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Comics Obscura Podcast 207 – Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse

Ah crap, the bad guys are messing around with time and space again, and Jesse and Tim got themselves sucked into the the Spider-verse. How will they escape? What wacky tangents will they traverse? Listen for yourself and find out!

Comics Obscura Podcast – The Slog Log #2

Okay, folks, here’s the deal: Jesse and Tim were all set to talk about the end of Mister Miracle but, uh…it isn’t out yet. This was NOT a miscalculation on their part, but whatever, let’s not point fingers. Thankfully both still have long backlogs to slog through and lots of opinions about superhero movies. So,

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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue 203 – Whiteout

This one goes out to all you CO fans on the Ice at McMurdo Station. Jesse and Tim zip up their parkas and pull on their gloves to talk about Whiteout by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber. A crime-thriller about Carrie Stetko,  the lone U.S. Marshal in Antarctica, tasked with bringing a killer to justice.

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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 #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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Comic Reviews – March 28th

Doomsday Clock #4 by Writer Geoff Johns and Artist Gary Frank Taking readers back to the immediate fallout of the great “alien invasion” of the original Watchmen series, Doomsday Clock #4 explores the background and origin of the current Rorschach running around Gotham City. While this issue does little to push the central narrative forward,

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Comic Reviews – March 14

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

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Comics Obscura Podcast Issue 1 — Mister Miracle

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

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The Return of Champions: The Return of Superheroes.

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

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