In which, Tracy & Andrew binge the new Netflix show Luke Cage and discuss. We talk about the differences between the recent Marvel Netflix shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and now Luke Cage, and how they will fit into the Defenders show that is in the works.
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In which, Andrew, Tracy, and Dude break open the ’06-07 Marvel event Civil War. We discuss who was responsible for missed deadlines and delayed releases, whether inking had something to do with the hit-or-miss artwork, and the likelihood that some characters were ventriloquists, due to the ambiguity of various speech bubbles. Tracy reveals an intense dislike of Mariam Sharpe. We also raise the question: “why won’t Punisher fight Captain America?” Noteworthy event: if you listen carefully, you will hear Dude also actually admit that Tracy was not wrong.
Black Panther (Marvel)
Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Art by Brian Stelfreeze
I’m not usually one to give in to hype. That is not to say it hasn’t happened before, or that sometimes the hype isn’t true, just that I have been making a more conscious effort to make my own judgement on stuff I read and watch. In this case, there has been plenty of hype surrounding Ta-Nehisi Coates starting his comic writing career with Black Panther. I decided to pick up his first issue and see if there was any substance behind all the hype. Continue reading
In which, Andrew is flying solo for the very first time on the podcast, and reviews the brand new Marvel blockbuster Deadpool. He is not a big fan of Deadpool, but surprised himself at how much he enjoyed the movie. He also covers why comic fans love the characters that they love and why one actor’s commitment to his role can make a mediocre character into an awesome reason to go see a movie; and builds an old fashioned pros and cons list for the Deadpool movie.