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Category: TV & Film

A podcast that reviews graphic novels within the context of art and story based on their relationship to popular media.

May 6, 2022

Episode 74 - Howard the Duck

Bear, Josh and Jenn are joined by Luke Wieser for the Season Six finale - Howard the Duck! Pirating movies in the 80's, existentialism, Dr. Bong and how long would it take for you to think "I'm gonna *uck that duck"? More than usual, we will warn you this one has explicit content.

April 22, 2022

Episode 73 - Young Justice

HELLO, MEGAN!

Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined by Alex Laubacher to discuss Young Justice! Tactile telekinesis, puns and Superboy brings Josh's interest back to the yard.

April 8, 2022

Episode 72 - Doctor Strange

Jenn, Bear and Josh are joined by "Baby Got Back Issues" host Rex Balboa to discuss Doctor Strange! We get into just how much of this section of the comics are both sensitive and problematic, go down a brief Mage: the Awakening rabbit hole and finish by talking about the state of creativity in the modern world.

March 25, 2022

Episode 71 - Mystery Men

Jenn, Bear and Josh are graced with returning punk zine queen Alysen Casaccio to discuss Mystery Men! A hard-to-find comic, ridiculous characters and Tom Waits! This one is so 90's it hurts.

March 11, 2022

Episode 70 - Jupiter’s Legacy

Bear, Jenn and Josh welcome back JR Cillian Green to discuss Jupiter's Legacy. An exploration of The Code, how Jupiter's Legacy and Cowboy Bebop are similar and why you should watch the Disney Channel original Sky High.

February 25, 2022

Episode 69 - Spawn

Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by Troy Essmann to talk about the 90's with Spawn! A movie, a cartoon and a comic book are discussed along with with how Todd McFarlane introduces himself, Jenn is introduced to the Comic Book Code and Josh disses Anne Bradstreet. And, amazingly, we don’t joke about how we’re doing Spawn for episode 69!

February 10, 2022

Episode 68 - What If?

Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined by Andrew Behrens to discuss What If?! Bear asks how old someone would need to be to talk Thanos out of genocide, Josh and Andrew go off-topic about Blood Bowl and Jenn asks an important question about Jean Grey's lady parts.

January 28, 2022

Episode 67 - Loki

Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by their own Loki variant to discuss Loki! The crew starts by sampling Thanksgiving candy corn, goes on to talk about the Natalie Portman rap, the conditions in which they will do a Fantastic Four episode and if sex with your own variant is masturbation or incest porn.

January 14, 2022

Episode 66 - Black Widow

The entire Graphically Novel family is in the house as Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by RetConversations co-host Leia Cameron to talk about Black Widow! A truly epic Bear introduction, some fantastic comics, a breakdown of Nat in the MCU and our first ever post-Vandello stinger at the end!

December 31, 2021

Episode 65 - The Mask

Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by fist-time guest Jim Shopp to talk about The Mask! Ultraviolence, misogyny and can you really ruin the 90's? Also an in depth talk about subversive humor over the years.