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In this issue of Comics Obscura, Jesse and Tim go to the vault for an old, unpublished issue from the their early days of the podcast.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.
Jesse and Tim did the thing! Last night we went out and saw Marvel’s Black Panther, and boy do we have words…so we recorded them! Spoiler Warning! We talk about a movie we just saw that you maybe didn’t see. If you haven’t seen this amazing movie yet, check out the opening bit to hear
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!
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
This article discusses the events of Champions #1, which may be considered spoilers. You’ve been warned! Champions #1 poses an interesting question for superhero fans: Do superheroes save the world anymore? Now, this should not be confused with the idea that there is a lack of villainy in comics. Of course, in the grand scheme
I want to pitch a comic. This is the issue of Amazing Spider-Man I would write given the chance: aerial shot of the interior of a loft apartment, decorations, lots of people. A festive atmosphere. Characters we all recognize: Tony Stark, Reed Richards, Steve Rogers, Johnny Storm, etc. And they’re all mingling with the other