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Aug 28, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion on why superheroes are popular and enduring. Ideas include escapism, sense of wonder, and weird ties to the economy. SPOILER: We don't really solve everything this time. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Amazon's The Tick pilot

Rebirth

Les' Big Bag o' Nothing®

 

Picks for the week of 8/31:

The Killer Inside Me #1

Eden's Fall #1

Witchfinder: City of the Dead #1

Groo: Fray of the Gods #2

Earth 2 Society Annual #1

Grimm Fairy Tales #125 (and final)

Children of Lovecraft (prose collection)

Dream Police #11

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: Why do you think superhero books are so popular? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Aug 21, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion on how to get kids interested in comics. How can comics compete with an electronic world? How much of it is marketing to the parents? And what about games? We also get a bit sidetracked by the Suicide Squad movie (as one does). And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

The October Faction volume 1

Manhunter 2070

Suicide Squad (the movie) and John Ostrander's review

 

Picks for the week of 8/24:

Godzilla: Rage Across Time #1

Amazing Forest anthology

Dungeons & Dragons: Shadows of the Vampire #4

Blue Beetle Rebirth (one-shot)

Astronauts in Trouble collection

Pretty Deadly volume 2

 

Shoutouts:

Alamo Drafthouse

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: How would you sell a comic book to a kid? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

www.thefellowshipofthegeeks.net

www.facebook.com/thefellowshipofthegeeks

Twitter - @FellowshipGeeks, @MikeyGeek, @TomTCGeek

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Aug 14, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of how comics seems to avoid references to, or partnership with, global events (like the Olympics or World Cup). We speculate a bit, and then head off into the weeds on sports movies. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

The Olympics - Rio 2016

Bob Ross' The Joy of Painting on Twitch.tv

 

Picks for the week of 8/17:

Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #10

Popeye Classic Comics #49 (by IDW and Yoe Books)

Demonic #1

I Hate Fairyland #8

Three Stooges: The Boys Are Back #1

The Backstagers #1

 

Shoutouts:

PurrKayla

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: What's your favorite sports-related comic book? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Aug 7, 2016

Episode 24 - We've Totally Solved This One, Sure - Week of 8/10/16

In which the geeks disrupt the continuity.

 

The Fellowship is pleased to present a discussion about retcons and reveals. We include the sometimes weird things publishers do with stories, and how they're trying to sell books. A handful of tangents and several bad jokes ensue. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Atomic Robo: The Ring of Fire (also the Robo webcomic)

Sergeant York (the Gary Cooper movie)

Fantastic Four omnibus (Lee & Kirby, the first one)

 

Link to the article that inspired us:

Bronze Age Babies article on retcons

 

Picks for the week of 8/10:

Black Monday Murders #1

The Accused one-shot (Civil War 2 tie-in)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas #4

Three O'Clock Club #1

Blue Hour #1

Atomic Robo: The Temple of Od #1

Atomic Robo: Hell and Lightning (collects volumes 7-9)

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: Favorite or least favorite retcon? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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