Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

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

Episode 205: Doom Patrol Vol 1: Brick by Brick by Gerard Way, Nick Derington, and Tamra Bonvillain

205 – Doom Patrol Vol 1 by Way, Derington, and Bonvillain

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Doom Patrol! They talk about its bizarre quality, the beautiful art, and it’s optimistic message! They also review The Snagglepuss Chronicles #1 and Batman and the Signal #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Underdog 1975
  • Rogue & Gambit #1
  • Astonishing X-Men #7
  • Batman and the Signal #1
  • Snagglepuss Chronicles #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Doom Patrol Vol 1 by Way, Derington, and Bonvillain

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman

204 – The 2017 Handsome Boys Handies Awards

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back again, looking back at 2017, handing out awards to the best in comic books! They talk about the highlights, the lowlights, and the best creators in the biz! They also review X-Men: Grand Design #1 and Bonehead #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman Creature of the Night #2
  • X-Men: Grand Design #1
  • Phoenix Resurrection #1
  • Imaginary Fiends #2
  • Bonehead #1

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Doom Patrol Vol 1 by Gerard Way and Nick Derington

Episode 203: Black Panther Vol 1-3 by Ta-Nahesi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze and Chris Sprouse

203 – Black Panther Vol 1-3 by Coates, Stelfreeze, Sprouse & Martin

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Black Panther this week! They touch on Coates’ pedigree, his transformative take on Black Panther, and Stelfreeze’s haunting art! They also review Batman: Creature of the Night #1 and Sword of Ages #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman: Creature of the Night #1
  • Mystik U #1
  • Dark Hawk #51
  • John Wick #1
  • Sword of Ages #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Black Panther Vol 1-3 by Coates, Stelfreeze, Sprouse & Martin
Episode 202: Squadron Supreme by Mark Gruenwald, Bob Hall, Paul Ryan, John Buscema

202 – Squadron Supreme by Gruenwald, Hall, Ryan, Buscema

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie talk about Squadron Supreme this week! They discuss the use of Justice League analogues, the context for the book, and the juxtaposition of its themes and style! They also review Doomsday Clock #1 and Betty and Veronica: Vixens #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Void Trip #1
  • Imaginary Fiends #1
  • Betty & Veronica: Vixens #1
  • Thanos #13
  • Doomsday Clock #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Squadron Supreme by Gruenwald, Hall, Ryan, Buscema
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!