Comics Obscura returns from a brief break with a discussion on the six-issue book Destroyer written by Victor LaValle and illustrated by Dietrich Smith. Interested in knowing what supplemental text we read? Check out our Show Notes for full references: Ep. 304 Show Notes
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Last episode we looked at Watchmen written by Alan Moore with art by Dave Gibbons. This episode, we take a closer look at issue 6 diving into psychoanalysis, duality, and of course, Rorschach! Need a reminder of what we referenced? Check out our Show Notes for full details: Close Reads Watchmen #6 Show Notes
Who Watches the Watchmen? We may not necessarily be watching it, but we’re definitely talking about it. This full episode attempts to further the discourse on Alan Moore’s graphic novel, Watchmen. Interested in knowing what supplemental text we read? Check out our Show Notes for full references: Ep. 303 Show Notes
Join us for another episode of CLOSE READS, a new segment in which Jesse and Tim focus in on a single issue from the series they read the previous week. In this episode: Bitch Planet issue 3 by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro!
On these episodes we’re sloggin’ through our respective backlogs in an effort get to all comics we’ve been meaning to read, if only we had the time.
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!
This was a big week for Marvel movie fans as we saw trailers drop for not one but two of next year’s big films: Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame. We have predictions, we have hopes and dreams and jokes. If you’ve ever asked yourself how long two dudes can sit around and talk about five
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
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.