Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

Episode 218: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1-5 by Ryan North and Erica Henderson

218 – The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1-5 by Ryan North & Erica Henderson

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about squirrels and girls this week! They discuss Ryan North’s writing style, Erica Henderson’s art, and how often can superhero comics keep using meta-commentary as comedy. They also review Amazing Spider-Man #1 and DieDieDie #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Amazing Spider-Man #1
  • X-23 #1
  • DieDieDie #1
  • RuinWorld #1
  • Farmhand #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1-5 by Ryan North and Erica Henderson

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada

Episode 217: The Mighty Thor by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, & Matt Wilson

217 – The Mighty Thor Vol 1-5 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, & Matt Wilson

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking hammers this week, as they dig into The Mighty Thor! They talk about Jane Foster’s arc, the fantastic art team, and decide how definitive Jason Aaron’s run on the character really is! They also review Batman #50 and Captain America #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Batman #50
  • Catwoman #1
  • Death of the Inhumans #1
  • The Sentry #1
  • Multiple Man #1
  • Black Panther #2
  • Captain America #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Mighty Thor Vol 1-5 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, & Matt Wilson

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol 1-5 by Ryan North & Erica Henderson

Episode 216: Black Bolt vol 1-2 by Saladin Ahmed, Christian Ward, and Frazer Irving

216 – Black Bolt Vol 1-2 by Ahmed & Ward

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Black Bolt today! They talk about the rebirth of the character, how important being weird is to the Inhumans, and why Crusher Creel is no longer a jobber! They also review Plastic Man #1 and Thor #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • X-Men Gold #30
  • Tony Stark: Iron Man #1
  • Thor #1
  • Plastic Man #1
  • Hawkman #1
  • Shanghai Red #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Black Bolt Vol 1-2 by Saladin Ahmed & Christian Ward

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Mighty Thor Vol 1-5 by Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman

Episode 215: Astro Boy Vol 1-2 by Osamu Tezuka (Dark Horse Imprint)

215 – Astro Boy Vol 1-2 by Osamu Tezuka

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, talking about Astro Boy this week! We talk about the seminal manga, discussing Tezuka’s artwork, the legacy of the character, and the modern feeling the stories still project! We also review Man of Steel #1 and Justice League #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Cloak and Dagger #1
  • The Immortal Hulk #1
  • The Amazing Spider-Man #800
  • Man of Steel #1
  • Man of Steel #2
  • Justice League #1
  • Blackwood #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Astro Boy Vol 1-2 by Osamu Tezuka

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Black Vol 1-2 by Saladin Ahmed & Christian Ward

Episode 214: Gwenpool, the Unbelievable by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru

214 – Gwenpool, the Unbelievable by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Gwenpool this week! We talk about the surface level comparisons to Deadpool, the hidden heroism of the character, and Gurihiru’s charming art! They also review Flavor #1 and New Challengers #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Black Panther #1
  • Avengers #2
  • Quicksilver: No Surrender #1
  • New Challengers #1
  • Flavor #1
  • Crude #2

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Gwenpool, the Unbelievable by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Astro Boy Vol 1-2 by Osamu Tezuka

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