Category Archives: Episodes

Episode 220: How To Read Nancy by Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden

220 – How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the Eisner award-winning How to Read Nancy this week! They talk about its analysis, Nancy itself, and the value of minutiae. They also review Fantastic Four #1 and Sandman Universe #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Fantastic Four #1
  • Captain America #2
  • Leviathan #1
  • The Seeds #1
  • Sandman Universe #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol 1-5 by James Roberts and Alex Milne

Episode 219: Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada

219 – Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the retcon of retcons this week, Spider-Man: One More Day! They discuss editorial mandates, Peter Parker’s character, and the dangers of turning off fans forever. They also review Action Comics #1001 and The New World #1!

Floppies Fortnightly

  • Action Comics #1001
  • Justice League Dark #1
  • Jessica Jones #1
  • Tony Stark: Iron Man #2
  • The New World #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Spider-Man: One More Day by J. Michael Straczynski & Joe Quesada

Next time in Nerd Boy Book Club – How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden

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