It’s Annuals Week again at the Weird Science Studios and that mean nonsense, anger and a few reviews. Reggie joins in for an extended stay, but even that can’t turn Jim and Eric’s frowns upside down. At least they still have the Get Fresh Crew to cheer them up, right? Enjoy!
Jim and Eric jump into the New 52 with Volume 1 of the Justice League. Is it the Origin that we want, or just the one we deserve? This episode is a review and discussion of the Justice League Vol 1: Origin which includes the New 52 Justice League issues 1-6. Enjoy!
Do you enjoy great storytelling in as many genres as I do? Then you’ll want to listen to my interview with Frank J. Barbiere, one of the most versatile and prolific writers in comics today! During Episode 274, Frank and I talk about several of his comics, but spend most of our time on Violent Love from Image Comics, his latest! We discuss how the story came to be, what we might expect from the series, as well as some of his other completed works, including Dejah Thoris, Solar Man of the Atom, Black Market, and the return of Five Ghosts! To keep up with Frank and what he’s working on, follow him on Twitter or go to his website!
WARNING! In this episode we talk about a sexual assault scene in Issue 4 of this story. We will provide a trigger warning before we begin talking about it and our show notes will have the time stamps of when we start talking about it and when we finish talking about it.
Kaijumax is a story about giant monsters (Kaiju) that are imprisoned on an island with guards who can grow into giant superheros. We talk about the world building, the tone of the book, the humor, and more.
Made up curse words and slurs (14:16)
Electrogar’s rape scene (17:29)
Aftermath of Jeung Killing a Kaiju (22:20)
World Building (26:35)
Tone of the book (36:46)
Our next podcast will be our review of the Netflix Iron Fist series on April 16th.
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