Pick of the Week Podcast

Pick of the Week #675 – Batman #67

Show Notes

This week, Conor Kilpatrick and Josh Flanagan have a lot of comics books to talk about while delving into story telling mechanics, a debate on the overall level of quality of comic book creators, and a history of Wildstorm.

Running Time: 01:15:35

Pick of the Week:
00:01:30 – Batman #67

00:13:53 – Spider-Man: Life Story #1
00:20:16 – Jessica Jones: Purple Daughter #3
00:23:55 – The Wild Storm #21
00:28:41 – Lazarus: Risen #1
00:38:20 – Criminal #3
00:42:25 – Meet The Skrulls #2
00:43:41 – Naomi #3
00:45:23 – Miles Morales: Spider-Man #4
00:47:17 – Avengers: No Road Home #6

Patron Pick:
00:49:08 – Invisible Kingdom #1

Patron Thanks:
00:59:45 – Bret Delyea
01:01:12 – Stephanie Boose
01:03:09 – Sean Moss
01:04:27 – Brandon Alexander

Audience Question:
01:06:10 – Patrick K. from Snow Hill, NC is looking for some non-superhero comic book recommendations.

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  1. There seems to be a Mazzucchelli resurgence lately in comics with artists like Weeks, Fornes, and Aja doing their best imitation. But I recently revisited Miller’s Year One and holy mother of god, no one can come close to the mastery and beauty of David Mazzucchelli. The dude is too good.

    It’s crazy to think that those 4 issues of Batman back in 1987 was enough to cement Mazzucchelli as a comic book legend that still has an impact on modern day comics.

    So yeah, Batman number sixty fucking seven. Ugh, yeah, I’m over the Knightmares story arc. So is the Joker “the roadrunner” and Batman “Wile E. Coyote? No, wait the dead man in the beginning of the story was named William Ernest Coyote. So does that make Batman “Porky Pig”? Nope, Porky Pig was the bar owner. Ahhh, I give up.

    Thank god we have Tomasi’s Detective Comics where there’s a normal Batman story that takes place in the real world and not all inside Batman’s head. Uh… wait…. uh…. fuck.

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