Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

Episode 213: Saga of Swamp Thing Books 1-3 by Alan Moore, et al

213 – Saga of the Swamp Thing Books 1-3 by Alan Moore, Steven Bissette, & John Totleben

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Swamp Thing this week! And just not any Swamp Thing, but Alan Moore’s defining run. They talk about it as a prototype for Sandman, the transition from old to new Swamp Thing, and its place in comics history. They also review Venom #1 and Avengers #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Avengers #1
  • Venom #1
  • Coda #1
  • Death or Glory #1
  • Justice League: No Justice #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Saga of the Swamp Thing Books 1-3 by Alan Moore, Steven Bissette, & John Totleben

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Gwenpool, the Unbelievable Vol 1-5 by Hastings & Gurihiru

Episode 212: Secret Empire by Spencer, McNiven, Sorrentino, Yu, Acuna, Reis, & Cassara

212 – Secret Empire by Spencer, McNiven, Sorrentino, Yu, Acuna, Reis, & Cassara

 

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the controversial Secret Empire this week! They talk about the perfect storm of badness surrounding the book, event fatigue, and the book’s identity! We also review Mad Magazine #1 and Action Comics #1000!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Action Comics #1000
  • The Hunt for Wolverine #1
  • Exiles #2
  • Skyward #1
  • Mad Magazine #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Secret Empire by Spencer, McNiven, Sorrentino, Yu, Acuna, Reis, & Cassara

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – Saga of the Swamp Thing Books 1-3 by Alan Moore, Steven Bissette, & John Totleben

Episode 211: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Nagata Kabi

211 – My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Kabi Nagata’s My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness this week! They talk about the honesty of the work, the approach to mental health, and how the storytelling is used to communicate that. They also review Isola¬† #1 and The Immortal Men #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Isola #1
  • Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander #1
  • Crude #1
  • The Immortal Men #1
  • Exiles #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – Secret Empire by Nick Spencer, Steve McNiven, Andrea Sorrentino, Rod Reis, Leinil Francis Yu, Joshua Cassara, David Marquez

Episode 210: Elephantmen Vol 0-6 by Richard Starkings, et al

210 – Elephantmen Vol 0-6 by Starkings, Moritat, Medellin, & Churchland

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, discussing Elephantmen this week! They talk about the rotating cast of artists, the trope of big giant monster men, and the structure of the comic. They also review Dry County #1 and Come Into Me #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • The Terrifics #2
  • Death Bed #2
  • VS #2
  • Come Into Me #1
  • Dry County #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Elephantmen Vol 0-6 by Starkings, Moritat, Medellin, & Churchland

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness by Kabi Nagata

Episode 209: Is This Guy For Real? The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Box Brown

209 – The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Box Brown

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Box Brown’s newest this episode! They talk about his skill in storytelling, how he constructs these biographies, and Andy Kaufman’s weird life! They also review Lockjaw #1 and The Terrifics #1!

Black Panther Spoiler Alert from 33:30-39:45

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Lockjaw #1
  • The Terrifics #1
  • The Beef #1
  • Death Bed #1
  • Punks Not Dead #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Box Brown

In one month in Nerd Boy Book Club – Elephantmen Vol 00-06

Episode 208: Spy Seal by Rich Tommaso

208 – Spy Seal by Rich Tommaso

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, discussing Rich Tommaso’s Spy Seal! They talk about its influences, its place in the market, and just how dang fun it is! They also review X-Men Red #1 and VS #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men Red #1
  • Sideways #1
  • VS #1
  • Cold War #1
  • Death of Love #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Spy Seal by Rich Tommaso

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book ClubIs This Guy For Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Box Brown

Episode 207: 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank by Matthew Rosenberg and Tyler Boss

207 – 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank by Rosenberg & Boss

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank this week! They talk about its weird sort of reality, the comparisons to Wes Anderson, and their feelings about the ending! They also review Legion #1, Astro City #50, and Eternal!

Weekly Floppies

  • Vinegar Teeth #1
  • Legion #1
  • Mystik U #2
  • Astro City #50
  • Eternal

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank by Rosenberg & Boss

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – Spy Seal Vol 1 by Rich Tommaso

Episode 206: The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman

206 – The End of the F&&king World by Charles Forsman

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman this week! They talk about its economy of storytelling, its ambiguity, and compare it to the Netflix show! They also review Ice Cream Man #1 and Damage #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Damage #1
  • Ice Cream Man #1
  • Old Man Hawkeye #1
  • Avengers #675
  • Avengers #676

Nerd Boy Book Club

The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank by Matthew Rosenberg and Tyler Boss