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
Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are finishing up their discussion about Battle Angel Alita this week, delving into their feelings about the ending of the story, the ultra-violence, and how they feel about robots. All of that plus reviews of Thor #5, Southern Bastards #7, and Darth Vader #1!
Darth Vader #1
Captain Marvel #12
Southern Bastards #7
Harley Quinn Valentine’s Day Special #1
Nerd Boy Book Club
Battle Angel Alita Vol 6-9 by Yukito Kishiro
Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
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!
Gotham Academy #4
Gotham by Midnight #1
Bitch Planet #2
Uncanny Avengers #1
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
Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are talking Top 10 this week! They talk about their mutual love of Joe Pi, the inherent criticism of superhero comics, and how we’re spoiled by modern colorists. All of that plus Bitch Planet #1, Batgirl #37, and Spider-Man and the X-Men #1!
Bitch Planet #1
New Suicide Squad #5
Spider-Man and the X-Men #1
Nerd Boy Book Club
Top Ten by Alan Moore, Gene Ha, & Zander Cannon
Next week in Nerd Boy Book Club – Wonton Soup by James Stokoe
Hey Handsomites! Eric and Robbie are discussing In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang this week! They talk about the social issues raised by the book, enrage some listeners, and goggle at the beautiful art. In addition, they talk about All-New Captain America #1, Thor #2, and Shirtgate!
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!
Fiction Squad #1
Gotham Academy #1
Captain America #25
Death of Wolverine #3
Nerd Boy Book Club – The Rise of Aurora West Vol. 1 by Paul Pope, JT Petty, & David Rubin
Hello Everyone! This week Eric and Robbie review a sampling of this week’s books, read Ministry of Space by Warren Ellis & and Chris Weston in Classic Breakdown, and revisit the Random Character Generator Fake Movie Trailer! They also take a look at the hottest news coming out of San Diego Comic Con and compare Superior Spider-Man to Frankencastle! You don’t want to miss this week’s episode!
In the first ever episode of the Handsome Boys Comics Hour, Eric and Robbie give you an introduction to the podcast as a whole, discuss Angela’s new look, review a handful of the week’s newest releases, along with a classic breakdown of Scott Pilgrim! Also featuring the premiere of Random Character Generator!