Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’edera

280 – Something is Killing the Children Vol 1-2 by Tynion IV & Dell’Edera

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about terrible monsters killing children this week! They discuss the effective construction of a badass lead, the suitably flawed cast, and the gripping storytelling! They also review The Eternals #1 and a slate of Future State books!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Sword #2
  • Eternals #1
  • Future State: Dark Detective #1
  • Future State: The Next Batman #1
  • Future State:Kara Zor-El, Superwoman #1
  • Future State: Swamp Thing #1
  • Future State: Wonder Woman #1

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Incredible Hulk Epic Collection Vol 20 by Peter David and Dale Keown

Episode 279: The 2020 Handies, New Year Comic Book Awards

279 – The Eighth Annual Handsome Boys Comics Hour Handies Awards

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are giving out awards for the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2020! They discuss their favorite writers and artists, the confusing choices of the last year, and the comics that were comfort food in 2020. They also review Beastlands #1 and King in Black: Iron Man/Dr. Doom #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #16
  • Avengers #40
  • King in Black: Iron Man/Dr. Doom #1
  • Detective Comics #1033
  • Beastlands #1

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’Edera

It's a Kirby Christmas! Episode 278: New Gods by Jack Kirby

278 – New Gods by Jack Kirby

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the King this week! They discuss Kirby’s insane art, his incredible impact on comics, and why Eric has turned the corner on him. We also review The King in Black #1 and Batman/Catwoman #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • SWORD #1
  • King in Black #1
  • Batman/Catwoman #1
  • Dark Nights: Death Metal: The Last Stories of the DC Universe #1
  • Justice League: Endless Winter #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • New Gods by Jack Kirby

Next time – The Handsome Boys Comics Hour Handies Awards

Episode 277: New Japan Academy by Hiroku.

277 – New Japan Academy Vol 1 by Hiroku

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about New Japan Academy this week! They touch on author appeal, the caricature of the wrestlers, and who exactly the book is for. They also the finale of X of Swords and Sea of Sorrows #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Force #14
  • Hellions #6
  • Cable #6
  • X-Men #15
  • Excalibur #15
  • X of Swords: Destruction #1
  • Sea of Sorrows #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • New Japan Academy Vol 1 by Hiroku

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – New Gods by Jack Kirby

Episode 276: Spider-Man: Maximum Carnage

276 – Maximum Carnage

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about Maximum Carnage this week. They talk about 90s comics, the extreme escalation of the massive amount of characters, and the impact its had on comics in general! They also review Punchline #1 and Crossover #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #14
  • Marauders #14
  • Marauders #15
  • Excalibur #14
  • Wolverine #7
  • Punchline #1
  • Crossover #1
  • Power Rangers #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Maximum Carnage

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – New Japan Academy Vol 1

Episode 275: Redlands by Jordie Bellaire & Vanesa Del Rey

275 – Redlands Vol 1-2 by Jordie Bellaire & Vanesa Del Rey

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Redlands this week. They discuss the heavy, heavy topics therein, Del Rey’s art, and the right mindset for engaging with art. They also review Batman: Three Jokers #3 and continue with X of Swords!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • TMNT: The Last Ronin #1
  • Batman: Three Jokers #3
  • Batman #101
  • Excalibur #13
  • X-Men #13
  • X of Swords: Stasis #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Redlands Vol 1-2 by Jordie Bellaire & Vanesa Del Rey

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Maximum Carnage

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