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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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,
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.
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
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,
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
In this issue of Comics Obscura, Jesse and Tim go to the vault for an old, unpublished issue from the their early days of the podcast.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.
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!