Author Archives: Robbie Dorman

Episode 195: My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

195 – My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back once again, this time discussing My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf! They compare it to Black Hole, discuss Backderf’s style, and talk about serial killer fiction! They also review Hi-Fi Fight Club #1 and Generations: The Thunder #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Hi-Fi Fight Club #1
  • Generations: The Unworthy Thor & The Mighty Thor #1
  • Weapon X #7
  • Generation Gone #2
  • Moonstruck #2

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

In two weeks in Nerd Boy Book Club – Nameless by Grant Morrison & Chris Burnham

Episode 194: Black Hole by Charles Burns

194 – Black Hole by Charles Burns

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking Black Hole this week! They discuss the impression of being a “smart person” comic, the legacy of comix creators, and Burns’ style. They also review Metal #1 and Generations: Wolverine and All-New Wolverine #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Dark Nights: Metal #1
  • Generations: Wolverine & All-New Wolverine #1
  • Spy Seal #1
  • Gumballs #3
  • Secret Weapons #3

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Black Hole by Charles Burns

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

Episode 193: Spider Man Blue by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale

193 – Spider-Man Blue by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Spider-Man: Blue this week! They discuss Sale’s art, the legacy of Gwen Stacy’s death, and the failures of the book to draw on the drama in her death. They also review Mister Miracle #1, Redlands #1, and First Strike #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Redlands #1
  • Inhumans: Once and Future Kings #1
  • Generations: Phoenix & Jean Grey #1
  • First Strike #1
  • Mister Miracle #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Spider-Man: Blue by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Black Hole by Charles Burns

Episode 192: Extremity by Daniel Warren Johnson

192 – Extremity Vol 1 by Daniel Warren Johnson & Mike Spicer

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Extremity this week! They discuss Johnson’s spectacular art, the density of storytelling, and the use of violence! They also review Generations: Hulk #1 and Mech Cadet Yu #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Elsewhere #1
  • Generations: Banner Hulk & The Totally Awesome Hulk #1
  • Mech Cadet Yu #1
  • TMNT: Dimension X #1
  • Nightwing #26

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Extremity Vol 1 by Daniel Warren Johnson & Mike Spicer

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Spider-Man: Blue by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale

Episode 191: Miracleman by Alan Moore, Garry Leach, et al

191 – Miracleman Vol 1-3 by Moore, Leach, & Davis

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Miracleman this week! They talk about the weak characterization, compare it to Watchmen, and discuss its aimless second half. They also review Faith and the Future Force #1 and Iceman #3!

Weekly Floppies

  • Faith and the Future Force #1
  • BPRD: The Devil You Know #1
  • Iceman #3
  • John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction #1
  • Blue Beetle #11

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Miracleman Vol 1-3 by Moore, Leach, & Davis

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Extremity Vol 1 by Daniel Warren Johnson

Episode 190: God Country by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw

190 – God Country by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing God Country this week! They talk about fatherhood, the beautiful art, and succinct storytelling! They also review Astonishing X-Men #1 and Moonstruck #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Secret Weapons #2
  • Sisters of Sorrow #1
  • Generation Gone #1
  • Moonstruck #1
  • Astonishing X-Men #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • God Country by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Miracleman Vol 1-3 by Alan Moore & Alan Davis

Episode 189: She Hulk: Deconstructed by Mariki Tamaki and Nico Leon

189 – She-Hulk: Deconstructed by Mariko Tamaki & Nico Leon

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing the newest, recently renamed She-Hulk! They talk about trauma in superhero comics, the ramifications of event comics, and what version of characters become canon! They also review Dark Days: The Casting #1 and Calexit #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Skin & Earth #1
  • Dread Gods #1
  • Calexit #1
  • Dark Days: The Casting #1
  • Centipede #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • She-Hulk: Deconstructed by Mariko Tamaki & Nico Leon

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – God Country by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw

Episode 188: Journey Into Mystery Vol 1-3 by Gillen, Braithwaite, Rodi, & Breitweiser

188 – Journey Into Mystery Vol 1-3 by Gillen, Braithwaite, Rodi, & Breitweiser

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, and they are discussing Kid Loki in Journey Into Mystery! They talk about Loki’s legacy, the similarities to Sandman, and the rotating artists. They also review Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 and Secret Weapons #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Head Lopper #6
  • Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1
  • Shirtless Bear-Fighter #1
  • Secret Weapons #1
  • Clue #1
  • Batman #26

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Journey Into Mystery Vol 1-3 by Gillen, Braithwaite, Rodi, & Breitweiser

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – She-Hulk Vol 1 by Mariko Tamaki & Nico Leon