Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

Episode 201: Hip Hop Family Tree Vol 1 by Ed Piskor

201 – Hip Hop Family Tree Vol 1 by Ed Piskor

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Hip Hop Family Tree this week! They talk about Piskor’s design choices, how he shows the history of hip hop, and the value of using comics to tell it! They also review The Batman Who Laughs #1 and Fence #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • The Punisher #218
  • Dr. Strange #381
  • Fence #1
  • Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1
  • Dark Nights: The Batman Who Laughs #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Hip Hop Family Tree Vol 1 by Ed Piskor
Episode 200: The Killing Joke By Alan Moore and Brian Bolland

200 – Batman: The Killing Joke by Moore and Bolland

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are celebrating 200 episodes by discussing the seminal The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland! They discuss its legacy, Barbara Gordon’s treatment, and comic books making adult statements. We also review Captain America #695 and Batman: White Knight #2!

Weekly Floppies

  • Captain America #695
  • All New Wolverine #26
  • Batman: White Knight #2
  • Magic Inkwell #1
  • Port of Earth #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore & Brian Bolland
Episode 199: Hellblazer: All His Engines by Mike Carey and Leonardo Manco

199 – Hellblazer – All His Engines by Mike Carey & Leonardo Manco

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing All His Engines this week! They talk about its similarities to Vertigo’s heyday, Constantine as a character, and its value as a primer! They also review The Falcon #1 and Fighting American #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • The Falcon #1
  • Runaways #2
  • All New Wolverine #25
  • Fighting American #1
  • Redlands #3

Nerd Boy Book Club

Hellblazer: All His Engines by Mike Carey & Leonardo Manco

In FOUR WEEKS for Nerd Boy Book Club, The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland!

Episode 198: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris

198 – My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Book 1 by Emil Ferris

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing My Favorite Thing Is Monsters this week! They talk about Ferris’ unique art, the novelty of the format, and the heartbreaking story! They also review Batman #32 and Batman: White Knight #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman #32
  • Batman: White Knight #1
  • Punisher: The Platoon #1
  • Slots #1
  • Eugenic #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Book 1 by Emil Ferris

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Hellblazer: All My Engines by Mike Carey & Leonardo Manco

Episode 197: The New Mutants Vol 1 - 4 by Chris Claremont, Bob McCleod, Sal Buscema, and Bill Sienkiewicz

197 – New Mutants Vol 1-4 by Claremont, McLeod, Buscema, & Sienkiewicz

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about New Mutants this week! They discuss the comic in its time, Sienkiewicz’s art, and Claremont’s legacy! They also review Marvel Legacy #1 and Ducktales #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Marvel Legacy #1
  • Ducktales #1
  • The Beautiful Death #1
  • Fu Jitsu #1
  • Hi Fi Fight Club #2

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • New Mutants Vol 1-4 by Claremont, McLeod, Buscema, & Sienkiewicz

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris

Episode 196: Nameless by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham

196 – Nameless by Morrison, Burnham, & Fairbairn

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie discuss Nameless this week! They talk about cosmic horror, utilizing comics’ uniqueness, and the grotesqueness of Burnham’s art! They also review Runaways #1 and Dark Ark #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Runaways #1
  • Redlands #2
  • Dark Ark #1
  • Lazaretto #1
  • Scales & Scoundrels #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Nameless by Morrison, Burnham, & Fairbairn

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – New Mutants Vol 1-4 by Claremont, McLeod, Buscema, & Sienkiewicz

Episode 195: My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

195 – My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back once again, this time discussing My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf! They compare it to Black Hole, discuss Backderf’s style, and talk about serial killer fiction! They also review Hi-Fi Fight Club #1 and Generations: The Thunder #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Hi-Fi Fight Club #1
  • Generations: The Unworthy Thor & The Mighty Thor #1
  • Weapon X #7
  • Generation Gone #2
  • Moonstruck #2

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – Nameless by Grant Morrison & Chris Burnham

Episode 194: Black Hole by Charles Burns

194 – Black Hole by Charles Burns

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking Black Hole this week! They discuss the impression of being a “smart person” comic, the legacy of comix creators, and Burns’ style. They also review Metal #1 and Generations: Wolverine and All-New Wolverine #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Dark Nights: Metal #1
  • Generations: Wolverine & All-New Wolverine #1
  • Spy Seal #1
  • Gumballs #3
  • Secret Weapons #3

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Black Hole by Charles Burns

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf