Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

Episode 296: God Loves, Man Kills by Chris Claremont & Brent Anderson

296 – God Loves, Man Kills by Claremont & Anderson

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the seminal X-Men graphic novel this week! They talk about the prevalence of social issues in comics, if the X-Men are still equipped to handle these issues, and how important politics are to all of comic books. They also review Mazebook #1 and Dark Ages #1!

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Rorschach by Tom King and Jorge Fornes

Episode 295: The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

295 – The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about The Way of the Househusband this week! They talk about the incredible gags, the juxtaposition of a former yakuza in domestic situations, and the great art! They also review The Trial of Magneto #1 and Pennyworth #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills by Claremont and Anderson

Episode 294: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell

294 – Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about The Longbow Hunters this week! They talk about Grell’s nostalgic art, the place it has in the changes in the comic landscape, and its thoughtful nature! They also review Static #1 and Not All Robots #1!

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Way of the Househusband Vol 1-5 by Kousuke Oono

Episode 293: 1963 by Alan Moore, Rich Veitch, Steve Bissette

293 – 1963 by Moore, Veitch, & Bissette

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about 1963 this week! Not the year, but the comic book! They talk about Moore’s penchant for deconstruction, the influence he’s had on comics, and what the second half would have looked like. They also review Superman and the Authority #1 and Blue and Gold #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • 1963 by Alan Moore, Rick Veitch, Steve Bissette

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell

Episode 292: Die by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans

292 – Die Vol 1-3 by Gillen & Hans

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Die this week! They discuss the incredible cast of characters, the definition of an auteur, and Gillen’s place among the best writers today. They also review X-Men #1 and Barbaric #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Die Vol 1-3 by Gillen & Hans

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – 1963 by Alan Moore & Rick Veitch

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Lawman: A RPG of Bounty Hunters & Shooting People for Money

Epside 291: Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi

291 – Ranma 1/2 Vol 1-6 by Rumiko Takahashi

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Ranma 1/2 this week! They talk about Takahashi’s excellent art, the balance of tone in the martial arts romantic comedy, and the lovely cast of characters. They also review Heroes Return #1 and Infinite Frontier #1!

Nerd Boy Book Club – Ranma 1/2 Vol 1-6 by Rumiko Takahashi

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Die Vol 1-3 by Kieron Gillen & Stephanie Hans

Episode 290: Aliens: Dead Orbit by James Stokoe

290 – Aliens: Dead Orbit by James Stokoe

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Dead Orbit this week! They talk about Stokoe’s art working within the Alien universe, when time jumps are necessary, and the design of the Xenomorph itself! They also review X-Men #21 and Basilisk #1!

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Ranma 1/2 Vol 1-6

Episode 289: Sweet Tooth Vol 1-2 by Jeff Lemire

289 – Sweet Tooth Vol 1-2 by Jeff Lemire

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about Sweet Tooth today! They discuss Lemire’s strange art, the subtle optimism of his post-apocalypse, and its comparison to The Walking Dead. They also review Shang-Chi #1 and Red Room #1!

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Aliens: Dead Orbit by James Stokoe