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Episode 94: Preacher Volumes 7 - 9 by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

94 – Preacher Vol. 7-9 by Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are finishing up their look back at Preacher this week! They talk about why the ending is ultimately questionable, how Jesse is a static character, and the shift of the focus of the story from its beginning. Also, reviews of Hit 1957, Gotham Academy, and Nemo: River of Ghosts!

Weekly Floppies

  • Suiciders #2
  • Gotham Academy #6
  • Hit 1957 #1
  • Powers #2
  • Nemo: River of Ghosts

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Preacher Vol 7-9 by Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Private Eye #1-10 by Brian K Vaughan & Marcos Martin

Episode 90: Uzumaki by Junji Ito

90 – Uzumaki by Junji Ito

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking horror manga with Uzumaki by Junji Ito this week! They discuss how it both embodies the horror genre, how deforming babies is always gross, and why eating recently turned snail people is wrong. All of that plus reviews of Curb Stomp #1 and Spider-Gwen #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Curb Stomp #1
  • Spider-Gwen #1
  • SHIELD #3
  • Gotham Academy #5
  • Suiciders #1

Nerd Boy Book Club

  • Uzumaki by Junji Ito

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Starlight Vol 1 by Mark Millar & Goran Parlov!

Episode 86: Asterix Omnibus Vol 1 and 2 by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo

86 – Asterix Vol 1-6 by Rene Goscinny & Albert Uderzo

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking Asterix this week, in the same room! They talk the avalanche of puns, the problematic racism/nationalism, and Obelix eating boars. All of that plus Bitch Planet #2 and Gotham Academy #4!

Weekly Floppies

  • Gotham Academy #4
  • Gotham by Midnight #1
  • Bitch Planet #2
  • Uncanny Avengers #1
  • Thor #4

Nerd Boy Book Club

– Asterix Vol 1-6 by Rene Goscinny & Albert Uderzo

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Battle Angel Alita Vol. 1-5 by Yukito Kishiro

79 – Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender

Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are back after a long Thanksgiving break to talk Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender! They discuss the enormous amount of story contained therein, the best version of Deadpool, and how Wolverine seemingly has time powers, bub. They talk about the scads of comics they read during the break like Southern Bastards and Copra, and review this week’s books as well, including Gotham Academy #3 and Angela #1!

Weekly Floppies

  • Gotham Academy #3
  • Detective Comics #37
  • Secret Six #1
  • The Autumnlands: Tooth & Claw #2
  • Angela #1

Checking In

Eric – Southern Bastards, All New X-Men

Robbie – Art of Wrestling #226/#227, Copra

Nerd Boy Book Club – Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender

Next Week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Top Ten by Alan Moore, Gene Ha, & Zander Cannon

76 – Blacksad by Juan Diaz Canales & Juanjo Guarnido

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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!

Weekly Floppies

  • Gotham Academy #2
  • Action Comics #36
  • Axis #4
  • Amazing Spider-Man #9
  • Tooth & Claw #1

Checking In

Robbie

Eric

Nerd Boy Book Club

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang

71 – The Rise of Aurora West Vol. 1 by Paul Pope, JT Petty, & David Rubin

Hello Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking about the brand spanking new Rise of Aurora West, the next chapter in the Battling Boy saga! They discuss the deeper emotional content and somewhat more mature subject matter, and the breadth of the Battling Boy universe! They also look at the week’s hottest books, including Captain America #25, Death of Wolverine #3, and Thor #1, and what they mean about Marvel and three of their biggest heroes! All of this plus discussion of Inktober and Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor!

Weekly Floppies

  • Fiction Squad #1
  • Gotham Academy #1
  • ¬†Names #2
  • Captain America #25
  • Death of Wolverine #3
  • Thor #1

Nerd Boy Book Club – The Rise of Aurora West Vol. 1 by Paul Pope, JT Petty, & David Rubin

Show Notes

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Inktober

Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks