Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

Episode 263: Gotham Academy Vol 1-3 by Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl, Mingjue Helen Chen, et al

263 – Gotham Academy Vol 1-3 by Cloonan, Fletcher, & Kerschl

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Gotham Academy this week! They talk about how comics have changed in the short five years since it debuted, discuss the supporting cast, and touch on the overall tone of the book. They also review millenium #1 and Poe Noir #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Millenium #1
  • Poe Noir
  • Lonely God’s Shadow #1
  • Youth #1
  • Meta #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Gotham Academy Vol 1-3 by Cloonan, Fletcher, & Kerschl

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – One Punch Man Vol 1-5 by Yusuke Murata

Episode 262: James Bond Vol 1-2 by Warren Ellis & Jason Masters

262 – James Bond Vol 1-2 by Ellis & Masters

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about James Bond today! They discuss Ellis’ ability in craft, Masters’ skill in drawing action scenes, and the mythos behind the Bond character. They also review GR-8 #1 and The Wolf and the Crow #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • GR-8 #1
  • Tickets to Terror #1
  • The Wolf and the Crow #1
  • Space is Awful #1
  • Hacksaw Jim Duggan #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • James Bond Vol 1-2 by Warren Ellis & Jason Masters

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Gotham Academy Vol 1-3

Episode 261: Witch Hat Atelier Vol 1-3 by Shirahama Kamome

261 – Witch Hat Atelier Vol 1-3 by Kamome Shirahama

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Witch Hat Atelier this week! They discuss Shirahama’s influences, the cuteness of the characters and story, and the masterful art. They also review FAB #1 and Beast Heart! Strikers #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Fab #1
  • North #1
  • Beast Heart Strikers #1
  • Godhark #0
  • Streamliner #1: Bye-bye Lisa Dora

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Witch Hat Atelier Vol 1-3 by Kamome Shirahama

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – James Bond Vol 1-2 by Ellis & Masters

260 – Money Shot Vol 1 by Seeley, Beattie,& Isaacs

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Money Shot this week! They talk about the strength of its storytelling, the absurdity of the story, and the struggles of independent comics during the pandemic. They also review Hellions #1 and No One’s Rose #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #9
  • Hellions #1
  • Wolverine #2
  • Road to Empyre #1
  • No One’s Rose #1
  • On the Stump #2

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Money Shot Vol 1 by Seeley, Beattie,& Isaacs

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Witch Hat Atelier Vol 1-3 by Kamome Shirahama

Episode 259: The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis

259 – The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about The Hard Tomorrow today, by Eleanor Davis! They discuss the gut-wrenching story, Davis’ amazing art, and the book’s prescient theme. They also review Decorum #1 and X-Ray Robot #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #8
  • Outlawed #1
  • Wicked Things #1
  • X-Ray Robot #1
  • Decorum #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Money Shot Vol 1 by Seeley, Beattie, & Isaacs

Episode 258: Sara by Garth Ennis and Steve Epting

258 – Sara by Ennis & Epting

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Sara this week! They talk about Epting’s art, Ennis’ restraint in his writing, and the use of theme to deliver a grim tone. They also review X-Men #7 and Billionaire Island #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Strange Adventures #1
  • Strange Academy #1
  • Giant Size X-Men: Jean Grey and Emma Frost #1
  • X-Men #7
  • Billionaire Island #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Sara by Ennis and Epting

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis

Episode 257: Darth Vader Vol 1-4 by Kieron Gillen & Salvador Larocca

257 – Darth Vader by Kieron Gillen & Salvador Larroca

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking all about Darth Vader this week! They discuss how you tell a compelling story with such an iconic character, dig into how the Star Wars mythos is used in comics, and debate about how important it is for such recognizable characters to be on model. They also review Wolverine #1 and Bang #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #6
  • Wolverine #1
  • Gwen Stacy #1
  • Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #2
  • Tartarus #1
  • On the Stump #1
  • Bang #1
  • Doctor Tomorrow #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Darth Vader by Kieron Gillen & Salvador Larroca

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Sara by Garth Ennis & Steve Epting

Episode 256: Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns & Gary Frank

256 – Doomsday Clock by Johns & Frank

Hey Handsomites, Eric and Robbie talk about Doomsday Clock this week! They discuss if a sequel to Watchman is necessary, how the Watchmen characters fit into the DCU, and if the end product is worth it. They also review X-Men/Fantastic Four #1 and Dark Agnes #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #5
  • X-Force #6
  • X-Men/Fantastic Four #1
  • Thor #2
  • Dark Agnes #1
  • Jisei #1
  • Teller #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Doomsday Clock by Johns & Frank

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Darth Vader Vol 1-4 by Gillen & Larroca