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Therefore I Geek Podcast, Episode 89, David Gallaher and The Only Living Boy

In which, Andrew and Tracy have a conversation with David Gallaher, Harvey nominee and the writer on Green Lantern Convergence, as well as Papercutz comic The Only Living Boy.  An avid comic fan since nearly infancy, Gallaher uses his storytelling skills as a role playing GM as well as a writer.  Also in this episode, Andrew gets a comprehensive synopsis of the Convergence concept from Gallaher, and Tracy overuses the word “brilliant.”

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Therefore I Geek Podcast, Episode 76 Suicide Squad

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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.”

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Therefore I Geek Podcast, Episode 75 Batman: The Killing Joke

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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.”

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Saturday Review: Batman #50

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Batman (DC)
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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