In this episode of Comics Obscura, Tim and Jesse discuss the seminal Superman story, All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison. Jesse and Tim discuss the highs and lows of this outstanding comic, exploring the meta-commentary of the work and how it shows the greatness of Superman both within and outside of the comic book, and Morrison’s
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On today’s podcast, Tim and Jesse talk Saga Book 1. The boys focus on the over-arcing themes of creation and destruction represented through the series’ discussion on violence and sex.
Sex Criminals #23 by Writer Matt Fraction and Artist Chip Zdarsky This issue of Sex Crimz continues to build on the seemingly apathetic state of the central characters as they try to figure out their place in the world romantically and sexually. Since Suzie and Jon’s separation in the previous arc, each issue has been
On this week’s podcast, Jesse and Tim talk Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert’s on-going Marvel series, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man. The guys talk about the book’s theme of confronting one’s past and finding ways to move toward the future, and discuss these themes’ implications for the book going forward.
The Mighty Thor #705 by Writer Jason Aaron and Artist Russell Dauterman As the penultimate issue to one of my favorite marvel stories, I couldn’t help feeling a pang of frustration when I picked up this issue, knowing that the series was driving steadily toward its end. Not the end of The Mighty Thor, of
Mister Miracle #7 by Writer Tom King and Artist Mitch Gerads Picking up nine months after the conclusion to the series’ first arc, Mister Miracle #7 finds Scott and Barda as they arrive at the hospital to deliver a little bundle of New God joy. Surprisingly, Tom King and Mitch Gerads bypass the immediate fallout
In this issue of Comics Obscura, Jesse and Tim go to the vault for an old, unpublished issue from the their early days of the podcast. They talk about Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce’s We Stand On Guard, a 6-part miniseries focused on a future war between Canada and the Great U S of
Have ya heard? The clowns behind this website have finally put together their podcast and boy will you regret not plopping in some sweet ear budz and tuning in as they pontificate on the complexities of comic books . . . and Domino’s pizza. For the inaugural episode of the Comics Obscura Podcast, Jesse and