Tag: graphic novels

Comics Obscura Podcast 302 – Bitch Planet

In a future where patriarchal rule is the absolute law of the land, and non-compliant women are punished by being shot into space, the only choice is to revolt. Jesse and Tim tighten their critical lenses and share their thoughts on Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro’s feminist sci-fi dystopia. Interested in knowing what

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Comics Obscura Podcast – Never Say Assemble: Captain Marvel

Well, it only took Marvel eleven years and 22 movies, but they finally delivered Captain Marvel to the big screen, and in Comics Obscura tradition, Tim and Jesse went down to the cinema to see what all the hullabaloo is about. Set up as a pre- and post-viewing episode, Never Say Assemble gives the boys

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Comics Obscura Podcast – Close Reads: Mister Miracle #7

CLOSE READS is 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: Mister Miracle issue 7 by Tom King and Mitch Gerads!

Comics Obscura Podcast 301 – Mister Miracle Part Two

New year, new podcast! Jesse and Tim are back and starting fresh with a new season, a new format, a new look! You could call it a Rebirth of sorts. And what better way for the boys to break the shackles of the old oldness than by delivering what was promised: Mister Miracle Part Two!

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Comics Obscura Podcast Episode 208 – Year-End Round up

Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Jesse and Tim don’t think so. In fact, the boys are dedicating an entire episode to the year’s best and brightest spots in comic consumption. With many a fond wish for the coming year, let’s cast our minds back to the year that was and

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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 – 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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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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