandman Universe #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol 1-5 by James Roberts and Alex Milne

Episode 219: Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada

219 – Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the retcon of retcons this week, Spider-Man: One More Day! They discuss editorial mandates, Peter Parker’s character, and the dangers of turning off fans forever. They also review Action Comics #1001 and The New World #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Action Comics #1001
  • Justice League Dark #1
  • Jessica Jones #1
  • Tony Stark: Iron Man #2
  • The New World #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden

Episode 218: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1-5 by Ryan North and Erica Henderson

218 – The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1-5 by Ryan North & Erica Henderson

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about squirrels and girls this week! They discuss Ryan North’s writing style, Erica Henderson’s art, and how often can superhero comics keep using meta-commentary as comedy. They also review Amazing Spider-Man #1 and DieDieDie #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Amazing Spider-Man #1
  • X-23 #1
  • DieDieDie #1
  • RuinWorld #1
  • Farmhand #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1-5 by Ryan North and Erica Henderson

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada