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

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.

December 17, 2021

Episode 64 - Bulletproof Monk

Jenn, Bear and Josh are joined by returning guest Dan Schaeffer to kung-fu fight once again about Bulletproof Monk! What was it about wire work kung-fu movies in the early 00's? Who is Mr. Funksatic, really? And what does this book have to do with the Transcendental Movement?

December 3, 2021

Episode 63 - Suicide Squad

This one has been a long time coming! Josh, Bear and Jenn welcome Jenni "Loopy" Smith-Pulsipher to discuss The Suicide Squad! Our authority on all things Harley Quinn talks Marvel vs. DC fights with her brother, bonds with Jenn over their love of King Shark and even carves a pumpkin for the Graphically Novel crew! Tune in or we'll kill Nathan Fillion AND Pete Davidson in the first ten minutes.

October 8, 2021

Episode 62 - Warrior Nun

Bear, Josh and Jenn are joined by Dalibor Žujović to discuss Warrior Nun! Were things better in the 90's? How does religion intersect with science in fantasy? And why aliens? Finish out Season 5 to find out!

October 1, 2021

Episode 61 - Sin City & 300

Jenn, Bear and Josh are joined by Matt Hirth because the time has come to discuss the most famous works of Frank Miller. The gang discusses growing more aware, the sins of an artist and the effects on their products and Lovecraft's cat!

September 17, 2021

Episode 60 - Snowpiercer

Bear, Josh and Jenn are joined by three-peat guest Jason Taylor to talk about the movie, show and comic of Snowpiercer! Just how French is this comic book? Is the movie better than the show? And how many references can we possibly make to "the D"? Tune in to find out!

September 4, 2021

Episode 59 - Two Guns

Bear, Jenn and Josh are joined once again by Bear's brother, Luke Wieser, to talk about the sleeper action movie and Boom! comic, Two Guns. How did we not see this movie when it came out? How much did 80's action movies influence this story? And why would you ever give away everything in the trailer? Tune in for these questions and more!

August 20, 2021

Episode 58 - Invincible

Josh, Jenn and Bear and joined by Bill Jackson to discuss the Robert Kirkman graphic novel and Amazon TV series - Invincible! Is there anything bad that Jason Mantzoukas is bad in, Clancy Brown is mentioned again and we talk about that TWIST.

August 6, 2021

Episode 57 - Oldboy

Josh, Jenn and Bear are joined by Lucas Greene to talk both movie versions and the first manga of Oldboy. Hammers, taboos and an in depth conversation about which ending was worse? Better? Worse?

TW: If you haven't seen Oldboy, there are trigger warnings all over this one. If you haven't seen either versions of the movie, you might want to skip this episode or spoil yourself before listening.

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!