Category Archives: Episodes

Episode 185: Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O'Malley

185 – Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing the debut work of Bryan Lee O’Malley, Lost at Sea! They talk about O’Malley’s beginnings, his growth, and the patterns in his work! They also review Black Bolt #1 and Eternal Empire #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Black Bolt #1
  • All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #1
  • Bane: Conquest #1
  • Fissure #2
  • Eternal Empire #1
  • Aliens: Dead Orbit #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O’Malley

In two weeks for Nerd Boy Book Club – This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki

Episode 184: The Stone Heart by Faith Erin Hicks and Jordie Bellaire

184 – The Stone Heart by Faith Erin Hicks & Jordie Bellaire (w Ivy Decker)

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are joined by Ivy Decker to discuss The Stone Heart! They talk about the second thirds of trilogies, forced romances, and Hicks’ expert storytelling! Eric and Robbie also review Nick Fury #1 and Batman #21!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman #21
  • Nick Fury #1
  • Royals #2
  • Redneck #1
  • The Shaolin Cowboy: Who’ll Stop the Reign #1
  • World Reader #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Stone Heart by Faith Erin Hicks & Jordie Bellaire

Shut the Fuck Up, Marvel by Colin Spacetwinks

In two weeks: Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O’Malley in Nerd Boy Book Club

Episode 183: Lady Killer by Jamie Rich and Joelle Jones

183 – Lady Killer Vol 1 by Jamie Rich & Joelle Jones

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Lady Killer this week, by Joelle Jones & Jamie Rich! They talk about Jones’ amazing art, the morals of the protagonist, and how the violence sells the urgency of the story! They also review X-Men Gold #1 and talk about the controversial art inclusions!

Weekly Floppies

  • Kim Reaper #1
  • Black Cloud #1
  • Eleanor & the Egret #1
  • Royals #1
  • X-Men: Gold #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Lady Killer by Joelle Jones & Jamie Rich

In TWO weeks, Nameless City: The Stone Heart by Faith Eric Hicks!

Episode 182: Black Widow by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee

182 – Black Widow by Mark Waid & Chris Samnee

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Waid and Samnee’s recently completed Black Widow this week! They talk about the top notch storytelling, the concise story, and the core of Black Widow! They also review Inhumans Prime #1, X-Men Prime #1, and all four Hanna Barbara/DC crossovers!

Weekly Floppies

  • Inhumans Prime #1
  • X-Men Prime #1
  • Suicide Squad/Banana Splits Special #1
  • Booster Gold/Flintstones Special #1
  • Adam Strange/Future Quest Special #1
  • Green Lantern/Space Ghost Special #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Black Widow by Mark Waid & Chris Samnee

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Lady Killer Vol 1 by Joelle Jones & Jamie Rich

Episode 181: Batwoman Elegy by Greg Rucka and JH Williams III

181 – Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka & JH Williams III

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Batwoman: Elegy this week! They talk about Williams’ art, his use of strange panels, and the importance of storytelling in art! They also review Iron Fist #1 and Action Comics #976!

Weekly Floppies

  • The Unworthy Thor #5
  • Iron Fist #1
  • Action Comics #976
  • Anno Dracula #1
  • Ghostbusters 101 #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • 181 – Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka & JH Williams III

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Black Widow #1-12 by Mark Waid & Chris Samnee

Episode 180: The Immortal Iron Fist by Matt Fraction, Ed Brubaker, and David Aja

180 – Immortal Iron Fist Vol 1-2 by Fraction, Brubaker, & Aja

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about a bunch of Iron Fist this week! They talk about the fundamental flaws of the character, Aja’s art, and rebooting the character. They also review Batwoman #1 and American Gods: Shadows #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batwoman #1
  • The Wild Storm #2
  • American Gods: Shadows #1
  • Head Lopper #5
  • Vampirella #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Immortal Iron Fist Vol 1-2 by Fraction, Brubaker, & Aja

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka & JH Williams III

Episode 178: Snotgirl by Bryan Lee O'Malley and Leslie Hung

178 – Snotgirl Vol 1 by Bryan Lee O’Malley & Leslie Hung

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about Snotgirl this week! They talk about its success in using social media thematically, Hung’s artistic style, and the likability of the characters! They also review America #1 and Extremity #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • America #1
  • Bullseye #2
  • Superman #18
  • Rat Queens #1
  • Extremity #1
  • Animal Noir #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Snotgirl Vol 1 by Bryan Lee O’Malley & Leslie Hung

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Nightly News by Jonathan Hickman

Episode 177: Ghost in the Shell by Shirow Masamune

177 – Ghost in the Shell Vol 1-2 by Masamune Shirow

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back, talking about Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow! They talk about their expectations, the drastic differences in the two volumes, and what utter garbage the second volume is! They also review Justice League of America #1 and Curse Words #2!

Weekly Floppies

  • Justice League of America #1
  • Quantum Teens Are Go #1
  • Highlander: The American Dream #1
  • Curse Words #2
  • Captain America: Steve Rogers #12

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Ghost in the Shell Vol 1-2 by Masamune Shirow

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Snotgirl Vol 1 by Bryan Lee O’ Malley & Leslie Hung