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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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Comics Obscura Podcast One Shot – Infinity War

In part one of Comics Obscura’s Infinity War episode, Jesse and Tim are joined by their dear friend Shaun to hash out their predictions and hopes for the movie. They talk plot expectations and lay out their ‘deadpool,’ and they look to the future of the franchise post Infinity War to speculate on where the

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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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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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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue 4 – We Stand On Guard

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

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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue 2 – Paper Girls

In this week’s episode, Tim and Jesse discuss the time traveling shenanigans of Brian K. Vaughn and Cliff Chiang’s Paper Girls. Focusing on issues #1-10 included in Book 1 of the on-going series, Jesse and Tim discuss the recurrent theme of death in the series and the power of Matt Wilson’s beautiful colorscape. ENJOY!