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.
Amazing Spider-Man #799 by Writer Dan Scott and Artist Stuart Immonen Is it really here? Is it truly almost time to say goodbye? This week gave us the next installment of Go Down Swinging, Dan Slott’s final arc on ASM. Spidey is injured and in hiding immediately following the Green-turned-Red Goblin’s attack on the Daily Bugle.
Exiles #1 by Writer Saladin Ahmed and Artists Javier Rodríguez, Álvaro López, and Jordie Bellaire Marvel has brought back its reality hopping super-team because (surprise, surprise) something is eating the multiverse. An entity referred to only as the Time Eater is devouring alternate Earths, one after another, and so a mostly reluctant Blink has to
In this episode of the Comics Obscura Podcast, the boys talk Matt Fraction and David Aja’s infamous Hawkeye series. While Jesse and Tim spend much of the cast talking about the serious themes of isolation, family, and belonging; they still managed to talk some pizza dog and the sheer fun of this outstanding series. Tune
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
In this episode of Comics Obscura, Tim and Jesse talk about Tee Franklin and Jenn St-Onge’s Bingo Love, a kickstarter project turned comic sensation. Less about bingo and more about love, our guys navigate the decades-long romance of two women of color ostracized and separated by their families only to be reunited later in life.