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Dec 31, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of 2017. We get retrospective, talking about the things that made this year interesting. A lot of cool things happened in the world of geek, and these are a few of our favorites. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Kickstarter loot - Simon Blood vol 1, Queen #2 of 4, Amiculus omnibus

Comic haul - Batman White Knight, The Jetsons, Klaus vol 2

More comics - Jupiter Jet, Monstro Mechanica, The Last American Vampire (not a comic, but fun nonetheless)

Even more comics - collected Joker series, Daredevil Epic Collection

Also the Doctor Who Christmas Special

 

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[Note: our local comic shop has a "#1 Comic Club" that hosts a weekly discussion of a new comic series. It gets mentioned in passing a couple of times here, so I thought I should explain. -m]

 

Picks for the week of 1/3:

Quarry's War #2 (Titan)

The Jetsons #3 (DC)

Scales & Scoundrels #5 (Image)

Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny #1: Leia (IDW)

Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #2 (Titan)

Van Helsing vs Robyn Hood #1 (Zenescope)

Birthright #29 (Image)

Suicide Squad: The Silver Age collection (DC)

Honorable Mention: Generation Gone vol 1 trade (Image)

 

Shoutouts:

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Dec 24, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of the repercussions of the deal in which Disney is buying out most of Fox. There are a ton of moving parts in this, and a lot of potential for geek stuff to be affected, so we chatted about some of the possibilities. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

100 Years of Horror (Amazon Prime) - very cool documentary series once you get past the terrible opening titles

Negative Space (Dark Horse), Here's Negan, getting ready for the holidays

Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary book, Batman: Hush

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (what, a movie came out this week?), The Chair (the film from the Alterna comic), Logan

 

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[Note: Thomas' microphone was doing that weird thing to his voice again. It did it once before during recording, but hasn't done it again since, so we didn't have any way to fix it. We're still not even sure it's his microphone, but we'll try to pin it down. Mostly it just makes him sound a bit autotuned. But anyway, sorry about that. -m]

 

Picks for the week of 12/27:

Batman: The Brave and The Bold Bronze Age Omnibus volume 1 (DC)

Hawkman Found #1 (DC)

Teether #2 (Antarctic Press)

God Complex #3 (Image)

Casper and Wendy #1 (American Mythology)

Eugenic #3 (BOOM! Studios)

Love Machines collection (Lost His Keys Man Comics/Comixology)

Bonehead #1 (Image)

Honorable Mention: The Art of Hammer updated edition and The Hammer Vault (Titan Books)

 

Shoutouts:

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Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music; check them out by clicking the link

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

 

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Dec 17, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our quarterly look at crowdfunding projects. It's fun to troll around on Kickstarter looking for cool comics projects (and other kinds too) so we can give you a list of what looks cool. So go throw them some money if you can, and you'll get some interesting new comics. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Kill or Be Killed vol 1, Manifest Destiny vol 4, Britannia vol 1

Walking Dead omnibuses, Doomsday Clock, getting over being sick, Negative Space trade

DC Holiday Special - good stuff, a nice blend of characters and creators

Kirby's Challengers of the Unknown collection -  a good read, but a product of the time (a bit sexist in spots)

 

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Links to the campaigns we recommend:

Deadly Crimson Issue #1

The List #1 - Not your normal Christmas tale...

The Return of Barry Dale: The Original Atoman

The-Chair [A Handicapable Comic Series]

Tales of Baneheath - Red

Goth Ghost Girl comic book #1 [Note: as of drop time this campaign has expired. It did make goal, though, so yay :-) -m]

Rolled A One

Judges (A Neo Noir Crime Comic Book)

Metal Made Flesh (Hardback reprint)

Holidaze - The All-Krampus Spectacular

 

Picks for the week of 12/20:

The Comic Book History of Comics: Comics For All #1 (IDW)

The Harcourt Legacy #2 (Action Lab Danger Zone)

The Hard Place #5 (Image)

Batman Arkham: Joker's Daughter collection (DC)

Quantum and Woody! #1 (Valiant)

The Hangman volume 1 (Dark Circle)

Backways #1 (Aftershock)

Doom Patrol #10 (DC)

Honorable Mention: 30 Days of Night #1 (IDW) - Steve Niles brings a new vision to the story

 

Shoutouts:

Please remember to support your local stores during the holiday season - think of it as helping out your neighbors :-)

Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music; check them out by clicking the link

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

 

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Dec 10, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of the "Death of Superman" story arc on its 25th anniversary. This was a story that was as much about cultural impact and changes in the comics industry as it was about the actual story of the death of Superman. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Liz called in sick this week :-(

