Monday, January 9, 2012

episode 014: the defining line

in this episode the boys are joined by tim callahan (of cbr, tor, splash page) for an extra long sprawling conversation that includes discussions about basil wolverton, steve ditko, the dc new 52, action comics by grant morrison with rags morales and andy kubert, rob liefeld, joe casey, steve bissette's comics reporter interview, tundra, frank miller and the new sensitivity, batman inc: leviathan strikes by grant morrison with cameron stewart and chris burnham, the different approaches to writing about comics, ross campbell, brilliant by brian michael bendis and mark bagley, spider-man, kids and comics, tim vigil, time management, single issues and absolute editons, jeff lemire, the glyph awards, mocca, michael deforge, spawn/batman by frank miller and todd mcfarlane, savage dragon by erik larsen, stupid people, and so much more.

music by hella


Wednesday, January 4, 2012

episode 013: best of 2011

in this episode we do our big year end wrap-up and look back at the last year in comics and talk about some of our favorite works including lovestruck by dennis hopeless and kevin mellon, secret avengers by warren ellis and others, our love is real by sam humphries and steven sanders, li'l depressed boy by s. steven struble and sina grace, loose ends by jason latour and chris brunner, batman: knight of vengeance by brian azzarello and eduardo risso, new york five by brian wood and ryan kelly, casanova: avaritia by matt fraction and gabriel ba, punishermax by jason aaron and steve dillon, uncanny x-force by rick remender and jerome opena, holy terror by frank miller, prison pit: book three by johnny ryan, batman incorporated by grant morrison and chris burnham, scalped by jason aaron and rm guera, butcher baker, the righteous maker by joe casey and mike huddleston, love & rockets: new stories #4 by jaime hernandez, ganges #4 by kevin huizenga, lose #3 by michael deforge, criminal: the last of the innocent by ed brubaker and sean phillips, optic nerve #12 by adrian tomine, moon knight by brian michael bendis and alex maleev, spaceman by brian azzarello and eduardo risso, zegas #1 by michel fiffe, daredevil by mark waid, paolo rivera and marcos martin, vengeance by joe casey and nick dragotta, blast furnace funnies by frank santoro, and savage dragon by erik larsen. we also discuss what we are looking forward to in 2012, the holiday season, and more random stuff.

music by jay-z & kanye west