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By Andrew, David, & Jen
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Every week we pick a classic comic to read and share the discussion with you.
||Explicit323 – GI Joe: Volume 3||It's the last episode with our 80's expert guest and we're talking about volume 3 of the classic Marvel run of GI Joe by Larry Hama. We chose to jump on midway through the series as this collection kicks off with one of the most famous single issues of.||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit322 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Change is Constant||Eighties expert and retro streamer J-money joins us for another retake on a classic as we read "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Change is Constant" by Kevin Eastman and Tom Waltz. In this re-telling of the turtles' origin,||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit321 – Transformers: Last Stand of the Wreckers||We're joined by a special guest to take on a new 80's nostalgia series, starting with "Transformers: Last Stand of the Wreckers" by Nick Roche and James Roberts. A squad of kick-butt robos is tasked with an infiltration and retrieval mission that seems.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit320 – JSA: Black Vengeance||We're ending our discussion about legacy characters by talking about "JSA: Black Vengeance" by Geoff Johns. In this book, the young members of the JSA travel back in time to inspire the team's original heroes after being disbanded by HUAC.||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit319 – Starman: Sins of the Father||James Robinson's Starman is one of DC comics' legendary runs, so of course, we have to read "Starman: Sins of the Father" for our legacy character discussion. In this comic, Jack Knight reluctantly picks up the mantle of Starman from his father to defe.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit318 – JSA: Strange Adventures||We open our discussion of Legacy characters with Starman by reading "JSA: Strange Adventures" by Kevin J. Anderson. In this retro-feeling comic, the JSA battles the mysterious Lord Dynamo and his Zeppelin. We talk about the old school vibes,||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit317 – Hawkeye: Kate Bishop: Anchor Points||We call an audible for our Best of 2017 series and round it out with "Hawkeye: Kate Bishop: Anchor Points" by Kelly Thompson. We've seen Kate Bishop before in Young Avengers and Matt Fraction's Hawkeye, and now we follow her out to the West Coast as sh.||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit316 – The Flintstones||We pick up "The Flintstones" by Mark Russell for the next installment in our Best of 2017 series and are caught off guard and blown away. This episodic resurrection of the cartoon/live-action/vitamin-based franchise lands a surprisingly perfect balance.||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit315 – Beowulf||We're all excited to be reading "Beowulf" by Santiago Garcia and David Rubin as the next entry in our "Best of 2017" series. All three of us have at one time or another translated Beowulf from the original Old English and love the core story of a hero .||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit314 – Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too: A Book||Our Best of 2017 series continues with a special little graphic novel, "Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too: A Book by Jomny Sun" by Jonny Sun. An alien is left on Earth to research and study humans but ends up cataloging his interactions with all.||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|