Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing Blacksad this week! They talk about the amazing art, the clever use of anthropomorphizing animals, and how ferrets stink. All of this plus Gotham Academy #2, Axis #4, and a podcast first in Checking In!
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!
Hey Handsomites! This week, Eric and Robbie are talking the noir/horror masterpiece of Brubaker & Phillips, Fatale! They discuss the depth of the main character, how it subverts a typically male-oriented genre, and its similarities to The Sandman! All this plus reviews of Justice League, Axis, and Death of Wolverine!
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!
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