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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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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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Jul 3, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present a discussion of genres that don't really get used much anymore. We look at connections between media and between genres, and we talk about what we'd like to see come back. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Lady Killer (Joelle Jones)

Marked Man (Howard Chaykin)

Supurbia (Grace Randolph)

Sitcomics (new publisher, headed by Darin Henry)

 

Genres we don't see much anymore in comics:

Westerns

War

Romance

Medical

Celebrity

And that's just the tip of the iceberg

 

Picks for the week of 7/6:

Spread #14

Vampirella V3 #5

Weird Love #13

Kim & Kim #1

Doctor Who: Supremacy of the Cybermen #1 (weekly series)

Batman '66 Meets Steed & Mrs. Peel #1

Future Quest #2

The Flintstones #1

 

Shoutouts:

SciFiFX (podcast/website/friend of the show)

Comic Confidential podcast

Jake & Tom Conquer the World podcast

Darby Pop Publishing

Les does NOT sound like Moltar (Ricky!)

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, the listeners!

 

Question of the Week: Which genre of comics do you think should come back? Let us know on social media!

 

To find us, go to:

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Jun 26, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present our ideas on how a national chain of comic shops would work. MBAs we ain't, but we get into how distribution would have to change (fictionally, of course) and what kinds of effects it would have on the industry as a whole. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

No Such Thing As The News (TV show/YouTube)

Also No Such Thing As A Fish (podcast) and QI (TV show)

The Secret History of AA Comics by Bob Rosakis (book)

Make Mine Indie (preview magazine for indie comics)

 

Picks for the week of 6/29:

Green Arrow: A Celebration of 75 Years

Hillbilly #1

Justice League of America Omnibus volume 2

DC Superhero Girls volume 1 - Finals Crisis (great title)

Hot Damn #3

Mars Attacks: Occupation #4

Spectrum #1 (from the Con Man webseries)

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, the listeners!

 

To find us, go to:

www.thefellowshipofthegeeks.net

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Jun 19, 2016

The Fellowship, along with guest Eddie Medina from the Rantcor Pit Podcast, is pleased to present some of the cartoon shows we'd reboot. There's a whole lot of childhood memories going on in this one, let me tell you. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Fake Empire by Eric Palicki & Vinnie Rico

Houdini and Doyle (book and TV series)

ArlingCon

Dead by Daylight (still) and Reality Comics (social media)

 

Cartoons we mention:

Green Lantern (2012, 1 season)

Jonny Quest (1964-65 and others)

Dinosaucers (1987, 1 season)

Young Justice (2010-13, 2 seasons)

Dexter's Laboratory (1996-03, 5 seasons)

Phineas & Ferb (2007-12, 4 seasons and a movie)

Cadillacs & Dinosaurs (1993, 1 season and a comic book and an arcade game)

Codename: Kids Next Door (2002-08, 6 seasons)

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2000-01, 2 seasons)

Dudley Do-right (part of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, 1959-64, 5 seasons - not the movie)

Spider-Man Unlimited (2000, 1 season)

Battle of the Planets (American version 1978-80, 85 episodes)

 

Honorable Mentions:

Danger Mouse

Lance Link: Secret Agent Chimp

Clutch Cargo

Super Chicken

George of the Jungle

Davey and Goliath

 

Picks:

Action Man #1

Pre-Code Classics: Journey Into Fear Volume 1

Bitch Planet #8

Pretty Deadly #10

Back Issue #89

Man From Atlantis (novel)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Adaptation #1

Deadpool v Gambit #1

 

How to find Eddie:

The Rantcor Pit

And their live video podcasts/YouTube channel

EdMed Art

Go Revs!

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, the listeners!

 

To find us, go to:

www.thefellowshipofthegeeks.net

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Twitter - @FellowshipGeeks, @MikeyGeek, @TomTCGeek

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Jun 12, 2016

The Fellowship is pleased to present some of their favorite licensed properties and adaptations. We're digging deep into the dark recesses of our fandom this week, spanning media such as video games, prose fiction, film, and even roleplaying games. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

The Rock Show with Gully and Joe

Twitch channel for Dead by Daylight

 

Properties we mention:

Dungeons & Dragons and Pathfinder

Star Trek

Conan and Red Sonja (Robert E. Howard)

Battlestar Galactica

Adaptations of the stories of H.P. Lovecraft by I.N.J. Culbard

The Halloween franchise (John Carpenter and others)

 

Picks:

The Joyners #1

The Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade #1

Han Solo #1

Lazarus #22

A&A: The Adventures of Archer and Armstrong #4

Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd & the Grey Mouser: The Cloud of Hate and Other Stories

 

Shoutouts:

Manny the Martyr

#PodernFamily

You, the listeners!

 

To find us, go to:

www.thefellowshipofthegeeks.net

www.facebook.com/thefellowshipofthegeeks

Twitter - @FellowshipGeeks, @MikeyGeek, @HollyBlakeee, @TomTCGeek

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