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Feb 19, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of Marvel's "plan" to pull back from some of their more "political" storylines next year. We are certainly NOT political experts, but we talk our way around some things and hopefully make some sense. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man

Dallas Comic Show was in Irving this weekend - thanks for a good show, and apologies to Andrew Herman for temporarily blanking on your name :-)

Reading some old trades, such as Marvel Masterworks Captain Marvel & Nova Classic

 

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Link to the article that sparked our topic this week

 

Picks for the week of 2/22:

Cosmic Scoundrels #1

The EC Archives: Valor collection

Hook Jaw #3

Rough Riders: Riders on the Storm #1

The Doorman collection

Conan the Slayer #7

Honorable Mention: Cosmic Odyssey: The Deluxe Edition

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

[Note: Hundreds, anyway. Seriously, though, ANY topic you can think of. -m]

You, dear listeners! Thanks for listening, and if you haven't yet, subscribe so you won't miss next week's exciting episode :-)

 

Question of the Week: which heroes/villains would you invite to a bachelor party? Let us know on social media!

Also: we'll be doing a Q&A episode very soon - send us your Qs so we can A them :-)

 

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Feb 12, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of famous couples in comics, for better or for worse. Not just comics, either; we wander off into TV and comic strips, and we even bring up a real-life couple. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Finished the Lovecraft documentary, then watched a Blackadder one

Four Doc Savage novels so far this week

Big Bag 'o Nothing® for Thomas this week (a nice quiet week)

 

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Happy Valentine's Day!

 

Our favorite comics couples: Nah, you're gonna have to listen. I'm not listing all of them out. That would just spoil the fun ;-)

 

Picks for the week of 2/15:

Super Sons #1

Manifest Destiny #26

Dirk Gently: The Salmon of Doubt #5

The Power of the Dark Crystal #1

Jackboot & Ironheel trade

Starstruck: Old Proldiers Never Die #1

Honorable Mention: Batgirl: A Celebration of Fifty Years hardcover

Honorable Mention: Lady Killer 2 #4

Honorable Mention: WickedPowered collection

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

Special shoutout to the Super Pee Pee Time podcast - check it out, it's an awesome show!

You, dear listeners! Thanks for listening, and if you haven't yet, subscribe so you won't miss next week's exciting episode :-)

 

Question of the Week: favorite romance title or comic book couple? Let us know on social media!

Also: we'll be doing a Q&A episode very soon - send us your Qs so we can A them :-)

 

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Feb 5, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion and celebration of the 25th birthday of Image Comics. We go into the history of Image's birth and beginnings, and we also wax on some of our favorite works to come from them. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown - documentary I found on YouTube

North Texas Comic Book Show and Kamandi Challenge #1

For the Love of Spock [Thomas this time, not me rehashing it :-) -m]

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders ("streaming online")

Found an unopened copy of The Adventures of Superman Jose Luis Garcia Lopez collection at Half Price Books

 

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Happy 25th anniversary, Image!

 

Picks for the week of 2/8:

Weird Detective volume 1 trade

John Carter: The End #1

Justice League of America: Rebirth one-shot

Throwaways #5 [Note: #4 came out in October. -m]

Cloak & Dagger: Shadows and Light collection

All New Fathom #1 (written by Blake Northcott)

Honorable Mention: The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays

 

Shoutouts:

The Jupiter Jet Kickstarter is still live - go to jupiterjetcomic.com to get in on it

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

Special shoutout to the Poop Culture podcast - check it out, it's an awesome show!

Les' podcast pick - Generation Clix: "The" HeroClix Podcast

You, dear listeners! Thanks for listening, and if you haven't yet, subscribe so you won't miss next week's exciting episode :-)

 

Question of the Week: favorite Image comic? Let us know on social media!

Also: we'll be doing a Q&A episode very soon - send us your Qs so we can A them :-)

 

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Jan 29, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our "what if" discussion of a theoretical third season of the 1960s Batman TV show. We continue the series as is, but with a new group of characters and guests every week, ranging from the obvious to the insanely twisted. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Catching up on trades - Hellboy in Hell, Resident Alien, Norman

Christopher Mihm in town - Attack of the Moon Zombies

Catching up on floppies - also Fantastic Four Omnibus volume 1

[Note: Inhumans first appeared in FF #45 -m]

Local Sci-fi group meetup

 

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And a long, long list of potential Batman '66 casting

[Note: Revenge of the Creature was Clint Eastwood's first movie appearance. The first "spaghetti trilogy" movie came out in 1964. -m]

[Another note: we went on after the cut for another 15 minutes with this, so clearly we were enjoying ourselves. Hopefully you enjoyed it too. -m]

 

Picks for the week of 2/1:

The Spirit: The Corpse Makers #1

Vampirella #0 [Note: the Vampi series (2000) sets V in a futuristic setting.]

