Kate and Nick join Mike to discuss comics we’ve put off for way too long and why we do that!
A decade of movies based on comic books. Mike is joined by Brian and Rene for just, so so much. Enjoy.
Tia and Nick join Mike to discuss how to pull out the deeper meaning in comics.
Paul, Nick, and Rene discuss the importance of coloring and the effects of recoloring.
Kara, Paul, and Mike have a fun little discussion about comic books letters pages.
Mike is BACK this week with Kate and Kara in tow and they sat down to talk about the prevalence of schooling in comics.
Kate dives into the sometimes bad origin of X-23 aka Laura Kinney with Mike along to discuss the finer points of this character.
This week’s episode was recorded on February 24th, 2019! This month’s book of the month is From Under Mountains by Marian Churchland, Claire Gibson, and Sloane Leong. Brian and Kara join Mike to discuss this comic as well as where X-Men babies come from…? Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:22:59 – Comic Picks 00:32:11 – Goodreads Book of the Month: From Under Mountains 01:04:54 – Wrap/Credits What We Read / ComicPicks: Wasted Space #1-7 Dennis the Menace in California Die #2 Age Of X-Man: The X-Tremists #1 Princeless Find Yourself #5 Buffy the Vampire Slayer #2 Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Kara – @KaraSzam Brian – @Brianhead Goodread BotM Thread
This week’s episode was recorded on February 10th, 2019. On IRCB this week, Kara and René join Mike in a joint discovery that we all should have had a full meal before we discussed this week’s topic: Food in Manga. In the recording process we all became very hungry for food in Manga and, well, to read manga. And everyone should wish Kara a Happy Birthday today!! AND the February 2019 zine is out today!! (PDF link) Timestamps 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:10:36 – Comic Picks 00:26:13 – Food In Manga 00:57:25 – Wrap/Credits 00:59:15 – SeXXX-Men What We Read / Comic Picks: Rick & Morty #37-45 Prince of Cats by Ronald Wimberley Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1-2 Age Of X-Man: Nextgen #1 Wonder Twins #1 Black Clover Chapter 192 Manga mentioned this episode: Delicious In Dungeon – Ryoko Kui Food Wars (Shokugeki no Soma) Drops of God Dragon Ball Z Naruto Assassination Classroom Dr. Stone Hikaru no Go One Piece Relevant Links/Information Mike – @mikerapin Kara – @KaraSzam René – @Rodrigur29
Kait and Kara join Mike this week to talk about income and poverty in comics; how income (or a lack of income) is portrayed, how it seems impossible for heroes to have a stable income, and just how do the X-Men have so much money?