This week’s episode was recorded on December 8th, 2019!
Kara, Kait, and Paul chat about what comics you should be gifting your family, friends, enemies, and beyond!
- 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics
- 00:15:35 – Comic Picks
- 00:23:17 – Comics Gift Giving Guide
- 01:01:19 – Wrap/Credits
What We Read / Comic Picks
- The Hard Tomorrow
- Batman Creature of the Night #4
- Motor Crush #1
- I Am a Hero omnibus
- Far Sector #2
- Doctor Aphra #40
- Firefly: Unification War vol. 2
- TPB for the lapsed DC reader: Mister Miracle or maybe The New Frontier?
- TPB for the lapsed Marvel reader: The Immortal Hulk, HoX/PoX, Hulk: Gray
- For the artsy friend: My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris or something by Lisa Hanawalt: My Dirty Dumb Eyes or Hot Dog Taste Test
- For your mom: Relish by Lucy Knisely (Paul), I WISH PETITE MAMETTE WAS IN ENGLISH, probably Lulu Anew
- For your dad: Berlin by Jason Lutes (Paul), The Great War by Joe Sacco (Kara)
- For your young relative:
- Elementary reader level: Raina Telgemeier’s works, Owly, Amulet
- Middle school reader level: Nimona, the Adventures of Superhero Girl
- High school reader level: Nimona, Young Avengers (Gillen/McKelvie)
- College kid: anything by Neil Gaiman, really. Giant Days.
- For the young adult reader: Adaptations! Artemis Fowl, Speak
- For your Star Wars friend: The Last Jedi adaptation or maybe Outer Darkness?
- For the person you wish would read comics: Runaways, I Kill Giants, Paper Girls
- For the person who reads historical biographies: March
- For the person who thinks Silicon Valley is evil: Memetic
- For the person who can’t turn off C-SPAN: Prez, Rolling Blackouts by Sarah Glidden
- For the queer kids: Jem and the Holograms, Prince and the Dressmaker
- For the classicist: Peanuts 1950s/1960s; Calvin and Hobbes.
- For the gamer: Tetris: The Games People Play
- For your grandma or your grandma-like friend: Lulu Anew, Bingo Love (LGBT too)
- For your horror-lover friend: Wytches
- For your western-loving friend/grandpa/dad: Copperhead
- For your English professor: Shakespeare adaptations, Toil and Trouble
Music provided by Infinity Shred. Find them on Bandcamp.
Producer: Mike Rapin
Editor: Zander Riggs
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