Collected Edition: Episode 106: Spider-Man Xmas

“One of my favorites among the multitude of Xmas stories!” It's that festive time of the year and what's a better way to celebrate than with a rolicking adventure from the legendary Darwyn Cooke? It's got everything: The Fantastic Four, Inhumans, mind control, lost children, shopping a Macy's, and a tender J. Jonah Jamison. Oh,

By |2024-01-03T10:19:33-07:00December 25th, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 95: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

"It is a veritable 'Where’s Waldo' of gothic and Victorian novels." Today on the program we will be discussing The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a troubled classic by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill. This is a creative tour de force, an overflowing toy chest full of rich ideas, mixing multiple copyright-free characters in a story full

By |2023-05-31T12:49:27-06:00February 15th, 2023|Collected Edition|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 92: Fables

“What is history but a fable agreed upon?” Today on the program we discuss Fables, the Bill Willingham written and Mark Buckingham illustrated classic in the comic book pantheon. Does it hold up? Does it deserve its place in the history of great comics? Is it political (spoiler: yes)? Listen and find out! In addition,

By |2023-01-02T11:25:07-07:00December 2nd, 2022|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 91: Rachel Rising

"...his panels don’t so much seek to terrify, but rather they haunt you. It is disturbing and beautiful." Today on the program we discuss the horror comic Rachel Rising by Terry Moore. This is a stark, scary, disturbing, and strangely funny comic. If you've never read Terry Moore's work...you should. He is a singular creator, one

By |2023-01-01T23:39:53-07:00November 7th, 2022|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 85: JLA Avengers

“It's fan service above and beyond the call of duty.” Today on the program we discuss the absolute gloriousness that is the Marvel/DC crossover epic JLA Avengers written by Kurt Busiek, and art by the mighty George Pérez. It is a bonanza of comic book wonder, a masterclass by Pérez, and a pretty good story

By |2022-06-23T21:20:36-06:00April 15th, 2022|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 73: Elephantmen: Wounded Animals

“There are heavy ideas going on in this comic, but also this is a noir detective comic. and that's pretty cool. ” This time we talk about the grand epic, neo-noir detective comic about hybrid animal-human people, Elephanmen: Wounded Animals written by Richard Starkings and drawn beautifully by Moritat. Set in a world post-pandemic (yikes)

By |2022-03-07T15:36:06-07:00June 9th, 2021|Collected Edition|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 72: Sentry

“...immerses the reader in nostalgia. A nostalgia for something that never happened. Or did it?” The year 2000 mini-series that introduced the very first and most important hero in the Marvel universe that you never heard of, or maybe did hear of but can't remember. That's right, it's The Sentry. The dark tale of false

By |2022-03-07T15:35:33-07:00May 26th, 2021|Collected Edition|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 69: Invincible

“…a profoundly severe case of daddy issues comes roaring to the forefront with tragic consequences.” Today on the program we will be discussing Invincible – the inspirational story of a plucky bartender that gets to live his dream of playing football for the Philadelphia Eagles. Oh wait, that’s not right. We will of course be

By |2022-03-07T15:34:05-07:00April 4th, 2021|Collected Edition|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 68: Captain America: Winter Soldier

“…a tight storyline of espionage, politics, corporate dealings, and betrayal all shrouded in mystery.” Today on the program Captain America: Winter Soldier the epic story written by Ed Brubaker and drawn by Steve Epting. The story arc consists of a complicated plot led by a Russian oligarch, armed with a mystical cosmic weapon, and aided

By |2021-03-28T20:05:27-06:00March 28th, 2021|Collected Edition|0 Comments
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