Trade pile - Alex de Campi's Grindhouse trades, The Fix vol 1, Simonson's Ragnarok (IDW, not Marvel)

More trade pile - Kirby's Challengers of the Unknown, JLA Year One

Even more trade pile - two Superman trades, The Phantom Zone & Tales From The Phantom Zone

 

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Let us know what your reaction was to the death of Superman (whenever or however you experienced it) on social media :-)

 

Picks for the week of 12/13:

Action Comics #993 (DC)

Hercules: Wrath of the Heavens #5 (Titan) [I think "labors" was the word I was looking for :-)  -m]

Under #1 (Titan)

Marvel Two-in-One #1 (Marvel)

Skin&Earth #6 (Dynamite)

Judas #1 (BOOM! Studios)

Honorable Mention: Marvel Comics Digest #4 (Archie)

Honorable Mention: Grimm Fairy Tales 2017 Holiday Special (Zenescope)

Honorable Mention: The Chair #4 (Alterna)

 

Shoutouts:

Please remember to support your local stores during the holiday season - think of it as helping out your neighbors :-)

Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music; check them out by clicking the link

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

 

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Dec 3, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China. After doing some of the darker Carpenter movies in October, we wanted to cover some lighter fare (that and movie discussions are, let's face it, fun). Our usual hijinks ensue, of course. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Murder Dice - a D&D actual play podcast that you should all check out

A Very Bad Guild - webseries centered (loosely) on DDO (Dungeons & Dragons Online) hosted by Dirty William that you should also check out

Holiday shopping, family visiting for the holiday (and a tangent)

Showcase Presents: Super Friends - interesting read, especially when it poked fun at Marvel

The Heretic - a cool crime story from a few years back

Movie time - Murder on the Orient Express, Justice League, AGFA at the Alamo (The Kentucky Fried Movie)

Marvel's Epic Collections - Iron Man: The Enemy Within

 

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[Note: I'm listening to this while editing and I still don't know how we got off on the Lancelot Link thing. If you're listening and can figure it out, please let us know on social media ;-)  -m]

 

Picks for the week of 12/6:

The Consultant #1 (Action Lab Danger Zone)

Klaus and the Crisis in Xmasville #1 (BOOM! Studios)

Spawn: A Holiday Krampus Tale one-shot (Image)

The Fix #10 (Image)

DC Universe Holiday Special 2017 (DC)

Jupiter Jet #1 (Action Lab) [We had the honor of talking with Ashley Robinson, one of the creators, early in the year about it. Congrats to her and the team for getting this book going. -m]

Witchblade #1 (Image)

Justice League of America: The Detroit Era Omnibus (DC)

Honorable Mention: Faith Winter Wonderland Special (Valiant)

 

Shoutouts:

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

 

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Nov 26, 2017

The Fellowship regrets to inform you that we were not able to record an episode this week. That said, I'm still posting our picks of the week. It’s the least we can do, right? And please check out our usual sponsor, of course, and if you'd like to contact us, how to do that is listed below. Thanks :-)

 

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Picks for the week of 11/29:

John Wick #1 (Dynamite)

Quarry's War #1 (Titan)

Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter #3 (Titan)

Neil the Horse collection (Conundrum)

Reactor #1 (Vault)

Santa Claus: Private Eye collection (Darby Pop)

The Ghost Fleet: The Whole Goddamned Thing collection (Image)

Green Arrow Annual #1 (DC)

Old Man Logan #31 (Marvel - starting the Scarlet Samurai storyline)

Vampirella #8 (Dynamite - new creative team)

Kill Or Be Killed #14 (Image)

Honorable Mention: local boy Donny Cates is pretty busy this week - check out some of his books :-)

 

Shoutouts:

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

 

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Nov 19, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present another Q&A episode. This week we're answering questions about the DC cinematic universe and the Richard Donner cut of Superman. We also introduce a new geek, Liz. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Trade Pile - Knights of the Dinner Table, Harrow County, The Eighth Seal

The original Little Shop of Horrors on TCM, some comics by Gil Kane

Fluff day - Harley Quinn, Betty & Veronica, Rick & Morty

Documentaries - Birth of the Dead, Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience

 

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Big thanks to Danny ( @DannyDoesDallas on Twitter ) for the fun questions. And we'd like to do this again sometime, so send us your questions via the methods listed below. Thanks :-)

 

[Note: If you're not aware of William Hootkins (and I admit I wasn't), check out this article about him. Seriously, it's a fascinating story. -m]

 

Picks for the week of 11/22:

Rat Queens #6 (Image)

Challengers of the Unknown by Jack Kirby collection (DC)