Jim Thompson's The Killer Inside Me #5 [Note: the novel came out in 1952.]

Paper Girls #11

Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern #1

Planetoid: Praxis #1

Honorable Mention: The Wind in the Willows hardcover

Honorable Mention: Daredevil Omnibus volume 1

Honorable Mention: Nailbiter #29

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

Special shoutout to the Epic Film Guys podcast - check it out, it's an awesome show!

You, dear listeners! Thanks for listening, and if you haven't yet, subscribe so you won't miss next week's exciting episode :-)

 

Question of the Week: favorite '66 Batman villain? Let us know on social media!

Also: we'll be doing a Q&A episode very soon - send us your Qs so we can A them :-)

 

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Jan 22, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our conversation with Ashley Robinson, creator of the upcoming Jupiter Jet comic from Action Lab Comics (and a current Kickstarter campaign). She also edits comics for Top Cow, records a podcast (Geek History Lesson), writes plays, acts, and creates web series (The Red Shirt Diaries), She's pretty busy, and we're glad she took the time to talk with us. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

White Rabbit Project on Netflix

Reading Doc Savage and taking the missus to see Casablanca on the big screen

Catching up on reading & watching the NFL playoffs (tangent)

 

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Ashley info:

Jupiter Jet Kickstarter: http://jupiterjetcomic.com

Geek History Lesson: http://geekhistorylesson.com

JAWIIN on Youtube (The Red Shirt Diaries):  https://www.youtube.com/jawiin

The Man Who Saved Everything play: http://theatrewest.org/onstage/the-man-who-saved-everything/

 

Picks for the week of 1/25:

Bloodshot USA #4

Lady Castle #1

Kamandi Challenge #1

The Mummy #3

Munchkin #25

The Stuff of Legend: A Call to Arms #1

Honorable Mention: Grimm Fairy Tales: Grimm Tales of Terror #1 (volume 3)

Honorable Mention: The Dregs #1

Honorable Mention: Stumptown: The Case of the Cup of Joe (volume 4)

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

Special shoutout to the Now That I'm Older podcast, who released their 100th episode last week - check it out, it's an awesome show!

You, dear listeners!

 

Question of the Week: do you have a favorite indie comic? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Jan 15, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of how well we're adopting and adapting to digital comics. We address Marvel's changing their codes, waiting to buy trades, changes to the floppy paradigm, and a wee rant about petitions. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Nailbiter will end with issue 30 (which makes me sad)

Tim Allen-intensive movie session, especially Big Trouble

Bright Lights premiere (the Carrie Fisher/Debbie Reynolds documentary)

The See Bots Chat Twitch channel

 

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Link to the article that sparked our topic for this week

 

Picks for the week of 1/18:

D4veocracy #1

No Angel #2

Kamandi Challenge Special one-shot

Curse Words #1

The Comic Book History of Comics #3

Green Lantern: Hal Jordan volume 1

Honorable Mention: Postal #17

Honorable Mention: Wonder Woman '77 Meets the Bionic Woman #2

Honorable Mention: Star Trek/Green Lantern #2

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

Special shoutout to the Quadcast podcast - check it out, it's an awesome show!

You, dear listeners!

 

Question of the Week: digital or physical? Let us know on social media!

 

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Jan 8, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of Blade Runner. We reminisce about the 1982 cult classic, we talk a bit about the Philip K. Dick novel it's based on, we pick apart the recent teaser trailer for this year's sequel, and we wonder where the sequel will go. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With a Remarkable Man - will read it soon and report back

The Alamo Bowl in San Antonio

Wishful Drinking (HBO's airing of the one-woman show from 2010)

Also the upcoming Bright Stars documentary

And a small tangent on George Carlin

 

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Picks for the week of 1/11:

Red Sonja #1

Dollface #1

Birthright #21

Groo: Fray of the Gods #4

Die Kitty Die #4

James Bond 007: Felix Leiter #1

Honorable Mention: The Baker St. Peculiars trade

Honorable Mention: Marvel Man Classic volume 1

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

Special shoutout to The Unwritable Rant podcast - check it out, it's an awesome show!

You, dear listeners!

 

Question of the Week: apocalyptic or cyberpunk? Let us know on social media!

 

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Jan 1, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of some of the highlights of 2016 from a comics perspective. We didn't want to do a formal "best of" list, but we did want to share some of the big impacts on us this year. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

A fond farewell to Carrie Fisher, and our best wishes to her friends and family (and farewell to her mom Debbie Reynolds, who passed the very next day)

 

What we're up to this week:

The PodernFamily podcast feed - a sampling of PF podcasters celebrating the first anniversary of #PodernFamily

Taking the wife to a Die Hard "movie party"

Doctor Who Christmas Special (and a bit of a tangent on the last Fantastic Four movie)

And a brief review of Passengers

 

Check out our sponsor page! Head to the website and click on the banners for Things From Another World and Make Mine Indie! (Click through the TFAW banner on our site and we get a cut. And check out tons of great indie comics in the MMIndie catalog. And thank you!)

