Content warning: we want to issue a warning…we use some pretty harsh language on the episode both in describing the content of the comic as well as expressing our opinion of the material. This is something we try not to do but with this comic it was…it keeping with what was being discussed. In addition we also talk about some pretty sensitive subjects that might be disturbing to some so if you don’t want to hear that sort of thing free to skip this one. Totally understand. But if you’re cool with it give a listen and this one might be a little controversial – let us know what you think.
So in the introduction we always say famous and infamous – I think we finally hit upon infamous.
Today on the program we discuss The Boys. The Wildstorm then Dynamite series written by Garth Ennis at his most juvenile. It is Ennis’ attempt at superhero satire filled with sex and curse words. Its edgy in the way a 15 year old thinks edgy should be. (am I giving away what we think about this series?) It also has great art by Darick Robertson doing his best with the material given to him so there’s that.
In addition we discuss the sad news of the folding of Mad Magazine. This was a mainstay in generations of children and a fine purveyor of satire and parody. It will be missed. Also, we will talk about Jeff Lemire‘s two new upcoming books: Joker: Killer Smile by Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino and The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage with Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz. If you look at those collaborators you know that is noting else the art is going to be fabulous.
So join us – Paul Matthew Carr and Brian Reese – for a lively and rambling and hopefully entertaining discussion on comics and comic related material.
Trailer played on the show: Nexus of All Realities
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