Superman’s Christmas Adventure (Episode Intro)

I am not one to dwell on plot holes. In fact, if you want to get right down to it, I personally believe that plot holes don’t exist. You see, when you find an inconsistency or a continuity error in a story this isn’t something that was just overlooked – there are teams of

By |2023-01-03T13:25:46-07:00January 3rd, 2023|Comic Books, Comics Reviews, Episode Intros|0 Comments

The Flintstones (Episode Intro)

Flintstones, meet the Flintstones, They're the modern Stone Age Family. From the town of Bedrock, they're a page right out of history... The Flintstones began as the first-ever prime-time animated TV show in 1960 and ran for 6 seasons. It was a spoof of sitcoms of the time – heavily inspired by The Honeymooners

By |2023-01-03T12:11:39-07:00January 3rd, 2023|Comic Books, Comics Reviews, Episode Intros|0 Comments

The Spectre: Crimes & Judgements (Episode Intro)

In detective stories, there is a cliché…to catch a criminal you have to get into their head. With the character of The Spectre that metaphor is literal. The Spectre was created in the Golden Age as a supernatural superhero and even sat on the Justice League of America at one point. But in later

By |2023-01-03T12:03:42-07:00January 3rd, 2023|Comic Books, Comics Reviews, Episode Intros|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 93: Superman’s Christmas Adventure

“The point is just to have fun, to embrace the joy and wackiness of the season.” Today on the program we discuss Superman's Christmas Adventure from 1940. Written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jack Burnley this is a 16-page dose of Golden Age goodness. This is a madcap story; a romp with loads of silliness wrapped

By |2023-01-02T23:01:10-07:00January 1st, 2023|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 89: Aztek: The Ultimate Man

"Not everything in life is golden or satisfying." Today on the program we take a look at Aztek: The Ultimate Man written by Grant Morrison & Mark Millar with art by Stephen Harris. It is a 90s extravaganza fill with excess, grittiness, and questionable costume choices. It's the book that caused a rift between Morrison

By |2023-01-01T23:25:42-07:00September 15th, 2022|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 88: The Flintstones

Flintstones, read the Flintstones. You’ll have a gay old time. Today on the program we talk about the 2016 12-issue mini-series The Flintstones written by Mark Russell and art by Steve Pugh. This reimagining was more realistic – in that, the character designs were less stylized and given more human proportions – and its situations

By |2023-01-01T23:24:51-07:00August 15th, 2022|Collected Edition, Podcasts|0 Comments

Collected Edition: Episode 86: The Spectre: Crimes & Judgements

"This being the 90s Crimes and Judgments falls into the excesses that decade could bring." In this episode, we discuss The Spectre: Crimes and Judgments by John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake from 1992. This is a gritty, noir, horror thriller with 90s excess...we have opinions. This is a story full of contradictions, missed opportunities, and

By |2022-10-19T09:51:11-06:00May 15th, 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
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