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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.

July 23, 2021

Episode 56 - The Spirit

Bear, Jenn and Josh welcome Mark Paar to discuss The Spirit! Will Eisner, the godfather of the graphic novel, features heavily in a discussion about cringy period racism, that Nazi scene and Jenn's intense dislike of Dick Tracy!

July 9, 2021

Episode 55 - League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Jenn, Bear and Josh are joined by three-time guest Reid Wooldridge to talk about the final More Moore episode - League of Extraordinary Gentlemen! What was Nemo's plan? Is the movie bad or good? And how many English literary references can you possibly fit into one graphic novel? Tune in to answer these questions and Moore!

June 25, 2021

Episode 54 - Wynonna Earp

Jenn, Bear and Josh are joined by Justin Stacy to talk about Wynonna Earp! Is trash TV good for you? Can comics featuring scantily clad women also have good plot? And we go inside Josh's "bookshelf of shame".

June 11, 2021

Episode 53 -Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined by special guest Jason L Blair of Fun Sized Games to discuss The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina! Josh screwed up the audio on this one. How does it stack up to Riverdale? How is this comic like the old horror pulps? And when someone says "Sabrina, no!" why is her immediate reaction "SABRINA YES!"?

May 28, 2021

Episode 52 - Justice League

Josh, Jenn and Bear are joined by Rojir McCrady and Kat Essman to discuss both the Whedon and Snyder cuts of the Justice League! Kat appeals to other DC fans in the very beginning, the entire crew gets into several shouting matches (in a good way) and we introduce the new hashtag #ReleaseTheEssmannCut!

May 13, 2021

Episode 51 - WandaVision

Welcome back for Season 5! Josh, Bear and Jenn are joined by RetConversations host Leia Cameron to talk about WandaVision! Should we really have chosen House of M to read for this? How is casting in the MCU so good? And will there ever be a Black Widow movie? 

April 12, 2021

Retconversations - Coming May 7th

Have you ever wanted to understand a comic book storyline but didn't have the patience or sanity? Leia and Josh to the rescue! They take a guest through a comic book storyline step by arduous step!

April 2, 2021

Episode 50 - Batman

Our special between season episode - all (movie) things Batman! Bear, Josh and Jenn are joined by Kat Essmann and David Harnois to talk about the bat! How many people die per movie? Who is the best Batman? Did Val Kilmer's batsuit have nipples? Tune in to find out!

March 18, 2021

Episode 49 - The Addams Family

Josh, Bear and Jenn welcome Josh's brother Phil Wasta to talk about The Addams Family! Is the new cartoon good? Which came first - Family Circus or The Addams Family? And all the hosts do their cast list for the new Tim Burton directed project!

March 12, 2021

Episode 48 - The Old Guard

Jenn, Josh and Bear are joined by Alysen Casaccio to discuss The Old Guard! Immortality, action movies and do you like your villains to have motivation? Full spoilers for the comic on this one!