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Comics Obscura Podcast – The Slog Log Number One

In this episode, the boys take a brief break from the normal programing to bring you a brand new segment. Welcome to “Sloggin’ the ‘Log” the podcast within a podcast, where Jesse and Tim talk about their respective comic book backlogs. Join them on their meandering journey as they discuss…some books, and also movies, video

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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue 202 – Monstress

Here there be monsters! Jesse and Tim delve into the world of high fantasy in their reading of Monstress by Eisner Award winning writer Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda. There will be magic and tentacled Old Gods and swords and cute anthropomorphized animals and . . . child mutilation? Okay, this book gets dark quick,

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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue 201 – Amazing Spider-Man

Tim is sad and Jesse is mostly confused as to what all the fuss is about on this farewell episode to the Amazing Spider-Man. The comic isn’t ending, but Dan Slott’s momentous ten-year run has drawn to a close. Nonetheless, Tim is very excited to talk about his favorite superhero, while Jesse wrestles with the

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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue #10 – All-Star Superman

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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Comic Reviews – April 4

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

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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue 5 – Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man

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.

Comic Reviews – March 22

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

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