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Name: Tony Anville




This is the best of the Marvel “point one” issues I’ve read so far. The young Loki has summoned an…

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Oh, my.   This one gave me chills and made me giddy with with a sense of impending doom, like the…

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June 23, 2019 8:42 pm I will grant you that Superman: Year One was thought-provoking, from a craft standpoint, at least. I feel like I went in with an open mind, or at least not with "knives out." * Baby Kal-El mind-controlling Pa Kent kinda skeeved me out and set a sinister tone that I never quite shook. * I winced a LOT at the "country folk" talk. It just sounded wrong to me. * Spacesuit helmets? * Attempted gang rapes in Smallville. Yay. * JRJR's art: I'm as ambivalent as ever. He does has some great layouts, and some lovely dynamic scenes rendered. But I always feel like he really wants to be cartooning, but he never lets himself go there, with the result being that character proportions generally feel wrong, especially when he's drawing children. * Coloring was fantastic. All that said, I do agree that it was paced well. And now that Clark is out of school JRJR won't have to draw as many kids.
January 27, 2019 10:59 pm I was listening in my car. I was wondering if it was on purpose, like an old Beatles album when they were do early "stereophonic recording" experiments :-)
December 4, 2018 5:57 pm Also, added another vote for D. Cooke Way.
December 4, 2018 5:57 pm This was my thought. In terms of sheer genius and influence, no matter how crazy the dude is now (or always was).
August 7, 2018 12:37 pm Awesome, thanks!
August 5, 2018 4:10 pm When talking about “Paper Girls,” Ryan mentioned he was on an another podcast called Understanding Comics, which I am guessing/hoping is connected to Scott McCloud, but it’s not showing up in my podcast app search. Can you share a link? Thanks!
April 3, 2017 1:05 am Another great one, guys. Glad to hear I wasn't alone with my head-scratching over the X-mansion in Central Park. One small correction: It was John Buscema (not Sal) who along with Roger Stern and Tom Palmer did amazing the Avengers run in the late 80s. The were "my" Avengers, so the art and stories live large to me even now.
February 14, 2017 2:44 pm Technical question: Did your RSS feed change recently? I notice that the individual show notes aren't coming through on Pocket Casts for the last few weeks. The problem might be on their side, but wanted to check. Thanks for another great show!
October 16, 2016 7:16 pm Hey, a shout-out for my favorite phone app, Pocket Casts! I only wish the PotW show notes we nicely formatted in the app like they are in the web page. Can you guys do some HTML/RSS magic to fix that? (I've actually written to the app developers about this, but no specific response...) Thanks for another great show.