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Episode 169: Wet Moon by Sophie Campbell

169 – Wet Moon Vol 1-3 by Sophie Campbell

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Sophie Campbell’s Wet Moon in this week’s episode! They talk about its appeal, Campbell’s growth as an artist, and debate a shift in tone! They also review Nova #1, Doctor Aphra #1, and Batman #12!

Weekly Floppies

  • Motor Crush #1
  • Batman #12
  • Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #1
  • The Unworthy Thor #2
  • Avengers #2
  • Nova #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Wet Moon Vol 1-3 by Sophie Campbell

In three weeks – The Annual Handsome Boys Handies Awards!

Episode 166: Hellboy in Hell by Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart

166 – Hellboy in Hell by Mike Mignola & Dave Stewart

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie dip their toes into the Mignolaverse this week while discussing Hellboy in Hell! They talk about Hellboy’s legacy, Mignola’s style, and the problems of long-running independent properties! They also review Avengers #1 and Batman #10!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman #10
  • Midnighter and Apollo #2
  • Avengers #1
  • Death of X #3
  • Foolkiller #1
  • Occupy Avengers #1
  • The Unworthy Thor #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Hellboy in Hell by Mike Mignola¬† & Dave Stewart

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Dr. Strange: The Oath by Brian K Vaughan & Marcos Martin

Episode 118: Runaways Volume 3, by Brian K Vaughan, Adrian Alphona, Mike Norton, Joss Whedon, and Michael Ryan

118 – Runaways Vol 2 19-30 by Vaughan, Alphona, Norton, Whedon, & Ryan

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are finishing their look at Runaways this week, with Joss Whedon’s controversial arc! They talk about the delays, the future of the characters, and Whedon’s use of a different setting! They also review a slew of the All New, All Different Marvel titles, including Amazing Spider-Man, Invincible Iron Man, and Dr. Strange!

Weekly Floppies Super Floppy Edition

  • Jughead #1
  • Paper Girls #1
  • Grumpy Cat #1
  • All-New All-Different Point One #1
  • Avengers #0
  • Amazing Spider-Man #1
  • Dr. Strange #1
  • Invincible Iron Man #1
  • Secret Wars #6

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Runaways Vol 2 19-30 by Vaughan, Alphona, Norton, Whedon, & Ryan

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross

Episode 99: The Sixth Gun by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt

99 – The Sixth Gun Vol 1-2 by Cullen Bunn & Brian Hurtt

Hey Handsomites! Eric and I are taking a long hard look at The Sixth Gun! They discuss the trappings of the Western genre, the depth of storytelling, and the stylistic art choices! They also talk about Free Comic Book Day and review Multiversity #2, and the last Avengers issues by Jonathan Hickman!

Weekly Floppies

  • Batman #40
  • Multiversity #2
  • Bitch Planet #4
  • Avengers #44
  • New Avengers #33

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Sixth Gun Vol. 1-2 by Cullen Bunn & Brian Hurtt

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Watchmen by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons

78 – Hush by Jeph Loeb & Jim Lee

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking (quietly) about Hush this week, by Jeph Loeb & Jim Lee! They talk about the failings of the book’s central mystery, how Batman is a gaslighter, and the book’s continued success. They also review Wonder Woman #36, both Avengers and New Avengers, and check in with podcasts and video games (surprise surprise)!

Weekly Floppies

  • Wonder Woman #36
  • Justice League #36
  • Intersect #1
  • Avengers #38
  • New Avengers #26

Checking In

Nerd Boy Book Club

Nerd Boy Book Club (in two weeks) – Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender

74 – Orc Stain by James Stokoe

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the gronch-a-riffic Orc Stain by James Stokoe this week! They discuss the obsession with orc penis, why it’s an adventure comic at heart, and the sentient furs of swamp women. All of this plus Axis #3, Memetic #1, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

Weekly Floppies

  • Memetic #1
  • Arkham Manor #1
  • Multiversity The Just #1
  • Avengers #37
  • Axis #3

Nerd Boy Book Club

Show Notes

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Ghost World by Daniel Clowes

72 – The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks

Hello Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the Eisner award-winning The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks! They discuss the juxtaposition of the nostalgic trappings of superhero comics with the progressive story of a young female superhero, the real life context of the feminist issues in nerd culture, and how gosh darn fun it is. They talk about the week’s hottest books, including Batgirl #35 and Axis #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Alien vs. Predator: Fire and Stone #1
  • Copperhead #2
  • Batgirl #35
  • Batman #35
  • Avengers #36
  • Axis #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks

Show Notes

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Fatale Vol 1-5 by Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips

69 – Andre the Giant by Box Brown

Hello Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing the 8th Wonder of the World, Andre the Giant, with Box Brown’s biographical comic about the astounding wrestler!¬† They also take a look at the week’s hottest comics including the newest Multiversity and Avengers!

Weekly Floppies

  • Thor: God of Thunder #25
  • Avengers #35
  • Multiversity The Society Of Super-heroes #1
  • Sirens #1
  • Shutter #6

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Andre the Giant by Box Brown

Show Notes

Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle

Remember Me

Computing with Quantum Cats by John Gribbin

Words For Pictures by Brian Michael Bendis