 

Highlights of 2016:

Any year with new Groo and Atomic Robo is a good year

The success of Valiant's Faith

Dark Night: A True Batman Story by Paul Dini (autobiography)

Jeff Lemire's run on Moon Knight

The Black Monday Murders

More exposure for comics in movies/TV

Paper Girls, Shadow Show, Rebirth

Make Mine Indie (at the risk of sounding like a homer)

 

Picks for the week of 1/4:

Death of Hawkman #4

Ragnarok #11

Monsters Unleashed Prelude

Cougar & Cub #1

Eden's Fall collection

U.S. Avengers #1

Honorable Mention: The Shadow Glass trade

Honorable Mention: Joe Hill: The Graphic Novel Collection

 

Shoutouts:

Happy New Year to all of you

A bit of year-end patting of each other's backs

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

You, dear listeners!

 

Question of the Week: how did you hear about us? Let us know on social media!

 

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Dec 25, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present some of our experiences of the holiday season. If you like hearing geeks get nostalgic, this is your show. Lots of memories of Christmases past and some slightly off-the-wall cultural references. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Mikey's Big Bag o' Nothing - life rears its ugly head

Bowl games

Catching up on holiday comics such as the Batman annual & the DC holiday special

 

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Note: the winter Make Mine Indie catalog is 138 pages of goodness :-)

 

Another note: The Black Adder (series 1) ran in 1983, Blackadder Goes Forth (series 4) ran in 1989.

 

Picks for the week of 12/28:

Classics Illustrated: The Time Machine reissue

Tomboy #9

Scooby Doo Team Up #21

Spookhouse #3

Witchfinder: City of the Dead #5

Nighthawk: Hate Makes Hate collection

Honorable Mention: Pogo: The Complete Syndicated Comic Strips volumes 3 & 4 box set

Honorable Mention: Grimm Fairy Tales #1 (Zenescope)

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - happy first anniversary!

Special shoutout to The Whatnauts podcast - check it out, it's an awesome show!

You, dear listeners!

 

Question of the Week: what are your favorite holiday memories? Let us know on social media!

 

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Dec 18, 2016

The Fellowship, along with our pal Eddie Medina from the Rantcor Pit podcast, is pleased to present some of our favorite holiday stories. Some of these are comics, but we've got some movies and cartoons and even a little light music in there, and we hope you enjoy them. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Rogue One (big shock)

For the Love of Spock is on Netflix, and it's awesome

It's a Wonderful Life & Silent Night, Deadly Night on the big screen again

Die Hard tangent from Hell :-)

 

Check out our sponsor page! Head to the website and click on the banners for Things From Another World and Make Mine Indie! (Click through the TFAW banner on our site and we get a cut. And check out tons of great indie comics in the MMIndie catalog. And thank you!)

 

The holiday stories on our lists include:

It's a Wonderful Die Hard (yes, Les thinks he's funny)

DC Comics Holiday Specials (back in the day)

GI Joe cartoon episode "Cobra Claws is Coming to Town"

Batman #219 "The Silent Night of the Batman"

Sleigher: The Heavy Metal Santa Claus

Will Eisner's The Christmas Spirit (holiday stories featuring The Spirit)

The Stingiest Man in Town (Rankin & Bass cartoon)

DC's Christmas with the Superheroes #2 "Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot"

Scrooged (the Bill Murray movie)

Walt Kelly's Pogo and his crazy Christmas songs

Teen Titans #13 "The TT's Swinging Christmas Carol"

Batman Adventures Holiday Special

Bob Rivers Twisted Christmas albums (parodies of Christmas songs and other madness)

 

Picks for the week of 12/21:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Comic Art Poster Book

Ether #2

Artful #1

Hugo Broyler volume 1

GI Joe IDW Collection volume 7

Red Team: Double Tap, Center Mass #6

Avengers #2.1

Klaus and the Witch of Winter one-shot

Honorable Mention: Vertigo's The Lost Boys

 

Eddie's info

EdMedArt - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

The Rantcor Pit (Star Wars podcast) - live at watchonairlive.com

Audio podcast at JediCole.com (available on Podbean)

Video archived on YouTube - search for The Rantcor Pit

Figments: The Unexplained Mysteries podcast

Movie reviews for HollywoodMatrimony.com & CineLinks.com

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily - happy first anniversary!

Special shoutout to the Accidentally the Whole Tip Podcast - check it out, it's an awesome show!

You, dear listeners!

 

Question of the Week: do you think Die Hard is a Christmas movie? Let us know on social media!

 

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