In which, Andrew, Tracy, and Dude unpack the recent weapons policy that Baltimore Comic Con posted and quickly amended, as well as DC’s new movie Suicide Squad. Andrew and Dude found very little to enjoy about the movie, while Tracy felt it was a good time–if not a classic to span the ages. Notable quote: “[Captain Boomerang] wasn’t just normal-guy creepy, he was candy-and-windowless-van creepy.”
In which, Dude breaks down the new animated feature film Batman: The Killing Joke. Meanwhile, in another part of town, Andrew and Tracy discuss the original graphic novel by Alan Moore that inspired the film. We talk about book-ending in writing and art for a satisfying novel, as well as briefly discussing the controversy surrounding this book–especially Gail Simone’s take on “women in refrigerators.”
Written by Scott Snyder
Art by Greg Capullo
There are very few comic runs that I have enjoyed quite so much as Scott Snyder’s tenure on Batman. With only one issue remaining, issue 50 really feels like a solid conclusion to an epic adventure that has served as a point of constant stability throughout the years following the launch of the New 52. Continue reading
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This podcast will be discussing plot points of comics and movies which may be considered spoilers. Consider yourselves warned.
“No one cares about Clark Kent taking on the Batman.” – Perry White. Emotions are at an all time high as Andrew, Tracy, and Dude discuss Zack Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Dude loves it, Tracy hates it, and Andrew is… meh. Ultimate takeaways: Wonder Woman rocks, pacing is slow, and everyone would like to see more emotion from Superman.
Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice
iFanboy’s BvS podcast
Rotten Tomatoes review board (yes, it’s below The Room in average reviews)
Erik Larson’s Dead Wake
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