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Sep 11, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of Amalgam Comics, the DC/Marvel crossover from 20 years ago. We touch on characters, events both crossover and summer, and the likelihood (or not) that it will ever happen again. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Trivia Crack (smartphone/Facebook app)

Les' Big Bag o' Nothing® (a quiet weekend)

College football (Texas v Notre Dame - 2 overtimes!)

The Chris Reeve Superman movie marathon on El Rey

Building Star Trek (documentary about Trek tech)

 

And here's the promised link to the Amalgam Comics Wikipedia page

 

And the offer stands, if any Marvel or DC execs want to come on the show and discuss ideas :-)

Dan Abnett, too, for that matter

 

Picks for the week of 9/14:

Hawaiian Dick: Screaming Black Thunder collection

Resident Alien: The Man With No Name #1

Punisher War Journal collection

Richard Matheson: Master of Terror collection

Prometheus: Life and Death #4

Jack Kirby's Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth Volume 2 Artist's Edition

Honorable Mention: Lady Killer 2 #2

Tangent: The Bojeffries Saga by Alan Moore & Steve Parkhouse

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr - local (DFW area) show coming very soon

#PodernFamily

You, dear listeners!

 

Question of the Week: Who are your favorite superhero characters, Amalgam or otherwise? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Sep 4, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present a brief list of movies for which we would love to see a sequel made (but know it will never happen) Our choices range from the 1980s to very recently. Also, a significant tangent on the Three Stooges. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Batman: The Animated Series on Amazon Video

The Monster of Phantom Lake (2006 Christopher Mihm movie)

Hey Moe, Hey Dad (docuseries on the Three Stooges)

And a fond farewell to actor/writer Gene Wilder

 

Our choices for impossible sequels:

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

The Last Starfighter (1984)

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

Dracula Untold (2014)

They Live (1988)

The Equalizer (2014)

The Matrix (1999) yes, I know, just listen and all will be explained

Frailty (2001)

 

Picks for the week of 9/7:

Mickey Mouse Shorts Season 1 (IDW)

The Great Divide #1

The Fuse #21

Skybourne #1

Eclipse #1

Midnight of the Soul #4

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: What movie do you want a sequel for? Let us know on social media!

 

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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:

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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!

 

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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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Jul 31, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion about Star Trek Beyond and some of the news bits around it. Also, we have a longish story about one geek's fandom. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

San Diego Comic Con highlights - too many to note here; you'll just have to download and listen :-p

 

Also, farewells to Anton Yelchin and Jerry Doyle

 

Picks for the week of 8/3:

Kill or Be Killed #1

Nailbiter #24

Lady Killer 2 #1

Battlestar Galactica 3 #1 (Cullen Bunn!)

Penny Dreadful #3

E.V.I.L. Heroes #1

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan The Complete Joe Kubert Years

Rachel Rising Omnibus

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: What was your favorite news from SDCC? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Jul 24, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of comic book sales for the month of June. Apparently June was the best sales month in 20 years, and we have a few ideas about that (for what it's worth). And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Hammer Dracula movies

Westerns on cable TV

Glenn Ford movies

 

Links to the articles we talk about:

Washington Post article about recent sales

ICv2 article about declining digital sales

Comichron report on sales for June 2016

 

Picks for the week of 7/27:

Mae #3

Postal #13

Mechanism #1

Bone Coda collection

Tomboy #6

Red Hood and the Outlaws Rebirth #1

Machine Man by Kirby & Ditko Complete Collection

 

Shoutouts:

Link to the article about the end of VCR production

Eli Luna, faithful listener and inspirer of this week's topic

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: Do you buy variant covers? Why or why not? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Jul 17, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our favorite potential upcoming comics-related TV shows. We got new shows, renewed shows, and shows that haven't even been published yet. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Pokemon Go (which actually none of us are playing)

Mycroft Holmes (book, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse)

Infamous Iron Man (new Dr Doom title - Thomas predicted this…)

Deadman vs The Darkness (new gothic romance title - also foreseen by your humble servants :-)

 

The upcoming TV series we talk about:

(here's the Den of Geek article that sparked us)

Scarlet

The Wicked + The Divine

Y: The Last Man

Hawaiian Dick

Hack/Slash

Scalped

Harrow County

Briggs Land

Concrete

Krypton (not a glowing reaction, but there it is)

 

Picks for the week of 7/20:

A & A #5

Faith #1 (ongoing series)

Red Team: Double Tap, Center Mass #1

Groo: Fray of the Gods #1 (woo!)

ROM #1

Tales From The Darkside #2

Weird Detective #2

The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Hall of Fame Edition with Russ Heath cover

 

Shoutouts:

The Countdown Podcast

PurrKayla - thinking about you, girl :-)

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: Which of these new TV shows are you ready for (or not)? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Jul 10, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our summary of the summer movie crop so far. What has come (and gone, in some cases) and what is yet to come, and whether we want to see it or not. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Rat God (Richard Corben)

Les has been sleeping, mainly

The original Planet of the Apes film franchise

 

The movies we talk about:

Oh God, please don't make me type out all of those titles here. We talk about all of them, okay? Now move along.

 

Picks for the week of 7/13:

Norman #2

DC Elseworlds: Justice League TP Volume 1

Horizon #1

Satellite Falling #3

Insufferable: On The Road #6

Al Williamson's Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Artist's Edition

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, gentle listeners!

 

Question of the Week: Which summer movies are you looking forward to? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Twitter - @FellowshipGeeks, @MikeyGeek, @TomTCGeek

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