Imaginary Fiends #1 (DC/Vertigo)

Sword of Ages #1 (IDW)

Van Helsing vs The Werewolf #5 (Zenescope)

Batman Year Two 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition HC (DC)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 80th Anniversary one-shot (Joe Books/Disney Comics)

Giantkillers #0 (IDW)

Honorable Mention: Doomsday Clock #1 (DC)

 

Shoutouts:

Welcome to the fold, Liz :-)

Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music; check them out by clicking the link

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

 

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Nov 12, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present a discussion of the big news of the day (we recorded this on Tuesday, 11/7). Brian Michael Bendis announced his departure from Marvel and his new exclusive contract with DC that morning. So we talked about his work and what we'd like to see him doing in the DC universe. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Movie Chair - She Makes Comics; documentary about women in comics past & present; people should watch it (it's on Netflix)

Comics Pile - Batman White Knight #2; strongly recommend

Thomas' Big Bag o' Nothing® - too busy for fun

 

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The link to the Jim Zub Tumblr post that cracked us up before recording

 

Picks for the week of 11/15:

Star Trek Boldly Go #14 (IDW)

Postal #24 (Image)

Not Brand Echh #14 (Marvel)

Your Pal Archie #4 (Archie)

Regression volume 1 trade (Image)

Brilliant Trash #1 (Aftershock)

Honorable Mention: Weird Love: So This is Love! collection (IDW/Yoe Books)

Honorable Mention: Call of Duty: Zombies trade (Dark Horse)

Honorable Mention: Doppelganger #1 (Alterna)

 

Shoutouts:

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

 

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Nov 5, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion/celebration of Star Trek: The Next Generation, in its 30th anniversary year. In its own way, it was a Star Trek reboot before that was cool, and its history is just as fascinating as the show itself. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Mikey's Movie Chair - The Chair, the film based on the Alterna Comics graphic novel; very dark and brutal, but also very good

Les' Movie Chair - went to a 10-hour horror sequel movie event; 5 movies including Psycho 2 and House 2, fun to watch them, even if they were not cinema gold [tangent: the documentary about the shower scene is called 78/52. -m]

Thomas' Civic Duty - not so much fun this week, partly due to jury duty [there's a tangent I never thought we'd ever have on this show ;-) -m]

 

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If you're into the background stuff, check out The Captains and Chaos On The Bridge, two great documentaries about the Star Trek experience.

 

Picks for the week of 11/8:

Royal City #7 (Image)

Moon Knight #188 (Marvel)

Action Comics #991 (DC)

Injection #15 (Image)

Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1 (Titan)

Port of Earth #1 (Image)

Honorable Mention: Star Trek Waypoint collection (IDW)

Honorable Mention: 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank collection (Black Mask)

Honorable Mention: The Harcourt Legacy #1 (Action Lab Danger Zone)

 

Shoutouts:

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

 

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Oct 29, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present the fifth and final week of our Carpenter Month, with Ghosts of Mars (2001). We colonize Mars, and Mars isn't all that thrilled about it. This is the film that made him retire from directing. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

The Tick (Amazon Prime series) - definite thumbs up, not exactly what we're used to in a Tick series but in a totally good way

Les' Trade Pile - Superman's Reign vol 2; good stuff, with some dimensional crossover going on

Thomas' Trade Pile - Tales of the Batman (Len Wein collection), specifically Untold Legends of Batman; good read with some nostalgia mixed in

 

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[Note: I find it interesting how when we get hold of a bad movie, we start bringing up other, better movies. It's as if we're desperate to find something better to talk about. This note is apropos of nothing, of course; I just think it's funny in its own way. -m]

 

Picks for the week of 11/1:

Batman White Knight #2 (DC)

Power Pack #63 (Marvel)

Atomic Robo and the Spectre of Tomorrow #1 (IDW)

The Jetsons #1 (DC)

Two-Face: A Celebration of 75 Years collection (DC)

Lazarus X+66 #4 (Image)

Honorable Mention: Absolute Justice League Worlds: Greatest Superheroes hardcover (DC)

Honorable Mention: A Very DC Rebirth Holiday collection (DC)

Honorable Mention: Bettie Page #4 (Dynamite)

 

Shoutouts:

Halloween is coming, and here's an idea to consider - your local comic shop (most likely) has conveniently bundled (and priced) packs of comics that you can hand out to trick-or-treaters this year

Fellowship announcement - we're excited to welcome a new geek to the fold; Liz will be starting to add reviews to the website this week, and she'll be joining us on the podcast in the near future

Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music; check them out by clicking the link

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

 

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