We’re back after a short nine-month break and it’s our book club episode! First we talk Aquaman (3:54) and the new Image Comics series Die, by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans (10:32). The we get into History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund (18:18) and announce our next book club book!
This week is Black Panther week! First we talked about the Swamp Thing: Winter Special (9:22), then hit on some Netflix sci-fi with The Cloverfield Paradox (19:17) and Altered Carbon (24:37), and finish it out with Black Panther (29:31).
This episode we talk The Punisher on Netflix (7:20), The Runaways on Hulu (10:46), and the trailer for Avengers: Infinity War before we get into Thor: Ragnarok (25:40) and Justice League (31:38).
This week we kick things off talking about new trailers for Pacific Rim Uprising, Justice League, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We also announce our next book club book, 4 3 2 1: A Novel, by Paul Auster. Then we get into the new X-Men show on Fox, The Gifted (12:51), the new book Batman: White Knight by Sean Murphy (18:36), and Blade Runner 2049 (30:16).
We finally finished our second book club book! So this week we talk about Mister Miracle #2 (9:04) and the movie It (16:39) before we dive into the novel Autumn, by Ali Smith (26:00).
This week we start with some talk about the first five episodes of The Defenders on Netflix (6:40), then slide into Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (14:18) and Atomic Blonde (20:35), and cap it off with what might be our favorite book of the year, Mister Miracle, by Tom King and Mitch Gerads (26:02).
It's a busy episode with the first Black Panther trailer (3:25), the new comic book Destroyer (8:42), episode 6 of American Gods (19:53), and the Wonder Woman movie (28:51).
The power couple discusses the new FX show Legion (11:09), the Lego Batman movie (19:08), and issues 6 and 7 of All-Star Batman (24:18).
The power couple discusses Black Hammer, the new series from Image Comics, written by Jeff Lemire with art by Dean Ormston (12:16). We also talk movies with some Jason Bourne discussion (24:36) and Suicide Squad (34:13).
The power couple discusses DC's latest continuity event, Rebirth. First, we talk the book and upcoming movie The Girl on the Train (1:25) and episodes 5 and 6 of Game of Thrones, season 6 (3:55). Charlene went to see The Jungle Book movie (11:11), and then we talk some tv: Preacher (12:19), Outcast (15:06), and The Flash (2010). After that we dive into DC's Universe Rebirth issue and what it means for the new and old continuity (23:09). We also briefly touch on the exciting return of the Afterlife with Archie book (34:30).
The power couple discusses Bitch Planet #5 from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro, a book published by Image Comics. We talk about the series to date and how important it is to the medium and to us personally. We look at the storyline, but also how effectively the creators are using every part of a comic book to make an important statement/call to action. We also talk briefly about Batman #44, a one-shot detective story arc from Scott Snyder and JOCK that draws a lot of parallels to many of the important social issues that come to the fore again and again in today's society. We take another short detour to talk about A-Force, from G. Willow Wilson and Marguerite Bennett, a super fun series that ties into the Secret Wars event at Marvel. Finally, we choose a new show for the fall TV season to follow and discuss: Blindspot on NBC, Monday's @ 10 EST for anyone who wants to follow along!
The power couple discusses the first season of The Flash on the CW. We also talk about the Image Comics series Wytches, written by Scott Snyder with art by JOCK. The outstanding horror series just wrapped up its initial 6-issue arc. Notables this week include some Spider-Gwen apparel from welovefine.com and the upcoming Suicide Squad movie.
The power couple has seen Marvel's new Avengers movie, and it is good. We discuss the movie here and hit on some of the things we liked, some of the stir the movie created, and what's to come in the Marvel movie universe. We also discuss Marvel Comics new series The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, written by Ryan North and drawn by Erica Henderson. We both really enjoy this off-beat and funny superhero, and we talk about some of the benefits to titles like these when creators have the freedom to try something new. Our Notables this week are a couple of announcements from DC Comics: a new Dark Knight book is on the way from Frank Miller, and they have a new DC Super Hero Girls product line in the works as well.