Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back from their break and are talking about Don Rosa and his ducks! They explore the universe of Scrooge and Donald, talk about the tradition of Carl Barks and adventure stories, and discuss the beautiful new books by Fantagraphics! They also review the past three week’s worth of comics, and talk about Witcher 3 and Mad Max: Fury Road!
Secret Wars #2
Secret Wars: Planet Hulk #1
Secret Wars: Battleworld #1
Secret Wars: Old Man Logan #1
Secret Wars: MODOK Assassin #1
Where Monsters Dwell #1
Convergence: Shazam #2
Infinite Loop #2
Nerd Boy Book Club – The Don Rosa Library Vol 1-2
Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Planet Hulk by Greg Pak
It’s been several years since I had this simple exchange with Don Rosa about his work. I was a very different person then and eight years younger, and to be honest, it’s a fairly inane exchange. But here’s what Don sent me. At the time, said he spent about four hours a day simply answering fan mails. Within a few days of sending this note, he replied with this. I think it reveals a lot about his character, as well as his frustration with his Disney overlords.
This conversation mentions a close friend of mine, whose name has been removed to be considerate of his privacy.
Eric: I also hope it was worth your while to come all the way out to our little comic con (Note: Heroes Con 2005 was much smaller than it is these days), as I know I’d certainly look forward to hopefully seeing you in person another year.
Don: That was a nice size show and I enjoyed it VERY much! I hope to be back next year! Continue reading →
In Episode #3, Eric and Robbie are recording…together! Hear them discuss Howard the Duck, gay kisses in Archie, the new releases of the week, our FIRST listener question and the debut of Comics are…METAL!!!