Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

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

Episode 255: Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt Vol 1 by Kieron Gillen and Caspar Wijngaard

255 – Peter Cannon Thunderbolt Vol 1 by Kieron Gillen & Caspar Wjingaard

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Peter Cannon this week! They discuss the meta-narrative, the meta-meta narrative, and ask who this comic book is for. They also review Atlantis Attacks #1 and Wonder Woman #750!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Iron Man 2020 #1
  • Atlantis Attacks #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #1
  • Wonder Woman #750
  • Ghostbusters: Year One #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Peter Cannon Thunderbolt Vol 1 by Kieron Gillen & Caspar Wjingaard

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns & Gary Frank

Episode 254: Berserk 4-14 by Kentaro Miura

254 – Berserk Vol 4-14 by Kentaro Miura

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking more about Berserk! They talk about its dynamite art, its pacing, and its problematic aspects. They they also review Thor #1 and Hawkeye: Freefall #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Hawkeye: Freefall #1
  • Star #1
  • Thor #1
  • X-Men #4
  • X-Force #5
  • Daphne Byrne #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Berserk Vol 4-14 by Kentaro Miura

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt by Kieron Gillen & Caspar Wijngaard

253 – The Seventh Annual Handsome Boys Comics Hour Handies Awards

Hey Handsomite! Eric and Robbie are awarding the best, the worsts, and the in-betweens in the year in comics this episode. They talk about their highs, lows, and give out awards for their favorite comics of the year. They also review Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1 and Incoming #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Incoming #1
  • Dr. Strange #1
  • Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #1
  • The Low, Low Woods #1
  • The Kill Lock #1

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Berserk Vol 4-14

Episode 252: Berserk Vol 1-3 By Kentaro Miura

252 – Berserk Vol 1-3 by Kentaro Miura

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Berserk this week! They talk about dudes getting chopped in half, cute elves, and Miura’s terrific art. They also review Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child #1 and Red Mother #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men #3
  • X-Force #3
  • Red Mother #1
  • The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child #1
  • Criminal Macabre: The Big Bleed Out #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Berserk Vol 1-3 by Kentaro Miura

Next time on Handsome Boys Comics Hour – The 2019 Handies Award Show!