Detective Comics #1000

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To celebrate 80 years of Batman, I discuss the stories and other items in Detective Comics #1000! Quick Robin! To the podcast!

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Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds, Part 2

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Nerd Goggles podcast host MJ and I continue our discussion of Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds, issues 58 through 61, by Gail Simone, Ed Benes. Alex Lei, Rob Lea, Hi-Fi, John E. Workman, Jared Fletcher, and Lysa Hawkins. If you haven’t listened to Part 1 of the discussion yet (where I interview MJ for a bit before we discuss issues 56 and 57 of the series), you can find it at https://wp.me/pZkAx-1Pd.

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Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds, Part 1

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Nerd Goggles podcast host MJ joins me to discuss (among other things) her podcast, comic book origin story, the pitfalls of social media, and the role of criticism in Art.

Then (at the 41:51 mark) we begin our discussion of Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds, issues 56 and 57, by Gail Simone, Ed Benes. Alex Lei, Rob Lea, Hi-Fi, John E. Workman, Jared Fletcher, and Lysa Hawkins. Please join us next episode for our discussion on issues 58-61.

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Retro Review: Adventure Comics #459

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Adventure Comics #459

Pulled from the longbox, I talk about Adventure Comics (v1) #459 (cover date September/October 1978). This dollar comic format featured six “all-new super-star features,” including the Flash, Deadman, Green Lantern, the New Gods, Elongated Man, and Wonder Woman. Let’s find out if it’s really a “fabulous first issue–launching the most exciting new comic of the decade!”

Adventure Comics #459 back cover
Back Cover

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Favorite Comic Books of 2018

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It’s time for my annual tradition of looking back at the previous year of comic books and talking about my favorites. I talk about the following categories:

  • Image Comics
  • AHOY Comics
  • Dark Horse
  • Oni Press
  • Abstract Studios
  • Marvel
  • DC Comics
  • Most disappointing
  • Looking forward to in 2019

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